Aug 16, 2018

Youth Ministry Team Member

  • St Teresa of Avila Church
  • 306 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ, USA
Part time Ministry, Youth Religious Education

Job Description

Role Purpose

The Youth Ministry Team is comprised of adults who will be responsible for living out their Catholic faith to encourage and invite middle and high school students to have a closer relationship with Jesus Christ as his disciples.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Youth Ministry Team Member will perform the following functions:

  • Work with the Youth Ministry team to assist during different programs and events as needed for middle and/or high school students
  • Assist with leading Confirmation Small Groups
  • Assist at Teen Liturgies as needed
  • Welcome students at programs and events
  • Provide a safe space for students to explore their faith, grow in it, and connect with others
  • Invite students to opportunities for worship, socializing, and service
  • Empower and engage other students to live out their faith
  • Other duties as assigned


Some qualifications required for the position:

  • Practicing and fully initiated Roman Catholic
  • A positive role-model and witness to a life of faith
  • Motivation to serve and minister to students
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must receive a Protecting God’s Children certificate
  • Must complete Archdiocesan Code of Conduct

Position Opportunities

Individuals can take on one of the following opportunities:

  • Opportunity for Part-Time Position as a Youth Ministry Assistant starting at                        $15 per hour (negotiable)
  • Opportunity for a position as a Youth Ministry Team Member paid per session helped at:
    • $75 per Confirmation Small Group session
    • $50 per High School or Middle School Ministry session
  • Opportunity to create an internship (paid hourly)


Some items to be considered for the position:

  • Confirmation Small Groups take place on Sunday Afternoons/Evenings.
  • High School Youth Ministry sessions take place on Sunday Nights
  • Middle School sessions take place on select Weekday Nights (3 nights per month)
  • Flexible schedule, but needs to be in unison with staff expectations
  • Skills Development
  • Resume and Reference Builder

For College Students: possibility for room and board

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