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Youth Ministry Job Description

Church of the Presentation

Upper Saddle River, NJ 


Job Description:

Church of the Presentation, a large Roman Catholic Parish in a suburban setting in Upper Saddle River, NJ in is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Youth Minister.

The Assistant Youth Minister (AYM) will provide support to the Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry as she seeks to implement the vision and coordination of the parish's efforts in ministry to approximately 800 young people from 6th through 12th grades.

This includes being a part of our Junior High Faith Formation Program, our High School Youth Ministry program, and our Confirmation Preparation Program. It includes coordinating, supporting and being present for activities, classes, retreats, service projects and more.  

The AYM will be a member of the parish staff who reports directly to the Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry. The ideal applicant will have the energy and passion for working with middle school and high school teens to develop a lifelong Catholic faith basis for use as they mature into adulthood. The AYM serves as a role model for the teens and must be a Catholic in good standing, and must have gone through the Protecting God’s Children Program, a criminal background check. He/she must also have a valid driver’s license.


A BA in youth ministry, theology, or a related field is required; MA in similar areas is preferred. Strong personal communication skills, both written and oral, required. Strong organizational skills and computer proficiency required. Proficiency in social media is preferred. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required. This position does require frequent evening and weekend hours. For a detailed job description, please email Catzel Bumpus, Pastoral Associate for Youth &Young Adult Ministry, at

To Apply:

Cut-off date: April 30, 2014.

Rev. Robert B. Stagg

Pastor | Church of the Presentation | 271 W. Saddle River Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

201-327-1313 ext. 820 | F: 201-760-2570 |