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Castro Valley  First Baptist Church

Children's Director/Pastor

Castro Valley First Baptist Church
Castro Valley, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/01/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The CV First children's pastor/director is the vital leader in a growing ministry to our youngest treasures and their families. The church is in a season of preparation for anticipated growth. This individual, as a member of the leadership team will help lead our ministry to children via AWANA, Sunday school, and youth sports.



  • Provide strategic leadership, planning and training for children’s ministry team.
  • Sunday morning leadership and oversight of all children’s ministry classes, events, and promotional activities.
  • Serve as part of the staff leadership team, including attendance at all scheduled staff meetings, training sessions, and pertinent church events.
  • Oversee the children’s ministry budget.
  • Oversight of the AWANA ministry and the AWANA commander.
  • Direct and grow the children’s Sunday school program (ages: birth through 5th grade), including teacher recruitment and training, worship, curriculum, appreciation, and family support.
  • Serve as the primary staff contact for the Crossover CV Youth Basketball ministry, including support of volunteer staff and liaison with the local churches.
  • Oversee the development, selection and implementation of Sunday school curriculum.
  • Responsible for recruitment and equipping of all staffing for children’s ministry.
  •  Manage all communications between ministries which interact with children’s ministry.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the safety and security protocols of children on CV First campus.
  • Serve as staff liaison to A Kid’s Kingdom preschool.
  • Oversee all operations of the nursery, including management of staff and security.
  • Communicate regularly with parents using various platforms regarding the on-going goals and schedule of the children’s ministry.
  •  Develop a team and oversee implementation of childcare needs during CV First ministry events.
  •  Continue to establish priorities for growing healthy families at CV First.
  •  Serve as one of the CV First representatives to the Community Vacation Bible School committee.


  • A growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • A passion for ministry to children and their parents.
  • Full acceptance of the CV First purpose and vision.
  • Bachelor's degree, in an applicable area of study.
  • Proven ability to recruit, organize, administer and lead a team of volunteers.
  • Experience and proficiency in modern communication tools.
  • Experience and support for youth sports ministry.

This is a full-time position with benefits.


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Don Ott, Senior Pastor, CV First Baptist Church, 18550 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Emails are preferred at


Review of applications will begin immediately.