First United Methodist Church in Decatur, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children's Ministry. We will hire a highly-motivated, Christian educator who will provide leadership for our children’s ministry including program development, worship, outreach, and missions. This person will also have daily interaction with children and parents in First Grace, our child development center. Vital to the success of our children’s department is a director who is able to work as part of a team, delegate, mentor, and grow church volunteers. In addition to weekday office hours, work hours will include Sundays and Wednesday evenings, as well as additional evenings and weekends as needed to supervise programming.
Preferred qualifications are:
- Four-year college degree, and/or advanced training in Children’s Ministry
- Experience leading children using creative ideas to strengthen their faith
- Ability to expand the touch of the church using communication and technology.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States, have a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record. Before being hired, applicants will be required to complete a background and credit check.
Decatur, Alabama, is a family-friendly city on the banks of the Tennessee River approximately 20 miles west of Huntsville. The church has about 200 active families and a growing children’ department. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to info@DecaturFUMC.org.