Outreach Coordinator

St. Mary's Church, Kitchener

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton, established in 1856, is the second largest diocese in English speaking Canada and serves the needs of more than 626,000 Roman Catholics, throughout Southwestern Ontario. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Kitchener is looking for a full-time Outreach Coordinator. Reporting to the Parish Priest, this position offers a competitive rate of pay and benefits package.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and implement outreach projects throughout the year.
  • Report regularly to the Parish Pastor.
  • Recruit and train volunteer teams for outreach projects.
  • Create long lasting relationships with other outreach organizations in the community.
  • Ensure an adequate supply of resources is available for outreach programs.
  • Establish a good working relationship with St. Vincent De Paul.
  • Meet with those responsible for renovation projects that affect outreach.
  • Observes confidentiality with private matter of those who are being served.
  • Create new and use existing modes of communication to ensure projects are well advertised to parishioners, community partners and the marginalized.
  • Infuse prayer into activities where possible.
  • Educate others about the history and mission of St. Mary’s Parish.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • College/University Bachelor's degree, diploma, or certificate with 3 - 5 years of experience, or equivalent.
  • Familiar with Catholic social teaching.
  • Physically demanding job.
  • Proven ability to build and support volunteer teams.
  • Understanding of issues relevant to the marginalized in our society.
  • Demonstrated experience in small scale fundraising projects.
  • Servant Heart with compassion towards the marginalized and vulnerable.
  • Demonstrated experience with building community partnerships.
  • Comfortable praying with and for others.

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize to meet weekly deadlines
  • Strong social media skills.

If this sounds like you, please apply by December 7th, 2018.

Please forward your resume and CV to ggrewal@hamiltondiocese.com

Please include “St. Mary Parish Kitchener – Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.