Young Adult Development Coordinator (Mentor)


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The UBC

About

The Young Adult Development Coordinator is responsible to:

  • Develop young adults (15-29 years) in their faith, character and person through the UBC programs
  • Increase local UBC programs and outreach to young adults
  • Provide oversight of multiple young adult programs by providing leadership and/or providing guidance, support and basic training to activate youth leaders within the UBC
  • Responsibilities
  • Further the mission of The UBC through Educational development of young adults (15-29 years)
  • Provide transformational leadership to young adults to encourage their educational development
  • This position will serve as an advisor and resource for all existing and future young adult leaders and programs; only taking on leadership where needed
  • Seek to discover ways to engage young adults in the UBC distinctive and/or sponsored programs with the end result to get young adults active in the organization
  • Understand that programs do not necessarily have to be conducted in the UBC facility, but can also be held at community centers, community rooms, schools, etc.
  • Encourage, train, and engage empowerment in ways relevant to young adults
  • Intentionally seek and meet regularly with a mentor and/or small group for personal fellowship, and accountability
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, facilitate, develop and monitor a variety of educational, recreational, and relational activities, events, and trips for young adults that promote:
    • Thriving individual spiritual, mental, emotional and physical development
    • A healthy and safe environment for young adults to learn
    • Opportunities to discover and practice love for neighbors
    • Skills for productive participation in family and UBC life, as well as their extended community
  • Oversee and organize on-going training, development and discipleship programs for active local young adult leaders
  • Identify and encourage new leadership potential from within or outside of the UBC to fill current and future leadership needs
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with existing young adult leaders, parents and young adults
  • Serve as an intentional mentor and role model; remain available as much as possible which may require responding to emergency situations outside of normal hours of work
  • Available to organize and conduct weekly small group meetings for the young adults
  • Provide opportunity/training for young adults to participate in volunteer opportunities (thrift stores, disaster services, feed homeless, Community Care, Christmas effort, and active roles in the UBC, etc.)
  • Plan, develop, and distribute a regular newsletter via email, Facebook, and/or mail addressing the interests and needs of youth - promoting awareness, information and involvement in programs
  • Record and maintain statistical information regarding young adult related activities and participants
  • Attend and participate in UBC staff meetings
  • Plan, organize, and schedule young adult activities for Spring Break and summer months and as needed in the community
  • Build relationships with other agencies involved with or interested in young adults to develop local resources:
    • Meet with high school and college staff to find students who plan to go into the field of young adult work/ministry and could be potential staff or volunteers
    • Speak to civic clubs, schools, and local businesses about the UBC program or opportunities within the UBC who could provide potential volunteers or donors
    • Seek to find those in the community that could provide leadership to the UBC young adult programs, camps, outdoor events, and other activities
  • Work with community leaders to develop an environment for young adults to thrive in all aspects of their lives
  • Seek to bring all young adult representatives to plan, organize and implement needed programs/opportunities and to address problems and issues that relate to the young adult population in the local community and the UBC
  • Attend UBC events to support and develop relationships with youth and adult leaders.
  • Attends Events annually for on-going trainings
  • Submit quarterly report to Director of Programs
  • Participate in monthly phone calls from Executive Director to discuss issues and progress
  • Trained in Safe from Harm and qualified to teach the course locally
  • Ensure that Safe from Harm guidelines are instituted and followed in the local setting
  • Perform other activities/special projects as assigned and only as it relates to young adult development
  • May engage in Christmas fundraising and social services activities up to 10 hours per week

Skills

  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours per week

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