March 1, 2023
Location / Chapter
Akron Community Campus Life
Campus Life HS
$14-$15 / hour based upon expereince
15-20 hours per week / Mon - Fri / Sun evenings
The Ministry Site and Community Leader is a position that requires spiritual and organizational leadership skills, the ability to work with and through other people, and strong communication skills. S/he must embrace and build a team that embodies YFC’s Cultural Attributes: Christ-centered, enduring humility, relentless trust, courageous faithfulness, joyful camaraderie, and kingdom inspired diversity. S/he will seek to implement relational ministry actions to develop Authentic Christ-Sharing Relationships with young people within the context of their YFC ministry model.
The Leader is to develop and lead outreach ministry on the high school campus in the Akron community. This position focuses on reaching 11-19 year olds with the Gospel through Christ-sharing relationships, the development and empowerment of a team of volunteer ministry leaders and student leaders, along with the implementation of YFC ministry processes and creation of strategy to establish a fruitful and sustainable Campus Life ministry.
Position Essential Functions
Implement YFC’s Ministry Essentials
Recruit and Develop Volunteer Ministry Leaders
Position Responsibilities (based on an average week)
Ministry Health (5-6 hrs/wk)
Ministry Growth (3-4 hrs/wk)
Personal, Tean and Student Growth (3-4 hrs/wk)
Administration (3-4 hrs/wk)
Community Relations (1-2 hrs/wk)
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:
Knowledge & Skills
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:
Credentials Required & Preferred Education
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.
Skill Development and Benefit
We will help develop in the Leader: knowledge and development of skills in each of Youth for Christ’s Cultural Attributes:
Travel Requirements and Benefit
Less than 25% of travel time is expected for the position, where the travel occurs, such as locally or in the area. Very occasional travel is overnight for an event or camp. All travel will be reimbursed as mileage x IRS allowable rate.
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.