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

Posted 5/31/2013

Job Title:

Coordinator of Youth Ministry - Vicariate II

Department:

Office of Catechesis and Youth Ministry

Location:

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

Hours:

Full time

Description:

As a staff member of the Office of Catechesis and Youth Ministry, the Vicariate Coordinator of Youth Ministry assists the director in coordinating the efforts to promote effective ministry to youth in the Archdiocese and in his or her vicariate, as stated in the USCCB document Renewing the Vision: A Frame work for Catholic Youth Ministry and the National Directory for Catechesis. he/she assists youth ministers in achieving Archdiocesan approval and certification, facilities networking and provides resources and consultation services for youth ministers. In addition he/she supports the efforts of the parishes in their direct ministry to teens, and assists youth ministers, pastors, deans and vicars with the implementation of Archdiocesan programs, policies and procedures.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Religious Education, Catechesis, Youth Ministry, Theology or equivalent studies from another country. At least 3 years teaching, organizing and administering experience in Youth Ministry, or Catechetical leadership on the parish level. Excellent oral and verbal communication and proofreading skills. Proficiency with Microsoft office Suite. Familiarity with website development and maintenance. Must be a good organizer, coordinates and monitors plans, programs, services and budgets for areas of responsibility. Self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized. Ability to multi-task and plan ministry events working with others in a shared space environment. Ability to work with multicultural/multilingual communities. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, and ability to travel in one's own vehicle to various Archdiocesan locations when necessary. Practicing Catholic and an active member of a parish community.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please send the following information via email to churchjobs@archchicago.org. Be certain to include your name on each document. Indicate the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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