Director of Children's Ministry

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Open PositionChildren’s Ministry Director

Position: Director of Children’s Ministry

Reports to: Pastor

Hours: 6-10/week

Pay-rate: $13+/hour (depending on experience), non-benefitted

Sanctuary CRC is seeking a loving, responsible, faithful leader to oversee faith formation for our  children and youth. Sanctuary is a small but growing church located in the Greenwood Neighborhood of Seattle with a vibrant children’s ministry. A typical Sunday sees 60-70 adult worshipers and as many as 30 children under the age of 12.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, previous experience in serving and leading children or youth ministry, and a deep commitment to Christ, the Bible, and an appreciation for the reformed view of the Christian faith.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Love our youth, and love those who teach our youth
  • Give leadership (along with our Children’s Ministry elder) to the Children’s Ministry team
  • Meet quarterly to check in, plan for the future, and mutual encouragement
  • Lead in recruiting, scheduling, and training volunteers
  • Pray for our youth, their parents, and the volunteers
  • Maintain a safe & supportive environment for children on Sunday mornings
  • Keep our curriculum up-to-date and accessible to volunteers (currently using Faith Alive’s DWELL curriculum)
  • Teach or assist in classes 3x/month
  • Attend monthly all-staff meetings (currently on the 2nd Tuesday)
  • Ensure volunteer background checks are complete and up-to-date
  • Coordinate childcare for non-Sunday events
  • Be present at least 3 out of 4 Sundays per month either teaching or as point-person

Please send a cover letter & resume along with 3 references to:

Mark Mohrlang @

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