Children’s Director

Reports To:  Executive Pastor
Status: Hourly, 10-15 hours per week (average)
Salary: DOE

Job Summary
To provide, direct, and/or support the needs of all ministries involving children in the early childhood and elementary age range. 

Qualifications/Skill Set

  • Mature Christian with exemplary character
  • Ability to work with people, build teamwork and delegate responsibility.
  • Agrees/Adheres to the Vision, Values and Statement of Faith of Crosswater Community Church
  • A clear track record of effectiveness working in Children’s Ministry.
  • Ability to work with people, build teamwork and delegate responsibility.
  • Endorse and support the leadership and vision of Crosswater Community Church.
  • Ability to teach
  • Understanding of Children’s Ministry
  • Organized

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversight and direction for Sunday morning children’s programming (75%)
  • Provide management and training for leaders within the ministry (10%)
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for all ministry activities (5%)
    • Conduct and maintain WA State background checks for all Children’s workers
    • Create and evaluate the policies and procedures designed to protect the children of the church.
  • Create and direct children’s outreach events (5%)
  • Propose, track and manage Children’s budget (5%)

General Expectations

  • Regularly spends time in prayer.
  • Regularly spends time in study of God's Word.
  • Regular and consistent tithing to Crosswater
  • Is involved in personal discipleship, either small group or one-on-one.
  • Stays current with ministry trends (i.e., listening to podcasts, reading books, periodicals and attending approved conferences).
  • Attends all staff meetings/functions, as directed.
  • Is at the church for all regular worship services and, as directed, special services.
  • Maintains flexible working hours as determined by the needs of the ministry.


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