Area Director — Minneapolis, MN


​Private School Young Life is seeking a full-time area director looking for an exciting, new opportunity. This position will be responsible for supervising and developing our middle and high school ministries, overseeing 20 young adult volunteer leaders, 10+ student leaders, and working with the parent committee to develop vision and strategy for growth.


  • ​Work extensively with middle and high school students through mentorship.
  • Supervise, train and equip staff, team leaders and volunteers.
  • Recruit, lead and train volunteer leaders.
  • Work with a strong committee to plan and execute fundraisers.
  • Continue building a strong donor base and area resources.
  • Build strategic partnerships with local churches and schools.
  • Lead several trips to camp each year.
  • Grow and maintain a diverse team that supports the needs of the area.


  • ​Deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ.
  • App​laudable history of and passion for building teams and growing organizations.
  • Ability to inspire, cast vision and create strategy.
  • Coachable and self aware with unswerving integrity.
  • Skilled communicator — written and verbal.
  • Passion for building strong community.
  • Confidence working with adults, parents and donors; enjoys interacting with new people.
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit and is a proactive self-starter.
  • Ability to commit to the Twin Cities for five years.


  • ​Salary commensurate with education and experience.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid holiday, vacation and sick leave.
  • 401(k) with matching plan.
  • Pension plan.


The area now serves more than 100 middle and high school students. Current ministries include a high school club, middle school club and several Campaigners groups. The area is positioned for explosive growth with a deeply invested parent community, solid leadership and school support.

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