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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.

Opportunities

Donor Engagement Lead - The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

The Archdiocese of Edmonton is a family of faith, dedicated to bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to bear on life in our community. We have an opportunity for a Donor Engagement Lead to help advance the mission of the Church and cultivate trusting, sustainable relationships that promote and contribute to fund development endeavours.

As part of an integrated Mission Advancement team and with co-responsibility with the Director of the Foundation for St Joseph Seminary and Newman Theological College, the Lead creates, develops, implements, and evaluates robust, effective donor relations strategies to achieve fund development targets. This includes identifying donation streams, securing donations, and ensuring meaningful donor recognition. The Lead ensures fund development initiatives are mission-inspired, relationship-oriented, wisely stewarded, and focused on priorities, audiences, and targets.

  • Are you able to foster trusting and collaborative relationships?
  • Do you have a Baccalaureate degree in humanities, social sciences, business, or theology?
  • Are you looking for mission-inspired work where you can use your designation, or eligibility for designation, in an accredited well-recognized related professional association?
  • Do you have experience in philanthropic giving and charitable fundraising within a non profit organization?

If the answer is yes, we invite you to apply to join our team. For a more detailed position description please see: Donor Engagement Lead .

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter including your salary expectation, along with your resume quoting the job title “Donor Engagement” in the subject line to HRPastoral@caedm.ca.

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


Assistant Professor of Philosophy/Catholic Studies - Newman Theological College

Newman Theological College invites applications for a full-time continuing faculty member to teach in the College’s new BA program in Catholic Studies. This is a “Great Books” program in which many of the courses require Professors to teach from primary sources in dynamic seminars using Socratic pedagogy. For a description see: www.newman.edu/BACath.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in philosophy with specialization related to St. Thomas Aquinas or Thomistic philosophy. A demonstrated competence in the major areas of the history of philosophy is necessary. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses in keeping with the aims and methods of the program. The teaching load is 3/2. 

Applicants should demonstrate a potential for successful academic research and peer reviewed publication as well as having a passion for disseminating his or her research to the wider public. Given the nature of this program applicants should be practicing Catholics and demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to the College’s mission and its role as an institution within the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton, Canada, working in partnership with St. Joseph Seminary.

Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, C.V., two letters of recommendation and a one page statement of teaching philosophy that addresses how you would contribute to the unique features of this program to HR@newman.edu. Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee and Academic Dean, Dr. Ryan Topping.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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


Director of Ministry - On Eagle's Wings

On Eagle’s Wings (OEW) is an ecumenical ministry that proclaims Jesus Christ and serves the Church and individuals in remote and isolated areas of northern Canada. We are a ministry of Word and presence. OEW enjoys the support of Christians from several denominations throughout North America. The head office is in Edmonton, Alberta and a small administrative centre is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.

The primary responsibility of the Director of Ministry is the continuation and growth of OEW’s ministry among remote and isolated communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The ability to travel north at different times of the year is paramount to fulfilling this ministry. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and implementation short and long-term ministry plans consistent with needs identified by communities and OEW.
  • Ministry of presence in and to, and build relationships with, northern community members, and listen for their needs to discover ministry opportunities within the ministry base area.
  • Growth of relationships and ministry opportunities in the northern communities on a year-round basis.
  • Working cooperatively with, and support ministry of, Christian communities in the North.
  • Working cooperatively with ecumenical partners within ministry bases.
  • Along with other members of the ministry team, planning and implementation of Bible Camps.
  • Together with the Executive Director (ED) and other key staff and volunteers, assure all necessary supports, curriculum, pastoral concerns, and follow-up for Bible Camps, volunteers, and communities are conducted.
  • Attendance, as a team member, at least two weeks of Bible Camp annually.
  • Organization of, provision of pastoral support, hospitality, travel plans for all volunteers to ministry area.
  • Coordination of one’s own, as well as volunteers’, year-round ministry in the Northwest Territories/Nunavut ministry area
  • Identification, training, encouragement and mentoring northern Christians for leadership and ministry within their own cultural and denominational traditions.
  • Provision of pastoral care; support; study; and where requested and appropriate, worship opportunities for individuals and groups living and serving in the North.
  • Provision of pastoral counseling when and where it is appropriate.
  • When required, provision of appropriate culturally and denominationally sensitive Christian education for northern Christians—families, children, women and men.
  • When required, and where not already available, write curricula for various levels of Christian education including, but not limited to, Bible Camp, Sunday School, and Bible studies.

The position of Director of Ministry is a 0.8 time position (i.e. 80% or 4 days per week in keeping with OEW’s office hours). The position is based out of the Katzman Centre office in Edmonton, Alberta and is open to ordained and lay candidates with appropriate qualifications, aptitude, and ministry experience. If ordained, the candidate must receive a call/appointment from a recognized Church Body (e.g. Diocese or Synod). If a lay person, the candidate shall provide a recommendation from his/her Pastor and Bishop, or persons holding equivalent positions and authority.

The successful candidate will be part of the OEW’s ministry team serving alongside, and working cooperatively with, other staff and volunteers. Salary is according to the scale set by the Synod of Alberta and the Territories of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. All conduct, work, and ministry undertaken by the successful candidate will be consistent with OEW’s Mission Statement and Core Values.

The anticipated start date for this position is February 1st, 2021. A full job description and additional information are available on request from:

Rev. Lesley Hand, Executive Director
On Eagle’s Wings Ecumenical Ministries Inc.
10072 164 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4Y3
780-440-6594 / 1-866-441-6594
oneagleswings.north@gmail.com