Children’s Ministry Director at East Side Grace (Blacklick, Ohio)

Job Description

We are in search of a Children’s Ministry Director to lead the families in our church towards Jesus. We are looking for someone who is passionate about investing in kids age 0-grade 6 and growing a committed volunteer team. We are a growing church in Columbus, Ohio, and believe that our children’s ministry is one of the most vital ministries to our community. The position is full-time (40 hrs/wk) or part-time (28 hrs/wk) depending on the candidate. The position will receive administrative assistance from other church staff and volunteers. The Director will focus on the following job duties:

Program and Ministry Development

  • Align the vision of Children’s Ministry with East Side Grace’s mission and vision
  • Recruit, evaluate, train, and coach all Children’s Ministry members with the goalof developing their gifting and passion within the ministry
  • Be the public face of the ministry to the East Side Grace congregation
  • Develop and equip the Children’s Ministry Leadership Team
  • Select and develop Sunday morning curriculum
  • Develop family-oriented events and activities
  • Create a feedback loop for evaluation of Summit Kids’ effectiveness inshepherding families
  • Equip volunteers through training and resourcing
  • Develop a heart of prayer within the Children’s MinistryConnect with new families and visitors and collaborate with pastoral staff ingetting them plugged in
  • Communicate Children’s Ministry wins to the church at large
  • Develop and manage the budget for the Children’s Ministry

Personal Ministry and Development with Parents, Students, and Volunteers

  • Lead by example for families and volunteers on a personal level in all ministry aspects including events
  • Connect with those involved in the Children’s ministry on Sunday mornings and throughout the week through various touch-points
  • Empower parents in their key role of being the primary faith givers to their children
  • Disciple, develop, and invest in members of the Children’s Ministry Team
  • Coordinate care for families in need within the Children’s Ministry
  • Develop discipleship relationships for first-time parents

Liaising and Collaboration

  • Meet regularly with Pastor of Family Ministries for mentoring and to collaborate with the church’s other ministries
  • Collaborate with Security Team to develop and communicate safety plan for families and volunteer staff
  • Collaborate with GCS liaison in developing and maintaining effective sharing of space and resources
  • Contribute to East Side Grace’s mission and strategy as a member of the staff

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