Children’s Ministry Director Description:
Leading the entire children’s ministry department at Echos of Faith World Outreach Ministries, including staff team, volunteer team and children, all for the sake of partnering with parents in showing children the greatness and love of God through the teaching
of God’s Word in a safe and loving environment.
Demonstrate a passion for Christ and his Kingdom through personal spiritual discipline and public ministry.
Seek to grow in that relationship with Christ through personal spiritual discipline, education, accountability and service to his Kingdom.
Experience: At least five years of leading a larger (100+) children’s ministry department, with a commitment of seeking to grow in that area, through further training.
Skills: Ability to lead a large team of staff and volunteers toward a common goal; Biblical knowledge, knowledge of child development and learning, delegation, organization, financial management, special event planning, training and raising up new leaders.
Education: Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
A general understanding of safety procedures and ratios when dealing with children.
Ability to develop a Special Needs Ministry
Three Areas of Expected Proficiency:
Developing team of staff and volunteers through training, encouragement and raising up of leaders
Building a culture of connection, fellowship and teamwork within team
Creating and maintaining an environment where kids are welcomed, known, loved and taught the truths of God in a safe, fun and loving environment
Attend & participate in weekly Ministry Staff meetings
Attend & participate in monthly All Staff
Attend & participate in annual or bi-annual Ministry Staff Retreat
Attend & participate in Easter, Christmas, Membership events, ministry launches, and other churchwide
Attend & lead monthly Children’s Staff meetings (could vary on style of leadership)
Submit monthly goals and staff reports
Hours may vary based on ministry need and season
Children’s programs provided for church services
Various special events, including those with Kingdom Kids
Position Breakdown (may be re-designed to meet specific ministry needs)
Basic Administrative Duties:
Knowledge of computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, Web, Planning Center, Google Docs
Understand financials and maintain positive department budget within special events
Understand required accounting documents for EOFWOM, including POs, Reimbursements, Event Planning
Maintaining current web page, social media and promotional materials
Monthly children’s staff meetings
Knowledge of children’s curriculum and content
Keep current on children’s issues
Attend conferences for ministry leaders and/or children’s leaders, as budget provides.
Maintain and encourage church-school relationship
Breakdown of classes, age groups
Schedule and flow of service
Setup and teardown of classrooms, hallways, etc
Interaction with leaders and families