Associate Director for Marriage and Family, Center for Marriage, Family and Life

The Diocese of Richmond is seeking an Associate Director for Marriage and Family, under the leadership of the Executive Director of the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life, to develop and implement relevant marriage and family programs, events, and resources to support nearly 150 parishes/missions, 30 college campus ministry programs, and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts, particularly to further the domestic church.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field is required.  Minimum of three years of prior professional experience in ministry is required.  Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing.

  • Ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision
  • Thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences
  • Fluent in relevant church documents pertaining to marriage, family, and evangelization
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church tenants on marriage and family and ability to develop and implement programs to support various communities
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and meet deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills in communication, collaboration, and group process
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in an office setting and at events
  • Self-motivated, works easily alone or with others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Regular night and weekend hours may be required, especially for diocesan programs and requires travel.

 

Associate Director for Life, Center for Marriage, Family and Life

The Diocese of Richmond is seeking an Associate Director for Life, under the leadership of the Executive Director of the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life, to develop and implement relevant respect life programs, events, and resources to support nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools by serving as a catalyst and mentor to regional, parish, and grassroots pro-life ministry and efforts with an emphasis on pro-life efforts, post-abortion healing, and supporting persons with disabilities.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field is required.  Minimum of three years of prior professional experience in ministry is required, preferably in an area of Marriage, and/or Family and/or Respect Life Ministry.  Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing.

  • Ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision
  • Thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences
  • Fluent in relevant church documents pertaining to marriage, family, and evangelization
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church tenants on marriage and family and ability to develop and implement programs to support various communities
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and meet deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills in communication, collaboration, and group process
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in an office setting and at events
  • Self-motivated, works easily alone or with others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Regular night and weekend hours may be required, especially for diocesan programs and requires travel.

 

Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Parish Support

The Diocese of Richmond is seeking an Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Parish Support.  This position exists under the leadership of the Director of the Office for Evangelization, to support the clergy and paid/volunteer lay leadership of nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts to middle and high school youth (grades 6 to 12) and non-college young adults (aged 18 to 29).  This support is achieved through a clear understanding of the Church’s evangelistic mission and promoting it in the interactions with and development of parish youth and young adult ministries and its leadership.

The Office for Evangelization exists to further evangelization efforts across the diocese with a particular emphasis on Saint Pope John Paul II’s vision for the New Evangelization and Pope Francis’s vision for missionary discipleship.  The Office seeks to spearhead a radically new culture, aware of the signs of the times, in our parishes, schools, and college campus ministry programs that place a high priority on forming and sending missionary disciples into an increasing secularized society to be ambassadors of the Gospel message with new ardor, expression, and methods.

Qualifications: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences. Master’s degree or willingness to work toward a Master’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field is required. Must possess the ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision, along with fluency in relevant church documents pertaining to youth and young adult ministry and evangelization.

 

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Diocese of Sacramento
Associate Director for Family & Pastoral Ministries

Employment Type – Full Time

This position oversees all aspects of marriage & family life, respect life, and pastoral ministries and is responsible for implementing and further developing the Bishop’s strategic plan in these areas. This is to be achieved through offering a variety of educational programs, events, services and resources to build up an authentic, Catholic vision for Family and Pastoral Ministries.

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