Area Director –– International Schools (Bangkok, Thailand)



Description:

Home to more than eight million people, Bangkok is the most populous city in Thailand, making it a hub for economic growth and a popular tourist attraction. Young Life has been in the suburbs of Bangkok for nine years and is looking to expand the ministry into the city.

We are seeking a qualified staff person to begin working with a local city school to establish and build ministry. With support from a local church body, this staff person would begin reaching students in The Singapore International School, made up of 80% local Thai students. If you are looking for a new adventure and have the ability to start and build a new ministry, this is a great opportunity to be a part of the legacy of Young Life in Thailand!

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and professional level.
  • Actively participate in the spiritual life of the Young Life community.
  • Model excellence in contact work, club, Campaigners and camping to other leaders.
  • Learn to recruit and train new leaders to build a relationship team that reflects the community.
  • Develop a plan to train, disciple and develop volunteer leaders.
  • Implement a yearlong camp strategy (mission trips, spring break trips, work week, etc.).
  • Raise 100 percent of financial support per individual budget and maintain good donor care practices.
  • Communicate ministry updates and progress to personal donor partners.
  • Maintain accurate information on kids, leaders and donors for area records.
  • Participate in staff events and training events as required.
  • Learn the Thai language by taking classes locally or enrolling in language school pre-deployment.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to start something with a track record of success.
  • Strong team leadership experience is required.
  • Previous Young Life staff experience is preferred.
  • Adventurous and adaptable attitude for a new culture. Must be able to relate, work and build community in a multicultural and multilingual area.
  • Must have a passion for reaching lost teenagers and a heart for those furthest out.
  • Willingness to commit for at least three years.
  • Vision and ability to recruit, develop and multiply leaders.
  • Ability to identify and develop fundraising opportunities within the local community.
  • Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
  • Teaching experience preferred but not required.
  • Coaching experience preferred but not required.
  • Thai language capability preferred but not required.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • College degree required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

Housing supplements and cost of living adjustments help make living overseas affordable for international staff. In addition, staff may raise funds and be reimbursed for the purchase of a vehicle, an annual personal trip to see family, pre-K through 12th grade private school education for dependent children, language school, moving expenses, and a one-time bonus of up to two-months’ salary.

How To Apply:

​If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact the International employment coordinator at 800-330-0628. To better help us serve you in your inquiry process, please take a moment to fill out the International Inquiry Form available via the button below.

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