Program Coordinator - Bon Secours Young Adult Ministry
Marriottsville, MD
Job Description

The Bon Secours Young Adults (BSYA) Program Coordinator assists the Program Manager in implementing the Young Adult Ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours, USA. Responsibilities include: accompanying young adults on their faith journey; planning and coordinating programs and events for and with the BSYA membership; collaborating and coordinating with local parishes and Archdiocesan young adult ministries; working to promote Vocations to the Sisters of Bon Secours; managing social media accounts and membership databases; and developing young adult leaders.

This position reports to the Program Manager, Bon Secours Young Adult Ministry.


As with all employees of the Sisters of Bon Secours, USA - promotes throughout Bon Secours Young Adults the Mission Focus of the Sisters of Bon Secours: " defend and care for all of creation; to cry out with others against injustice and all that diminishes life on Earth."

Attends and regularly updates the Bon Secours Young Adults Advisory Board

Assists the Bon Secours Young Adults Core Leadership Team in program planning and logistics

Coordinates specific events with, and for, the BSYA members in Baltimore and Washington, DC with a specific focus on small group faith-sharing opportunities and service projects

Identifies and implements tools for enhanced member engagement, including: building a sense of community among the young adults and nurturing leadership within local, existing, networks, digital engagement through social media, and feedback and data collection analysis of program satisfaction

Identifies service sites and service opportunities which express the Bon Secours charism of being "Good Help,"; both within the Congregation and in the greater Baltimore/Washington DC area. Prepares these sites and opportunities to partner with BSYA for service events and trips and, if applicable, to mentor BSYA volunteers. Leads recruitment for and supports local young adults through these service opportunities and trips

Develops and distributes prayer and faith formation resources to BSYA members to assist them in their faith formation and leadership development

Assists with recruitment strategies for new members

Maintains good communication and collaborative relationships within the Vocation/ Formation/ Young Adults offices, and with the shared administrative support and other Bon Secours ministries

Manages BSYA membership and promotional databases, and keeps records as required

Job Requirements

  • Fully initiated Catholic who actively participates in a Catholic parish
    • Shows a clear, consistent, exemplary commitment to Christ and His message, combined with a willingness to grow and mature in that relationship
    • Personal convictions should include: a clear love and commitment to the life and ministry of the Church.
    • Has a good understanding of the values of contemporary Catholic teaching and can articulate these values to others.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.), including competency in Catholic theology and pastoral ministry
  • Knowledge of young adult faith development and ability to relate to and serve as a mentor for young adults.
  • Must have a passion, commitment to working with young adults, as well as a respect and concern for them.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Experience with building/working with small faith communities and retreats.
  • Candidate’s gifts should include: servant leadership, relational skills with an ability to work with others, communication (oral, written, and listening), and competency of working with social networking sites and websites to both communicate to and engage young adults.
  • Ability to follow-up and complete tasks.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team with others and to articulate Catholic theological perspectives and to embody the Bon Secours mission.
  • Competent in facilitating meetings and group process.
  • Must have pastoral and strategic planning abilities.
  • Must be able to vary schedule and work evenings and weekends, as required.
  • Able to delegate responsibilities appropriately.
  • Is flexible, able to travel.
  • Have good public relations skills.
  • Comfortable speaking to groups and welcoming guests.


  • Graduate degree (M.S. or M.A.), including competency in Catholic theology and pastoral ministry

  • Three or more years of ministry experience


Nick Stein

Job Type Full-time