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Children's Pastor

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 09/11/2012
Categories: Church Staff - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Hocutt Baptist Church in Clayton, NC (15 minutes from Raleigh) is actively seeking to fill the position of Children's Pastor. We are looking for someone with outstanding people skills, a heart for children and their families, and a desire to assist in the growing of God's kingdom. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and all other pertinent information to

Minimum educational and/or experience requirements:
• Bachelors Degree; Master of Divinity or Master of Theology preferred
• Two years of active children’s ministry experience
• Ability to use MS Office and possess other computer skills as demanded by equipment and configurations
• Excellent initiative, interpersonal communication, and customer service skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organize, coordinate & deliver church services involving children of all ages up to 5th grade.
• Organize & coordinate all outreach ministries involving children of all ages up to 5th grade, such as Upward, AWANA, & Vacation Bible School.
• Organize, coordinate & deliver discipleship opportunities for children of all ages up to 5th grade.
• Recruit, train & supervise children’s ministry volunteers & leaders.
• Create or provide Biblically-sound teaching materials for all children’s ministries.
• Develop & follow an annual budget for assigned ministry areas.

Staff Expectations:
• Must be a born-again Christian.
• Set an example by sharing faith.
• Seek out opportunities to enhance ministry development.
• Outstanding people skills required.
• Stay informed on current youth ministry methods & materials, utilizing that information where & when appropriate.
• Attend staff meetings as requested.
• Deliver classes or sermons in the senior pastor’s absence.
• Regularly participate in hospital & home visitation with church members.
• Maintain certification in adult, child & infant CPR.

Essential Functions, including physical demands:
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
• Ability to actively lead & participate in children’s ministry activities.
• Ability to easily move around (walk, bend, kneel, etc.)
• Ability to drive vehicles (including church vans) for children’s ministry activities.
• Ability to differentiate between colors.
• Ability to see and hear clearly.
• Ability to touch type.