FAQs Regarding Job and Volunteer Opportunities

How do I apply for a job at Young Life?
To apply for any position within Young Life, you must first fill out an application. To apply online, simply click the position of interest and fill out the electronic application made available for you on the site.

How many hours will I be required to work?
Involvement in Young Life requires a substantial commitment from those interested in fulfilling the vision of the ministry, and work hours will vary depending on the area in which you serve.

If you’re interested in volunteering, first consider the amount of time you have to give, and contact your local Young Life area for further details.

Do Young Life employees receive paid holidays?
Young Life's paid staff members receive 12 paid holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Good Friday, Veterans' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day.

Which staff members are responsible for fundraising?
All Young Life field staff are responsible for fundraising. Service Center and camping staff are exempt from raising financial support.

What if I am unable to raise financial support?
We realize that, due to certain circumstances, some staff members may confront difficulties in raising support. In these instances, your area will work with you in networking with others who may be able to offer support. Please speak with your regional or local Young Life area for further details.

How will Young Life prepare me to work with kids?
Young Life offers a comprehensive training program that will prepare you for the mission and empower you to connect with kids. For further details, please contact the Young Life area office of interest and ask about our training program.

There is no Young Life office in my area. How do I go about starting a Young Life club in my community?
Use the Locator to find and contact the regional office closest to you. They can start you on the right track to bring Young Life to the kids in your community. If you are unsure as to how to contact your regional office, please contact the Service Center for more information.