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Location: Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701, United States, North America
Ministries: High School; WyldLife
Full or Part Time: Part Time
Posted Date: 5/23/2019
Position Status: Open
Young Life is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.
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Area Director I - Fort Morgan, CO

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Job Description

Spiritual Development - \"Following Jesus\" includes prayer and spiritual disciplines, fellowship, growth and health, and church relationships.
* Develop a yearly personal growth plan that fosters a vibrant spiritual life including time for solitude, retreat, reflection, prayer and a sincere commitment to understanding God's Word.
* Seek and maintain relationships and disciplines, in the context of active participation in a church community.
* Actively participate in the spiritual life of the Young Life community.
* Lead teams and individuals in spiritual development.
* Ensure that all Young Life ministry in the area, is designed and carried out with a dependence on prayer that takes place out of the overflow of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Leadership Development - \"Equipping leaders, committee and staff\" includes key volunteer care, recruiting, team building and training, supervision and vision casting.
* Partner with committee and the regional supervisor to cast vision for reaching \"every kid\" within the defined area.
* Develop consistent gatherings with committee, leaders and staff to build unity and provide vision and direction.
* Create a spiritual leadership plan for volunteer leaders, staff and committee members in the area.
* Recruit and train new leaders to build leadership teams that reflect the community.
* Provide quality summer staff, work crew and adult guests for summer camps.
* Model excellence in contact work, club, Campaigners and camping to other leaders.
* Train leaders, team leaders and committee how to work effectively in teams and develop a yearly ministry strategy.

Resource Development - \"Fueling the ministry\" includes events, major donor care, public relations (branding) and TDS team.
* Must complete personal donor development Training - Phase One. To be determine by committee and the regional director.
* Along with committee, find partners to own the area vision and budget.
* Develop and lead the area's fundraising strategy with the committee and ensure excellence in communication to donors.
* Assist the committee in raising the necessary funds to carry out the ministry vision for the local area, keeping the area consistently in surplus (goal is a one-month cash reserve minimum).
* Build the Young Life brand via public relations as an excellent tool for working with youth in the area.
* Coordinate and conduct quality events which reflect Young Life's capacity to impact kids and warrant the investment of a participant's personal and corporate resources.

Direct Ministry - \"Proclaiming and modeling\" includes contact work, club, Campaigners and camp.
* Actively engage in all three levels of contact work.
* Lead or co-lead a model Young Life club.
* Lead/supervise an effective Campaigners ministry with excellence.
* Observe and evaluate each of the schools/ministries in the local area on a yearly basis.
* Develop and implement ongoing plans to maximize Gospel proclamation through camping opportunities.
* Serve on a winter weekend assignment at a Young Life property.

Ministry Support - \"Taking care of business\" includes accounting, administration, communication (internal), data management and strategic plan.
* Adhere to all Young Life policies and procedures and maintain professionalism concerning office hours, dress, conduct and time management.
* Manage finances with stewardship, accountability and transparency using the missionwide applications.
* Maintain accurate information on kids, leaders and donors for area records.
* Provide clear, prompt, appropriate and professional communication to everyone involved in ministry.
* Set a yearly strategic ministry plan and initiatives to reach every kid; review them on a regular basis.
* Perform other duties as assigned and congruent with gifts, experience and area needs.

* Participation in additional training or experiences if deemed necessary (e.g., more urban exposure; Taking Donors Seriously [TDS] training).
* Attend regional training as directed by the regional director.
* Pursue continuing educational opportunities including graduate degrees.
* Participate in programs designed for personal spiritual maturity or personal enrichment.
* Pursue seminars designed to enhance professional skills.


Job Responsibilities

* Leadership/Spiritual development: Spiritual focus on core value, story and master plan; planning for club, contact work and camp - Total average weekly hours: 7.
* All area 1X month, committee 1X month.
* Team meeting 2X month.
* Regional meetings 1 X month.
* Committee meeting 1X month.
* Direct ministry: 14 hours a week.
* Club: 1 X week.
* Contact work: 3X week.
* Camp prep.
* Camp (summer and winter): 10 days.
* Campaigners: 2X month.
* Resource development: 2.5 hours week.
* Meet with donors: 2X month.
* Events: three a year: 20 hours each.
* Donor follow up: 1X month.
* Support development: 2.5 week.
* Communications (team and donors): 1X.
* Regional follow up - total hours a week: 22-26.


Job Qualifications
* Proven leadership skills.
* Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
* A call to reach kids with the Gospel.
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to maintain confidentiality.

* College degree preferred though not required.

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* Proven leadership skills. * Proven relational skills with both kids and adults. * A call to reach kids with the Gospel. * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to maintain confidentiality., * College degree preferred though not required.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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