JOB ID #7898126308
|Posted:||January 11, 2017||Terms:||Full Time Employee|
|Expires:||March 12, 2017||Experience:||0-2 years|
|Location:||Tupelo, MS||Education:||Undergraduate Degree|
|Category:||Religious Education||Base Pay:||Salary|
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St. James Catholic Church
St. James Catholic Church is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual as Youth Minister. This
is a full-time position. Primary responsibilities will be to (1) lead youth in a parish as the
Coordinator of Youth Ministry ("Youth Minister"), (2) participate in ministry-based religious
education programs, retreat programs, service programs, and the other ministries of St. James ,
with a (3) potential connection and responsibility in the Confirmation preparation process and
program of the assigned parish. The applicant should:
• possess a love and knowledge of the Catholic faith;
• have a heart for evangelizing, teaching and empowering youth;
• enjoy helping others to develop a personal relationship with Christ and to live as disciples of
Christ engaged in the life and mission of the Church; and
• desire to build up the young Church within a parish.
Youth Minister's parish responsibilities include planning and implementing the youth ministry
program. This includes Spiritual, Social and Service events, weekly or bi-weekly Youth Ministry
Meetings, regular service projects, ongoing outreach to teens, ongoing recruitment of adults (as
potential volunteer ministry team members and support), teen and adult team formation and
training, retreats, group activities, mission trips and ministry based religious education.
• This individual must be a practicing Catholic who has a passion for sharing his or her faith.
• The applicant must have an undergraduate degree. The ideal candidate will possess a degree or
certificate in Youth Ministry, Theology, Pastoral Studies, or related field, and have at least two
years of experience in a leadership capacity with teenagers in a parish setting.
• The ideal applicant for Youth Minister is one who has high energy, well-organized, a solid
leader, a self-starter, has strong interpersonal and communication skills, and who will have a
collaborative spirit with parish.
• Musical skills and bi-lingual are a plus.
• Technological proficiency required, and skills with Mac, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite and a
strong knowledge of Social Media (required) best practices and trends is helpful.
St. James Parish is looking for a full time Youth Minister. Position is salaried, commensurate
with time and experience; benefits available for full time. Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
St. James is a parish that is truly alive and diverse and called to the 'mission of Christ' in many different ways. Comprised of 800 families serving Roman Catholics in Tupelo, MS we celebrate the Eucharist with 5 Masses (including one in Spanish) every weekend as well as daily Mass.
Tupelo's history is the story of American originals and original Americans - a story that crosses boundaries and bonds people together. It's a story of music and melody, of hard work and ingenuity, and, of course, it's a story of originality.
Tupelo is a dynamic southern city easily accessible by Highways 78 and 45 and the historic Natchez Trace Parkway that criss-cross the city by land. There is also an abundance of dining opportunities from upscale to blue-plate-150 restaurants.
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