Youth Ministry Coordinator
Saint Paul Church
Valparaiso, Indiana

Saint Paul Catholic Community in Valparaiso, Indiana, is seeking a Youth Ministry Coordinator.

The qualified candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a Bachelor’s Degree in theology, pastoral studies, or a Certificate from the Lay Ecclesial Ministry Program. The Director is accountable to the pastor and serves as a regular, full-time, member of the parish staff.

Ideally, the Youth Ministry Coordinator should possess the skills necessary to implement a program of comprehensive youth ministry, as outlined in the job description. These skills are described in great detail in the National Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers Serving as Youth Ministry Leaders.

Following are some of the important skills necessary for implementing comprehensive youth ministry, as related to the components of youth ministry described in Renewing the Vision – A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCB, 1997): Demonstrates an understanding of the history, vision, goals, themes, and components of Catholic youth ministry as outlined in the US Bishops’ pastoral plan, Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry, and related Church documents.

Salary is regionally competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Rev. Douglas J. Mayer
P.O. Box 1475
Valparaiso, IN 46385-1475

Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2022