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Richwoods Christian Church

Children's Ministry Director

Richwoods Christian Church
Peoria, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/03/2013
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Role: a visionary fueled by a passion to help children find and follow Christ who innovates seeking new horizons to capture the hearts and minds of children; who has the ability to inspire volunteers to invest their energy toward the vision; a high results oriented individual who initiates volunteer development. This individual is responsible for the whole of Children's Ministry.



  • Understand and project the mission, vision and values of Richwoods into the Children’s Ministry. Work cooperatively with all staff, elders and ministry leaders to promote a one church mind-set. Maintain a teachable spirit, a servant heart and a desire to be a life-long learner.
  • Works with the Campus Pastor to ensure results both meet the unique needs of this campus and promote Richwoods’ “DNA” (campus & ministry constants).
  • Works with other Richwoods Children’s Ministry Director(s) to contribute to and maintain a consistent direction for the overall ministry through strategic planning and collaboration.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Children’s Ministry for the Knoxville Campus including: Safety procedures and systems, equipping volunteers, child-care for designated programs,  and weekend KidsROCK programs.
  • Be strategically visible during weekend services, attend weekly staff meetings, quarterly Leadership Communities, agreed upon leadership retreats, conferences, and seminars.
  • Track, analyze and report “healthy” ministry indicators on a seasonal basis, (every 4 months).
  • Participatory leadership which cheers volunteers on with joy and curiosity; creating and maintaining a culture of innovation turning new ideas into opportunities to help children find and follow Christ.
  • Provides care-giving to children/families as needed (e.g. hospital visitation, focused prayer, baptism, and follow-up of visitors)
  • Provides relational discipleship and soul care to leaders and volunteers of the Children’s Ministry.