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The Grove Community Church

Children's Director/Pastor

The Grove Community Church
Riverside, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/17/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Grove Community Church in Riverside, CA is currently hiring for the position of Children’s Ministry Director/Pastor.  The Director/Pastor of Children’s Ministry is  responsible, along with the entire pastoral staff, for the spiritual health and well-being of the church and congregation, and also for leading all aspects of our Children’s Ministry. To apply, please submit your resume to our Human Resources Manager at


Desired Skills

Meets the qualifications of an overseer stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1


Knows the Gospel and is able to clearly communicate it in any environment God places them


Maintains a practice of personal devotions and a Christ-like lifestyle and family life


Bachelor’s degree related to Christian ministry


Minimum three years of experience in children’s ministry role or related work


Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a diverse staff and congregation


Willing to contribute to a harmonious team effort


Active focus on supporting positive relationships; treating people with dignity, respect, integrity and compassion


Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of information as appropriate


Strong organizational skills


Good written and verbal communication skills


Good problem solving skills


Works well under time deadlines


Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, internet and email use



Plans, leads and directs all aspects of Children’s Ministry including staff, volunteers, services, programs and events.


Aligns all ministry with the purpose statement and core values of The Grove.


Provides guidance, support and encouragement for the Director of KIDS Discovery/Early Childhood Ministry and the Director of The Grove Preschool.


Fosters open communication with parents/guardians on a regular basis.


Recruits, trains, encourages and oversees qualified volunteers to assist in Children’s Ministry.


Manages the budget for Children’s Ministry.


Coordinates with the Director of Discovery Ministry to ensure consistency and compatibility between the two ministries.


Attends all church wide events and events that Children’s Ministry participates in.


Continues growth and development through conferences, reading, and exchange of ideas with others.