Opportunities for Augustine Institute Students & Alumni
Child Care Worker – assisting with childcare services for Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Parish events. This is a part-time position with flexible hours.
Possible Shifts: Sundays 8:45am Mass (1 hour); Tuesdays 8:45am-11:15am (2.5 hours); Wednesdays 6:15pm-8:45pm (2.5 hours); Parish Events (as scheduled about quarterly or bi-monthly)
- Experience in child care
- Personable and responsible
- Willingness to work with a variety of families and adapt to their wants/needs
- Can communicate readily through phone, text and email
- Willing to attend orientation and training
- Flexible and adaptable to schedule changes
- Energetic, hands on, confident, and engaging
- Excellent communicator- not afraid to give or receive feedback
- Attentive to safety best practices at all times
- Safe Environment Trained through the Archdiocese of Denver
- Pass background check and maintain clear record during employment
- Provide resume and complete application
- First Aid, CPR, mandatory reporter, and blood borne pathogen certification within 30 days (OLOL will reimburse cost)
- Signs Code of Conduct
- Adept at “stepping in” and “stepping out” without being directed
- Minimum of 18 years old
- Able to work independently or with a team
- Able to multi-task
- Reports to direct supervisor in childcare environment
- Supervise and monitor the safety of children in their care
- Interacts with and cares for children
- Ensures the area is a safe and clean environment
- Abides by the state mandated staff-child ratios
- Understands and implements operating procedures and policies (OLOL will provide this)
- Understands the current laws and procedures in handling suspected child abuse, child neglect, molestation cases (OLOL will provide this)
- Responsible for obtaining child care agreements for each child.
Please send your résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls—our hiring manager will reach out to potential candidates. Thank you!
At St. Michael’s we prayerfully endeavor to be the most dynamic, innovative and visionary parish within the Diocese of Pueblo. Our aggressive goals align with that of the Diocese and of those with the Holy Father, Pope Francis.
The DMD is a newly created full time position for our parish. This key staff member will be tasked with developing, implementing, monitoring, and auditing programs. He or She will need to network with the parish leadership to create effective discipleship ministry programs.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess charisma to work with youth, broad vision, strong leadership and intangible gifts which align with Missionary Discipleship as described by the Pope Francis as “every baptized Christian is a missionary disciple to the extent that he or she has encountered the love of God in Christ Jesus.”.
- A willingness to go beyond conventional ministry boundaries.
- Articulation of critical practices such as leadership development.
- Team and Leader empowerment.
- Passion for leading a creative process which will deliver tangible, marked results in parish discipleship growth.
- Operates with agility and an entrepreneurial spirit.
- Collaborate with the pastor in defining a vision of missionary discipleship of parishioners through a variety of Catholic formation opportunities.
- Supervise all parish Catholic formation programs and personnel and organize resources in religious education for the pastor, parish staff and parishioner
- Organize and attend a variety of different events, groups and programs for parishioners of different ages to encounter Jesus and continue growing disciples.
- Recruit and train catechists, facilitators, chaperones and volunteers for Catholic formation programs.
- Build and implement sacramental preparation programs.
- Understands and responds well to the Hispanic cultural challenges within the parish.
- Supervise curricula planning and selection of texts in collaboration with the pastor.
- Establish, publish and promote a calendar.
- Train, supervise and evaluate all volunteers yearly.
- Maintain appropriate, accurate records.
- Provide and monitor a budget in accord with the directions of the pastor.
- Cooperate with parish staff members in developing and implementing parish programs and use of facilities.
- Audit programs effectiveness to determine strengths and areas of improvement.
- Perform any other pertinent duties as assigned by the pastor.
- The DMD must be living in a full sacramental communion with the Catholic Church. This person needs to be working towards or possess an elevated level of catechetical certification from the Diocese. It is preferred that this person have a degree in theology, youth ministry, catechetic or a related field but it is not required. This person must be competent in visioning, applying age-appropriate methods and basic through advanced program development. She/he must also exhibit skills in interpersonal communication, relationship building and public speaking.
- The DMD must have critical thinking and ability in relational building with our youth.
- She/he must be a Missionary Disciple who embraces Catholic teaching, mission, and values.
- She/he must complete and maintain updated Safe Environment training and background checks.
- This person must possess knowledge of Catholic Church teachings.
- Spanish and intercultural competencies are pluses. Particularly, she/he must be willing and able to collaborate with the Spanish speaking leadership in developing ministry for the Spanish speaking community.
Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner consistent with and supportive of the mission of the Church. Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals, or laws of the Church or the Diocese of Pueblo such that it could embarrass the Church or give rise to scandal. It is expected that all employees respect Roman Catholic doctrine and religious practices. In some cases, reasonable accommodations for the religious practices of employees who are not Roman Catholic may be provided. Some positions will require that the incumbent be an active Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church.
Email resume to: email@example.com
The Diocese of Gary has an immediate career opportunity for a Benefits Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have experience in benefit coordination, processing leaves of absence and other facets of the job. We’re looking for a bright, motivated individual who relishes paperwork, meeting deadlines and thrives on providing excellent service to our parishes and schools! The employees in the Diocese of Gary rely on us to administer and manage their benefits accurately and effectively and those responsibilities will fall on your shoulders. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a supportive work environment. If you have experience with benefits administration and are passionate about serving the Catholic Church in Northwest Indiana, we are excited to talk with you. Please send resume and salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diocese of Gary has an excellent career opportunity for a Communications Director. This position manages communications, both printed and digital, in the Diocese of Gary, including the management of public information, media relations, and diocesan publications. Responsibilities also include developing a comprehensive communications plan for the diocese, working closely with the Bishop and editorial board to implement the spirit of the Synod through the creative development of resources, programs and other communication strategies.
The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing, have a minimum of five years’ experience in public relations and communications and possess strong team leadership skills. This person will also be an excellent communicator with the ability to work well with pastors, staff, parishioners and administrative boards. Proficiency in the use of technology and software including Word, Excel, InDesign and other media formats is required.
Interested candidates may apply with resume via email at email@example.com
Position Posted on diocesan website & through the following job boards:
NACPA (National Association of Church Personnel Administrators)
Catholic Press Association of USA & Canada
This position is responsible for coordinating and supporting the process and relationships integral to marriage preparation in the Archdiocese of Omaha. This person will be a representative of marriage preparation and is responsible for creating and sustaining a welcoming environment for engaged couples, while also assisting the director in providing guidance and resources for parishes to evangelize and accompany engaged and married couples.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serve as one of the principal members of a team of people within the Center of Family Life Formation who are able to assist archdiocesan staff, clergy and lay people by creating, providing, and continually evaluating a variety of materials, programs and events related to Marriage & Family Life Ministries.
- Assist the Director with outreach, mentoring and ongoing formation of clergy and parish leaders in parish-based marriage preparation and enrichment ministries.
- Recruit, train, form, and support volunteers/facilitators connected with the archdiocesan marriage preparation program.
- Direct the execution of marriage preparation events from planning, packing, set up, and presenting, to cleanup and evaluation.
- Foster positive working relationships with parishes hosting archdiocesan workshops.
- Provide constructive feedback to Director about the programs, facilities, and volunteers associated with archdiocesan events and programs.
- Document and maintain records with regard to those attending marriage preparation in keeping with CFLF and archdiocesan standards, particularly those related to sacramental preparation.
- Maintain billing and payment records.
- Process inventories and assemble marriage preparation materials.
- Collaborate with pastors and marriage preparation volunteers/facilitators, and attend meetings relevant to marriage preparation and enrichment.
- All other duties as assigned by Director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Missionary disciple who embraces the Church’s mission to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.
- Ability to create, plan, implement and evaluate ministry and service offerings.
- Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others through both written and verbal communication with a variety of personalities and work styles with understanding of the need for confidentiality and attention to business ethics.
- Ability to make decisions within established parameters while working within the context of a multifaceted and necessarily cohesive work environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to marriage preparation and enrichment.
- Friendly, courteous attitude in all interactions.
- Confident presenter of prepared materials.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (spreadsheets, word processing, database and reporting tools).
- Ability to identify issues and implement effective, timely solutions.
- Ability to work with potentially difficult customers while maintaining professional behavior.
- Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate the marriage preparation processes and procedures.
- Take inventory of stock and maintain event supplies.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and full assent to all magisterial teaching, particularly as it relates to teachings on the new evangelization, marriage and family life.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field is required. Master’s Degree or equivalent in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field is preferred.
- Training in and experience practicing Natural Family Planning (NFP) preferred.
- Willingness to participate in ongoing formation as indicated by the Director of the office.
OFFICE HOURS & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
- Travel to rural location(s) within the archdiocese (Northeast Nebraska) about once per month; may require weekend overnight stay.
- Maintain regular office hours with flexibility to meet the needs of ministry partners and co-workers.
The Assistant Director of Evangelization and Media will work closely with the Director of Evangelization to foster a culture of encounter within the parish. They are responsible for all parish media and for the coordination of evangelization and faith formation programs. These efforts will serve the overall mission of making disciples by creating pathways for meaningful connection with the community and with parish ministries.
Responsibilities for Media
- Coordinates the content, design and communication of parish media in support of all parish activities: through electronic communications, including Website (Squarespace platform), social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), Email newsletters (Flocknote, Mailchimp); and through print media (bulletin, posters, flyers, mailouts)
- Collaborate with volunteer Media Team to create original digital and print content for marketing
Responsibilities for Programs
- Planning and logistical support for evangelization and faith formation programs and events
- Specific duties include: planning, scheduling, volunteer coordination
- Required skills: detail-oriented and thorough; experience with electronic and print media as well as design; excellent written communication skills; able to work in a collaborative environment; ability to utilize and create compelling visual content
- Work description: works under the direction of the Director of Evangelization; a flexible work schedule is offered to accommodate occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
- Undergraduate Degree
- 2-5 years of experience
This is a full-time, salaried position. Please send cover letter and resume with three references to: Adam Arehart, Director of Evangelization & Adult Faith Formation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Employer
St. Charles Borromeo, in the heart of Arlington County, Virginia, is the most urban and youthful parish in the Diocese of Arlington. We are committed to the missionary discipleship of the New Evangelization through comprehensive formation in the faith, through a rich liturgical and prayer life, and through fellowship in charity.
Diocese of Allentown
Assistant Coordinator, Office of Youth, Young Adult & Family Ministry
The Diocese of Allentown has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Assistant Coordinator, in the Office of Youth, Young Adult & Family Ministry. As part of the Secretariat for Catholic Life & Evangelization team, this full-time position assists the Director in fulfilling the objectives of the Office of Youth, Young Adult & Family Ministry. Guided by pastoral documents, the office promotes comprehensive youth and family ministry efforts by providing both direct and indirect services to parishes and schools. The Assistant Coordinator, through innovation, creativity and vision should energetically work to accomplish the goals and initiatives set forth by the Director in a collaborative team effort.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists parishes in developing teams to support comprehensive ministry efforts and assists to coordinate regional youth/family ministry networks.
- Collaborates with the Director, Offices of the Secretariat and other Secretariats to develop appropriate programming for youth and families.
- Identifies developments in the areas of youth and family ministry including current issues affecting youth and families, Church documents, research and programming resources.
- Coordinates diocesan conferences/training sessions and promotes participation in national conferences/training for youth and family ministry personnel.
- Assists the Director in establishing goals and objectives with the preparation of the annual budget.
- Work with Web Developer and the Office of Communications to utilize contemporary means of communication including social media, office web page, etc. to educate and promote/market youth and family events throughout the diocese.
- This position does require occasional travel within the Diocese to support parishes, and assist with the coordination and hosting of diocesan events.
- Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Experience and creativity in program planning and project management.
- Ability to multitask, prioritize work and work independently.
- Strong Microsoft Office and Social Media skills.
- Marketing and/or communications background a plus.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in Theology or related field
- Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies
- Competency in Youth Ministry & Family Ministry
- Must be optimistic and enthusiastic with a high level of creativity, energy and sense of humor.
- Proven administrative experience, organizational skills, leadership and interpersonal skills as well as creativity in program planning.
- Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church and possess a willingness to work within an atmosphere of Christian principles.
Please submit resume, salary history with cover letter by January 25, 2019, to:
Diocese of Allentown
Attn: Human Resources Office
P.O. Box F
Allentown, PA 18105-1538
No phone calls please. EOE
LIGHT, LEAVEN & SALT:
AUGUSTINE INSTITUTE ALUMNI AT WORK IN THE WORLD
The graduates of the Augustine Institute are serving the Church’s mission of evangelization as teachers and school administrators, catechists and parish leaders, deacons and religious sisters, graduate students and homeschooling mothers.
As leaders in apostolates that serve men, women, and youth throughout the United States, they are responding to Christ’s call to be light, leaven, and salt for the world.