August 14, 2023
Location / Chapter
YFC USA National Service Center
The National Chapter Advancement Specialist (NCAS) 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 NCAS is the point person from the National Service Center (NSC) 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 Specialist 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. This NCAS will also assist Launch chapters (chapter run directly by the NSC) in their progression towards Chartered chapter status.
As the primary steward (go-to person) for a local chapter, the NCAS 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 as the group facilitator to see that group learning and participation is maximized.
Managing the Chapter Progression Process for Each Chapter (40%):
Managing the Affinity Group Process (20%):
Managing Communication and Coordination with Chapters (20%):
Problem Solving and Transition Management (20%):
Primary and Secondary Steward Responsibilities:
Employees may be assigned a Primary Steward of any of the following:
Specific assignments for the Primary Steward will be listed in the Task List.
All YFC/USA employees may also be assigned the role of Secondary Steward, which plays a supporting role to the Primary Steward to serve a chapter in a specific way, for a specific timeframe as determined by the Primary Steward. Secondary Stewards can be assigned to focus on specific management issues like YFC compliance, legal, risk, strategic planning, fund development coaching, staff development coaching, new ministry site
development, process stewardship or a variety of other equipping roles.
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.
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.
YFC/USA may attach a minimum fundraising goal to certain projects, activities, departments, or individuals.
A Budget Manager is responsible to align all financial resources to the YFC/USA strategic plan in accordance with the delegation and direction of the Division Head. The Budget Manager is responsible for coding, approval and financial decision-making for their assigned Division, Department and/or Action Plan budget. When a budget is overfunded or underfunded, the Budget Manager is responsible to course correct though the MCCR process.
Knowledge & Skills
Willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:
Credentials Required & Preferred Education:
Ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and other co-workers is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for day-to-day conversations, to receive ordinary information, and to prepare or inspect documents. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Activities require the ability to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time, occasionally move about inside the office to access files or office equipment, operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, hand held devices, copy machine, and computer printer.
No heavy lifting is expected, though occasional exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force may be required. Good manual dexterity required for the use of computers, mobile devices, and other productivity technologies.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer and phone are normal.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
Health & Welfare Benefits (Voluntary Enrollment):
Health & Welfare Benefits (Company Sponsored):
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.