Staff Associate — Bixby, OK


​Tulsa Metro Young Life is looking for a staff associate to work in Bixby, Okla. Bixby is a suburb of Tulsa and has a large 6A high school and middle school. It is a rural community that has slowly grown toward the city.

Bixby has had volunteer-led Young Life for the past two years, meeting with another school in South Tulsa. There is a strong committee in place who is ready and willing to take on the support and care of a staff associate. This position will report to the area director for South Tulsa and will be responsible for leading/developing the high school Young Life ministry as well as developing WyldLife over the next three years.


  • ​Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and corporate level.
  • Participate in dynamic direct ministry with kids (contact work, Young Life club, Campaigners, camp).
  • Work with a team of other staff in the Tulsa Metro area.
  • Develop and lead a community of volunteer leaders to work with adolescents.
  • Participate in the resource development of the area; meet with donors and oversee fundraising events.
  • Continue to develop a group of adults in the community to serve on the local committee.
  • Participate in the administrative tasks of the office.
  • Fulfill Young Life training courses and participate in annual staff and training events.


  • Young Life volunteer or part-time staff experience is preferred.
  • College degree is preferred.
  • Spiritual maturity and a growing faith.
  • Successful track record working with adolescents.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in developing people.
  • Strong initiative and a self-starter.
  • Willingness to live in the community.
  • Willingness to raise personal support (minimum of $15,000/year) and to learn how to manage budgets.


​Young Life benefits package includes excellent medical, dental, vision, pension and 401(k), health club reimbursement and paid vacation.

How To Apply:

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