Faith Development Coordinator

Holy Infant Catholic Church
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Durham, NC
Posted Date

Position Description

The Faith Development Coordinator is responsible for the development, organization and implementation of programs for children and families in a framework that promotes lifelong formation in faith. The Coordinator works under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Faith Development in advocating a systematic faith formation program including catechetical sessions, multi-generational faith experiences, and sacrament preparation.

Responsibilities

  • Organize, implement, and evaluate catechetical sessions for children and youth in grades pre- K through 8.
  • Collaborate with adult youth leaders in development and implementation of programs for JYM (Junior Youth Ministry).
  • Plan and facilitate multi-generational events in collaboration with the Faith Development office/team.
  • Organize, implement and evaluate sacramental preparation programs for First Reconciliation, First Eucharist for children and their parents.
  • Maintain regular communication with children, youth and their families.
  • Organize and coordinate Sunday Children’s Liturgy of the Word program for young children.
  • Organize and implement an annual summer Vacation Bible Camp
  • Collaborate with other parish staff in scheduling, planning and implementing activities, events, and processes that overlap with other ministries.
  • Recruit, train, motivate and evaluate catechists and other peer and adult volunteers.
  • Meet with Assistant Director of Faith Development regularly to discuss matters relative to parish faith formation and sacramental preparation.
  • Maintain appropriate records.
  • Perform other tasks as deemed necessary or assigned by the Pastor, Faith Development Director/ Pastoral Associate or Assistant Director of Faith Development.

Qualification/Education

  • Practicing Catholic in full communion with the Church
  • Prior faith formation experience; training in faith formation and willingness to acquire and continue training.
  • High degree of comfort working with children, youth, and parents, with awareness of appropriate boundaries. 
  • Acquire and maintain a minimum of a basic catechist certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Position Start Date: Immediately