Faith Formation Director Together As One Catholic Community – Parishes of St. Peter, St. Joseph, St. Michael and St. Paul St. Cloud, Minnesota Full-Time, 10-11 month position The Faith Formation Director works under the direct supervision of the Pastors, sustaining and developing Comprehensive Faith Formation in the Area Catholic Community made up of the parishes of St. Peter, St. Paul, and St. Michael in St. Cloud, and St. Joseph’s in Waite Park. A qualified applicant exemplifies a commitment to living a faith life consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church, is a practicing Roman Catholic who is committed to the teachings and mission of the Catholic Church. Job Duties Include: - Develops goals, objectives and implementation strategies for a comprehensive Faith Formation program that serves children, youth, and adults, with emphasis on a Pre-K thru Confirmation Faith Formation program. - Manages a unified catechetical curriculum development in collaboration with F.F. teacher-volunteer catechists. - Coordinates faith formation, sacramental preparation, youth ministry in collaboration with our ASA Catholic School and our parish RCIA program along with neighboring parishes. - Supports and at times creates opportunities of learning, reflection, and fellowship for other adults. - Manages recruitment, training and support of Faith Formation and youth volunteers, including catechists. - Aids in cultivating effective communication about parish ministries in and outside of the parish by assisting in the writing of bulletin articles, updating parish website and helping to maintain parish social media pages. - Attends diocesan and St. Cloud Metro Faith Formation and youth ministry meetings as assigned, representing “Together As One” Area Catholic Community. Attends Staff Meetings. - Acts as parish/group leader at collaborative youth ministry and faith formation metro and diocesan events. - Directs administrative functions connected to Faith Formation and Youth Ministry including compiling faith formation and youth ministry registrations, sacramental documentation, mailings and class lists. - Adapts to changing needs of the parish, other staff, and Pastor(s) during the Area Catholic Community transition process. - Assures and is responsible for Safe Environment Training and forms completion for all those involved with Faith Formation. - Manages and purchases all supplies for Faith Formation within budget. - Performs any other job-related duties as necessary and assigned by the Pastor(s). Required qualifications: - Degree in theology, pastoral studies, religious education or a related field. Related degrees will be considered. - Experience in Faith Formation or youth ministry leadership. - Live and actively practice the Roman Catholic faith. - Knowledge of the Catholic doctrine and beliefs as presented in the documents of Vatican Council II, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other relevant Church and Catechetical Documents. - Aptitude for and skills relating to working as a collaborative team member. - Computer literacy, excellent written, oral communication, and interpersonal relationship skills. Preferred qualifications: Familiarity with the RCIA process. Proficiency with written English and oral Spanish. Experience or training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program. Excellent in technology and social media skills. Experience with Faith Formation and youth ministry within the St. Cloud Diocese and/or St. Cloud Metro Area. Application : To apply, send a letter of interest, resume and reference information to both: Terry Jancik, 320-251-4831 ext. 201 Diane Kremer, 320-251-6923 General inquiries may be sent prior to application. The position will remain open until filled.
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