Job Title: Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry
Supervisor: Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization
Position Type: Full-Time, Salary
Location: St. Patrick Parish, Portland, Michigan
St. Patrick Church and School is seeking a full-time coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry to plan, develop and execute ministry in the parish and school, including but not limited to: middle and high school youth groups, liturgies, retreats, days of reflection, leadership development, special events, pilgrimage/mission encounters & bible studies. This individual will work in cooperation with parish and school staff and administration to foster a faith-filled environment and opportunities for growth.
Our team is looking for someone who is knowledgeable about the Catholic faith, passionate about youth ministry, the New Evangelization, and has a deep personal prayer and faith life. The candidate must have excellent motivational leadership skills, be well organized, have superb verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with teams of adult volunteers. The candidate must exemplify the values of high integrity, a team-oriented growth mindset, commitment to excellence, joy, and service.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Provide vision and coordination, promotion and leadership for parish and school efforts in ministry to young people in middle school (6th – 8th grade) and high school (9th – 12th grade)
-Team with staff to facilitate faith encounters and liturgies at the elementary level in St. Patrick School.
-Disciple students and maintain a consistent presence on campus and in the local public schools
-Develop and lead student leadership teams
-Develop and train volunteers for programs
-Work under the supervision of the director of faith formation and evangelization and in partnership with school administrators, theology teacher, and the coordinator of children’s faith formation
-Attend weekly staff meetings
EXPECTATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
-A bachelor’s degree is required to apply for this position. A degree in theology, religious studies, youth ministry, or a similar field is preferred.
-Experience in youth ministry and/or a classroom setting is preferred
-Ability to maintain a professionalism that represents the parish and school appropriately
-Proficiency in social media and technology
-Willingness to abide by and support the teachings of the Catholic Church
-Committed disciple of Christ reflected in a life of pervasive prayer, devotion to the Eucharist, and a life of holiness
Please mail or email a cover letter, resume and recommendations to:
St Patrick Church
Attn: Carolyn Heckman, director of faith formation & evangelization
140 Church Street
Portland, MI 48875
Fax (517) 647-7807
INTERVIEWS WILL BE ONGOING AS QUALIFIED CANDIDATES APPLY