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Staff Associate/Area Director — La Canada, CA

Young Life Los Angeles - La Canada, CA

Salary/Range: TBD based on experience

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

La Canada Young Life is seeking a new full-time staff person. This area offers an opportunity to oversee a high school ministry, work with the active committee and committee chair, and lead a team of volunteer adults and teachers. There is a unique opportunity to develop WyldLife, as the high school shares a campus with the middle school. With the leadership of the right person, there is clear potential to continue growing and expand the impact on kids in the area. There is support, momentum and vision to develop dynamic ministry.

Responsibilities:
Spiritual Development – Creating a spiritually healthy environment in which all those connected to Young Life grow in their faith.
Leadership Development – Recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers to serve as leaders and committee members.
Resource Development/Fundraising – While a wonderful support base already exists in the community, this person will lend significant leadership to new and existing fundraising efforts.
Direct Ministry – “Proclaiming and modeling” includes contact work, club, Campaigners and camp. Actively engage in all three levels of contact work.
Infrastructure Support – Work with the local committee to build community connections and support the overall organization of the area.
Training – This person will report to the regional director and will be expected to participate in regional and national training events.

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) and pension contributions.
Expense reimbursement for ministry-related expenses.
Flexible paid time off.
Health club benefits.
Strong regional support and training.