Part-Time Children's Ministry Director

Benica, California //

About New Harbor Church

New Harbor is an evangelical church located in Benicia. We exist to glorify God and reach people within the nearby communities of Benicia & Vallejo and beyond. We are a church who desires to love Jesus first and love others the way Jesus loves us.

Job description

The Position

The Children’s Ministry Director develops, directs and coordinates classes and activities which reveal and share a faith in Jesus Christ for newborn through 5th-grade children.  The overall goal of children’s ministries is to provide a safe environment where children are loved, nurtured and taught the Christian faith by word and example.  As the CM Director develops personal relationships with children and their families, he/she is better able to partner with them as they train up their children in the Lord.  This role requires a person who relates well to people of different ages and backgrounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule and oversee Sunday morning classes, policy and safety procedures
  • Recruit, screen, train, schedule and coordinate all children’s ministry servants for classes and events
  • Create and lead a leadership team
  • Define a mission for the children’s ministry that contributes to the church’s overall vision - Helping the children to Love Jesus First
  • Evaluate programs, curriculum, safety procedures, and classroom operations 
  • Distribute curriculum for all the classes
  • Identify and execute mission opportunities for children to participate in
  • Develop an annual budget for the children’s ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget
  • Assist in arranging and designing classrooms and hallways to create an effective learning environment
  • Communicate regularly with church leadership, parents and church body
  • Plan and implement special Sundays and events related to children and families
  • Establish transition to Middle School

Personal Qualifications

  • A personal, active and growing relationship with Jesus
  • A lifestyle congruent with biblical requirements for leaders
    (1 Tim. 3:1-13, 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9)
  • Positive, flexible, and self-motivated
  • Servant-hearted
  • A passion for children’s ministry
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in a related field
  • Experience working with children
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with children and adults
  • Strong administrative, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to steward people, time, and money well


If interested, please submit resume to Melanie Robbins ( or by dropping it off at the office Monday-Thursday:

4858 East 2nd Street, Benicia, CA 94510
p. 707 745-4448 | e.