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North Ridge Community Church

Children's Ministry Director

North Ridge Community Church
Eldridge, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 02/10/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Reformed
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Does working with children energize you?  Are you looking to help create generations of kids and families that love Jesus and want to make a positive impact in their neighborhood and community?  Join the staff of North Ridge Community Church to develop your career as the Children’s Ministry Director.  North Ridge Community Church is a casual and contemporary bible based church ( that was planted in Eldridge, Iowa and launched in 2006. Our mission is to connect people in community with Jesus and each other.  The weekly attendance (Sunday morning) is currently 180-220 people with a median age of 35-40 years old.  We offer children’s classes during the service for birth through 5th grade with an average attendance of 50 and growing.  With 25% of our church family being children, the next important step in the life of our church is to hire a Children’s Ministry Director to further our mission.


A good candidate will be able to…

  • Administrate, organize, plan, and oversee the children’s ministry department
  • Lead, recruit, train, nurture, and screen children’s ministry leaders and volunteers
  • Manage the children’s ministry leader/volunteer schedule
  • Research, develop, and implement curriculum activities and “Special Events”
  • Communicate consistently with congregation and parents
  • Provide parents the tools they need for spiritual leadership of their families


The ideal candidate will have the following…

  • A passion to create Godly families through spiritual care of children, parents, and volunteers
  • Similar values to North Ridge Community Church and the current children’s program
  • 5 years of experience (managing at a camp, daycare, church or other management experience)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children
  • Adaptable to change (budget, facilities, community)
  • Proven ability to relate to all ages and backgrounds of people
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field preferred and/or proven background in Christian education or Children’s ministry


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