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Ministry Site Director (U.S. and International)

Where

Englewood, CO

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

December 17, 2021

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

YFC Military

Ministry Model

Campus Life Military

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Position Summary

This position is Full-Time and/or Part-Time.

YFC/USA Campus Life Military periodically receives requests from U.S. Military Chaplains across the country and internationally. Internationally, we currently have ministry opportunities in Europe and Japan. We are seeking individuals who desire a multicultural ministry experience (U.S., Military, International). These positions are often contract supported, but do require additional fundraising on the part of the successful applicant.

The Ministry Director reports to the Executive Director and serves as a key part of the leadership team. S/he is primarily responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing all ministry models for the chapter. This includes oversight of ministry sites, shepherding through the supervision of the ministry staff and their growth and development, resourcing the staff as they implement effective ministry, development of future ministry sites, community collaboration and fund development.

Essential Functions

  • To develop, oversee and conduct an effective relational ministry in alignment with the following YFC references: Unified Vision, Strategic Plan, 5 Essentials, YFCM Growth Guide, and Relational Ministry Actions (RMA's).
  • Ministry work on and off base may include group games, sporting activities, travel, camping and service projects.
  • To recruit and develop an adult Community Support Team that assists in the vision, implementation and stewardship of the Campus Life Military annual ministry plan.
  • To provide a Chapel Connected, School and Community focused relational ministry to the community of:
  • To identify and build collaborative relationships with like-minded organizations.
  • To annually develop a Community Assessment, followed by a Campus Life Annual Plan approved by your YFC supervisor designed to maximize ministry visibility and influence in your community.
  • To build a staff team (paid or volunteer) equal to the number of schools in your community (1 Campus Life Staff per school)
  • To identify, screen, develop and oversee an adult and student ministry team for each ministry site

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

  • Excellent people communication skills for phone, email and personal contact.
  • Demonstrate balance between people-oriented and task-oriented focus.
  • Solid organizational, managerial and administrative systems skills. Computer skills in Microsoft products and website management.
  • Experience and knowledge of youth ministry.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to use a computer and phone
  • Outlook, Zoom, Excel, Microsoft Word, Internet programs

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, not required
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ youth ministry experience.

Fundraising Responsibilities

All YFC employees will be given the opportunity to be involved in the Stewardship functions of YFC/USA. These opportunities could include fund raising events, circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, and other opportunities as provided.

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.

Benefits

  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Program  

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.