Title

A Peace of My Mind: Hans Liezen

Authors

Joel Gabriele

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-2015

Abstract

Hans Liezen is an Associate Area Director for Spokane Young Life. Hans and his fellow area director here in Spokane are responsible for fundraising about $220,000 a year. They manage 70 volunteer leaders, two committees of about 10 people each, run a few large area fundraisers a year that promote what the ministry of Young Life is doing in Spokane and thank the current donor base continually. In the summer Hans will oversee a couple hundred kids attending Young Life camps throughout the Northwest. On a daily basis Hans is responsible for recruiting, training and retaining Young Life volunteer leaders, supervising five clubs at local Spokane schools, building and maintaining relationships with administrations at local public schools, building and maintaining the donor base, communicating with parents and Young Life National, and directly overseeing the club and team at Ferris and Lewis & Clark high schools.

Interview by Joel Gabriele May 2015