August 1, 2022
Fundraising & Development
Location / Chapter
YFC USA National Service Center
This position has the primary responsibility of developing, growing, and sustaining donations for YFC's National Service Center as well as supporting key funding initiatives identified by the national strategic plan. The position is solely dedicated to personally cultivating a portfolio of key relationships/major donors & prospects.
The successful candidate is a seasoned development professional with demonstrated success in securing major gifts. S/he should be deeply motivated by YFC's mission to reach young people for Christ and be motivated to grow the Church by reaching young people who are far from the Church.
Essential Job Functions:
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:
Additionally, 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.
Always through the leading and empowerment of the Holy Spirit, this is the directly responsible individual for growing and sustaining the NSC’s giving partner base/operating funds, which currently provides over $5M annually for NSC operations.
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.
Knowledge and Skills:
Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
Paid Time Off Program
Paid sick days
10+ paid holidays
Paid week off between Christmas and New Years
Health & Welfare Benefits
Medical, Vision, Dental
Long Term Disability
403(b) Retirement Savings Program & Matching Contribution
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.