Deborh Oja

Intern, Stonewater

Deborah Oja Intern, Stonewater About Deborah Oja I grew up in Ellensburg WA on a small farm. I have always loved being outdoors and I have been given many opportunities to enjoy God’s beautiful creation through backpacking, mountain climbing, and trail riding. Although I was born in a Christian home, I only started getting serious…

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Intern, Stonewater

Levi Williams Intern, Stonewater About Levi Williams I grew up in Vancouver, Washington, with two younger brothers and parents who introduced us to Christ and rock climbing, both at a young age. Coming into my Junior year of high school, I was a state champion pole vaulter and national level climber, planning to ride that…

Mackenzie Ward

Intern, Stonewater

Mackenzie Ward Intern, Stonewater About Mackenzie Ward I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin in a family who loved camping, hiking, and spending time together outdoors. I went to bible camp each summer and knew about God but, in the past couple of years I fell in love Jesus and getting to share…

Ollie Obrien 2022

Associate Adventures Manager, Stonewater

Ollie O’Brien Associate Adventures Manager, Stonewater About Ollie O’Brien Ollie grew up in an orchard in New Zealand. He studied outdoor leadership and management with the intention of using those skills in Christian ministry and missions. He’s been passionate about this ever since. “I immigrated to the United States in 2020 and I’m excited to…

Mia O'Brien 2022

Business Manager, Stonewater

Mia O’Brien Business Manager, Stonewater About Mia O’Brien Mia grew up in southwest Washington where God got ahold of her early on. She has continued to grow in her love for the Lord, people, and adventures. God has been faithful to open the right doors in his timing for his purposes and, in this season,…

Shane Land

Adventure and River Manager, Stonewater

Shane Land Adventure and River Manager, Stonewater About Shane Land One thing that became very clear to Shane when he started with Youth Dynamics was that there was not a lot of whitewater to experience growing up in Kansas.  In fact, his first day of whitewater rafting was his first day of whitewater guide training…

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Staff Opportunities

Are you being called to Youth Dynamics? About Open Positions Youth Dynamics is seeking full- and part-time staff to help fulfill the mission of Youth Dynamics in all our community locations. Here is a list of our current locations. If you feel called to join one of our existing teams, please click on the apply…

Maria Kavalski

Food Coordinator, Stonewater

Maria Kavalski Food Coordinator, Stonewater About Maria Kavalski Why I love to share Jesus: I love to be able to share Jesus because He has become an important part of my life since I started high school. He continues to guide me along this journey of being in a constant relationship through all the ups…

Ryan Everest

Maintenance, Stonewater

Ryan Everest Maintenance, Stonewater About Ryan Everest I was born and raised in Washington state and have spent most of my life in the Plain Valley. I have a passion for the outdoors, whether it’s cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, or just taking a drive up a mountain road, I love spending time in nature. I…

Julie Johnson

Hospitality Retreat Manager, Stonewater

Julie Hagedorn Hospitality Retreat Manager, Stonewater About Julie Hagedorn Minnesota nurtured, mountain natured. Since high school, I have had a desire to connect and serve the Lord in an outdoor adventure setting.  I am blessed to have served Him in many parts of the world, including Canada, Austria, Germany, and now, here in Washington at…