Parish Positions

Explore open parish positions below.

Middle School Youth Minister

Posted: June , 2022

Location: Westerville, Ohio  

Job Description: Immaculate Conception is searching for an individual with a heart to lead middle schoolers to Jesus. The middle school youth minister is a full-time, 40 hours a week employee, with benefits, who will work with parish middle school schoolers (6th-8th grade) to grow their relationship with Jesus Christ, commitment to holiness and lifelong discipleship, and involvement in the life of the Church. Primary responsibilities will include building up middle school youth group, relational ministry, organizing retreats, and creating and developing offerings for middle schoolers to grow in their faith.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to John Leger at by July 1, 2022.  Salary based upon qualifications and experience.


Coordinator of Religious Education

Posted: June 15, 2022

Location: St. Louis, MO 

Job Description: St. Paul the Apostle Parish is looking for two Coordinators of Religious Education.  One for grades K-2. The other for Grades 3-5 & Special Education.  Both are part-time (25 hour per week) positions. Each Coordinator is responsible for activities within the assigned grade levels, and works directly with the Director of Religious Education. The Coordinator maintains a clear understanding of the needs of the students, families, catechists, volunteers, and staff.  The role focuses on creating curriculum, organizing, and sustaining volunteers, facilitating meetings (including presenting in large group settings) and providing information to volunteers.

The position offers a flexible work schedule, but Wednesday evenings would be required throughout the school year and some weekends for special events. This is an ideal position for someone with prior teaching experience.

Those interested are invited send a cover note and resume to: Tara Ciaciura, Director of Religious Education at by July 29th, 2022. 


Full-Time Director of High School Religious Education and Youth Ministry

Posted: June 6, 2022

Location: Shrewsbury, MA 

Job Description:

St. Mary Parish in Shrewsbury, MA is seeking to hire a Full-Time Director of High School Religious Education and Youth Ministry. Responsibilities include weekly and seasonal programs for 300 students in Grades 7 – 11, recruiting, training and mentoring catechists, Confirmation preparation, retreats & service opportunities, and growing youth ministry programs. The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications: Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in theology and/or religious education, Youth ministry/religious education certification preferred, 2-3 yrs. experience preferred, good organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, proven leadership ability and strong relational skills. Salary/benefits commensurate with education and experience. St. Mary’s is a large, suburban, active, and diverse parish.

Visit our parish at To apply, send resume and three (3) letters of recommendation to: DRE/Youth Ministry Search Committee, 20 Summer St. Shrewsbury, MA  01545 or


Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Posted: June 1, 2022

Location: Cheyenne, WY

Job Description: Holy Trinity is a parish of 918 families.  This position assists with and coordinates, under the supervision of the Director of Pastoral Ministry, a comprehensive faith formation and discipleship program for youth, grades 6-12, including sacramental preparation.  Supports youth, young adults, and their families to live discipleship as faith-filled stewards.  Twelve-month, full-time with benefits.  Salary based upon degree and experience, $35,000 – $45,000.  Preferred Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Religious Education, or Religious Studies, an equivalent degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience.  Completed application and resume to be received no later than April 10, 2022.

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Director of Liturgy

Posted: May 31, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description: Vibrant liturgies are at the heart of rich and moving worship at St. Barnabas. The Pastoral Associate/Director of Liturgy brings vision and leadership to the worship life of the parish. The person in this role is responsible for collaborating with clergy, staff, and volunteers to ensure that parishioners and visitors experience a superb caliber of liturgy leading them to full, conscious, and active participation. The position requires an innovative, hard-working, solutions-orientated, flexible, organized, and passionate individual.

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Director Youth Ministries

Posted: May 19th, 2022

Location: St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spring, TX

Job Description: The DYM at St. Ignatius of Loyola is to provide direction and response to the needs of the Young Church while nurturing an environment for the youth to share their unique gifts with the larger parish community. 

Responsibilities include: Should be a practicing Catholic who adopts St. Ignatius as their home parish in order to further develop relational ministry skills. Planning, implementing, and evaluation of the parish’s Jr. & Senior high programming in respect to a comprehensive parish youth ministry program while adhering to the USCCB’s document, Renewing the Vision, and all Archdiocesan guidelines. Recruits, develops, and directs catechists in service to youth ministry and faith formation programs. Develops and manages an annual budget for Youth Formation and summer programs.

Duties include:

  • Evaluate and implement curriculum for Jr. & High school catechesis and formation.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of accurate records / files for attendance, finances, counseling, purchases / expenses, programs, etc.
  • Ensure that opportunities for spiritual, as well as social, growth are provided each season of the youth calendar (i.e., Mass, celebration of the sacraments, scripture study, trips, service projects, retreats, etc.)
  • Prepare articles for the parish bulletin, newsletter, and website

To apply, please contact Ron Svoboda (, (281) 290-4603)


Youth Minister

Posted: May 19th, 2022

Location: Our Lady of Mercy, Park Ridge, NJ

Job Description: The youth minister is responsible for the faith formation of children in grades 9 through 12 and their parents, including youth programs, education, counseling and Confirmation sacrament preparation; and is a resource to all parish families. The position requires: Planning and facilitation of Sunday evening youth group, retreats and gatherings as a liaison to Fiat Ventures, Confirmation preparation, youth mass and volunteer opportunity coordination, office hours and other duties as assigned.

The applicant should be a confident speaker and have engaging leadership skills, business etiquette, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. The Youth Minister must be a practicing Roman Catholic and adhere to the teachings of the Catholic faith and have a college degree, at least 2 years of youth ministry experience and knowledge of MS Office. A Spanish speaker or musician is a plus.

Apply before July 1, 2022 at


Youth Minister

Posted: May 16th, 2022

Location: St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island, GA

Job Description: St. William Catholic Church on St. Simons Island, Georgia, is seeking a part-time Youth Minister for its high school youth program. The ideal candidate for this position is an energetic, practicing Catholic in good standing, someone who is willing to undertake the challenge of organizing, coordinating, and assisting in the sacramental, social, and catechetical activities of high school youth to help foster a firm spiritual foundation of Catholic faith as they enter adulthood. A Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or Education from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of 1-2 years of applicable experience preferred.

View full application here


High School Youth Minister

Posted: May 9th, 2022

Location: Our Lady of Grace, Noblesville, IN

Job Description: This position will work as part of a youth ministry team to coordinate high school youth ministry and preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. They will have the opportunity to work with people in a variety of ways: a guide and mentor for teens, a partner with parents/families, and a leader for a dedicated group of volunteers.

Some responsibilities include: coordinating weekly youth ministry sessions for high school youth, organizing retreats and events, coordinating a two-year Confirmation preparation program, and regularly communicating with teens, volunteers, and families.

An excellent candidate would be gifted at relational ministry and possess outstanding communication skills. They would be seeking a flexible schedule but a willingness to work some nights and weekends. They would have a Bachelor’s degree and would be a role model for living the Catholic faith.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Larry Kunkel at

Youth Ministry Assistant

Posted: May 4th, 2022

Location: St. Andrew, Westwood, NJ

Job Description: The Assistant for Youth Ministry will be responsible for assisting with a youth ministry that promotes: spiritual formation, catechesis, community life, evangelization, service opportunities, & leadership development. This position will collaborate with the Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry, staff, parents, youth, & volunteers. As a member of the staff, this individual will oversee some aspects of youth ministry communications including, but not limited to email & social media. Additionally, they will be present at Youth Ministry events & gatherings. Further, the position will organize various aspects of sacramental preparations. Responsible for working some nights and occasional weekends.

The applicant must be an active Catholic, fully formed in the teachings of the Catholic Church, and has a visible commitment to living life according to those teachings. This individual should also be organized with a good sense of time management & possess computer & social media literacy. Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

View full application here


Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Posted: May 4th, 2022

Location: St. John Vianney, Cumberland, RI

Job Description: St. John Vianney Parish in Cumberland, Rhode Island, is seeking an enthusiastic person to provide vision and coordination for the parish’s efforts in ministry to young people from 6th through 12th grades. This 10-15 hour part-time position requires someone who is creative, organized, has been in leadership roles, and communicates well with others.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, development and oversight of programming, (e.g., formation, retreats, service, socials) recruitment and training of volunteers, all with the goal of forming disciples of Christ.

Youth Ministry certification, a BA in a related field and a minimum of 2 years experience preferred. Salary and benefits based on education and experience.

Please send resume with two references and cover letter by no later than June 30, 2022 to Rev. Joseph Pescatello, St. John Vianney Parish, 3587 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864.  For questions please call Father at 401-333-6060, or e-mail

Coordinator of Discipleship for Middle School Youth and Confirmation

Posted: May 4th, 2022

Location: St. John the Baptist, New Brighton, MN

Job Description: St. John the Baptist in New Brighton, MN is looking for a Coordinator of Discipleship for Youth who is a missionary disciple who loves Jesus and the Catholic Church.  A passion to share this love with middle school youth is a must.  This person would ideally desire to build upon the great foundation of discipleship focused youth ministry already established in the parish and be willing to use Lifeteen’s Edge for middle school ministries. This person would need to love the high energy of middle school youth and the creativity needed to meet their personal and spiritual needs.  It is necessary for this person to have knowledge and experience in theology and ministry with the ability to draw deeper the teens already in love with the Lord and outreach and evangelize those less engaged.  Areas of responsibility include: Core Team Model of ministry, Middle School Faith Formation, School Campus Ministry, and Confirmation Prep in 9th grade.

View full job description here


Director of Youth Ministry

Posted: May 4th, 2022

Location: Old St. Patrick’s, Chicago, IL

Job Description: Old St. Patrick’s Church is a vibrant Catholic community in downtown Chicago and seeks to draw young people into participation in the life, work, and mission of the Catholic Church. The Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) serves as a spiritual leader and oversees a comprehensive relational youth ministry program. In cooperation with young adult leaders, parents, and teens, the DYM strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and loving community that provides opportunities for young people to encounter God. The DYM works to support positive youth faith development by creating an environment where teens can learn about Catholicism through thought-provoking experiences and engage in conversation with leaders and peers to explore their beliefs. The DYM functions as the coordinator of all youth ministry events. Presently, this includes but is not limited to: formation meetings, 3 annual retreats, monthly service and fellowship events, monthly worship opportunities, and 4 summer service trips.

To apply, please contact Courtney Malawy at