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Opportunities at Parishes in the Archdiocese of Chicago

Part time - Posted: 4/24/2015

Associate Director of Music

St. Benedict Parish & Preparatory School - Chicago

St. Benedict is a vibrant and growing parish of about 3000 families located in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood. Our school is one of the largest in the diocese with over 950 students in grades Pre-K thru 12. The parish music program continues to grow and presently includes several dedicated choirs, …

Part time - Posted: 4/22/2015

Director/Coordinator of Religious Education

St. George Parish - Tinley Park

The Director/Coordinator of Religious Education will be responsible for directing a religious education program for children in first through eighth grades and sacramental preparation and celebrations for students and their parents in both the Parish Religious Education Program and the Catholic School. Will also be responsible for communicating with parents …

Full time - Posted: 4/22/2015

Director of Catechesis

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Libertyville

The Director of Catechesis at St Joseph Catholic Church leads all aspects of the parish catechetical and formation programs for adults, families, youth and children in collaboration with clergy, pastoral and administrative staff and volunteer parishioners. As the staff lead of the Wisdom of our Faith Commission, the Director …

Full time - Posted: 4/22/2015

Director of Faith Formation

St Giles Parish - Oak Park

St. Giles is a vibrant parish serving over 2,000 households in north Oak Park and the Galewood neighborhood of Chicago. We are seeking a dynamic, pastoral individual as a Director of Faith Formation to coordinate, develop and organize our versatile formation programs for both students and adults. These programs …

Part time - Posted: 4/22/2015

Director of Music

St. Philip the Apostle - Northfield

St. Philip the Apostle Roman Catholic Parish is located in the northern suburbs. The parish is searching for a new Director of Music. This person should possess excellent vocal skills, piano and organ abilities, and be capable of inspiring the parish community through vocal and instrumental liturgical accompaniment. The Director …

Full time - Posted: 4/9/2015

Business Manager

St Raymond de Penafort - Mount Prospect

St. Raymond de Penafort, a progressive faith community located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is seeking candidates for the position of Parish Business Manager. The Business Manager reports to the Pastor and works with the pastor, school principal, and the Pastoral Center Finance office in managing the …

Part time - Posted: 4/8/2015

Youth Minister

Old St. Mary's - Chicago

The Youth Minister will develop and implement an ongoing faith formation program for the parishioners of high school age. The Youth Minister will encourage the parish's youth to build a strong faith by providing creative spiritual, social and service opportunities. The time commitment is 10 hours per week on …

Full time - Posted: 4/8/2015

Pastoral Associate

Old St. Mary's - Chicago

The Pastoral Associate will be responsible for developing and implementing a plan for comprehensive adult faith formation in the parish. Duties include major responsibility for the RCIA, working with families preparing for the baptism of their children, and developing and implementing religious enrichment opportunities for adult parishioners. The …

Full time - Posted: 4/8/2015

Director of Religious Education

Old St. Mary's - Chicago

The Director of Religious Education will coordinate the religious formation of all children in the parish, both at the parish school and our program for children not enrolled in the parish school. The Director will also coordinate our Sunday Liturgy of the Word for Children program and preparation for …

Full time - Posted: 4/7/2015

Director of Faith Formation

Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago

Holy Name Cathedral - a vibrant downtown parish with 6,700 households, is currently seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation. This person will plan, develop, organize and evaluate the Faith Formation Program for the Cathedral parish including Baptism Preparation, Young Adult Ministry, Adult Faith Formation and RCIA. He or she …

Part time - Posted: 4/7/2015

Director of Pastoral Care

Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago

Holy Name Cathedral - a vibrant downtown parish with 6,700 households, is currently seeking a part-time Director of Pastoral Care. This person will plan, develop, organize and evaluate the Ministry of Care Program for the Cathedral parish which provides ministry to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Prentice Women’s Hospital, Warren Barr Pavilion, …

Full time - Posted: 3/25/2015

Assistant Director of Religious Education

St. Pius V Parish - CHICAGO

Maintain the Parish Data System (PDS) and provide data entry; maintain family files; assist in religious education preparation and outreach; coordinate the Confirmation Program and post-Confirmation activities; coordinate Jovenes en Accion youth program. Participation and training in ISKALI youth leadership program. Promote participation in the youth ministry through multiple channels: …

Full time - Posted: 3/25/2015

Director of Ministries

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Libertyville

The Director of Ministries provides leadership, direction and coordination to the ministries of Liturgy, Prayer and Worship, Music, Community Building and Outreach, Social Justice and Service and other ministries as needed. The Director of Ministries is a person of faith committed to Gospel values. The candidate works with the …

Full time - Posted: 3/19/2015

Director of Religious Education

Saint Clement Parish - Chicago

Saint Clement Parish seeks a full time staff member to join the team in working on faith formation and catechesis with primary focus but not limited to children and families. This person will direct the religious education program, prepare children and adults for sacraments and collaborate in other areas of …

Part time - Posted: 3/17/2015

Director of Development

St. Gertrude Parish - Chicago

Reporting to the Director of Parish Leadership and Ministry Formation, the Director of Development works collaboratively with Parish staff and volunteers to develop and implement a strategy road map that increases the sustainability of parish ministries through grant writing, volunteer recruitment, promotion and communication and community partner engagement. Position …

Full time - Posted: 3/17/2015

Director of Parish Finances and Facilities

St. Gertrude Parish - Chicago

Reporting to the Pastor the Director of Parish Finances and Facilities works collaboratively with the Parish staff having direct responsibility for financial management, plant management, and personnel management. Additionally this position has the responsibility of supervising the rectory office staff and the maintenance team. The position partners with the …

Full time - Posted: 3/16/2015

Director of Children's Faith Formation

Saint Anne Catholic Community - Barrington

St. Anne Catholic Community, a parish of over 3,000 families in northwest suburban Barrington, is committed to lifelong faith formation and intergenerational formation in the spirit and vision of Vatican II. Responsibilities include planning, development and coordination of faith formation for children in first through eighth grades, sacrament preparation …

Part time - Posted: 3/9/2015

Pastoral Associate

Our Lady of Hope Church - Rosemont

Work closely with the pastor, under his supervision, in the process of parish administration, including: future needs assessment, planning, decision making, implementation, communication. Give assistance to the pastor in the selection of new staff members and primary volunteers and volunteer leaders. Attend all staff meetings, except as excluded by the …

Full time - Posted: 3/6/2015

Director of Religious Education

St. Stephen, Deacon & Martyr Catholic Church - Tinley Park

Is responsible for directing a comprehensive and systematic catechetical program for approximately 1500 children in grades one through eighth. Involves recruiting and interviewing volunteer catechists and aides, supervising six sessions a week of religious education, and designing and implementing sacramental preparation for students and their parents for the Parish …

Part time - Posted: 3/6/2015

Director of Religious Education

Our Lady of Hope Church - Rosemont

Articulate and implement a plan for sacramental preparation in light of the parish vision and mission and the Archdiocesan policies for grades K-8th. Collaborate with Pastor/Pastoral Coordinator, and members of parish staff and Religious Education Advisory Group integrating area of responsibility. Manage the planning of parish sacramental programs …

Full time - Posted: 3/6/2015

Director of Religious Education

Ss. Faith Hope & Charity - Winnetka

We are looking for a person to direct our Religious Education program of 475 grade school children. The DRE would also work with the staff of our parish school to resource sacramental preparation and plan the celebrations of the sacraments. He/she would meet with our RE Board on …

Full time - Posted: 3/6/2015

Director of Religious Education

St. Michael - Orland Park

St. Michael Parish in Orland Park, a parish of approximately 4,300 families seeks a full-time Director of Religious Education (DRE) who is prepared to assume leadership of a multi-faceted program of religious education. This parish requires a Director who is flexible enough to work with the different styles of …

Part time - Posted: 3/5/2015

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

St. John of the Cross Parish - Western Springs

20 hours per week, beginning April 7 lasting thru Oct 7. The Crossroads Youth Ministry serves our high school aged members. The coordinator will support the Director of Youth Ministry in advance of & immediately following her maternity leave, by implementing the strategic plan for this ministry’s growth. During her leave, …

Part time - Posted: 3/4/2015

Maintenance Worker/Custodian

St. Columba - Chicago

Part-time position approximately 20-24 hours per week; not benefits-eligible. Sweep, dust, mop and vacuum floors/carpet using usual standard equipment; remove trash from Offices and all work areas; clean restrooms, replenish soap, towels, and tissues; complete minor repairs in designated areas of the campus; may paint interior/exterior spaces around campus; operate …

Full time - Posted: 2/17/2015


Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph - Chicago

The historic and diverse communities of Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph parishes, located in the heart of Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, is seeking a full-time Director of Music to serve both growing Catholic parishes. Our welcoming community fully embraces a spirit-filled, enthusiastic Eucharistic celebrations and liturgies through the engagement of …

Full time - Posted: 2/13/2015

Director of Religious Education

Holy Family Catholic Community - Palatine

The Director of Religious Education is responsible for the overall vision of a dynamic and growing parish program serving over 1000 children and teens. This includes all aspects of designing, developing, directing and evaluating parish catechetical and youth ministry programs. The Director must promote, embrace and execute all …

Full time - Posted: 2/13/2015

Campaign Manager

St. Francis Xavier - Wilmette

The Campaign Manager will drive the planning and execution of key activities related to St. Francis Xavier’s current $9 million campaign. The Campaign Manager will assist with the significant increase in major gift fundraising, administrative and operations work related to the campaign within the St. Francis parish and school …

Full time - Posted: 2/9/2015

Music Director

St. John Vianney - Northlake

The Music Director will direct the music program in the parish. This includes singing and playing the organ on Saturday and Sunday Masses, at the weekly children’s school Mass every Friday, all feast days, First Saturdays, special liturgies, weddings, and funerals. Will direct an adult and children's choir with rehearsal …

Full time - Posted: 2/4/2015

Parish Office Secretary

St. Patrick Parish - Wadsworth

Answers phones and schedules appointments. Prepares documents and correspondence for the Pastor's signature. Provides secretarial and general office support for the Parish Staff. Serves as receptionist and first-line contact for those entering the Parish Office. Prepares correspondence and reports using various word processing, database and spreadsheet software. Uses …

Part time - Posted: 2/4/2015

Organist for Mass in Polish

St. Thecla Parish - Chicago

Be the primary organist for liturgies in Polish. This includes: Sunday 11:30 am Mass; Holy days; Devotions such as Lamentations after Mass during Lent; Stations of the Cross; Funerals and Weddings. Please email resume and employment history to Fr. Gene Dyer at

Full time - Posted: 1/28/2015

Director of Religious Education

Sacred Heart - Winnetka

Sacred Heart Parish in Winnetka, IL, a parish of approximately 1,100 families is currently seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education who will work together with the current Youth Minister to craft an innovative and creative approach to religious formation that relies less on textbooks and curricula, and more on …