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

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Anchorage, AK
Posted July 21, 2014

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, a vibrant 1,200 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 Bachelor’s 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 August 15, 2014 to Mrs. Bonnie Bezousek, either by email (bonnie@akseas.net) or letter to 2901 E. Huffman Rd. Anchorage, AK. 99516.
For further information call 907-345-4466.

Minnesota

NATIONAL & MINNESOTA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

St. Paul’s Outreach (SPO) – West St. Paul, MN
Posted August 27, 2014

Position Title: National & Minnesota Development Director
Reports To: Executive Director

Job Summary
The National & Minnesota Development Director (NMDD) is the primary architect and implementer of SPO’s fundraising strategy, with a particular focus on Minnesota. The NMDD is responsible for raising the necessary funds for the Minnesota Mission Center, overseeing the national development department, facilitating fundraising in the other Mission Centers, and
pursuing national fundraising opportunities. The NMDD’s focus in Minnesota is major gifts, since most of the annual campaign events and activities are managed by the National &
Minnesota Assistant Development Director (NMADD), under the NMDD’s supervision. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position.

Essential Functions
Minnesota Major Gift Cultivation and Solicitation
• Create and implement plan to continue to increase major gifts. The Executive Director and board members are closely involved in this, but the NMDD has primary responsibility, including:
o Forming and leading major gifts team (including the Executive Director, board members, and others).
o Identifying and prioritizing major donor prospects and key networks.
o Cultivating prospects and engaging key networks.
o Soliciting prospects and assisting other solicitors.
Time: 35%

Minnesota Annual Campaign Events and Activities
• Create plan for and supervise implementation of Minnesota annual campaign events and activities, including banquet, luncheons, golf tournament, written appeals, and phone-athons. The NMADD has primary responsibility for most execution.
• May direct Men on a Mission program.
Time: 25%

Facilitate Fundraising in Mission Centers
• Ensure NMADD is managing day-to-day operations of the national development department effectively and efficiently, especially gift processing and database usage.
• Provide training and authoritative consultation to development staff in Mission Centers, equipping them to plan and execute their fundraising successfully.
• Visit Mission Centers occasionally to assist with fundraising.
• Ensure appropriate fundraising manuals and other resources are created, updated, distributed, and utilized effectively.
Time: 25%

National Fundraising
• Pursue national fundraising opportunities, including conducting special campaigns when applicable.
• Work with Development Committee Chair to facilitate the committee’s activity.
• Conduct regular fundraising reporting as appropriate.
Time: 15%

Marginal Functions of Position
Emailing, phone calls, reporting, etc. Attending various types of meetings. Completing supervision, performance evaluation, and other reports as necessary. Other duties as assigned.

Organizational Relationships
Peers: Other executive staff members, Mission Center Directors.
Supervision of: National & Minnesota Assistant Development Director, authoritative consultation to development staff in Mission Centers

Internal & External Contacts
The NMDD interacts frequently with other staff to collaborate and communicate information, and with current and potential donors and advocates to cultivate support, including board members. There is also occasional contact with volunteers and vendors.

Education and Experience
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field that can be useful in fundraising. Some training in development work is highly preferable. Some training in business, entrepreneurship, or marketing and communication is preferable.

Experience Requirements: At least 10 years of noteworthy professional work experience. Significant experience in development work is preferred. Prior experience with SPO is preferred.

Additional Requirements: Individual must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas: analytical strategic planning, communication, organization, reliability, determination, self motivation, leadership, flexibility, and integrity. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office and capable of learning quickly how to use a complex database. Excellent relational skills are essential, including the ability to relate professionally and present Saint Paul’s Outreach in a highly effective way to benefactors and board members. Ability to work well independently and cooperatively, and to use discretion when handling confidential information is also necessary. Should be able to prioritize tasks and responsibilities well and work efficiently. Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently is essential. Enthusiastically supportive of SPO’s mission and 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.

Anyone wishing to apply for the position can email Mark Archibald (marka@spoweb.org) with a cover letter and a resume.

High School Spanish Teacher – Long Term Substitute

New Prague Area Schools
Posted August 1, 2014

The salary and benefits for this position will be as per the Teacher Master Agreement.
Position begins approximately August 25, 2014 to approximately November 7, 2014.
Position could be filled before closing.

Appropriate licensure required.

New Prague Area Schools is a consistently growing district of 3,900 students, Pre K through 12. The district is located about 45 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. The district serves the students and community members of the New Prague, New Market Elko, northern Lonsdale areas, as well as several other communities. The district offers a small-town quality of life with easy access to the conveniences of a major metropolitan area.

Applications will be accepted
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:00 AM -
Friday, August 08, 2014 11:59 PM
(Central Standard Time)

Apply online at https://newprague.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=19.

Coordinator of Peer Ministry

University of St. Thomas
Posted July 28, 2014

Overview:

The Coordinator of Peer Ministry will be directly responsible for the development and implementation of the Student Peer Ministry program. The Coordinator of Peer Ministry will be responsible for the recruitment and formation of student peer ministers including training and supervision. This person will work collaboratively with colleagues in Campus Ministry and members of other university departments to develop leadership skills and qualities among the peer ministers. This person will support and participate in other campus ministry retreats, liturgical celebrations spiritual formation activities and service projects as needed. This person will participate as a visible member of the campus ministry team and worshipping University community. They will perform other duties as assigned or requested.

This is a full-time 10 month temporary position without benefits. It may or may not be rehired or transitioned into a regular position.

Qualifications:

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and four years of program administration experience. Prefer Master’s Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or Student Affairs Leadership. Three to five years of full-time experience in the administration of leadership, vocation, and/or ministry programs with college students preferred.

University employees in the Office of Campus Ministry must conduct themselves in a manner which is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Roman Catholic Church and the mission, purpose, and Catholic identity of the University. This position does not require that the employee be a Catholic.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

Use link to Apply:
https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1219/coordinator-of-peer-ministry/job

New Jersey

Full Time Position: Saint Paul’s Outreach (SPO) Development Director

South Orange, New Jersey
Posted July 21, 2014

Job Summary:

The New Jersey Development Director (NJDD) is responsible for raising the necessary funds
for the New Jersey Mission Center of Saint Paul’s Outreach. The two main components of this
are: major gift cultivation and solicitation, and planning and execution of fundraising events and this is a regular.

Major Gift Cultivation and Solicitation

• Create and implement plan to develop major NJ gifts, including:
o Strategizing and collaborating with the NJ Center Director and key volunteers,
o Identifying and prioritizing major donor prospects and key networks.
o Cultivating prospects and engaging key networks.
o Soliciting prospects directly and organizing solicitation by others.
including the NJ Advisory Board.

Fundraising Events and Activities

• Plan and execute NJ fundraising events, e.g. banquet and luncheons.
• Conduct other fundraising activities in conjunction with the National Office, including:
o Direct mail appeals
o Phone-a-thons
o Marketing and communications
• Use SPO’s donor database to track, organize, analyze, and leverage information about
New Jersey donors in order to increase fundraising.
• Work closely with the NJ Center Director to leverage the efforts of the NJ Advisory
Board in fundraising and other matters.

Marginal Functions of Position

Emailing, phone calls, reporting, etc. Attending various types of meetings.
Peers: Other Development Directors, Mission Directors, some National Office Supervision of: Mission Center Administrator’s development time, and volunteers as Internal/ External Contacts. The NJDD interacts frequently with staff to collaborate and communicate information, and with current and potential donors and advocates to cultivate support. There is also occasional contact with volunteers and vendors.

Education and Experience

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field that can be useful in fundraising.
Some training in development work is highly preferable.
Some training in business, entrepreneurship, or marketing and communication is preferable.
Experience Requirements: At least 5 years of noteworthy professional work experience.
Significant experience in development work is preferred.

Additional Requirements: Individual must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas:

Analytical strategic planning, communication, reliability, responsibility, determination, self-
motivation, leadership, flexibility, and integrity. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office and
capable of learning quickly how to use a complex database. Excellent relational skills are
essential, including the ability to relate professionally and present Saint Paul’s Outreach in a
highly effective way to benefactors and board members. Ability to work well independently and cooperatively, and to use discretion when handling confidential information is also necessary. Should be able to prioritize tasks and responsibilities well and work efficiently. Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently is essential. Enthusiastically supportive of SPO’s mission and 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.

For More Info contact:
Lori Dumas, HR Coordinator and Executive Assistant
Saint Paul’s Outreach
651-451-6114 x.111
www.spoweb.org | lori.dumas@spoweb.org

Ohio

Assistant Director for Youth Discipleship, Office of the New Evangelization

Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Posted August 16, 2014

The Assistant Director should possess the following qualifications: a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a relevant field, five years of youth ministry experience with a focus on teen discipleship training strongly preferred; experience leading and/or planning worship experiences for teens and/or young adults; an interest in utilizing current leading technologies to serve the needs of the ONE. Anticipated start date is October 1, 2014. Please send a letter of interest, résumé andApplication for Employment by email to: humanresources@catholiccincinnati.org or by mail to 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 by September 1, 2014.The Assistant Director for Youth Discipleship assists the Director of the ONE to carry out programming and outreach to equip children and teens of the archdiocese to grow in discipleship and be effective evangelists, primarily through the implementation and execution of Archdiocesan Encounter Ministries. This position requires strong interpersonal and writing skills, with familiarity of how to form disciples in a diverse culture; and requires organization and diligent and systematic follow-up with teens and youth ministry leaders throughout the Archdiocese by means of all current technologies to do so.

It can also be found here: http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/jobs

Pennsylvania

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

The Church of St. Monica – Berwyn, PA
Posted August 5, 2014

Permanent, part-time position. Flexible 24 hours per week schedule, plus benefits. The working hours include nights, weekends, and special events as necessary. Reports to Director of Religious Education.

Responsibilities include the three essential goals of the Church’s ministry to adolescents:
• Form young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
• Foster the personal and spiritual growth of each young person.
• Draw young people and their families to responsible participation in the life, mission, leadership and work of the St. Monica faith community.

* Although grades 9-12 and 7-8 are the primary focus, attention to the 6th grade parishioners is critical in developing the connection between the sacrament of Confirmation and continued involvement in parish life.

Educational/ Clearance Requirements:
• Minimum of a Bachelor Degree; concentration in Youth Ministry or New Evangelization preferred.
• Completion of Virtus Safe Environment Program sponsored through the diocese
• Local/State/Federal clearances; criminal clearance/child abuse clearance
• Valid Driver’s license.

Experience and Skills:
• Fully initiated, participating member of the Roman Catholic Church
• Committed to and follows the teachings, beliefs, and life of the Roman Catholic Church
• Experience as a participant or leader in a vibrant comprehensive parish youth ministry
• Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
• Fluent in current social media
• Ability to relate and work well with a variety of constituents including priests, lay adults and youth
• Able to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Excellent Supervisory skills
• Skills in counseling/listening encouraged
• Knowledge of adolescent/preteen spiritual/personal development, youth cultures and sociology
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Self-motivated

Interested parties should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to
Mary Pizzano – mpizzano@saintmonicachurch.org

Texas

Internship – House Parent

Hands of Hope – Houston, TX
Posted July 7, 2014

Student Job Title: Hands of Hope Internship 2014/2015 – House Parent
Organization: Non-Profit
Location: Houston, Texas
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 starting dates of August 17th, October 5th, and January 11th training groups.

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 832-317-8168 or the main office number at 713-529-0639 and ask for the Coordinator of Personnel and Recruitment, Lori Hudalla. You may also submit a cover letter and resume directly on-line on our website under the ‘Contact Us’ link.

 

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