Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry, Arlington, MA

Church seeks part-time Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministry.
Position: Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry (part-time)
Company: Christian Church with a vibrant and growing congregation of approximately 200 and a staff of 5.
Location:  Arlington, MA
Job Type: Permanent part-time
Schedule / Hours: 20 hours per week
Pay rate: $20/hr
Job Description:  Reports to Pastor.  Responsible for developing a vision, providing leadership for, and integrating programs related to Children, Youth or Families (CYF) for the church. Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Children, Youth, & Family Ministry Team (CYF Team) in setting the vision, priorities and goals
    for CYF Ministry.
  • Implement the goals and priorities of the ministry as set by the CYF Team.
  • Recruit, organize, supervise and train all lay teachers and leaders; provide leadership for curriculum development.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and communication for CYF Ministry.
  • Partner with the Pastor and Director of Music to provide opportunities for children and youth to be incorporated into worship.
  • Supervise two staff nursery attendants through weekly check-ins and annual performance reviews; monitor nursery activity, condition, and needs.
  • Advocate for an environment of inclusion by paying close attention to special needs and issues in classes and in worship and supporting families.
  • Implement the Safe Church Policy as set by Church Council.
  • Maintain classrooms and order all necessary supplies and curriculum.
  • Provide support and resources for families to assist in Christian faith formation at home.


  • Graduate College
  • Associate in Ministry preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and interact respectfully and effectively with the Pastor and other Church staff, parents, children and youth, volunteers, members and guests.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to oversee and prioritize multiple projects and activities.
  • Proven ability to supervise staff nursery attendants and all volunteers.
  • Basic computer and office equipment skills to include MS Office.
  • Ability to recruit and support volunteers and incorporate their feedback and efficiently.
  • Ability to initiate new projects and programs.
  • Ability to work independently.
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