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Coordinator - African Ancestry Ministry & Evangelization Network (AAMEN)

Diocesan Positions
Raleigh, NC

Catholic Center

Full Time or Part Time: Part-time

Hours per week:  20-25

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Serve as a communication bridge between the AAMEN community, the Office of Evangelization and Discipleship (OED), and the Catholic Center to ensure support for AAMEN leadership.
  • Connect AAMEN leadership to OED formation, training, resources, and support.
  • Coordinate periodic meetings of AAMEN Chaplains, AAMEN Chapter(s) leaders or Board/Community leaders.
  • Direct annual AAMEN scholarship/tuition assistance, and annual parish ministry grant program.
  • Assist the AAMEN leaders in planning the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance and other culturally relevant events.
  • Serve as liaison with the AAMEN leadership, a diocesan Event Coordinator, and the Office of Divine Worship for liturgies related to the AAMEN community.
  • Assist in publicizing AAMEN activity with the diocesan Office of Communications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: High School Diploma or equivalent education required
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience: 1-3 years
    • Area of related work experience: Grant and/or Scholarship office, Communications Liaison, or equivalent
  • Grant and/or Scholarship administration experience required
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing, fully committed to and with advanced knowledge of the mission and tenets of the Catholic Church, and active engagement in a Catholic parish
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite required, including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Some travel, evening, and weekend work required; must be able to secure transportation to meeting sites – up to 25-30% travel (within eastern NC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pastoral leadership experience serving African American and/or African Ancestry communities.
  • 5 years of ministry experience working on a professional or volunteer leader basis
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver license and reliable transportation

Position Start Date:  As soon as possible

Send resume and letter of interest to: employment.opportunities@raldioc.org