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Christ Church – Children’s Ministry Director

293 Oakwood Road
Vernon Hills,
United States

Position Type

Children’s Ministry Director



Ministry Area

Children’s/Family Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description


This team member will be responsible for providing leadership and operational support for the implementation of all Lighthouse programs and special events related to family ministry initiatives. To this end they will: 1) provide instrumental oversight of all programs related to children and their parents by effectively championing the ministry; 2) possess a missionary spirit of corporation and can-do spirit to reach the lost and grow their faith while working under the leadership of the Campus Pastor; 3) work in conjunction with the Lighthouse staff at Christ Church to ensure the overall mission and vision of the church is effectively implemented.


Create, maintain, and enhance the Children’s spaces
Provide leadership, care and oversight to volunteers
Recruit, screen, and train volunteers
Oversee weekend services for Infants – 5th grade
Participates and promotes campus special events and programs
Serve in a shepherding role to families, specifically Grade School families (Kindergarten – 5th)
Encourage and equip parents in their role as spiritual leaders over their children
Oversee ordering of supplies and purchasing items pertaining to their ministry
Manage curriculum related needs
Manage data entry as it relates to attendance
Oversee individual ministry budget
Support mission, vision, and values of Christ Church


Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings
Maintains a positive and professional demeanor towards co-workers, vendors, and guests
Adheres to all policies and procedures of Christ Church
Performs other duties as assigned


Build and develop quality teams for the location utilizing volunteers


A background in Education (Early Childhood or Elementary) and/or previous volunteer experience in a church
Effective communicator with congregants, staff and lay leadership
Experience taking the initiative, solving problems, and leading others
Strong organizational skills, computer skills and ability to work through and alongside others to accomplish goals
This person should possess a passion for children and families
A gift of leadership


Models Christian character at work, home, and social life
Strive to uphold the Statement of Staff Values
Possess a developed Christian maturity
Agreement of Christ Church’s Statement of Faith
Understanding of Constitution and ByLaws of Christ Church
Willingness to serve in and/or outside the church