Middle School Youth Ministry – Good Shepherd Catholic Community (Colleyville, TX)

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MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTRY
Youth Ministry, FT Employee
Good Shepherd Catholic Community (Colleyville, TX)

About us:
Good Shepherd Catholic Community in Colleyville, Texas is searching for a full-time middle school youth minister to serve 500 students between 5-8th grade. Our dynamic and youthful parish ministers to students in over 8 different schools. Our Comprehensive ministry program has a strong focus of interactive engagement, relational ministry and experiential learning. We guide our students to be authentically Catholic using tools such as guest speakers, skits, games, small group discussion, live music, videos and various forms of media. As an evangelizing parish, our mission is to create intentional disciples through relational ministry with an emphasis on continuous formation and small group communities.

About the Position:
This position will work in collaboration with the Director of Youth Ministry to produce a comprehensive youth ministry program which focuses on the major components outlined by the USCCB in Renewing the Vision: Community, Catechesis, Justice/Service, Leadership, Evangelization, Prayer/Worship. This position will be responsible for our 5-6th grade students “Bridge” and the 7-8th grade program “Crossroads.” These programs alternate every Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm before our 4:00 p.m. Mass. The position also facilitates a spring and fall retreat, as well as participation in other grade appropriate diocesan events. The middle school youth minister would be expected to participate in outreach opportunities such as school visits and events within the community as well as occasionally help with our high school youth ministry program when needed.

Expected Qualifications:
- Authentically Catholic and passionately seeking a deeper relationship with our Lord
- Creativity that will keep 5-8th graders engaged and excited to be present
-Captivating speaking ability
-Sick organizational skills
-The ability to memorize a ton of names and faces
-A magnetic personality that both students and parents are drawn to
-Experience both planning and implementing programs within a parish ministry program
-Willingness to take criticism, seek improvement and make adjustments
-Well-formed and accurate understanding of theology, scripture, morality and Catholic teaching
-Proficient use of social media, and Microsoft Office Suite
- Healthy balance both spiritually and emotionally
-Background in theological studies or previous ministry experience
-Internal drive to be a long term youth minister

Preferred qualifications:
-Lead praise and worship with a large repertoire
-Experience with PowerPoint, Media Shout, or Pro-Presenter
- Knowledge of sound equipment
- Filming and editing skills
-Experience with Photoshop developing logos and other creative images
-Master Frisbee thrower

Applicants must submit both a resume and job application to [email protected]

Job application can be found at http://www.gscc.net/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=n+9i9L5fykg=&tabid=163

Salary commensurate with experience and education. Full benefits package included.

Please visit our parish website at www.gscc.net (381)

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