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Children's Ministry Director

Job type: Full-time

Category: Children's Ministry

Location: East Moline, IL Post Date: September 13, 2017


Organization: Wildwood Church


Location: East Moline, IL

Description: Wildwood is a growing (400 avg attendance) church in the Midwest.

• Our vision is to build up the lives of our people to be like Christ and equip them to win & build upothers.

• Our kids matter. On any given Sunday there are 45+ kids environments.

• Our community is on the banks of the Mississippi River, about 3 hours west of Chicago and 3 hours east of Des Moines.

You will:

• Plan outreaches and events for various age groups. Some events will be for less than 50 people and some up to several hundred people.

• Be mentored by our Family Pastor as you practice recruiting strategizing, equipping, and executing ministry.

• Recruit and equip committed volunteers. Part of your role is to learn how to lead leaders, not do everything yourself.

• Partner with directors and parents by providing clear communication.


Principle Purpose

Children Ministries Director will grow as a leader through:

·Impacting families by equipping them with tools of discipleship

·Investing in the lives of volunteers

·Gaining experience in Family Ministry in a safe environment

·Enhancing skills in leading teams, making decisions, and teaching through experience andmentoring

Essential skills needed:

·Planning and organizing

·Building relationships

Preferred skills needed:


·Facilitate meetings

·Public Speaking

Specific Areas of Assignment

·Job includes:

1.Plan, arrange, and execute Family Ministry Events, which include, kids small group,kids production, nursery, Awana, VBS, Upward Basketball & Cheer, etc

2.Transition kids between phases of ministry at Wildwood (For example 5th gradersgoing into Middle School.)

3.Recruit and equip kids ministry volunteers in the following areas: skills necessary fortheir roles and development of relationships with kids and parents.

This is a salary position requiring approximately 35-45 hours a week depending on varying seasons of ministry.

How to apply

If interested in applying for this internship position, please contact: Gerad Hall at [email protected]