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.

Alaska

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Anchorage
Posted January 21, 2015
Cut-Off Date: March 18, 2015

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, a vibrant 1,100 family community in Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a passionate Catholic who is called vocationally to serve young people, for full time employment as the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Personal holiness and a heartfelt desire to lead teens closer to the heart of our Lord are key traits. Applicants should have at least a Bachelors degree in a related field and a minimum of three years experience in youth ministry. Responsible for overseeing continued vision and growth of the Jr. and Sr. High programs, including Confirmation, with special attention given to empowering lay leadership among both adults and teens. Salary and benefits consistent with qualification and experience. To apply please send a resume by March 18, 2015 to Fr. Tom Lilly, either by email (frtom@akseas.net) or letter to 2901 E. Huffman Rd. Anchorage, AK. 99516. For further information call 907-317-9042.

Illinois

Retreat Staff Member

LaSalle Manor Retreat Center, Plano, IL (55 miles southwest of Chicago)
Posted January 22, 2015

WHEN: Starting July 2015
DESCRIPTION: Working with a team of 4 ministering to high school students, mainly during two day retreats.
BENEFITS: Room and board; insurance; vehicle usage and more
SALARY: Negotiable
QUALIFICATIONS: Youth ministry experience preferred. College degree preferred. Theology courses a definite plus.

CONTACT: Bob Dressel (630) 552-3224 x102 bobdressel@lasallemanor.org
or
John Donahue Grossman (630) 308-8281

(630) 552-9160 Fax
Website: www.lasallemanor.org

RETREAT STAFF MEMBERS: Well established program looking for faith-filled team members beginning July 2015. Work with a 4 person team ministering to high school students during 2 day retreats at LaSalle Manor Retreat Center located in a beautiful log cabin setting in Plano, IL (55 miles southwest of Chicago). Benefits include room/board, complete medical, vehicle usage, salary and more. Youth ministry experience preferred.
Contact Bob Dressel at (630) 552-3224 x102 or John Donahue-Grossman (630) 308-8281;
Fax at (630)552-9160; or Email bobdressel@lasallemanor.org. Website www.lasallemanor.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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