Back to all Jobs

Administrative Assistant


Bourbonnais, IL

Job Type


Posted On

June 13, 2022





Location / Chapter

Chicago Area


Position Requirements

POSITION SUMMARY: To serve as Office Manager at the YFC Chicago "Bourbonnais" office, manage phone and electronic communication and welcome incoming guests. Record donation information into SalesForce database, review and process incoming mail, make bank deposits, file documents, follow-up and other office support activities as requested.



  • Widespread Prayer: engage Christians to intercede on behalf of the ministry.
  • Loving Relationships: consistently pursue lost kids and engage them in a life-long relationship with the Lord.
  • Creative Bible Teaching: faithfully handle Biblical truth, regularly coaching youth to apply it in their lives.
  • Collaborative Community Strategy: work together with local churches, agencies and other partners to provide sustainable youth and family ministry. 
  • Adults Who Empower: strategically develop leaders to reach youth from every group.


Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of Youth for Christ USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as an employee in the movement of Youth for Christ be recognized as an associate minister of the Gospel.

  • As an employee of Youth for Christ and an associate minister of the Gospel, YFC expects all employees to:
  • Seek God’s guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives.
  • Participate and lead regular times of prayer, devotion and worship as a regular aspect of your role within YFC.
  • Teach and preach from the Holy Bible at YFC staff meetings, conferences, camps and events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


1.    Record all donation information into and manage creation of mail/e-mail of receipts

2.    Manage bank deposits from incoming mail and all on-line donations

3.    Review, sort and disseminate all incoming mail to appropriate staff

4.    Help coordinate incoming cash and club account information, fund transfers.

5.    Assist in duties with marketing services (special letters to be sent to donors for gifts - memorial, material donations, end of year tax notices; and checking monthly mailings, press releases, etc. for spelling and grammar before they go out); get VIP letters signed from Rick and mailed

6.    Assist in support of special event activities as appropriate

7.    Enter all credit card and EFT/ACH information into the various online donation sites.

8.    Support Executive Director with appointment setting.





Individual should have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Should be able to set work priorities and work independently in the absence of supervision and be able to understand and carryout oral and written directions. Must have the ability to maintain high degree of motivation to retain focus for our outreach to youth.


The individual should have minimum of 2 - 4 years of related experience, steady work record, and must be able to perform each of the essential position functions. Must be comfortable with computers, phone interaction and personable to all staff, volunteers and support partners.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to get around the community and office for various tasks.

  • The employee would normally lift or move up to 10 lbs and occasionally lifts or moves up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to tolerate up and down movement with bending or stooping including reaching above and below shoulder height with arms and hands.
  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and dust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing duties, the employee will be subject to indoor heating and air conditioning conditions.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee will perform extensive keystroke tasks.
  • This organization reserves the right to revise the essential position functions as the need arises.



EOE Statement

YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.

We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.

We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.