ReCAST Church

ReCAST Kids Job Description

ReCAST Church of Mattawan

Job Posting Notice

(Applications being taken through 5/31/18 or until position is filled)

Position Title: Director of Children’s Ministry

Report to:  ReCAST Lead Pastor

Time:  15-20 hours per week

Hours: Flexible, but generally Sun 9-1, Mon-Fri (hours flexible)


Position Summary:  To creatively develop, skillfully direct, and passionately guide all programming at ReCAST Church for infants through 5th grade.

Position responsibilities:

  • Utilizes Truth78 (formerly Children Desiring God) curriculum becoming familiar with its philosophy and its scope.  
  • Recruits, trains, supports, and schedules qualified workers for Sunday morning
  • Makes sure that all teachers and classrooms are equipped with curriculum, teaching tools, and adequate space for their classes
  • Divides classes along proper sizes and age appropriate levels
  • Coordinates summer children’s outreach events when possible
  • Manages the budget line items for children’s ministry
  • Encourages teachers through expressing gratitude and other practical help
  • Oversees Sunday morning programming, making sure all staffing needs are met and that classes run safely and smoothly
  • Manages the children’s ministry calendar, including utilization of church software/database
  • Coordinates children’s Christmas programs and develops other children’s programming in conjunction with lead pastor
  • Meets with lead pastor weekly for discipleship, weekly for staff meeting, and hold 4-8 hours per week of posted office hours.
  • Performs background checks on all children’s area volunteers and follows up with references
  • Maintains frequent communication between church at large and the children’s ministry
  • Provides parent education and works towards assisting parents in the teaching and training of their own children in Christian belief and practice
  • Schedules and directs a safe, secure, and effective method for signing in and checking out children from programs
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining Safe Haven policy and ensuring it stays up-to-date
  • Other tasks pertaining to children and families at ReCAST as assigned by Lead Pastor

Position Requirements:

  • Meet Biblical qualifications of a deacon/deaconess
  • Must have excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Must exhibit a love for kids and families
  • Must submit to a background check prior to hire
  • Member or regular attender of ReCAST preferred (if not a member must become a member upon hire)
  • Willing to agree with and work under the ReCAST Elders affirmation of faith

To Apply:  Submit resume via email to Pastor Don Filcek:


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