The Next Generation / Families Director's responsibility is to lead leaders in the building of ministry experiences that help the children, students, and families 0-12th grade of Los Angeles experience the life-changing power of the gospel by encouraging them to know Jesus, grow in faith, and go into the world equipped to serve.


Reports To: Operations Director


Full-Time, Exempt


Housing Allowance

Vacation Days - 3 Weeks

Ministry Days - 2 Weeks

Sick Days - 1 Week


Create safe environments for 0-12th to connect with leaders around the gospel

Develop and execute a strategy to reach & keep 0-12th and their families

Collaborate with the Content Team for sermon direction, 0-12th accessibility, and creative ideas

Work to make content teachable by volunteers for 0-12th


Collaborate on Sunday morning hospitality & experiences for 0-12th

Help 0-12th families engage in community groups

Develop pathways for 0-12th and their families to serve our congregation, city, and world

Champion meaningful membership with 0-12th families

Coordinate with Communications for 0-12th graphics, email schedules, and social media

Schedule all weekly 0-12th event volunteers

Build and foster strategic partnerships with parents, schools, and youth organizations

Align with the church-wide calendar for 0-12th events, retreats, summer camps, volunteer appreciation, etc.

Oversee/facilitate 0-12th ministry administration, logistics, and budget

Cultivate internal and external network of advisors

Achieve ministry growth markers year-over-year

Maintain compliance with all church policies and procedures

Other responsibilities as needed


Demonstrates a proven track record of implementing change and building teams

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Basic understanding of child/youth development

Must be a team player, with experience working in a team environment

Possesses basic knowledge of Mac applications, as well as, but not limited to, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.

Ability to learn or have experience with ProPresenter and ChMS

Ability to handle confidential matters discreetly and efficiently 


Become a church member and be willing to sign our statement of faith

Strong and growing Christian Faith

Looking to move up in Leadership


Bible college or greater

2-5 years of experience in Children/Youth/Family Ministries or a sub-department


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Please send all of the following as a single multi-page PDF document to resumes@risenchurch.com. Please put “Next Generation / Families Director” in the subject line.

One-page cover letter

One-page resume (include links to audio/visual teaching samples and social media)

One-page writing sample (ie - a church-wide email, blog, or update to parents)