Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Assistant, Full Time, St. Cloud, Posted 7/29/19

Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Assistant
St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Michael, St. Joseph
St. Cloud/Waite Park
Full Time

Reports to Director of Faith Formation     30-hours/week, hourly position, 10-11 months     $18-21/hr

The Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Director of Faith Formation supporting, sustaining, and developing Comprehensive Faith Formation in the Area Catholic Community made up of the parishes of St. Peter, St. Paul, and St. Michael in St. Cloud, and St. Joseph’s in Waite Park.  A qualified applicant exemplifies a commitment to living a faith life consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church, is a practicing Roman Catholic who is committed to the teachings and mission of the Catholic Church.   He or she shows competency in sharing faith effectively with others.

Job Duties Include:

  • Assists the Director of Faith Formation in the development of goals, objectives and implementation strategies for a comprehensive faith formation program that serves children, youth and adults.
  • Assists in program and curriculum review and development in collaboration with volunteer catechists and other staff.
  • Assists in coordination of faith formation, youth ministry and Sacramental preparation in collaboration with other staff and neighboring parishes.
  • Aids in creating and supporting opportunities of learning, reflection, and fellowship for adults.
  • Assists in recruitment, training and support of faith formation and youth ministry volunteers, including catechists.
  • Aids in cultivating effective communication about parish ministries in and outside of the parish by assisting in the writing of bulletin articles, updating websites and helping to maintain parish Facebook page(s).
  • Attends diocesan and St. Cloud Metro youth ministry and faith formation meetings as assigned, representing the Area Catholic Community. Attends Staff Meetings.
  • Acts as parish/group leader at collaborative youth ministry and faith formation metro and diocesan events.
  • Assists in administrative functions including compiling faith formation and youth ministry registrations, sacramental documentation, mailings and class lists.
  • Adapts to changing needs of the parish, Director of Faith Formation, and Pastor(s) during the Area Catholic Community transition process.
  • Performs any other job-related duties as necessary and assigned by the Director of Faith Formation or the Pastor(s).

Qualities of a Good Applicant

  • Bachelor’s degree in theology, pastoral studies, religious education or a related field.
  • Experience in youth ministry or faith formation leadership.
  • Live and actively practice the Roman Catholic faith.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic doctrine and beliefs as presented in the documents of Vatican Council II, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other relevant Church and Catechetical Documents.
  • Aptitude for and skills relating to working as a collaborative team member.
  • Computer literacy, excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal relationship skills.

Qualities that Might Set an Applicant Apart:

Proficiency with written/oral Spanish. Experience or training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  Experience with youth ministry or faith formation in the St. Cloud Diocese and/or St. Cloud Metro Area.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to Lisa Neu, 1125 11th Ave N, St. Cloud, MN 56303 or faithformationstmj@gmail.com.

Liturgy Coordinator, Little Falls, Part Time, Posted 5/24/19

Liturgy Coordinator
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church
Little Falls, Minnesota
Part-Time

Saint Mary’s Catholic Church
305 4th St SE
Little Falls, MN 56345
(320) 632-5640

Job Description: Saint Mary’s is seeking a part-time position (10-15 hours a week) for a Liturgy Coordinator. The qualified candidate will accompany, lead, and prepare appropriate sacred music for weekend, holy day, wedding, funeral, and seasonal liturgical services. For these events, the candidate will schedule, recruit and oversee musician groups. The candidate will be respectful and follow the directives indicated in the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) and other relevant liturgical documents of the Catholic Church. The candidate will work with clergy for any special liturgical preparations. Other responsibilities include organizing and maintaining a music library.

Requirements: The qualified candidate must have experience accompanying for a Catholic Liturgy and strong piano and vocal abilities. A candidate must have excellent musical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. In addition they must have liturgical knowledge and spiritual and pastoral leadership qualities.

To Apply: Please submit application to Leah Schilling in the St. Mary’s office by Friday, June 7, 2019.

 

These positions are with parishes in Diocese of St. Cloud, these parishes are separate entities from the diocese. Please follow the application instructions with each specific job listed.

 

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To post a position, please send a brief position description and application instructions to the Director of Human Resources. Please contact us to remove the position once you have filled it. Positions will be automatically removed after 60 days unless you request an extension.