The Orchard Church in Loganville, GA has a job opening for a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry.
The Director of Children's Ministry will partner with parents to help nurture faith in Jesus Christ for our children. The Orchard Church is a contemporary-style United Methodist church that was founded in 2001. Average Sunday attendance, presently, is around 200 adults and 60 children. We are anticipating these numbers to grow. We provide children’s ministries on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. This is a full time position with flexible scheduling. Salary range is $32,000 - $37,000, based on experience.
Plan, coordinate, administer and oversee all programming and ministry to children at The Orchard from birth to 5th grade. This includes weekly programming as well as outreach and special events (e.g. Vacation Bible Camp) for children and their families.
Choose and prepare curriculum for all programming at every age level.
Provide care for children and families within the church including pastoral care, cards, and other tools in order to nurture healthy relationships.
Recruit, train, schedule, encourage and lead volunteers to serve in children’s ministry.
Maintain, implement and train volunteers in the Safe Sanctuary Policy.
Coordinate and schedule childcare as needed to support the ministries of the church.
Maintain supplies and ensure that the children’s building is clean and safe for use.
Previous experience working in children’s ministry is preferred.
Must be highly motivated and a team-player.
A four-year degree, preferably in childhood development, is preferred.
Must have a genuine interest in children and the ability to connect with them.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must.
Must have the ability to recruit and engage volunteers, as well as delegate responsibility and follow through to ensure ministry is done well.
An understanding of Methodist theology is preferred.
If interested, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to personneltheorchardchurch.org.