St. John's Preschool in Agawam, Teachers
St. John’s "In the Beginning" Preschool is in search of additional teachers: Full or part time options are available.
Requirements: EEC-certified, understanding of Catholicism
We have a strong team looking to expand our staff. If you love working with children, and place an emphasis on adult-child relationship building, and learning through play, then please consider joining the In the Beginning Preschool team.
Send your resume to sje.inthebeginningpreschool.com.
Diocese of Springfield, Stewardship Coordinator
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts (www.diospringfield.org) serves nearly 164,799 registered Catholics and is led by Bishop William D. Byrne in western Massachusetts. The diocese was founded on June 14, 1870 and is comprised of 79 parishes and seven missions. There are 136 diocesan priests throughout the four western counties of Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire), and 56 religious order priests.
The diocese educates more than 2,500 students in 12 elementary schools and two high schools. There are also two Catholic colleges in the Diocese of Springfield. Mercy Medical Center, an affiliate of Trinity Healthcare, also operates in Springfield
On December 14, 2020, Bishop William D. Byrne, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, was ordained and installed as 10th Bishop of Springfield.
Job Summary: The Diocese of Springfield is about to embark on its third capital campaign in its storied history. A capital campaign is an extra-ordinary effort, meant to address extra-ordinary needs. Through this campaign, the Catholic Church in western Massachusetts hopes to raise between $30 million to $40 million to help ensure the long-term stability of the diocese. A large portion of the money raised will go to parishes for their individual needs. To help run this campaign, the diocese has hired an outside consulting firm to provide executive support. The diocese is also looking to hire Stewardship Coordinators to be the ‘boots on the ground.” Stewardship Coordinators will work with and support parishes during this important endeavor. Stewardship Coordinators are responsible for overseeing assigned parish campaigns and development objectives. These positions report to the Director of Stewardship and Development and operate with wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.
We Are Looking for Dedicated Professionals Who Can
Successfully lead and manage projects from inception to conclusion
Apply critical and strategic thinking to quickly identify the crux of a problem, question, or issue
Communicate clearly, concisely, and logically both verbally and in writing, and is comfortable articulating strategies with a variety of audiences
Adopt an approach to any given situation and remain open-minded to new ideas
Thrive in a mission-oriented environment and is motivated by the idea of working across philanthropic sectors
Practicing Catholic committed to Mission and Teachings of the Catholic Church Excellent quantitative analytical skills Keen business sense demonstrated in either a professional or academic environment Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Great storytelling skills and strong public speaking skills Professional demeanor Computer proficiency Valid Massachusetts driver’s license Bachelor’s Degree
Projects May Include
Developing work plans and materials for campaign planning studies and development assessments Conducting analysis of our clients through review of fundraising performance and interviews with organization's executives, volunteer leaders, and donors Preparing fundraising campaign materials, including strategic plans, operating materials, case statements, and major gift proposals Conducting in-depth prospect research Crafting individual cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies Write and deliver high-impact presentations and materials
Spanish (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing)
Polish (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing)
Portuguese (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing)
Vietnamese (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing)
Evening Meetings and weekend work are required
New hires will go through a 26-week training period
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience
Note: These are temporary positions. The diocese is looking to only hire Stewardship Coordinators for the duration of the campaign. The campaign’s estimated length is a year and half.
Benefits: Participation in the Diocese of Springfield 403(b) Plan, 3% Employer Match with a 1-year vesting from date of participation Medical, Dental and Vision benefits 4 weeks vacation Paid Holidays
For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to:
Jon Van Beaver
Director of Development, Diocese of Springfield
Diocese of Springfield, Assistant Director of Accounting
The Assistant Director of Accounting (ADA) serves as a resource in support of the Diocesan Finance Department, in financial and administrative matters. Performs work duties using considerable judgment while collaborating with and advising the Finance Department on issues involving diocesan entities to insure compliance and efficiency.
For a full Job Description please click here
Resume & cover letter should be sent to C.Farr@diospringfield.org
St. Mary's in Longmeadow, Director of Faith Formation
Saint Mary’s Parish in Longmeadow MA has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Faith Formation (DFF). Candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to Christian discipleship. DFF will work closely with Pastor to create, organize, and administer Catholic religious education programs for children, youth and adults, in
cooperation with parents and other parish ministries.
· Evaluating existing programs and making recommendations for revision or expansion
· Organizing and implementing programs that best meet the religious education needs of the parish
· Maintaining familiarity with educational resources
· Preparing and executing the budget for religious education
· Communicating with the Pastor, Parish Pastoral Council
· Directing the Parish Summer Bible Camp
· Serving as a Parish Child Advocate
· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· Excellent organizational, communication and computer skills
· Certification in Catechetical Leadership or willingness to acquire the certification within 6 months of the position
· Experience as Parish Catechist preferred
For consideration, please submit resume to:
Fr. Christopher J Waitekus, Pastor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blessed Trinity Parish in Greenfield, Parish Secretary
Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Parish in Greenfield is seeking a spirited and enthusiastic individual to serve as Parish Secretary. This part-time paid position of 24-28 hours per week supports the pastor in promoting the mission of the Church, assisting parishioners in administrative needs and maintaining a professional office environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to communications, scheduling, record maintenance, census management, correspondence, and promotion of Catholic life and the activities of the parish. Understanding of the Church’s teachings, organization, discretion and technological skills are necessary qualities. Please email email@example.com with questions or interest.
Blessed Trinity Parish in Greenfield, Director of Religious Education
Blessed Trinity Parish of Greenfield, MA seeks a Director of Religious Education (DRE) to start in the spring/summer of 2023.
The Director of Religious Education is a leadership role responsible for the development, organization, and administration of the Religious Education program for the school-aged children of Blessed Trinity Parish.
This part-time position (24-28 hours per week; year round) will report to the Pastor and collaborate with the Religious Education Board as we build the mission of Christ and His Church among our families and young.
Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter that speaks to their interest and qualifications relative to the job description to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catholic Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Executive Director
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Diocese of Springfield – Catholic Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Foundation Executive Director
Motivated by the mission of our Bishop to make disciples, grounded in solid stewardship principles and dedicated to advancing the mission of our Church in the Diocese of Springfield, the position requires exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with all levels of clergy and laity. Primary responsibilities will be to serve as the Chief Development Officer of the Diocese of Springfield, to lead and manage all aspects of the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Springfield, set the strategic direction of all diocesan development efforts, cultivate major relationships and offer planned giving opportunities.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree, Juris Doctorate, and/or relevant professional certification/credentials preferred.
At least five years of exceptional strategic leadership in development, with knowledge of estate planning and planned giving strategies and demonstrated success with major gift solicitation, stewardship and planned giving programs is strongly preferred. Experience with a non‐profit or the Catholic Church with a background in capital campaigns and endowments is preferred. Candidate should be a fluent user of Microsoft Office, with practical familiarity of various donor database software solutions.
For a complete job description and role requirements, click here.
Interested candidates should contact Cathi Farr, Director, Human Resources at 413.355.2089 or C.Farr@diospringfield.org
St. Mary's Westfield, Youth Minister
We are seeking to hire a Director of Youth Ministry to work alongside the office of religious education, the religious education board, and our parish school staff to engage our youth in meaningful, dynamic programming. The director, utilizing a collaborative approach, will rely on teams of volunteers to carry out a vision and programs that provide a firm foundation for the growth of children and their families. As we are building this program from the ground up, we hope to prioritize our middle school children while offering opportunities for our high school students to engage as well.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Partner with parents and families to lead in the formation and growth of their children
• Recruit, lead, train and develop volunteers to assist with Youth Ministry
• Create opportunities for children to hear the gospel, develop healthy relationships, grow in obedience and serve others
• Ensure that children are a vital ministry of our church
• Create a safe, positive, nurturing and age appropriate environment for every child to encounter God and develop their faith
• Plan, develop and implement programming for children in accord with LifeTeen program
• Connect with the St. Mary's grade school and visit children in the lunchroom, during class and/or at recess.
• Network with community organizations to provide a bridge between the church and the community at large
• Be present for family liturgy every Sunday to support volunteers, assess needs, build relationships with volunteers and families
• Partner with Office of Religious Education- present large group lessons to middle school students and assist in developing community building games/activities
• Possess a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus
• Effectively communicate the truth of the Gospel Message for all students
• Be a self-motivated leader inspired to build a ministry from the ground up
• Work cooperatively with a team and have the humility to accept assistance and coaching when needed
• Prior experience in leading and organizing students in a ministry setting
• Demonstrate professionalism when dealing with volunteer ministers and parents
• Comfortable with public speaking, technology and excellent written and oral communication skills
• Willingness to support the mission of the Catholic Church
• Minimum of a college bachelor's degree
• Knowledge of LifeTeen program or comparable program preferred
Schedule: Sunday evenings with flexible hours throughout the week. Expect presence during the school day and assist with holiday Masses. Some weeknights and Saturdays on occasion
Compensation: Full time salary position with room and board and benefits
Reports to: Youth minister will report to the Director of Parish Services
Send applications or inquiries to: email@example.com
St. John the Baptist School Advancement Director, Part-Time
St. John the Baptist School
Reports to: Shelly Rose, Principal
Role of Advancement Director
Point person to advance the mission of the school by building support with all constituencies (parents, alumni, parents of alumni, parishioners, grandparents, business community)
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Works with school administration, Schola Inbound Marketing, parent volunteers and committees to build strong enrollment and retention for the school.
- Ensures there is adequate publicity for all events and works with parent volunteers (FSA), to communicate via school newsletter, website, social media and email correspondence. Oversees all fundraising events and campaigns with special emphasis on the Annual Fund, McVicar Scholarship Drive, and annual Golf Tournament.
- Public Relation: maintain positive visibility in the community with all our publics.
The Annual Fund invites parents, parishioners, alumni, and friends to contribute to the school. Proceeds become part of the school’s operating budget.
- $30,000+ goal each year, via online and mail-in donations.
- Design campaign letter for parents, parishioners, and alumni.
- Track all pledges and donations in LGL software.
- Communicate updates with administration and publics.
McVicar Scholarship Drive:
The McVicar Scholarship Drive is held every December-February to raise in-house tuition assistance funds for our new and returning students.
- $15,000+ goal each year from online and mail-in donations.
- Design campaign that is targeted at alumni and parishioners.
- Update administration and publics monthly with progress.
The SJBS Golf Tournament, held on the 2nd Monday in June, provides funding for our Technology Program and our operating budget.
- $20,000+ goal each year
- Coordinate with existing volunteer committee beginning in January.
- Publicize results and thank sponsors and raffle donors individually and via social media.
- Catholic Identity: provide opportunities for prayer, witness to faith (Adoration, March for Life)
- Submit grant applications to regular funding sources (Dias Foundation, Diocesan Foundation, etc)
- Alumni Relations – provide support, events to keep alumni engaged with the school and its mission.
Send resumes to: GBourbeau@sjbludlow.org
Holy Family in South Deerfield Music Director, Part-Time
Expectations: 2 Sunday Masses, Holy Days of Obligation, Availability for Funerals, direct small choir
Ability to sing and play preferred
Contact the parish office for more information: 413-665-3254
Holy Name in Springfield Youth Minister and Director of Religious Education, Part-Time
Youth Minister and Director of Religious Education. Part-Time. Pay Negotiable. To inquire please call: 413-733-5823 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Catherine and St. Agnes Parish, Director of Mission Services and Spiritual Development
The Director of Mission Services and Spiritual Development is a senior Parish leader with professional and pastoral sensitivity to all members of the parish and the community. This person facilitates and promotes the mission of the parish by responding to the needs of existing ministries, while also helping to both identify and respond to new ministerial opportunities. A key element of this position is furthering parishioner engagement through programming and hospitality. Grounded in Sacred Scripture, Tradition and the Sacraments, The Parish of St. Catherine of Siena and St. Agnes strives to embody the universal call to holiness as taught in the documents of the Second Vatican Council. Our Parish is a dynamic, diverse community with over 2,000 registered families, 500+ participants in our youth faith formation programs and over 25 ministries operating on two campuses. There is a significant opportunity to make Parish Life more relevant to our parishioners, particularly families and the younger members of our Parish.
More info: https://catholicrecruiter.com/wp-content/uploads/CRA-St-Catherine-Agnes-Dir-Mission-Services.pdf
For consideration, please email resume to:
Catholic Recruiter Associates