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Eagle Brook Church

Kids Pastor for Small Groups

Eagle Brook Church
Centerville, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 10/21/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor - Small Group Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Eagle Brook Church is making a lasting difference around the world by preparing kids to become lifelong followers of Jesus. We are one church with multiple locations with a desire to be a place where kids love coming to church. Kid-O-Deo and Elevate, the kids’ ministries of Eagle Brook Church, provide relevant, age appropriate learning and connection opportunities for kids from birth through 5th grade. During all weekend services, ministry for kids is provided and executed by a large base of volunteers led by the Leaders of Kids’ Ministry. If you are passionate about our ministry and this position sounds like it was made for you, keep reading for details:


Job Description and Focus: The Leader of Kids’ Ministry (small groups) is responsible for executing kids’ ministry by developing a team of volunteers whose focus is authentic relationship building with kids and families. This leader will oversee the classroom and group environments (birth-5th grade) at their designated campus in order to a help kids and parents to be known.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Driven to reach kids who do not know Christ by being relevant and providing a team of volunteers that love kids and meet them at their level
  • An advocate for connecting with parents and helping to equip them to be the leader of their child’s spiritual development and passionate about sharing the kids ministry vision with families/volunteers
  •  Have an understanding of a child’s emotional, physical and spiritual development 
  • Able to build a team that leads and executes kids ministry by inspiring others to serve in Kid-O-Deo and Elevate
  • A strong communicator who listens well
  • A proven project manager with strong attention to details and administrative skills
  • A team player and team builder who focuses on the good of the entire organization often working with teams at your campus and cross functionally 


  • High school diploma or equivalent; 
  • BS/BA degree in education and/or children’s ministry preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in building, leading, equipping and motivating teams of people 
  • 2+ years of experience in kids ministry or education 

Overview of Job Duties:

  • As the ministry leader, develop high level volunteers that reproduce wise leaders to carry our mission forward
  • Recruit, train, and equip small group leaders so they are prepared to disciple kids by modelling an authentic personal relationship with Jesus
  •  Develop a volunteer team that provides a great relational experience for kids in their rooms/groups during kids’ services and makes connections with parents during drop-off and pick-up 
  • Grow campus attendance by creating and implementing a strategy that draws families in to the church through kids ministry; provide care and direction for kids and their families
  • Provide input to the central team on effectiveness of ministry plans, suggest enhancements for future programs and execute kids ministry plans as provided by the central team
In ordered to be considered for this position, we ask that all applicants apply directly on our website: