Director of Children’s Ministry - Park Ridge, IL


Listed 7.28.2017  
Employer Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1300 West Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Phone: 847.823.4135. Web site:
Location Park Ridge, IL
Start Date 9.1.2017
Type Part Time

Job Summary:
The Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for leading a children’s ministry that is a comprehensive program for infant through 5th-grade students. Enrollment is about 25 children with a weekly attendance of approximately 15 children. Responsibilities include spiritual and program leadership and development for PreK-5th grade weekly Sunday School, Christmas pageant, children’s mission projects, and supervision of Sunday Nursery staff and volunteers. Summer Sunday School includes special Vacation Bible School-styled programming. We are currently a 260-member congregation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience.
  • Ability to administrate and direct team members and volunteers for children’s ministry.
  • Comfortable working within a PC(USA) congregation and in a Reformed theological setting.
  • Experience in working with and leading children/youth programs.

Core Competencies:

  • Budget planning, management, and time management skills.
  • Good written and verbal, listening, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good technical skills and proficiency in PC or Apple software applications and communicating with parents and volunteers using email, text, and social media
  • Spiritual maturity & biblical knowledge
  • Leadership, mentoring, and team building skills.

Terms of Employment:

  • Part-time (20 hours per week), salaried, and exempt position with Sunday responsibilities.
  • Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Application Process:

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