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Director of Religious Education

Parish Positions
Coordinator of Faith Formation
Wendell, NC

Saint Eugene Catholic Church Wendell (Wake County)

Part time, 25 hours a week (Some evenings, Sunday and weekend hours)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

Oversee the sacramental preparation of parish candidates of all ages, who attend the Parish Religious Education Program.
Recruitment and training of volunteer catechists related to Adult Faith and Youth catechesis.
Ensure compliance with Safe Environment credentials and other needed safety requirements.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum level of Education
A Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies is preferred but equivalent experience in similar positions can suffice for degree requirement purposes.

Faithful practicing Catholic with strong knowledge of the Catholic faith and evangelization skills.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint.
Proficient in managing website pages.
Must have a Safe Environment Training Certificate.

Minimum amount of Work Experience
Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in parish-level Religious Education

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual, English and Spanish is preferred, but not required.
Well organized, able to multi-task and effectively work in a busy and public environment.  Ability to prioritize time.
Excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgment in interacting with youth and adults.
Knowledge of the development and psychology of children and adolescents.
Demonstrate initiative in continuing education and formation.
Ability to work within and manage a budget.


  • Volunteer Catechists

Parish description: We are a parish of a little over 1100 families, bilingual, English and Spanish.

Position Start Date: 07/01/2018

Send resume and letter of interest, and three references by close of business Friday, June 1, 2018 to:

Gail Hernandez, Saint Eugene Search Committee, Saint Eugene Catholic Church, PO Box 188, Wendell, NC 27591

Or attached to an email addressed to: