Element Kids Director

Element Church
Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 05/22/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position:  Element Kids Director

Supervisor Title: Lead Pastor

Supervises: Nursery, Preschool, Elementary, EK Check-In and EK Volunteers

Weekly Commitment: 16 - 20 hours, negotiable (including up to 4 hours worked on Sunday morning)

Date Updated: May 15, 2018


The Win (one sentence job description):


Cultivate environments where emotionally healthy team members love children and make Element Kids the best part of each child’s week.’


General Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team that is fully qualified to serve the Lord by serving one another. (Ephesians 4:11-13) Our teams aren’t just goal oriented, but relationally driven.
  • Work with the lead pastor and appropriate staff to develop protocol, training and discipleship for entire discipleship strategy.
  • Serve on the Ministry Lead Team of the church.
  • Participate in staff meetings, leadership retreats, team community times and provide evaluation and feedback to the Ministry Lead Team.
  • “As needed” per the Lead Pastor


Element Kids Responsibilities:

  • Lead children and their families to follow Jesus.
  • Develop and cast vision for Element Kids ministries.
  • Recruit, train and empower team members to serve within the children’s ministry.
  • Schedule volunteers/teachers to assigned classes & groups in a timely manner
  • Communicate weekly and meet bi-monthly with EK Leaders to build ownership and equip them to lead other volunteers.
  • Follow up with people that are interested in serving in Kid’s Ministry.
  • Lead creative team meetings in order to implement the curriculum.
  • Create systems and events to thank and celebrate Kid’s Min team members.
  • Recognize first-time guest by sending a card to the home of each family.
  • Provide resources for parents and families as needed.
  • Adapt and prep curriculum for children birth to 5th grade.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of all related children’s ministry environments.
  • Develop and oversee the Element Kids budget.
  • Oversee the test drive of all new Serve Team members.


Personal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain God ordained alignment in your life. Devotion to Jesus above all.
  • Be loyal to the vision & team of Element Church; protect the unity of the church.
  • Invest and invite the lost to know Jesus and come to Element Church.
  • Be an active discipler of at least two people. Think intentional mentoring.
  • Be active in a ‘life group’ whether by leading or attending.
  • Actively give 10% of your income towards the vision of Element Church.



  • Have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Love for children and families and an ability to relate to parents with love and understanding
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor children with patience and an accepting heart
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to build and lead volunteer teams
  • Models healthy biblical relationships
  • Bachelor’s (or Associates) Degree in a related field of study preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Kids’ Ministry is preferred
  • Agreement with Element Church doctrine and mission.


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