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Database Assistant
Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries

We have an opportunity for a Database Assistant to work as part of the Family Advisors Team at the Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries office located on Mark Messier Trail in north-west Edmonton. The responsibilities include supporting business operations by inputting sales and other information into the database, preparing bank deposits, and providing general administrative support to the office.

Qualifications: High school diploma with some post-secondary training in accounting, office or business administration with well developed computer skills working with MS Office, database applications and accounting software. Must have proficiency in database entry with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Must possess a service orientation, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be known as a strong team member. Knowledge of the Catholic faith preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume including references by August 22, 2016 to  

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
For more information about Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries please visit our website at

Youth Ambassador - Edmonton (Part-time)
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada

If you are a student and looking for a part-time job in the best NGO in Canada, consider becoming a Youth Ambassador with Development and Peace, the the official international solidarity organization of the Catholic Church in Canada. With annual revenues ranging between $25 million and $35 million, the organization supports local partners located in several countries of the Global South. With a network of members across Canada, Development and Peace raises the awareness of Canadians about the causes of worldwide poverty and injustice and mobilizes Canadians around actions for change. The Edmonton position is one of seven currently available. 

Visit the Development and Peace website for the full job posting. Deadline for applications is August 19, 2016.

Pastoral Assistant 
St. Charles Parish, Edmonton 

St. Charles Parish, Edmonton has a full-time employment opportunity for a Pastoral Assistant. The emphasis of this position is working with families and individuals on preparation for the sacraments, including Baptism, Confirmation and Marriage; participating as a member of the RCIA for adults and RCIA adapted for children teams; and being present at weekend liturgies. 

Qualifications: Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent and experience gained through employment or volunteering in spiritual care ministry, sacramental preparation and faith formation.  Combination of directly related experience and education considered. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and other computer applications required.  Must be able to work well within a team, be pastoral, mature, and creative. 

This position will remain available until a suitable candidate is selected. 
If you are interested, please reply, in confidence, with your resume to:

St. Charles Parish
17511 - 112 Street
Edmonton, AB  T5X 5Z2

Fax 780-457-7233

Children’s Ministry Leader (Part-time)
St. Mary’s Parish, Red Deer

St. Mary’s Parish is looking for someone who is passionate about God’s Word to lead our children. Under the direction of the Pastor, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating a sustainable and effective Children’s Ministry program within the parish for youth in Grades 1-5.  

As the Children’s Ministry Leader, you will apply your knowledge of the Catholic faith to coordinate a program for Grades 1-5 with regular children’s events, participation in parish service projects and other initiatives that offer prayer support for children.  To be successful in this position you will be a highly effective communicator who is adept at developing interpersonal relationships with children, youth, families, and other parish ministries. As the ideal Children’s Ministry Leader you would be able to work well within a team environment, collaborating with parish pastoral staff, school leaders and other youth ministry leaders in the Archdiocese.


  • Must be a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing.
  • Must be fully in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church and be able to put that knowledge into action.
  • Must have a solid theological background in Catholic teachings.  A post-secondary degree in theology or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • A Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry studies or an equivalent youth ministry certificate would be an asset.  Willing to consider a combination of education and related experience 
  • Must have experience with Youth/Ministry and working with volunteers within a parish/diocese setting.
  • Must be proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office Suite and have an understanding of social media.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with education and professional experience. 

This is a part-time position that requires 15 hours per week. These hours will include children’s activities that may occur during evenings and weekends as well as some daytime school visits. The Archdiocese of Edmonton requires all employees to undergo a Police Records Check including the Vulnerable Sector Information Check and an Intervention Records Check from Child and Family Services.

How to Apply
Please send your application via email to by September 15, 2016, being sure to include:  

  • a cover letter describing your suitability for the position, related training and experience
  • a current resume with contact information for a minimum of 3 references 

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.  This opportunity will remain available until a suitable candidate has been selected.

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.

Kitchen Aide (Part-time)
St. Joseph Seminary

Dietary Services at St. Joseph Seminary, located at 9828 – 84 Street, Edmonton, has a part-time employment opportunity for a dependable and energetic individual to work as a Kitchen Aide. This opportunity would be attractive to an individual wishing to work for a few hours each week and is looking for a flexible schedule. 

Under the direction of the Dietary Services Supervisor, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleaning and for sanitizing kitchen equipment, utensils/cutlery, floors, walls and all food preparation and serving areas. Other duties may include the stocking/storing of food products. 

This part-time opportunity will be for up to 15 hours per week, with a work schedule that normally includes full day shifts on weekends with some additional shifts on statutory holidays and for special events. Occasionally may be required to work four (4) hour shifts scheduled Monday to Friday (late afternoon/early evening).

Qualifications: Although training will be provided, some related experience would be an asset. Effective interpersonal and communications skills are required including a strong service focus and have an ability to work with minimal supervision.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide us a resume with references by August 18, 2016 to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected 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 19, 2016 to

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.