Children's Pastor

CrossRoads Church
Norfolk, Virginia, United States


Date Posted: 03/30/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 

Title of Position:       Children’s Director

Position Type:           Full Time (35 – 40  hours weekly)

Reports To:                Senior Pastor (weekly) and Elder Board

Start Date:                  Spring 2018

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation

 

The position will pay between $30,000 to $35,000 annually which can include benefits such as healthcare if desired

 

General Description

 

The role of the Children’s Director (CD) is to oversee the children’s ministry of CrossRoads Church. This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values and strategy of CR and the ability to align key leadership teams and volunteers with our mission, vision and values. The CD will cultivate relationships and spiritual growth of kids through weekend services, special events, and other events designated by senior leadership teams.

 

Expectations/Qualifications

  • To walk consistently with the Lord and demonstrate faith and obedience in personal life and ministry
  • To demonstrate a consistency of character in their walk with God, and how they deal with people and how responsibilities are fulfilled
  • Be committed to the direction of discipling and outreach of the church
  • To actively engage in an effective personal ministry to the congregation through life group, church events, and having individual meetings
  • Look for opportunities to share Christ and encourage believers to mature in Christ
  • If married, have a strong marriage and family life visible to others.
  • To attend church services and functions

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. PROVIDE OVERSIGHT AND SUPPORT OF CHILDREN’S WEEKEND WORSHIP SERVICE

Responsible for providing opportunities that create engaging experiences and life-changing environments for children:

  1. Providing insight and direction for big picture programming and creative planning processes
  2. Selecting relevant curriculum, props, and games for weekend experiences
  3. Ensuring that check-in areas, ministry spaces and signage are clear, current and focused on new kids and their families
  4. Participate in weekly staff meetings
  5. Lead special events designated by the church for children (VBS, Christmas Play, etc)

 

  1. CORDINATE AND SCHEDULE VOLUNTEERS AND PAID WORKERS
  2. Schedule all volunteers for weekly services as well as special services
  3. Provide training and updates to all volunteers on a consistent basis
  4. Run background checks on all volunteers who work with children
  5. Coordinate and schedule with workers who work for special events at the church (life group, mom’s group, etc)

 

  1. PROVIDE  LEADERSHIP AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE  CHILDREN’S MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH:
  2. Provide resources and accountability to children’s ministries of the church
  3. Provide centralized efforts for training leaders (classroom specific, first aid, etc)
  4. Manage budgets and forecast expenses for children’s ministry

 

  1. SPECIAL EVENTS/ OUTREACH EVENTS
  2. Help put on special children’s events such as the Christmas play, Fall/Spring Festival
  3. Provide leadership for our summer outreach to kids at THE CAMP
  4. Engage monthly with our partnerships in local public schools

 

 

Please submit your resume to Pastor Kevin (kevin@crossroadsnorfollk.com) by April 30, 2018.

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