Updated February 17, 2006
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WORTH, ILLINOIS -- Need Catholic Woman, pastoral heart, to read brief memorial service with spiritual will. Private Setting. E-mail: NewOrbit@SWCP.com
WHITEHAWK SPIRIT COACHING -- Gavin W. Young, Jr., M.A., M.A.P.M. Seasoned Life Coach partnering with BabyBoom/GenX men in attaining enhanced lives by focusing on spiritual integration in all areas of life. Initial session is complimentary. Sessions are held by phone and last approx. 45 minutes. Contact: (541) 535-1558 (Pacific time) or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or to schedule an appointment.
ZEN MEDITATION GROUP. For beginners and seasoned meditators. In Evanston, IL. For information call (847) 477-6967 or e-mail: email@example.com
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COUNSELING/SERVICES -- Zen priest & psychologist offering counseling services for clergy of all denominations. Please call: (847) 477-6967 for information. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
COUNSELING/PSYCHOTHERAPY. Rev. Edward Lambro, PhD, CCMHC. Sensitive to the unique treatment issues and privacy needs of clergy, religious sisters and brothers. Northern New Jersey. Phone: (973) 345-8410.
INTENSIVE PASTORAL ENGLISH: Adult language instruction includes vocabulary for ministry. Small classes, multicultural setting, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
DYNAMIC, CREATIVE PREACHING -- Parish missions, Faculty in-service, retreats for religious. Web site: www.sabbathretreats.org
BETHANY SPIRITUALITY CENTER Pilgrimage to Holy Land. June 12-21. Excellent guides. Ask for flier and brochure. (845) 460-3061. E-mail: email@example.com
SABBATH SPACE: Mar. 27-Apr. 3. An opportunity for church ministers to rest and renew themselves before attending the Religious Education Congress in Anaheim. A light schedule complimentary to REC is arranged. Morning transportation to REC is provided Friday-Sunday. For information contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.thecsd.com
SOURCE AT THE CENTER: Aug. 20-Sept. 2. A two-week intensive program for spiritual directors who have not completed formal training or trained spiritual directors seeking to renew themselves in the ministry. For information contact: Margaret Scharf OP, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4415. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.thecsd.com
SPIRITUALITY CONFERENCE -- Dancing in the Darkness. Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal on living with hope in dark times. August 3-6. Hilton Durham, NC. Presentations, prayer, community, resources. DeSales Resources and Ministries: 1-800-782-2270 or www.desalesresource.org
HESCYCHIA SCHOOL of Spiritual Direction at the Redemptorist Renewal Center at Picture Rocks in Tucson, Arizona. A true interfaith preparation for the ministry of spiritual direction. Classes are formed to enable participation and practicum. Pastoral in the best possible sense of the word, while at the same time the classical traditions of spiritual direction are not ignored. The professional expertise that is required prepares participants for this important ministry. Presented in a series of classes beginning January 29, 2006 and also September 17, 2006. Cost includes the program, room, board, and all amenities. References upon request. For more information visit our website at www.desertrenewal.org or call (520) 744-3400.
EXPLORING PRIESTHOOD and Ministry Today, St. Francis Centre for Religious Studies, Mono Mills, ON Canada, July 30 - August 4, 2006. Scripture, psychotherapy, exploration of the inner landscape of ministry. 19th year/exclusive gathering for men in ministry. Finding the Treasure we have in clay vessels. Revitalizing hope, confidence, self-awareness, self-esteem, in self, spirit and ministry. Phone: (416) 928-9570 Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: ministry@spiritCentral.com Web site: www.spiritCentral.com/ministry
LENTEN RETREATS, HOLY WEEK RETREAT: Details at: www.evensongretreat.com Evensong by the Sea Retreat & Spirituality Center, Cape Cod. Individual Private, Guided retreats. Reiki Training. (800) 455-0247.
SCHOOL OF LECTIO DIVINA -- seven-day Retreat, March 5-11, 2006, Benedict Inn, Beech Grove, IN. cost: $400. For information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTEMPLATIVE RETREAT and Sabbatical at the beautiful Redemptorist Renewal Center at Picture Rocks in Tucson, Arizona. Participants may choose from one to seven weeks (March 19-May 5 and October 29-December 15, 2006). Emphasis is on contemplative spirituality and personal rest. Small group of participants enables community interaction. Cost includes the program, room, board, and all amenities. There are no hidden or unexpected charges. References upon request. For more information visit our website at www.desertrenewal.org or call (520) 744-3400.
MONTH-LONG July retreat in Oregon; shorter retreats any time. Shalom Prayer Center: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Shalom@open.org Web site: www.open.org/shalom
SAN DIEGO. The Spiritual Ministry Center, The Religious of the Sacred Heart, offers year-round retreats including 30-day retreats and self-directed sabbaticals near the ocean in a comfortable townhouse. Phone: (619) 224-9444. Fax: (619) 224-1082. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.spiritmin.org
MINI SABBATH - Living with Balance: Life in Abundance, July 8-22, 2006; Presenters: Michael Laratonda, FMS, Margaret Picha, SSND (previously Wellsprings staff). Franciscan Spiritual Center, Ringwood, NJ. Cost: $1100 all inclusive ($200 deposit with registration). Accepting Registrations now. Limited space. First come first served. Phone: (973) 962-9778. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.franciscanspiritualcenternj.com
SPRING SABBATICAL: May 9-June 7. Come to this ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation. Contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175 ext. 4406. Fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.thecsd.com
SABBATICAL PROGRAM in Oregon; monastic setting. Shalom Prayer Center: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: Shalom@open.org Web site: www.open.org/shalom
FORMATION CONSULTATION SERVICES -- provides unique, flexible and holistic sabbatical programs within a nurturing small community atmosphere. Programs are tailored specifically to each participants needs. Program details are located on our web site: www.fcs-bilotta.com Our web site also offers a helpful selection of articles on formation for free downloading. Phone: (508) 234-6540.
LEARN SPANISH THROUGH IMMERSION at Cemanahuac Educational Community in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Well-trained professional teachers, small classes, pastoral Spanish. Links with social justice and volunteer organizations. Customized programs for groups. Start any Monday, choose the length of your stay. www.cemanahuac.com
STUDY TOP-OF-THE-LINE PASTORAL SPANISH and the real Mexican cultural program, total immersion, one-on-one, customized, year-round, start anytime, go as long as you like tutorials. Special emphasis on pastoral care of Hispanics and on developing fluency in professionally oriented Spanish. Excellent faculty. Direct interaction with the Mexican church and the genuine Mexican culture reality. Contact: CIRIMEX, 205 Hill Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501. Phone: (641) 682-4264. Fax: (641) 684-4690. Guadalajara, Mexico, phone: 011-52-333-121-4878. Mexican fax: 011-52-333-121-7738. Worldwide e-mail: CIRIMEX@aol.com
CENTER OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE -- Spanish to suit your needs, individualized instruction by professional, experienced teachers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Phone: (809) 530-7234. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
INTENSIVE PASTORAL SPANISH: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas. Adult learning in multicultural faith community. Small classes, outstanding faculty. Offered in three-week blocks year-round. Accreditation: USCCB/CCA. Contact Edna Cardona: (210) 732-2156, ext. 7102. Web site: www.maccsa.org
RECONCILIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH - A modern church for modern people. Clergy wanted for an affirming Old Catholic Church opening new congregations. Telephone: (480) 649-0901. E-mail: FRANCISMISSION@aol.com
LOVE THE POOR? Employed? Searching for Religious Community? Join Active Poor Clares, (402) 551-0347.
CATHOLIC APOSTOLIC CHURCH in North America - Inclusive, progressive, marital status and gender no impediment to holy orders. Phone: (845) 586-2201. www.cacina.org
VOLUNTEERS WANTED for supportive housing ministry. Contact Mark: www.supportivecatholiccommunitieslayministry.com Phone: (612)724-3644 ext. 21
FULL-TIME VOLUNTEERS, married or single men and women under 65. Live, work and pray in community at Franciscan Retreat houses in California. Receive spiritual growth., room, board, medical insurance and living allowance. Requires adaptability, tolerance good health and freedom from obligations. Contact: Franciscan Covenant Program, (831) 623-1119. E-mail: email@example.com
JOURNEY WITH JONAH and the Whale, Discovering ourselves through our Learning Difficulties / ADHD, July 4 - 8, 2006, Loretto-Maryholme Retreat Centre, Lake Simcoe, ON Canada. Summer camp/workshop -- teachers, school support staff, parents. A creative, therapeutic approach to understanding learning difficulties, especially ADHD. Facilitators: Pina Mennitti, Special Education Assessment and Programming Teacher (T.C.D.S.B.) and Daniel McDonald, Psychotherapist (I.S.P.E.B.). Limited registration. Phone: (416) 928-9570 Fax: (416) 921-7464. E-mail: journey@spiritCentral.com Web site: www.spiritCentral.com/journey
PRIEST AVAILABLE FOR SUPPLY/RETREAT -- Dynamic LaSalette priest in good standing for your parish or ministry while you vacation or need temporary extra hand. Includes 3-weekend period (2 full weeks) onsite plus Eco-Retreat package for $1500 ($1800 large parishes), transportation, room and board. Contact: Rev. Richard Landry MS, PO Box 420, Enfield, NH 03748 Phone: (603) 632-7087
ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST, business coach, management consultant seeks post as executive director of a retreat organization. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for c.v. Or call 760-720-0016 for details.
SEEKING FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITY as a pastoral associate in a small to mid-sized parish. Masters in pastoral studies; certified in youth ministry and spiritual direction; accomplished organist. Prefer Midwest area but willing to re-locate. For more information contact: email@example.com
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR -- A vibrant ecumenical labor-management membership organization, sponsored by the Boston Archdiocese, is seeking an ordained religious to join us as Associate Director with potential for advancement. The applicant will be working with the Jesuit Director, now in his 35th year, and a small staff to expand our programs. Now in its 60th year, The Labor Guild has its roots in the Catholic Labor School tradition, but through the years has expanded its programs to include professional conferences, publication of a guidebook on worker rights, oversight of labor elections, as well as mediation and counseling initiatives. Applicants should have basic knowledge of labor economics, business, social ethics, administration, and possess pastoral sensitivities, an outgoing personality, and enthusiasm for the challenges of social justice. Send résumé to Rev. Edward F. Boyle, S.J., The Labor Guild, 85 Commercial St., Weymouth, MA 02188. Phone: (781) 340-7887. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY MINISTER -- The University of San Diego seeks a full-time (10 month) professional campus ministers in the area of Peace and Justice Outreach (job #39108). Responsible for coordinating University Ministry social justice and program specific activities, including: integrating theological reflection into all programs; supervising immersion trips (domestic & international); overseeing weekly service opportunities; and designing and implementing special social justice awareness events. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic with a Masters in Ministry/related field and, minimum of 2 years of social justice oriented campus ministry experience at a Catholic college/university, Newman Center or related setting. Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is strongly preferred. See www.sandiego.edu for details and application. Send cover letter, résumé, USD application, & 2 professional references to: USD, Human Resources, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492.
CAMPUS MINISTRY -- University of Dayton. Two positions: DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY (Reference #P6004). DIRECTOR OF RETREATS AND FAITH COMMUNITIES (Reference #A6002). Part of 30 person ministry team serving Catholic and Marianist University. Full-time benefits, salary commensurate with qualifications/experience. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to diversity; is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. W/M/D/V/DV encouraged to apply. Complete job descriptions: www.udayton.edu/~hr/jobopps Submit résumé and list of references using the job number(s) above, by March 15: Office of Human Resources, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1614. (937) 229-2541; TDD-(937) 229-4773. E-mail: (Word or Text only) to: email@example.com
ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY MINISTER -- The University of San Diego seeks a full-time (10 month) professional campus ministers in RCIA/Confirmation (job #39109). Coordinates all aspects of RCIA/Confirmation, including development of programs and activities designed to help students and employees integrate faith and life, deepen their understanding of Catholic teachings, and foster commitment to justice and service. Required: Practicing Roman Catholic with campus ministry experience and/or a masters degree in theology, ministry, or related fields. Bi-lingual competence (Spanish-English) is highly desirable. See www.sandiego.edu for details and application. Send cover letter, résumé, USD application, and 2 professional references to: USD, Human Resources, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492.
CHAPLAIN/DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY -- Ohio Dominican University seeks a Roman Catholic priest in good standing for the position of Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry. The University Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry serves a community that includes 3000 students from many faiths, cultures and life experiences. The Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry is an integral part of the Student Development staff that supports spiritual and community life. Visible and active participation in campus activities and programs is important along with creative outreach to a diverse community. In addition to providing spiritual leadership in a Dominican Catholic community, duties include: supervising 2 campus ministers, including one Minister-in-Residence; coordination of campus community service efforts identifying and addressing the spiritual needs of a diverse community; coordinating community response to campus tragedies; conducting the celebration of daily Mass special programs, such as Mass of the Holy Spirit, Baccalaureate ceremonies, the Campus Christmas Lighting and other religious ceremonies. The full-time position will be available July 1, 2006. Résumé review will begin immediately. Benefits may include housing in a student apartment complex located 1.5 miles from campus. EOE. Candidates seeking further information about this position should send a cover letter, their résumé, and the names of three references to: Andrew Klein, Vice President for Student Development, Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219-2099. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LARGE SUBURBAN PARISH seeking a Coordinator(s) of Marriage and Family Life. Responsible for marriage preparation and on-going marriage and family life development and enrichment. Must have a degree in Theology or equivalent ministry experience. Must be open to collaborative ministry and be computer literate. Salary in accordance with Diocesan guidelines. Send résumés to: Attention - Fr. Joseph Hennessy, St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Faith Community, 3450 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, AZ 85226 or email@example.com or fax to (480) 917-8475.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- Diocese of Wilmington seeks an experienced Development Director to manage responsibility for the Annual Catholic Appeal, Diocesan Educational Fund, Planned Giving, Parish Increased Offertory Programs, and Parish Capital Campaigns. Staff of 7 includes support staff. Minimum of 5 years experience, preferably at the parish and/or Catholic school level and diocesan level. Proven track record generating donations. Proven organizational skills and superior interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send résumé and cover to Director of Human Resources, Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Office of Human Resources, PO Box 2030, Wilmington, DE 19899-2030.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -- Pax Christi USA is seeking an experienced leader in fundraising and institutional development. Pax Christi USA is a national Catholic peace organization seeking to explore, articulate and witness to the call of Christian nonviolence, while building an antiracist, multicultural movement animated by the social teachings of the Catholic tradition. Responsibilities of the Development Director include: developing an annual fundraising plan; overseeing the annual Development budget; providing leadership in meeting annual financial goals with strong support from the Executive Director and Associate Development Director; overseeing the development and marketing of planned giving, sustaining and expanding memberships and special appeals; cultivating major donors through effective networking, planning and execution of fundraising programs; representing the organization to various groups through presentations and meetings; researching and pursuing grant opportunities; and participating as an active member of the organizations leadership team in developing the organizations chart of work and meeting agendas. For a complete list of qualifications, visit www.paxchristiusa.org This is a full-time, salaried position responsible to the Executive Director. Travel required. Pax Christi USA offers an excellent benefits package, collegial working conditions and a competitive salary. Pax Christi USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and People of Color encouraged to apply. A cover letter, résumé, and three professional references should be sent to: Pax Christi USA, Attn: Development Director Search, 415 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20017. Applications can also be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR OF CHILDRENS Religious Formation. Parish community of 2,800 households seeking a full-time director responsible for the preschool through junior high program. Administer grade 1-8 directly, supervise preschool/kindergarten section head and junior high confirmation/junior high youth ministry coordinator. Minimum of BA in religious education or equivalent, MA preferred. Experience in directing and supervising a religious formation program. Candidate must be a member of the Catholic community, organized and team oriented. Salary negotiable. Send résumé and inquiries by Feb. 28 to Church of the Holy Family, Search Committee, 24505 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, MI 48375. E-mail: email@example.com
COLUMBIA ROAD HEALTH SERVICES in Washington, DC is hiring a Director of Operations. This position is responsible for managing the daily operations of this faith based community health center, including administrative, human resource, maintenance, development, and technology functions. As a member of the executive team, he/she participates in strategic planning and problem solving. For more information, see www.crhs.org
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR position open soon with South Dakota Peace & Justice Center, a statewide interfaith grassroots membership organization. Candidates should possess a good grasp of peace and justice issues, religious and cultural sensitivity, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as administrative and fundraising abilities. Reliable transportation and frequent (reimbursed) travel throughout South Dakota and Indian Country are required. Salary range: $20,000 - $22,000 (depending on experience). Benefits include month paid vacation. Detailed job description available by mail or electronically. Please address inquiries and résumés to: SD Peace & Justice Center, PO Box 405, Watertown SD 57201. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Visit our website http://www.sdpjc.org
FAITH FORMATION TEAM MEMBER. Our Lady of Lourdes, Milwaukee, a welcoming and spirit-filled parish, seeks a full-time leader to work in partnership in the development and implementation of life-long faith formation with a focus on whole community catechesis. This person will work cooperatively to integrate catechesis, liturgy, justice & service, and community life, with a focus on adult and child ministries. A Masters degree in a related field is desired, with parish experience in adult formation and sacramental preparation. Competitive Salary and benefits offered. Please submit a cover letter and résumé by March 1st to: Formation Search Committee, Our Lady of Lourdes, 3722 S. 58th St., Milwaukee, WI 53220 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC DIRECTOR -- St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church, Roswell, Georgia. Full time Director of Music. Build on existing program that includes a traditional choir, two contemporary ensembles, Hispanic group, and seasonal childrens choir. Position requires excellent keyboard and vocal skills, experience in traditional choral conducting, contemporary ensemble leadership, a good working knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Ability to conduct chant, hymns, and polyphonic choral music is a must. A music degree is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, résumé, salary requirements and references to Paul Tate, 4900 Markim Forest Lane, Sugar Hill, GA 30518 or e-mail to: email@example.com
MULTI-CULTURAL archdiocese seeks Director of Office of Worship and Christian Initiation to direct ongoing liturgical renewal in areas of music, ministries, E & A, RCIA and sacramental celebrations, under leadership of Archbishop. MA/MTS in liturgical studies and 5 years diocesan liturgical experience required. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) desirable. Full-time salary and benefits. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHURCH ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR: The Cathedral Parish of St. Ignatius Loyola in the Diocese of Palm Beach is seeking applications for the position of Cathedral Organist/Choir Director. The salaried position requires 30 hours per week and includes health/pension benefits. The Cathedral is a vibrant, active community seeking an accomplished organist/pianist with knowledge of Catholic liturgy and music with experience in Choir direction/development for adults and children. For more details visit www.stignatiuspb.com and click employment opportunity. Please send résumé and salary requirements to Rev. Thomas Barrett, Rector, c/o The Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, 9999 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.
DIRECTOR FOR LITURGICAL MUSIC -- Part-time position (20 hours week) for a 1200 family parish. St. Marys is the oldest Catholic parish in Rhode Island and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Proficiency in organ and a strong emphasis on assembly participation. MM preferred. Responsibilities include: adult choir, cantor training, staff collaboration, oversight or direction of youth choir. 3-manual Casavant organ (op 326, 1956)/5-octave Schulmerich handbells. Salary commensurate with education and experience (AGO guidelines: $20,000-$30,000). Please send résumé and the names of three references by February 28 to Search Committee, St. Marys Roman Catholic Church, PO Box 547, 12 William Street, Newport RI 02840. Fax:(401) 845-9497. E-mail: StmaryRE@aol.com
LAY MISSIONARIES -- Interested in serving overseas as a lay missionary for 3 years in the areas of education, nursing, administration, accounting, computers, technical trades, etc.? Lay Mission-Helpers Association provides training and support. Check out our website at www.laymissionhelpers.org
ESTABLISHED, INNER CITY Independent Catholic parish active in social justice seeks associate pastor. Will consider both ordained and lay from any Christian tradition. Apostolic Catholic Church: Bishop-Chuck@ApostolicCatholicChurch.com or call: (813) 238-6060.
BILINGUAL PASTORAL MINISTER: Glenmary seeks a minister for a small town mission parish in northeast Mississippi. This person will work with a team in areas of faith formation, liturgy and social outreach. Fluency in Spanish is required. Previous experience in Hispanic ministry and a masters in theology or pastoral ministry are preferred. Send résumé to Jay Gilchrist, Glenmary Home Missioners, 1312 5th Ave. N, Nashville TN 37208. E-mail: email@example.com
SR. THEA BOWMAN Catholic School in the Diocese of Jackson, MS is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic administrator to lead a newly consolidated Pre-K through Grade 6 school in the spirit of Sr. Thea. The school, the first in Mississippi to be named after Thea Bowman, will open in the fall of 2006 and enroll approximately 200 students. Qualifications include a degree in school administration; preferred experience in urban Catholic education; good standing as a practicing member of the Catholic Church. To initiate the application process, individuals should send résumés ASAP to education, attention Sr. Deborah Hughes, SSJ. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. FELICITAS Parish Catholic School, San Leandro, is a K through 8th grade school located in the city of San Leandro in Alameda County serving the cities of San Leandro, San Lorenzo and Hayward. St. Felicitas School enrolls 265 students with a professional staff of 20 and is fully accredited by WCEA/WASC with before and after school Extended Care. Candidates for principal must be active practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or be enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative and educational leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration. Candidates are expected to take an active role as a member of the parish staff and work collaboratively with the Pastor and pastoral staff. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and academic program are a must. Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance and Retirement. Applications should be completed by February 15, 2006. Send Letter of Intent and Request for Application to: Penny Pendola, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Oakland, 2900 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610. (510) 893-4711. Fax: (510) 763-8055.
PRINCIPAL -- St. Josephs School, Alameda. St. Joseph Catholic School is a K through 8th grade school located in the city of Alameda, and the surrounding area in Alameda County serving the city of Alameda, St. Joseph School enrolls 260 students with a maximum capacity of 310 students, with a professional staff of 35 and is fully accredited by WCEA/WASC with before and after school Extended Care. St. Joseph School shares a campus with St. Joseph-Notre Dame High School which is a parish High School with an enrollment of 500 + students. The schools work collaboratively and the administrators of both schools are in frequent communication. Candidates for principal must be active practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or be enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative and educational leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration and assist in developing the long range Master Plan for the parish. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and academic program are a must. Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, and Retirement. Applications should be completed by February 15, 2006. Send Letter of Intent and Request for Application to: Penny Pendola, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Oakland, 2900 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610. Phone: (510) 893-4711. Fax: (510) 763-8055.
PRINCIPAL -- St. Leander School, San Leandro, CA. St. Leander Parish Catholic School is a Pre-K through 8th grade school located in the city of San Leandro in Alameda County serving the city of San Leandro. St. Leander School enrolls 289 students with a professional staff of 13 and a support staff of 12, and is fully accredited by WCEA/WASC with before and after school Extended Care. Candidates for principal must be active practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or be enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative and educational leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration. Candidates are expected to take an active role as a member of the parish staff and work collaboratively with the Pastor and pastoral staff. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and academic program are a must. Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance and Retirement. Applications should be completed by February 15, 2006. Send Letter of Intent and Request for Application to: Penny Pendola, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Oakland, 2900 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610. Phone: (510) 893-4711. Fax: (510) 763-8055.
ST. MEL PARISH IN WOODLAND HILLS, California, is seeking a Principal for its 550 student, K-8 school. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with an understanding of Catholic education. Strong communication, management and demonstrated leadership skills are essential. California teaching credential, minimum 5 years teaching and administrative experience. Masters degree in Administration or Education and/or an Administrative Services Credential are desirable. Position available July 1, 2006. Please send resume: Chairperson, Principal Search Committee, St. Mel Parish, 20870 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364 or email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -- Large Parish/Catholic School in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area seeks Director of Religious Education. The director will ensure the total faith formation of all children, will plan, implement, and staff Religious Education Program for parish and school and will provide catechist training and parent sacramental meetings. Qualified candidate will possess a masters degree in religious education or related field and a minimum of 2 years experience working in religious education. Full-time, excellent salary and benefit package. Fax résumé to: Search Committee, (954) 476-5750.
DRE - St. Patricks Church, a 2000-family parish located in Californias Central Coast, is looking for a Director of Religious Education to supervise English and Spanish K-6 programs, direct the RCIA process, and coordinate Adult Faith Formation (SCC, Bible Studies, Parish Retreats). A masters degree in Theology, Catechetics or a related field, fluency in Spanish and an ability to work with established teams are preferred. Send résumé and references to Rev. Joseph Butters, PO Box 860, Arroyo Grande, CA 93421. Fax: (805) 489-1316. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS -- This is an opportunity for a person who is looking to lead a moderate-sized private school system within a State at the top of nearly every survey. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester, NH is seeking a charismatic leader to foster spiritual and academic leadership for the states Catholic schools: 29 schools (Grades Pre-K - 12 with 8,300 students). With tremendous support from the Bishop of Manchester and a highly supportive staff, the Superintendent will use his/her public relations, grass roots marketing, project management and visionary skills to develop our geographically diverse school system into a model for others to follow. To qualify, you will need a Masters degree (Doctorate preferred), experience as a senior educational leader with a history of success at bringing the best out in people as well as a passion for excellence. The person must be motivated by the mission of the Catholic Church and be an active member of a Roman Catholic parish. Additionally, the selected candidate must have demonstrated success with strategic planning and, most importantly, goal achievement. EOE. Submissions must be received by no later than March 22, 2006. To apply, please e-mail your curriculum vitae along with three professional references and your cover letter stating salary requirement and how you will make a difference to: John D. Roller, SPHR, CEBS of Express Personnel Services, at email@example.com A complete job description and a profile of the NH Catholic Schools can be found at www.catholicchurchnh.org
ST. TERESAS ACADEMY -- Private single-sex secondary school accepting applications for 2006-2007 for full-time teachers in Latin and Spanish; also accepting applications in other disciplines. Send résumé to: Academic Principal, 5600 Main, Kansas City, MO 64133.
PADUA ACADEMY, an all-girl Catholic High School located in Wilmington, DE, is seeking a full-time Religious Studies teacher beginning in September of 2006. Padua Academy is a National School of Excellence that provides a challenging academic curriculum within a nurturing, faith-filled environment conductive to the holistic development of young women. Padua Academy is accredited by Middle States Association and celebrated its 50th anniversary of excellence in education in 2004. The optimal candidate should possess a Masters Degree in a Religious Studies field and have prior teaching experience at the high school level. The candidate can anticipate contributing at a high level to a department that delivers an exceptional educational program utilizing the latest technologies and teaching modalities appropriate to adolescents. Padua Academy offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should send a résumé to Sr. Ann Michele, Principal, Padua Academy, 905 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806.
EDUCATIONAL LEADER FOR Faith Development-Do you like to teach? Do you like to work with student and adults? Do you desire good liturgical services which nurture faith life? Would you like to live near a reservation and work with Native American students, teachers and families? If you answered YES to all of the above, the position of Education Leader for Faith Development may be of interest to you! St. Labre Indian School is a K-12 Catholic school serving Native American Northern Cheyenne and Crow students located in Ashland, Montana. The Education Leader for Faith Development must be Catholic in order to teach and lead students and staff in the development and practice of the Catholic faith. Contact: Sr. Bernadette Helfert, St. Labre Indian Catholic School, Mission Road, Ashland, MT 59003. Phone (406) 784-4558. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY PARISH in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry responsible for middle school through high school age youth. The successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic, mature and enthusiastic in their faith, strong relational and organizational skills and able to work collaboratively with pastoral staff and advisory committees. S/he should possess a bachelors degree in theology, religious studies, youth ministry or related field, three years experience of youth ministry, and/or certification by a recognized program in youth ministry. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: program development with opportunities for service, spiritual formation and fellowship, recruitment and training of volunteer youth leaders, advocacy for youth with pastoral staff and parish community at large. Application deadline is March 31, 2006. To apply, please send letter of application, résumé, and list of references to: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Attn: Fr. Donn Tufts, 1935 Plymouth Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506. Phone: (616) 241-4477. E-mail address: email@example.com
PARISH YOUTH MINISTER -- Large suburban parish near Portland, OR, seeks experienced Youth Minister to expand and direct Life Teen and EDGE programs for grades 7 - 12. Program provides opportunities for faith formation, retreats, socializing, community outreach and service. Also plans, directs Confirmation program for high school students. Must lead, inspire, communicate with youth and adult volunteers; work cooperatively with parish staff. Requires three years experience in youth ministry and BA in theology or religious education-or comparable experience. Full-time position; salary and benefits based on qualifications and experience. Send letter and professional résumé to: Youth Minister Search, Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 650 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Fax: (503) 636-9415. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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