Area Director — Fairfax, VA


Northwest Fairfax is an area with a rich Young Life legacy. Tremendous fruit has come from the area for decades, and its past ministry has resulted in a strong support base of adults and donors who are still involved in the ministry today. The community is in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., located in Fairfax County.

Young Life in Northwest Fairfax is primed to be an area that can make a remarkable kingdom impact now and in the future. The area has two staff who serve in the direct ministry role — one part-time and one full-time. The area currently has 24+ volunteer leaders, a thriving committee and an extremely healthy budget.


  • Demonstrate a commitment to Jesus first, both in ministry and personally.
  • Supervise, support and develop area staff and volunteer leaders.
  • Model excellent contact work, discipleship and club ministry.
  • Commitment and skills to lead alongside committee in a healthy partnership to reach all kids.
  • Continue to develop and execute area vision and a strategic plan to reach all schools in the area.


  • Models relational ministry with teenagers by participating in direct ministry and teaching leaders how to do contact work and build relationships with kids.
  • Effective fundraiser with an understanding of how to equip committee members in the fundraising process.
  • Willingness to partner with local churches to be most effective in reaching every kid.
  • Participates regularly and is a member of a local church.
  • Ability to commit to the area for three to five years.


  • Salary in line with education, experience and responsibilities.
  • Medical, dental and vision.
  • Flexible paid time off.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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