YoungLives Coordinator — Humble, TX

Description:

​Searching for a YoungLives coordinator in Northeast Houston. This role is part-time. With almost 30 years of Young Life in the area, it boasts a rich Young Life history and is still growing. YoungLives is within its first year of ministry in Northeast Houston. There is a volunteer mentor leader team, and they've been doing club and Campaigners with girls during the school year. Four teen moms and babies attended camp last summer, and we have a trip planned for this upcoming summer.

The ideal candidate will have ministry experience, be emotionally/spiritually healthy, involved in a local church, and possess a self-identified calling to serve in ministry using giftedness and passion for teen moms.


Responsibilities:

Ministry Mentors and Other Volunteers

  • Recruit, train to 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.

The 5 C's

Contact Work

  • Create an effective contact work strategy to reach teen moms.
  • Be active in all three levels of contact work.
  • Train and engage the team on effective contact work.

Club

  • Plan and implement regular club meetings with excellence.
  • Train and engage the team in leading club.
  • Ensure that YoungLives health and safety policies are executed.

Campaigners and Discipleship

  • Create an effective discipleship strategy for teen moms.
  • Plan and implement regular Campaigners meetings with excellence.
  • Train and engage your team in leading Campaigners and the discipleship of teen moms.
  • Ensure that YoungLives health and safety policies are executed.

Camp

  • Partner with the area director to plan and implement a summer and school season camping strategy for YoungLives.
  • Engage and lead the community to help in all aspects of YoungLives camping.
  • Set the example of passionately pursuing teen moms to attend camp.
  • Highly encourage, recruit and train mentors to attend camp.
  • Recruit childcare workers for summer camp.
  • Create and implement a prayer strategy for camp.

Committee

  • Partner with the respective area director to build a sub-committee for YoungLives.
  • Regularly communicate and participate with the local Young Life committee.

Financial Management and Donor Development

  • Impart vision for the YoungLives ministry to potential donors.
  • 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.

Administration

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • ​Commitment to a growing relationship with Christ.
  • Ability to clearly communicate the Gospel and train others accordingly.
  • Ability to clearly communicate Young Life’s mission and the vision for YoungLives.
  • Understand the unique issues faced by pregnant and parenting teen moms.
  • Proven relational skills with both adolescents and adults.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Goal-oriented.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Ability to travel as the job requires.

How To Apply:

​Please complete the Young Life Field Ministry Application below. For more information, please email nehoustonyl@gmail.com.