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National Chapter Advancement Lead



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Posted On

April 26, 2022





Location / Chapter

YFC USA National Service Center




Position Summary

The National Chapter Advancement Lead (NCAL) serves a critical role in the advancement of the mission of YFC. This position requires spiritual and organizational leadership skills, the ability to work with and through other people, as well as strong communication and management skills.

The NCAL is the point person from the National Service Center responsible for allocating the necessary resources and subject-matter experts (secondary stewards) from across the movement of YFC to assist a chapter in their progress towards continual improvement, health, and growth. The National Chapter Advancement Lead is responsible for helping a local chapter implement all our national processes, standards and best practices and helping to steward a culture where Authentic Christ-Sharing Relationships with young people are advanced across the chapter.

Essential Functions

As the primary steward (go-to person) for a local chapter, the NCAL must be aware of the attributes that make a successful chapter so that s/he can guide them in the development of a culture of continual improvement. S/he must have a working knowledge on all the processes in the Knowledge Base and either be able to coach a chapter through these processes or be able to assign the appropriate Secondary Steward. S/he also plays an important role in the successful operation and function of a chapter’s Affinity Group by working with the group facilitator to see that group learning and participation is maximized.

  • Managing the Chapter Progression Process for each chapter (50%)
  • Managing the Affinity Group process (25%)
  • Managing the communication and coordination with chapters (15%)
  • Problem Solving and Transition Management (10%)

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.

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.

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Skills:

Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:

  • Ability to humbly serve and honor others even in difficult situations with prayer, consistency, transparency, and resilience. (Enduring Humility)
  • Demonstrates 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)
  • Prioritizes others’ needs for a missional outcome, characterized by joy, with active listening and problem-solving skills, while encouraging and empowering fellow believers. (Joyful Camaraderie)
  • Trusts God with new approaches and changes, and communicates needs and limits with emotional intelligence, while seeking confidence and wisdom in Christ. (Courageous Faithfulness)
  • Seeks authentic Christ-Centered relationships with people of various backgrounds, fosters an inviting environment and 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)
  • Ability to cultivate strong, trusting relationships with senior professionals.
  • Understanding of Salesforce as a customer relationship management tool.

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Relevant Field of Study
  • 4+ Years of Experience Leading or Developing a Team, Projects, and/or Advising/Consulting with Various Groups


Our Comprehensive Benefits Package Includes:

  • Health & Welfare Benefits
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Program & Matching Contribution starting at 3% after year one (1)

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.