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Parish Business Coordinator - St. Albert Catholic Parish

We have an employment opportunity for a full time Business Coordinator. The responsibilities include support for the Pastor in providing professional operational and administrative duties of the parish.

The primary responsibilities include coordination of day-to-day operating activities, supervision of non-clerical and non-pastoral staff, facility planning, day-to-day maintenance, safety and security, and oversight of policy implementation of the parish in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and procedures.  Leads in the development of and preparation of the annual parish budget, annual report and any interim and monthly reports in conjunction with Finance Council.

This individual should have excellent organizational and accuracy skills and the ability to multitask and take initiative to work as a part of the parish team.  Ability to be sensitive to and maintain strict confidentiality.


  • Completion of post-secondary diploma or degree in business administration or related course of studies preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, accounting software such as Sage and Parish Friendly.
  • Knowledge of the principals and practices of a Catholic community.
  • Required to learn about parish programs, services and policies
  • Required to learn the Archdiocesan policies and procedures
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life.
  • Attitude of service, honesty, act with integrity.
  • Possesses patience, flexibility, adaptability and a sense of humor.
  • Trustworthy, respects confidentiality, makes sound judgements, seeks counsel of others.
  • Has a good self-image, self-esteem and self-confidence.

Three references required-at least one from a previous employer.  Successful applicant must provide a clear and completed Police Record Check and a Vulnerable Person’s Check. Applicant must also be willing to attend a Called to Protect Workshop and sign the Archdiocese confidentiality agreement and the Code of Ethics agreement.  Salary and Benefits – as per Archdiocese guidelines.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume by April 12, 2023 quoting the job title “Business Coordinator” in the subject line to the attention of:

Fr. Jack Herklotz, OMI,
St. Albert Parish
7 St. Vital Avenue
St. Albert, AB  T8N 1K1


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

Mission Engagement Initiatives Coordinator (Contract) - 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 witness on the life in our community.

We have a full time opportunity working 35 hour a week for a dependable individual to work as an Initiatives Coordinator. The term of this opportunity is until the end of December with a potential for extension.  A secondment and part-time hours will be considered. This individual will be reporting to the Mission Engagement Lead within the Mission Advancement portfolio. Specifically, the role of the successful candidate will be to work in a highly collaborative environment where each team member is able to initiate and support engagement opportunities.

We continue to learn about the work that the Initiatives Coordinator will take on to support engagement within the Archdiocese, but we know we have some immediate priorities to tackle and will take direction from the Engagement Lead within Mission Advancement. The incumbent will excel at event management and coordination, organizing data and information including researching, preparing and retrieving reports, assist with finding a database solution for supporting volunteers and parish initiatives, and excel tracking initiatives. Given that there are immediate initiatives that require attention, the incumbent will demonstrate exemplary time management skills by being able to meet deadlines and prioritize work.

The Mission Advancement Portfolio will count on the incumbent bringing ideas and perspective to the table and making suggestions to address the priorities. You will also demonstrate a proficiency and friendship with technology and software (current and emerging).


  • High school diploma required
  • Diploma or certificate in related field required
  • Combination of education and experience considered


  • Minimum five years in progressively responsible administrative assistant roles
  • Demonstrated experience in events management
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate trusting, sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a number of leaders simultaneously
  • Proficient use of office computer and database systems
  • Demonstrated experience with records management
  • Natural self-starter with initiative
  • Excellent critical thinking, judgement, and discernment competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to bring colleagues together to achieve a shared goal
  • Tact, diplomacy, understanding, and ability to embrace diversity
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Sensitivity and understanding of every individual as an inherently sacred child of God

As People of Mission, the Archdiocese of Edmonton promises a missionary culture of being grateful, united, co-responsible, trusting, and courageous. The successful candidate will work within such an environment and contribute to its growth.

Additional Notes

  • This position will likely include evening and weekend work
  • This position may include some travel throughout the Archdiocese

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Initiatives Coordinator” in the subject line to

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

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.


  • 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

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

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

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

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time Mondays & Fridays) - Gianna Centre, Edmonton

Are you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity? Do you have a passion for Office Administration, collaboration and making a difference! If the answer is “Yes”, this is the job for you!

Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a Part-Time Administrative Assistant for our Gianna Centre. Gianna Centre provides pregnancy support services, fertility awareness and authentic care for the family. The position is 15 hours per week working 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, on Mondays & Fridays.

This position will primarily be responsible for administrative support duties for Gianna Centre, with tasks involving data entry, client file creation/maintenance, and development of statistical reports as well as administrative support for program expansion within the Centre. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for handling and filing confidential personal information as needed, scheduling and conducting interviews, completing reference checks, volunteer file audits and other additional duties requested by the Program Coordinator of Gianna Centre.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta.

“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.” 

Please apply online at to competition number 3415.

Executive Director (Half-Time) - GrACE: Grateful Advocates for Catholic Education

Catholic Education has a long history and began in Alberta in 1859 when the Grey Nuns established the first school in Lac St. Anne. For more than 160 years Catholic schools have educated and served generations of students and families throughout the province. Catholic schools educate more than one quarter of Alberta’s children and have been recognized for both academic excellence and safe and caring schools by the government’s accountability measures. Catholic schools are vibrant, growing and thriving.

GrACE has evolved from the increasing need for all partners engaged in the work of Catholic Education to be cohesive and unified in speaking with one voice on matters affecting our schools. As an advocate for Catholic Education, GrACE, represents the Catholic school trustees (ACSTA), the Catholic school superintendents (CCSSA), the Bishops of Alberta, Northwest Territories and Yukon, and seeks the counsel of parents, students and parishioners. Local GrACE groups have been established in every Catholic school district. GrACE invites all those committed to Catholic Education, through the unity and power of the Holy Spirit, to be advocates and witnesses for our schools’ successes and their future. We are “reminded of everything” we have been blessed to receive through Catholic Education and we are committed to its purpose and prosperity.

The mission of GrACE is to inspire, invigorate and embolden the spirit of Catholic Education in order to unite, engage, educate and communicate with one voice on its behalf.


  • To unite stakeholders in a common vision and message
  • To engage supporters around the history, value and promotion of Catholic Education
  • To educate supporters so that they might speak on behalf of Catholic schools
  • To communicate the message and value of Catholic Education


The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of GrACE. The Director reports directly to the
Partnership Board and is accountable to the Partnership Board for the operation of GrACE.
The GrACE Director will demonstrate:

  1. Faith Leadership by witnessing a commitment to the Catholic faith community and ensuring all aspects of GrACE are rooted in and permeated by the gospel and its values.
  2. Catholic Educational Leadership by providing direction and influence in all matters of Catholic education related to GrACE. Previous Catholic leadership experience essential.
  3. Visionary Leadership by creating and implementing a common vision and actions to ensure the goals of GrACE are realized.
  4. Community Leadership by animating the Catholic community and its stakeholders to build support and congruity.
  5. Communication Skills by taking appropriate actions to ensure that effective, transparent and positive communications are prioritized, developed and maintained. Strong presentation and
    engagement skills are essential.
  6. Organizational Management by demonstrating effective organizational skills that result in compliance with GrACE’s mandates and timelines.
  7. Fiscal Responsibility by ensuring the fiscal management of GrACE.
  8. Specific Responsibilities as determined by the partnership board.

Application Timeline:

The search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found; however, applications received before March 17, 2023 will be seriously considered. The start date will be mutually agreed to; however, if the best were to happen the successful candidate would start in May and transition with the existing director.


This a half time position working primarily from home (10 days per month). Some travel to conferences, meetings and presentations in Alberta will be required. The successful candidate will be compensated fairly for the role.


Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and two references with contact
information to:
For inquires call: 403 875-2088

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.


  • 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

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please forward your resume, quoting the job title “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line, to 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 (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:

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 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)