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Student (Youth) Minister

St. Dominic Catholic Parish, located in Brookfield, WI, is expanding our Student Ministry Team. We are seeking an individual to help form and accompany teen disciples through our Edge Middle School and/or Life Teen High School ministries: including small groups, retreats, mission trips, and summer camp.

Position Overview

  • Recruit and provide on-going training and support to a volunteer core team who assists you in accompanying young people to seek, know, and become Christ.
  • Plan and execute EDGE or Life Teen nights in conjunction with your core team.
  • Collaborate with a fellow student minister to plan social events, retreats, teen Masses, and summer trips.

Who we are looking for:

  • We desire someone whose relationship with Jesus is active, personal, and effusively life changing. This is life lived to the fullest that is contagious for teens.
  • A love of engaging middle and high school students and inviting them into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We are especially looking for someone who doesn’t shy away from deeper conversations with youth
  • Experience with recruiting and coaching a core team of volunteers.
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically and are full of creative ideas
  • Willingness to take a risk, fail fast, and succeed often
  • Have youth ministry experience at a parish or as a missionary, especially if that experience is with Edge/Life Teen.
  • A candidate gifted in leading praise and worship music would be a blessing to our teens.

Here is what makes this position unique:

  • You will work in a team environment with another student minister and a caring core team.
  • Receive hands-on training and coaching from our veteran Director of Formation who has a decade of youth ministry experience and serves as the Area Contact for Life Teen.
  • We have a supportive pastor, staff, and parish community who desire the best for our teens.
  • We recognize the need for balance. In order to have dynamic ministries, our staff realizes the importance of a work-life balance. 
  • We are located in suburban Milwaukee, which is home to a vibrant Young Adult community!


  1. Practicing Catholic whose relationship with Jesus is active, personal, and effusively life changing.
  2. Will have to complete the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Safe Environment Training
  3. Ability to professionally communicate and build relationships with both teens and adults.
  4. A degree in theology, religious studies, or related field or working towards a degree in one of those areas.



Additional Information

Start Date
St. Dominic - Brookfield (M02)
Job Category
Parishes - Pastoral/Ministerial
Employment Type
Full Time

To Apply

If this sounds like a perfect fit for you, then take the next step and send your cover letter, resume, and application (found at; search “general application”) to:
Contact Name
Search Committee
18255 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Teachers and Principals

For general information, visit our
Human Resources/Personnel Services Office page or call 414-769-3422.

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