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Children's Ministry Director

Posted 3/12/2024

Part-Time Children’s Ministry Director

A Children’s Director is a professional who oversees and coordinates the ministry to children (birth to 6th grade) and their families at around 20 hours per week. This is a salaried position, hours may vary during peak seasons in the life of the church.


The Children’s Director is responsible for:

  • Planning, developing, implementing, and executing all aspects of the children’s ministry in the areas of spiritual development, worship, discipleship, missions’ education, missions involvement, and fellowship and community events

  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, and developing volunteer staff who will speak into children’s lives with God’s love, teach them God’s Word, and provide fellowship with God’s people.

  • Providing age-appropriate Bible study, praise/worship, and activities in a safe (physically and emotionally) and engaging environment for children

  • Preparing materials for all classes when needed including copies and supplies needed for all activities.

  • Communicating effectively with children, parents, staff, and church leaders

  • Managing and monitoring the children’s ministry budget, programming, curriculum, resources, and facilities

  • Developing programs and church events for kids to outreach into the community and build strong family foundations. (example: fall festival, easter activities, VBS, and others)

  • Being an advocate for children and educating the church about the hopes, concerns, and needs of children.

  • Lead Children’s activities when necessary.

To be a successful Children’s Director, you should have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • A minimum of one year of experience in children’s ministry or a related field (preferred)

  • A passion for connecting children and families to Jesus and the church

  • A commitment to growing personally in faith and helping children grow in faith

  • A strong work ethic, proactive attitude, and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • A creative and innovative approach to people and work

  • A proficiency in various computer software programs, especially Microsoft Office, Canva, and database navigation

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • A friendly, courteous, and professional demeanor

  • A strong ethical standard and the ability to create trust and integrity with co-workers and volunteers.

  • A respect for confidentiality and discretion

  • Be active and participate in the life of the church

The salary may vary depending on education and experience.

If you are interested in applying for the role of Children’s Director, you may send your resume and cover letter to the church office, . You may also be required to undergo a background check and an interview before being hired.

A Children’s Director is a vital member of our church staff who helps to keep the children’s ministry running smoothly. If you have a passion for serving God and His children, this could be the perfect job for you.

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