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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Avondale AZ
The Director of Youth Ministries develops, coordinates and fosters a comprehensive youth ministry program for grades six through twelve. The ideal candidate has the ability to work nights and weekends; complete the of annual diocesan safe environment training; possesses or can obtain a valid AZ Driver’s License; has their own transportation and the ability to drive on parish business in conformance with the Diocese of Phoenix Transportation Policy.
This position is full time with benefits. Competitive salary based on education and experience. A full job description will be provided to all applicants and is also available upon request to email@example.com.
Essential Job Functions:
• Recruits, trains, animates, and maintains a Youth Evangelization Team made up of youth and adult volunteers to ensure continuity between the programs for Junior High and High School and to foster a culture of communion and evangelization.
• Provides weekly youth and teen catechesis and opportunities for youth to hear and respond to the Gospel message; plans, coordinates and implements weekend retreats; fosters a spirit of prayer including evenings of prayer and reflection and one hour per week of intercessory prayer.
• Coordinates and supervises sacramental preparation for all youth in collaboration with other parish staff; plans and facilitates a Confirmation program for grades six through twelve according to Diocesan guidelines.
• Works in collaboration with the diocese to provide leadership training; offers safe environment training and maintains records on each volunteer.
• Prepares, submits, and administers a proposed budget each year; maintains accurate financial records as required by parish policy, and submits periodic reports to the Director of Parish Advancement as requested.
• Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education or Theology OR National Credential in Youth Ministry OR background in theology and educational methodologies, Master’s degree preferred.
• Five years of parish or diocesan experience.
• Must be an active Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Community is an active, growing parish about 20 miles west of downtown Phoenix AZ. We have approximately 3500 registered parishioners, many of them younger families, and an active Edge and Life Teen program. St. Thomas Aquinas has a parochial elementary school, pre-k through eighth grade, with over 420 children enrolled, and a Diocesan High School, John Paul II, is being built next door which will open in the fall of 2018. Many great and exciting things are happening here!
Qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to Geoff Stricklin, Director of Parish Advancement, firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to the parish office, attention Geoff Stricklin, 13720 W Thomas Rd. Avondale AZ 85392