Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Northridge is seeking a F/T Coordinator of Youth Ministry & Confirmation to enhance the ministerial leadership of our faith community. The Coordinator will serve as a member of the parish staff with primary responsibility for the development and growth of a comprehensive program of Youth Ministry and Confirmation. Aspects of the position include program development, recruitment and training of leadership for Youth Ministry and Confirmation, and administration. Serving in a key leadership position, the candidate will have collaborative skills to work with fellow staff-members and to engage with a wide variety of volunteer leaders in a broad array of parish ministries and groups.
The candidate is an active member of a Roman Catholic parish faith community, participating regularly in the sacramental life of the Church and with a strong commitment to the formation of youth in the life of faith. Mentoring young men and women in Christian discipleship requires a commitment to a life of personal discipleship of Jesus Christ. A Bachelors Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field, with a broad knowledge of Catholic teachings, catechesis and documents on Youth ministry is desirable. Certification as appropriate, according to Archdiocesan guidelines and Youth ministry and Confirmation experience in a Catholic parish is preferred. Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development desirable. Willingness to pursue ongoing formation expected. The desire to minister with youth and the capacity to collaborate and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities is essential.
Our Lady of Lourdes, Northridge (Northridge)
18405 Superior St.
Northridge, CA firstname.lastname@example.org