Pastoral Ministry at St. Agnes+Our Lady of Fatima Position

Job Description for Pastoral Ministry Staff at St. Agnes+Our Lady of Fatima Director of Faith Formation. Please download and print a copy of the job description as necessary.

Job Overview

Availability, Requirements + Benefits

  • Full time with benefits.
  • 40 hours weekly with flexibility
  • Must be available daytime, some evenings, and weekends.
  • Transportation required (for late evenings, early Sunday mornings).
  • Demonstrates competency to work in multicultural/cross cultural settings.
  • Practicing Roman Catholic
  • Able to attend regular staff meetings and contribute ideas, information, and counsel to pastor and fellow staff regarding parish programs and activities.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate in a collegial setting.
  • Able to contribute constructively to conversations and dialogue regarding parish life.
  • Able to receive and offer constructive criticism regarding activities, programs, or pastoral situations.
  • Attendance at pastoral council meetings monthly.
  • Attendance at Fall Pastoral Council workshop/retreat.
  • Must complete VIRTUS training and BCI background and fingerprinting.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Individual who will assist the pastor and parish staff in the overall pastoral work of the parish. Position
    will require working and coordinating with numerous volunteer and paid positions, including but not
    limited to:

    • Parish Office Administrative Assistant
    • Director of Liturgical Music
    • Custodian
    • Parish Pastoral Council
    • Commission Chairpersons
    • Parish Group Leaders
    • The staff of Fatima Family Center
    • Hot Meal Volunteers
    • Other Parish Ministry Volunteers
  • Assist in training and scheduling eucharistic ministers to the homebound
    Work with pastor to ensure training of all liturgical ministers and parish leaders. Assist pastor in coordinating programs and developing volunteer teams for:

    • RCIA
    • Children’s Liturgy of the Word
    • Alpha
    • Sunday morning youth religious education (SWAGG)
    • Bible Study for Adults
    • Ongoing Adult Faith Formation
  • Assist pastor to support and grow ministry to the youth of the parish and neighborhood
    • Assist with training and certifying volunteers in VIRTUS and PRAESIDIUM and background checks.
    • Support compliance with Youth and CYO program registration and deadlines.
    • Support faith formation component of youth activities.
  • Support Coordinator and Volunteers for Tuesday Hot Meal Program.
  • Support and formation to choir and music program in coordination with choir and musician leadership.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Pastoral Ministry Certification, theological studies (BA or advanced studies) or commensurate previous pastoral experience.
  • Demonstrated competency to work in multicultural/cross-cultural settings.
  • Facility with Word and Excel and open to learning other tools and software,
  • Able to receive and offer constructive criticism regarding parish activities, programs, or pastoral situations.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate in a collegial setting.

Requirements for Submitting Application

  • Record of Baptism
  • Letter from the current pastor of parish standing and involvement
  • Two professional recommendations from previous employers or supervisors.
  • Resume indicating previous work in faith formation or pastoral work.
  • Cover letter reflecting your thoughts regarding Parish Faith Formation and the gifts and qualities you believe you can offer.
  • Availability for personal or phone interview(s) with pastor and others as necessary.

Please send resume and references via mail or electronically to:

Rev. Robert Marva, OFM Cap., Pastor
St. Agnes+Our Lady of Fatima
6800 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

Phone: 216-406-5206
Fax: 216-391-7919