Considering Field Staff?

The great adventure awaits you! We invite you to consider a career with Young Life.
You Were Made for This

If you're familiar with Young Life, then you've experienced a mission serious about Christ, kids and relationships. Maybe you share our spirit of fun, enthusiasm and grace — and want to play a part in changing kids' lives. If you're new to Young Life, you're probably reading this because someone believes in you and your ability to make an impact in the lives of kids. Find out more about Young Life.

A Firm Foundation

Since 1941, Young Life has been making a difference in the lives of kids around the world because we are invited and supported by adults who care about kids in their community. Our staff and leaders are trained in time-tested methods of relating with adolescents, and they are equipped by a world-class organization dedicated to effective ministry.

Your Great Adventure

Once you come on Young Life staff, you will ...

  • Experience Jesus in new ways as you live out your calling as His disciple, participating with Him in the work of His kingdom.
  • Be stretched in faith as you share Jesus with non-believing adolescents.
  • Develop relationships with experienced staff members. New staff will work closely with an experienced Young Life staff member, who will serve as a model, mentor, tutor, friend and supporter.
  • Be challenged as you step out of your comfort zone and do things you have never done before. 
  • Be trained in the areas of fundraising, development and management.
  • Be afforded opportunities for theological education.
  • Acquire leadership skills that translate into so many other areas of life.
  • Learn from some of the world's top experts in youth ministry.

Young Life Benefits

All staff receive...

  • Pension Plan 
  • 401(k)
All full-time staff receive...
  • Medical Benefits
  • Prescriptions
  • Dental/Orthodontia
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Care 

Find out more about the Young Life Benefits Plan.

You're Invited
In Young Life, we believe we were all made for the great adventure a life with Jesus gives us. In Young Life we offer kids the opportunity to experience life the way Jesus intended it, with purpose, meaning and adventure. Just as Christ entered our world to live and walk among us, we enter the world of kids to walk alongside them and to share the Good News of Jesus through our words and our lives. We are inviting men and women of excellence into this mission who have:


  • A passion for Jesus and a deep desire for young people to know Him.
  • Proven relational and leadership skills with both kids and adults.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Readiness to learn and develop fundraising skills.
  • Enthusiasm for Young Life's mission and agreement with our Statement of Faith.


Want to know more about opportunities to serve within Young Life?

Check out the posted job opportunities (please keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list) or contact the Human Resources department toll-free at 877-717-2531. ​​​​