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Children’s Ministry Director

Position: Children’s Ministry Director
Church: Good Shepherd (Long Beach, MS)
Job Type: Part-time (20 hours weekly)

Overview: Good Shepherd is seeking to hire a Director of Children’s Ministry called “Living 4 Jesus” or L4J. This person would oversee the care and spiritual growth of babies through 6th grade by utilizing a team of church volunteers.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Create a safe, welcoming, and fun environment for all children and volunteers.
  • Prepare curriculum lessons for Sunday school teachers.
  • Recruit, train, engage, and schedule all volunteers.
  • Oversee the setup, tear down, and cleanliness of all space devoted to children.
  • Continually assess the needs of L4J space and resources, making improvements and changes where needed.

Other Administrative Duties:

  • Attend GS Staff meetings each Monday from 11am-12pm.
  • Correspond with GS Staff via email, text, and phone.
  • Regularly update and communicate with your staff supervisor and GS parents.
  • Maintain records for all volunteer information, applications, and background checks.
  • Purchase and prepare supplies needed for L4J ministry.
  • Oversee the L4J budget, recording, and reporting of expenditures to the Church Administrator.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have sound understanding of basic, biblical teachings.
  • Must have a genuine love for children and their families.
  • Must have experience working with children and parents.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate, humbly lead, and effectively organize.

Application Process

Step 1


Step 2

Personal Assessment

Step 3

Upon submitting your application and personal assessment, one of our pastors will reach out to you for further discussion.

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