Coordinator of Children's Formation K-5

St. Francis of Assisi
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

 Hours per week: 40

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Practicing Catholic with a strong commitment and creative passion to evangelize and form young children and their parents in the Catholic faith
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organization skills.
  • Design and implement formation and sacramental programs.
  • Select and provide catechetical materials for distribution via multiple platforms.
  • Recruit, train and nurture volunteer catechists. 
  • Develop opportunities to deepen faith via retreats and Vacation Bible School. 
  • Collaborate with a Faith Formation team of five and a pastoral staff of 30.  Comfortable using a small groups model of formation and effective in engaging families both in on-site and virtual platforms.
  • Position requires presence during formation programs for children and their parents which includes weekends and some evenings. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years’ experience in one of the following areas: education, theology, or ministry.  Candidates without academic credentials in theology or ministry need to be certified catechists.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Catechumenate adapted for children of catechetical age is an added advantage.
  • Positive attitude and love to work with children.
  • Successful completion of Diocesan background check.
  • Completion of Safe Environment training within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pastoral experience in administering programs for children, to include sacramental preparation.

St. Francis of Assisi, an award winning and nationally recognized community of nearly 5000 households with a pastoral staff of 30.  Visit our website at:

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