Vacancy for Youth Minister

We are recruiting….

Youth Minister required at Knock Shrine

The Youth Ministry at Ireland’s National Marian Shrine in Knock is a busy and dynamic centre for school retreats and summer youth programmes.

Its aim is to bring young people to Knock Shrine and give them a positive experience and a powerful encounter with God.

We are recruiting for a suitably qualified youth minister.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Embrace the vision, beliefs, strategy, and culture of Knock Youth Ministry
  • Hold a degree in Theology or a relevant qualification in religious studies (Pending 2018 graduates accepted)
  • Have a passion for working with young people and helping them to connect with their faith and develop their prayer life
  • Be committed to observing child protection policy
  • Have the ability to plan, present and evaluate retreat days and other events/programmes
  • Possess good communication and organisational skills
  • Engage technology, particularly social media, to reach this generation 
  • Experience working with young people desirable
  • Be energetic, organised and flexible


Applications no later than 5pm on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Wednesday 25th of April, 2018

To apply, please send a CV and Cover letter to:

Youth Ministry
HR Department
Knock Shrine
Co Mayo

or via email to:

short listing may apply


Find out more about the Youth Ministry here