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8 Jul 2019

Full-Time Director of Development and Stewardship

 Richfield, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Position:        Director of Development & Stewardship

Reports To:   Pastor & Parish Administrator

General Position Summary:

Responsible for managing and coordinating the overall Development, Grant & Stewardship activities for Assumption Parish and our Ministries. Challenge all parishioners to practice a stewardship way of life by sharing their Time, Talent & Treasure with a focus on fulfilling the mission statement of the Parish. We seek a disciple of the Lord with total commitment to the vision and mission of the Parish.

Functional Responsibilities:

     Register all Parishioners
Register & follow-up with new parishioners.
Develop & expand our Stewardship Program.
Explain our Stewardship Program to all parishioners.
Explain the Parish and depth of services offered to new parishioners.

Member of Stewardship Committee
Help Committee with Stewardship Campaign and promote Stewardship
year around.

Put together Parish & Stewardship Directories
Work with Stewardship Committee and others to update Directories.
Oversee Parish efforts to encourage estate, will & legacy gifts.

Input all Time, Talent & Treasure updates.
Edit surveys as needed.
See that materials are in both English & Spanish.
Present or line up presenters for Stewardship Month masses.

Line up Volunteers
Match needs of Parishioners with volunteers.
Parish Festivals and Ministries.

Post/Publish Stewardship Financial Data/Collections
Balance collections posted with Administrator.
Follow all financial rules of the Parish/Archdiocese at all times.
Ensure accurate reports in best format for audience to understand.

Promote Matching Gifts through companies
Send letters to employers & employees.
Track donations.
Oversee sponsorship/advertising efforts.

Keep a record of all Memorials
Send Thank You notes to donors.

Keep a record of all Trusts and follow up as needed.

Explain/Accept transfers to Parish.
Send Certificates to Chancery.
Send out Charitable Contribution receipts and Thank You notes.
Send out quarterly statements to large donors.

Follow Up with School families
Stewardship forms on file for Faith Formation.

Oversee/Manage all Parish Grant activities including application, execution
and follow-up paperwork.

Update Parish records in Family Suite

Manage Capital Campaign

Host annual Assumption Stewardship Conference & Friends of Assumption Gala

Give Tours to Visitors.

Other activities/duties assigned by Father or Administrator


Position Requirements:

Effective and strong bilingual (English & Spanish) communication skills are preferred for this position.

Education and experience should include a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in experience with three or more years’ experience in Development and/or Stewardship.

You should be a practicing Catholic in good standing, have a thorough knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church, be familiar with the Church’s structures, functions and institutions and be able to demonstrate practicing stewardship as a way of life.

Have excellent computer and office equipment skills.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience.


We are accepting applications through September 8, 2019.

Cover Letter and Resume should be sent to:
Joel A. Swanson Sr.
Church of the Assumption
305 East 77th Street
Richfield, MN 55423

Or emailed to:

Job Qualifications: Bachelors Degree 2-5 years experience Practicing Catholic

Organizational Name: Church of the Assumption

Organizational City: Richfield

Position Contact Name: Joel Swanson Sr.

Position Contact Title: Parish Administrator

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 612-866-5019

Deadline: 8 September 2019

Benefits: Included

Experience: Required

Salary / Range: $50-65,000

Setting: Suburban

Number of Parish Households: 1,001-2,000

How to Apply

Cover Letter and Resume before 8 September to: Joel A. Swanson Sr. Church of the Assumption 305 East 77th Street Richfield, MN 55423 OR email to:  

Job Categories: Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 55423.

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