Employment Opportunity:

Director of Children & Family Ministries


Position Title:  Director of Children and Family Ministries (CM)

Accountable to: Senior Pastor and Children’s Ministry Committee

Classification: Full Time

Hours Worked:  40 hours/week, year round 

Exempt?        YES

Purpose of position:  To minister to children (infant through 5th grade), their parents, their families, and the community

Date of Latest Revision: October 1, 2017


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the vision, budget and safety policies for CM in collaboration with the Children’s Committee and Elder Chair of Children’s Committee

  • Provide leadership and assessment for all Children Ministry Christian Education – Sunday Mornings, Wednesday Evenings, Church Retreats, All-Church mission trip

  •  This includes programming, curriculum, training, resourcing, staffing, teaching, scheduling

  • Coordinate Volunteers/Teachers for CM including recruiting, training, supporting, resourcing, supervising

  • Provide opportunities for times of parent and family fellowship

  • Minister to parents and families through prayer, education, spiritual development, mentoring, nurture, email, conversation, attendance at special children’s events

  • Coordinate Worship and Music Elements of CM with CM Committee, Worship Committee, and MPC Staff

  • Initiate, plan and implement Outreach Programs including Vacation Bible School

  • Oversee facility upkeep of Children’s Wing (including all Sunday School rooms and Resource Room) in coordination with volunteers and Property Committee

  • Recruit, train, encourage, and supervise Nursery Attendants or volunteers

  • Attend Staff meetings, Children’s Ministry Committee Meetings, other MPC Committee Meetings on occasion, training sessions

  • Availability to parents, congregants by means of regularly scheduled office hours

  • Further integrate parents, families and children into times of worship together

  • Other duties as requested


Competencies & Expectations

  • Demonstrates passion for ministry to children and their families, encouraging growth in their faith

  • Demonstrates growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior

  • Fully embraces the Vision, values, and Mission of MPC

  • Exhibits reliability, integrity, trustworthiness, self-starter qualities, and attention to details

  • Embraces innovation and creativity while adapting to growth and change

  • Uses appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality

  • Leads with a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style

  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy relationships with supervisors, coworkers, members and volunteers

  • Understands and keeps current on issues related to safety and security resulting in the implementation of associated policies, activities and safeguards.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Jasmine@MediaPresbyterian.org.

30 E. Baltimore Avenue, Media PA 19063 |  Tel: 610-566-3944

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