Port Huron, MI
July 14, 2022
Location / Chapter
East Michigan Area
The Ministry Director serves as a key part of the leadership team of the East Michigan Youth for Christ. S/he is primarily responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing all ministry models for their geographic area of the chapter. This includes oversight of ministry sites, shepherding through supervision of the ministry staff and their growth and development, resourcing the staff as they implement effective ministry, development of future ministry sites, community collaboration, and fund development. The Ministry Director reports to the Executive Director.
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:
Knowledge & Skills
Our cultural attributes are not just about competency. It is an obedience to the call of Christ on our lives. We place a heavy commitment and emphasis on developing and equipping a Christ-centered life marked by Enduring Humility, Relentless Trust, Joyful Camaraderie, Courageous Faithfulness, and Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Willing to demonstrate/or possesses the following:
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 fundraising events, recruiting personal circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, sending letters, handwritten notes, personal calls, and personally ministering to donor contacts.
Credentials Required & Preferred Education
The candidate must agree with the Youth for Christ mission statement and statement of faith. Any offer of employment is contingent upon meeting pre-employment requirements, which included, but are not limited to, drug screening, national criminal background check and child abuse background check, etc.
Leadership Development/Training Opportunities
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.