Pastoral Care - Transitional Living

Posted

Job Type: Ministerial

Reports to: Transitional Living Manager

Position Description

The ideal candidate for this Pastoral Care position will be a dynamic individual who will plan and implement faith formation opportunities for single moms and their children living in Catholic Charities Transitional Living programs. These faith formation opportunities; including one-on-one sessions, Bible studies, and youth activities. The Pastoral Care role will also supervise volunteers and provide hospitality to residents, guests, donors, and phone inquiries. The schedule is part-time (hourly, non-benefited): Tuesdays from 9 am to 2pm, Wednesday evenings from 1 pm to 9 pm, and Thursday evenings from 3 pm to 9 pm, with some flexibility.

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.

Tasks

  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor; opportunities include personal prayer, daily mass, and/or adoration.
  • Facilitate one-on-one sessions of Dynamic Catholic’s Decision Point program, Theology of the Body You program, and/or other faith formation program, with residents of Madonna House and St. Elizabeth Lodge
  • Plan and implement faith formation activities for St. Elizabeth Lodge Youth
  • Develop and implement Faith in Motion Bible Study for residents of Madonna House
  • Develop and implement Living Grace Bible Study for residents of St. Elizabeth Lodge
  • Work closely with the Transitional Living Manager to contribute to the overall environment and faith formation of the Transitional Living program
  • Plan and implement Lenten Retreat for residents
  • Transport residents to Stations of the Cross every other Friday during Lent
  • Plan and implement Advent Retreat for residents
  • Record keeping of activities
  • Supervise and support volunteers
  • Handle incoming calls, guests, tours
  • Referrals
  • Chaperone outside activities
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Duties as assigned
  • Comply with policies and procedures that creates a safe and secure environment, aligned with the standards of the Child and Youth Protection Charter

Education

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or related experience

Skills

  • Faith formation experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving and decision making abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities to meet deadlines
  • PC literate, Word, Excel, Outlook and internet usage
  • Ability to lift 20lbs, bend, stoop, sit and stand for long periods of time

Attributes

  • Ability to articulate Catholic teaching with a commitment to its application in the job function
  • Works well in a team environment