This person has the exciting task of creating a family program for parents of children from early childhood through 5th grade. The program would include time to build community, age appropriate catechesis, and family formation.
In addition, the Director of Child and Family Ministry will create and execute a plan to bring Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to St. Francis Borgia.
Other responsibilities include sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, coordination of Vacation Bible School, and coordination of a Sunday morning early childhood program.
The Director of Child and Family Ministry must be someone with great interest in collaborating with co-workers, volunteers, the parish school, and homeschool families.
Position needs include:
Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies, Theology, Religious Education, or other similar degree preferred
3-5 years in Catholic parish ministry or other Catholic ministry setting
Training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or experience with the program
Possesses a healthy spiritual maturity and commitment to spiritual growth
Actively participates in the work of the Catholic Church and is able to partake in the full sacramental life of the Church
Possesses the capacity to work effectively with a wide variety of people, exhibiting maturity, tact and understanding; relates well to the pastor, parish staff, volunteers, parishioners, and the general public
Demonstrates or possesses the ability to assess needs, plan, organize, implement, direct and evaluate programs