Children’s Ministry Positions

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Charlotte First United Methodist Church | Charlotte, NC

Charlotte First UMC, a Reconciling Congregation in Charlotte, NC, seeks a Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. We are looking for an energetic and imaginative person who will implement our core values of practicing inclusion, pursuing justice, and promoting the arts. We are open to hiring a lay or ordained person.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education, Children and Youth Ministry, Divinity, or equivalent; three or more years experience; excellent communication skills; ability to build and work with a team of volunteers; ability to be comfortable in an urban environment and in ministry with neighbors without homes; comfort and ease in working with persons with special needs; skills in the arts a plus.

Responsibilities: To encourage, equip, and accompany children, youth, and families in their faith journeys; to partner with parents, staff, and other volunteers to develop and grow this ministry within the church and within the larger Charlotte Metro area; to oversee the Sunday morning children’s church time; to supervise nursery staff; to provide Safe Sanctuary training and maintain records; to attend monthly governing board meetings and staff meetings as scheduled; to communicate with families and church through email and social media; and to perform other tasks as assigned.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references (one from a supervisor) to [email protected]  Position available Fall 2021, or until filled.

Posted 11/5/2021

Part-time Youth/Children’s Minister

Mulls Chapel Baptist Church | Connelly Springs, NC

Part time youth and children’s minister/ leader position open at Mull’s Chapel —will be the spiritual leader and shepherd for MCBC’s children’s and youth. This role includes overseeing and leading ministries related to building strong Christian young adults. This position requires a passion to know and glorify God through personal study of Scripture, personal and corporate worship and prayer, edification of the local church, discipleship, outreach, and effective administration.

Built upon a personal commitment to a consistent prayer and devotional life, the Youth/Children’s Minister will seek to lead young people—from nursery to high school graduates to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ through evangelism, discipleship, worship, prayer, ministry, and fellowship. The Youth/Children’s Minister will provide spiritual vision, growth, and guidance to the key leadership of children and youth ministries through administrative planning, education, and motivation. 

The Youth/Children’s Minister will coordinate these ministries in the promotion, planning, and implementation of activities and events, and will work in harmony with the Pastor and staff to equip and grow students. Interested candidates should submit a resume, personal statement regarding interest and qualifications for the position. Apply online at mullschapel.org.

Posted 10/25/2021

Part-time Youth/Children’s Minister

Mulls Chapel Baptist Church | Connelly Springs, NC

Part time youth and children’s minister/ leader position open at Mull’s Chapel —will be the spiritual leader and shepherd for MCBC’s children’s and youth. This role includes overseeing and leading ministries related to building strong Christian young adults. This position requires a passion to know and glorify God through personal study of Scripture, personal and corporate worship and prayer, edification of the local church, discipleship, outreach, and effective administration.

Built upon a personal commitment to a consistent prayer and devotional life, the Youth/Children’s Minister will seek to lead young people—from nursery to high school graduates to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ through evangelism, discipleship, worship, prayer, ministry, and fellowship. The Youth/Children’s Minister will provide spiritual vision, growth, and guidance to the key leadership of children and youth ministries through administrative planning, education, and motivation. 

The Youth/Children’s Minister will coordinate these ministries in the promotion, planning, and implementation of activities and events, and will work in harmony with the Pastor and staff to equip and grow students. Interested candidates should submit a resume, personal statement regarding interest and qualifications for the position. Apply online at mullschapel.org.

Part-time Minister with Students

First Baptist Church | Huntersville, NC

Influenced by the research of “Growing Young,” First Baptist Church of Huntersville, NC is seeking a minister who will increase interactions with youth across the church body, with the goal of making lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. Find the church and minister profiles at  https://www.fbc-h.org/youthminister/.

Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to [email protected]. We will begin reviewing resumes the week of November 15th. 

Posted 10/25/2021

Children’s Leader

Draytonville Baptist Church | Gaffney, SC

Draytonville Baptist church is seeking a part-time Children’s Leader. We prefer someone with a college degree or currently obtaining a college degree.

If interested please send resume to [email protected]

Posted 9/17/2021

Full-time Minister of Music and Children

First Baptist Church | Martinsville, VA

First Baptist Church is seeking to hire a Full-Time Minister of Music and Children. The salary for this position is $35,000 to $40,000, depending on education and experience. Current benefits include: employer-paid (90%) health insurance, employer-paid retirement contributions (10% of salary annually), employer-paid life/disability insurance (double annual salary), FICA offset, paid time off (vacation/sick leave/parental leave), sabbatical leave after 7 years, and guaranteed/half-off childcare through our Early Learning Center for children ages 6 weeks to 5th grade.

Martinsville, VA is a low-cost-of-living, small city in SW Virginia (one hour from Roanoke, VA and one hour from Greensboro, NC) where people of all ages come to make their lives – from young families to older adults. Come and join our city and church’s growth!

Application deadline is October 31, 2021, though resumes will be considered immediately upon receipt. Submit Resume and Cover Letter to Dr. Libby Grammer, [email protected].

Minister with Children and their Families

Providence Baptist Church | Asheville, NC

“Behold, children are a gift from the Lord.” (Psalm 127:3) Providence Baptist Church is seeking a full-time Minister with Children and their Families to lead this vibrant ministry. We seek to call an individual who has a passion for educating, nurturing, and encouraging children and their families to build a strong foundation for spiritual growth. Spiritual leadership, excellent organizational, communication, and listening skills, along with a warm and open personality will be keys to success. Providence Baptist Church is located in the beautiful Cotswold area of Charlotte, North Carolina. Members of our congregation come from various backgrounds and denominations. They hold diverse opinions on social and theological issues, while being centered on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

To learn more, visit our church’s website at www.providencebc.org/ and view the Job Profile. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Part-time Ministry Associate with Children

First Baptist Church | Asheville, NC

First Baptist Church of Asheville is a progressive congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. We are hiring a part-time Ministry Associate with Children who will work with our Associate Pastor, Christian Formation and Children to coordinate the church’s children ministry. Primary responsibilities include coordinating Sunday morning Bible study and worship care and working with the Associate Pastor to coordinate Wednesday evening programs and summer camps.

If interested, please email Amy Stertz at [email protected] or call (828) 252-4781.

Part-time Family Minister

Lattimore Baptist Church | Lattimore, NC

Lattimore Baptist Church of Lattimore, NC is seeking a part time Family Minister to lead our youth and children and to develop spiritual opportunities for families. The primary responsibilities includes; visiting families in the community who have youth and children, coordinating and leading weekly discipleship programs, monthly ministry events, and mission projects, and planning activities for families. The LBCFM is expected to encourage the children and youth in their spiritual development by building relationships and ministering to them, their families, and the church family. He/she will partner with the church staff in helping to plan and lead worship and serve in various ministry roles. A degree in Religious Studies and 5 years of experience is preferred but not required. The position will require 18-20 hours per week with an annual salary of $15,600.

Applicants can email resumes to [email protected] or mail to: Lattimore Baptist Church, Attn: LBCFM Search Committee, PO Box 188, Lattimore, NC 28089.

Posted 9/10/2021

Children’s Director

East Gaffney Baptist Church | Gaffney, SC

We are seeking a part-time Children’s Director to plan, promote, and implement a comprehensive biblical ministry to encourage our school-age children from three (3) years of age through fifth grade and their families showing compassion and love. If interested please email Joshua Davison at [email protected]  or call (803) 319-9745. 

Posted 9/1/2021

Associate Pastor

Kenansville Baptist Church | Kenansville, NC

Kenansville Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time Associate Pastor to lead our children and youth ministries, to include family and connection ministries. We are a mission minded, moderately conservative church, support 1963 Baptist Faith and Message and have ordained women deacons. We are affiliated with Eastern Baptist Association, BSCNC, and SBC. Our church has 186 resident members and average attendance at our morning worship service in 2019 was 86, with post-pandemic attendance averaging 70.  We are located in southeastern North Carolina in the all historic town of Kenansville, the Duplin County Seat.  A ministry degree with experience is preferred.  If you feel you are called to be considered for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter as a PDF file to Robin Mewborn, Associate Pastor Search Team Chair, at [email protected] . Please include references. Resumes will be accepted until September 3, 2021. — https://www.kenansvillebaptist.org/

Posted 8/13/2021

Interim Minister for Youth

First Baptist Church | Shelby, NC

The Interim Minister for Kids is primarily responsible for engaging our families and their kids-aged children through kids-specific groups, classes, special events and other programs. The purpose of kids ministry at FBC is to help develop disciple-making children who love Jesus and who engage their friends, neighbors, and classmates with the good news of Jesus.

  • Hours: ~15 hrs/week including Sundays
  • Timeframe: Ideally, this person would begin ministry among us around August 15. Will complete a 90-day review after the first 3 months. Our hope is to commit at least 6-12 months of time for this position, reviewing its shape and focus along the way.
  • Compensation: TBD
  • Work week:
    • Sundays — Sunday worship, kids afternoon/evening activity (6-8 hrs)
    • Weekly ministry staff meetings (Mondays)
    • Routine opportunities for connection with kids
    • Additional regular commitments
      • 1-2x/month one-on-one with Pastor Doug
      • Regular meetings leading kids volunteers and the Kids Ministry Assist Team
      • Preparation time for kids events
      • Ongoing — communication with staff and kids families by phone, letters, time in relationship-building with kids
    • Additional as-needed commitments
      • Occasional kids trips
      • Pastoral care as needs arise

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Divinity or similar degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in kids ministry strongly preferred
  • Previous church work experience strongly preferred
  • Highly-developed skills in interpersonal communication (verbal, written, listening), with a strong sensitivity to appropriate discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work and interact in a collaborative environment with colleagues and church members, while being an independent self-starter
  • Commitment to full engagement within the vision of the church to make disciples in Cleveland County for the glory of God.

If interested contact Pastor Doug Hankins at [email protected]

Posted 8/6/2021

Part-time Children’s Minister

Concord Baptist Church | Bostic, NC

This is a brand new position.  We are searching for an individual to minister and direct the ministries of Concord to children and families. This person needs to be solid in their faith and grounded in God’s Word.  They need to have good teamwork communication with staff and volunteers and a love for kids and desire to disciple them in God’s Word.

Interest or Inquires for these positions may call Travis at (704) 300-7701 or express interest with a resume to [email protected]

Minister to Children and Families

First Baptist Church | Griffin, GA

First Baptist Church (FBC) of Griffin, GA is a moderate congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and with historic ties to the Southern Baptist Convention. We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Minister to Children and Families to provide leadership to all areas of children’s ministry at FBC Griffin. First Baptist Church of Griffin believes that healthy families are at the core of a healthy church. We want to show the grace of God and the support of a community of faith throughout all aspects of life and development. This position will also include responsibilities in a secondary ministry area (to be explored with the candidates based on their interests, gifts, and passions).

FBC is located in downtown Griffin, Georgia – a charming rural community located approximately one hour south of Atlanta, Georgia. This is a full-time position with benefits. For more information please visit our website at https://fbcgriffin.org/job-postings/

To apply, please mail Letter of Interest and Resume to the Minister to: Children and Families Search Committee, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin, GA 30223 or email it to [email protected]

Minister to Children and Families

Richmond’s First Baptist Church | Richmond, VA

Richmond’s First Baptist Church is seeking a full time Minister to Children and Families that will contribute to our overall mission of bringing the Kingdom of Heaven to RVA. This minister will serve children and their families through developing, implementing, teaching, and maintaining a dynamic and quality Christian education and faith formation opportunity for children birth-5th grade. Emphasis is also given to helping families deepen their relationships with God, each other, and the world through each of our five areas of ministry: engagement, community, formation, worship, and compassion.

More information about Richmond’s First Baptist Church can be found at www.fbcrichmond.org . Please submit resume, including three references, to Kim Wicks ([email protected] ).

Posted on 6/28/2021

Full-time Youth and Children’s Minister

New Hope Baptist Church | Earl, NC

New Hope Baptist Church, Earl, NC is accepting resumes for either a full-time youth and children’s minister or a part-time youth and a part-time children’s minister. Go to www.newhopeearl.com to submit resume. 

Posted on 6/11/2021

Director/Minister of Children and Youth

East Sylva Baptist Church | Sylva, NC

East Sylva Baptist Church is looking for a Director or Minister of Children and Youth.  The ideal candidate for this role should have a strong foundation in the Christian faith, be a faithful follower of Jesus, educated in the area of his call, and have a passion for children and youth.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with a list of at least two professional references to [email protected] with ESBC Children/Youth Posting as the subject line, or mail to the church: East Sylva Baptist Church, 61 Faith Ave, Sylva, NC, 28779.

Posted 1/22/2020

Part-time Minister of Children and Youth

Pelham Road Baptist Church | Greenville, SC

Pelham Road Baptist Church (PRBC) is intentionally committed to nurturing faith in our children and youth by providing a loving, grace-filled community for all to experience God in meaningful and powerful ways. We are seeking a minister to serve as a leader for all ministries for ages 0-18.

This minister should be a person of deep faith, grounded in prayer, grace filled and Christ-like servant.

Any interested students can email their resume to the pastor, John Roy, at [email protected].

Posted 11/24/2020

Children’s Ministry Leader

Lattimore Baptist Church | Latimore, NC

Lattimore Baptist Church is seeking candidates for the position of Children’s Ministry Leader. The ideal candidate for this role will have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus and a calling to work with children. We seek an effective leader who possesses the skills to develop, organize, and supervise all aspects of the Children’s Ministry for the purpose of making and growing children into disciples for Jesus Christ.

The position of Children’s Ministry Leader is a part time position with a focus on children Pre-K – 5th grade. Interested candidates should submit a resume, personal statement regarding interest and qualifications for the position, and contact information for three references.

Email: [email protected] , Subject line: Children’s Ministry Leader Position
or mail to:
Lattimore Baptist Church
Attn: Children’s Ministry Search Committee
PO Box 188
Lattimore, NC 28089

Posted 10/28/2020

Children’s Ministry Director

Independence Hill Baptist Church | Huntersville, NC

Independence Hill Baptist Church is looking for a Part-Time Children’s Ministry Director. Click Here to read the job description.

Resumes, along with cover letter and references, may be submitted to [email protected] or mailed toIndependence Hill Baptist Church Personnel Team10220 Independence Hill RoadHuntersville, NC 28078

Posted 6/18/2020