Out There In the World of Kids

Young Life doesn’t start with a program. It starts with adults concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.

Does it matter?

4 out of 5

Young Life participants

consider Young Life and it's leaders to be a significant influence on their faith.

94%

of volunteer leaders and staff with

Young Life would overwhelmingly recommend their leadership experience to a friend.

Jason Chavara

WEST VOLUSIA AREA DIRECTOR
Fun Fact:

Father to four young kids, Jason is the heart of our Young Life. He enjoys running and making fun of ABC's The Bachelor.

Gabby Oosthuizen

DELAND MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Fun Fact:

Gabby is a Stetson graduate from the Chicago area. She is passionate about Jesus and the kids she leads. In her free time she likes to binge watch series on Netflix.

Amy ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Taylor

OFFICE MANAGER
Fun Fact:

Mother of two daughters, Amy does the behind-the-scenes work for Young Life. For fun she enjoys family time, cooking and watching old classic shows on her TV (that works off an antenna).

IT MATTERS

"Young Life changed my son's life ..."

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