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Boulder Valley Christian Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Boulder Valley Christian Church
Boulder, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 07/01/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director Of Children’s Ministry
OPPORTUNITY: You have the incredible privilege of inspiring children to grow deeper and stronger in their relationship with God through a dynamic, Christ-centered and child-friendly weekly children’s program. The Children’s Director will oversee the staffing, program needs, and ministry direction of the Early Childhood and Elementary program of Boulder Valley Christian Church.

Reports To: Lead Pastor Relates Closely With: Pastoral Staff, Office Staff, Children’s Admin. Staff

Be a Model of Christian Maturity (Character)
• Exhibit an excitement about the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.
• Understand and incorporate key spiritual practices of the Christian life, keeping a vibrant walk with God.
• Live a life of integrity that is above reproach and models servant leadership.
• Grow in your expertise of ministry through reading books, attending seminars and seeking out mentors.

Lead, Build and Shepherd (Competency)
• Lead the children’s program team by implementing a dynamic, weekly curriculum that lines up with BVCC’s vision, inspiring children to want to know God more, discover His plan for their life and grow in their faith.
• Provide specific children’s ministry skills training three times a year for all leaders, covering policies and procedures, CPR Training, training for curriculum etc.
• Spearhead volunteer recruitment and raise awareness about children’s ministry needs for whole church at least bi-annually (powerpoint programs, skits, etc), as you continually recruit volunteers to staff the children’s ministry.
• Dream big with your team as you plan, strategize and evaluate goals how to reach more unchurched children while growing stronger disciples.
• Oversee the process for recruiting new volunteers, following the child protection policy for screening all volunteers, including background check, fingerprinting, and reference checks, keeping all paperwork on file.
• Recruit volunteer who can manage weekly the children’s ministry page on BVCC’S website.
• Further develop and grow children’s ministry-specific database in conjunction with admin. staff.
• Multiply your ministry by raising up a leader-in-training over time.
• Oversee, shepherd and develop early children’s leadership team to help oversee various parts of the ministry.
• Implement policies and procedures, reviewing quarterly and changing as needed.
• Track and update attendance records of children, and taking note of those who have accepted Christ and moving them towards spiritual growth.
• Communicating weekly to BVCC families via email/phone, and providing a newsletter on a quarterly basis.
• Oversee graduations into elementary program and middle school ministry (in conjunction with middle school pastor) annually in the summer.
• Oversee care of children’s ministry equipment, supplies and materials.

Be a Team Player (Chemistry)
• Passionately live out the vision of Boulder Valley Christian Church in your role and cast that vision to your leaders and their groups.
• Serve as a positive team player on the staff team, valuing each member of the team.
• Participate in weekly Staff meetings and Staff Leader’s Summits.
• Foster a positive attitude toward change accepting change with grace and excitement.