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Equip Skills Center Coordinator


Columbus, OH

Job Type


Posted On

November 9, 2022





Location / Chapter

Central Ohio Area

Ministry Site

Equip Skills Center - North

Ministry Model

City Life


Position Summary

Goal: To advance the mission and vision of Equip Skills Center by growing and overseeing the training program, its volunteer team and organizational partners.

Supervisor: Franklinton Ministry Coordinator and Equip Auto Director

Supervises: Volunteer Ministry Teams

Key Objectives:

●      Recruit students for all Skills Center programs

●      Recruit and retain community partners to support all programs

●      Recruit and help develop funding partner relationships

●      Recruit, manage and lead volunteer leaders to serve students

●      Maintain all administrative tasks for the Skills Center

●      Fulfill COYFC staff and spiritual leadership responsibilities

Specific Duties:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Student Recruitment:

●      Recruit students for Basic Class attendance to achieve annual goals

●      Recruit advanced class attenders from Basic Class graduates to achieve annual goals

●      Recruit and help facilitate interns for Equip Auto Sales

●      Work with supervisors to set and achieve annual goals for recruitment

Program Partner Recruitment and Retention:

●      Recruit and cultivate organizational partners to refer students

●      Recruit and cultivate organizational partners to hire youth

●      Recruit and cultivate organizational and individual partners to help with job readiness and training program components

●      Achieve annual goals for student job/internship placement with employers

Recruit Funding Partners:

●      Identify potential funding partners through organizational partner efforts

●      Work with the COYFC Development department to cultivate funding partners

●      Supply information, stats, reports or other feedback to donors as needed

Volunteer Leader Recruitment, Management and Retention:

●      Recruit volunteer leaders for all aspects of programming from organized class roles to mentoring roles

●      Train and manage volunteer leaders consistent with COYFC volunteer management standards

Program Development and Administration:

●      Ensure Basic Class, Advanced Class, and Internship Programs have high-quality programming, materials, and experiences that truly advance students

●      Ensure Mentoring Program components are intentional and integrate with class and internship components

●      Ensure monthly KPI tracking is up to date

●      Update web site and printed materials are available and accurate

●      Comply with all COYFC policies and procedures relevant to the program

●      Coordinate with other Equip staff, supervisors, and other COYFC staff to maintain and grow programming

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:

  • Articulate and uphold COYFC religious beliefs and practices at work and outside of work. Each employee serves to represent the religious message and mission of COYFC (as outlined in the Statement of Faith and Mission documents) to the broader community
  • Be ready and willing to lead and contribute to distinctly Christian activities as needed.
  • Be available and willing to lead to distinctly Christian activities of the Skills Center including Bible studies
  • Be available for spiritual conversations with youth or volunteers
  • Infuse prayer for God’s guidance and wisdom into the volunteer team culture

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.