Job Board

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Youth and Children's Ministry

Kids Ministry Director

Centerpoint Church
Posted: 10/03/2022
Salary/Range:
Location
Kalamazoo, MI
Description:

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS ONLY VIA https://childrensministryleader.com/centerpoint-church. 


Title: Kids Ministry Director

POSITION CLASSIFICATION:  Full time, salaried (40-45 hours per week).

POSITION SUMMARY:

Inspire and equip children (birth through 8th grade) and their families to follow Jesus by developing and carrying out faith development opportunities, leading thriving age appropriate worship experiences, and overseeing a team of volunteers all in accordance with the mission, vision and established goals of the Church.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES (with % emphasis for each):

Spiritual and Organizational Leadership  ( 30%)

  • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead others to do the same.
  • Maintain consistent and regular communication with parents as well as provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership for their families
  • Raise awareness in the congregation to children’s needs and the need for ministries for children in the community and the world.
  • Deliver children’s messages during Sunday morning services for weeks when children’s programming is not available.
  • Personally follow-up with new families whose children (birth – 8th grade) attend children’s ministry events for the first time.  Follow-up with children/families who have been missing and invite them to return.
  • Organize summer activities and outings for families with young children.
  • Plan and lead outreach activities that engage Kindergarten through 8th grade children in local and global service to others.

Team Building (25%)

  • Create a system for recruiting, training, and empowering volunteer leaders.
  • Lead a Team that develops, implements and maintains an ongoing ministry for children.
  • Provide opportunities for volunteer development.

Planning (25%)

  • Work with volunteers throughout the year to develop children’s programming.
  • Create and maintain a children’s ministry calendar of all events and activities.
  • Continue to increase knowledge of curriculum and other resources available for children in order to help teachers and group leaders select appropriate resources for study and growth.
  • Evaluate age appropriate program materials, equipment, supplies, and space for children’s ministry.

Safety (10%)

  • Assure safe sanctuary policies and procedures are in place to keep all children and the adults who work with them are safe.
  •  Monitor the physical environment of the children’s area for safety.

Administrative (10%)

  • Maintain updated information of all children in ministry (and visitors) including but not limited to allergies, contact information, and special needs.
  • Maintain and record attendance/including managing the Kiosk check-in system.
  • Manage WNL kitchen leader as needed within the program.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic Agility—Is future oriented and can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities.
  • Creativity—Analyzes problems/needs and creates breakthrough solutions.
  • Priority Setting—Creates focus and can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal.
  • Integrity and Trust—Keeps confidences and can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner.

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director


SUBMIT APPLICATIONS ONLY VIA https://childrensministryleader.com/centerpoint-church. 

To Apply: CHILDMINLEADER@GMAIL.COM