Director of Children and Family Ministry to the Community and Church

Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
Westwood United Methodist Church,
3460 Epworth Ave,
Cincinnati,
Ohio
45211
Contact Person: 
Rev. Dr. Lee Strawhun
Contact E-mail Address: 
drlee@wumc.cc
Contact Phone Number: 
(513) 6613139
Description/Responsibilities: 
Church Information: WUMC lives within the Westwood community of Cincinnati with contemporary and traditional worship, mission and full staff. With a growing outreach and steady growth WUMC is seeking an energetic, creative individual with a heart and passion to make non religious children and families excited about being a part of WUMC and knowing Jesus. This individual must have a desire to see children come to know, love and follow Jesus. This is a leadership, equipping and teaching position; therefore ability to teach children and lead adult and youth volunteers is necessary to succeed.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
Qualifications: • Love children • Love Jesus with proven testimony • Able to work with people, motivate and negotiate for the higher purpose. • Believes in the vision of Westwood United Methodist Church. • Bible background, missional understanding of culture as 50% of work is in community • Willing to work with parents/guardians/community to communicate well for the best interest of children with the Gospel of Jesus Christ • Able to work in diversity and with other staff members • Strong work ethic and teamwork displayed Responsibilities: • Establish a presence in one or more apartment complex(s) in year 1 • Work primarily in the WUMC Mission Priority Area • Establish a children’s ministry through the week with: o Community and Church focus o Zip code o Age appropriate • Coordinate ‘VBS in a Box’ expansion into community • Establish teams for accomplishing various needs • Responsible for Sunday and weekly children’s ministry (K-6) • Participate in worship experiences/retreats/trips • Coordinate Upward (This is a pioneer project, an entrepreneur project, an apostle project)
Application Instructions: 
Go to www.wumc.cc for application Send resume to drlee@wumc.cc or mail to Search Team, Westwood United Methodist Church, 3460 Epworth Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio.45211 Satisfactory background test will be necessary for employment Deadline: March 31, 2013 Employment begins on or before June 2013 Salary starts at $33,000 and is negotiable according to experience