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Director of Children’s Ministries
 
We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who loves Jesus Christ and who has a passion in leading children and families into a dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. The successful person embraces that our mission is to continually expand the Kingdom of God. We are a downtown community of faith who, as a part of our vision and mission, are creating a unique children and family ministry opportunity that includes our weekday preschool. This is a part-time position that reports to our Associate Pastor. Send resume to:  rick@mishawakafirst.com
 
Leadership will include:
  • Wednesday evening and Sunday morning spiritual development for children and families
  • Cultivate, coordinate, train and organize parents and other adults to serve in children’s ministry
-create clear and inviting pathways for parents to serve and connect
  • Summer camps, summer focus, mission and outreach projects (Community BBQ, Greatest Gift Journey & Easter Egg Hunt)
  • Develop collaborative relationships with parents and adults in the church
  • Work with church staff to collaboratively accomplish our vision and mission
  • Use ongoing evaluation to improve children’s and family ministry and your personal ministry skills.
  • Manage administrative functions for all children’s and family ministry including income, expense, ministry measurements, and promotion.
Important qualifications and characteristics:
  • Be an ongoing learner of and for Jesus Christ and demonstrate increasing faith maturity
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and/or Early Childhood Education and/or fruitful experience in children’s ministry
  • Self-motivated, “can-do” attitude
  • Leadership development skills
  • Organized
  • Competency with methods and technology for presentation, promotion and communication
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Have a servant’s heart and practice servant leadership
  • Willing to invest yourself fully in our church’s vision and mission.
  • A working skill level using Microsoft Word, Google Mail and Calendar.