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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
General Statement of Duties
The Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries in the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge seeks to foster within all young people and those who minister to them a deeper, life-giving relationship with Jesus and the Church. The Associate Director strives to provide the vision and leadership necessary to serve parish youth and young adult ministry efforts in a culturally diverse church, according to the goals and objectives outlined in the United States Catholic Bishops’ documents Renewing the Vision and Sons and Daughters of the Light.
Education and Experience Requirements
• Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education or a related field required.
• Minimum of five years direct experience at the parish or diocesan level working with youth ministry programs, adolescents, young adults, and adults who minister to youth.
• National certification in Youth Ministry preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the United States Catholic Bishops’ document “Renewing the Vision” and pertinent documents and their application in ministry with young people in the United States is required.
• Due to the nature of this position, it is required that the incumbent be a practicing Roman Catholic who is registered and active in a parish and possesses a working knowledge of Catholic teachings and doctrine.
• Ability to relate to the catechizing and evangelizing component of youth and young adult ministry in collaboration with the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis.
• Ability to exercise good judgment in handling difficult and/or sensitive situations, with ability to maintain strict level of confidentiality and discretion as required by diocesan policy and legal requirements.
• Ability to effectively recruit, train, and support the youth, young adults, adults who minister to young people, and parishes/schools of the Diocese of Baton Rouge.
• Ability to develop, plan, coordinate, and implement training programs to teach leadership skills.
• Ability to teach, facilitate online courses, and train others to facilitate online coursework.
• Technological, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills required.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of the Charter for the Protection of Young People.
• Large-scale event planning, record keeping/administration and attention to detail required.
• Requires working weekends and evenings regularly.
The Diocese of Baton Rouge is divided into 68 ecclesiastical parishes, two ethnic apostolates, and two additional University chaplaincies. More than 100 active secular and religious priests serve in the Diocese. The Diocese itself comprises an area of 5,513 square miles. The total population of the Diocese is listed as 924,844 persons (according to the 2006 government census numbers), and Catholics make up only about 23 per cent of the total population — diocesan census figures put their number at just over 212,000. But Catholics have traditionally exercised a wider influence in society and on public policy over the years. Just under half of all Catholic children in the Diocese attend Catholic schools; others are expected to take part in parochial catechetical programs.
The personnel of the administrative departments of the Diocese of Baton Rouge collaborate with the bishop in his work of evangelizing, catechizing, leading worship and giving pastoral care to the people of the larger community, and support the parishes, schools and other organizations of the diocese in accomplishing their ministry.
Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to email@example.com
Application Deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017.