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Parent Life Director

Where

Bradenton, FL

Job Type

Part-Time

Posted On

April 20, 2024

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Suncoast Florida Area

Ministry Model

Parent Life

Compensation

$22-$28

Hours

20-27

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Position Summary

Position Summary

The Parent Life Director is a position that requires spiritual and organizational leadership skills, the ability to work with and through other people, and strong communication skills. S/he is primarily responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing the Parent Life ministry connected with the Manatee County TAPP program. The long-term goal is to replicate exemplar Parent Life ministry sites throughout the Suncoast YFC ministry area. S/he must embrace and build a team that embodies YFC’s Cultural Attributes: Christ-centered, enduring humility, relentless trust, courageous faithfulness, joyful camaraderie, and kingdom inspired diversity. S/he will seek to implement relational ministry actions to develop Authentic Christ-Sharing Relationships with young people within the context of their YFC ministry model.

Essential Functions

Ministry Team Development 

·       Build a team culture that embodies the 5 essentials

·       Recruit, train, and maintain volunteer ministry leader team in accordance with the processes found in the Knowledge Base

·       Create a strong connection between local churches and the ministry site

·       Provide training materials and ministry site standards for all ministry leaders

·       Develop healthy 3 Story teams for each ministry site

·       Establish necessary support and guidelines to ensure healthy and growing ministry at all sites

·       Be an advocate in the community for young people

·       Report progress and ministry updates to YFC 

Relational Ministry Action Development

·       Responsible for managing, facilitating and serving in the Relational Ministry Actions

·       Direct the 3 Story Team at their site in accomplishing the standards outlined in the RMAs found in the Knowledge Base

·       Establish and develop programming materials

·       Train and evaluate ministry site leaders in the implementation of curriculum materials

Site Health

·       Organize and categorized the task required to create a meaningful and sustainable ministry in a checklist format that leaders can begin to incorporate into their daily, weekly and monthly rhythms of ministry

·       Responsible for New Sites being implemented in the correct manner according to Ministry Model 101’s found on Knowledge Base

·       All existing Ministry Sites are healthy and growing according to the standards and best practices outlined on the Knowledge Base

·       Organize each site, with your team, for ministry readiness throughout the week

·       Reach out to the Executive Leadership Team about any issues of maintenance, safety, or property issues that need to be addressed and resolved

·       Organizations using property follow our Building Use Agreement

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. 

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. 

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. 

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Skills

·       A growing follower of Christ

·       Embraces the vision, mission and Statement of Faith of YFC

·       Participate in YFC New Cohort Training

·       Knowledge and demonstrated skills in each of Youth for Christ’s Cultural Attributes (Christ-Centered, Kingdom Inspired Diversity, Joyful Camaraderie, Relentless Trust, Enduring Humility and Courageous Faithfulness)

·       Strong moral character and of good repute

·       Connect well with youths 

·       Well-spoken in front of youth and adults

·       Good relationship building skills with adults and young people

·       Skilled in problem solving

·       Demonstrates a humble and teachable spirit

Budget Responsibilities: Oversee site expenses  

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise all Site Volunteer Ministry leaders

AAP/EEO 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.

Disclaimer

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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.