Ministry Positions

Children's Director

Posted On: 05/13/2015

New Venture Christian Church, located on the Southside of Richmond, VA, is seeking a Children’s Director. We are a relatively young church seeking to be transforming internally while passionately pursuing transformation around us by engaging our community. The role of Children’s Director is crucial to that vison. The Children’s Director’s job is to oversee all aspects of our newborn through 5th grade ministry. We prefer a Christian University graduate. A job description available below. We are accepting resumes immediately, with the goal of filling this position soon.

Qualified leaders, please email the following documents to Chris Garrett at . Please include the following,

1.       List of references

2.       Resume


Vision + Mission




As a key leader at New Venture Christian Church your primary responsibility is to be an authentic presence of Christ to families with children between the ages of newborn and 5th grade, preparing them to be disciples of Jesus.


Lead Pastor and the Elders of NVCC. 



Relationships and Responsibilities At–A-Glance

Key Relationships


Responsible for recruiting, training, and caring for all the teachers in the children’s ministry. Training should involve consistent development of the skills needed to lead in the classroom.     

Set Up Team

Being a portable church is demanding. Every week you must be at the School no later than 8:00am ready to lead set up and remain until all tear down is complete.     

Lead Minister

Meet with the Lead Minister once a week to update him on how things are going in the children’s ministry as well as discuss the curriculum being used.  


We see this as family ministry. The Children’s Director is responsible for developing and maintaining healthy relationships with the parents of the children they serve. 

Key Responsibilities

Curriculum Prep    

   Assure that all teachers and volunteers have curriculum and           supplies needed for their week at least seven days prior to when they teach. Additionally the long term goal is to develop an established reoccurring curriculum. 

Sunday Set Up

  Oversee teachers, assistants, children’s check-in, security,

  tech/lighting in the children’s department each week


Staff three classrooms each week making it the best hour of the week for every child.


Organize and restock resource carts weekly


Assess equipment and secure needed resources each week.  



Excellence honors God and inspires people 


For more information, contact:
Chris Garrett

Richmond, VA

Children's Director

Posted On: 06/16/2015

CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR MINISTRY DESCRIPTION: Children’s Director of KidPointe Ministries

DEPARTMENT: Children’s Ministries

LOCATION: LifePointe Christian Church (Toano, VA)

JOB TITLE: Children’s Director REPORTS TO: Lead Minister

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time Ministry Position

HOURS: 20 Hrs/Week

OFFICE HOURS: 8 Hrs in office including staff meetings on Monday Mornings

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PURPOSE: The Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities, and educational aspects related to the KidPointe Ministry of LifePointe Christian Church. Specifically, the Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for leading and directing the various components of the KidPointe Ministry encompassing Nursery (infant), Preschool, and Elementary grade children, parents, and volunteers.

COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS: 1. Passion for ministry to children and their parents. 2. Growing relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior. 3. Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statements of faith of LifePointe Christian Church. 4. A proven expertise in administration. 5. Reliable, trustworthy self starter, and excellence in following through on details. 6. Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality. 7. Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style. 8. Posesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationships with children, parents, volunteers, ministry staff, and LifePointe Leadership. 9. Possess the ability to understand and keep current on issues regarding Children’s Ministry safety and security in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards. 10. Possess the ability to embrace innovation and creativity while adapting to growth and change. 11. Attend staff meetings on Monday mornings and maintain office hours (8 hours of the week).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: To provide leadership to the KidPointe Ministry: 1. Helps to develop and implement the vision for Children’s Ministries in collaboration with KidPointe volunteers and with oversight from LifePointe Leadership and Ministry Staff. 2. Provides strategic leadership and planning initiatives for the Children’s Ministry. 3. Sets direction of CM and trains volunteers to accomplish set direction. 4. Offers pastoral care and encouragement to CM volunteers. 5. Develops processes necessary for effective CM operations (e.g. effective check-in) 6. Responsible for the CM budget and financial oversight of the CM. 7. Oversee the selection and implementation of curriculum. 8. Develop communication plans to keep staff, volunteers, and parents informed. 9. Responsible for all staffing of CM (including training of volunteers). 10. Manage communications between ministries that interact with CM. 11. Develop and implement all safety and security processes for CM in cooperations with the church’s safety and security team. 12. Oversee and implement all programming of CM (primarily for KidPointe Nursery - 5th grade) 13. Coordinate, plan, and attend family events and camps for CM parents and families. EXPERIENCE: 1. Minimum of 3 years of service in a children's ministry.

RELATIONSHIPS: 1. Reports to Lead Minister 2. Supervises and directs all Children’s Ministries and associated volunteers 3. Works closely with all areas of ministries within LifePointe Christian Church.

PLEASE DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS and RESUMES TO: LPCC Children’s Director Search Team Attn: Scott Kline Po Box 400 Toano, VA 23168 LifePointe’s Office - 757-741-1022

For more information, contact:
Scott Kline

Toano, VA

Full Time Children's Pastor/Director

Posted On: 06/30/2015

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team and serve as our full-time Children's Pastor.  This person will be in charge of leading our Children's Ministry.  We are a Christian Church congregation with an average Sunday AM attendance of 200. Children's Ministry training and experience are a plus. Competitive salary based on training and experience, and health insurance.  For more information about New Life Christian Church, please check out  Please submit a resume with references to Kraig Bishop, Teen Pastor: 

For more information, contact:
Kraig Bishop

2930 Middle Road
Winchester, VA 22602