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Opportunities at Archbishop Quigley Center / Cardinal Meyer Center / Other Pastoral Center Departments

Posted 8/19/2013

Job Title:

Coordinator of Youth Ministry (Multiple Positions)

Department:

Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry

Location:

Cardinal Meyer Center
3525 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653-1402

Hours:

Full time

Description:

The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will coordinate the work of youth ministry in one of the vicariates (IV) and some specific areas of Youth Ministry for the entire Archdiocese; Convenes and attends cluster, deanery, and vicariate meetings to advocate with pastors, deans and vicars for the implementation of Archdioceasn catechetical and youth ministry policies and mission; Promote inclusion and participation of people of various cultures and languages in all programs and events; Assists vicariate parishes in the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, retention and development of parish youth ministers, and in building viable and active youth ministry programs; Gives workshops, researches materials and other resources appropriate for youth ministry, writes articles for the newletter and the website; Fulfills other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of the Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry;

Requirements:

Must be a practicing Catholic and active member of a parish community; Must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Religious Education or related field with courses in Theology and Youth Ministry or the equivalent education; 3 years' experience teaching, organizing and administration in Youth Ministry/Catechesis or in youth organizations; Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication, and relational skills; Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point; Must have cultural awareness and sensitivity; Capable of self-management and multitasking; Must be available for evening and weekend work; Must have a valid driver's license and own vehicle for local transportation;

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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