Director of Children and Family Ministries

Posted in on July 18, 2017

St. John's Episcopal Church

Company Website

http://www.stjohnsepiscopal.org

Company Email

office@stjohnsepiscopal.org

Job Type

Part Time

Location

Dallas, TX

Address

848 Harter Rd

Description :

St. John’s Episcopal Church is seeking a part time Director of Children & Family Ministries who is called to minister to children from birth through fifth grade and their families. The Director will develop our children’s ministries, recruit and guide volunteer leadership, and creatively expand our impact with parish families, St. John’s Episcopal School, and our community. This is a salaried position which will average 20-hours per week. The candidate must be a leader who is cheerful, highly relational, well organized, works well with others, and has a vision for growth.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide vision and leadership for biblically sound children’s ministry program
  • Facilitate and teach Godly Play sessions for the church and school (training is available)
  • Administer Sunday school programs during the school year and the children’s resource room
  • Provide oversight for the nursery
  • Recruit, equip, train, and inspire volunteers
  • Maintain program growth through promotion, invitation, and personal conversations
  • Utilize the spiritual gifts of the congregation
  • Background check and educate all adults on protocol when working with children
  • Assist the Parish Administrator with SafeChurch administration
  • Evaluate new curriculum as needed

 Faith Development/Fellowship Events/Mission Opportunities

  • Direct the annual Vacation Bible School
  • Organize the Christmas pageant and other special events (ex. Advent and Lenten programs)
  • Orchestrate family events to foster community and spiritual growth (i.e. Seder dinner, church picnic etc.)
  • Encourage, develop and coordinate mission projects

 Experience/Skills

  • Christian beliefs and values
  • Good inter-personal skills with both children and adults
  • Warm, caring and demonstrates a willingness to know and love the families at St. John’s.
  • High energy, enthusiasm, and creativity
  • Solid oral and written communication skills in order to work with volunteers, parents and in promoting programs to the community.
  • Organizational skills (self-starter, detail-oriented, multi-tasking, and can delegate)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • A great passion for God’s children

Time Commitment: Approximately 20 hours/week, although the number of hours varies by the scheduled events and time of year.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

http://www.stjohnsepiscopal.org/cfm-job-description/


How to apply :

Email introductory letter and resume to Fr. Andy Johnson: ajohnson@stjohnsepiscopal.org.

 

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