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Campus Life Middle & High School Staff

Where

Tuscaloosa, AL

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

January 11, 2022

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Greater Tuscaloosa Area

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Position Summary

The Campus Life Staff leads all facets of the Campus Life ministry at your high school and middle school. S/he works under the direction of the High School Campus Life Director. This includes oversight of ministry sites, shepherding leaders, and resourcing ministry as they develop effective ministry.

The Campus Life Staff is a minister of the Gospel. As a full-time salaried position, it is understood that staff has flexibility in their work day but also that staff are committed to working whatever hours are necessary to accomplish the responsibilities of the job.

Essential Functions

Ministry Health

  • Build a ministry team culture that embodies the 5 Essentials
  • Lead team meetings and provide communications to unify team and ministry efforts
  • Create systems and plans that coordinate healthy ministry work day to day
  • Keep supervisor aware of ministry health, progress and challenges
  • Model direct ministry with kids for your ministry teams
  • Develop a missional community with your teams
  • Recruit a prayer team and keep them informed on prayer needs of ministry
  • Follow all YFC safety standards

Ministry Growth

  • Set goals and be accountable for results (from day 1 measure show up numbers(.
  • Recruit and train volunteer ministry and student leader teams to build authentic Christ sharing relationships with lost students. Minimum of 25 Christ-sharing relationships with a goal of 50 plus by year two
  • Regularly provide opportunities for students to respond to the Gospel in one on one, small groups and large group settings
  • Oversee all aspects of Campus Life Relational Ministry Activities for your schools.
  • Provide a minimum of Contacting (3 per week), Building Times (2 per week), Appointments (2 per week), Small Group (1 per week), Core (1 per week), Club (1 per week)
  • Build ministry depth by taking students to YFC camps and other overnight experiences
  • Be responsible for follow-up of all students who make commitments to following Christ

Leadership Development

  • Build a culture of growth and development within your ministry teams
  • Be responsible for your Leaders leadership development
  • Participate in Leader recruitment, training and retention systems and efforts
  • Consistently share YFC mission and vision with the community

Partner Development

  • Raise full funding responsibility
  • Accept responsibility of all organizational fundraising events and tasks
  • Win, keep and lift donors that are my Key Relationships
  • Work with supervisor in pursuing significant donors
  • Add one or more new names to the YFC mailing list each week
  • Write letters, articles and other stories for YFC publications

Personal Development

  • Complete YFC Leadership Blueprint (credentialing)
  • Be a reader

Spiritual Responsibilities

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.
  • 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

Knowledge & Skills

  • A growing follower of Christ
  • Membership and active involvement in a local church
  • Live within agreed upon area in the community you serve
  • Set a godly example for staff, volunteers and students in one’s personal life
  • Ability to raise base support from current friends, family and church before hire
  • Meet regularly with a group or specific person for accountability
  • Passionate about the mission and vision of Youth for Christ
  • Full adherence to YFC’s Life of A Leader document
  • Agree fully with YFC’s statement of faith
  • Willingness to submit and minister within the guidelines of YFC of ministry
  • Participate fully in the life of other YFC staff and volunteers
  • Effectively build and lead teams of people
  • Staff must be able to find appropriate balance of work, home, family and personal life for long-term ministry
  • Able to shepherd individuals leaders
  • Skilled in problem solving
  • Complete application, background and driving record check
  • Be able to provide 100,000/300,000 auto insurance
  • Bachelor’s degree or experience equivalent
  • Leader seeking 3 year plus ministry role

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

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred

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.