A vast majority of Catholic youth are disconnecting from the Church during their teenage years. To reawaken their faith, NET Ministries trains teams of young adults to make a transformational difference in parishes and schools across the United States. Since 1981, our missionaries have proclaimed the Gospel to over 2.2 million young people, inspiring them to pursue a deeper relationship with Christ and increase their connection to the Catholic Church.

Join the mission of NET Ministries! All open positions are listed below, click to see the full job description and how to apply.

Director of Human Resources

Location: The NET Center, West St. Paul, MN

Job Summary: Are you a seasoned Human Resources professional who is mission-driven and really wants to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you have what it takes to lead the human resources efforts of a non-profit and help lead a thriving servant organization successfully into the future? This role will recruit talent, ensure competitive compensation, create strategies for retention, and develop employment policies that create a safe and productive workplace. The Director of HR is also included in daily team meetings which support and pray for the critical mission of the organization.


  • Overseeing NET Staff recruitment and hiring strategy, including working efficiently with hiring supervisors, designing the interview processes, supporting proactive recruitment, and serving on interview committees.
  • Offering employment and negotiating benefits, overseeing all paperwork and training, and managing all employee vacation/sick leave records and preparing for audits.
  • Administering performance management system, directing disciplinary needs of employees, and working with the Director of Finance to administer employee benefits and ensure compliance.
  • Developing and managing annual plan and budget for HR needs.
  • Managing facilitation and coaching activities to support individual, group, and/or organizational needs.
  • Acting as the Safe Environment Officer, which includes: Ensuring all employees, NET Teams and volunteers are cleared to work with young people, communicating with all persons needing Safe Environment verification, ensuring the NET Center is a safe environment, and developing and maintaining relations with professional resources in a Safe Environment arena.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of HR Generalist experience.
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others toward a clear and common set of goals.
  • A strong Christian; a mission-oriented practicing Catholic is preferred.
  • Bi-lingual/Spanish fluency is preferred

If this sounds like a mission you would be passionate to bring your human resources and leadership skills to, we are excited to talk to you. Apply today to become part of our family! To apply, send your resume to recruiting@gierkejungbauer.com.


Eastern Regional Outreach Coordinator

Location: Eastern Regional Office, Cincinnati, OH

Job Summary: Working in ministry can be isolating. NET Ministries excels in Relational Ministry and building community. We are seeking an Eastern Regional Outreach Coordinator to strategically engage with diocesan leaders, parish and school youth ministry leaders, and campus ministry leaders to build relationships and form intentional communities of ministry professionals. The applicant should have 8-10 years of experience in ministry to youth, be a self-starter, and be organized with a high level of attention to detail. The Eastern Regional Office of NET Ministries in Cincinnati serves all (Arch)dioceses in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. 


  • Expand and network with parishes and schools in a strategic way
  • Coordinate Regional Events for parish and school ministry leaders
  • Provide Client Services Support to parish and school ministers
  • Promote and Sell YDisciple throughout the Region
  • Missionary Team Support


  • Minimum: College Graduate (with a degree in theology or a related field). Active, practicing Catholic with an outgoing, friendly, and confident demeanor. At least five years of experience working in youth ministry, campus ministry, or teaching theology. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Organized with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to execute a vision. Motivated, self-starter who is driven and has the ability to thrive in a team atmosphere. Ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities simultaneously. Skilled/comfortable working with financial data. Proficient in Microsoft Office software and Google Suite. Passionately committed to the mission of NET Ministries.
  • Preferred: Familiar with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Parishes and Schools with ten years of experience working in the field of relational ministry. Knowledgeable with Raiser’s Edge Database. Bilingual (Spanish/English) with experience working with Hispanic/Latino youth & families.

For more information: view the full job description. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience but may range between $50,000-$55,000.

To Apply: Please send letters of interest & resumes to Andrea Patch at andreap@netusa.org.


Eastern Regional Administrative Assistant

Location: Eastern Regional Office, Cincinnati, OH

Job Summary: The mission of NET Ministries is to challenge young Catholics, through relational ministry, to follow Christ and embrace a life of community in the Church. Working alongside youth ministers, parishes, and schools, we help young people encounter the person of Christ through evangelization and discipleship. Our ministry is carried out by retreat teams, discipleship teams, and YDisciple. The Administrative Assistant will assist the Eastern Regional Office Staff in the Cincinnati Office with administrative support, including collecting and verifying contact information, extensive use of the database, and tracking of financial expenses. Experience with Raiser’s Edge Database or 1-3 years of experience as an administrative assistant is preferred.


  • Administrative Support to Regional Office Staff
  • Work with the Database
  • Coordinate Logistics for Regional Office and visitors to the Eastern Regional Office
  • Misc/Other


  • Minimum: High School Graduate. Strong verbal communication skills. Organized with a high level of attention to detail. Ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities simultaneously. Skilled/comfortable working with financial data. Excels in a team environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Passionately committed to the mission of NET Ministries.
  • Preferred: Experience as an administrative assistant and familiar with NET Ministries. Knowledgeable with Raiser’s Edge Database.

For more information: view the full job description. Starting rate will be between $18-$20/hour

To Apply: Please send letters of interest & resumes to Andrea Patch at andreap@netusa.org.


NET Missionary

Location: NET USA

Position: Every year, NET Missionaries come from all over the world to serve with NET for nine months for the Lord and inspire young people to pursue a deeper relationship with Christ and increase their connection to the Catholic Church. After being placed on a team with 8-14 young men and women, missionaries reach youth through retreat or discipleship ministry. Retreat team missionaries will travel across the country from diocese to diocese and conduct close to 120 retreats, reaching almost 1,000 youth in small groups. Retreats include large group activities, talks, dramas, skits, small group discussions, prayer, and music. Discipleship team missionaries minister to hundreds of teens 1-on-1 in small groups, on retreats, and in their day-to-day lives, helping them grow in a relationship with God and seek a life of holiness. As a team, missionaries will push each other to grow in holiness as you work together to minister to youth.

As a missionary, you will learn lifelong skills that will benefit any future vocation or career. Some of these are:

  • Developing a personal prayer life
  • Leadership skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Flexibility
  • Logistics
  • Communication skills
  • Missionaries receive a monthly stipend and are provided with food, transportation, and housing during their nine months of service. Health insurance is provided if needed.



  • Mature, practicing Catholic
  • Possesses strong faith
  • Possesses strong relational skills
  • Possesses a strong desire to serve others
  • 18-29 years of age
  • Does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have an appropriate visa

NET Ministries will be accepting applications for the 2023-2024 missionary year starting October 15, 2022. The missionary contract begins August 16, 2023, and ends May 18, 2024.

To apply: go to www.netusa.org/apply and request an application. Contact the NET Ministries Recruiting Office at recruiting@netusa.org or (651) 450-6833 with any questions

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