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College Intern – Club & Core Leader Assistant

Where

Frederick, MD

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

August 17, 2022

Classification

Non-Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Central Maryland Area

Ministry Site

Monocacy Campus Life

Ministry Model

Campus Life HS

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Position Summary

This person reports to the Site Director for Frederick County as a key part of the leadership team. S/he is primarily responsible for, but not limited to, assist the ministry leaders in both club & core groups as assigned.

Essential Functions

Ministry Health

  • Always staying in your respective lane (Frederick County Ministry)
  • Direct and guide the ministry team in your area through the 5 Essentials and National Ministry best practices
  • Develop current ministry sites health and growth
  • Assist regularly evaluate ministry effectiveness while helping sites and site leaders grow
  • Volunteer oversight for your area; work with site directors to develop a recruiting, training and retention plan for volunteers and volunteer teams.
  • Build deep community relationships in and around current ministry sites.
  • Provide ministry resources for trips and events while spearheading events or assist during these events
  • Consistently involved in local ministry with lost teens
  • Some administrative functions involved (reporting, scheduling, etc.)

Ministry Growth

  • Work with the Site Director & Executive Director in developing vision for ministry expansion in your area
  • Assist in laying the foundation for effective ministry in that particular new ministry site
  • Support and train new ministry staff in community development and ministry in their first year

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

Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:

  • Assist with administrative duties: Schedules, keeping attendance records, ordering supplies, and take notes during weekly activities to report during staff meeting.
  • Responsible for all information need for college credit while doing the practicum with CMYFC.
  • 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).  

Continued Training

  • Shepard Training

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.