Staff

We are blessed to have a dedicated team of staff passionate about serving our students.

  • For general inquiries, please call our main office at (772) 226-0489
  • For specific questions, please see the staff directory below

Meet our Staff

  • Libby Sanderson
    Executive Director

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    Libby is the  Executive Director of Indian River Youth for Christ. Before stepping into this role she taught High School and Middle School Math for five years.  She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a Primary in Mathematics and Science and a Minor in Psychology from Campbell University. 

    Libby is responsible guiding the vision of Indian River County Youth for Christ, funding development, and community relations.  She also leads several Campus Life Clubs each week.

    When Libby is not busy reaching students and overseeing Youth for Christ she enjoys spending time at the beach, golfing, swimming and spending time with her parents.

  • Rebekah Benway
    High School Campus Life Director
     
     
    Rebekah is our High-school Campus Life Director of Indian River Youth for Christ. Before stepping into this role she taught at Imagine South Vero. She has been connected to Youth for Christ since 2012.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in studio art from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Rebekah is an active member at Pillar Community Church.  She is responsible for helping build YFC's volunteer team, raise financial support for the chapter, and for leading YFC's efforts at all the high school campuses in Indian River County.
     
    When she is not busy working to reach students, Rebekah enjoys spending time with friends, playing frisbee and going to the beach.
  • Olivia Hoyos
    Middle School Site Coordinator

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    YFC is excited to introduce to you our newest staff member! Ms. Olivia Hoyos as our Middle School Site Coordinator.

    Olivia has been a YFC volunteer for the past three years and she knows what it takes to reach lost kids. She will focus on continuing the ministry at Imagine Middle School and will be championing the expansion of Campus Life into Gifford Middle.

    Olivia has earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Southeastern University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Counseling.

    Currently Olivia is serving YFC as a part-time employee. Our hope is that upon completing her Masters God will provide the means to bring her on as a full time staff member.

  • Jerry Amico
    Administrative Assistant
     
     
    Jerry is our new volunteer Administrative Assistant for Indian River Youth for Christ.  His responsibilities include managing our donor software and implementing the "behind the scene" tasks that keep our ministy running.  We are very blessed that Jerry has stepped into this role as a volunteer.  We are excited to use his talents to further our mission and are encouraged by his committment of growing the Kingdom.
     
    When Jerry in not busy running the YFC office he can be found reading and spending quality time with his wife Muffy.