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NCCL offers this careers page to help connect the talented members of our community with new opportunities in catechetical ministry.

If your diocese, church or organization is hiring, we invite you to submit your job description and application information to our Executive Director, John Roberto ([email protected]).

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In an effort to make catechetical education accessible for Catholic dioceses nationwide, NCCL gathers our community together for Free Online Conferences throughout the year.

Below, you'll find descriptions of past events, access to session videos, and associated documents.

Latest Job Openings:

Assistant Chaplain

St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel & Center, Yale

Saint Thomas More Catholic Chapel & Center at Yale University (STM), is seeking an Assistant Chaplain to accompany undergraduate students in deepening their faith, expanding their involvement in Catholic campus ministry and developing their capacity for Christian service and leadership following graduation from Yale.

STM, a vibrant and welcoming community, includes ministry to Yale graduate and undergraduate students; university faculty and staff; and members of the wider New Haven community. This ministry also includes intentional outreach to diverse groups of students. The Assistant Chaplain will work alongside student leaders to create programs that foster faith, learning and fellowship. Applicants must have a master’s degree in theology or related field. Three to four years of experience in campus ministry is preferred. Diverse candidates and those with bi-lingual skills are encouraged to apply.

To learn more or apply, visit: https://stm.yale.edu/assistant-chaplain-position

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Director of Faith Formation

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, Upton, MA

Saint Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Upton, Massachusetts, is currently looking to hire a Director of Faith Formation.  This role is responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating the total parish religious education program, including religious education for elementary through high school, Sacrament years, O.C.I.A., and adult education.

Please download the job description and contact Father LaRoche if interested:

Rev. Lucas LaRoche, S.T.L. | Associate Pastor
Interim Director of Religious Education
Saint Gabriel the Archangel Parish
151 Mendon Street
Upton, Massachusetts 01568
+1 (508) 603-1430

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Director / Coordinator of Religious Education

St. John Paul II Parish, Southbridge, MA

St. John Paul II Parish in Southbridge, MA, Diocese of Worchester, is seeking a new Director / Coordinator of Religious Education to coordinate and supervise catechetical programs for children and parents, including sacramental preparation and school of religion. A full list of essential responsibilities is available in the application download.

Learn more about the parish: stjp2parish.org

Contact / Apply to: Rev. Carlos Ardila, Pastor
[email protected]
279 Hamilton St
Southbridge, MA 01550
508-765-3701

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Associate Director for Spiritual Formation

Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University, CT

The Associate Director for Spiritual Formation (Full Time) is responsible for formational programs at the Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University (MCIS).  The job includes creating, planning and implementing formation programs in spiritual direction, Ignatian Spirituality and the supervision of spiritual directors.  The services will be provided with a spirit of hospitality and compassion that embodies the charism of the Society of Jesus and the mission of Fairfield University.

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Full Time Theology Teacher

Loyola Academy, Wilmette, Illinois

Loyola Academy is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory school committed to forming women and men for others in service to the Church and the world. Our graduates are religious, intellectual, physically and socially-emotionally fit, loving, open to growth, and committed to living justice. We seek a committed, faith-filled, academically qualified leader who is able to embody and advance the mission of the school as an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus.


Loyola Academy seeks a Full Time Theology Teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. Begin the application process by visiting: goramblers.org/employment

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Director of Religious Education

Tuckahoe, NY

The Parish of the Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady in Tuckahoe, NY, is seeking a Parish Director of Religious Education to serve the Ministry of Youth Faith Formation (Grades 1-8).  icaparish.org

Please send resumes to: 

Rev. Anthony D. Sorgie
[email protected]  |  914.961.3643

The Parish of Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady
53 Winter Hill Road, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

Volunteer Specialist, Brooklyn

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens

The Volunteer Specialist manages the Volunteer Program, part of the Office of Mission Witness of Mercy program.  The Volunteer Specialist’s skills will be used to help promote and sustain a broader understanding of the mission of Catholic Charities among all the communities of Brooklyn and Queens, especially in light of the vision to be witnesses of God’s mercy to those in need.  The Volunteer Specialist will assist with day-to-day activities in the Witness of Mercy program, focusing directly on volunteer management, orientations, data entry, and follow-up and coordinating of volunteer opportunities.

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Director of Faith Formation

St. Monica Catholic Church, Indianapolis

St. Monica Catholic Church is seeking the person God is calling to serve as our Director of Faith Formation. This position is responsible for directing our programs for catechesis, sacramental preparation and formation of our children in Pre-k through 8th grade.  Responsibilities include choosing curriculum, training and supervising volunteer parishioner catechists who work with children or with parental adults.  Saint Monica, www.stmonicaindy.org, is a dynamic intercultural and multilingual parish of approximately 1700 households. This position begins in July of 2024.  A Bachelor Degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Education or equivalent work experience required.

Letters of interest with resumes may be sent by March 29th via email: 
[email protected].
Please include in the subject line:  Director of Faith Formation Search.  

You may also mail them to our parish at 6131 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228.

Director of the Catholic Parenting Initiative

OLV Charities,
Buffalo, NY

OLV Charities is embarking on a five-year journey to identify, coach, and equip 8 Families of Parishes within the Diocese of Buffalo with an innovative whole-family catechesis program. The Catholic Parenting Initiative will provide resources, programs, and formational experiences that will strengthen ministries and supports, and give parish faith communities confidence to walk alongside parents and caregivers as they share their faith and values with their children. 

The Director is responsible for implementing the 2023 Grant Proposal for the Lilly Endowment’s Christian Parenting and Caregiver Program, at the direction of and with the support of the CEO. This is a five-year position, based on grant funding. 

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Director of Catechesis

Archdiocese of Indianapolis

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Director of Catechesis to lead in the development of the archdiocesan catechetical plan, including the formation of catechists, as well as coordinate pastoral care across the archdiocese. This position will also regularly consult and collaborate with various offices and leadership in parishes, schools and agencies, but especially within the Secretariat for Catholic Schools.

Candidates must be professed and practicing Catholics in good standing in the Church with a minimum of 5 years of highly successful ministry experience in a leadership role. A master’s degree in catechetics, religious education or a related field is strongly preferred. Intercultural competency is required. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated ability to promote collaboration and foster teamwork, excellent oral and written communications skills, strong administrative and organizational skills, the ability to supervise and lead, and the ability to model lifelong learning by a commitment to acquiring new skills and mentoring others to do the same.

To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter and list of at least three professional references to Paul Sifuentes, Senior Director of Parish Leadership, at [email protected].

Applications will be accepted until March 4th with an anticipated start date in May 2024.

Director of the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation

Diocese of Portland (ME)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, is seeking a committed, active Catholic to serve as the Director of Lifelong Faith Formation. This diocesan level position is responsible for oversight of all catechetical ministry to every age group throughout the Diocese. The Director initiates, develops and facilitates various programs and services that communicate the vision of lifelong faith formation. The Director provides regular support and development opportunities to pastors and their parish faith formation staffs in carrying out their responsibilities, especially in meeting the needs of parishioners in the areas of catechetics, youth and young adult ministry, adult faith formation, and sacramental preparation including Christian initiation, marriage and family life. The Director must have knowledge of and be committed to the vision of all the major Church documents relating to evangelization and lifelong faith formation. This position supervises 3 full-time staff members.  
 
The successful candidate for this position will be a Catholic in good standing who has an MA in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education/Catechetics or related field preferred, BA required, with a minimum of 5 years of full-time experience in faith formation and/or youth and young adult ministry at the parish and diocesan levels. 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:   [email protected]​​

Coordinator of Black Catholic Ministry

Archdiocese of Indianapolis

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a Coordinator for Black Catholic Ministry. This full time position will provide leadership, communication, collaboration, and administrative support for Black Catholic Ministry within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Essential priorities for this position include development of lay ministry leaders and promotion of resources available to assist pastors and parishes with establishing and growing Black Catholic Ministry.
Qualified candidates must be practicing Catholics in good standing with demonstrated competence in intercultural ministry. Preferred candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in theology, catechesis, pastoral ministry, social service or related field and a working knowledge of ecclesial documents that address the principles and practices guiding Black Catholic Ministry in the Catholic Church.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references in confidence to Andrea Wunnenberg, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected].

Associate Director, Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

​The Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization is seeking an Associate Director who is bi-lingual (English/Spanish) to serve the diverse communities throughout the archdiocese. This is a full-time position. The Associate Director of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization will work to provide a broad-based ministry guided by the principles of V Encuentro, Missionary Disciples Going Forth with Joy - National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry, and Renewing the Vision.

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Archdiocesan Associate Director, Parish Faith Formation

Archdiocese of New Orleans

The Archdiocese of New Orleans Department of Catholic Education and Faith Formation is seeking an Associate Director of Parish Faith Formation, who will be responsible for serving, supporting, and guiding parish DREs/PCLs, Adult Faith Formation Leaders, and RCIA (Christian Initiation) Coordinators throughout the archdiocese. This position necessitates that one be a committed disciple of Jesus Christ, who is knowledgeable and passionate about the Church’s mission of evangelizing catechesis. This individual should have a strong background and experience with the following: family faith formation; adult faith formation; year-round process for Christian initiation; faith formation for individuals with special needs; skills training and ongoing formation for catechetical leaders; and ministry with multi-cultural parishes. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Faith Formation and collaborates with the Associate Director of School Faith Formation (as well as with all members of the departmental team) to support the unified mission and ministry of forming lifelong disciples who witness God’s love with joy in all of our parish and school communities.
 
Requirements:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
  • Master’s degree in Theology, Religious Education, or related discipline
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in parish/diocesan ministry in catechesis and faith formation
  • Strong knowledge of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, the Directory for Catechesis, and other documents relevant to evangelization and catechesis
  • Experience in directing/facilitating family faith formation
  • Excellent communication skills and pastoral sensitivity
  • Proficient with technology, including Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Strongly Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 
Start Date: As soon as possible.

Please email your résumé and cover letter to: [email protected].
For more information related to the ministry connected with this position, see https://noladceff.org.

Parish Director of Religious Education / Parish Catechetical Leader

Diocese of Paterson, NJ

We are looking for a DRE/PCL, who will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of religious curriculum and building the faith community of the parish through the children and families. The DRE/PCL will be work closely with the pastor, the parish staff, an assistant, parents and a team of volunteers who teach the children in the classroom. The DRE/PLC will be responsible for K through 10 grade and Adult Faith Formation.

  • Academic Qualifications: The DRE/PLC should possess a master's degree as a minimum requirement, preferably a degree in religious education, theology, scripture, or pastoral ministry.
  • Experience: 2-5 Years
  • A preferred candidate: Bilingual and be able to minister to Spanish-speaking families.
  • Salary: $75,000 + Benefits 
  • Start Date: As soon as possible. The person could start in November or January.

Please email resume to: [email protected]
For more information and details about the position and location: [email protected].

Parish Director of Youth Ministry

Diocese of Paterson, NJ

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, faith-filled disciple of Jesus Christ to serve as Director of Youth Ministry to help facilitate the evangelization, formation, and discipleship of youths as well as young adults for a parish in the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey.
Requirements:

  • Passionately Catholic, Motivated and Creative, Ready to Lead, Open to work in a great team, 
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent, ideally in theology, youth ministry, religious education, or communication.
  • Experience: 0-2 Years
  • A preferred candidate: Bilingual
  • Salary: $65,000 + benefits
  • Start Date: As soon as possible. The person could start in November or January.

Please email resume to: [email protected]
For more information and details about the position and location: [email protected].

Parish Coordinator of Youth Ministry

The Catholic Community of Sun Valley, Idaho:
Our Lady of the Snows and St. Charles Borromeo

We are seeking a full-time Youth Minister. This position will work as part of an experienced Youth Ministry team of volunteers to coordinate youth ministry and preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. The Youth Minister will have the opportunity to work with people in a variety of ways: as a guide and mentor for teens, as a partner with parents/families, and as a leader for the adult volunteers. The goal of the Youth Minister is to assist in creating a youth centered culture within the parish and helping to lead youth closer to Jesus Christ. Some responsibilities of this position include: coordinating youth ministry sessions for high school teens, organizing retreats and special events, coordinating a one year Confirmation preparation program, and regularly communicating with teens, volunteers, and families. 

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