Coordinator of Parish School of Religion and Adult Faith Formation at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, Ohio, Archdiocese of Cincinnati. JOB TYPE: full-time POSITION SUMMARY: The Parish Community of St. Joseph Catholic Church is seeking an organized, hard-working and faith-filled individual to minister as coordinator of the parish school of religion and adult faith formation. SKILLS and ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • gifted to be able to inspire, lead, teach and call into ministry both youth/children and adults
  • possesses the ability to organize and coordinate parish and regional faith formation programs for youth/children and adults
  • possesses a knowledge of and respect for youth/children
  • embodies knowledge of and respect for Church teaching
  • desires to collaborate and work effectively with staff members in a pastoral region
  • coordinate the parish school of religion for children
  • identify, train and support catechists and leadership teams
  • Coordinate and/or lead adult faith formation offerings in parish and pastoral region, for example baptismal and/or marriage preparation
  • implement values and components of The New Evangelization, The National Catechetical Directory and “Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry” USCCB, as well as subsequent theory in youth ministry and catechetics.
EDUCATION PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Studies, Theology, Education, Organizational Leadership or related fields. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:  in the fields of catechetics and pastoral ministry CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Work toward advanced catechetical leader certification in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. St. Joseph Church is located in Wapakoneta, Ohio (population @10,000) near Lima.  St. Joseph is composed of 1,200 families, a parish staff of four lay people, two priests and one deacon, in a parish cluster of four parishes.  It is one of the oldest parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and is centrally located on the west side of Ohio at the intersection of I-75 and State Route 33, approximately an hour-and-a-half from Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo

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