To Win downriver kids & families to Christ by providing vision and leadership to the Kids Ministry department to ensure it operates in a way that kids and families are cared for and disciple to become lifelong followers of Christ.


The Central Kids Minister will be responsible to lead and implement the vision for our Birth-Elementary Programs.


·         Lives in accordance to Scripture and is a loyal follower of Jesus.

·         Is in agreement with Southpoint mission, vision and values.

·         A team player – must work well with others at all levels of the organization.

·         Is Biblically solid, theologically conservative, evangelical, and in agreement with Restoration Movement philosophy.

·         A self-starter – must work with minimal supervision.

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

·         Strong oral and written communication skills, respond to email within 48 hours.

·         Ability to handle confidential information.

·         Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Google App Suite.



·         Experience in developing and successfully implementing vision for a department.

·         Demonstrated ability to select, build, and lead successful, productive teams.

·         Demonstrated ability to lead staff or other key volunteers in ministry.

·         Demonstrated experience preferred in developing and building, healthy, growing small group structures.

·         Preferred two years of participation in kid’s ministry.

·         Be a Kids Ministry expert through continual learning.

·         Participate in regular staff meetings and work in cooperation with other ministry staff to fulfill the vision of the church.

·         Demonstrated ability to find and/or create age-appropriate curriculum.

·         Highly relational – ability to interact with a variety of people in a variety of circumstances.


Vision, Culture and Alignment – 25%

·       Mission | Vision – Cast the mission, vision and strategy of Southpoint Kids Ministry to staff, volunteers, and parents.

·       Alignment – Align preschool and elementary Kids Ministries in a centrally led multi-campus environment to be consistent with the stated mission, strategy, policies and procedures.

·       Culture – Create a healthy staff and volunteer culture in Kids Ministry.

·       Spiritual Development – Increase the engagement of parents with their children in the area of spiritual development.

·       Southpoint Central Team Member –Participate in global strategic objectives and participate in leadership and decisions that impact the church and communicate pertinent info to the appropriate staff/teams.

·       Nexgen – Work alongside Central Student Minister to implement the Nexgen vision and strategy to disciple families.


Staff Leadership – 45%

·       Staff:  Oversee, coach, and develop Central team members and Campus Directors. This includes but is not limited to:  mentoring employees, establishing goals, documenting employee performance, and providing routine employee performance evaluations (written and verbal).

·       Programming and Curriculum:  Oversee the Central Small Group Leader and Preschool Leader in the creation of age appropriate and engaging programming and curriculum for weekend services and employee performance.

·       Budget – Decide how to best use the Kids Ministry budget each year in order to promote a ministry that is Contributing, Connected, and Committed.

·       Kids Ministry Events – Oversee the yearly calendar of kids ministry events and its execution through the campus directors.

·       Special Needs – Oversee the Special Needs Coordinator to provide appropriate care and environments for the special needs program.

·       Administration and Database management – Oversee the central support staff and functions of admin and database management to assure department is up to date and compliant with policy and record keeping procedures.


Weekend Services – 25%

·       Rotate to all Southpoint Campuses to get a feel for how things are going, and to be present, available, and supportive of each location.


General Duties – 5%

·       Participate in Kids Ministry events for department leadership or as needed.

·       Other duties as assigned by supervisor (when required).



·       Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

·       A self starter – must work with minimal supervision.

·       A team player – must work well with others at all levels of the organization.

·       Must have good relational skills able to interact with tact and diplomacy.

·       Must have a strong biblical foundation for wise management in a church setting.

·       Able to work through and develop volunteers.

·       Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

·       Must have strong organizational skills.

·       Must be open to ongoing training for skill enhancement.

Years of Experience: 2-5 years
Education Level: Bachelors
Ministry Size: 1000-1500
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational

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