Director of Children & Youth Development

This is not just a job opportunity, this is an opportunity to transform lives!


Bible League International is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our team as the Director of Children and Youth Development. The incumbent will play a crucial role in leading and overseeing the design, development, and implementation of programs aimed at nurturing the spiritual growth and holistic development of children and youth. This position requires a strategic thinker with a deep commitment to Christian values and a passion for empowering the next generation.

Bible League International serves the under-resourced Church with Bibles and training to transform lives worldwide through God’s Word! Our team is excited about God’s calling on our ministry and serves Him in His mission for the world, with commitment and joy. We hope you will consider His leading in using your God-given gifts and abilities to help fulfill the Great Commission in serving at Bible League International! For more information about Bible League International, visit Also take a moment and view our careers video to learn more about our culture through our staff at Bible League.


As the Director of Children and Youth Development, you will play a pivotal role in devising strategies and leading initiatives to provide age-appropriate biblical resources and discipleship programs. Your leadership will drive our mission to foster spiritual growth and meaningful engagement among children and youth globally.

    1. Strategic Planning: Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for children and youth development programs aligned with Bible League International’s mission and values.
    2. Program Development: Lead the creation of innovative and impactful programs that address the spiritual, educational, and social needs of children and youth.
    3. Collaboration: Work collaboratively with internal teams, external partners, and local communities to ensure the successful execution of programs and initiatives.
    4. Resource Management: Oversee budgetary planning and resource allocation for children and youth development programs, ensuring effective and efficient use of resources.
    5. Monitoring and Evaluation: Establish and implement robust monitoring and evaluation systems to measure the impact of programs and make data-driven decisions for continuous improvement.
    6. Leadership and Team Development: Provide visionary leadership to the children and youth development team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation.
    7. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Organizational Relationships

  • Responsible to: Vice President of Content & Training Development
  • Responsible for: This position possesses no direct reports.
  • Collaborates with: VP of Content and Training Development, Senior Director of Content Development, Director of Bible-Based Literacy, Prison Ministry Training Manager, VP of Ministry Partnership, Relationship Development; Regional Directors & Task Force.


  1. Must be a Christian, having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Must also agree with our statement of faith and conduct his/herself in a Christ-like manner.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required (divinity, theology, education, or related fields). A Master’s degree or higher is preferred.
  3. Experience:
    1. 8+ years of children and youth experience within a Christian organization or K-12 educational environments.
    2. 8+ years of experience in leadership.
    3. Possesses a strong foundational understanding of education, learning, and educational theory in practice and functionality.
  4. Strategic Vision:
    1. Proven ability to develop and implement strategic plans, with an understanding of local and global trends in children and youth development.
  5. Interpersonal Skills:
    1. Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  6. Travel:
    1. Willingness to travel domestically and internationally approximately 10-15% of the time

Standards of Performance

  1. Program Impact: Measurable positive impact on the spiritual and holistic development of children and youth.
  2. Leadership Effectiveness: Ability to lead and motivate the team, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  3. Strategic Planning: Success in implementing and achieving goals outlined in the strategic plan.

In day-to-day responsibilities, this position will carry out Bible League International’s core values which are:

  • Prayer – Our relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Calling – God’s call into His work.
  • Service – Serving God and others.
  • Unity – Working together in unity.
  • Integrity – In line with God’s Word in word and deed.
  • Vision – A Christ-centered hope and perspective.

Performance Evaluations

You will meet with your manager in alignment with our fiscal year to discuss accomplishments and priorities four times per fiscal year.

Bible League International offers employees a comprehensive benefits package including a generous 401k plan. As a part of our Statement of Faith BLI champions the training and professional development of our employees. We are also Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying public service employer. If you want to learn more about this exciting role or if you would like to apply, please visit our application site here.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion because we feel it enriches us as an organization and reflects God’s love. Bible League International is a nonprofit, non-denominational, faith-based organization. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act Section 702, the Bible League has the right to hire only candidates who agree with Bible League’s Statement of Faith and profess Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.