Director of Children and Youth Ministry at The Vine
Austin, TX 78705

VINEKIDS & YOUTH DIRECTOR
The Vine – Austin, TX
This is a part-time non-exempt position / 20-30 hours per week.

Purpose

Partnering with parents to shepherd, lead and encourage children & youth to follow Jesus through real relationships, sacred experiences and generous compassion.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure personal spiritual formation to remain healthy, rooted, and connected to Jesus
  • Plan, implement, and supervise children’s programs on Sunday morning
  • Recruit, train, and consistently develop a volunteer base (including junior volunteers) as well as paid childcare support so that volunteers feel equipped, confident, valued, and heard
  •  Create or adapt packaged curriculum for each age group for Sunday morning including ordering and preparing supplies, as well as communicating lesson plans to volunteers
  • Attend weekly staff meeting
  • Plan and execute special events like holiday activities for kids, date nights, parent seminars, family service projects, etc., as well as “smaller” gatherings like play-dates
  • Follow up with visiting families and absent families when appropriate
  • Ensure parents experience excellent service, communication and are provided with opportunities to be involved in the spiritual development of their children
  • Oversee the volunteer background checks and ensure adherence to The Vine’s Child/Student Protection policy
  •  Build and grow a Student ministry to serve our middle school and eventually high school youth
  • Recruit, encourage and oversee Student Ministry volunteer team with leadership, oversight, and refinement of program
  • Other duties as may be assigned consistent with the rationale for this position

Characteristics and Qualification

  • A person of deep Christian faith and a passionate love for Jesus
  • A person with gifts and passion for children’s spiritual formation
  •  Experience growing a kids & youth ministry in a church context
  • Ability to work collaboratively with volunteers and other ministry leaders to integrate the mission of the church into the life of our families
  • Ability and desire to provide care and encouragement to children, youth,and their families
  • Evidence of service-oriented leadership, strong initiative and clear administrative ability
  • A solid working knowledge of Scripture and the ability to teach Biblically-based curriculum
  • Experienced and gifted teacher, positive and energetic leader, with a strong sense of creativity and imagination
  • Skilled in recruiting, leading, supporting and supervising volunteers
  • Comfortable with technology, e.g., MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel

Relationships

  • Reports to Lead Pastor
  • Works in collaboration with staff, VineKids Ministry Team, and volunteers

Compensation and Benefits

  • The position is set to work 20-30 hours a week including Sundays and must be available on Easter and Christmas Eve.
  • The hourly wage of this position will be commensurate with education and experience.

Evaluation

  • Performance review will be given annually.

COVID PROTOCOLS
Our staff gathering in-person or virtually once a week in standing with state and local requirements. Our Sunday morning gatherings also abide by state and local recommendations and include social distancing, masks, and routine cleaning.

Address

The Vine
5424 W Hwy 290 Suite 210
Austin, Texas 78735

Contact

Mark Charbonneau
(512) 588-3020
mark@thevineaustin.org

Website

www.thevineaustin.org

Location
Austin, TX 78705
Job type
Part Time
Posted
Hours/week
20-30
Pay rate
25
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Skills
Coaching Individuals
Encouragement
Leadership
Organizational Management
Working with Children
Industries
Educational Services