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Director of Family Ministries

Edmonds United Methodist Church

Edmonds, WA

Category: Family Pastor

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Job Description:

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SUMMARY
The purpose of the Director of Family Ministries at Edmonds United Methodist Church is to draw our church_noemailmunity closer together so that we can draw closer to God through the spiritual development of children, youth and families.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership
-Lead and coordinate teachers and volunteers in the Children, Youth and Family Ministries
-Facilitate education (Children°¶s Moment, Sunday School, Pea Patch, VBS, Club 56, Youth Group, Mission Trip Preparation, Confirmation) of Family Ministries stakeholders
-Coordinate schedules and train education volunteers
-Serve as an advocate for Family Ministry with staff, congregation and lay leaders
-Supervise Youth Director, Children°¶s Center Director and Children°¶s Ministry Volunteers

Programming
-Oversee and manage all Children, Youth and Family Programs
-Develop & implement new programs to enhance and grow the Family ministry and help stakeholders grow in their relationships with each other and Jesus Christ
-Equip families with resources and education to help them b_noemaile actively and intentionally involved in the spiritual formation and discipleship of their families
-Develop and direct children and family outreach opportunities
-Work with Children°¶s Center Director to develop opportunities for cross engagement between the Children°¶s Center and EUMC Family Ministries

Administration
-Ensure appropriate supplies are made available to teachers and volunteers
-Manage_noemailmunications with Children, Youth and Families using a variety of technology and social media
-Lead recruitment, interviewing and screening of volunteers and teachers
-Lead curriculum training for Sunday School, VBS, camps, Club 56, Youth Group, Mission Trips and other activities
-Ensure EUMC Safe Church Policy is followed and enforced including_noemailpletion of appropriate training and paperwork
-Assist and participate in budget development, implementation and management for Children, Youth and Family programs

Other
-Serve as a healthy and realistic role model of servant leadership
-Provide children, youth and families with pastoral care as appropriate

QUALITIES SOUGHT IN A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE

-A spiritually mature Christian with a strong sense of calling to children, youth and family ministry
-A passion for working with children, youth and families
-A shared desire to fulfill the vision of Edmonds United Methodist Church
-Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated written and oral_noemailmunication skills
-Working knowledge of child development and youth culture
-Open minded
-Proven ability to leverage and mobilize volunteers and build_noemailmunity
-Proven planning and_noemailanization skills
-Strong administrator
-Proven & effective delegator
-Able to empower others
-Able to utilize & leverage technology and social media to meet people where they are at appropriately
-Flexible and adaptable
-Approachable
-High energy
-Creative thinker and problem solver
-Familiar with or willingness to b_noemaile familiar with the United Methodist Church tradition and theology

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
-Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in Children°¶s Education, Theology or Ministry related field
-10 or more years of experience in Children, Youth and Family Ministries
-5 or more year of experience in a leadership/management role of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
-Substantial knowledge of Christian education curriculum options
-Able to build positive and constructive relationships with children, youth and their parents
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Family Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Family Pastor
Salary:
50,000 - 60,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Traditional
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Edmonds United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Jennifer Robinson
Address1:
828 Caspers Stree
Address2:
City:
Edmonds
State or Province:
WA
ZIP Code:
98020
Country:
USA
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