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Confirmation and Youth Ministry Coordinator - Part-Time

Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

Posted 6/4/2019 until 7/8/2019

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator of Confirmation and Youth Ministry is responsible for the religious education and faith formation for the teens at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Community.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Coordinator of Confirmation and Youth Ministry should:

  • Establish a strategic plan for the Youth Ministry Office, Confirmation and oversees its execution

  • Be dedicated to the ministry of youth ministry and confirmation

  • Help teens:

    • Grow in their relationship with God for the whole of life

    • Live as disciples of Jesus at home, at work, in the community, and in the world

    • Develop an understanding of the Bible and their faith tradition

    • Deepen their spiritual life and practices

    • Engage in service and mission to the world

    • Participate in the life and ministries of their faith community


Personal/General:

  • Be deeply committed to developing his/her own faith life as well as that of teachers and students.

  • Continue their faith formation tough workshops and seminars for ongoing education.


Office Administration

  • Plan calendar and budget for the year for both Youth Ministry and Confirmation classes

  • Oversee registration, payments, participation, and attendance of the Confirmation program.

  • Recruit and facilitate training opportunities for volunteers.

  • Coordinate fundraising opportunities for the program



Confirmation Coordinator

  • Oversee promotion of Teen Confirmation program

  • Initiate and maintain accurate records of students, families, catechists, and other participants.

  • Assists team in planning classes and providing resources/materials.

  • Incorporates service opportunities, and reflections on these experiences


Youth Ministry

  • Recruit and facilitate team-building opportunities for volunteers

  • Promote, plan and organize Youth Nights for Jr. High Ministry

  • Provide service opportunities for the teens at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Community


Communication

  • Communicates with and affirms people by using appropriate interpersonal skills.

  • Facilitates effective group interaction and teamwork in task groups.

  • Assures that appropriate legal responsibilities are met within the context of a parish program.

  • Demonstrates appropriate responsibility and accountability to the pastor and the bishop or their delegates.

  • Maintains a collaborative ministerial relationship with other pastoral staff, parish ministry leadership, the Archdiocesan office and colleagues in the professional field.​

Requirements:

​Applicant must be faith-filled practicing Catholic with over five (5) years experience organizing and implementing successful Confirmation programs.  

Bachelor's Degree required.  

Information/Application Contact:

Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
10750 Ohio Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90024
FAX: 310-474-2897
E-Mail: vreyessmith@sp-apostle.org
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