Oasis Church Children’s Ministry Director

(revised SEPTEMBER 2017)

Purpose: to design and implement Bible-based instruction and age-appropriate learning for children through 5th grade

Responsible to: senior pastor and church council

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan and coordinate children’s ministry and nursery for Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings including:
  • Review and purchase curriculum
  • Coordinate children’s programming during the service
  • Develop a culture of outreach to connect with children and families outside of Oasis
  • Recruit and equip volunteers and teachers for children’s programming
  • Coordinate nursery schedule with the assistance of the office administrator
  • Create and implement special children’s ministry events (for example: Christmas program, VBS, Summer Party, Fall Kick Off Party)
  • Recruit volunteers to provide childcare for various meetings, special services and church classes
  • Participate in staff meetings, congregational meetings and joint council-directors meetings to achieve Oasis’ mission
  • Maintain organization and supplies in the nursery and classrooms
  • Establish and maintain an annual budget for the Children’s Ministry


Personal: A vital and growing relationship with Christ along with an integrated view of the ministry and a positive lifestyle that is an example for others

Skills: Interpersonal and communication skills necessary in working with many different people on a variety of tasks as well as administrative skills in overseeing various ministries

Experience: Demonstrated abilities in children’s ministry/education

Membership: Ministry Directors are members of the congregation

Hours: 10-15 hour per week

If interested, contact Dan Berkland at 507-289-8596 or dan@oasisrochester.org.