Staff Associate — San Mateo, CA


​Mid Peninsula Young Life, specifically in the San Mateo area is looking to place a staff associate to work alongside the area director. This position will be focused on ministry at one main high school with a smaller role overseeing the volunteer coordinator of the WyldLife ministry. This person would also help in the development of other schools within the area. There is plenty of opportunity to reach adolescents, as well as a significant need to develop young adults as leaders.


  • ​Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and corporate level.
  • Participate in dynamic direct ministry with kids (contact work, Young Life club, Campaigners, camp).
  • Develop a community of volunteer leaders to work with adolescents.
  • Participate in the resource development of the area; meet with donors and oversee fundraising events.
  • Develop a plan to grow ministry in neighboring communities that don’t have a Young Life presence.
  • Develop a group of adults in the community to serve on the local committee.
  • Participate in the administrative tasks of the office.
  • Participation in annual staff and training events.


  • ​Young Life volunteer or part-time staff experience 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 vision.
  • Willingness to raise personal support and learn how to manage budgets.


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


​San Mateo, Calif., is a great place to connect with people who care about their communities. We have the best weather in the Bay Area. We are 20 minutes from the beach, and a short drive gets you into San Francisco. Thirty minutes south is home to some of the biggest tech companies in the world -- Google, Facebook, Apple, etc. The Bay Area is a melting pot of cultures and is home to people from all walks of life. A perfect place to do ministry.

How To Apply:

​Please fill out application and send an email to the area.