Ginghamsburg Church

Large Group Children’s Ministry Specialist

Ginghamsburg Church
Tipp City, Ohio, United States


Date Posted: 07/31/2017
Categories: Other
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Large Group Children’s Ministry Specialist

Children's & Student Ministry

Are you high energy? Crazy about kids?  How about leading and discipling teams? Do enjoy creating high quality experiences for kids to grow in their relationship with Jesus? If your answers were yes, yes and yes, then God may be calling to serve with our Ginghamsburg Kids Staff Team in this paid, full-time position as the Large Group Specialist.

Interested candidates may submit their résumé and cover letter to:

Erica Sharp
c/o Ginghamsburg Church
6759 South County Road 25A
Tipp City, Ohio 45371

or by email to esharp@ginghamsburg.org

Accountable To:
  • Pastor of Family Ministry
Spiritual Requirements:
  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle.
  • Considers this position a ministry, not just a job.
  • Models standards and expectations of staff members within Ginghamsburg Church including membership and worship attendance at Ginghamsburg Church, life group participation, lifestyle of tithing and generosity, and faithfully serving out of your call and giftedness.
  • Practices healthy relational boundaries and fiscal integrity.
Education & Experience:
  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in an education or early childhood development related field. 
  • Two years plus of hands-on experience and track record of success in working with children and parents in a church setting within Children’s Ministry.
  • Experience in recruiting/leading volunteers.
Skill Requirements:
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of child development.
  • Ability to work in and contribute to an overall staff team “strengths based” environment.
  • Excellent team-based leadership abilities and ability to influence others.
  • Heart for discipleship and shepherding families.
Position Requirements:
  • Complete a felony statement/background check.
  • Hold current CPR certification.
  • Hold current first-aid certification.
  • Be available for a full-time position including weekends and some evenings.
Responsibilities:
  • Conveying and living out vision for Family Ministry at Ginghamsburg Church within all events, programs and trainings per area of responsibility.
  • Provide pastoral care and continually recruiting, training and deploying new unpaid leaders for ministry including teens and adults. 
  • Supervision, development and discipleship of leaders within a team-based ministry.
  • Shepherding and equipping leaders with proper resources and providing ongoing coaching.
  • Organizing special events and developing new ministry opportunities for families to learn and grow together in their relationship with the church and Christ.
  • Creating a hospitable environment so that families can best be served from the beginning of their experience with Ginghamsburg Kids. 
  • Assisting in coordination of children’s big events, being a partner in planning, organizing and implementing such events with the ministry team with emphasis on outreach.
  • Assisting in workshop development/teaching at leadership conferences.
  • Works with the Family Ministry staff, both paid and unpaid servant teams, to ensure that children have many opportunities to be discipled through increase in their knowledge of the Lord and deepen their relationship with Jesus.
  • Assists in the discipleship and pastoral care to families and equipping parents to teach faith at home.
  • Ensures that programs exceed expectations in providing a safe environment and promoting Christian values in a large group setting, enhancing character development, nurturing individual strengths and talents and provide exceptional hospitality to our children and families.
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