Formation Assistant

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
Employment Type
Part Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  15 (Part-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Communicate bilingually with parents, catechists, Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Parish and community through Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral bulletin, website, and social media accounts.
  • Record and edit formational videos and materials to be posted on social media, YouTube and emailed to families as a teaching resource.
  • Assist the Formation Team with safekeeping and handling of cash/checks from tuition, retreats and fundraising events.
  • Assist Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral parish staff with recordkeeping, translating and other office duties as assigned.
  • Support Formation Team in planning, preparation, set-up, implementation and cleanup:  retreats, day of Sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, Confirmation, and Full Initiation Mass, Cathedral School 8th Grade Retreat, and attending High School Spring Weekend Retreat.
  • Assist Formation Team planning and attending special events, volunteer opportunities, stewardship weekend, family Mass, meetings and socials for families, students and catechists in the languages of English and Spanish.  
  • Assist planning, preparation and implementation by attending the High School Youth Group Weekend Spring Retreat in the month of March.
  • Attend Continuing Professional Development in Management, Formation, and Spirit Growth.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Be in communion with the Catholic Church.
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish.
  • Must be able to work Sunday (times vary depending on programming) and Tuesday 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
  • Comfortable with or willing to learn how to use virtual forms and recording devices to host meetings and create prerecorded informational sessions, meetings and lessons in English and Spanish.
  • Comfortable with learning both our internal database for recordkeeping and registrations for programs and events.
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
  • Willing to share one's faith and interact with elementary, middle and high school students and families in English and Spanish.
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Candidate must complete Diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Diocesan norms of Faith Formation, Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and PowerPoint.

Position Start Date:  12/1/2022