Kids Minister

Calvary Tuscaloosa

Job Description

Summary of the Position

To provide leadership, vision, and direction to the children’s ministry that aligns with the mission of Calvary with a focus on connecting children and families to the church community thus creating an environment in which the Gospel can be favorably received and disciples can be multiplied.

Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Ability to communicate the Gospel through various means to people of all ages
  • Ability to articulate and implement the vision of Calvary Tuscaloosa
  • Experience ministering to children with a passion for kids and their families
  • Knowledge of effective kids ministry structures and curriculum
  • Ability to cast vision and plan for continued growth
  • Computer competency (or ability to learn) -  MS Office, ProPresenter, Planning Center, or similar systems

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership, direction, training, and oversight for all children’s ministry staff, leaders, and volunteers
  • Providing leadership and oversight for all children’s ministry events that include, but are not limited to the following: Sunday morning small groups, Sunday morning children’s worship, Wednesday night ministry, Vacation Bible School, Connect Camp, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining systems for safety and security of children
  • Developing and maintaining clean, aesthetic, and developmentally-appropriate learning environments
  • Building ministry teams by recruiting, training, and investing in volunteers
  • Creating and efficiently managing the children’s ministry budget with direction from the senior pastor and/or finance committee
  • Communicating consistently and effectively with parents and ministry volunteers
  • Encouraging and equipping parents to develop a biblical worldview for their children
  • Other duties as assigned by the senior pastor


  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
  • Fun and high-energy approach to ministry
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a pursuit of excellence through attention to detail
  • Highly reflective and willing to accept feedback
  • Ability to recruit, place, and develop people
  • Willingness to plan in collaborative environments
  • Long-term planner with a willingness to cast vision and think outside of the box

More information on Calvary Tuscaloosa at

About Calvary Tuscaloosa

Calvary Tuscaloosa exists to connect people to Jesus on our college campuses, in our city, and throughout the world.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
750-1,000 people

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