Roman Catholic Religious Education Coordinator

Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base West gate - Gangelt Catholic Religious Education

15 Sep 2021

Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base West gate - Gangelt

Catholic Religious Education

Coordinator

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The successful candidate for this position will be a 1099 contractor with Music Ministry International and be responsible for the following:

1. Contract Position Title: Catholic Religious Education (RE) Coordinator

2. Scope of Responsibilities: The Catholic Religious Education Coordinator directly supports the Catholic

Chaplain/Priest by providing appropriate coordination and support of the Catholic Community and will provide directed religious education opportunities for people attending the Geilenkirchen NATO AB chapel. The areas of responsibility are 1) Coordinating all Catholic religious education programs and events, including but not limited to, RICA, Adult Religious Education, Vacation Bible School, Sacramental preparation, Retreats, Conferences, Marriage Seminars and the recruiting, training and nurturing of volunteer Christian Educators. 2) Publicizing activities to the internal and external audiences. 3)

Reserving rooms, coordinating special events and resourcing materials for all such Catholic RE programs.

4) Selecting, updating and maintaining related data. The purpose and goal of all related activities is to facilitate Christian growth in the Catholic Community.

3. Qualification and Experience Requirement: The contractor must…

3.1 Be an active, practicing confirmed Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church. Must be committed to the Catholic faith and teaching and cannot have a history of domestic violence, assault or crimes against children.

3.2 Oversee a comprehensive Catholic religious education and formation program for the local installation and associated community.

3.3 Have a Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of one year experience as a Religious Education

Coordinator/Director in Catholic Chapels or Churches with a program consisting of preschool children through adults.

3.4 Must possess sufficient administrative skills necessary to produce bulletins and flyers, create and modify RE program/ministry documents, update and manage calendars, correspond via email and/or social media, and must have experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Publisher.

3.5 Be experienced in the creation and distribution of publicity to include: advertising in newspapers, writing worship service bulletin announcements, and utilizing other advertising resources (to include multiple forms of social media). Must communicate (in writing and orally) in fluent English with chapel staff, volunteers, and customers.

3.6 Collaborate with chaplains and religious affairs in an ecumenical/interfaith setting.

3.7 Be a certificated Archdiocese for Military Services Catechist or obtain certification within (6)months of contract award.

3.8 Have at least one (1) year remaining on station to be considered for this position and must provide official orders or other documentation to verify this requirement.

Interested Candidates are requested to forward their resume together with three references from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s good work and steadiness by June 21, 2021.  Candidates who do not possess the specific attributes/qualifications in "3. Qualification and Experience Requirement:" above need not apply. This is a part-time position with compensation based on budget and the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications..   

Apply online at this job board or you may apply directly at: https://music-ministry.jobsoid.com (scroll down to “Geilenkirchen”).  Your application must include three (3) references including one priest or pastor who can attest to your abilities as they relate to this job posting.  References must include: name, title, organization, relationship to you, email address (necessary field) and phone number. Depending on security software, candidates are requested to monitor spam folders for further application communications from MMI.