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Opportunities at Parishes in the Archdiocese of Chicago

Full time - Posted: 5/3/2016

Director of Catechesis

St. Benedict - Chcicago

The Director of Catechesis oversees the current eight ministries of the our St. Benedict Catechesis Commission, including our two-day, 265 student, Religious Education program, Baptismal preparation, Marriage prep, Children's Liturgy of the Word, RCIA, Spred, Adult Education, and Ministry to young families. Reporting to the Pastor, the Director …

Full time - Posted: 5/3/2016

Office Manager

St. Luke Church - River Forest

Perform office duties characteristic of a church office: maintain sacrament registers, prepare sacrament certificates, register new parishioners, create/update templates, schedules, spreadsheets and forms as needed, compile data for annual reports as requested; Using PDS, create and mail letters of thanks / acknowledgements for large donations and special donations (e.g. …

Part time - Posted: 4/28/2016

Music Director

St. Cornelius Parish - Chicago

Accompany & cantor (when necessary) at weekend Masses, Weddings, Funerals, and other parish liturgical celebrations. Recruit, train, rehearse cantors for weekend Masses. Recruit & Rehearse people for 3 choirs: Adult (every weekend), teen (monthly), children (monthly). Serve as member of the pastoral staff.

Full time - Posted: 4/28/2016

Director/Coordinator of Religious Education

St. Patrick Church - Lake Forest

Direct the religious education program for grades 1 through 8 (approx. 400 students)including middle school IMPACT, two summer programs, sacrament preparation and RCIC. Full job description upon request. Certification required within one year. Serve as a member of the Pastoral Staff.

Full time - Posted: 4/26/2016

Director of Religious Education

St. Joseph - Round Lake

Articulate and implement a plan for comprehensive religious education in light of the parish vision and mission and the archdiocesan policies. Collaborate with Pastor/Pastoral Coordinator, members of parish staff and Education Commission and Religious Education Advisory Group integrating area of responsibility with the overall parish endeavor. Manage and oversee the …

Part time - Posted: 4/21/2016

Religious Education Coordinator

Saint Cornelius Parish - Chicago

Coordinate elementary level parish religious education program (approx. 85 students); Manage RCIC Program; Manage sacramental instruction programs (Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation). Connect with other Religious Education Coordinators in the Pope Francis Global Academy configuration. Maintain records for Protecting God's Children. Serve as member of the Pastoral Staff.

Part time - Posted: 4/18/2016

Bulletin Publisher/Admin. Asst.

St. Isaac Jogues - Niles

Compile and publish the weekly church bulletin. Provide general support answering phones and handling information requests. Various other general duties as needed. Please send cover letter and resume including salary history and 3 references.

Full time - Posted: 4/11/2016

Assistant Coordinator of Religious Education

Most Blessed Trinity - Waukegan

The Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE), under the direction and supervision of the pastor, coordinates and implements specific catechetical programs from early childhood to adult as designated by the pastor. This responsibility must be exercised in collaboration with parish staff members who share the responsibility for catechesis. The Coordinator of Adult …

Full time - Posted: 4/7/2016

Youth Minister

Church of St. Mary - Lake Forest

The Church of St. Mary is seeking a full-time youth minister to work with and expand our current youth ministry program, to serve both middle school and high school students. The Church of St. Mary is a vibrant parish with a very strong high school youth ministry program, currently more …

Full time - Posted: 4/7/2016

Music Director

St. Francis Xavier - Wilmette

Vibrant 1500+ family parish on Chicago’s North Shore. Passion for excellence in liturgical music of varying styles. Lead our congregation in song and prayer with inspirational playing of our 29-rank Casavant organ and our 7 foot Mason & Hamlin piano. Collaborate with school, religious education and other music ministers to …

Full time - Posted: 3/31/2016

Maintenance / Custodian Worker

Saint Hedwig - Chicago

Assures the proper and optimal functioning of the parish buildings. Performs landscaping activities, the maintenance of the sidewalks and parking areas, and the snow removal. Dusts, empties trash, washes walls, windows, and doors, sets up for activities. Cleans and maintains hard and soft surface floors. Mops, strips, waxes floors, vacuums. …

Full time - Posted: 3/30/2016

Pastoral Associate

Ascension - Oak Park

Ascension Church, a Catholic parish in Oak Park, Illinois, seeks a full-time Pastoral Associate, to begin work on 1 July 2016. The parish Pastoral Associate is directly responsible to and works in cooperation and collaboration with the pastor, first and foremost, and then with the other members of the parish …

Full time - Posted: 3/9/2016

Director of Music Ministry

Most Holy Redeemer - Evergreen park

The Director of Music and Liturgy is a professional who holds specialized credentials in music and who has a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy. Potential candidates must be baptized, practicing Catholics. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and pastoral skills and be capable of inspiring the parish community …

Full time - Posted: 3/3/2016

Head of Maintenance

St. Rita of Cascia - Chicago

Job available March 28, 2016. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position which should not exceed 38 hours per week, unless there is a critical need to do so. The normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday 7:00am-3:00pm, with a half hour unpaid lunch. The Head of maintenance …

Full time - Posted: 2/25/2016

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

St. Giles Parish - Oak Park

The Catholic Community of St. Giles, Oak Park, Illinois, is a vibrant, Vatican ll parish of over 2000 households. We are seeking an innovative, experienced candidate for the position of Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, with an added focus on outreach involving parishioners of all ages. As a …

Full time - Posted: 2/9/2016

Director of Youth Ministry

Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Glenview

The Director of Youth Ministry is a new position at OLPH. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and implementation of a youth ministry program. This will involve creating and growing a new youth ministry program with components of service, spiritual development, community building, …