Job Description

Young People's Representative

RESPONSIBLE TO: Spiritual Guardian

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Committed Maltfriscans

 

ROLE PURPOSE

Responsibilities can be split into 2 main parts: liaising with young people committed to the Rule and with the Youth Coordinator to ensure the Chapter of Mats and events in the year are relevant and responsible for communicating and promoting Maltfriscan youth events.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Spiritual Guardian in maintaining the good order of the community

  • Attend management committee meetings (ARM) where appropriate

  • Ensure the community abides by its policies and priorities 

  • Manage resources given for the youth in liaison with the Finance Officer and other committed Young Maltfriscans

  • Work alongside the Young People’s Coordinator to ensure that the programme for the young people is appropriate and relevant to the needs of the young people 

  • Take an active role in the planning and organisation of CoM.

PASTORAL CARE AND FORMATION

  • Actively support those leading youth ministry sessions

  • Help enable the programme to address the spiritual needs of the age group

  • Support the Young People’s Coordinator in being an advocate for the young people in the community by being the voice of the group.

 

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

  • Cooperate with Maltfriscan Community Safeguarding Officer

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church

  • A committed Young Maltfriscan

  • A willingness and ability to give suitable time to the responsibilities of the role

  • A member of the Forearm, i.e. 14+

  • The ability to communicate and  relate with respect and ease to children and adults

  • Good communication skills