Associate Minister - Children

Responsible to the Senior Pastor for the development, promotion, oversight and leadership of the children's programs of our church.  Qualified applicants should:

  • Be a strong Christian with a love for Jesus, passion for students, and a desire to reach and disciple children and their families.
  • Have a college degree or be working toward finishing a degree.
  • Have experience working with children's programs.
  • Pass a criminal background and child protective services checks.

Responsibilities and requirements for the position include:

  • Conduct and direct the planning, coordination, and evaluation of children's programs in consultation with the Senior Pastor, assigned volunteers and the Church Ministries Council.
  • Supervise the work of assigned volunteers.
  • Help to develop and administer an outreach ministry to children.
  • Plan and coordinate regular recreational and fellowship activities for the children.
  • Disciple children and their parents in the Bible.
  • Lead in enlisting and training volunteer workers who work directly with the Preschool and Children Programs.
  • Work alongside the Senior Pastor to reach families by developing programs and strategies that will help our church make an impact in the Sierra Foothill region.
  • Develop such projects as summer, sports, and fine arts camps to reach children and their families.

Part time position requiring 15-20 hours per week with a salary range of $18,000 to $25,000.

For consideration, please send your resume to Mark Rindels via e-mail at or via post to:

First Baptist Church Grass Valley

1866 Ridge Road

Grass Valley, CA 95945

530-273-7301 (main line)

530-273-6275 (fax)