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Campus Life Private Schools Field Staff


Cleveland, OH

Job Type


Posted On

November 28, 2022





Location / Chapter

Greater Cleveland Area

Ministry Model

Campus Life HS


Position Summary

Position Summary:


Do you have a passion for impacting the next generation? The Campus Life Private Schools Field Staff is a position that requires spiritual and organizational leadership skills, the ability to work well with others and strong communication skills. S/he must embrace and build a team that embodies YFC’s Cultural Attributes: Christ-centeredness, 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. Under the leadership of the Private Schools Director and in conjunction with the other members of the Private Schools team, s/he will support private school students through on-campus student-led Christian Fellowship meetings, off-campus events, week-long summer programs, and in mentoring appointments.


Essential Functions

Ministry Leader Team (a.k.a Volunteer ) Development (40%)

  • Contribute to the recruitment, training, and engagement of the volunteer ministry leader team in accordance with YFC guidelines
  • Create a strong connection between local churches and the ministry
  • Help develop Gospel sharing models for the various ministry settings
  • Participate in establishing necessary support and guidelines to ensure healthy and growing ministry
  • Engage with a team of adults who are passionate about supporting young people in the community.
  • Report progress and ministry updates to GCYFC

Relational Ministry Action (RMA) Development (60%)

  • Responsible for managing, facilitating, and serving in the Relational Ministry Actions (meetings, small groups, events, trips, and appointments)
  • Assist in directing Ministry Leader Team in engaging with students Relational Ministry Actions
  • Collaborate in the development of programming materials

Spiritual Responsibilities

Because the overriding purpose and mission of Youth for Christ USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that 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 the 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

 Embraces the vision, mission and Statement of Faith of YFC

  • Participates in YFC’s Blueprint for Leadership
  • Exhibits ability to be self-motivated
  • Has strong Biblically-based character
  • Connects well with youth
  • Manages a team of diverse volunteers
  • Honors and pursues diversity of gifts, cultures and ethnicities
  • Demonstrates excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills with an audience of youth as well as adults
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Perseveres through opposition and obstacles

Our cultural attributes are not about competency. They result out of obedience to Christ in our lives. YFC believes that spiritually healthy adults foster healthy relationships with young people. We place a heavy emphasis on developing a Christ-centered life marked by enduring humility, relentless trust, joyful camaraderie, courageous faithfulness and kingdom-inspired diversity. Individuals suited to join our team will demonstrate the following: 

  • Ability to humbly serve and honor others even in difficult situations with prayer, consistency, transparency, and resilience. (Enduring Humility)
  • 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)
  • Prioritizing others’ needs for a missional outcome, characterized by joy, with active listening and problem-solving skills, while encouraging and empowering fellow believers. (Joyful Camaraderie)
  • Trust in God with new approaches and changes, and will communicate needs and limits with emotional intelligence, while seeking confidence and wisdom in Christ. (Courageous Faithfulness)
  • Seek authentic Christ-Centered relationships with people of various backgrounds and foster an inviting environment that empowers historically marginalized groups and indigenous populations (within the local context), through active listening, inclusion, advocacy for those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom-Inspired Diversity)

Education & Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  • Three years of ministry experience (preferred)

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.