Children's Ministry: Job Opening

FBC of Bolivar, MO is seeking a man/woman called by God to minister to children and their families.



First Baptist Church of Bolivar, Missouri is seeking a man or woman called by God to minister to Children and their families.

-Full Time

-Salaried (experience guided)

-College Degree Strongly Preferred

-Seminary Preferred but not Required

Job Description:


The Children’s Minister is responsible for planning, coordinating, and evaluating ministry to children (birth - grade 5) and their families. This position is under the

supervision of the Discipleship Pastor.


1. Oversee preschool and children’s education including Core Discipleship Groups, the

missions education program, and discipleship training studies by selecting, preparing,

and distributing curriculum, advising workers, and teaching in large group settings.

2. Plan and implement special children’s events such as camps, family activities, outreach

activities, etc.

3. Provide leadership to plan and conduct Vacation Bible School.

4. Collaborate with the Music Ministry in coordinating tandem programming schedules.

5. Support and equip families to raise their children by leading or coordinating discipleship

training and providing resources.

6. Champion the integration of children into body activities and provide opportunities for

children to serve within the church.

7. Enlist, train, and supervise workers for the preschool and children’s programs and for

extended care programs during all church meetings where children are present.

8. Supervise part-time employees in the Children’s Ministry Department.

9. Prepare an annual budget for the needs of the assigned programs and administer the

approved budget according to policy.

10. Oversight of the children’s spaces in our church buildings including cleaning of toys and

equipment, monitoring rooms for proper set-up, maintaining the resource rooms, and

maintaining the security system.

11. Implement and maintain an ongoing program of security screening of adults who work

in any part of the Children’s Ministry.

12. Serve as staff liaison and help coordinate the work of ministry teams and committees

that relate to the age group.

13. Work in cooperation with the church staff and church body in a spirit of unity to support

the total ministry of the church.

14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Discipleship Pastor or Senior Pastor.

Please submit the following:

-Cover Letter


-Any References Applicable

-Testimony/ Statement of Faith

For submissions and inquiries:

We look forward to hearing from you!