Elaina Downs

Why YWAM Denver?

I've been involved with YWAM Denver in some way or another since September, 2016. Throughout that time I have taken 2 schools, been to 6 countries and seen many lives transformed by the way Jesus so uniquely and radically loves individuals. This is why I am on staff, to see others come to the realization of their worth, calling & the truths that God has to say about their character. I have grown exponentially as a leader and a person through discipleship and being refined and challenged in areas I didn't know I could be.

My Role

My role with YWAM Denver changes frequently but some of my consistent jobs are being our cafe administrator as well as barista, leading kitchen crews, calling potential students in our admissions department and watching our staffs kiddos. I love what I do and how diverse a single day can be. Whether it's ordering coffee or taking a 2 year old to the park, it all keeps me on my toes.


Youth With a Mission is a 501c3 Non-Profit organization, each of its team members is considered a volunteer. This means that I rely on the financial donations of friends and family to remain in full-time ministry. To learn more about ways you can support me click the link below

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