Area Director/Staff Associate –– International Schools (Bogota, Colombia)



​An individual is needed to start ministry with middle and upper class teenagers in Bogota, Colombia. He or she will work closely with the national leadership team to begin sustainable Young Life ministry in the area and strategize about how to reach this demographic of teenagers, and connect them with the rest of the quickly growing Young Life ministry in Colombia.


  • ​Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and corporate level.
  • Develop a community of volunteer leaders; some to work with adolescents and others to serve on committee.
  • Develop a staff recruitment pipeline.
  • Develop a plan to train, disciple and develop volunteer leaders.
  • Oversee the resource development of the area; meet with donors and oversee fund-raising events and/or opportunities.
  • Participate in dynamic direct ministry with kids.
  • Build a team to handle the administrative tasks of the area.
  • Participate and lead annual staff events and training events.


  • ​​Education: College degree preferred.
  • Young Life experience required.
  • Young Life staff experience required.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish.
  • Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Three-year minimum commitment.​


​Housing supplements and cost of living adjustments help make living overseas affordable for international staff. In addition, staff may be reimbursed for the purchase or lease of a vehicle, an annual personal trip to see family, PreK-12th grade private school education for dependent children, language school, moving expenses, and a one-time bonus of up to two-months' salary.

How To Apply:

​​​If interested in more information about any of these opportunities, please contact the International employment coordinator at (800) 330-0628.​ To better help us serve you in your inquiry process, please take a moment to fill out the International Inquiry Form available via the button below.