Coordinator Of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Archdiocese Of San Francisco - Chancery

Coordinator Of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Archdiocese Of San Francisco

Tasks & Responsibilities Toward Youth & Young Adult Ministry:

  • To work with the present Youth & Young Adult ministries in parishes to strengthen and guide them toward an increase in membership and activities in terms of spiritual, pastoral, and social events.
  • To help individual parish groups interact and network with Youth and Young Adult Ministry groups in neighboring parishes within the local deanery and with groups in deaneries.
  • To recruit, train, and create effective faith-filled, talented youth ministry leaders to animate both the Youth and Young Adult Ministry groups.
  • To accompany the youth actively and creatively in their faith journey by way of spiritual, liturgical, scriptural, sacramental events.
  • To be engaged in target-based, result-oriented invigoration of Youth Ministry in parishes and deaneries in terms of increasing number of youth, number of parish ministries, and various events organized, including at least one county-level event per county and one Archdiocese-wide event annually.
  • Help prepare youth for the Sacrament of Confirmation and organize Archdiocesan Confirmation retreats in collaboration with the Youth Council.
  • Develop and maintain database of addresses and contact information for youth and young adult ministry members of the Archdiocese and the progress of this ministry.
  • Facilitate “Theology on Tap” program.
  • Organize World Youth Day participation and maintain informational and financial database of participants.
  • In order to bring focus and dedication to this parish-based work, the coordinator will be exclusively working within the boundaries of parishes and deaneries within our Archdiocese and NOT outside of the Archdiocese for events, seminars, and conferences, except with prior approval of the Director of Pastoral Ministry.

Qualities & Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and problem resolution skills.
  • Excellent English verbal, written and communication skills (Spanish Language helpful)
  • Organized, reliable, flexible, pleasant, affable, timely; and with effective planning skills
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with a deep love for the Church
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Experience in youth/young adult ministry, faith formation or related fields
  • 4-6 years of experience in parish and diocesan ministry
  • Valid California driver’s license with clean driving record and car for work
  • Able to work evenings/nights and weekends
  • Able to work collaboratively with the pastors, deans, and other parish-based organizations in helping start new youth and young adult ministry groups in parishes and deaneries.

Send cover letter, resume and three references to

Christine Escobar
[email protected]
One PeterYorke Way,
San Francisco, CA 94109

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