Youth Ministry Coordinator
COMPANY: Holy Name of Mary Catholic Parish
LOCATION: San Dimas, CA

DESCRIPTION

Position Summary: The applicant would be responsible for ministering to and overseeing the continued development and growth of the Life Teen High School Youth Ministry, RISE Youth Peer Leadership Ministry. The youth minister works to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person, and invites and empowers adult volunteers to serve the youth as a united core team.
Holy Name of Mary contracts with Life Teen, Inc. for Youth Ministry related materials. These materials are used develop the Life Teen Liturgy, Life Nights, RISE Peer Leadership Training, and Retreats.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with the Confirmation Coordinator and EDGE Youth Minister. Develop a united mission and vision for Youth Ministry and Confirmation, as well as a cohesive calendar of events that supports one another’s program.
• Plan and implement the Life Teen Program. Utilize Life Teen, Inc’s resources to develop and schedule Life Teen gatherings that promote the development of the youth. Activities include but are not limited to Life Nights, XLTs (adoration/prayer nights), Drop In Days/Nights, Bible Studies.
• Be present at the weekly 5pm Life Teen Mass to greet youth and their families, as well as invite new members to ministry with youth. Encourage youth to participate within the Liturgy.
• Recruit, train, and manage a diverse, passionate, committed adult Life Teen Core Team. Conduct regularly scheduled core team meetings throughout the year to help empower the group and delegate tasks. Assist the Confirmation Coordinator in recruiting and preparing adult leaders and peer leaders for the Fall and Spring Teen Retreats.
• Identify and develop strong teen peer leaders. Lead RISE Peer Leadership Meetings for Confirmed Juniors and Seniors who have answered the call to serve and share their faith with their peers. Meetings will help foster their interior prayer life, develop leadership skills, and give them the opportunity to serve as junior core leaders on retreat and/or the EDGE Middle School Core Team.
• Plan and coordinate special events and trips. These include events such as Inspiration Six Flags, Youth Day Anaheim, Living Stations of the Cross, Coffee House Talent Show, Steubenville Youth Conference, and/or Life Teen Summer Camp.
• Work closely with Confirmation Coordinator to plan and lead two (2) annual weekend retreats per year.
• Organize additional volunteer/core team formation – San Gabriel Regional Congress, Empower Core Team Training, CYMC: Catholic Youth Ministry Convention
• Inform the parish of Life Teen Events via weekly bulletins, email, website, and social media.
• Develop a strong and creative social media presence for the HNM Life Teen accounts.
• Coordinate outreach to the local high schools.
• Create and maintain an annual budget.

Knowledge and Abilities Required:
• Must be a practicing Catholic
• A prayerful individual with a background in Theology/Religious Studies, experience working with teens, and experience working in Youth Ministry
• High level of professionalism and pastoral care
• Must have great interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster healthy relationships with teens, families, staff, and the parish community
• Strong administrative skills
• Strong computer literacy (MS Office 365 and Google Suite)
• Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
• Occasional local travel may be required.
• Must have a California driver’s license and auto insurance
• PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS includes but not limited to: considerable use of arms and legs, whole body movement, walking, stooping, standing, sitting, lifting, and carrying up to 25 lbs., pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, crawling, hearing, speaking, seeing, reaching, repetitive forward bending, repetitive arm/hand motions, prolonged gripping of an item, repetitive hand/finger movements, sense of touch/feel, temperature extreme.

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry –or a closely related field — or equivalent experience in Youth Ministry.

ABOUT PARISH/ SCHOOL/ ORGANIZATION

Gathered with Mary in the Eucharist, we are called to live the love of Jesus.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume to Cosme Garcia at cosme@hnmparish.org.

DESCRIPTION

Position Summary: The applicant would be responsible for ministering to and overseeing the continued development and growth of the Life Teen High School Youth Ministry, RISE Youth Peer Leadership Ministry. The youth minister works to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person, and invites and empowers adult volunteers to serve the youth as a united core team.
Holy Name of Mary contracts with Life Teen, Inc. for Youth Ministry related materials. These materials are used develop the Life Teen Liturgy, Life Nights, RISE Peer Leadership Training, and Retreats.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with the Confirmation Coordinator and EDGE Youth Minister. Develop a united mission and vision for Youth Ministry and Confirmation, as well as a cohesive calendar of events that supports one another’s program.
• Plan and implement the Life Teen Program. Utilize Life Teen, Inc’s resources to develop and schedule Life Teen gatherings that promote the development of the youth. Activities include but are not limited to Life Nights, XLTs (adoration/prayer nights), Drop In Days/Nights, Bible Studies.
• Be present at the weekly 5pm Life Teen Mass to greet youth and their families, as well as invite new members to ministry with youth. Encourage youth to participate within the Liturgy.
• Recruit, train, and manage a diverse, passionate, committed adult Life Teen Core Team. Conduct regularly scheduled core team meetings throughout the year to help empower the group and delegate tasks. Assist the Confirmation Coordinator in recruiting and preparing adult leaders and peer leaders for the Fall and Spring Teen Retreats.
• Identify and develop strong teen peer leaders. Lead RISE Peer Leadership Meetings for Confirmed Juniors and Seniors who have answered the call to serve and share their faith with their peers. Meetings will help foster their interior prayer life, develop leadership skills, and give them the opportunity to serve as junior core leaders on retreat and/or the EDGE Middle School Core Team.
• Plan and coordinate special events and trips. These include events such as Inspiration Six Flags, Youth Day Anaheim, Living Stations of the Cross, Coffee House Talent Show, Steubenville Youth Conference, and/or Life Teen Summer Camp.
• Work closely with Confirmation Coordinator to plan and lead two (2) annual weekend retreats per year.
• Organize additional volunteer/core team formation – San Gabriel Regional Congress, Empower Core Team Training, CYMC: Catholic Youth Ministry Convention
• Inform the parish of Life Teen Events via weekly bulletins, email, website, and social media.
• Develop a strong and creative social media presence for the HNM Life Teen accounts.
• Coordinate outreach to the local high schools.
• Create and maintain an annual budget.

Knowledge and Abilities Required:
• Must be a practicing Catholic
• A prayerful individual with a background in Theology/Religious Studies, experience working with teens, and experience working in Youth Ministry
• High level of professionalism and pastoral care
• Must have great interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster healthy relationships with teens, families, staff, and the parish community
• Strong administrative skills
• Strong computer literacy (MS Office 365 and Google Suite)
• Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
• Occasional local travel may be required.
• Must have a California driver’s license and auto insurance
• PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS includes but not limited to: considerable use of arms and legs, whole body movement, walking, stooping, standing, sitting, lifting, and carrying up to 25 lbs., pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, crawling, hearing, speaking, seeing, reaching, repetitive forward bending, repetitive arm/hand motions, prolonged gripping of an item, repetitive hand/finger movements, sense of touch/feel, temperature extreme.

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry –or a closely related field — or equivalent experience in Youth Ministry.

ABOUT PARISH / SCHOOL / ORGANIZATION

Gathered with Mary in the Eucharist, we are called to live the love of Jesus.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume to Cosme Garcia at cosme@hnmparish.org.

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