YoungLives Coordinator — Fort Wayne, IN (Part-Time)


The ​YoungLives coordinator role requires a dynamic, vibrant personality that will lead Young Life ministries in area schools. This person is a self-starter with a high sense of drive and a missional mindset. This person loves the Lord and has a growing spiritual life outside of the ministry. This person possesses the perseverance to ask, inspire and motivate volunteers and students in the ministry. This position must be able to multitask and prioritize what is necessary for the ministry at any given time.

We are looking for someone who has a mature faith and is looking to help others do the same. Additionally, in this role, this person must feel comfortable carrying and leading a large number of relationships as this position will be asked to lead across all spectrums — junior high, high school, college alumni, young adults and parents. This person must have a high capacity to operate with minimal daily supervision and must be a highly motivated self-starter, vision caster, and implementer or that vision.

The YoungLives coordinator for the Southside of Fort Wayne is a critical role to the area. YoungLives has a rich history in the area and will work alongside another coordinator on the Northside. Our reach is currently with 70 teen mothers across the city, and the Southside ministry is working with 25 teenage mothers. There is an active committee and mentor team looking for a team leader who is passionate about teen moms and a vision to keep pursuing them with the love of Christ. This person will need to have a high level of cultural intelligence. Northeast Indiana Young Life is growing and is eager to add another dynamic leader to the team.


Mentors and Other Volunteers

  • Recruit, train, mobilize and retain mentors, childcare and other volunteers.
  • Supervise and evaluate volunteers in leadership development, spiritual formation and ministry with teen moms.
  • Meet regularly with the volunteer team for on-going training, ministry planning and community building.

Financial Management and Donor Development

  • Impart vision for the YoungLives ministry to potential donors.
  • Raise personal and ministry funds as determined by the supervisor.
  • Learn and implement Taking Donors Seriously (TDS) procedures.
  • Ensure that all Young Life financial policies and procedures are implemented.
  • Guarantee all expenses are within the budget.


  • Ensure the administrative requirements are handled with excellence and in a timely manner.
  • Comply with volunteer management procedures concerning YoungLives volunteers.

Community Outreach

  • Speak to civic and church groups to promote and publicize YoungLives.
  • Develop relationships with schools, teen parenting programs, crisis pregnancy centers and other applicable community organizations.


  • Refer to the YoungLives Training Plan for a YoungLives coordinator.
  • Pursue continuing education for professional development.
  • Pursue opportunities for personal development and spiritual maturity.

Additional Essential Duties for Stand-Alone YoungLives Areas

  • Recruit and build a YoungLives committee.
  • Complete and manage the annual budget.
  • Partner with the committee to secure and raise the area budget and oversee the finances.
  • Update ministry information in the Growth Planning Software (GPS) weekly.
  • Meet all area requirements as determined by the respective associate regional director.


  • College degree preferred.
  • Completion of training as determined by the supervisor.


​Able to excel at the bearing points of the ministry: Spiritual Growth, Ministry, Leadership, and Fundraising.

Key Words: Self-Starter, Driven, Faithful, Growing, Organized, Determined, Teachable, Spiritually Holistic, Vision-Caster, Pioneer, Innovator, Disciple.

How To Apply:

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