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Calvary Bible Church

Children's Ministry Director

Calvary Bible Church
Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description
Children’s Ministries Director
Calvary Bible Church, Bourbonnais, IL



The Children’s Ministries Director at Calvary Bible Church will design, implement, and oversee the vision and strategy to lead children into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. This position is full-time and reports to the Senior Pastor.




The position requires a strong Christian testimony and proven experience in children’s ministry.  The candidate should know how to relate to and engage children in a fun and exciting manner, and be a self-starter with effective relational skills and the ability to build/maintain a volunteer ministry.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary, along with a spirit of perseverance, enthusiasm, creativity and a willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.  This person must be in agreement with the Calvary Bible Church’s doctrinal statement.



  • Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth – 5th grade, including Sunday morning activities (Sunday School, Children’s Church and Early Childhood), AWANA, VBS, and special events.
  • Create safe, creative and engaging environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Recruit, train, schedule and lead teams of volunteers.
  • Conduct annual training for all volunteers regarding abuse prevention.
  • Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level.
  • Develop and implement all safety and security processes for Children’s Ministries in cooperation with the church’s operational staff and Deacons.
  • Be available to teachers and leaders on Sunday mornings and at other times for guidance, support and encouragement.
  • Develop communication plans to keep staff, volunteers and parents informed
  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.





  • Three to five years commensurate experience in a volunteer or vocational leadership role.



  • College degree in Education, Christian Education or Ministry areas. A degree will count towards two years of experience due to formal training involvement.


Please forward your resume, cover letter, and statement of faith to Calvary Bible Church at .