Staff Associate — Truckee, CA


​Tahoe/Truckee Young Life is looking for a full-time staff person (staff associate) to help oversee and develop high school and middle school ministry in Truckee, Calif., which is in the Lake Tahoe area. There is a long Young Life history here, and the plan would be to reignite ministry at Truckee High School and Middle School. There is a strong committee, volunteer leaders, and money in the bank! Great relationships with the local school district and churches have been developed. There is one high school and one middle school in the area (just fewer than 40% of the students in Truckee are Latino). We are looking for someone with team-leading experience in Young Life. Also, someone who is teachable, can lead spiritually, manage time well, and work great within a team. You will be working alongside a veteran area director and other staff from nearby areas.

Along with the beauty of Lake Tahoe and world-class ski resorts, there are many opportunities for outdoor summer activities.


​Spiritual Development: Fostering a rich personal prayer life, cultivating fellowship and growth among adult volunteers and committee.

Leadership Development: Recruit and train, team-building, supervising, and vision-casting to kids, leaders and adults in the community.

Resource Development: Meet with donors, execute fundraising events, and personally fundraise.

Direct Ministry: Build relationships, engage in club, contact work, Campaigners, organize and attend summer and weekend camps.

Ministry Support: Work with the committee to manage data, contacts, budget and planning.

Training: Attend missionwide, regional and local trainings, whenever possible.


  • ​A deep and growing relationship with Jesus.
  • Young Life part-time staff and/or team leading experience is preferred.
  • Successful track record of working with kids and adults.
  • Team player and teachable.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fundraising experience preferred.
  • Applicants must raise $15,000 in personal support for this position.
  • Bilingual a bonus but not required.
  • Open to working with all kids.
  • Open to living and working in snow conditions.
  • All-wheel drive vehicle is recommended.


  • ​Medical, dental and vision.
  • Flexible paid time off.
  • 401(k) matching plan.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Health club benefit.
  • Ski pass.

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