Participants

Eligibility Requirements

  • Leads a program or ministry that directly impacts youth
  • Demonstrates a willingness to share leadership with others
  • Has a strong desire to learn and has a teachable spirit
  • Is in a position to implement plans for change
  • Has been in ministry for a minimum of three years
  • Is able to participate fully as a part of his/her job
  • Is personally active in a church
Application Form Nomination Form

City Coordinators

  • Demonstrates godliness and spiritual maturity
  • Excellent management skills, including the ability to plan, organize, manage timelines, work independently, and conduct team–building activities
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Passionate about reaching urban youth, and unbiased towards various ministries or methods of service delivery
  • Prior experience working with urban youth
  • Known and respected by ministry practitioners and key stakeholders in the community
  • Has a track record for working in partnership with others

Mentors

  • Is a mature, committed Christian
  • Demonstrates a willingness to give honest feedback
  • Proven leadership qualities that will enable him/her to contribute to the participant’s growth
  • Willingness to attend a three-hour orientation session and to meet monthly with participant for at least one year
  • Demonstrates the application of DVULI’s core values (Accountability, Balance, Interdependence, Empowerment, Leverage) in his/her personal and professional life