Children’s/Youth Pastor

Website Plattsburgh House of Prayer

Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, Make Difference

Children’s/Youth Pastor

Plattsburgh House of Prayer is looking for the right person who has a vision and passion to grow an emerging children’s and youth ministry. We are looking for someone who can engage and transform the lives of a growing group of children and youth with the message of Jesus. This person will oversee and direct family ministry to children and students (pre-k-12), with the goal of helping them take steps in developing their relationship with God. This person will work with a talented team of volunteers. You must be able to communicate well, manage a team of volunteers, and work in conjunction with the Senior Pastor.
PHOP Kids program weekly attendance – 25+(toddler – 6th grade)
Student ministry weekly attendance – 10+(6th-12th grade)

Job Description

●  Receive direction from Senior Pastor and communicate to ministry teams and follow up for completion of work
●  Oversee all operations of PHOP Kids ensuring the success of the Sunday experience
●  Oversee all operations of PHOP Youth ensuring the success of the weekly gathering
●  Serve as a primary communicator to PHOP Kids on Sundays and PHOP Youth’s weekly gatherings
●  Respond to Senior Pastor with emergencies/urgent issues as they arise
●  Respond to emails and phone call within 24-hour time frame
●  Work with team leaders to build Preschool, Kids, Check-In and ensure proper training of Dream Teamers
●  Oversee the overall health of PHOP Kids and youth teams at the campus
●  Develop and train ready-now leaders for all PHOP Kids and youth teams
●  Process new team members for all PHOP Kids and youth teams through the training and background check pipeline
●  Participate in annual budget preparation to ensure adequate funds for operation of PHOP Kids and youth
●  Answer general phone calls in reference to PHOP Kids and youth inquiries
●  Respond and minister to pastoral care needs of children, youth and families at the campus including hospital visits
●  Purchase kids and youth equipment and supplies for campus as needed
●  Maintain a strong, organized filing system which requires a thorough knowledge of all ongoing projects and activities within PHOP Kids and youth
●  Provide general office support including opening and distributing mail as well as scanning and copying
●  Create, review and update yearly and special project budgets within the teams
●  Generate reports and graphs as needed
●  Prepare and implement weekly curriculum
●  Shop for curriculum and craft supplies when necessary
●  Help organize teacher materials for Sunday services
●  Weekly observe adult-to-child ratios to ensure child safety, abide by state laws, and monitor growth for additional rooms that may be needed
●  Participate in weekly meetings to discuss enhancing the Sunday experience and upcoming events
●  Maintain appointments with Team Leaders
● Ensure that the kids facility areas are clean and set in an excellent manner for all services

About Plattsburgh House of Prayer

Plattsburgh House of Prayer is a growing church that is located in northern New York. Nestled at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Plattsburgh House of Prayer is located in the heart of the City of Plattsburgh, next to the State University of Plattsburgh. We are a fun, life-filled multicultural church.  Our mission begins and ends with reaching people with the life giving message of Jesus Christ. So it’s our goal to help people Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference.

Job Qualifications

●  Experience in problem solving
●  Supervise multiple projects effectively
●  Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
●  A love and calling toward ministry to children and families
●  Ability to learn and use Planning Center software
●  Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills with a particular emphasis on follow-through and attention to detail
●  Ability to think and act independently with a high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality
●  Must be a strong communicator with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
●  Ability to create, analyze and maintain project budgets

●  Love for God
●  Love for People
●  Work Ethic that is excellent, protective and frugal with time and money
●  Positive attitude
●  Heart of a servant
●  Fun/enjoyable
●  Loyal
●  Must share the vision of Plattsburgh House of Prayer to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion
●  Innovative (Big Thinking)

Position Information

Job Title: Children’s/Youth Pastor

Time Type: Full Time
Job Category: Family Ministry

Salary: Not specified

Organization Type: Non-Denominational

Worship style: Contemporary

Church Size: 100-150

Contact Information

Organization Name: Plattsburgh House of Prayer

Contact Name: Pastor Jesse Brooks


Contact #: 518-314-1333

Address: 63 Broad Street

City: Plattsburgh

State: New York



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