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Crossroads Church

Children's Pastor

Crossroads Church
Fremont, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/08/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Crossroads Church Children’s Pastor


CROSSROADS CHURCH is searching for a godly leader of excellent Character, great Competence and Passion to lead a high-impact children’s ministry in a growing church in Fremont, CA.


This key person must have the vision and ability to develop a multiplying ministry.  This leader is not being called to do all of the ministry, but to recruit, train, and develop church members to do the ministry.  (Ephesians 4:11-13)


Our goal is to fill this position by Aug. 15th - Sept. 12014.  Due to the high cost of living in the San Francisco Bay Area, we are primarily focusing on Bay Area applicants.


General Requirements:

  • 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, and enthusiasm to lead a variety of people in a multi-ethnic setting
  • A self-motivated, energetic person with a “go-for-it” mentality.
  • 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.
  • Strong people skills and emotional intelligence
  • Able to maintain a budget
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong communication skills


Specific Responsibilities:

 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 cutting edge, relevant and age specific curriculum.
  • Prepare and provide a high quality children’s program for multiple weekend services and for monthly Worship service.
  • Prepare and provide children/family targeted outreach activities.
  • Plan and administrate monthly teachers meeting and Kid Leader meetings
  • Lead the  mid-week children’s program, “Breakout” during the school year
  • Plan, staff, and facilitate an evening weekly program for Kids during the summer (6 weeks)
  • Coordinate summer VBS for 275-300 kids
  • Oversee weekend prep. volunteers
  • Oversee and support KidZafari Director
  • Oversee paid staff (Administrator)
  • Oversee Kid Leadership group
  • Maintain children’s facilities and ambience
  • Maintain inventory and purchase supplies

 2.    Time Commitment and Compensation

  • Full time – 40 – 45 hours per week.  Attend weekly Staff Meeting and bi-monthly Leadership Team meeting.
  • $45,000 - $50,000 per year plus benefits.
  • As Crossroads and our Children’s Ministry continues to grow, our desire is to see the Children’s Pastor grow in ability, responsibilities, and compensation.


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