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Hopevale Church

Kids Ministry Director

Hopevale Church
Bay City/Saginaw, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


The Kids Ministry Director - Bay City Campus will provide oversight and leadership of the children’s programming (birth -5th grade) at Hopevale Church - Bay City. This position requires a passion for young people and their families to hear, know and follow Jesus.  The qualified candidate will possess both leadership and administrative abilities in overseeing volunteers and teams as they minister to this age group. This position is a part time, 26 - 28 hour /week position. If you have a passion to be part of a vital ministry that is advancing the gospel of Christ this may be the exact place for you! We would ask that you submit your resume and qualifications via email to



Our Kids Ministry Director - Bay City will have a passion to work with families in seeing children come to hear, know and follow Jesus. The ideal candidate will most likely hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a discipline that relates to children’s ministry (e.g. Christian Education, Education, Child Development, Bible, etc.).  One to three years of experience in Children’s Ministry in a church setting is highly preferred. Familiarity with the Orange strategy would be highly beneficial. The successful Kids Ministry Director - Bay City will be able to hit the ground running when assuming this new role and thrive in a learning culture and organization. This person will exhibit a passion for Jesus that is infectious and will overflow to children and families so they can experience a deeper walk with Christ.


Hopevale has a rich history with a strong focus on investing in the next generation.  The Kids Ministry Director - Bay City will have primary leadership responsibility for children from Birth through Fifth Grade. This person must be able to see not only the present, but envision what the future could be like. He/she must have the ability to recruit, train, and empower volunteers and leaders.  This individual should be able to create environments and develop programming that is Christ-centered, engaging, and relevant. This person must be creative, strategic, and have superior communication skills. As much as this position is about ministry, a strong emphasis will be placed on developing teams of effective leaders to do the hands on ministry. They will be a team player that can work alongside our staff and congregation and be able to align their ministry with the overall vision of the church.



Hopevale Church is a dynamic, relevant, and growing congregation of 1,800 in the Great Lakes Bay Region of mid-Michigan. We are a non-denominational, evangelical church inviting people from all backgrounds to know and follow Jesus. Our congregation is multi-generational, our worship is contemporary, and our ministry is shared by all. In 2010 we moved into a new 54,000 square foot worship facility (in Saginaw Township) that houses our Sunday worship as well as children’s and adult ministries. We additionally operate a nearby 38,000 square foot campus for student ministries and church offices. We also have nearly 50 home-based, missionally-minded community groups that meet throughout our region. We are grateful for our past, enjoying our present, and excited for our future, believing that God has so much more in store for us.  

In 2018, we are launching our first multisite church to be located in Bay City.  We believe God has called us to have a powerful impact in the Bay City community. We would love to have you join us for the journey of sharing Christ with Bay City!  Visit for more information.  Please submit your resume and qualifications via email to