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Gig Harbor is a dynamic community seeking a dynamic leader for one of the most fruitful areas in the mission of Young Life., Gig Harbor has a rich history that spans more than 45 years. Gig Harbor Young Life has produced leaders who have gone on to be world changers. Our committee's engagement involves folks who are focused on fundraising, leader care, staff care, prayer, events and other projects or initiatives that we stack hands on. While our committee team can always use more and more folks to support the widening work in our area, the team is committed and consistent. Same with our volunteer leaders! They are amazing, and we have fun traditions as an area. We are a fun group of hard working people in an amazing place that has an incredible need for Young Life. Gig Harbor has grown deeper and wider over the past 45 years, and we are ready to find a leader to take us into the next season!, Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city in Pierce County in Washington State. You'll be hard pressed to find a more desirable place to live, surrounded by white capped mountains and ocean vistas. Gig Harbor is just four miles from the major city of Tacoma, Wash.

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Location: Gig Harbor, Washington 98335, United States, North America
Ministries: Capernaum; High School; WyldLife; YoungLives
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 6/1/2018
Position Status: Open
Position Note:
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Gig Harbor is a dynamic community seeking a dynamic leader for one of the most fruitful areas in the mission of Young Life.
Young Life is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.
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Area Director II - Gig Harbor, WA
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Description:
Job Description
We are looking for an experienced area director who is ready to lead Gig Harbor Young Life into the season ahead. We are looking for a strong spiritual leader, innovator, leader recruiter/developer with high relational skills and a proven track record of success. Gig Harbor Young Life needs someone with passion, tenacity and a desire to be developed as a leader both in his or her area and in our South Puget Sound Region.
Gig Harbor has a rich history that spans more than 45 years. Gig Harbor Young Life has produced leaders who have gone on to be world changers. Our committee's engagement involves folks who are focused on fundraising, leader care, staff care, prayer, events and other projects or initiatives that we stack hands on. While our committee team can always use more and more folks to support the widening work in our area, the team is committed and consistent. Same with our volunteer leaders! They are amazing, and we have fun traditions as an area. We are a fun group of hard working people in an amazing place that has an incredible need for Young Life. Gig Harbor has grown deeper and wider over the past 45 years, and we are ready to find a leader to take us into the next season!
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Responsibilities:
Job Responsibilities
Spiritual Development - focuses individual and team efforts on growing in faith together.
* Practicing payer and spiritual disciplines through the use of individual and communal prayer, Scripture, worship, fasting, etc.
* Gathering for fellowship to build the area teams (committee, staff and leaders).
* Faith and ministry through fun, inspiration and teaching.
* Promoting growth and health in Young Life ministry - spiritually, emotionally and socially.
* Establishing church relationships through regular worship and positive ministry relationships with local congregations.
* Critical Result - An authentic focus on Jesus, personally and in community, which results in testimonies of individual spiritual growth; evidence that \"the Lord is adding to the numbers of those being saved\" (Acts 2).
Leadership Development - \"developing committee, kids, leaders and staff.\"
* Developing key leaders by gathering, mobilizing and retaining a core group of committee, leaders and staff for implementing the area vision.
* Recruiting the people and talents needed for expanding and accomplishing the area's work.
* Team building and training a thriving Young Life ministry by recruiting, mobilizing and retaining individuals to carry out the work of the area.
* Supervising by providing the resources and experiences needed for implementing the \"essential works\" of the area; building individual and team morale using the \"Back to the Basics\" tool.
* Vision casting an inspiring goal for reaching more kids and all kinds of kids; ensuring Young Life is done with excellence.
* Develop a strategy with the area leadership team (key committee, leaders and staff) asking God for His direction to reach the every kid in the area.
* Critical Result - Increase numbers of leaders working with kids and particularly increased numbers of student leaders.
Resource Development - focuses on \" fueling the ministry\" by acquiring time, talent and funds.
* The TDS team gathers and directs a talented team of individuals by using the Field Development Tool to raise the annual budget.
* Major donor relationships that provide a personal touch to each major donor three times annually to update, thank and \"ask\" on behalf of Young Life.
* Events which reflect Young Life's capacity to impact kids and warrant the investment of a participant's personal and corporate resources; these are coordinated, quality gatherings.
* Public relations build the Young Life brand as an excellent tool for working with adolescents in the community.
* Critical Result - Area consistently in surplus (goal is a one-month cash reserve minimum); follow-through on the area's fundraising strategy, and there is excellence in communication to donors.
Direct Ministry - Carry out the Young Life Mission Statement as a \"player-coach\" leading and modeling through ? The Essential Work of:
* Contact work, club, camp, Campaigners.
* Critical Result - Increase the number of kids in each of the above categories who are introduced to Jesus and are growing in their faith.
Ministry Support - focuses on administrative systems needed to support the core functions of Young Life ministry through? The Essential Work of ...
* Accounting keeps \"user friendly\" records which are accurate and accessible for all financial transactions.
* Administration follows all Young Life policies and procedures.
* Internal communication plans and implements a strategy for timely information to all staff and leaders for effective operation of area ministries.
* Data management maintains and updates the area database to provide accessible and current information regarding donors, finances, direct ministry, etc.
* Strategic planning develops and implements a multiple year plan for ministry that aligns with the Forward mission goals of Young Life.
* Critical Result - Area director develops systems and teams to maintain a reputation for administrative excellence in the area.
Gig Harbor has eight total ministries - WyldLife, Young Life, YoungLives and Capernaum ministry.
Area Assets
* Strong consistent committee.
* Staff team of four - two part-time staff, two part-time administrators.
* Healthy relationships with churches and adults in community.
* Young Life clubs currently existent for four schools.
* Established annual fundraising events.
* Area is financially healthy.
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Qualifications:
Job Qualifications
* College degree preferred.
* Teachable.
* Passionate.
* Relational.
* Depth in Christ.
* Professional and organized.
* Leader of leaders.
* Deep passion for Jesus and kids.
* At least two years as a successful area director I.
* Must have completed Core Training - Phase One.
* Proven leadership skills.
* Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
* Proven track record of fundraising.
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
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Benefits:
Job Benefits
* Full-time salary based on education and experience.
* Young Life benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
* Paid vacation and sick leave.
* 401(k) matching plan and pension contributions.
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Job Additional Notes
Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city in Pierce County in Washington State. You'll be hard pressed to find a more desirable place to live, surrounded by white capped mountains and ocean vistas. Gig Harbor is just four miles from the major city of Tacoma, Wash.
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We are looking for an experienced area director who is ready to lead Gig Harbor Young Life into the season ahead. We are looking for a strong spiritual leader, innovator, leader recruiter/developer with high relational skills and a proven track record of success. Gig Harbor Young Life needs someone with passion, tenacity and a desire to be developed as a leader both in his or her area and in our South Puget Sound Region., * College degree preferred. * Teachable. * Passionate. * Relational. * Depth in Christ. * Professional and organized. * Leader of leaders. * Deep passion for Jesus and kids. * At least two years as a successful area director I. * Must have completed Core Training - Phase One. * Proven leadership skills. * Proven relational skills with both kids and adults. * Proven track record of fundraising. * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

Job Benefits * Full-time salary based on education and experience. * Young Life benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. * Paid vacation and sick leave. * 401(k) matching plan and pension contributions.


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