Posted October 7, 2021
St. Joseph Church in North Bend, Ohio is accepting applications for the position of part time Lay Pastoral Associate. The Lay Pastoral Associate is a member of the parish staff with professional preparation and pastoral sensitivity to members of the parish and community. In conjunction with the pastor, this person provides direct ministry to parishioners, especially the sick, those who are in nursing homes, homebound, and hospitalized, as well as support to liturgical ministers.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Visits to nursing homes, hospitals, and private homes (within COVID guidelines)
- Provide support, training, and motivation to our liturgical ministers which include lectors, extraordinary ministers of communion, ushers, servers, bereavement ministers and Mass coordinators
- Provide assistance in the preparation of major liturgical seasons and holy days, i.e. Christmas, Easter
Qualifications for this position: Bachelor’s Degree or certificate in pastoral ministry preferred with some experience in parish ministry, active participation in the life of the Catholic Church and the ability to participate in the full sacramental life of the Church, professional integrity, and responsibility and ability to maintain confidentiality.