Cascade United Methodist Church (Atlanta, GA) is seeking a part-time (20-25 hrs/week, including Sundays) Director of Children’s Services. We are looking for a Christ-centered and dependable leader who will be responsible for developing, promoting and implementing a comprehensive Christian Education program and outreach activities that will inspire and disciple children and their families. Responsibilities include: • Recruiting, training, coordinating and supervising staff/volunteers for all areas of Children’s Programs.
May be asked to organize and plan preschool and elementary children’s church service. * Research, implement and evaluate resource materials children/youth programs. * Recommend changes and modifications to established programs and curriculum. * Work with other youth/children ministry leaders to ensure continuity among Christian Education Programs. * Send correspondence to children and parents as needed. * Formulate annual budgets for nursery and preschool and elementary-level age groups. * Oversee planning and coordination of programs and seminars; i.e. VBS, camps, etc. * Communicate and consult with teachers, children and parents regarding Children’s Ministry. * Select and evaluate Children’s Ministry personnel. * Provide minor emergency and first-aid procedures; maintain first-aid supplies and equipment. * Oversee coordination of childcare for church-wide meetings/events. * Other duties/special projects as determined by management. * Attend staff meetings.
Bachelor‘s degree in Children’s Ministry, Christian Education and/or equivalent experience.| Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience leading a children ministry program, including managing a team of both paid/unpaid staff; i.e. nursery workers, volunteers, etc. | Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing programs/projects. | Effective oral and written communication and time management skills; self-disciplined. | Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office or with similar software. | Willingness to complete a CPR certification course for infants/children at CUMC’s expense. | Successful completion of Safe Sanctuaries Training as required by The North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Development and/or equivalent field of study. * Demonstrate Christ-centered character and a commitment to the local church and the church universal. * Have a strong biblical faith and active prayer life and possess an inherent passion and sense of call for children and youth and family ministry.
To apply for this part-time position, please submit resumѐ and cover letter to Gracie White, Assistant to the Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. | Friday, October 6, 2017.