Work for HVBC

Minister to Children, Youth, and Their Families
Hope Valley Baptist Church
Part-time: 30 hours per week
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience

Principle function

To extend the ministry and purpose of the church’s mission and objectives by leading, coordinating, planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive program for children (birth through fifth grade), youth (grades 6-12), and their families that supports their spiritual, emotional, and social development as it relates to their becoming and growing as Christians.


Candidates should have at least five years paid or volunteer experience working with children and youth in a Christian setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience. We prefer the candidate be ordained or feel called to be ordained, but would consider a candidate without that background at the director level. Candidates must demonstrate strong Christian faith and a willingness to support the goals and beliefs of the church.

We are also willing to separate the position into two 15-hour/week positions, one working with children and the other with youth. Current students, especially graduate students, will be considered.

The successful candidate must havePreferred
Experience working with children and youth in a non-religious setting such as a school or campExperience working with children and youth in a Christian setting
Experience interacting with adults Experience working with parents and volunteers in planning and carrying out activities
Considerable knowledge and experience in programs for children and youth, including educational curriculum, special activities, and recruitment Considerable knowledge and experience in planning, recruiting participants, and carrying out church-based programs for children and youth, such as Sunday School and Vacation Bible School
Strong planning, communication and organizational skills 
Have or be working toward a bachelor’s degreeHave or be working toward a graduate degree in a ministerial field

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter, a resume or vitae, and a list of at least three people we can contact to learn more about your qualifications for this position to:

Hope Valley Baptist Church
Attn: Robin Wimberley
6900 Garrett Rd
Durham NC 27707
[email protected]

If you have further questions, contact Mrs. Wimberley at 919-493-1809 (10a-2p M-Th) or [email protected]

About Hope Valley Baptist Church

HVBC is a multi-generational, multi-cultural church in the Research Triangle Park area of NC. The church practices a primarily traditional worship style with blended and liturgical elements. More information about Hope Valley Baptist Church is available on the church website