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Coordinator of Youth Ministry & Confirmation


Meridian, Idaho


Holy Apostles Catholic Church



Job Description: Coordinator of Youth Ministry & Confirmation
Reports To: Directory of Youth Ministry & Pastor
Position Details: Full-time; 30-35 hours/week

Position Summary:
The Coordinator of Youth Ministry at Holy Apostles assists the Director of Youth Ministry in overseeing and facilitating the youth ministry programming for students in grades 6-12, including: middle school youth ministry programming, high school youth ministry programming, and Confirmation preparation. The goals of youth ministry programs at Holy Apostles are to help students: develop in their understanding and experience of their Catholic faith and the teachings of Jesus, grow in authentic faith community with peers and mentors, and become disciples of Christ who are sent out into the world to care for others and share the Good News.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
o Work with the Directory of Youth Ministry to maintain the overall vision, mission, and goals of youth ministry at Holy Apostles.

o Work with the Directory of Youth Ministry to develop and compile relevant, engaging, and meaningful content for weekly youth ministry gatherings, including overall thematic content, teachings and messages, small group discussion questions, games and activities, and more.

o Manage parent communication for youth ministry weekly meetings, upcoming events, registrations, and other opportunities.

o Work with the Director of Youth Ministry to prepare high school students to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation through a comprehensive program and retreat, as designated by the Diocese of Boise.

o Facilitate weekly meetings of middle and high school ministry and Confirmation preparation, retreats, camps, rallies, mission trips, and any other youth ministry events.

o Work with the Director of Youth Ministry to coordinate and develop a team of volunteer leaders to help facilitate weekly youth ministry meetings for middle and high school students.

o Maintain a Safe Environment Program for all student participants in youth ministry programming and events. Prepare reports related to yearly Circle of Grace and Volunteer audits. Report any concerns to the Directory of Youth Ministry, Pastor, or Diocese of Boise’s Office of Child, Youth, and Young Adult Protection in a timely manner.

o Work collaboratively with staff members at Holy Apostles to complete parish-wide initiatives.

o Track budget expenditures and revenues for all youth ministry programming, events, fundraising, etc.

o Help with administrative tasks such as (but not limited to): entering Confirmation records, youth ministry registration, retreat and event registration, etc.

o Other duties as assigned by the Director of Youth Ministry.

Skills and Qualifications:
o Education in theology or pastoral ministry (Certification or B.A.), or equivalent years of experience.

o Ability to work independently.

o Ability to work collaboratively.

o Ability to effectively communicate with the Director of Youth Ministry, Pastor, Holy Apostles staff and clergy, parents, students, and volunteer leaders.

o Must be detail-oriented and able to oversee the day-to-day operations of youth ministry at Holy Apostles.

o Development skills including thinking creatively, problem-solving skills, crowd management, etc.

o Familiarity or proficiency with Microsoft Office software, Google Productivity software, Flocknote, etc.

o Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a registered home parish.

o Availability to work during the week and on weekends.

o Must have at least two years of experience working or volunteering within a Catholic youth ministry program.

o Must be Safe Environment trained and clear a background check within the Diocese of Boise as per the requirements of the Office of Child, Youth, and Young Adult Protection.

How to Apply


Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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