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Claudia Thomas MS Site Leader


Tacoma, WA

Job Type


Posted On

July 20, 2022





Location / Chapter

Tacoma Area

Ministry Model

Campus Life MS


20 hours per week


Position Summary

Ministry Site Management (65%)

  • Recruit, train and supervise teams of ministry leaders for the ministry site(s) in accordance with YFC/USA requirements.
  • Plan and execute monthly team meetings with site Ministry Leaders to plan, pray and develop a community that is equipped to deliver effective ministry.
  • Ensure that all ministry standards attached to the ministry site are met.
  • Regularly communicate the health and direction of the ministry site with the CL Ministry Director.
  • Strategize with the CL Ministry Director to make ministry adjustments as necessary.
  • Track ministry fruitfulness and input data into YFC Impact.

Community Connections: (10%)

  • Develop relationships with community influencers.
  • Collaborate with the Youth For Christ Military  Director in ministry opportunities.
  • Work with the Campus Life Ministry Director and the Church Engagement Coordinator to engage local churches and community partners in partnering with Tacoma Youth for Christ.

Ministry Training and Growth (15%)

  • Participate in local, regional and National training opportunities.
  • Ensure that the volunteer team remains engaged with the larger organizational structure of YFC by encouraging full participation in non-site specific training and events.
  • Teach religious truth and facilitate religious observance at ministry sites.

Fund Development (10%)

  • Full collaboration with fund development by leveraging relationships and inviting others to hear the story of Tacoma YFC.

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 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

1. Be a great storyteller—each YFC staff should be ready and willing to share the mission of YFC and stories of young people making steps towards Jesus in a clear and compelling presentation. YFC staff will be given opportunities to share their stories in different venues such as the Auction, See the Story events, and smaller gatherings.

2. Coach volunteers to raise up young people to be great storytellers—YFC staff will equip volunteers to raise up young people who can clearly articulate their journey with Jesus to both fellow peers and adults. 

3. Invite your circle of influence—YFC staff will invite friends and family to events where the mission of YFC as well as volunteer, prayer, and financial partnership opportunities are presented.  

While a specific money amount is not attached to this expectation, we work towards a common goal of asking the Father to provide the financial resources necessary to reach more 11-19 year olds across Pierce County with the life transforming hope found in Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit is the one who moves in peoples’ hearts to invest financially. Therefore, we will measure your activity and effort towards being a storyteller, coaching storytellers, and inviting others to this mission. 

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.