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Vice President, Mission Stewardship



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Posted On

August 4, 2023





Location / Chapter

YFC USA National Service Center




Position Summary


The position of Vice President of Mission Stewardship is a leadership role within YFC’s VP Team, which is charged with the execution of YFC/USA’s strategy and vision. This role has responsibility for key aspects of organizational management, including Information Management, Data Analytics, Finance, and Facility Management. This role aligns these areas to organizational strategic goals with an emphasis on integrating technical disciplines with ministry philosophy. 


This position requires strategic thinking with exceptional interpersonal skills and is charged with modeling and fostering YFC’s Cultural Attributes across the YFC Movement.    

Essential Functions

VP Team Leadership:

  • In partnership with the VP Team, lead the National Service Center (NSC) in the creation and oversight of Charters, Roadmaps, and KPIs
  • In partnership with the VP Team, foster YFC’s Cultural Attributes inside the NSC and across the YFC Movement
  • Provide Financial Leadership to both direct areas of management and the NSC as a whole 
  • Through operational leadership and voice, champion YFC’s core operating statements/documents including the Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Standards of Conduct, and Strategic Plan

Financial Leadership:

  • Align Finance team to organizational strategic goals
  • Through oversight of the Finance team, establish, maintain, and ensure financial controls
  • Lead and equip national leadership in financial management and the budgeting process
  • Guide the YFC Movement in aspects of sound financial management and stewardship
  • Management of Key Vendor relationships including but not limited to banking and external auditors

Information Management Leadership:

  • Align Information Management team to organizational strategic goals.
  • Build a technology posture of responsiveness, service and support to the YFC Movement
  • Create structures that mitigate cyber risk and vendor risk, manage technology-related crisis response 

Data Analytics:

  • Establish an Analytics function that conducts exploratory analysis (identify and gather data) and works with national leadership to craft explanatory analysis (answering “how?” and “why”) in story formatting
  • Working with team to establish, track, and report on YFC Movement and National Service Center (NSC) financial and non-financial KPIs. 


  • Oversee YFC/USA facility footprint including the management, sale, and acquisition of new office space

Divisional Leadership:

  • Direct, support and empower the following department and functions:
    • Finance Department
    • Information Management Department
    • Analytics Function
    • Facilities Function

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 (11-19 years old), 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. 

Budget Responsibilities:

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.

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Accounting/Financial management background with strong grasp on financial statements and budgeting, 5 years minimum experience of financial management leadership. Executive Leadership and Not for Profit Financial experience preferred
  • Ability to understand/learn multiple technical fields with assistance of subject matter experts for organizational decision making.
  • Experience overseeing complex technology rollouts
  • Experience creating and managing from KPI’s.
  • Experience in managing team level resourcing/staffing
  • Ability to leverage technical understanding to create and communicate missional value
  • Strong communication skills, communicating and coaching complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and leaders

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 and empowers historically marginalized groups and indigenous populations (within the local context), through active listening, inclusion, advocacy for those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity).  

Credentials Required & Preferred Education:

  • Business-related Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Advanced Degree 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, 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.

Travel Requirements:

Occasional Travel to YFC Training/Events/Team Meetings. 20-25 days per year.


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.