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Bulletin Editor/Office Assistant

St. Paul Church, Glastonbury/St. Augustine Church, South Glastonbury

Posted:  May 24, 2017

A Part time position exists for a Bulletin Editor/Office Assistant.  The primary responsibility will be the preparation, editing and transmitting of the parish bulletin on a weekly basis.

Additional duties may include, but are not limited to; maintaining parish census;  general secretarial support of the parish; computer and internet work; phone and reception duties; as well as other office related duties.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent computer proficiency and have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including the use of Publisher, as well as use of the Internet.  Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are requirements of this position.

Interested candidates please submit resume to Melissa Lacafta at email address:  m.lacafta@stpaulglastonbury.org.

Development Officer – Leadership Gifts/Research

Hartford Bishops’ Foundation

Posted:  May 17, 2017

The Development Officer – Leadership Gifts/Research, performs administrative functions and keeps complex records as directed.  Working with minimal supervision, the incumbent will make independent decisions (within the scope of the position) and will be involved with frequent new and varied work situations.

The Development Officer, Leadership Gifts/Research, will be a critical link between the Executive Director of the Foundation, Director of Development, Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia, Chief Financial Officer and various Archdiocesan committees, parishes, offices, agencies and other outside contacts.  Contacts and conversations will primarily involve confidential/sensitive matters necessitating discretion.

Other duties will include, but are not limited to: identifying Leadership Gift prospects and match those prospects with peer level solicitors; developing Leadership Gift proposals, memoranda of agreement and other written correspondence and documentation, as needed; planning and implementing gift fundraising trips to qualify new prospects; cultivate and advance gift prospects toward solicitation; and, solicit and steward donors and prospects; assign, schedule and follow-up on solicitation by peer level volunteers, solicitor by solicitor; and follow-up with the donors by utilization of the appropriate means (oral and written)

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, is preferred.

Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of five years of experience in an office environment; including related experience in marketing, sales, public relations, financial advisement, or related field with emphasis on relationship cultivation of individuals/businesses.    In addition, a proficiency in personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications as well as database fund-raising software.

The ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of organization and productivity, as well exemplary written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, are important aspects of this position.

Interested applicants should submit an updated resume to:    Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources – Email:  karen.kean@aohct.org.

A full job description may be obtained by email.

 

Executive Director

St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury – Waterbury, CT

Posted:  May 5, 2017

The St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury is a leading provider of services to the poor in the Greater Waterbury (CT) area.

The Mission is seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader to continue the work of the organization and position it for the next phase of its evolution. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with and for the poor, be familiar with Catholic social teaching and sensibilities, foster strong relationships with multiple constituencies including the board, management and staff, funders, and the community.

The Board of Directors view the selection of the Executive Director as a compelling opportunity for a visionary leader to advance the mission at a critical point in its organizational development.

The new Executive Director will build upon the history and legacy of the past while simultaneously positioning the organization for the future, therefore the ability to think strategically and analytically will be imperative.

The Executive Director will be the chief representative of the Mission and will build trust and collaboration throughout the community and will active in relationship-building with funders, donors, and partners, and is expected to play a significant role in further developing the fundraising and community-building activities of the organization.

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.  Some of the key components are, but not limited to; knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations; knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including; employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage etc.; knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization; knowledge of human resources management; knowledge of financial management and knowledge of project management.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to: Fr.Donnelly@aohct.org.

 

Music Minister – Part Time

Our Lady of Fatima Church – Yalesville, CT

Posted:  May 5, 2017

The Music Minister is a key member of the pastoral ministry team having responsibility for leading the musical expression of worship and developing the congregation’s active, spiritual participation.  The Music Minister is the principal musician, organist and vocal director according to the highest professional standards established by his/her profession.

The Music Minister will play the organ and piano, lead choral singing, and may also cantor at the regular parish liturgical celebrations including, but not limited to; Weekend Masses, Holy Days, Stations of the Cross, Confirmation, First Holy Communion, weddings, and funerals.

Other duties will include the recruitment, training and direction to cantors; directs the existing adult choir; oversees the establishment of a choral group for children/youth; conducts liturgical planning with the oversight and collaboration of the pastor; leads the congregation in introduction of new repertoire that includes traditional and contemporary music; provides musical and liturgical education to the congregation, when appropriate; seeks input and feedback through regular consultation with parish council and/or advisory committee with the pastor’s oversight; obtains suitable alternate musicians when unable to be present for regular parish liturgies; and, oversees the maintenance and proper functioning of the organ, pianos, sound system, and electronic carillon.

Qualified candidates must possess extensive knowledge of the organ and piano, and liturgical music that coincides with the church calendar, and choral directions.

This position requires positive interpersonal relations with adults and children, availability on Sundays and throughout the week on an as-needed basis and requires planning and choir rehearsals.  Working knowledge of a music budget, copyright fees, and other financial requirements related to the position will be helpful.

Educational requirements include, but are not limited to, a minimum of a BA in music and/or a vast experience in parish liturgical music programs.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume via email to: xolofx@aol.com

 

Safe Environment Coordinator – Per Diem

Posted:  April 26, 2017

A part-time (per-diem) position exists for a Safe Environment Coordinator who will assist the Director of Safe Environment in all aspects of the Safe Environment Office to ensure that the Archdiocese of Hartford remains in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.

Duties will include, but not be limited to, presenting sexual abuse prevention and awareness programs to large gatherings of both children and adults; collecting and processing data for background check screenings; and, updating and maintaining several computer databases and websites.

Travel throughout the Archdiocese of Hartford to meet with personnel in order to educate them as to their responsibilities for implementing Safe Environment Policies and Codes is required.

Duties will also include working with other department staff members and the ability to handle the duties and responsibilities assigned to the other staff members during absences.

AS degree in communications, counseling, teaching and/or training is preferred, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in business or teaching, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.  Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.

A thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and teachings as well as respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues is required.

Evening and weekend hours will be expected for this position.

Interested applicants should submit a resume to:

Email address:  Kathleen.nowosadko@aohct.org

 

Administrative Assistant – Part-time

Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS)

Posted:  April 18, 2017

The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) supports and assists the Parish Schools and the Archdiocesan High Schools by providing funding for scholarships and special projects.

FACS is adding to its staff and has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant who has the ability to work twenty hours per week.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent computer proficiency and have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including the use of EXCEL, as well as use of the Internet.  A working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge 7 software, is preferred.  Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are requirements of this position.

An Associate Degree in Secretarial Science or a related field is preferred, as well as three to five years of strong secretarial experience.

For more information about the position, please contact FACS Executive Director Cynthia Basil Howard at: CBHoward@FACSHartford.org.

Confirmation Program Coordinator

Saint Dominic Church – Southington

Posted:  April 13, 2017

Saint Dominic located in Southington, CT has a part-time opening for a Confirmation Program Coordinator to design and administer a program to prepare youth to receive the sacrament of Confirmation as 10th graders.

All activities, speakers, service opportunities, etc., will be designed to meet characteristics outlined in Program Goals and Course of Preparedness (available on request).  The program includes; lessons from approved USCCB program or a pastor-approved curriculum; class meetings on a regular basis; annual teen mass; 10th grade retreats; speakers, as needed; service to the church and community; counseling, and conferral of the sacrament.

In addition, the coordinator will direct a youth group program with a target of grades 6 through 12, with faith-centered activities; an annual retreat (Steubenville or similar); and move toward introducing a junior youth group to involve middle school aged students.

Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to; recruitment and training of adults to assist, as well as the preparation of an annual budget.

Qualified candidates for the position must Candidates must have a working knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church, Sacramental Preparation and experience in Student Faith Development.  Additionally candidates must also have experience in Youth Ministry.   Being familiar with the USCCB Guiding Principles for Youth Ministry as outlined in “Renewing the Vision”

An understanding of Catholic morality and adolescent catechesis and a thorough knowledge and commitment to the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings and respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues, is required.

One to three years’ experience in Religious Education/Confirmation Program, is required.  Experience and/or a background in education is a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a resume including salary requirements to:

Fr. Ronald May, frronmay@saintdominicchurch.com.

To reach the Human Resources Department please contact:

Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources

Email address:  Karen.Kean@aohct.org

Telephone Number:  860-541-6491