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Website CEF of Maine, Inc.

Child Evangelism Fellowship® is a Bible-centered organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living.

The local director for CEF of Maine, Inc., Central Maine Chapter is ultimately a developer of volunteers and other leaders and is the face of the local chapter.


  • Possess leadership qualities as found in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.
  • Have a demonstrated love for Jesus Christ and prayer, and an unquestionable passion to reach kids with the Gospel.
  • Be a continual learner, relevant, strategist, love people and demonstrate an understanding of how to lead and build a team that is diverse in skills, experience and culture.
  • Love the local church and other Christian organizations and value them as ministry partners.
  • Have skills to identify other leaders, organize groups, cast vision and evaluate the ministry programs.


  • Fulfilling the purpose of Child Evangelism Fellowship.
  • Executing and accomplishing the vision of the state board and USA Ministries.
  • Overseeing all aspects of the local chapter.


  • Understand that the foundation of ministry is prayer
  • Lead by example in developing, implementing, improving and growing an effective local prayer program.
  • Aggressively pursue church partnerships which will fulfill the purpose of CEF®: evangelize, disciple and establish the next generation to God and His church.
  • Be able to identify, enlist, equip, develop, and encourage others to become an effective, multi-staff team serving God in this ministry.
  • Participate in a minimum level of direct ministry with children to maintain an understanding of today’s child and to adequately evaluate the effectiveness of CEF programs.
  • Be able to identify students (grades 9 – college) who may be potential Christian Youth In Action® students, personally participate in CYIA™ as assigned by state leadership, and help CYIA become/remain successful.
  • Establish, develop, and improve ministry effectiveness throughout the entire chapter.


  • Work with the local committee in providing vision and strategic plans for evangelizing and discipling all children within the chapter, striving to establish them with local churches.
  • Meet regularly with and lead ministry staff and volunteers to provide encouragement, counsel, and direction.
  • Assist ministry staff and volunteers in developing and evaluating their ministry goals.
  • Encourage the local committee to take advantage of committee training opportunities.
  • Work with the local committee in raising sufficient funds for the ministry.
  • Annually assess all ministry staff.
  • Develop leadership skills in ministry staff, volunteers, and summer missionaries.
  • Oversee and constantly evaluate the teacher training program.


  • Ensure that all CEF policies and procedures are followed and proper governance is maintained.
  • Keep accurate and complete records.
  • Work with the local committee to develop and submit an annual budget to the state director for state board approval to implement by January 1 yearly.
  • Ensure that all reports, minutes, communications, money, and donor receipts are submitted as required.
  • Communicate accurately about the chapter condition to the state director and local committee.
  • Attend all state-office-sponsored meetings as requested by the state director or board.

As a religious organization, Child Evangelism Fellowship is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective employees on the basis of religion.

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