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Ministry Director Intern

Where

Hermiston, OR

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

January 5, 2024

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Blue Mountain Area

Ministry Site

Campus Life

Ministry Model

Campus Life MS

Compensation

$15 an hour

Hours

34 per month

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Position Summary

Hermiston Oregon Campus Life Intern

Job Description

 

34 hours per month required

$15 an hour.

(Option to increase hours if opportunity presents itself.)

 

Requirements:

•          A strong and growing faith in Christ.

•          At least one year out of High School.

•          Has a strong desire to serve in ministry.

•          A desire to care for and work with teenagers.

•          A hunger to learn with a teachable disposition.

 

Description:

 

Make a real difference in the lives of Umatilla County's youth as an intern at Campus Life!

Campus Life is passionate about helping young people find their true identity and sense of belonging in the love of God. As an intern, you'll play a vital role in creating a safe and supportive environment where youth can feel loved and accepted. You'll gain valuable experience in youth ministry, develop your leadership skills, and make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

 

 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

     Leading by example in your actions and words.

     Weekly Campus Life gatherings for both middle and high school students.

     Message prep for middle school and presenting 10 min message to middle school group.

     Helping promote events and trips.

     Going on various trips and outings throughout the year with Campus Life as a leader and/or helper.

     Trips/outings: rafting, tubing, snowboarding, Christian concerts, conferences, overnight youth camps.

     Becoming a mentor for at least one student to help them grow in their relationship with Christ.

     Attend yearly training trips through YFC.

     Helping kids get plugged into local youth groups in the area.

     Assisting with reaching out to current and potential donors.

     Participate in and assist with fundraisers throughout the year.

     Helping with building maintenance or cleaning.

     Being willing to offer assistance with a variety of reasonable task for Jeff and Ashley as needs arise.

 

All applicants will be interviewed by the Executive Director and possibly board members. Applicants will be background screened and will require training through Executive Directors and Youth for Christ. 

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

  • A growing follower of Christ
  • Involved in & supporting a local church by serving, being engaged in the community and regularly attending
  • Sets a godly example for staff, volunteers and students in one’s personal life
  • Demonstrates a humble and teachable spirit
  • Commitment to meet regularly with a group or specific person for accountability
  • Passionate about the mission and vision of YFC
  • Willingness to submit and minister within the guidelines of YFC
  • Submit to an extensive background and reference check
  • 3 or more years of direct ministry experience
  • Participate fully in the life of the staff, board and volunteers
  • Can effectively build and lead teams of people
  • Able to shepherd individual leaders
  • Skilled in problem solving

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/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 and fosters authentic Christ-Centered relationships with people of various backgrounds and an inviting environment and empowers historically marginalized groups and indigenous populations (within the local context), through active listening, inclusion, advocacy of those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity)

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

(the minimum level of education, experience and certifications acceptable for the position), (the preferred education, experience and certifications acceptable for the position)

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.