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Job Type: Part-Time Position
Location: Camden, SC
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is seeking a dynamic disciple of Christ to serve as a Director of Youth Ministry. Candidates should be passionate about leading teens to Jesus Christ, be able to relate to the youth, and to create an environment where the teens feel welcome. The Director of Youth Ministry will respond to the Pastor and administratively to the Office Manager. This position has the possibility of increased responsibility and hours up to full-time position depending on qualifications (i.e. Hispanic ministry). This position is 30 hours.
Duties and responsibilities
• Plan and run weekly High School youth nights with the help of Core Team volunteers
• Plan and run a Middle School youth nights (currently twice a month)
• Organize trips to conferences, retreats, mission camps, and other activities.
• Organize an annual retreat for High School and one for Middle School Students.
• Recruit, train, and manage a team of volunteers who share in ministering to the youth
• Maintain proper communication with youth and parents
• Advertise events through the various means of communication (bulletin, parish website, social media, etc.)
• A practicing Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church and her teachings, and with well-developed knowledge of Scripture, the Catechism, and Church documents;
• Undergraduate degree, or certification in Youth Ministry, Theology (Catholic), or related experience (Preferred)
• Some experience teaching the faith to youth, parents, and their families (salary commensurate with experience);
• At least (1) year of verifiable experience in youth ministry whether paid or as a volunteer;
Skills and Abilities
• Must possess a deep sense of mission work and outreach in the Church, especially with youth;
• Computer skills to communicate with youth and parents via email, Facebook/Instagram, text, and telephone;
• Ability to work with adults and youth to plan, organize, and execute meetings and events
• Bilingual is not required but highly preferred (Spanish-English);
• Must pass the Safe Haven certification and background checks.
OLPH is a small, growing parish with 600+ families about 40 minutes from Downtown Columbia.
Youth Ministry Mission Statement
“The mission of the youth ministry of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is to inspire youth to become “SAINTs”:
“to Serve all of our brothers and sisters;
to Accept everyone as they are;
to ignite a passion for the LORD;
to Nourish our souls through the Sacraments; and
to Trust Jesus above everything.”
Send an email to AskFatherJohn@aol.com to apply and for any questions and concerns.