Community Director – Highlands YFC

at Highlands YFC | Youth Unlimited (view profile)
Location PO Box 21, 9 Centre Street, Orangeville, Canada
Date Posted April 16, 2024
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Are you passionate about seeing youth engaged in healthy community, experiencing meaning and purpose in the present, and looking forward to a future filled with hope and overflowing with possibility? Are you dedicated to helping others serve and support youth in the community?

About Youth Unlimited YFC Highlands:

Daily we strive to connect with youth — from Guelph to Huntsville, on the ground or on the Net. We want to see them thrive where they are at, regardless of who they are, how much they have, or what they believe. We simply want to be there … a trusted friend, to come alongside youth and help them sort it out.  A Community Director plays a key role in developing and maintaining programs for youth, building community partnerships and staying connected to the youth.

Purpose: (To see) Every youth living fully in Christ.

Vision: (To see) Youth engaged in healthy community, experiencing meaning & purpose in the present, and looking forward to a future filled with hope & overflowing with possibility!

Mission: Providing "safe spaces" within which to build trusting relationships with caring adults using areas of common interest as a catalyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focuses on existing & developing partnerships with churches, community agencies, & schools  
  • Identifying, inspiring & engaging volunteers will also be an essential aspect of the role.
  • Direct ministry to youth
  • Supervision of a staff team
  • Program management
  • Operational & personal funding

Key Requirements:

  • Pursue a vital spiritual life and growing relationship with God as a devoted follower of Jesus Christ
  • Be a faithful and contributing member of a local church
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively within teams
  • The flexibility to work evenings and weekends for designated programs or events
  • Strong organizational, time management and administrative skills
  • Strong liaison skills to develop connections within the community
  • Experience in supervision, fundraising and community outreach
  • Competent computer skills

This is a full time position (35-40 hours/week). 

The salary of this staff position is determined on a scale based on education and experience and is funded on a missionary basis—requiring the gathering of a personal support team to cover the salary. Benefits are available. 

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