Children’s Pastor/Director

at Lighthouse Toronto Church (view profile)
Location Scarborough, Canada
Date Posted March 30, 2022
Category Pastor
Job Type Part-time

Description

Lighthouse Toronto Church – Children’s Pastor 

The Lighthouse Toronto church (Lighthouse) is a vibrant, multicultural community of approximately 160 members, located in Scarborough ON, with a vision “to be a gospel-shaped community sent out by God to glorify and enjoy Him forever.”

We are looking to hire a children’s pastor/director who will operate out of Lighthouse’s vision with the help of the children’s ministry team. His/her primary responsibility is to provide leadership, vision, direction for the children’s ministry which will lay a foundation to shape our children to grow as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

Expectations

  • Profess faith in the Lord God and spend regular time talking with Him and reading His Word.
  • Continue to grow spiritually and professionally through reading, listening to training resources, taking classes and attending conferences and seminars.
  • To personally pursue a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and to set a Christlike example in words and actions for the children and adults.
  • To fully engage in Lighthouse community
  • Must adhere to our statement of faith

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree in ministry preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in leading a thriving Children’s Ministry
  • Strong strategic planner who thinks like a shepherd
  • Strong leadership and volunteer management skills
  • Someone who thrives in a team ministry
  • Able to handle technology effectively and quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Competent, light-hearted, and self-led
  • Strong emotional quotient of self-awareness, empathy toward others, and open to direction and guidance

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and oversee the general organization and administration of the Children’s ministry at Lighthouse
  • Preaching/teaching/leading Sunday school
  • Oversee the Sunday schedule and format (for ages 3 to 6 grade)
  • Recruit God loving, children loving, teachable and warm volunteers
  • Select and tailor curriculum
  • Equip the parents at Lighthouse to effectively minister to our children at home
  • Provide ongoing training of volunteers
  • Provide communication and connections to pastors, parents and children
  • Oversee the curriculum and manage teams for VBS.
  • Plan and manage the budget

 

Communication

  • Participate in staff meetings, providing up-to-date information about the ministry.
  • Keep the Senior Pastor thoroughly informed of accomplishments, concerns and future plans.
  • Maintain excellent relationships and open communication with all staff.

 

This is a part-time position (15 hours per week)

 

How to Apply

  • If you are interested, please send your resume to jshin@lighthousetoronto.ca