Reach Kids Interim Lead

Job Description
 - 
May
 
2024

The Role

What would you say you do here? 

The Reach Kids Interim Lead will be the champion of all things Reach Kids! You are a Jesus-loving, fun-filled, problem solving, energetic leader. In partnership with several senior leaders from Reach’s staff, you will facilitate weekly Reach Kids’ gatherings for upwards of 100+ kids alongside a Kids Team of 70+ volunteers. It is your responsibility to steward the vision of Reach for the lives of kids from birth through 5th grade. 

This role is approximately 20-30 hours/week with an anticipated hourly rate of $20-$25/hr and temporarily backfills our Reach Kids Director from approximately June-December 2024.  

The Right Fit

What qualities does a person in this position bring to the table?  

Gifts and Abilities: 

  • Passionate about discipling kids. Time spent with kids fills your bucket. You are as passionate about building relationships with families and their kids as you are about the vision for this ministry.
  • Loves solving problems and is comfortable in high-energy, high-stress environments.
  • Organized. You’re not phased by complex puzzles of people and processes. 
  • Confident, self-starter and a team builder. Able to work independently, and as a team member, while using discretion in decision-making.
  • Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (verbal and written). 

Experience & Education: 

  • 4+ years of experience working in kids ministry, as a paid or volunteer leader. 
  • Formal training in Bible, theology and discipleship. BA degree preferred, but not required.

Personal Characteristics: 

  • Oozes fun! Kids and families alike are drawn to your energetic presence.
  • Committed to the vision and mission of the church.
  • Live a lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders.
  • Able to lead in relationship building with both parents and kids. 
  • Able to build relationships with people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations. 

Your Core Responsibilities

What does success look like for this position?

Champion All Things Reach Kids

  • Be the vocal, front-facing leader of Reach Kids’ Sunday gatherings. You’re the go-to person for welcoming new families, recruiting and equipping volunteers, and fostering a fun and safe environment for kids of all ages and abilities.  
  • Prayerfully implement a Gospel-centric, age appropriate curriculum for each age group within Reach Kids.
  • Co-lead Reach Kids special events such as Reach VBS in June 2024, and partner with Reach leadership in developing family discipleship events.

Build a Team & Equip Leaders

  • Recruit and develop a team of 70+ Kids volunteers. (You’ll have the full support of the Executive Director and the Elder Team)
  • Lead a team of high-caliber volunteer Reach Kids Class Leads and Coordinators to be your day-in, day-out partners in ministry. (You can’t do this role alone!)

To apply for this position, email your cover letter and resume to hr@reachchurch.cc