Join the Team - Pioneer with us!
YWAM Ocean City is a new YWAM ministry located in Ocean City, NJ, USA. YWAM Ocean City is seeking to build a team of local YWAM staff skilled in website development, marketing and communications, writing, and other technical skills that will support the development of the Converge platform, local operations, and Discipleship Training School. As a small, new YWAM location, staff positions are multifaceted and provide opportunities for staff to use their existing abilities, training, and experience, as well as to be challenged in learning and developing new skill areas through hands-on experience and professional development. YWAM staff are missionaries and raise their own support. Most of our staff meet their financial needs by partnering with friends and churches who support their ministry. In some areas, our staff work in other businesses for financial, practical or ministry reasons. All staff positions require initial two year commitments.
See below for current staff needs.
The Tech Director will be a member of the YWAM Ocean City leadership team whose initial responsibility will be to develop and implement a plan for recruiting and managing the team of staff and volunteers that will be responsible for building and maintaining the Converge platform, YWAM OC website, Salesforce CRM administration, staff and student training on relevant systems, and installation and maintenance of networks, applications, and hardware used at YWAM Ocean City. This individual will demonstrate enthusiasm for the vision of YWAM Ocean City and a willingness to learn new skills and participate in professional development related to the functions of the position. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher in software engineering, computer programming, or a related field and experience with website design and management of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems. Knowledge of Salesforce and Ruby on Rails is desired, but not required. This individual will demonstrate enthusiasm for the vision of YWAM Ocean City and a willingness to learn new skills and participate in professional development related to the functions of the position.
The Marketing Specialist will be an enthusiastic and articulate spokesperson for YWAM Ocean City for potential students, hosts, and donors. This strategic leader will have the initial responsibility of developing and implementing a plan for recruiting and managing the team of staff and volunteers that will coordinate marketing and fundraising strategies through social media, events, grant writing, and various publications. This person will possess superior written and oral communication skills and the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and projects efficiently and effectively. The Marketing Specialist will be a member of the leadership team of YWAM Ocean City. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, communications, public relations, or a related field and experience in grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and content writing.
Converge Program Manager
The Converge Program Manager will be responsible for the educational and internship components of Converge. He or she will regularly review and develop the online course curriculum for Converge, facilitate the online course, and serve as the point of contact for students and hosts during the internship phases of the program. This person will also work with the Marketing Specialist to cultivate partnerships with existing and potential hosts to promote their commitment to using Converge as a recruiting platform for interns. This person will also oversee staff and volunteers working in student recruiting and enrollment. This person will have experience with curriculum development and instructional design and a bachelor’s degree or higher in education, curriculum and instruction, higher education, or a relevant field. The ideal candidate also has experience in online curriculum design and instruction and has worked with online learning platforms such as Blackboard.
DTS School Leader
We envision a different type of DTS that allows students to not only receive teaching and participate in international outreaches, but one that integrates DTS students into the work of our ministry on a day-to-day level. This dynamic individual will have a heart for discipleship and a vision for how students can live and learn as active members of the YWAM Ocean City community while benefiting from the teachings of DTS speakers and international outreach. The DTS School Leader will participate in the planning of the DTS, DTS staff recruitment, and coordination with YWAM staff in placing students in work duties and internship assignments during the lecture phase.