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Field Staff Profile


A Candidate For An FCA Field Staff Position Must Possess:

  • A clear calling by God to candidate and spouse to the FCA ministry.

  • Agreement with FCA's Statement of Faith. Click here to review FCA's Statement of Faith.

  • A clear understanding of the ministry of FCA (i.e. Vision, Mission, Values, Ministries, Ministry Distinctives and Fundamentals). Click here to view these.

  • Willingness to equip and empower others to do the ministry, primarily serving as a facilitator, trainer and equipper of volunteers, not as a presenter.

  • A heart to minister to athletes and coaches and willingness to make a commitment to FCA's sports ministry focus.

  • Ability and willingness to directly raise funds from personal contacts in helping to build a solid financial base for the local FCA area.

  • Ability and willingness to state his or her faith regarding a personal commitment to Jesus Christ, in a group or one-on-one setting, and clearly demonstrate a lifestyle that gives credence to that commitment.

  • Evidence of personal and spiritual maturity, shown by: (1) Correctly balanced priorities; (2) Character traits given as requirements for the ministering, 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1; (3) A lifestyle of evangelism and disciple-making; (4) Leadership qualities that will cause others to follow; (5) Ability to make wise decisions and command the respect of others.

  • A viable relationship with the local church. A contact must be made by the interviewer with the candidate's pastor, priest,and/or elders.

  • Harmony in all personal relationships as well as an ability to submit to authority and to work as a member of a team.

  • Ministry gifts and desires that correspond to the FCA Job Description.

  • Past involvement with athletics and/or FCA.

  • Capable of relating to and communicating with the Board, staff, volunteers and community.

  • A willingness to be a self-starter, work long hours (40+ hours), be available to minister 24 hours a day as needed, travel as the job requires, relocate if necessary, and to clearly consider the financial ramifications of working for FCA.