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Director of Children's Ministry
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Title: Director of Children’s Ministry
Position Status: Exempt, not eligible for overtime
Department: Department of Family Ministry
Reports to: Clergy Associate for Family Ministry
Effective Date: June 1, 2020
Champion the interests of young children, birth through 5th grade, with the aim of bringing them to faith in Jesus Christ and into further growth and service as believers. Plan and execute Sunday morning children’s activities. Recruit, develop, and direct a team of volunteer leaders as well as hiring paid childcare workers. Lead and implement special events and summer programs. Support special church services. Help ensure best use of resources to achieve ministry objectives. Work on the family ministry team and assist in family ministry goals alongside the student ministry director.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Implement and support department’s ministry plans – Assist Clergy Associate for Family Ministry in planning and carrying out children’s ministry goals, both short and long term, to shepherd children and support their families. Build relationships with and pray with and for children and their families. Develop, evaluate, purchase and plan the curriculum that will be used on Sunday morning and during other special church or children’s ministry events. Curate toys and other children’s ministry resources. Purchase snacks and supplies and update inventory. Enforce child protection policies. Plan and provide communication to facilitate positive relationships with all key groups, which includes children, family members, vendors, venues, and other Holy Trinity departments. Assist with budget tracking and financial management. Track ministry results, provide reports as requested and perform other duties as assigned by the Clergy Associate for Family Ministry
Work with staff, volunteers, children and parents – Designated champion for young children on the family ministry team. Participate with the family ministry team in weekly planning, bi-annual planning retreats, family events/programs, and other trainings and meetings as needed. Support the needs of the student ministry director. Connect and develop relationships with parents. Communicate weekly with parents to enable them to build off of lessons and continue discipleship at home. Provide support to parents as their children grow and spend time with parents outside of Sunday mornings. Lead trainings of Safeguarding God’s Children for volunteers, staff, and vestry in order to provide a safe place for children. Recruit, train, supervise, develop, recognize, schedule and pray for teams of volunteers with skills needed to effectively minister to children. Follow up on applications and background checks of volunteers.
Special Events and Summer Camp – Plan and run special events as well as children’s ministry programming for special events in the life of the church. Type of events vary in purpose and frequency, but responsibilities include planning, scheduling vendors, defining and filling volunteer needs, communication, onsite support, knowing and meeting legal or organizational requirements, interacting with participants, travel, clean-up, and follow-up actions. Schedule child-care for special church services or programs. Develop a summer program for the children’s ministry based on careful discernment with families and the family ministry team.
● 3-5 years experience in Children’s Ministry or education
● BA in related field; combination of education and experience may be considered; some specialized
training in children’s ministry preferred; some theological education preferred
● 2+ years experience leading a team of volunteers ● 2+ years experience working in a church setting ● Works well on teams and is a team player ● Self-starter ● Must be able to lift 40 lbs. ● Basic office technology skills (Microsoft Office- Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Powerpoint) ● Satisfactory background check
About Holy Trinity Anglican Church
We are an evangelical, Anglican congregation in Raleigh. We affirm our belief in historic Christianity as revealed in the Scriptures and summarized in the three Creeds (the Apostles, the Nicene, and the Athanasian) and the Thirty-Nine Articles. Our vision is to proclaim, exalt and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. Learn more about who we are and what we believe at http://www.htcraleigh.org/vision/.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]