Apply for this job Apply for This Job

Director of Children's & Youth Ministry

Urban Grace Church
Tacoma, WA
Posted: June 09, 2021
Job Information:
Basic Summary
Provide leadership, teaching, preparation and to direct the staff and volunteers of Urban Grace children's and youth programs.

Essential Job Functions
1. Program Coordination: Coordination and oversight of all aspects of the children's program including recruiting and scheduling volunteers and staff, lesson planning, room and materials preparation, greeting, monitoring and ensuring safety and documentation protocol, problem solving behavior management issues, and generally ensuring that the program runs smoothly.
2. Planning: Choose consistent curriculum and methods for all Sunday School classes and then prepare lesson plans that will utilize this curriculum and be passed on to volunteer teachers. Order curriculum in a timely manner.
3. Worship & Special Events: Coordinate children's participation in worship services, including delivering children's message at least once per month. Plan and coordinate annual Christmas pageant (or equivalent event) as well as additional seasonal events (i.e. summer outdoor activities, etc.). Assistance with other family-oriented events as needed.
4. Training & Meetings: Provide consistent training for program volunteers and childcare staff (at least quarterly). Plan and lead periodic meetings with parents/families and/or attend social events in order to get to know parents/families better. (As applicable, connect with Congregational Care team to coordinate care for families in need including setting up meal trains, etc.). Meet weekly with supervisors.
5. Staff & Volunteer Coordination: Recruit and schedule staff and volunteer teachers needed to provide adequate coverage for all Sunday School classes, special programs, and nursery.
6. Communication: Consistent and clear communication to staff and volunteers about upcoming assignments, observations, requests, and concerns. Provide reports as requested.
7. Teaching: Occasionally may need to fill in as storyteller, small group leader, or other needed roles in the program.
8. Facility and Supply Use: Organize children's rooms on a regular basis and order supplies as needed. Coordinate with Urban Grace staff for any maintenance, custodial or building related concerns, or project suggestions.
9. Other duties as assigned.

Position Information:
Position Title:Director of Children's & Youth Ministry
Time: Part Time
Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Denomination: Other
Worship Style: Blended
Church Size: 100 - 250
Contact Information:
Organization Name:Urban Grace Church
Address1:902 Market St.
State or Province:WA
ZIP Code:98402
Country: USA
Map this Organization: Map
Contact Email:Contact this Organization
 Pastorless Churches

Related Links:


Director of Children's & Youth Ministry job in Tacoma, WA

Experiencing Worship, The Study
Used by churches all over the world to help teach worship, the Experiencing Worship study can help your worship team too. Your team will learn why we worship and gain a better understanding of how to worship. One user said..."Your 5 week study course has made a tremendous impact on my life in the study of worship... I would like to express my thanks for a well written study course that leads into a higher realm of praise and worship."

Order the study today!