Aug 10, 2018

Director of Young Adult Ministries

  • St. John the Baptist Parish
  • Plum, PA, USA
Full time Ministry, Young Adult

Job Description

Director of Young Adult Ministry – Full Time

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh


St. John the Baptist Parish is seeking a Catholic disciple of Jesus who is passionate and dynamic about leading young adults in beginning and deepening their relationship with Jesus through his Church.  This position will provide service to five parishes within the geographic area that are part of a parish grouping.   The Director will work under the direction of the Pastor, who administers all five parishes, to develop a unified vision on helping young adults ages 18-30’s years with developing a dynamic and engaging witness to their faith, relational ministry, participation in parish life, and a plan for participation in community outreach programs.  The applicant must be able to encounter people where they are, listen to what is important in their lives and help to support and accompany them on their journey.  The applicant is a critical member of the pastoral staff who will work effectively with other members on the staff to lead and participate in projects that make our parishes fully alive.



Job Requirements


  • Must be an active and practicing Catholic and in good standing
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology, philosophy or related field
  • Prior participation in formation process – (i.e. FOCUS, St. Paul Outreach, etc.)
  • At least 3 years experience in Youth, Young Adult
  • Flexible work schedule (may include weekend and evenings)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep knowledge of the millennial experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and positive use of social media
  • Develop young adult leaders to initiate and sustain small –group discipleship program to engage the young adults in Sunday liturgy and other evangelization activities.
  • Participate in Diocesan leadership development programs to include building an effective coaching/mentoring/leadership program for young adults in the parish



Skills and Competencies


  • Ability to organize and deliver effectively
  • Reliability and accountability
  • Adapting to change
  • Teamwork



Competitive Salary and Benefits


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