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Visalia United Methodist Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Visalia United Methodist Church
visalia, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/28/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor - Church Staff
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Develop and oversee all Children's Ministry programs and events. Research and select curriculum for Sunday school, Wednesday Night, Vacation Bible School and any additional children programs. Attract, recruit, train, organize and manage volunteers to lead within the Children's Ministry. The successful candidate will participate in weekly staff meetings, become active in our Methodist Church, coordinate and schedule Nursery Care - Infant through Pre-K, and develop relationships with parents in our church congregation.
A child development background is helpful but not required. Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills are necessary along with the ability lead a group comfortably. Basic computer knowledge, report development and writing skills required.
To meet the needs of our Children's program the position is a 30 hour flexible schedule. Prior experience teaching Sunday school, Pre-school or teachers assistant welcomed. The position does not require seminary education but does require an energetic, outgoing, creative, enthusiastic individual with the desire to share their Christian faith with children.