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Catholic Youth Ministry Coordinator

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sanford Federal, Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.

Summary:

The Catholic Youth Ministry Coordinator will coordinate and provide Catholic ministry for teenagers, with its primary emphasis being the JBER community, as part of the chapel religious program. Coordinator services include providing a community wide religious youth program and supporting youth ministry needs. The programs will be sponsored by the chapel community but will attempt to involve teens throughout the JBER installation. The Coordinator will articulate and develop promotional campaigns and activities and maintain records of supplies, materials and attendance (to include youth and volunteers).

Education:
A bachelor's degree is preferred. Seminary education is desirable.

Experience:
The Coordinator will have specific training in youth work with a minimum of two years' experience in youth ministry; at least 1-year of the youth ministry experience should be in a military chapel setting

Requirement:
Coordinator will maintain a consistent on-site presence to meet the requirements of the contract on JBER. The coordinator will acquire all training necessary to work in military communities in the dedicated area of youth ministry.
The Catholic Youth Ministry program shall be Roman Catholic in denomination. No faith, ethnicity, gender, race, or denomination shall be denigrated in any way. The Coordinator shall not conduct formal counseling, administer sacraments (anointing, baptisms, Mass, etc.) or perform other Chaplain responsibilities.
The Coordinator will implement procedures that insure the security of government property and facilities. The coordinator will be aware of local safety requirements, conduct risk assessments for all activities, and make all reasonable efforts to ensure the safety of individuals participating in the programs.
The Coordinator will maintain active contact and presence in the major family chapel worship services as required by the JBER Senior Catholic Chaplain or designee.
The Coordinator will present a neat, well-groomed appearance during the performance of the contract appropriate to the conditions under which the services are provided. The Coordinator will be expected to maintain high moral and ethical standards consistent with the Christian nature of the chapel youth ministry program.
The Coordinator shall perform all services within the guidelines of JBER Operating Instructions and Regulations and Directives, and the JBER Senior Installation Chaplain's Policy Statements.
Interview Requirements: Interviews will be conducted after request for quote closure date. Interviews will be conducted by the Catholic Chaplain and/or members of the JBER Chapel Staff. A contracting officer or specialist will be present throughout all interviews.
Permanent changes of personnel require that replacement personnel meet the complete qualifications of the performance work statement which includes the interview process. All permanent changes to personnel must be approved in writing by the contracting officer thirty (30) calendar days before start date of new personnel.

Specific Tasks:
Senior High Program

Conduct weekly (school year) meetings for Senior High Youth (grades 9-12). These meetings will integrate mental, social, and Christian development. Meetings will be at least one hour in duration and accommodate groups of 10 or more. 1002 Conduct monthly special events or activities to promote growth and discipleship for Senior High youth. Goals are to include team building, community responsibility and faith sharing. Special events may consist of any task, which supports the above goal to include community service projects, lock-ins, day trips, etc.
Middle School Program

Conduct twice a month (during school year) meetings for Middle School Youth (grades 6-8). These meetings will integrate mental, physical, social and spiritual development. Meetings will normally be at least one hour in duration and accommodate groups of 10 or more. Depending on attendance, meetings can be in conjunction with Senior High meetings
Control and Reporting

Meet with the designated NCOIC to ensure understanding and control of Chapel facilities, SOP's, OI's and procedures.

Provide a weekly report to the JBER Senior Catholic Chaplain or designated chaplain detailing attendance, contact work, Volunteer involvement and activities.
Administration

Provide advertising and promotional bulletin announcements, articles, flyers and materials to the Senior Catholic Chaplain's office for approval and distribution in paper and on-line media. 4002 Attend 673 ABW/HC staff coordination meetings.
Volunteers and Support Committee

Recruit volunteers to assist in conducting the program. A volunteer roster to include name, address, phone number, military affiliation and role must be maintained and updated at the Senior Catholic Chaplain's office. Coordinator will be required to obtain an USAF email account and will comply with PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and AFI (Air Force Instruction) requirements. It is the coordinator's responsibility to ensure that the moral character of volunteers recruited to assist in youth activities will be commensurate with their responsibilities to provide values-based leadership consistent with religious teaching within the chapel programs. Selection of volunteers will be in accordance with applicable installation regulations.

Conduct training sessions to teach and train volunteers in all aspects of Catholic youth ministry. Help volunteers become comfortable in Catholic youth ministry, teaching them the skills and confidence to be effective volunteers.

Mentor volunteers on the varied aspects of youth ministry throughout the year. A volunteer utilization file to include roles, training and hours volunteered will be maintained.

Supervise volunteers in carrying out their responsibilities and be available for questions and guidance. Reach out to volunteers to encourage and keep participation.

Why Sanford Federal?

You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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