Kids Ministry Pastor

Pineville, NC Family Created Nov 15, 2016 4:27 pm
Abundant Hope Church
Job Type:
Hours Per Week:
20-30 to start , possibly becoming FT
Job Description:

Oversee the Abundant Hope Children’s Ministry to include the teaching of all children from ages 2 years upto Grade 5, in a safe, positive, fun, clean and exciting environment;

Oversee the development and training of a team of teachers and leaders to ensure adequate volunteering staff;

Setting goals and choosing curriculum for Abundant Hope Kids Ministry;

Oversee the processes and guidelines to ensure the safety of the children and staff, including the use of electronic check-in/check-out process;

Following the strategic guidance of the Lead Pastor and Church Elders to work with the Children's Ministry Team to ensure they receive appropriate development, training, expectations, communication, support, supplies and encouragement so that they can grow as a team of volunteers.

Job Requirements:


Spend 1 hour per working day in prayer in the kids ministry facility;

Prepare the curriculum, supplies & activities for upcoming Sunday;

Meet & communicates regularly with Team members;

Plan meetings & extra activities for all children and volunteers;

Assists in recruiting & training volunteers;

Meet with volunteers on a regular basis;

Send Thank You cards to volunteers on a regular basis and plan appreciation gifts and gatherings;

Reach out to the families of newly attending children and meet with them where possible;

Send cards to new families to thank them for attending;

Performs administrative tasks such as organizing and managing volunteers, organizing and maintaining required documentation for external programs, and recruiting other participants.

Ensure all records are upto date for all volunteers. This includes Criminal Background Checks;

Ensure the Check-In system is upto date and ready for Sunday;

Communicate with volunteers for each weekend to ensure the Children’s Ministry is fully staffed each week;

Seek God for His heart and ideas for the constant development of the Abundant Hope Children’s Ministry;

Meet with Lead Pastor as requested.


Arrive at 9am and ensure that all classrooms are prepared, all supplies are in place for teachers, and everything is in place for smooth running of the day;

Provide a simple breakfast for the volunteers (eg coffee and donuts);

Welcome the team and pray with them individually and corporately;

Share a concise encouragement for the team for the day;

Ensure all check-in, AV, worship and teaching volunteers are prepared and ready to fulfill their duties as volunteers;

Oversee, and lead the Children's Ministry Activities during each Sunday gathering;

Welcome every family as they arrive and connect with each family as they collect their children.

Highly Desired:

At least 1 year experience in Kids Ministry

Committed Christ-follower who feels a call by God into full-time ministry

Love for children and families

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Ability to build and lead volunteer teams

Reports To:
Lead Pastor