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Coordinator for Youth/Young Adult Evangelization in Laurel, Maryland at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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Job Description

Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, located in Laurel, Maryland, is seeking candidates for a part-time Coordinator for Youth/Young Adult Evangelization.  This is a part-time, 12 hours per week position.  The Coordinator for Youth/Young Adult Evangelization is the primary staff member responsible for coordinating ministry for Youth/Young Adults (High School - 30's).  The Coordinator reports to the Pastoral Associate.  This minister is responsible for connecting with high school students and young adults in creative ways that will demonstrate, enable, and enhance evangelization.  Working with the Parish staff, the minister will encourage high school students and Young Adults in the life of the parish in social, service, and spiritual opportunities and programs attuned to their age level and to inspire spiritual growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and implements all ministry programs for youth/young adults, including formation/confirmation, spiritual, service & social events
  • Recruits, trains, directs and leads a Servant Leadership Team made up of young adults and parents to prepare youth for confirmation.  Communicates and participates with the Archdiocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry and with other ministers in the Anne Arundel region and in the Archdiocese when necessary (e.g. training opportunities, policy/procedure consultation, etc.)
  • Participates in parish staff meetings; collaborates with and assists other parish staff as needed to support the parish mission
  • Contributes to the annual parish strategic planning process and develops programs that conform to the objectives of that plan
  • Develops and adheres to a department budget, under the guidance of the parish Business Manager, and tracks expenditures throughout the year
  • Consults with pastor and pastoral associate for feedback and approvals as needed
  • Plan and facilitate youth Confirmation
  • Advertise programs and utilize social media to evangelize youth and young adults through announcements in the weekly bulletin, pulpit announcements, website communications and various forms of media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree is desirable; experience may stand in place of a degree
  • Must be a practicing Catholic who models his/her faith through active participation in parish life
  • Must have a good knowledge of Catholic Church teachings and a sense of its mission
  • Must have a passion for ministry and be able to relate well with young adults
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills are required
  • Must be proficient in using technology and electronic media communications; must be able to use these mediums to connect effectively with youth and young adults
  • Must be able to model and communicate faith in a way that inspires and motivates others to actively participate in parish life
  • Spanish-English bilingual is helpful