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MetaKids Pastor/Director

MetaKids, the children’s ministry of MetaChurch, leads children to discover Identity, Belonging and Purpose in Jesus.  The MetaKids Pastor/Director will be an effective leader, organizer and communicator who serves as part of the MetaChurch NextGen Team in leading MetaKids operations at both the central and venue levels. 

 

MetaKids provides relevant, age-appropriate learning and connection opportunities for kids from birth to 5th grade.  MetaChurch has identified 6 Essential Functions for successful children’s ministry:  Administration, Volunteer Engagement, Volunteer Care, Weekend Experience Creation, Event Creation, and Parent Engagement.  The MetaKids Pastor/Director will provide leadership for all 6 Essential Functions, but will primarily focus on Weekend Experience Creation, Volunteer Care and Parent Engagement.

 

Weekend Experience Creation:

  • Design and implement a strategy that communicates truth and engages children and families in an excellent experience leading them to discover Identity, Belonging and Purpose in Jesus.

  • Recruit, train, develop & retain dedicated volunteers to lead experiences at multiple venues.

  • Prioritize and promote MetaKids’ Circles to connect kids relationally with peers and leaders.

  • Develop an age-appropriate strategy to engage children in ministry and serve opportunities.

 

Volunteer Care:

  • Develop and implement a creative pastoral care system for the MetaKids Team. Create and capitalize on significant moments that build community and relational equity among your team (on-boarding, off-boarding, birthdays, volunteer anniversaries, and ‘just because moments’). If we want to care for our children well, we must care for the ones who care for them!

 

Parent Engagement:

  • Design strategic opportunities to help every parent get, and stay, connected.

  • Provide both resources and experiences that empower parents to win with their own kids.

 

Organizational Details:

  • Reports To:  NextGen Pastor

  • Supervisory Responsibilities:  Hourly Sunday MetaKids Staff

  • Position is a full time role

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as both the employee and the role develop