YOUTH FOR CHRIST OF NORTHERN INDIANA IS SEARCHING FOR A LEADER IN THE FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY WHO WILL FOCUS ON FURTHERING THE MISSION AND VISION OF YFCNIN AND DEVELOPING OUR URBAN MINISTRY PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT OUR REGION

Title - Director of Urban Ministries

Reports to - Larry Lance, CEO

Job Classification - Executive

Job Status - Full time - exempt

 

This role consists of:

Staff leadership - This person’s primary objective is to lead, coach, serve, and encourage our team of staff and ministry leaders who are engaging in relational ministry across our region - stepping into ministry with our team and coaching through the beauty and mess of relational ministry with young people. This position will be responsible for building and retaining the right group of people needed to accomplish the mission

Ministry excellence - This person will be the gatekeeper for excellence in urban ministry - ensuring that ministry standards are being met and that proper training, development, curriculum, and techniques are being implemented

Organizational leadership - This will be an executive level position. He/she will serve on the YFCNIN executive team, participate in the board meetings and be engaged in vision casting and strategy for the organization

Community engagement - This person will be actively engaged in the community representing YFCNIN. He/she will serve on strategic boards and task force groups. He/she will be the gatekeeper for several key partnerships with churches and like-minded organizations

Financial development - This person will have a large stake in development and friend raising. He/she will be a part of completing the Life to Our City Campaign, connecting with the corporate world and have a major presence within Allen County

Ministry development - This person will focus on expanding the reach of ministry - specifically increasing Christ-sharing relationships - throughout our region utilizing City Life, Campus Life, and JJM. This will include the execution of planned expansion efforts within the Fort Wayne community as well as promoting City Life and JJM as relevant ministry models to implement outside of Allen County

Operational management - While many operational functions on a detail-level are coordinated and executed by members of the City Life and YFCNIN Operations team, this person will ultimately oversee the operations of the facilities where ministry is happening including our 46807 City Life building in Fort Wayne on S Calhoun St.

 

Requirements:

An authentic and abiding personal relationship with Jesus Christ

A deep and driving desire to see young people find hope in Jesus

A genuine hope for community transformation

4+ years of proven leadership experience

3+ years of urban ministries experience

Bachelor’s degree or greater

Existing strong relationships and presence in the Fort Wayne community

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND A NOTE ON WHY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE TO HR@YFCNIN.ORG.