East Mesa Campus

Preteen Director

Mesa, Arizona
Work Type: Full Time


The Preteen Director influences the direction and implementation of the Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) vision at assigned campus.  This position provides leadership to the Preteen Ministry Team, ministry to 5th and 6th graders and their families, and oversight of campus Preteen administrative functions.  In all actions, reflects the Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) team leadership distinctives.


1. Campus role:

Serve on assigned campus influencing the direction and implementation of Preteen ministries

Provide oversight for the campus Preteen ministry budgeting, staffing, and ministry initiatives

2.  Preteens:

Build intentional ministry strategies and environments to help Preteens meet, know and follow Jesus

Equip and empower Preteen staff and volunteers to lead the Preteen ministries through creating a culture of recruitment, development, training and reproduction.  Lead with and through a team

Build “relational sticky” ministry where Preteens relationally connect with other 5th and 6th graders and volunteers and where Preteens feel safe, are known and relationally pursued in a healthy manner

Expand the reach of SV Preteens through local schools and community activities

3.  Central Services Team:

Relate to and coordinate with the Next Gen team regarding content, ministry practice consistency, communication, and coaching

4.  Parents:

Partner with parents through providing resources, training, and intentional experiences, to equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their families


Education and training that has equipped them for vocational ministry in a large ministry context

Demonstrated track record of spiritual maturity and character consistent with biblical requirements for church leadership

Three years of experience in a leadership role in a church or related setting working with Next Gen age and teams of volunteers with a track record of building and growing student ministry 

Strategic in nature, innovative thinker with ability to drive projects and strategies through to completion

Self-motivated, self-directed requiring minimal supervision

Effective team building skills and ability to motivate others

Effective customer service, relational and communication skills, both written and verbal

Agrees and aligns with the mission, vision, leadership distinctives, and doctrinal statement of SVCC


Four years full time related experience in a multi-site church setting of over 2000 members/attenders

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