Staff Associate — Mission, SD


​Young Life, in collaboration with the Rosebud Episcopal Mission Church, is seeking a full-time Youth Ministry director. Candidates should desire to work full time in church and youth ministry on the Rosebud Reservation in South Central South Dakota.


  • ​Recruit, train and supervise adult volunteer leaders. 
  • Coordinate youth events. 
  • Lead Young Life clubs in several communities on the Rosebud Reservation. 
  • Develop relationships by interacting with teens in a variety of settings, by attending activities in schools and the community and “going into their settings.” 
  • Attend seasonal camps with the teens. 
  • Take responsibility for the management of a ministry budget.


  • ​Love for Jesus and the teens of Rosebud Reservation Schools and their communities. 
  • A Christian faith and an understanding of the Episcopal Church and their ecumenical partners.
  • Ability to express your own values and faith.
  • Willing to work with youth of indigenous traditions and Christian denominations. 
  • Live a clean and sober life.
  • Be a good role model for youth.
  • Maintain a strong work ethic.
  • Work well on a team.
  • Because the director will serve in several communities, the successful applicant must have a valid driver’s license and consistent access to a car.


​The successful applicant will serve under the direction of The Reverend Dr. Lauren Stanley and be overseen by the Young Life North Star Region. Training will be provided by Young Life and will include regular, ongoing training time with other indigenous ministry directors.

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