Children’s Minister

Website Lakewoodbpc Lakewood Baptist Church

Reports to: Senior Pastor
Primary Responsibility: Responsible for overseeing the planning , coordinating and implementing of a
dynamic program for children from birth through sixth grade.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth-sixth grade, including Sunday Services, Wednesday nights, Summer programs, special events, etc.
  2. Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level.
  3. Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  4. Recruit, train, schedule and lead teams of volunteers.
  5. Provide care for children and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.
  6. Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.
  7. Plan and oversee special events such as VBS, Fall Festival, Baby Dedication, etc.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience directing a Children’s Ministry, including leadership of ministry staff (paid or volunteer), staff members and/or a large volunteer team.
  2. BA or BS degree required; Divinity Degree desirable.

Skill Set:

  1. Active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude and behavior.
  2. A passion for Children’s Ministry and to see families grow in their faith together.
  3. Previous experience with direction and administration of Church Children’s Ministries or Family Ministries. Experience in recruiting, motivating, equipping and scheduling volunteer leaders to minister to children and families.
  4. Experience in designing and developing Children’s Ministry programs.
  5. Effective communication skills both written, verbal and interpersonal.
  6. Competency with basic computer software (Excel, Word, Publisher) and the capacity to learn new software. (Photoshop. Planning Center, others)
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