July 11, 2022
Location / Chapter
YFC USA National Service Center
Mobilizer, Multiplier, Equipper and Strategic are four words that summarize this role. The Director of Ministry Growth serves a crucial role in the advancement of the mission of YFC. This person is responsible for overseeing the execution and growth of all YFC ministry models across the movement of YFC.
You will work in close relationship with all department heads inside of the Mission Execution division to ensure that the ministry models match the needs of the field, as well as and that the field and NSC employees are equipped to support them. You will work in an especially close and collaborative manner with the Lead of Chapter Advancement who is responsible for leading and aligning all YFC chapters in a process of continual improvement towards our preeminent goal and with the Lead of Leader Formation who is responsible for developing all leaders in the YFC movement.
This role also requires spiritual and organizational leadership skills, the ability to work with and through other people, as well as strong communication, management, and listening skills. The Director of Mission Advancement must embrace and build a team that embodies YFC’s Cultural Attributes: Christ-centered, enduring humility, relentless trust, courageous faithfulness, joyful camaraderie, and kingdom-inspired diversity.
Casting vision, designing strategy, and mobilizing resources (10%)
Leadership and Management of the Ministry Advancement Dept. (30%)
Field Leadership and Engagement (40%)
Divisional Leadership (20%)
Primary and Secondary Steward Responsibilities
Employees may be assigned a Primary Steward of any of the following:
Specific assignments for the Primary Steward will be listed in the Task List.
All Employees are assigned the role of Secondary Steward, which plays a supporting role to the Primary Steward to serve a chapter in a specific way, for a specific timeframe as determined by the Primary Steward. Secondary Stewards can be assigned to focus on specific management issues like YFC compliance, legal, risk, strategic planning, fund development coaching, staff development coaching, new ministry site development, process stewardship or a variety of other equipping roles.
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:
Additionally, 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.
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 fundraising events, recruiting a personal circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, sending letters, handwritten notes, personal calls, and personally ministering to donor contacts.
For Affiliate and Chapter Staff: YFC may attach a minimum fundraising goal to certain projects, activities, departments, or individuals.
A Budget Manager is responsible to align all financial resources to the YFC/USA strategic plan in accordance with the delegation and direction of the Division Head. The Budget Manager is responsible for coding, approval, and financial decision-making for the assigned division, Department, and/or Action Plan budget. When a budget is overfunded or underfunded, the Budget Manager is responsible for course-correct through the MCCR process.
Knowledge & Skills
Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:
Credentials Required & Preferred Education
The ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and other co-workers is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges are essential for day-to-day conversations, receiving ordinary information, and preparing or inspecting documents. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Activities require the ability to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time, occasionally move about inside the office to access files or office equipment, and operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, handheld devices, copy machine, and computer printer.
No heavy lifting is expected, though occasional exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force may be required. Good manual dexterity is required for the use of computers, mobile devices, and other production technologies.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer and phone are normal.
Comprehensive Benefits Package
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.