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Our story began more than 2000 years ago. Starting from the disciples of Jesus Christ and their successors, the faith community has spread across the entire world. Our dedicated staff and volunteers form a community supporting our mission of the Catholic Church in central Alberta, making a difference in the world. Our work includes the promotion of life and the dignity of people, helping families and youth to grow in their faith, and fostering friendship and assistance to those in need. If you have the skills, talent and inspiration to take on the challenge, we invite you to consider these exciting opportunities.

Parish Pastoral Assistant (Full-time) – St. Thomas More

We have an opportunity for a full time Pastoral Assistant supporting St Thomas More Parish located in Edmonton. The responsibilities include support for the Pastor of a comprehensive pastoral program for the parish. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Pastor, other parish staff, parish pastoral council and finance committee in the overall pastoral care of the parish. Focus areas include Worship, Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation, Pastoral Care and School Liaison. Included in this role are responsibilities to assist the Pastor in providing professional operational and administrative management of the parish.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent
  • Training in specific programs such as sacramental preparation, pastoral care and other specialties
  • Conflict management, problem solving training
  • Effective public speaker
  • Knowledge of community resources is preferred
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software such as Parish Friendly and Sage
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life
  • Requires some weekend and evening work for events and meetings

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Pastoral Assistant” in the subject line to HRPastoral@caedm.ca.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Director of Development – Archdiocese of Vancouver

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver is seeking an experienced, dynamic, professional, full-time Director to lead and direct the development initiatives of the Archdiocese of Vancouver.

Reporting to the Delegate, the Director is responsible for leading the implementation of a comprehensive development program (major and planned giving, annual giving, the Archbishop’s Dinner, donor services and other fundraising initiatives) to secure the financial resources required to support the ministries and programs for the 446,611 Catholics of the Archdiocese. He/She must be committed to the Church’s mission and to the principles of Gospel stewardship.

Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or certification in fundraising, fundraising management or a related business discipline;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a non-profit fundraising environment;
  • A high level of initiative, judgement and discretion;
  • Demonstrated success in working with major donors, planning giving and annual fund development;
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to mentor others;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to build positive and enduring relationships with donors, pastors, parish and Archdiocesan leaders;
  • Competence with Microsoft Office suite and database management is required (SalesForce).

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Thorough knowledge of the Catholic Church;
  • Understanding and commitment to the mission of the Church;
  • Satisfactory background check and training in compliance with the Safe Environment Policy and Procedures and related diocesan requirements;
  • Compliance with all relevant Archdiocesan policies.

Working Environment:

  • This is a permanent full-time position and occasional evenings/weekend work may be required;
  • Opportunity to work in a faith-based team environment;
  • Excellent benefits package including a pension plan;
  • Travel throughout the Archdiocese.

Please submit a résumé and a cover letter with “Director of Development” in the subject line to: Human Resources Office, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver:

Thank you for your interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Human Resources Generalist – Archdiocese of Winnipeg

The Archdiocese of Winnipeg is seeking a Human Resources Generalist. The HR Generalist is responsible for the dayto-day management of HR activities. This position will provide support to Archdiocesan staff, clergy, parish staff, and pastoral councils, ensuring seamless HR service delivery and fostering positive employee engagement. The HR Generalist will also assist leadership in special projects and emerging situations.

Responsibilities

  1. Act as the point of contact for leaders on HR matters and support a variety of HR functions including recruitment, new employee orientation and engagement, compensation and benefits administration, and learning and development
  2. Support employee relations activities by investigating and resolving issues concerning people related matters such as manager/employee and colleague relationships and assisting managers/clergy to address specific people topics by advising on options in relation to the Archdiocesan policy and labor law, assessing risk, and acting as consultant to help managers decide on best course of action
  3. Performance management – providing advice, guidance and support to all staff and managers with high level people management and development support. Ensure seamless implementation of the performance management activities.
  4. Lead full-cycle recruitment activities including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and negotiating job offers
  5. Work with senior leadership team and department managers in assessing and providing guidance to ensure adequate staffing and human capital resources
  6. Manage the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Program including administration, training and development of staff, clergy, and personnel relative to the program
  7. Management of the International Clergy Immigration Process
  8. Work with parishes, missions, and catholic schools in supporting their human resource needs
  9. Support the senior leadership team in promoting and fostering a positive employee culture and engagement, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and diocesan policies and vision
  10. Assist in developing and improving human resource programs and measure against best practices and policies
  11. Backup to Payroll Administrator.
  12. Management and administration of employee files
  13. Able to follow a flexible work schedule and limited travel when required relative to the position

Education

  1. Post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources and will have achieved or be working towards the CHRP designation

Qualifications

  1. A minimum 5-years Human Resources experience, ideally working within a complex non-profit or multicompany work environment
  2. Experience working in a registered charity, non-profit or religious-based organization is considered an asset
  3. A self-starter who has a strong background and understanding of Human Resources policies and legislation is required
  4. Demonstrated ability to work in a consultative manner and deliver strategic ideas and solutions, while fostering collaborative, meaningful, and positive relationships with stakeholders across the Archdiocese.
  5. Strong team player who has excellent organizational and communication skills
  6. Strong analytical aptitude
  7. Excellent time management skills

This is a full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please forward your resume, the names of three references (one of whom should be your pastor) by November 15, 2021, to the:

ARCHDIOCESE OF WINNIPEG
Attention: Chief Financial Officer
1495 Pembina Highway Winnipeg,
Manitoba R3T 4C6
Fax: 204-453-8179
E-mail: humanresources@archwinnipeg.ca


Social Media Communications Specialist – Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate are currently accepting applications to fill a Social Media Communications Specialist position, focused on delivering increased awareness in support of its mission and ministries.

Reporting to a member of the Leadership Team, the role of the Social Media Specialist is to support the mission and ministry of the Oblates and build an informed and engaged range of stakeholders. This will be done by developing and delivering proactive, external digital communications across a range of digital channels in an accessible way. You will advise and lead on best practices in developing digital communications.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Promote an awareness of the Christian faith and Oblate charism and spirituality.
  2. Update, monitor, maintain and generate social media content for platforms such as Facebook, Twitter etc.
  3. Work in collaboration with individuals responsible for website content management and development (www.omilacombe.ca).
  4. Develop online communication strategies in line with Oblate mission objectives.
  5. Liaise with internal stakeholders to align communication strategies.
  6. Assist Oblates, through the use of social media, to develop a social consciousness among people.
  7. Participate in the development, publishing and distribution of communications material.
  8. Participate effectively and promptly in all forms of communication within the Oblate structure.
  9. Prepare reports for and attend all appropriate meetings and engage with Oblate and other structures.
  10. Keep updated on current issues in spirituality and the Oblate Mission.
  11. Prepare an annual budget and maintain accounts for the relevant projects.
  12. Perform other duties as requested by the Provincial Communications Committee.
  13. Perform duties in a manner consistent with the mission, values, and policies of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 3+ years, experience with a passion for social media
  • Desirable to hold a degree in either Marketing/Digital Marketing – Communications – Journalism
  • Superior oral and written communications skills in English. Knowledge of French would be considered a strong asset.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm to uphold the mission and values of the Catholic Church and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently yet integrate appropriately with other areas of Communications and other groups.

The candidate should have experience in the following areas:

  • Keen interest and awareness of social media directions and trends, e.g. platforms and products.
  • Brand safety experience and monitoring social media feeds.
  • Facebook page management and Messenger experience. Create content calendars for social media campaigns.
  • Facebook online marketing and using Facebook Ads Manager.
  • Experience using content management website programs.
  • Understanding principles of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
  • Evidence of content creation projects such as videos, online blogs etc.
  • Familiar with current copyright rules and regulations.

Hours of work and location

The standard working week will be 40 hours with a certain amount of flexibility. The work may involve evenings and weekends; working from home may be an option. It is desirable that the successful candidate be close to one of our Oblate Centres (Ottawa, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Vancouver). Some travel will be required

How to apply

Along with your application, please send us examples of your work or your portfolio and state salary expectations. Submissions no later than September 17, 2021. Email to the hiring committee: information@omilacombe.ca

Our Oblate community

OMI Lacombe Canada is part of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate founded in 1816 by St. Eugene de Mazenod in Aix en Provence, France. Today, from Ottawa to the west coast and into the far north, the brothers and priests of OMI Lacombe Canada work with our Associates and other partners in various ministries: with Indigenous people, in parish and retreat ministry, in hospital and prison chaplaincies. We live and work in community, from the largest cities to the smallest towns. OMI Lacombe Canada Province is based in Ottawa, ON.

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Music Ministry Coordinator – St. Albert Parish, St. Albert

St. Albert Parish is currently seeking a part-time Music Ministry Coordinator. This position is to serve as a member of the parish team and be part of the liturgy planning committee; administer the music budget and be familiar with Catholic liturgy or have music ministry experience. The ideal candidate should possess strong vocal and/or instrumental skills.

Flexible hours, 20 hours per week, maximum.

Requirements include:

  • Coordinate and plan the music for parish liturgical celebrations
  • Schedule music ministers for all celebrations including weddings and funerals
  • Be familiar with the audio-visual system in the church
  • Be familiar with diocesan policies and resources
  • Build parish music repertoire
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of musical instruments
  • Be available to assist with school celebrations

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit applications by mail, fax or e-mail by September 30, 2021 to:

St. Albert Catholic Parish
7 St. Vital Avenue
St. Albert, AB T8N 1K1

Attention: Fr. Ignacy Warias, OMI (Pastor)

Fax: 780-459-6679 / E-mail StAlbert.StAlbert@caedm.ca

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Kitchen Aide (Part-time) – St. Joseph Seminary, Edmonton

Dietary Services at St. Joseph Seminary located at 9828 – 84 Street, Edmonton has a part-time term employment opportunity to May 1st for a dependable and energetic individual to work as a Kitchen Aide.

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 approximately 10-15 hours per week, with a work schedule that includes days, afternoon /evenings or weekends. Some additional shifts include support for statutory holidays and special events.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of high school and previous kitchen experience in an institutional or restaurant setting preferred.
  • Must possess a service orientation, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be known as a strong team member.
  • Honesty, flexibility and good judgment

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title "Kitchen Aide" in the subject line to Shelley.Hanon@caedm.ca

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Parish Pastoral Assistant - St. Joseph – Killam

We have an opportunity for a part time position up to 25 hours per week for an Administrative Assistant based at St Joseph Parish in Killam AB, in support of parishes located in Killam, Daysland and Heisler.

The responsibilities include support for reception, secretarial, communications, programs, volunteer coordination and administrative support. May require some weekend, holiday and evening work for events and meetings. The successful candidate will collaborate with other parish staff, parish pastoral council and finance committee members for overall care of the parishes.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a professional office is required.
  • Systems knowledge in records management database such as Sage and Parish Friendly, Microsoft Office including Word & Excel and social media platforms such as Facebook.
  • Formal post-secondary education in business administration, office management or other related training is preferred.
  • Must be personable, service oriented, a good communicator both verbal and written, and be able to maintain harmonious relationships with priest, volunteers, parishioners and visitors.
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title "Administrative Assistant Killam" in the subject line to HRPastoral@caedm.ca

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.