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Southern Lakes EFC

Director of Children's Ministries

Southern Lakes EFC
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 04/12/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Job Description
The Director of Children’s Ministries is responsible, under the direction of the Pastor of Student Ministries, for overseeing children’s ministries from the ages of birth through 6th grade. The responsibilities include directing the volunteer children’s ministry teams, recruiting and training new volunteers, curriculum management, scheduling of volunteers, and working with children and parents as the primary point person for the children’s ministry teams. The candidate must be able to teach children within the birth through 6th grade range. The Children’s ministry is to be consistent with the overall vision and mission of Southern Lakes Evangelical Free Church. This is a part time position of 20 hours a week with the potential to expand ministry hours in the future.

Job Title
Director of Children’s Ministries
Reports to
Pastor of Student Ministries
Exempt Status

Major Areas of Responsibility

All ministries pertaining to students birth through 6th grade
• Constantly evaluate programs and make necessary changes
• Manage and develop budgets
• Develop, implement and maintain safety policies and procedures
• Build and direct teams within ministry
• Select and implement curriculum
• Ability and desire to teach children

• Demonstrate a life of moral and ethical purity
• Spend regular time in the Word and Prayer
• Have a noticeable love for God
• Have a noticeable love for God’s people
• Have a noticeable love for and is patient with children
• Demonstrate humility

Key Skills and Abilities
• Have an understanding of children and ministry to children
• Must be passionate about ministry to children and their parents
• Organizational abilities – The ability to organize multiple tasks and people toward a common goal
• Have strong interpersonal abilities
• Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to teach
• Must be a self-starter and have the ability to motivate others
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision

• Is assured of their salvation because of the saving work of Jesus Christ
• Is in agreement with the Statement of Faith of the Evangelical Free Church of America
• Has shown a pattern of faithful and effective ministry involvement
• Has a post secondary education Christian ministry related degree; or has gained equivalent knowledge through other opportunities

If you meet the qualifications above please send your resume and a brief summary of why you are qualified for this position to:

Southern Lakes EFC
Attn: Director of Children’s Ministries Search Team
N6686 Hwy 12
Elkhorn, WI 53121

or email: and include “Director of Children’s Ministries” in the subject line

Resumes must be received by Monday, May 21st, 2012. No phone calls please.