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Northshore Community Church

Job Description

This role provides leadership, development, and direction for the Kids Ministry staff and volunteer programming teams as it pertains to the vision, mission and strategy of all environments specific to Northshore Kids Ministry.

Vision and Leadership
● Provide vision, strategy, and development for all Northshore Kids Ministry environments (birth – 5th grade) in collaboration with the Executive Pastor of Ministry
● Provide leadership, direction and training for all Northshore Kids staff
● Oversee Northshore Kids Ministry for NextGen and all-church children’s events as directed (i.e. Family Meetings, Christmas Eve, Kids Summer Camp, etc.)
● Responsible for check-in procedures and tracking weekly attendance
● Effectively manage, collaboratively determine and execute on the annual Northshore Kids Ministry budget

Pastor/Director Staff Responsibilities
● Participate as a leader in Northshore events as directed.
● Execute other pastoral duties as assigned (preach, pastoral care, etc.).
● Collaborate with other Pastors/Directors to develop and implement equipping programs for parents with children

Job Requirements

Education, Skills, Abilities, Spiritual Gifts
● Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude and behavior
● Preferred BA or BS degree or equivalent
● Previous experience with direction and administration of large church Children’s Ministries or NextGen Ministries
● Experience in recruiting, motivating, equipping and scheduling volunteer leaders to minister to children and families
● Experience in designing and developing Kids Ministry programs
● Competency with basic computer software and the capacity to learn new software

● Three years of leadership experience in a large church (strongly preferred).
● Demonstrated effectiveness in leading teams and motivating leaders.
● Ability to think strategically, set priorities, be decisive and manage change.
● Ability to manage budgets and assess ministry effectiveness.
● Highly organized, skilled in planning, passionate about excellence.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff and congregation.
● Mature in faith, humble in demeanor, and self-aware.
● Passionate about the vision of Northshore Community Church, theologically aligned with Northshore’s Statement of Faith, and committed to Northshore’s Staff Values.

Competencies and Expectations
● Fully embrace the mission, vision and values of Northshore Community Church
● Be reliable, self-motivated, and take initiative
● Embrace and adapt to growth, change, innovation and creativity
● Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality
● Have a cooperative, professional and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers and volunteers

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  • 10301 NE 145TH ST
    KIRKLAND, WA 98034