Staff Associate/Direct Ministry — Dallas, TX


​North Texas Capernaum Young Life is looking to add a full-time Capernaum staff to our Dallas Metro team. With an area director, staff associate I and administrator already in place, we are looking for someone to join us in doing multiethnic ministry in the urban context of South Dallas. This is a hard-to-fund area, with kids from many different countries and a significant homeless population. The area sits in the Northeast Texas Region which includes 35 areas and 75 full-time staff members, most located within one hour of each other.


  • ​Demonstrate spiritual leadership on a personal and area level.
  • Lead an existing Capernaum ministry that includes students from different schools, including a team of adult leaders and weekly club and Campaigners meetings.
  • Weekly contact work at multiple schools for kids with special needs.
  • Help the rest of the metro team in leader recruitment/training, local board (committee) recruitment, fundraising events, leader care and church outreach.
  • Personal fundraising.
  • Recruit and lead a team of volunteer leaders and buddies that reflect the community.
  • Communicate with parents and organize ministry in a way that serves and cares for families with kids with special needs.


​The ideal candidate ...

  • Must have some experience working with people with special needs.
  • Can start, lead and oversee multiple ministry teams.
  • Has experience recruiting/leading volunteers.
  • Has experience working directly with teenagers.
  • Is adaptable and flexible in order to meet the vast and ever-changing needs of this student population.
  • Spanish speaker/bilingual preferred.
  • Collaborates well with others as part of the staff team.


  • ​Salary in line with education and experience.
  • Full-time Young Life benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employer 401(K) contributions.
  • Flexible paid time off.
  • Strong support and training.

How To Apply:

​Submit resume, application and a one-page letter describing your testimony to

Thank you for your interest!