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360 Acoma St
Denver, Colorado 80223

720-250-8278

We are an Anglican Church in the Villa Park neighborhood in south west Denver.  We seek to share in the life of God together by re-defining and re-orienting everything around the gospel of Jesus Christ. We follow a liturgical form of worship and welcome friends, neighbors and strangers alike. 

Children's Ministry Leader

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Children’s Ministry Leader Job Description

 

Purpose: To facilitate the children’s ministry at Advent by developing vision, leadership, volunteers, and policies which enable children to discover and delight in their place at the Lord’s Table throughout their lives by introducing them to the wonders of the gospel.

Hours: 8 hrs/week
Compensation: $6,000/year

 

Skills and Characteristics

·      Love for Jesus and for Children

·      Strong People Skills (work with leaders, parents and volunteers)

·      Administrative Excellence (oversee programs and people)

·      Educational Wisdom (ability to train others in teaching well)

 

Responsibilities

·      Develop Vision with Lead Pastor and Children’s Ministry Team (1 hr/wk)

--Develop Quarterly Goals with Tangible Outcomes Desired

--Meet Quarterly with Children’s Ministry Team to Discuss and Strategize

--Meet with Lead Pastor Monthly to Assess Progress

            --Meet with Vestry 2x/year to Discuss Children’s Ministry Progress

·      Recruit, Train, and Oversee Volunteers and Nursery Workers (2.5 hrs/wk)

--Find, Hire, and Train Nursery Workers

--Promote Children’s Ministry, Recruit Helpers, and Train Them to Provide Effective Ministry for Our Children

--Oversee Background Checks for All Children’s Workers

--Oversee and Coordinate the Schedule of Volunteers for All Classrooms

--Provide for Contingencies when Volunteers Fail to Show Up

--Be Part of the Teaching Rotation for both Nursery and Children (1x/mo)

·      Utilize Resources for the Fulfillment of Children’s Ministry (.5 hr/wk)

--Develop and Implement Strategies for the Effective Design and Use of Children’s Ministry Space

--Develop and Implement Strategies for the Effective Use of Curriculum

--Oversee the Supplies for all Classes

·      Develop and Implement Strategies that Enable Parents to Flourish (3 hr/wk)

--Communicate with Parents regarding Children’s Ministry

--Develop Relationships with Parents

--Develop Parental Resources and Connections to Facilitate their Growth

·      Plan and Implement at least two children’s outreach efforts in the neighborhood annually. (1 hr./week)

 

Expectations

Fulfill Advent Leadership Expectations

Promote Ministry in Alignment with Children’s Ministry Philosophy