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Overview

The Director of the Faith and Family Ministries office is responsible for managing the execution of associated ministries in addition to overseeing general operations of the office and providing guidance to staff members.  The associated ministries include religious education, youth ministry, Order of Christian Initiation of Adults (OCIA), Scouting, and all family life programs.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing all associated ministries and providing direction to staff members to ensure efficient implementation
  • Creating a strategic plan to include evaluating current ministry programs to ensure that they focus on the family and spiritual needs of parishioners while aligning with contemporary societal issues
  •  Establishing training programs to be presented to volunteers and staff
  • Presenting to diocesan parishes and schools to encourage participation in and continued support of related initiatives
  • Administering ongoing guidance and oversight to ensure presentation methods are up-to-date and meeting audience expectations
  • Fostering ongoing relationships with community agencies and support groups while recruiting volunteers, mentors and certified program staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Required

  • Actively practicing the teachings of the Roman Catholic church
  • Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology or ten years of related experience
  • Five years of practical experience in facilitating community events to various audiences and faith-based ministries
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and maintain professional boundaries
  • Proficient time-management and organizational skills
  • High level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and presentation technology
  • Capable of presenting professionally in appearance, communication, and demeanor
  • Able to work collaboratively with lay and religious population in order to lead by influence

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Religious worker not covered under FLSA regulations. Not entitled to overtime or minimum wage.

Work Status: Full-time     

Physical Requirements:  Able to lift 25 pounds, sitting and standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, repetitiously using keyboard

Hours Per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Other: Evening and weekend hours and travel, as necessary

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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Overview

The General Laborer is responsible for the many facets of maintaining the associated parish buildings and properties by performing the following duties.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing maintenance tasks in an efficient and timely manner
  • Conducting general mechanical, electrical and plumbing repairs
  • Inspecting all facilities for needed repairs on a minimal schedule of weekly reviews
  • Implementing preventative activities within the scheduled time frame
  • Working with contractors, under the direction of maintenance supervisor
  • Assisting with parish deliveries
  • Performing janitorial duties for all building areas to include vacuuming, mopping, dusting, bathrooms and maintaining associated supply inventory
  • Removing garbage from all parish buildings and properties
  • Providing snow removal by means of plowing, shoveling and salt application to include parking lots, entrances, and sidewalks of all parish properties
  • Performing landscaping responsibilities such as grass cutting, trimming, mulching, etc.
  • Assisting with set up and take down for parish and community event
  • Attending scheduled meetings
  • Being available to pastor and the maintenance supervisor via cell phone during business hours and after hours, when necessary
  • Assisting with maintenance needs of related parishes
  • Other duties as assigned by the pastor and maintenance supervisor

     

Qualifications Required

  • Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church
  • Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements
  • Two years of experience in the general maintenance areas of plumbing, electric, HVAC and mechanics
  • Strong knowledge of building, construction, electrical and plumbing codes
  • Basic knowledge of safety procedures
  • Able to perform tasks in an efficient and timely manner
  • Able to travel among assigned parishes and properties
  • Willing to take direction
  • Able to work in a cooperative and courteous manner with others
  • Able to work the hours associated with the position

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-exempt

Work Status: Full-time     

Physical Requirements: Able to lift to 50 pounds; climbing ladders; working at heights of at least 30 feet; operating maintenance equipment for long periods of time; working in inclement weather

Hours Per Week: 40

Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday with a paid 30-minute lunch period

Other: Evening and weekend hours as needed. Must complete and submit timesheet according to payroll schedule. Must periodically report throughout the workday and when leaving the premises. Must obtain prior approval from supervisor before working OT over 40/week

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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Overview

The parish administrative assistant is responsible for providing general administrative assistance to the parish office by performing the tasks listed below in a professional & welcoming manner. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Greeting visitors and answering phone calls 
  • Creating and distributing the weekly parish bulletins and other parish communications 
  • Maintaining software and web-based systems to include census, envelope, email communications and parish website 
  • Assisting with ministry sign-up 
  • Implementing all accounting functions to include processing payroll, AR/AP, maintaining chart of accounts, reconciling statements, invoicing, creating and generating associated financial reports and coordinating parish deposits 
  • Supporting parish councils and committees, including preparing associated reports and assisting with the management of expenditures and budgets 
  • Preparing diocesan reports as requested 
  • Assisting with mass intentions and scheduling as needed 
  • Organizing and completing major annual parish fundraiser 
  • Order office and church supplies 
  • Support the Director of Religious Education and Music Director as needed 
  • Coordinating volunteers for events and projects and managing facility rentals 
  • Maintain employee personnel folders in compliance with employment laws and diocesan guidelines 
  • Ordering supplies and other parish supplies 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Required: 

  • Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church 
  • Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements 
  • Associate’s degree in business and two years of related experience or five years of practical experience in an office setting 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and electronic accounting and payroll processes 
  • Experience with website design and management 
  • Able to provide accurate information while working under deadlines 
  • High level of organizational, multitasking and time-management skills 
  • Professional oral and written communication skills 
  • Capable of maintaining high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity 
  • Possess attributes of dependability and punctuality 
  • Capable of presenting a professional appearance 
  • Able to work the schedule required of the position 

Working Conditions: 

     FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt 

     Work Status: Part-time 

     Physical Requirements:  Lifting up to 25 pounds; sitting and/or standing for 

     extended periods of time; walking short distances; repetitiously using keyboard 

     Hours Per Week: 25  

     Work Schedule:                 TBD with parish pastor approval 

     Other: Timecards must be completed and submitted according to the payroll schedule. Any hours worked over 25 must have previous approval from parish      pastor. This position is not considered to be remote-work status. 

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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Overview

The Administrative Assistant collaborates with other staff members in support of the Catholic Charities mission to provide professional and compassionate customer service to client population.

Key Responsibilities

· Performing general administrative tasks in support of staff members

· Conducting initial assessment of client needs in order to make an appropriate referral to caseworker staff

· Assisting with the needs of clients by making appropriate use of resources in alignment with the agency’s mission while maintaining high levels of confidentiality

· Providing information regarding the organization and its mission to public inquiries

· Organizing and maintaining donation inventory and managing distribution

· Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

· Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church

· Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements

· Associate degree in related field and two years of experience or five years of experience within an office setting, preferably in a nonprofit organization

· Prior experience interacting with county and regional human services organizations

· Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

· Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity

· Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

· High level of time management and organizational skills

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Work Status: Full-time

Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 25 pounds, sitting and standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, repetitiously using keyboard

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Other: Must complete and submit a time sheet according to payroll schedule. Any hours over 40 per week must have previous approval from executive director.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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