Area Director II — Newport Beach, CA


​Newport-Mesa is a thriving area with a strong history of Young Life in the area. Newport-Mesa is a thriving area with a strong history of Young Life in the area. This position will work alongside a strong committee with an active committee chair and will supervise a team of three student staff, and an area administrator, and we are looking to add a staff associate this year as well. Newport-Mesa schools have a wide variety of student populations. We are looking for an area director who can passionately reach a wide variety of students, parents and leaders.


  • Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and area level.
  • Supervise, support and develop area staff and volunteer leaders.
  • Model excellent contact work, discipleship and club ministry.
  • Grow and sustain a healthy volunteer leadership team.
  • Work in partnership with the committee on the financial development and strategic plan for the area.
  • Participation and leadership in regional staff events, training and camping assignments.
  • Ensure administrative tasks are completed in a professional and timely manner (budget, communication, CMI, etc.).
  • Connect and develop strong relationships with the community (local churches, businesses, families, etc.).


  • ​​A deep and growing faith in Christ Jesus.
  • At least two years as a successful area director I.
  • Must have completed Core Training - Phase One.
  • Proven pastoral, leadership, vision and team building skills.
  • Fundraising knowledge and success
  • Experience with, or desire to engage in, cross-cultural ministry.
  • Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
  • A call to reach kids with the Gospel.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

How To Apply:

Please complete the application and email your resume to