Minister of Recreation (Activities)
Job Description

The Minister of Recreation (Activities) Job Description is available free to download and print for your church administrative or HR office...


The job description template for the minister over all recreational activities is important to have as a tool to know exactly what this job covers and what all the responsibilities are for this employee of the church.



The Activities and Recreation Ministry at church should provide a non-threatening atmosphere in your church for those who are looking for a place to worship. It should give the members and visitors a place to enjoy recreational activities and maintain their physical fitness in a Christian environment.

The Activities and Recreation Ministry needs to provide the church family recreational outlets for their church and the community. Examples would be athletic leagues such as softball, basketball, volleyball and soccer. Other examples would be summer camps, church fellowship, pool tables, bumper pool, ping pong, foosball and many other recreational activities.

This job description for the recreational activities minister includes:

  • Job Title
  • Reports To
  • Position Status
  • Purpose - The Min. of Recreation (Activities) is responsible to the Min. of Education for planning, conducting and evaluating a program of recreation for church members and other persons in the community.
  • Responsibilities -
  1. Direct the planning, conducting and evaluating of the recreational activities in the church
  2. Coordinate the scheduling and administer the activities in the recreation center.
  3. Maintain and supervise the repair of recreational facility. Be responsible for the inventory, care, repair and storage of recreation equipment and supplies.
  4. Schedule activities of paid and volunteer workers.
  5. Periodically review and evaluate recreational policies and programs.
  6. Participate in a weekly hospital and prospect visitation.
  7. Provide leadership training for both paid and volunteer workers.
  8. Serve as a recreation resource person and advisor to organizations of the church as requested.
  9. Provide representation for the church in planning, conducting and evaluating recreation activities that involve churches and groups.
  10. Cooperate with associational and state leaders in promoting activities of mutual interest.
  • Acknowledgment Statement - I have read and received a copy of my job description. I understand this overrides anything I have been given or told in the past. I further understand that I am expected to follow my job as outlined above, and that if I have any questions concerning what is expected of me, I will speak with my immediate supervisor identified above.
  • Employee's Signature and Date of Signature

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