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Youth Minister (Parish in Diocese of Charlotte)

Regional Positions
Youth Minister
Charlotte, NC

St. Matthew Catholic Church, Charlotte, NC

Full Time, minimum of 40 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

St. Matthew Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC, is seeking a full-time Youth Minister. This person will work enthusiastically and creatively to develop relationships with the middle and high school community of youth and parents, leading them into a deeper life of discipleship through events and programs during the year. Reports to the DYM and works with the youth ministry team in program development and implementation as well as coordinating the programming to prepare teens for the sacrament of Confirmation and life as disciples of Christ.

  • Youth Minister would report directly to the Director of Youth Ministry while working closely with the youth ministry team to plan, develop and implement programming

  • Ability to work with other staff members and maintain a teamwork mentality

  • In a timely manner, communicate and market to youth and parents all programs and events using all available and approved resources (social media, electronic and print)

  • Maintain accurate records and database of families and youth involved in the programming

  • Maintain paperwork, records and database of all events and programs

  • Collaborate with other youth ministry programs in the Charlotte Diocese, seek out the best opportunities towards continued formation and program development

  • Be a role model and spiritual leader with our parish youth so they mature into responsible and caring Catholic adults.

  • Be a liaison between our parish and the Diocese, and other community organizations, people, and resources that relate to our youth.

Minimum Requirements

  • College Degree, Theology or related field preferred

  • Fully initiated, participating member of the Roman Catholic Church

  • Minimum amount of Work Experience

    • 0 – 2 years

    • Experience in Youth Ministry or related role in a Catholic Church

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of ‘best practices’ in Youth Ministry, Confirmation and catechesis

  • Fluent in current social media practices and technology platforms popular with youth

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)

The Catholic community of St. Matthew seeks salvation through Jesus Christ. We are transformed through prayer, acts of love, forgiveness, service and stewardship. We invite and welcome all to receive God's love and mercy. St. Matthew is an engaged parish with 11,000 families and committed to the work of the Holy Spirit in the New Evangelization.

Position Start Date: As early as 06/15/2018

Send resume and letter of interest to: aquintero@stmatthewcatholic.org