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Associate Area Director - San Clemente, CA

Company: Young Life
Location: San Clemente
Posted on: May 23, 2023

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    San Clemente, CA Description: Young Life of South Orange County is seeking a new full-time associate area director to work closely with the area director and committee to grow the direct ministry in San Clemente, Calif. We are looking for someone with Young Life experience who is ready to lead and develop the ministries of San Clemente Young Life and WyldLife. We need a strong spiritual leader, kid magnet, leader recruiter/developer with high relational skills and a proven track record of success. We are looking for an ambitious self-starter and visionary who can connect with all kinds of kids and leaders. San Clemente Young Life needs someone with passion, tenacity and a desire to be developed in their own leadership as they work in a team setting.Young Life ministry has existed off and on in San Clemente for close to 30 years. Today, we have a thriving WyldLife at one of the three public middle schools in town (set to send 25 freshmen to the high school in the fall), and a diverse Young Life club in the beginning stages after a restart at San Clemente High (SCHS). Our vision to grow the ministry first includes building a solid team of leaders and creating a thriving flagship high school club at SCHS and later starting up WyldLife at the other two public middle schools in the next few years. Area Information The South Orange County area is healthy with resources and is led by Area Director Grant Waggoner, who has been involved in Young Life for close to 20 years. We are a fun group of hard-working people in an amazing place that has a need and desire for Young Life. There is a strong and active committee for the South Orange County area with much representation and a heart specifically for the city of San Clemente. The brand of Young Life is solid, and we have healthy relationships with churches and adults in the community.One fun fact about San Clemente is that it is geographically isolated on three sides: on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east and south by the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. This gives the city of more than 75,000 a unique small town feel with a strong surf culture influence that penetrates many aspects of the community life. You will hear it over and again because residents take great pride in the fact that San Clemente is a "One High School Town." The high school has approximately 3,000 kids and each of the three middle schools hold 600-800 students. The cultural makeup at the high school is predominantly 63% White and 26% Hispanic.Young Life of South Orange County has grown deeper and wider over the past several years and needs a leader to take this significant city of San Clemente into the next season of ministry so that more kids will meet Jesus and grow in their faith! Responsibilities:
    • Leadership Development - Recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers to serve as leaders and committee members.
    • Spiritual Development - Leading a spiritually healthy environment in which all those connected to Young Life grow in their faith.
    • Direct Ministry - Modeling vibrant contact work, club, camp and Campaigners on a chosen campus.
    • Resource Development/Fundraising - Raising personal support as well as partnering with the committee to raise budgeted revenue.
    • Vision and Strategy - Working with the area director and committee to cast vision and implement strategy in the area while working in partnership with the vision for the South Coast Young Life Region.
    • Ministry Support - Practice excellence in administration and communication.
    • Receive Training - As required depending on experience. Qualifications:
      • A deep and growing relationship with Jesus.
      • A call to reach young people with the Gospel.
      • At least two years of full-time Young Life staff experience.
      • Proven leadership skills.
      • Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
      • Proven track record of fundraising.
      • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
      • Associates or bachelor's degree preferred. Qualities: In the process of your application, we will want to know how you have lived out and/or are developing the qualities below:
        • Love pours out of your life. YOU are the aroma of Christ and people know it.
        • Your past results show that people follow you.
        • You don't shy away from problems. You know how to work on challenges and don't back down when things are tough.
        • Your past experience and results will show that you have grit and tenacity.
        • You have a growth mindset and are hungry, humble and teachable.
        • You are ready to level up and keep growing through your new role with Young Life.
        • You love feedback and understand how to leverage it and you know how to give feedback.
        • You know how to manage yourself and get things done. Benefits:
          • A full salary in line with education and experience, including an appropriate cost of living adjustment (COLA) for the area. (You will be responsible for fundraising a portion of your salary.)
          • Medical, dental and vision coverage (at no cost to you).
          • Paid vacation and sick leave.
          • 401(k) matching plan (up to four percent).
          • Health club benefit.
          • And more ! How to Apply: Please submit an online application, including resume and cover letter, via the button below. Apply Now Back to current openings page. Young Life is a mission devoted to introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. Young Life Sites
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