Area Director — Portland, TX


​The South Texas Region is seeking an area director for Gregory-Portland, Texas, who is looking to flourish in a growing ministry setting. We are looking for a healthy leader who is able to invest in growing a team of volunteers, committee members, and staff. Young Life has been active in Gregory-Portland, Texas, since 2008.


  • ​Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and area level.
  • Supervise, support and develop area staff and volunteer team leaders.
  • Model excellent contact work, discipleship and club ministry.
  • Grow and sustain healthy volunteer leaders.
  • Continue to develop and execute area vision and a strategic plan alongside the committee.
  • Work in partnership with the committee on the financial development of the area.
  • Participation and leadership in regional staff events, training and fall and summer camping assignments.
  • Committee recruitment/training/leading and maintaining relationships and roles.
  • Raise personal support.


  • ​A deep and growing faith in Jesus.
  • Ability to build strong, deep and lasting relationships with kids and adults.
  • Proven pastoral, leadership, vision and team building skills.
  • Fundraising knowledge and success — including personal fundraising ability.
  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills — as it pertains to donors and parents of kids.
  • Ministry experience preferred but not required.

How To Apply:

​Please send a current resume (including all ministry and job experience) and a one-page letter describing your testimony to Thank you for your interest!