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Director of Youth and Campus Ministries in Hagerstown, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The mission of Parish and High School Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of Baltimore is to create, form and develop missionary disciples of Jesus Christ for the Catholic Church.

The Director of Youth & Campus Ministries provides vision, development and coordination for ministry to the youth (Grades 6-12) of Saint Ann Church and Saint Maria Goretti High School - integrating adolescent catechesis into a comprehensive ministry with, by and for young people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a systematic and intentional plan for adolescent faith formation that utilizes a creative variety of formats, settings, and methods
  • Build and grow formation and evangelization activities.  Assist students in the exploration of their faith that leads to spiritual growth and development
  • Collaborate with Staff at Saint Ann Church, along with the Faculty & Staff of Saint Maria Goretti High School, for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive youth ministry program
  • Coordinate the recruitment, training, and support of adults and young people in volunteer leadership positions
  • Provide resources (print, video, etc.) for effective programming
  • Coordinate the outreach to, and evangelization of, all young people in the parish and high school as well as the surrounding community
  • Develops and monitors a parish ministry budget in collaboration with the Business Manager and Pastor


  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Participates in parish/high school pastoral planning
  • Communicates with both staffs about youth ministry activities
  • Collaborates with staff members in planning youth ministry activities
  • Serves as a resource person on issues related to youth ministry
  • Serves as the liaison with the leadership teams of the parish/high school

Parish Youth Ministry-Catechetical, Spiritual, Social and Service:

  • Plan and run Middle School youth nights (6-8 times/year)
  • Plan and run periodic High School youth nights with the help of Core Team volunteers
  • Organize trips to conferences, retreats, mission camps, and other activities
  • Organize annual retreats for Middle School and High School students
  • Support Parish Sacramental retreats when needed
  • Maintain clear and frequent communication with youth and parents

High School Campus Ministry:

  • Prepare and develop an active and vibrant liturgical ministry program to include the celebration of monthly Masses, school-wide Sacrament of Reconciliation services, Stations of the Cross, grade-level retreats for all students, optional spiritual retreats, and summer mission trip
  • Develop a service and justice ministry to include activities, outreach, and formation grounded in Catholic Social Teaching





Job Requirements

  • An actively practicing and fully initiated Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church who demonstrates enthusiasm for the Catholic faith, a strong sense of mission work and outreach in the Church, especially with youth and a deep desire for ongoing formation in life
  • Preference will be given to a college graduate with a BA in Theology/Religious Studies and at least 3 years successful experience in coordinating youth ministry in a parish setting, though candidates will be evaluated on the entirety of their qualifications
  • Must possess a current certification in Youth Ministry or be willing to enroll in and continuously participate in the Equip for Ministry program with the Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products and in the appropriate use of social media and digital communications and culture
  • Successful completion of Archdiocese of Baltimore Child & Youth Protection screening
  • Ability to work a highly flexible schedule involving evening and weekend hours.  Ability to maintain a core set of office hours to be available for co-workers and key constituents