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Summary

Please see below for the following job opportunities:

  • Vermont Catholic Charities: Residential Care Home Administrator
  • Diocese: Respect Life Coordinator
  • Diocese: Youth and Young Adult Ministry Administrative Assistant
  • Diocese: Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
  • Vermont Catholic Charities: Accountant
  • St. Luke/Ascension Parish, Fairfax: Coordinator of Evangelization & Catechesis
  • St. Peter’s/St. Ambrose, Vergennes/Bristol: Youth Ministry
  • Sacred Heart / St. Francis de Sales Church, Bennington: Part-time Coordinator of Catholic Youth Ministry and Evangelization

Vermont Catholic Charities: Residential Care Home Administrator

Position Title: Administrator

Location: Rutland, VT

Department: Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc.

Supervisor: Executive Director, Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc.

FLSA: Exempt

General Statement of Duties

The Administrator is responsible for the overall management of the Residential Care Level III Home for Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence and management of all policies of Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc. as they relate to the operations of the Residential Care Home (Level III Home).
  • Preparation and management of the budget in consultation with Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc. as well as ensuring fiscal responsibility in management of the yearly P&L.
  • Responsible for maintaining and generating census and income levels to secure financial stability of the home.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of financial, service, medical, and statistical record system, and submitting (on a regular basis) required reports to Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc. and the State and community agencies requiring such reports.
  • Evaluates and examines the internal controls to ensure all departments within the home are within compliance with all state, and federal regulations as well as all internal policies and procedures.
  • Assist department heads in performing operational and financial activities with risk assessments and action plans to heighten awareness of exposure, loss potential, and /or transactional anomalies and facilitate discussions of practical ways to manage or avoid them. Also ensures all employees within the departments are managed in accordance with VCCI policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for hiring, orientations and follows-up on all required training per position for the home.
  • Conducts performance evaluations in accordance to the procedures of VCCI and ensures all supervisors review the performance of their employees. Responsible for maintaining the required in-service training per the VT Division of Licensing for all nursing staff.   This includes record keeping of all training/in-service classes conducted.
  • Assures that personnel on duty are competent and adequate for the delivery of services, and able to perform the tasks necessary to insure total care of each resident. Oversees the development and coordination of activities and recreational programs for the residents.
  • Participates in meetings and workshops related to the field of gerontology and provides similar opportunities for personnel.
  • Delegates responsibility for management of the residential care home to a competent manager when absent from the home. Ensures the Director of VCCI is in agreement with the coverage.
  • Develops procedures and is responsible for all admissions and discharges of the residents, in accordance with state and VCCI regulations governing Level III care.
  • Assists the residents as needed or alerts appropriate staff to assist resident.
  • In cases of emergency, will assist residents out of the facility.
  • On call 24 hours/7 days a week for emergencies.

Qualifications         

Completion of a State approved certification course, OR at least one (1) of the following:

  • at least an Associates Degree in the area of human services and two (2) years of administrative experience in adult residential care; or
  • three (3) years of general experience in residential care, including three years in management, supervisory or administrative capacity; or
  • a current Vermont license as a nurse; or nursing home administrator; or
  • other professional qualifications and experience related to the provision of health care services or management of health care facilities, including but not limited to, certified social worker.
  • A plus if the individual is a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3◦, 4◦ of the Code of Canon Law.

Additional Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data, reports, and legal documents. Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from residents, staff and regulatory agencies. Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to top management and employees.  Ability to communicate with a high level of compassion to assist residents with their needs and concerns.

Mathematical Skills

The ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to the budget and other financial and information of the homes.

Reasoning Ability

Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Will be adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in as needed.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds as well as assist with residents when needed. The employee is required to travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Diocese: Respect Life Coordinator

Department: Office of Evangelization & Catechesis

Supervisor: Executive Director of Evangelization & Catechesis

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

General Statement of Duties

The Coordinator, reporting to the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis, provides support and strengthens the Respect Life efforts, programs and ministries of the Church in Vermont.  This individual will assist the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis in supporting all aspects of Respect Life Ministry from conception to natural death.  This will include direct support to parishes, priests and the lay faithful.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotes and supports the overall strategic direction and vision for Respect Life Ministries set by the diocesan bishop for all age groups and diocesan programs.
  • Serves as the diocesan liaison to all life issues and related organizations/ministries.
  • Facilitates the work of the Diocesan Respect Life Committee.
  • Facilitates the annual Diocesan Respect Life Mass.
  • Works with the Diocesan Coordinator of Religious Education and Diocesan Director of Youth Ministry to promote chastity education for young people.
  • Coordinates the Diocesan Speakers Bureau for Life Issues.
  • Serves as a resource for priests, parishes and the diocese on developments in medical ethics and technology.
  • Serves as a resource for priests, parishes, and the diocese on legislative issues concerning life.
  • Facilitates formation and education for the diocese on the Church’s teachings concerning life issues, including through writing and presentations.
  • Coordinates Project Rachel Ministry in the Diocese of Burlington.
  • Manages the Project Rachel Phone line.
  • Coordinates and facilitates training on the VCAD (VT Catholic Advanced Directive).
  • Serves as a resource and facilitator to ministries supportive of the most vulnerable populations, from conception to natural death.
  • Completes any and all assignments from the Exec. Dir. Of Evangelization and Catechesis.
  • Adheres to all Safe Environment Programs.
  • All ministries take place under the larger umbrella of evangelization and in response to Pope Francis’ call to “go out” and move our parishes “from maintenance to mission.”

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual must understand and be able to articulate the Church’s sacramental, ecclesial, moral and spiritual theology and how they apply to the faithful.  The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3, 4 of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s Degree in theology preferred.
An individual should be highly competent in the Church’s teachings on life issues from conception to natural death.  The ability to positively, compassionately and articulately educate and communicate the Church’s teachings on life issues is essential.  Knowledge of the New Evangelization is helpful.  

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, reports, and legal documents;
  • Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or concerns from parishes and schools;
  • Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to leadership and youth;
  • Dissemination and interpretation of personal and confidential information and policies to employees, priests, deacons and parishes.

Mathematical Skills

  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to Catholic Formation and Finance.

Reasoning Ability

  • Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is required to travel on a regular basis throughout the state.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions when driving from various meetings, parishes, institutions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  3. Ability to work nights and weekends.

Apply via email to: [email protected]

Youth and Young Adult Ministry Administrative Assistant (Part time)

This position is responsible for administrative support activities for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and other programs/duties as assigned.  It is expected that the individual in this role works collaboratively with the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.  The individual in this role is expected to take initiative ensuring the tasks performed are within the guidelines noted below, the standards of the Department Director, as well as the Catholic Church Teachings.  As with all positions, communication is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure strong communications with Schools, Parishes, Pastors, and Principals.
  • Prepares, assist with organizing, maintains records, prepares correspondence, reports, forms and confirmation for all programs and events offered to include but not limited to: Steubenville East High School Youth Conference; NCYC; CYO; Vermont Catholic Youth Conference; March for Life; Middle School Rallies; retreats, etc.
  • Ensures packets for workshops and programs are ready as well as is the interface with teams as needed in advance to discern quantities needed. Prepares evaluation reports following programs and events offered noted above.
  • Maintains computer documentation for all Youth and Young Adult programs.
  • Maintains registration lists and coordinates all correspondence with registrants for all programs and events.
  • Maintains telephone lists/email lists as directed.
  • Maintains and acts as a contact for the Diocesan Resource Center.
  • Processes in-coming and outgoing mail in conjunction with other secretarial duties.
  • Works to ensure website is up to date on all conferences and events being offered.
  • Records all department budgetary expenditures, tracks receipts, and helps keeps record of income.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and two to five years of progressively responsible related experience; equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority. 

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, reports, and legal documents;
  • Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or concerns from parishes and schools;
  • Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to leadership and the faithful;
  • Dissemination and interpretation of personal and confidential information and policies to employees, priests, deacons and parishes.
  • Ability to write and communicate with superior grammar skills.

Mathematical Skills

  • The ability to work with basic mathematical concepts as they relate to finance.
  • Proficient and able to utilize and develop queries and spreadsheets under Excel, Access and other programs.

Reasoning Ability

  • Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions;

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Vermont Driver’s License; Bachelor’s Degree mandatory.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is required to travel.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions when driving from various meetings, parishes, institutions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate
  3. Ability to work nights and weekends.
Apply via email to: [email protected]

Marriage & Family Life Coordinator

Title: Diocesan Marriage & Family Life Coordinator Part Time

Department: Office of Evangelization & Catechesis

Supervisor: Executive Director of Evangelization & Catechesis

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

General Statement of Duties

The Coordinator, reporting to the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis, provides support and strengthens the Marriage & Family Life efforts, programs and ministries of the Church in Vermont.  This individual will assist the Executive Director of the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis in supporting all aspects of Marriage and Family Life.  This position will include direct support to parishes, priests and the lay faithful.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotes and supports the overall strategic direction and vision for Marriage and Family Life Ministries set by the diocesan bishop for all age groups and diocesan programs.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the Diocesan Pre-Cana program, working with the Exec. Dir of Evang. & Catechesis.
  • Facilitates training in Natural Family Planning, either in-person or through on-line resources.
  • Provides resources on sexual health, including pornography
  • Provides resources to parishes, priests, and the diocese for marriage enrichment, support and healing.
  • Provides parenting resources to parishes to serve their families.
  • Assist parishes in providing resources for Baptism preparation and support.
  • Facilitate the ongoing implementation of efforts initiated during the Diocesan Year of the Family in our diocese and parishes.
  • Coordinate resources to assist parishes in supporting and ministering to young families; including opportunities for outreach.
  • Serve as the diocesan liaison / coordinator for the annual Women’s Retreat and Men’s Conference.
  • Serve as the Diocesan liaison to marriage and family life ministries and organizations.
  • Completes any and all assignments from the Exec. Dir. Of Evangelization and Catechesis.
  • Adheres to all Safe Environment Programs.
  • All ministries take place under the larger umbrella of evangelization and in response to Pope Francis’ call to “go out” and move our parishes “from maintenance to mission.” 

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual must understand and be able to articulate the Church’s sacramental, ecclesial, moral and spiritual theology and how they apply to the faithful.  The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3, 4 of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Masters Degree in Theology preferred.
An individual should be highly competent in the Church’s teachings on marriage and family life issues.  The ability to positively, compassionately and articulately educate and communicate the Church’s teachings on marriage and family life is essential.  Knowledge of the New Evangelization is helpful.  

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, reports, and legal documents;
  • Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or concerns from parishes and schools;
  • Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to leadership and youth;
  • Dissemination and interpretation of personal and confidential information and policies to employees, priests, deacons and parishes.

Mathematical Skills

  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to Catholic Formation and Finance.

Reasoning Ability

  • Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License;

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is required to travel on a regular basis throughout the state.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions when driving from various meetings, parishes, institutions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  3. Ability to work nights and weekends.

Apply via email to: [email protected]

Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc: Accountant

Title: Staff Accountant
Department: Accounting- VCCI
Supervisor: Controller
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

This position provides a range of accounting functions for VCCI and the Level III Homes.  These include but are not limited to accounts receivable and billing; accounts payable and purchasing; general ledger accounting and financial analysis. The incumbent is under the general direction of the Controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform basic accounts payable functions including reviewing invoices for accuracy, matching invoices against purchase orders and other documentation, coding expenses to proper accounts, verifying internal control processes have been followed and correcting errors when they are discovered.
  2. Assist Controller with developing and maintaining a purchase order system for the Level III homes. Work with the staff at the homes to centralize purchasing and manage expenses within budgeted amounts.
  3. Manage the accounts receivable and the billing process, thus ensuring all bills are accurate, revenue is reconciled with the general ledger monthly and payments are received in a timely manner. This would include collection of past due accounts.
  4. Maintain accounting records and perform monthly account reconciliation on asset, liability, net asset, restricted funds, revenue and expense accounts.
  5. Assist with monthly financial reporting, including cash flow analysis, balance sheets, and income statements.
  6. Perform monthly analysis for all budget cost centers to monitor budget compliance.
  7. Assist Controller in developing, coordinating and maintaining a system of internal controls and data reporting with staff at the Level III homes.
  8. Obtain an understanding of applicable regulations (Medicaid, Medicare regulations etc.) and assist Controller with a review of compliance within VCCI on regulations, licenses, and State and Federal laws and regulations. This would include development and management of a regulations checklist for Level III Home Administrators.
  9. Work with Controller to assist individuals who perform operational activities with risk assessments and action plans to heighten awareness of major exposures, loss potential, anomalies and facilitate discussions of practical ways to manage or avoid them.
  10. Maintain a good working relationship with management, staff, administration of the homes and the RCD Finance Department.
  11. Perform other related duties as assigned. This would include travel to the Level III homes.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance and one to three years of related experience; or equivalent combination of an Associates Degree in accounting and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.  Knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP) is required.  Possesses the ability to understand and apply federal and state laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand and apply basic accrual-basis accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger accounting.
  • Knowledge of payroll functions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and ability to read financial statements.
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality concerning financial and employee files.
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to evaluate the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use all resources.
  • Must have strong decision-making, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from VCCI, Level III Homes and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interpret common technical journals, reports, and legal documents.
  • Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to top management and employees.
  • Familiarity with accounting software (Quickbooks, Great Plains).
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Excel & Word software.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes inclusiveness and communication among team members.

Personal Attributes

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of VCCI. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Be honest and trustworthy;
  • Be respectful;
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity; maintain HIPAA compliance/confidentiality;
  • Be flexible;
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics;
  • Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion.

Language Skills

 Ability to read, analyzes, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, reports, and legal documents. Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from VCCI; Level III Homes and regulatory agencies. Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to top management and employees.

Mathematical Skills

The ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to finance and accounting.

Reasoning Ability

Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Will be adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram formats.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid Vermont Drivers License, Bachelors’ Degree and/or Associates in Accounting.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally, in person and on the phone, and in writing. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions when driving from various meetings and Level III Homes. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet although the incumbent will often be faced with constant interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis. Travel is required.
  3. The incumbent must spend long hours in intense concentration. The incumbent must also spend long hours on the computer entering financial information which requires attention to detail and high levels of accuracy. There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The incumbent must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues

Send resume to: [email protected]


St. Luke/Ascension Parish, Fairfax: Coordinator of Evangelization & Catechesis

Title: Parish Coordinator of Evangelization & Catechesis

Supervisor: Pastor

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: St. Luke/Ascension Parish, Fairfax

General Statement of Duties

The Coordinator of Evangelization and Catechesis provides support to the evangelization and catechetical efforts of the parish through faith formation programs to strengthen the faith life of the community.  This individual will assist the Pastor and Deacon in supporting all aspects of faith formation ministries, including providing support for the Director of Religious education and teachers in the programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the offering and implementation of catechetical adult faith formation, with a focus on evangelization and outreach.
  • Works with the Diocesan Office of Evangelization & Catechesis to support the parish in developing the parish’s adult confirmation and RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) programs.
  • Familiarity with the New Evangelization, Missionary Discipleship and its relationship to catechesis.
  • Facilitate and assist with the implementation of efforts such as Legion of Mary, Alpha or Light of the World, designed for parish renewal and outreach. 
  • Oversee and develop curriculum and policies for the parish’s marriage preparation program (pre-Cana) and support married couples in “Post”-Cana marriage enrichment programs.
  • Promotes a culture of Vocations through awareness and education.
  • Conducts Parish census through door to door evangelization
  • Facilitate and assist the parish baptism preparation process.
  • Serves as a support and resource for the Director of Religious Education–assists with parish faith formation efforts for children as needed. 
  • Responsible for Altar server training
  • Adheres to all Safe Environment Programs.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual must understand and be able to articulate the Church’s sacramental, ecclesial, moral and spiritual theology and how they apply to the faithful.  The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3, 4 of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree.  An individual should be highly competent in catechetical studies and conversant with the New Evangelization; equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.  Knowledge of theology, canon law, formation, spiritual development and education of children, youth, adults and families is essential. 

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, reports, and legal documents;
  • Possess the ability to respond to inquiries or concerns from parishes and schools;
  • Presentation skills should include the ability to effectively present information to leadership and youth;
  • Dissemination and interpretation of personal and confidential information and policies to employees, priests, deacons and parishes.

Mathematical Skills

  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to Catholic Formation and Finance.

Reasoning Ability

  • Possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Adept at interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as typing and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is required to travel on a regular basis throughout the state.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions when driving from various meetings, parishes, institutions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  3. Ability to work nights and weekends.

To apply contact Fr. Furman: (802) 849-6205, [email protected]

St. Peter’s/St. Ambrose, Vergennes/Bristol: Youth Ministry

The Parish families of St. Peter’s in Vergennes, Vermont and St. Ambrose in Bristol, Vermont are looking for a vibrant and energetic individual who has been touched by the Power of God’s love and who has the desire to share this love with the youth of the Parishes.

Some of this person’s responsibilities would be as follows:

  • To help enhance and support the parishes Confirmation and Youth Ministry

Program by working with the teachers and being a part of the student’s lives

  • Over see the Religious Ed programs for both parishes by working with the

Teachers and fostering a relationship with the parents to help them become more involved in their children’s religious education

  • To offer Faith Formation Programs for the Religious Education students and their parents on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring Diocesan requirements are followed
  • To encourage the student’s to take part in Diocesan Youth activities

Compensation would include:

  • Salary
  • Health benefits
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid vacation

If interested in knowing more about this Position or for an application please contact:

Father Yvon Royer

St. Peter’s Parish

85 South Maple Street

P.O. Box 324

Vergennes, Vermont

(w) 802-877-2367  (c) 802-334-6810

St. Augustine Catholic Parish, Montpelier: Director of Religious Education/Youth Ministry Coordinator

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week).

General duties include: overseeing the program and being present at all of its activities; recruiting and supporting catechists and parents, registering students; creating the religious education calendar; communicating about program requirements and events; selecting and ordering materials; reviewing the program content, quality, and structure on an ongoing basis; ensuring that Safe Environment requirements are being met; and coordinating the deanery-wide Confirmation Mass.

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required; an individual should be highly competent in catechetical studies or have three to five years of related experience.

A basic requirement for the position is that the individual must be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3◦, 4◦ of the Code of Canon Law. 

Qualified candidates should also submit their cover letter, resume and list of three references to:  [email protected]

 

Sacred Heart / St. Francis de Sales Church, Bennington: Part-time Coordinator of Catholic Youth Ministry and Evangelization

Position Summary

In direct collaboration with the Pastor and the Youth Ministry Advisory Committee, the Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Evangelization is responsible for guiding, developing, implementing, supporting, enhancing and evaluating the overall youth outreach programs as well as developing programming for students ages middle school through high school.

Principal Duties:

  • Collaborates and enhances Faith Formation programs with Pre-confirmation (Grades 7 & 8), Coordinate and Implement Confirmation (Grades 9 and 10) and develop and implement Post Confirmation Programs (Grades 11 & 12). Supports and implements the change of Confirmation to 6th grade in 2021 with forthcoming Dioceses recommendations .
  • Collaborates with the Pastoral team and Faith Formation coordinators at Sacred Heart St Francis Church, St. John the Baptist Church, and School of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales.
  • Develops youth ministry activities supporting and enhancing the Confirmation and Religious Education programs including implementing YDisciple or similar small group high school ministries.
  • Collaborates with Diocesan and Deanery Youth Ministry events and retreats, being in communication with Diocesan staff. Acts as a liaison between the parish and the Catholic Diocese of Burlington Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry; ensures adherence to the policies of the Diocese in all youth ministry activities; makes Diocesan youth programs available to the parish. Participates in training offered by the Diocese.
  • Integrates youth and into the liturgical ministries already present within the parishes and school. Helps organize liturgical programs like Living Stations, Christmas pageants, etc. Organize and prepare for Reconciliation services, Special Liturgies and Prayer services, special celebrations such as May Crowning of Mary
  • Attends Vocation Ministry meetings as requested and coordinate with Diocese Vocational programs.
  • Incorporates the family as an essential agent in the faith formation process.
  • Organizes regular service opportunities for the youth of the parish and middle school, as well as a summer offering for middle and high school teens (mission trip, etc) Collaborates with Totus Tuus coordinators.
  • Develops an annual calendar, outlining important dates for the youth program and coordinate the scheduling into the parish master calendar.
  • Implements and Maintains the annual youth ministry budget ; responsible for reviewing and approving related bills; monitors purchasing, storage, etc.
  • Required to travel, including locations throughout diocese and, infrequently, areas outside of Vermont
  • Frequent evening and/or weekend work will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a fully initiated and practicing Catholic, able to participate in the full sacramental life of the Church and with a commitment to live a life that gives witness to the joy of a relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly, concisely, professionally, and pastorally both orally and in writing and in presentations
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills including time management, planning and delegation Ensure compliance with all Diocesan Policies and Guidelines on Ethics and Integrity in Ministry, within the guidelines of Safe Environment requirement
  • Computer skills and ability to use social media for safe communication with students and adult
  • Education: Preferably bachelor’s degree required. Experience in youth ministry is preferred.
  • License: Valid driver’s license must be maintained at all times

Applications can be submitted to Father Bob Wiseman, C.S.C., Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church, 238 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201 or e-mailed to [email protected] Application accepted and will be considered until the position is filled.