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Youth Coordinator (Half-Time) - Holy Family Parish, St. Albert

Holy Family Parish, St. Albert is seeking a half-time (18 hours per week) Youth Coordinator to resume the parish youth program which had been paused during COVID.

The Youth Coordinator will apply their knowledge of the Catholic faith to coordinate faith formation activities for the development, coordination, and implementation of youth ministry. The programs focus on school aged children and youth in the parish. The programs consist of a wide variety of components: evangelization, catechesis, liturgy, community building, social action, spirituality, advocacy, leadership development and pastoral care. The Youth Coordinator reports to the pastor and collaborates with other members of the parish team and staff at associated Catholic schools to bring about the goals of youth ministry: personal and spiritual formation of youth for active discipleship. Assists other Parish Team Members when necessary. The Youth Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and preparing volunteers to serve in this ministry.

The successful applicant must be willing to learn and be comfortable with reaching out to other parish team members, parishioners, volunteers and youth.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Religious Studies or other relevant post-secondary education, required.
  • Education in youth ministry, including the Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies would be beneficial.
  • Involvement with youth ministry and other parish ministries and experience in working with volunteers within parish/diocese setting.
  • Musical background would be beneficial.
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life.
  • Must be familiar with use of a computer and social media.
  • Requires some weekend and evening work for events and meetings.
  • Other educational qualifications and experience may be considered.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume and include “Youth Coordinator” in the subject line to Joanne.Willette@caedm.ca.

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


Groundskeeper / Labourer – Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries, Holy Cross

We have an opportunity for a full time Groundskeeper / Labourer at Holy Cross Cemetery located at 14611 Mark Messier Trail NW in Edmonton.

The responsibilities include support to maintain the gravesites, lawns, flowerbeds, shrubbery and trees; assist in opening and closing graves; prepare monument foundations; maintain all buildings in a clean and organized condition and operate groundskeeping equipment in a safe manner.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in groundskeeping and/landscaping
  • Experience in operation and maintenance groundskeeping equipment
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Good verbal communication skills; good teamwork skills
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
  • Adequate strength and endurance to do manual work required
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • An attitude of service
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Groundskeeper ECC” in the subject line to hrpastoral@caedm.ca

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


Archives Technician - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton is a family of Christian disciples dedicated to bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to bear on the life in our community. We have a full time opportunity of 35 hours per week on a one year term for a dependable individual to work as an Archives Technician.

As an integral member of the archives support team, the incumbent will primarily provide support to the Archives Lead in accessioning, arranging and describing archival records; providing reference assistance and; organizing, classifying and storing/filing records and artifacts.

We are looking for someone who is ready to join our community with a focus on service and hospitality. If you are looking for somewhere to share your interpersonal skills, have initiative and dedication and to share your values of honesty and flexibility we encourage you to apply.

Education

  • Completion of postsecondary degree or diploma in information studies, records management or library sciences, or equivalent level of experience.
  • Experience with computers and word processing
  • Knowledge of or experience working with archival description software, particularly AtoM.
  • Experience in archives, or historical research
  • Combination of education and experience considered

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in the English language
  • Knowledge of French is an asset
  • Knowledge of the organization of The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton and its programs, services and policies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of the Roman Catholic faith and the sacraments

Abilities

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to be sensitive to and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Attention to detail

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Archives Technician” in the subject line to archives@caedm.ca

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


Fundraising and Events Coordinator - The Foundation of St. Joseph Seminary and Newman Theological College

The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton has a full-time employment opportunity for a dependable and energetic individual to work as a Fundraising and Events Coordinator. Supporting The Foundation of St. Joseph Seminary and Newman Theological College this opportunity advances the Mission of The Foundation to raise funds to support these institutions.

According to priorities established by the Board, the successful applicant will be responsible for innovative and effective strategies by providing knowledge and practical skills in fund development, donor engagement, effective communications and event management. This opportunity has flexibility with a daily work schedule that may include occasional evenings or weekends and travel.

Key results include:

  • Creating opportunities, cultivating and inspiring current and potential donors, and soliciting donations for now and for the future.
  • Developing and implementing information materials, presentations and seminars on planned giving and major gifts.
  • Developing effective communication plans to support fundraising activities.
  • Developing effective events planning processes, policies, practices, and protocols.
  • Developing an annual work plan, including priorities, goals, activities, budget, and outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years experience with fundraising or donor relations.
  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must be service oriented, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be known as a strong team member.
  • Understanding of the Catholic Faith.
  • Baccalaureate degree in Communications, Humanities, Social Sciences, or Business preferred. Combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Certified Fund Raisers Executive (CFRE) designation would be an asset.
  • Active membership with CAGP (Canadian Association of Gift Planners) and/or AAFRE (Alberta Association of Fund Raising Executives) would be an asset.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter quoting the job title “Fundraising” in the subject line to HRPastoral@caedm.ca  

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

For more information about The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton and the Foundation of St. Joseph Seminary and Newman Theological College, please visit our website at https://caedm.ca/Foundation


Senior Accountant - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton (CAEDM) is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese that serves central Alberta. We have a full-time employment opportunity for an energetic and dependable individual to work as a Senior Accountant. This position advances the mission of the Church by planning, directing, and coordinating our accounting and financial services supporting CAEDM and its parishes, St. Joseph Seminary, Newman Theological College, and Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries.

  • Engaging and dynamic opportunity supporting CAEDM, its parishes and institutions.
  • Well-defined mission started over 2000 years ago and developed into the community we are today.
  • Teamwork that had dedicated, supportive and passionate individuals.
  • Competitive benefits including a comprehensive sick leave program
  • Matched Retirement Savings Plan up to 6% of earnings
  • Do you have the drive to make a difference to those you support with your financial leadership?

Key results include:

  • Lead, coordinate and direct a team supporting a variety of financial services to our various entities.
  • Demonstrated ability in comfortably managing multiple projects.
  • Responsive and flexible to help meet demands of stakeholders
  • Providing financial expertise, helping to identify and resolve issues and lead financial planning initiatives
  • Fostering trusting, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Financial planning including forecasting, budgeting, investing, accounting, and reporting

Qualifications:

  • Designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Minimum of seven years demonstrated experience helping organizations thrive financially in a not-for-profit environment
  • Minimum of three years of management/supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate trusting, collaborative & sustainable relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience leading and contributing to a high functioning, fulfilled team
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, ADP, and MS office suite
  • Enhanced knowledge of fund accounting
  • Proven history with decision making, accuracy, thoughtfulness, promptness and dependability
  • Natural self-starter with initiative
  • Excellent critical thinking, judgement, and discernment competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of the Catholic Faith is preferred

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

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


Maintenance Person - St. Anthony’s Parish, Lloydminster

St. Anthony’s Parish is seeking a part-time (approximately 20-25 hours/week) Maintenance Person

This individual would be responsible for various Maintenance duties within the parish building, rectory and parish grounds.

The suitable applicant will need to be available to work flexible hours, as well as some weekends (clearing snow).

Please apply with resume and references to the Parish Office as soon as possible. Resumes can be sent to stanthony@shaw.ca

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


Pastoral Assistant - St. Anthony’s Parish, Lloydminster

St. Anthony’s Parish Lloydminster is seeking a part-time (approximately 20-25 hours/week) Pastoral Assistant

This individual would be responsible for various office and pastoral duties within the parish.

This position requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Strong computer skills are also required.

Please apply with resume and references to the Parish Office as soon as possible. Resumes can be sent to stanthony@shaw.ca

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


Admissions Counsellor - Newman Theological College

Newman Theological College is a Roman Catholic School of Theology committed to theological education and missionary discipleship. The College prepares laity, religious, and ordained ministers for Christian service and leadership in Western Canada and beyond. Our vision is to develop life-long disciples and ministers of Christ through the formation of minds and hearts.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Admissions Counsellor / Assistant to the Registrar. This is a full-time position of 35 hours per week. Reporting to the Registrar, this team member will be responsible for administrative support to the College.

This position plays a significant role in the operational support of the College. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled professional with well-developed interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to service excellence. The track record will demonstrate the following:

  • Punctual, discreet, hardworking, and able to work with minimal direction,
  • Adaptable and flexible,
  • Good level of critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills,
  • Ability to act decisively and to exercise initiative and judgement on a wide range of issues,
  • Superior oral and written presentation,
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills,
  • Is open and interested in new ideas and searches for new methods of doing things,
  • Models innovation, flexibility, and resilience,
  • Develops plans to check for quality assurance in processing, corrects errors when necessary, and adjusts processes to ensure fewer errors occur in the future, and has excellent attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions support including engagement with students throughout the admission process.
  • Supporting the registar in the design and distribution of support documents such as guides, forms and calendars.
  • Responsible to maintain the website with updates and offerings.
  • Support for convocation activites with the Registrar and other student services team members.
  • Maintains a high level of professionalism and confidentiality concerning all activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in a post-secondary Admissions or Registrar’s Office preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with student information systems (e.g. CrossRoad, Populi, Banner, PeopleSoft) and Microsoft Office
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Access database design, Adobe Acrobat forms, and Adobe InDesign would be an asset
  • Experience with maintaining a website
  • Some knowledge of web design and HTML would be an asset
  • Some knowledge of a CRM e.g. Salesforce would be an asset
  • Ability to learn new software applications quickly
  • Good level of critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills
  • Ability to act decisively and to exercise initiative and judgement on a wide range of issues
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the College’s programs, policies, procedures, and operating requirements
  • Knowledge and the Catholic faith is a definite asset.

For more information about Newman Theological College, please go to https://www.newman.edu/.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please forward your resume, quoting the job title “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line, to HR@newman.edu. This opportunity will remain available until a successful applicant is selected.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


School Principal - St. Francis Catholic Secondary, Whitehorse, YT

Dear Catholic Administrators & Educators
The Yukon Department of Education will soon be posting the job for the Principal position at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Secondary School in Whitehorse (formerly Vanier Catholic Secondary). We invite you to consider coming to the Yukon to serve the Catholic community and families.

Yukon Education Job Postings: Visit applytoeducation.com (use Yukon filter) to view and apply on job postings

Catholic Priority Hiring

Yukon Education offers priority hiring for Catholic candidates. When you apply, highlight that you are a Catholic and follow all online instructions including uploading the following documents: a) a teacher faith letter; b) a pastoral reference by a Roman Catholic priest; and c) a recent copy of your baptismal certificate
Information on how to apply is on the Yukon Government website: https://yukon.ca/en/employment/jobs-schools/apply-teaching-or-school-administrator-job#apply-for-a-job.

Whitehorse is a modern ‘wilderness’ city with all amenities and services, an international airport, and plenty of outdoor and indoor recreational opportunities for individuals and families. The Yukon is a vast territory showcasing God’s beautiful creation and is within driving distance of Alaska. This is unique opportunity to serve your Church while discovering a new part of Canada. Please visit these websites for more information:

You are welcome to contact us at our office by email at bishopoffice@rcdw.ca or at 867-667-2052.

May God bless you and your families.
I remain,
Yours in Christ,
Most Rev. Héctor Vila
Bishop of Whitehorse
(Jan 11, 2023)