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COORDINATOR CHILDREN’S CATECHESIS
Religious Education, FT Employee
Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church (Carefree, AZ)
Our Lady of Joy Roman Catholic Church seeks a full time Coordinator of Children’s Catechesis to coordinate and manage the evangelistic and catechetical ministries for the children of the parish. The position reports to the Director of Faith Formation and assists with outreach efforts to expand the Religious Education program for grades K-8 and facilitate communication with families of youth, staff and the community. Essential job functions: Coordinates the Children’s Faith Formation registration process; maintain ministry and sacramental records; assist with teaching religious education classes; plan and organize catechetical training; supervise children’s retreats and facilitates the Confirmation program. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education or Theology or National Credential in Youth Ministry preferred or background in theology and educational methodologies with willingness to move toward credential or degree. Experience administering and promoting children’s ministry programs. Must be a practicing active Roman Catholic, faith filled, and spirit driven.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of various teaching methods and application to age appropriate groups. Good verbal, written and presentation skills. Uses technology to promote programs and opportunities. High energy, creative, flexible, organized and reliable. Willing to work evenings, some weekends, and travel in and out-of-state for parish business. A valid driver’s license is required.
Send formal cover letter and complete resume including copy of college transcript and professional and personal references to: Our Lady of Joy Roman Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1359, Carefree, Arizona, 85377-1359 Attention: Human Resources or submit via email to [email protected] Position open until filled. (87)