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Youth Ministry Coordinator

Holy Family Parish (Glendale)






Holy Family Catholic Church is seeking a full time Youth Ministry Coordinator to provide vision, leadership, and administration management to our vital and growing youth ministry.
Youth Ministry is rooted in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This Gospel is spread to teens when Christ is embodied by those ministering; when the liberating Good News is proclaimed and explained; when teens are challenged to live out the Gospel values; and when they are encouraged to share their unique gifts with the large community.

•To enable teens to develop personal relationships with Jesus Christ.
•To plan and implement a multi-dimensional Youth Ministry program that will respond to the needs of teens (6th grade through 12th grade) in the parish and community.
•Provide spiritual, educational, and social development, and community service activities for our Oneight Confirmation, Edge, Core Team members and Life Teen ministry programs, including the Life Teen Mass.
•Develop relationships with both students and their parents, building trust and camaraderie with the families and supporting them in their role by promoting healthy adolescent development and adhering to the Safeguard The Children requirements.
•Recruit and train Core Team volunteers who assist in the social and community activities with the youth.


We are looking for a collaborative initiative-taker with excellent organizational skills who is excited to support the mission of our large and dynamic Catholic parish. The chosen candidate will:

Have experience in:
•Directing both staff and volunteers
•Overseeing a budget and responsibly stewarding all resources

Possess the following attributes:
•Must be a practicing Roman Catholic
•Leadership skills for team building
•Empathy and diplomacy necessary for inspiring and shepherding youth from children to adults
•Engaging presentation skills

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Plan and implement the Life Teen program.
•Create and develop formation, training, and enrichment of the core team.
•Organize, implement, and supervise weekly Life Teen Masses.
•Coordinate and plan Edge and Oneight Confirmation sessions.
•Coordinate semi-annual outreach opportunities for teens.
•Plan and coordinate special events and trips.
•Inform the parish of Life Teen, Edge, and Oneight Confirmation program events via weekly bulletins.
•Recruit, support, and facilitate training for core group and volunteers.
•Organize annual Life Teen and volunteer retreats.
•Provide training for teens performing and participating at the weekly Life Teen Mass.
•Organize, implement, and recruit a Life Teen parent group.
•Plan fundraising events for the benefit of Life Teen.
•Develop annual program budget.


•High School or equivalent
•Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
•Catechist Certification

•Youth Ministry: 1 year or equivalent combination of education and experience (Preferred)

•Excellent interpersonal skills with high-functioning etiquette habits and ability to foster healthy relationships with youth and families, as well as productive working relationships with diverse personalities at all levels of the organization
•High level of professionalism, with ability to appropriately navigate sensitive and confidential situations
•Strong administrative skills, including but not limited to execution of programs, frequent and effective communication with families and staff, management of the annual budget, appropriate recordkeeping, and supervision of paid and volunteer staff
•Strong computer literacy, with ability to learn and adapt to new applications and systems; Proficiency in MS Office 365, with an emphasis on Excel, Outlook, and Word
•Must have current CA driver’s license
•Must pass a fingerprinting and background check

•40 hours per week: Sunday – Thursday 9AM to 6 PM with variation depending on the day with Pastor approval

Supervisory Duties:
•10-20 volunteer leaders

Salary and Benefits:
•Hourly Rate: $25 – $30 dependent upon education and experience
•Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
•Pension and Tax-Deferred 403(b) Retirement Plans
•Sick and Vacation Pay

Information/Application Contact

Holy Family Parish (Glendale)

209 E. Lomita Avenue

Glendale, CA 91205