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Digital Media Intern

Where

Fresno/Madera, CA

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

March 14, 2022

Classification

Non-Exempt

Category

Administration

Location / Chapter

Fresno Madera Area

Hours

5-10

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Position Summary

Work alongside YFC in developing and implementing community outreach and connection through social media and the visual arts (photography, videography, print design, internet media). Gain experience and training in fundraising, marketing, and communication in a non-profit setting.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop internet media that shares the story of YFC in the community and connects with giving partners and students.
  • Post and respond on YFC social media. 
  • Work alongside ministry staff in the areas of visual arts and social media to reach youth in the digital space. 
  • Recruit volunteers to supplement the visual arts aspect of the organization and ministry. 

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. 

YFC Cultural Attributes

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. 

Our leaders are expected to be 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 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).  

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. 

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Abilities and Minimum Requirements 

  • This person must be looking for organizational experience in digital media and marketing. 
  • Create short videos for internet and social media use that shares the story of YFC. 
  • Must demonstrate basic proficiency in digital media including but not limited to applications like Photoshop and Illustrator, Canva, and Social Media platforms 
  • (Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, etc), and GSuite applications. 
  • Ability to create graphics and materials for print and web.
  • Portions of this job will require the employee to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Work in a timely manner within agreed upon deadlines.
  • Spiritual gifts suited to this position are creativity (Exodus 31:1-5), serving, administration, and evangelism.

General Staff Expectations:

  • Maintain a vital and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ and demonstrate that relationship through a morally upstanding lifestyle that is in keeping with biblical principles (see YFC Living the Life of a Leader).
  • Maintain good attendance with an agreed upon work schedule, communicating variations in advance.
  • Attend staff meetings and retreats as required.
  • Participate in organizational life, visiting ministry sites to capture media and helping at all staff events unless excused by the Executive Director.  
  • Demonstrate involvement in a local church through regular attendance, relationships with other members and participation in ministry programs and events.
  • Fully embrace the Youth For Christ vision and mission, and fully support the statement of faith (see below).

Working Relationships 

  • Responsible directly to: Executive Director
  • Supervises: Volunteers and vendors.
  • Interacts directly with: All F/M YFC staff, volunteers, donors and students.

Statement of Faith

  1. We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible authoritative Word of God.
  2. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  3. We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return to power and glory.
  4. We believe that the salvation of lost and sinful people is by the grace of God through faith and the shed blood of the Lord Jesus and that regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  5. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
  6. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
  7. We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers.

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.