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Coordinator of Youth Ministry - St. Barnabas Northfield

St. Barnabas

- Northfield, OH

St. Barnabas Catholic Parish Coordinator of Youth Ministry Summary The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will minister to the parish's high school (grades 9-12) youth through comprehensive Catholic youth ministry, including a Confirmation Ministry, with the goals of finding the lost, leading teens closer to Christ, and forming missionary disciples.

Reports to: Pastor / Administrator Hours: Full-time; will include evenings and weekends

Position Responsibilities

• Implement the eight components of Comprehensive Catholic Youth Ministry as defined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

• Be present in teenagers’ lives by attending school plays, sports events, etc, to perform relational ministry

• Communicate, advertise, and invite teenagers and parents through digital, print, and social media

• High School Ministry – Recruit, train, form, and supervise a volunteer team, leveraging Life Teen to: o Prepare and facilitate programming including weekly sessions, bible studies, annual fall and spring retreats, a summer service retreat, service opportunities and other events o Develop youth leadership o Engage youth in parish life and service o Engage youth in diocesan and national events o Promote and facilitate vocational discernment • Prepare youth for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation – Recruit, train, form, and supervise a volunteer team to prepare and facilitate a two-year program (as required by the Diocese)

• Facilitate recruitment and training of youth altar servers, lectors, EMHC’s and ushers

• Coordinate service opportunities for the youth of the parish

• Coordinate and manage a Junior High Minister – supporting them as they recruit, train, form, and supervise a team to run Edge and otherwise minister to grades six through eight in the parish

• Communicate with youth, families, and parish – explaining the vision, providing resources, and ongoing updates, and advocating for the youth of the parish

• Minister to parents in support of their children

• Minister to youth and families in crisis

• Fundraise for major events and maintain a budget Qualifications • Practicing, faithful, active, and passionate Catholic role model in full communion with the Church

• Solid understanding of the teachings and theology of the Roman Catholic Church • Ability to interact with youth, parents, staff, parishioners and to advocate for the needs of the youth

• Communication, computer, time management, organizational, audio/visual, and social media skills

• Understanding of and adherence to all aspects of Diocesan Safe Environment standards

• Knowledge of Pope Francis’ Christus Vivit and the USCCB documents: Renewing the Vision – A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry and Adaptation of Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age For Use In Parish and Youth Ministry Programs and other pertinent Church documents

• Knowledge of diocesan documents from the Secretariat for Catechetical Formation: Catechetical Models for Children and Young People and Sacrament Preparation: Handbook for Catechists

• Bachelor's Degree in Theology or related field or the equivalent work / ministry experience

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