Director of Family Ministries

November 08, 2022

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Frazier, PA

Classification: Full-time employee / salaried

Reports To: Lead Pastor

Summary: Lead and organize ministries that spiritually nurture the children and youth of the Covenant community and beyond in a way that shares the welcome and love of Christ with children, youth, and those who care for them. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Organize and support ministry to children and youth from birth through grade 12, including Sunday, summer, and church year activities
  2. Organize and direct Covenant’s Vacation Bible School
  3. Supervise nursery caregivers
  4. Recruit, train, and lead congregational volunteers for Family Ministries
  5. Work with volunteers and staff to reinvigorate Covenant’s Confirmation of Faith process
  6. Participate in weekly staff meetings
  7. Support weekly worship services as coordinated with the Lead Pastor
  8. Follow and assist in maintaining relevant Covenant policies related to child protection
  9. As possible and in collaboration with other staff members, provide care and support to families involved in family ministry programming.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor

Essential Qualities:

  • Administratively competent: Able to independently and effectively lead and manage teams and maintain compliance with Covenant and PC(USA) policies and standards.
  • Technologically capable: can learn about and use office software such as Microsoft Word, Zoom, and Google Drive to perform day-to-day tasks.
  • Interpersonal: Enjoys interacting with and caring for people, members and non-members alike. Builds engagement and collaboration.
  • Team-oriented: Thrives in a team-based environment.
  • Treats others with respect and dignity
  • Demonstrates organizational and prioritization abilities
  • Maintains a positive attitude in the workplace
  • Fosters an environment that “puts people first”
  • Maintains composure in stressful situations
  • Manages time and maximizes own productivity
  • Provides meaningful oral and written communications
  • Values diversity
  • Is flexible and adaptable

Required Education and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience with youth ministry leadership is highly desirable
  • A background in Christian Education is highly desirable
  • Experience with children’s ministry is desirable
  • Bachelor’s degrees or higher related to education, children’s ministry, or youth ministry are preferred but not required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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