Catechetical Ministry Coordinator
Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry
Cardinal Meyer Center
3525 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653-1402
The Catechetical Ministry Coordinator assists the Archdiocesan Director of Catechesis and Youth Ministry in assessment and evaluation of parish catechesis for adults, youth, children and families with attention to multi-cultural diversity in his/her respective Vicariate. This person will assists parishes in the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, retention and development of parish catechetical leaders and catechists. He/She will attend vicariate, deanery, and cluster meetings to advocate with pastors, deans and vicars for the implementation of Archdiocesan policies, and meets regularly with parish catechetical leaders for support, networking, enrichment and communication of Archdiocesan plans, policies and events. Fulfills other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of the Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry.
Practicing Catholic and active member of a parish community; Bilingual: fluent in Spanish and English; Master's Degree in Religious Education, related field or the equivalent; 3 years' experience catechetical leadership or elementary and family catechesis; Excellent verbal communication, writing, editing, teaching and group facilitation skills; Significant organizational, administrative, program planning and development, and marketing skills; Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Word and PowerPoint;
If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.
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