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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Ennis, TX
Position Title: Director of Youth Ministry
Department: Youth Ministry
Reports To: Fr. John Dick, Pastor
General Summary of the Position
St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Ennis, TX is searching for of Disciple of Jesus with a missionary heart to lead the teenagers in our Parish into a relationship with Christ and His Church.
St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, a parish of 2,000 families is located 30 miles south of downtown Dallas. St. John is looking for a creative, dynamic, engaging Youth Minister to use his or her background to take the reins of an established youth program and continue its development into the future The Lord has designed for it. The ideal candidate is passionate about youth ministry and wants youth to come to know the person of Jesus and the richness of the Catholic faith. This person should be a self-starter, reliable, and driven who is excited to join a growing Catholic, charismatic community. This role will require a firm understanding of our church’s mission and vision, with direct working with the Pastor.
Carry out the vision and mission for effective Catholic youth ministry utilizing Life Teen (grade 9-12) and EDGE (grade 7-8), coordinating Confirmation Programs including Rite of Christian Initiation adapted for Teens, and programming, planning, and executing annual retreats.
Build and maintain relationships with parents by sharing the vision of ministry with parents so they understand the purpose and direction of youth ministry.
Development relationships and coordinate groups of adult volunteers (Core Members) to be effective in discipling teens. Actively recruit and train new volunteers and make sure all are cleared through the Safe Environment Program.
Be an active member of the parish by attending St. John events throughout the year and serving where needed..
3-5 years minimum experience In the field of youth ministry or related.
Dynamic, passionate Catholic living out their faith.
Excellent people relations skills for representing the parish and the youth ministry program.
Ability to build healthy teams and processes to carry out program objectives.
Able to plan and execute a plan for youth ministry and adapt as needed for 9th through 12th grade in line with the vision of the parish.
Effective speaking and teaching ability. (Bilingual [Spanish] is a huge plus)
Excellent work ethic with high regard to completing tasks.
· Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
· Professional team player with exceptional tenacity and follow-through.
· People person and natural relationship builder.
· Creative thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset.
· Ability to work across different cultures.
Salary: $50,000+ with benefits
See above Job Description
Fr. John Dick, Pastor