Mount Hermon

Director of Children’s Ministries

Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Job ID
2021-2487
Category
Program Ministries
# of Openings
1
Location Name
Conference Center
Posted Date
2 months ago(10/19/2021 1:35 PM)
Job Start Date
1/1/2022
Type
Full Time

Overview

Full-Time

Position Objective:

 

In collaboration with the Vice President, Programs, the Director of Children’s Ministries provides visionary and operational leadership for MHA’s Redwood Camp (“RWC”), which serves campers going into 2nd – 6th grade, during the summer and provides leadership to the children’s ministry programming during MHA’s summer family camps as well as 4-6 conferences and events for children during the October - April timeframe, in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.

 

The Director of Children's Ministries is a Ministerial position. Ministerial staff render their work, stewardship, relationships and behavior as evidence of being followers of Jesus Christ while embracing and affirming Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) Christian mission, vision, beliefs and standards of conduct. They are responsible for defining, cultivating and leading MHA’s Christian community, conference programs, and retreats. All staff join into our community life of prayer, worship and spiritual activity, including but not limited to staff meetings, attendance at programs, Bible Study, and staff gatherings.

 

Key Job Accountabilities

           

  • Provide visionary and operational leadership to MHA’s RWC for the 11 week summer camping season. This includes 2 weeks of staff training and 9 weeks of camp. 
  • Work closely with the program team to develop the program, curriculum and theme for the RWC summer program, as well as family camp summer program.
  • Plan and program 4-6 children’s ministry weekend events per year focused on ministering to children and their families.
  • Serve as primary director to hire and train all children’s ministry staff at MHA, including RWC and MHA Family Camp summer staff.
  • Serve as primary liaison other MHA departments to prepare RWC and other children’s ministry locations for both the summer camping season and for non-summer month usage.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Assistant Director of Redwood Camp,
  • Children’s Ministry Coordinator
  • Oversight of all children’s ministry summer staff.

Qualifications

 

Education:

  • Minimum college degree, seminary degree preferred.  

 

Work Experience:

  • Camp/conference/retreat center experience is required.
  • Conference, retreat and event planning is required.  
  • Experience in developing event themes and curriculum as well as prop/set design preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to write Bible-based curriculum.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to lead others.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with an ability to see things through to completion.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve in a professional manner.

Physical Demands:

 

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
  • Position requires walking, and climbing up/down stairs and ladders.  Additional requirements include sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, pushing and pulling, hearing, and grasping.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. is required.

Additional Requirements

  • Must agree to and comply with MHA’s employee driving guidelines for MHA-owned vehicles and use of personal vehicles for business purposes.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 

*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 

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