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Director of Children's Ministries

Posted: 08/11/2019

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (this is not an exhaustive list)
Develop and maintain a vision / philosophy that supports and teaches the vision and mission statement of Colonial Presbyterian Church: To be the light of Christ in a hurting culture so that the lost are found, the broken made whole, the fatherless find hope, and our city is blessed.  In doing so, this leader will:

  • Build, lead and maintain a Parent Advisory Council.
  • Build and encourage the whole church to participate in the ministry.
  • Train, equip and supervise Children's Ministry administrators.
  • Submit and maintain the annual budget for this division of the ministry.
  • Assist Administrators in recruiting, hiring, equipping, and motivating ministry volunteers.
  • Plan and provide a variety of events for children and their families.
  • Connect and collaborate regularly with fellow Directors in the areas of Student Ministries and Preschools.
  • Assure all Colonial employment policies and training requirements are met by staff, including abuse awareness, first aid, CPR.
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Commitment to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and the desire to serve His Church.
  • Passion for children and seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ.
  • Educational background or extensive experience related to children’s ministry.
  •  Strong knowledge of child development and age appropriate spiritual goals for children.
  • Commitment to the development of faith, worship and integrity of Christian families.
  • Strong leadership skills, exhibit energy, and enthusiasm. Experience in team-building and strong managerial skills. Ability to inspire.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.  Ability to prioritize. Ability to problem solve in a wide variety of situations, from administrative and managerial situations, to interpersonal staff and parent situations.
  • Creativity; ability to think “outside the box.”
  • Emotional resilience and confidence with deep spiritual maturity and self-awareness.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

Job Type: Full Time