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Youth and Children's Ministry

Kids Director

Stonehill Church
Posted: 10/26/2022
Salary/Range: Negotiable
Location
Boise, ID
Description:

Stonehill started in 2016 and has already grown to over 1000 people twice! Before and after Covid! We are a contemporary laid back church located in one of the fastest-growing areas in the US. Our mission is to love all people and help them find and follow Jesus!

What its like to live in Meridian, Idaho:
Thousands of people are relocating to Meridian and the surrounding community every month. Our region will expand to over 1 million people in the next eight years! Located next to Boise, and in the middle of the Treasure Valley, beautiful Meridian is framed by the Boise Moutain range to the North and the Owyhee range to the South. Meridian is a family-friendly mid-sized community known for its excellent neighborhoods and top-rated schools. People live here to be close to the abundance of outdoor activities like camping, hiking, or skiing in the nearby mountains. On the weekends, we love to play in the nearby rivers and lakes or hang out in one of the beautiful parks around the Treasure Valley. Downtown Boise is only 15 minutes away and offers excellent cultural, entertainment, and dining options. The winters are mild, and the summers are nearly rain-free, allowing us to be outside year-round.

Please Apply Here:  Kids Director Application Link 

Position Title: Kids Ministry Director      Department: Kids Ministry

Reports To: Executive Pastor                  Status: Full time

Revised: August 2022                              Pay: Salary

Primary Purpose:
The Kids Ministry Director supports the Stonehill Church mission of loving all people and helping them find and follow Jesus by providing leadership, development, and vision for the Kid’s Ministry staff, volunteer teams, parents, and kids. They will create amazing, Sunday AM environments and volunteer experiences and develop engaging curriculum that supports parents to help our youngest attenders in finding and following Jesus.

Specific List of Responsibilities

Drive the vision for Stonehill Kids ministry to match Stonehill’s core values.

  • Create excellent, fun, and engaging environments for nusery-5th graders on Sunday morning by constant evaluation and systematic improvements.
  • Develop curriculum to engage kids as they learn about God, the Bible, and story of Jesus.

Volunteer Leadership

  • Recruit and equip volunteer teams to engage in kids’ ministry.
  • Create warm and loving serving environments where volunteers feel cared for which would include appreciation and celebrations.
  • Ensure volunteer leadership are following the “Stonehill” way.
  • Create excellent regular training opportunities for volunteers.

Parent Engagement

  • Create and run different family functions throughout the year with the goal of connecting families with volunteers and each other.  These will include but not be limited to child dedications, child baptism classes, parenting teaching events, and Family events.
  • Parent Communication and Training
  • Oversee ongoing communication with parents.
  • Create and implement ways to disciple parents to help them in discipling their kids. (Curriculum, information, trainings, etc.)
  • Oversee all paid staff and volunteers serving in Stonehill Kids.
  • Give oversight to overall kid’s ministry budget.

Lead Kids Ministry Staff: 

  • Early Childhood Coordinator (FTE)
  • K-3 Coordinator (PTE)
  • 4th-5th Grade Coordinator (PTE)
  • Kidcheck assistant (PTE)

Professional Competency

  • At least three-years of experience on a team within a medium to large church context that reveals skills necessary for this role.
  • An applicable educational background. (College degree preferred and/or 3+ years experience in an equivalent role.)
  • Ability to supervise staff and to understand, motivate, and support ministry leaders.
  • Personal initiative and diligence that produces follow-through in tasks.
  • Understand group dynamics and ensure effective consensus building and decision-making.
  • Strong interpersonal skills—ability to communicate persuasively and compassionately, both orally and in writing.
  • Promotes a positive attitude and working environment, desires to have fun, and is flexible.

Personal and Spiritual Requirements

  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle.
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Stonehill Church, including . . .
  1. Partnership
  2. Regular attendance at all services and Stonehill Church
  3. Abstain from tobacco and illegal substances

At Stonehill Church we value working through people to accomplish goals, as well as personally contributing at a level that requires God’s help. By maintaining these priorities, we will put ourselves in a position where we can continue to strive for excellence and value reaching lost people.

STONEHILL’S PARTNERSHIP PATHWAY

Staff Team Members have an expectation of upholding the Partnership Pathway of Stonehill.

Gather- Each Staff Team member needs to be committed to being at Sunday services on a regular basis. Our Community Groups are an integral part of our church, so it is vital to be part of a Community group.

Grow- It is hard to lead somewhere you have never been. It is critical that Staff Team Members are personally growing in their walk with Christ. This should include daily Bible Study and Prayer.

Give– It is important that each Staff Team Member is giving their Time, Treasure, and Talents.A staff member should be committed to giving their tithes and offering to our local Church. (Stonehill)

Go– This can look different, but a Staff Team Member is going by serving in and out of Stonehill, (local community) by creating discipleship relationships where you are pouring spiritually into others.

*This job description includes the essential functions of the job that an incumbent must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The organization maintains “at will” employment. This job description is subject to review and may be revised or updated at management’s discretion

To Apply: chris@stonehill.church