Employment Opportunities within DTV Church

Children’s Pastor – Full Time

A management level position responsible for overseeing the development of Children’s Ministry.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Ability to nurture relationships and provide support and encouragement.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well with people, both internally and with external contacts.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Google, and internet.
  • Ability to prioritize, follow-up and manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make quick, accurate and appropriate decisions.

Pastor Responsibilities

  • Preaching & teaching.
  • Provide Pastoral guidance and direction.
  • Participate in wedding and funerals as needed.
  • Participate in hospital visitation.
  • Weekly prayer and follow up.
  • Model a Godly life.

Specific Job description duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead children to follow Jesus.
  • Recruit, train, and empower new volunteers to provide leadership within the Children’s Ministry.
  • Provide ongoing, regular mentoring, training, and nurturing for existing volunteer leaders, delegating responsibilities when appropriate and necessary.
  • Maintain a monthly volunteer schedule that is sent to volunteers at least three weeks in advance.
  • Communicate weekly and meet monthly with Children’s Ministry leaders to build ownership and equip individuals to lead other volunteers.
  • Follow up with people that are interested in volunteering with the Children’s Ministry, following the established volunteer process.
  • Create systems and events, and follow existing policies and procedures, to thank and show appreciation to Children’s Ministry volunteers.
  • Oversee communication between the church, children, and their families.
  • Provide resources for parents and families as needed for spiritual growth.
  • Create and foster relationships with other vibrant Children’s Ministries within the Vineyard Church movement and around the country.
  • Identify, adapt, and prepare curriculum for Nursery through 5th grade.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of all related Children’s Ministry environments on Sunday morning, including check-in, individual children’s environments, check-out, setup and teardown.
  • Provide opportunities for children to participate in ministry.
  • Provide quarterly Children’s Ministry events.
  • Provide at least 1 large training event and 1 large social event for Children’s Ministry team per year.
  • Provide camp and other activity opportunities during summer months.
  • Communicate Children’s Ministry security needs and issues with staff member who has security oversight, and with security team as needed on Sunday mornings.
  • Oversee Children’s Ministry budget.
    Participate in all staff meetings and other meetings as scheduled.

Requirements, Abilities and Qualifications:

In this position:

  • Ability to lead, guide and direct staff.
  • Ability to motivate staff and volunteers, coordinate their efforts and integrate activities.
  • Ability to research, collect and analyze data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (be a good team member).
  • As a leader, the ability to rally the troops and bring clarity to the vision of the church. Stay current on ministry trends and innovations.
  • Stay informed about church structure, function, procedures, regulations & policies.
  • Complete miscellaneous special projects as assigned.

All employees of the church must be able to:

  • Demonstrate the core values of the Downtown Vineyard Church.
  • Treat members, visitors and colleagues with dignity and respect.
  • Be an attentive listener fully listening to all questions and concerns posed by members and colleagues.
  • Adhere to church-wide and department specific policies, procedures, and group norms.
  • Apply common sense when it should prevail.
  • Participate in weekly Management Team and Pastor’s meetings as they are scheduled.
  • Be on time and courteous.
  • Complete work in a timely fashion.


Interested? To apply email your resume, cover-letter, and referrals to

Service Times

Sundays at 10AM


402 Grand Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501



(970) 242-0813

office hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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