Parishes

Posted:  09/28//2022

Are you on fire for your faith?  Do you possess a strong prayer life, passionately loves Jesus Christ and His Church, and desire to faithfully hand down the Deposit of Faith: Sacred Scripture and Tradition, to our youth and young adults?

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish is seeking energetic candidates to apply for the position of COORDINATOR OF YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position, under the supervision of the Pastoral Associate for Evangelization and Catechesis.  The Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry aims to attract youth and young adults to a life-giving encounter with Jesus through personal witness, effective teaching, community building, and discipleship-making.  The coordinator will demonstrate a thorough understanding of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, and be able to transmit it and the Church’s teachings in a way that is both richly informative and deeply transformative.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Recruit, train and mentor youth and young adult leaders, as well as core team volunteers, to implement the eight components of youth ministry as found in Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry, USCCB, 1997
  • Schedule, plan and lead weekly and seasonal youth and young adult events throughout the year
  • Create, guide, and/or lead youth and young adult retreats
  • Organize trips to local, diocesan, national and international youth and young adult events
  • Submits, manages, and maintains a budget for youth and young adult ministry
  • All other things deemed necessary by the pastor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active member of a Catholic Parish
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Studies, Theology, Religious Education, or related field
  • Certificate in Youth Ministry from a diocese or National Association of Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders
  • Previous, relevant experience

Candidate must hold a valid Ohio License (or be eligible for one).  Before starting the position, the coordinator must be fingerprinted, complete a background check, and be enrolled and/or current with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati SafeParish child protection training.

Posted:  09/26/2022

The Director of Music Ministry is responsible for:

  • Planning and playing for 2 weekend liturgies and all holy days.
  • Responsible for planning and playing for all special sacramental liturgies including weddings and funerals.
  • Working with the choir and cantors to prepare for the weekend liturgies.
  • Ensuring the instrumental and sound equipment is maintained.

A strong candidate will have strong vocal skills in addition to being proficient in organ & piano.  Must be a practicing Catholic with liturgical knowledge.  Must be able to pass a background check and be within compliance with the Decree on Child Protect prior to start of employment.

Posted:  09/26/2022

The Kettering Catholic Community is seeking a Youth Minister, based at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, to help families and staff draw young people into deeper participation in the life and mission of the Church. We seek an energetic and faith-filled candidate to help expand this established ministry.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Develop and implement commitment to youth ministry in a comprehensive manner. This includes: community building, catechesis, evangelization, social action, spirituality, liturgy, guidance, and advocacy. This is a full-time position with flexibility dependent upon the needs of the right candidate. Works in collaboration with ministers of the Kettering Catholic Community (Ascension, St. Albert, St. Charles) to provide a cohesive youth ministry program.

MAJOR DUTIES INCLUDE:

  1. Participates in comprehensive planning, implementation, and evaluation of youth ministry programs, goals, and objectives, with specific focus on Evangelization of Youth. Serves as a professional resource to parish staff regarding youth ministry.
  2. Participates in all staff meetings and activities.
  3. Assures development of programs and activities for middle school and high school youth that foster spiritual formation and on-going faith opportunities. This should include but not be limited to: retreats, religious education, socials, recreation, athletic activities, outreach programs, youth-oriented liturgies, and community service.
  4. Works as part of a broader parish family team to prepare candidates for Confirmation.
  5. Recruits, enables, directs, trains, supervises, and provides general and specific direction to adult parishioner volunteers involved with Youth programs and activities.
  6. Administers Youth Ministry budget with support from Administrative Staff for depositing funds and coordinating payments of expenses.
  7. Coordinates Youth Evangelization meetings, celebrations, and other events with parish calendar.
  8. Maintains a level of knowledge and skills required for ministry.
  9. Performs other duties as appropriately assigned by Pastor.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  1. Active member of a Catholic Parish Community.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in theology or education or equivalent experience
  3. Previous experience in Youth Ministry or teaching preferred

Posted:  09/22/2022

St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, a large suburban parish with over 3200 registered families, is accepting applications for the position of Bookkeeper.

If you are a problem solver, handle multiple tasks easily, quickly, and accurately, and have a heart for working in ministry to the church, St. Max is looking for you!

This is a part-time, 25 hours per week position, reporting to the Pastoral Associate for Finance and Human Resources.

Duties include, but not limited to:  accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reporting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year accounting degree or a minimum of two years of accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Experience working with the public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with accounting software
  • Excellent record keeping, data entry and review skills – observant, accurate, and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency with databases and basic office software
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to prioritize­, be flexible, and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with parishioners, visitors and staff
  • Demonstrated initiative with a “can do” attitude to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated professional maturity and the ability to represent the parish to those who call or visit

Employees of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church will have knowledge of the Catholic faith, a willingness to work for a Catholic, faith-based agency and adhere to the policies of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church. Employees will not publicly oppose the teachings of the Catholic faith nor publicly advocate for any position in conflict with Catholic teaching, or the specific positions of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops with regard to Catholic teaching. This requirement includes any public speech, demonstration or writing, including the use of social media or other digital technologies.  Before starting the position, the bookkeeper must be fingerprinted, complete a background check, and be enrolled and/or current with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati SafeParish child protection training.

Posted:  09/22/2022

St. Francis de Sales Parish in Lebanon, OH seeks a Music Director\Organist for weekend Masses, the Wednesday morning school Mass, and funerals\weddings as they occur. Additional responsibilities include scheduling cantors and recruiting, developing and directing both the adult and children’s choir. Candidate should be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. Bilingual skills a plus. Experience in a parish a plus. Position could be part-time or full-time depending on the needs of the parish and skills/abilities of the applicant.

Posted:  09/19/2022

St. Maximillian Kolbe Church is seeking applications from experienced candidates for the position of Facilities and Maintenance Manager.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.

JOB SUMMARY:  The Facilities and Maintenance Manager, along with a supervised staff of skilled, semiskilled, and unskilled trade personnel, oversees all activities related to the operation, repair, cleaning, maintenance, and construction of the parish campus, in a safe and effective manner.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  This position is based on a 50 hour work week and requires being on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.  Evening, weekend, and holiday work, and work during inclement weather, may be required. Exposure to climate changes, uncomfortable temperatures, and fumes should be expected.  The manager will be expected to work with machinery and equipment requiring considerable caution, and be able to sustain frequent lifting and standing.

Candidate must hold a valid Ohio License.  Before starting the position, the manager must be fingerprinted, complete a background check, and be enrolled and/or current with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati SafeParish child protection training.

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Deadline to apply is October 7.