Director of Children/Family Ministries

Haddonfield UMC

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Category: Children's Ministry

Posted on: June 02, 2017

Job Description:

Haddonfield United Methodist Church is a dynamic regional congregation that seeks to inspire, connect and empower people to live out their faith journey together. We are located twenty miles from Philadelphia, and worship an average of 400 people a weekend at four different worship services. We offer weekly Sunday school, midweek children's programming and monthly family outreach programs to engage the community and ministry.

The Director of Children/Family Ministries is a vital role for inspiring, connecting and empowering people to grow and live out their faith. The primary functions of this position are to coordinate and oversee our weekly children's Sunday school program in a way that provides hospitality, a sense of community and a deep faith experience for new people as well as the existing congregation.

This position is also responsible for developing and coordinating monthly family activities such as Advent workshop, Easter egg hunt, Vacation Bible School (VBS) and other events that are an outreach to the community, drawing in and connecting new families to the congregation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate weekly Sunday School program, including recruitment and scheduling of teachers and substitutes
Supervise and coordinate paid childcare for Sunday morning and Wednesday evening programs
Select appropriate curriculum for Sunday school and VBS in collaboration with the Christian Education Committee
Maintain confidential records on each child, including identifying special needs information
Ensure compliance of all child care staff and volunteers with HUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy
Collaborate with laity to plan and coordinate seasonal events and other family activities


 

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS
Bachelor's Degree preferred
At least 1 year experience in education, children's ministry, or program development
Track record recruiting and developing volunteers
Strong organization and project management skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Committed to living out the Christian faith
Some knowledge of UMC preferred
Experience working collaboratively in a team 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children/Family Ministries
Time Type:
Part Time
Salary:
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
1000 - 1500

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Contact Name:
Chris Heckert
Address1:
29 Warwick Rd.
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City:
Haddonfield
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ZIP Code:
08033
Country:
USA
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