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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Richardson TX
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Full Time Salaried Employee with Benefits
Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Richardson is looking for a dynamic person to help evangelize the youth in our parish. This person would play an instrumental part in the continued development of our youth program, overseeing the direction and implementation our Middle School and High School programs under the guidance of the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Working directly with the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, Priests, and others involved in the Ministry Office to carry out the evangelization vision for the youth of Saint Paul the Apostle.
• Coordinating our Middle School Youth Program (EDGE) and High School Youth Program (Life Teen). This would include leading the Core team in planning and implementing EDGE and Life Nights as well as coordinating and attending planning meetings, practices and set-up.
• Coordinating the Sacraments preparation for 6th-12th grade.
• Implementing, coordinating and overseeing retreats for youth.
• Engaging in Relational Ministry both inside and outside of our regularly schedule meetings. This could include visiting schools for lunches, going to sporting events, band concerts, recitals, etc.
• Advertise and promote coming Middle School and High School Youth Group nights, retreats, and events by every means available such as posters, flyers, web site, bulletin, social media, etc.
• Recruit, screen, lead, evaluate, and provide training for all Middle School and High School Core Members.
• This position includes but is not limited to XLT’s (Nights of Adoration and Worship), retreats, summer trips (Steubenville Lone Star, Mission Laredo, Six Flags, etc.), parent meetings, and parish wide events.
St. Paul Classical Catholic School Campus Ministry
• Work with the school leadership to support the middle school youth in their faith journey.
• Plan, develop, and execute quarterly retreat for the middle school youth.
• Coordinate the reception of Sacraments for any middle school student in the school.
• Attend school meetings as needed.
• Spend time on campus to help build relationships with the youth.
• Maintain budget for Youth Ministry.
• Plan and coordinate calendar year to include Middle School Retreats and High School Retreats, parent meetings, youth activities etc.
• Periodic catechist and/or volunteer meetings, trainings, and appreciation dinners.
• Implement all diocesan and parish administrative policies as directed or as written in policy handbooks.
• Collaborate with parish staff with registration, accounting, publications, records, curriculum, and volunteer utilization.
• Work with the Youth Ministry and Office Administrators to make sure all required paperwork for those receiving the sacraments is collected in timely manner.
• Must be a Catholic in good standing with the Church and living out one’s vocation to the best of their ability.
• A vibrant person who has the ability to articulate the Catholic Faith to youth in a manner easy for them to understand and that makes the faith come alive.
• Remain an example for teens and families by attending Mass and participating in the Catholic Sacraments on a regular basis.
• Remain interested and invested in the overall parish life of Saint Paul the Apostle.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Catechetics, Youth Ministry or related field and/or a minimum of 0-2 years of experience in ministry preferred.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, competent in Microsoft Suite, a good understanding and ability to use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
• An understanding and ability to speak Spanish would be strongly preferred, but not required.
• Musical background that includes the ability to lead Worship preferred, but not required.
• Continues personal professional development through appropriate classes and workshops.
• Continues personal spiritual development by going on a personal retreat, pilgrimage, or something similar.
• Able to sit and perform computer work for lengthy periods of time. Frequent use of computer keyboard that requires repetitive hand and wrist movements.
• Flexible hours, some evenings and weekend work, occasional over-night stays.
• This position entails frequent evening and weekend work.
• Maintain proper boundaries between work and personal time and between employer and employee.
• Frequent walking, standing, and sitting. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.
Saint Paul the Apostle is a diverse, growing, and thriving parish located in Richardson, TX. The parish has over 2000 registered families of numerous ethnicities. The parochial school, Saint Paul Catholic Classical School, serves children pre-K through 8th grade. The Saint Paul Youth program is a growing program, as it continues to develop through new leadership.
• Send Resumes and Cover Letter to Ryan Buchanan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Deadline June 13th, 2021