Job Opportunity Details

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Posted: 8/11/2023

Hiring Location: Holy Spirit Catholic Parish - Parish
Address: 1111 West Danieldale Road, Duncanville, TX 75137 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with 1-hour lunch; Fridays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM as well as nights and weekends when needed
Weekends/OT Required: Often
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: Yes
Bilingual Required: Preferred

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (DYM) develops, coordinates, implements, supervises, and executes a comprehensive parish program designed to educate our youth and young adults in their faith in accordance with Catholic theology and tradition. S/he should engage our youth and young adults in our parish life to nurture spiritual growth, build unity, and foster close relationships among our community. The individual must be an advocate and link for our youth people as well as their families to the pastoral team, parish family and the surrounding community.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor of Theology, Religious Education, or a related educational field and/or a certificate in ministry or theology from a Catholic institution of higher learning.
Knowledge: Possess strong knowledge of the Roman Catholic faith. Be familiar with the guidelines published in the Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry. Have a working knowledge of the Diocese of Dallas Safe Environment Program. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products, such as Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and parish database systems. Working knowledge of the Spanish language.
Skills and Abilities: Must have strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Effectively carry out administrative and supervisory duties in a timely fashion. Be a good listener, non-judgmental, patient, have an aptitude for social work and be able to accept rejection and criticism without personal detriment. Highly organized and able to prioritize tasks to meet weekly deadlines as well as capable of adjusting their work schedule due to unforeseen events. Able to utilize technology for communication and daily work. Have the physical ability to lift 35 pounds regularly.
Attributes: Be a faithful and practicing Catholic who loves interacting with young people and lives a morally good life.

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Leonardo E. Zapata, Business Administrator
Phone: 972-298-4971 ext. 344

How to submit resume: Mail, Drop-off at location, Email

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