Archdiocese of Boston


66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

Pastoral Center Information: 

Bethany Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastoral Center Gift Shop  

It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 a.m.


Coordinator, Formation of Youth & Young Adults (PT), St. Raphael, Medford

JOB PURPOSE: St. Raphael in Medford is looking for a PT Coordinator of Youth Ministry to assist the Pastor in providing opportunities for parish youth to encounter Jesus Christ in a loving and supportive community and to invite them into a personal relationship with him.  Accomplished through a relational ministry model of accompaniment, walking with youth on their journey of ongoing conversion and discipleship, living the Joy of the Gospel together through active participation in the sacramental life of the parish, ongoing faith formation and service.


  • Call young people to be disciples of Jesus Christ and draw young people into the life, work, and mission of the faith community.
  • Establish and set a vision of Youth Ministry for the parish based on relational ministry, forming Christian community around Faith, Fun and Service.
  • Provide leadership within the parish and coordinate with other ministries that engage youth ie; Parish School, Religious Education, Music Ministry, Scouts, etc.
  • Initial focus on Sunday evenings built around 5:00pm mass, utilizing the parish youth center for activities and gatherings.   Consistent presence on Sunday evenings.
  • Maintain a strong prayer life, participate regularly in the sacraments, and attend an annual spiritual retreat.
  • Support Confirmation preparation program
  • Manage youth ministry budget


  • BS or BA degree in a relevant program in theology or religious education.  Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Certification in youth ministry from an accredited national program is required.
  • 5 years experience in parish youth ministry.


  • Ability to use a computer keyboard for up to 8 hours/day.
  • Ability to sit for up to 8 hours/day.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

The duties and requirements described above are representative of those encountered during performance of the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter’s and resumes to Father Paul Coughlin:  father.coughlin@saintraphaelparish.org and Deacon Mark Rumley: rumley.mark@gmail.com