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Our story began more than 2000 years ago. Starting from the disciples of Jesus Christ and their successors, the faith community has spread across the entire world. Our dedicated staff and volunteers form a community supporting our mission of the Catholic Church in central Alberta, making a difference in the world. Our work includes the promotion of life and the dignity of people, helping families and youth to grow in their faith, and fostering friendship and assistance to those in need. If you have the skills, talent and inspiration to take on the challenge, we invite you to consider these exciting opportunities.

Opportunities

Parish Pastoral Assistant - St. Matthew Parish, Edmonton

We have an opportunity for a full time Pastoral Assistant for a one year term supporting St Matthew Parish located in Edmonton. The responsibilities include support for the Pastor of a comprehensive pastoral program for the parish. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Pastor, other parish staff, parish pastoral council and finance committee in the overall pastoral care of the parish. Focus areas include Worship, Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation, Pastoral Care and School Liaison. Included in this role are responsibilities to assist the Pastor in providing professional operational and administrative management of the parish.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent
  • Bachelors degree in Theology or Masters in Divinity is preferred
  • Training in specific programs such as sacramental preparation, pastoral care and other specialties
  • Conflict management, problem solving training
  • Effective public speaker
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software such as Parish Friendly and Sage.
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life.
  • Requires some weekend and evening work for events and meetings.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Pastoral Assistant” in the subject line to Rachel.Jensen@caedm.ca.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Youth Ministry Coordinator (Part Time) - Mary Help of Christians Parish, Edmonton

Mary Help of Christians Parish is looking for someone that is passionate about God’s Word to lead our youth. Under the direction of our Pastor, he/she will be responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating an effective and sustainable young adult ministry program within the parish.

As the youth ministry coordinator, he/she will apply their knowledge of the Catholic faith to coordinate faith formation activities for the young adults, and to promote active youth ministry in the parish. The incumbent will evaluate the needs of our young adults and use sound judgement to plan an optimal program for them. The incumbent will use effective communication skills in developing interpersonal relationships with the young adults, other parish ministries, and the Pastor. The incumbent will also need to work proficiently in a team setting and in a changing environment. The incumbent will utilize his/her knowledge of music and arts to enrich the youth ministry program.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing
  • Must be fully in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church and be able to put the knowledge into action
  • Must have a solid theological background in Catholic teachings. Candidates with a post secondary degree in theology or equivalent will be preferred
  • Must have a Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry studies or an equivalent
  • Must have experience with Youth Ministry and working with volunteers within a parish or diocese setting.
  • Must be proficient with use of a computer and social media
  • Musical/artistic candidates will be preferred

This is a part-time position that requires 5-10 hours per month to start. These hours will include youth activities that may occur during evenings and weekends. Hours may be increased when the Youth Ministry program develops. Salary and benefits are commensurate with education and professional experience.

Please send a cover letter describing your suitability for the position, related training, and experience; a resume, and a list of references to MaryHelpofChristians.Chinese@caedm.ca by Nov 25, 2019. The Archdiocese of Edmonton requires all employees working with youth and children to undergo a Police Information Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check, and an Alberta Intervention Record Check.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Parish Administrative Assistant (Full-Time) - St. Dominic Savio Parish, Edmonton

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant at St. Dominic Savio Parish in Edmonton. This full time position starting January 1st is responsible to provide support for the Pastor, office staff and parishioners. Duties overall will be reception, records management, bookkeeping, and secretarial duties. May require some weekend, holiday and evening work for events and meetings.

Qualifications: Experience working in a professional office is required.

  • Must have knowledge in Sage software, Parish Friendly and Microsoft Office including Word & Excel
  • Formal post-secondary education in business administration, office management or other related training is preferred
  • Must be personable, service oriented, a good communicator both verbal and written, and be able to maintain harmonious relationships with priest, volunteers, parishioners and visitors
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line to StDominicSavio.Edm@caedm.ca.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.