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The Creek Covenant Church

Director of Children's Ministries

The Creek Covenant Church
Walnut Creek, California, United States

Date Posted: 04/03/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Teacher - Church Staff - Other
Denominations: Evangelical Covenant
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


Nursery through grade 5


Creekids Purpose: 

To create a learning environment that guideschildren on their lifelong journey to become fully devoted Christ-followers


Ministry Responsibilities:


Sunday learning experience for all ages:

Recruit, train, empower, affirm and appreciate volunteer workers and hired 


Supervise and evaluate teachers and classroom management

Curriculum selection and implementation

Create a safe and fun learning environment for children

Implement assimilation process for new children and their parents

Create seasonal special events for Creekids

Assist in planning and leading “Youth Sundays”intergenerational worship

Develop service opportunities for Creekids



Create quarterly teaching schedule for volunteers

Communicate with parents through Creekids monthly newsletter, website, 

Currents and Sunday take home papers.

Promote the value of Creekids ministry to whole church

Network personally with children and their families

Provide parents with parenting resources



Attend monthly staff meeting

Develop and manage Creekids budget

Maintain background checks for all volunteer and paid workers

Develop a Creekids leadership team for support

Develop and maintain quarterly volunteer and paid helpers schedules

Maintain Creekids attendance records and check-in/out procedures

Be knowledgeable on current resources for ministry

Attend training conference annually


Experience Requirements:

Strong sense of mission and heart for children’s ministry

Proven leadership and management skills

Experience in an educational setting for children

Training in the spiritual formation of children

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience



15 hours weekly at $20-25/hour (education and experience rated)