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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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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 StStephen.Olds@caedm.ca

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon, July 15, 2016. 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.  

Qualifications:

  • 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.


Assistant Cook/ Administrative Assistant
Camp Encounter

Camp Encounter located on the shore of Lac la Nonne northwest of Edmonton has a unique opportunity for an individual to provide services in both the camp kitchen and in the camp office. 

As a part-time Assistant Cook, you will be a member of the kitchen team preparing meals for campers and camp staff. The responsibilities include preparing and cooking the food in a safe manner; baking  nutritious snacks and desserts in large quantities; cleaning and sanitizing kitchen surfaces, appliances and equipment and the mess hall. 

As a part-time Administrative Assistant, the duties will include assisting the Program Director in the day to day administration of the camp by processing invoices and time sheets, maintaining archival and administrative records, tracking registrations, performing receptionist duties and responding to inquiries.
 
Qualifications: For the Assistant Cook role, some experience in cooking well balanced meals for large groups is preferred. Should be knowledgeable of food services, health and safety regulations and standards as well as sanitizing procedures and materials. The working condition include standing for long periods of time and involves some heavy lifting (20-40 lb.) on occasion.

For the Administrative Assistant role, some post-secondary training in in general office administration with knowledge of MS Office Suite including Access and Excel and some related experience preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Excellent organizational skills with a strong commitment to service with well-developed interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills are required. Knowledge of the Catholic faith is a definite asset. 

Note: This is a seasonal employment opportunity scheduled to continue until October 14, 2016

For more information about Camp Encounter please go to www.campencounter.com. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please forward your resume including references to Lisa.Macquarrie@caedm.ca as soon as possible. This opportunity will remain available until successful applicant is selected.

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


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 nkerr@ualberta.ca