Peace and Social Justice Coordinator
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Part Time

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

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’s 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;
  • 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.

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

Other Desired Requirements:

  • Ability and experience in developing relationships with adults and young adults of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Support the teachings of the Catholic Church – especially those about social justice, as well as the mission of Christ Church/Newman Center (see below) and the philosophy of Saint John Henry Newman
  • Education and experience with contemporary theology, adult education, spirituality and formation.
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships and working collaboratively
  • Mentoring skills desirable
  • 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.

Director of Music and Liturgy
The Church of ST. Mary
Alexandria, Minnesota
Full Time

The Church of St. Mary, Alexandria, MN, is seeking a Director of Music & Liturgy.

St. Mary’s, located in Alexandria, MN, is one of the largest parishes in the St. Cloud Diocese with 2100 families and a K-6 school of 240 students. Alexandria is a growing & vibrant community located in the heart of Minnesota’s Lakes Area.

St. Mary’s strives to live a Stewardship Way of Life which also means we strive to offer a competitive compensation package to our employees.

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week.

The primary responsibility of the Director of Music & Liturgy is to provide professional leadership in music and liturgy for the parish community.

Job Duties:

1. Play, conduct, and/or accompany at rehearsals, services, liturgies, and other events, as necessary.

2. Prepare for rehearsals, services, liturgies, and other events by selecting, preparing, and arranging music, studying and preparing scores, organizing choral and instrumental music, and other as necessary.

3. Oversee functions of musicians and music liturgy by recruiting, training, and supervising Assistant Music Coordinator, instrumentalists, ensembles, Cantors, and vocal soloists.

4. Provide leadership for Liturgy Committee liaisons to oversee functions of liturgical ministers, including lectors, hospitality, extraordinary ministers, servers, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, and Adoration.

5. Oversee acquisition, organization, and maintenance of church instruments, music library, and supplies related to music and liturgy.

6. Work with Pastor to plan, coordinate, and evaluate liturgies for weekly, seasonal, and special services.

7. Provide guidance and consultation for families for wedding and funeral liturgies.

8. Facilitate communication between church members and liturgical and music ministries.

9. Work with Pastor and Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to schedule and train liturgical ministers.

10. Oversee production of all worship aids and programs with due diligence to copyright laws.

11. Serve as a resource for concerts, festivals, workshops hosted by St. Mary’s.

12. Serve as a resource to various parish ministries including, Faith Formation, Evangelization, and grade school.

13. Work with Communications Coordinator to communicate and develop ongoing liturgical formation by such means as writing articles for the church bulletin and newsletter, posts for email blast, and offering educational opportunities.

14. Participate on Staff Leadership Team.

15. Prepare, submit, and monitor an annual budget including income and expense estimates for all areas of responsibility.

16. Maintain quality and productivity at highest levels.

17. Able to work within a team.

18. Follow safety and good housekeeping practices.

19. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

· Live and actively practice the Roman Catholic faith.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Good organizational skills; time management, delegation, long-range planning.

· Regular and consistent attendance.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanor in all situations.

· Proficiency in keyboard, vocal and conducting skills.

· Maintain professional competence though continuing education & faith formation.

· Ability to work well with people of all ages.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Todd Wentworth, Parish Business Administrator, at twentworth@stmaryalexandria.org

General inquires may be sent prior to application.

Position will remain open until filled.

Saint Boniface Church & School Maintenance Technician
Saint Boniface Church and School
Cold Spring, MN
FTE 1.0

Saint Boniface Church & School is seeking a full time maintenance technician. The position is year round. Position closes when filled.

Maintenance Technician

  • Maintenance skills
  • Preventative maintenance care 
  • Facility and equipment repairs
  • Minor electrical, plumbing, and HVAC experience
  • Grounds maintenance including snow removal and mowing lawns
  • Light custodial duties

Qualifications:

Must have, or be willing to get a 1st Class boilers license. 

Send resume to:

office@christcatholic.com

or

Saint Boniface Church
501 Main Street
Cold Spring, MN 56320
Attention: Merrilee Stang

Child Care Director
Saints Peter and Paul Child Care
Richmond, Minnesota
FTE 1.0

Saints Peter and Paul Child Care in Richmond, MN is seeking a full time Child Care Director. The position is a year round position and serves the ROCORI community and other neighboring communities.  

Position closes when filled.

Saints Peter & Paul Child Care Director

  • Develop curriculum and program
  • Manage, hire and oversee staff
  • Manage facilities
  • Create and manage budget
  • Market the facility
  • Connect and community with parents and teachers

Send resume, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, license, and transcript to:

childcare@ssppr.com or

Saints Peter & Paul Child Care
P.O. Box 189
Richmond, MN 56368

Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Coordinator
Seven Dolors Catholic Church
Albany, Minnesota
Part-time
 
Seven Dolors is looking for a part-time Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Coordinator. Primary duties are for Pre-K to 11th graders. Candidate will work closely with Pastoral Associate. Must be an energetic person. The applicant will need to have a love for our Catholic faith and an ability to share it. Management skills, experience working with youth, and competency in knowledge of our faith is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
 
For a full job description please send your inquiry to tonihudock@hohcatholic.org or send a cover letter and resume to:
 
Seven Dolors 
Po Box 277
Albany, MN 56307
Attention- Toni Hudock

The Churches of St. Edward, St. Francis of Assisi, and St. Mary is seeking a full time Office Manager or Part-Time Secretary and Part-time Bookkeeper.

The Church Office Manager is both Secretary and Bookkeeper position which is responsible for coordinating and executing the tasks to ensure the church office operates efficiently.  Full Time position is 30 hrs/week as hours are flexible.  Please see the website for details.  www.238catholic.org

The parish office is located in St. Mary’s Church in Upsala.

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.