Youth and Young Adult Ministry Leader in Odenton, Maryland at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job Description

St. Joseph Catholic Church, located in Odenton, MD is seeking an energetic and passionate individual to assist the Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries as Youth and Young Adult Ministry Leader. This ministry leader will be responsible for providing quality youth ministry programs for middle school and high school students, as well as exploring and communicating opportunities for Young Adults for socials, ongoing formation, and spiritual growth.  This is a part-time position (10-15 hours per week).

St. Joseph Odenton is a welcoming, vibrant parish of approximately 900 households. As missionary disciples, we strive to live out our four "B's" -- to Build a community to Belong, Believe, and Bear Witness to God's love, hope and mercy.


Job Requirements

  • Confirmed, practicing Roman Catholic eligible to participate in the sacramental life of the Church
  • Passion for the evangelization of young people to experience the love of Jesus Christ and realize a connection to the Church
  • College Degree and experience in youth ministry or related field preferred
  • Possess a solid understanding of the Catholic faith
  • Proven leadership ability and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc.) as well as proficiency in the use of social media
  • Exemplary communication skills, particularly in relating to youth and their families, as well as public speaking ability
  • Basic working knowledge of audio-visual system functions
  • Desire and capability of developing and supporting teams, and leading out of teams
  • Desire for reaching out to the disengaged and non-evangelized as well as the general parish population
  • Has flexibility with one's work schedule, and available to work evenings and weekends
  • Successfully passes a criminal background check as well as completes VIRTUS training for the protection of children and vulnerable adults
  • Supports the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and is committed to the mission of St. Joseph, with a primary emphasis on developing missionary disciples
  • Lives a life in conformity with Catholic teaching and embraces the role of serving as a public minister of the Church and representative of the parish