Youth Ministry Coordinator

St. Paul Church
Valparaiso, IN
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Saint Paul Catholic Community in Valparaiso, Indiana is seeking a Youth Ministry Coordinator.

The qualified candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a Bachelor's Degree in theology, pastoral studies, or a Certificate from the Lay Ecclesial Ministry Program.  The Director is accountable to the pastor and serves as a regular, full-time, member of the parish staff.

Ideally, the Youth Ministry Coordinator should possess the skills necessary to implement a program of comprehensive youth ministry, as outlined in the job description.  These skills are described in great detail in the National Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers Serving as Youth Ministry Leaders.

Following are some of the important skills necessary for implementing comprehensive youth ministry, as related to the components of youth described in Renewing the Vision - A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCB, 1997):  Demonstrates an understanding of the history, vision, goals, themes, and components of Catholic youth ministry as outline in the US Bishops' pastoral plan, Renewing the Vision:  A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry, and related Church documents.

Salary is regionally competitive and commensurate with education and experience.  A full job description may be found on line at: