Children's Director Job Description


Ralston Baptist Church

Position Title

Children Director

Position reports to:

Employment Status:

Pastor and Deacon Body



Position Overview

Responsible for planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive children’s ministry. This position helps the church accomplish its mission by developing an effective ministry of Bible study, children’s outreach, discipleship and evangelism.


Position Qualifications

The successful candidate shall:

  • Be a member in good standing of their current church of like faith or of Ralston Baptist Church, Inc.
  • Affirm the Statement of Faith of Ralston Baptist Church, Inc.
  • Conduct and present oneself in a manner fitting a church staff member.
  • Be at least 20 years of age.
  • Possess good leadership skills.
  • Work well with others.
  • Be conscientious and able to work independently.
  • Must be willing to submit to and pass a background check.


Position Duties and Responsibilities

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the oversight and leadership of the Children’s ministries that include Wednesday Night Ministries and Children’s Church.
  • Work with pastor to evaluate the effectiveness of the children’s ministry.
  • Coordinate mission projects. 
  • Minister to individual children and/or parents as needed.
  • Make ministry visits as necessary (i.e. hospital, funeral home, juvenile detention).
  • Attend special school activities as time permits. (i.e. sporting events, award programs, pageants, graduations)
  • Secure in advance for all trips, programs, and special events: 1) Medical Release Form for every individual, 2) adequate number of chaperones according to age, 3) adequate transportation.
  • Organize children’s events (i.e. day camps; church, associational, and state sponsored events)
  • Attend training seminars as required (i.e. professional development, first aid, CPR).
  • Recommend financial and physical needs of the children’s ministry to the Budget Committee.
  • Present a report at each business meeting which will include: 1) activities held since prior business meeting, 2) future activities, 3) an itemized report of receipts and disbursements.