Job Openings

Job Title: Youth Minister

Interested parties contact Chris Tverdy at [email protected] 

JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Youth Ministry will perform a wide variety of activities to direct and coordinate a strong faith-filled youth ministry aimed at helping youth, grades 6-12,
grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will collaborate with a team of adult volunteers to engage in relational ministry with youth and parents, provide catechesis, equip teens to share the
Good News, and invite youth to serve in their communities. The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for the development, coordination, supervision, and execution of parish programs
designed to engage the youth of the parish. The Director should develop close communication with and mutual support from families of youth. We are looking for that unique individual who
has the spirit and heart for ministry to youth as well as the ability to organize and run a comprehensive, fun, engaging ministry.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evangelization/Catechesis
    o Develop vibrant and orthodox programming with the “Grow” Curriculum that will lead middle school and high school students into a deeper relationship with Jesus.
              *High-school and middle school weekly faith formation
              *Regular social events for middle school and high school youth
              *Retreat opportunities for both age groups
              *Confirmation preparation class
              *Participation in Works of Mercy
    o Participate in the life and ministries of the parish and introduce youth to ministry leaders so they are engaged in the wider parish community
    o Have an active presence at St. Mark’s and Bishop Kelly High School
    o Plan 8th-grade school retreat in collaboration with middle school religion teachers
    o Schedule altar servers for funerals
  • Parish relations
    o Represent the needs of youth and young adults to the parish leadership and encourage parishioners to engage in relationships with our teens
    o Facilitate the development of community among young people, their families, their parish, and the local community.
    o Support parents and guardians in their roles as the primary catechists of their households
    o Serve as the liaison with the diocesan offices and their programs, services, and resources.  Leadership development:
    o Participate in Diocesan youth ministry training and events
    o Coordinate the recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of adult volunteers in the
    youth ministry program
    o Engage in ongoing formation with volunteers
  •  Administration/general
    o Supervise the activities and schedules of youth ministry volunteers and employees.
    o Develop and monitor a youth ministry budget.
    o Effectively and creatively provide communication to teens, the parish, and the community regarding activities and events through the use of church bulletin, announcements, and social media. Develop a good working relationship with the Director of Communications for the parish.
    o Develop and maintain records and database(s) of information pertinent to youth ministry such as membership lists, event information, budget, Sacramental records (Confirmation), etc.
    o Actively participate in parish events, diocesan gatherings, and related activities.
    o Adhere to the policies and guidelines of the Diocesan employee handbook.
    o Attend regular staff meetings and communicate about youth ministry activities
  • POSITION SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
    • Skills, Knowledge, and/or Abilities
      o Strong personal relationship with Jesus and a deep love for the Catholic Church,
      practicing Catholic in good standing
      o Passion for evangelizing middle school and high school students
      o A joyful, authentic, charitable, prayerful, and courageous presence
      o Thrives in team environments and has the ability to work collaboratively
      o Effective organizer, planner, and implementer
      o Working knowledge of social media platforms
      o Past experience with youth ministry
      o Ability to pass a criminal background check
      o Ability to make connections with the youth and parents of St Mark’s
      o A reliable and respectful commitment to the parish, preferred that the member is a registered and active parishioner of St Mark’s Parish
  • Education, Training, and/or Experience
    o Past experience with youth ministry (retreats, small group organization, and management, faith sharing, etc.)
    o BA in Theology/Religious Education or a related educational field and/or a certificate in ministry or theology from a Catholic institution of higher learning is preferred Strong verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in composing reports, correspondence and in publishing e-newsletters and flyers
    o Has knowledge of current youth culture and current trends and issues
    o Strong planning and organizational skills in working with youth and volunteers
 
Job Title: Janitor
Hours: Full-time position
Interested parties will contact Sergio Gonzalez, [email protected]
 
Job Responsibilities:
- General cleaning of church facilities ensuring good maintenance and attractive condition
- Vacuum, sweep, and mop floors
- Clean and stock restrooms
- Perform minor repairs
- Notify supervisor of major repairs
- Collect and dispose of trash
- Keep cleaning supplies in stock
- Assist others in wintertime exterior snow removal and ice prevention
- Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
Qualifications:
- Ability to manage your time efficiently
- Able to use basic cleaning equipment
- Able to work safely with a variety of cleaning supplies and chemicals
- Ability to lift 25 pounds
- Possess good communication skills
-Possess the ability and willingness to respond to the unforeseen needs of parishioners and staff in a timely and friendly manner
-Must be punctual and reliable​
 

Children's Faith Formation Coordinator, St. Mark's Catholic Church

CITY: Boise, ID

ORGANIZATION: St. Mark's Catholic Church, Children's Faith Formation

​JOB DETAILS

Status:

• Benefits include dental and health insurance, vacation and retirement.
• 40-hour work week including some night and weekend hours.

Definition and Function:
The Children’s Faith Formation Coordinator is best suited by an energetic person with the intention of assisting the Children’s Faith Formation Director in providing opportunities for children and their families to enter into and deepen a loving relationship with Jesus through His Catholic Church. This individual will have a good theological sense, a heart for children Pre-K/Kindergarten through 5th grades, and assist in coordinating programs which allow them to find their place in the parish community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

All Programs:
• Assist the Director with program needs as requested.
• Be able to teach and/or substitute in any faith formation classes, including Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, when needed.
• Assist in maintaining craft and cleaning materials in various Children’s Faith Formation classrooms.
• Assist in setting up rooms and materials for all Children’s Faith Formation classes.
• Assist the Director with planning the school year curriculum.
• Assist the Director with recruitment and oversight of catechists and catechist assistants.
• Maintain class attendance records.
• Reserve space needs for various programs with the room reservation manager.
• Assist the Director with gathering catechist feedback for the development and implementation of effective programming.
• Be onsite and available to provide support while classes are in session if requested.
• Assist Director to ensure all information shared with children and families is consistent with the mission of St. Mark’s Parish and approved Catholic teaching.
• Assist with getting supplies needed for programs.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS)
• Collaborate with the Director regarding the implementation of Levels II and III of CGS into the parish.
• Willing to attend catechist training in the appropriate levels of CGS (potentially outside of Boise).
• Assist in recruiting volunteers to create material needs for classes.
• Assist in providing for the needs of the Atrium.
• Help maintain order and cleanliness in the CGS Atrium.
Sacramental Preparation:
• Update catechist and student materials for classes, weekly.
• Assist Director with providing and/or developing material for child/parent faith formation interaction.
• Collaborate with Director on details for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist parent meetings, retreats and Sacraments.

Christian Initiation for Children and Youth (RCIC or Family Becoming Catholic):
• Collaborate with the Director regarding details for Christian initiation classes, retreats, and Sacraments.

Vacation Bible School (one week a year)
• Months ahead of time, assist the Director with marketing and advertising Vacation Bible School.
• Assist the Director in recruiting, scheduling, and oversight of VBS volunteer leaders and assistants.
• Assist with registration and gathering supplies.
• Prepare materials and clean-up from Vacation Bible School daily.
• Be onsite and available to provide support while Vacation Bible School is in session.

Miscellaneous
• Update registrations and collection of sacramental documents for all programs and baptisms.
• Responsible for putting out the children’s bulletin
• Maintain files as needed.
• If a volunteer cannot, update liturgical information presented on CFF Bulletin Boards
• Attend weekly staff meetings.
• Participate as appropriate in ministry updates in order to remain current and expand knowledge of the needs of the ministry.
• Attend Diocesan Education Conference and other training as approved by supervisor.
• Maintain safe environment certification.
• Compile Circle of Grace materials for catechists to administer to children each year.
• When possible, attain and maintain training in CPR and First Aid.
• Communicate and work closely with other parish ministry leaders as approved by the supervisor.
• Other duties as needed, as pastor directs.

Please submit a Diocesan application, cover letter, and resume to Chris Tverdy, [email protected]