Jobs - Catholic Church of Montreal

Jobs

This section presents job openings in the various diocesan departments, religious organizations and institutions, and Christian communities in the Montreal area.

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Director of the Newman Centre in Montreal

The Newman Association of Montreal Inc. invites applications for the position of Director of the Newman Centre of McGill University.  The mandate is 3 years (renewable) from September 2018.

The Newman Centre is the home of the Roman Catholic Chaplaincy at McGill University under the direction of the Newman Association of Montreal Inc. It is the hub of Roman Catholic spiritual and intellectual life on campus, a vibrant and international community of university students and scholars.

The Director is responsible for the operations of the Newman Centre, directs the administrative staff and works collegially with the Chaplain and the Campus Minister as well as the Newman Catholic Students Society.

Key responsibilities 
  • Operations of the Newman Centre
  • budgeting and programming of activities at the Newman Centre including those held jointly with the Newman Institute for Catholic Studies
  • Relations with key partners, community outreach and communications

Key qualifications for the director's position:
  • An observant lay Roman or Eastern Catholic with a deep and living commitment to the Catholic faith
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Other languages are an asset.
  • Maturity and leadership shown in experience working in a university community for example team-building and organizing events
  • Proven achievements in engaging university students, staff and faculty (teaching experience an asset) showing understanding of the spiritual, social, intellectual, and developmental needs of students
  • Graduate degree (PhD preferred either ABD or recently completed) ideally with educational background in Catholic studies or theology
  • Knowledge of the Montreal Catholic community
  • Fund-raising / development experience is an asset

Salary:  $50,000/year

Applicants must supply a CV and cover letter plus three letters of reference (incl. one from a Catholic priest if possible). The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Kindly submit your application by email to Mrs. Linda Diez, Secretary: linda.diez@newmancentre.org

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Assistant to the Pastor

St. Ignatius of Loyola passionately seeks to grow as  a welcoming  and joyful spiritual home where people encounter Jesus, choose to follow Him, and become fully alive.  We draw on principles of parish renewal and the New Evangelization to build up a church of missionary disciples, who help all people to know, love, and serve Christ and His Kingdom.
 
We are looking for individuals to join our team who are equally passionate about making church matter and seeing lives transformed by Christ.

Role

To assist the Pastor in navigating his role of leading and feeding his congregation and his staff, to guard his time so that he can maximize his role, and to provide personal assistance to him as required.


Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain the Pastor’s calendar and daily schedule, having a complete understanding of his overall obligations and priorities, and help him navigate his priorities for each day;
  • Handle incoming and outgoing communications (written or otherwise), as directed by the Pastor and in conjunction with key staff as needed;
  • Handle any administrative tasks assigned by the Pastor;
  • Delegate work on Pastor’s behalf, as directed;  
  • Coordinate with staff involved in liturgical planning and arrangements and other ministries requiring the Pastor’s involvement  as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Pastor.

Skills, Experience, and Key Attributes
  • Administrative experience;
  • Has a strong understanding of the pastor’s role and priorities and is comfortable protecting and communicating these priorities;
  • Is honest, dependable, and can maintain complete confidentiality in dealing with information;
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and is able to deliver results;
  • Comfortable working with Mac/PC office software, Google G Suite, and has an openness to new technology;
  • Has strong familiarity with, and serves as an ambassador for the parish vision and mission;
  • Able to network and build professional relationships;
  • Is self-aware, teachable and demonstrates a passion for  growing personally and professionally;
  • Has a humble and supportive attitude.  Is able to receive direction and feedback and collaborate with Pastor and staff in a positive and constructive manner;
  • Desire to contribute to and be a part of a fun-filled, engaging work environment;
  • Displays and maintains an active spiritual life rooted in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Support, Supervision, and Evaluation

The Pastor is the first level of support, supervision, and evaluation.

Working Conditions
  • Minimum 10 hours per week, with a possibility of full time (total 35 hours) in other areas of work.  Schedule to be determined by the pastor; flexibility is an asset.

Hiring Process
  • Interview
  • Completion of a Job Application Form is required.
  • Reference checks.
  • Training and orientation are required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to office@stignatiusmtl.org.  Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, August 17th. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Coordinator of Evangelization

St. Ignatius of Loyola passionately seeks to grow as  a welcoming  and joyful spiritual home where people encounter Jesus, choose to follow Him and become fully alive.  We draw on principles of parish renewal and the New Evangelization to build up a church of missionary disciples, who help all people to know, love, and serve Christ and His Kingdom.

We are looking for individuals to join our team who are equally passionate about making church matter and seeing lives transformed by Christ.

Role

In consultation and cooperation with the Director of Pastoral Ministries, the Evangelization Coordinator is responsible for coordinating our primary tool of evangelization: Alpha.   The Coordinator will also support other evangelization efforts, such as events and other outreach activities. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Recruit, inspire, mentor and equip future leaders;
  • Lead by example (involvement in Leadership Summits, monthly All-Staff meetings, and weekly leadership meetings);
  • Oversee the logistics behind Alpha, and build, train and support the necessary teams to deliver the highest quality Alpha experiences;
  • Implement new/best practices related to Alpha;
  • Build plans for post-Alpha engagement in keeping with the overall parish strategy;
  • Grow Alpha at St. Ignatius (scope & attendance);
  • Build and manage Alpha database;
  • Work with the Director of Pastoral Ministries to plan and support other evangelization events and opportunities as needed.

Skills, Experience, and Key Attributes
  • Has participated in the Alpha course (not necessarily at St. Ignatius);
  • Displays and maintains an active spiritual life rooted in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ;
  • Fully embraces the St. Ignatius vision and mission;
  • Ability to work within a team and support healthy team dynamics;
  • Comfort working with Macs, PCs and Google G Suite and has an openness to new technology;
  • Desire to contribute to, and be a part of, a fun-filled, engaging work environment;
  • Servant leadership:  has a humble and supportive attitude.  Can receive direction and feedback, and collaborate with and support others in a positive and constructive manner;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in dealing with information;
  • Is self-aware, teachable, and demonstrates a passion for growing personally and professionally;
  • Has strong organizational skills and can set and achieve goals;
  • Relationship manager: can connect, build, and nurture a broad range of relationships;
  • Can represent St. Ignatius in the community.

Support, Supervision, and Evaluation

The Director of Pastoral Ministries  is the first level of support, supervision, and evaluation.


Working Conditions 
  • Minimum 25 hours per week, with a possibility of full time (total 35 hours) in other areas of work, to be determined by the Pastor. 

Hiring Process
  • Interview.
  • Completion of a Job Application Form is required.
  • Reference checks.
  • Training and orientation are required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to office@stignatiusmtl.org.  Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, August 17th.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Associate Director for the Office for English Pastoral Services (OEPS)

Job Role

The job purpose is to support and assist the Director and Episcopal Vicar in the planning and implementation of initiatives that will support the English-speaking Catholic community of the Archdiocese of Montreal. This position reports to the Director of the Office for English Pastoral Services and Episcopal Vicar for the English Speaking Faithful.

Key Responsabilities

  • Maintain a leadership role in the OEPS
  • Manage staff and coordinate OEPS activities
  • Collaborate with the coordinators of OEPS in the implementation of pastoral programs
  • Develop and implement formation programs and projects for English-speaking lay pastoral personnel
  • Coordinate formation programs, workshops, retreats for the ongoing formation of adults
  • Assist in pastoral or evangelization initiatives for the English community
  • Represent the OEPS on various diocesan committees
  • Maintain links with lay pastoral personnel in the parishes
  • Support lay pastoral personnel in times of difficulty
  • Respond to and follow up inquiries that are brought to the OEPS
  • Serve as ombudsperson in support of the complaints procedure

Key Competencies

  • University Degree in Administration or Theology
  • A solid background in Theology, preferably pastoral theology
  • Minimum five (5) years management/leadership experience
  • Project management skills an asset
  • Strong people skills - able to collaborate well with others on different types of projects across different teams
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Fluently bilingual
  • Strong computer skills particularly in the MS Office suite of programs

Working Conditions

  • Salary according to the standards established by the Archdiocese of Montreal
  • Full time (32.5 hrs / week)
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
Interested parties should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to Anastasia Charasidis, Coordinator of Human Resources, at acharasidis@diocesemontreal.org no later than August 24, 2018.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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Associate Director JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation)

The CRC seeks an Associate Director to assist the Executive Director in service to its members, in respect to the area of JPIC. This includes both the theological reflection on these matters and the link with religious communities.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support of CRC regional JPIC networks
  • Planning of meetings and workshops across Canada
  • Assisting theological reflection on JPIC matters and their implementation in religious communities
  • Collaboration with regional and national, ecumenical and inter-faith social justice organisations
  • Organization of major, national events

Key Competencies

  • Bilingual with excellent written and oral skills
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Capacity for teamwork

Education and Experience

  • Masters or equivalent in Theology or related discipline
  • Experience in and commitment towards social justice issues
  • Knowledge of social teachings of the Church
  • Familiarity with areas of concern to religious communities in Canada

Heures de travail et avantages sociaux

  • 35 hours per week plus regular travel
  • Competitive package of benefits and pension

Additional information

Working location: Montreal

Start date: as soon as possible 

Application

Interested parties should please send a CV and cover letter to jmbigou@crc-canada.org or by mail to:

Canadian Religious Conference
2715 Ch. de la Côte Ste-Catherine
Montreal QC  H3T 1B6

Only shortlisted persons will be contacted. The CRC encourages applications from women, First nations, visible minorities as well as individuals with physical disabilities.

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