Children's Ministry Director

Jacksonville Presbyterian Church
Jacksonville, OR


Job Title: Children's Ministry Director

Employer: Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

Contact Information: Mark Offord at 541-899-1287 or

Address: P O Box 297, Jacksonville OR, 97530

Web Site:

Education or Degree Required: BA or BS preferred

Job Location: Jacksonville, Oregon

Salary/Wages: $ 30,000

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Resume
  • References

Job Description:

The Director of Children’s Ministry (DCM) must have a strong faith in Jesus Christ and His Word and a genuine love for children and their parents. As a ministry staff position, the DCM must be able to connect and relate well with children and parents, and be able to lead and recruit a team of volunteer leaders who will invest in the lives of our children.  Our church yearns to connect people to God, each other, and to ministry, and we hope to see our DCM lead our children in that same vision—connecting children to God through worship and His Word, empowering them to love one another, and instilling in them a heart for service in God’s Kingdom.


  • Develop and implement an exciting, gospel-centered children’s ministry vision On Sundays, oversee nursery care, children’s Sunday school classes, and the children’s message
  • Advocate on behalf of the children’s ministry to the church
  • Oversee special events throughout the year (VBS, Summer Camp, the Easter Egg Hunt, etc) Have a passion for ministry to children and their families
  • Have leadership, administrative, and organizational skills
  • Ability to recruit, empower, and support volunteer leaders
  • Relate well to and maintain motivating relationships with children, parents, and leaders
  • Ensure a safe environment throughout all our children’s ministry, per our safety policy
  • Ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality
  • Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent at following through on details


  • Prefer background in Christian Education in a similar environment
  • Teaching credential from accredited college highly desirable
  • Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job


Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April 2019