Apr 18, 2019
Training and Support Coordinator Featured
ECYD is Regnum Christi's Youth organization. It is an international association of adolescents age 11-16 who make a pledge of friendship with Christ and with each other to build up a new world according to the Gospel. Its mission is to collaborate with Christ so that he might reign in the hearts of adolescents and in the world. ECYD Programs are its apostolic and formative initiatives organized to meet adolescents' needs and that contribute to the growth of the adolescents, of ECYD and of evangelization. Challenge and Conquest are two of the most institutionalized ECYD programs that are comprehensive youth ministry resources providing method, curriculum and materials with access to a national network of ECYD events, mentors and training. The training and support coordinator is responsible for overseeing the delivery of training and support to personnel currently running ECYD programs and ensuring the on-going bridging/relationship between ECYD and its programs. Position is responsible for conducting in-person training for adult leadership and initial training for team leaders, for on-site training, for institutionalizing the content of training particularly for the adult leaders, for coordinating with the ECYD Directors for the on-going training of the team leaders and any other training resources for a better implementation of the ECYD programs as doors to access ECYD and platforms to live ECYD life. Position is responsible for the on-going support of those currently using the program via phone support, coaching groups, and in-person visits. They are responsible for identifying, forming and coordinating a team of volunteers who train and support locally as members of the ECYD Directive Teams. Position teams with the Sales Promoter of ECYD Programs to follow up new buyers, with the ECYD Coordinator and ECYD Training Project Manager to bridge those using our programs with ECYD and build resources, and with the Resource and Product Specialist to develop or update any needed resources. Position makes important strategic contributions and is a key part of the ECYD Programs team underneath the area of ECYD within the Evangelization Department of Regnum Christi. Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: • Basic knowledge of Regnum Christi and ECYD, familiarity with the Statutes and principles of apostolic action. • Have or be willing to acquire knowledge of the ECYD formative approach and skills in applying it. • Have or be willing to acquire ECYD Week Certificate and ECYD Mentor Training Program enrollment. • Basic knowledge of adolescent psychology. • Basic knowledge of the Catholic faith and pastoral work with young people. • Relationship and communication skills. The position is a person-to-person relationships job communicating via various means phone, in-person, email, and video technology. • Coaching and mentoring skills. • Event management and coordination skills to be able to effectively produce and coordinate on-site training days and weekend events for adults and teens. • Public speaking skills. Position is to give on-site training with various sizes of audiences and various audience backgrounds from high school teens to young adults to moms and dads, to priests and consecrated personnel. • Ability to do on-site training and apply an experiential approach to training. • Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of the legal requirements of working with minors, safe-environments and the administrative processes/procedures of Mission Network Programs, Inc. and RC Activities, Inc. • Ability to work with people; both team work and relationship building. Collaboration, team player, interpersonal skills. • Ability to work independently, creatively and according to priorities. The position is a remote position and requires self-motivation, initiative and innovation. • Out of town, overnight travel is required. Some international travel primarily in the United States and Canada. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Train adult leaders of ECYD Programs: On-site and In-Person Training for Adult Leaders of ECYD Programs, develop the package for training with costs, operations and themes; develop a three year program of content pilot it and then institutionalize it; conduct in-person training, conduct on-site training by visiting clubs and offering feedback and support to club leaders. 2. Train other trainers: Identify, train and coordinate a team of volunteers of local trainers. Work with the ECYD Directors to be well versed and trained in the ECYD Programs so as to be able to train/support local programs. In-person meetings and regular virtual meetings and follow-up. Coordination and team work with the volunteer promoters team. 3. Support adult leadership teams of ECYD Programs: on-going Support via Phone support, coaching groups for beginners, coaching groups for veterans to share best practices etc. Develop themes for quarterly calls. Regular calls and visits to key players. 4. Collaborate with the Sales Promoter to assure that there is consistent follow-up and support once a program has been sold and started, with the ECYD Coordinator and ECYD Training Project Manager in bridging those who are running ECYD Programs with ECYD and in offering training opportunities. 5. Develop the content of any training resources, develop the Challenge/Conquest piece of the online training course. 6. Regular contact with those implementing and using products on all levels (ECYD Directors, program directors, parents, team leaders and adolescents) so as to be able to share best practices and success stories in training/supporting others and assure that we are meeting current and actual needs of the young people we are aiming to evangelize. 7. Team work with the other members of the ECYD Programs team for the on-going growth and development of Challenge/Conquest. 8. Participation in any of the national or regional events deemed necessary. 9. Other duties: This list of essential functions is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities of the employee. Other activities, duties or responsibilities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the team of volunteers of local trainers. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred bachelor's degree with some training in theology and pedagogy. Preferred 3 to 5 years of experience in an ECYD Section and/or with a Challenge/Conquest Program - can include but not limited to involvement with ECYD Retreats and Summer Camps, team leader formation, CH/CQ Club leadership teams etc. Preferred experience with Catholic youth ministry in the United States and/or Canada. Certifications, Licenses, or Registrations: Safe-environment certification and satisfactory criminal background check. Valid Passport. Frequent travel and phone use. Some computer use. Participation in day or weekend training events with adults and minors. Complete respect for the Roman Catholic Church, Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office Duties and responsibilities performed from incumbent's home. Weekly virtual meetings with the ECYD Programs team. Minimum of once a month virtual dialogue with manager. Minimum of quarterly in-person meetings. Regular in-person/on-site training days/weekends/meetings with adult leaders and team leaders. Application instructions Compensation: DOE Great people to work with in achieving the Catholic Church's modern evangelizing mission in a fast-paced, charitable work environment! Interested and qualified individuals should send a cover letter, salary expectations and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
CCAS Ability to work independently, creatively and according to priorities. Meeting once per month virtually with manager. Part time