Director of Evangelization
St. Pius X is a vibrant Catholic Parish of more than 1,900 families located in Appleton, WI. The Director of Evangelization is a new, full-time position reporting to the Pastor. Primary responsibilities include developing and maintaining a comprehensive Parish evangelization plan—in line with the Pastoral Plan of the Diocese of Green Bay, Disciples on the Way—to inspire all ages to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ, proclaim their Catholic faith and live the Gospel mandates to love God, love neighbor and form disciples. The director will also oversee youth faith formation including religious education, sacramental preparation and youth ministry. In addition, the director will partner with evangelization/faith formation leaders of other parishes and the diocese to ensure best practices, as well as to take advantage of collaboration, program-sharing and outreach opportunities.
- Being a practicing Catholic, intentionally living out their faith as a disciple, with a mission to bring others to Christ.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education/Theology or other related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Religious Education/Theology is preferred. Five years or more professional experience and ongoing formal education may substitute for a Master’s Degree.
- Familiarity with Scripture and basic Church documents regarding catechesis and evangelization, as well as with evangelizing strategies, programs and technologies.
- Must be able and willing to work a flexible work week including evenings and weekends.
Please send resume and references to Terry Kuehl, St. Pius X Business Manager, at [email protected].
St. Bernard Parish, Green Bay, is looking for a dedicated and faith-filled individual to help direct and coordinate the evangelization efforts of our parish. The individual would work collaboratively with the Pastor and the Leadership Team to ensure that a comprehensive and consistent effort for evangelization is being carried out in the parish across the board.
The position would oversee the renewal and reinventing of our middle and high school age youth efforts, the renewal of how our young families encountering sacraments and/or joining the parish are received and accompanied, the igniting of outreach to our marginally involved parish and school families, and educating the variety of parish life service organizations on seizing evangelization opportunities. The position would help the Pastor and Leadership Team empower the parish members to become engaged in evangelization. The candidate needs to have the ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed. This is a full-time position. If you
wish to apply, please call Fr. Mark Vander Steeg at 920-468-4811 or email
Urban Community Collaboration Coordinator
The bilingual Urban Community Collaboration Coordinator is a part-time temporary position that serves parishes and schools within a defined geography under the advisement of an active Parish Mission Planning Advisory Council (primarily pastors and principals, or their designated appointees). This position reports directly to the Living Justice Advocate and serves as a liaison to a variety of Curia functional offices as necessary. Under the supervision of the Living Justice Advocate the Coordinator serves enthusiastically as the coordination point person between parishes and schools in support of the priorities, goals and projects established by the Parish Mission Planning Advisory Council. Scope of work includes assemble and direct cross functional teams to leverage and coordinate community services, events, trainings, and collaborative faith formation.
This is a temporary part time 19 hour per week position and is expected to last 12 months in duration. The position may be extended as needed.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
“Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”
- Knowledge of basic human needs required for full engagement in life and community services available to assist individuals in meeting those needs
- Knowledge of cultural differences among parish communities
- Knowledge of Catholic teachings and be a practicing Catholic
- Knowledge of communication strategies to effectively receive and deliver messages to multiple groups.
- Knowledge of local church structure and hierarchy
- Experience working or volunteering in human services agency, community oriented and family centered ministries
- Experience working with education, civic and non-profit service organizations
- Experience coordinating and leading committee meetings with a timed meeting agenda
- Experience coordinating all aspects of an event (workshops, meetings, etc.)
- Must be Bilingual Spanish/English
- Skilled at coordinating and aligning services to meet basic human needs for others
- Skilled in the use of social media, email, Microsoft Office Suite
- Skilled in delivery and action while maintaining a strong people-oriented environment
- Ability to multi-task with the ability to plan and execute programs and services as needed
- Ability to set priorities through leadership and vision initiatives
- Ability to self-motivate and manage time effectively and with good follow through
- Ability to effectively reach goals by working as part of a team or individually
- Ability to be sensitive to a diverse population
- Ability to be empathetic to the situations and needs of others
- Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
- Ability to communicate on the telephone in a clear and courteous manner
- Ability to speak publicly within different venues including parish or school meetings, boards, councils, committees, conferences, and workshops
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
For more information and to apply please visit www.gbdioc.org