Kidtown Director

Date Posted: May 12, 2023
Hours Per Week: 20
Midtown Fellowship Church
Nashville, TN, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director
Other Details

Job Summary:

Midtown East Kidtown Director works in partnership with the Team Captain and Congregation Care Commission for the East Nashville Congregation to advance the mission of Midtown East by developing a children’s ministry that is fun, engaging, Gospel centered, and family oriented. 

Leading and equipping a team of volunteers to serve on a regular, ongoing basis is a critical element of this role.

Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, with Team Captain, vision for the Kidtown ministry that aligns with overall mission of Midtown East.
  • Provide strategic planning, programming, and leadership to the ministry.
  • Review, determine, and implement curriculum.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain Kidtown resources and budget, including facilities and equipment.
  • Build and lead a team of volunteers (including recruitment, training and scheduling) to carry out Kidtown ministry.
  • Evaluate volunteers, offering recommendations/commendations.
  • Develop and implement existing Kidtown policies and procedures and develop/train for emergency procedures.
  • Communicate to staff, body and volunteers all relevant information (policy, procedures, curriculum, expectations of parents, schedule, etc.).
  • Plan and execute Kidtown events in concert with congregational ministry plan.
  • Collaborates with other Kidtown Directors through the co-op to learn best practices and problem solve.

Education, Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience leading teams and working with children.
  • An active and committed Christian faith with beliefs and lifestyle consistent with the doctrine of the PCA.

Additional skills and experience:

  • Leads teams with authority and good humor.
  • Embraces challenges with creativity, experimenting with and evaluating novel solutions.
  • Prioritizes competing tasks/projects and manages time well.
  • Delegates willingly and develops others.

Personal characteristics:

  • Hungry for growth in relationship with Christ.
  • Humble leader who is open to feedback and loves to learn.
  • Embraces change as opportunity for positive growth, for self and organization.
  • Enthusiastic about opportunity to work in ministry.
  • Approaches daily work as a calling.

Key Initiatives:

  • Increase Kidtown capacity at Riverside Revival to serve 100 children.