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Vanessa Banks

Position: Missionary – El Salvador

Department: Global Engagement

Empowering YFC El Salvador in sharing the hope of Christ with the youth of their nation and region.

Vanessa joined the YFC Canada team in 2012 while travelling to El Salvador on short term missions trips. She completed four short term missions trips between 2012 and 2015. Vanessa chose to leave her career in the Canadian Military in 2016 and dedicate all her time to missionary work. She spent ten months in El Salvador as an international volunteer in 2016, and she joined Youth For Christ full time as Mission Staff (El Salvador) in 2017. Vanessa will serve long-term as a missionary there.

As Mission Staff in El Salvador, Vanessa will work with children and youth in a variety of programs and ministries, helping people and sharing God’s love with everyone she encounters. She will help develop the chapter of Youth For Christ El Salvador and strengthen Youth For Christ across Central America.