Holy Apostles Catholic Parish has current job openings.  Please see the details below and follow the application process listed on the bottom of this page.

Mission Assistant: Child, Youth, and Family

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities, and skills required of the job and people in the job.

Major Position Responsibilities and Regular Activities 

Promote and champion the parish mission.

Grow in your relationship with Christ through the practice of discipleship habits.
     - Pray Daily
     - Ponder the Word of God
     - Celebrate the Sacraments
     - Serve Others
     - Use Your Gifts
     - Live Your Faith Daily

Collaborate with pastor, parish staff, and parish leadership in the ongoing development and implementation of the parish mission.
Communicate a persistent and consistent message that reflects the parish mission.
Align parish resources to most effectively and efficiently further the parish mission.
Create models for parish ministries that achieve the habits of discipleship and layers of hospitality.
Create a yearly parish mission calendar that achieves a common message and voice.
Serve, support, and challenge team members to align discipleship processes, ministries, and services with the parish mission.
Embrace, understand, experience, and communicate the Intentional Disciple-Making Ministry, i.e. Reach, Call, Form, and Send.
Attend and participate in leadership meetings of the staff and parish.
Attend and participate in parish-wide mission events and meetings essential to forming disciples.
Make decisions with mutual respect in a timely manner. Seek assistance when consensus is not achieved.
Choose to serve first and then lead.  Demonstrate servant leadership that encourages collaboration, trust, foresight, listening, and empowerment.
Build trust and respect by always responding to contacts within 24-48 hours.
Be personal and professional.

Relationship Building

Field questions from parishioners/visitors and address their needs, or connect to appropriate Mission Director.
Encourage “next step” in discipleship formation and engagement.
Provide orientation and direction to volunteers as needed.

Sacraments- First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation

A.  Sacrament Planning:

-  Send out letters to eligible families with children and youth explaining the sacrament process.
-  Create documents needed by director such as orders of worship (First Reconciliation only), calendars, retreat schedules etc.
-  Orders and prepares sacramental materials, and retreat supplies.
-  Attends Sacrament Parent meeting to distribute materials.
-  Verifies baptism dates/notifies parishes after sacraments have been celebrated.
-  Contacts cantor for First Reconciliation Celebrations, confirm priests for celebrations and request stipends.

B.  Sacrament Retreats

-  Directs and coordinates retreat setup/take down and facilitation of stations if needed.
-  Coordinates volunteers to assist with prep work for retreats.
-  Connects with Sweets and Treats ministry with requests for retreat days.

Child and Youth Ministry, Family discipleship, ALPHA, and Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Insert all faith formation events into the parish calendar. Creates work orders as needed for events.
Support Mission Directors during Family Discipleship, ALPHA, Youth Ministry and VBS sessions.
Orders supplies for each program as needed.
Create and maintain participant lists for each ministry.
Directs environment set up and take down at each event.
Coordinates meals with hospitality team on monthly basis.
Prepares take home packets for Family sessions per Mission Director.
Creates bulletin/Messenger announcements as needed.
Tracks all payments and initiates collections to families who have not paid for the year.
Creates email, documents, forms, calendars etc. as needed by Mission Director.


Education, Training, and/or Experience Requirements

Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as proven ability in working with people, computers, and office management required.  Experience with Microsoft Office and database tools preferred.  Ability to talk about one’s personal relationship with Jesus and love of the Catholic Church desired. Commitment to ongoing spiritual growth desired. Understanding of servant leadership, discipleship, and disciple-making principles desired.

Working Environment

Evening and weekend hours are required.


Type: Hourly; 24 hours per week

Notes: We offer a competitive compensation package including Holy Apostles tuition discounts, paid time off, pension, medical, dental, vision and disability insurance as well as workers and unemployment compensation.

Additional Information

Start Date: July 2nd, 2018

To Apply

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and application to no later than June 1. To find the application, please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the words "Holy Apostles Employment Application.

Upon request by Holy Apostles, applicant may be required to fill out the following form:

Last Published: June 18, 2018 11:17 AM
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