St. Dominic Savio Parish is looking to hire a highly motivated and confident Youth Coordinator. St. Dominic Savio is an active Salesian parish with more than 2500 registered parishioners, located in north-east Edmonton. Under the direction of the Pastor, the Youth Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating effective programs for youth, young adults and families within the parish.
General responsibilities will include: coordinating youth and young adult groups/events, visiting schools, helping to coordinate youth involvement in parish liturgies and events, planning family events, promoting activities and facilitating the annual Vacation Bible School program.
Must have a solid theological background in Catholic teachings. A post-secondary degree in theology, religious studies or other related degree would be preferred.
Certificate in Youth Ministry studies, Youth Evangelization certificate, Sacramental Preparation studies or other equivalent certifications may be considered.
Must be a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing and in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Must have experience working with youth, families and volunteers within a parish, diocese or school setting.
Must have the ability to use current technologies and standard software. An understanding of new communication and social media technologies including safety best practices is an asset.
Excellent verbal/ written communications skills and interpersonal skills are required.
The ability to lead music and/ or play guitar or piano would be an asset.
NOTE: This is a full-time position that requires 35 hours per week. Hours of work are flexible to include activities that may occur during evenings and weekends. The Archdiocese of Edmonton requires all employees to undergo a Police Records Check including the Vulnerable Sector Information Check and Intervention Records Check.
If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter (describing your suitability for the position), your resume and contact information for a minimum of 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.