Holy Family Catholic Church

 

 

 

1510 Fifth Street            .
Missouri City, TX  77489
(281) 499-9688

PARISH OFFICE HOURS

Mon – Fri8 am – 12 pm
1 pm – 4 pm
Sat – SunCLOSED

Jobs

We’re Hiring!

Director of Religious Education

Holy Family Catholic Church is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education (DRE). The (DRE) is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of various education programs and objectives established by the parish. The DRE will oversee and professionally mange faith formation education programs and activities of all levels including elementary, middle school, high school, and adults. The DRE will oversee the CCE Office’s ongoing education programs, sacramental programs, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, children with special needs programs, vacation religious programs, Sunday liturgy-of-the-word, and adult faith formation and education activities. The DRE will work closely with other key directors to establish a comprehensive curriculum and series of programs designed to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Faith and its teachings. This position will report directly to the Pastor. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Develop comprehensive curriculums for each age segment according to our Archdiocesan Catechetical Frame Work, identifying and achieving agreed upon learning objectives. 
  • Develop and administer an annual budget in collaboration with the Pastor and Business Manager. 
  • Plan and implement weekly programs and events with a core team of staff and volunteers. 
  • Plan and implement retreats. 
  • Oversee and supervise all instructors and facilitators, volunteers and paid staff, to ensure each is delivering quality instruction and learning. 
  • Provide periodic spiritual enrichment and community building experiences. 

Requirements and Experience: 

  • Must be an active Catholic in good standing with the Church and an active visible member of a parish community.
  • Must have an undergraduate degree in theology, religious education, religious studies, or related field from an accredited Catholic university.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience preferred as a Director of Religious Education at a Catholic parish or three preferred years’ experience as an Assistant Director of Religious Education.
  • Must be well versed in Catholic teachings and theology. 
  • Must have excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advance proficiency levels in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software. 
  • Must have been in an administrative position requiring planning, budgeting, resource allocation, and goal setting. 
  • Must have the demonstrated abilities to motivate and dialogue with youth and parents. 
  • Must have the demonstrated abilities to work effectively in teams and other staff members. 
  • Must be current in Safe Environment training compliance or must obtain confirmation that the training has been successfully completed within 30 days of their hire date. 

Interested candidates who meet the requirements listed above are to submit a cover letter, resume, and references via email to information@holyfamilychurch.us with “Director of Religious Education” in the subject line. 

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Holy Family Catholic Church is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry. The Coordinator must be a Catholic possessing an active faith in good standing with the Church, with the ability to translate this faith into action for others by promoting Christian values and growth in holiness responding to the spiritual and social needs of the youth in our Parish. This position’s focus is on preparation, coordination, and implementation of a Team Ministry approach according to Archdiocesan and Parish guidelines. All is done in collaborative efforts with the Pastor, Director of Religious Education, and all CCE staff, Catechists, and volunteers to build a solid foundation and understanding of the Catholic Faith.

Responsibilities and Task:  

Catechesis 

  • Coordinate a Catechetical Program for youth to support the total education program of the parish for Confirmation Preparation and for Post-Confirmation 
  • Work collaboratively with education ministers and others to implement faith formation programs 
  • Utilize the Archdiocesan Guideline for Life Long Catechesis as a guide and measure of catechesis 
  • Understand current catechetical theories and methods 
  • Promote and support the Parish Mission: “One Faith, One Family, One Mission” in all catechetical and youth educational programs
  • Collaborate with parish clergy to encourage youth participation in the sacraments especially Holy Eucharist and sacrament of reconciliation

     

    Service 
  • Identify areas for service in the parish and wider community, especially areas of social concerns and community worship

    Retreat Ministry 
  • Foster growth in prayer for the youth of the parish by creating opportunities for prayer groups, prayer experiences, liturgies
  • Develop a variety of retreats on a yearly basis as part of an effort to meet the spiritual needs of youth (e.g., ranging in length from two hours to several days, from retreats dedicated to fun-filled community building to those of more spiritual depth) 
  • Organize annual participation in the Archdiocese Junior High Youth Rally
  • Support and participate in archdiocesan-sponsored retreats, conventions, and other appropriate meetings 

Leadership Development

  • Recruit, train, support and supervise adult youth ministry staff and workers 
  • Develop a parish youth leadership team for the purpose of assessing needs and planning 
  • Provide leadership training for youth leadership team 
  • Utilize the different techniques of leadership development such as consensus, decision making, conflict resolution, and group dynamics and practices used in group facilitation 
  • Identify appropriate leadership qualities for a particular role and to call forth those individuals with the gifts necessary for that role
  • Evangelization and Community Relations
  • Spend sufficient time with youth to develop rapport following Safe Environment Policies
  • Formulate and present to parish community a total vision of youth ministry at appropriate times and places

    Other Responsibilities
  • Meet as needed with the youth leadership team to collaborate in long-range planning for an evaluation of youth ministry
  • Communicate policies, guidelines, procedures and other information for all parties involved (staff and those volunteering in youth ministry)
  • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead others to do the same
  • Ensure individuals with special needs have appropriate accommodations and curriculum
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Prepare and monitor budget relative to areas coordinated and related documentation (purchase orders, check requests, etc.) in accordance with parish policies and procedures
  • Ensure all parish and Archdiocesan forms are completed and maintained
  • Ensure needed space and other resources are available in accordance with facility scheduling policies
  • Maintain accurate records- attendance, volunteers, etc.
  • Establish effective communication means
  • Liaison with Archdiocese departments as needed
  • Establish progress evaluation methods

    Knowledge and Competencies
  • Understand the scriptural and theological foundations of evangelization, including concepts such as revelation, discipleship and conversion
  • Utilize relational and communication skills and techniques to create community with youth following Safe Environment Policies.
  • Assess and utilize the family, social, cultural and global trends and concerns in developing a ministry with youth
  • Utilize effective communication skills in all aspects of ministry
  • Understand the theological and psychological foundations for youth retreats; principles, models, methods, and skills for designing retreats developmentally appropriate to age levels
  • Utilize proper liturgical process to design, implement and coordinate youth liturgies, prayer services, and worship experiences
  • Understand the impact of adolescent psychological development and social growth
  • Develop justice and peace education and action programming for youth
  • Understand strategic planning
  • Implement diverse learning practices in appropriate learning situations, such as parent meetings, volunteer training, workshops, and leadership training
  • Commit to continuing professional education toward ministry
  • Utilize available technology

Requirements and Experience:

  • Must be an active Catholic in good standing with the Church and an active visible member of a parish community 
  • College graduate with Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in theology, religious education, religious studies, or youth ministry or related area required 
  • Minimum of two years of parish catechetical experience
  • Must be well versed in Catholic teachings and theology
  • Must have excellent organization and communication skills
  • Intermediate to advance proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint software
  • Must have the demonstrated abilities to motivate and dialogue with youth and parents
  • Must have the demonstrated abilities to work effectively in teams and other staff members
  • Must be current in Safe Environment training compliance or must obtain confirmation that the training has been successfully completed within 30 days of their hire date. 

Interested candidates who meet the requirements listed above are to submit a cover letter, resume, and references via email to information@holyfamilychurch.us with “Coordinator of Youth Ministry” in the subject line. 

CCE Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

Summary 
The Administrative Assistant serves Holy Family Church’s diverse community by providing support primarily to the Director of Religious Education and Coordinators of Religious Education, and all the associated programs while also collaborating with our ministry servants as everyone works towards a common goal of serving families, adults, children, and youth. This key team member provides support with administrative responsibilities, liturgical and sacramental preparation and celebrations, as well as events and meetings. This is a part-time position requiring some evening hours, some weekends, and a few holidays.  

Qualifications and Skills  
Due to its unique ministerial nature, this position requires the hiring of a confirmed, practicing Roman Catholic, who is supportive of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church; fully adhering to and modelling the Church’s teachings in faith and morals with a spirit of hospitality and pastoral care. (Cf. National Directory for Catechesis, 54 B 5).   

  • Minimum of 2 years administrative assistant experience or equivalent 
  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent 
  • Fluent and proficient in grammatically correct, written and spoken English and proper Spanish  
  • Due to its unique ministerial nature, this position requires, practicing Roman Catholic.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook/email; experience with Adobe Acrobat and database software a plus
  • Prior experience in Catholic Religious Education is a plus otherwise an understanding of a religious-based organization and environment preferred
  • Creative self-starter with exemplary time management skills in order to pace self to handle multiple projects and concurrent deadlines to serve multi-track programs and coordinators
  • Demonstrated detail orientation with excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated sound work ethic and sense of responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters in a timely manner, using good judgment and discretion
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with spirit of cooperation and collaboration
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor and a positive, hospitable and respectful attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and develop the religious education database and other applications as required.
  • Demonstrated self-development and continuing commitment to develop position related skills as needed.   

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

  • Lifting of weight in accordance to the catechetical sessions and Parish programming 
  • Able to walk and stand prolonged hours as required by the Parish catechetical sessions 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • General office environment and on some occasions working outside in various temperatures and weather conditions 

Scope of Position 

  • Non-exempt, part-time position. It is understood that the hours will be set to serve the needs of the Parish. The Office is closed on Archdiocesan holidays. 

How to Apply 

  • Submit your cover letter and resume via email to information@holyfamilychurch.us with the subject line: CCE ADMINISTRATION POSITION APPLICATION.