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Job Title:

Children’s Ministry Director / Minister

Job Description:

We are looking for a Children Ministry Director/Minister to lead our church’s efforts to minister to children (age 3-11) in our church and the broader community. The ideal candidate has significant experience ministering to children and parents, as well as experience in managing volunteers. This role requires a person who relates well with people of different ages and backgrounds as (s)he will be ministering to children of both the English and Chinese-speaking congregations.


  • Oversee all programming for children throughout the church. Such as: Childrens Worship, Children Sunday School, AWANA Program, and others.
  • Plan and oversee special events related to children and families, including Vacation Bible School, Family Night, special musical events, and others.
  • Establish and maintain a secured system that protects children under our church’s care
  • In consultation with other church leaders, (re)define the vision for children’s ministry that contributes to the church’s overall vision. Develop a ministry plan to achieve the This includes collaborating with the youth pastor/director in having an overall vision/plan for the spiritual formation of students from K-12th grade.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy children’s ministry volunteers
  • Regularly report and update church leadership about the progress of children’s ministry
  • Maintain the integrity of the children’s Bible teaching by ensuring the instruction is consistent with the doctrinal convictions of the church
  • Review all curriculum used by the children’s ministry and ensure they are consistent with church’s doctrinal commitments
  • Manage all children’s ministry coworkers/volunteers who work with children from infancy (nursery) through 5th grade
  • Identify and execute ministry and missions opportunities for children to participate in
  • In consultation with other children’s ministry leaders and church leadership, develop an annual budget plan for the children ministry and operate within the constraints of the budget
  • Explore emerging technologies that help engage and equip more volunteers in the ministry of the church.
  • Participate in general ministerial duties and attend required meetings as needed.

Position Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree (preferably in education or Christian ministry). Master of Arts (M..A.) or Divinity (M.Div) from seminary preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in a full-time ministry working with children, At least 5 years of total ministry
  • A desire to teach and mentor children in biblical truth
  • A growing Christian faith and character
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church
  • A commitment to the mission of the church
  • A sense of calling toward “pastoral” ministry.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9)
  • Familiarity with Asian-American culture(s) in Silicon Valley
  • Bilingual speaking (Chinese Mandarin) preferred, but not required

Application Deadline


Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Chinese for Christ Church of San Jose

Contact Name & Contact Info

(408) 725-8733





City, State

San Jose, CA

Description of Organization

Chinese for Church of San Jose (CFCCSJ) is a non-denominational, evangelical, gospel-centered church, consisting of a Chinese (Mandarin) speaking congregation (from young children to elderly) and an English-speaking congregation, composed of students (6-12th graders) through families with young children located in the suburbs of San Jose (Silicon Valley).

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