Office of Parish Ministry

Diosese of Scranton 300 Wyoming Avenue Scranton, PA 18503



Volunteer Director: Kathy Yaklic

DESCRIPTION: The Office of Youth Ministry sponsors diocesan-wide activities to help young people participate more fully in Christian life. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The office will place college students in area parishes to participate in the Leadership of their youth programs. Typical activities might include developing and implementing activities within youth groups, assisting with youth recreation programs, involvement with days of recollection or retreats. There is also a need for students to assist in research, planning, publicity, etc. in the office for diocesan sponsored events. This placement would be more administrative and organizational in nature. TIME COMMITMENT: 2-3 hours weekly, but varies by parish. Volunteer training is available through organized training programs. *Walking distance from the University of Scranton.