Job Description

Kids & Family Pastor

North Church, July 2021

Ministry Description:

  1. Purpose: To fulfill the vision, mission, and values of North Church in and through effectively leading and overseeing the Children’s Ministry Department in a comprehensive vision to all children and their parents.
  2. Relationships: Reports to Overseeing Pastor; Coaches and Leads Children’s Ministry Staff Team, Rooted kids, and Mid-Week staff.
  3. Spiritual Gifts: Leadership, Pastor, Administration, Teaching


  • Ministry Vision and Program Development.

Continually casts, evaluates, and implements a dynamic vision that is continually and progressively growing in scope, depth, and creativity not only limited to Sundays but also an established mid-week program and events (VBS, Camps, etc.).

  • Pastor-Servant.

Ensures that pastoral care is being given to North Kids volunteers, children, youth, and their parents. Member of the North Church pastoral team and provides pastoral care in the larger church body as needed.

  • Recruiting and Staffing.

Ensures that the North Kids Ministry departments are adequately staffed with called, committed, capable leaders and well-appreciated volunteers.

  • Administration and Organization.

Responsible for the North Kids budget, to record and keep current written procedures and evaluations, and for other executive program details such as maintaining vital volunteer background checks, selecting and updating curriculum on an ongoing basis that is consistent with the North Kids mission, vision, doctrine, and values, etc. Ensures maintenance of database records (Church Teams).

  • Coaching

Provide program observation feedback, encouragement, accountability, correction, re-direction, ministry skills training, problem resolution support, and ongoing leadership development training.

  • Motivator

Lead the way in spotting and celebrating the victories, highlighting the hero’s, building into the teams an attitude of fun, a sense of mission, loving relationships that are deepening, and an “I’m so glad I get to do this” mentality.

  • Facility Maintenance and Aesthetics

Leads and implements creative visual enhancements to the North Kids Department in coordination with the design team. Oversee the proper equipping, clean up, and maintenance of children’s areas.

Make recommendations for improvements.


  1. 40 hours/week
  2. Salary TBD and based on prior experience and educational background

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Some college
Job Type

Spokane, Washington
Church Size