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3 Jul 2019

Part-Time Faith Formation Coordinator

 Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

JOIN THE AMAZING TEAM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church!

IHM has an opportunity for an enthusiastic part-time Faith Formation Coordinator to oversee and coordinate Religious Education (Grades 1-9) and Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist.

Responsibilities of this position include:
*Oversight and coordination of all aspects of the established Wednesday evening Religious Education program for grades 1 through 9.
*Work in collaboration with the Pastor to evaluate and update the curriculum.
*Participate in the recruitment and registration of new students.
*Work with the Safe Environment Coordinator to ensure compliance with Archdiocesan expectations in the area of Protection of Children and Youth Initiative, VIRTUS, Volunteer Code of Conduct and background checks.
*Recruit and train catechists and program volunteers as needed.
*Serve as the “Principal” onsite on Religious Education nights during the school year.
*Ensure appropriate and timely communication with parents.
*Plan and manage the budget.
*Plan the calendar for Religious Education programs and Sacramental preparation.
*Coordination of Sacramental preparation programs for 2nd grade and older children for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist.
*In collaboration with the Pastor, work with Notre Dame Academy to establish clear channels of communication regarding sacramental preparation.
*Interaction with the Youth Minister and the Youth Ministry program.
*Extend a consistent invitation to all youth and adults to participate in the educational life and activities of the parish.
*Serve as a member of a staff team, working collaboratively to implement the mission of the church and to support the vision of the Pastor.
*Ensure confidentiality in all matters.
*Other duties as assigned.

This is a 10 month, part-time position, requiring up to 20 hours per week from August through May for a total of 880 program hours per year. Flexible hours are allowed for this position as it requires some work in the evenings and on weekends.

Job Qualifications: *Active, participating Catholic in good standing with the Church. *Bachelor of Arts degree in theology or related topic or equivalent. *Experience in the field of Faith Formation preferred. *Understanding and appreciation of the value of the Roman Catholic sacraments. *Demonstrated ability to work with children and parents effectively. *Experience in technology management and familiarity with Windows computer programs and software. *Understanding and ability to develop and manage a budget. *Desire to pursue continuing educational opportunities. *Willingness to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, students and parents. *Ability to conveniently physically access facilities of the parish and to climb stairs in order to make classroom visits and transport materials on a weekly basis.

Organizational Name: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

Organizational City: Minnetonka

Position Contact Name: Kellie Dennehy

Position Contact Title: Business Administrator

Position Contact Email: kdennehy@ihm-cc.org

Position Contact Phone: 952-935-1432

Deadline: July 19, 2019 or until filled

Benefits: Not Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Suburban

Number of Parish Households: 501-1,000

How to Apply

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Kellie Dennehy, IHM Business Administrator at kdennehy@ihm-cc.org.

Job Categories: Faith Formation. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: To Be Determined.

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