Pastoral Associate
Cross Rock Area Catholic Community
Royalton Area Minnesota
Full-Time

 

The Cross Rock ACC Pastoral Associate serves as an assistant to the pastor in the overall pastoral care of the people of Cross Rock Area Catholic Community (Immaculate Conception, Rice; Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Opole; Holy Trinity, Royalton; St. Stanislaus Kostka, Bowlus; Holy Cross, North Prairie) and helps to coordinate a wide range of activities and programs for the parish communities (i.e., liturgy, faith formation, RCIA, sacramental preparation, funeral planning, pastoral outreach to the sick and homebound or other).

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Serves as member of the parish staff. Participates in decision-making regarding total parish direction and activities. Attends staff meetings and educational days.
  • Form a schedule for visiting parishioners who are in need of pastoral visits.
  • Maintain regular communication with the pastor regarding the pastoral and sacramental needs of the parishioners.
  • Shares in the planning of liturgical celebrations for major feasts through collaboration with liturgical leaders.
  • Coordinate recruitment, training, and scheduling of liturgical minsters.
  • Assists with preparation of individuals and families for sacraments of baptism and marriage, and with preparation for funeral liturgies.
  • Be present at funerals and other parish liturgies and events. Fill in as lector and / or Eucharistic Minister as needed.
  • Leads funeral vigil services or graveside services when clergy are unavailable.
  • Shares in visiting parishioners in the hospital and those that are homebound.
  • Coordinates Faith Formation programs.
  • Assist in growing the faith in parishioners and outreach to those who are not actively participating in the Church.
  • Other duties as assigned by pastor.

 

Qualifications

  • Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Catholic Theology or equivalent life experience is required. Must have an in-depth knowledge of the Catholic Faith, as well as biblical and pastoral theology.
  • Active participation in the work of the Catholic Church and ability to participate in the full sacramental life of the Church is required.
  • Commissioned as extraordinary minister of the Eucharist, or become commissioned.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary, both written and verbal. The ability to work with a variety of people and have conflict management skill is a must.
  • Is able to work with others in a collaborative style.
  • Able and willing to treat private information with confidentiality.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

 To Apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter and refences to Fr. Gregory Sauer at gsauer421@gmail.com

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

Position: Peace and Social Justice Coordinator, full-time, competitive salary with benefits.

Christ Church Newman Center is seeking a dynamic and engaging person, who is on fire for the social teaching of the Catholic Church.

This position has the role of coordinating peace and social justice initiatives for the parish and campus communities. Additionally, they will assist the pastoral team of the Newman Center in their mission to college students and the parish community, as well as the faith formation team of the six-parish Area Catholic Community faith formation program.

A commitment to social justice, informed and inspired by our Catholic Tradition, has been a cornerstone of the St. Cloud Newman community since our inception. We are excited to expand that mission with this full-time position. 

This position is an ideal position for a recent graduate hoping to gain experience in either the ministry or social service fields or for an experienced pastoral minister looking for a unique opportunity to further Christ’s mission of justice to both college students and families. It requires strong communication and collaborative skills with pastoral teams and community members.

Parish Mission Statement:

Christ Church Newman Center is a dynamic faith community, for and with SCSU and SCTCC students, faculty, and staff, stretching to live out the gospel message in the Spirit of Vatican II. Our mission is to build for the future by being Christ’s:

Challenging Word – Inspiring Spirit – Living Service

To Apply: For a detailed job description and to apply with a resume and cover letter, email frjoe@scsucatholic.org

Organist
The Church of St. Joseph
Waite Park, Minnesota
Part-Time

The Church of St. Joseph, St. Cloud, Minnesota is seeking an organist for the Traditional Latin Mass each Sunday at 9:00 am.  Responsibilities include providing accompaniment for Choir and parish Sunday Mass throughout the year, for holy days of obligation, and/or special liturgies as needed.   Rehearsals are generally held each week. This is a paid, part-time position. 

To apply:  Please submit a current resume and cover letter by email to (churchofstmichael@churchofstmichael.net) of contact the Church Office at

320-251-6923.

ACC Business Manager
Harvest of Hope Catholic Community
Avon and Albany, Minnesota
Full Time 

The Harvest of Hope Catholic Community is receiving applications for Business Manager, responsible for the leadership and management of the business operations and human resources segments of the parishes, including various accounting and reporting functions as well as administrative duties specifically at Saint Benedicts in Avon and Seven Dolors in Albany. This participative director will lead and develop internal support for the areas of Finance, Buildings/Grounds, Human Resources, Administration and Communication.  Church business will be conducted in a manner based on Christian values and responsible stewardship of parish resources.   Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Father Edward Vebelun, OSB pastor@hohcatholic.org

Director of Discipleship
Mary, Mother of the Church ACC
Wadena Area, Minnesota
Full-Time

Position: Director of Discipleship for the Area Catholic Community of Mary, Mother of the Church, full-time, annual salary $40,000-$60,000 (negotiable).

Location: Wadena, Minnesota, while serving the eight parishes of our Area Catholic Community (ACC).

Our Community needs someone to lead our comprehensive discipleship process and to be a senior advisor to the pastor on all things discipleship, and serve/lead our Discipleship Team (composed of staff).

This senior position, along with our ACC Business Manager (governance) and ACC Director of Liturgy & Music (sanctifying), constitutes the pastor’s Senior Leadership Team. The eight parishes that make up the Area Catholic Community (ACC) were united under one pastor and parochial vicar in July of 2021. By God’s grace, we have had great success in bringing our parishes together in a common mission and vision. We need your help to further it.

Our mission is to make disciples, witnesses of a living faith in Jesus Christ with a stewardship way of life. Our vision is to have engaged adult disciples, to aid parents in their role as the primary educators of faith in their families, to evangelize and catechize fallen-away Catholics and Christians, and to save souls.    

The position is ideal for both a newly graduated student wanting to gain resume experience for 2-3 years with the freedom to continue or move on, as well as for someone with extensive experience with a desire for long-term employment. It requires excellent organizational and communication skills, in order to accompany the lay leaders on staff, volunteers within the parishes, and all those seeking Christ in our territory, and to impart the common mission and vision to them.

Our ACC has about 1,600 families and 3,600 people. It is located within the central region of Minnesota.

Short Description:

Area Catholic Community of Mary, Mother of the Church in Wadena, MN seeks to hire Director of Discipleship. Full-time. Ideal for either a new graduate seeking to build a resume with 2-3 yr commitment or someone with extensive experience seeking long-term employment. Requirements include: initiative and fortitude to lead other staff, organizational skills to create and maintain formation processes of disciples, a missionary mindset, and willingness to work on weekends.

To Apply: For a detailed description, please email fatheraaronkuhn@marysacc.org, subject:  director of discipleship.

Director of Worship
Centered on Christ Catholic Community
Cold Spring Area
Full Time

The Director of Worship of the Centered on Christ Catholic Community oversees the liturgical and music ministries of each parish and school, ensuring effective and vibrant worship in the Roman Catholic tradition. The Director of Worship works closely with the pastor, ACC liturgy committee, school principal, and site coordinators at each parish.

Qualifications:

  1. Active member of the Roman Catholic Church of sound character and deep faith
  2. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in liturgical music, liturgy, music or a related field
  3. Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church revised by the Second Vatican Council and the patrimony of sacred music including chant, hymnody and contemporary Christian music
  4. Understanding of basic music theory
  5. Demonstrated ability on keyboard, including the organ (preferred)
  6. Demonstrated ability to sing with accurate pitch and rhythm
  7. Skills in working with vocal and instrumental talents
  8. Good communication and interpersonal skills
  9. Good organizational skills

Supervises: Parish site coordinators, paid and volunteer musicians, volunteer liturgical ministers, parish environment coordinators

Accountabilities:
1. Music ministries for the parishes and schools

  1. Liturgical ministries for the parishes and schools
  2. Support functions for liturgical life (i.e. Sacristans, resource acquisition, AV technology and volunteer operators, etc.)
  3. Formation of all ministers
  4. Liturgical Environment for the parishes

Duties and Responsibilities:
Liturgies
1. Plan and manage all liturgical celebrations in the parishes

  1. Collaborate with Pastor and/or others to plan Masses on Solemnities and other major liturgical celebrations in the parishes
  2. Provide periodic evaluations of the Sunday Masses and other major Masses
  3. Support parochial school principal and teachers to facilitate weekly school
  4. Masses and/or prayer services
  5. Create slides for each liturgy and coordinate screen operators
  6. Coordinate liturgical needs for funerals, weddings, and baptisms
  7. Oversee scheduling of liturgical ministers for each liturgy

Environment
Coordinate appropriate liturgical environment of the parishes with volunteers

Music
1. Coordinate music for all Masses in each parish on Sundays, Holy Days of

  1. Obligation, Sacraments, funerals and other major liturgical celebrations
  2. Train and schedule accompanists, cantors, and other music ministry leaders
  3. Coordinate, supervise, and support leaders of parish ensembles including, but not limited to, children’s choirs, teen and young adult ensemble, parish choirs, instrument ensembles (i.e. handbells), worship band, etc.
  4. Plan weekly music and ensure necessary resources at each parish
  5. Develop music repertoire from the patrimony of music (traditional and contemporary)
  6. Coordinate all copyright activities
  7. Provide encouragement, appreciation, and evaluation of parish musicians
  8. Oversee the care and maintenance of parish instruments, including pianos and organs
  9. Approve all outside musicians who request to play parish instruments

Administrative
1. Maintain budget

  1. Participate in team meetings once a week
  2. Other duties as assigned

Continuing Education:
1. Maintain the level of knowledge and skills required to serve as DW

  1. Attend workshops or conventions
  2. Read material related to the profession
  3. Pursue further education, spiritual and professional growth
  4. Participate in local, diocesan, regional, and national professional organizations, as appropriate

To Apply: Please submit a current resume and cover letter by email to deaconlarry@christcatholic.com.

Director of Faith Formation
Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community
Little Falls, Minnesota
Full-Time

Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community in the Little Falls area is seeking a faithful and highly skilled Director of Faith Formation. This position works collaboratively with the Pastor(s) and the Director of Operations to move forward the mission and ministry of the parish. This position is responsible to develop and review all programming for the parish ACC faith formation ministry, supervise the Faith Formation department staff and volunteers and their respective ministries, evaluate each ministry area and adjust areas as required to meet the needs of the parish ACC, and to direct the parish’s RCIA and Adult Faith Formation programs.

This position will begin with direct oversight of the faith formation staff/volunteers for Holy Family, Our
Lady of Lourdes and St. Mary’s parishes in the Little Falls Catholic Community. The position will provide
support and collaboration with the staff/volunteers of the St. Stanislaus, Sacred Heart and St. James
parishes.

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholic, Required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Faith Formation, preferred.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies or comparable experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Catholic doctrine.
  • Ability to work with limited direct supervision, to effectively lead and direct the efforts of subordinates and volunteers and to function as a team player.
  • Ability to direct and empower staff with positive direction.
  • Proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Successfully complete standard background checks and Virtus training.
  • Flexibility working the schedule outlined for the position on a regular basis.
  • A “hand’s on” approach willing to help as needed.

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 aim 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, May 13, 2022.

Family Faith Coordinator
St. Mary’s Church
Upsala, Minnesota
Part-Time   

Job Summary

Three parish cluster which meets at one location. Once a month, parents and children gather at church to learn about the same topic of faith. Three weeks a month, parents teach at home. Down-to-earth, engaging and easy-to-use, the curriculum spans September to May.  For more info: www.familyformation.net 

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with faith formation
  • Have a strong desire to educate about and pass on the Catholic faith
  • Detail-oriented, ability to keep accurate records
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate – both written and orally – with children and parents
  • Successful completion of a background check

Responsibilities
The following tasks are to be completed:

  • Meet with the Pastor to coordinate religious education calendar.
  • Help parents gather as a separate group where they are catechized, encouraged, and equipped. This adult catechesis component is key to the transmission of faith in the home. Train catechists to present the lessons.
  • Assist families with their packet of weekly lessons to use at home throughout the rest of the month.
  • Reinforce Sunday Mass, reflecting the liturgical year and immersing families into the life and seasons of the Church.
  • Work with the office to order supplies, packets, etc. that will be needed.
  • Any additional duties as needed to get this new curriculum operational.

To Apply: Application form online: www.238catholic.org or call Fr David Grundman at 320-309-4174 or frdpgrund@gmail.com

Pastoral Associate
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time

Christ Church Newman Center, a parish striving to live out the gospel message in the spirit of Vatican II, located next to the St Cloud State University campus in MN, is seeking a full time Pastoral Associate to continue to build a Christ centered community of faith while living out the Gospel.  This person will work with liturgy, education, social concerns, campus ministry and administration of the parish in collaboration with parish staff and volunteers.  The qualified candidate will have some experience or study in theology, a lived faith life and good communication skills.  This position is full time with a competitive salary based on experience with health insurance and other benefits available. 

A full job description is available on the parish website – scsucatholic.org 

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Fr Joe Herzing frjoe@scsucatholic.org you can also call 320-251-3260. 

Faith Formation Coordinator
Saint Benedict Parish
Avon, Minnesota
Full Time

Saint Benedict Parish, in Avon is in search of a full time Faith Formation Coordinator.  The role of the Faith Formation Coordinator is to enable the youth of the parish to encounter their faith through the teachings of the Church. Primary duties would be to oversee the faith formation program for grades K-11. With a role in the ministry program include mission trips, retreats, along with a special focus on youth programs including youth group and peer ministers. This ideal candidate will have knowledge of youth formation best practices and be an advocate for implementing new strategies to meet the changing needs of families and the young people of Saint Benedict. The ideal candidate will have the spiritual and emotional maturity to enable them to live out the Catholic faith and be a prime example to the youth. Some weekends and some evenings are required. Salary pay and benefits are offered.

To Apply: To receive a full job description or to apply please forward your resume to: pastor@hohcatholic.org

Youth Minister/Faith Formation Coordinator
Parishes on the Prairie ACC
Sauk Centre, Minnesoa
Full Time

Job Overview

This position is working in faith formation and youth ministry for 5 parishes within an Area Catholic Community (ACC) in central MN.  In three parishes, for over half the time, this person would be responsible for youth ministry and faith formation for grades 6-12.  This person would be responsible for developing and the implementing a comprehensive approach to faith formation and youth ministry, where young people are empowered to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.   In 2 parishes, this person would be responsible for a middle school Youth Ministry (grades 6-8) and assisting, as time allows, with 9-12 grade Youth Ministry.  Some events are the same for the whole ACC.  This position is successful when young people grow personally and spiritually as they are drawn into participation in the life, mission and work of the Catholic Faith Community.  This position is fulltime for 12 months of the year.

Reports To

The Youth Minister/Faith Formation Coordinator will report to the Director of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Plan, develop and implement a comprehensive Youth Ministry & Faith Formation program by using curriculums such as Lifeteen and other materials available to you. Build on what is present when possible.
  • Recruit and train a team of volunteer leaders for both Youth Ministry and Faith Formation and ensure all volunteers have completed the safe environment training of the St. Cloud Diocese. Appropriate adult-student ratios must be maintained according to each type of activity.  Must follow the guidelines put in place by Catholic Mutual for events involving transportation and permission slips.
  • Implementing Faith Formation classes with the three southern parishes with a minimum of 2 classes/month and includes coordinating the Confirmation and all components involved with this sacrament.
  • Build a Youth Ministry program in two locations that is dynamic and engaging. Youth events should take place weekly when possible, but a minimum of twice a month for each level.  Ideally, youth ministry will be divided into two groups; grades 6-8 and 9-12.
  • Advocate for youth in the parish and community. Be in communication with the Centre For Christ Chaplain, Director of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry, the ACC and pastoral councils.  Be a liaison between the church and other community organizations, people and resources that relate to youth.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry in establishing a schedule for the year and communicate with the volunteers in youth ministry and faith formation the lessons and plans before each session.
  • Organize larger trips/events such as Steubenville, NCYC, Mission trips, etc… Do fundraisers, manage the finances, find leaders, collect paperwork and attend these events/trips with your teens. 
  • Manage any budgets for your areas of ministry, keeping records of all income and expenses and provide all needed information to the parish bookkeepers.
  • Communicate with everyone in a timely manner and as effectively as possible using all available resources (social media, email, webpage, bulletin, newsletters, etc…). Ensure communication with Church staff, leadership, parents and the parish as a whole.
  • Strive to make yourself available to youth in a variety of ways (i.e. lunch at school, attend extracurricular activities, times of crisis, etc…)
  • Stay abreast of resources for developing youth ministry and faith formation. Attend Diocesan meetings, training opportunities and continuing education opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Qualifications

  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing who embraces the teachings of the Catholic Church and is a role model to youth. Must be prayerful, growing in discipleship and value teamwork.
  • Education: A Bachelors Degree in Youth Ministry/Catholic Theology or equivalent life experience is required. 
  • Must have a vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement both youth ministry and faith formation programs.
  • Excellent communicate skills are necessary, both written and verbal. Competency in both Word, Excel and PowerPoint are important.  Webpage and social media knowledge are very helpful.  The ability to work with a variety of people and have conflict management skills is a must.
  • A proven ability to work effectively with youth, diverse individuals and teams of volunteers.
  • Must be willing to live within boundaries of one of our parishes.

Benefits

  • $30,000+ depending on experience & qualifications
  • Living accommodations are available
  • Retirement Package
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Phone Plan
  • PTO- 10 days as requested, 10 paid Holidays plus 4 weeks off in the summer during June/July.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and references to:
Adam Saltmarsh at business@parishesontheprairie.org.

For more information and a complete job description, please refer to our website, parishesontheprairie.org

 

ACC Communications Director
Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community Area Catholic Community
Part-time

The Communications Director coordinates, plans and manages a comprehensive print, electronic and social media program for the parishes within the cluster and 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 in the Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community Area Catholic Community (ACC). The parishes of St. Ann, Wadena; St. Joseph, Bertha; St. John, Bluffton; St. Frederick, Verndale; St Hubert, Bluegrass; Assumption of Our Lady, Menagha; Sacred Heart, Staples; St. Michael, Motley.

This is a part-time position.

To apply for this position, please email Deacon Randy at deaconrandy@marysacc.org or call 218-631-7315.

ACC Discipleship Director
Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community Area Catholic Community
Full-time

Responsible for coordination, planning, and management of a comprehensive discipleship process for all ages in the Mary, Mother of the Church Area Catholic Community Area Catholic Community (ACC). The parishes of St. Ann, Wadena; St. Joseph, Bertha; St. John, Bluffton; St. Frederick, Verndale; St Hubert, Bluegrass; Assumption of Our Lady, Menagha; Sacred Heart, Staples; St. Michael, Motley.

This is a full-time position.

To apply for this position, please email Deacon Randy at deaconrandy@marysacc.org or call 218-631-7315.

Rural Life Coordinator
Catholic Charities
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Part Time

  • General Information
    • Job Title: Rural Life Coordinator (part time)
    • Location:
      • With Catholic Charites (911 18th Street North, Saint Cloud, MN, 56303_
      • Remote work arrangements (work from home)
    • Employee Type: 15 Hr Work Week
  • Description

Job Summary:

The Rural Life Coordinator will carry out Catholic Charities’ mission to families, individuals, and communities in rural area of the Diocese as directed.  This position will assist the Director of Social Concerns in providing support and resources to farm families and rural communities. 

Major Job Responsibilities:

    1. Analyze issues (social, economic and environmental) through the lens of Catholic Social teaching and provide analysis and support on issues to individuals through the diocese.     
    2. Promote education and awareness within the diocese and collaborate to address concerns and issues, making action and movement for the common good.
    3. Organize, facilitate and empower a network of parishioners and clergy to carry out these goals locally.
    4. Coordinate and assist with planning Diocesan Rural Life Celebration including securing a site for the event.

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required; Bachelor’s Degree in Theology a bonus.

Job Related Experience: Two years of work experience in a rural setting is required.

Other Requirements: Must have lived and/or worked in a rural environment and must have a background connected to a farm setting

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Crystal.Rowland@ccstcloud.org or apply online at www.ccstcloud.org

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Director of Faith Formation
Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community
Little Falls, Minnesota
Full Time

Haven of Mercy Area Catholic Community in the Little Falls area is seeking a faithful and highly skilled Director of Faith Formation. This position works collaboratively with the Pastor(s) and the Director of Operations to move forward the mission and ministry of the parish. This position is responsible to develop and review all programming for the parish ACC faith formation ministry, supervise the Faith Formation department staff and volunteers and their respective ministries, evaluate each ministry area and adjust areas as required to meet the needs of the parish ACC, and to direct the parish’s RCIA and Adult Faith Formation programs.

This position will begin with direct oversight of the faith formation staff/volunteers for Holy Family, Our
Lady of Lourdes and St. Mary’s parishes in the Little Falls Catholic Community. The position will provide support and collaboration with the staff/volunteers of the St. Stanislaus, Sacred Heart and St. James parishes.

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholic, Required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Faith Formation, preferred.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in
  • Religious Studies or comparable experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Catholic doctrine.
  • Ability to work with limited direct supervision, to effectively lead and direct the efforts of subordinates and volunteers and to function as a team player.
  • Ability to direct and empower staff with positive direction.
  • Proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Successfully complete standard background checks and Virtus training.
  • Flexibility working the schedule outlined for the position on a regular basis.
  • A “hand’s on” approach willing to help as needed.

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 aim 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, Friday, March 25, 2022.

Immigrant Community Organizer
Catholic Charities
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Part Time

  • General Information
    • Job Title: Immigrant Community Organizer (part time 20 hrs/wk, benefits eligible)
    • Location:
      • 911 18th Street North
      • Saint Cloud, MN, 56303
      • Hybrid (office and remote) work agreement possibilities
    • Employee Type: 20 Hr Work Week
  • Description

Job Summary:

The Immigrant Community Organizer is primarily responsible for bringing people together to work on the social problems of economically distressed areas and immigrant populations. The work is completed in collaboration among  three different roles:  the (1) Rural Life, (2) Immigrant, and (3) Refugee Community Organizer.  Some issues (i.e. isolation, exclusion, racism, language barriers, securing employment, housing, etc.) may be common to all communities this position serves, while others will be isolated to a particular community. The individuals in these positions will work towards empowering the vulnerable or marginalized in these communities to achieve social and economic change, primarily focusing on community organizing and advocacy for institutional change at system levels.  

Major Job Responsibilities:

    1. Bring together groups of underserved people, community members and institutions to work together to achieve the common goals of meeting immediate needs, building community and addressing pertinent issues and their consequences. 
    2. Develop relationships in impoverished, immigrant and/or refugee communities and serves as a liaison with Parish Social Ministry teams, pastors and other faith leaders, local service providers and friends of the immigrant and refugee communities. 
    3. Promote education and awareness about relevant charity and justice issues, Catholic social teaching and leadership training by connecting with USCCB, Office of Migrant and Refugee Services, Lutheran Social Services, Justice for Immigrants (on national level), MN Catholic Conference and CCHD funded groups, as appropriate to work on issues of justice and institutional change.
    4. Engage in one-on-one conversations to listen to the affected people/populations when they share their concerns in order to identify the issues that the affected people face and identify the venues that will allow for this interaction.

Job Requirements:

Education:  Minimum of 2 years post high school required      

Job Related Experience:  Any combination of training and or related work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties as described – requires 3 plus years of this training/work experience.

Additional Requirement: Must be bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. 

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Crystal.Rowland@ccstcloud.org or apply online at www.ccstcloud.org.

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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.