Title: Associate Director of the Office of Family Life
Reports to: Director of the Office of Family Life
Grade/Job Code: Exempt
The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the archdiocese is seeking an Associate Director of the Office for Family Life.
The mission of the Office for Family Life is to serve the Archbishop and the needs of the priests and parishioners in building, strengthening, and supporting a culture of marriage and family life for evangelization in the Archdiocese of Washington. The Office for Family Life carries out this mission in its responsibility for coordinating formal marriage preparation, training in natural family planning, support and healing groups for separated and divorced Catholics, annual men’s and women’s conferences, ministry to couples struggling with infertility, the annual Jubilarian Mass honoring wedding anniversaries, provide resources and training for parish family life ministries as needed especially in marriage enrichment and chastity education, and collaborate with other archdiocesan offices in the service of evangelization.
The Associate Director will be responsible to the Director of the Office for Family Life and work to recruit, develop, and train teams of volunteers, schedule marriage preparation, and support NFP introduction and training. In addition, the Associate Director will assist the director by maintaining a database of parish family life ministry contacts, the scheduling of family life catechesis and marriage preparation, and help to promote and develop resources for NFP awareness week; Oversee digital communication material, including the delivery of monthly e-newsletters, update content management for our websites and for communicating initiatives of the Office for Family Life.
Education, Training and/or Experience
Must possess a college degree. At Least 3-5 years’ experience in parish ministry administrative or management level.
Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities
Must be a practicing Catholic
Spanish proficiency is a plus
Excellent oral and written skills
The ability to work nights and weekends