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We are looking for a Campus Life Director to serve Glenwood Springs.

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Job Description

 

TITLE - Campus Life Director

CATEGORY - Glenwood Springs, Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ  

DESCRIPTION

General Purpose:

The Campus Life Director is responsible for overseeing and developing Campus Life ministry at one or more Campus Life sites, as well as developing and engaging community support of the YFC Mission*.

* OUR MISSION STATEMENT:  Youth for Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their Godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement.

 

Essential Functions:

NWC Youth for Christ’s Campus Life Director will lead and equip like-minded partners to engage in authentic, Christ-sharing relationships with students.

The Campus Life Director (CLD) is responsible for leading and fulfilling the Youth for Christ (YFC) vision and mission in Glenwood Springs. This includes recruitment and leadership of volunteers in the ministry, participating in the development and maintenance of a financial support network, and ministry outreach to 11-19 year old kids in Glenwood Springs. 

Guided by the 5 Essentials* and implementing Relational Ministry Actions, the CLD is accountable to the Executive Director and Ministry Director.

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments and detailed work instructions may vary.

* The 5 Essentials are targets of faithfulness to be practiced at each YFC ministry site so that the Spirit of God may favor the ministry with fruitfulness and sustainability.

1. Widespread Prayer - We deliberately engage lots of Christians to intercede on behalf of the ministry site.

2. Loving Relationships - We consistently pursue lost kids & engage them in life-long relationships with Jesus.

   - Seeker Focused

   - Whole-person focus

   - Disciple-making

3. Faithful Bible Teaching - We accurately handle Biblical truth, regularly coaching kids to apply it in their lives.

   - Competent preparation

   - Relevant presentation

4. Collaborative Community Strategy - We intentionally work together with local churches, agencies and other partners to provide sustainable youth and family ministry.

5. Adults Who Empower - We strategically develop leaders to reach young people from every people group.

   - Exemplify godly lifestyles

   - Model cultural competence

   - Nurture indigenous leadership

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Campus Life Director

Minimum Education: Bachelors degree, or High School Diploma plus 2+ years youth ministry experience.

Qualifications
Candidate must be a self-starter with a passion for discipleship and relational evangelism, who wants to be part of an excellent growing team of youth ministry professionals. The candidate must be willing to live in or relocate to their ministry area.


Qualities

A Fully Committed Follower of Jesus Christ
Actively Growing Faith
Committed to a Local Church
Godly Character
In Agreement with YFC’s Statement of Faith
Accepts the YFC Standards of Conduct: Living the Life of a Leader Agreement

Fundraising Responsibilities
All YFC employees will be given the opportunity to be involved in the Stewardship functions of NWC Youth For Christ. These opportunities could include fund raising events, circle of influence/YFC donor contacts, and other opportunities as provided.


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.

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.
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. As such, the following additional responsibilities of a spiritual nature will apply to this position:

Perform sacramental functions such as the taking of communion and leading times of corporate prayer, confession and praise.
Perform and lead religious ceremonies such as weddings, baptism and funerals if and when called upon by staff and other members of the YFC community.

Knowledge & Skills
Candidate should possess the following skills:

Communication
Leadership - Lead and Inspire Teams
Administrative & Organizational Skills
Ability to Navigate in both Student and Adult Worlds
Able to Inspire Students, Adult Volunteers, and Community Members into Desired Actions, Programs, and Events
Desire to learn and willingness to be taught
 

License/Certifications: 

Ministry Credential

All full-time staff are required to complete their Leadership Blueprint within 2 years of hire and upon completion, will be awarded a YFC/USA Ministry Credential.

Internal & External Contacts:

Internal Contacts:

Frequently interacts with Executive Director, Ministry Director, other Campus Life Area Directors, and NWC Youth for Christ Board of Directors.

 

External Contacts:

Frequently interacts with the High School and Middle School students, High School and Middle School staff, Lead Pastors, Youth Pastors, the general public.

Physical Activities and Work Environment:

The physical activities and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Required Physical Activities:

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to reach, grasp, stand, walk, sit, talk and hear; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud, with frequent interruptions and multiple demands.

Required Travel:

The employee is frequently required to travel within the Colorado and Roaring Fork valley.  Some intra-continental travel will be required for youth camps and YFC training. 

Computers and Other Equipment:

Employee will often use computers and relevant software applications; mobile telephone; televisions with Bluetooth and/or other connectivity applications.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT. Nothing in this job description restricts Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ’s (NWCYFC’s) ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description describes NWCYFC’s current assignment of essential functions. Those functions may change at any time as the needs of the NWCYFC change or for other reasons deemed appropriate by the NWCYFC Board of Directors.

 

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME

Full-Time  

DRIVING CLASSIFICATION

Essential, valid drivers license required.

LOCATION

Glenwood Springs, CO  

HIRING PAY RANGE

Campus Life Director: $41,600 - $47,100 depending on qualifications

NWC YOUTH FOR CHRIST'S BENEFIT INFORMATION

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package Includes: Health & Welfare Benefits, Paid Time Off Program, and Retirement Savings Program

 

 

POSITION

Campus Life Area Director (Glenwood Springs, CO)  

NUMBER OF OPENINGS

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT

Exempt  

OPEN DATE

8/25/21 

LOCATION

Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ- Glenwood Springs  

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Youth For Christ (YFC) reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement.

Youth For Christ USA, which began in 1944, is currently represented in 1600 ministry sites across the United States and is part of the world-wide movement - Youth for Christ International.

Every day at thousands of community centers, high schools, middle schools, juvenile institutions, coffee shops, and local hangouts, YFC staff and volunteers meet with young people who need Jesus. Our focus as a movement is on multiplying fruitful and sustainable ministry sites across the nation and around the world.

3Story® is our brand and living operating system. It is a way of seeing how the relationships we have with other people and God can be connected and grown. 3Story® is not an evangelism tool or method, it is who we want to be and how we want to live. It is the "DNA" of Youth For Christ-- A way of life that guides followers of Christ to be good news while telling stories of the good news.


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.

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.