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Camp Director - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

We have a full-time employment opportunity for an energetic and dependable individual to join our team as Camp Director for Our Lady of Victory Camp. Our Lady of Victory Camp has served the Archdiocese since 1946, and is a place where young people come to encounter Christ, encounter creation, and encounter community.

  • Engaging and dynamic opportunity supporting operations and fundraising.
  • Well-defined mission started over 2000 years ago and developed into the community we are today.
  • Teamwork that has dedicated, supportive and passionate individuals.
  • Do you have the drive to make a difference to those you support with your passion?

Key results include:

  • Keeper of the vision for camp
  • Develop and manage all camp programming
  • Recruit and train camp staff and volunteers
  • Oversee daily operations of camp
  • Develop and implement camp marketing strategy including promotions, parish relations across the diocese, and fundraising
  • Manage property development and facility needs


  • Previous camp management experience.
  • Youth / pastoral ministry experience.
  • Experience delivering top-notch customer service.
  • College or university degree in Recreation Management or a related discipline and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience is a bonus.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, understanding, ability to be a positive role model, patience and self-control.
  • Have a demonstrated ability in the recruitment and management of a team.
  • Must be 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 “Camp Director” in the subject line to Rev. Marc Cramer (

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

Kitchen Aide - St. Joseph Seminary

Dietary Services at St. Joseph Seminary located at 9828 – 84 Street, Edmonton has a part-time employment opportunity for a dependable and energetic individual to work as a Kitchen Aide.

Under the direction of the Dietary Services Supervisor, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleaning and for sanitizing kitchen equipment, utensils/cutlery, floors, walls and all food preparation and serving areas. Other duties may include the stocking/storing of food products. This part-time opportunity for about 15 hours per week will have a flexible work schedule that includes days, afternoon /evenings or weekends. Some additional shifts include support for statutory holidays and special events.


  • Completion of high school and previous kitchen experience in an institutional or restaurant setting preferred.
  • Must possess a service orientation, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be known as a strong team member.
  • Honesty, flexibility and good judgment

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

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

Housekeeper - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

Do you have the drive to make a difference to those you support with your passion?

We have a full-time employment opportunity for an energetic and dependable individual to join our team as Housekeeper. This position advances the mission of the Church by ensuring our site facilities are welcoming and clean.

  • Engaging and dynamic opportunity supporting everyone working on our site.
  • Well-defined mission started over 2000 years ago and developed into the community we are today.
  • Teamwork that had dedicated, supportive and passionate individuals.

Key results include:

  • Support for offices, classrooms, seminary living area and a retired priest residence.
  • Maintaining clean offices, classrooms, suites, washrooms and common areas by vacuuming and sweeping floors, dusting, disinfecting and removing garbage. Administrative support includes ordering supplies and coordinating facility housekeeping needs.
  • Some heaving lifting is involved when moving furniture, supplies or equipment.


  • Related housekeeping experience including using a variety of cleaning equipment is required.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements for the duration of your shift.
  • Physically capable to lift, push and pull up to 30 lbs of force.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Adaptable and reliable
  • Must be service oriented, a good communicator both verbal and written, and be able to maintain harmonious relationships with priest, volunteers, parishioners and visitors.

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

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

Parish Pastoral Assistant - Good Shepherd

We have an opportunity for a full time Pastoral Assistant at Good Shepherd Parish located in Edmonton. This position has a variable schedule that includes some evenings and weekends.

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 liturgy committees in the overall pastoral care of the parish.

Focus areas include Worship, Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation, Pastoral Care and School Liaison in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and procedures. Included in this role are responsibilities to assist the Pastor in providing professional operational and administrative support for the parish.


  • Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in Theology or Masters in Divinity is preferred.
  • Training in specific programs such as RCIA, pastoral care, sacramental preparation and other specialties.
  • Training in specific programs such as sacramental preparation, pastoral care and other specialties
  • Conflict management, problem solving training
  • Effective public speaker
  • Knowledge of community resources is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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

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


Youth and Family Coordinator – St. Thomas More Parish, Edmonton

“Jesus did not remain an observer, but he immersed himself. 

Don’t be observers, but immerse yourself in the reality of life, as Jesus did.”

— Pope Francis, July 27, 2013 Youth Prayer Vigil at Rio


Get involved with St. Thomas More youth and family life. St. Thomas More Parish is looking for someone that is passionate about God’s Word to coordinator youth and family evangelization. Under the direction of the pastor and in collaboration with other members of the parish team and staff at associated Catholic schools, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating a sustainable and effective Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry program within the parish, while assisting other parish team members when necessary.

As the Youth and Family Coordinator, you will apply your knowledge of the Catholic faith to coordinate faith formation activities for the youth and their families, as well as promoting active youth, young adult and family ministry in the parish. Your sound judgment will help you to assess the needs of the youth and their families, and evaluate activities and programs to determine suitability for future planning. To be successful in this position you will be a highly effective communicator that is adept at developing interpersonal relationships with youth, families, and other parish ministries. As the ideal Coordinator you would be able to work well within a team environment and build community.


  • An active Catholic faith life
  • 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 that knowledge into action.
  • A solid theological background in Catholic teachings such as a post-secondary degree in theology, diploma in religious studies, or other relevant education.
  • Experience in program and resource coordination.
  • Experience in youth and/or family ministry is an asset.
  • Musical background would be beneficial.
  • Able to recruit and retain volunteers to serve in this ministry
  • Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps and an understanding of social media.


Range $35,000 – $65,000 with salary and benefits commensurate with education and professional experience.


This is a full-time position that requires 35 – 45 hours per week. These hours will include youth activities that often occur during evenings and weekends. The Archdiocese of Edmonton requires all employees to undergo a Police Records Check including the Vulnerable Sector Information Check and Intervention Records Check.

 How to Apply

Please send a cover letter describing your suitability for the position, related training and experience, a resume and references to: Paul Givens at

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.

Catholic Health Care Opportunities - Covenant Health

A partner in our Catholic community is looking for individuals to join its teams and be part of its mission-driven culture.

Covenant Health, which supports acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities, is hiring for its 17 locations across Alberta. With 15,000 staff, physicians and volunteers, Covenant Health is a valued part of Alberta’s integrated health system.

For full details on current opportunities to join the Covenant Health team and “find your calling,” please visit

Executive Director - Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Director that is passionate about Catholic education to join a non-profit organization based in Edmonton.

The Executive Director (ED) is accountable to the Board of Directors, works collaboratively with the Bishops and boards across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon, and plays a critical role in stewarding the organization in the achievement of its mission, vision and values. The ED will facilitate cooperative decision-making and stimulate collaborative action amongst its members, partners, and stakeholders in order to support the strategic direction of the organization and the advancement of its goals and objectives. The ED will play an instrumental role in facilitating and supporting school boards and the trustees to lead and improve their role as Catholic governors as they work to establish the conditions for student success. The ED needs to work collaboratively with all boards to understand their needs, challenges, and opportunities.

This is an exciting time to be a part of the organization, as the world of Catholic education plays a critical role in the development of our youth and communities.


The Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) is a provincial non-profit organization, representing Catholic Trustees in Alberta, Northwest Territories and the Yukon through 24-member school boards that oversee educating over 183,500 students within 450 Catholic Schools.

ACSTA was formed in 1966 and advocates for the Catholic School system, at the provincial & territorial level, and provide faith-formation and fellowship opportunities for Catholic trustees. he ACSTA represents Catholic trustees in Alberta, Northwest Territories and Yukon. The ACSTA represents 24 member boards, educating over 183,500 students in 450 Catholic schools. Catholic Schools have been operating since the 1840’s – well before Alberta became a province. ACSTA was formed in 1966 to support Catholic School Trustees and to provide opportunities for trustees to discuss issues important to Catholic Education.

Catholic schools are distinct formational communities that are able to nurture the spiritual, academic, and physical needs of students. They do this by fully permeating the Alberta Education curriculum with their faith – including the teachings of Sacred Scripture, Catholic Tradition and Apostolic authority. Catholic education is a unique partnership between school, home, and parish that seeks to develop a student’s whole person by integrating academic excellence and faith.

The central focus of Catholic education at all levels is Jesus Christ. Every Catholic school is ordered towards Him. Their schools strive to manifest His presence and teachings in the education of children entrusted to their care.


Celebrate, preserve, promote, and enhance Catholic education.


That all have access to a publicly funded Catholic education.

Core Purpose

They are committed to a unified voice providing spiritual and political leadership for publicly funded Catholic education.
For more information, please visit their website:


Strategic Leadership

• Believes in the value of democratically elected Catholic School Boards.
• Commits to a collaborative, transparent approach to the decision-making process, balanced with the strength to make necessary difficult decisions.
• Commits to innovative, aspirational visionary leadership; builds on current Association strengths.
• Fosters a climate of openness, accountability, and collaboration.
• Facilitates planning of conferences and meetings focused on faith formation. This includes working effectively with internationally recognized speakers and committee coordination.

Organizational Leadership

• Creates a shared vision and action where all members have a sense of ownership and mission aligned to overall organizational goals.
• Plans, delegates, manages time, assigns responsibilities, and ensures successful completion of tasks.
• Understands and commits to staying current on advancements in technologies that would enhance learning and organizational effectiveness.
• Structures the organization for maximum effectiveness.
• Balances the needs of the organization with the resources available.

Advocacy and Communications

• Communicates effectively with the Board of Directors, the membership, staff and external stakeholders. Uses efficient, effective internal communication to build collaboration within the Association.
• Proactive and effective with external communications resulting in community understanding and support of Board direction.
• Solicits, listens, interprets, utilizes, and provides feedback effectively.
• Provides clear direction.
• Acts as a positive ambassador within and for the Association.

Stakeholder and Government Relations

• Develops, maintains, and enhances credible, positive working relationships with stakeholder organizations and partnerships including, but not limited to the Bishops of Alberta and NWT, CCSSA, GrACE, and Alberta Education.
• Represents ACSTA as the senior corporate manager in meetings, open houses, forums, and events.
• Facilitates strategic planning processes with appropriate stakeholder input.
• Possesses the ability to deal effectively with the media and has good facilitation skills – can work with both individuals and large groups.


• Works effectively with the Board of Directors; has a servant leadership style.
• Manages the activities of the various Board Committees and working groups, ensuring that their mandates are clear, and their targets achieved.
• Facilitates the Board’s work regarding governance and policy matters.
• Achieves the Association’s Strategic Plan objectives through the skilled understanding of the role of governance within the structure and function of a provincial association.
• Receives and acts upon direction from the Board of Directors as communicated through its President or delegated authority and reports back in a timely, complete and comprehensive manner.
• Advises the Board of Directors through its President of any risks, challenges or threats in a timely manner that may impact ACSTA in accomplishing its goals, objectives and assets.

Fiscal Management

• Optimizes financial operations for maximum Association advantage.
• Produces high quality results with resources available.
• Leads and supervises the budgetary process and all financial operations.


• A passion for publicly funded Catholic K-12 education sector and a clear desire for ensuring systematic opportunities and support that will enable our youth to be successful in their future endeavors as well as influential contributors to society.
• Commitment to the mission and vision of the Association, along with a demonstrated understanding of Catholic traditions, philosophies, and principles and a strong supporter of Catholic education and locally elected school boards.
• Knowledgeable of current provincial, national, and global issues and trends in Catholic education.
• A positive record of working effectively with boards and committees, along with proven experience in strategic planning, business, administration, public relations and/or government relations, with an undergraduate degree required (graduate credentials are preferred). A combination of other education and experience will be considered.
• Knowledge of the Alberta Education sector and government processes is considered a strong asset.


Interpersonal & Communication Skills:

• Solid, dynamic communicator with the ability to establish relationships.
• Communicates appropriately with diverse audiences and stakeholders’ groups.
• Communicates effectively in multiple mediums; understands and evaluates others’ motivations and feelings.
• Attentive listener.
• Empathic.
• Receives information openly and fully, taking account of informal and unspoken or unwritten elements of communication.
• Has the ability to balance diverse perspectives and needs.

Relationship Building

• Developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships and partnerships with organizations and individuals both internal and external to ACSTA.
• Proven ability to manage sensitive issues effectively in a political environment, including the ability to work effectively with school trustees, administrators, the Catholic Church, Government of Alberta representatives, elected members, and the public.

Leadership Skills

• Strategic, collaborative, progressive, aspirational, and visionary.
• Develop and mentor others to be leaders.
• Creates, supports, and leads by example to build a high-performance team and a positive work environment.
• Is appreciative, engaging, understanding and knowledgeable of issues and concerns.
• Identifies opportunities, inspires action, and achieves results.
• Ensures that resources and energies are focused on the achievement of the Association’s strategic objectives.
Integrity & Trust
• Honest, sincere, dependable, authentic, trustworthy.
• High ethical standards and an honest, open-minded, and consistent approach to working with staff and stakeholders.
• Demonstrates integrity in all aspects of work

Politically Astute:

• Conversant with an understanding of legislative and regulatory processes and has an intuitive ability to read and anticipate the political implications of recommendations and actions.
• Demonstrates a deep understanding of how to influence and build relationships in complex environments.
• Models positive attitude and behavior
• Encourages and motivates others.
• Exudes real engagement and passion for the role/tasks.
• Demonstrates commitment and enthusiasm in achieving tasks and goals.
• Engages positively with others with a sense of humor, being open to others’ views and feelings.


• Maintains perspective, a positive outlook and effectiveness when under pressure.
• Uses specific strategies to assist self and others to cope, including humor, prioritizing, adjusting resources of key tasks.
• Deals effectively with failure and obstacles; does not see failure as a personal rejection.

Stakeholder Development:

• Understands and utilizes the power of developing and maintaining a network of relationships to achieve goals.
• Contributes and shares information and insight for mutual (longer term) gains.
• Uses networks effectively; builds strong partnerships internally and externally.


SANDY JACOBSON | T: 780.944.1327 | E: |

Position Specification – Executive Director ACSTA – August 16, 2023 (PDF)

Bookkeeper (Part-Time) - Star of the North Retreat Centre

The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years’ experience in charity, non-profit bookkeeping, with proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel spreadsheets and Donor Database for charitable receipting.

Twenty hours weekly, onsite at Star of the North.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Using QuickBooks to input bank deposit information, to input vendor purchase orders for accounts payable, to print cheques, or prepare EFTs, to perform a monthly bank reconciliation, to update financial investment data, and to input other required financial data.
  • Performs duties related to payroll and payroll benefits administration using QuickBooks and online direct deposit banking.
  • Prepares and delivers bank deposits. Processes credit card payments using Moneris equipment as required. Maintains excel spreadsheets to track deposits. Processes all tax receipts and maintains database related to donors and tax receipting. (not required, but will be an asset if familiar with Zeffy donor database)
  • Submits government forms as required: quarterly/bi-yearly GST Reimbursement claims; Registered Charities Return, Record of Employment Forms, WCB forms, etc.
  • Prepares and distributes month end financial reports and annual financial reports as requested by Board of Directors and Executive Director.
  • Performs year end computer and financial duties.

Starting Wage:  $30 /hr.  Additional Benefits available. Police check is required.

Deadline for application is August 4, 2023

Please send resume with references to or by mail to:

Star of the North Retreat Centre
ATT:  Lucie Leduc
3A St. Vital Ave
St. Albert, AB  T8N 1K1

We thank you for your interest, but only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Archivist - Diocese of St. Paul

The Diocese of St. Paul is accepting applications for a temporary contract position of Archivist. This position requires the organization and classification of Diocesan archival materials, sacramental records, and religious artifacts to current archival standards, Canon Law, and Personal Information Protection Act. The successful candidate will be primarily accountable to the Bishop of the Diocese of St. Paul or his delegate.

Location: Villa Maria Pastoral Centre – 4609 50 Avenue, St. Paul, AB

Duration of contract: 6 months with the possibility of extension

Salary: $22.00 – $30.00

Hours: 30 to 35 hrs/week

Education: Completion of post secondary degree or diploma in information studies, archives, records management or library sciences, or equivalent level of experience.


  • Experience with RAD – Rules for Archival Description
  • Accessioning, arranging and describing material
  • Strong working knowledge of PIPA – Alberta Personal Information Protection Act.
  • Ability to reference Canon Law
  • Ability to be sensitive to and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Proficiency in the written English and French language
  • Knowledge of Latin is an asset
  • Knowledge of the structure of the Catholic Church
  • Working knowledge of the Roman Catholic faith and the sacraments
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in archives, or historical research
  • Combination of education and experience considered
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Provide reference assistance
  • Organizing, classifying and storing/filing records and artifacts

The job description is a guide to the duties expected of the employee. Because the nature of the job requires flexibility and adaptability to change, the duties will vary from time to time. The Diocese of St. Paul maintains the right to require the employee to undertake duties with his/her capabilities, which are not necessarily recorded in the initial job description.

Note: Successful applicant will require to provide Criminal Check

Please submit a resume quoting the job title Archivist in the subject line to

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.


  • 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 of 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.