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Campus Life High School Director Mt. Pleasant/Sacred Heart


Mt. Pleasant, MI

Job Type


Posted On

June 20, 2023





Location / Chapter

Central Michigan Area


Position Summary

We are looking for an individual whose calling is in youth ministry, specifically with high school students. The call is rooted in passion and desire to share the Gospel with EVERY high school student. The individual will work to the best of their ability to fulfill the responsibilities of the role. This ranges from, but not limited to, leading large groups, small groups, fundraising, developing intentional relationships, one on one appointments, being a champion of the local church, building community partners, event planning, and student leadership development. In a perfect world, this individual would commit to this role for a minimum of three years. We recognize that commitment is based on God’s plans and not ours, but we value the investment and fruit that is experienced in a long-term commitment. This commitment isn’t accomplished alone. We have a strong team that is committed to co-laboring with one another. As a result, our team culture is supportive of each team member's gifts and abilities. This position will elevate the gifts of the individual and provide a strong team culture.


Work with the Executive Director and ministry leadership team to have a dynamic master plan for reaching young people through campus ministry.  

Essential Functions

Develop and carry out the vision to reach every young person on high school campuses within the assigned county on a weekly basis.  


Adopts the “Five Essential Characteristics of Sustainable & Fruitful Ministry Sites” (Widespread Prayer, Loving Relationships, Faithful Bible Teaching, Collaborative Community Strategy, and Adults Who Empower)

Widespread Prayer - We deliberately engage lots of Christians to intercede on behalf of the ministry site. This value needs to strategically permeate all values, areas, and actions of your daily ministry. 

Loving Relationships - We consistently pursue lost kids & engage them in life-long relationships with

Jesus. Campus Life uses six Relational Ministry Actions as its specialized skill set to move

Loving Relationships forward: Contacting, Building Times, Appointments, Small Groups, Core Teams, Club.

Faithful Bible Teaching - We accurately handle Biblical truth, regularly coaching kids to apply it in their lives. Competent Preparation. Relevant Presentation.

Collaborative Community Strategy - We intentionally work together with local churches, agencies, and other partners to provide sustainable youth and family ministry.

Adults Who Empower - We strategically develop leaders to reach young people from every people

group. Campus Life staff build and lead teams of Christian adults (and students) who are committed to investing in the relational ministry process with lost teens.

Fundraising Responsibilities:

  • Raise 100% of base salary package in monthly support from a network.

Position Requirements

Preferred (NOT REQUIRED) Qualifications:


  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university, or Bible school, or its equivalent.
  2. Be credentialed by Youth for Christ/USA, or be accepted into the Youth for Christ/USA credential candidate program.
  3. Have a minimum of three years of youth ministry/evangelism experience in the area of working with youth with a record of increasing effectiveness.


  1. Possess these ministry skills: knowledge of how to lead someone to Christ, how to lead a small group and how to lead a large group, up-front speaking ability that will hold the attention of young people, ability to teach, ability to meet students wherever they are, ability to disciple and develop student leadership.
  2. Possess these people skills: mobilization of people to the ministry, leadership strengths, fundamental management skills, community relations ability, able to relate well to people of all ages.
  3. Possess these process skills: project planning and implementation, decision-making, problem-solving, follow-up of details, ability to ask people for help.
  4. Technical knowledge: solid general understanding of the Old Testament, New Testament, Christian theology, Christian ethics, Christian living, youth culture, youth work principles, youth social issues.


  1. Possess a solid growing commitment to Jesus Christ and an evangelical faith that is consistent with YFC’s Statement of Faith.
  2. Have a sense of “missionary calling” to the ministry of youth evangelism.
  3. Be able to work with many churches in a non-denominational para-church setting
  4. Be comfortable working with EVERY student group.


  1. Be a self-starter and be able to get the job done under general direction rather than close supervision.
  2. Be able to operate in a flexible work situation that demands a typical workweek of 40-50 and that requires some evening and weekend ministry and overnight travel.
  3. Be able to conduct ministry within the structure of both a local and worldwide youth evangelism movement.


  1. Possess a strong sense of integrity.
  2. Have a strong work ethic
  3. Exhibit a Christian lifestyle.
  4. Be committed to family.
  5. Be committed to the local church.
  6. Be committed to personal growth.


Eligible Benefits:

  1. Medical Insurance
  2. Retirement Plan
  3. Dental
  4. Paid Holidays

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.