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Western Hills Church

Children's Ministry Director/Pastor

Western Hills Church
San Mateo, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/08/2008
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Western Hills Church is searching for a godly leader of excellent character, great competence and passion for leading a high impact children’s ministry in a growing church in San Mateo, CA – a San Francisco Bay Area community. This leader is not being called to do all of the ministry, but to recruit, train, direct, evaluate and develop a corps of volunteers to do the ministry (Ephesians 4:11-13). This key person must have the vision and ability to develop a multiplying ministry. Our goal is to fill this position by as soon as possible. This is a full-time position with the option of part-time if you are a seminary student nearing graduation.

• A strong vibrant walk with Christ.
• A heart for reaching seekers, and growing them in their newfound faith.
• A team player with the confidence, ability, enthusiasm and excitement to lead a variety of people.
• A self-motivated energetic person with a “go-for-it” spirit.
• A passion for loving and leading children and their families to experience the love of Jesus.
• Knowledge and experience in leading a team of faithful volunteers.

1. Children’s Ministry:
• Lead the children’s ministry team with excellence. The ministry encompasses babies through 6th grade.
• Recruit, train and schedule volunteers for children’s ministry.
• Review and select curriculum.
• Prepare and provide a high quality children’s program at our dinner@six program on the first Wednesday evening of each month.
• Prepare and provide children/family targeted outreach activities.
• During 2nd year, develop a mid-week children’s program.

2. Time Commitment and Compensation
• Full-time position (unless you are a seminary student who arranges for it to be part-time until your graduation).
• Coordinate all Children’s Ministry activities, including but not limited to, Sunday school and worship; midweek services; special events and summer program.
• Attend weekly staff meeting and monthly advance leadership training event on the second Saturday of each month.
• $40K-50K per year
• Health benefits
• Retirement benefits
• 2 weeks vacation per year for first 5 years; incremental increases thereafter