Staff Associate — Eden Prairie, MN


​Southwest Twin Cities Young Life is currently looking for a Young Life staff associate to serve in our area. The focus of the staff position is to serve, direct and sustain a WyldLife and/or Young Life club ministry in the area. We have a healthy ongoing ministry, an upstanding reputation in the community, and a great deal of room to develop and grow.


  • ​The staff member will provide stability and leadership at a current WyldLife (6th, 7th and 8th grade) club or oversee Young Life. 
  • Looking for a two-year commitment, with the potential for a longer 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 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 North Star Region to carry out ministry at a high level of excellence. 
  • Participate in regional, divisional and missionwide staff development and training.​


  • 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 the southwest metro. 
  • Must raise personal financial support ($20,000/year) with help from the area and regional staff.​


  • ​Standard Young Life benefits package (medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401(k), pension).
  • Outstanding Young Life training (includes seminary courses, personal and spiritual development opportunities, and practical ministry training).​

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