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Children & Family Ministry Associate Pastor or Director position

Children & Family Ministry Associate Pastor or Director position

Company: Pilgrim Church
Contact Person: Shel Boese
6075 Inverness St
Vancouver, British Columbia , V5W3P8

Position Description

Pilgrim Church is looking for a part time (~8-12 hours/week) associate pastor/director for Children & Family Ministries. You will be joining a church on a revitalization mission to connect people with Jesus in Vancouver.

The first responsibility is to provide leadership for Children/Family Ministry and the additional responsibilities will be based on the person's gift-mix and Pilgrim’s developing needs/dreams. If this is something you know someone would be good at please encourage them to apply.

For a more detailed position description please contact us! Cover letters and resumes may be emailed to:
6075 Inverness St, Vancouver, BC V5W3P8

Thanks for your interest!

+Pastor Shel on behalf of the Staff Search Team

Position Qualifications

  • Must be a Christian (follower of Jesus with a living faith – words like “born again” and “relationship with Jesus” make sense to you) and ready to commit as a person/family covenant partner at Pilgrim Church
  • Embraces a “big-tent” Evangelicalism including openness to Spirit-filled life, Evangelical and/or Anabaptist views of the Bible
  • Experience with children in a volunteer or other capacity is highly desirable

Position Expectations

  • Lead Children’s Ministry and be a representative of Pilgrim Church in the community
  • Be the general point person for all children’s ministry functions of church (weekly)
  • 10-15 hours week (more as this ministry grows!)
  • Teach and oversee children and volunteers during main worship gathering(s) of the church (weekly)
  • Rotate into the worship gathering(s) where most families attend (once a month)
  • Plan and coordinate volunteers (weekly relationship building/monthly)
  • Oversee MinistrySafe policies, procedures, and screening of volunteers (as needed) assisted by church admin/ministry support person
  • Create weekly schedule (monthly/weekly)
  • Work with pastor and teams to do outreach
  • Meet with CM volunteers/Team (monthly)
  • Act as greeter/people person before and after worship services for parents and children (on-going)
  • Plan regular family relationship building activities (TBD)
  • Attend staff meetings to keep lead and other staff updated
  • Provide training for new Children’s Ministry volunteers (as needed)
  • Be passionate about the vision and values and mission of the church
  • Be a self-starter

Position Accountability

  • Lead and receive guidance from a Children’s Ministry and Family Ministry team
  • Is a contract employee of the church whose first report is to the lead pastor (spelled out in annual “Covenant of Understanding” contract)


  • Because this is a PT salaried position this person will be expected to be flexible.


  • Part time. Depends on experience and needs. Open to structuring as best fits.
Posted: October 20, 2018 | Expires: March 18, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 6025 ]