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Juvenile Justice Ministry Site Director


Lakewood, CO

Job Type


Posted On

January 11, 2023





Location / Chapter

Denver Area

Ministry Site

Mount View Youth Services Center

Ministry Model

Juvenile Justice Ministry






Position Summary

Primary Goal: Serve as site director for Mount View Youth Services Center but is not limited to strategically building, growing, and maintaining the ministry leaders to engage with the goal of evangelizing and discipling unreached youth from significant life challenges in a holistic approach.

Key Result Areas


Goal: Ministry Leaders – The site director will recruit and involve qualified ministry leaders (volunteers) in order to build a significant team, seeking high levels of community and church involvement and funding for maximum evangelistic impact.


Performance Standards:

1. Recruit, screen, and train qualified ministry leaders to foster authentic Christ-sharing relationships with unchurched, non-Christian troubled youth, ages 11 to 19, with the ultimate goal being at least 1 ministry leader for every 5 youth involved.

2. Ensure the highest level of compliance and accountability with YFC/USA volunteer standards and procedures.


Goal: Funding – The site director will be responsible for contributing to the overall Juvenile Justice Ministry budget, to include but not limited to personal support account, ministry sites, special events, ministry leader training, recruiting, and ministry leader care accounts. They will maintain and attitude of raising funds for the mission and continued growth of the entire Youth for Christ Denver team. (See Financial Addendum)


Performance Standards:

1. At least 10% of weekly ministry focused on fundraising with individuals, churches, government agencies, and community groups. (When assisting event this percentage could be greater in seasons.)

2. Assist in helping run Juvenile Justice community fundraising events throughout the year.

3. Involve ministry leaders (volunteers) as financial partners and Champions of Juvenile Justice Ministries.

4. Ensure accurate accounting and management of financial partners, employing high levels of creative, personal donor communication and care.


Goal: Youth Evangelism – The site director will facilitate evangelistic opportunities throughout the year as well as create and manage strategic evangelistic ministry events in order to see as many youth as possible have the opportunity to make an informed decision as to faith in Jesus Christ.


Performance Standards:

1. Train and exhort ministry leaders and staff to constantly deepen their authentic Christ-sharing relationships and to seek opportunity to invite young people into a lifelong relationship with Jesus.

2. Develop partnerships with local churches in order to facilitate integration of newly saved students into a church community.

3. Ensure that all events meet the goal of presenting the gospel to unchurched, unbelieving youth. 

4. Ensure that all events are fully funded, adhering to DAYFC budgeting standards and that all event funds are properly accounted for.


Goal: Team – The site director will be the example of the highest level of team interdependence and accountability. (See Employee Handbook)

Performance Standards:

1. Assist in spiritual growth, attitude, accountability, and team relationships in order to foster the greatest possible team unity, both within the Juvenile Justice team and throughout Denver Area Youth for Christ.

2. Assist in excellence and timely completion of administrative responsibilities including but not limited to donor communication strategy (i.e. videos of thanks you donors, monthly letters, phone calls, text messages, postcards, etc.), Impact reporting, ministry leaders and hours, church relationships, etc.

3. Attend and contribute to weekly staff and prayer meetings.

4. Foster healing and forgiveness through Biblical handling of conflict.

5. Maintain the highest level of trust and integrity in all aspects of leadership, staff relationships, ministry, and community involvement. 


Additional Responsibilities:

1. Mentoring – Operate as a mentor supervisor with our Juvenile Justice team. Assist in recruiting, training, and supervising mentors to serve youth from facilities. As well as serve a mentor to meet the goals of the Juvenile Justice Ministry.

2. Chaplain – Assist female staff engaging young women at Mount View Youth Services Center

Position Requirements

Qualifications: A Site Director will have a vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ as well as a proven track record of successful ministry to youth. The site director must be able to recruit and lead ministry leaders (volunteers) from the local church, working well with facility staff, youth, and churches. They must be teachable and working towards being an expert in Juvenile Justice Ministry. The site director also must raise funds for the mission of Youth for Christ as well as for their personal support.


  • 403b Retirement

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.