Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Parishes
  • King of Prussia, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Assistant to the Director of Religious Education

Status: Part Time (15 hrs/week)

Reports To: Pastor and DRE

Primary Function: The Assistant to the Director of Religious Education at Mother of Divine Providence Parish assists the director in administrating a parish catechetical program. The assistant must be capable of supporting the DRE in managing a faith formation office, which will include administrative duties involving the coordination of programs, documents, catechists, volunteers and maintenance of records. This is a position averaging 15 hours per week and involves flexible hours, including weekends and some evenings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training, Abilities and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree preferred but not required
  • Prior experience as a catechist preferred
  • Knowledge of PDS (Parish Data Systems) preferred but not required
  • Flexible work schedule which includes evenings and weekends
  • An active and deep faith: Be a practicing Catholic faithful to the teachings of the Church
  • Full participation in the communal worship and life of the Church
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills
  • Good rapport with children and youth
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Good computer skills/knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office, PDS (or learn how to use it), google calendar, zoom meetings, and to update the website
  • Be collaborative and a team builder
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support and assistance to DRE for all Religious Education programs
  • Assist in coordinating and overseeing major Religious Education events and ceremonies
  • Provide logistical support during weekly Religious Education sessions
  • Monitor and maintain Religious Education gmail account
  • Update, maintain, and post relevant resources on website
  • Update the MDP Google Calendar with meeting Zoom links for parents
  • Update meeting attendance rosters
  • Logistical assistance to catechists distributing relevant material, maintaining rosters, etc
  • Maintain video and book library
  • Assistance, as necessary, during PREP, IGNITE, Youth Group Meetings, currently being held on Zoom (and to act as a sub as needed)
  • Maintain accuracy of sacramental records
  • Data entry, maintaining required records, including permanent records of programs and participants

Interested candidates should send their resume to Alexandra LaMastra, DRE, at alamastra@mdpparish.com

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