Pastoral Assistant

Website SS. Joachim & Anne Parish

Job Title: Pastoral Assistant

Location: SS. Joachim & Anne Parish, Attica & Varysburg

Reports To: Family Pastor, Family Business Manager

FLSA Status: 32 Hours per week, 12 months, Non-Exempt

Start Date: Immediate

Position Summary: The primary function of this position is to enable ongoing parish life including liturgy, pastoral care, and administration as well as assist the Pastor and Parochial Vicars with their daily ministry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Follow and implement the teachings and precepts of the Roman Catholic Church
• Assist the Pastor and Parochial Vicars in the areas of liturgy, pastoral care, evangelization, outreach, faith formation, and administration of the parish
• Collaborate with the Pastor, Parochial Vicars, Business Manager, and other member of the Family of Parishes Staff in overall pastoral ministry of the Family of Parishes
• Assist the Business manager to recruit, train, and supervise parish staff
• Recruit, train, and supervise parish volunteers
• Foster the faith life of the parish community
• Serve as coordinator of parish ministries and programs
• Communicate with the Family Communications Coordinator regarding the weekly Family bulletin and other Fields of Grace Family of Parishes events and needs
• Collaborate with and assist those tasked with Sacramental Preparation programs and the planning of parish sacramental services and events
• Function as a liaison with the Family Priests for couples preparing for marriage
• Develop programs for the widowed, grieving, separated and divorced
• Help fulfill the pastoral needs of the homebound, hospitalized, and nursing home patients
• Monitor VIRTUS Program and always remain in compliance

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Must practice the Faith by following the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
• Must be able to work independently
• Must possess good oral and written communication skills
• Must possess good organizational skills
• Flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours

SKILLS & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
• Up to date VIRTUS training requirements and background check
• Ability to use or learn Microsoft Office and Google Docs
• Outstanding people skills
• Loves the Catholic Church
• Commitment to ongoing formation and development

SALARY: $20 to $25 per hour

CONTACT:
Tom Liebler, Business Manager
Fields of Grace Family of Parishes
business.manger@stjohnsalden.org
716-937-0075

To apply for this job email your resume to business.manager@stjohnsalden.org

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