Children’s Director, Tifton, Ga.

UGCLife is seeking someone to provide leadership, vision, and direction that creates a life giving atmosphere of vibrant and enticing discipleship and evangelism for the children, parents, and children’s ministry team of UGCLife.  The Children’s Pastor will manage the church-wide direction of UGCLife Kids.  This oversight includes direct responsibility for UGCLife Kids, UGCLife Preschool, UGCLife Family Check-in, and the development of family small groups.

  II.  Experience and Knowledge Required:

·      Ability to communicate the Gospel through various means to children at various ages.

·      Leadership background and experience serving with kids.  Heart for children and parents.

·      Proven ability to lead staff and Dream Team.

·      Project management experience.

·      Ability to articulate and implement the vision of UGCLife.

·      Exceptional leadership and communication skills.

·      Superior interpersonal skills working with a variety of people from Dream Team members to parents to kids.

·      Solid theological grounding and creativity in kids’ ministry curriculum development.

·      Positive attitude and positive approach to problem solving.  Must be solution oriented.    

·      Computer competency in Pro Presenter, Microsoft Office, etc.

·      Strong organizational and time management skills and pursuit of excellence through attention to detail.

      I.                  Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

·      Oversee and organize children’s ministry across all UGCLife campuses.

·      Develop and oversee implementation of policies throughout all locations and enforce compliance.

·      Formulate children’s ministry facility standards for existing and new campuses.

·      Develop integrated training processes for nursery, preschool, kids, and special needs ministry leaders and Dream Team members.

·      Work closely with ministry leaders at each campus and analyze effectiveness of programming and adjust as needed.

·      Lead and build teams to execute all aspects of children’s ministry for weekend services.

·      Recruit, develop and train high quality leaders for staff and Dream team roles.

·      Consistent communication with key leaders and parents.

·      Develop healthy community among parents and equip parents for discipleship through Sunday and small group experience.

·      Oversee all aspects of department administration to include: P.O. processing, budget forecasting, purchasing, departmental account tracking, and Human Resource needs.

·      Responsible for recruiting volunteers: interviewing process, staff training, ­Dream Team recruitment.

·      Help develop and maintain all security standards.

·      Track growth for future development.

·      Oversee and develop the Sunday experience for all children.

·      Develop curriculum for children that reflects the teaching of UGCLife.

·      Oversee special event planning to include Easter Egg Hunt, Summer VBS, & Dream Team appreciation events.

·      Oversee quality of services and function at main campus.

·      Function as the liaison for the department to the pastoral staff.

·      Fulfill pastoral duties including counseling, baptism, communion, hospital visitation, and general pastoral care.

·      Lead department meetings and empower staff to fulfill their unique roles.

·      Oversee and develop all internal and external communication that represents the UGCLife Kids department.

·      Maintain strong communication and relationship with pastoral staff to ensure the vision of the Senior Pastor is implemented in all aspects of family ministry.

·      Supervisor Responsibilities:

-      All UGCLife Kids Dream Team members.  This includes Sunday and Wednesday experiences.

    II.         Attributes:

·      Positive attitude

·      Heart of a servant

·      Fun/enjoyable

·      Loyal

·      Must share the vision of UGCLife to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion

 This is a full time paid position.  The compensation will be based upon experience and will be discussed further in the interview process. To inquire, please email pastorjamie.ugclife@gmail.com.