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Website CEF of North Dakota, 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.

A full-time local director of CEF of North Dakota Inc., Northwest Chapter should expect to work 6 hours/day for a five-day work week, or 30 hours/week with an occasional half-day on Saturday. The potential exists for 40 hours/week as a ministry outreach grows. The Northwest Chapter includes Minot, ND the surrounding 6-county area.

Specific responsibilities of the local director of CEF of North Dakota include, but are not limited to:

General Responsibilities

  • Fulfill the purpose of Child Evangelism Fellowship
  • Execute and accomplish the vision of the state board and USA Ministries
  • Oversee all aspects of the local chapter


  • Understand the foundation of ministry is prayer and lead by example with commitment to develop, implement, improve and grow 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
  • Identify, enlist, equip, develop, and encourage others to become an effective, multi-staff team serving God in this ministry
  • Involved 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
  • Identify students (grades 9 – college) who may be potential Christian Youth In Action® student summer missionaries, personally participate in CYIA as assigned by state leadership, and help CYIA become and 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
  • 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
  • Assess annually 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 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


  • 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
  • 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
  • Encompass skills to identify other leaders, organize groups, cast vision and evaluate the ministry programs
  • An ideal candidate will have previous experience (paid or volunteer) as a leader in a children’s ministry, church, nonprofit organization, or related work

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

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