Full Job Description
St. Louis Mid-County Young Life is looking for the right person to fill either a staff associate 1 or 2 position, a direct ministry 1 or 2 position, or an associate area director position. These positions have the potential to grow. The new staff person will be overseeing Young Life in Webster Groves, Mo., an area with more than 50 years of Young Life history. This person will report to the Mid-County Young Life area director and work alongside our dedicated volunteer team. We are open to part-time or full time; in the case of a full-time position, it will include salary and benefits.
Execute Young Life’s mission to “introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith” through the power of relationships.
Lead all aspects of the high school ministry, including supervising a volunteer leader team of college students and young adults.
Spend significant time each week building relationships with high school students.
Plan and run weekly programmatic events for students such as a Young Life club (large group outreach event) and Campaigners (Bible study).
Assist the area director in the ongoing recruiting, leading and training of volunteer leaders.
Lead multiple summer and school season camping trips.
Together with the area director, raise funds and awareness of Young Life in the area.
A deep love for Jesus and passion for outreach ministry.
Ability and desire to relate to high school students.
Strong Christian faith, knowledge of God's Word, and ability to lead others to Christ.
Proven track record of self-starting and taking initiative.
Ability and desire to maintain a varying schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
Willingness to live in the local area.
Possess high capacity and high energy level.
Comfortable relating to adults of all ages.
Young Life experience is helpful but not required. Some sort of youth ministry experience strongly preferred.
Medical, dental and vision coverage (at no cost to you) for full-time employees.
Paid vacation and sick leave for full-time employees.
401(k) matching plan (up to four percent).
Health club benefit.
How to Apply:
Please submit an online application, including resume and cover letter