Wendell, NC

(30 hours per week)

Saint Eugene Catholic Church is looking for a Coordinator of Faith Formation.

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Provides leadership, in collaboration with the Pastor, in the design and implementation of programs for adults, youth, and children to assist in building a solid foundation for adult spirituality, Christian living, and ministry.
  • Support parents and families in their role as primary educators in the faith and works to empower parishioners to respond more fully to their baptismal call.
  • Oversee the sacramental preparation of parish candidates of all ages, who attend the Parish Religious Education Program.
  • Direct the RCIA process and provide Confirmation preparation for Adult Catholics.
  • Recruitment and training of volunteer catechists related to Adult Catholic Faith and Youth catechesis.
  • Ensure compliance with Safe Environment credentials and other needed safety requirements.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum level of Education: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies is preferred but equivalent experience in similar positions can suffice for degree requirement purposes.
  • Faithful practicing Catholic with strong knowledge of the Catholic faith and evangelization skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint).
  • Proficient in managing website pages.
  • Employment is contingent upon the applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Completing Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire

Minimum amount of Work Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in parish-level Religious Education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is preferred, but not required.
  • Well organized, able to multi-task and effectively work in a busy and public environment.  Ability to prioritize time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgment in interacting with youth and adults.
  • Knowledge of the development and psychology of children and adolescents.
  • Demonstrate initiative in continuing education and formation.
  • Ability to work within and manage a budget.

Supervises: Volunteer Catechists

We are a parish of 929 active, registered families, bilingual (English and Spanish).

Position Start Date: 07/01/2021

Send resume and letter of interest:

Gail Hernandez, Saint Eugene Search Committee,

Saint Eugene Catholic Church, PO Box 188, Wendell, NC 27591

Or send to: steugeneoffice@gmail.com