Staff Associate or Mission Staff — St. Francisville, LA

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Description:

​Young Life West Feliciana is searching for a staff person eager to work with a great team in a small town. This person would work directly with the area director and join a healthy team of committee and volunteer leaders.

Responsibilities:

  • ​The staff member will provide stability and leadership at a current WyldLife (6th, 7th and 8th grade) club and help oversee Young Life activities.
  • Looking for a two-year commitment, with the potential for a three-year role with the area.
  • Model excellent relational work with kids and lead a dynamic ministry in the area (contact work, club, Campaigners and camp).
  • Candidate will be the team leader at a flourishing WyldLife ministry.
  • Work with the area director to support and develop leaders. This work includes caring for, recruiting, developing and resourcing a broad leadership base.
  • Develop support teams and new relationships within the community.
  • Actively participate in fundraising for the area, as well as raise personal support for part of the local area budget.
  • Collaborate with the area director and staff across the Ozark-Bayou Region to carry out ministry at a high level of excellence.
  • Participate in regional, divisional and missionwide staff development and training.

Qualifications:

  • Deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ and love for people.
  • A willingness to be part of a local church body.
  • Two or more years of fruitful Young Life experience preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in developing people.
  • Self-starter, strong initiative, vision and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with kids, volunteer leaders, parents, committee members, donors, etc.
  • Willing to reside in West Feliciana parish.
  • Must raise personal financial support ($20,000/year) with help from the area and regional staff.

Benefits:

  • ​Opportunity to work with experienced staff.
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • 401(k) matching and pension plan.
  • Health club reimbursement.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Living in West Feliciana parish!

How To Apply:

​Please send a current résumé (including all ministry experience) and a one-page letter describing your testimony and why you are interested in this position to Heather Blaylock. Please also complete the online job application link below or send your most recent Young Life Field Ministry Application to Heather Blaylock.
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