Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Parishes
  • Morrisville, PA, USA
  • Part Time




Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church

Morrisville, Pennsylvania

 Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter along with two letters of reference directly to the pastor @

Youth Minister

Job Description




Coordinator of Youth Ministry


Reports to:




Based at:


Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Morrisville, Pennsylvania


Job Summary:


Saint John the Evangelist Church in Morrisville, Pennsylvania is seeking a part-time youth minister for grades 6th-12th.  The youth minister will be in communication with and report to the Pastor.  The candidate should possess a strong personal relationship with Christ and a love for the Catholic Church and must be a practicing and active Catholic.  They should have Passion for evangelizing middle and high school-aged students.  Prospective candidates will provide catechesis, invite youth and coordinate youth's participation in various spiritual, social and service activities. Familiarity and past experience with youth programs is a plus.  Must be 21 years of age.  Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter along with two letters of reference directly to the pastor @


Skills and Qualities Desired:


  • A sense of call and passion for youth ministry that is grounded in an understanding of the Catholic faith and personal integrity
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with both teens and adults
  • People-oriented and service-minded
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Organized, thorough, and accurate
  • Solid work ethic; Reliable and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to juggle priorities and track multiple projects; Able to recruit, delegate and supervise volunteers
  • Self-starter/personal initiative in dealing with projects
  • Team player and comfortable with team dynamics
  • Displays a personal aptitude for spiritual, emotional, social, and physical wellness



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Plan, direct, and oversee youth ministry for teens in 9th 12th grade
  • Provide leadership and vision for the youth to grow as Catholic Christians
  • Plan, direct, and oversee middle school ministry for teens in 6th, 7th and 8th grade
  • Be in regular communication with youth and their families through various social media means (emails, text blasts, electronic newsletters, etc.)
  • Ensure that parish and Diocesan guidelines for Youth Ministry program are strictly followed, particularly in regards to Safe Environment policies.
  • Maintain communication with youth about parish events through bulletin announcements, event flyers, and any other forms of social media.
  • To prepare and submit to the pastor a budget and/or expense reports.





Education: Bachelor's Degree desired, but not required; Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Pastoral Ministry or related field preferred


Experience:  Parish based Youth Ministry experience is desired, in particular; experience with various youth ministry models and programs.




This is a ministry position with teenagers.  Hours require personal flexibility.  Twenty hours per week will be average.


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