Area Director — Rockport, TX


​The South Texas Region is seeking an area director for Rockport, 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 Rockport, Texas, since 1998.


  • 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 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.​


  • Salary in line with education, experience and responsibilities. 
  • Medical, dental and vision. 
  • Flexible paid time off. 
  • 401(k) matching plan. 
  • Pension contributions.​


​Rockport, Texas, is beautiful, but kids in the Coastal Bend knowing and experiencing Jesus is our greatest desire. We have a good team of adults, regional staff and volunteer leaders in place to welcome you and help you get running!

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!