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Part Time Pastoral Associate

General Description

To work with other parish staff in providing clerical and administrative support to the pastor and the parish. To coordinate the ministries in the parish and liaise with the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center on pastoral matters.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Practicing Catholic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills for clerical activities
  • Ability to work within a team

Education and/or Experience

  • 2 or more years’ experience
  • Undergraduate degree

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should send their resume to: PASTOR: bsscbchurch@yahoo.com.

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Part Time Parish Secretary

General Description

To work with other parish staff in providing clerical and administrative support to the pastor and the parish.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Practicing Catholic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills for clerical activities
  • Ability to work within a team

Education and/or Experience

  • Undergraduate degree

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should send their resume to: PASTOR: bsscbchurch@yahoo.com.

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St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield, NJ

Category: Pastoral Ministry

Terms: Part-Time Employee

Experience: 2-5 Years

Education: Undergraduate Degree

Base Pay: Salary

Job Description:

The Pastoral Associate will help to work with the parish staff and heads of various ministries in an effort to revive the Pastoral Life here at St. Thomas the Apostle. In addition the Pastoral Associate will help to minister to those who are homebound as a way to help them stay connected to the parish family.

Send applications or inquiries to: susan.laurenzo@stachurchbloomfield.org

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School Finance Manager

General Description

The School Finance Manager is responsible for oversight of day-to-day school finances.  The School Finance Manager reports to the Pastor, focusing on administrative aspects of the school financial operation in accordance with RCAN policies and guidelines. This enables the Pastor and Principal to focus more purposefully on their pastoral mission.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent skills in communication, grammar, time management.
  • Strong problem solving, project management, and analytical skills.
  • Strong desire to work in a faith-based community, embracing all its complexities and challenges.

Education and/or Experience

  • College graduate or its equivalent required.
  • Major in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance preferred.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in business or management preferred.
  • Computer, Microsoft, IT skills and knowledge of accounting principles required.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic non-profit accounting practice, laws, and requirements.

Interested applicants please apply with a resume to Nancy Lystash: nancy.lystash@rcan.org

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Part-Time Middle School Coordinator for Faith Formation

General Role Description
The Middle School Coordinator for Faith Formation has the responsibility to coordinate all Gr. 6-8 Faith Formation programs and activities, guided by the Director of Faith Formation, and in accordance with policies and guidelines in the Archdiocese of Newark.
 
General Responsibilities
Formation Programs for Adolescents in Gr. 6-8 and their families

- Will direct and facilitate ongoing catechesis for adolescents and their families

  • Will implement the curriculum and resources to be used in the parish programs
  • Will provide a catechetical program that includes catechesis for the entire family. This will be done in collaboration with the Director of Faith Formation
  • Will coordinate the special sessions (e.g. prayer services, service, etc.) with the Director of Faith Formation & the Faith Formation Administrative Assistant
  • Will help the Director of Faith Formation to recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for middle school sessions

- Will work with appropriate staff to ensure that we serve and include everyone in our parish community

- Will provide supportive and timely communication for parents

- Will help the Faith Formation Administrative Assistant keep updated information for the parish database and email system

Parish Collaboration
- Will connect 8th graders to Youth Group by distributing any communications from the Youth Minister, and help build a culture of discipleship by encouraging participation in Youth Group
- Works with the Director of Faith Formation and RCIA team to support the preparation of children of catechetical age for initiation
- Will include the Academy of St. Paul families in programming i.e. Middle School Summer Service Camp, NET retreats, etc.
- Will attend parish staff meetings as needed
Other Responsibilities
- Will attend Archdiocesan training and meetings for Parish Catechetical Leaders, such as the Gathering and the Forum. The Middle School Coordinator is encouraged to participate in other archdiocesan meetings, conferences, and events sponsored by the Catechetical Office or other Offices of the Archdiocese as the job description warrants
- Will follow the budget set by the Director of Faith Formation and business manager
- Will perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon as necessary throughout the year
 
Skills, Knowledge and Requirements Needed:
- Knowledge of Church teachings, Scripture, and Catechetical requirements
  • Provided in training and ongoing formation through the Catechetical Office
- Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with staff, parents, catechists, and members of the parish
- Ability to develop and implement goals and objectives
- Ability to relate to and work with adolescents in Gr. 6-8
- Organizational skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft and Google Suite, teleconferencing platforms, and other digital tools
- Willing to work with a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. (Calendar to be determined in collaboration with the Director for Faith Formation.)
 
Evaluation
The Pastor and Director of Faith Formation will evaluate the performance of the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator midway through the year and at the end of the year. The evaluation should be based upon the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator’s execution of the tasks and duties stated above, as well as compliance with the requirements of the Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator’s memo of hire.
 
The Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator is expected to be a person of faith and give witness to the faith by the life she or he lives. They will take time to develop her/his own prayer life. She/he will continue to develop needed skills (catechetical, theological, managerial, etc.) by enrolling in university courses or by attending seminars and workshops designed for professional development. The Middle School Faith Formation Coordinator will at all times abide by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct.
 
Those interested in apply, please provide a resume to caquino@stpaulrcchurch.org.
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Director of Faith Formation, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Westfield NJ

The Role

Holy Trinity Parish is seeking an energetic and dynamic person to lead an established Faith Formation program for children in grades 1 through 10. The ideal candidate should be an actively practicing Catholic with a strong faith and will report directly to the Pastor working closely with the entire pastoral staff.

The Value You Deliver

Bring fresh and innovative ideas to the next generation of Catholics based on the teachings of Jesus Christ

Provide families with baseline theological concepts to better understand and practice their Christian faith

Make Catholicism accessible to and build rapport among parish families

Create family activities centered around the Sunday Eucharist

Oversee the promotion of Faith Formation programs and events

Promote acceptance and inclusivity of the universal Catholic Church in our own community

Identify and call Catechists to Ministry providing them with formation and development opportunities

The Expertise You Have

Practicing Catholic with strong theological background in Sacred Scripture & Tradition

Experience working in a parish setting and/or teaching children in an academic setting

Enthusiasm in researching and adapting new catechetical learning models

Ability to establish and adhere to a fiscally responsible budget

Proficiency delivering in-person and web-based communications and presentations (Zoom and Flocknote experience a plus)

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

BA degree in Religious Studies, Theology, Education, or a related field

The Skills You Bring

Executive level presence with communication and organization skills to match

Ability to work independently and lead/manage Faith Formation staff, Catechists, aides, and volunteers

Ability to plan, manage, and execute a program calendar and schedule as well as family gatherings

Relationship building and networking with parish staff as well as peers and Archdiocesan personnel

Inclusive and respectful of differing learning abilities and family situations

Holy Trinity Overview

Established in September 1872 and now celebrating its 150th Anniversary, Holy Trinity is rooted in the Catholic Christian faith evidenced by a vibrant community formed by Word, Witness, and Welcome. With a thriving elementary school, dynamic Faith Formation for children and adults, an active youth ministry program, and an engaging music program that enhances our Liturgical celebrations, Holy Trinity is moving forward with the Gospel message at its heart.

Visit Holy Trinity on the web: www.htrcc.org

Or on Facebook and Instagram: @holytrinityrcchurch

How to Apply Please email resumes in confidence to Rev. Anthony J. Randazzo: arandazzo@htrcc.org

Additional Information

Full-time position of 35 hours per week including some evening and weekend hours;
Salary commensurate with experience; Health insurance available  

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Music Minister-Part Time - St Andrew's Church, Westwood NJ

St. Andrew’s Church, Westwood, NJ is looking for a Music Minister to lead the music ministry.  Music Minister  will program both traditional and contemporary liturgical repertoire and provide piano and organ music for masses in English on Saturdays at 5:00 pm, Sundays at 8:00 am, 10:30 am, and 12:15 pm.  Additional services include: Holy Days and Devotions, First Holy Communions, Confirmations, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.  Position also includes planning and providing music for funerals and weddings, which are paid separately. 

  • -Candidate should have teaching knowledge of music theory and harmony, direct choir rehearsal one evening each week, prepare choir, and work with paid cantors.
  • -Attendance at staff and liturgy committee meetings are expected.
  • -Candidates who can play and sing are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • -Salary or pay per diem can be negotiated with pastor.

Interested candidates should send resume, references, and any sample work to Father Joe Chapel at frjoe@standrewcc.com

Click here for full position description.

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Catechetical Administrative Assistant - Our Lady of the Lake, Verona NJ

The Catechetical administrative assistant is responsible for assisting the Faith Formation and Youth Ministry programs. This is a part-time, non-exempt position of 20-25 hours per week. When Faith Formation is in session, the Catechetical administrative assistant must be available on Sunday mornings from 9:30-11:45 am, Monday afternoons from 3:00-5:15pm, Monday evenings from 6:45-8:45 pm and Monday – Friday in the office (times to be determined). Must be flexible since the schedule can vary based on program needs, other occasional evening or weekend time could be necessary.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare general correspondence, including handling routine sacramental records as it pertains to Faith Formation (Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation requests, filings and notifications).
  • Provide clerical support to the Faith Formation and Youth Ministry programs .
  • Maintain computer database of family registrations, attendance records and sacramental records. Produce class lists and attendance sheets
  • Process payments for programs fees.
  • Prepare materials for all Faith Formation/Youth Ministry events-emails, labels, etc. for parent meetings, catechist meetings, etc.
  • Maintain sacramental records for Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation in ParishSoft and in record books.
  • Other duties as needed to support the parish office.
  • Handle routine questions about Faith Formation/Youth Ministry
  • Be present for check-in/out on Sunday mornings, Monday afternoon and evenings for Faith Formation sessions.
  • Attend any Faith Formation/Youth Ministry meetings.

General Responsibilities:

  • Practicing Catholic fully adherent to the Church’s teachings in faith and morals
  • Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner which is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church.
  • Active participation in a Catholic parish.
  • Respect Catholic doctrine and religious practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Must be a team member.
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Microsoft Office and computer proficient (Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Good written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent rapport with faith formation families, parishioners and volunteers.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Capable of self-management and multitasking.
  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.
  • Three years of administrative assistant experience.
  • Employees must complete Protecting God’s Children training and undergo a background check.

We are looking for 2 Catechetical Administrative Assistants.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Barbara Yeates at barbara_yeates@ollverona.org.

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Youth Ministry Assistant - Church of Saint Andrew, 120 Washington Avenue, Westwood, New Jersey
 
Reports to: Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry
Details: Part-time, hourly
 
SUMMARY
The Youth Ministry Assistant will directly interact with high school teens in youth ministry and in sacramental preparation for
Confirmation. This individual will be responsible to assist the Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry with the development and
operation of youth ministry.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
❖ Assist with coordinating a youth ministry program that promotes: spiritual formation, catechesis, community life, evangelization,
service opportunities, leadership development, and prayer and worship.
❖ Collaborate with the Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry, staff, parents, youth, and volunteers to facilitate a youth ministry
program that engages young people—both inside & outside of the parish—to foster a relationship with Christ.
❖ Oversee some aspects of youth ministry communications including, but not limited to email and social media.
❖ Be present at Youth Ministry events and gatherings and parish events and liturgies as needed.
❖ Work with adult and teen volunteers to grow the ministry.
❖ Organize various aspects of sacramental preparations.
❖ Assist with the facilitation of youth ministry gatherings and retreats.
❖ Responsible for working some nights and occasional weekends.
 
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
❖ Is an active Catholic, fully formed in the teachings of the Catholic Church, and has a visible commitment to living his or her life
according to those teachings.
❖ Finds joy in working with young people and families.
❖ Ability to minister Catholic discipleship, evangelization, and formation with a humble, joyful attitude.
❖ Ability to quickly learn, implement and present upon contemporary practices in the area of youth ministry & faith formation.
❖ Organized with a good sense of time management.
❖ A strong work ethic that includes working effectively to meet timelines.
❖ Computer and social media literacy.
❖ Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
 
ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
St. Andrew’s is an active Roman Catholic Parish with active ministry to families and seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and energetic
individual. We are multi-cultural with a substantial Hispanic community. We are located in northern, New Jersey, approximately
30 minutes from New York City. We are part of the Archdiocese of Newark.
 
TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to jessica.giglio@standrewcc.com

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Full-Time Italian Teacher, Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung, NJ 

Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, NJ is seeking a full time Italian teacher starting September 2022.  Some teaching experience is preferred. The candidate will teach Italian levels 1-4 and AP Italian, including some mixed college preparatory and honors courses.  We seek a teacher who can teach the language actively with a focus on spoken and written communication.  The hired teacher will cultivate considerate appreciation of Italian culture and perspective. The teacher will nurture excitement about and motivate global citizenship. 

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree (preferred) in Italian or related field
  • Demonstrated fluency in Italian
  • Ability to teach Spanish or French is a plus!
  • Experience teaching Italian in an independent, single-sex school
  • Knowledge of 21st century learning principals
  • Experience in appropriate technologies which enhance language learning
  • Experience with CI and other active teaching methods preferred
  • Current references that substantiate your teaching abilities, relationship with students and knowledge of content/language
  • Skills/talents that can contribute to extracurricular activities and/or coaching a sports team

Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to Mrs. Jacqueline Muratore, Assistant Directress, at :jmuratore@mountsaintmary.org

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Full-Time Youth Ministry Director, East Hanover, New Jersey

URL:   https://www.saintroseoflimachurch.org

Description:    

Saint Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover, New Jersey is looking for a Youth Ministry Director who will be responsible for implementing and leading a successful Life Teen & Edge program.

Experience as director of youth ministry in a parish, or other proven leadership experience, as well as experience with Life Teen is strongly preferred. A letter of recommendation from your pastor as well as two additional letters are required. This position includes frequent weekend and weeknight responsibilities.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Motivated, and creative: The YMD will build an effective Youth Ministry program from the ground up. The YMD will work in conjunction with our Director of Religious Education and will collaborate with the Confirmation Program Director.
  • Passionately Roman Catholic: Well-formed in theology and Church teaching.
  • Ready to Lead: The YMD will recruit, lead, train and develop volunteers to assist with the YM program.
  • Excellent Communicator: The YMD will maintain contact with the students, parents, and parishioners. The YMD must be comfortable with public speaking and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with Computer Programs: Excel, Word, Google and social media platforms.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theology or catechesis
  • Knowledge of LifeTeen/Edge program

Compensation:    

St. Rose offers a competitive salary based on years of experience and educational formation. In addition, we offer health insurance, dental insurance, long term disability insurance, generous vacation time, as well as a 403B plan and other benefits as outlined by the Diocese of Paterson. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will have appropriate office space and all essential materials provided by the parish. St. Rose is prepared to offer a relocation bonus. 

 

 How to Apply:  Please email Kelly Robertazzi, Youth Ministry Assistant

                          krobertazzi@saintroseoflimachurch.org       

                          or call Cathy Seborowski   973-887-5572 ext 128

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PRINCIPAL - ST. JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, WOODBRIDGE, NJ

The principal of a Catholic School is called to be the spiritual leader, instructional leader, administrator and communicator.  The principalship is an undertaking to express the Gospel message in a very special way. 

For more information on this position, please visit www.stjamesonline.org  select  ABOUT and PRINCIPAL SEARCH.  You may also access the Principal Search page by using this link: https://www.stjamesonline.org/sjs-principal-search

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Director of Youth Ministry - Saint Peter the Apostle
 
Job Description
The parish of Saint Peter the Apostle is seeking applicants devoted to their Catholic faith that give witness to the person of Jesus Christ in their everyday life. Applicants should have a desire to support the mission of the Church through the evangelization and formation of young people. He or she should express a deep desire and willingness to engage and support the spiritual needs of the youth of the parish.
 
Duties
● High School Youth Ministry
○ Plan and facilitate weekly high school youth nights that include games, catechesis, discussion, and prayer opportunities
○ Coordinate social, community-building events for high school students throughout summer and school year
○ Coordinate and facilitate annual overnight weekend retreat. Manage retreat center booking, recruit parent volunteers, create schedule, manage budget and supplies, market retreat to high schoolers of the parish.
○ Recruit and manage youth leadership team as they plan annual overnight retreat
■ Guide youth leaders in the development of catechetical talks, small group facilitation, and activity planning for retreats
■ Provide leadership formation for youth leadership team
○ Develop ongoing formation plan for high schoolers responsive to needs and interests
 
● Middle School Ministry
○ Develop and deliver catechetical content weekly catechetical sessions
○ Create and manage small groups and facilitators
○ Facilitate Sunday afternoon and Wednesday night Middle School Ministry Sessions
○ Recruit, coordinate, form, and facilitate ongoing communication for 20-25 Middle School Ministry Volunteers
○ Facilitate ongoing communication with parents about weekly sessions
○ Track weekly session attendance
 
● Confirmation Preparation
○ Plan and deliver catechetical content for Confirmation preparation sessions
○ Manage holistic formation for Confirmation candidates
○ Recruit, form, and communicate with adult volunteers
○ Plan and facilitate one-day Confirmation retreat
 
● Other Responsibilities
○ Provide opportunities for young people to have an active role in the life of the parish.
○ Provide guidance, support and mentorship for teens and their families. Be available within reason to teens and their families by phone or internet.
○ Coordinate fundraisers as needed throughout the year for youth retreats and activities.
○ Maintain all required paperwork for youth ministry. Consent/medical release forms for events and any other necessary forms the ministry requires.
○ Develop and maintain a budget for youth ministry in collaboration with the Pastor.
○ Prepare and submit annual budgets. Collect, record, and turn over all income for each ministry to the appropriate staff personnel.
 
● Communications
○ Coordinate and manage livestream volunteers to provide live streaming of parish events as needed
○ Manage and grow parish social media platforms
○ Spearhead up-to-date marketing/communication efforts within parish and throughout the community
 
Qualifications
Minimum:
● Bachelor’s Degree
● Experience working in a Catholic parish, school, or diocese
● Pastoral and collaborative
● Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
● Organizational skills
● Problem solving skills
● Proficient computer skills
● Proficient with technology; social media
● Compliance with Archdiocese of Newark Protecting God’s Children policies within 60 days of hire
● Catholic in good standing
 
Preferred:
● Bachelor's degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or equivalent
● 2 full time years' experience or 4 part time years' experience working in a Catholic parish, school or Diocese
 
About the Employer
In faithful stewardship to the mission of Jesus Christ, St. Peter the Apostle Parish commits itself to proclaiming the gospel, celebrating the liturgy of joy and thanksgiving, building a welcoming
community, serving the needs of our neighbors with special care for the poor and marginalized, and reaching out, inviting all to share this journey with us.
 
If interested in applying, please send resumes to Rev. Michael Sheehan, Pastor of St. Peter's - mjsheehan@saint-peter.org
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Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, West Orange

Part Time Faith Formation Teacher (Grade 7-12)

General Description

The Faith Formation Teacher for Grade 7-12 is also preparing young people for the Sacrament of Confirmation in classroom format. The Faith Formation Teacher is expected to use video, audio, multi-media presentation tools and will have a room with Wi-fi access, projector, screen, sound in order to do so. They are asked to create lesson plans, teach, supervise, and recruit volunteers to help with the program. They will schedule the retreat for Confirmation with an outside group (Fiat Ventures) and also operate a chastity/virtue talk with Lifenet. The Faith Formation Teacher is asked to communicate regularly with students via email, to take attendance, and to send out make-up work as needed.

Teacher will report to the pastor. Questions may be addressed to Father Jim Ferry at Our Lady of Lourdes (973-325-0110).

Total number of students: Currently (in 2021-2022 school year) we have 40 students in a 2-year program. 20 of the 40 students complete the program each year and receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in September, annually.

The "current" class schedule meets 20 times in a school year, with 14 classes on Monday evening (7 pm – 8:30 pm) and 6 classes on Sunday after the 9:30 am Mass  (10:30 am – 11:15 am).

Education/Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.

Ability to teach and move around the classroom assisting students for up to 2 hours at a time.

Technical Computer Skill

Computer skills including Microsoft Office, use of computer to make presentations, e-mail, texting.

If interested, please submit resume to email OLLWONJ@VERIZON.NET , subject line "Attention Father Jim Ferry, Pastor"

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Capuchin Franciscan Friars - Union City

Director of Development, Full Time

Creates and implements a marketing plan for all fundraising and stewardship activities of the office including Direct Mail, Major Gifts, Online Giving and Planned Giving.

General Description

Direct Mail

  • Prepare budget, marketing plan, forecast and goals short and long term

  • Analyze long term value of donors acquired through the different acquisition mailings

  • Create mailing calendar for the year

  • Review budget on quarterly basis and make changes to marketing plan as needed

  • List Management in coordination with broker

  • Database management: Create different control queries to correct and minimize data entry errors such as duplicate donors, duplicate gifts, gifts assigned to wrong appeal and/or campaign, prospects, data entered in wrong field, etc. Set up in Raiser’s Edge new funds, appeals, campaign codes, letters, etc.

  • Prepare exports and submit donors’ data to vendors

  • Establish and maintain relationships with the different vendors. Request quotations from the different vendors, work with them on the design and content of every mailing and submit coding for campaigns, funds and appeals.

  • Oversee data entry and outgoing mail on daily basis

  • Write personal notes to high end donors, Planned Giving prospects, monthly donors whenever they send in a donation

  • Send birthday cards and notes on personal occasions to the above donors

  • Order office supplies

  • Supervise Development Associates and temp employees

  • NCOA data every 3 months through Direct Mail vendor

  • Arrange service and maintenance calls

  • Data entry of gifts and/or new constituents as needed

  • Participate in NAPCC Development annual meetings and Inter-Province’s committees

  • Review Masses on weekly basis and distribute the stipends

  • Review all invoices and submit them for payment

Major Gifts and Planned Giving

  • Manage gift planning and major gifts program: Develop and implement an annual work plan of gift planning and major gifts goals, strategies, and timeline designed to cultivate and solicit significant support

  • Seek planned and major gifts benefitting the Capuchin Franciscan Friars: Meet With donors to discuss gift opportunities. Prepare presentations and illustrations for donors on the tax and financial implications of planned gifts. Prepare specific proposals and agreements. Provide general information about the Capuchin Franciscan Friars and its programs. Act as the liaison between donor, financial/legal representation and the Capuchin Franciscan Friars.

  • Maintain records on planned and major gifts donors and prospects: Maintain accurate and up-to-date information on planned giving activities, donors, and prospects using our fundraising database Raiser’s Edge.

  • Identify gift planning and major gifts prospects: Coordinate systematic identification of major and gift planning prospects using Raiser’s Edge donor database and IWave and conduct research.

  • Market Planned Giving and Major Gifts programs: Facilitate the conceptualization and production of planned giving marketing materials, as well additional related communications and publications to promote gift planning.

  • Gift annuity administration: Responsible for the administration of the Gift Annuity Program which is handled through PGCalc and FASB reports. Coordinate with Merrill Lynch payments to annuitants. Oversee Segregated reserve account.

  • Wills/Bequests Administration: Follow up wills and bequests in coordination with the attorneys, accountant and/or execute. Review accounting and legal documents. Prepare documentation as needed. Maintain updated records in Planned Giving database.

  • Stay updated with all legal/fiscal changes related to Planned Giving and such as: ACGA rates, CGA regulations per state, IRA Rollover updates and changes, estate tax changes, CRT’s new rates, etc.

  • Set up different tiers of donors and tag them on Raiser’s Edge for easy identification.

Website

  • Set up goals and marketing plan for electronic communication and donations

  • Analysis of online acquisitions is done through Direct Mail

  • Upload online donations weekly through the Capuchin Development website

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Mid to Senior level experience

  • Supervisory Experience

If interested, please reply to: Fr Remo DiSalvatore, OFM Cap. stigmataprovince@capuchinfriars.org

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Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church - Cedar Knolls

Director of Music Ministries, Full Time

General Description

The Director of Music Ministries is a professional musician who is rooted in an understanding and appreciation of the Roman Catholic Faith and its Liturgy.  The Director is responsible for planning, coordination, and execution of music within many parish celebrations and events. The Director knows and values the mission of the Church to Evangelize all peoples. The Director is passionate about the Vision and Mission of the parish of Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church.

Responsibilities

  • Direct all parish music programs
  • Work in collaboration with the staff and ministry leadership
  • Provide guidance and leadership in music implementation that serves the mission of the parish
  • Prepare and manage the Music Ministry budget
  • Develop, lead, and schedule a team of cantors to assist in liturgical celebrations
  • Develop, lead, support, and schedule supplemental musicians as needed
  • Develop and support all parish choirs
  • Encourage, develop, and support the congregational voices of God’s people to sing at all liturgies
  • Maintain a presence in the parish in collaboration with parish staff
  • Prepare and produce all electronic and print worship aides for parish liturgies
  • Arrange music or find suitable arrangements as necessitated by parish choirs and ensembles
  • Maintain and augment the parish music library
  • Ensure that all licenses and copyright permissions are available and current
  • Oversee maintenance of the parish sound system and sound equipment
  • Complete or update Virtus and safety training for working with children
  • Any other related responsibilities as designated by the pastor

Qualities

  • Practicing Catholic
  • Accomplished, organist/pianist
  • Ability to arrange/transcribe music for supplemental musicians  
  • A self-starter, eager to engage in the mission of the parish
  • Committed to team building
  • Values confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Values accountability 

Education/Experience 

  • Bachelors’ degree (or higher) in music preferred
  • Understanding of Catholic liturgy
  • Prior experience as a liturgical musician preferred

Accountability

  • The Director of Music is accountable to the Pastor

Remuneration

  • The Director of Music Ministries is a full-time position
  • Salaried position (35 hours per week) with benefits
  • Compensation is commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience

To apply, send your resume, with a minimum of two references (one personal and one professional) to: NotreDameMusicSearch@gmail.com.

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Our Lady of Grace/St. Joseph - Hoboken

Full-Time Maintenance/Facilities Technician

Includes normal maintenance, seasonal  chores, including basic repair work.
Position reports to the Facilities Manager.

Qualifications:

Prior maintenence experience.
NJ valid drivers license.

To apply, call 201-659-0369


St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish - Montclair 

Director of Music and Liturgy - Full-time Exempt

Overview:

The Director of Music and Liturgy facilitates prayer through music for the worshipping assembly. This full-time position oversees a variety of parish volunteers and part-time paid staff musicians, including cantors. They provide music at liturgical celebrations through the year and help to foster a love and appreciation for the arts and the sacred liturgy among parishioners and members of the community. Through the sharing of their unique musical talents, they are able to bring about a greater awareness of the parish mission and the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

General Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the principal parish musician and work to further the parish mission
  • Exercise the three judgments of music ministry: musical, pastoral and liturgical
  • Facilitate the full, active and conscious participation of the worshipping assembly
  • Maintain the parish music resources, materials and instruments
  • Promote involvement of professional and volunteer musicians
  • Oversee liturgical celebrations, events and concerts that take place on church properties and all outside performing choirs, ensembles and musicians

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan liturgies, supervise music staff, recruit, train and direct paid and volunteer cantors;
  • Recruit, direct, supervise, train and organize parish choir;
  • Coordinate/Plan weekend liturgies;
  • Play organ and/or piano at masses on Sundays according to schedule agreed with Pastor;
  • Play organ and/or piano at all Holy Days of Obligation plus Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Christmas Eve/Day;
  • Coordinate music and play organ and/or piano for up to 2 penance services annually;
  • Coordinate music and play organ and/or piano for all First Eucharist masses;
  • Coordinate music and play organ and/or piano for all Confirmation masses;
  • Play organ and/or piano for all weddings;
  • Coordinate scheduling, file documentation and liturgy planning process for all wedding couples. Attend and manage wedding rehearsals.
  • Play organ and/or piano for all funerals;
  • Coordinate scheduling and liturgy planning process for all funeral families;
  • Play organ and/or piano for baptism services, as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to judge appropriateness of music for the Liturgy
  • Able to lead music and worship
  • BA in Music or the equivalent
  • Ability to play organ and/or piano
  • Experience with traditional and contemporary Catholic music

Applicants can send their resume to Patricia A. Sitar, Business Manager, St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 1 Munn Street, Montclair, NJ. 07042 or email to patty@montclaircatholics.org


Good Shepherd Parish - Irvington, NJ

Secretary of the Rectory

Job Description:

This is a full-time job.  The applicant will serve as the Secretary of the Rectory and will report directly to the Pastor.   It is expected to perform administrative responsibilities including preparation of the weekly bulletin, letters, reports, maintenance of the parishioner’s database, meeting the requirements of the parishioners (mass registration, issuance of certificates, etc.), among other administrative duties.

Requirements:

  • Practicing Catholic.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Intermediate experience working with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher (ability to create, edit, save, and send spreadsheets, documents, presentations).
  • English speaker. (Spanish is a plus but not essential for the position.)

Applicants can send the resumes at gsirvington@comcast.net with this reference in the Subject: “Open Position-Rectory Secretary” or call at 973 375-8568 for further information.


 

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, West Orange, NJ 

Religious Education Operations Associate - Part-time

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish seeks to hire a part time “Operations Associate” to report to the Pastor and to assist with Religious Education operations. Total hours are estimated at average of 8 hours / week but will vary depending on time of year.

The Grade 1-6 Religious Education meets once a month for the parent/child who attend together on either the scheduled Saturday or Monday. Grade 6 meets on selected Wednesdays.  Grade 7-12 meets on Monday evenings and, occasionally, on Sundays.

Responsibilities

  1. Logistics
  • Floor plans of tables, chairs.
  • Technology equipment setup
  • Collection and re-verification of contact info at “new Fall classes”
  • Provide updates to contact information, spelling based on attendance sheets and/or “late” registrations
  • Pre-Confirmation Interview scheduling with the pastor.
  •  Hospitality and Food supplies.
  • Storage Spaces in Connor Hall, Chapel, Rectory, School. Cleaning, Organizing.  Cleanup after flooding. Cleanup and setup during the “February - April” Tricky Tray Season.
  1. Solemn / “1st” Sacramental Rehearsals and Celebrations. Setup and be in attendance for hospitality / instructions. This applies especially to the Sacrament of Confirmation in September.

PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO AT 1st COMMUNION, S. CONFIRMATION.

  • Arrange for professional photographer (which could be a member of our parish staff and/or a volunteer or paid photographer) to work and take photos at the end of every 1st Communion and Confirmation Mass.
  • Arrange the photos that are taken into Shutterfly albums and/or work with our existing dedicated volunteers for Shutterfly album creation.
  • Send out individual emails – to each candidate / family - with link to the Shutterfly and – if applicable – link to any video taken of the 1st Communion or Confirmation Mass.   (Pastor has a template for these emails).
  • Inform our video team of our need for them to run the video cameras with parish setup to videotape the Sacramental celebrations on specific dates.

3.New Volunteers.  Recruiting. Training. Collecting Paperwork (Under direction of Pastor)

4. Teaching, Delivery of Instruction

  • RCIA program. Share your personal practice and personal devotion to the Catholic faith to with adults who are completing their Sacraments of Initiation and/or entering the Catholic Church.
  • Fill in as aide and/or teacher at one or more levels as needed.

5. Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts from an accredited university.
  • Computer skills, especially with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher.
  • Experience with Catholic theological studies, Catholic religious faith, and interest in passing on the faith.
  • Experience in teaching and working with children, young people.
  • Must be able to keep track of deadlines and work in collaboration with others.
  • Be able to move tables, chairs, audio visual equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk throughout our property, up and down the stairs, to walk across our 6-acre campus and between the 4 buildings.

Send resumes to attention of Father Jim Ferry, at email below (no cover letter required):

office5@lourdeswestorange.org


St. Michael's Church, Union, NJ

Part-time Business Manager

The candidate must be a Practicing Catholic;

Strongly committed to Servant Leadership

Bachelor’s degree or above, with 3-5 years of business experience

Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Quick books 

Ability to use financial reporting programs

Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to organize work effectively

Including maintaining effective record keeping systems

Strong communication skills

Ability to compose correspondence and reports

Ability to relate well with variety of persons

Ability to manage, maintain confidentiality, prioritize, and be flexible.

For consideration, please send your resume to stmichaelunion@comcast.net

 


St. Francis of Assisi Church - Hackensack

Music Director/Organist/Singer - Part-time

St. Francis of Assisi Church, located at 50 Lodi Street, Hackensack, NJ is seeking an experienced Music Director/Organist/Singer for a part time position for someone who can prepare music for Sundays, holy days, special ceremonies, weddings and funerals. The candidate should be proficient in choir directing adults, available for rehearsals. Please submit resumes and references to: frmartincapuchin@gmail.com


St. Mary's - Nutley

Executive Administrative Assistant

General Description:

An executive Administrative Assistant assists in ensuring that the Church operates and functions daily and runs smoothly.  This individual provides the necessary skill and know how to allow the Administrator/Pastor to attend to other important responsibilities.  A Bachelor of Arts degree or Bachelor of Science Degree is required for this position.

Personal Qualifications:

  • The individual must be pleasant and welcoming as an initial contact for our parish.
  • They need to be able to work as a team member with the other members of the staff here at St. Mary’s.
  • They must understand and appreciate the importance of confidentiality regarding sensitive Church records and private conversations that will not be repeated.
  • They must have an excellent command of the English Language.
  • People skills are critical, essential, and necessary.  They must be able to act as a liaison between the Administrator/Pastor and the parishioners.  Also, they must be able to handle problems and complaints skillfully with tact, patience, and diplomatic skills, knowing how to handle confidential and sensitive information in a discreet manner according to proper Church protocol.
  • The individual must possess flexibility, good judgement and know how to prioritize work issues and be able to write and edit columns, emails, etc.  Preferably they should have knowledge of shorthand or speed writing.
  • Be able to undertake a review of the Parish Census.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Typing correspondence for Administrator/Pastor.
  • Weekly bulletin content and layout and meeting weekly deadlines.
  • Be responsible for weekly Mass announcements to be read by the priests for the weekend Masses.
  • Prepare and distribute schedules for Priest Mass Assignments.
  • Check daily, parish email and First-Class retrievals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsible for the following:

  1. Parish Website Calendar.
  2. Ordering of office supplies, copier and fax supplies stationery, Vigil Lamp candles, forms, and certificates.
  3. Refill postage meter with postage (check weekly).
  4. Mass intention Book set up (Yearly).
  5. Be able to set up telephone announcements.
  6. Process Mass cards as needed.
  7. Process Bulk Mailing.
  8. Fulfill all duties and responsibilities as needed when they arise.
  9. Be the Protecting God’s Children Coordinator: send out letters and documents to all new volunteers/employees working with children, advising them of workshops, coordinate the flow of paper, processing the background check and keeping the files up to date.
  10. Schedule and send out invitations to the Parish Advisory Council and Finance Council meetings.  Record and type up minutes, distribute same to members of each council.
  11. Answer telephones calls as needed.
  12. Record and submit the Archdiocesan Mass Count (two times a year and Sacramental report (annually).
  13. Assist the school with the Parishioner Verification Status Forms.

Qualification/Skills:

  • Have good writing skill of basic composition, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Have strong computer skills.  Working knowledge of internet and email.
  • Knowledge of Google Docs & MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher & Power Point)
  • You have to work within strict deadlines and assist with writing and editing communications and correspondence.
  • Knowledge of mail merging.
  • Ability to learn parish software programs (census & contributions)
  • Able to multitask.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church hierarchy and familiarity with Archdiocesan procedures
  • Fostering communication within the parish community using the website, email, flock note and social media. Ability to multitask and work within a changing environment.
  • Accurate typing skills and knowledge of office machines, i.e.., fax machine and copy machine.
  • Work as an assistant to the Administrator/Pastor in typing his correspondence, emails, bulleting columns, and thank you letters.  Be his personal representative and know how to skillfully handle his interaction with outside vendors and know his calendar on a weekly basis.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma with at least two (2) years of administrative/secretarial experience required. Some college desired.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit resume to fatherthomas@stmarysnutley.org


St. Patrick’s Pro Cathedral

Pastoral Associate/ Exempt
 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Functions as an integral member of the parish staff, sharing in the responsibility of the needs assessment, decision-making, planning and implementation of parish ministries and operations.  The Pastoral Associate is more of a generalist than a specialist, working at the direction of the pastor in responding to the spiritual, pastoral, educational, and administrative needs of the parish.  Relates to local, Area Vicariate and Archdiocesan structures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (The essential functions/major responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position.  Duties and responsibilities are also subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.) 

  1. Assists in the preparation of various sacraments and in planning parish sacramental celebrations.
  1. Contributes to the faith formation and development of ministers and parishioners.
  1. Collaborates with other parish ministers in furthering religious education.
  1. Provides support and guidance to individuals and families in times of crisis.
  1. Provides spiritual support within the parish for individuals and groups through ministry programs, e.g.., spiritual direction, pastoral counseling, directing retreats, etc.
  1. Assists and shares in ministering to persons in crisis, e.g.., the sick, grieving, divorced and separated, widows and widowers, as well as emergency requests for assistance.
  1. Assists the Pastor in developing social consciousness among staff and parishioners and responds to the needs of the poor and victimized in the community.
  1. Works with volunteers in establishing and attaining parish ministry goals.
  1. Serves as a resource person for the Parish Pastoral Council, parish commissions, and religious education programs.
  1. Coordinates the planning and implementation of an on-going RCIA process.
  1. Coordinates the parish’s evangelization outreach efforts.
  1. Coordinates the parish Disciples in Mission program.
  1. Assists the Pastor/Parochial Vicar in designing a process for welcoming and integrating persons into the parish community.
  1. Provides in-service training and faith formation for lectors, Eucharist minister, ushers, sacristans, musicians, and choir members.
  1. Contributes to the initial formation and ongoing development of various ministers and parish groups.
  1. Participates in the pastoral care of the sick in homes and/or hospitals.
  1. Directs the overall parish religious education program.
  1. Maintains strict level of confidentiality about Church, parish business and parishioners.
  1. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

JOB SCOPE: Position encounters frequent new and varied work situations. Incumbent determines own practices and procedures and contributes to the development of new concepts. Position operates independently with minimal supervision. Improper individual actions could result in delays and errors in performances. 

COMMUNICATION/CLIENT CONTACT: Contacts are usually made with others both inside and outside the parish. Contacts are usually made at own initiative, or at a supervisor’s request, and may contain confidential/sensitive matters.

SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS: Proven ability in organizational and communications skills and an understanding of faith and human development. Must be able to prioritize workload to meet program requirements. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a pastoral team. Ability to speak fluent English and Spanish. Must be flexible, creative, and responsible.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.  Certification as a Master Catechist. Experience in parish work or related field. Demonstrated ability to successfully conduct workshops. The Pastoral Associate should have a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, religious Studies, or a similar related field or should be working to complete such a degree.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, reach, sit, finger, hear, handle, and perform repetitive motions of the hands/wrists. Lifts and moves items up to 20 pounds. 

JOB CONDITION: Work is performed in a church or office setting, under continual, tight deadlines.  Employee will be required to attend scheduled evening and weekend meetings. This position requires flexible work scheduling to properly administer the program.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of the physical capabilities that must be met by an employee and the working conditions that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Interested candidates should submit resume with qualifications and salary requirements to:

Fr. Camilo E. Cruz

Administrator

Saint Patrick’s Pro Cathedral

frcamilo@stppcnewark.org


St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish - Montclair

Faith Formation Coordinator - Part-time Exempt

General Description:

The Faith Formation Coordinator is a part-time position responsible for planning, integrating, implementing, overseeing and evaluating faith formation and Sacramental preparation programs for elementary school children. The primary focus of this position is faith formation for children in grades 1 through 5.

The responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • Serve as a member of parish staff and administration team. Attend staff meetings, Diocesan DRE meetings, Faith Formation team meetings and learning session days.
  • Coordinate with the Youth Minister/Confirmation Coordinator to ensure that Faith Formation programs are implemented consistently through all levels allowing a seamless transition into middle school and high school programs.
  • Develop all faith formation programs and obtain approval for curriculum for grades 1 through 5. All modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person learning, will need to be considered. Schedule guest speakers and activities, as appropriate.
  • Obtain pastor support and approval for curriculum ensuring a cohesive program allowing smooth transitions between age groups.
  • Participate in preparing the operating budget of the faith formation program according to parish policies.
  • Recruit and train catechists. Support and encourage opportunities for catechist development.
  • Coordinate with Safe Environment Coordinator to ensure that all catechists and volunteers (adult and teens) comply with Archdiocesan Safe Environment requirements.
  • Coordinating with Faith Formation team and parish staff, work to develop a faith community among the youth of the parish.
  • Oversee First Reconciliation and First Eucharist preparation programs in the parish
  • Conduct regular evaluations of effectiveness of Faith Formation and Sacramental preparation programs for Grades 1 through 5.
  • Manage selection, purchasing and stocking of catechetical materials.
  • Continue personal growth in faith and professional advancement through attending meetings, conventions, workshops and Archdiocesan events concerning faith formation and through reading current materials.
  • Supervise and coordinate all faith formation administrative staff, catechists and program volunteers. Ensure program is implemented as intended.

Qualifications:

  • Each candidate should have the following in order to apply for this position:
  • Bachelor’s degree. Degree in Theology/Faith Formation/Catechesis, or related field or Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Practicing Roman Catholic. The person in this position is expected to be a person of faith and give witness to the faith by the life he/she lives. The person in this position will take the time to develop his/her personal prayer life.
  • 2-5 years of faith formation coordinator experience with demonstrated competence in theology and catechesis.
  • Must pass a background check and receive a Protecting God’s Children certificate.
  • As an employee of the Parish, the Faith Formation Coordinator will, at all times, abide by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills combined with knowledge of catechetical methodology and pedagogy.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook and Publisher). Comfort working with hybrid learning model.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to supervise a part-time administrative assistant

Considerations:

Some items to be considered in regards to this position:

  • Part-time position requiring up to 30 hours per week
  • Weekend and afternoon/evening hours will be required during the school year.

If interested, please forward your resume and a cover letter to Patricia Sitar at patty@montclaircatholics.org.


Our Lady of Mt Carmel

Part-Time Youth Minister (High School Youth Group)

General Description

Responsible for developing a parish based pastoral ministry with youth.  Reaches out to all youth in the community, provides for formal catechesis, invites, and enable youth to serve others.  Develops close communication with the mutual support from families of youth and collaborates with other community and parish youth organizations.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

The following specific responsibilities are representative of duties required in this position. They may be unilaterally but reasonably changed based on the working environment and departmental needs.

A/ Tasks:

  • Leading the youth activities: weekly meetings on Saturday nights or Saturday afternoons, and a few outings or missions during the year (2 to 4 per year as an average)
  • Preparing such activities at all levels: pastoral, pedagogical, administrative, financial, communication, and ensuring all safe environment requirements
  • Establishing the yearly formation curriculum, calendar of activities and budget
  • Organizing fundraising activities involving the youth themselves
  • Building and leading a team of volunteers and chaperons, including one Brother of St John, to help during youth activities.
  • Building and maintaining good relations with the Archdiocesan office of youth and other youth-related entities
  • The Youth Minister may occasionally be asked to assist the Pastor in pastoral and organizational projects, including projects beyond the normal scope of youth activity.

B/ Required mindset and Spiritual objectives:

  • The purpose of our youth ministry is to bring our youth to a personal encounter and relationship with Jesus Christ, through activities such as recreation, games, prayer, adoration, talks, sharing, service and outings.
  • We are an inner-city parish. Our youth are English-speaking youth from mostly Hispanic immigrant families. Inner tensions exist in the minds and hearts of the youth, between the materialistic world in which they grow up and the faith their parents try to transmit them.
  • Youth ministry should lead them to a personal encounter with Jesus and a deeper knowledge and understanding of their faith, as well as a deeper understanding of the major challenges of their own human development in the context of today's society.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Able to work 6 to 8 hours per week as an average, this includes the weekly youth meeting on Saturdays and the needed office time for preparation and administration.
  • Time spent during outings and summer activities is additional.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership skills
  • Active member of a Catholic Parish faith community
  • Youth Ministry experience in a Catholic Parish

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to olmcorangepastor@gmail.com

 


Our Lady of Mt Carmel

Part-time Youth Minister (Middle School Youth Group)

General Description

Responsible for developing a parish based pastoral ministry with youth.  Reaches out to all youth in the community, provides for formal catechesis, invites, and enable youth to serve others.  Develops close communication with the mutual support from families of youth and collaborates with other community and parish youth organizations.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

The following specific responsibilities are representative of duties required in this position. They may be unilaterally but reasonably changed based on the working environment and departmental needs.

A/ Tasks:

  • Leading the youth activities: weekly meetings on Friday nights and a few outings or missions during the year (2 to 4 per year as an average)
  • Preparing such activities at all levels: pastoral, pedagogical, administrative, financial, communication, and ensuring all safe environment requirements
  • Establishing the yearly formation curriculum, calendar of activities and budget
  • Organizing fundraising activities involving the youth themselves
  • Building and leading a team of volunteers and chaperons, including one Brother of St John, to help during youth activities.
  • Building and maintaining good relations with the Archdiocesan office of youth and other youth-related entities
  • The Youth Minister may occasionally be asked to assist the Pastor in pastoral and organizational projects, including projects beyond the normal scope of youth activity.

B/ Required mindset and Spiritual objectives:

  • The purpose of our youth ministry is to bring our youth to a personal encounter and relationship with Jesus Christ, through activities such as recreation, games, prayer, adoration, talks, sharing, service and outings.
  • We are an inner-city parish. Our youth are English-speaking youth from mostly Hispanic immigrant families. Inner tensions exist in the minds and hearts of the youth, between the materialistic world in which they grow up and the faith their parents try to transmit them.
  • Youth ministry should lead them to a personal encounter with Jesus and a deeper knowledge and understanding of their faith, as well as a deeper understanding of the major challenges of their own human development in the context of today's society.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Able to work 6 to 8 hours per week as an average, this includes the weekly youth night on Fridays and the needed office time for preparation and administration.
  • Time spent during outings and summer activities is additional.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership skills
  • Active member of a Catholic Parish faith community
  • Youth Ministry experience in a Catholic Parish

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to olmcorangepastor@gmail.com


St. Teresa of Avila Parish

Adolescent (Youth) Ministry Coordinator and Spanish Ministry Coordinator

Part-Time (20 hours per week - Flexible) with potential for Full-time

General Description

The Adolescent Ministry Coordinator is a member of the Faith Formation Team. Together with support staff, he/she executes programming for Grades 5 - 12, including Confirmation Preparation as a part of life-long faith formation geared toward becoming an active disciple. The AMC works within the Faith Formation Team to organize and help lead various aspects of Youth Ministry (Grades 5 - 12) in the Parish and for teens in the wider Summit community. These aspects include engagement, service, discipleship, worship, and hospitality.  An added component is to establish, connect and build a program geared towards the Spanish-speaking community and the further concentration and development of programming for faith formation among the children.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Adolescent Ministry Coordinator and Spanish Ministry Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Implement a comprehensive Youth Ministry for Grades 5 - 12, in line with the USCCB’s Renewing the Vision and Pope Francis’ Christus Vivit
  • Work as part of the Faith Formation Team to reimage faith formation, especially as it relates to family formation, digital catechesis and the development of a mentorship culture
  • Collaborate with the volunteer Spanish community Ministry Leaders to develop programs and initiatives
  • Follow an outlined discipleship pathway and scaffolding to ensure the development of skills for life-long faith development
  • Ensure a safe environment for pre-teens and teens  to explore the faith and connect with others
  • Execute an intentional preparation for Confirmation, Middle School Faith Formation, and High School programming, trips and events
  • Collaborate with our Music Ministry to oversee our 12:00 pm Spanish Mass and  5:00 pm Sunday Teen Mass and livestream
  • Oversee  internship program for high school upperclassmen, aimed at transitioning them into leadership roles
  • Train and supervise a team of volunteers including, but not limited to, small group leaders, Confirmation mentors, hospitality ministers, liturgical ministers and other support roles, with a specific emphasis on parent involvement
  • Collaborate with Parish staff to advance Parish mission, objectives, projects, and planning
  • Work with the Faith Formation Team to maintain department budget and fiscal responsibility
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or current student in Education, Religious Studies or related field
  • Two to three years of experience  in Youth or Family Ministry
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Creative and forward thinking, with the ability to translate best practices and data driven trends into practical ministry
  • Deep faith and personal commitment to the life of the Catholic Church
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational ability, skills and desire for collaboration, together with ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from a variety of groups
  • Knowledge and skills within the social media domain and digital catechesis
  • Must be detailed-oriented, able to handle multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Knowledge and skills to do research, writing, and prepare formational materials and programs; ability to organize, conduct, and evaluate formation program 
  • Ability to do long range planning and project management, overseeing a team of paid and volunteer individuals
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs and Google Suite applications

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Betty Bruno, Executive Assistant to the Pastor

Email: bettyb@stteresaavila.org

Mail: St Teresa of Avila Church

             306 Morris Ave

             Summit, NJ 07901

             Attn: Betty Bruno


St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church

Part-time Music Director/Organist/Soloist
 
Position Summary
St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, located at 12 Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield, NJ 07004, is seeking an experienced Music Director/Organist/Soloist for a part time position for someone who can prepare music for Sundays, holy days, special ceremonies, weddings and funerals. The candidate should be proficient in choir directing adults and children and available for rehearsals. Please submit resumes and references.
 
Contact: Rev. Marek Chachlowski, Pastor
Phone: 973-227-0055

Our Lady Queen of Peace Rectory

Part-Time Cook

Position Summary

The Cook is responsible for all aspects of preparation and completion of the noon and evening meals, including special diets and special requests. Part-Time (Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday; 15 hours/week, 4 meals)

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

The following specific responsibilities are representative of duties required in this position. They may be unilaterally but reasonably changed based on the working environment and departmental needs.

  • Preparation of raw products or incorporation of left-over food.
  • Cooking, baking, roasting, etc. of all foods listed on the menu, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Slicing meats, fowls or seafood portions and placing them on serving platters.
  • Dishing out all finished food products into serving dishes or required containers.
  • Making sure that the finished product is ready to be placed on the table in an appealing and appetizing manner, at the specified time.
  • Preparing foods for special occasions and functions. (i.e.. luncheons, dinner parties, meetings, cocktail parties. etc.).
  • Responsible for purchasing all food or non-food products other than that which is ordered by the Administrator and food and ingredients which are not bought in bulk. Including purchasing fresh produce, dairy, bakery items, beverages, meats, seafood, cleaning supplies, and paper goods.
  • Responsible for checking, receiving, and storage of all food and non-food items, as well as equipment in the proper areas.
  • Organize and maintain an inventory of all food and non-food items on hand, including those in the refrigerators, freezers, downstairs and kitchen pantry.
  • Clean all kitchen equipment, including the stove and oven, refrigerator, freezers, and all appliances.
  • Clean and store all pots, pans, utensils, counter tops and surface areas, cabinets, drawers, and shelves, including the kitchen pantry and storeroom.
  • Use time in between peak periods by preparing food for the next day and plan or prepare food that can be frozen for special functions, “special” cleaning jobs, increase knowledge of food preparation by reading materials on these subjects.
  • Be available for daily conferences with the Administrator and keep her/him informed of any special needs or problems pertaining to the kitchen operation.
  • Observe food waste at the end of meals in order to note food likes and dislikes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Cooking experience.
  • Understanding and complying with the various special diets and food requests.

Education and/or Experience 

  • General cooking experience required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email resumes to business@olqp.org


Saint Francis de Sales (Lodi, NJ)
Maintenance Worker
 
Overall Responsibilities

Helps to provide adequate maintenance and preventive maintenance on all Saint Francis de Sales equipment, buildings, grounds, and vehicles to ensure safety to all persons, including staff and visitors, and to extend the life and appearance of these items. The part time custodian is responsible for the general upkeep and cleanliness of all church property and the general security of the building while on the job.

Reports to: Pastor Classification: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and repair of parish and school facilities. Performs a variety of facility and equipment maintenance duties. May perform various routine maintenance and repairs including routine carpentry and plumbing duties based on skill level and experience.

  • Help with a variety of installation, repair and renovation to buildings including but not limited to electrical fixtures and switches, and semi-skilled tasks in construction, repair and maintenance of wooden structures and articles.
  • Assists with installation, repair and renovation of some equipment including metal and wood equipment, electrical appliances, valves, gas stoves, hot water heaters, sinks, commodes, hand basins, kitchen appliances, heating and cooling systems, sewer lines, irrigation sprinklers.
  • Removing of snow and ice from roadways, parking lots ramps and walkways.
  • Lays pipe, digs ditches, trenches, and post holes.
  • Does rough painting and rough concrete laying and patch plastering. Removes and replaces defective motors and valves.
  • Moving and transporting furniture books misc. items from buildings
  • Preparing books, wine and host for weekend liturgies
  • Operates a variety of trucks in the performance of construction and/or maintenance work.
  • Performs routine mechanical equipment maintenance.
  • Maintains daily maintenance logs and work reports indicating time and materials used.
  • Be responsible for all equipment, tools and other equipment.
  • Assist other areas related to overall maintenance of the system when assigned.
  • The above does not exhaust duties. Other duties may be requested from time to time through the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and a valid State driver’s license. Must be 21 years of age or older. Has knowledge of procedures, practices, tools, and equipment used in maintenance. Must possess ability to:

  • Move, load and unload equipment and supplies weighing 35 pounds and heavier.
  • Work independently without direct supervision.
  • Walk long distances around campus; bend, stoop, squat and reach; climb ladders.
  • Make judgement related to emergency and safety matters.
  • Previous experience in cleaning, maintenance, or other related fields.
  • Ability to handle physical workload.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Certificates, Clearances, Licenses

Valid Driver's License

Work Schedule

Work will take place Monday through Friday, 29hrs/week to be arranged with the pastor.

Contact Information
Fr. Francisco J. Rodriguez
St. Francis de Sales
125 Union Street
Lodi, NJ 07644
973-779-4330 ext. 11

Christ the King Parish (Haddonfield, NJ)
Pastoral Associate

The Parish of Christ the King in Haddonfield, NJ is seeking a full-time, energetic and enthusiastic Pastoral Associate for Youth [Grades 9 – 12], Young Adults and Young Families. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic in his/her parish, in good standing with the Catholic Church, and fully committed to the mission of living and proclaiming the Gospel Message of Jesus Christ. The applicant must be passionate about building relationships with and ministering to youth and young adults in the parish and surrounding community. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in theology or related field and/or a certificate in ministry from a Catholic Institution of higher learning. In addition, the candidate must pass a background check and attend Virtus Child and Youth Protection Training. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and education.

Start Date: September 1, 2019.

For a full job description, please consult our website: ctkhaddonfield.org.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Pastor@ctkhaddonfield.org or Christ the King Church, 200 Windsor Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.


Good Shepherd Church (Irvington, NJ)
Part Time Maintenance Person
Hours: 8am to 1pm then 4pm to 7pm on Saturdays; 8am to 2pm on Sundays

Good Shepherd Church Irvington, NJ is looking for a Part Time Maintenance Man to work in the Church and Rectory on weekends and eventually additional hours during the week, depending on Church activities. If interested, please call 973 375-8568 to set up an interview.