Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry
COMPANY: St. Bartholomew Parish
LOCATION: Middleburg Heights, OH

DESCRIPTION

St. Bartholomew Parish

Position Title: Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry

Reports To: Parish Catechetical Leader; Pastor

Hours: Full-time; will include evenings and weekends

Position Summary: The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will minister to the parish’s high school-aged and junior high school-aged (grades 6-8) youth through comprehensive Catholic youth ministry (utilizing the Lifeteen model), including a Confirmation Ministry, with the goals of leading teens closer to Christ and forming missionary disciples.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implement the eight components of Comprehensive Catholic Youth Ministry as defined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Prepare and facilitate programming including weekly sessions and Bible Study, Confirmation small groups, annual fall and spring weekend retreats, and week-long summer service retreat, as well as other events.
  • Prepare youth for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation with support from PCL
  • Recruit, train, form, and supervise volunteers.
  • Communicate with youth, families, and parish – explaining the vision, providing resources, and ongoing updates.
  • Promote and facilitate vocational discernment.
  • Build relationships with youth, parents and adults in the parish, school, and community settings.
  • Engage youth in parish life and service.
  • Engage youth in diocesan and national events.
  • Minister to parents
  • Minister to youth and families in crisis
  • Along with Parish Catechetical Leader, assist with school religion program (may include teaching religion) as well as working with the Academy Faculty/Staff on various faith-based programming.
  • Will include some travel, training, and Sundays.

Requirements:

  • Faithful, passionate Catholic role model in all aspects of life
  • Solid understanding of the teachings and theology of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Ability to interact with youth, parents, staff, parishioners.
  • Ability to advocate for the needs of the youth of the parish in the face of opposition.
  • Excellent communication, computer, time management, and organizational skills
  • Extensive experience with audio/visual and social media
  • Understanding of and adherence to all aspects of Diocesan Safe Environment standards
  • Knowledge of Pope Francis’ Christus Vivit and the USCCB documents: Renewing the Vision – A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry and Adaptation of Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age For Use In Parish and Youth Ministry Programs and other pertinent Church documents
  • Knowledge of diocesan documents from the Secretariat for Catechetical Formation: Catechetical Models for Children and Young People and Sacrament Preparation: Handbook for Catechists
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology or related field

Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: leodechant1@gmail.com

ABOUT PARISH/ SCHOOL/ ORGANIZATION

St. Bartholomew Parish is an evangelizing Catholic Faith Community committed to building up missionary disciples of the Kingdom by being attentive to the Word, to Sacrament, to Outreach, and to Faith Formation. We also have an Academy serving approximately 218 students in grades Pre-K-8.

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to leodechant1@gmail.com

DESCRIPTION

St. Bartholomew Parish

Position Title: Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry

Reports To: Parish Catechetical Leader; Pastor

Hours: Full-time; will include evenings and weekends

Position Summary: The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will minister to the parish’s high school-aged and junior high school-aged (grades 6-8) youth through comprehensive Catholic youth ministry (utilizing the Lifeteen model), including a Confirmation Ministry, with the goals of leading teens closer to Christ and forming missionary disciples.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implement the eight components of Comprehensive Catholic Youth Ministry as defined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Prepare and facilitate programming including weekly sessions and Bible Study, Confirmation small groups, annual fall and spring weekend retreats, and week-long summer service retreat, as well as other events.
  • Prepare youth for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation with support from PCL
  • Recruit, train, form, and supervise volunteers.
  • Communicate with youth, families, and parish – explaining the vision, providing resources, and ongoing updates.
  • Promote and facilitate vocational discernment.
  • Build relationships with youth, parents and adults in the parish, school, and community settings.
  • Engage youth in parish life and service.
  • Engage youth in diocesan and national events.
  • Minister to parents
  • Minister to youth and families in crisis
  • Along with Parish Catechetical Leader, assist with school religion program (may include teaching religion) as well as working with the Academy Faculty/Staff on various faith-based programming.
  • Will include some travel, training, and Sundays.

Requirements:

  • Faithful, passionate Catholic role model in all aspects of life
  • Solid understanding of the teachings and theology of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Ability to interact with youth, parents, staff, parishioners.
  • Ability to advocate for the needs of the youth of the parish in the face of opposition.
  • Excellent communication, computer, time management, and organizational skills
  • Extensive experience with audio/visual and social media
  • Understanding of and adherence to all aspects of Diocesan Safe Environment standards
  • Knowledge of Pope Francis’ Christus Vivit and the USCCB documents: Renewing the Vision – A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry and Adaptation of Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age For Use In Parish and Youth Ministry Programs and other pertinent Church documents
  • Knowledge of diocesan documents from the Secretariat for Catechetical Formation: Catechetical Models for Children and Young People and Sacrament Preparation: Handbook for Catechists
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology or related field

Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: leodechant1@gmail.com

ABOUT PARISH / SCHOOL / ORGANIZATION

St. Bartholomew Parish is an evangelizing Catholic Faith Community committed to building up missionary disciples of the Kingdom by being attentive to the Word, to Sacrament, to Outreach, and to Faith Formation. We also have an Academy serving approximately 218 students in grades Pre-K-8.

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to leodechant1@gmail.com

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