Staff Associate - Hong Kong

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Welcome to Hong Kong. This is Asia’s World-City, the cultural and financial epicenter of the continent, and one of the newest frontiers for Young Life. Join our team and be part of making history on the doorstep of China, a culture desperate for the Gospel, and experience the adventure of living in one of the most dynamic places in the world. 
Are you looking for a little adventure? Feeling called to something significant and world changing? Curious about what a career in Young Life would be like? Want to spend two years in an amazing mission community? Here’s your chance. Hong Kong Young Life has been operational for just more than a year, and the groundwork has been laid to begin hiring staff associates to help develop Young Life ministries and train new leaders. We want you on our team!


  • Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and professional level.
  • Actively participate in the spiritual life of the Young Life community.
  • Model excellence in contact work, club, Campaigners and camping to other leaders.
  • Learn to recruit and train new leaders to build a relationship team that reflects the community.
  • Develop a plan to train, disciple and develop volunteer leaders.
  • Raise 100% of financial support per individual budget and maintain good donor care practices.
  • Communicate ministry updates and progress to personal donor partners.
  • Maintain accurate information on kids, leaders and donors for area records.
  • Participate in staff events and training events as required.


  • Strong Young Life leader experience.
  • Heart for Asia and/or international missions.
  • Adventurous spirit.
  • Strong relational and communication skills.
  • Mandarin or Cantonese language skills a plus.
  • Three-year commitment to live in Hong Kong.


  • Remarkable adventure!
  • Cross cultural orientation.
  • Housing in Hong Kong.
  • Two years of hands-on ministry training.
  • Young Life leadership I and II led by veteran Young Life staff.
  • 24 Training Dialogues with area director.
  • Fundraising support and training.
  • Asia New Staff Training conference in Philippines.
  • Annual round-trip airfare to United States.
  • Hong Kong non-Young Life mentor.
  • Full benefits package and competitive compensation.
  • Living in a mission community.

How To Apply:

​​​​If interested in more information about this opportunity, please contact the International employment coordinator at 800-330-0628.​