Job Openings

Children’s Ministry Director


Children’s Ministry Director


Part-Time, Salaried


20 hours/week

Supervisor Title:

Lead Pastor (Eric Roseberry)

Hire Date:

June 1, 2020


 Note: This position has the potential to become full-time. The Children’s Ministry Director will lead and direct the Children’s Ministry of City of God Church, developing and overseeing programs that help kids grow into healthy followers of Jesus. This includes developing effective systems, compelling programs and equipped volunteers that provide a safe environment for our children. Additionally, the Children’s Director will be a primary voice and advocate for the needs of kids at COG. The Children’s Director will provide direct leadership to the Children’s Ministry (birth-sixth grade) which currently averages 60 kids per Sunday. Additionally, the Children’s Director will work alongside the Elders and other ministry team leaders and volunteers to build programs and systems designed to support healthy families. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for and experience with leading an ever-growing, ever-changing children’s ministry. He/She would possess qualities necessary for this position such as spiritual maturity, flexibility, strong organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to lead and assemble a team of volunteers. The candidate should hold to City of God’s mission statement (City of God exists to make disciples who love Jesus, love others, and advance the Gospel) and have a desire to instill this mission into the youth of COG.

 Roles and Responsibilities

 Role #1 – Sunday Morning Experience

  • Work with and oversee teachers and volunteers to implement lessons, activities, and supervision for all classes during Sunday services
  • Ensure timely and accurate check-in process for parents and children
  • Assist with planning center registration for visitors and new parents
  • Ensure all classrooms are equipped with supplies and procedures prior to the start of class
  • Oversee set up and tear down, and recruit volunteers to help

Role #2 – Leadership and Volunteer Development

  • Recruit and Equip volunteers to teach/serve in the COG Children’s ministry
  • Lead volunteer teams to minister as well through excellent planning, communication, training, and vision casting
  • Fill absentee volunteer positions through recruitment, background checks, assigning roles, training, creating name tags, etc.
  • Support volunteers by providing encouragement, resources, feedback, and demonstrations of appreciation
  • Continually assess needs and flow of all points of Children’s Ministry contact and make adjustments where appropriate to best serve the congregation
  • Attend weekly COG staff meetings

Role #3 – Administrative

  • Create/Organize our Gospel Project curriculum for Sunday classes
  • Develop and implement classroom procedures for all classes
  • Check and promptly respond to emails, voicemails, and mail received
  • Ensure thorough and efficient communication with parents regarding updates, and curriculum details via quarterly newsletters, emails, and social media
  • Maintain current records and databases for volunteer contact information, applications, and background checks through Planning Center
  • Create and maintain a file for events with event information, a detailed timeline, notes suggesting enhancements and things that went well so that the event can be easily planned again, changed, or duplicated for the next year
  • Create and maintain a Children's Ministry Manual with policies and procedures; update annually
  • Purchase any ministry supplies as needed
  • Oversee Children’s Ministry budget; recording expenditures and filing requests annually 

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