Staff Associate and/or Associate Area Director — San Diego, CA


​Rancho Del Sol Young Life is looking to hire energized and experienced candidates for full-time ministry roles. Our area has approximately 14,000 middle school, high school and college-aged students, and our vision is to give each of them the opportunity to meet Jesus Christ and follow Him. With nine schools in the area, we are seeking people who have the passion to help us reach wider and deeper into our local community through new and existing ministries. We are looking for people who want to come and be a part of an engaging, fun and hard working team. You will receive great training, be a part of an amazing community, and have the opportunity to lead others in the adventure of reaching lost kids.


  • ​Love Jesus. 
  • Coach leaders.
  • Build community. 
  • Love students. 
  • Lead volunteer leader teams to do great ministry.
  • Train, encourage and coach Young Life leaders. 
  • Plan and implement excellent relational outreach with excellence.
  • Implement a discipleship program through small groups, one-on-one meetings, and leadership opportunities.
  • Work with local parents to ensure local ministry is supported in prayer and resources. 
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support.
Young Life Staff Associate I.docxYoung Life Staff Associate I Job Description


  • ​Deep passion for Jesus. 
  • Two years of full-time work in leadership (in fields of ministry, business, education, etc.).
  • Significant youth ministry or Young Life experience preferred. 
  • Proven relational and leadership skills with both kids and adults. 
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.


​Salary and benefits.


​Rancho Del Sol Young Life encompasses the following areas: Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach and the Carmel Valley area of San Diego.

How To Apply:

​Please send your: 
  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume 
  • List of References (employer, mentor and someone you've worked alongside or led)
Please send to Christian 'Bo' Gross​. In your cover letter, please include information based on these four questions: Why are you interested in this position and what makes you a great fit? What previous leadership experiences have prepared you for this opportunity? Why are you passionate about people knowing Jesus? What are the superpowers you bring to the table?