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Parish Community of Saint Helen

Religious Education Assistant

Part-Time (24 hour per week)

General Description

This position involves providing administrative support to the Director of Religious Education for Grades 1 to 4.

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.

  • Provide clerical services and technology support to the Director of Religious Education (Grades 1-4)
  • Fully proficient in TouchPoint
  • Be fully informed regarding Religious Education Calendar/class schedules, parish center room assignments, grades 1-4 syllabus (all found on our website)
  • Navigate Saint Helen websites to provide information as needed
  • Utilize Parish Soft/church database of parishioner data
  • Protecting God’s Children – disseminate information, ensure compliance via Virtus
  • Respond to parents’ Religious Education related questions
  • Prepare and organize Religious Education materials, track status of pick up by catechists and parents
  • Assemble catechist envelope with Communion materials
  • Obtain required Sacrament documentation and record selected sacramental data in parish record books
  • Track one-on-one home instruction status of work and follow-up as needed
  • Be present at service projects, rehearsals, parent meetings, sacrament masses and services (includes some evening activities)
  • Participate in Religious Education check in and check out process
  • Assist in preparation of materials for Kids Corner programming
  • Prepare Children’s Weekly Bulletin and place in Meany Hall
  • Children’s Liturgy of the Word: responsible for scheduling all volunteers utilizing Sign up Genius, email, and phone contact
  • Maintain Sign Up Genius for 1st Holy Communion Masses; contact and coordinate volunteers for Reconciliation Services, and other K-5 services
  • Answer and screen telephone calls, and record messages
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and/or Apple Suite or Google
  • Ability to learn and work with software programs and parish databases as needed
  • Typing proficiency of 50wpm
  • Professional communication skills both in person and on the telephone
  • Written and verbal communication is clear and concise
  • Well-developed people skills in interacting with all who come to the parish office
  • Maintain professional appearance
  • Ability to solve practical problems while dealing with a variety of variables and know when to seek guidance
  • Ability to adapt and change as initiatives are proposed and implemented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Ability to interpret a variety of written and oral instructions
  • Positive and supportive to the DRE and all staff members
  • Efficient time management skills (ability to multi-task and be detailed oriented)

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma
  • 3-5 or more years working in a general office setting with the public is 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.

Submit resume to employment@sainthelen.org

Website: sainthelen.org


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. Agnes Church

Director of Family Outreach

Full-Time - Non-Exempt 35-hours per week (flex)

General Description

The Director of Family Outreach reports directly to the Pastor and works closely with the Parochial Vicar and Director of C.F.F. (the parish Religious Education Program). Individual is responsible for coordinating the general outreach to families through the CFF and youth ministry outreach.

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.

  • CFF & Youth Office Management, telephone, email and written correspondence.
  • Interaction with CFF teachers.
  • Creating and monitoring an online outreach to CFF & Youth, including giving input to curriculum and assisting teachers with the technical aspects of the online experience.
  • Ability to see the position as a platform for the New Evangelization.
  • Encouraging 8th grade students to begin interaction with the high school youth group.
  • Invite youth (grades 9-12) to participate in youth outreach.
  • Oversee a committee of parishioners ministering to high school youth.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Pastor.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Team player
  • Practicing Roman Catholic
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt ministerially to current cultural challenges.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer, Social Media & Office Software competency.
  • Must maintain strict Confidentiality in all matters pertaining to CFF & Youth Offices.
  • Must be PGC compliant

Education and/or Experience

College Degree (preferably with some RC Theology).

Some Youth Ministry experience preferred.

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.

Submit resume to: stagneschurch@comcast.net

 


 

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.