Private School Young Life - Staff Associate I — Dallas, TX


​The staff associate will be responsible for working alongside the area director, area staff, committee and families to start a new ministry in North Dallas. This staff member will begin the foundation of ministry efforts at a new school to the area. The staff member’s role on the team will be to set an example as a committed leader with students and lead this Young Life team. Looking for a two-year minimum commitment, with the potential for a long-term role with the area.


  • ​Recruit, train and care for a volunteer leader team.
  • Recruit, grow and sustain relationships with area committee members.
  • Weekly planning and execution of club and Campaigners.
  • Weekly contact work with kids, faculty/administrators, parents and leaders.
  • Weekly communication with kids, leaders and parents.
  • Cultivate relationships within the community in which this school is embedded. 
  • Participate in area staff events such as fall fundraiser, sporting clay shoot, YoungLives Tea, and campership fundraising.
  • Contribute to area-wide volunteer leader recruiting and training.
  • Assist in planning and executing summer and winter camp trips.
  • Complete Young Life Staff Associate training courses (New Staff Training, Leadership I, Leadership II, Winter Training, Apologetics).


  • ​Two or more years of Young Life experience required.
  • A healthy, growing, personal relationship with Christ and a willingness to be a part of a local church body. 
  • Ability and desire to recruit people (donors, committee, leaders). 
  • Ability and desire to train and equip people (committee, leaders). 
  • Demonstrate administrative ability -- both written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Individual who is creative, strategic and dynamic individually as well as with students and adults.
  • Display an entrepreneurial passion for starting new things.
  • Ability to manage job responsibilities and establish healthy personal boundaries. 
  • Must be willing to live Dallas, Texas.
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support (varies depending on part- or full-time employment status) with assistance from a fundraising coach and area staff assistance.​


  • ​​Medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Up to three weeks paid vacation and sick leave.
  • 401(k) matching and pension plan.
  • Annual $250 health club reimbursement.
  • Monthly mileage and cell phone reimbursement.


​Dallas is one of the fastest growing cities in the country! North Dallas Young Life (TX01), has a rich history of quality ministry where Young Life began in 1941. We are committed to reaching the "furthest out" kids and are also committed to discipleship and the spiritual health of our volunteers and staff. The North Dallas area is made of up 16 total ministries with room to expand into other schools. There is a healthy donor base and committee, and we have just come out of a strategic planning process with our leading committee members. This private school ministry has the community support to thrive under staff leadership. The opportunity to be a part of the community and the school as a Young Life staff member and potentially a coach does exist. The staff associate will work to establish this ministry from the ground up and must have a "starter" mentality.

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