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Ocean Hills Covenant Church

Director Of Children's and Family Ministry

Ocean Hills Covenant Church
Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date Posted: 03/23/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Camping
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Children & Family Ministries
Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, California is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministries with a fresh vision for helping kids (Kindergarten through 6th grade) and their parents find and follow Christ.
passionate about nurturing the spiritual growth of children and equipping their parents to be partners in the process
experience supervising a children’s ministry or related program
strong ability to recruit, lead and inspire volunteers
extremely organized and detail oriented,
excellent follow-through on responsibilities
proactive and enthusiastic teachable spirit
hard-working, “anything for the program”attitude
team player with a good sense of humor
excellent verbal and written communication skills

1. vision leader- Along with the pastor of family life, set the overall direction for the ministry and design an effective implementation strategy
2. supervise sunday children’s program - plan and oversee execution of weeklyprogram including curriculum, set-up, staffing, and safety.
3. Manage volunteer staff- recruit, empower, train and motivate a strong core of volunteers for sunday morning program and special events
4. coordinate special events- plan and produce seasonal family outreach events
5. Administration-manage the ministry budget and resources, maintain a calendar, communicate regularly with families, coordinate facility use, track attendance, connect visiting families

Other ministry Responsibilities:
Report to pastor of family life and work daily with the office manager
Participate in weekly staff meetings, weekly sunday service, bi-annual staff retreats and events that are important in the life of Ocean Hills church

actively maintain a growing, intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
participate in a weekly support or accountability small group
demonstrate a high biblical standard of personal conduct both public and personal
embrace the core values of ocean hills and become a fully participating partner

Interested? Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3
references to Application deadline is April 30th, 2012.