Family Ministry Director

at Trentside Baptist Church (view profile)
Location 80 Colborne St, Fenelon Falls, Canada
Date Posted September 6, 2023
Category Pastor
Job Type Full-time


Trentside Baptist Church

Family Ministry Director

Celebrating the greatness of God, by knowing Christ and making Him known.

Trentside Baptist Church is a vibrant, multi-site church located in the beautiful Kawartha Lakes, with sites in the towns of Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls.

The Family Ministry Director is a committed Christian leader who oversees Trentside’s efforts to disciple youth, children, families, and volunteers within our church and the broader community. The candidate must have a passion for ministering to those they are required to lead and serve, ideally with proven ministry experience. The role requires relational, communication, and administration proficiencies.

Position Title: Family Ministry Director

Reports To: Lead Pastor with accountability to Elders

Time Allocation: Full-Time

Youth Ministry: 40%

Children’s Ministry: 40%

Staff & Additional Church Responsibilities: 20%

(Percentages may vary depending on needs and specific requirements)



  • Oversees the church’s efforts to minister to children and youth between ages 0 to 18.
  • Develop and execute a discipleship pathway for the youth and children’s ministries.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy volunteers within youth and children’s ministries.
  • Consistent communication and engagement with parents; informing them of ministry events and programming in order to bring them along in the discipleship process.
  • Train and administrate our child protection policies and procedures; including police and vulnerable sector checks.
  • Empower volunteers to serve effectively within their unique spiritual gifting.
  • Attend Sunday services and church wide events; intentionally using these times to connect with children, youth, and the greater church family.
  • Work in partnership with Trentside staff, attending staff meetings, and activities.
  • In consultation with church leadership develop an annual budget for the youth and children’s ministries.

Youth Ministry:

  • Develop a youth ministry calendar, including Bible studies, events, outreach, and serving opportunities.
  • Consistently attend 80% of youth programs at both sites. 
  • Provide leadership either directly, or by resourcing and appointing volunteers to effectively lead the ministry program. 
  • Promote and attend youth retreats in partnership with FEB Central Youth Ministries.
  • Work closely with all volunteers equipping and providing necessary resources in a timely manor.
  • Intentionally seek to build relationships with unchurched youth in the community.
  • Maintain effective communication of the youth ministry to parents and youth. Along with providing opportunities for parents input and equipping.

Children’s Ministry:

  • Select and review all curriculum used by the children’s ministries, ensuring they are consistent with the Trentside’s Statement of Faith.
  • Ensure all required resources and supplies for each site are purchased, printed, and available as required.
  • Oversee the regular maintenance of equipment; including registration, supplies, and classrooms.
  • Regular presence at Sunday and mid-week programs; not required to be at all ministries but available to fill in when needed.
  • Oversee scheduling of volunteers for children’s ministries at each site.
  • Work closely with all volunteers equipping and providing necessary resources in a timely manor.
  • Oversee summer camp ministry.



  1. Kids and youth are discipled.
  2. Volunteers are equipped, valued, and invested in.
  3. We are trusted by parents and members of the community by providing a safe and worthwhile environment.
  4. Effectively build valuable relationships with volunteers, youth, and children.


  1. Maintain a growing spiritual life characterized by personal Bible study, prayer, worship, and fellowship.
  2. Possess a passionate heart for Christ, and for children and youth.
  3. Maintain and prioritize healthy personal, social, and family relationships.


The Family Ministry Director will give evidence of:

  1. A maturing Christian life, including evidence of godly character, spiritual disciplines, and a shepherd’s heart with a commitment to service.
  2. Experience in the area of ministry to children and youth.
  3. The ability to work with teens and adults in the area of leadership development and team building.
  4. Strong communication, and organization skills, with proven ability to define and share the vision for family ministries.
  5. Support and submit to the By-laws, Statement Of Faith, and Christian Lifestyle Statement of Trentside Baptist Church.
  6. The candidate must be a member of, or willing to become a member of, Trentside Baptist Church.
  7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
  8. Demonstrates a knowledge and confidence in Scripture.
  9. Is self-disciplined and able to work with minimum supervision.

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