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Campus Life High School Site Leader

Where

La Grande, OR

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

April 20, 2024

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Eastern Oregon Area

Ministry Model

Campus Life HS

Hours

20

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Position Summary

Direct ministry in the local high school and with high schoolers by fostering the following five essentials:

 

Widespread Prayer

Loving Relationships

Faithful Bible Teaching

Collaborative Community Strategy

Adults Who Empower

 

Consistently pursue high schoolers and engage them in life-long relationships with Jesus using the following seven Relational Ministry Actions (RMAs) which are Campus Life’s Specialized skill set to move loving relationships forward:

 

Contacting – Going into the teenage world to initiate new relationships.

Building Times – Spending time with high school students to build new relationships and grow existing ones.

Club – Meeting with a large group of high school kids in a safe, high energy, non Christian friendly setting to talk about relevant topics and connect them to God’s truth.

Appointments – Meeting with high school students to focus on their individual needs.

Small Groups – Meeting with several high school students to have an interactive discussion about relevant topics and connect them to truth.

Core Team – A team of Christian teenagers with adult mentors who together follow Jesus in a way that naturally invites friends to discover Jesus with them.

Summer Youth Trip – Engaging high school students on a week long adventure to build relationships through shared memories, point them to Jesus, and grow their relationship with Him.

 

Accurately handle Biblical truth, regularly coaching high schoolers to apply it in their lives. Focus on competent preparation and relevant presentation. Intentionally work together with local churches, agencies, and other partners to provide sustainable youth and family ministry. 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. Doing as much of these as possible using the weekly clubs, lunches, Core, and drop in center.   

 

We seek a strong leader who can connect with students, parents, school administrators, business leaders, and churches. The candidate must be a self starter with a passion for discipleship evangelism who wants to be part of an excellent growing team of youth ministry professionals. All staff will be trained and assisted in personal financial support raising.

 

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 clubs, YFC staff meetings, conferences, camps and events.

Model empathy, humility and care for all people. This includes promoting equity and inclusion in word and in the practice of faith expression.

YFC employees will have an opportunity to be commissioned or licensed as a minister of the Gospel through the established Youth for Christ process, and/or ordained by an outside body recognized by Youth for Christ USA.

Position Requirements

A growing follower of Christ

Involved in & supporting a local church by serving, being engaged in the community and regularly attending

Sets a godly example for staff, volunteers and students in one’s personal life

Demonstrates a humble and teachable spirit

Commitment to meet regularly with a group or specific person for accountability

Passionate about the mission and vision of YFC

Willingness to submit and minister within the guidelines of YFC

Administrative abilities

Passion for the evangelism and discipleship of youth

Ability to manage and minister to people

Can effectively build and lead teams of people

Ability to learn mission and relationship based fundraising techniques

Skilled in problem solving, experience with computer and general office equipment

Knowledge & Skills

Embraces the vision, mission and Statement of Faith of YFC

Participation in YFC’s Blueprint for Leadership

Understands YFC’s 5 Essentials and leads through this model

Self-Motivator

Strong moral character and of good repute

Connect well with youth

Well-spoken in front of youth and adults

Manage a team of diverse volunteers

Honors and pursues diversity of gifts, cultures and ethnicities

Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills

Able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

Good relationship building skills with adults and young people

Perseverance through opposition and obstacles

Our cultural attributes are not about competency. It is an obedience to the call of Christ on our lives. YFC believes that spiritually healthy adults fosters healthy relationships with our kids. We place a heavy commitment and emphasis on developing and equipping a Christ-centered life marked by Enduring Humility, Relentless Trust, Joyful Camaraderie, Courageous Faithfulness and Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:

Ability to humbly serve and honor others even in difficult situations with prayer, consistency, transparency, and resilience. (Enduring Humility)

Demonstrates proper reliance on God, others, and self through generous giving of time and skills, by collaboratively incorporating others’ ideas, welcoming candid input, recognizing others’ need for grace and extending forgiveness and empathy. (Relentless Trust)

Prioritizes others’ needs for a missional outcome, characterized by joy, with active listening and problem-solving skills, while encouraging and empowering fellow believers. (Joyful Camaraderie)

Trusts God with new approaches and changes, and communicates needs and limits with emotional intelligence, while seeking confidence and wisdom in Christ. (Courageous Faithfulness)

Seeks authentic Christ-Centered relationships with people of various backgrounds, fosters an inviting environment and empowers historically marginalized groups and indigenous populations (within the local context), through active listening, inclusion, advocacy for those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity)

Fundraising Responsibilities

All YFC employees are expected to regularly and actively participate in faithful activities that advance the stewardship functions of YFC USA. These activities will include—but are not limited to— extending invitations to fund raising events, recruiting personal circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, sending letters, handwritten notes, personal calls, and personally ministering to donor contacts.

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.