Youth Minister

Wentzville, MO, US, 63385-1606

The Archdiocese of St. Louis strives to teach and share our faith, serve others, and foster unity throughout the St. Louis area.  Once a part of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary's campus, the Cardinal Rigali Center in Shrewsbury, MO is today the headquarters and curia (governing body) for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Job Summary

St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wentzville, MO is seeking a full-time youth minister to facilitate and direct the continued growth of build upon and expand our middle school program.  The qualified applicant must be a practicing Catholic who is knowledgeable of our faith and has an ability to inspire, engage and relate to young people.  The successful candidate will be a well-organized, enthusiastic self-starter who possesses the ability to be a strong leader and relates well with many age levels.  Good listening and excellent communication skills are essential qualities required of the youth minister in working with the youth of our middle school students, their parents, and our parish leaders.
·         Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
·         Bachelor's degree in theology, religious studies, pastoral ministry, or a related field (preferred).
·         Previous experience working with youth in a ministry or educational setting.
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to relate effectively to middle school students and their families.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Fr. Brian Fischer – [email protected]. Please include "Middle School Youth Minister Application" in the subject line. 

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screening will include criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, employment and educational licensure/certification verification, health screening, and any other screenings deemed necessary for employment. Any offer would be contingent upon successful completion of any required screening.