Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Newport News, is seeking a Virginia-licensed, full-time, middle school (grades 6-8) science teacher to begin this October. Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsements in middle school science as well as Earth and Space Science. Candidates must be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic for educating students academically and spiritually. Candidates should have organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as effective classroom management skills. We are looking for a motivated educator to join the middle school team at OLMC. Having a middle school mathematics endorsement, as well as two years or more classroom teaching experience, is preferred. Send cover letter and résumé, along with the diocesan application, to Ms. Christine Tucker, 52 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. (757) 596-2754.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Newport News, has an opening for a substitute bus driver. Candidate must have a valid CDL Virginia driver’s license with a school bus endorsement. Applications are available on the Diocese of Richmond website at www.richmonddiocese.org. Inquires and applications should be directed to Ms. Tucker, 52 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. (757) 586-2754.
The Diocese of Richmond has openings for the following positions:
Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Program Development to develop and implement relevant youth and young adult programs, events, and resources to support nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts to middle and high school youth (grades 6 to 12) and non-college young adults (aged 18 to 29) to form intentional and missionary disciples.
Program and Marriage Preparation Coordinator to work on a collaborative team to assist in managing the nearly 150 programs and events sponsored by the Office for Evangelization, Office of Social Ministries, and Center for Marriage, Family, and Life. These programs and events range from 25 to 3,000 participants of all ages and demographics. In addition, the coordinator oversees the implementation of the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program (Unveiled). This includes coordinating the logistics pertaining to each class, identification, development and supervision of facilitators, and ongoing maintenance of the marriage preparation program. This is a full-time (minimum of 35 hours per week) position. Regular night and weekend hours may be required, especially for diocesan programs. The position is based out of the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Richmond and requires travel to parishes or other event venues in the diocese.
Qualifications: Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a strong working knowledge of relevant Church documents. Bachelor’s degree is required. Must possess certification in event planning, coordination or management, or a willingness to work toward it.
For any of these positions, candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese. org.
St. Bede Church is looking for a Contemporary Ensemble Scholar. The position requires a good understanding of sound equipment, e.g., sound boards, mics, etc., ability to read music and play guitar and/or drums at a high skill level, and an ability to work well with all age groups. Duties include running the sound board and associated equipment; coaching/mentoring other musicians on guitar, drums or other instruments. The ensemble rehearses from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and leads music at the 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, preceded by 4 p.m. warm-up. Position pays $18 per hour. Please forward information regarding your experience to Michael Lianos, Associate Director of Music, at firstname.lastname@example.org. He can be reached at (757) 229-3631, ext. 2118.
Catholic Campus Ministry at the College of William & Mary seeks a full-time Director of Development. The Development Director reports to the Director and is responsible for leading and managing the fund development program, raising funds for the ministry and programs of Catholic Campus Ministry, and managing all committees involved in fund development activities. For more information visit http://www.petrusdevelopment.com/dd-william-and-mary/.
Part-Time Pastoral Musician: St. Mary Catholic Church, Chesapeake, and Church of the Resurrection, Portsmouth, are seeking a part-time pastoral musician for both parishes. The Pastoral Musician oversees the musical component of liturgy, including Sundays, holy days, weddings, funerals, reconciliation services, youth services and other liturgical services. This includes responsibility for managing, training and rehearsing choirs, cantors and instrumentalists. Additional duties may be assigned by the pastor as needed. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy and musical requirements, to include a variety of liturgical preferences in style (traditional, contemporary, praise and worship, etc.). Proficiency on piano, organ and voice required. Proficiency in additional instruments is a plus. Undergraduate degree in music performance, music education, choral studies, or similar field desirable. Experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree. Must be able to work with various ages and musical abilities. Although religion is not a specific qualification requirement, applicant must lead a life in harmony with general Christian principles. Submit diocesan application and résumé to Deacon Kevin at email@example.com.
St. Joseph Catholic School, Petersburg, is seeking teachers for the upcoming school year: Spanish teacher, and part-time Physical Education teacher. The Spanish teacher opening is a full-time position. The successful candidate must be endorsed to teach Spanish through Spanish I. The successful candidate for the Physical Education teacher position must be endorsed in P.E. The successful candidates for each of these positions will foster collaboration, implement student-centered lessons, and integrate the use of technology in lessons. They will model Catholic Christian values and live out the mission of St. Joseph Catholic School. Please send a résumé, diocesan application, three letters of reference and a copy of your teaching license via email to Joseph Whitmore, Principal, at jwhitmore@ saintjosephschool.com.
Peninsula Catholic High School is seeking a full-time maintenance employee to work from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates must be team players and skilled in electrical, plumbing and general building repairs. Some cleaning and floor maintenance is required, plus the ability to pass background and criminal records check. Send résumé to tthomas@ peninsulacatholic.com or call 596- 7247, ext. 102, for more information.
Church of the Redeemer, Mechanicsville, is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to develop and implement a comprehensive ministry to youth (Grades 6-12) and young adults of the parish. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and providing a total catechetical program for youth, as well as promoting a variety of activities for youth and young adults, including outreach, community building and liturgical experiences. Qualifications: Must be a fully initiated Catholic in good standing. Possess collaborative, communication, organizational, administrative, and volunteer management skills; knowledge of adolescent and young adult psychology and culture; fluency in current social media practices and platforms; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience in youth/young adult ministry or related role in a Catholic Church; bachelor’s degree in religious studies, pastoral studies, theology or a related field, and a Catholic Youth Ministry certification. Experience and/or certification equivalent to a degree may be considered. Send cover letter, résumé, and diocesan application to RWatson-Fields@churchredeemer.org.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Extended Day Worker for their after-school care program. The worker will care for and guide students, oversee their homework, study, and outside play time. The employee will ensure that all school rules and regulations are followed during after school hours. She/he will also monitor student behavior as well as coordinate snack and other daily activities. This worker will work from approximately 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day school is in session. The candidate must be able to communicate well with children, faculty and parents, as well as promote the mission of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School which is to foster a Christ-like spirit of respect, compassion and service based on a foundation of Catholic teaching. Interested candidates should send a résumé and completed application found at http://richmonddiocese.org /office/catholic-schools/ to Kelly Taylor at Kelly_taylor@lour desrva.org.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Norfolk, is seeking a part-time bookkeeper for 20-25 set hours per week. Must have three years of relevant experience in a bookkeeper role; formal education in accounting or business administration; knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting methodologies; knowledge of general ledger and reconciliation practices; Microsoft Office proficiency; database experience. Preferred Qualifications: Associate degree in accounting. Interested candi- dates should send a cover letter and résumé to Father Paul Muyimbwa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Edward Epiphany Catholic School is searching for a part-time bus driver. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily routes. There will also be opportunities to drive students and teachers to field trips during the school day. Drivers are expected to have an up-to-date CDL and approved background screening. Interested candidates should contact Michael Kelleher at email@example.com.
The Diocese of Richmond is seeking an Associate Director for Youth and Young Adult Parish Support, under the leadership of the Director of the Office for Evangelization, to support the clergy and paid/volunteer lay leadership of nearly 150 parishes/missions and 29 Catholic Schools in furthering their evangelization efforts to middle and high school youth (grades 6-12) and non-college young adults (aged 18-29). This support is achieved through a clear understanding of the Church’s evangelistic mission and promoting it in the interactions with and development of parish youth and young adult ministries and its leadership. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences. Master’s degree or willingness to work toward a master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related field is required. Must possess the ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision, along with fluency in relevant Church documents pertaining to youth and young adult ministry and evangelization. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Gregory the Great Catholic School seeks a full-time Business Manager. At least three years accounting experience, work with general ledger preferred. Strong technology, written and oral skills required. To apply for this position, please complete a diocesan application, submit a résumé, and email all documents to email@example.com.
Associate Directors for Social Ministry Following the example of Pope Francis, the Catholic Diocese of Richmond is resolved to undergo a renewal in its outreach to those on the peripheries, particularly the poor and vulnerable through solidarity, advocacy, education, and action. Through the Office of Social Ministries, this renewal will be brought about by reinvigorating our parish leadership and the faithful of the diocese to live the radical call of the Gospel by reinvesting in parish social ministries, creating opportunities for formation, training and collaboration, providing relevant resources, and inspiring those in this ministry. By following the charge of the New Evangelization, the ministry of the office calls the faithful to welcome diversity, inclusion, and the stranger as we seek to serve all of God’s people through charity and service.
The diocese is seeking two Associate Directors for Social Ministry (Associate Director for Social Ministry for the Eastern Vicariate and Associate Director for Social Ministry for the Central and Western Vicariates), under the leadership of the Director of Social Ministry, to realize this vision in their respective geographic region. The Associate Directors will work with parish leaders to further Catholic Social Teaching specifically in the areas of prison ministry, solidarity efforts and twinning relationships, advocacy work in justice areas, and partnering with local and national organizations.
Qualifications: This position requires the successful candidate to be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Master’s degree or willingness to work toward a master’s degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related field is required. Minimum of three years of professional experience in ministry is required, preferably in the area of Catholic Social Teaching. Must possess the ability to articulate a clear ministry vision and set appropriate milestones to accomplishing the vision, along with a thorough knowledge of Church teachings and theology with the ability to relate that knowledge to various audiences. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Christian Formation is seeking a part-time (21 hours per week) Associate Director for Christian Formation to promote the evangelizing mission of the diocese through implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Master’s degree in theology, pastoral studies, or religious education is preferred, with a minimum of three years in a parish or diocesan position. This role would require the candidate to work three, full seven-hour days per week. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and completed diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at email@example.com.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Staunton, is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Youth Ministry Aide. The Youth Ministry Aide will assist the pastor and religious education leader in coordinating age-appropriate events for middle school and high school youth, and will encourage youth involvement in liturgies and parish ministries. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic. High school diploma is required; previous experience in parish youth ministry is encouraged. Ability to relate well and maturely with youth and work cooperatively with parents is necessary; candidate must have effective communication skills and be proficient in information technology. This position requires some off-site and after-hours work associated with youth ministry activities. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Send cover letter and résumé to Father Joseph Wamala, 118 North New St., Staunton, VA 24401.
St. Edward the Confessor Church, Richmond, is seeking a part-time, 10 hours/week, Outreach in Love Coordinator who will plan and implement formation and fellowship programs for the adults and children with disabilities. Outreach in Love is a regional program to support and form persons with disabilities in our diocese. Candidates for this position must be enthusiastic about sharing the Catholic faith with children and adults with a variety of abilities and disabilities. Position responsibilities include: Working in collaboration with parish staff to develop and provide a weekly catechetical and fellowship-based program for participants, purchase resources, textbooks and supplies, and recruit and train catechist teams for both age group programs (children and adults). Qualifications: Catholic in good standing, experience as a catechist or teacher, experience working with individuals with disabilities, and training or related education preferred. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Peggy Byers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Benedict School, Richmond, has openings for the following positions:
Part-time (11 hours/week) Physical Education Teacher who will promote wellness, team work, self-discipline, perseverance and sportsmanship. The Physical Education Teacher will teach all PK-8 physical education classes and organize field day. Applicants must hold a Virginia teacher certification or have the qualifications necessary to obtain one upon hire.
Part-time (15 hours/week) Music Teacher who will teach basic musicianship, including terms, theory and reading primarily through singing. Third graders also learn to play the recorder. The Music Teacher will teach all PK–8 music classes, and coordinate music for school Masses. Experience/training in the Ward method is preferred. Applicants must hold a Virginia teacher certification or have the qualifications necessary to obtain one upon hire.
Full-time Middle School Science Teacher who will partner with parents and teachers to foster and promote student learning and moral development through a classical Catholic curriculum. The Middle School Science Teacher will teach all middle school science classes and provide support, as needed, to the elementary teachers. Applicants must hold a Virginia teacher certification with endorsement for middle school and secondary science or have the qualifications necessary to obtain one upon hire.
Part-time (20-25 hours/week) Extended Day Director who will coordinate, supervise, and staff the school’s before and after-school child care program to provide a safe, caring, and nurturing environment outside the normal hours of the school day. The Extended Day Director must be able to obtain certification in first aid and EMAT within 30 days of hire.
Full-time (30 hours/week) Admissions and Communications Director who oversees and carries out the process of admissions for new students, manages re-enrollment of current students in coordination with the finance office, and manages all school-wide internal and external communications. For each of these positions, email busineessof email@example.com for a full announcement, which includes application instructions.
Associate Director for Communications: The Virginia Catholic Conference, the public-policy agency of Virginia’s Catholic bishops and their two dioceses, seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director for Communications. The successful candidate will manage and provide overall strategic direction for Virginia Catholic Conference digital and written communications; draft, manage and promote website and social media content; engage diocesan and partner communications offices; serve as point of contact for news media outlets and work to build and maintain proactive media relations; develop and circulate press releases, statements, op-eds, parish bulletin content, brochures, flyers, voter education resources and other materials. Qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teaching, interest in legislative advocacy, outstanding written and oral communication skills, and expertise in social and digital media platforms and strategies. For consideration, please send cover letter and résumé no later than Friday, Aug. 24 to: Jeff Caruso, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.