Coordinator of Youth Catechesis and Evangelization
Thank you for your interest in the Coordinator of Youth Catechesis and Evangelziation position at St Anthony parish. To be considered, please send a cover letter and resume to: Dave McDermott, Director of Faith Formation, [email protected]
COORDINATOR OF YOUTH CATECHESIS AND EVANGELIZATION
2023-24 JOB DESCRIPTION
Classification: Full Time Salaried
A Vision of the Ministry
The Coordinator of Youth Catechesis and Evangelization is a Catholic in good standing and professionally qualified, is an integral member of the parish staff and shares in the responsibilities of the parish community. Rooted and centered in Jesus’ call to discipleship, the Coordinator of Youth Evangelization and Catechesis is committed to service to the Church in a covenant relationship. He or she promotes Gospel values and growth in holiness, values collaboration and mutuality in mission and ministry, and recognizes the necessity for professional preparation and ongoing formation.
Coordinate the K-10 St Anthony/Nativity combined Religious Education program.
Coordinate and implement the First Communion, First Reconciliation and Confirmation sacramental programs for St. Anthony/Nativity children and the corresponding sacramental preparation programs for their parents.
Create a variety of offerings for K-12 grade students to encourage a lifelong connection to Christ and the Church
The successful candidate will work with a team to develop and implement these programs so that ownership and responsibility for the programs are widely shared. The programs to be implemented are those designed in consultation with the Director of Faith Formation and the Coordinator of Faith Formation. The Coordinator of Youth Catechesis and Evangelization is accountable to the Director of Faith Formation.
St Anthony Pledge
As an employer, St Anthony Parish strives to create the most life-giving employment opportunity possible. The hope is that a successful career at St Anthony will encourage healthy work/life balance, opportunities for professional and spiritual growth and a place where Catholic social teaching tenets are known and implemented at all levels. With these in place, we hope our employees are positioned to have the greatest impact in the St Anthony community.
Education and/or Experience
- Advanced skills in communication, creativity, leadership and organization
- Degree in Catholic Studies, Theology or comparable education or experience
- Experience with religious education or a related field