New River Church

River Kidz Director

New River Church
Lake Wylie, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 01/25/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Job title

River Kidz Director

Reports to

Family Pastor


Job purpose


Oversee development, implementation, leadership and all aspects of birth-5th grade students and their families at New River Church.  This includes overseeing the River Kidz Assistant, volunteers, events, curriculum, budget, and vision casting for River Kidz.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to...



  • Serve as the primary leader for River Kidz families (birth-5th grade) following NRC’s mission and vision

  • Lead all River Kidz volunteers in the mission and vision of NRC, leading them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Along with the Family Ministries Team, partner with parents and their children, supporting them spiritually and giving them resources to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Meet with the River Kidz team weekly to discuss children’s ministry needs, giving them insight and direction for planning, implementing and developing systems

  • Maintain budget for River Kidz department

Recruitment, Training and Development:

  • Identify and utilize strategies to recruit and select new volunteers, training, developing and discipling them to grow into servant leaders

  • Recruit and lead teams effectively, to raise up new leaders at a rapid rate and to communicate clearly

  • Plan and coordinate all children’s events with the support of your family ministries team

  • Serve alongside the Family Ministries team to develop attainable and measurable goals within the department

Curriculum and Teaching:

  • Develop, adapt and approve curriculum for children

  • Lead and coordinate all events for River Kidz

  • Oversee curriculum and program weekly for River Kidz team

  • Implement curriculum for children with emphasis on the importance of including growth groups



  • 2-3 years of experience in leading Children’s Ministry

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required


Working conditions:


Office Hours: M-Th 8:30-4:00pm; Sundays 8:00am-1:00pm


Other seasonal events such as Christmas Services, July 4th Celebration, Servolution (mission projects), etc. are mandatory.


Direct reports: 


River Kidz Assistant



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