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Summer Maintainance


Bricelyn, MN

Job Type


Posted On

May 4, 2022





Location / Chapter

South Central Minnesota Area

Ministry Site

Prairie River Camp

Ministry Model

Other Ministry Model


base plus missionary support


Camp Hours


Position Summary

The Summer Maintenance position requires a “hands-on” person to perform daily facility maintenance projects including but not limited to painting, plumbing, door hardware repairs, and adjustments'/he will work with the facilities team to maintain a problem-free work environment. S/he will also be responsible for ensuring that the JTB is in compliance with the local, state, and federal applicable codes, regulations, and standards pertaining to operations.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains the Buildings, Grounds, and Systems to ensure a well-running, problem-free building for employees, guests, and visitors. Systems include HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Life Safety Systems, Security Systems, Emergency generators, Roofs, Roof Gutters, Exterior Lighting, Parking Lot areas, exterior painting, pest management, trees/landscaping, windows, etc.
  • Maintains good working relationships with vendors and contractors.
  • Conducts daily inspections of Buildings and Grounds.
  • Performs hands-on tasks that include maintenance and repair of doors/door hardware, rudimentary electrical repair (lamps, sockets), office installations, basic carpentry, and replacing water filters.

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 the word and in the practice of faith expression.

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally, and in written form with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated customer service excellence
  • Experience using tools and performing general repairs and maintenance.
  • Hands-on experience performing minor repairs and maintenance such as paint, door hardware, light carpentry work, HVAC, and plumbing.
  • Ability to track expenses and work with a budget.
  • Must be available to be on-call after hours to respond to emergency situations.
  • Must be able to work independently and exhibit initiative to solve problems, including tracking situations until appropriate resolution is achieved.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

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 innovative 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 for others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity).  

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

  • Must be a high school graduate; Some college preferred; knowledge of methods and techniques of the trade (facilities, maintenance, safety, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office skills include Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

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 fundraising events, recruiting a personal circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, sending letters, handwritten notes, personal calls, and personally ministering to donor contacts.


Housing and Food

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.