Parish Positions

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Location: Ss. John and Paul Parish, Altoona, IA

Job Description: Ss. John and Paul Parish, Altoona, Iowa, a parish of intergenerational faith formation, seeks fulltime coordinator of youth ministry. Necessary skills include relational ministry with adolescents, administration, planning, budgeting, program development, formation of volunteers.   

Candidate should be a person of faith, outgoing, energetic, personable, creative, organized, flexible, a team-player. The coordinator’s focus of junior- and senior-high youth ministry and Confirmation preparation with freshmen and sophomores includes: collaborate for monthly intergenerational faith formation, plan for twice-monthly youth ministry groups, coordinate volunteers. Salary based upon education and experience.   

For inquiries or job description, visit parish website (ssjohnpaul.org). To apply, submit by February 28 cover letter, resumé, references at

ssjohnpaul.org/ymcoordinator.


Youth Minister

Location: Our Lady of the Magnificat Roman Catholic Church, Kinnelon, NJ

Job Description: Our Lady of the Magnificat Parish is seeking a part-time Youth Minister who will lead a comprehensive program for our high school teens, consistent with the parish mission, to proclaim the Gospel and nourish our members through prayer, worship, outreach and education. The YM will be responsible for recruiting, training and working with a Core Team of adults in promoting spiritual growth, developing leadership, and drawing young people into the life, mission and work of the faith community. Through relational ministry, the Youth Minister will lead the youth closer to Christ and into a personal relationship with Him and a life of discipleship. We are a small parish of 1100 families, located about 35 miles from NYC. 

Interested applicants should submit resumes and letters of recommendations to: Mary Ramsden, Director of Religious Education  at dre@olmchurch.org

Deadline for application: January 31, 2019


Director of Faith Formation (Youth and Adults)

Location: St. Columba Catholic Church, Dothan, AL

Job Description: The Director of Faith Formation is responsible for the catechetical formation of all parishioners from diverse backgrounds. The Director collaborates with the other staff members of the parish in fulfilling the catechetical mission of the parish.  The Coordinator also collaborates with the Archdiocesan in implementing their goals at the parish level. 

The responsibilities of the Director of Faith Formation include the following areas: Ministry of Administration, Ministry of Faith Formation (Adults), Ministry of Youth, and Ministry of Sacrament Preparation.

 St Columba Parish is a catholic parish of about 1, 000 families. We have many already well-formed, engaging multigenerational faith formation programs and ministries to meet the needs of our multicultural parish. Our parish is located in Dothan, Al, a medium sized, family friendly city with low cost of living and close proximity to the Gulf Coast. Please send resume to Deacon Joe Mueller email: jmueller@stcolumbacatholic.com. Cut-off date is 3/6/19. Website:  www.stcolumbacatholic.com


Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Location: St. James Catholic Church, Elizabethtown, KY

Job Description: The Director provides vision and coordination for the parish's ministry to young people in middle and high school, as well as to young adults in the community.  As a leader in faith formation, this person recruits, inspires, and leads volunteers in pursuing a wide range of ministries to youth & young adults.  These ministries include (but are not limited to):  preparing regular catechetical classes for high school and middle school, including preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation; providing regular opportunities for service and social activities; planning and coordinating retreats (both local and national events); and organizing opportunities for young adults to grow in their faith.   

The Director partners with other members of the parish faith formation team to proclaim the Gospel to all members of the parish family.  This person is eager to help teens & young adults grow in their knowledge, love, and service to the Lord Jesus Christ & His Church. In order to join us in spreading the Gospel, please email your resume to Father Casey Sanders at frcsanders@stjames-etown.org by February 28th!


Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Location: Immaculate Conception Parish, Fayetteville, NY

Job Description: Immaculate Conception Parish, Fayetteville, NY has an opening for a Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. It is a full-time, year-round position that includes weekends and evenings. This person is responsible for planning, developing and implementing all aspects of a balanced youth and young adult ministry. Resume, a statement of your vision of Youth and Young Adult Ministry along with three references may be forwarded to Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs St., Fayetteville, NY 13066 or emailed to icfayetteville@syrdio.org. A more detailed job description can be found on the parish website, www.icfayetteville.org .


Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM)

Location: Joplin, MO

Job Description: The Catholic parishes of the Joplin, Missouri, area are seeking a coordinator of youth ministry (CYM) to serve the youth ministry teams of these parishes. The successful candidate will provide vision and coordination to identify, train, and support parish leadership teams of youth and adults who, together with existing parish communities, will implement the three goals and eight components of youth ministry, as found in Renewing the vision:  A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry, USCCB, 1997, and assist pastors and parishes in the development of a broader vision for implementation of the New Evangelization, especially to youth. (See complete job description at www.jacss.org). Interested persons please submit a resume to Georgiana L. McGriff, Joplin Area Catholic Schools at gmcgriff@jacss.org by January 31, 2019. Call 417-624-5003 with any questions.