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Crosswinds Church

Director of Children/Youth Ministry

Crosswinds Church
Canton, Michigan, United States


Date Posted: 03/26/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Young Adult Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH MINISTRIES

ABOUT CROSSWINDS: An authentic community on mission to ignite growing personal relationships with Jesus Christ.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Lead, oversee, direct and spiritually guide our children and youth ministry teams to create heartfelt worship, relevant teaching and meaningful mission experiences while growing our authentic church community.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Report to Lead Pastor and work to achieve annual growth goals.
• Partner with children and youth ministry team leaders to organize and execute successful children and youth ministries.
• Recruit, train and coach ministry leaders and workers for children’s and youth ministry teams.
• Select curriculum and resources that are grounded biblically and effectively help form young Christ Followers.
• Work in cooperation with our Ministry Administrator to develop a solid plan for assimilation and follow up with our children/youth.
• Collaborate with ministry teams to present the Good News of Jesus to our children/youth in a creative and compelling way, giving them a chance to embrace Jesus as Savior and Leader.
• Coordinate opportunities for children/youth to engage in local outreach and community service with our Outreach Team.
• Design with our Lead Pastor, creative team, praise and worship team quarterly Family Worship Services.
• Develop with our Lead Pastor an annual youth membership class.
• Provide our church families with children and family devotional guidance and resources.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Personal sense of calling from God to work with children/youth
• College degree strongly desired (preferably a degree with youth, children, ministry, etc.)
• Experience working with children/youth
• Leadership, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
POSITION DETAILS:
• Part-time - 24 hours per week
• Flexibility in the work schedule, some schedule consistency required
• Manage 40 volunteers who coordinate activities for approximately 55 children/youth where average church attendance is nearly 200 people on Sunday mornings
RESUMES SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO THE ATTENTION OF:
• Jon Beyer, Pastor Crosswinds Church, Canton, MI - crosswindscanton.lisahook@gmail.com