The Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, NC is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries! The description for this position is below. To apply, please contact email@example.com.
To direct and lead programming for children in Grades 1-5. The Director of Children’s Ministry will seek to foster Christian community through building relationships with children and their families that strengthen their commitment to the church and growth in faith in in God through Jesus Christ.
1. Provide leadership for and function as the primary staff person relating to the Children’s Ministry.
2. Plan and implement age-appropriate activities for children that promote community through fellowship, fun and faith development. Such activities may include Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, camps, and service projects.
3. Encourage children to participate in all facets of the life of the community of faith, including worship, choirs, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, educational opportunities, children activities, camps, and service projects.
4. Provide leadership to Children’s Worship and Children’s Worship Activities during the 11:00 AM Worship service.
5. Keep current on the latest trends, methods, and materials as related to children.
6. Cooperate with the Minister of Christian Formation to research and recommend Sunday School and Vacation Bible School curricula for children.
7. Lead Vacation Bible School and other summer educational programs with support of the Minister of Christian Formation.
8. Assist in pastoral care, with particular emphasis on children and their families.
9. Oversee the recruitment and training of adult volunteers to work with children in cooperation with the Minister of Christian Formation.
10. Collaborate with Minister of Music to support acolyte ministry and children’s music ministry.
11. Meet regularly with Senior Minister as needed at a time mutually agreed upon.
Education: Completed or pursuing an undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Demonstrated Skills or Abilities:
– Familiarity of children’s ministry in a progressive church setting
– Ability to work cooperatively with children, adults, and church staff
– Strong communication skills, including active listening and ability to use technology and social media where appropriate
– Ability to generate new ideas and to convert them to plans
– Ability to listen well and respond to feedback
– Good organization skills