Opportunities for Augustine Institute Students & Alumni

Supervisor: Operations Manager
Supports: Conferences, Parish Support, and Operations
Job Status: Full Time (40 hrs./wk., 12 months

Organization Summary:

The Amazing Parish is an exciting and growing organization that helps pastors and their leadership teams. We’ve had almost 1,000 parishes attend our conferences and continue to expand our operations to support parishes around the country. We are looking for someone to join our fast paced, energetic, and collaborative environment.

Position Summary:

The Programs and Operations Specialist is to provide support of The Amazing Parish efforts in the following areas:

  • Conferences
  • Parish Coaching and Support
  • Operations

Job Requirements:

Include but not limited to:

  • Assist conference registration through helping pastor and/or team members with questions over the phone or email
  • Support our registration platform, Cvent, with configuration, data entry, reports, and accuracy
  • Onsite conference logistics (travel required)
  • Placing orders for conference materials
  • Manage general email account
  • Answer inbound calls and ensure calls are followed up on and returned
  • Edit written communication
  • Oversee and support student worker
  • Assist with data entry for Salesforce
  • Provide support for the team including copying, mailing, scanning documents, ordering supplies, emailing, greeting visitors, and other administrative support as needed.

Compensation:

The Amazing Parish offers competitive compensation and health benefits.

Qualifications:

Strong communication, administrative, and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines. Ability to travel quarterly for conference needs. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and willing to learn new software and programs (Cvent, Salesforce, MailChimp). A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.

Contact:

Interested applicants, please contact Whitney Elliott, Operations Manager at whitney@amazingparish.org.

Supervisor: Executive Director of Programming and Content
Supports: pastors and their Leadership Teams
Job Status: Full Time (40 hrs./wk., 12 months)

Organization Summary:

The Amazing Parish is an exciting and growing organization that helps pastors and their leadership teams. We’ve had almost 1,000 parishes attend our conferences in the past 5 years and continue to expand our programs and operations to support parishes around the country. We are looking for someone to join our fast paced, energetic, collaborative, and mission driven team.

Position Summary:

Parish Support provides ongoing coaching to pastors and their leadership teams through phone calls and resources. While coaching consists of the majority of the job, in addition to this responsibility, each parish support member will use their unique gifts to help meet the organization’s needs.

Job Requirements:

Include but not limited to:

  • A heart for coaching and teaching others
  • The ability to solve problems and work through obstacles
  • The ability to start and develop relationships
  • The desire to communicate 2-5 hours via phone each day
  • Tracking ongoing communication
  • Working knowledge of Table Group and Amazing Parish principles (on-site training can be given)
  • Parish experience is helpful

Compensation:

The Amazing Parish offers competitive compensation and health benefits.

Content:

Interested applicants, please contact Kevin Cotter, Executive Director of Programming and Content at kevin@amazingparish.org.

H.S. Religion Teacher/Coordinator of Spiritual Life

Position Description: Lebanon Catholic School (Pre-K-12) seeks a F/T high school religion teacher for the 2018-2019 school year who will also serve as Coordinator of Spiritual Life.

Experience: 2-3 years preferred

Location: Lebanon, PA

Pay: 12 month salary, health insurance and 501K

Education: Undergraduate degree

Job functions:

Teach 9th, 10th and 11th grade Religion classes

Plan and implement Sacramental and spiritual life programming with the assistance of a committee for all grade levels, faculty and staff

Coordinate high school retreat program

Requirements:

Candidates must be Catholics in good standing, must conduct all activities in line with the teachings of the Catholic faith, and be willing to fully support the mission of our Catholic Church and school. Prior to interview, candidates will need Diocesan approval and a Pastor letter of recommendation. Qualified candidates must have updated clearances upon employment.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Theology or related field, preference given to

candidates who also have education credits

Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years experience in teaching and experience with high school youth ministry is preferred

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with references to Mrs. Deb Waters, Principal at

dwaters@lebanoncatholicschool.org.

Monday-Friday from 7:20-8am and 2:30-3pm. Must have pleasant personality, pass background check, and attend Safe Environment Training class. This is a great job for retirees who love to meet new people and work around children. Send resume and cover letter to Mr. Nick Blanco, principal, at nblanco@gosaintjoseph.org or mail to Saint Joseph Catholic School, 127 N. Howes St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

Subjects to be taught include Math, Language Arts and Religion. Candidates must be Catholic and hold a valid teaching license. Middle School teaching experience preferred. Must pass background check and attend Safe Environment Training class. Send resume and cover letter to Mr. Nick Blanco, principal, at nblanco@gosaintjoseph.org or mail to Saint Joseph Catholic School, 127 N. Howes St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

The school receptionist/administrative assistant greets visitors and parents, answers incoming calls, administers medications to students, maintains records and various databases, and provides clerical support to the principal and faculty. Must have pleasant personality and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Background check and Safe Environment Training certificate required. Send resume and cover letter to Mr. Nick Blanco, principal, at nblanco@gosaintjoseph.org or mail to Saint Joseph Catholic School, 127 N. Howes St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

The development director is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and directing all of Saint Joseph Catholic School’s development, including but not limited to a major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The director works closely with the school principal and the development committee of the school board. Click here for further information. Background check and Safe Environment Training certificate required. Send resume and cover letter to Mr. Nick Blanco, principal, at nblanco@gosaintjoseph.org or mail to Saint Joseph Catholic School, 127 N. Howes St., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

Looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Are you inspired to share your Catholic Faith with youth? Do you want to learn valuable skills while having a ton of fun? Do you want to serve in a vibrant Catholic community? Want to do all this and more? Please consider becoming a Servant Leadership Team Missionary at Camp Gray Catholic Camp and Retreat Center.

As a Servant Leadership Team (SaLT) Missionary and retreat leader you will plan, prepare, and lead Confirmation, Team Building, and Leadership retreats for groups from churches and schools in the Diocese of Madison and beyond. Missionaries also facilitate groups participating in the Environmental Stewardship Program and are truly the front-lines of our mission here at camp during the school year. We also invite Missionaries to join us as for our summer camp season. Be sure to check out this video about Camp Gray and our year-round programs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2-fOT6_qls

Requirements: The SaLT Missionary must be at least 19 years of age and a high school graduate. College-level education is preferred, and a college degree is desired. Experience or training in working with children is essential. It is very important that the missionary is a person of integrity who is able to serve as a positive role model to youth. To properly support the mission and values of the camp, she/he must be a person of strong personal faith, with a positive relationship with the Catholic Church. As part of the staff faith community, the missionary must be committed to her/his own faith growth, as well has have a willingness to share his/her faith story.

Because each staff member lives and works closely with the members of the camp community, it is important that they be able to collaborate with others, communicate clearly and honestly, and be willing to contribute as community needs change. The incumbent must be, or be willing to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and must have an awareness of the need to care for the environment.

SaLT missionaries receive room and board, A monthly stipend and opportunities for spiritual growth. You will learn valuable skills and have a ton of fun all while gaining the experience and adventure of a lifetime. SaLT Team members staff commit to a 9 month period from late August to mid-May, along with an opportunity to be a part of our summer camp staff.

Read more: http://www.catholicjobs.com/job/2441122591#ixzz45jEd5yD9

For more information visit:
www.campgray.com/staff/year-round-missionaries
or contact rebecca@campgray.com

Title: Director of Campus Ministry

Accountability: Principal

FLSA: Exempt

Date of Issuance: January 2018

Profile: A member of the St. Thomas High School faculty seeks ways to teach and model Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge. He/she interacts in a positive and caring way with students by offering academic and personal guidance. Familiarity with the school’s history and traditions is important in order to capture, perpetuate and enhance the school’s spirit and values. He/she is actively involved in the school’s religious life and takes a leadership position in extolling the Catholic and Basilian beliefs of St. Thomas High School.

Role: Responsible coordinating all matters related to the growth of St. Thomas High School as a faith community.

Duties:

1. Works closely with the Theology Department and other interested teachers to encourage the growth of students as a faith community.

2. Plans and organizes all-school liturgies and group liturgies on special occasions including Christmas Eve Mass.

3. Coordinates the scheduling of priest celebrants for the all-school liturgies and for daily Mass for the School community.

4. Maintains a productive relationship with the faculty, staff and students by communicating with them about campus ministry programs and special projects.

5. Coordinates, organizes and facilitates the student, faculty, parent and other retreat program in light of the mission of the school.

6. Coordinates training of student, faculty/staff and parent retreat team leaders.

7. Plans and facilitates the annual faculty retreat day.

8. Organizes student collections for the poor during Advent and Lent.

9. Is available to faculty, staff, students and families as a resource person and/or counselor.

10. Ensures the sacrament of reconciliation is available on a weekly basis as well as from any priest at any time.

11. Coordinates daily scripture readings, short reflections and prayers each morning on EBN and coordinates refreshing and delivery of Friday afternoon prayer.

12. Prepares the list of Campus Ministry events on an annual basis and seeks approval by the Principal and Assistant Principal. Assures all Campus Ministry events are on the school and meeting room calendars.

13. Responsible for assuring clarity, understanding and practice of the Basilian charism in the wider St. Thomas community.

14. Plans and manages St. Thomas’ Faculty and Staff Faith Formation program.

15. Responsible for the growth and guidance of the St. Thomas Squires organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and other campus ministry-led extra-curricular activities.

Certification:

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in theology, education or related field is preferred.

State of Texas Teacher’s Certification preferred.

Previous experience in directing the efforts of a robust Campus Ministry Program is preferred.

Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills required.

Schedule:

The Director Campus Ministry is an 11-month position requiring approximately 215 days of which 10 are in-service days. The work day is typically 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Some evenings and weekends are required for retreats, masses, programs, etc.

Faculty is encouraged to work with students before and after school and to moderate clubs and organizations that fit their skillset. Other requirements include attendance at evening and weekend events such as Back to School Night, Parent Teacher Conference, National Honor Society Induction, Freshman Registration, Commencement Mass and Ceremony, Open House and school fundraisers. Other duties as assigned.

To apply, go to www.sths.org/careers and complete a Faculty Application. No phone calls please.

St Mark is looking for a person with maturity and skill to join our staff to work with middle and high school students to lead them deeper into their faith, discipleship, and love of Jesus Christ. The youth minister will primarily be responsible for creating, maintaining, and improving upon the Youth Ministry program at St. Mark parish, in accordance with vision of the Pastor.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for all youth ministry activities for 6th – 12th grade

• Coordinate Middle School Youth Group, including preparation for Confirmation.

– Recruit, train and oversee adult volunteer catechists including Safe Environment

Training

– Recruit, train and oversee high school peer leaders, who assist with Middle School

Youth Group, including Safe Environment Training

Choose and develop curriculum, as needed, and ensure program is meeting national

standards for each grade level.

Collect and maintain paperwork required and related to the Sacrament of Confirmation

Facilitate the Confirmation rehearsal

• Coordinate High School Youth Group

– Recruit, train and oversee adult volunteer catechists, including Safe Environment

Training

– Choose and develop curriculum, as needed, and ensure program is meeting national

standards for each grade level..

• Coordinate larger events including, but not limited to:

– Steubenville of the Rockies high school conference

Middle school conferences

Any Mission Trips

Middle School, Confirmation, and High School Retreats

• Plan, advertise, and run various other activities for teens at St. Mark, including spiritual,

social, community building, prayer, retreats, and service.

• Work with the Director of Catechesis to ensure continuity between religious education

programs for all grades

• Oversee the Youth Ministry budget

• Regularly communicate with parents and students about upcoming activities and events

• Attend all staff meetings, prayers days, in-service as required

• Other duties as requested and needed

REQUIREMENTS:

• A love of the Catholic Faith and a desire to lead young people deeper into their Faith.

An understanding of the relationship between catechesis and evangelization.

• BA in Theology or related field, or relevant experience within the field

• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights & weekends

• Completion of the Diocesan Safe Environment training and a background check

• Must have good interpersonal skills and familiarity with the Church as an organization

• Must work effectively with and collaborate well with other staff – team player

• Ability to work independently and be self-directed

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficient in computer applications needed for effective promotion, communication and

overall job performance.

HOW TO APPLY:

• Email resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references with contact information to:

FrBierbaum@stmarkhr.org

Position Summary

The Coordinator of Children’s Evangelization and Discipleship is responsible for all aspects of parish catechesis and sacramental preparation for children, supporting parish catechetical programs offered throughout the Archdiocese, including but not limited to Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, family-based catechesis, and traditional models of religious education. Responsibilities will include ensuring that offerings are in keeping with the teachings and mission of the Catholic Church, with a particular emphasis on missionary discipleship. The Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Director of Christian Leadership Development and the overall Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis to assure that all parish catechetical efforts, sacramental preparation and other ministry offerings for children and their families are actively engaged in preaching and teaching the Word of the Lord and drawing those served into a deeper relationship with Christ. The employee is required to convey the Church’s message and to assist in carrying out the Church’s mission. The employee is required to uphold the standards of the Catholic Church in his/her day-to-day work and personal life. All employees are expected to be persons of integrity and must conduct themselves in an honest and open way, free from deception or corruption and in a manner consistent with the discipline and teachings of the Catholic Church. Personnel are expected to follow rules of conduct that will protect the interests and safety of all, including the standards and policies set forth in the Archdiocesan Code of Conduct and other Archdiocesan Policies and Guidelines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and promote a vision of discipleship for all children’s formation efforts throughout the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
  • Communicate and collaborate with the staff of the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis
  • Maintain open lines of communication with pastors, directors of religious education,
  • Catholic school principals and other Archdiocesan staff.
  • Develop and maintain Archdiocesan policies for Sacramental preparation for Baptism, first Eucharist, and Confirmation, and assist with the implementation of that preparation at the parish level by providing needed training and resources. Prepare and operate within an approved budget.
  • Under the Office of Christian Leadership development, administer the certification process for parish directors of religious education, parish catechists and new Catholic school religion teachers as well as a continuing religious education and spiritual formation process for Catholic school personnel.
  • Provide professional in-service and faith formation opportunities for catechetical leaders in schools and parishes. Maintain and update documents related to religious formation programs in the
  • Archdiocese and create new documents and develop new programs as needed.

Position Summary

The Coordinator of Young Adult and Campus Evangelization and Discipleship is responsible for all aspects of young adult and college campus ministry efforts throughout the Archdiocese in conjunction with the Director of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Evangelization and Discipleship, as well as the overall Secretariat for Evangelization. A priority will be given to training, resourcing and equipping of parish and campus ministry leaders, with a particular emphasis on missionary discipleship.

The employee is required to convey the Church’s message and to assist in carrying out the Church’s mission. The employee is required to uphold the standards of the Catholic Church in his/her day-to-day work and personal life. All employees are expected to be persons of integrity and must conduct themselves in an honest and open way, free from deception or corruption and in a manner consistent with the discipline and teachings of the Catholic Church. Personnel are expected to follow rules of conduct that will protect the interests and safety of all, including the standards and policies set forth in the Archdiocesan Code of Conduct and other Archdiocesan Policies and Guidelines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and promote a vision of discipleship for all college-age students and young adults throughout the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
  • Provide consultation, direction, formation and support of Campus and Young Adult Evangelization and Discipleship
  • Multiply and expand existing ministry efforts for young adults
  • Provide resources for the unique needs of young adults, college students and those serving them
  • Support and advocate for the involvement of young people in the life of parishes throughout the Archdiocese
  • Collaborate with The Diocese of Tulsa to promote a shared effort of evangelization and discipleship efforts throughout the state of Oklahoma.
  • Participate in meetings and events for the departments within the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
  • Collaborate with other Archdiocesan departments and community organizations
  • Utilize diocesan media resources, both print and electronic, for evangelization and discipleship efforts
  • Attend meetings and conferences as representative of the Archdiocese
  • Other duties as assigned by department Director

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Sales

Assists: Marketing, Digital, and Sales Teams

Email applications to:  sbridges@paulinemedia.com

 

Role Summary: Help us in our mission of spreading the Gospel message by:

  • Marketing: supporting activities of marketing, digital, and sales teams
  • Databases: data entry and maintenance
  • Digital newsletters: compiling and sending
  • Meetings: arranging, recording, and annotating
  • Calendars: updating the integrated marketing communications calendar
  • Scheduling: the timely creation of promotional assets and action items
  • Filing: ensuring proper filing
  • Digitizing: creating digital versions of print promotional pieces

Ideal Candidate:

  • Good at multitasking simultaneous projects with deadlines
  • Detail oriented and accurate; “measure-twice-cut-once” mindset
  • Independent Worker who can coordinate their work with others on a Team
  • Willing and able to accomplish tasks as assigned by the Director and staff
  • Mission-driven
  • Has an Aesthetic eye

Christ the King Parish in Milwaukie, Oregon (Portland metro area), is seeking a full-time Director of Evangelization for Youth & Young Adults to develop and implement a comprehensive outreach to the youth (middle school & high school) and young adults of the parish.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and providing a total evangelization program, including preparation for Confirmation, for youth (grades 6-12) and young adults, as well as promoting a variety of activities. This position involves some evenings, weekends, and occasional overnight travel.

The ideal candidate is a practicing and evangelizing Catholic, who strives to guide youth and young adults into a deeper relationship with Christ and His Church; demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgement in interacting with youth and adults; and is organized, energetic and effective in presenting the Faith in a positive way.

Qualifications: Must be a fully initiated Catholic in good standing. Possess good leadership, communication, organizational, administrative, and management skills; knowledge of adolescent & young adult culture; fluency in current social media practices and platforms; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office; experience in Youth/Young Adult Ministry or related role in the Catholic Church; Bachelor’s degree. (Experience and/or certification equivalent to a degree may be considered.)

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Monsignor John Cihak (pastor@ctk.cc) by Augustin 20th.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Date: June 6, 2018

Position Title: Director of Religious Education

FLSA: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Parish Formation

Direct Reports: Elementary Faith Formation, Youth Minister, Faith Formation Administrative Assistant,

    Receives Work Direction From:  Pastor, Director of Parish Formation

Provides Work Direction To: Resource Person To: Volunteers

Full-Time (40+ hours per week) with benefits

Purpose of Position

Direct and supervise parish Catholic Religious Education in accordance with the parish mission. Serve as staff liaison to the Faith Formation Committee.

 

General Responsibilities 

*Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment.  Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner which is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church.  Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals, or laws of the Church or the Archdiocese, such that it can embarrass the Church or give rise to a scandal.  It is required that this employee be an active, confirmed, and participating Roman Catholic.

Representative Responsibilities

*To be present and ready to work as needed to meet responsibilities. Includes recognizing when situations require more effort, seeking approval to put in more time if needed, satisfying responsibilities in a timely manner, providing an example of punctuality and attendance, and generally ensuring all is ready and taken care of.

Faith Formation Programs

  • Manage the parish Faith Formation programs.
  • Communicate regularly with the Director of Parish Formation regarding the Faith Formation ministry.
  • Coordinate the Faith Formation Ministry Fair.
  • Assist Faith Formation staff in recruiting, supporting, training, and motivating catechists.
  • Plan, schedule, organize and supervise the annual Parish Retreat.
  • Assist Faith Formation volunteers in identifying their gifts and developing leadership skills.
  • Recruit, train, support, and appreciate volunteers.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Faith Formation Committee.
  • Communicate ministries to the parish and determine effective communication strategies.

Faith Formation Department

  • Schedule individual supervisory meetings with each staff member at least once per month.
  • Schedule department meetings to ensure consistent communication and collaboration.
  • Supervise, educate, support, motivate, and affirm Faith Formation Team members.
  • Perform annual staff employment performance reviews in accordance with parish policies.
  • Work with the Business Administrator regarding employee concerns to ensure compliance with employment law.
  • Work with Director of Parish Formation to integrate Faith Formation programs with the parish mission.
  • Coordinate Archdiocesan Safe Environment practices and procedures among Faith Formation staff to ensure that all programs follow Safe Environment guidelines.
  • Ensure all Faith Formation volunteers have appropriate background checks, VIRTUS and Volunteer Code of Conduct.
  • Prepare and manage Faith Formation budget.
  • Work with department staff to ensure facilities and equipment schedules.
  • Guide staff to implement program improvements and changes.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Attend all-staff meetings, including weekly prayer.
  • Maintain professional standards through continuing education and involvement in professional Faith Formation associations or organizations.
  • Participate in professional growth opportunities as applicable to personal and program needs.

Other responsibilities include those identified as needed by the employee, pastor, and business administrator.

The responsibilities listed above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by staff members assigned to this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications required of this position.  More detailed listings of duties and tasks may be found in other supplemental documents.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theology required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 6 years’ experience in Catholic faith formation
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Knowledge and understanding of Catholic teaching
  • Able to speak in front of groups
  • A complete understanding of the necessity of confidentiality
  • Pass Archdiocesan background check and complete VIRTUS
  • Proficiently operate a computer, printer and other office equipment

Mental Demands:

  • Communicate and work with others as an effective and active team leader
  • Lead staff members in meeting goals and objectives
  • Interact with department staff in a respectful way by communicating directly and by following proper channels of communication
  • Maintain knowledge of the Catholic faith and effective pastoral care programs
  • Organize and prioritize workload to ensure established deadlines are met
  • Multi-task to accomplish objectives
  • Utilize good people and listening skills
  • Follow instructions and accomplish tasks in a timely manner
  • Be self-directed and work without supervision
  • Answer requests in a timely manner
  • Recognize and maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality
  • Maintain pleasant and professional manner in person and over the telephone
  • Be respectful, courteous and responsive
  • Think creatively, make recommendations for improvement and implement new strategies

Physical Demands:

  • Work 40+ hours a week
  • Work a varying schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Work at a computer for long periods of time
  • Move throughout the building easily and quickly
  • Speak, see, hear and respond to staff, parishioners and volunteers in harmony with the Pastor
  • Lift and carry up to 20 pounds using proper lifting and carrying techniques
  • Operate equipment according to manufacturers’ directions

Institution Description

St. John Neumann Catholic Church, located in Eagan, Minnesota, is large, vibrant suburban parish of 4200 families.   

Applicant Instruction/Comments

Interested candidates should apply to Mark Joerger (mark.joerger@sjn.org). We ask you to include a letter of introduction, resume, and three references.

Good Shepherd Parish on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts is seeking a married couple to work in youth ministry. This is a full time salaried position. The youth minister(s) will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of the parish in providing a comprehensive youth ministry to all young people from the 7th to the 12th grade and post High School/College students on the island. We would like to offer our students every opportunity to experience the life changing power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The Youth Minister(s) will work under the supervision of the pastor and in collaboration with the leader of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program.

The applicants must be practicing Catholics, dynamic and faith filled, with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in religious studies, youth ministry, or education.

Please contact Fr. Michael Nagle at 508 878 0331 or atfrnagle@goodshepherdmv.com

Location:
St. Hugo of the Hills Parish, 2215 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI  48304
Apply To:
Qualified candidates are to send a letter of interest, resume and references by Monday, August 6, 2018
E-mail to Search Committee Chair:  barbara.rund@sthugo.org
Position Description:
FLSA: Exempt / Full Time
The Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is responsible for developing a parish based pastoral ministry with youth, which is inclusive of the goals, principles and components of youth ministry based on the 1997 USCCB document, “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry.”
    The Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry administers, coordinates and develops programs for youth (mid-high and high school) and young adult (ages 18-29, single) ministry, as well as recommend and supervise budgets to support said programs.
    In addition, the Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry:
    • Recruits, trains, and supervises adults of the parish to be involved in programs for youth, reaches out to and evangelize youth in the community, and provides for formal catechesis for adolescents in youth ministry programs following Archdiocese of Detroit policies and guidelines for catechesis.
    • Develops youth leadership in parish ministries and outreach ministry in the community and works collaboratively with the Pastor or the Pastor’s delegate in faithfully fulfilling this area of ministry within the Church, following Parish and Archdiocesan guidelines.
    • Fosters the involvement of young people in the life of the parish, including serving on various committees and being involved in parish activities.
    • Attends and participates in appropriate parish and Vicariate meeting and functions to develop close communication with and support from families of youth.
    • Collaborate with pastoral staff, St. Hugo School and Religious Education, and other community and parish youth organizations.
    • Demonstrates a personal and spiritual maturity in ministering to the people of God. There should be a working knowledge of adolescent development, catechesis, catechetical methodology, and an understanding of the New Evangelization” (AOD Parrish Job Titles and Descriptions, p16).
    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Support the New Evangelization efforts of the parish.
    • Active member of the Roman Catholic Church, who is a person of faith, committed to gospel values, committed to help our parish fulfill the vision and Mission of the parish.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Youth Minister in a parish setting.
    • Degree in Youth Ministry, Theology, Pastoral Studies or other relevant areas, or working toward Archdiocesan certification.
    • Requires knowledge of liturgy and worship in post-Vatican II practice, and an understanding of liturgical ministry.
    • Commitment to continuing profession education.
    • Maintains a flexible work schedule averaging 40 hours per week, including evenings, weekends and special occasions.
    • Understanding of technology (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) and social media.
    • Strong relational and communication skills required.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 35lb.

Internship Program

Annunciation Heights is a Catholic retreat center located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. We provide a place and program for youth, young adults, and families to withdraw from a busy culture and come to know and experience a true friendship with Jesus. Our hope is that visitors will return from Annunciation Heights with a greater sense of who God really is, have a better awareness of the reality of His immanent presence in our lives, and gain a more profound personal experience of the power of His grace and the joy of being His follower. Under the patronage of Mary, Undoer of Knots, Annunciation

Heights is a place where the creator of the universe speaks, and is invited to break through in our lives in a new and transformative way!

Internship Program

The Internship Program is the heart and soul of our mission at Annunciation Heights. Its premise is taken from Jesus’ invitation to Peter on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus calls Peter to “PUT OUT INTO THE DEEP and let down your nets for a catch” (Luke 5:4). This call to the deep, Duc in Altum, is based on the idea that, like Peter, we must first entrust ourselves to Christ’s personal call to the deep before we can let down our nets for a catch.

The purpose of the Internship Program is to form the next generation of young adult Catholic leaders and evangelists. Our interns make camp happen! We at Annunciation Heights are devoted to the development of each and every one of our young leaders on a personal, professional, spiritual, and emotional level. We are committed to knowing you, serving you, training you, and loving you as we train you to know, serve, and love others.

Position Summary

The Annunciation Heights Internship Program is a one-year program designed to provide formation for interns while they help to run programs and retreats. Interns will be mentored, trained, and encouraged in serving and leading at the camp.

Programs include the JPII Outdoor Lab, Summer Youth and Family Camps, and various retreats throughout the year. The JPII Outdoor Lab, a primary offering of Annunciation Heights, provides faith and science, leadership, and confirmation retreats for middle school students in the fall and spring semesters. Days will be divided into a combination of prayer and Mass, learning and leading, serving and work assignments – all while living in a dynamic Catholic community at the foot of Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Our team members are teachers and leaders who model and strive to live the faith. They are enthusiastic, fun, hard-working individuals who have a strong desire to share the love of Jesus Christ and be part of our family at Annunciation Heights.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Our year-round program runs from mid-August, 2018 to the beginning of August, 2019.

Duties Include:

• JPII Outdoor Lab field instructors for middle school students

• Lead lessons and small groups

• Summer youth and family camp preparation, counseling, and outreach

• Hosting guest groups

• Prepare and give talks and skits

• Lead campfires, ropes challenges, games, hikes

• Camp Work Crew (Kitchen, Housekeeping, and Grounds)

Qualifications & Experience:

• Love of Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith

• Recent college graduate preferred

• Desire and ability to teach and lead groups

• Desire to share faith in retreat type settings

• Physically able and active

• Desire to be part of a team, live in community, and have fun! !

Interns Receive:

• Training in mission and vision of Annunciation Heights

• Training in the mission and vision of the JPII Outdoor Lab

• Training to run JPII Outdoor Lab school programs

• Daily Mass; Adoration

• Opportunity for confession and spiritual direction

• Opportunity to live and grow in community

• Room and Board

• Monthly stipend

• Opportunity to develop programming for summer camp

Day at a Glance – JPII Outdoor Lab Programs

8am Breakfast

9am Orienteering Lesson

11am Mass

12pm Lunch

1pm Hike // Beatitudes Talk and Journal Time

5pm Dinner // Free Time

7pm Astronomy Lesson // Night Solo Walk

9!pm Small Group Night Prayer // Bedtime

Year at a Glance

August – November: Internship Training, JPII Outdoor Lab, guest group hosting

November- February: Rest and recovery, Summer camp preparation, retreats, camp projects

March- May: JPII Outdoor Lab, guest group hosting, summer camp preparation

June and July: Summer Camp, guest group hosting

HOW TO APPLY: 

• Email resume and cover letter to: Kyle.Mills@annunciationheights.org or jmorrison@jp2outdoorlab.org

• Send two letters of reference to: Kyle.Mills@annunciationheights.org or jmorrison@jp2outdoorlab.org

• You will then be contacted regarding your application and for a potential interview

•For more information visit: annunciationheights.org and jp2outdoorlab.org

Apply by August 1st.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions!

Instructor

Holy Family School of Faith Institute

 

 

JOB TITLE: Instructor – Level IV
JOB STATUS: Full Time

 

LOCATION: Baltimore
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Over 50 miles, some overnight, day and evening

 

SUPERVISOR: Vice President, HFSOFI,  Kansas City, KS

 

Our Mission Statement: Equip individuals to be agents of evangelization through ongoing one-on-one discipleship, small gatherings, and large group formation by offering a missionary discipleship training experience called The Movement of the Holy Family.

 

Holy Family School of Faith Institute (HFSOFI) was established as non-profit, a 501(c)3 organization, and a Public Association of the Christian Faithful under Archbishop Joseph Naumann in 2005.

As a Public Association of the Christian Faithful, we are gifted by the Holy Spirit with graces to carry out our mission in a unique way.

 

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Holy Family School of Faith Institute (SOF hereafter) Mission Director is responsible for our SOF team in that particular Archdiocese/Diocese. Because our team mission is to evangelize, disciple, catechize and equip other to do the same, the Mission Director must be competent in these areas, as well as have the skill to lead the team to accomplish this mission.

Furthermore, our team is equipped to offer doctrinal and spiritual formation for Catholics through catechetical programs that stress the call to prayer, virtue, and holiness of life, with a particular emphasis on mentoring those who have the responsibility to teach the faith to others. The goal is to an agent of renewal for the culture of Catholic individuals, schools, and parishes. The Mission Director must be able to accomplish this by managing the SOF team mission, as well as fulfill these duties personally.

A SOF Mission Director is a critical part of our team. This person must be able to collaborate with others to develop curriculum for a variety of audiences. This person must also possess good communication and oral presentation skills. The person must be able to use a computer effectively as they typically office off-site. In addition to teaching and small group evangelization training, all members of our team are expected to develop critical relationships to help advance our mission financially, spiritually and organizationally.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
 

The following list reflects general duties and responsibilities for this position and is not exhaustive.

 

·      Live a well ordered and balanced life.

·      Daily habit of mental prayer and frequent participation in the sacraments.

·      Pursue deeper conversion and growth in virtue.

·      Have regular spiritual direction.

·      See oneself and act as a team member responsible for the whole of the mission and its activity.

·      Participate in mission and curriculum development.

·      Provide live intellectual formation.

·      Personally invest in and form the team to form disciple makers and spiritual multipliers..

·      Foster/develop relationships with people of affluence and influence in the community and invite them to invest in the School of Faith mission by spiritual and financial contributions.

·      Basic Organization Skills

·      Timely communication expectations include checking email, text or voices messages morning, afternoon and evening and responding within the same day.

·      Active communication on all projects across services of the organization.

·      Timely response on all action items, including administrative paperwork such as expense reports.

·      Maintain a remote office at home conducive to perform your duties and responsibilities.  If you are unable to meet this expectation, School of Faith will provide you with a commuting space at the School of Faith home office.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB
Education:
Bachelor’s degree
Sound foundation of Catholic Faith
Sound foundation of Catholic VirtuesExperience:
3+ years of experience as Discipleship Leader
5+ years of public speaking experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree in Theology
Proven fundraising abilitiesManagement experience
KEY COMPETENCIES
Leadership and Management skills

Oral Presentation skills

Possess interpersonal skills to engage people in a one-on-one to large group setting.

Catholic Theological Knowledge

Writing skills

Basic Computer Skills

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
 

·      Your comportment, meaning your physical presence, behavior and demeanor should facilitate your ability to engage with others.

·      Must be able to drive oneself and transport necessary presentation tools to each formation location.

 

We also need each applicant to go to the following link and take this culture index survey:

https://www.cindexinc.com/c/EY97xtZ5L9

 

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POSITION TITLE: Youth Minister (YM) – Full Time or Part Time with transition to Full Time in 1 year

The Youth Minister provides vision and coordination for the parish’s efforts in ministry to young people from 6th through 12th grades. This includes high school and middle school activities, weekly gatherings, service projects, and sacramental prep support.

Responsibilities:
•    Attend regular staff meetings and participate in staff planning
•    Communicate to staff about youth ministry activities and be a resource to staff on youth related issues
•    Facilitating the Youth Leadership Team, which is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive youth ministry program
•    Implementing fully the Life Teen/Edge program for both the Jr. High and Senior High Youth Group Programs using the provided resources.
•    Coordinating the recruitment, necessary training, supporting, and evaluating of volunteers in the youth ministry program
•    Fostering the involvement of young people in the life of the parish, including serving on various parish committees and being involved in parish activities
•    Coordinating the outreach and evangelization of all young people in the parish
•    Providing appropriate opportunities for parental involvement
•    Serving as the liaison with the pastor, parish staff, and the diocesan office of youth ministry and their programs, services and resources
•    Prepare annual budget.
Requirements: Education and/or Experience:
•    Applicant must be in good standing and committed to being an example of living out our Catholic Faith.
•    Any of the following experience or education preferred: Previous Youth Ministry experience, degree in any of the following areas: Theology, Teaching, Religion, Youth Ministry, Child Education, Pastoral Counseling, or any related field applicable to the position will be considered.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary. Strong computer skills and knowledge of social media outlets necessary.
•    Ability to solve problems, make sound decisions, and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
•    Must consent to background check and complete online Diocesan Safe-Haven Driving & Child Safety programs.

Compensation:
We would like to fill this as a full-time position but will consider part-time (minimum 20 hours per week) with plans of going to full time within a year.
Hourly Wage: $15-$17.50 per hour (30,000-35,000 annually) depending on experience & qualifications. Hours can vary and are flexible.
Benefits package is available based on hours.

Contact the Pastor, Rev. Dennis B. Willey at pastor@ollchapin.orgwith any questions.
Send resume to: pastor@ollchapin.org

St. Monica Church, Edmond, is offering a full-time position for the coordination of children’s formation (K-6th) to work under the Director of Evangelization.  Job requires oversight of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and family-based programs.  Candidates must be fully practicing Catholics in good standing and passionate about Jesus, the Catholic faith, and forming disciples.  Some evenings and weekends required.  Bilingual (English & Spanish) capability required.  Bachelor’s degree required; theology or ministry degree is a plus.  Strong skills in organization, planning and execution of events, technology & social media required.  Previous parish-based work experience preferred.  Must undergo safe environment background check.  Submit resumes to Carrie Harkey: stmonicayg@gmail.com.  For more information call (405) 359-2700.

The Director of Evangelization, Adult Faith Formation and Communications, under the leadership of the Pastor, oversees the parish’s three-fold implementation of the New Evangelization: the continuing formation of the adult faithful as intentional disciples; outreach to non-practicing Catholics; and, the evangelization of those who do not know Christ. He/she ensures that all parish apostolates are done in a missionary key, fostering an encounter with Christ through the Church. He/she employs a variety of media effectively to communicate the Good News of the Gospel as lived in the parish.

Responsibilities for Evangelization and for Adult Faith Formation

  • Coordinates implementation of the New Evangelization
  • Forms adult parishioners to be missionary disciples
  • Manages adult faith formation programs including talks, Scripture study, etc.
  • Provides opportunities for formation geared especially to young adults
  • Supports small communities of faith
  • Coordinates outreach to non-practicing Catholics
  • Implements initiatives aimed at primary evangelization
  • Fosters pastoral work in a missionary key among all parish apostolates
  • Plans, budgets for, and evaluates evangelization agents and programs

Responsibilities for Communications

  • Coordinates the content, design, and communication of parish media in support of all parish activities including electronic and print media
  • Plans, budgets for, and evaluates media programs

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Experience in evangelization, including in the formation of intentional disciples
  • Zeal for personal holiness and for the mission of the Church, including faithfulness to the Church’s Magisterium
  • Knowledge of Church teaching
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in “old” and “new” media use and design, including relevant software (Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
  • Conversational Spanish desired

Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references by September 3, 2018 to pastor@stcharleschurch.org.

We are currently seeking a new President at Lansing Catholic High School in Lansing.  We are a school that is totally committed to the evangelical vision of our patron, St. John Paul II.  More info  about Lansing Catholic can be found at lansingcatholic.org.  We are a diocesan high school, so the job posting and search is being conducted by the Diocese of Lansing.
More information can be found here:

Immediate opening. The position exists to invite people to experience the love of Jesus Christ by fulfilling the Statute of the Pontifical Mission Societies to act as the Episcopal Delegate for the Missions. The position aids the bishop in encouraging and sustaining missionary initiatives in the diocese to promote missionary vocations, and to advance the mission and vision of Catholic Relief Services in the Diocese and build global solidarity. The position requires a practicing Catholic in good standing, with an excellent knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and Catholic social teaching with an interest in people and situations around the world. Job requires ability to organize and lead international trips approximately 2-3 times a year for a period of two weeks per trip. Additional requirements include experience in public speaking, strong communication and organization skills, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build good working relationships, and competency in Microsoft applications. Degree in Theology, Missiology or Religious Studies preferred.

Please send resume, cover letter, salary requirement to HR@dio.org. or mail to Director, Office for Human Resources, 1615 W. Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62702

Coordinator of Religious Education & Evangelization
Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church

Location: Conifer, CO

Terms:  Part-Time Employee (approx. 20 hours/week)

Category: Religious Education           Base Pay:  Salary

Send applications or inquiries to: pastor@olpconifer.org or 303-838-0338

COORDINATOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION & EVANGELIZATION

Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church, Conifer, Colorado, a vibrant 400 family parish in the foothills outside Denver, is seeking a Coordinator of Religious Education & Evangelization for a part-time position.

This position is responsible for organizing and administering the Catechetical programs of the parish, and will work closely with the volunteer leaders and catechists of the Adult Education, Bible Studies, Family Catechesis, Sacramental Preparation, Junior/Senior High School, RCIA, and Sunday programs. This position will essentially be a resource person and the “glue” that melds these programs together.

Qualifications for the position include a college degree in Catechetics or Theology (or a related field or equivalent experience), good organizational skills, ability to work with and motivate others and be a practicing Catholic.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

To request additional information/details, and/or to apply, please contact Fr. Tim Gaines at pastor@olpconifer.org, or at 303-838-0338.

Seton Education Partners seeks a faith-filled, mission-driven individual to act as the Director for El Camino, a unique afterschool faith and enrichment program in New York City. Co-founded in 2009 by KIPP Foundation co-founder Scott W. Hamilton and Teach for America alumna Stephanie Saroki de García, Seton is a response to the dramatic decline of urban Catholic schools in America, which have served the economically disadvantaged so well for decades. Seton is committed to ensuring that children develop the knowledge, character, and faith necessary to earn a college degree, pursue lives of value and integrity, and become saints. For more information on Seton Education Partners, please visit www.SetonPartners.org.

 

El Camino Mission:

El Camino, a Catholic faith formation program, helps children, their families, and their teachers to know, love, and serve Christ and His Church; develop the habits, dispositions, and beliefs that are indispensable to human flourishing and happiness, and to live and disciples in this world and saints in the next.

 

About El Camino:

In August 2013, Seton Education Partners launched El Camino in a largely Latino neighborhood in the South Bronx, where over half of all families fall below the poverty line. El Camino, which means “The Way” in Spanish, seeks to serve disadvantaged children who do not have the means to attend a Catholic school, helping them to grow in virtue, achieve academic success, and have fun. El Camino pairs in-school academic support with a fun after-school program that offers faith lessons, character development, sports and games, and homework help. El Camino has an innovative partnership with Brilla Public Charter Schools , a start-up “no excuses” charter school, and with Seton Teaching Fellows, who teach work at Brilla during the school day and support the El Camino after school program. Next year, El Camino will serve over 400 children in kindergarten through sixth grade across three campuses. The program will

 

 

About the Position

The Director will work directly with, and report to, the Chief of Programs. The primary focus for this position is to ensure smooth operation for all children, families, and teachers involved with El Camino. Together the leadership team will impact the academic and faith development of underserved children, young Catholic educators, and the Church in America.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Director must be highly organized and able to effectively manage several ongoing projects. The list below covers the main functions for the position, but is not exhaustive. There are essentially three components to the Director role: Administrative, Communications/Community Relations, and Curriculum and Instruction.

Administrative

1) Maintain the El Camino Scholarship Program with a detailed application process and eligibility requirements.

2) Manage monthly invoicing and payments.

3) Generate tax forms and receipts.

4) Maintain a timekeeping system for employees, verify and submit payroll via email.

5) Meet with the school leaders and operations staff consistently

6) Maintain and update student files (physical and electronic files)

7) Ensure compliance with DOH.

8) Collaborate with Seton colleagues, administrators, and Brilla staff

9) Manage El Camino program budget

Community Relations

1) Maintain an active presence on social media, ie. Facebook, Instragram, etc.

2) Organize and facilitate monthly community events to engage families and students in their faith formation.

3) Partner with local high schools, colleges, and religious organizations to create a volunteer program and hire additional staff as needed; manage volunteers to ensure the impact is positive and effective for the individuals and the organization.

4) Create monthly family newsletter.

5) Develop Family Involvement Committees

Curriculum and Coaching Component

1) Establish bi-weekly meetings with catechists and other staff

2) Create and maintain unit plans

3) Give detailed lesson plan feedback

4) Observe (formal) teachers bi-weekly

5) Observe (informal) daily

6) Develop summative, cumulative, and formative assessments, formal and informal.

7) Establish effective behavior management systems and procedures

Ad hoc duties

1) Assist with faith formation of Seton Teaching Fellows.

2) Variety of special projects as assigned by the Chief of Programs.

3) Arrange family faith formation

Qualifications and Desired Characteristics

Candidates for the position must possess the following personal characteristics:

• You have unquestioned integrity and commitment to Seton’ mission and values

• You take personal responsibility

• You have a strong belief that all children can achieve both moral and academic excellence

• You are a faith-filled and practicing Catholic, one who understands Catholic teachings and is passionate about sharing the Catholic faith

• You have a relentless drive for excellence and growth The ideal candidate will bring experience and skills in the following areas:

• Results-orientation and the ability to get things done well

• Ability to adapt in a fluid, start-up environment; optimism, perseverance, and a focus on problem-solving highly valued

• Excellent communication with children and experience with love and logic, restorative practices and/or virtue based behavior systems

• Ability to self-direct and prioritize among competing goals and exhibit flexibility in a fastpaced, entrepreneurial environment

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with keen attention to detail

• Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred skills:

• Bilingual in Spanish and able to read, write and speak in a professional environment

• Experience optimizing social media for the growth of the community

• Familiarity with Google platforms and Excel

 

Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications.

 

Diversity & Inclusivity

We are building an organization in which talented individuals from all walks of life and past work experiences can join our team and make significant contributions. We are particularly committed

To Apply

Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to info@SetonPartners.org with “Director of El Camino” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. Seton Education Partners provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. to attracting and developing individuals who share the life experiences or backgrounds of the students we will serve.

Fr. Don Malin, Pastor at Immaculate Heart of Mary, is looking to hire a youth minister who has a heart for evangelization outreach to young people, to run Youth Ministry and Confirmation programs at the parish. Parish website:  http://ihmgjt2.artyrox.com

For more information and to apply, please contact Fr. Don directly at frdonmalin@gmail.com

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Camp Gray is a Catholic summer camp and retreat center in the Diocese of Madison that serves over 5,000 youth annually through retreats and summer camp ministry. We’re searching for a dynamic, faithful, and enthusiastic leader to join our team as the Program Director! This position’s main focus will be to coordinate our retreat ministry program during the school year, which consists of Confirmation catechesis, environmental education, and team-building retreats. The Program Director supervises, forms, and recruits a team of 6-7 missionaries who facilitate Camp Gray’s retreats throughout the year. This person will also assist in implementing summer staff training and some of the summer camp programming. Previous camp experience is preferred but not required. The position includes salary, on-site housing, and benefits.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to rebecca@campgray.com, or mail to: Rebecca Hoeben, E10213 ShadyLane Road, Reedsburg, WI 53959. Applications accepted until June 4. Interviews will be conducted during the month of June. Flexible start date in early to mid-August. The application and position description can be found here.

Saint Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church in Omaha, NE, is seeking a full-time Director of Parish Evangelization and Adult Catechesis. Applicants must faithfully uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church and promote the vision to evangelize and catechize active parishioners, inactive Catholics, and all searchers and seekers of Jesus Christ. This position will lead the parish’s community efforts to encounter, know, and proclaim Christ through program creation, formation experiences, and sacramental support within the Church’s vision of the New Evangelization. The successful candidates will also be responsible for forming both staff and volunteers as missionary disciples so that all parish programs and activities will embody the New Evangelization and be opportunities to encounter Christ. In collaboration with the Pastor, Director of Religious Education, and Youth Minister, the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis will oversee all areas of catechesis in the parish as well as formation for the reception of the Sacraments of Initiation.

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholics with an understanding of the major principles of evangelization and catechesis as expressed in the Joy of the Gospel, the 1997 General Directory for Catechesis, and the 2005 National Directory for Catechesis.
  • A servant mentality with the ability to engage all parishioners, staff, and those seeking Christ with a spirit of faith, hope, and charity
  • Professional and positive team player in all aspects and responsibilities of the position
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Theology, Philosophy, Pastoral Ministry, or Religious Education preferred
  • Excellent leadership abilities with a track record of effectively leading a team to implement and achieve a vision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Send a cover letter stating your interest and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and two or three references including names and contact information to Father David Belt at d.belt@stephen.org, or mail to: 16701 S. Street, Omaha, NE 68135. Applications will be accepted until May 29.

We are seeking to hire a full-time residence hall director for the female students on our campus.  It is a live-in position, beginning July 1, and offers a salary of $25,000, with housing and food provided. More info can be accessed here: http://www.hcc-nd.edu/career-opportunities/#HD.

Job Description

Campus Minister Job Description

Description
The Campus Minister serves the University Catholic Center in expressing the Church’s pastoral care for the spiritual growth and development of campus community through witness and ministry that is consistent with the Catholic Church’s mission in the Diocese of Austin and the charism of the Paulist Fathers. The Campus Minister is part of the University Catholic Center Campus Ministry Team and collaborates with the Director, Associate Director, Campus Minister, administrative staff, development staff, and the FOCUS team. The Campus Minister manages multiple facets of student ministries: spiritual development, catechesis, sacramental preparation, and evangelization.

Hours:
This position is full-time exempt. During the school year, hours may exceed 40 per week, and includes frequent nights and weekends; during the summer and semester breaks, hours may be as few as 20 per week. The Campus Minister will take Saturdays and an additional day off each week, allowing for flexibility when events may be scheduled on normal days off. Applicants must be prepared to comply with Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry training and processes.

Qualifications:
A practicing Catholic who understands, appreciates, and will ensure the Catholic character, mission, and identity of the University Catholic Center community; should be comfortable around young adults.
MDiv or MA in theology, pastoral/campus ministry, or related area required;
As a minister of the Roman Catholic Church, the successful candidate will maintain a lifestyle that is publicly consistent with Catholic teaching and values;
Strong pastoral skills with a theological framework for ministry;
A demonstrated record of collaborative leadership;
Provides effective management, supervisory, and organizational skills (i.e., judgement, appropriate confidentiality and budget management);
Awareness of and sensitivity to the pastoral needs and spiritual development of undergraduate students;
Knowledge and appreciation of the Paulist charism;
Knowledge of Church documents related to Campus Ministry (i.e., Empowered by the Spirit and Sons and Daughters of Light);
Knowledge of Catholic sacramental preparation processes, especially baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, RCIA, funerals, and anointing.
Experience in working with young adults or college campus ministry preferred;
Applicants must be prepared to comply with Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry training and processes.
Proficiency with computers and social media, google apps, etc.
Comfort with public ministerial roles, teaching, and public speaking.

Pastoral responsibilities:
Cultivate relationships with student and resident community through pastoral ministry, including but not limited to:
Maintaining a ministry presence on Sundays before, after, and during Mass;
Greeting and hospitality before and after Sunday Masses and Daily Masses;
Advising, mentoring, counseling; and if qualified, provide spiritual direction;
Meeting once a month with assigned student groups or ministries to mentor student leaders and serve as staff liaison;
Attending monthly student leadership dinners;
Attending meetings of supervised student groups at least once every month;
Attending student group events when available;
Serve as pastoral representative in the absence of the Director and Associate Director;
Lead prayers and liturgies when assigned, including The Liturgy of the Hours, intercessory prayer, prayers to open meetings, meals, and other gathering;
Accurately and faithfully present the teaching and doctrine of the Catholic Church, as presented in the Catechism, Sacred Scripture, and official church documents and declarations;
Preach, occasionally, at liturgies and gatherings apart from Mass (e.g. communion services, Liturgy of the Hours, Reconciliation Services).
Assist with preparation of liturgical celebrations as needed; serve as Daily Mass sacristan in absence of the Administrative Assistant;
Work with marriage preparation and baptismal preparation for couples and godparents as needed.
Promote the various vocations within the Catholic church.

Programming
Manage programs and activities including, but not limited to:
RCIA: Coordinate weekly meetings, guest speakers, and prepare curriculum; meet individually with participants who have conflicts. Serve as RCIA liaison with St. Austin’s Parish;
Coordinate and supervise Adult Confirmation preparation, including liaison to St. Austin’s Parish.
Coordinate, supervise and teach courses and special programs for adult catechesis appropriate to university students.
Spring Break Mission Trip: Choose and organize mission site and accommodations, fundraise through community efforts and Diocese of Austin, chaperone missionaries during trip.
University Interfaith Council: Attend meetings in the absence of the Director and Associate Director.
Community Events: Order supplies, coordinate volunteers and manage events.
Retreats: Assist in the planning and implementation of occasional retreats, including Awakening Retreats, silent retreats, vocation discernment retreats, and busy student retreats.
Develop programs and service opportunities to inculcate Catholic Social Teaching;
Oversee the monthly baptism preparation program
Coordinate the twice-yearly marriage preparation workshops.
Accompany the annual Women’s Vocation Pilgrimage

Administrative
Attend staff meetings: weekly tactical meetings, monthly strategic meetings, daily stand-ups, and annual two-day off-site planning meetings.
Attend regular meeting of the pastoral staff.
Utilize staff communication and planning tools, including Google calendars, email groups, Slack, staff wiki pages.
Serve as staff liaison for the Religious Education program coordinator;
Participate in Diocesan campus ministry meetings and activities;
Create program structure and report program participation statistics and feedback.
Coordinate and advertise UT faculty/staff events in collaboration with the Development Office;

Process:
Submit a resume and cover letter to frlarry@utcatholic.org.
Await our acknowledgement and response. Please do not call or email after submission.

Expected start date is flexible; we are hoping for July 1, 2018.

University Catholic Center
2010 University Ave.

Job Description: Coordinator of Youth Evangelization and Catechesis

 

Outreach The Coordinator for Evangelization and Catechesis Outreach for St. Patrick’s
Parish will be responsible for developing and overseeing a parish based pastoral ministry for young people in both St. Patrick and St. Joseph parishes. The vision for this program includes witnessing large numbers of passionately engaged youth who encounter the Lord and are equipped to share Him with the world!

The program includes all youth from grade school age through high school, and on to young adults around age thirty. It provides for formal catechesis as well as opportunities for youth to grow in God’s love in ways beyond the knowing and teachings of the faith.

Within the parish’s efforts to form disciples to serve God and one another, the
formation of discipleship focused youth ministry includes:

• Spiritual formation – experiencing a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through worship, prayer and devotion.

• Intellectual Formation – helping young people to learn about the Scriptures in order to deepen the roots of their faith.

• Human formation – empowering young people to develop healthy
relationships with their peers, their family and their community.

• Pastoral formation – encouraging young people to put their faith into
action as they engage in contemporary cultural issues that they face on a daily basis.

The program shall develop close communication with and mutual support from families of youth, parishioners and community organizations.

 

Job Requirements: 

• Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education or Theology or National Credential in Youth Ministry or background in theology and educational methodologies or experience in youth ministry with a willingness to move toward development of such skills

• Practicing Catholic in full communion to participate in the sacraments of the Church

 

Purpose:

The goal of this program is that it seeks to form young people as disciples in a way that equips and inspires them to go and do the same with others. The Coordinator of Youth Evangelization and Catechesis Outreach reports directly to the pastor.

 

Responsibilities:

• Takes inventory of current training resources in the parish, available space, archdiocesan policies and current volunteers engaged in youth ministry or catechesis

• Develops a systematic and intentional plan for catechesis and youth ministry that utilizes a creative variety of formats, settings and
timeframes

• Coordinates the recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of volunteers in the catechesis program and youth ministry

• Secures resources (print, video, etc.)for effective programming implementation

• Fosters the involvement of young people in the life of the parish in various ministerial roles and being involved in parish activities (EME, Server, Lector, Etc.)

• Serves as the liaison with the Archdiocesan Office of Catechesis & Youth Ministry and their programs, services and resources

• Maintains policies and record compliance with the Archdiocese of Omaha’s Safe Environment program

• Is a presence in the parish community through its liturgical and social activities

• Promotes good public relations both within the parish and local community

• Regularly communicates with parents and parishioners. Seeks their input as appropriate

• Maintains necessary office and program records

• Submits periodic reports as requested by the pastor

• Plans, coordinates and implements retreats, mission trips, youth marches, and other activities beneficial to development of disciples and according to archdiocesan policy

• Integrates new faith-based network opportunities for the “20 something” young adults in our parish including, but not limited to: worship, biblical teaching, fellowship and discipleship.

• All other duties as assigned

 

Applicants should send resume to Fr. Bernard Starman, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 301 E Adams St, O’Neill, NE 68763-1535.

Church of the Holy Trinity, a parish of 965 families in Cheyenne, WY, is looking to hire an Associate Director of Pastoral Ministries. This position assists with and coordinates, under the supervision of the Director, a comprehensive faith formation and stewardship program for adults, youth, and children, which touches all aspects of the faith and parish life: liturgical, social, educational, and service, with a particular focus on children’s faith formation, youth ministry, and parish sacramental preparation. This individual will recruit, train, and supervise parish volunteers, catechists, and aids.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology, but preferably Master of Arts in Theology, Religious Education, or Religious Studies, or an equivalent degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience
  • Post-secondary training in educational methods
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Successful completion of diocesan background check and safe environment training
  • Experience: preferably two to three years experience in Catholic faith formation or a related field, and two to three years of supervisory and/or managerial experience
  • Fully initiated, practicing Catholic, free from any canonical penalties and of proven faith, good morals, and good reputation
  • A willingness ability to pursue additional education (if necessary)

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Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume with references by May 31, 2018 to Fr. Thomas E. Cronkleton, Jr. at tcronkleton@holytrinity.org.

Or, please send your cover letter and resume to the following address:

Church of the Holy Trinity
1846 Hot Springs Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001-5337

Director of Religious Education

Saint John Neumann, a suburban parish in the western suburbs of Detroit committed to Unleashing the Gospel in southeast Michigan is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Director of Religious Education. The Director of Religious Education is the pastor’s principal assistant in developing and implementing the formation plan and goals of the parish. They are responsible for the overall coordination of our catechists and formation programs, including Sacramental Preparation and Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, in the work of forming intentional joyful missionary disciples. As a member of the inter-disciplinary pastoral team they promote Gospel values and foster the development of joyful missionary disciples.

 

Specific functions include:

  • Create and maintain a formation plan and programming for children in grades PSK-6, including a Children’s Liturgy of the Word and Vacation Bible School, and RCIA for Children.
  • Oversee the formation of students preparing for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.
  • Serve as pastoral staff coordinator of the Baptismal Prep program.
  • Serve as pastoral staff coordinator of the RCIA team.
  • Ensure that the needs of English as a Second Language families are provided for in preparing for Sacramental and Religious Formation.
  • Ensure the parish follows appropriate Archdiocesan catechetical policies:
  • Serve as a primary contact between the parish and All Saints Catholic School
  • Serve as pastoral staff coordinator of the Adult Faith Formation Team and oversee the parish’s development of the Discipleship Group component of the parish’s Disciple-Making Game Plan.
  • Be present at parish and ministry social events, hospitality weekends, and weekend liturgies in order to serve the needs to the community.
  • Participate in continuing education, including workshops and conferences and report learning and development ideas to the pastoral team
  • Support directives of the pastor, the Parish Leadership Team, and the Parish Vision Team
  • Foster a trusting and collaborative atmosphere among all staff and volunteers

Qualifications include:

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • Possession of Archdiocesan Certification as a Parish Catechetical Leader
  • Experience as a professional lay ecclesial minister
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A heart for evangelization and understanding of faith development across the life-cycle
  • Ability to work as a member of an inter-disciplinary team in service to the Gospel

 

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Christopher Leach, Director of Strategic Operations, at cleach@sjncanton.org by May 21, 2018.

Coordinator of Evangelization and Christian Service 

Saint John Neumann, a suburban parish in the western suburbs of Detroit committed to Unleashing the Gospel in southeast Michigan is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Coordinator of Evangelization and Christian Service. The Coordinator of Evangelization and Christian Service is an integral member of the pastoral team who fosters growth in faith-filled Gospel service that responds to human needs in the parish and society, and serves as the pastor’s principal assistant in inviting parishioners and community members into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. The Coordinator provides leadership, facilitates and enables others in ministry. He or she works as a member of the inter-disciplinary Pastoral Team to support the mission of St. John Neumann to foster and support the development of joyful missionary disciples.

 

Christian Service functions include (15 hours a week):

  • Coordinate the efforts of the various Christian Service Ministries in the parish. Ensure continued lay leadership of each ministry and help promote success in each ministry’s stated objectives.
  • Foster a spirit of volunteerism by inviting parishioners to become involved in Christian Service Ministry and training/forming/equipping them for service.
  • Connects people-in need with appropriate resources or services with the help of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Participate in Vicariate and AOD organizations and programs related to Catholic Social Teaching and Pastoral Christian Service
  • Prepares and maintains annual budget for Christian Service and Evangelization.
  • Coordinate planning, leadership, and volunteers for Parish Life Events such as hospitality weekend and the parish picnic.
  • Maintain the Parish Kitchen and other hospitality structures
  • Oversee the parish’s development of the Invitational Church and Ministry Components of the parish’s Disciple-Making Game Plan.
  • Attend parish and ministry social events, hospitality weekends, and be present after all weekend Liturgies to provide supportive service to parishioners.
  • Support directives of the pastor, the Parish Leadership Team, and the Parish Vision Team

 

Evangelization functions include (25 hours a week):

  • Coordinate The Alpha Course and serve as the pastoral staff support to the Alpha Leadership Team.
  • Oversee the parish’s development of the Invitational Church, Alpha, and Connect Group Components of the parish’s Disciple Making Game Plan.
  • Stay informed of evangelization events being hosted by the Archdiocese, area parishes, and other Catholic and non-Catholic organizations. Facilitate staff and parishioner attendance at such events to ensure that the parish’s evangelization ministries and volunteers are continually growing.
  • Work with the Director of Business Operations to ensure that there is adequate money budgeted to support our Evangelizing program. Manage the budget of the department.
  • Support directives of the pastor, the Parish Leadership Team, and the Parish Vision Team

 

Qualifications include:

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • Possession of Archdiocesan Certification as a Christian Service or Evangelization Coordinator
  • Experience as a professional lay ecclesial minister
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A heart for evangelization and understanding of faith development across the life-cycle
  • Ability to work as a member of an inter-disciplinary team in service to the Gospel

 

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Christopher Leach, Director of Strategic Operations, at cleach@sjncanton.org by May 21, 2018.

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.