Communication/ Volunteer Coordinator
Mary of the Visitation
Becker, Minnesota
Part-Time

Mary of the Visitation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communication/Volunteer Coordinator.

The primary tasks of this position are: assist with updating the annual

Time and Talent ministry sign up; maintain accurate database records of volunteer ministries and generate reports as needed; maintain strong social media platforms;

create/distribute e-mails, newsletters, etc.

Qualifications include: Solid knowledge of database concepts; excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office; creativity; self-motivation; and commitment to collaboration with the staff.

Complete position description can be found at www.maryofthevisitation.com.

Please send resumes to: Fr. Michael Kellogg, Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church
P.O. Box 100, Big Lake, MN 55309

Head Cook
Saints Peter and Paul School Richmond, Minnesota
Full-Time

Saints Peter and Paul School in Richmond, MN is seeking a full time (30 hours) Head Cook for the 2022-2023 school year. The position is year-round position with benefits and serves the Saints Peter and Paul School, as well as the Saints Peter and Paul Child Care.  

Head Cook-Food Service Program

-Manage the MN School Nutrition Program

-Prepare menu according to State requirements

-Order and manage food and supplies

-Prepare meals for school and child care

-Submit daily food production report

-Oversee assistant cooks

Requirements: 

-Background and experience in Food Service

-Complete School Nutrition Association Certificate Program

-MDE School Nutrition Trainings

To Apply: Send resume and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Heather Pfannenstein at:

principal@christcatholic.com  or

Saints Peter & Paul School

Attention: Heather Pfannenstein

P.O. Box 189, Richmond, MN 56368

Faith Community Nurse
Church of St. Mary’s
Alexandria, Minnesota
Full-Time

Job/Position Description

PARISH MISSION:       To build God’s Church across generations by living the Eucharist.

CLASSIFICATION:       Exempt

POSITION TYPE:          Full-time

EFFECTIVE DATE:      May 29, 2019

 REPORTS TO:               Parish Business Administrator

 Primary Objective:         Provide intentional care of the spirit while promoting and optimizing holistic health care (spiritual, physical, mental and social) of the faith community. 

Job Duties:

  1. Provide health counseling & spiritual care through visitation and follow-up in homes, hospitals and long-term care facilities.
  2. Assess the wholistic health of the parish community and develop appropriate programming to address identified needs.
  3. Assess individuals from a holistic perspective in their homes and within the congregation.
  4. Provides individual health counseling related to health maintenance, disease prevention or illness patterns.
  5. Refer members of the parish & greater community to pastor, physician, or community support services, and serve as liaison, as needed.
  6. Promote an understanding of the relationships between faith and health.
  7. Serve as a parish prayer leader.
  8. Promote healthy lifestyle practices as a matter of stewardship and faith.
  9. Provide health education in the parish and greater community thru parish communications and coordinating and/or presenting health related classes.
  10. Educate on social and/or legislative issues that affect health care.
  11. Advocate for the effective use of health care and social service systems.
  12. Serve as a resource person on health issues to other faith communities or organizations.
  13. Coordinate volunteers to assist in caring for others.
  14. Recruit, train, direct, and evaluate holistic health care volunteers.
  15. Develop, coordinate, and sustain various support groups.
  16. Assist in coordinated efforts for maintaining institutional safety and security including, safe handling of food for events, emergency preparedness, and injury incident follow-up.
  17. Participate on Staff Leadership Team.
  18. Participate in local Faith Community Nurse network and other health related professional organizations.
  19. Evaluates quality and effectiveness of the parish nursing ministry.
  20. Maintain quality and productivity at highest levels.
  21. Able to work within a team.
  22. Follow safety and good housekeeping practices
  23. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required, BSN preferred.
  • Currently licensed as an RN in the state of Minnesota.
  • Comply with license requirements of 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every 2 years.
  • Minimum of three-years experience required, preferably in one of the following areas: public health, health education, school nursing, medical/surgical nursing.
  • Completion of Faith Community Nurse Preparation Course required within 1 year of employment.
  • Possess knowledge of healthcare assets of the greater community.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Basic level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Live and actively practice the Roman Catholic faith.
  • Follows and understands The Code of Ethics for Nurses and Scope and Standards of Parish Nursing Practice.
  • Provides wholistic health education & counseling in the parish and greater community.
  • Manages health ministry volunteer activity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills; time management.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintain personal liability insurance.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanor in all situations.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

  • Telephone
  • Computer and peripheral equipment
  • Personal vehicle

Significant Worksite Measurement:

  • Variable indoor/outdoor work environments
  • Stairs
  • File boxes are stacked
  • 2-foot step ladder

Critical Demands:

  • Sitting up to 7 hours per day
  • Standing up to 8 hours per day
  • Squatting, crouching and kneeling – occasionally
  • Stair climb – frequently
  • Finger manipulation – continuously
  • Push/Pull (file drawers, desk drawers) – occasionally
  • Travel – frequent driving throughout the Area Catholic Community and rare trips to St. Cloud or Twin Cities for continuing education.

Environmental Exposures:

  • Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Vision and Hearing Required:

  • Near vision – Occasional computer and reading correspondence
  • Far vision, color discrimination, depth perception minimum reading
  • Hearing sensitivity – minimum

 

Executive Assistant
Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary
Collegeville, Minnesota
Full-Time

Position Summary

The School of Theology and Seminary (SOT/Sem) at Saint John’s University seeks a full-time, benefit-eligible position of Executive Assistant of the SOT/Sem.  

Under the supervision of the Dean of the SOT/Sem, this position is part of a team that supports the administrative life of the school, ensuring the schedule and flow of communication in and out of the dean’s office. The position coordinates with the directors of Admissions, Development, Formation, Grants, and Student Services to ensure strong communication across departments as well as regular meeting cadences. The Executive Assistant generally supports faculty and staff through Luke Hall office management and supervision of student employees. The position also coordinates meetings of the SOT/Sem Board of Regents, maintains institutional data for the school, and oversees logistics for SOT/Sem public events. This person is often a first contact for SOT/Sem constituents and serves as a vital ambassador for the school.

Saint John’s University (SJU) is a liberal arts college for men and a graduate School of Theology for both men and women and is also the home of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library and the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research. The campuses are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campus is minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities.

SJU is a Catholic college in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice.  The university is dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at SJU. Learn more in our Institutional Statement on Diversity and in our brochure regarding Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.

With a total enrollment of approximately 1,600 students, SJU has a unique coordinate partnership with the College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women. SJU and CSB are committed to the holistic transformational development of men and women within the context of a unified, coeducational experience. All students, faculty, and staff have the opportunity to experience and engage with the two institutions. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu/about.
 
SJU offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program

Responsibilities

Communication

  1. Ensures that the Dean’s office functions as the central collection point for information about faculty, staff and students
  2. Coordinates timely and accurate dissemination of information from the SOT/Sem to related constituencies
  3. Communicates school events and activities with appropriate departments of Saint John’s University
  4. Maintains the master calendar for SOT/Sem
  5. Assists with Dean’s Office e-mail and other correspondence
  6. Maintains appropriate distribution mailing lists for students, faculty, student work staff, and affiliated departments

 Administrative Coordination 

  1. Works with Dean and Associate Dean to organize and support regular meeting cadences for faculty, staff, and department head meetings as well as oversees production and circulation of meeting agendas and minutes
  2. Works with administrative staff in consultation with the dean to coordinate the human and other resources needed to implement selected projects and tasks
  3. Reports staff vacation and sick days to payroll, maintains staff position descriptions, as well as records of HR and business office policies affecting personnel
  4. Coordinates the schedule and preparation of materials for CSBSJU leadership team, Board of Trustees meetings, and one-on-one President-Dean meetings
  5. Works with dean, faculty, and administrative staff in the work of assessment:
    • Collecting and organizing materials for annual assessment, on-going review, and
    • Assisting in the preparation reports, self-studies, etc.

 Office Management 

  1. Recruit, hire, train, schedule and supervise student work staff
  2. Purchase, monitor, and maintain each department’s office tools and supplies as needed, including:
    • Supervise the use, care, and maintenance of the office equipment.  The coordinator is also responsible for problem solving, calling for repairs changing toner, ordering paper, and keeping record of the number of copies per department for budget purposes
    • Schedule and coordinate computer hardware and software updates, when needed
  3. Coordinate with faculty, staff, visiting guests, and job candidates the timely submission of reimbursable expense documentation
    • Collect P-card allocations for dean’s signature
    • Maintain spreadsheet of cost expenditures from Purchase Orders related to department academic budgets
    • Ensure supporting documentation of receipts are collected in accordance with CSBSJU reimbursement and travel guidelines
  4. Coordinate scheduling of travel, accommodations, and public events for visiting guests, job candidates, and conferences sponsored by the SOT/Sem
  5. Maintain office filing system

 Board of Regents

  • Coordinates and schedules meetings of the Board of Regents and its committees;
  • Archives board records
  • Facilitates the preparation and assembly of materials for board meetings
  • Organizes and ensures staff support for the board and board committees, including the preparation of minutes and reports, and maintains meeting schedules and agendas

Special Events and Hospitality

  • Provides hospitality to guests of the school and the dean’s office; and

Assists in special events and activities as required

Qualifications

Required

  • Post-secondary education or 2-3 years related experience
  • Experience in supervising others and delegating work
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to coordinate communication among multiple parties
  • Ability to incorporate feedback into projects and responsibilities 
  • Ability to maintain professional standards of confidentiality
  • Articulation of a commitment to the mission and vision of the SOT/Sem 

Preferred

  • Experience working in an office setting  
  • Experience supervising employees   
  • Experience coordinating event logistics 
  • Graduate degree in Theology or work experience in a church/pastoral setting 

To Apply: Applications are accepted online by clicking on “Apply“.  Candidates are asked to complete the application form and submit a letter of application and resume.

Applications received by August 26 will receive full review.
 
If you require an accommodation to participate in the Saint John’s University hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (320) 363-2508 or employment@csbsju.edu.
 
It is the policy of SJU to conduct a pre-employment background check.  An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Saint John’s also utilizes E-Verify as part of its onboarding process to confirm work authorization.
 
Saint John’s University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Pastoral Coordinator
One in Faith ACC
Melrose, Minnesota
Full-Time 

The One in Faith Pastoral Coordinator serves as an assistant to the pastor of the One in Faith 4 parish cluster (St. Mary’s – Melrose, St. Michael’s – Spring Hill, St. Andrew’s – Greenwald and St. John’s – Meier Grove.)  This position will help coordinate a wide range of activities to include but not limited to liturgy, technology, human resources, social media and the everyday operations of the parishes. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Maintain constant communication with the pastor regarding the pastoral, sacramental, and administrative needs of the four parishes and their relationship to and within the Area Catholic Community (ACC)  
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Parish and facilitate staff meetings and staff communication 
  • Collaborates with diocesan offices to support diocesan initiatives and activities meant to enhance parish ministry, parish life, and the mission of the Church in its broadest context
  • Participates in the decision-making process in regards to the direction and long-range planning of the parishes. 
  • Attends Finance Council and Leadership Council meetings 
  • Promote the Parishes, and support the goals and objectives set forth by Church Leaders and Pastor. 
  • Manage personnel, create schedules, approve and/or accommodate time off, maintain employee records, performance of human resource duties 
  • Maintain and coordinate all social media for the parishes 
  • Ability to operate all programs and software the church utilizes and to facilitate repairs and upgrades as needed.
  • Oversee collaboration between various liturgical ministries (e.g. Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Sacristans, Ushers, Acolytes, etc.) within the cluster parishes
  • Facilitate, coordinate, and maintain accurate and consistent parish communication through various means such as the parish bulletin, church website, emails and other technology means.

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.  All church business will be conducted in a manner based on Christian values.

To Apply:  Please send a letter of application and resume to: 

Fr. Marvin Enneking, Personal & Confidential 
St. Mary’s Church
755 E Kraft Drive
Melrose, MN 56352 

 

Or you can email to HR@stmarysofmelrose.com 

ACC Communications Director
Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community
Wadena/Staples area, Minnesota
Full-Time

Help Needed at Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community:

ACC Communications Director for the Wadena/Staples area:

The ACC Communications Director coordinates, plans and manages a comprehensive print, electronic and social media program for the parishes within the Area Catholic Community (ACC); this includes publication of the weekly print bulletin, monthly newsletter, publication on social media of relevant events, administration of the website, and working with pastoral staff to communicate programming and information about the mission of Jesus Christ. This is a full-time position.

If interested, please contact Deacon Randy Altstadt at deaconrandy@marysacc.org

Or Fr. Aaron Kuhn at fatheraaronkuhn@marysacc.org.

 

Accounting & HR Specialist
Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community
Little Falls, Minnesota
Full-Time

Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community in Little Falls is seeking a highly skilled Accounting & HR
Specialist to actively handle the day-to-day financial and payroll administration duties for the Area Catholic Community including Mary of Our Lourdes school. This individual will be responsible for ensuring financial policies and procedures comply with appropriate internal controls and separation of duties as well as the day to day tasks involved in recording of contributions, receivables and banking activities. In
addition, this individual will be responsible for preparing monthly financial reports and presenting analysis, including budget variances to leadership.

Qualifications:
 High School diploma or equivalent. Technical, Associate, or Bachelor’s degree desired.
 Three years’ experience in financial management.
 Three years’ experience in an office/administrative setting
 Training and/or experience in office procedures.
 Proficient in general administrative and bookkeeping skills.
 Proficient in the use of computers and software. This may include but is not limited to: Microsoft
Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, Publisher, and accounting and census software tailored for
church organizations
 Knowledge of communications methods including print and online
 Successfully complete a background check, safe environment training, and Code of Conduct.
 Ability to clearly speak, read, and write English
 Live and project a personal lifestyle with Christian values.

Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community is comprised of six parishes in and surrounding the Little Falls area. In addition to the parishes, the community also includes Mary of the Lourdes Catholic School and multiple cemeteries. As a Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community, it is our goal to introduce parishioners and non to a life changing relationship with Jesus Christ. We are called to live as informed missionary disciples lived authentically through biblical stewardship way of life.

To Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and references to Luke Waltman via email at
directorhomlf@gmail.com no later than Friday, August 5, 2022.

Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Christ Our Light Catholic Parish
Princeton, Minnesota
Full-Time

Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Trailblazer for Youth Grades 6-11
Christ Our Light Catholic Parish – Princeton, MN

Do you want to be a Trailblazer for Youth in Grades 6-11? Are you looking to work for a dynamic parish that lives out the mission of Vatican II?  Would you like to be part of a staff where many are trained from St. John’s School of Theology?  Have you wanted to craft a Religious Education program that goes beyond classroom learning?  This might be the job for you!  Christ Our Light Catholic Parish is seeking a bold individual to re-create ways for empowering youth (grades 6-11) in their spiritual growth.  This is a full-time (12-month) position with competitive salary and benefits, starting September 1, 2022.   We are a vibrant, merged parish just north of the Metro area, in the eastern edge of the diocese.

To Apply: Review of applications begins August 1, 2022.   For the complete job description and application form, please contact Parish Administrator, Teresa Callison at teresac@christourlightmn.org. Please submit a cover letter, resume, reference letters and application with attention to Human Resources Committee, Christ Our Light, 804 7th Ave. S, Princeton, MN, 55371 or to the email above.

Director of Faith Formation
All Called to Christ Area Catholic Community (ACC)
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full-Time

Reports to: Pastor

Direct Reports: 3 FLSA: Exempt, learned professional Hours: Full-time, 40+ hours per week

Schedule: Will vary based on parish and school needs; evening and weekend time will be necessary. 

The All Called to Christ Area Catholic Community (ACC) is seeking a faithful and highly skilled Director of Faith Formation.  This Area Catholic Community (ACC) is a six parish faith community.

We are looking for a person of prayer and leadership with a heart for Jesus and the Catholic faith. The Director works under the pastor to carry out the parish vision for evangelization and dynamic discipleship. We seek a leader to motivate parish and school staff members toward animating the youth and adults of our parish into deeper communion with Christ and the Church.

The Director of Faith Formation is responsible for the evangelization and spiritual formation of the youth and adults of the ACC. This position is responsible to develop and review all programming for the ACC faith formation ministry, to supervise Faith Formation staff and volunteers, to evaluate each ministry area and adjust areas as required to meet the needs of the ACC, and to direct the ACC’s RCIA and Adult Faith Formation programs. 

This position works on a flexible schedule according to the activities of the day and seasons of the year. The Director is visible and available to the parish community. The work averages or requires 40+ hrs per week with some evening and weekend work. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the leaders of individual faith formation programs, which includes sacramental preparation (baptism, first reconciliation, first communion, confirmation, RCIA), Pre-K through 12th grade, and adult formation
  • Lead the recruitment, formation, and training for all faith formation volunteers and catechists
  • Provide regular, clear, and consistent communication to participants, parents, volunteers, staff, and the larger faith community
  • Liaison to diocesan and other faith community leaders
  • Administrative responsibilities include: planning and overseeing the sacramental preparation curriculum, ordering curriculum books and materials, planning annual Faith Formation calendar and budget, ensuring all volunteers are compliant with diocesan safe environment policies

Education: Undergraduate degree or greater, with preferred emphasis in Catholic theology

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • A practicing Roman Catholic with a personal commitment to Jesus Christ, fidelity to His Church, knowledge of Church teachings, and love for evangelization
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with the pastor and all levels of parish and school staff and volunteers
  • Commitment to supporting and equipping parents to be the primary educators in faith of their children
  • Strong organizational, planning, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the Family Formation Program (from the Church of St. Paul in Ham Lake, MN) is a plus
  • Fluency in computer and technology – Director maintains regular communication with parishioners through website and email

Applicants must submit a resume along with cover letter explaining their fit and desire for the position to Fr. Scott Pogatchnik via email at frpogatchnik@gmail.com no later than Wednesday, July 20, 2022

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.