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Director of Children's Ministry

Director of Children's Ministry

Company: Runnymede Community Church
60 Colbeck St
Toronto, Ontario , M6S1T9

Position Description

Denomination:  Non-denominational
Location: 60 Colbeck Street, Toronto, ON, M6S 1T9
About us: Runnymede Community Church (RCC) is located at the heart of Bloor-West and is an ethnically and generationally inclusive church. Our vision is to be a church that loves God, is committed to one another, and engages our community.

The Director of Children’s Ministry is a committed Christian leader who oversees our church’s efforts to disciple children in our church and broader community. The ideal candidate will have experience and passion for ministering to children, as well as partnering with parents and volunteers. Must be in alignment with RCC’s Vision, Values, and Statement of faith. The anticipated start date is mid-August 2024.

  • With the Senior Pastor, develop a vision and plan for children’s ministry and execute it (ages 0 to 12).
  • Select and review curriculum.
  • Ensure all relevant supplies are purchased and prepared.
  • Recruit, equip, and schedule volunteers.
  • Regularly teach classes and lead children’s worship on Sunday.
  • Participate in staff meetings (weekly or biweekly, TBD).
  • Meet regularly with the Senior Pastor for coaching and accountability.
  • Devote a few hours each week to learning for the sake of developing the children’s ministry over time.
  • Oversee other events (possibly summer day camp, Christmas presentation, children’s outreach programming).
  • Maintain a safe and welcoming environment for the Children’s ministry.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Post-secondary education in religious studies, Christian Education, or a diploma in ECE or equivalent an asset, though not required.
  • Minimum 1+ year experience in children’s ministry
  • Character & Competency:
    • A caring shepherd’s heart for children.
    • A creative self-starter who desires to learn and grow.
    • Interpersonal and leadership skills (work with staff, volunteers, parents)
    • Sensitive to children with diverse needs.
Employment Details

Title: Director of Children’s Ministry
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Hours: Part-time (approximately 12 hours/week)
Compensation: $15,000/year
Anticipated Start Date: Mid-August 2024

Must be willing to submit to a Vulnerable Sector Check (V.S.C.) or provide a current document.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

While we appreciate all applicants, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
Diversity is an integral part of our Vision and Values. Candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.


Posted: June 3, 2024 | Expires: September 1, 2024
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 15447 ]