Staff Positions

Facilitate ministry experiences while you provide authentic leadership. Manage the overall operations and programming of a site, while assisting with daily service and ministry projects. Supervise, encourage and coach a minimum of three Site Coordinators. Provide leadership for Adult Leaders and help them process their mission week. Develop meaningful relationships as you act as a liaison between YouthWorks and the community. Oversee finances with integrity and maintain the overall spiritual focus of the mission site. Play an important role in connecting teenagers to God, each other and communities.

Qualifications

  • College graduate or must have at least four years of post-high school experience
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Management experience/ability
  • Must meet our driving requirements of being 20 years of age or older during YouthWorks summer dates and have a valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Previous YW summer staff experience is helpful but not required

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

Promote an environment where youth connect their service to Jesus as you interact with them throughout the week. Support your team by providing leadership for daily work projects, children’s programming or service sites. Coordinate and lead cultural and relational activities for youth. Plan and facilitate a daily evening program that includes worship, sharing, processing and interaction with provided theme materials.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Able to engage with teenagers in authentic, relational ways
  • Desire to serve alongside participants in a variety of settings
  • Able to provide upfront facilitation of large group gatherings

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

Manage partnerships with social service organizations. Confirm and implement weekly service schedules provided by YouthWorks. Coordinate logistics, including assigning volunteers to service sites and executing back-up plans when needed. Travel to service sites to serve alongside youth, Adult Leaders and community contacts. Help teenagers see the impact of their service as they are taken out of their comfort zones and see Jesus in new ways.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 20 years of age during YouthWorks summer dates and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Administratively minded
  • Able to problem solve, cast vision and manage details
  • Maintain relationships with community partners
  • Passion for working with local nonprofit and social service organizations
  • Must meet our driving requirements of being 20 years of age or older during YouthWorks summer dates and have a valid U.S. driver’s license

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

Facilitate a daily Kids Club for children ages 5-10 and coordinate morning service opportunities in the community. Provide leadership for participants as they create crafts, plan games, practice songs and implement the Kids Club curriculum provided by YouthWorks. Come to know and love community kids and their families as you work with them for an entire summer. See perspectives change as youth have the chance to show the love of Christ.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Experience working with children
  • Working understanding of child development and behavior management
  • Confident in leading at-risk children

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

Utility Support Coordinators are equipped to take on multiple positions and to offer support and encouragement to staff teams. While serving in a variety of areas, they will coordinate daily service activities and see students impacted as they experience Christ through service. Staff must be flexible and willing to adapt to changing roles and locations. Utility Support Coordinators may begin the summer temporarily assigned to a specific community, however, at any point during the spring or summer, Utility Support Coordinators may be permanently placed with a team to fill an open position.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Flexible, go-with-the-flow mentality
  • Self-starting work ethic
  • Desire and ability to travel independently
  • Well-rounded skill set

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

Build meaningful relationships in a community while meeting tangible needs. Help youth engage in the community by leading work crews in painting, yard work and minor projects. YouthWorks will provide extensive training in partnering with community members, setting up and completing projects and managing crews throughout the day. Invite participants to come alongside the community to make a lasting impact.

We have a small number of sites where we do more advanced projects such as flooring and drywall. Please note on your application if you have experience in more elaborate home repair projects.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 20 years of age during YouthWorks summer dates and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Previous work project experience
  • Able to teach skills to participants
  • Interact with community members in a highly relational way
  • Must meet our driving requirements of being 20 years of age or older during YouthWorks summer dates and have a valid U.S. driver’s license

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules