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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 - St. Joseph – Killam

We have an opportunity for a part time position up to 25 hours per week for an Administrative Assistant based in St Joseph Parish 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.


Parish Pastoral Assistant - St. Dominic Savio

We have an opportunity for a Full Time position up to 35 hours per week for Pastoral Assistant at St. Dominic Savio parish located in Edmonton. This position has a variable schedule that includes some evenings.

The responsibilities include support for the Pastor in a comprehensive pastoral program for the parish. The successful candidate will collaborate with other parish staff, parish pastoral council and finance committee members for overall pastoral care of the parish. Included in this role are responsibilities to assist the Pastor in providing support in areas such as Worship, Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation and Pastoral Care in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor degree in Theology or Masters in Divinity is preferred.
  • Training in specific programs such as RCIA, pastoral care, sacramental preparation and other specialties.
  • Conflict management, problem solving training.
  • Knowledge of community resources is preferred.
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life.
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.
  • Requires 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 SDS" in the subject line to stdominicsavio.edm@caedm.ca

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


Administrative Assistant - Archdiocese of Edmonton

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant at the Pastoral Administration Offices for The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton is a People of Mission striving to live in the Word of God. Our interactions and work embody our relationship with Christ and the value we embrace in ourselves and each other.

This full-time position of 35 hours a week is responsible for providing admin support to the Senior Leads. Duties overall will include the cultivation of a mission culture that is grateful, united, co-responsible, trusting and courageous as we further the mission of the Church.

Qualifications:

  • Must be personable, service-oriented, a good communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate trusting, sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, be a self-starter, work with minimum supervision and be independent with initiative.
  • Minimum five years in progressively responsible administrative assistant roles.
  • Formal post-secondary education in business administration, office management or other related training is preferred.
  • Systems knowledge in records management, database entry, Microsoft Suite and virtual meeting platforms (i.e. Zoom).
  • Knowledge or experience in project management, accounting or data entry is preferred.
  • Active in the Catholic faith and abiding by the Catholic Church's teachings in his/her personal life is preferred.
  • Helpful to know the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title "Administrative 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.


Parish Youth Coordinator - St. Dominic Savio Parish

St. Dominic Savio Parish is looking to hire a highly motivated and confident Youth Coordinator. St. Dominic Savio is an active Salesian parish with more than 2500 registered parishioners, located in north-east Edmonton. Under the direction of the Pastor, the Youth Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating effective programs for youth, young adults and families within the parish.

General responsibilities will include: coordinating youth and young adult groups/events, visiting schools, helping to coordinate youth involvement in parish liturgies and events, planning family events, promoting activities and facilitating the annual Vacation Bible School program.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a solid theological background in Catholic teachings. A post-secondary degree in theology, religious studies or other related degree would be preferred.
  • Certificate in Youth Ministry studies, Youth Evangelization certificate, Sacramental Preparation studies or other equivalent certifications may be considered.
  • Must be a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing and in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Must have experience working with youth, families and volunteers within a parish, diocese or school setting.
  • Must have the ability to use current technologies and standard software. An understanding of new communication and social media technologies including safety best practices is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal/ written communications skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • The ability to lead music and/ or play guitar or piano would be an asset.

NOTE: This is a full-time position that requires 35 hours per week. Hours of work are flexible to include activities that may occur during evenings and weekends. The Archdiocese of Edmonton requires all employees to undergo a Police Records Check including the Vulnerable Sector Information Check and Intervention Records Check.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter (describing your suitability for the position), your resume and contact information for a minimum of 3 references to stdominicsavio.edm@caedm.ca

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