Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

St. Louis King of France Catholic Church & School a dynamic bi-cultural and growing parish in North Austin, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. This position is responsible for developing the spiritual formation of our youth grades 6-12 in addition to young adults ages 18-35. This includes forming youth and young adults to be disciples of Jesus Christ through relational ministry, planning and executing youth nights by leading both teens and volunteers, collaborating and working closely with parish departments, and other goals and objectives determined by the Pastor.

This individual should be innovative and intentional in reaching youth, parents and young adults in a culturally diverse parish, united to Christ in teachings and Sacraments of the Catholic Church, and have a heart to minister.

The Director will partner with our Coordinator of High School Confirmation by strategizing the youth ministry components of the Confirmation program, while the Confirmation Coordinator manages specifically the catechetical component.

This is a full-time, salaried position with the expectation of at least three years of professional experience in the youth ministry field. The position requires at least a Bachelor’s degree in theology, religious education, pastoral ministry, or related field from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.

Skills we are looking for in our next Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry include: excellent communication, bilingual in English/Spanish, team building, an understanding of budgets, computer and social media strategies, a strong work ethic, and a desire to form our young Catholics in their relationship with Jesus Christ through the life of the Church. The Director must be a practicing Catholic who is faithful to all that the Church holds to be true.

Please send your cover letter and resumé to:

Father Jesse Martinez, Parochial Vicar, c/o Brenda Beltran, Chief Operating Officer, St. Louis King of France Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas, 78757, or e-mail to brenda.beltran@st-louis.org.