Children's Ministry Director

Grace Community Church

Job Description


Children’s Ministry Director Grace Community Church, Hudsonville Michigan, 

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Children’s Ministry Director will lead and equip the Children’s Ministry Team in accomplishing all facets of the Children’s Ministry in alignment with the mission, vision and values of Grace Community Church. The Children’ Ministry at Grace Community Church directly impacts children and their families from birth (nursery) through fifth grade.  

HOURS: Non-Exempt, Part-time (32 hours), 4-day office week plus responsibilities on Sundays. Some evenings required (Wednesdays). 


  • 3-5 years of related leadership experience
  • Certification or degree in related field
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of effective leadership, judgment, and good moral character
  • Ability to listen well and speak out, remaining solution orientated
  • Proficient in electronic tools like Microsoft Office


  • Must be a mature Christian with a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Work location: Hudsonville, MI 49426, therefore must reliably commute or relocate


  • Market competitive salary based on education and experience
  • Paid time off


Role and Responsibilities:

Lead the Children’s Ministry: 50%

  • Recruit, equip and encourage the Children’s Ministry Elementary Team
  • Coordinate the vision of the Children’s Ministry programs to align to the vision of the church
  • Select, train and develop team leaders for the Children’s Elementary Ministry
  • Plan and oversee Children’s Ministry programming, curriculum, classroom, workers, policies, and review annually
  • Oversee the creation, organization, and communication of schedules and rosters
  • Oversee the training of team members for all elements of secure check-in/registration processes
  • Oversee classroom organization, supplies, setup, and cleaning
  • Oversee the review and maintenance of the Policy and Procedures Handbook
  • Oversee the implementation of welcome and assimilation elements for new families
  • Oversee the development and implementation of children’s/family outreach events throughout the year
  • Oversee regular communication with staff, volunteer teams members, and families
  • Ensures coordination of curriculum and transition activities with the Pastor of Student Ministries

General Responsibilities: 50%

  • Serve and lead in cooperation with and submission to the elders
  • Initiate and lead the processes of evaluation, change, and growth in Children’s Ministry
  • Ensure training, equipping, and multiplying volunteers remains a core value
  • Develop and administer an annual Children’s Ministry budget
  • Regularly attend staff meetings
  • Ensure a culture of focus and accountability where each team member understands their role, responsibilities, outcomes and wins, and achieves them with excellence
  • Manage a healthy team culture where each ministry team leader is living out the vision and values of GCC and loves being a part of the team
  • Develop and participate in team professional development
  • Perform other tasks in ministry teams as deemed necessary when available
Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Hudsonville, Michigan


Church Size
750-1,000 people

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