Job Description

Youth Ministry Coordinator

RESPONSIBLE TO: Spiritual Guardian

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Committed Maltfriscans

 

ROLE PURPOSE

Responsibilities can be split into 4 main parts: the Chapter of Mats, support of the Youth Rep, the youth retreat and formation. Plan programmes for and create appropriate environments and activities for age groups and activities. Relate and respond to children and their carers effectively.

 

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

  • Provide and manage resources necessary for the youth ministry programme in liaison with the Finance Officer and those leading sessions

  • Carry out risk assessments for environments or activities

  • Work alongside the Youth Representative to ensure that the programme for the young people is appropriate and relevant to the needs of the young people

  • Prepare appropriate paperwork for parents and carers

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

PASTORAL CARE AND FORMATION

  • Actively support those leading youth ministry sessions to ensure consistency

  • Ensure that the programme addresses the spiritual needs of the age group

  • Support the youth representative in being an advocate for the young people in the community.

 

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

  • Cooperate with the Maltfriscan Community Safeguarding Officer

  • Ensure adult helper numbers are sufficient for each session

  • Be familiar with and comply with Safeguarding policies and procedures and promote good practice

  • Ensure the above events for young people operate within Safeguarding principles.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church

  • A committed Maltfriscan

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

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

  • Have appropriate experience of working with the relevant age group.