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.

Coordinator of Youth Ministry at St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Ellisville, Missouri

Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Ellisville, Missouri
 
St. Clare of Assisi is a parish of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, located in Ellisville. It is a large and vibrant parish of nearly 2000 families. Our school enrollment is currently at 300 students in grades Pre K - 8 and our Parish School of Religion enrollment is 243 students.
 
The Youth Ministry program at St. Clare of Assisi focuses on fostering the spiritual growth of each young person by cultivating a Sacramental life with a deep appreciation of the Roman Catholic faith. The Youth Ministry Program is founded on the Gospel and seeks to inspire the hearts of the youth with the goal of forming life-long disciples who are Alive in Christ.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
This full-time position undertakes the challenge of organizing and coordinating the youth ministry efforts of St. Clare of Assisi so that high school and junior high parishioners are given every opportunity to experience the life-changing power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Collaboration will be expected with a variety of staff and parishioners.
 
VISION:
To foster the personal and spiritual growth of each young person
To draw youth to a fuller involvement in the life of faith, most especially in the sacramental and communal life of our parish and the greater Catholic Church.
To empower youth to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in the world today.
To prepare youth for a healthy, faith-filled adult life.
To encourage the consideration of a religious vocation.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Be an active, committed, faith-filled Roman Catholic.
Possess a solid understanding of the Catholic Faith and adhere to all the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Be able to teach and share the Catholic Faith.
Have leadership experience with youth and possess strong organizational skills.
Have the skills needed to manage a budget.
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administrative and Leadership Responsibilities:
Collaborate with the youth, parents, pastor, associate, parish staff, and core team to assess the existing programs and direct future youth ministry programming.
Collaborate with the Archdiocesan Youth Office to maintain an awareness of Archdiocesan resources, programs and guidelines.
Coordinate and promote the Youth Ministry Program as a part of the St. Clare of Assisi Parish Family.
Recruit and train volunteers to assist the Youth Ministry Program.
Participate in professional development and continuing education programs.
Maintain an ongoing knowledge of trends and resources in youth ministry.
Invite, gather and lead the youth regularly planned programs, (EDGE, Wednesday Night Prayer, Sunday Night Program)
Invite, gather and lead the youth for regularly planned programs. (EDGE, Wednesday Night Prayer, Sunday Night Program)
Work with the D.R.E. to plan all Confirmation events, including Luke 18 retreat.
Work with the School and PSR principals to reach out to middle school students.
 
Pastoral Responsibilities:
Gather the teens for Mass at 5pm every Sunday.
Plan and execute Life Night Sunday’s every Sunday after Mass
Plan and execute weekly Wednesday Night Prayer Group at 7:30 pm
Plan and promote XLT (an evening of worship, catechesis/witness. and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the third Thursday of each month, held regionally.)
Promote and execute an annual Spring and Fall Retreat.
Plan and execute weekly Wednesday Night Prayer Group at 7:30pm.
Promote and chaperone an annual trip to Springfield Missouri, for the Steubenville Youth Conference
Promote and chaperone an annual trip to Washington DC for the March for Life (if there is an interest).
Be accessible during the week to provide opportunities and appropriate settings for the youth to come for discussion of current events and/or personal crises.
Be a coordinator for the yearly Rummage Sale.
 
Networking Responsibilities:
Maintain close contact with students, parents, administrators, and campus ministers of area high schools.
Establish and maintain regular and appropriate communications with high school students and middle school youth, utilizing various means of communication.
Establish and maintain regular communication with the entire parish regarding the youth ministry program.
Maintain a high visibility in the Saint Clare of Assisi day school and PRS program.
Attend High School games and activities of the parish youth.
Fiscal Responsibilities
Prepare, develop and manage an annual budget.
Account for all youth ministry expenses.
Organize and manage fundraising while researching the availability of and apply for appropriate donations and grants in support of the youth ministry program.
Manage and report on all Rummage sale expenses and revenue.
 
COMPENSATION:
St. Clare of Assisi Parish offers a competitive salary based on years of experience and educational formation. In addition, we offer health insurance, dental insurance, as well as a retirement plan. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will have appropriate office space and all essential materials provided by the parish.
 
Contact Details: 
Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to Msgr. Kevin Callahan at kevincallahan@saintclareofassisi.org OR by mail to:
 
St. Clare of Assisi Parish
Attn: Msgr. Kevin Callahan
15642 Clayton Rd.

 

Ellisville, MO 63011-2398

Coordinator of Youth Ministry at Queen of All Saints Catholic School

Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
 
Description
Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, seeks a full-time coordinator of youth ministry who will collaborate with the pastor, associate pastor, school principal, PSR principal, and appointed parishioners, to undertake the organization and coordination of the youth ministry efforts the parish so that high school and junior high parishioners are given every opportunity to experience the life-changing power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ in a setting that is both encouraging and empowering.
 
About Parish / School / Organization Name
Queen of All Saints Parish is a large and vibrant parish of nearly 2,100 families, which was established in 1972 with just 250 families. In 1975 a parish school was opened, which today numbers 299 students in K-8 and another 75 in the preschool while also housing a PSR program of nearly 250 students. Lasts year 95 children received their first Holy Communion and 95 eighth grade students received the Sacrament of Confirmation.
The Youth Ministry program at Queen of All Saints focuses on fostering the spiritual growth of each young person, by cultivating a Sacramental life with a deep appreciation of the Roman Catholic faith. The Youth Ministry Program is founded on the Gospel and seeks to inspire the hearts of the youth with the goal of forming life-long disciples who are Alive in Christ.
 
How to Apply
To receive a complete job description or to submit a resume, please contact Fr. Peter Fonseca at frfonseca@qasstl.org 
 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: O'Fallon, MO
 
Description
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in O’Fallon seeks a full-time coordinator of youth ministry who will collaborate with the pastor, associate pastor, school principal, DRE, CRE and appointed parishioners to undertake the organization and coordination of the youth ministry efforts of the parish so that high school and middle school parishioners are given the opportunity to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, deepen their understanding of the Roman Catholic faith, avail themselves to the Church’s Sacraments, particularly the Holy Eucharist, foster wholesome friendships and develop a personal prayer life in a setting that is safe, encouraging and empowering.
 
About Parish / School / Organization Name
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a vibrant parish of the Archdiocese of St. Louis located in O’Fallon, Missouri. The parish consists of 3,000 families and includes a full-time school of 535 students in grades K-8, as well as a preschool. The parish also hosts a PSR program of another 500.
 
How to Apply
To receive a fuller job description and to submit a resume, please contact Fr. Zac Povis at zacharypovis@archstl.org
 

Director of Youth Ministry at St. Thomas More & Sacred Heart Parishes

Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Columbia, Missouri
 
Description

The St. Thomas More Newman Center and Sacred Heart Parishes are seeking a dynamic and faith-filled Director of Youth Ministry.  This individual creates an environment for high school youth which fosters a relationship with God through Jesus Christ and the Church.  The mission of the program is to engage teens in the Sacraments and the teachings of the Church through Catholic community.  The director oversees youth ministry activities at the St. Thomas More Newman Center and Sacred Heart and works in collaboration with Our Lady of Lourdes in a city-wide Catholic youth program.  The program includes weekly youth nights, Confirmation formation, retreats and special events.  Direct relational ministry to teens outside of scheduled events is also expected. M.Div. or M.A. in religious education or pastoral studies and 2-3 years of experience in professional youth ministry is preferred.  B.A. in religious education is acceptable. Applicants must be Confirmed practicing Catholics.  

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Fr. Rich Litzau, O.P., Pastor, at rlitzop@comonewman.org by June 1, 2017.  A full job description is available at http://www.comonewman.org/announcement/job-opening-director-of-youth-ministry/

 

Associate Youth Director/Youth Music Minister at Our Lady of Lourdes

Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Columbia, Missouri
 
Description

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Interparish school in Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to serve our parish as Associate Youth Director / Youth Music Minister.  

Primary responsibilities are to:

  1. lead the middle school (EDGE) youth ministry program,
  2. provide instrumental and vocal leadership to the contemporary school Masses,
  3. co-lead the tri-parish Life Teen program, with specific responsibility for music, and
  4. participate in the leadership of our confirmation preparation program.
 
About Parish / School / Organization Name

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
To proclaim… to be community… to serve… to celebrate.

We are a dynamic and growing parish of approximately 2,400 households, and our parishioners come from all parts of Columbia, Missouri and the surrounding areas. We are one of three Catholic parishes in Columbia, along with the St. Thomas More Newman Center and Sacred Heart Parish; we collaborate in a growing number of tri-parish initiatives including a vibrant Life Teen ministry. 

How to Apply

This position is full time with benefits available. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and cover letter to youth@ourladyoflourdes.org

 

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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