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Youth and Children's Ministry

Next Gen Director

The Heights Church
Posted: 04/15/2022
Salary/Range: Available upon request
Denver, CO

Director of Next Generation (Full-Time)

Objective: The Heights Church is a 5-year-old growing church of families and young professionals across from East High School in the heart of Denver. We are in a strategic place to partner with families and raise up the next generation to know and follow Jesus in a city where families are often neglected. The Director of Next Generation will expand our current ministry to kids (The Heights Kids) and families while helping us start new ministries to students inside and outside the church to reach Denver with the gospel.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Demonstrates spiritual maturity
  • Ability to lead volunteers and families
  • Ability to create a fun and safe environment for kids and students
  • Ability to teach
  • Good people skills
  • Kids experience
  • Student experience (preferred)
  • Supervising/management experience (preferred)
  • A self-starter and team player willing to do what is best for our families and the city


Develop and Implement a Holistic Discipleship Plan from Birth through High School

  • Provide organizational and spiritual leadership/supervision for children and student ministries
  • Develop a scope and sequence for key discipleship outcomes for children and students
  • Ensure developmental and age-appropriate discipleship materials that help children and students to know and follow Jesus

Develop and Implement a Vision for Discipleship for Parents

  • Connect and communicate with new and current families
  • Develop and implement a strategy to equip parents to become the disciple makers of their children
  • Provide hands-on involvement and equipping opportunities for parents

Create a Fun, Safe and Formative Weekend Experience

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for parents, kids and students
  • Build a team that fosters fun, safety and spiritual formation
  • Stay up-to-date on safety policies and work to ensure compliance

Recruit, Equip and Lead Volunteer Teams

  • Manage and build teams for kids and students
  • Create an environment where volunteers feel equipped, valued and appreciated

Directly Oversee the Heights Kids

  • Provide organizational and spiritual leadership/supervision for the Heights Kids, including volunteer recruitment and equipping, large group and classrooms, and Kids events and activities
  • Ensure developmental and age appropriate discipleship materials for the Heights Kids
  • Maintain excellent and clear communication with parents and families through regular emails, newsletters, graphics and social media interaction
  • Ensure leaders and families are loved and cared for by maintaining regular contact with them
  • Execute events that provide discipleship and community outreach opportunities throughout the year

Relationships within the Heights Team:

  • I receive input from: Pastor of Formation, Executive Team
  • I lead: Lay Leaders, Interns/Apprentices

Accountability: Monthly 1-on-1 with supervisor


  • Pay: 
    • Available upon request
  • Time Off/Sick Days
    • Based upon experience and tenure
    • No more than 4 Sundays off per year (not including Sundays of rest)
To Apply: Mike McDaniel,