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St. Agnes Church - Clark, NJ

Administrative Assistant - Part-time (28 hours per week)

General Description

The Administrative Assistant is a part-time, non-exempt employee who reports directly to the Pastor and works closely with the Supporting Staff.  She/He is responsible for the general operation, communication, and correspondence in the parish office & CFF (Parish Religious Education Program).  She/He should be a welcoming presence to all who visit or contact the office.

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.

  • Parish & CFF Management of telephones, doors, emails, and correspondence.
  • Produce & upload weekly bulletin
  • Maintain parish calendar and scheduling of meeting rooms
  • Assist with scheduling of Baptisms, Funerals and Weddings
  • Prepare and maintain sacramental information, i.e., certificates, register and database (Parish Soft)
  • Assist with and input weekly offering envelopes
  • Coordinate participants with both Marriage and Baptismal Prep teams.
  • Maintain Hospital, Nursing Home Lists and Ministry Lists
  • Create ads & tickets for parish events as well as filing for necessary permits
  • Other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Pastor.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community
  • Must maintain strict Confidentiality in all matters pertaining to St. Agnes Community.
  • Must be PGC compliant
  • Professional appearance as well as communication both in person and on phone
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt with daily challenges
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer, social media & Office Software competency (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, Parish Soft)  

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma. At least two years of college. Work experience will be considered
  • 5 or more years preferred working in a general office setting
  • Experience in parish work or related field a plus

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, reach, sit, hear finger, handle, and perform repetitive motions of hand/wrists. Ability to lift and move items up to 20 pounds.

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.

Send resume to Stagneschurch@comcast.net or mail to St. Agnes Church, 332 Madison Hill RD, Clark, NJ  07066


 

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


Our Lady of Mercy Parish - Park Ridge (part-time) 

Parish Center Office Assistant - (20 hours per week, $18.00 per hour)

The Parish Center Office Assistant has the responsibility to assist the Parish Catechetical Leader in the direction and formation of parish catechetical programs in accordance with the policies and guidelines of the Archdiocese of Newark.  S/he should be a welcoming perence to all who visit or contact the office.  The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is essential.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Working knowledge of MS office with solid skills in Excel, mail merge and labels, G Suite and PDS.  Will train on G Suite and PDS.
  • Professional communication skills both in person and on the telephone
  • Written and verbal communication is clear and concise

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma.  At least two years of college.  Work experience will be considered
  • 2 or more years working in a general office setting with the public desired

For further information or to apply, please contact Donna Quinn at donna.quinn@urolm.org


 

Our Lady of the Lake - Verona

Parish Catechetical Leader 

Our Lady of the Lake Parish is a large suburban parish made up of 2,900 registered parish families.  There is also a vibrant school with over 200 children in grades PreK 3 – 8th grade.  We are looking to hire a Parish Catechetical Leader to minister to the parish in this post pandemic environment.  Our program seeks to educate the young members in the ways of the faith who are in grades 1 – 9.  During the course of this process, students are prepared to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation.  There are approximately 700 students involved in this process annually. 

The PCL is a full-time, exempt, at-will position within the parish.  Under the direction of the Pastor, the individual plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the parish Catechetical program.  Working together with the entire staff, the PCL will assist in helping Our Lady of the Lake to grow as a Christ-centered community.  As a representative of the Roman Catholic Church, the PCL will conduct him-herself according to the goals and mission of the Church while performing their duties. 

The ideal candidate must be a member of the Roman Catholic Church, principled in organization, administration, budget and personal management.  Knowledge of group dynamics and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups is a must.  Some prior experience in catechesis is helpful.  The PCL should possess at least a bachelor’s degree in Theology, Education or related field as well as strong computer skills in MS Office. 

Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.  For further information or to apply, please contact Rev. Peter Wehrle, Pastor at Pastor@OLLVerona.org

 


Our Lady of the Lake - Verona

MAINTENANCE WORKER  - Part-time

General Description

This position provides cleaning and maintenance for the parish, school and grounds. Work hours are Monday – Friday 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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.
          o  Assures the church and other parish and school buildings are maintained in a
              clean and orderly manner.  This includes mopping/vacuuming floors, cleaning
              bathrooms.  Also maintains furniture.
          o  Assures grounds are maintained in a clean and safe way.  Responsible for
              snow removal with plowing equipment and hand shovels, blowing walkways.
              Also maintains playgrounds in a safe and clean manner.
          o  Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician. 
              Examples may include painting, repairing doors and other building fixtures.
          o  Provides other general assistance as needed through setting up the chairs/
              tables in the facilities as requested, hauling and moving items and picking
              up parts or other equipment as requested by staff.
          o  Assures the collections and disposal of trash and garbage.
          o  Assists with the development of preventative maintenance programs.
          o  Participates in different major projects (i.e. renovations).
          o  Performs other related duties as assigned.
          o  Updates supervisor of issues with interior or exterior facilities.
          o  Communicates well with maintenance staff, Head of Maintenance and all
               members of parish and school staffs.

Qualifications/Skills
          o  Successful work experience in minor repair work and painting.
          o  Successful work experience implementing a comprehensive cleaning plan for
              a facility, including sweeping, dusting, washing, waxing.
          o  Successful work experience maintaining grounds, parking lots, roads.
          o  Ability to lift 30 pounds
          o  Able to honor and maintain confidentiality.
          o  Ability to follow instructions from supervisor.
          o  On-call availability for emergencies.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma preferred.  Must be able to read and write legibly.

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.  The position requires bending, reaching, walking, ability to climb a ladder, ability to operate machinery.

For further information or to apply, please contact Barbara Yeates, Business Manager at Rectory@ollverona.org.


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. Helen's - Westfield

Communications Coordinator 

General Description:

The Communications Coordinator will have responsibility for creating and delivering the parish’s comprehensive communications strategy. This position works to facilitate all parish-wide communications, working with the support of the professional staff, committees, and parishioner groups.  The Communications Coordinator will promote programs and events to the parish and the wider community through various communications channels. The Communication Coordinator is the essential component to maintain, expand and promote the parish mission of Worshipping God, Serving Others and Making Disciples.

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 parish needs.

  • Collaborate with professional staff and ministry leads on communication of programs, projects, and outreach to support the vision of the Parish Community of Saint Helen
  • Advise professional staff and church ministers on best communication and marketing practices.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive communications and marketing plan for the parish, including, but not limited to, all print and electronic materials.
  • Manage website and all social media channels to create an engaging experience while maintaining the church’s voice and brand.
  • Audit website and social media channels throughout the year for effectiveness and messaging.
  • Explore other social media channels that may broaden the outreach and mission of the parish.
  • Create, edit, publish, and share consistent, relevant content.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement by analyzing the social data/metrics, best practices and then acting on the information.
  • Moderate all user-generated content online and publication.
  • Oversee the parish database so that the parish can communicate to different segments of the parish population in different ways.
  • Keep up to date with new features of the parish database and work with parish staff to implement changes.
  • Report regularly on communication activities, engagement levels and progress.
  • Oversee and manage communications budget.
  • Participate in meetings.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Knowledge of marketing concepts, terms, and strategies.
  • Outstanding organization and communication skills.
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, proof reading and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and with volunteer ministers.
  • Social networking experience and knowledge in social analytics tools.
  • Experience in social media advertising.
  • Collaborative, flexible goal-driven personality.
  • Strong project management skills detailed and organized.
  • A commitment to the Catholic Church and growing Missionary Disciples.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in marketing, public relations, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relative work experience with a record of accomplishment.

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.

To apply for the Communication Coordinator position:

Please submit all information to Employment@sainthelen.org.

  1. Resume
  2. Portfolio
  3. Cover letter including salary requirements. In the cover letter please answer these two questions:
  • What excites you about working for the Parish Community of Saint Helen?
  • Provide three suggestions you would make to advance the social media presence of the Parish Community of Saint Helen?

St. Helen's - Westfield

Finance Assistant - Part-time (15 hours)

General Description

The Finance Assistant provides financial services to church members and professional church staff.

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 parish needs.

  • Prepare annual giving statements and letters acknowledging gifts throughout the year.
  • Deposit weekly contributions, event payment and other payments to the operating fund, building fund, special funds, or donor designated funds.
  • Record donations to individual records in the parish database
  • Enter all invoices submitted for payment for the organization and prepare payments for mailing.
  • Record financial transactions in QuickBooks including online giving.
  • Assist the Business Manager with parish on-line giving and banking.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and other meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills

  • A commitment to confidentiality regarding all account records, of both church and staff, and parishioners.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Advanced proficiency in QuickBooks
  • Ability to work with databases.
  • Strong technical, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to evaluate data and prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to cooperate and work easily with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form
  • Ability to adapt and change as initiatives are proposed and implemented.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A commitment to the Catholic Church and growing Missionary Disciples.

Education and/or Experience

  • Accounting degree is required.
  • Minimum 5 years related work experience.

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.

To apply for the Finance Assistant position:

Please submit all information to Employment@sainthelen.org

  1. Resume 

2. Cover letter

 


 

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 Responsibility

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.