St. John Paul II Foundation

Position:         Program Coordinator
Reports To:   Program Director – Family Initiatives Phase II

Description: The St. John Paul II Foundation is a national Catholic apostolate proclaiming the Good News about life and family through education and formation. We accomplish our mission through three hallmark initiatives – Together in Holiness, Converging Roads, and Shepherd’s Heart. The Program Coordinator will provide administrative and project management support in the development, implementation, and expansion of the Together in Holiness Formation series, a dynamic and innovative marriage enrichment program complementing our Together in Holiness Conference series. The Formation series will deepen formation of couples in parishes, schools, and small groups. This project includes three major components: a forward-thinking video series; an intuitive web platform housing curriculum and resources; and a robust formation process for facilitator host couples. The Formation series will become the premier marriage enrichment program in the country.

Major Duties:

  1. Collaborate with Program Director in the development and maintenance of the Together in Holiness Formation series web platform, video series, and accompanying print resources for small groups, schools, and parishes.
  2. In partnership with Program Director, draft, edit, and curate copy content for program components, including website/app, guidebooks, promotional materials, and videos.
  3. Work alongside the Program Director in the phased implementation of the Together in Holiness Formation series in dioceses, parishes, schools, and small groups.
  4. Manage project timeline by working closely with project partners and vendors to ensure efficient and timely completion of all project outputs.
  5. Facilitate beta-testing and piloting of the Together in Holiness Formation series in partnership with dioceses, parishes, couples, and individuals.
  6. Plan, coordinate, and execute training and formation events, conferences, and networking opportunities.
  7. Develop promotional and marketing materials for use by dioceses and parishes.
  8. Maintain accurate records of all program participants, from diocesan and parish partners to individual groups and couples.
  9. Provide troubleshooting and support to participating couples regarding the Together in Holiness Formation series.
  10. Collaborate in the distribution and marketing plan in coordination with diocesan and parish partners, based in but not limited to existing conference model; coordinate implementation of marketing plan and distribution.
  11. Work closely with conference planning staff and administrative coordinator to ensure consistency of all communications both internal and external.
  12. Participate in staff meetings and other projects connected with the Foundation and perform other duties as assigned by the President and Program Director.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Leadership, Communications, Marketing, or Business Administration) and relevant experience in project management. The successful candidate will exhibit strong interpersonal and leadership skills, close attention to detail, and possess both the knowledge and experience necessary to manage large multifaceted projects. Knowledge of and familiarity with Catholic teaching on marriage and family is strongly preferred.

Strong Candidates will:

  • Manifest a passion for the Church’s teaching on marriage and family and for supporting young married couples in their vocation to holiness as spouses and parents.
  • Practice excellent communication in both the spoken and written word.
  • Evidence ability to work independently and to take initiative.
  • Exhibit high level of professionalism in working with Church officials, staff, scholars and benefactors.
  • Possess the ability to encourage, affirm, and support a diverse group of people.
  • Exhibit a strong capacity for creative and confident problem solving.
  • Have comfortability and familiarity with a variety of media platforms.
  • Show flexibility and confidence working in new and diverse situations.

This position is located in the Greater Houston area. The ideal candidate will be in the area or willing to relocate. Some travel will be required for promotion of Formation series at conferences. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

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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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