Job Openings

NET Ministries Job Openings

NET Ministries is looking to hire dedicated individuals over 18 years of age who are committed to working part-time in the hospitality department.

Adult Cook & Food Prep This position will assist with the preparation of food for NET Ministries youth retreats and events. Essential functions include serving as a cook for events and assisting with cleaning. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in industrial cooking and be willing to work 12-16 hours per weekend during 2-3 weekends per month.

Adult Food Prep Shift Leader This position will oversee the cooks and food preparation for NET Ministries youth retreats and events. Essential functions include serving as the primary cook for events and assigning cleaning duties. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in industrial cooking and be willing to work 12-16 hours per weekend during 2-3 weekends per month. Additional hours can be added to this position by working during the weekdays in housekeeping. Please contact Julia Delcompare at or 651.450.6833 for the detailed job description and application.

Below you will find a list of job postings sent to us by various parishes and religious organizations. Click on your state or country below to view job postings in your area.



Augusta, GA
Posted May 21, 2015

An organization located in Augusta, GA that provides support services to Catholic Parishes and Dioceses throughout the USA is currently seeking to fill a newly created accounting/finance position.

Overall Role – The person selected would work in our Evans, GA office directly under the current VP of Finance and Accounting. It is envisioned that this position will gradually take on more accounting responsibilities as time goes on.

Specific Key Duties And Responsibilities Include –
◦ Prepare client monthly invoices, including expense reimbursements
◦ Make deposits and post payments
◦ Post expenses and prepare checks for VP’s signature
◦ Update monthly budgets, financial projections and monthly/annual financial reports
◦ Do monthly bank reconciliations
◦ Reconcile monthly credit card statements
◦ Operate payroll system and keep payroll records up to date
◦ Prepare all monthly/annual payroll tax reports; Federal and states
◦ Work with management to develop budgets, cost system, etc.

Requirements –
◦ Knowledge of general accounting, payroll taxes, finance, budgeting and management accounting
◦ Familiarity with computerized accounting & financial reporting systems (generally familiar with personal computers)
◦ Ability to work independently
◦ Good communication & interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, clients, etc.
◦ Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related occupational field of study
◦ Experience preferred but not required

Benefits – Salary will vary depending on experience, includes benefits.

Contact – Send resume and salary requirements to Deacon Don McArdle by June 15, 2015


Campus Minister

St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center – Normal, IL
Posted May 18, 2015

The St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center in Bloomington/Normal, IL is praying and searching for a full-time campus minister who can reach out to and disciple male students. The St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, under the auspices of our beloved, Bishop Daniel Jenky, C.S.C., D. D. primarily reaches out to students at Illinois State University but it also serves students at Illinois Wesleyan University and Heartland Community College. This Newman center strives to reach as many students as possible, introduces them to Jesus Christ truly present in the Eucharist, promotes a culture of prayer, teaches students the saving and healing Truths of the Catholic Faith, provides human formation, offers opportunities for growth in leadership at the Center, and organizes mission trips outside the center- so that when the students graduate they can make of themselves a gift to the Lord in whatever mission He calls them to build His Kingdom.

The St. JPIICNC is looking for a minister with great desire and ability to evangelize male students at a large State University Campus. In addition to having a great zeal to reach out on campus, this person needs to desire to intentionally mentor the men as brothers, serve as a role model and be willing to spiritually guide them. The campus minister will report to the Director of the Center and work closely together as a team with the other ministry and office staff.

Some of the responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Intentional Ministry, highly motivated reaching out to your brothers on campus and those who attend Sunday Mass
• Help students deepen their union with Christ and His Church
• Leading evangelization teams of students on campus
• Leading brotherhood-building outings for young men- (dinners, camping, service, retreats)
• Guiding young men to grow in holiness and to help them grow morally, spiritually and humanly
• Leading a weekly small group discussion for the men after the Center’s weekly Bible Study
• Help create and lead healthy social events weekly to reach out to new students
• Be able to teach and or communicate the Catholic Faith
• Travel such as: Mission trips, World Youth Days and March for Life trips
• All other responsibilities as they arise

Skills required for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Being a person of prayer
• Having a solid understanding, love, fidelity and ability explain Roman Catholic Teaching
• Outgoing personality with strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Having a passion and ability to reach God’s sons who have not yet met the Lord -is essential
• Desire to help those who have met the Lord -to grow in spiritual and human maturity
• Good pastoral care skills
• Have the desire and ability to do masculine mentoring
• Ability to cultivate a vocations culture and help students with their discernment
• Ability to nurture strong Christian virtues among the students
• Ability to work both independently and with a team
• Night and weekend work necessary primarily during the academic year

• Salary is commensurate with education and experience
• Health benefits
• Retirements benefits
• The privilege of having the mission to lead the Lord’s children Home
• Eternal rewards!

Interested applicants should send:
1. Resume

2. Cover letter of interest explaining:
A. Why you are interested in this position
B. Previous experience you have had evangelizing
C. Previous Experience you have had leading/mentoring men
D. Why do you think this position is a good fit for you?

3. 2 Letters of Recommendation

4. 2 References that can attest to your abilities in this position with their full contact information- including their address, cell phone and best time to be reached.

These should be sent to Sister Silvia M. Tarafa, SCTJM, Director at The St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center, 501 South Main St. Normal IL 61761.

For more information on our ministry:
For more information on our Diocese:
For more information on our Religious Community: and

The anticipated starting date of this position is as soon as a qualified candidate is found. Questions should be directed to the Office Manager, Noelle Curry


Part-Time Coordinator of Children’s Ministry

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish – Hiawatha, IA
Posted May 5, 2015

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish in Hiawatha, IA is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Children’s Ministry. The ideal candidate will have a love for Jesus Christ, children and the Catholic faith; a heart for teaching and sharing faith, ability to work collaboratively with parents and adult leaders. This position will involve overseeing the Children’s Liturgy of the Word program, the nursery and all children’s programming offered during the weekend experience (6 months-4th grade) at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and/or experience with children in an educational or faith setting preferred. Position begins July 1, 2015. Job description is available on the parish website, To apply, send cover letter and resume to Fr. Mark Ressler at 1350 Lyndhurst Dr. Hiawatha, IA 52233 or email Submission deadline is May 29, 2015 although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.


Youth Ministry Stipend Intern

Pax Christi Church – Lexington, Kentucky
Posted April 27, 2015

Dynamic Catholic parish located in heart of Kentucky is seeking two or three young adults to serve as Youth Ministry Interns. The parish has 700 families, and no on-site school. Greatest challenge is to bring middle and high school youth together from as many as thirty different schools in Lexington and surrounding counties.

The parish would provide house and utilities giving the interns an opportunity to live in community as they work and pray together as a team. This team of interns would attend daily mass at the parish and participate in the life of the parish providing an example to the youth and young adults, as well as their families, of a strong Catholic understanding of a calling to discipleship. The team would minister to the youth and young adults of the parish in cooperation with the staff and other ministers. The interns would also find or create opportunities to visit with families of the parish providing parish leadership with ideas and needs that might be addressed to help build and sustain a stronger parish

Interns must be self-motivated with a willingness to find structure in a highly varied daily schedule.
Commitment of one year, with the possibility of continuing for another year.
For more information, contact Fr. Nick Pagano,, or 859-351-7825
For an application, contact the Father Beiting Mission Center,


NET Ministries Job Openings

NET Ministries is looking to hire dedicated individuals over 18 years of age who are committed to working part-time in the hospitality department. Adult Cook & Food Prep This position will assist with the preparation of food for NET Ministries youth retreats and events. Essential functions include serving as a cook for events and assisting with cleaning. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in industrial cooking and be willing to work 12-16 hours per weekend during 2-3 weekends per month. Adult Food Prep Shift Leader This position will oversee the cooks and food preparation for NET Ministries youth retreats and events. Essential functions include serving as the primary cook for events and assigning cleaning duties. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in industrial cooking and be willing to work 12-16 hours per weekend during 2-3 weekends per month. Additional hours can be added to this position by working during the weekdays in housekeeping. Please contact Julia Delcompare at or 651.450.6833 for the detailed job description and application.

Coordinator of Junior High Youth Formation

St. Croix Valley Faith Formation – Stillwater, MN
Posted May 21, 2015

Location: St Croix Valley Faith Formation
218 E. Willard Street
Stillwater, MN 55082

Benefits: Not Included
Experience: Required
Work Commitment: Part-Time

Further Instructions:
Please email resume, cover letter and references to Cindi Rutten, Human Resources Coordinator at First consideration date is June 5. Position open until filled.

Job Description
This is a part-time position of 20-24 hours per week.

Lead Junior High aged youth to come to know and deepen their relationship with Jesus through His Church by means of coordinating and executing all formal catechesis as well as evangelization, outreach, and relational programming (camps, regular youth group gatherings, mission work, etc.)

•7th & 8th grade Faith Formation coordination, including: curriculum development, recruiting and training catechists, and acting as program contact for students and parents
•Facilitate regular junior high youth gatherings
•Promote and execute periodic special events such as: lock-ins, summer camp, service projects, retreats, recreational activities, etc.
•Coordinate the Core Team of senior high leaders to help facilitate junior high programs

Job Qualifications
•Preferred Bachelors Degree in Theology or related field.
•Practicing Roman Catholic.
•Previous experience working with youth.
•Ability to relate to and build positive relationships with youth, parents, and adult volunteers.
•Competence in social media and technology.
Institution Description

St. Croix Valley Faith Formation serves the parishioners of the Churches of St. Mary & St. Michael in Stillwater. We serve approximately 450 students and our programming begins with Age 3 – Grade 2 offering the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Grades 3 – 8 following a traditional curriculum approach. We work with the school and home school families for the sacraments of First Reconciliation, Eucharist and Grade 9 Religious Education and Confirmation. Also serving our youth is our Jr. and Sr. High Youth Ministry programs, Special Needs Adaptations and finally our Adult formation includes Bible and Reading groups, RCIA, speakers and more.

Application Instructions/Comments
Please email resume, cover letter and references to Cindi Rutten, Human Resources Coordinator at First consideration date is June 5. Position open until filled.


West St. Paul, MN
Posted May 20, 2015
I am looking to hire one or two people to help me with my kids over the summer. I need someone with a lot of patience who can be accepting of my kids (who have some disabilities). Also a drivers license is a plus. The responsibilities basically include keeping my kids engaged without a screen by playing games, going on outings, crafts, exercise, chores, practicing social skills, etc. Contact

Director of Children’s Faith Formation

St. Michael Catholic Church – Farmington, MN
Posted May 14, 2015

Contact Information
Patti Johansen
Business Administrator

Location: St Michael Catholic Church
22120 Denmark Avenue
Farmington, MN 55024

Benefits: Included
Experience: Required
Work Commitment: Full-Time
Number of Parishioners: 1,001-3,000

Job Description
Lead Faith Formation program for preschool through grade 8 students and families.
Prepare students for the reception of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist.
Plan and supervise the Vacation Bible School program.
Co-coordinate Virtus training with Youth Faith Formation Director.
Administer Risk Management Procedures to ensure compliance with PCYI.

Job Qualifications
College degree with study in Catholic Theology.
Minimum of one year in children’s ministry or education.
Virtus Facilitator training or willing to complete the training.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Some experience with parish census data software.
Institution Description
Catholic Parish in the southeast area of the Twin Cities,.
Community Description
Rural community that is growing.
Application Instructions/Comments
Apply via the Archdiocesan career website.
More detailed job description and qualifications provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.

Apply online.

Director of Youth Faith Formation

St. Michael Catholic Church – Farmington, MN
Posted May 14, 2015

Contact Information
Patti Johansen
Business Administrator

Location: St Michael Catholic Church
22120 Denmark Avenue
Farmington, MN 55024

Benefits: Included
Experience: Required
Work Commitment: Full-Time
Number of Parishioners: 1,001-3,000

Job Description
Lead Faith Formation program for grade 9-12 students and families.
Co-lead Faith Formation program for grade 6-8 students and families.
Prepare students for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Plan and supervise the Summer Stretch program for grade 6-8 students.
Co-coordinate Virtus training with Children’s Faith Formation Director.
Assist in Risk Management Procedures to ensure compliance with PCYI.
This is a 30-hour a week position.

Job Qualifications
College degree with study in Catholic theology.
Minimum of one year in youth ministry or education.
Virtus Facilitator training or willing to complete the training.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Some experience with parish census data software.
Institution Description
Catholic Parish in the southeast area of the Twin Cities.
Community Description
Rural community that is growing.
Application Instructions/Comments
Apply via the Archdiocesan career website.
More detailed job description and qualifications provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.

Apply online.

Director of Evangelization and Formation

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church – Ely, Minnesota
Posted April 21, 2015
Classification: Exempt
Hours: Full time
Reports to: Pastor
Summary: The primary function of the Director of Evangelization and Formation is to lead youth into a transforming relationship with Christ by modeling Christian character and developing ministry programs that cultivate spiritual growth, which will also impact the physical, emotional, social and psychological growth. The Director of Evangelization and Formation accomplishes this by developing and supervising a youth ministry component along with fulfilling the role of Director of Religious Education for children from grades K-11.

Measurable Criteria: At least a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry, Religious Education, theological studies or a Duluth Diocesan certification; or is working towards one of the above. Is living in harmony with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and agrees to all she teaches and proclaims. Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic Faith.

Observable Qualifications: Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities A self-starter and highly motivated Has a passion for working with students via education and Youth Ministry Understands youth culture today and demonstrates that faculty with contemporary means of communication, including email, text-messages, Facebook, etc. Strong verbal and written communication skills A good role model A team player, with effective relational skills(works well with others)

Youth Ministry Component:
1. Set the vision for youth ministry with a plan to carry it out.
a. Create a statement of purpose for the youth group including at least these three elements: evangelism, spiritual growth (which includes fellowship, worship and scripture), and student leadership.
b. Teach the vision and purpose statement to all volunteers and student leaders.

2. Develop and lead programs according to the vision and purpose of youth ministry.
a. Create outreach programs, activities and events
b. Plan programs, activities or events, developing students who want to reach out and serve others, impacting them with the love of Christ.

3. Recruit and train volunteer leaders to help you with your purpose.
a. Meet regularly with your volunteers
b. Build up your team with training

4. Build and maintain relationships with kids churched and un-churched.
a. Meet regularly with kids
b. Befriend un-churched kids with no strings attached
c. Seek opportunities to hang out with kids on campus, at sports events, etc.

5. Build and maintain relationships with parents.
a. Clearly share your vision with parents so they understand your purpose.

6. Maintains a support system and sets boundaries in order to balance ministry, family and personal relationships.

Faith Formation Component:
Completes or delegates the following:
a. Orders books and supplies
b. Sets the calendar for catechetical programs and events
c. Works with pastor or his delegate on religious education budget
d. Reserves needed facilities and equipment
e. Provides a safe environment for all: Makes sure all volunteers have completed the Diocesan requirements for those working with children
f. Answers administrative questions regarding catechetical programs
g. Conducts an annual registration process in accord with guidelines
h. Maintains records of participation in catechetical programs and sacraments.
i. Maintains and sends copies to the Diocese according to their standards, the Safe Environment program participation and subjects covered.
j. Participates in diocesan meetings as allowed by the personnel policy.

a. Sets with Pastor and implements a catechetical vision for students to develop the parish as an evangelizing community.
b. Develops and provides formation for the youth and children in grades K-12
c. Provides formation for the celebration of the sacraments of Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.
d. Selects catechetical resources (texts, materials, etc.) utilizing Diocesan and parish norms and policies.
e. Recruits catechists and trains them
f. Supports and develops catechists by training and resources.

Requirements: Full-time Some travel required Valid Driver’s license Must complete Diocesan Safe Environment Program

Starting Salary: $33,000 per year
Health insurance: St. Anthony’s pays 90% of employees insurance 403b plan: According to diocesan plan
Vacation and sick days: According to Personnel Policy Other Ability to manage and direct the part-time assistant for youth ministry/religious education. The Youth Ministry and Religious Education components are guides to accomplishing the mission of transforming our youth. This does not limit the Pastor, Associate or delegate from assigning tasks which affect the vision or application of activities.

Apply By 5/15/2015 Applications taken until position is filled
Moving allowance available
Start by July 1, 2015
For those traveling a distance, first interview may be Skyped
Email to apply.
Please include your resume.

New Jersey

Full-Time Youth Minister

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish – Orange, NJ
Posted May 21, 2015

Overview: The Youth Minister of OLMC Parish (hereto “YM”) is a Catholic young man or woman, deeply devoted to Christ, who wishes to serve the Lord by leading young people to Jesus and to a personal discovery of their Catholic faith. He or she accepts the exciting challenge of developing an existing youth program in an urban, multicultural parish serving over one hundred adolescents.

Start and Duration: Interviewing May 1 to June 1, 2015. Job starts June 15. Candidates for this job should be willing to commit for at least a two year duration.

Cooperation and Roles: The YM is a full member of the OLMC staff/ministry team. S/he is expected to attend all staff meetings and certain major parish events throughout the year. S/he will joyfully integrate the brothers and young adult volunteers into a dynamic YM team.

  • The pastor (presently Fr. Gabriel Mary) is ultimately responsible for youth ministry in the parish. He oversees the program and serves as the direct supervisor of the YM and the Brother Chaplain.
  • The youth ministry chaplain (presently Br. Vicente) represents the pastor in the youth ministry program. He is primarily responsible for the spiritual formation and spiritual direction of the youth, cooperating closely with the YM. He has the right of dis/approval in events planning, choice of volunteers, disciplinary measures, etc. He will also assure good relationships with parents.
  • The youth minister is director of the program. She is responsible for all events planning and preparation, gathering volunteers, core team leadership, one-on-one discipling, social media outreach, accounting, etc.

Challenge: Our parish teens face serious challenges growing up in today’s world and making their own the faith received from their parents, in addition to their special needs as the children of first generation immigrants. The YM has the opportunity to take an existing program to a new level of depth and participation, impacting the lives of those who are the future of our church.

Hours, Pay, and Benefits: The full-time youth minister will receive a starting salary of $12-15/hr, depending on experience and qualifications. Subsequent raises will be performance based. S/he will be scheduled to work 30+ hours a week. In addition to his/her wage (c.18 to 23,000 $/yr) the YM will receive the benefits awarded to fulltime
members of parish staff, including paid time off, paid holidays, medical coverage, and pension stipend. These benefits amount to an additional 5 to 10,000$ of total salary.

Weekly Commitments: About half of the YM’s weekly hours will be flexible, spent as opportunities and needs arise week by week, while others (about 15 hrs/wk) will follow a fixed schedule. Some of his/her regular commitments include:

  • Thursdays 7-10pm, preconfirmation and confirmation catechism class
  • Fridays 5-10pm, middleschool youth ministry night
  • Saturdays 5-10pm, highschool youth ministry night
  • Sundays 9-11am, Holy Mass (sometimes youth mass), socializing with teens, some fundraising

The remainder of the YM’s weekly hours will be spent throughout the week in events planning, administrative tasks, discipleship development, outreach and relationship building with teens.

Duties and Responsibilities: The YM accepts full responsibility for leading our parish youth ministry program. Some of her specific duties will include:

  • Discipleship development: Identify potential leaders, and invest in personal relationships with certain teens in view of deepening their faith; form a “core team” of more mature teens, etc.
  • Outreach and relationship building: Spend time with teens on social media and in person; visit homes,school events, and families when appropriate; hang out at parish or elsewhere, even outside of weekly events; be available to listen to them and offer council in times of crisis, etc.
  • Events planning: Plan special events and activities throughout the year, in addition to regular weekly activities, including retreats, camping trips, “March for life”, trips to abortion clinic, etc.
  • Administrative tasks: Conceive and maintain yearly budget; keep accurate records of all expenses and income; manage YM debit card; make necessary phone calls, messaging, and invites for upcoming events; create fliers and announcements; create and oversee fundraising efforts; maintain contact with parents, purchasing needed materials, etc.
  • Staff cooperation and team building: Maintain open and frequent dialogue with pastor and YM chaplain; attend regular staff meetings; work with “core team”, brothers and volunteers in events planning, etc
  • Weekly YM nights: The YM takes responsibility for the weekly YM nights, from planning out themes and activities, meeting with core team, overseeing material preparations and clean up, inviting speakers, meeting with parents and driving home stray children as needed.
  • Catechism: The YM may be asked to team teach a weekly catechism class for pre-confirmation age teens.

Qualifications and Requirements: This position draws on diverse personal skills and will prepare the YM for further ministry or professional work in a variety of fields.

  • Strong faith: Personal love for Christ and his Church; daily prayer and love for sacraments; basic knowledge of Catholic doctrine and Sacred Scripture
  • Catechesis: Experience teaching or transmitting the faith to youth in formal and informal settings; some theological formation desired; willingness to research and prepare well her talks
  • Strong Computer Skills: working fluency with google calendar, social media for networking, basic graphic design for creating posters and fliers; capacity to update website, etc.
  • Bilingual: fluency in spoken English and Spanish necessary for communicating with families
  • Basic Accounting: capacity to formulate and update budget, manage expenses, etc.
  • Transportation: need personal transportation to and from OLMC parish; driver’s license and, preferably, own car for driving groups to events, take kids home from youth group, etc.
  • Youth friendly: The YM should be a “fun” person. She should be able to connect and relate well with teens of all backgrounds; fun-loving, spontaneous, and cheerful; working knowledge of current child safety regulations;
  • Authority and integrity: She also needs to be “tough” enough to lead a group and maintain a disciplined and safe environment for the kids, but in a way that remains lighthearted and positive; personal integrity and virtue

Interested parties should email their resume to

New Mexico

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish – Rio Rancho, NM
Posted April 21, 2015

POSITION: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (full-time, exempt)

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Rio Rancho, New Mexico seeks a motivated and orthodox leader to direct its youth ministry and young adult programs. We need a visionary to expand our existing programs and initiate new forms of outreach and evangelization. The successful candidate must have a charismatic and confident personality and a strong character.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries develops, maintains and administers programs for high school youth (grades 9-12) and young adults. This includes recruiting, training, coordinating, developing and evaluating adult and youth volunteers. The Director must be well-formed in the theology and spirituality of the Catholic faith and be passionate about and adept at sharing his/her faith with others. The Director must have a lifestyle reflective of a mature personal spiritual life that is grounded in prayer, frequent reception of the sacraments and personal moral behavior that serves as a strong example to the teens.

Specific responsibilities include:
– Develop, oversee, implement and evaluate age-appropriate curriculum for high school youth (grades 9-12) and young adults: religious education, sacramental preparation classes, Bible studies, service projects, outreach, and other spiritual/social activities for high school youth
– Perform campus outreach and support extracurricular activities of high school youth
– Communicate with teens and parents regarding high school program curriculum, trips, expectations, etc.
– Market and promote programs to entice participation by those not already involved
– Coordinate, recruit, screen/interview, train, support and evaluate volunteers/core team
– Work collaboratively with appropriate staff/volunteers to bridge programs (middle school to high school, confirmation preparation to junior core, etc.)
– Plan and oversee the Youth Ministry budget
– Maintain records of students and volunteers including records of sacraments, registration and attendance.
– Perform general secretarial skills necessary to run the youth office effectively (receiving and returning phone messages/emails in a timely manner).

– Bachelor’s degree preferred (e.g. theology, religious education, business administration, psychology or related field)
– 2-3 years of Youth Ministry experience (includes comparable volunteer work)
– Enthusiastic and passionately practicing Catholic completely faithful to the Magisterium of the Church
– Competent with Microsoft Office and fluent in the use of social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
– Knowledge of adolescent development, personal and spiritual, and youth culture
– Demonstrated ability to evangelize and train others to do so
– Ability to work well with high school youth, parents, staff, volunteers and supervisors/directors.
– Organizational skills including time management, delegation, planning, and budgeting.
– Initiative, creativity, sensitivity to the needs of others, sound judgment regarding individual and program needs
– Prudent and discrete with sensitive/personal information and situations
– Ability to multitask and work independently with minimal supervision and frequent interruptions

St. Thomas Aquinas is a parish of over 5,000 families located in the sunny Southwest, in the city of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, a close neighbor of Albuquerque. As the largest Catholic Church in the state and in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, the parish has grown tremendously over the years. In 1996 the parish built a Perpetual Adoration Chapel, a couple years later it established two missions, and a few years later it started the first K-8 parochial school in the Archdiocese in nearly 40 years. The parish’s mission is to seek the greater honor and glory of God and the salvation of souls, by teaching, sanctifying, and shepherding the faithful with dynamic orthodoxy, – that is, a Spirit-filled faithfulness to Jesus Christ, to His Gospel, and His Church. The pastor and the parish have a strong emphasis on the youth with a Teen Mass every Sunday, an active Life Teen program, and even a Life House to host activities for the youth! Today, the parish is in the exciting process of completely rebuilding the parish complex to serve the existing and future needs of its parishioners.

Submit resume, letter of intent and a list of at least three references to the Hiring Committee at or mail to St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Hiring Committee, 1502 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM, 87124. Interested applicants should submit their resume no later than May 10th, 2015 as we are hoping to hire some time in June for a July 1st start date. Complete job description is available at Compensation includes salary between $30k and $45k annually (negotiable and commensurate with education and experience) and benefits (medical, dental, vision, and retirement).


Youth Minister

St. Catherine of Siena Parish
Posted May 2, 2015

Catharine parish is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship
This position will lead the High School and Middle School youth programs, working with PSR, and our middle school. This will include weekly High School Youth Meetings, monthly Middle School Youth Meetings, quarterly “Power Hour” meetings for our school children, training other teens to lead small groups, as well as yearly retreats and mission trips.

Current Youth Ministry Overview
– Current youth minister: Dan Dematte who is a national Catholic speaker & author of the book Holiness Revolution. Dan is leaving to work full time for Catholic Youth Summer Camp.
– Average high school youth group attendance: 50-80 youth.
– Average Middle school youth group attendance: 80-100 youth
– Number of Core Team members: 12 (5 being NET alumni)
– Current Pastor is Father Dury who is the youngest pastor in the Columbus diocese, and who is extremely involved with youth group. Father desires the youth of St. Catherine to experience radical conversions, and maintains close communication with the youth minister.

– Living a virtuous and dynamic Catholic life
– Excellent communication skills with both teens and parents
– Responsible,Reliable, and Organized
– Ability to thrive, cooperate, and contribute as part of a team

We are seeking someone with energy and maturity. Experience with leading youth is highly preferred

Send resumes to
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Parish Director of Youth Ministry

St. Joseph the Worker Parish – Williamsport, PA
Posted May 5, 2015

The Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) is responsible for preparing middle school students for the Sacrament of Confirmation and coordinating the continuing education, formation, and preparation of high school students for St. Joseph the Worker Parish. We are a congregation of 1,500 families located in a small city in Central Pennsylvania. By leading a team of volunteers and teens in a vibrant family focused and unified direction, the DYM is a fulltime position focused on a Christ centered mission in union with the Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Scranton. Interested candidates please contact for the complete job description. Resume deadline is May 29, 2015

South Dakota


Immaculate Conception Parish – Watertown, SD
Posted May 13, 2015

Reports to: Pastor
Status: Full-time
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Requirement: Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church; Assents to all Church teachings
Start Date: July 1, 2015

To assist the Pastor with the Faith Formation needs of Immaculate Conception Parish parishioners of school age. Responsibilities include planning, organizing and leading Sacramental Preparations, Faith Formation programs and education, recruiting and directing volunteers, and overseeing the implementation and compliance of the Sioux Falls Safe Environment Policy.

Areas of Responsibility
• Oversees the registration, handbook and calendar for the K-12 Faith Formation programs.
• Oversees elementary (K-6) programs including faith formation, sacramental preparation, sacramental catch up, and elementary youth events (i.e. Totus Tuus).
• Organizes and leads middle and high school programs such as Y Disciple, Sacrament of Confirmation, and middle and high school youth events (i.e. Youth Conference, D-Camp, Steubenville).
• Oversees Catechist/Volunteer training and education ensuring that catechists have adequate knowledge of faith and catechetical skills.
• Works on continuing education by attending Diocesan training meetings and by networking with other parishes.
• Manages Faith Formation Budget by planning purchases for upcoming year and making sure purchases stay within allotted budget.
• Administers the implementation of and compliance with the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls Safe Environment Policies for Immaculate Conception Parish ensuring a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults and prepares information for Parish Audit.

An important part of this position is reaching out to parishioners through time and care. Those in ministry cannot give what they do not possess themselves. Therefore, another important aspect of this position is to take time for personal prayer, attend retreats, find a spiritual director, receive the Sacraments often, and seek support and resources from others with similar ministries.

Skills/Professional Working Requirements
• Strong public speaking and teaching skills
• Working knowledge of computer (primarily Microsoft Office Programs)
• Adept at using social media
• Be able to manage and execute multi tasks and/or high stress, deadline-driven situations in a professional manner.
• Be flexible and adapt quickly to changing situations.
• Be diplomatic, even-tempered and possess a positive “can-do” attitude.
• Maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity.

• Four year degree in Catholic Theology or related field, or equivalent experience.
• Appropriate and adequate knowledge of Church Teachings.

Working Conditions
• Additional hours above normal schedule occasionally required,
• Schedule often includes hours outside of working day, typically Wednesdays.
• Stress related to handling multiple tasks/responsibilities at one time.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Safety Hazards of the Job
• Minimal hazards involved in general office-working conditions.

The above is not an exhaustive statement of duties or requirements. It describes the general content and requirements for this job.

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Immaculate Conception Parish
309 2nd Ave SE
Watertown, SD


Coordinator for Youth Ministry

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church – North Richland Hills, TX
Posted April 23, 2015

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church is seeking a Coordinator for Youth Ministry (CYM). The CYM developes and coordinates programs which energize, encourage and evangelize our young church. This ministry is essential to the life of the church as it shares in the awakening of the presence of Christ in the lives of the young and makes disciples that actively participate in the life and mission of the church. The CYM is responsible for coordination of all youth programs, including Middle and High School Catechesis and Sacrament Preparation which employs best practices in youth ministry and supports the tenets outlined in Renewing the Vision. As a model of faith and representative of the Roman Catholic Church the CYM must be a faithful and practicing Catholic in good standing. He/she should demonstrate a love for the particular needs of young people and be an example to them of an individual who lives and models a morally good life. A degree in Religious Education or equivalent is required and certification in Youth Ministry Studies is highly preferred. This is a full time position and Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a must. Salary is commensurate with related ministry experience. Interested parties please send resumes to Byanka Peffers at or by mail to 7341 Glenview Dr, North Richland Hills, TX 76180-8388. Resumes will be accepted until May 15, 2015.


Part-Time Youth Ministry

St. Dominic Catholic School – Brookfield, WI
Posted May 5, 2015

The Youth Ministry Program at St. Dominic Catholic School in Brookfield, Wisconsin, is in search of a fun, energetic, friendly individual to be a part of our youth ministry team. This person must be passionate about working in Youth Ministry with high school teens. This is a part time position of less than 25 hours per week in summer and 10 hours per week during next school year. This position will report to the Director of Youth Ministry and will be advised by the Youth Advisory Committee to provide God-centered, student-focused spiritual development and activities.

The ideal candidate for this role should be an active, participant in the life of the Catholic Church as well as a person who can draw teens in and get them engaged in youth ministry. Additionally, the candidate will be able to interact well with high school teens, maintain open lines of communication with teens, parents and staff members with professionalism and confidentiality. The candidate will need to be able to handle administrative duties related to creating and building enthusiasm around youth ministry activities. It is helpful if the candidate has proficiency in Microsoft products and social media techonology.

Position start date: 6-1-15

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to Debbie Olla, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, at

Event Coordinator

Partnership for Youth – (Milwaukee)
Posted April 24, 2015

Job Title: Event Coordinator (Milwaukee)
Reports to: Executive Director
Type: Contracted position / Part-Time
Salary Range: (compensation commensurate with qualifications)
Position Summary
The Event Coordinator is primarily responsible for organizing and coordinating all local (Archdiocese of Milwaukee) Partnership for Youth (PFY) events. The coordinator ensures that the hospitality, planning, logistics, marketing and other support systems are in place for the execution of the programs. The Event Coordinator manages the Core Team and volunteers for delivering programs with excellence.
• Secure Core Team to serve in various areas of the conference.
• Facilitate regular Core Team meetings.
• Assist in developing and implementing marketing plans to increase conference participation.
• Ensure that all safe environment policies are being followed. See USCCB’s charter for the Protection of Children and Young people. Keep accurate records regarding background checks, pastoral code of conduct, and cleared clergy.
• Ensure Core Team and volunteers receive and understand his/her job description.
• Work with volunteer coordinator to register, clear, train and assign volunteers. (Volgistics)
• Work closely with Executive Director (ED) regarding volunteer compliance.
• Communicate with Core Team concerning the volunteers for their area.
• Oversee implementation of Core Team and volunteer schedules.
• Communicate expectations clearly and positively with Core Team, vendors, partners, and volunteers.
o Develop and implement reporting tool that assists with keeping Core Team on track.
• Respond to general inquiries
• Work as a resource person to the Core Team.
• Financial management – work with ED to execute event within budget restraints
• Attend monthly staff meetings – via skype or conference call
• Assist with negotiation of contracts with local vendors
• Work with Franciscan University, Christian Outreach Office regarding:
o Program schedule
o Ministry Team travel
o Theme development
o Production requirements
o Other details related to the execution of the Steubenville on the Lake conference
• Assist group leaders with registration questions
o Collaborate with Twin Cities Event Coordinator, Office Coordinator, Bookkeeper and Registration Core Team to ensure accurate and timely registrations and payments are up to date
• General correspondence- Assist with and evaluate correspondence tools provided to PFY constituents. The correspondence is including but not limited to, promotional materials, payment requests, event details, and general encouragement.
• Work with Partnership for Youth to write news releases, bulletin announcements, and articles for Diocesan, local, state, and national news.
• Send press releases to local newspaper and television stations.
• Contact local businesses to solicit support via advertising and donations
• Work with ED in developing, implementing and execution of marketing strategies
• Attend marketing events as assigned
• Seek out marketing/networking opportunities to pursue
• Outbound Calls – past participants, vendor relations, marketing calls, etc.
• The Event Coordinator will be directed by the ED for additional tasks to support the overall ministry of PFY
This is not an all-inclusive list; additional duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as directed by the Executive Director.
TRAVEL: The Event Coordinator will have limited travel requirements.
Education & Experience
• Bachelors degree plus 3 years work experience
• Experience in the planning and execution of special events required
Spiritual Gifts & Skill Set
• Must have a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
• A strong composition of many or all of the following spiritual gifts: administration, helps, hospitality, and service
• Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with little supervision
• Must be able to follow policies and procedures but possess the ability to use discretion when non-routine situations arise
• Must be able to handle conflict in a Christian manner
• Must be a good problem solver and an intuitive thinker. Needs to take initiative to anticipate potential problem issues
• Comfortable giving direction to volunteers and vendors
• Ability to initiate, plan and manage projects and meetings
• Appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and situations
• Ability to focus on details, prioritize and meet deadlines
• Proficiency in Internet, Microsoft Office and other computer based technologies
• Ability to lift and carry approximately 40 pounds
Spiritual Development
• Demonstrates a stable, mature Christian walk, reflecting the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22-23)
• Must be a good role model
Organization Description
Partnership for Youth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the coordination and delivery of programs and events for Catholic Youth. We specialize in large dynamic youth events, bringing together teens from ten states and Canada. Our Mission is to: “Awaken and strengthen young people in their relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church by providing Catholic programs” Our office is located in Bloomington, Minnesota. We offer a collaborative and engaged work environment, where you become part of the large Partnership for Youth family.
Application Instructions
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by May 20, to Amy Cummings, Executive Director, via e-mail. Please address them to, using your name as the name of your file (i.e., lastnamecover.doc; lastnameresume.doc), and including Event Coordinator Milwaukee in the subject line.

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