Job Openings

Below you will find a list of job postings sent to us by various parishes and religious organizations. Click on your state or country below to view job postings in your area.

Arizona

MissionCorps Member

Maggie’s Place
Posted March 5, 2015
Maggie’s Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in need reach their goals, and welcomes them into a community filled with love and dignity. Following Catholic social teaching, we recognize that we are responsible to and for one another. This foundation is at the core of implementing our mission and running our homes. Maggie’s Place is seeking women who are willing to sacrifice a year of their lives to the service of our mothers and their children. Full-time, live-in volunteers called MissionCorps members provide non-professional case management to the moms by helping them set personal goals, providing emotional support, accountability, helping them learn about life skills such as budgeting, community resources, transitional housing and child care programs. Maggie’s Place operates three homes in the Greater Phoenix, AZ area, as well as one in Cleveland, OH. We are seeking applicants interested in applying for a year commitment starting in July or August of 2015. For more information on the application process, please contact Amanda Ayala, Director of MissionCorps at missioncorps@maggiesplace.org.

Colorado

Director of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship (Youth Minister)

Our Lady of the Valley – Windsor, CO
Posted March 24, 2015

A vibrant and growing 1200-family suburban parish is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Evangelization and Discipleship (Youth Minister).
This position will lead the High School and Middle School youth program (including weekly small groups/Bible studies, training other teens and adult volunteers to lead small groups/Bible studies, weekly Youth Nights, as well as yearly retreats and mission trips).

We are seeking someone with the following qualities:
-Living a virtuous and dynamic Catholic life
-Experience and passion for leading Small Group Discipleship/Bible Studies
– Excellent communication skills with both teens and parents
– Responsible,Reliable, and Organized
– Ability to thrive, cooperate, and contribute as part of a team

We are seeking someone with energy and maturity.
Experience with leading youth is highly preferred.
Please include in your cover letter your experience of attending and leading small groups/Bible studies, especially with teens.

Please send cover letter and resume to fr.gregg@ourladyofthevalley.net
www.ourladyofthevalley.net

Illinois

Assistant Youth Minister

St. Mary’s Parish in Huntly, IL
Posted March 10, 2015
About Us: St. Mary parish is located in Huntley, IL about an hour from Chicago. Our parish is a large, active suburban parish, serving over 5,500 households which has been able to maintain a small parish feel with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and great parishioner involvement. Evangelization is our primary goal, and our desire is to help all people – and in a special way our young people – become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ in and through the Catholic Church. In particular, the mission of our youth ministry is to proclaim the intimate and life-changing love of God in a way which is accessible and helps lead young people to a deep, lasting relationship with the person of Jesus Christ and His Church.

About the Job: St. Mary Catholic Church is seeking a full time Assistant Youth Minister familiar with the New Evangelization and passionate about proclaiming the life-changing love of God to young people. This position works directly under a Director of Youth Ministry to help plan and execute various elements of the youth ministry program. Specifically, the Assistant Youth Minister will oversee all aspects of the Middle School Youth Ministry program, together with the assistance of the Director of Youth Ministry, and will also have direct involvement in the Confirmation Program, High School Youth Ministry, and all other aspects of the program. The Assistant Youth Minister will need to work closely with the Director of Youth Ministry, Youth Ministry Secretary, Pastor and Parish staff as well as youth ministry volunteers and student leadership to create and execute a successful youth ministry program. All applicants must be practicing Catholics. A degree in, or progress towards a degree in Theology or a related field is highly preferred. Strong organization skills, good communication abilities, and a passion for the youth of the Church and evangelization are required. An ability to lead music for Mass as well as lead for praise and worship is a plus, but is not required.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resumé (or any related inquiries) to Father Max Striedl, Pastor, by email to fathermax@stmaryhuntley.org or by mail to: St. Mary Catholic Church Attn: Fr. Max Striedl 10307 Dundee Rd. Huntley, IL 60142 Submit information and application to Fr. Max by April 6, 2015.

Michigan

High School Youth Minister

Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish – 47650 N. Territorial, Plymouth, MI
Posted March 19, 2015
Position Description
The Need: Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (OLGC) is a rapidly growing parish, located in Plymouth, MI, committed to the New Evangelization. Our vision is “To offer every person in our community a life-changing encounter with Jesus.” OLGC is seeking an experienced Catholic leader passionate about discipling high school students into a deep relationship with Christ. The Youth Minister position is a full-time paid position, reporting directly to the Director of Religious Education Qualifications/Requirements Responsibilities: Leadership Development

  • Recruit and train a team of adult volunteers to assist with the development and execution of the high school program.
  • Lead routine adult leadership team meetings to plan for program events and to develop the skills of the adult volunteer team.
  • Recruit, train and develop a team of high school students to assume leadership positions with the program.
  • Lead routine student leadership team meetings.

Program Development

  • Work with staff, parents, students and volunteers to develop a high school program that compellingly:
  • Draws students—both inside and outside of the parish—to a saving knowledge of Christ; and
  • Draws students into a deep relationship with Christ.
  • Develop the curriculum and format for weekly large group meetings.
  • Develop a plan for routine smaller group meetings for students who want to go deeper in the faith.
  • Plan an annual calendar of events (e.g. retreats, pilgrimages, camps, conferences, missions, etc.) aimed at drawing students closer to Christ.
  • Plan events and activities specifically designed to recruit new students—both inside and outside the parish—into the program.
  • In partnership with the Middle School Youth Minister, develop a plan to escort rising freshmen into the high school program.

Discipleship

  • With the help of the volunteer team, deliver the weekly program, the routine small groups and the calendar of events.
  • Meet with students at school and school activities to build relationships, encourage them in their faith and to recruit new students.
  • Meet with parents regularly to help them deal with student issues and to train them on best practices for raising a high school student in the faith.
  • Maintains a vested interest in OLGC parish life.

Administration

  • Ensure proper permission is granted for participation in all program events.
  • Collect payment for all fee-related events.
  • Develop annual budget and track program expenses against that budget.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, Pastoral Ministry, Theology, Secondary Education, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership capacity with teenagers in a parish setting.
  • Proven ability to develop programming relevant to the New Evangelization and leading a vibrant, comprehensive parish youth ministry.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of Life Teen Program.

Critical Qualities

  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus and a deep love for His Church.
  • Passion for discipling high school-aged students.
  • Joyful, authentic, charitable and courageous.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator.
  • Natural leader and influencer.
  • Thrives in team environments.
  • Self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Effective organizer, planner, and implementer.
  • Driven to work toward the mission of OLGC.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Willingness to collaborate.

Charisms

  • Teaching
  • Evangelism
  • Helps
  • Administration

Details: The High School Youth Minister position:

  • Is based in Plymouth, MI.
  • Reports to the Director of Religious Education.
  • Requires routine day, night, and weekend work.

Offers a competitive salary commensurate with time and experience, and benefits. Application Instructions: Please send the following to: applications@olgcparish.net

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of faith (should be roughly two-five paragraphs long and describe your faith journey and current spiritual disciplines).

Product Support Representative

ParishSOFT – Ann Arbor
Posted March 5, 2015

Description
Exciting opportunity to work with a rapidly growing company that provides church management software and services to 14,000 churches and faith-based organizations across the country. We are seeking an energetic, service-oriented product support representative. We’re looking for team players who never stop learning and thrive in an energized, problem-solving environment.

Culture
ParishSOFT has a highly collaborative culture that stems from our servant leadership value – we all succeed and fail together. You will routinely see folks doing things that “aren’t their job” to help a colleague out. We value family and work-life balance, and expect you to work really hard and go home at the end of the day to be really home. We also actually like each other, and have a lot of fun doing our jobs. We are serious about our mission to serve churches, and build great software and services to help them achieve their mission.

Core Values:
Missional
Faith
Servant’s Heart
Passion
Team Learning

Job Summary:
Our Support Team helps our customers to be successful using our software. This is done primarily via phone and email support, directly interacting with end users. This position also offers future growth opportunities to do web training, onsite training, become a subject matter expert, and provide leadership. Things we do every day: Talk with church staff from across the country Troubleshoot our web applications and our legacy Windows(R) products Assist users to get out of sticky situations with our software Make sure our product management team knows what challenges our customers are having using the software Deliver live webinar training to classes of new customers. Research challenging problems and issues. You should probably apply if you are good at some of the following: Customer service Troubleshooting and problem solving Listening Tech/IT experience – you know how to drive a computer like nobody’s business Receiving and communicating feedback from customers Talking on the phone, leaving voicemails and writing emails that make people fall in love with you Multi-tasking Learning like crazy Handling fast-paced environments Finding places where you can lend an extra hand You should really seriously apply if you are good at or have experience with any of the following: Microsoft SQL Self-management Working in a church office Requirements Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Good listening and analytical skills, and attention to detail. Good understanding of quality customer service and the ability to provide efficient solutions to issues. Solid computer skills, ideally a power user of MS Office® and familiarity with operating systems and settings. Able to take the initiative while at the same time enjoying being a team player.

Education Associates or Bachelors degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field. No experience necessary but 1-3 years of relevant experience a plus. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Permanent residents only (green card holders and US citizens) Benefits Profit Sharing 401k Matching Health and Dental insurance Tuition Assistance

Contact NET alumnus John Biskner with any questions at jbiskner@parishsoft.com or 866-930-4774 x142. Apply here.

Minnesota

Director of Faith Formation

Church of St. Joseph – West St. Paul, MN
Posted March 26, 2015

Click here for the job description.

Application deadline April 19, 2015
Please send resume and Letter of Intent to SEARCHCOMMITTEE@CHURCHOFSTJOSEPH.ORG.
You can also fax an application to 651-451-1272 Attn: Snyder

Faith Formation Positions

Parishes of Sts. Joachim and Anne – Shakopee, MN
Posted March 23, 2015

The Parish of Ss Joachim and Anne of Shakopee has two faith formation positions open for 2015-16. Coordinator for grades K-5 and Coordinator grs. 6-10 / Youth Minister grs. 6-12. If interested send a resume to Julie Bennett, Parish Administrator, Parish of SS Joachim Anne, 2700 17th Ave. E,Shakopee, MN 55379 or fax to: 952-445-0511.

OFFICE SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Partnership for Youth – Bloomington, MN
Posted March 17, 2015
Job Title: Office Support Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Director
Type: Part-time / 20 hours
Salary: (compensation commensurate with qualifications)

Position Summary
The Office Support Coordinator provides vital support to the overall organization to ensure the administrative activities within Partnership for Youth runs smoothly.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
• Assist Executive Director and Event Coordinators
o Screen phone calls
o Manage calendar and appointments
o Meeting prep (prepare agendas, minutes, reports)
o Make travel arrangements
o Develop, maintain, and manage confidential business documents
o From time to time, the Office Support Coordinator may be asked to assist with additional tasks that are outside of the ministry description but fit with the mission of Partnership for Youth.
• Provide support to Event Team Lead members as needed
• Keep all parties appropriately updated on status of assignments and supporting activities

OFFICE SUPPORT
• Answer and respond to phone and or email inquiries
• Open mail and process per internal procedure
• Greeting office visitors and assisting with general office tasks
• Monitor supplies and replenish as needed
• Ensure office equipment is maintained
• Implement and maintain computer applications and data
• Develop and maintain appropriate documentation of business systems, business transactions, and operating procedures
• Ensure sensitive data and documents are handled in accordance with any policy, legal and/or confidentiality requirements

PROGRAM SUPPORT
• Assist in event execution
o Create and update materials (forms, procedures, project plans, training materials, etc.)
o Implement support systems
o Acquire needed supplies
o Assist with execution of marketing campaigns
o Implement improvements/changes identified in previous post-event evaluations
o Support online registration o Collaborate with event constituents (partners, speakers, priests, vendors, team leads, volunteers)
o Update materials and schedule training sessions
o Send ‘Thank You’ notes & gifts and assist in planning of Appreciation Events

CUSTOMER SUPPORT
• Respond to questions and information requests from Customers, Volunteers, Vendors, Partners, etc.

PERSONNEL SUPPORT
• Orient new interns to the office environment, systems and procedures
• Provide work direction to interns The Office Support Coordinator will be directed by the Executive Director for additional tasks to support the overall ministry of Partnership for Youth.

TRAVEL: The Office Support Coordinator will have limited local travel requirements.

HOURS: Core hours for this position will fall within the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. During the event season hours may fluctuate based on the needs of the event.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• At least two years of experience in an administrative coordination capacity is required Spiritual Gifts and Skill Set
• Must have a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
• A strong composition of many or all of the following spiritual gifts: administration, helps, hospitality, and service
• Superior organizational skills
• Self-motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, and energetic
• Must be a team player
• Outstanding writing, editing, data entry, and proofreading skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to prioritize and handle multiple projects is essential
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and be a quick study on new computer programs
• Ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs. Spiritual Development
• Demonstrates a stable, mature Christian walk, reflecting the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22-23)
• Must be a good role model Organization Description Partnership for Youth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the coordination and delivery of programs and events for Catholic Youth.

We specialize in large dynamic youth events, bringing together teens from ten states and Canada. Our Mission is to: “Awaken and strengthen young people in their relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church by providing Catholic programs”. Our office is located in Bloomington, Minnesota. We offer a collaborative and engaged work environment, where you become part of the large Partnership for Youth family.

Application Instructions
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Amy Cummings, Executive Director, via e-mail. Please address them to amy@partnershipforyouth.org, using your name as the name of your file (i.e., lastnamecover.doc; lastnameresume.doc), and including Office Support Coordinator in the subject line.

Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation

Catholic Parishes of Virginia and Mt. Iron, MN
Posted March 14, 2015

Job Description Description – The director will motivate parishioners to gain a greater understanding of the Catholic faith, deepen their spiritual life, and enable them to preach the Gospel by speaking openly in the world about their relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit.
– The director will take a leadership role in designing and implementing programs which will enhance our parish vision as beacon of evangelization and faith formation in our communities.
– This position requires holiness of life, vision, energy, commitment, courage and creativity. Successful candidates will be proficient in organizing and teaching, with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Qualifications
– The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with members of the pastoral and administrative staff, parishioners, volunteers and community leaders is mandatory.
– Flexibility with respect to working evenings and weekends is also required.
– An ability to creatively use technology and computer skills is very important.
– The candidate must be an active, practicing Roman Catholic. Purpose
– Develop, implement, and direct curricula and opportunities for the spiritual and intellectual formation of parishioners at the Catholic parishes of Virginia and Mt. Iron, from those who are taking their first steps toward a relationship with Christ and the Church, to those who are mature disciples of the Lord ready to bring the Good News of Christ and the Church to others.
– The key goals of this position are to foster inner conversion among the faithful, to teach the truths of the Catholic faith, and to develop a community that sustains the practice of the faith, so that our parishioners are formed to evangelize and be authentic disciples of the Lord.

Responsibilities
– Collaborate with the pastor and staff in implementing a vision for evangelization and faith formation.
– Directly responsible for adult education opportunities and RCIA.
– Plans, develops and implements a comprehensive short and long term program to reach the uncatechized, the fallen away, and the unchurched.
– Recruits, trains, motivates and directs faith formation and evangelization volunteers.
– Develops and administers the budget for faith formation and evangelization in collaboration with the pastor, business manager and finance council.
– Promotes active parishioner engagement in parish life and researches and implements ways to motivate inactive parishioners.
– Maintains a level of knowledge and skills required for this ministry through reading, research, and participation in pertinent workshops, classes and conventions.
– Performs other duties as assigned.

Academic Qualifications
– Undergraduate degree in Theology or Education
– Graduate coursework in related ministers not mandatory but helpful
– Experience working in a Catholic environment in Faith Formation and Evangelization

Position Details
– Exempt
– Full Time
– Salaried position with benefits
– Flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening hours.
– Reports to pastor.

If interested in applying please contact NET alumnus Fr. Brandon Moravitz directly by May 1, 2015. Fr. Brandon Moravitz 306 South 2nd Street Virginia MN 55792 (218) 741-6344 fr.brandon@mediacombb.net

New Jersey

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Guardian Angel Church, Allendale
Posted March 5, 2015
Suburban parish of 800 families in northeastern NJ seeks full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM) to start no later than July 1 and preferably sooner. Five primary areas of responsibility: Middle School (grades 6-8), Confirmation, High School (grades 9-12), peer ministry and teen RCIA. CYM organizes and works with adults and middle school students to plan service projects, retreats, spiritual and social gatherings. CYM coordinates and oversees all aspects of the Confirmation Program. CYM organizes spiritual, educational, service and social opportunities for high school students. CYM provides Christian leadership training and peer leadership opportunities. CYM co-leads RCIA for teens. CYM will join Pastor, DRE and Music Minister who seek collaborative approach to ministry and continued growth of a vibrant Catholic community. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and experience in youth ministry. Hours will include evenings/weekends. By March 15, send cover letter, resume, 2 references and salary requirements to: gachurch@guardianangelchurch.org.

Ohio

JOB OPENING: Catholic Elementary School Music Teacher and Parish Music Director

Notre Dame Elementary School: St. Mary and Holy Redeemer Churches – Portsmouth, OH
Posted March 17, 2015

Responsibilities:
a) Teach pre-school through 6th grade music (one weekly class per grade)
b) Lead school choir program and coordinate music for school Masses
c) Lead adult choir at one parish, start and lead combined youth choir for two parishes
d) Coordinate weddings, funerals, and weekend and Holy Day Masses

Qualifications:
a) Appropriate licensure/certification as required by the grade levels taught
b) Bachelor’s degree in music or education preferred
c) Proficiency in at least 2 of 3 instruments: organ, piano, guitar
*d) Excited about teaching the Church’s tradition of sacred music and engaging in the New Evangelization

Compensation:
Type: Salaried with Benefits

Additional Information Location:
Notre Dame Elementary School, Holy Redeemer and St. Mary Churches

County: Scioto, OH

Employment: Full Time

To Apply Instructions: Please submit employment letter of interest and resume to: Brad Tindall, Facilities Manager 1325 Gallia Street Portsmouth, OH 45662 Or submit by email to: brad@portsmouthcatholic.org Please apply by Friday, May 1, 2015.

MissionCorps Member

Maggie’s Place
Posted March 5, 2015
Maggie’s Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in need reach their goals, and welcomes them into a community filled with love and dignity. Following Catholic social teaching, we recognize that we are responsible to and for one another. This foundation is at the core of implementing our mission and running our homes. Maggie’s Place is seeking women who are willing to sacrifice a year of their lives to the service of our mothers and their children. Full-time, live-in volunteers called MissionCorps members provide non-professional case management to the moms by helping them set personal goals, providing emotional support, accountability, helping them learn about life skills such as budgeting, community resources, transitional housing and child care programs. Maggie’s Place operates three homes in the Greater Phoenix, AZ area, as well as one in Cleveland, OH. We are seeking applicants interested in applying for a year commitment starting in July or August of 2015. For more information on the application process, please contact Amanda Ayala, Director of MissionCorps at missioncorps@maggiesplace.org.

Michigan

Camp Counselor

Camp Sancta Maria, Gaylord, MI
Posted February 4, 2015
Camp Description Camp Sancta Maria is a Catholic camp located in Gaylord, MI about three and half hours north of Detroit. We have separate weeks for the boys and girls. Our motto is “Wholesome recreation in a religious atmosphere.” We do this in part through daily Mass, recitation of the Angelus twice a day, and daily night prayer before lights out. Some of the favorite activities at camp are horseback riding, a ropes course with a fifty foot climbing wall, and our own beachfront property for swimming, fishing, and kayaking/canoeing. One of the key things though in living our motto is the attitude and faith life of the counselors. It is essential that the counselors not just participate but truly exemplify a strong relationship with Jesus. If Interested Contact: John David Kuhar Camp Sancta Maria Program Director jdkuhar@campsanctamaria.org www.campsanctamaria.org (248) 767-5707

Minnesota

Bookkeeper

Saint Paul’s Outreach – St. Paul, MN
Posted February 4, 2015

Job Summary
The Bookkeeper is responsible for the processing of day-to-day payables and receivables. Other essential functions include performing monthly and quarterly entries and reports, and other support tasks for the Finance Department. This is a regular, part-time (15 hours/week), non-exempt position.

Essential Functions
Accounts Payable
• Enter and pay bills in a timely manner (2x/week).
• Foster and manage good vendor relationships.
• Manage Household utilities and disbursements of living expenses.
Time: 35%
Accounts Receivable
• Perform invoicing, especially for Households.
• Process bank deposits (2x/week).
• Process monthly credit card and EFT pledge payments.
Time: 35%
Monthly/Quarterly Entry and Reporting
• Process monthly Household Fees and autopay transactions.
• Make necessary journal entries (Household fees, ACH returns, etc).
Time: 15%

Other Responsibilities
• Assist the Finance Coordinator with various aspects of property management.
• Communicate with the Development Department to ensure accurate entry between Quickbooks and Raiser’s Edge.
• Cooperate with requests from staff for financial information.
• Assist the Finance Manager with the annual audit and budget processes.
• Copying, internet communication, filing, etc. Attending meetings. Other duties as assigned.
Time: 15%

Organizational Relationships
Peers: Other national Office Staff
Supervision of: None
Internal and External Contacts: The Bookkeeper communicates frequently with numerous internal contacts and occasionally with external contacts, including staff, vendors, and landlords. Communication is for the purposes of collaboration and sharing of information.

Qualifications
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar.
Experience Requirements
Work or volunteer experience as a bookkeeper. Experience with SPO is preferred.
Additional Requirements
Must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas: communication, organization, dependability, flexibility, attention to detail, and management of systems. Should be proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. Ability to relate professionally and present SPO well to others. Must be able to work well independently and cooperatively, and to use discretion when handling confidential information. Should be able to prioritize tasks and responsibilities well and work efficiently. Must be able to thrive in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, and resourceful. Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently is essential. Enthusiastically supportive of SPO’s mission, core virtues and core values: willing and able to live them out and communicate them effectively to others. Faithfully living out the Catholic faith and the mission of evangelization.

Please submit your resume to: Caroline Redelmeier, Administrative Intern Saint Paul’s Outreach (t) 651-451-6114 www.spoweb.org | caroline.redelmeier@spoweb.org

New Jersey

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Parishes of St. Isaac Jogues- Marlton, NJ and St. John Neumann- Mt. Laurel, NJ (Diocese of Trenton)
Posted January 29, 2015
Job Description: The parishes of St. Isaac Jogues- Marlton, NJ and St. John Neumann- Mt. Laurel, NJ, within The Diocese of Trenton, are seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM). The CYM’s primary goal will be to empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today. This individual must reach out to families and have a broad vision of Youth Ministry that moves beyond a youth group. Primary duties include establishing opportunities for youth and their families to actively participate in the life of the parish as well as providing opportunities for youth to grow in their relationship with Jesus. Qualifications: Applicant must be fully committed to the faith, in good standing with the Catholic Church, and able to articulate and model Church teaching for young people as an example of intentional discipleship Bachelor’s Degree (A Masters or Bachelors Degree in a related field is a plus) At ease engaging teens and parents and ability to meet teens where they are, both spiritually and culturally Ability generate and implement innovative ideas Willing to work some weekends and evenings Strong communication skills: written, verbal, and digital. At least 3 years of Youth Ministry Experience (parish experience is preferred) The selected candidate must be in compliance with all Diocesan Child Safety protocols prior to beginning the job. No telephone calls will be accepted. Submissions via email are preferred.

Please submit your resume along with two professional references and one personal reference, and your salary requirements to: Rudy Gomez Coordinator of Youth Ministry Diocese of Trenton 701 Lawrenceville Road Trenton, NJ 08638 RGomez@DioceseofTrenton.org Fax:(609) 406-7403

Texas

Hands of Hope Intern 2015, House Parent

Casa de Esperanza de los Niños,(The House of Hope for Children) – Houston, TX
Posted February 5, 2015
Positions Available: 20
Number of Hours: Full-Time (24/7)

PROFILE/MISSION STATEMENT: Casa de Esperanza de los Niños – the House of Hope for Children – is a safe place for children in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV. Casa de Esperanza provides residential care, and coordinates medical and psychological services according to the needs of each child.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Casa de Esperanza provides residential care and coordinates medical and psychological services according to the needs of each child. We are looking for applicants with a broad range of skills. Applicants will work directly with abused, neglected and HIV+ children who are 6 years of age or younger at the time of placement. Applicants will do everything necessary to properly and safely care for, advocate for and generally meet the daily needs of the four to five children placed in the home. This will include direct hands-on care of the children, daily household tasks, paperwork, participation in appointments with physicians, psychologists, developmental specialists, therapists (speech, physical and occupational) and any other specialists as needed. Applicants will provide 24-hour care to the children in a family style setting. This is a challenging but rewarding internship/volunteer opportunity. We are looking for a one year placement with an option for extension to two years or longer. Two weeks of initial training is provided with additional trainings provided throughout the year. Supervisors live on-site and are available 24/7. We are currently accepting applications for training start dates to begin in late spring/early summer 2015, August 2015, and Fall 2015. This would be an excellent opportunity for anyone who has recently graduated and is looking for some hands on experience before pursuing a further degree or employment. We hope you will seriously consider joining us in our mission to provide new hope to these wonderful children.

QUALIFICATIONS: A 4 year college degree is preferred. Applicants should be willing to work closely with children and to take on high levels of responsibility. Good interpersonal skills, patience and a strong work ethic are needed. Position open to anyone, but particularly useful to psychology, social work, education, pre-med, nursing and early childhood majors/graduates or those interested in social justice issues. You must be 21 or older to apply with a valid driver’s license.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Applicants can e-mail resumes to Lori Hudalla at lhudalla@casahope.org. Applicants may also call Lori Hudalla directly at 713-600-8031. You may also submit a cover letter and resume directly on-line on our website under the ‘Contact Us’ link.

Washington

Parish Missionary Internship

Our Lady, Star of the Sea Parish – Bremerton, WA
Posted February 12, 2015

Accept the Call, Be a Missionary! Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish is seeking young adult Catholics (20-29) who desire to spread the gospel to youth & young adults, while gaining valuable experience serving in a vibrant parish environment. Applicants qualified to serve in our missionary intern program have at least 1 year experience in parish/youth ministry OR comparable work experience. In addition to directly coordinating & assisting with various parish programs, a missionary intern’s main task is evangelization and discipleship, bringing people to an encounter with Jesus Christ and encouraging involvement in the parish community. Missionary interns will live and work in a team setting with other parish interns (housing is gender specific) participating in daily prayer, Mass, and evangelization efforts in our parish and greater community. The missionary intern program provides valuable spiritual, personal, & professional growth for young adults who are discerning a potential path in youth, young adult or other parish ministries. Missionary interns commit to serving for one year. On-going training, housing, monthly food stipends, and use of designated vehicles for transportation are all provided.

About the Parish: Our mission at Our Lady Star of the Sea is one of Evangelical Catholicism: to answer the call of the Great Commission, by forming faithful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through the power of the Sacraments and the teachings of the Catholic Church, in joyful obedience to the Magisterium. We are fed through the reverent celebration of the Sacred Liturgy, personal prayer and the study of Sacred Scripture. The parish has 1,250 registered families and dozens of dynamic ministries. It is located in downtown Bremerton, WA, the eighth most “un-churched” city in the nation and near one of the largest Naval Bases in the country. Bremerton is fourteen miles west of Seattle by ferry, is surrounded by the Puget Sound and within view of the majestic Olympic Mountains to the west & Cascade Mountains to the east.

Website: www.youth.starofthesea.net – Select “Missionary Internship” for further details & the online application.

Questions/Inquiries – contact Katherine Brown – Director of Evangelization at Our Lady Star of the Sea: Katherine.brown@starofthesea.net or 360-479-3777

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Campaign Director

Lynch Development Associates
Posted March 17, 2015
Lynch Development Associates (LDA) specializes in assisting non-profit organizations – dioceses, parishes, schools and other entities with their long and short-term development needs. For over 20 years, LDA has been blessed with the opportunity to serve hundreds of institutions throughout the United States, helping them build a brighter future for their communities.

Campaign Director Position: The campaign director position provides an exciting full time opportunity to work with religious non-profit organizations in meeting their capital fundraising needs. The Campaign Director works directly with the church, school or diocese in order to meet the needs of the project. The director should be interested in working with diverse groups, meeting new people, and possess leadership skills. ***Strong bilingual skills in Spanish are a plus***

- $40,000 base salary with $50,000 first year potential.
– Car and Mobile Phone Reimbursement
– Travel Reimbursement
– Healthcare Plan
– Employer Contribution Retirement Plan

Qualifications:
– Bachelors Degree
– Strong Organizational Skills
– Strong Computer Skills (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
– Public Speaking skills are a plus – Interpersonal Skills
– Leadership and Management
– Willingness to Travel

Locations: Northeast, Southeast and Midwest Regions We welcome you to visit our website and to view our welcome video at www.lynchdevelopment.com. Interested applicants should forward their resumes to info@lynchdevelopment.com.

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