Children's Ministry Director

Children’s Ministry Director
Department: Family Ministry
Supervisor: Minister of Family Ministry
Time Commitment: 4-8 hours per week
Talents/Abilities: Dependable, friendly, enthusiastic, creative, organized, relates well with volunteers, relates well to children
o Attend ongoing Family Ministry training and meetings when necessary.
o Currently certified or willing to take training in First Aid and CPR
o Complete a background check.
o Attend Family Ministry leadership team meetings.
o Oversee the nursery and preschool department ages 0 – 6 on Sundays. 8:45am 10:45am.
o Oversee the 11am Sunday School Hour and serving as Head teacher. 10:45am-12:15pm.
o Support the Family Ministry Pastor and follow policies and procedures.
o Recruit volunteers to serve in the classrooms during Sunday morning.
o Enforce and follow correct child to teacher ratios when supervising on Sundays.
o Develop a good relationship with volunteers.
o Demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude with the parents and the children who are in your care.
o Collect attendance sheets each week and give the attendance sheets to the Minister of Family Ministry.
o Keep rooms looking neat, clean, and sanitized.
o Serve as Vacation Bible School Director with additional Compensation.
o Recruit volunteers to serve at Vacation Bible School.
Please email your resume and Cover Letter to office@dewittchurch.org.

Director of Youth Ministry

Director of Youth Ministry
Dewitt Community Church is a large non-denominational church with a rich history of providing worship, music, youth and children’s ministry, missions, and has a heart for our community and the world. Find out more about our church on our website (www.dewittchurch.org).

The Director of Youth Ministries will plan, develop, lead, and help grow a ministry of education, nurture, spiritual growth, evangelism, service, and discipleship for youth and their families at DCC. This position will be responsible for providing spiritual formation for our youth in Middle and High School. This position will work in collaboration with a team which includes the Pastor of Spiritual Formation, church staff, and others dedicated to youth and families.

At DCC, youth ministry is defined as those in 5th-12th grades. This is a full-time salaried position which would require some regular office hours as well as time outside normal office administrative office hours in order to meet with youth and their families.

Job Type:
Full-time, salary (may include evenings and weekends).

Benefits:
Health insurance
Paid time off

Education:
Preferably has a four-year college degree, preferably in a related field

This job is ideal for someone who is:
People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
Loves teenagers and is passionate about shepherding youth
Has good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
Engage and follow up with youth and parents on a regular basis by phone, email, and text
Able to plan and coordinate youth activities including: retreats, social events, mission opportunities, discipleship, small group meetings, and worship while helping connect youth and families
Willing to teach Christian Education with an emphasis on the Youth in such areas as: Sunday school, Confirmation (w/pastor), other education opportunities
Able to direct, coordinate, and/or develop curriculum for all planned youth instructional times
Able to attend and participate in weekly staff meeting for prayer and to provide or review plans
Meet and communicate with parents of the youth on a regular basis

This position also will be coupled with candidates who have gifts and skills in one of the following areas:
Music (vocal, instrumental, leading worship experience, etc.)
Mission outreach (mobilizes youth and adults to provide hands on ministry on a monthly basis)
Community engagement (utilizing existing and creating new church partnerships and programs for ministry and engagement)
Family Ministry (Organize staff and volunteers to create and sustain ministry to children, youth and families)

Please email your resume and Cover Letter to office@dewittchurch.org