French Ministry Director

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  • Full Time
  • Quebec

Website Power to Change

Help people know Jesus & experience His power 2 change the world

Title: French Ministry Director

Ministry:  P2C – Étudiants

Location: Quebec

Reports to: National Field Strategies Director, P2C-Students

Start Date: ASAP

This position requires both English and French language communication skills. This is a one-year contract position that may be carried into a multi-year position depending on job performance.

Position Overview

P2C Mission Statement
Power to Change seeks to help people know Jesus and experience His power to change the world.

P2C – Students Mission & Vision

What do we want? Every student walking closer to Jesus.

What do we do? We help every student take their next step towards Jesus.

Primary Objectives:

This role will be held accountable to achieving the following objectives, that said, team-work and delegation is encouraged:

Objective #1: Lead the French Ministry Team toward the objectives of P2C-É 

– Create and maintain a healthy team environment characterized by high trust, effective communication, and good collaboration.
– Manage team members so they can effectively reach young adults. This includes:
– Leading your team to implement the values and strategic anchors of the P2C-S playbook
– Ensuring new staff and interns are fully trained to help with P2C-É’s mission
– Be creative in your approach to reaching young adults for Christ
– Work this the French Ministry Team to continue using technology like podcasts, websites, etc.
– Re-establish and expand in-person ministry with students whether through partnerships with other organizations and churches or as P2C-É by September 2024
– Re-develop in-person ministry in a way that is sustainable and effectively uses our staff resources and is attractive for new staff to join
– Network and build relationships with churches and other partners in Quebec
– Ensure that P2C-É is a trusted and recognizable organization among churches and universities in Quebec
– Work with NEXT to expand and support the NEXT Step Awards program in Quebec
– Spend time interacting with young adults in order to understand student culture, cultivate a heart for those who don’t know Jesus, and to evaluate the effectiveness of ministry tools and practices

Objective #2: Participate in generating and managing the necessary resources to accomplish the mission

– Work with the Development team to raise $100,000+ annually for the French ministry.
– Ensure resources are stewarded appropriately and that the budget balances.
– Recruit new staff and volunteers in partnership with the New Staff and Intern Coordinator.
– Ensure every French staff is adequately trained for his/her role. Work with the National Staff Development Director to make this happen.

Objective #3: Help implement national priorities in French

– Develop a team to oversee the implementation of our national priorities which include:
– Help develop Quebec into a missionary sending ground from the rest of Canada
– Work with Convergence and/or the Quebec English Team to ensure all staff have adequate cross-cultural training
– Help to grow French as the default language within the province and at the Montreal office.
– Help to identify and rectify any systemic issues within P2C  that are preventing Francophone staff from joining P2C-É.
– Identify varying scope of responsibilities with Convergence.
– Ensure the needs and priorities of the French ministry are known to the NLT
– Attend NLT meetings as required (as required by the National Director or National Field Strategies Director)
– Bring updates, share ministry needs, engage in conversations that are relevant for the French ministry

Education & Experience

– You have a Bachelor’s degree in business or another related field
– You have 5+ year’s leadership experience in any capacity. Leadership experience within a non-profit organization and in a middle to senior-level management position would be an asset
– You have a successful career raising substantial funds per year from a portfolio of donors (comparable experience in corporate sales will be considered)
– You should be knowledgeable and have some experience of the current challenges and opportunities of student ministry in Canada.
– You have experience in relating skillfully and sensitively to the various Christian traditions and their communities and churches;
– You must live in Quebec.

Required Skills & Abilities

– You have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus Christ and has a passion for ministry
– You are a self-starter, and a team player
– You have proven experience in strategic thinking, priority management, budget management and leadership abilities.
– You have experience in managing multiple simultaneous projects and have a strong people and process management skills
– You have excellent communication skills – written and verbal in English and French
– You have experience and are skilled in engaging in fundraising activities.
– You are a confident public speaker with a gift for connecting and fostering relationships.
– You have held a position at the executive level with experience in developing and presenting strategy, reports and direction to leaders, the public and senior leadership.
– You are willing to work flexible hours as some evenings, weekends and some travel will be required during the school year (travel frequency is negotiable)

What We Offer Our Staff

– Employer-paid extended health and dental benefits
– Access to our Employment Assistant Program (EAP)
– Paid vacation
– Free registration for FamilyLife Weekend Getaway
– Extra vacation week from Christmas to New Year
– Weekly Chapel services
– Semi-annual Day of Prayer participation
– Discounts at our Resource Centre

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