Director of Children’s Ministry

Do ministry with a blessed bunch of children from nursery to 5th grade and their families! This position is part-time with flexible hours. Work with an enthusiastic staff and make a difference in the world by helping to awaken the kingdom in young hearts! Apply with your resume and cover letter today at shawkinson@firstpresdf.org. Job description attached below!

 

HOURS:  15 hours a week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Be a member of a Christian church and in good standing.
  3. A desire to teach and mentor children with patience and an accepting heart.
  4. Preferably have an educational background in Christian Ministries, Biblical Studies, or a related field.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To cultivate a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ and to equip children with the strengths of discipleship for life and service.   Encourage and equip families for faithful Christian living in the world.  Promote devotion, inquiry, fellowship and service among young children and their families.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Responsible to the Director of Faith Formation and the Christian Education Council, working directly under the supervision of the Senior Pastor.  Position will be evaluated every 6 months.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  1. Responsibility for the oversight and leadership of the Children’s ministries that include:  Tuesday Night Ministries, Sunday Morning School, Special Events, Vacation Bible School and family fellowship.
  2. Recruit, train, pray for, and involve new children’s ministry volunteers.
  3. Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget.
  4. Maintain ministry’s section on website.
  5. Communicate consistently with parents as well as provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership

OTHER GENERAL EXPECTATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Should always exhibit kind professionalism, demonstrated by:  a conscientious work ethic, being willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility.
  • Should be ever conscious of the need for confidentiality.
  • Should exercise discernment and wise judgment.
  • Should be a person who gives attention to details with an eye for excellence.
  • Should be a self-starter, good at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects.
  • Endorse and support the basic tenets of Reformed faith
  • Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community

 

BENEFITS AND SALARY

Salary, hours and time away are negotiable and supportive.

APPLY

Send resume and cover letter to The Rev. Dr. Suzan Hawkinson at shawkinson@firstpresdf.org.

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