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Children's Ministry Director (Ages Birth - 5th Grade)

New Life Community Church Irmo, South Carolina, United States



1 year - 3 years




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Children's Ministry

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Tue Oct 08, 2019
Posted Date


Mon Aug 19, 2019

Job Denomination

:   Assemblies of God

Job Summary

Job Description

Position Summary

The person we are seeking will oversee our children's ministries, ages birth through 5th grade. Specifically, this includes nursery ministries, kid’s church ministry on Sunday morning, 3-4 special events per year, and the midweek boys and girls clubs on Wednesday nights.  

This opportunity includes providing vision, volunteer leadership training, and serving in the ministries, as well as related ministries such as parent support.  We are a ‘faith begins at home’ church, and the person filling this position must have an understanding of this core value as it relates to serving our families.

You will serve by leading our volunteers and / or being directly involved in these ministries. You will be responsible for recruiting, scheduling, modeling, educating, and setting up our volunteers up for success. You will seek to provide a safe, spiritually enriching and educational environment for the children and youth participating in these ministry programs in order to help them develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Reports to the Senior Pastor.

  • Recruits, completes background checks, trains, and manages the schedules of our volunteers.

  • Ensures there are sufficient, trained volunteers in place to meet the particular needs of the scheduled programs; aligns backup/emergency volunteers in the event of unforeseen schedule  changes/circumstances; teaches when necessary to fill unmet volunteer vacancies.

  • Fosters a positive environment that attracts, retains and motivates volunteers.

  • Present plans in regard to vision and curriculum to the pastor for review. 

  • Plans, coordinates and participates in community outreach events throughout the year for both the children and youth ministries with the direction of the lead pastor.

  • Oversees children and youth ministry budgets.

  • Maintains communication, interpersonal and organizational skills with church leadership, staff, volunteers and congregation.

  • Reaches out to new families to share these ministries with them. 

  • Meet with other staff for regular staff meetings. Typically Monthly.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A solid personal relationship with Jesus Christ. 

 Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduate.

  • Four year college degree preferred, but not essential.

  • A desire to teach, mentor, and disciple children with a creativity and passion.

  • Track record of building healthy volunteer teams.

  • Experience serving in kids ministry teams.

  • Prefer 2-3 years of experience but are willing to take chance on a young passionate and creative leader.

  • Because of the direct involvement with nursery, we prefer a female.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be a team player and must work well with others toward a common vision.

  • Must make New Life their home church and have a minimum of 2-3 year commitment available to serve.

  • Must be willing to serve during church times.

  • Exhibits a responsible professionalism by a conscientious work ethic, a stable mood, ability to hold confidences, passionate eye toward detail, a caring heart toward those entrusted to your care, self-starter in regard to vision, and accountability.

  • If otherwise employed, must be available for Sunday and Wednesday services, special events and staff meetings.

Want to learn more or be considered for the position?  Please email your resume to Kim at 


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