Catholic Divorce Ministry (CDM) – Executive Director Position
In this volunteer Executive Director position, time required is normally a minimum of 20 hours per week; however, there may be times when more hours are required.
Applicants for the position of Executive Director are required to meet the following qualifications:
- To be a Roman Catholic layperson,
- To have previous experience in separated/divorced ministry,
- To have previous administrative ability,
- To support the spiritual and psychological underpinnings of CDM/NACSDC,
- To have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or the equivalency in life/professional experience,
- To have well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills,
- To have knowledge in theological and canonical areas regarding separated/divorced ministry,
- To have verbal and written communication skills,
- To have demonstrated expertise in fund-raising,
- To hold a membership in CDM/NACSDC, and
- To meet the position’s requirement regarding extensive travel.
The major duties and responsibilities of the position of Executive Director include the following:
- Will provide vision and leadership for CDM/NACSDDC. Will work with the Board and organization to help develop long and short term goals and objectives in accordance with CDM/NACSDC Bylaws, Statement of Purpose and Standing Rules.
- Will be responsible for the operation of CDM/NACSDC and the implementation of the decisions and policies of the Board of Directors.
- Will plan, organize and administer CDM/NACSDC’s Leadership Workshop, International Assembly and any other program and assignment as specified by the Board of Directors.
- Will be responsible to and take direction from the CDM/NACSDC Board of Directors.
- Will monitor the finances of CDM/NACSDC’s services and operations.
- Will assume the responsibilities of the Development Director in addition to his/her duties as Executive Director. Will submit to the Board of Directors a program for funding that will insure the development and long-range fiscal stability of CDM/NACSDC.
- Will develop CDM/NACSDC, in concert with the Board of Directors, as an organization within the Catholic tradition.
- Will assist Board members with regional development, with the planning of regional conferences, and will represent CDM/NACSDC at regional conferences and other programs when invited and approved by the CDM/NACSDC Executive Committee.
- Will strengthen CDM/NACSDC’s identity as a lay organization and its relationship to other denominations, church bodies and secular organizations. Will articulate CDM/NACSDC’s vision to those groups and organizations whose work affects and is affected by CDM/NACSDC.
- Will advise/assist in editing, publication and distribution of CDM/NACSDC magazines, newsletters and resource materials.
For more information or to have questions/concerns answered, please contact CDM Central Office (email@example.com). Please include cover letter and references.