2022 Advent Penitential Services

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and to the anniversary of Our Lord’s birth on Christmas. Click for a schedule of all the Advent Penitentials that parishes have sent to the Archdiocese:

ADVENT PENITENTIAL LIST

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Opportunities:

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


Administrative Assistant - 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 for a dependable individual to work as an Administrative Assistant.

As an integral member of the administrative support team, the incumbent will primarily provide support to the Mission Advancement Senior Lead and team comprised of communications, donor engagement and mission engagement. The incumbent will excel at calendar management and coordination, assess and respond to incoming and outgoing documentation, research, prepare and retrieve reports, assist with financial and data management, become the portfolio’s lead for document and records management, and excel at proofreading, formatting and tracking initiatives.

The Mission Advancement Portfolio will count on the incumbent to provide practical solutions to integrated support functions for the team and expect that you will not be shy in terms of speaking up and sharing ideas and suggestions. You will also demonstrate a proficiency and friendship with technology and software (current and emerging).

We are looking for someone who is ready to join our work community with a willingness to help our members reach their highest potential while receiving the same encouragement for the incumbent to do the same. We seek an individual who wants to use their skills and abilities to strengthen the connection between the people and the Archdiocese. We know that there is someone who desires to use their creative talents and energy toward advancing the Mission of the church and we would like this person to join the Archdiocese and begin the next step of their career journey.

Education

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

Qualifications

  • Minimum five years in progressively responsible administrative assistant roles
  • 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

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 “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line to HRPastoral@caedm.ca

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


Youth/Family Coordinator (Part-Time ) - St. Albert Parish

St. Albert Parish is seeking a part-time Youth/Family Coordinator (18-25 hours per week with the potential to become a full-time position).

The Youth Ministry Coordinator is responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of youth ministry programs for 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 person 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.  He or she is responsible for recruiting and preparing volunteers to serve in this ministry.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theology or Education or related field, preferred
  • Education in youth ministry, including the Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies, preferred
  • Youth ministry experience
  • Active, practicing Catholic – letter of recommendation from Pastor
  • Formal education in the Catholic Faith
  • Friendly personality – gets along well with most people
  • A concern for young people and dedication and commitment to the ministry
  • Leadership qualities – ability to motivate and enable others; ability to convene, manage, and direct groups
  • Organizational skills – ability to implement a plan of action in an organized and efficient manner
  • Teaching skills – ability to instruct groups
  • Communication skills – ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Skills in volunteer recruitment, training and support
  • Skills in time management

The position will remain open until a successful candidate has been chosen. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter describing their background experience and why they are interested in this position, and at least two reference letters including one from a priest.

Please forward your application to:  Fr. Jack Herklotz, OMI at the parish office:
Fax 780-459-6679 or Email stalbert.stalbert@caedm.ca


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.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. For more information about Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries, please visit ecc.caedm.ca


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.


Parish Music Coordinator (Part-time) - St. Charles Parish

We have an opportunity for a Parish Music Coordinator at St. Charles Parish located at 17511 – 112 Street in Edmonton. This part time position with variable hours is responsible to provide support for the Pastor and parishioners.

Duties will include:

  • Scheduling and coordinating music ministers for weekend Masses and Special Masses
  • Prayerfully selecting music for weekend Masses and Special Masses
  • Conducting rehearsals for music ministers
  • Oversee all multimedia responsibilities
  • Coordinate musicians and multimedia technicians for funerals and weddings
  • Assist families in choosing music for funerals/weddings.
  • Will require weekend, holiday and evening work for events and meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of high school and previous music experience is preferred.
  • Previous event coordination
  • Must be personable and service oriented
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written, and be able to maintain harmonious relationships with priest, volunteers, parishioners and visitors.
  • Honesty, flexibility and good judgment
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life is preferred.

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

For more information about St Charles Parish please visit our website at https://saint-charles.com

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, please visit our website at www.caedm.ca


Housekeeper - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton (Part-time)

We have an opportunity for a part-time position of Housekeeper supporting our Archdiocese facilities located at 84th Street and 101st Ave in Edmonton.

The responsibilities may include offices, classrooms, seminary living area and a retired priest residence. The duties include cleaning offices, classrooms, suites, washrooms and common areas by vacuuming and sweeping floors, dusting, disinfecting and removing garbage. Some heaving lifting is involved when moving furniture, supplies or equipment. The shift is from Wednesday to Friday.

Qualifications:

  • Related housekeeping experience including using a variety of cleaning equipment is required
  • Must be able to move furniture and equipment
  • Adaptable and reliable
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team

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

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


Custodian (Part-time) - Good Shepherd Parish

Good Shepherd Parish located at 18407 60 Ave in Edmonton has a part-time employment opportunity. We are looking for a dependable and energetic individual to support maintenance and custodial services in our busy parish.

Under the direction of the Pastor, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of maintenance and caretaking services for the parish buildings and grounds. The part-time opportunity will be working on an alternate week basis with our current custodian for approximately 25 hours every second week.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Experience in general maintenance of buildings and property
  • Must be physically fit to lift materials and furniture (up to 50-60 pounds)
  • Must possess a service orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be known as a strong team member.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Custodian” in the subject line to edmonton@trailhr.com

 For more information about Good Shepherd Catholic Parish please visit our website at goodshep.caedm.ca

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


Parish Administrative Assistant - Good Shepherd Parish

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant at Good Shepherd Parish located at 18407 60 Ave in Edmonton. This part time position of 30 hours per week is responsible to provide support for the Pastor, office staff and parishioners. Duties overall will include reception, secretarial, communications, programs and administrative support. Regular shift is 9:00 – 3:30 weekdays. May require some weekend, holiday and evening work for events and meetings.

Qualifications:

Experience working in a professional office is required.

  • Systems knowledge in records management database such as Sage and Parish Friendly, Microsoft Office including Word & Excel and social media platforms such as Facebook.
  • 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 is preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line to edmonton@trailhr.com

For more information about Good Shepherd Catholic Parish please visit our website at goodshep.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.


Executive Assistant - Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan

The Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Assistant. This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week, including occasional weekends.

Reporting to the Archbishop, this team member will be responsible for administrative support to the Archbishop and other chancery officials, and to archdiocesan committees; organizing and attending various events and meetings throughout the archdiocese; assisting foreign priests with requirements of life in Canada; and, assisting with the development and dissemination of archdiocesan policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be a highly-skilled professional with senior-level administrative experience whose track record demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills; judgement and discretion; ability to identify and manage priorities, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively, as the situation requires.

Duties

  • Manage the Archbishop’s Office, including correspondence, email and meeting documents.
  • Document and coordinate administrative policies and procedures for priests and committees of the Archdiocese.
  • Attend to the immigration and civil status documents and the enculturation of priests from foreign countries who come to minister in the Archdiocese.
  • Organize logistics, participate in and prepare minutes for several archdiocesan committees and special project teams.
  • Operate and maintain office computers, printers, and other office equipment and provide technical assistance to the Archbishop, as required.
  • Participate in organizing and preparing annual archdiocesan events, including the Archbishop’s Levee, the Rite of Election, the Chrism Mass, and the Archbishop’s Dinner

Minimum Qualifications

  • Office Administration Certificate with several years of senior administrative experience preferred but other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent computer proficiency using Microsoft Office, digital meeting platforms and other web-based applications.
  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential materials and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have an active Catholic faith life.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email to jobs.agm@outlook.com or by mail to:

Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan
10301 102 Street
Grande Prairie AB T8V 2W2

Closing Date: October 7, 2022


Corporate Secretary - Edmonton Catholic Schools

The job is responsible for the management of the office of the Board of Trustees and collaborates with the Administrative Assistant in the delivery of a range of services. The incumbent reports to the Chief Superintendent and works closely with the Board Chairperson. The job attends all board meetings, prepares agendas, records minutes and schedules meeting in accordance with the Education Act, the Organizational Bylaw of Edmonton Catholic Schools and the Board Governance Model.

The job acts as parliamentarian, coordinates activities relating to elections, signs the official minute book and is the Board Office signing authority. The work is performed with a high degree of confidentiality and has Division-wide impact.

Detailed Description


Superintendent, Catholic Independent Schools - Diocese of Victoria

The Diocese of Victoria is searching for a dynamic individual for the position of Superintendent of the Catholic Independent Schools of the Diocese of Victoria (CISDV), with duties to commence January 1st, 2023. Our Catholic Schools are located on beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, from Victoria to Port Alberni, and serve approximately 1,600 students in 5 schools (3 elementary, 1 elementary/middle, and 1 high school).

We are seeking a practicing Catholic who will lead with visionary impact, guide our schools with a strong Catholic identity, strive for academic excellence, and nurture a safe and caring environment. Our Catholic Schools pride themselves on engaging learners with a dedicated staff who provide high-quality educational experiences for all students. The successful candidate will have the ability to improve student achievement, provide leadership, manage employees for success, and communicate openly and clearly with all stakeholders. The ideal candidate should:

  • be an active member of a Catholic parish community who understands integrating the Catholic Worldview and values throughout the learning experience
  • demonstrate exceptional collaborative leadership ability
  • possess effective communication, interpersonal, and public relations skills
  • have the ability to lead, attract, recruit and retain high quality Catholic school employees
  • be a person of integrity, have a strong moral character and a high level of energy
  • have demonstrated successful administrative experience and commitment to the aims and goals of Catholic Education
  • possess a Master’s Degree or higher (preferably in educational administration)
  • possess a BC teaching certificate (or be eligible for one)

A full description of the role of the Superintendent is available at: https://cisdv.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/301_Superintendent_Role_Mar_2012.pdf

Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, a current resume, two letters of reference, and a letter of recommendation from their pastor by October 15, 2022 to:

Diocese of Victoria – Superintendent Search Committee
Attention: Fr. William Hann, Episcopal Vicar for Catholic Schools
4044 Nelthorpe Street
Victoria, BC V8X 2A1

Email: jobs@rcdvictoria.org

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


Pastoral & Administration Offices
8421 101 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6A 0L1
Phone: 780-469-1010
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