This category is for permanent staff who are on staff year-round either full-time or part-time.

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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…

Stacie Paz

Staff, Columbia Valley

Stacie Paz Staff, Columbia Valley About Stacie Paz Stacie was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Tigard, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Education, specializing in prevention of gang and youth violence. During college, she lead bible studies with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and was on staff helping…

Jessica Ronhaar

Regional Director, Western Washington

Jessica Ronhaar Area Director, Stilly Valley / Regional Director, Western Washington About Jessica Ronhaar I moved from Orange County, California in 2007 to work for Youth Dynamics in Arlington, Washington. I started as area staff, then advanced to become the area Director in Arlington, known as Stilly Valley, and now I am the Western Washington…

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Base Director, Salmon River Adventure Base

Robert Guerin Base Director, Salmon River Adventure Base Hi, I’m Robert “Tex” Guerin I had the privilege of being on the first trip that Youth Dynamics did on the Lower Salmon River almost 30 years ago. It was a powerful way to experience God then, and it still is today. As the Salmon River…

Ryan Bentley 2020

Base Director, Idaho

Ryan Bentley Base Director, Idaho About Ryan Bentley Washington Adventure Volunteer 2001-2009 Idaho Summer Staff 2009 Idaho Program Manager 2009-2017 IdahoAdventure Director 2017-Present   I showed up to my first Youth Dynamics adventure trip pretty sure that the Christian rafters would make me use a bible as a paddle or something strange like that. However,…

Teliesha Batuik

Program Manager, Idaho

Teliesh Batuik Program Manager Youth Dynamics Adventures Idaho About Teliesha Batuik I first felt called into youth ministry when I was about 13. I was in church with my mom and heard someone talk about a treatment center for at risk youth. At that moment I knew I wanted to help teens when I grew…

Ryan Everest

Facilities & Maintenance Manager, Stonewater

Ryan Everest Facilities & Maintenance Manager, 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…

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Maintenance Manager, Stonewater

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Retreat Cleaning Coordinator, Stonewater

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Danielle Naicker Area Staff About Danielle My name is Danielle, and I’ve crossed an ocean to follow the Lord’s leading here. I was born and raised in a Christian home and gave my life to Christ when I was 12. I have seen the Lord’s love, mercy, protection, and, most importantly, His faithfulness in my…