Director of Youth Ministry

Vincentian Marian Youth Southeast Missouri

Ste Genevieve , MO 63701

Denomination: Catholic

Category: Youth Ministry

Church Size: less than 100

Salary: $30,000 - 40,000

Posted on: December 09, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for the day-to-day direction, development and implementation of youth ministry programming in effort to help VMY student members grow in faith through consistent formative activities coupled with experiential learning events such as, Service on Saturday, Operation Overhaul and Marian Consecration.

The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for the implementation of current, and if necessary, the development of new curriculum which highlight VMY SEMO's Vincentian heritage and foundational principles.

The Director of Youth Ministry serves as the primary point of contact for all ministerial outreach efforts with area parish youth groups, and community organizations through which collaborative events and programming can be developed.
Contribute to and execute the long-term aligned vision for Vincentian Marian Youth SEMO's youth ministry.
Continually increase knowledge and understanding of Vincentian charism, virtues, and principles central to faith formation in an effort to maintain alignment with National and International guidelines.
Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing through weekly youth group nights, special events, annual mission trip, service projects, and monthly Mass.
Recruit, train and develop volunteers with diverse gifts and personalities.
Promote an environment where students feel connected to each other as a family; where each student is valued and celebrated.
Seek to integrate VMY SEMO's youth ministry into to local parishes in an effort to grow and strengthen support for youth ministry programming.
Create fun and meaningful opportunities for all youth to connect and grow together.
Ensure safe and healthy classroom/small group environments are maintained at all times in accordance with Diocesan protocols.
Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities.
Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
Provide clear weekly communication to youth and parents of events/activities through bulletin announcements, emails, social media and other appropriate forms of communication.
Foster cross collaboration between VMY SEMO and other area youth groups.
Promote the unity, direction and vision of Vincentian Marian Youth SEMO by participating in staff and leadership meetings.
Develop a full year calendar that will accomplish our mission and vision as a ministry as well as complement our mission and vision as a church.
Carefully plan and manage the Youth Ministry budgets
Stay current with youth ministry practices by reading, attending youth leadership conferences, etc.
Create, maintain, and file all necessary paperwork for all activities including
o schedules, permission forms, receipts, presentations, etc.
Assist in building and maintaining relationships with the International and National Vincentian Marian Youth as well as Vincentian Family members, especially the Daughters of Charity (DC's) and the Congregation of the Mission (CM's), also the local St. Vincent De Paul Societies, Ladies of Charity and the Miraculous Medal Association.
Review programs, events, data, evaluation forms and other assessment materials to determine improvements and make proposed recommendations based on the information collected.
Maintain the stability and reputation of the organization by complying with all legal requirements, including Protecting God's Children.
Other duties as required.


About Vincentian Marian Youth Southeast Missouri:

Vincentian Marian Youth Southeast Missouri is a Catholic community of faith dedicated to bringing youth to Jesus through faithful devotion to the Blessed Mother Mary and engagement with Vincentian Charisms/Virtues centered on formational outreach that serves and supports those living in poverty. 

Job Qualifications:

3 years of Youth Ministry leadership or coordination required.
High School diploma required.
Bachelor's degree in theology or related field strongly preferred.
Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church and supportive of her teachings.
Previous leadership experience strongly preferred
Computer skills including Microsoft Windows based programs and social media required.
Exceptional attention to detail required.
Ability to multi-task and flexibility to learn and accept other duties.
Maintain a positive attitude and cooperate and interact with a diverse group including youth, priest, parents, volunteers, board members, and supporters.
Excellent organization and planning skills.
Excellent communication skills; both oral and written are required.
Must maintain an open and honest relationship with co-worked and management.
Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays as needed or required and a minimum of 40 hours per week. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Youth Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
$30,000 - 40,000
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Church Size:
less than 100

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Michael Giasi
751 Center Drive
Ste Genevieve
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