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Minister of Children & Families

Position title
Minister of Children & Families
Weekly expectation
Church/ministry name
Bonsack Baptist Church
church/ministry location
4845 Clovedale RD , Roanoke, VA 24019
Responsibilities: • Oversee the preschool and children’s educational programs, including Sunday School, Discipleship Training, Mission Education and Vacation Bible School • Enlist, train, and develop leadership for the various organizations in the preschool and children’s area • Provide pastoral care to workers, children, and their families (e.g., hospital visits) • Reach out to visiting families and assist new members with their assimilation • Develop and work with a Children’s Ministry Team • Work with the Discipleship Council and Children’s Ministry Team to develop programs that equip and support Christian parents and families, including, but not limited to classes, support groups and workshops • Collaborate with the Executive Pastor and WEEC Director to provide guidance to the Weekday Early Education Program • Coordinate with the Children’s Ministry Assistant for scheduling childcare for weekday activities, such as Bible studies and special events needing childcare • Hire and supervise all paid childcare personnel • Stay current on the latest materials and methods in preschool and children’s ministry • Prepare and administer the children’s ministry budget • Continually improve and comply with established church policies, including abuse prevention, and procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Pastor Requirements: • A loving and vital relationship with Jesus Christ • Support of the vision and the mission of Bonsack Baptist Church • A love and understanding of early childhood development and an understanding of special needs education • Ability to collaborate with staff and be part of a team to promote the broader vision of the church • College degree • Seminary degree preferred, Christian education with an emphasis in children’s ministry • Five years of experience working with children in a church setting or other child-related position • Five years of church staff experience preferred • Ability to listen and communicate clearly, both orally and written • Exceptional organizational skills • Must pass criminal and sexual misconduct background checks
More Details
Jill Winston
Close Date
February 1, 2024