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Youth and Children's Ministry

Student Ministry Director

Greenwood Community Church
Posted: 08/16/2022
Salary/Range: $55,000 - $60,000/annually, based on experience
Greenwood Village, CO

Position Summary:

The Student Ministry Director participates in setting the vision and strategic leadership
for our Student Ministry that is consistent with Greenwood’s Mission, Vision and Values.
The Director will assist in carrying out leadership, teaching & program structures as
designed by the Emerging Generations Ministry team. Our Student Ministry is expected
to be implemented in such a way that values parents as the primary spiritual influence
over their children. Adult leaders are recruited and equipped to shepherd and
encourage students to integrate into the life and ministry of the larger congregation.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No direct reports


  • Places importance on relational small group strategy of evangelism and
  • Participates in the creation and implementation of a strategy for discipling
    young people throughout our Student Ministry with innovative approaches
    that serve students in each of their developmental stages
  • Partners with the pastoral team and elders in an intergenerational ministry
    context so that students learn to embrace their vital role in the broader Body
  • Assists in a team model of ministry that recruits, connects, trains and
    supervises volunteer leaders who are pursuing students and learning to fully
    own the ministry as their unique place to serve
  • Leads a healthy, family-friendly approach to ministry that communicates and
    listens to parents, equipping them to spiritually develop their children in the
    home and engaging them with one another through innovative connecting
  • Implements appropriate events (i.e., appreciation events, connecting
    activities, training opportunities, milestone events, camps and retreats) that
    build on the vision of Greenwood for student and family ministries
  • Participates in church staff meetings and assistance in all-church activities as
  • Coordinates with the Emerging Generations team, including the Director of
    Kids Ministry to develop a progressive and cohesive path for learning and
    growth for children, students and young adults
  • Creates and oversees annual goals and strategy for Student Ministry overall,
    including coordinating with the Director of Emerging Generations around
    budget development and oversight
  • Other related duties as assigned by Director of Emerging Generations or
    other member of the church leadership team
  • Support values of the organization through a focus on Competency,
    Character, Chemistry and Culture

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively lead, teach and shepherd young people with high
    energy and impact
  • Ability to communicate with parents and adults
  • Strategic thinking and organizational ability in communicating, planning
    events and tracking attendance
  • Ability to supervise, lead and shepherd volunteers, including interns
  • Creatively pursues teaching methods for students
  • Ability to recruit, equip and inspire leadership teams
  • Discernment in establishing healthy boundaries for staff and leaders
    interacting with youth
  • Actively pursues feedback from students’ parents, ministry volunteers and


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of ministry, or significant relevant experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience serving in the church, specifically leading in areas of student and family ministry
To Apply: