May 10, 2019

Director of Children's, Youth, and Family Ministries

  • Living Spirit
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
Part time Christian Teacher Church Ministry Jobs Nonprofit

Job Description

15 hours/week

Reports to Pastor

Living Spirit is seeking an energetic person to develop, plan, and implement ministries to children, youth, families, and young adults. We are a multicultural, multiracial, urban congregation in south Minneapolis, committed to offering vibrant worship and participating in God’s creative work in today’s world—doing justice, seeking peace, and building healthy, vibrant communities.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Post-secondary education
  • Capacity to love and serve God and people, especially children, youth, and young adults
  • Intergenerational and multicultural communication skills
  • Ability to organized, equip, empower, and supervise teams of volunteers
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Flexibility
  • Growing Christian faith
  • Cultural competency and commitment to understanding and undoing systems of oppression and marginalization, including but not limited to race, disability, gender, sexuality, and immigration status
  • Experience working with diverse cultures
  • Experience directing and developing ministries for children, youth, and families
  • Willing to support the theology and values of Living Spirit Church


Children’s Ministry

  • Evaluate and select curriculum for children’s church and organize “milestone” faith formation events

Youth Ministry

  • Develop and lead program for youth in grades 6–12 that mixes fellowship and faith formation

Young Adult Ministry

  • Work with young adult lay leaders to resource and coordinate fellowship and faith formation programming for young adults


  • Plan and lead seasonal and outreach events with the CYF ministry team, including: Easter morning program, Pumpkin Party, Christmas program, Urban Camp, and Rally Day
  • Create additional activities with approval of the CYF team.

Volunteer Management & Administration

  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for all CYF programs, including coordinating volunteer teaching teams for children’s church, assistants in the nursery, and chaperones for youth programs
  • Work with office administrator to track Safe Gatherings background checks and training, as well as registration records for each age group
  • Order, track, and coordinate supplies and technology for instruction
  • Oversee the CYF Ministries team


Depends on qualifications and experience

Application Process

E-mail resume and cover letter to or send via postal mail to:

Living Spirit
Attn: Alice Worden
4501 Bloomington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55407


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