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City Life Community Coordinator

Where

Denver, CO

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

May 9, 2022

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Denver Area

Ministry Model

City Life

Compensation

$42,000-48,000

Hours

40

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Position Summary

Primary Goal: The City Life Community Director is responsible for leading a team of emerging leaders and ministry leaders in their designated community with the goal of engaging un-churched, unreached students in under resourced neighborhoods with holistic ministry and Christian Community Development.

Key Result Areas

Goal: Ministry Leaders - Oversee a team volunteers who provide holistic ministry (physical, mental, spiritual, economic, educational, etc.) to young people in targeted neighborhoods.

Performance Standards:

1.   Recruit, screen and train qualified (volunteer) ministry leaders (adult and student) to foster authentic Christ-sharing relationships with unchurched, non-Christian students, ages 11 to 19, so that there is at least 1 ministry leader for every 5 involved students.

2.   Ensure the highest level of compliance and accountability with YFC/USA volunteer standards and procedures.

3.   Target areas where there exists the most oppressed and under resourced young people.

4.   Identify and lead emerging leaders in Leaders in Training (L.I.T.).

 

Goal: Holistic Ministry

Performance Standards:

 

Ministry sustainability in neighborhoods

1.   Oversee ministry in their neighborhood working together with the local church and other likeminded programs in their neighborhood.

2.   Lead the in the emerging leaders program, training and development of our young people from the neighborhood into potential Volunteers in Training or for post-secondary or career next steps.

3.   Potentially work with a caseload of young people (in our targeted neighborhoods) to provide mentorship.

4.   Train and assist ministry and emerging leaders in Authentic Christ Sharing Relationships with students through 3Story.

5.   Assist emerging leaders in peer lead mentor groups.

6.   Implement and sustain Relationship Ministry Action for Authentic Christ Sharing Relationships in neighborhoods.

 

Goal: Missional Fundraising

1.   Create a circle of influence or COI that understand, believes, and has the cultural competency to engage in the ministry through sharing story, inviting to events, and financially participating in the ministry model.

2.   Implement budget and utilize funds for neighborhood expenses.

3.   Participate in ALL staff funding events.

4.   Engage Leaders in Training and Emerging leaders in story sharing for the benefit of the mission.

5.   Utilize their Community Support Team to engage a wide variety of supporters.

6.   Apply for available grants to further our mission with neighborhood ministry.

 

Goal: Team

  1. Assist in spiritual growth, attitude, accountability and team relationships as part of the team in order to foster the greatest possible team unity, both within City Life Ministries and throughout DAYFC.
  2. Ensure excellence in administrative details i.e. agreements, contracts, accounting, donor care, Impact reporting, ministry leaders, financial partners etc.
  3. Foster healing, wholeness, and flourishing through Biblical handling of conflict.
  4. Maintain the highest level of trust and integrity in all aspects of leadership, staff relationships, ministry and community involvement.

Additional Responsibilities:

1.   Supervision - Reports to the Director of City Life Ministries. Involves a Community Support team that comes alongside the neighborhood ministry

2.   Marketing & PR - Intentionally and specifically seeks out and maximizes opportunities to make the public aware of the ministry of DAYFC through social media, public speaking opportunities, community organizations and general media.

3.   DAYFC General - Leads and/or participates in DAYFC events, ministries and activities as assigned.

4.   Community stakeholder – Attend and participate in community meetings to foster relationship and build trust in the neighborhood.

Position Requirements

Qualifications: Community coordinator will have a vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ as well as a proven track record of at least 1 year of successful youth ministry related jobs. The Community Coordinator must be able to supervise multiple ministry leaders and grow an emerging leaders team, work well with parents/guardians and community/church leaders and have a learning posture on knowledge of all facets of City Life ministry. The Community coordinator must also be willing to engage in missional fundraising both through personal support as well as community support.

Benefits

  • Health, dental, and vision
  • 403b retirement

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.