Staff Associate — Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

Young Life in Colorado Springs has a rich history and a promising future! As a community, we are grateful to be welcoming new volunteer leaders, adults and stakeholders to help us launch a ministry in an area that will serve a diverse student population and create a lasting impact.

We are eager to welcome a staff associate to lead this new work and serve alongside our existing staff team. She or he will develop volunteers, engage adults, and invest in the lives of students while doing the necessary work to serve and equip them well. The staff associate should expect to be trained well — locally, regionally and through national training opportunities.

This position is an exciting opportunity for someone who celebrates diversity, is ready to do the work of starting a new ministry, and believes that together we best reflect the truth of the Gospel.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with area director to create a plan for a new ministry startup.
  • Recruit volunteers and lead them in starting this new ministry.
  • Participate in and lead dynamic direct ministry in the area (club, Campaigners, contact work, camp).
  • Train and equip a community of volunteer leaders who love each other and are growing in spiritual depth to plan and implement a new outreach ministry with excellence.
  • Implement a summer and school-season camping strategy.
  • Develop key relationships with adults in the Pikes Peak Area.
  • Raise financial support as directed.
  • Care for donors well by sharing the area’s vision and ministry successes.
  • Complete Young Life training courses (New Staff Training, Leadership I, Leadership II, Winter Training, and Apologetics).

Qualifications:

  • A healthy, growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • A passion for ministry in a diverse community.
  • Bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.
  • A passion for kids and the ministry of Young Life and the ability to lead spiritually.
  • Young Life volunteer leader experience (student staff or equivalent experience preferred).
  • Proven relational and leadership skills with both kids and adults.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support.
  • Ready to commit to making an impact on this area’s growth.

Benefits:

Young Life full-time employee benefits.

How To Apply:

Please complete the application below and email Scott@PPYL.YoungLife.org.​