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Campus Life Director

Where

Frederick, MD

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

December 9, 2021

Classification

Non-Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Central Maryland Area

Hours

20

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Position Summary

As a Middle and High School Campus Life Director, you will use your relational ministry skills to reach students that are far from God with the Good News. Responsibilities include delivering innovative and impactful weekly programming as well as building relationships and community among Middle and High School students. Qualified candidates will be relational oriented, capable of leading volunteers and staff, mission driven and innovative. We are looking for someone who has a track record reaching lost teens, has strong interpersonal skills and can handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Essential Functions

Ministry (45%)

  • Provide leadership and oversight to the personal, program, and special ministry areas in carrying out YFC’s mission
  • Model and empower others to implement the following relational ministry actions:
  • Contacting: Meeting new students, learning names, and developing relationships through weekly school involvement, as well as other places where students gather
  • Building Times: Meeting with students for the sake of building relationships
  • Appointments: Conducting appointments for counseling, ministry, evangelism, etc)
  • Follow-up: Implement YFC’s follow-up plan for new believers
  • Student Leadership: Develop a team of student leaders and empower them to reach their friends through YFC’s ministry strategy
  • Prayer Team: Pray for students and provide a weekly prayer list for the Youth for Christ prayer teams
  • Program Ministry: Work with a team to develop, implement, and oversee programming for Campus Life ministry sites
  • Large Group: Conduct and oversee weekly ministry sites that reach Middle and High School students
  • Small Groups: Provide leadership and oversight to the Campus Life small group ministry
  • Trips and Events: Conduct and/or participate in special trips and events throughout the year
  • Camps: Sponsor and/or participate in ministry camps and retreats
  • Special Ministry: Manage a team that provides the behind the scenes program ministry support. (Set-up, clean up, refreshments, transportation, video and photos, and administration)

Staff/Volunteers (30%)

  • Pursue and model a healthy, Spirit-led life that is fruitful in ministry, while encouraging and empowering staff and volunteers to do the same
  • Abiding: Engage in a daily connected, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Personal Development: Engage in a personal growth plan to reach your full potential
  • Supervision: Attend weekly staff meetings, planning retreats, and meetings with supervisor as scheduled
  • Training: Complete the Youth for Christ credentialing process, conduct ministry site visits to observe effective ministry, and participate in on-going training and continuing education
  • Volunteer Management: Recruit, develop, and supervise multiple teams of volunteers to carry out weekly ministry at ministry sites. Duties include: Conducting weekly meetings, providing on-going training, and meeting individually with volunteers for encouragement and accountability
  • Staff Management: Develop and supervise other paid staff by conducting weekly meetings, providing ongoing accountability and helping them develop their own ministry
  • Develop a Community Support Team: Develop and work with a team that meets at least twice each semester to support the Middle and High School Campus Life Director in the areas of: prayer, ministry, fundraising, and community relations.

Fundraising (10%)

  • Raise funds for the mission of YFC while serving the needs of the community
  • Personal Support: Personally provide an opportunity for others to financially support you and your ministry
  • Program Support: Develop a growing base of support through personal and ministry contacts for the Middle and High School Campus Life ministry
  • Special Events: Participate in Youth for Christ’s current fundraising events and projects(Comedy Café, Peach Sales, etc.)

Community Relations (10%)

  • Raise awareness of YFC while serving the needs of the community
  • Youth Worker Network and Ministry Coalition: Participate in the monthly youth worker network meetings and help develop a Youth Ministry Coalition, where YFC and likeminded churches work together to strategically reach the students
  • Churches: Develop relationships with pastors and youth workers and partner together in the mission of involving young people in church. (Speaking at churches, boards, classes, etc)
  • Schools: Develop a strong relationship with the school system through volunteer service.
  • Parents: Develop relationships and provide good communication and support for parents.
  • Communications: Provide written and verbal communication with students, parents, donors, and the YFC constituency

Administration (10%)

  • To provide the necessary administrative support to advance the mission of YFC
  • Ministry Reporting: Maintain records of student attendance, and accurate student information for YFC’s Impact ministry reports
  • Correspondence: Establish communication with students and adults through various mediums
  • Planning: Establish short and long-term vision and planning for the Campus Life ministry
  • Administration: Ensure that administrative responsibilities are covered in conjunction with office staff
  • Projects: Assist in the organization and execution of special administrative projects.

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

  • Training: Complete the Youth for Christ credentialing process, conduct ministry site visits to observe effective ministry, and participate in on-going training and continuing education.

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

  • Training: Complete the Youth for Christ credentialing process, conduct ministry site visits to observe effective ministry, and participate in on-going training and continuing education.

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.