Catholic Youth Director

Edwards AFB Chapel 2 Youth Ministry Coordination

26 Jul 2019

Edwards AFB Chapel 2

Youth Ministry Coordination



The successful candidate for this position will be a 1099 contractor with Music Ministry International and be responsible for the following: 

1.1  Scope of Responsibilities:
1.1.1.  Shall be able to commit a minimum 20 hours per week at the chapel to accomplish position requirements.  Flex hours are authorized for this position.
1.1.2  Provide services for up to 200 youth.
1.1.3  There will be activities such as VBS (Vacation Bible School) when you shall train all Directors/Leaders/Leaders in Training/Helpers in the Catholic faith tradition and make sure all over the age of 18 have completed an IRC (background paperwork) required by the Chapel to work with children. 
1.2. Period of Performance/Place of Performance
1.2.1. This requirement calls for support at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The Period of Performance in the contract is anticipated from 22 September 2019 - 21 September 2024.
1.3 The Coordinator must participate in safety training and update skills as needed.
1.4  Qualifications:  The Coordinator shall:
1.4.1.  Possess a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in leading a youth program and shall have taught at least two years in a youth program/classroom.

1.4.2.  Furnish a resume including work-related references.

1.4.3.  Hold a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, preference will be given to education or ministry degrees.
1.4.4.  Possess at least three (3) years of experience in Catholic Religious Education. Strong preference will be given to experience in military chapels.
1.4.5.  Be proficient in written and spoken English communication.
1.4.6.  Possess working knowledge of and theological grasp of youth programs, denomination distinctive, and military related programs.

1.4.7.  Maintain ethical standards equivalent to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and shall work in accordance with the chaplain requirements.

1.4.8.  Maintain a good rapport with the congregation and be discreet in character and someone who will maintain absolute privacy and confidentiality for any issues either seen or heard.

1.4.9.  Arrive in a modest, professional business like appearance suitable for a chapel environment. Youth Director clothing shall be clean, neat, wrinkle free, properly worn and in good taste for a chapel environment.

1.4.10.  Be familiar with the Catechetical Certification Program through the Archdiocese for the Military Services. 

1.4.11.  The Youth Director who has not earned a Master’s Degree in Theology or Religious Studies is required to pursue an advanced certificate in catechesis or youth ministry through Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) or Catholic Distance University (CDU). The certificate programs comprise of levels one and two. Each level must be completed within three years. 

1.4.12.  Subject to background check.

2. Duties and Responsibilities: The Youth Director shall:

2.1.  Work in harmony with the “Chapel 21” concept as directed by the Edwards AFB Protestant Chaplain lead. 

DEADLINE: August 2, 2019.  Interested Candidates are requested to forward their resume together with three references from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s good work and steadiness.  Candidates who do not possess the specific attributes/qualifications in "Qualifications" above need not apply. This is a part-time position with compensation based on budget and the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.   Contract held by Music Ministry Intl. 

Apply Directly: (scroll down to “Edwards”).  Your application must include three (3) references including one priest or pastor who can attest to your abilities as they relate to this job posting.  References must include: name, title, organization, relationship to you, email address (necessary field) and phone number.