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Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry in Magnolia, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

St. Ignatius, Hickory located in Harford County, MD has an opening for a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The Youth and Young Adult Minister shall be a full time member of the parish staff serving the needs of the adolescents (grades 6-12) and young adults (ages 18-35) of the entire parish and a team player in the Faith Formation Office. The Youth and Young Adult Minister (YYAM) shall recognize three primary goals of Youth Ministry as identified in Renewing the Vision and the four primary goals of Young Adult Ministry as identified in Sons and Daughter of the Light.

The YYAM must be proficient in using technology and electronic media communications to connect effectively with youth and young adults. This is a twelve- month benefits eligible position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements youth and young adult ministry programs that will provide social, educational, and spiritual activities, as well as service opportunities.
  • Plan and implement middle school, high school and young adult activities, year round that will include parish, regional, and archdiocesan activities.
  • Be responsible for Confirmation retreats, workshops, service activities and Archdiocesan activities for Youth and young Adults.
  • Will design and schedule the 9th grade/Confirmation curriculum.
  • Will design some Young Adult activities for the parish and promote Regional Young Adult Ministry such as “Theology on Tap”.
  • Ensure that all volunteer protocols, in accordance with Archdiocesan policies for Virtus, are completed.

Job Requirements

  • Practicing Catholic fully able to participate in church life
  • BA in Religious Education or Catholic Youth Ministry
  • Experience in Youth Ministry preferred.

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2018 please send a resume with a list of at least 3 professional reference contacts to the attention of:

                                                Rev. Msgr. James M. Barker, Pastor

                                                St. Ignatius Church

                                                533 E. Jarrettsville Road

                                                Forest Hill, MD   21050