Coordinator of Child and Youth Ministries
Divine Mercy Parish is seeking a Coordinator of Child and Youth Ministries to work with the faith formation program, including catechesis, sacramental preparation, school faith formation, and other areas.
Coordinates grades K4 to 12 Christian Formation classes and family ministry.
Leads sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation.
Leads retreats, youth groups, service projects and summer programs.
Directs Vacation Bible School.
Assists with school faith formation, K4 to 8.
Recruits, screens, trains, enriches, and recognizes catechists and volunteers.
Assists with the Director of Faith Formation to develop, communicate, and carry out the vision for the formation of the children and youth of the parish and school.
Fosters parish and school participation in faith formation.
Works with employees in the area of liturgy and music for liturgical celebrations and integration into the Saturday/Sunday Masses.
Serves as one of the communication links for parishioners, parents, school families, parish staff, teachers, and catechists/volunteers regarding faith formation.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Active, practicing, faithful Catholic, able to participate in the sacramental life of the Church.
Committed to growing as a disciple.
Supports Church teachings.
BA or higher in Theology or other field with significant theological/religious education training.
Experience and/or training in catechesis. Catechetical certification preferred.
Skills and Abilities
Professional working attitude and collaborative approach.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and presentation skills.
Skills in online and MS Office programs.
Ability to initiate, multitask and prioritize.
Committed to building disciples of children and youth.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected]
Phone: 414-762-6810 x 3205
Address: 695 College Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Email: [email protected]