Staff Associate — Hinsdale, IL


​God is moving in big ways in this community ... do you want to join in on His redemptive work? Young Life Eastern DuPage is currently looking for a Young Life staff associate to serve primarily at one high school. The focus of the staff position is to pursue high school kids, work alongside volunteer leaders, and direct ministry in the community.

Young Life has had a healthy ongoing presence here since 1951, and it continues to have an upstanding reputation in the community. The candidate would sit on a very solid foundation of engaged families. Currently, 100+ kids come to club weekly and 75+ come to Campaigners weekly ... and maybe more this fall!


  • Work closely with the area director to continually develop and implement the ​vision for Young Life.
  • Participate in and lead dynamic direct ministry in the area (contact work, club, Campaigners, and camp).
  • The candidate will be the team leader at an existing Young Life ministry, while also learning the ins and outs of running an area.
  • Provide spiritual leadership for kids and volunteer leaders.
  • Model excellent relational work with kids.
  • Take an active role in area fundraising events (e.g., banquet and year-end giving). 
  • Fulfill Young Life Training courses (New Staff, Leadership I and II, Winter Training, and Apologetics).


  • ​Young Life experience is not required, but it is suggested.
  • A healthy, growing, personal relationship with Christ and a willingness to be a part of a local church body.
  • A passion for ministry to all kids.
  • Relational and leadership skills with both kids and adults.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with kids, volunteer leaders, parents, committee members, donors, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, while also being able to establish healthy personal boundaries.
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support.


​We offer a very competitive full benefits package.


​Hinsdale is an affluent Chicago suburb located just 25 minutes from downtown.

How To Apply:

​Please send your resume to Tyler Mallory​, area director, and complete the online application via the button below.