Director of Youth Ministry

Position Title:                          Director of Youth Ministry

Location:                                 St. Therese Catholic Church, Kansas City, MO

Status:                                     Full-time/Exempt

Reports to:                              Pastor

St. Therese Catholic Church, an active and vibrant parish, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. The position demands a dynamic, faith-filled, individual to help lead middle school and high school students more deeply in lives of intentional faith in Jesus Christ. 


Primary duties include leading a middle school and high school youth program as well as a large high school Confirmation program.  It further involves working to integrate young people into the life of the parish and identifying, training, assisting and coordinating adult parish youth leaders. The position requires an energetic individual who relates well to all ages, and collaborates with youth and the parent community, with the willingness to work some nonstandard business hours.


To be successful, this individual must have excellent organizational and communication skills, fluency with technology, the ability to multitask, and to work effectively as a team member and independently. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing and be able to provide a Pastor letter of reference. A minimum of five years of youth ministry experience is required.


St. Therese offers a comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, and a pension plan. Note: All employees are required to sign and comply with the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry conduct policy, found at

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