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Children’s Ministry Pastor

The mission of Bow Valley Christian Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. We do this by Loving God, Loving Others, and Serving the World.

Job Title: Children’s Ministry Pastor

Reports to:  Executive Pastor

Works closely with: Children’s Ministry Assistant and Student Ministries Pastor

Personal Qualifications:
Character

  • Must have a strong work ethic, strong family relationships, and an intimate relationship with God.
  • Must see role as ministry and as a calling and not “just a job.”
  • Demonstrate a love for being used by God in ministry.
  • Demonstrate Godly principles in personal and home life.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal records background check.

Chemistry

  • Ability to work with other staff, children’s ministry workers, families.
  • Ability to relate to children.
  • Fully engage in Bow Valley community, along with spouse and family, if applicable.
  • Must be compatible with the philosophy of Bow Valley’s senior leadership.

Competence

  • Must have a working knowledge of the Bible and able to use it as a resource for his/her ministry.
  • Must be able to work with parents in leading children to Christ.
  • Strategic thinker.
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities effectively.
  • Able to face and resolve conflict.
  • Strong decision making ability.
  • Ability to delegate and the willingness to ask for help when appropriate.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be efficient with computers and related software.
  • Preferably trained in CPR and First Aid.

Primary Duties:

  • Recruit workers for KidsConnect ensuring all aspects of Plan to Protect are covered for new applicants.
  • Train workers in practical methods of leading classrooms in the church setting (it would be an asset to be familiar with the Orange Philosophy of Lead Small).
  • Ensure all classes, programs, and events are adequately staffed and oversee the development of contingency coverage plans.
  • Train all workers in safety and security procedures (Plan to Protect). If required, training will be provided through Plan to Protect so as to be a trainer for our community.
  • Be comfortable and have knowledge to serve in every area of Children’s Ministry.
  • Oversee scheduling of volunteers using Community Church Builder (The Hub).
  • Evaluate, attain, and distribute curriculum.
  • Provide appropriate resources for classroom volunteers.
  • Plan, Organize and Facilitate Children’s events throughout the year.
  • Oversee all media (social, audio, and video) for ministry.
  • Oversee all communication from ministry to families.
  • Oversee all children’s mailings (Miss You card, Visitor Cards, Birthday Cards) as handled by Administrative Assistant.
  • Monitor Child Safety using Plan to Protect guidelines.
  • Background Check Volunteers.
  • Oversee Administrative Assistant.

Benefits:

  • The salary for this position will reflect the training and experience of the successful candidate.
  • Benefits including extended health and dental insurance are available.

Please reply to keith@bvcchurch.ca  or 587-438-1406

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