Part-Time Director of Children and Family Ministries | Bishop Janes UMC

April 30, 2019 | Job Opportunities

Bishop Janes UMC is a community of Believers, Joyously Unified in Mission with Christ. We offer weekly worship services, Sunday School, Junior and Senior High School youth programs, a weekday pre-school and various programs designed to inspire our community. These include a weekly children’s Christian Fellowship program aimed at youth ages 4-10 years (In Tune) and a summer Vacation Bible School (VBS) program.

Bishop Janes UMC is seeking a new Director of Children and Family Ministries to join the staff to help nurture children through the design and execution of various education, worship, mission and fellowship programs.

The Director of Children and Family Ministries is a vital role for inspiring, connecting and empowering and inspiring children, teens and their families, to grow and live out their faith. This position will report to the Senior Pastor. The primary function of this position is to lead the Children and Family Ministries Team, which is comprised of volunteers as well as a part time Youth Director who is responsible for Junior and Senior High Youth Groups and our Confirmation Class.

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the weekly children’s Sunday School program, weekly In Tune program and yearly, week long, Summer Vacation Bible School program.
  • Create and deliver a comprehensive Christian education program that provides hospitality, a sense of community and a deep faith experience for children and families in our community as well as those in our existing congregation
  • Weekly In Tune and summer VBS programs are intended as an outreach to the community, drawing in and connecting new families to the congregation.

Basking Ridge, NJ is located in Somerset County, approximately 30 miles west of NYC.

Approximately 12-15 hours per week. Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. are required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Paul Cargo, or contact the church office.