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City Life Site Director- Girls

Where

Winter Haven, FL

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

September 6, 2022

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Polk County Area

Ministry Model

City Life

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Position Summary

The City Life Site Director has the exciting opportunity to lead multiple faith-based mentoring groups to reach 11-19-year-old girls who are walking through pivotal and often difficult moments in life. The City Life Site Director is a position that requires organization, leadership, great communication skills and the ability to build and lead a volunteer team. 

Essential Functions

Ministry Health

-        Lead a volunteer team through the 5 Essentials and National best practices

-        Develop ministry sites health and growth

-        Regularly evaluate ministry effectiveness while helping sites and leaders grow

-        Build deep community relationships in and around ministry sites

-        Consistently involved in local ministry with lost teens

-        Some administrative function involved (reporting, scheduling, etc.) 

-        Build strong servant minded and cooperative relationship with other YFC staff and community partners

Ministry Growth

-        Work with the Executive Director or designee in developing vision for ministry expansion in your area

-        Recruit, train, and develop volunteers to meet, mentor, and share the Gospel with teen girls. 

-        Learn and train others in the Three-Story model

-        Build a strategic community support team

 

Ministry Activities

-        Lead weekly faith-based mentoring/discipleship groups with at-risk girls in the community

-        Group Bible teaching

-        Build Authentic Christ Sharing Relationships with 11-19-year-old girls

 

Leadership Development

-        Participate in the YFC Leadership Blueprint process

-        Help build a culture of people development within the chapter

-        Aid new ministry staff in their journey through the initial YFC Credentialing process

-        Participate in the wider YFC movement for your continued personal growth

-        Assist in oversight of any internship programs for investment in raising up young leaders

 

Donor Development

-        Be involved in all team-oriented fundraising efforts 

-        Help develop local support to assist with the current and future ministry sites 

-        In coordination and discussion with the Executive Director, set a personal annual fundraising goal to help provide resources for the ministry

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

  • 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

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.

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.