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Risk Management Specialist

Where

Remote

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

June 19, 2024

Classification

Exempt

Category

Legal

Location / Chapter

YFC USA National Service Center

Compensation

$53,992 - $68,284

Hours

40 hrs/week

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Position Summary

The Risk Management Specialist is a subject matter expert in Risk Management processes, standards, best practices, compliance, and Chapter reporting items. S/he will work closely with local YFC Chapters to lead, coach, and champion youth protection and safety across the movement. 

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, Implement, and maintain YFC/USA’s Risk and Legal process, standard and best practices
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of YFC’s Leader Journey System
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with the National Chapter Advancement team and Chapter’s Executive leadership with a customer service emphasis
  • Develop, Formalize and Implement Compliance Philosophy and Compliance Playbook
  • Oversee annual Chapter reporting process
  • Resolve Tier 1 & 2 tickets that focus on safety, compliance, and risk management coaching to mitigate risk
  • RM/Legal Project Work, as assigned

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, through active listening, inclusion, advocacy for those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity).  

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:

  • High level of passion and calling to the mission of Youth For Christ.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills – identify a problem, investigate to find facts, and find a logical solution that mitigates risk and moves the mission forward
  • Ability to take a concept from vision to implementation
  • Proficient administrative skills
  • Servant’s heart to assist where needed
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced team
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 environment
  • Salesforce experience preferred

Credentials Required & Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of coaching and/or leadership experience
  • Prior experience in non-profit Risk Management or Youth Protection preferred

Physical Requirements:

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, handheld 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.

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional Travel to YFC Training/Events (2-4 trips/year)

Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: 

  • Vacation time 
  • Sick time 
  • 13 paid holidays 
  • Paid week off between Christmas and New Years 

Health & Welfare Benefits (Voluntary Enrollment):

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Supplemental Accident

Health & Welfare Benefits (Company Sponsored):

  • $600 Health Savings Account (HSA) YFC contribution*
    • Must be enrolled in an eligible plan and amounts are prorated based on hire date
  • 403b up to a 3% match
  • Access to One America EAP Services
  • Company paid Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and Life/AD&D

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.