Coordinator and Instructor – Car Care Clinic

Job Type: Ministerial

Reports to: Manager of Workforce Development

Position Description

This full-time, benefited position manages the day-to-day activities in the Car Care Clinic (CCC) and repairs vehicles that are accepted into the program. Vehicles from approved sources will be repaired and put in reliable working order through a committed volunteer base. Some approved repairs may be outsourced to qualified mechanics who are in an established relationship with Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma (CCEOK). Additionally, this position will develop and execute an automotive training certification program that will allow students to gain skills and increase their income capacity. The program builds relationships within the industry and the community and is consistent with CCEOK Core Values. Objectives will include improving students’ earning potential, meeting enrollment, retention and graduation targets, and providing functional vehicles that are safe for client and CCEOK fleet use.


  • As a ministerial representative of CCEOK, it is expected that both professional and social behavior be aligned with the ethical and moral standards of the Catholic Church
  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor; opportunities include personal prayer, daily Mass, and/or adoration
  • Willingness to learn how to articulate Catholic teaching with a commitment to its application in the job function
  • Execute duties in a Christ-like manner with love and compassion following the values and principles of the program, Catholic Charities and Catholic Social Teaching


Vehicle Service

  • Evaluate, coordinate and manage the repairs of client vehicles in accordance with approved guidelines
  • Maintain accurate records of client interactions, repairs performed, and vehicle status
  • Utilize volunteer mechanics, program students and third parties to carry out repairs 
  • Assure all vehicles leaving the shop meet standards set by the program and are safe for use as a client’s car or CCEOK fleet use


Volunteer Engagement

  • Lead the recruitment, training and supervision of a team of committed volunteers
  • Encourage a collaborative volunteer environment and provide ongoing support and recognition
  • Assign responsibilities to volunteers based on their expertise and program needs


Student Training

  • Maintain an approved curriculum, delivering instructional content through related materials, supplies, tools and equipment
  • Evaluate students on a recurrent basis to provide timely indications of student’s progress toward competencies and knowledge required for successful completion of the program
  • Coordinate with other CCEOK programs to provide wraparound services to students to support their successful completion of program requirements
  • Effectively manage the classroom/shop to create an optimal learning environment
  • Maintain up-to-date records of student attendance, mechanical aptitude, academic progress and grades, reporting results and issues to management
  • Utilize appropriate software for data entry of demographics, attendance, test scores, etc.
  • Develop and maintain community and business contacts to facilitate the placement of students
  • Collaborate with employers to ensure the program graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the automotive industry


General Program Operation

  • Coordinate and manage the day-to-day operation of the car care clinic
  • Develop and maintain the program through relationships with volunteers, vendors, and employers for training graduates
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Assure titles, insurance and other related items are in order
  • Assure the security of the shop, tools, and parts
  • Participate in projects/assignments in support of the campus or program, as assigned
  • Exercise prudent judgment in service provision and program operations  
  • Comply with CCEOK policy and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience, within the last five (5) years, as an Automotive Technician or in Automotive Management
  • Strong knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance principles
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate well with stakeholders with a wide range of backgrounds
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
To apply for a position, please send resume and cover letter to:

Mail: Catholic Charities Attn: Human Resources P.O. Box 580460 Tulsa, OK 74158-0460


For more information: call (918) 508-7121