Children’s Pastor Job Description

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Position:  Children’s Pastor

Qualifications:
- Born again Christian who feels a call by God into ministry
- Love for children and families
- Strong organizational and leadership skills
- Ability to build and lead volunteer teams

Responsibilities:
-  Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth – 5th grade, including Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, summer programming, special events, etc…
-  Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level.
-  Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
-  Recruit, train, schedule and lead teams of volunteers.
-  Provide care for children and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.
-   Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.
-   Plan and oversee special events such as VBS, Fall Festival, Baby Dedications, etc…