Family and Children Director at Monterey Park Chinese Baptist Church
About the job
We are currently seeking a Family and Children Ministry Director. He/She should have a passion to minister to children and reach out to families.
The Family and Children Director will lead children ministry, create children and family out reaching activities, and coordinate with the congregational pastors to build appropriate ministries to families. The Family and Children Director will be part of the Monterey Park Chinese Baptist Church staff (including the Cantonese /Senior Pastor, English Pastor, and the Mandarin Pastor) under the guidance and direction of the Senior Pastor.
Education: Graduate level seminary training, but will consider a candidate who is still in seminary.
-Must be a Born-Again Christian.
-Must be passionate to minister to children and have experience in children ministry
-Must speak fluent English
-Speak Mandarin and/or Cantonese.
-Have a good interpersonal skill and an outgoing personality
-Have an understanding of Asian-American culture and experience in a multi-staff church will be a plus.
-At least 1 year pastoral ministry experience preferred.
Ministry Style: Must be a “people person” with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multi-staff, multi-lingual/cultural church environment.
Spiritual Gifts: Must be strong in teaching children, out reaching, and evangelism.
The Family and Children Director would be expected to fulfill the following roles.
-Provide leadership and direction in the Children and Family ministry consistent with the over-arching vision and direction of MPCBC.
-Organize activities and events related to Children and Family ministry, e.g. VBS, parent outreach events, festive children programs… etc.
-Train, develop, and empower leaders to live Spirit-filled lives utilizing their gifts to do the work of the ministry. Manage ministry administrative matters with the help of lay team-members.
- Coordinate with congregational pastorals to develop appropriate care for families.
• Children Program
- Lead and coordinate the Children worship program
- Provide a safe environment on children
- Provide trainings to equip and inspire people to participate in children ministry.
- Organize outreach events to recruit new children and families.
- Cooperate with congregational pastors to reach out to families.