Job Opportunity

Coordinator For Youth Evangelization and Catchesis Outreach

St. Patrick's Parish Office
301 East Adams Street
O'Neill, Ne 68763

Contact Information
Rev. Bernard Starman

Full/Part Time:


Primary Duties:

The Coordinator for Evangelization and Catechesis Outreach will be responsible for developing and overseeing a parish based pastoral ministry with young people in both St. Patrick and St. Joseph Parishes. The program includes all youth from grade school through young adults to age thirty. It provides for formal catechesis, invites, and enables youth to experience God in a way that He becomes part of their person. The program shall develop close communication with, and mutual support from, families of youth and collaborates with other parish and community organizations. It provides coordination with the parish efforts in attaining the goal and vision to form disciples to serve God and one another.
The CECO reports directly to the pastor.
• Coordinate the recruitment, training, supporting, and evaluating of volunteers in the program
• Develop a systematic and intentional plan for catechesis that utilizes a creative variety of formats, setting, and timeframes
• Provide resources (print, video, etc.) for effective programming implementation
• Provide appropriate training for young people placed in leadership positions
• Foster the involvement of young people in the life of the parish in various ministerial roles and activities (EMHC, Server, Lector, etc.)
• Serve as the liaison with the Archdiocesan Office of Catechesis & Youth Ministry and their programs, services, and resources
• Maintain policies and record compliance with the Archdiocese of Omaha Safeguarding All God’s Children program
• Be a presence in the parish community through its liturgical and social activities
• Promote good public relations within and parish and community
• Regularly communicate with parents and parishioners to seek their input as appropriate
• Maintain necessary office and program records
• Submit periodic reports, as requested by the pastor
• Plan, coordinate, and implement retreats, mission trips, youth marches, and activities established in past years and new experiences beneficial to youth development
• Develop faith-based network opportunities for the “20 something” young adults in our parish including, but not limited to, worship, biblical teaching, fellowship, and discipleship
• All other duties as assigned


• Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education or Theology. Preferred background in theology, educational methodologies, or experience in youth ministry with a willingness to move toward development of such skills.
• Practicing Catholic in full communion to participate in the sacraments of the Church



Commensurate with experience


Benefit package available