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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 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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