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Community Church

Ashburn, Virginia, United States

Date Posted:
09/29/2015
Categories:
Children's Pastor
Denomination:
Non-Denominational
Church Size:
2001 to 2500
Job Type:
Full-Time
Community Church
Job Description:

Located in Loudon County, Community Church exists to help people live life better by winning increasing numbers of people to Christ and his church. We summarize this mission as Meet God, Meet Friends, and Live Life Better. These three core initiatives drive everything we do! This position reports directly to the Student Ministries Director.


Responsibilities & Duties


Leadership and Strategy

  • Understand with complete clarity the mission and direction of the ministry division and communicate it throughout the organization.
  • Keep Student Ministry Director informed on all pertinent issues curbing surprised.
  • Pray and meet monthly with Student Ministry Director to advance the objectives of the ministry division.
  • Collaborate on Student Ministries team with other managers.
  • Ensure CKids department is in alignment with the overall Strategic Plan.
  • Ensure CKids department is growing and developing the spirits and love of God in K-5 grade children who attend.
  • Act as a spiritual and informational resource for parents and children attending the CKids program.
  • Monitor the spiritual climate, trends and attitudes within CKids department; encouraging and correcting where needed.
  • Oversee and implement CKids weekly services.
  • Oversee and implement CKids special events (i.e. Date Nights, etc.).
  • Create and implement social media and marketing strategies to parents for CKids events and promotions.
  • Oversee and write  CKids skits, ice-breakers and dramas for CKids services.
  • Ensure all CKid’s technical equipment and ensure classroom's audio, video and lighting equipment is properly functioning and report issues to operations department as needed.
  • Consistently update and manage CKids AVL equipment  
  • Create building blocks for CKids worship  
  • Update songs/motions in each age group on a regular basis 
  • Manage CKids drama, skit, and ice breaker (Host) volunteers 
  • Consult/assist in design of all staging elements.
  • Evaluate Sunday morning curriculum and programming and change as needed.

Project Management

 

• Oversee and implement CKids weekly services.

• Oversee and implement CKids special events  

• Create and implement social media and marketing strategies to parents for CKids events and promotions.

• Oversee and write CKids skits, ice-breakers and dramas for CKids services.

• Ensure all CKid’s technical equipment and ensure classroom's audio, video and lighting equipment is properly functioning and report issues to operations department as needed.

• Consistently update and manage CKids AVL equipment

• Create building blocks for CKids worship

• Update songs/motions in each age group on a regular basis

• Manage CKids drama, skit, and ice breaker (Host) volunteers

• Consult/assist in design of all staging elements.

• Evaluate Sunday morning curriculum and programming and change as needed.

 

Financial Stewardship

 

  • Manage CKids budget.
  • Submit expenses reimbursements for CKids needs including (i.e. supplies).
  • Submit requests for upgrades, materials etc. as needed.

 

 

Staff and Volunteer Enrichment

  • Develop and build leadership capacity of CKids leaders by meeting one on one providing coaching and care.
  • Interview potential candidates for leadership roles within CKids.
  • Ensure CKids teams are staffed, positions are filled and the team is properly trained on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop and lead creative arts trainings (worship, AVL, drama, production, etc.).
  • Lead monthly conference calls/meetings with the CKids leadership team.
  • Lead a CKids volunteer in ensuring schedules are on a consistent basis.
  • Communicate ministry updates to volunteers
  • Communicate ministry progress to Director of Student Ministries.
  • Set an example for the volunteers professionally and spiritually.
  • Meet monthly with ministry division providing/receiving feedback as appropriate.
  • Conduct reviews and develop actions plans for CKids volunteers accordingly.
  • Listen to feedback from a variety of sources for ministry effectiveness.

 

 

Administration

  • Develop and manage Ckids documents as needed.
  • Gather and prepare Ckids materials each week in preparation for Sundays.
  • Ensure accurate and timely social media and website content related to CKids.
  • Ensure CKids data is accurate and updated.
  • Answer incoming emails and phone calls with a professional response within 48 hours and coach all business staff to do the same. 
  • Educational focus on education, counseling, children’s ministry or related fields.
  • 2 years of experience directing a children’s ministry.
  • 2 years of experience using curriculum and production for children’s ministry.
  • Experience in leading teams of 50 or more volunteers.
  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word).
  • Experience managing large rooms of elementary students. 

Education

Required

·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.

·         In lieu of degree, four years of experience will meet the requirement.

Desired

Experience

Required

  • 2 years of experience directing a children’s ministry.
  • 2 years of experience using curriculum and production for children’s ministry.
  • Experience in leading teams of 50 or more volunteers.
  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word).

Desired

Experience successfully managing parent conflicts.  

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