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Our Lady of Lake - Verona

Maintenance Worker - Part-time/Non-Exempt

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician. Examples may include painting, repairing doors and other building fixtures.
  • 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.
  •  Assures the collections and disposal of trash and garbage.
  •  Assists with the development of preventative maintenance programs.
  •  Participates in different major projects (i.e. renovations).
  •  Performs other related duties as assigned.
  •  Updates supervisor of issues with interior or exterior facilities.
  •  Communicates well with maintenance staff, Head of Maintenance and all members of parish and school staffs.

Qualifications/Skills

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

If interested please email resume to:  barbara_yeates@ollverona.org or mail to Our Lady of the Lake, 22 Lakeside Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044, ATTN:  Barbara Yeates.


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.