Youth Minister
The parishes of Assumption and St. Anthony
Eden Valley, Minnesota
Part-time

The parishes of Assumption and St. Anthony’s will be hiring a part-time Youth Minister. This individual will lead students in their journey in their Catholic Faith through engaging Christ-centered catechesis and evangelization to assist in the Church’s mission to proclaim the Gospel. They will work in collaboration with the pastor,  staff, and DRE in regards to the parishes needs. Most of the activities will be in the summer. They must have an ability to establish relationships with the youth and delegate and train leaders to assist with the work. This individual must be a practicing Catholic with a love for Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church. They must have a desire to help renew and build up rural parish life by inspiring youth to consider a living relationship with Jesus Christ and know the beauty and purpose of the Catholic Church.

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to:

Interview Committee
Assumption/St. Anthony Parishes
P.O. Box 9, Eden Valley MN 55329
assumptionev@meltel.net

Director of Religious Education
The parishes of Assumption and St. Anthony
Eden Valley, Minnesota
Full-time

The parishes of Assumption and St. Anthony’s will be hiring a full-time director of religious education. This individual will lead students, families, and adults in their journey in their Catholic Faith through Christ-centered catechesis and evangelization to assist in the Church’s mission to proclaim the Gospel. They will collaborate with the Youth Ministry program. They will work in collaboration with the pastor and staff in regards to the parishes needs and mission. They must have an ability to establish relationships with volunteers and delegate and train leaders to assist with work and to be able to organize and lead others well. This individual must be a practicing Catholic with a love for Christ and the teachings of the Catholic Church. They must have a desire to help renew and build up rural parish life by leading individuals into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to:

Interview Committee
Assumption/St. Anthony Parishes
P.O. Box 9, Eden Valley MN 55329
assumptionev@meltel.net

Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full-time

General Description:  Christ Church Newman Center is a Catholic parish made up of students, faculty and staff from St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College as well as individuals and families from the surrounding community who are integral in the ministry to university students.  The Office Manager/Bookkeeper provides office services for parish staff, permanent parish members, and students.  General office hours will be 8:30-4:00, Monday-Thursday, Friday 8:30-2.  Summer hours 9-2.  This is a full time job with benefits, including health insurance available.

Job Responsibilities

Daily/Weekly Responsibilities

  1. Performs general office support for the pastoral team (pastor and staff).  Phone answering, greeting visitors and referring people as needed.  

  2. Gathers information, edits, publishes and prints the weekly bulletin. Maintains and updates website.

  3. Schedules use and rental of parish facilities. 

  4. Responsible for front desk being staffed during office hours.

  5. Oversees and orders an inventory of office supplies. 

  6. Coordinates student employees and volunteers.  Give direction as needed.

  7. Attends weekly staff meetings and monthly parish council meetings (this is normally the third Tuesday of the month).

  8. Coordinates and records rental payments and tax documents for rental house.  Communication with the maintenance person for any difficulties at rental property.

  9. Coordinates and records payment for parking permits. 

  10. Becomes familiar with and provides technical support for online financial giving with Vanco. 

  11. Creates promotional materials as requested by staff and parishioners for parish and student programming in terms of posters, brochures, postcards, flyers, parish emails. 

Office Manager supporting Parish Activities

  1. Updates parishioner records in the existing software (Parishsoft). 

  2.  Prepares and records the yearly process where parishioners pledge their giving financial and otherwise for the coming year. (Renewal Process)  

  3. Maintains the parish offering envelope system and electronic giving. Posts contributions to individual parishioner’s ledgers on a weekly basis and mails contribution statements and thank you notes to donors, memorials received, and yearly tax documents, among other items. 

  4. Maintain sacramental records by recording the weddings, baptisms, confirmation and first Eucharist as well as recording funerals.

  5. Prepares bills for payment and files paid invoices. Sends out payments in a timely manner.  

  6. Reconciles bank statement with budget (Quickbooks)

Qualifications:

  1. Post-secondary education.

  2. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and organize work effectively and efficiently; attention to detail is crucial.  

  3. Strong communication skills needed as well as competency in word processing, Quickbooks, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher.

  4. Strong computer aptitude is required.

  5. Excellent interpersonal skills with persons of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds. 

  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 

  7. Ability to work collaboratively with staff, parishioners and students.

  8. Preference will be given to an active member of a Catholic faith community living within the teachings of the Catholic Church, but others are welcome to apply. 

To apply please visit: scsucatholic.org/employment

Music Ministry Coordinator
Saint Lawrence Catholic Church
Duelm, Minnesota
Part-time

Saint Lawrence Catholic Church is seeking a part time Music Ministry Coordinator to work with us in our mission of making Jesus Christ known and loved through the Sacred Liturgy enhanced by Music. A Music Ministry Coordinator will provide organization and direction of music ministries for the glory of God and edification of the parish. As a Catholic Church in Central Minnesota nestled in the woods and fields of southern Benton County, we are a short commute from the Saint Cloud area which makes this part time position ideal for someone who is looking for a healthy challenge in a part time capacity among hard-working good-hearted people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plays or sings for Masses and Liturgies as a part of the schedule.
  • Select and prepare music for each Mass/Liturgy while understanding the GIRM and its desire for music that corresponds to the liturgical season. The “Today’s Liturgy” resource is provided as a resource for selecting music.
  • Schedule instrumentalist/s and cantor/choir for each Mass, Liturgy, Wedding or Funeral needing music.
  • Plans music programs for and practices with “Praise and Harmony” (Choir) for the Masses they are scheduled for.

Job Related Experience: Previous experience preferred; Skills in working with music and musicians is required. Willingness to learn about liturgical music and how to select music for Masses and liturgies is required. Ability to play piano organ or another musical instrument is preferred but not required. Familiarity with general office equipment; communications and office organizational skills.

Qualified applicants can mail their cover letter and resume to Father Joseph Backowski, 10915 Duelm Road NE, Foley, MN 56329 or email them to admin@stlawrencechurchofduelm.com.

Application deadline is June 30, 2021.

Pastoral Associate
Church of the Holy Spirit
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time

The Church of the Holy Spirit, a dynamic and active parish of 750 families, is looking for a Pastoral Associate who is deeply committed to his/her faith, has an abiding love for Jesus Christ and the Church, and possesses the energy and skills required to assist with pastoral outreach and oversee parish ministries.

This full-time Pastoral Associate will work closely with the Pastor, staff, parishioners, and other parishes in the ACC. Duties include working with liturgy, ministry to the homebound, training and recruiting volunteers for ministry in the church, helping with sacramental preparation, and outreach to those in need. 

Flexibility to work nights and weekends offered. Candidates will desire to help build a community in communion with Christ and the Church. Experience in church ministry or related and/or a degree in theology preferred.

To Apply: Please contact Business Manager Peggy Arseneau at business.mgr@spiritandsaints.org for more information, job description, and/or application.

Director Faith Formation and Youth Ministry
The Church of St. Andrew
Elk River, Minnesota
Full Time

The Church of St. Andrew, Elk River is looking for a Director of Faith Formation and Youth Ministry. Primary duties are for Grades 1-11.  Full time with benefits. Candidate must be an energetic person to oversee our dynamic faith formation program.  The applicant will need to have a love for our Catholic faith and an ability to share it. Management skills, education and teaching skills along with competency in knowledge of our faith is required.

A complete job description is available at https://www.saint-andrew.net/employment

To Apply: Applicants are asked to send a letter of application, resume, and references to Melissa Anderson at melissaa@saint-andrew.net.  The Church of St. Andrew is part of the Diocese of St. Cloud.

Front Desk Receptionist
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time

Christ Church Newman Center is a Catholic parish made up of students, faculty and staff from St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College as well as individuals and families from the surrounding community who are integral in the ministry to university students. The Front Desk Receptionist provides office services for parish staff, permanent parish members, and students. General office hours will be 8:30-4:00, Monday-Thursday, Friday 8:30-2. Summer hours 9-2. This is a full time job with benefits, including health insurance available.

To Apply: and read full job description visit: https://scsucatholic.org/employment/

Coordinator for Peace and Social Justice
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Part-time

Competitive salary commensurate with experience

General Description:

Christ Church Newman Center is a parish striving to live out the gospel message in the spirit of

Vatican II. Its mission is to build for the future by being Christ’s challenging word, inspiring spirit, and living service. The position of Coordinator for Peace and Social Justice works in collaboration with the Pastoral Associate and Director of Campus Ministry to facilitate connections with and between the permanent membership and campus faith communities. This person has the role of supporting the mission to the campus communities by advocating for peace and social justice initiatives as an example of a dynamic Catholic parish in order to assist students in their personal faith development.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Peace and Social Justice

A.) Provides ongoing educational and training opportunities for adult parishioners and families and the campus faith communities about Catholic social justice teaching in collaboration with the parish Peace and Social Justice Committee.

  • Develops a speaker’s roster and coordinates timely Peace and Social Justice speakers at Newman for students and parishioners;
  • Coordinates experiences for Newman high school, middle school and elementary students to engage in service opportunities enabling them to have greater understanding relating to peace and social justice issues in marginalized communities such as Promise

Neighborhood, Hands Across the World, La Cruz Community Center;

  • Manages the Fair Trade Sale at Newman including educational information and presentations about justice issues related to Fair Trade and our economy;
  • Helps to coordinate the Church of the Week yearly event at Newman; provides educational presentations, events and updates about homelessness in the St. Cloud area and related social service and social justice issues;
  1. Raises social justice awareness of university students and parish community on timely and urgent social justice issues on campus or in the community such as racism, homophobia, and xenophobia; creates social justice groups of interested/willing students and parish community members to advocate for and support those who are marginalized and inequitably treated.

B.) Works collaboratively with other social justice groups, individuals and local community wide efforts to advance peace and social justice efforts.

  • Establishes contact and meets frequently and regularly with representatives of the

Equity Departments and related departments and student organizations at SCSU and

SCTCC about social justice events, issues and campus service opportunities in which college students as well as permanent members of Newman can engage. Initiates follow up activities and services at Newman.

  • Establishes contact and meets regularly with St. Cloud area non-profits providing service for the common good such as the Social Concerns Director for Catholic

Charities, the United Way, Create Community, Isaiah, Unite Cloud, and the Boys and Girls Club, about community social justice events and service opportunities for campus students, adult parishioners and families. Initiates follow up opportunities for students and parishioners at Newman.

  1. C) Provides a monthly update to the Peace and Justice Committee of events and activities including number of students/parishioners engaged, next steps, and concerns and issues.
  2. Parish and campus life

– Develops relationships with parishioners and students through actions such as attendance at parish and student events, weekend Mass, and monthly Focus Night.

– Assists in on-campus presence of kiosking, tabling and advertising

– Is staff liaison to the Peace and Social Justice Committee

– Participates in staff meetings Qualifications:

  1. Education – Bachelor’s degree in theology; Master’s degree preferred
  2. Experience – Related ministry experiences desired, particularly peace and social justice activities and work with high school and college age students.

Other Desired Requirements:

  1. Ability and experience in developing relationships with adults and young adults of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds.
  2. Support the teachings of the Catholic Church – especially those about social justice, as well as the unique history of Christ Church/Newman Center (see below) and the philosophy of Saint John Henry Newman
  3. Education and experience with contemporary theology, adult education, spirituality and formation.
  4. Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships and working collaboratively
  5. Mentoring skills desirable
  6. Ability to work within the pastoral team and parish council framework

Christ Church Newman Center is an intentional community rooted in the transformative spirit of Vatican II.

The community’s primary mission is to serve Catholic students, faculty, and staff from St. Cloud State

University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College as well as individuals and families from the

St. Cloud area who have chosen Christ Church as their personal parish. The permanent and student members of the parish work together to welcome the diversity present in the community and on the campuses. We are eager to grow in faith and in service of one another. The permanent membership is committed to serving the student population. The parish is located on the edge of the St. Cloud State

University campus and overlooks the Mississippi River. The City of St. Cloud (area pop.100, 000 plus) is located in central Minnesota approximately 65 miles Northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Joan Spring: jspring@scsucatholic.org

Business Manager
Parishes on the Prairie Area Catholic Community
Sauk Centre +, Minnesota
Full Time

Parishes on the Prairie are looking for a full-time Business Manager for Area Catholic Community within the Diocese of St. Cloud.  The business manager is a Steward of Resources: Human, Financial and Property for 6 rural parishes. 

Business management experience is required. Must be able to uphold the teachings and morals of the Catholic Church. 

Parishes on the Prairie Area Catholic Community includes:
St. Donatus, Brooten
St. Alexius, West Union
St. Francis de Sales, Belgrade
Sts. Peter & Paul, Elrosa
Our Lady of the Angels, Sauk Centre
St. Paul’s, Sauk Centre

To Apply: Find more details and a job description at www.parishesontheprairie.org

These positions are with parishes in Diocese of St. Cloud, these parishes are separate entities from the diocese. Please follow the application instructions with each specific job listed.

For Employers:
To post a position, please send a brief position description and application instructions to the Director of Human Resources. Please contact us to remove the position once you have filled it. Positions will be automatically removed after 60 days unless you request an extension.