The children’s ministry director is responsible to oversee the entire children’s ministry to ensure a smoothly operating, safe and effective program. The director will recruit and train leaders who will touch children’s lives with God’s love, teach them God’s Word and provide fellowship with God’s people—laying a foundation that will keep children interested in the things of God and involved in church.
The Candidate must :
• Be or become a member of Laurel Hill Baptist Church
• Be a stable and mature Christian
• Have the gifts of administration, evangelism and teaching
• Be organized, a good communicator and organized
• Preferred to have the ability to lead children’s music
1. Participate in training opportunities as offered.
2. Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the children’s ministry, nursery through 6th grade.
3. Organize training and planning sessions for children’s leaders/workers.
4. Screen children’s workers and leaders before placing them in ministry.
a. Have everyone complete an application and sign a release form for a police background check. This is a safety precaution for the children’s sake. Our insurance company requires such procedures in order to insure the church against liability relating to misconduct.
b. Proceed with background check and file results in a confidential folder to be kept in a locked file cabinet in the church office.
c. Approve or disapprove workers and leaders for service in the children’s ministry.
5. Investigate any complaints regarding children’s ministry workers. Discuss complaints/problems with workers when warranted. Document and report serious matters to elders and proper authorities.
6. Approve all children’s ministries programs, curricula, activities and disbursement of funds for supplies and projects, keeping within budgeted amount.
7. Be available to counsel and pray with children regarding spiritual matters.
8. Pray for the children and children’s ministry workers.
9. Assist with other duties within the church as requested by the elders.
Part-time pay negotiable for 10-20 hours per week