St. Lawrence O’Toole & Sacred Heart Parish, Brewster, NY, is looking for a full time, energetic and creative Youth Minister to work with our youth, primarily in the EDGE middle school ministry, Purpose Confirmation ministry and the LifeTeen Program for High School age. The Youth Minister will lead a CORE team of approximately 30 adults in formation as necessary for service of our youth programs and will be responsible for planning and execution of bible study, Christian Service Projects, XLT Praise and Worship nights, social events, and summer camps and retreats for middle school and high school youth. Proper outreach and relational ministry will be a key component of a successful program.
The candidate should be familiar with LifeTeen’s methodology, be a practicing Catholic who has a love for the Lord and a knowledge of Roman Catholic Theology, psychology, education, sociology and other relevant fields to be an effective leader and youth minister. Catechist certification and experience as well as musical and liturgical skills are preferable. The applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree in Theology or Religious Education and be an active member of a Catholic Community. The Youth Minister must be comfortable working with adults as well as teens and have the skills and ability to motivate young adults and adults to become involved with the ministry. The Youth Minister will be expected to be working on Sundays and days of programming and parish events/meetings/programs and be able to demonstrate a strong love and knowledge of our Catholic faith and the ability to share this with all of our parishioners.