Coordinator of High School/Young Adult Formation

St. Francis of Assisi
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates the high school ministry program and curriculum including small group-based formation events, retreats, and service learning opportunities.
  • Coordinates, implements, and leads Mission: Mercy camp each summer utilizing key stakeholders in publicity.
  • Recruits and trains the High School Youth Ministry Core Team (adult volunteers) in planning and executing ministry sessions, fellowship events, retreats, and service opportunities.
  • Develops a systematic and intentional plan for adolescent catechesis and evangelization that utilizes a creative variety of formats, settings, and timeframes.
  • Cultivates, trains, and forms effective student leadership for the Peer Ministry Program.
  • Creates and implements Young Adult Ministry in collaboration with the Parish Directors.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Active, fully initiated, practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
  • Dedicated to collaborative ministry and the advancement of a vision of the Church as promoted by the Second Vatican Council.
  • Strong relational, communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Basic/Advanced catechist certification (or willing to complete within 2 years).
  • Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s degree in theology or related field.
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience:
    • Years of related work experience:   
    • Area of related work experience:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of demonstrated leadership experience with young adult ministry, youth ministry, and/or religious education.
  • Experience in educational setting and/or parish setting.
  • Experience in motivating and mobilizing volunteers.
  • Experience in basic data management, project planning, and time management.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively with others in a vibrant and active parish.
  • Ability to interpret ministry budgets.

Supervises:  N/A