Job Opportunities

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word Facilitator – Two positions each for up to two hours a week.

We’re looking for a couple of people to lead our church’s efforts to minister to children in our church and the broader community. The ideal candidate has significant experience ministering to children and parents and in forming volunteers. Candidates should submit resumes with references to the pastor by email at pastor@stjoeschurch.ca.

Expectations:

  • Develop, deliver and assess weekly opportunities for children aged 1-6 years to worship in age-appropriate Sunday liturgies that are consistent with the doctrinal convictions of the Catholic Faith.
  • Recruit, form and work with volunteers.
  • Establish and maintain procedures that keep safe those children entrusted into the care of the church, conforming to all laws and policies of the Diocese of Peterborough.
  • Regularly update a webpage for parents and produce parent support material.

Ideal Attributes:

  • Be able to work with large groups of children 1-6 years of age.
  • Be able to work with a team of volunteers.
  • Be able to understand children, their learning styles and faith development.
  • Be able to model Catholic values to others.
  • Be an active participant in the life of a Catholic church.
  • Be able to pass a background check.
  • Be able to understand and serve within the teachings of the Catholic Church
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Housekeeping – one position up to four hours a week

We’re looking for someone to help keep the public spaces, office and rectory of our church clean. This helps keep our parish functioning well and ensures that those who worship with us have a clean and inviting space to encounter our Lord. Candidates should submit resumes with references to the pastor by email at pastor@stjoeschurch.ca.

Expectations

  • Develop and maintain practices to keep the parish public spaces, including the Sacristy, office and entrances, clean.
  • Collaborate with other staff to ensure that those who worship at our church have a clean and inviting place to encounter God.
  • Work with those who reside at the church to keep the rectory clean.

Ideal Attributes

  • Be able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Be flexible to work around the various scheduling needs of the parish.
  • Be able to notice small details and take initiative where needed.