Job Description

Job Summary

EdgeKids, the children’s ministry of The Edge, provides relevant, age appropriate learning and connection opportunities for kids from birth to 6th grade. During all weekend worship experiences, ministry for kids is provided and executed by a large base of volunteers led by the EdgeKids Pastor.

The EdgeKids Pastor will work with the Campus Pastor to achieve the goals of The Edge. They will also be responsible for the specific goals related to a successful EdgeKids ministry.

The Edge is making a lasting difference in Clinton, OK and surrounding communities by leading people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. If you are passionate about our ministry and this position sounds like yours, keep reading for details.

You are:

  • Passionate about sharing EdgeKids ministry vision with families in the church, people in the community, and volunteers
  • Able to build a team that leads and executes EdgeKids ministry by inspiring others to serve in EdgeKids
  • Driven to reach kids who do not know Christ by being relevant and providing a great space for them to connect with other kids and leaders
  • An advocate for connecting with parents and equipping them to be the leader of their child’s spiritual development
  • A strong communicator who listens well
  • A proven project manager with strong attention to details and administrative skills
  • A team player and team builder who focuses on the good of the entire organization

You will:

  • Grow campus attendance by creating and implementing a strategy that draws families in to the church through the EdgeKids ministry
  • Lead and develop teams and volunteers so that they are operating in their strengths and being most effective in their roles on the EdgeKids team
  • Create a presence of EdgeKids ministry in the community
  • Minister to the families and aid in connecting what happens on the weekend with what happens at home
  • Be a model for those who attend The Edge by being an example of personal integrity, discipleship, and evangelism


Responsibilities and Duties

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and organize children’s ministry at The Edge.
  • Develop and oversee implementation of EdgeKids policies and procedures at The Edge and enforce compliance.
  • Comply with EdgeKids ministry facility standards.
  • Develop and uphold training processes for kids Leaders within EdgeKids.
  • Work closely with EdgeKids classroom coaches
  • Lead and build teams to execute all aspects of children’s ministry for weekend experiences.
  • Discover, develop and deploy high quality leaders for all EdgeKids needs.
  • Consistent weekly communication with key leaders and parents.
  • Develop healthy community among parents and equip parents for discipleship.
  • Oversee all aspects of EdgeKids department administration to include: payroll, P.O. processing, budget forecasting, purchasing, and departmental account tracking.
  • Responsible for staffing: interviewing process, recruitment of new team members, team training, employee reviews, Leader and volunteer recruitment.
  • Help develop and maintain all safety standards for EdgeKids.
  • Track personal and ministry growth for future development.
  • Oversee and develop the Sunday experiences for all children.
  • Maintain consistent curriculum from Life.Church found on Open.Church.
  • Oversee special event planning to include but not limited to Summer Camp, Easter, EdgeKids Events & Volunteer appreciation events.
  • Oversee quality of weekend experiences and function.
  • Fulfill and coordinate pastoral duties including counseling, baptism, communion, hospital visitation, and general pastoral care.
  • Empower members of the EdgeKids team to use their gifts to be involved in mentoring, baptism, hospital visits, and communication.
  • Lead department meetings and empower EdgeKids team members to fulfill their unique roles.
  • Oversee and develop all internal and external communication that represents the EdgeKids department.
  • Maintain strong communication and connection with Lead Pastor to ensure the vision of the Lead Pastor is implemented in all aspects of family ministry.


Qualifications and Skills

Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to communicate the Gospel through various means to children at various ages.
  • Leadership background and experience serving with kids.
  • Have a heart for children and parents.
  • Proven ability to lead volunteers and EdgeKids leadership team.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to articulate and implement the mission and vision of The Edge.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills working with The Edge leaders, parents and kids.
  • Solid theological grounding in line with The Edge and the Life.Church kids’ ministry curriculum.
  • Computer competency in Planning Center, Google Drive applications, etc.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Have a strong pursuit of excellence through attention to detail.

Attributes:

  • Positive attitude.
  • Positive and quick approach to problem solving.
  • Have the ability of critical thinking and be solution oriented.
  • Express confidence in decision making.
  • Willingness and hunger to learn and grow.
  • Ability to adapt and alter course when necessary.
  • Lead by example.
  • Fun to follow.
  • Loyal.
  • Friendly and personable.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration
  • Lead open-handed (be willing to empower others and hand off responsibilities).
  • Must share in the Mission of The Edge to fulfill the mission and vision with integrity


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: Starting at $40,000.00 per year

Church Description

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Clinton, Oklahoma
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
750-1,000

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