YoungLives Coordinator (Part Time) — Phoenix, AZ

Description:

Central Phoenix Young Life is seeking a YoungLives coordinator in a part-time capacity (approximately 20 hours per week) to lead ministry in our area. We hope to grow this position in the next year to a full-time position with the right candidate in place.

Young Life in Central Phoenix has had more than 50 years of healthy and strong ministry. YoungLives has played a pivotal role in that history for the past five years, with a team of experienced mentors and a supportive committee.

This individual will work alongside the Central Phoenix area director to reach students in Central Phoenix. This individual will also work to integrate their leaders and ministry into the larger fabric of the area’s community. Each year Central Phoenix YoungLives takes teen moms and their children to local summer and weekend camps. Training will be provided as the individual navigates the complexities of this ministry.

Responsibilities:

Ministry

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.

The 5 Cs

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 respective 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.
  • Raise personal and ministry funds as determined by 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.

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.

Training

  • 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) bi-annually.
  • Meet all area requirements as determined by respective regional director.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has ...

  • 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,

Education

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

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