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Young Life Employee Reviews about "ministry"

Updated Dec 4, 2019

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4.5
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97%
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142 Ratings
Pros
  • "I love this ministry and how relational It is(in 31 reviews)

  • "flexible hours, great people surrounding you, supportive company(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Experience not necessarily useful outside of ministry-related career(in 17 reviews)

  • "With any ministry job, there can be long hours(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "I love this place"

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    Current Employee - Volunteer in San Marcos, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Young Life part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I love this ministry and how relational It is.

    Cons

    Some love young life more than Jesus

    Young Life2019-11-20
  2. "Great Ministry"

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    Former Employee - Staff Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Young Life full-time

    Pros

    You will receive the best training to be a missionary. A lot of freedom to create your own culture in your ministry

    Cons

    More supervision early on would help for more success

    Young Life2019-12-04
  3. "Hard and wonderful work"

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    Former Intern - Retail Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Young Life for less than a year

    Pros

    Great personal and professional development, incredible staff, fun community

    Cons

    Long hours, not doable if you're not passionate about the ministry and the job

    Young Life2019-10-12
  4. "love YL!"

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    Current Employee - Area Director in Salinas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Young Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I love the ministry of YL! Powerful and transformational!!!

    Cons

    I loved my years on staff!

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    Young Life2019-07-31
  5. "Great part time role"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I have been working at Young Life part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedules and meaningful work

    Cons

    Fundraising for your own salary seems like it isn’t the best use of ministry time

    Young Life2019-07-31
  6. "Awesome People"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at Young Life for less than a year

    Pros

    People, Ministry, Students, Flexibility, Good Supervisor

    Cons

    Internship was too-short, I wish it was longer!

    Young Life2019-06-17
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Guest Service Coordinator in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Young Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    One of the most fulfilling jobs you can have.

    Cons

    Ministry work can be draining.

    Young Life2019-06-24
  8. "Perfect for a full time student"

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    Former Employee - Student Staff in Mequon, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Young Life part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Understanding coworkers who care to see you strive with the ministry, but also care to see you strive in your everyday life

    Cons

    None, really. Young Life allowed me to do what I love and be active in my community

    Young Life2019-05-14
  9. "Fantastic Training"

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    Current Employee - Staff Associate 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Young Life full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Perfect first job in ministry.

    Cons

    You need to fundraiser much of your salary.

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    Young Life2019-03-29
  10. "Helpful Position if deciding to go on full time staff"

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    Current Employee - Student Staff in Athens, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Young Life part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great People -Community-minded organization -Variety of tasks

    Cons

    -Somewhat unstructured -Experience not necessarily useful outside of ministry-related career

    Young Life2019-03-01

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