Next Gen

Kids Ministries Pastor

Gilbert, Arizona   |   Full Time


The Kids Ministries Pastor serves on the Central Services Next Gen Team, providing leadership to the Kids Ministry Team and ministry to Preschool and K-6 students and their families at all Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) campuses.  In all actions, this role reflects the SVCC team leadership distinctives.  


  1. Next Gen Team:

    • Serve on the Central Services Next Gen Team, influencing the direction and implementation of ministry to kids and their families at all SVCC campuses

    • Provide oversight for Kids Ministry budgeting, staffing and ministry initiatives

  2. Kids Ministries:

    • Content:  Work with the Central Services Next Gen Team to determine, develop, and deliver the Kids Ministry curriculum on each campus

    • Consistency:  Lead and ensure Kids Ministries practices, behaviors, experiences, and teaching are consistent on each campus

    • Communication:  Build clear and effective lines of communication between Kids Ministry counterparts, as well as between the Central Services Next Gen Team and Campus Pastors

    • Coaching:  Observe the Kids Ministry staff on each campus and coach them towards effectiveness and SVCC cultural consistency, as needed

  3. Parents:

    • Work with the Central Services Next Gen Team and campus SV Kids Directors to partner and equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their families by providing resources, training, and intentional experiences


  • Education and training (earned degrees and other credentials) that has equipped them for vocational ministry in a large ministry context
  • Four years of full-time experience in a leadership role in a church or related leading Kids Ministries and teams through healthy ministry growth
  • Demonstrated spiritual maturity and character consistent with the Biblical requirements for Pastoral leadership
  • Ordination or eligibility for licensure at SVCC
  • Strategic in nature with the ability to envision, develop systems and processes, implement and drive projects and strategies through to completion
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, requiring minimal supervision
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Teamwork orientation demonstrating strength to recruit, develop and motivate others in a manner consistent with establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Agrees and aligns with the mission, vision, leadership distinctives, and doctrinal statement of SVCC


Five years of full-time Pastoral experience in a multi-site church setting of over 2000 regular members/attendees

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