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Victorville First Assembly of God

Children's Pastor

Victorville First Assembly of God
Victorville, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/03/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and relevant Children’s Pastor to join our thriving, and growing church in Southern California.


The Place:


Victorville First Assembly of God in Victorville, CA


Church Vision: As a multi-site, multi ethnic and multi-generational church we seek to impact the High Desert and beyond with the life changing message of Jesus Christ and to develop fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.


About us: We are a healthy group of believers who come together to worship and share community in a culturally relevant environment. We are currently averaging over 3,500 people in attendance every Sunday on 9 different campuses. We care about following God, we care about fulfilling his purpose for our church, we care about people because people matter to God and we are looking for someone who kids love to hang out with, is outgoing, a leader of leaders, and is passionate about building the Kingdom of God one life at a time.



  • AT LEAST 5 years’ full time experience leading a Children’s Ministry at a church of 1,000 or more
  • AT LEAST 5 years’ experience recruiting and leading a large team of volunteers/lay leaders
  • MUST be able to captivate a group of children with your preaching ability
  • MUST be proficient in leading a highly effective and diverse team in all aspects of Children’s ministry (Pre-school, Kid’s min, calendar, volunteer development, creative development, etc.)
  • Experience with Planning Center, Pro Presenter and Microsoft office preferred 
  • Experience designing stage sets for a children’s facility
  • Experience in working with multiple generations
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Licensed or Ordained with Assemblies of God preferred 


The position:


Principle Function: To oversee the children’s ministry at First Assembly of God, Victorville, CA.


Relationship: This pastoral position will report directly to the Executive Pastor, under the leadership of the Lead Pastor and will be amenable to the lead team Pastors on the staff.




  1. To personally grow in your ongoing relationship with Christ (ex. daily devotions, books, podcasts, education).
  2. To develop and hone people skills. 
  3. To establish and implement leadership goals. 
  4. To remain teachable as you lead in ministry. 



  1. To oversee the Journey Kid’s ministry experience of weekend and midweek services. 
  2. Maintaining and developing systems and structures for the Nursery, Preschooler and Kids environments.
  3. Recruiting and training new volunteers for Nursery, Preschoolers and Kids.
  4. Ongoing training for Nursery, Preschool and Kids volunteers.
  5. Develop a “Multi-site” relationship and strategy with our other Campuses.
  6. Creating the environment for Preschool and Kids that encourages our kids to say “wow” when they come to church. 
  7. Oversee new hires to join Nursery, Preschool and Kids team. Including interviewing potentials, administering DISC profile, Strengthsfinder, and writing job descriptions.
  8. Create structures for this job and future hires. I.E. help make this job what you want it to be.
  9. Oversee all curriculums for Nursery, Preschoolers and Kids.
  10. Become Elementary school chaplain for our onsite Christian School (Chapel’s, retreats, etc.)
  11. Connect parents with resources to help their kids love Jesus, love people, and make a difference. (I.E. Giving tools to help parents teach their kids at home)
  12. General Oversight of large family outreach events (I.E. harvest party, Easter egg hunt, VBS, etc.)
  13. Participate in Network children’s ministry events/trainings.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned by the Lead/Executive Pastor. 



Competitive salary and wages. Compensation commensurate with experience/education

Benefits (medical, dental, vision, and tuition discount to Victor Valley Christian School Pre-K-12thgrade)

Retirement package

Conferences and training events


To apply:

If you meet the listed requirements and are interested in joining a high caliber team making a difference for the Kingdom of God please forward a cover email, resume, and references to

All submissions must include a “link” to a video of you speaking, a picture of you and your family and a brief description as to why you would fit our team.