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Lakeside Kids Pastor

Lakeside Kids Pastor

Company: Lakeside Church
Contact Person: Robyn Elliott
7654 Conservation Road
Guelph, Ontario , N1H 6J1

Position Description

Lakeside’s vision is to be a community helping people discover and fully follow Jesus. And this includes our children. The Lakeside Kids Pastor will lead and direct the children’s ministry at both of our locations, with a heart to see kids experience the unconditional love of God and to help them encounter Jesus and follow him.

Character Qualities & Skills

  • Loves children; cares for and supports families
  • Energetic, cheerful, and open to new ideas
  • Strong organizational and computer skills; attention to detail
  • Comfortable and effective on social media
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enjoys working with people, especially kids and families
  • Flexible, innovative, resourceful — able to solve problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable speaking in large group settings
  • Works well with others, creates cohesive volunteer teams


Children’s Programming

  • Design a program for children from birth to Grade 5 that effectively fulfills the vision of Lakeside Church
  • Select and oversee the implementation of curriculum and strategy for Sunday mornings
  • Set-up and clean-up of weekly gatherings and special events
  • Coordinate with pastors for baby dedications
  • Organize gifts and certificate for babies dedicated
  • Oversee Jelly Tots (weekly parents and tots drop-in), PD day events, seasonal family events
  • Work collaboratively with Lakeside Youth Pastor for children transitioning into Junior Youth (Grade 6)

Volunteer Coordination and Scheduling

  • Recruit, train and provide support to volunteers when needed
  • Manage volunteer records, including police checks
  • Ensure all Lakeside Kids policies and procedures are followed


  • Prepare annual budget, manage monthly finances
  • Attend weekly staff and planning meetings
  • Develop and oversee the communication plan and strategy for the department

Reports To: Pastor of Spiritual Growth & Leadership Development
Direct Reports: Family Ministries Coordinator

This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) with benefits package. Please apply with resume, cover letter, and short video of why you would like this role to Robyn Elliott at Resumes will be accepted until July 9, 2021.

Posted: June 8, 2021 | Expires: July 10, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 9031 ]