Hispanic Youth Ministry Coodinator

Archdiocesan Facilities - Omaha

Full-Time
POSITION TITLE: Hispanic Youth Ministry Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Hispanic Ministry Office
REPORTS TO: Manager, Hispanic Ministry
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 6, 2022
CLASSIFICATION: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt
HOURS PER WEEK: 40


POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direction and supervision of the Manager, Hispanic Ministry Office, this position will be responsible for the coordination of Hispanic youth ministry efforts. Responsibilities include the planning and coordination of Hispanic youth programs and events designed to foster a Clear Path of Discipleship for youth and young adults, and the recruiting, equipping, and formation of adult leaders and volunteers. This position will help develop youth and young adults into Hispanic leaders for other church ministries.


PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plans and coordinates Hispanic Archdiocesan events, retreats, conferences, workshops, missions, and presentations for youth and young adults.
• Recruits, equips, and forms discipleship leaders in the Hispanic community to lead discipleship groups, bible studies and other discipleship efforts, as well as coordinates the recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of volunteers for the youth ministry events and programs.
• Maintains database and record of discipleship efforts in the Archdiocese as well as tracking growth and progress of discipleship in the Archdiocese and keeps manager informed of status of youth ministry efforts, issues and needs.
• Works on continuing education by attending Archdiocesan training and formation events and by networking with other youth ministry leaders across the Archdiocese.
• Administers the implementation of and compliance with the Archdiocese of Omaha Safe Environment Policies for the Hispanic Ministry Office ensuring a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults.
• Works in coordination with other Archdiocesan offices and attends regular staff meetings.
• Creates print, electronic, and other media content for youth ministry events and programs.
• Performs day-to-day organizational and office management duties.
• Translates documents from English to Spanish and Spanish to English.
• Establishes and maintains a welcoming environment for families, staff, and visitors.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Appropriate and adequate knowledge of the Catholic Church teachings and mission.
• Knowledge of the cultural context and contemporary needs of youth and families, particularly Hispanic families, and the emerging trends and approaches to youth ministry.
• Working knowledge of computers (primarily Microsoft Office Programs) as well as an ability to learn and effectively use software relevant to job duties.
• Adept at using social media.
• Able to manage and execute multiple tasks and/or high demand, deadline-driven situations in a professional manner.
• Impeccable ethical standards and personal integrity.
• Continually strive for the highest standards of work and seeking ways to improve.
• Ability to understand, speak, read, and write in English and Spanish languages with accuracy and clarity.
• Ability to establish strong, positive, interpersonal relations with a variety of personalities and work styles.
• Understand and display the need for situational confidentiality and attention to business ethics.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Active, practicing Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission and teachings of the Church.
• Formal training or education in theology required.
• High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
• Minimum two years’ experience organizing youth events required. Experience organizing Catholic-based events preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Routine office environment.
• Flexible schedule within business hours (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM).
• Regular weekend and evening appointments or meetings required.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
• The Archdiocese of Omaha serves 23 counties in Northeast Nebraska, with schools and parishes within a 200-mile radius of the Chancery Office. Travel could be up to 15% within this area.