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Coordinator, Catholic-Aboriginal Relations
Pastoral & Administration Offices

We have a rewarding opportunity for a dedicated and committed individual to lead in the development of an Aboriginal Relations program for the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton.

With the guidance of an advisory council, the Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the Archbishop's ministry with Aboriginal communities by developing a strategic plan that guides effective consultations, communications and responsive initiatives to foster a Catholic presence.

Specific responsibilities will include serving as an intermediary bringing issues to the attention of the Archdiocese, provide for enculturation of pastors, archdiocesan and parish staff on aboriginal culture and undertake consultation with communities.

The Coordinator will have formal training in Theology or Catholic Studies or related education, possess personal experience with Aboriginal culture and spirituality and extensive consultation and management experience. Equivalencies will be considered. The Coordinator must have strong leadership and communications skills, be a sound strategic thinker and have an active Catholic faith life.

Note: Initially, this is an on-going part-time (three days per week) employment opportunity with the potential to be full-time.

If you are interested in this new opportunity, please provide us a detailed resume with references to

This position will remain available until a suitable candidate has been selected.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Cooks/Kitchen Aide (Temporary Opportunities)
The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

We have two temporary employment opportunities for two full-time Cooks to prepare daily meals for approximately 25 people and a temporary full-time Kitchen Aide.  

As a Cook, you will be preparing meals including planning, cooking, baking and serving meals and maintaining a safe food handling and storage environment. 

Qualifications: Experience in cooking in a commercial or institutional kitchen preferred with knowledge of health and safety standards related to food preparation and storage Effective interpersonal and communications skills including a strong service focus is required. Must be adaptable and flexible. 

The Kitchen Aide is responsible in assisting with the food preparation and for cleaning the kitchen, cooking equipment and appliances, dishware and utensils.

Qualifications: Some related experience in a commercial or institutional establishment would be an asset. Must be adaptable and flexible and possess good communications skills. 

These temporary opportunities are expected to be available for one month (October, 2016)
The work site is located at the Basilian House of Studies, 12909 – 113 Avenue, Edmonton. 
If you are interested in these opportunities, please submit your resume including references by August 10, 2016 to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Office Administrator
St. Stephen's Parish, Olds

An employment opportunity is available for a Parish Office Administrator, to provide administrative support to the Pastor, Deacons, Pastoral Assistant, Parish Pastoral Council and parish community.

Principal Responsibilities: To be the face of St. Stephen’s Catholic community to each visitor to the parish, whether in person, by phone or by email. Duties include but may not be limited to: reception, bookkeeping and management of financial records and reports, maintenance of parish records, secretarial services, and production of the parish bulletin.


  • College level office administration, business administration, accounting education
  • Significant general office experience
  • Experience in a parish office or Catholic organization preferred
  • Combination of related education and experience
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong commitment to service with well-developed interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • As the successful applicant will be the face of St. Stephen’s Catholic community, an active Catholic faith life is required.

Technical Knowledge/Training: Well-developed knowledge acquired through education/training or experience with the use of Windows 10, Microsoft Word, Excel, Quicken, desktop publishing and website management.

Click here to download the detailed job description.

This is a permanent part-time (25 hours/week) position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume including references to St. Stephen’s Parish office via email to

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Youth Minister
St. Albert Parish

St. Albert Parish is seeking a full time Coordinator of Youth Ministry.  The Youth Ministry Coordinator is responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of youth ministry programs for school aged children and youth in the parish.  The programs consist of a wide variety of components: evangelization, catechesis, liturgy, community building, social action, spirituality, advocacy, leadership development and pastoral care.  The Youth Ministry Coordinator reports to the pastor and collaborates with other members of the parish team and staff at associated Catholic schools to bring about the goals of youth ministry: personal and spiritual formation of youth for active discipleship.  The Youth Ministry Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and preparing volunteers to serve in this ministry.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Theology or Education or related field, preferred
  • Education in youth ministry, including the Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies, preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of youth ministry experience 
  • Active, practicing Catholic - letter of recommendation from Pastor
  • Formal education in the Catholic Faith
  • Friendly personality - gets along well with most people
  • A concern for young people and dedication and commitment to the ministry
  • Leadership qualities - ability to motivate and enable others; ability to convene, manage, and direct groups
  • Organizational skills - ability to implement a plan of action in an organized and efficient manner
  • Teaching skills - ability to instruct groups
  • Communication skills - ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Skills in volunteer recruitment, training and support
  • Skills in time management

Review of applications will begin on August 10, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter describing their background experience, and why they are interested in this position, and at least two reference letters, including one from a priest.  

Please forward your application to:

Rev. Ignacy Warias, OMI
7 St. Vital Ave.
St. Albert, AB T8N 1K1

For more information please contact the parish office 780-459-6691.

Pastoral Associate  
Inner City Pastoral Ministry, Edmonton

The Inner City Pastoral Ministry is an ecumenical ministry of presence among Edmonton’s inner city community.  It is co-sponsored by the Anglican, United, Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic churches. 

The ICPM seeks to fill a 16-hour/week, part-time salaried position providing ministry to people of the Inner City. This position begins on Sept. 1, 2016, provided a suitable candidate is found.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The roles and responsibilities of this individual will include Sunday morning activities with the Community of Emmanuel worshiping congregation (including sharing in leading worship, and offering the homily) and assisting the Ministry Team in the Sunday Lunch Program.  Community ministry may include pastoral care of men and women, facilitating men and/or women’s programs and developing further ministry inroads to community and family care.

Requirements include a background in theology, a desire to work with the inner city community, excellent communication skills, some experience in office work, computer literacy, and a willingness to work as a team with others in the ICPM. Security clearance is required of the successful applicant.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  

Review of applications will begin on Aug. 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter describing their background experience, and why they are interested in this position.  If you are contacted for an interview, you will be asked to provide two letters of reference.

Please forward your application to:

Dr. Nancy Kerr
302 Human Ecology Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2N1

Or email to