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Youth Minister - Confirmation Coordinator Full-Time

Mission San Buenaventura

Posted 8/4/2019 until 10/31/2019


The Youth Minister/Confirmation Coordinator is responsible for: developing and sustaining a parish-based pastoral ministry with youth (ages 14-21); reaches out to all youth in the parish community; invites and enables youth to serve others and to participate fully in parish community life; provides formal catechesis; coordinates and oversees the two-year Confirmation Program; develops close communication with and mutual support from parents of youth; collaborates with other community and parish youth organizations.

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Minimum Education and Experience:

v  Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community

v  B.A./Master’s degree in Religious Studies or similar field or Basic or Advanced Catechist Formation Certificate


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

v  Recognized organizational and inter-personal skills are required and should have an ability to work within parish and diocesan systems.

v  Knowledge and experience of:

                     Program planning, development, and organization.

                     Resource and budget management.

                     Public speaking, group facilitation and teaching methodology.

                     Professional use of social media and technology.


v  Skill in:

                     Pastoral application of Church teaching.

                     Communicate effectively in written and oral form in both English and Spanish.

                     Use of current office software including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and databases.


v  Ability to:

                     Exercise personal initiative while collaborating with a team.​

Information/Application Contact:

Mission San Buenaventura
Mission San Buenaventura
Attn:Fr. Tom Elewaut, Pastor
211 E. Main Street
Ventura CA 93001
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