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Campus Life Middle School Ministry Director/Coordinator


Albert Lea, MN

Job Type


Posted On

November 15, 2023





Location / Chapter

South Central Minnesota Area

Ministry Site

Albert lea City Life Drop In

Ministry Model

City Life


Can be a Full-time or Part-time position


Position Summary

Position Purpose:

  • Direct ministry in the local middle school and with middle schoolers by fostering the following five essentials:
  • Widespread Prayer
  • Loving Relationships
  • Faithful Bible Teaching
  • Collaborative Community Strategy
  • Adults Who Empower

Key Objectives:

Deliberately engage with many Christians to intercede on behalf of the ministry site-prayer must strategically permeate all values, areas, and actions of your daily ministry.

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

  • Appointments
  • Building times
  • Contacting
  • Clubs
  • Small Groups
  • Student Leadership
  • Summer Youth Camps

Accurately handle Biblical truth, regularly coaching High Schoolers to apply it in the 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.

Position Requirements

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 reputation
  • 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)

Essential Job Functions and Duties

Camp: Residential and Wilderness Camping Ministry

  • South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ owns and operates Prairie River Camp— An important part of this job is to be an active participant in planning and executing three weeks of summer camps.

Office Work Daily:

  • Check e-mail
  • Respond to phone calls
  • Plan your schedule


  • New student information for your use
  • Plan out Middle School Ministry
  • Meet with Ministry Director


  • Monthly ministry reports
  • Monthly receipt letters
  • Monthly support letters


  • Newsletter Information


  • Youth For Christ Impact online reporting-weekly
  • Contact with supervisor-weekly
  • Attend weekly South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ ministry staff meeting
  • Evaluation yearly

Funding Responsibilities:

  • Participate in community fundraising events ( only when appropriate)
  • Maintain positive budget account and write a periodic support letter


Attend training events if possible

Education & Experience: 2+ years

Fundraising Responsibilities:

All Youth For Christ regular full time employees will be given the opportunity to be involved in the Stewardship functions of South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ (hereafter SCMYFC, or YFC.) These opportunities could include fund raising events, circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, and other opportunities as provided.

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.