Kids Ministry Director

Job Description

Full-Time (40 hours per week – Including weekends)

Reports to: Family Ministries Pastor


Summary of Role

Under the direction of the Campus Pastor and the Family Ministries Pastor, the Campus Kid's Ministry Director will direct a comprehensive children’s ministry (birth through 6th grade) to grow children in their walk and understanding of Jesus Christ.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement a campus ministry plan through collaboration with centralized Families Pastor/Director
  • Be the face of the ministry
  • Point families to the resources for staying connected
  • Connect parents to activities and events
  • Recruit, train, supervise and support an effective, organized and growing team of Impact Team members
  • Prepare with, evaluate during, and give feedback after services to large group and classroom impact team members
  • Evaluate every environment through the lens of a first time guest and the lens of children and families
  • Regularly communicate with families and impact team members through multiple mediums (face-to-face, phone, social media, etc.)
  • Work with the Centralized Programming Director to prepare all Children’s Ministry environments for weekend services
  • Ensure that all Emmanuel Church safety and security protocols are consistently followed to provide for the safety of children in the ministry
  • Participate in the planning, execution and attendance of department and whole-church events and camps
  • Under the direction of the campus pastor, execute campus-specific initiatives
  • Coordinate and support the recruitment, onboarding and scheduling of childcare workers to support events on campus
  • Perform other functions and duties as assigned by the campus pastor

Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience in conflict resolution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational/administrative skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to learn and use Emmanuel’s systems (Rock, Planning Center, etc.) and learn and adapt to new technology
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team in a flexible and cooperative manner, self-motivated
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and discretion when handling personal and ministry information
  • Demonstrate a servant heart with spiritual maturity and sensitivity

Qualifications and Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree or comparable ministry experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience in conflict resolution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational/administrative skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to learn and use Emmanuel’s systems (Rock, Planning Center, etc.) and learn and adapt to new technology
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team in a flexible and cooperative manner, self-motivated
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and discretion when handling personal and ministry information
  • Demonstrate a servant heart with spiritual maturity and sensitivity

Spiritual Requirements

  • Champion the vision of Emmanuel Church
  • Foster and promote a healthy staff culture by adhering to the Emmanuel Staff Behavioral Values
  • Willingness to regularly participate in Emmanuel Church activities and events
  • Agreement to abide by Emmanuel Church’s Expectations of a Staff Member which include:
    • Financial support of the church with your tithe
    • Attend one weekend service each week and monthly staff meetings
    • Participate in community through small group
    • Prioritize a Sabbath (one 24-hour period off work each week)

    Physical Requirements

    (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.)

    • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and reach with arms and hands.
    • Required to read, speak, and hear.
    • Occasional need to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


     



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