Parish Catechetical Leader Job Opportunities


Saint Thomas the Apostle RC Church
87-19 88th Woodhaven NY 11421

Position: Part-Time Coordinator of Religious Education
Reports to: Administrator
Employment: Part-Time CRE, to take care of Religious Education, up to 15 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a proactive approach to administrative responsibilities, planning, project management, and support for current and new Religious Education.
  • Maintains a relationship with the pastor, other parish staff members, commission, catechetical staff, and Diocesan Office of Faith Formation.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates catechists and support staff.
  • Develops goals, objectives, and strategies for the total religious education program.
  • Articulates a vision/direction for the parish catechetical program.
  • Helps along with the pastor to integrate the children’s parents and families into the life of the Parish.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Be a person of deep Catholic faith, high moral values, and of good reputation in the community
  • Sufficient administrative and organizational skills to run the program smoothly and professionally
  • Be a good bilingual public speaker (English and Spanish) and have excellent writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office or Google Sheets/Docs/etc. and Contemporary social media platforms
  • Loyal to the Church’s Teachings and life as well as the Local Diocese and Parish

Minimum Requirements for Coordinator of Religious Education:

A Qualified Coordinator of Religious Education will:

  • Be a fully initiated practicing Catholic in good standing
  • Meet all the requirements of the Diocesan Safe Environment Office
  • Preferably hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in an appropriate field such as Theology, Religious Education, Religious Studies, Pastoral Ministry, and/or have completed a diocesan program information such as the Holy Spirit Institute
  • Commit to ongoing spiritual formation and professional development

Salary: TBD

Start Date: Preferably, the last week of July, or the first week of August 2022

Resume & Cover Letters Accepted ASAP and reviewed on a rolling basis:

Fr. Francisco J. Walker