Staff Associate - Arvada, CO


Arvada Young Life is currently looking for a staff associate or field staff. The focus of the staff position is to serve, develop and sustain ministry teams within the city. With five public high schools, eight middle schools and one college within arms reach, it is our desire to build resources for each of the ministries we have as well as develop resources for the ones we don't. We are specifically looking for someone who is an entrepreneur who will oversee one of the ministries in the area as well as develop resources within the city so that ministry will flourish. Arvada has some sweet community, healthy ministry, and an awesome small-town feel. This staff person will work directly with the area director to ensure that vision and direction is passed on throughout local teams.


Their main responsibilities include the following:
  • Work closely with the area director.
  • Cast vision.
  • Provide spiritual leadership.
  • Construct and implement a recruitment strategy for new leaders.
  • Build community and parent support teams.
  • Model excellent relational work with kids.
  • Create teams of people (leaders and parents) to support and grow the local ministry.
  • Fulfill Young Life Training courses (New Staff, Leadership I & II, Winter Training and Apologetics).


  • Young Life experience required (two or more years ​as a Young Life volunteer).
  • Finished and graduated from a Young Life Leader Training program.
  • The ability to speak Spanish and English fluently (strongly encouraged, but not required).
  • Will be responsible for raising personal support.

How To Apply:

In addition to filling out the application below, please send a current resume (include all ministry and job experience) and a one-page letter describing your story and call to ministry to Jason Zaboth​.