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Zionsville United Methodist Church

Children's Ministry Director

Zionsville United Methodist Church
Zionsville, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 07/25/2011
Categories: Church Staff - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Located just northwest of Indianapolis, Zionsville United Methodist is a suburban church with solid strengths and great potential. Candidate must love kids and their families, have experience on staff in this area, be well organized, and play well with others. Essential functions include:

--Develop, plan and implement age appropriate activities for children (birth through 5th grade) that promote our church priority to L.I.F.T. people: Living Love, Inspiring Hope, Filling with Faith, and Transforming our World. Such activities might include (but are not limited to) Sunday morning children’s education/worship, musicals and dramatic presentations, VBS, work teams or service projects.
--Foster a team approach to children’s ministry through equipping and training adult volunteer leaders, developing an effective working relationship with current volunteers, and recruiting additional volunteers to expand and enhance the current program
--Develop and oversee curriculum selection for all phases of Children’s Ministry
--Lead, along with volunteers, events such as VBS, Christmas Eve family service, and other large events.
--Coordinate with CLP and ROCK (our pre-school and before-after school programs) to foster connection with children and parents in our community.
--Develop and partner with a ZUMC Children’s Council for guidance, counsel and feedback.
--Involved in outreach and follow-up ministry to newcomers with children, and to their children, with calls, notes, etc.
--Offer opportunities for parents to come together to learn faith, parenting skills, and find fellowship with other parents of children.
--Manage budget area for Children’s Ministry.

This past June our VBS had 430 kids and has been totally run by volunteers for years. We have folks with great passion for children. The potental is tremendous.

Position is high part time or could be full time, depending on candidate. Salary commensurate with experience. Contact with resume, questions, or for complete job description.