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WyldLife Director - Longmont, CO

Company: Young Life
Location: Longmont
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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    WyldLife Director - Longmont, CO Description: St. Vrain Valley Young Life encompasses the greater Longmont area. We are a 20 minute drive from Boulder and 30 minutes from Denver and Fort Collins. The area has 19,000 middle and high school students spanning 27 schools. Currently our area has clubs at two middle schools, four high schools, Capernaum and coming soon Young Lives. Our area has around 40 volunteer leaders made up of adults and student leaders, a strong committee and six other part and full-time staff. Responsibilities: The main responsibilities include overseeing two middle school clubs. We ask that you would be the team leader of one of the teams. The clubs are joint for events, but there are two separate teams doing contact work at two different schools. 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. Leadership Development - "Equipping leaders, committee and staff" includes key volunteer care, recruiting, team building and training, supervision and vision casting.
      • Meet with your volunteer leaders and area leadership on a regular basis.
      • Learn to recruit and train new leaders to build a leadership team that reflects the community.
      • Model excellence in contact work, club, Campaigners and camping to other leaders.
      • Assist in training 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 and personal fundraising.
        • Raise financial support as directed and maintain good donor care practices. We are asking for this position that $20,000 is raised by the person.
        • Communicate ministry updates and progress to personal donor partners.
        • Observe and learn to network and develop strategic relationships with key adults in the community including principals, pastors, parents and potential committee members as assigned by the area director.
        • Help with Banquet/end of year giving campaign/golf.
        • Attend committee and adult functions as necessary and assigned. Direct Ministry - "Proclaiming and modeling" includes contact work, club, Campaigners and camp.
          • Actively engage in all three levels of contact work.
          • Lead a team to plan and conduct a new or existing Young Life club and Campaigners/discipleship ministry with excellence.
          • Lead a team to implement a summer and school-season camping strategy for a ministry.
          • Serve on a summer assignment at a Young Life camp each year. 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 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 on a regular basis.
            • Perform other duties as assigned and congruent with gifts, experience and area needs. Training
              • Core Training - Phase One (New Staff Training, Leadership I, Leadership II, Apologetics and one Winter Training course are to be completed in the first two years.)
              • Training may be supervised by a regional director, regional trainer or area to develop personal spiritual maturity and enhance personal character.
              • May include regional training meetings and ministry skills training assigned by the area director. Qualifications:
                • Experience in direct ministry. WyldLife preferred.
                • Team leader, student staff, or mission staff prior experience preferred. '
                • Humble and teachable.
                • Passionate about evangelism and sharing the gospel with hard kids.
                • Skilled at leading others, casting vision, supporting and challenging.
                • Live a life above reproach, live in the light and with repentance. Benefits:
                  • Medical, dental and vision coverage (at no cost to you).
                  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
                  • 401(k) matching plan (up to four percent).
                  • Health club benefit.
                  • And more ! How To Apply: Submit an online application, including resume and cover letter, via the button below. Apply Now Back to current openings page. Young Life is a mission devoted to introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. Young Life Sites
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