Position Purpose: This position exists to reach 11-19-year olds with the Gospel through authentic Christ-sharing relationships. This includes casting vision, implementing our strategic plan, utilizing best practices, and establishing fruitful and sustainable ministry sites all while maintaining compliance to YFC USA’s processes and policies. This position oversees all the ministries of Tuscaloosa YFC.
Key Measurable: Number of leaders in authentic Christ-sharing relationships and number of lost teens in authentic Christ-sharing relationships.
I. Committed and growing follower of Jesus Christ
II. Bachelor’s degree
III. Three or more years of fulltime youth ministry experience
IV. Passion for youth evangelism
V. Proven leader who has exhibited ability to mobilize and empower teams
VI. Able to organize and manage multiple projects at a time
VII. Agreement with YFC’s statement of faith
Essential Job Functions and Duties:
I. SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP: 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.
II. LEADER DEVELOPMENT: Direct, supervise and provide leadership for all Campus Life, Parent Life and JJM ministry staff (paid leaders), and volunteer leaders.
III. PROGRAM VISION AND DIRECTION: Provide direction and oversight of all Tuscaloosa YFC ministries.
IV. PUBLIC/COMMUNITY RELATIONS: Serve as a primary spokesperson for Youth for Christ through speaking engagements at churches, civic groups, and other adult gatherings.
V. FUND DEVELOPMENT AND BUDGETING: The Ministry Director is an executive leader with Tuscaloosa Youth For Christ and plays a strategic role in the funding of our mission.
VI. ADMINISTRATION: Lead team meetings, complete ministry reports, coordinate all ministry schedules, and ensure office policies are followed by team.
This snapshot is only an overview of the roles and duties of the Ministry Director. More details will be provided in the interview process.