Christ the King Parish

Youth Minister
Christ the King Catholic Church
821 S. Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL  33609
(813) 876-5841

Christ the King Catholic Church, a dynamic parish of 3,500 families in south Tampa, Florida, preparing to open a brand new youth center facility, is seeking a full time Youth Minister who will be responsible for coordinating a multi-faceted, engaging, and fun LifeTeen and EDGE program to lead teens closer to Christ.  The Youth Minister must be willing to work closely with the Pastor and have the spirit and heart for ministry while reflecting the philosophies of the parish of Christ the King both in and out of the workplace.

The Youth Minister reaches out to all youth in the community, provides for formal catechesis, and invites and enables youth to serve others and make disciples through both small and large group experiences.  The youth minister provides close communication with and mutually supports families of youth and collaborates with other community and parish organizations.  The Youth Minister should understand and implement the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Diocese of St. Petersburg Office of Youth Ministry, especially those concerning the protection of the youth.

A bachelor’s degree in theology or religious education, or in an unrelated field holding Diocesan or National Youth Ministry certification is preferred. Several years of experience in youth ministry in a Catholic parish, or other proven leadership experience, is strongly preferred. This position includes frequent weekend and weeknight responsibilities.

Key Competencies

  • A strong desire to develop relationships with youth to lead them closer to Christ.
  • Ability to create and coordinate volunteer Core Teams to help implement Life Teen and EDGE programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications especially Outlook, and Excel.
  • Capable of creatively promoting ministry events through social media and websites.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Full Time: Weekend and night hours will be required (e.g., for youth programming, summer camp, retreats, service days, etc.)

Must pass a Level II FBI Background Screening and attend Safe Environment Training before employment.

Please email cover letter and resume to Katie Holland Kholland@ctk-tampa.org