Children's Ministry Director
Children's Ministry Director
Abbotsford, British Columbia
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRY PROFILE
Immanuel Church is a multi-generational church that has an exciting vision centred around caring for, equipping and multiplying passionate Jesus followers. As we continue to grow, particularly in the demographic of young families, our desire is to find a dynamic person to lead our Children’s Ministry.
The Director of Children’s Ministry provides vision, leadership and theological oversight in order to create a thriving ministry to children and parents which will lead to the evangelism and discipleship of school aged families. The Director of Children’s Ministry will oversee all ministry to children from nursery to grade 5. This oversight includes: building and equipping teams of volunteers; equipping parents to be their children’s primary spiritual leader; and creating a safe and fun learning environment which becomes a catalyst in leading children to become passionate Jesus followers.
CHARACTERISTICS AND EXPERIENCE
A heart for children, parents, and helping to develop thriving families
A solid theological understanding to use when teaching, seeking out and/or developing curriculum
A reproducible walk with Jesus
Extraordinary leadership and communication skills
A leadership background
Highly relational (able to build healthy relationships with a diversity of people)
A passion to communicate the Gospel and able to communicate it in a variety of ways
Eager to lead the lost to know Jesus
Experience in equipping and leading teams
Solution oriented, not problem oriented
Humble and teachable
A positive attitude
Excellent work ethic, with the ability to work both supervised and unsupervised
High energy levels
Passionate about team
“Creativity,” “fun” and “whimsy” are not words that scare you, but neither do words like “responsibility” and “ownership”
Project management experience
Develop a strategy for evangelizing, discipling and mentoring kids from nursery to grade 5
Work with the Director of Student Ministries to transition kids from Immanuel Kids into Youth Ministry
Oversee and develop our Sunday experience so that each child doesn’t want to leave at the end, but is ready to follow Jesus and share Him with their friends and family
Oversee and find/develop curriculum for kids that reflects the teaching of Immanuel Church
Oversee, develop and implement policies for the Children’s Ministry and ensure their compliance
Develop and oversee training for all Children’s Ministry volunteers
Lead and build teams to execute all aspects of the Children’s Ministry
Identify and recruit leaders
Communicate regularly with parents, helping to equip them to lead thriving families
Oversee special family events such as Summer Camp, Fall Carnival and more
Pursue relationships with unchurched families
Track attendance and follow up with families
Bring a sense of creativity and fun into everything you do
Other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor
Our church is growing by reaching unchurched families
Kids are becoming passionate followers of Jesus
Parents are developing as their children’s primary spiritual leader
Children’s Ministry is running smoothly
The Children’s Ministry team feels empowered and equipped, and has a strong sense of vision, purpose and value
Children’s Ministry is being facilitated in a fun, safe, and engaging way so that kids are experiencing the love of Jesus
The Children’s Ministry is reflecting the mission, vision and values of Immanuel Church.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) and includes health benefits and three weeks’ vacation. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The Director of Children’s Ministry is accountable to the Lead Pastor.
A FEW IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW
Mission: We exist to lead people to be passionate followers of Jesus.
Vision: To be a thriving church that cares for, equips and multiplies passionate Jesus followers working to transform Abbotsford and our world.
About Working with us:
We have an amazing staff who enjoy working with one another. Our team loves to challenge and encourage one another and we believe in doing everything with excellence. We are a hard-working group that works at a fast pace, but we always take a break for cake!
If you’re willing to work hard, to learn, grow and adapt in order to become better at equipping others, all while having fun and eating cake, then you may have found just the right place to work and serve.
TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION PLEASE SEND A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: JOBS@IMMANUELONLINE.CA
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 4375 ]