Website Itasca Youth for Christ

Primary function is to assist the Executive Director to execute the mission of Itasca Youth for Christ. In addition, oversee the Youth for Christ Crossroads youth center during the open hours which includes greeting youth, building relationships, supervising the youth that come in and out of the center, overseeing the food and beverage sales, cleaning up after each shift and planning and promoting youth events and Friday night activities. Also, ensure that YFC rules and policies are being upheld.

The job of our Youth Center Staff Member requires an individual gifted in navigating multicultural and socially diverse environments. They need to display an understanding of youth including at-risk teens and alternative schools and a willingness to learn.

Have knowledge and appreciation of the Youth for Christ mission and a broad understanding of the Christian faith & interest in personal spiritual growth. Embrace of YFC’s statement of faith, vision, mission and cultural attributes.
Working at the YFC youth center is required. Monday thru Friday during the open hours after school to supervise the drop-in youth center.
Must be personable, friendly and outgoing to all students. Representing YFC in a positive, courteous and diplomatic way.

They must have an active relationship with Jesus Christ and an ability to share their faith in a variety of environments with social sensitivities.

Timely, dependable and responsive when the Executive Director is in contact

Required attendance at weekly staff meetings

Must be able to market using social media for promoting activities
Provide event planning and programming ideas for the youth center.
The Ministry Site Supervisor at the Youth Center will report to the Executive Director and will be required to submit a monthly staff report on the 1st of every month for the upcoming board meetings.
Contacting – meet new students, learn names & develop relationships through weekly school and facility involvement, as well as other places where students gather.

High school graduate.
19 years old+

Must have a minimum of previous experience in successful youth ministry (1-2 years).
Must have an active relationship with Jesus Christ and an ability to share their faith in a variety of environments with social sensitivities
Motivated self-starter
Is passionate and excitedly in love with Jesus and His Church

Strong moral character and of good repute

Maintains a passion for discipleship and evangelism

Able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

Skilled in problem-solving

Strong communication skills – both written and verbal

$15.00 per hour – starting out wage

Hours: Monday (3-7pm) – Friday (3 – 10pm): 25-30 hours a week unless more hours are needed. The Executive Director will communicate the increase of hours prior to the increase of workload.

Youth For Christ (YFC) reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement.
Youth For Christ USA, which began in 1944, is currently represented in 1600 ministry sites across the United States and is part of the worldwide movement – Youth for Christ International.
Every day at thousands of community centers, high schools, middle schools, juvenile institutions, coffee shops, and local hangouts, YFC staff and volunteers meet with young people who need Jesus. Our focus as a movement is on multiplying fruitful and sustainable ministry sites across the nation and around the world.
3Story® is our brand and living operating system. It is a way of seeing how our relationships with other people and God can be connected and grown. 3Story® is not an evangelism tool or method. It is who we want to be and how we want to live. It is the “DNA” of Youth for Christ– A way of life that guides followers of Christ to be good news while telling stories of the good news.
Please contact Executive Director Heather Schjenken if interested. or call 218.259.2365