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Staff Associate/Area Director - Torrance, CA


Torrance Young Life is seeking a full-time staff associate/area director staff person. This person will have the unique opportunity to join a brand-new ministry team in a key part of the Young Life Los Angeles Region. The area seeks a staff person willing to partner with current volunteers to develop ministry, partnering with local churches and others passionate about students. There is a vibrant dedicated committee ready to support this individual, an emerging group of volunteers, and a growing base of financial support.

  • Note- Because of the missionary nature of this role, personal fundraising is required as a part of the employment process. Please ask if you have any further questions.


  • Spiritual Development – Creating and leading a spiritually healthy environment in which all those connected to Young Life grow in their faith.
  • Leadership Development – Recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers to serve as leaders and committee members.
  • Resource Development/Fundraising – Raising personal support as well as partnering with the committee to raise budgeted revenue
  • Raising personal support from employees network
  • Working with committee to for area support/fundraising events
  • Direct Ministry – “Proclaiming and modeling” includes contact work, club, Campaigners and camp. Actively engage in all three levels of contact work.
  • Ministry Support – Work with the local committeeto build community connections and support the overall organization of the area. Practice excellence in administration and communication
  • Training – This person will report to the regional director and will be expected to participate in regional and national training events.


  • A deep and growing faith in Jesus.
  • A call to reach students with the Gospel.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proven relational skills with both kids and adults.
  • Recent youth ministry experience- 7th through 12 grade
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Completion of a college degree preferred.
  • Completion of Young Life Staff Associate training preferred, or another relevant training equivalent.
  • Willingness to raise personal financial support


  • ?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!


The Torrance Young Life area includes 15 target schools with more than 15,000 secondary school students. Many students and families are drawn to this community because of the excellent educational opportunities and family-friendly community. The area was started in 2020 on a volunteer basis, and this will be the first staff hire for this community.

Posted in February 6, 2023

Expired in May 7, 2023


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