EDGE Middle School/Confirmation Youth Minister
COMPANY: Catholic Church of St. Ann
LOCATION: Marietta, GA

DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

  • Accountable for the planning, implementation, delivery and sustainability of the Middle School Edge and Confirmation programs
  • Report to the director of youth ministry (DYM)
  • Develop and build effective working relationships with teens, parents, volunteers, and parish team to ensure successful operation of Edge and Confirmation programs and related activities.
  • Oversee and manage required records and information for the Edge and Confirmation programs.
  • This position entails frequent evening and weekend work.

WORK ACTIVITIES

Edge Nights

  • Work with DYM to create a 24-week annual plan for curriculum using the Edge resources (social, issue and catechetical) as well as additional material that fits into the vision for youth ministry.
  • Lead 3 Edge sessions each week which includes preparing games, proclaims, and prayerful activities.
  • ecruit, guide, teach and develop the Edge Core Team.

Confirmation

  • Complete archdiocese Communiqué in early January to request Confirmation Masses.
  • Collaborate with Liturgy and Music Departments to set schema for Masses.
  • Provide all Baptism certificate copies & names of sponsors to parish office for record keeping.
  • Organize and arrange logistics: 2 rehearsal evenings, programs and certificates, flowers, photographer, meal for bishop, priests, volunteers, musicians.
  • Collaborate with the high school youth minister and DYM to plan Catch the Spirit sessions, offered 2 weeks in the summer, covering diocesan Confirmation topics.
  • Preparations include nametags, attendance sheets, refreshments, room setup, cleanup/tear-down

Retreats

  • Collaborate with the high school youth minister and DYM to provide two confirmation retreats
  • Organize content, logistics, bookings, budget, registration for one 8th grade retreat

Mission trips

  • Coordinate all mission trip fundraisers.
  • Attend and lead the home and/or domestic mission trips.

Social/Service events

  • Coordinate four social/service activities during the school year.

OFFICE DUTIES

  • Create and maintain filing and organization systems for records, reports documents, etc.
  • Communicate updates via weekly Edge newsletter, parish bulletin, website, social media, Slack
  • Prepare pro-forma for all events and manage these events within budget.
  • Prepare letters, memos and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
  • Ensure electronic mail and voice messages are responded to promptly with a goal of within 24 hours.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.
  • Honor all requirements of the archdiocese’s safe environment program and Virtus requirements

EXPERIENCE – EDUCATION

  • Active, practicing Catholic.
  • Two to three years of experience in catechetical ministry preferred, knowledgeable of church organization dynamics.
  • Strong program development skills and ability to independently manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through others while providing direction and hands-on support.
  • Work on basic and advanced certifications within the Archdiocese of Atlanta
  • Personal attributes: integrity, dependability, positive demeanor, initiative, stress tolerance, adaptability
  • Past experience with youth ministry and/or Life Teen-Edge programs is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

SKILLS PROFILE

  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Relational ministry
  • Computer proficiency
  • Organization and planning
  • Collaborative team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Effective multitasker
  • Self-starter
  • Time Management
ABOUT PARISH/ SCHOOL/ ORGANIZATION

Join our dynamic youth ministry team serving
Learn about our robust middle school EDGE program at www.st-ann.org/edge. Direct questions to Director of Youth Ministry Jill Orban, jorban@st-ann.org, and send resumes to Office Manager Linda Field, lfield@st-ann.org.

HOW TO APPLY

Direct questions to Director of Youth Ministry Jill Orban, jorban@st-ann.org
Send resumes to Office Manager Linda Field, lfield@st-ann.org

DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

  • Accountable for the planning, implementation, delivery and sustainability of the Middle School Edge and Confirmation programs
  • Report to the director of youth ministry (DYM)
  • Develop and build effective working relationships with teens, parents, volunteers, and parish team to ensure successful operation of Edge and Confirmation programs and related activities.
  • Oversee and manage required records and information for the Edge and Confirmation programs.
  • This position entails frequent evening and weekend work.

WORK ACTIVITIES

Edge Nights

  • Work with DYM to create a 24-week annual plan for curriculum using the Edge resources (social, issue and catechetical) as well as additional material that fits into the vision for youth ministry.
  • Lead 3 Edge sessions each week which includes preparing games, proclaims, and prayerful activities.
  • ecruit, guide, teach and develop the Edge Core Team.

Confirmation

  • Complete archdiocese Communiqué in early January to request Confirmation Masses.
  • Collaborate with Liturgy and Music Departments to set schema for Masses.
  • Provide all Baptism certificate copies & names of sponsors to parish office for record keeping.
  • Organize and arrange logistics: 2 rehearsal evenings, programs and certificates, flowers, photographer, meal for bishop, priests, volunteers, musicians.
  • Collaborate with the high school youth minister and DYM to plan Catch the Spirit sessions, offered 2 weeks in the summer, covering diocesan Confirmation topics.
  • Preparations include nametags, attendance sheets, refreshments, room setup, cleanup/tear-down

Retreats

  • Collaborate with the high school youth minister and DYM to provide two confirmation retreats
  • Organize content, logistics, bookings, budget, registration for one 8th grade retreat

Mission trips

  • Coordinate all mission trip fundraisers.
  • Attend and lead the home and/or domestic mission trips.

Social/Service events

  • Coordinate four social/service activities during the school year.

OFFICE DUTIES

  • Create and maintain filing and organization systems for records, reports documents, etc.
  • Communicate updates via weekly Edge newsletter, parish bulletin, website, social media, Slack
  • Prepare pro-forma for all events and manage these events within budget.
  • Prepare letters, memos and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
  • Ensure electronic mail and voice messages are responded to promptly with a goal of within 24 hours.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.
  • Honor all requirements of the archdiocese’s safe environment program and Virtus requirements

EXPERIENCE – EDUCATION

  • Active, practicing Catholic.
  • Two to three years of experience in catechetical ministry preferred, knowledgeable of church organization dynamics.
  • Strong program development skills and ability to independently manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through others while providing direction and hands-on support.
  • Work on basic and advanced certifications within the Archdiocese of Atlanta
  • Personal attributes: integrity, dependability, positive demeanor, initiative, stress tolerance, adaptability
  • Past experience with youth ministry and/or Life Teen-Edge programs is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

SKILLS PROFILE

  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Relational ministry
  • Computer proficiency
  • Organization and planning
  • Collaborative team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Effective multitasker
  • Self-starter
  • Time Management

ABOUT PARISH / SCHOOL / ORGANIZATION

Join our dynamic youth ministry team serving
Learn about our robust middle school EDGE program at www.st-ann.org/edge. Direct questions to Director of Youth Ministry Jill Orban, jorban@st-ann.org, and send resumes to Office Manager Linda Field, lfield@st-ann.org.

HOW TO APPLY

Direct questions to Director of Youth Ministry Jill Orban, jorban@st-ann.org
Send resumes to Office Manager Linda Field, lfield@st-ann.org

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