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Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Company: Bayfair Baptist Church
Contact Person: David Carter
817 kingston road
Pickering, Ontario , L1V 1A9

Position Description

Bayfair Baptist Church is a vibrant growing church located in the GTA community of Pickering, Ontario. We are a multi-cultural, multi-generational congregation. We are currently seeking a person to be our full-time (40 hours) Director of Children and Youth Ministries.

The Director of Children & Youth Ministries has an opportunity to play a critical role in the spiritual growth and development of children and teens during some of the most influential years of their lives.  This position will oversee the Sunday morning Children’s ministry and midweek Jr. and Sr. High ministries.  It will seek to develop a vision and build a team of people to serve alongside them to reach and disciple our children and youth as well as developing meaningful relationships with their families.



  • A person who demonstrates a mature walk with and submission to the Lord Jesus and a commitment to His church
  • A sense of calling and passion for children and youth,
  • A heart for these age groups and to see the whole family involved in ministering to them
  • Maintains and nurtures his/her own spiritual life through prayer and Bible Study
  • A commitment to teaching sound doctrine and biblical truth
  • A commitment to a balanced approach to the Spirit’s work in the life of a believer
  • A commitment to work in harmony with existing leadership and direction, avoiding divisiveness
  • A person of integrity with a demonstrated servant’s attitude


  • Formal training, completed or in progress, from a bible college would be an asset but not required
  • Experience leading children and or youth ministries
  • Experience recruiting, training and developing a team of volunteers
  • Experience with technology (audio/video recording and editing, website editing)
  • Ability to get along with people and communicate well
  • A life that is consistent with biblical morals and the Vision of Bayfair Baptist Church
  • A teachable attitude
  • A commitment to the ministries and policies of Bayfair Baptist Church
  • Be an active member, or willing to become an active member of Bayfair Baptist Church

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Children Ministry
    • Praying regularly for the children and their families that are involved in or impacted by the children ministry of Bayfair
    • Responsible for the oversight of the Sunday Morning Children’s Ministry including: Organizing, Curriculum, Scheduling, Leading(as needed)
    • Work in partnership with the Lead Pastor to establish a clear vision, direction and mission for the children ministry
    • As season and occasion allows, planning and organizing outreach ministry for children i.e Vacation Bible School
    • Responsible for team building, recruiting, training and developing key leaders and volunteers to support and work alongside to fulfill the mission of the ministry.
    • Participating in weekly team meetings as well as leading meetings for leaders/volunteers
    • Responsible for preparing, submitting, and managing the annual budget for the Children’s ministries.
  • Jr./Sr. High Ministry
    • Praying regularly for the students involved in and impacted by the Jr. and Sr. High Ministries at Bayfair
    • Lead and develop ministries and weekly program for the Jr./Sr. High students.
    • Be purposeful about connecting with, discipling, and giving spiritual guidance to youth and their families
    • Deliver teaching and execute activities that will both foster relationships within the group and will empower them to grow in their walk with Christ
    • Coordinate and promote Bible study and teaching, discipleship training, outreach, missions, recreation, and music as it pertains to the ministry
    • Intentionally integrate and connect the youth into the overall life and service of Bayfair
    • Responsible for team building, recruiting, training and developing key leaders and volunteers to support and work alongside to fulfill the mission of the ministry.
    • Responsible for preparing, submitting and managing the annual budget for Jr. and Sr. High Ministries
  • Other Ministries
    • Other ministries opportunities and initiatives may come up that require your assistance or leadership. 

If you are interested in applying please send a brief introduction as well as a resume to

Posted: February 6, 2021 | Expires: May 7, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 8497 ]