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Martin County Area Director


Fairmont, MN

Job Type


Posted On

May 25, 2024





Location / Chapter

South Central Minnesota Area

Ministry Site

City Life Center-The Lighthouse

Ministry Model

City Life


Position Summary

To be a servant leader in the development of an effective holistic ministry in communities in Martin County; to oversee and develop staff, ministry and programs that exist for the purpose of the relational evangelism and holistic discipleship of the un-churched teen population in those communities.

Youth For Christ ministry sites value the 5 Essentials. Widespread Prayer, Loving Relationships, Faithful Bible Teaching, Collaborative Community Strategy, and Adults Who Empower will be woven throughout this role.  

Essential Functions

Oversee the leadership and growth of Youth For Christ in Martin County.

Supervise and develop the staff and volunteers.

Coordinate all ministry activities including weekly outreach, clubs, trips and events, summer and winter camps.

Develop and maintain quality for relational ministry and holistic program implementation.

Build effective collaboration in community to advance mission.

Manage the Martin County Youth For Christ budget.

Lead local Community Support Team.

Participate in community fundraising events.

Write a monthly support letter.

Attend Regional/National training events.

Complete other training assignments.

Time Commitment:

Hours can be arranged with the Executive Director according to needs of the ministry, and can either remain fixed or vary from week to week. A limited amount of hours can be scheduled during the school day, so Area Director should expect to work some late afternoons and evenings.

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

Administrative abilities

               High level of spiritual and emotional maturity

               Passion for the evangelism and discipleship of urban youth

               Strong interpersonal communication and problem solving skills

               Ability to manage and minister to people

               Ability to work in the “YFC culture”

               Ability to lead and motivate people

               Experience with computer hardware and general office equipment

               Motivated “self-starter”

               Ability to prioritize based on integrity and values over outcomes

               Teachable and can take input from supervisors and peers

               Ability to learn mission and relationship based fundraising 



2 years

Fundraising Responsibilities

All Youth For Christ regular full time employees will be given the opportunity to be involved in the Stewardship functions of South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ (hereafter SCMYFC, or YFC.) These opportunities could include fund raising events, circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, and other opportunities as provided.


Paid Holidays, PTO, Sick Leave

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.