Youth Ministry Position

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as part-time Youth Minister (12 hours per week) whose primary responsibility will be to develop a youth ministry program that will be:

            *a part of all of our students’ religious life,

            *an integral part of our religious education program, and

            *a safe place for youth to explore and deepen their faith, see models of Catholic life, and

be encouraged to a life of faith, hope, and charity. 


The responsibilities of the Youth Minister are to:


1.  work with the parish Director of Religious Education to design the curriculum for jr. high and

high school Sunday morning religious education classes;

2.  teach the high school Sunday morning class from a youth ministry focus, with the help of


3.  coordinate the Confirmation preparation program;

4.  conduct at least two annual retreats for our youth—one for the middle grades and one for high


5.  encourage greater youth participation in parish liturgies;

6.  develop and coordinate other activities promoting faith, fun, and service, at least one


7. reach out to our parish’s college students and recent college graduates as potential volunteers

within the youth program;

8.  work closely with the parish Youth Ministry Advisory Committee.


Qualities desired:


1.  enthusiasm and an approach which links faith with fun whenever appropriate;

2.  ability to relate to youth, lead prayer and foster prayer, and bring faith into conversation with


3.  knowledgeable about the Catholic faith and effective youth ministry strategies, with a

willingness to continue learning.


To apply:


Send a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three references to:


                        Fr. Joe Rautenberg

                        St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

                        333 West Maple Street

                        Cambridge City, IN 47327


                        Or email: and Cc. to: &