The United Congregational Church of Little Compton is seeking to hire a creative and enthusiastic Director of Children and Family Ministries (DCFM) to plan and implement programs for families and children (birth through early adolescence). The person in this part-time position (5-12 hours a week) will work closely with our Director of Faith Formation and Outreach, Senior Minister, and a team of volunteers. They must be able to embody the warm welcome and inclusivity that is the heart of our mission and be able to authentically share their faith in a way that encourages the faith of others. Compensation will be between $20 - $30 per hour, depending on experience.
The DCFM will coordinate creative programming that deepens faith and helps our children and their families thrive spiritually. The DCFM will be instrumental in developing and implementing the Sunday morning faith formation program for children, as well as periodic service/outreach projects for young families. In addition, they will be active in recruiting and mentoring the team of volunteers. Sunday morning availability is essential, but other aspects of the work can be done on a flexible schedule.
Preferred Skills and Attributes:
A warm, welcoming personality , a love for children and youth, and a desire to build personal relationships with kids and families
A passion for guiding and accompanying children and youth on their spiritual journeys
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player, working well with volunteers and staff
Effective communication skills, including social media
Excellent Administrative skills, including record keeping, volunteer recruitment and training, and event planning
Adaptable, creative, and open to trying new ways of supporting children and families spiritually
Location: Little Compton
Contact: Rev. Rebecca Floyd Marshall
Address: 4 Commons Little Compton RI 02837
Phone: (401) 635-8472
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