|Youth Cluster Catechist|
|Contribution to Parish Mission Statement|
|Catechists guide their groups of youth in the formation of their faith. They are integral in carrying out the religious education of our parish's young people.|
|Help lead your Cluster through discussions and activities. Assist the group with planning and carrying out 1-2 service projects. One and one-half hours per week, late-September through April, Sunday evenings or a time that works best for the Cluster, plus prep time and service projects. Required training for all parents involved with leading the Cluster is 1:30-4:30 on September 23 OR 9:00-12:00 on September 29, catechistís choice (identical trainings).|
|Firm Catholic faith and willingness/ability to share personal faith stories and experiences. Love and care for teens, willing to build relationships with them. Kind, affirming, open, and approachable. Assertive with rules, expectations, and consequences. Ability to speak comfortably with youth. Desire to encourage, invite, and challenge youth to discover and grow in their faith.
Volunteers 13 & older in this ministry are required to attend a Prohibited Behaviors Orientation Class and complete a Background Screening Package.
|Depending on your Cluster's arrangements.|
|Length of Commitment|
|Catechist Training (required of all who will be leading group sessions) is (your choice) 1:30-4:30 on September 23 OR 9:00-12:00 on September 29.|
|Pat Howard, Director of Youth Catechesis.|