General Information

Job Title:

Director of Kids & Families

Job Description:

The Director of Kids & Families at Oakland Presbyterian Church provides staff support for ministries of discipleship for all ages up to 5th Grade. The Director will work closely with the Kids, Students & Family committee to create and implement a comprehensive vision for this ministry. The Director will combine strong organizational and relational skills to bring dynamic, inspirational leadership to the church’s kids and young families.

Position Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:  

  • A mature and warm Christian faith
  • A love for kids and care for their families
  • A passion for communicating the Christian Faith in innovative, engaging ways
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a variety of people
  • Flexible and open to new ideas 
  • Strong ability as an organizational leader
  • Willingness to delegate and train volunteers & teams
  • Eagerness to collaborate with the Kids & Families Committee and the Director of Student Ministries (Middle School & High School)
  • Flexibility to work a schedule that includes, but is not limited to Sundays, Wednesday evenings, and occasional Saturdays
  • Able to pass a background check as required by the Session 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience teaching children and leading and administering a program involving pre-K and elementary age children and their parent(s)
  • A strong sense of vision and identity for the role of a kids & family ministry in a local church setting
  • Energized by the opportunity to expand and enhance OPC’s ministry to kids & families, rather than just maintain the current program. 
  • Willingness to engage with the kids & families connected to Oakland Presbyterian Church’s 5-day, Aug-May Preschool
  • Confidence with project and activity/event planning


  • Work with the Kids & Family Committee to oversee and enhance the church’s ministry with pre-K and elementary-age children & their families
  • Oversee and implement weekly activities for kids on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights
  • Oversee and implement special/occasional activities for kids & their families (i.e. Christmas/Advent, Lent/Easter, Back-To-School, etc.)
  • Oversee research and acquisition of curriculum materials and supplies, as approved by the Kids & Family Committee.
  • Participate in planned activities and connect with parents of OPC Preschool students
  • Serve as an ex-officio member of the Kids & Family Committee and the OPC Preschool Board
  • Supervise the staffing, maintenance, and organization of the nursery 
  • Recruit individual volunteers and teams for jobs/tasks in the church’s ministry to kids and families 
  • Keep appropriate records and files
  • Run background checks on all volunteers and employees who work with kids 
  • Lead in developing and maintaining appropriate safety and security guidelines
  • Attend church staff meetings and retreats
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the pastor or the Session

Application Deadline


Job Type:

Part Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Oakland Presbyterian Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(863) 608-0289




Presbyterian - Other

City, State

Oakland, FL

Description of Organization

Oakland Presbyterian Church, in response to the Good News of Christ it has received and called to share, has been an active part of the Oakland & West Orange County community for over 135 years. Our people have a passion for being there for one another and being engaged with our local community. Ministry to kids and their families has always been a priority at OPC, and the church's leadership believes this is a time for missional focus, innovation, and investment in this key age group.

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