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The Young Life Spiritual Leader (Full-Time) is responsible for developing and directing a Young Life Ministry for the youth in the residential community at Rawhide Youth Services.  This person will lead spiritual activities and provide support and care to the residential clients, as well as supporting the spiritual activities for the staff at Rawhide.  This person reports to the Director, Residential Services at Rawhide while collaborating with the Young Life Regional Director, Wisconsin.   

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Must be a minimum of 22 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Minimum 1 Year of successful experience working in Residential Care with at-risk youth
  • Prior experience working with Young Life preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministries/Therapeutic Recreation/Behavioral Sciences or the  relevant equivalent
  • Able to articulate and evidence Christian doctrine and ethics.

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Meet with clients for informal contacts and visit the residential units regularly, including mealtimes and activities
  • Effectively steward budget.  Track spending and allocate resources with fiduciary.
  • Lead after-school programs.
  • Explore options for “external” volunteer engagement, vetted through Human Resources and DCF Chapter 52 guidelines.
  • Participate in Young Life Staff trainings and certifications.
  • Contribute and participate in Youth Services meetings and Youth Advisory committee.
  • Lend support to Rawhide weekly Fellowship meeting
  • Track data and deliverables in alignment with goals established by Director of Residential Services

Youth Dynamics mission is to invite and challenge youth to a lifelong journey in relationship with Christ and His Church.  The position of Anacortes Area Director is to lead the student ministry of Youth Dynamics in Anacortes, Washington.  Anacortes is the birthplace of Youth Dynamics started by Paul and Connie Evans in 1970.  Anacortes is a beautiful town in northwest Washington state and the gateway to the San Juan Islands.  This community has great needs with at risk youth and is a wonderful place with recreational opportunities to use as a tool in reaching local youth. Some activities are done in conjunction with YD Adventures, the outdoor ministry branch of Youth Dynamics.  Local and statewide activities include rockclimbing on Mt Erie, standup paddleboarding, hiking, kayaking, and white water rafting.  This position also requires leadership to oversee volunteers and other full time staff and fundraising to meet the ministry budget including the directors salary.  Training is offered in fundraising and adventure guiding  Youth Dynamics excels in relational adventure youth ministry.  Come join the adventure with Youth Dynamics!

Job Title: Family Coach with Parenting Modern Teens

This position begins as part-time, and if successful, will be moved to a full-time position.

Mission:

We COACH teens to become mature, responsible, successful, young adults…and we COACH parents how to expertly parent their modern teens to become mature, responsible, successful adults.

Overview:

Family Coaches coach teenagers, parents and families in their homes, in coffeeshops and in various locations following the tools and structure of our coaching program, and teaching our tools in a personalized way.

Requirements:

Must live in or near Silicon Valley, San Francisco or Sacramento.
Experience in working or mentoring teens, parents or whole families together for 2+ years.
Skilled in coaching and mentoring.
Because most of our clients are non-Christians, you must be skilled and comfortable coaching and mentoring non-Christians
Excellent in communication in-person, email, and text message.
Desire to work with the team of coaches in our organization.
A perspective of on-going learning.
A heart, genuine care and concern, for helping families to connect and be closer relationally.
Ability to stay calm in strenuous family situations.

Ability to effectively connect with a teen who is very angry, defiant, or using drugs or alcohol

Strong Christian faith

Responsibilities:

Learn and master the Parenting Modern Teens coaching approach
Drive to client’s home for coaching sessions
Understand the client’s goals and expectations for the coaching process. Adjust to be realistic, agreeable and successful.
Speak calmly and confidently with concerned parents

Training:

After hire, you will meet with PMT founder Sean Donohue for an in-depth training period. Training will occur in person, video chat, group training and phone calls.
After training, the first month as a family Coach will be a trial period.
Training occurs weekly for all of our Coaches via weekly conference calls and meeting with Sean.
Coach Shadowing

Pay:

Paid training
Paid trial period.
$100/session after the trial period
Benefits not included
$12,000-$100,000 depending on your client load.

To apply

Email your resume, including a short bio, a photo, what city you live in, and your social media links to Sean Donohue at Sean@parentingmodernteens.com

Continuing Responsibilities:

Oversee school/education staff
Monitor school programs, ensuring their excellence and growth in line with the mission of Eastside Academy
Assist program directors in identifying program needs, material, and equipment
Reflect the purpose of the academy to honor and glorify Christ in every activity
Work with the ED to oversee the campus’s annual operational budget
Develop and implement culture that addresses the spiritual and emotional needs of Eastside Academy students and their families. This will include chapel, staff prayer, staff devotions and other discipleship and counseling programs.
Develop meaningful relationships church partners, ensuring that EA is a good partner and that churches understand how to partner with EA
Assist with student discipline and intervention
Perform outreach in the community, schools, and churches to increase enrollment and help others become aware of our work
Along with Executive Director, work with the Development team to support/nurture appropriate relationships and events
Meet the overall needs of campus through relationships and partnerships
Respond to any identified need to ensure that the campus functions at an optimal level; maintaining a high level of excellence while meeting the complex needs of those we serve
Serve as entry point and contact for students and families in admission process
Primary strengths/gifts/talents required:

Mature Christian
Master’s Degree in a relevant field
At least 10 years’ experience working with youth
Heart for at-risk youth
At least 5 years management experience
Strong communications skills (written and oral)
Spend daily quality time in prayer and Bible study
Be able to work and live in harmony with the core values and affirmations of the Eastside Academy

Title:                             One-Eighty Teen Center Program Director

Organization:               One-Eighty Youth Programs

Location:                     17 West Lockeford St. Lodi Ca 95240

Phone Number:            209-339-2308

Website:                      180lodi.org

 

 

One-Eighty Overview

 

One-Eighty is a private, non-profit, faith-based youth organization serving teenagers & families in Lodi, CA. Established in 2002, the One-Eighty Teen Center is a 5,500 sq. ft facility, featuring a full espresso bar, internet & art lounge, pool tables, basketball court… even a climbing wall! The Teen Center serves as an after-school café for Jr. & High school students, is an exciting place for teens to hang out on Friday night, and provides teenage resources (collaborating with local churches and nonprofits).

 

The Teen Center is one part of One-Eighty Youth Programs, a three-pronged organization which also includes a professional counseling center and a missional neighborhood outreach program. Our stated goal is to help at-risk youth make 180º turns emotionally, physically, and spiritually. We do this by providing relational, professional, and physical resources, as well as fun activities. We choose to love our community in this tangible way because God first loved us. It has become our privilege to display God’s love to our community in a way that is authentic, respectful, and personal.

 

The One-Eighty Teen Center Program Director is an integral part of our organization. As Program Director, your responsibility will be to provide the creativity, energy, and passion necessary to make the One-Eighty Teen Center an exciting venue for the young people of our community, specifically for the at-risk youth. You will help ensure that the many broken & hurting kids in our area have a place of refuge where they will experience unconditional love, discover they were created for a purpose, and find the confidence and courage to make positive changes in their future.

 

 

 

 

 

Detailed Job Responsibilities

 

General

 

–       Maintain a positive, teachable attitude in all things

–       Maintain an active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ and be involved in a local church

–       Participate in all organizational staff meetings, training, retreats and fundraising

–       Operate as a team player within the larger organizational ecosystem, collaborating with other One-Eighty Directors and reporting to the Executive Director

–       Network & build strong relationships with local school administrations, other youth ministries, youth organizations, and interested businesses in the area

–       Develop relationships with donors and supporters of the organization

–       Proven to be a good communicator and resolves conflicts in a healthy manner

 

Programming

 

–       Mentoring—Develop and implement the One-Eighty mentoring program, utilizing staff, volunteers, community members, and school sites.

–       Friday Night Venue (FNV)—Create a thriving FNV which compliments the current culture & gains frequent visits (social-media & to the center itself).

–       Skate Park—Provide leadership and programing for local skate park, scooter sales, volunteers, community outreach, and two bi-yearly events.

–       Jr. Intern Program—Develop and implement a Jr. Intern Program, networking with local youth pastors to train seniors in the area of service to peers and the at-risk community.

–       Intern Program—Co-create and implement an Intern Program with 180 Leadership Team which focuses on personal growth and opportunities to cultivate mentor relationships in the community (includes: weekly school visits, staff/volunteer trainings, family dinner in the community, etc.).

–       Promotion—Interact and promote 180 programs, events, and deepen friendships through social media and other creative forms of publication.

–       180 Adventures—Offer support through brainstorming, collaboration, and participation of One-Eighty Adventures.

–       Daily Clubs—Provide leadership, communication, resources, and publication for our daily clubs and the volunteers who lead the programs (includes: Job Readiness, Anchored In, Trade-Shop Group, Digital Music, etc.).

–       Summer Programming—Responsible to plan and execute weekly off-site day (or 1/2 day) trips.

 

 

Managing (think “Business”)

 

–       Responsible for planning intern and volunteer schedules (make sure shifts are covered and students are safe).

–       Responsible for overseeing intern daily responsibilities.

–       Maintain Teen Center facility pride (cleanliness, attractions, attractiveness).

–       Accountable for budgets: events, ministry, mentoring program, mentors / volunteers, interns, Jr. interns, & sales.

–       Responsible for 1 fundraiser per year (typically at the movie theater)

Hours

Monday 9am-1pm Admin, 2-6pm Skate Park

Tuesday 9am-1pm Admin, & School visits 2-6pm floor shift

Wednesday 9am-12pm leadership mtg, 1-2pm all-staff meeting, 2-6 floor shift

Thursday 9-1 Admin & School visits, 2-6pm floor shift

Friday 2-5:30pm floor shift, 6-11pm Friday night venue
Compensation

 

–       Full-time position with opportunity for health benefits.

–       $45K-$55K based on experience and personal support funding.

–       Paid vacation available after probation period.

 

Experience, Education, & other Requirements

 

–       Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution (preferred).  High School diploma required.

–       Prior workplace experience with excellent recommendations and references are required.

–       Work or volunteer experience mentoring, teaching, or leading at-risk youth is required.

–       MUST VOLUNTEER 1 FRIDAY NIGHT SHIFT during or previous to application process

 

Please prayerfully consider how you might be used in this exciting and life-changing program. If you are interested, please send full resume and cover letter via email to jake@180lodi.org. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Position Objectives:

This position exists to manage and coordinate the Children’s Ministry Program, which includes providing spiritual, social, educational and recreational training, and resources for children and youth who participate in Family Life Services residential and community outreach programs.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

·         Develop and direct spiritual ministry to children and youth, to include gospel presentations, Bible teaching, and scripture memory, taught in large group and small group formats.

·         Develop and direct social and recreational activities and experiential learning.

·         Develop and direct educational activities, which may include tutoring, life skills, art and music.

·         In cooperation with other staff, train and supervise program volunteers and interns; ensure that all group activities have sufficient volunteers/staff for children present.

·         Coordinate curricula and supervise volunteers for weekly and monthly program gatherings.

·         Coordinate other child care as needed, as well as other planned activities.

·         Monitor safety conditions of the third floor of the Main House and the outdoor playgrounds.

·         Participate in weekly staff meetings and prayer times.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge/Experience:

·         A minimum of 3 years of experience in child/youth care. One year minimum of leadership/supervisory experience with child/youth care.

·         Willingness and experience and /or education in working with victims of trauma, abuse and family disruption.

·         High school diploma required; college degree preferred.

·         Willingness to maintain current First Aid/CPR certification.

·         Demonstrates abilities, skills, experience, desire and gifting to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

·         Ability to interact and communicate with parents regarding their children.

·         Ability to establish appropriate boundaries with children, youth and parents.

·         Ability to inspire and encourage children and youth involved in the programs.

·         Ability to function well as a team member, and lead as needed.

·         Ability to multi-task, coordinate timing, relational needs, preparation, study, telephone and direct contacts.

·         Valid driver’s license.

 

Character/Spiritual:

·         Be a committed mature Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

·         Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the mission of Family Life Services.

·         Agree with and be able to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith and policies of Family Life Services.

·         Uphold FLS Core Values of hope, healing, honesty and hospitality.

 

Personal Characteristics:

·         Professional appearance.

·         Able to relate favorably, and win long-term confidence and trust.

·         Enthusiastic, high level of energy, possesses genuine warmth and friendliness.

·         Aware of personal strengths as well as shortcomings.

·         Emotionally resilient; capable of handling pressure and rejection without inappropriate disappointment.  Open to correction.

·         Strong ability to understand different perspectives and viewpoints and to execute appropriate decisions.

·         Flexible and comfortable in dealing with continual program change.

·         Follows Biblical model of steward leadership to accomplish ministry and personal goals.

·         Able to pass Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Federal Fingerprinting checks.

·         Adheres to confidentiality guidelines.

 

Physical Requirements:

·         Must be able to lift and move boxes and other supplies, up to 30 pounds, including up and down stairs; must be physically able to participate in playground activities, and indoor/outdoor games.

 

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Tonya Lark, Operations Director, at info@flscs.org.

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