Director of Children's Ministries at Christ Memorial Church (Holland, MI)


Christ Memorial Church is looking for applicants to engage with, build and equip a team of high-capacity and diversely-gifted staff and volunteers to nurture children (infant to 5th grade) and families to be impacted by the mission of the church.

595 Graafschap Rd.
Holland, MI 49423

"…  to equip God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.” (Ephesians 4:12)

Mission of Staff

The mission of the staff at Christ Memorial Church is to Outfit the church to Influence the world.

 Vision of Staff

Christ Memorial Church will develop and maintain a spiritually and emotionally mature staff of professionals who will build effective volunteer ministry teams that accomplish the mission of CMC.

Position Title:    Director of Children’s Ministries                               

Position Status: Part Time (24 hours/week)

Reports to:        Lead Pastor of Formation and Teaching                                              

Position focus:  The ability to engage with, build and equip a team of high-capacity and diversely-gifted staff and volunteers to nurture children (infant-5th grade) and families to be impacted by the mission of Christ Memorial Church.            

Works cooperatively with:  Discipleship, connections and missional living teams to strategically reach children within a one-mile radius of Christ Memorial Church                 

Primary Strengths Required:     

  • Vision for excellence
  • Outgoing, fun, and playful attitude consistent with engaging children at their level
  • Experience in supervising staff and volunteers
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Christ Memorial Church
  • Relational skills with staff, parents, children, and volunteers
  • High level of initiative, time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to train, supervise and delegate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High organizational abilities
  • A love for discipleship


  • Supervise Children’s Ministries staff and volunteers
  • Engage parents and guardians with their children’s learning
  • Implement curriculum and program changes where necessary
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for children and families
  • Create an environment of hospitality where families feel welcome throughout the week
  • Help plan and execute family and community events throughout the year
  • Attend staff meetings every Tuesday, full staff events, conferences and other activities with Christ Memorial as needed             
  • Provide assistance where needed
  • Engage in recruiting, training, and organizing staff and volunteers to serve children and families though the creation of excellent Christian formation experiences on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and creative opportunities through the summer.
  • Communicate consistently with staff, congregation, and parents
  • Analyze and assess departmental goals, issues, and growth areas and develop strategies to make improvements
  • Create and manage department budget and expenses

Essential Skills and Training:

  • Proficiency in mobile apps, Microsoft office, social media

Recommended Schedule:

Sunday:                8-12

Monday:              8-12

Tuesday:              8-12

Wednesday:        8-12; 4-8

Thursday              8-12



If interested in this position, please send resume to: [email protected]

Resumes should be received by: November 30, 2021

Position Description current as of: 11-11-21

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