Christian Education (All Ages)

3/3/2021

The Alliance South

North River Church is looking for a part-time Children’s and/or Youth Ministry Director or Pastor. The potential exists for the position to be fulltime if the candidate is willing to raise some of his or her own support. This is also an excellent opportunity for a missionary candidate needing to complete a home service assignment. The position is developmental and will be customized to the skill set of the successful candidate. The responsibilities will be adjusted to emphasize children or youth depending on the candidate’s experience and training. The primary focus is the oversight and development of our children’s and youth ministries; however, the successful candidate may be required to teach in a specific age group as necessary. Applicants should familiarize themselves with The Christian and Missionary Alliance www.cmalliance.org and be in sympathy with our statement of faith, which can be found on our website at www.nriveralliance.org. Ministry Position Purpose: The Children’s and Youth Ministry Director will be responsible for the vision, training, management and direction of children’s and youth ministries at North River Church. Requirements: We are looking for a passionate individual who has a strong foundation of faith and some background or experience in children’s and/or youth ministry and teaching. This person must have strong written and verbal communication skills, people skills, and be punctual and responsible. This person should be able to set goals and create a vision for these ministries in accordance with the church’s mission and values. He or she needs to be proactive and to be able to accommodate change by being creative and flexible. The candidate should have experience successfully organizing volunteers at some capacity. He or she must agree to the Alliance Statement of Faith and will be expected to become a member in good standing at North River Church. General Responsibilities: 1. Recruit and train volunteers 2. Coordinate with Sunday School Superintendent and River Kids Director 3. Prepare weekly Wednesday night and Sunday morning lessons and activities for children and/or youth 4. Disciple children and/or youth 5. Build relationships with children and/or youth outside church hours (e.g. ball games, dance recitals, school lunch, etc.) 6. Plan and execute events outside the usual Wednesday/Sunday activities to foster relationship and new members (e.g. lock-ins, bowling, Lookouts games, service activities, etc.) 7. Support youth, nursery and children’s ministry volunteers as needed Accountability: This position will report to the Lead Pastor via regular meetings, with ultimate accountability held by the church board and elders. Time requirements and compensation: This is a salaried part-time position (up to 29 hours weekly). The potential exists for the position to be fulltime if the candidate is willing to raise some of his or her own support. This is also an excellent opportunity for a missionary candidate needing to complete a home service assignment. The salary will be commensurate with the level of experience. To Apply: 1. Please send a cover letter as to your interest in this job and your related experience 2. Please attach your resume 3. Please include two references along with their contact information Please send all these documents via email to duane@northrivercma.org

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