Employment Opportunities

The Office of Youth Ministry is happy to provide this service on our website. Here, ministry employers around the Archdiocese of St. Louis can post employment opportunities online.  If you have a youth ministry position available in your parish, please email your ad to tonyphillips@archstl.org.

Are you eager to work for the Lord in ministry?

Below is a listing of current opportunities.

Director of Youth Ministry - Church of the Ascension, Chesterfield, MO

Ascension Catholic Church, the third largest parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis (3000+ families), is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry to continue a well-established and vibrant ministry including weekly programs, retreats, domestic and international service projects, social and relational activities, and other events.  The position includes direct responsibility for high school and junior high ministry in order to bring teenagers to Jesus Christ and the Church, with a secondary responsibility for continuing ministry to college students. It includes coordinating with other parish staff and organizations, especially other organizations for teenagers.

The Director of Youth Ministry must be a practicing Catholic who is passionate for the faith, has a dynamic personality, possesses knowledge of the beliefs and traditions of the Catholic faith, thrives as a self-starter, and lives in accord with the teachings of the Church.  An undergraduate degree is required.  A degree in theology or related area and prior experience in full-time youth ministry are preferred.

This full-time position requires weekends, evenings, and some travel.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience, starting at $33,500 with full benefits.  Preferred application deadline is May 15, 2015. Preferred starting date is July 1, 2015.  Interested candidates should e-mail resumé, references, and cover letter to Employment@AscensionChesterfield.org,mail to Youth Ministry-Search Committee, 230 Santa Maria Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005, or fax to 636-532-3304. Questions can be directed to Msgr. Dennis Stehly, Pastor (636-532-3304), or Rob Ryan, current Director of Youth Ministry (636-532-1995).

 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry - Sacred Heart, Valley Park

Sacred Heart Parish, located in Valley Park, MO, is seeking a full time Youth Minister to lead its active youth program.  Sacred Heart Parish is the first Life Teen Parish in the Archdiocese and the first to offer Teen ACTS in the Archdiocese.  The Youth Minister’s responsibilities will include planning youth group meetings, days of prayer, opportunities for service and social activities for both the middle and high school youth of our parish. This individual will also serve as a liaison for other school and parish activities.

The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic and have a degree or be certified in Youth Ministry.  The candidate should be trained in Catholic Theology with knowledge of spiritual and personal development of youth.  The candidate will be enthusiastic, possess the ability to collaboratively work with the pastoral staff, parents, and other parish organizations and have strong leadership skills.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Fr. Denny Schaab at fatherdenny@sacredheart-vp.com.

 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry - St. Joseph, Imperial

St. Joseph-Imperial is seeking a mission-driven full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry to, in close cooperation with the clergy of the parish, coordinate the implementation of the parish’s mission to teach, sanctify, and serve to middle school and high school teens, and to draw them deeper into the mission as disciples of Jesus Christ. This includes maintaining, developing, and implementing social and catechetical programming, building relationships with the youth, and collaborating with volunteers, parish groups, and other entities as part of a sustainable youth ministry program. The successful candidate knows the Catholic faith, and be well-organized, enthusiastic, an excellent communicator, and have the ability to be a strong leader.

St. Joseph Imperial is a young vibrant Catholic Parish of 2000 families in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, located in the suburbs of St. Louis Missouri. The parish is deeply dedicated to bringing Christ to our teens and all who live in our area.

Contact Details: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to frwinker@stjosephimperial.org. The full job description is online at Stjosephimperial.org/ymjob Resumes will be accepted until April 26th.

 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry - St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church

St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church is currently seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry. St. Gerard Majella was founded in 1955, serves 1,400 households, with a grade school enrollment of 370 and a PSR/CCD enrollment of 190. It is located 18 miles west of downtown St. Louis in the beautiful and bustling Kirkwood suburb.

Summary: The Coordinator of Youth Ministry (Youth Minister) is a person committed to Jesus Christ and His Church, faithful to the Gospel and devoted to bring the love of Jesus Christ to all people. He/she must be a Catholic in good standing. Specific to this role, he/she is an advocate for, an educator of, and an evangelist to young people. He/she should be mature, joyful, organized and motivated. Click here for a detailed job description.

Contact Details: To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to Fr. Raymond Buehler at frbuehler@stgerardmajellaparish.org or mail to 1969 Dougherty Ferry Rd., St. Louis, MO 63122.

 

Director of Youth Ministry - Christ, Prince of Peace Parish (Manchester, MO)

Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, located in Manchester, MO, is seeking to hire a full time Director of Youth Ministry. The Youth Minister's responsibilities will include planning youth group meetings, days of prayer, opportunities for service and social activities for both middle and high school youth of our parish. This individual will also serve as a liaison for other school and parish activities.

Summary: The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic, who is enthusiastic, collaborative and has strong leadership skills. The applicant must have a minimum of three years experience in youth ministry. The salary and benefits will be commensurate with the applicant's education and experience. A detailed job description is available upon request.

Contact Details: For immediate consideration, please send your resume and two references to Fr. Chuck Barthel at frchuck@christprinceofpeace.com.  Application deadline: April 15, 2015.

 

Catechists at Epiphany

Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, a south St. Louis parish of about 800 families is looking for two qualified catechists to lead our new Blue Knights and Little Flower programs that will start in the Fall of 2013 and meet on the first and third Tuesday of the Month. Catechists must be willing to work closely with students and parents.

Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, a south St. Louis parish of about 800 families is looking for a qualified catechist to help us introduce teens to the Bible, Theology of the Body, and other Catholic teachings. Catechist will be expected to run a program three Tuesday nights a month (1st-3rd) during the school year.

Contact Fr. Tom Pastorius if interested. fathertompastorius@gmail.com

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a generous heart? Are you looking for a place to serve? From hour long projects to week long projects, the Office of Youth Ministry is always in need of volunteers. Please contact us if you are interested and we can put you on our list!

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