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Website St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Frisco, Texas

Youth Ministry Coordinator

To Apply: Submit Resume and Salary Requirements to: [email protected]

General Summary of the Position

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is looking for a Christ-centered, innovative, visionary and passionate individual to serve as Youth Coordinator and to support the vision of the Youth Ministry Director through the Parish鈥檚 Middle School (6th -8th grade) and High School (9th-12th grade) initiatives. The Youth Ministry Coordinator鈥檚 main objective is to support the Youth Director鈥檚 role of forming young people into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ.

The Youth Coordinator will oversee middle school programming and help build a culture of discipleship within the youth, parents and volunteers. This will include collaborating and helping lead the preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation for 8th Grade (and high school). This position will also collaborate with the Young Adult Ministry. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and able to perform key tasks independently in a timely manner. This person should enjoy working in a collaborative team environment and is excited to join a growing Catholic parish with a vibrant culture and innovative community. This role will require a firm understanding of our Parish鈥檚 vision and values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position

Prayer and Discipleship
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The Youth Coordinator will report to and collaborate with the Youth Ministry Director to establish and pursue a mission of evangelization and discipleship for the youth of the parish.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Participate in a weekly holy hour with the Faith Formation Department as well as staff retreats and days of outreach as they are scheduled.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for implementing a culture that seeks to invite the broken and lost into unity with Christ.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Oversee middle school (6th-8th) programming and builds a culture of discipleship within youth, parents and volunteer.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Work together with the Faith Formation Department to foster a culture of evangelization for the parish through programs, events, retreats, and everyday interaction with families and youth.

Confirmation/Sacramental Support
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for helping foster the spiritual growth and preparation for youth to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation and youth desiring community in the Church to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for planning and implementing the Confirmation program, in tandem with the Youth Ministry Director, for 8th grade and High School. Includes recommending to the Pastor and Youth Ministry Director the 鈥渞eadiness鈥 of each candidate. Also includes coordinating all content and formation objectives for each session as well as planning any events as needed.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for thoroughly understanding our Confirmation process for youth and the theology behind the Sacrament to ensure orthodox and formative preparation for each youth.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for coordinating with the parish Liturgy team to plan Confirmation Masses and all related liturgy needs.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for collaborating with the Diocese of Dallas to schedule dates for the Bishop or other designated Celebrant for presiding at all Confirmation Masses.

Communications/Safe Environment
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for building strong relationship centered on a foundation of trust and great communications with parents to give direction for their youth and what is in the best interest of the young person for their spiritual development and growth in the Church.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Also responsible for ensuring all information is communicated to parents in a timely fashion (session dates, meeting dates, retreat information, etc.)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for coordinating with Campus Operations and Ministry Team to ensure that all volunteers and catechists are safe environment cleared. Also works proactively with the Youth Ministry Director, safe environment staff, and Senior Director of Operations if needed to proactively address any safe environment needs or issues in an effort to mitigate risk and ensure the safest environment and setting possible for all youth.

Ministerial Support
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Assists the Youth Ministry Director with ongoing training and spiritual formation of all volunteers and teen leaders to build a culture of discipleship and prayer for the youth ministry department and parish.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Assists the Youth Ministry Director by overseeing the recruiting, training, coordination, and ongoing spiritual development of all youth (high school) leaders. Ideal candidate is able to follow all safe environment protocols flawlessly.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for recruiting youth and volunteers from both the English and Spanish communities to actively attend and volunteer at the Sunday 鈥測outh Mass.鈥 This includes helping to recruit lectors, ushers, Extra Ordinary Ministers of the Most Holy Eucharist, greeters, sound/av committee volunteers and potentially musicians. Also collaborates with the liturgy team to ensure all volunteers are properly trained, safe environment cleared, commissioned and are following latest guidelines and protocols as established by the pastor and/or liturgy team.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Maintains a high degree of visibility and involvement with youth in the community and their families.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Works with the Youth Ministry Director to ensure involvement in Diocese and community activities such as Middle School Conference, Dallas Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC), Youth Day, Steubenville Youth Conference(s), and Regional and National Youth Conferences.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Encourages youth to pursue leadership opportunities in the program and works extensively with youth leadership to encourage them to select and coordinate appropriate social, service, liturgy and worship opportunities for their peers.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Assists Youth Ministry Director with any fundraising for Youth Ministry related activities/events.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Serves as an active member of the parish staff. Attends staff and other meetings as required.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Represents the needs of parish youth and their families to the Youth Ministry Director, Pastor, Senior Director of Operations, and Parish Leadership Team (PLT)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Collaborates with other members of pastoral staff to determine direction of discipleship for youth and related activities to support the parish mission.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Collaborates with other Youth Ministry peers within the diocese (and elsewhere) to learn best practices, seek solutions and ideas.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Responsible for ongoing formation and education to ensure Youth Minister personal spiritual development and growth is consistent.

Position Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must possess a servant-leadership mindset.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must maintain a positive, upbeat, self-starting, solutions-centered, can-do attitude.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must be adept at problem solving.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must understand the importance of the parishioners and the community served by St. Francis of Assisi.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must be able to thrive with minimal supervision.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must possess the ability to easily interact and relate with a wide assortment of personality types.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must have the ability to listen carefully and take direction well.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Ability to manage time and prioritize accordingly.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing and demonstrate an active commitment to the Church鈥檚 mission

and to the sharing of that mission with youth.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Must have the ability and experience to design and implement a variety of youth-oriented social, service, and worship opportunities.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Comprehensive knowledge of adolescent, pre-teen, and teen spiritual and personal development, youth cultures, and sociology.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Exceptional listening and empathic skills required; ability to recognize and handle problems within scope of job duties and to refer problems outside of the scope of job duties to the appropriate party.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Outstanding organizational skills, including time management, delegation, planning, and budgeting.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with adults and children of all ages.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Outstanding computer skills, with intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products and social media.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Advanced MS Office experience, including Outlook (email and calendar/scheduling), Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Apple (iOS) and various social medial platforms experience.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The nature of this position requires a highly flexible schedule comprised of day, evening, and weekend hours.

Education and Experience:
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Bachelor鈥檚 in theology, Religious Education, or Youth Ministry preferred.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Minimum of two (2) years鈥 experience in teaching or managing youth.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.

Special Requirements:
路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The nature of this position requires a highly flexible schedule comprised of day, evening, and weekends


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