Children’s Pastor/Director

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Children’s Pastor/Director

Plattsburgh House of Prayer is looking for the right person who has a vision and passion to grow an emerging children’s ministry. We are looking for someone who can engage and transform the lives of a growing group of children with the message of Jesus. This person will oversee and direct family ministry to children and students (pre-k-6th), 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.

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
●  Serve as a primary communicator to PHOP Kids on Sundays

●  Respond to Senior Pastor with emergencies/urgent issues as they arise
●  Respond to emails and phone calls within 24-hour time frame
●  Work with team leaders to build Preschool, Kids, Check-In and ensure proper training of volunteers
●  Oversee the overall health of PHOP Kids teams at the campus
●  Develop and train leaders for all PHOP Kids teams
●  Process new team members for all PHOP Kids teams through the training and background check pipeline
●  Participate in annual budget preparation to ensure adequate funds for operation of PHOP Kids
●  Answer general phone calls in reference to PHOP Kids inquiries
●  Respond and minister to pastoral care needs of children and families at the campus including hospital visits
●  Purchase kids 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
●  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 service

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 like to think of ourselves as a fun, life-filled multi-cultural church! Creating a safe, presence filled opportunity for people to encounter and grow in God is important to us.  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 Pastor/Director
Time Type:     Full-Time
Job Category:     Family Ministry

Contact Information

Organization Name:     Plattsburgh House of Prayer

Contact Name:     Pastor Jesse Brooks

Contact #:     518-314-1333
Address:     63 Broad Street

City:     Plattsburgh

State:     NY




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