Sacred Heart Church, a Catholic parish of 600 plus families located in Newton, Iowa, is seeking a full-time K-8 Coordinator.
Direct responsibilities of this position include coordinating all aspects of faith formation for K-8 children and their families; recruiting and training catechists and volunteers; coordinating sacramental preparation; developing seasonal learning programs including Vacation Bible School; working with the Stewardship coordinator to involve youth in all aspects of parish life; supporting deanery and diocesan programs; ensure diocesan standards are met for “Circle of Grace” program and participating in on-going formation.
The ideal candidate will: be a practicing and active Catholic in good standing with the Church; a Bachelor’s degree or Ministry Formation Program is preferred; 1-2 years of experience in parish ministry is preferred. Applicants should be highly motivated, organized and have strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Applicants must be proficient in the use of media and technology, including MS Office, Publisher, internet, and use of social media.
Please send resume and cover letter to Father William Reynolds/ Sacred Heart Church/ 1115 South 8th Avenue East/ P.O. Box 1478/ Newton, IA 50208 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.