Staff Associate — Warrick County, IN

Description:

The staff associate will be responsible for continuing and growing relationships with community members and adults of Warrick County. This staff member will provide stability and leadership at a current high school Young Life club and help oversee Young Life activities in the area. The Warrick County community has regular weekly club and Campaigners meetings and a current leader team.

The staff would also help with additional roles: (1) leader development and leader care, (2) working creatively with the area director to expand our Young Life College ministry at the University of Evansville. The staff member’s role on the team will be to set an example as a committed leader and lead the team’s activities throughout the year. She or he will also have a role in developing and discipling the senior leaders on the team (if applicable). Looking for a three-year commitment, with the potential for a long-term role with the area.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on community growth in Warrick County.
  • Participate in and lead dynamic direct ministry in the area (contact work, club, Campaigners, and camp).
    • Candidate will be the team leader at the existing high school ministry. He or she will take on additional responsibility in his or her second year.

  • Work with the area director to support and develop leaders.
    • This includes caring for, recruiting, developing and resourcing a wide leadership base that includes leaders in high school, college, career and adulthood.
    • Helps foster and create an encouraging, healthy and supportive community of leaders.

  • Collaborate with the area director to carry out ministry at a high level of excellence.
  • Complete Young Life Staff Associate training courses (New Staff Training, Leadership I, Leadership II, Winter Training, Apologetics).
  • Raise $20,000 of personal support. This will be raised or pledged before the agreed upon start date.

Qualifications:

  • ​A healthy, growing, personal relationship with Christ and a willingness to be a part of a local church body.
  • Exhibits a teachable spirit that is willing to learn and grow.
  • A passion for ministry to all kids and all abilities.
  • 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 live in the community.
  • Supporting Young Life staff and volunteer team.
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support ($20,000/year) with help from the area and regional staff. This support will be required to be “in the bank” before the candidate will be eligible to begin working. “In the bank” means either the money has been received or the money has been committed by donors (as designated in the individual’s PPL spreadsheet).

How To Apply:

Please complete the application below and send three references to Kevin Matznick.

Apply here!