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We are hiring for Children's Ministry!

November 17, 2023

We are hiring a Children's Director! 

Staff Position Profile

PositionTitle: Children’sMinistryDirector

Department: Kids @ The Ridge

Supervisor: Transitional Pastor

Duration: part-time, continuous staff position

Start Date: Jan 1, 2024

Hours per week: 12 hrs/week

Ministry Overview:

The children’s ministry at Jericho Ridge is an age-specific ministry that encompasses those from birth to Grade 7.

  1. Helping children to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ

  2. Ensuring children are developing a biblical worldview that impacts their daily living

  3. Providing a fun, active and safe learning environment

  4. Involving and equipping parents in the spiritual development process of children

Core Responsibilities:

The Children’s Ministry director is responsible for:

  1. Recruiting, equipping and leading a volunteer children’s ministry team

  2. Giving leadership to JRCC Sunday morning children’s programs (Kids @ the Ridge)
    i. Recruiting & training volunteers for nursery, early childhood and grades K-3:

    • ●  Teachers & Helpers

    • ●  Registration / Check-In

    • ●  Set up & Administration

    • ●  Nursery (birth–24 months)

    • ●  Early Childhood (age 2-4)

    • ●  Kindergarten- Grade 3

      ii. Coordinating overall deployment of kid’s volunteers and resources iii. Ensuring curriculum and resources are in place

  3. Giving leadership to FUEL (Grades 4-7) program including Sunday a.m. programming and once a month evening group times (currently Monday)

  4. Promoting children’s ministry activities and highlights to congregation

  5. Coordinating special children’s ministry-focused activities & events

  6. Working with Transitional/Lead Pastor to ensure coordinated overall ministry to families

  7. Representing the needs of children and children ministry workers within the overall vision and

    mission of JRCC

Terms of Employment:

- This role is required to be present at Jericho Centre at the following times with other weekly hours divided as needed:

- Sunday a.m. for worship gathering (approx. 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

  • -  JRCC staff meeting (currently Monday a.m.)

  • -  FUEL gathering- currently one evening per month

- JRCC staff are also expected to attend all church-wide events such as Ministry Night (May

AGM) and Vision Night (November AGM)

The Candidate will...

  1. Evidence of a committed and growing relationship with Jesus Christ

  2. Experience leading an interactive children’s education environment

  3. Experience recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers

  4. Experience working in a church or ministry setting (volunteer or paid)

  5. Commitment to the JRCC Statement of Faith and the stated vision and ministry plan

  6. A covenant member of (or willing to become a covenant member of) JRCC

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the church. The terms of employment are a 90 day probationary period and an annual performance review of the position (i.e. compensation, hours required for the position).

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