December 21, 2022
Fundraising & Development
Location / Chapter
YFC USA National Service Center
The Mission Investment Specialist is a relationship cultivator extraordinaire. A champion for the Youth For Christ USA to acquire new giving partners while building awareness of Youth For Christ’s work through effectively using the processes and practices provided through Youth For Christ’s national development model. This position has the primary responsibility of donor acquisition, developing, growing, and sustaining annual giving as well as lifting mid-major relationships.
Both relationally gifted and motivated by metrics, the Mission Investment Specialist is energized by proactive engagement that leads to seeing a potential giving partner introduced to Youth For Christ’s work, invited to give, and seeing enhanced missional commitment towards stated benchmarks and goals. Additionally, they are motivated by seeing partners become more generous in their ongoing giving, and by seeing lapsed partners re-engage with our mission.
They are involved in the entire process of bringing in new prospects, cultivating relationships that connect them to opportunities for involvement and financial giving and ultimately becoming life-long partners of Youth For Christ.
Essential Job Functions:
Prospect and Donor Cultivation:
NSC Staff “Circle of Influence” Program (COI):
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.
Responsible to maintain and grow an (existing) approximately $1M revenue stream in the form of regular giving partners, including through NSC staff “circle of influence” efforts.
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 & Skills
Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:
Credentials Required & Preferred Education
Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
Health & Welfare Benefits
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.