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Staff Associate - Antelope Valley, CA

Young Life Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

Salary/Range: TBD based on experience

Website: http://https://losangeles.younglife.org/

Young Life Antelope Valley is seeking a new full-time area director/staff associate. This person will have the opportunity to develop and grow ministry in a key part of Greater Los Angeles including Lancaster and Palmdale. The area seeks a staff person willing to develop ministry from the ground up, partnering with local organizations, churches and others passionate about students. There is a dedicated committee and a small base of financial support. The opportunities for growth and outreach are vast and include multiple high schools multiethnic ministry, WyldLife, Young Life, YoungLives and Capernaum in the future. But our priority is to develop a dynamic Young Life ministry at one high school in the first year.

Due to the start-up nature of this effort, the staff person will need to be uniquely gifted in creating teams and developing a vision. She or he will need to raise personal support, as well as engage in local fundraising events and efforts.

The Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, Calif., and is home to more than 475,000 people. Antelope Valley is a diverse community. The landscape of the Antelope Valley has undergone a substantial transformation due to exponential growth and development over the last 40 years.

Responsibilities:
Spiritual Development — Leading a spiritually healthy environment in which all those connected to Young Life grow in their faith.

Direct Ministry — Modeling vibrant contact work, club, camp and Campaigners on a chosen campus.

Leadership Development — Recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers to serve as leaders and committee members.

Resource Development/Fundraising — Raising personal support as well as partnering with the committee to raise budgeted revenue.

Ministry Support — Practice excellence in administration and communication.

Training — As required depending on experience.

Qualifications:
A deep and growing faith in Jesus.
A call to reach students with the Gospel.
Proven leadership skills.
Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Completed college degree.
Completion of Young Life Staff Associate Training preferred, or another relevant training equivalent.

Benefits:
Salary in line with education and experience, including an appropriate cost of living adjustment (COLA) for the area.
Full-time Young Life benefits including medical, dental and vision, life insurance, and 401(K).
Expense reimbursement for ministry-related expenses.
Flexible paid time off.
Health club benefits.
Strong regional support and training.