Director Of Christian Education Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Profile


Imaginative and compassionate childrens' and family ministries coordinator with extensive experience in school volunteering, pastoral care, and non-profit fundraising. Excellent public speaking skills, experienced in successfully recruiting volunteers to appropriately staff learning experiences for children, youth, and families. A proven professional work ethic of time management, collaboration, and understanding of confidentiality. 


  • Integrity and kindness 
  • Relationship builder
  • Decisive problem solver
  • Organized and efficient
  • Motivated team player
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • On-time and on-budget
  • Patient with children 
  • Effective coach and mentor
  • Exceptional writer
  • Active listening skills
  • Polished public speaker
  • Marketing experience on social media
  • MS Office, Publisher, Excel

Samaritan Counseling Center Farmington Hills, MI Expected in 2005 Continuing Education Certificate : Family Counseling - GPA :
Eden Theological Seminary Webster Groves, MO Expected in 1985 Master of Divinity : - GPA : Ordained, United Church of Christ Clergy
Lakeland College Sheboygan, WI Expected in 1981 Bachelor of Arts : Religion - GPA :
Waukesha North High School Waukesha, WI Expected in 1977 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Relevant Experience
 Designed and promoted family ministries and service projects.
Supervised paid and volunteer staff.
Created appealing promotional materials on limited budgets. 
Most relevant to this position are my experiences as a parent volunteer at Harlan Elementary, Derby Middle School, Seaholm High School, and the Birmingham Public School PTA Council:
Harlan Elementary:
Room Parent for 8 years
PTA Reflections Chair
PTA Vice President and President
Girl Scout Leader for 8 years
5th Grade Camp cabin parent
Science Olympiad and Battle of the Books team coach
Destination Imagination Coordinator Inaugural Year 2012 - 2103
Green Team lead parent volunteer working with Vickie Muir, CSO

Derby Middle School:
PTA Executive Board
Student Musical Ticket Sales Chair for 3 years
Hospitality and Staff Appreciation Chair working with Nancy Johnson, CSO

Seaholm High School:
Marching Band Camp Family Picnic and fundraising volunteer
Incoming 9th Grade Open House Chair working with Cheryl Shettel, CSO
PTA Council:
Reflections Chair 
Eastern Vice President representing Harlan, Pembroke, and Derby Schools
Additionally, I have experience with fundraising for community and non-profit organizations, including:
CARE House of Oakland County
Orchards Children's Services
HAVEN of Oakland County
Detroit Swims at the Boll Family YMCA in Detroit
Greenfield Presbyterian Church - Director of Christian Education
City, STATE, 06/2009 - Current
Design, budget, and staff learning experiences for children from birth through 5th grade and their families. Play a key role in welcoming and retaining new families to the point where our physical space must be redesigned and expanded in order to accommodate our programming needs. Interact with children, parents and grandparents in joyful and traumatic situations with integrity and compassion. Absolutely can be trusted with confidential information. 
First Methodist Church Of Troy - Spirit Seekers Coordinator
City, STATE, 06/2006 - 01/2009
This part-time staff position was created and offered to me in recognition of the time I spent designing, creating, and staffing the Sunday morning learning adventure called Spirit Seekers. This experience was offered for children ages 4 years through 5th grade and was based on the rotation model of multi-dimensional, faith-based learning. 
Congregational Church Of Birmingham UCC - Associate Minister of Christian Nurture
City, STATE, 05/1994 - 11/2004
In addition to my role in the Ministry of Christian Nurture, I organized multi-generational outreach service opportunities to raise funds for metropolitan Detroit foster and adoptive families, domestic violence survivors, and child abuse and neglect support service agencies. 

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School Attended
  • Samaritan Counseling Center
  • Eden Theological Seminary
  • Lakeland College
  • Waukesha North High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Director of Christian Education
  • Spirit Seekers Coordinator
  • Associate Minister of Christian Nurture
  • Continuing Education Certificate
  • Master of Divinity
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma