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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 Parish Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the parish office by implementing general business procedures while communicating in a professional and welcoming manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answering phones, greeting visitors, and creating and distributing parish communications including weekly bulletin
  • Retaining an accurate account of mass intentions and scheduling them according to parish policy
  • Maintaining census system and sacramental records
  • Supporting religious education programs as directed by parish pastor
  • Maintaining inventory of office and church supplies
  • Facilitating fundraisers, activities, and facility rentals
  • 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 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
  • Able to provide accurate information while working under deadlines
  • High level of organizational, multitasking and time-management skills
  • Excellent 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

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

Work Status: Part-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: 15

Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00am-2:00pm

Other: Timecards must be completed and submitted according to the payroll schedule. Any hours worked over 18 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 Priest Care Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of services and programs implemented to meet the needs of the resident priests in the St. Leonard’s Retirement Home to ensure a supportive and holistic environment while managing day-to-day operations.

Responsibilities

• Serves as an advocate and care manager for resident priests
• Assesses the level of care necessary to meet health, functional, and safety needs in order to determine, in collaboration with the individual resident priest, and in coordination with the Diocesan Care Advocate Staff, the appropriate plan of care
• Creates and maintains files for each resident priest to include a record of current medications, advanced directives, and emergency contacts
• Coordinates the process of completing legal documents such as Last Will and Testament and estate planning with legal professionals
• Encourages and assists resident priests to set wellness goals which include diet, exercise and routine medical evaluations, preventive procedures, and vaccinations
• Monitors all outside health care agencies and vendors
• Organizes medical appointments and accompanies resident priests, as needed
• Aides resident priests and their families with emergencies and hospitalization, helping to coordinate care from admission to discharge
• Assists with transitioning resident priests to long term care facilities
• Works with the Diocesan Healthcare Plan & Benefits Coordinator to create and implement new processes and programs in addition to improvements of current offerings in order to provide quality service to resident priests
• Oversees meal preparation and monitors grocery and supply inventory
• Enforces the Policies and Procedures manual
• Provides general administrative assistance
• Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

• 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 five years of associated experience
• Familiarity with elder care services and associated HIPAA requirements
• Current first aid/CPR certification
• Practical knowledge of current Microsoft Office programs
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity
• Able to create and maintain professional yet compassionate boundaries
• Proficient time management and organizational skills
• Able to present in a professional appearance
• Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license and able to travel within the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Hourly/non-exempt
Work Status: Full-time
Physical Requirements: Lifting to 25 pounds, sitting and standing for extended periods
of time, walking, bending, reaching, and stooping, repetitiously using keyboard
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm; 30-minute unpaid lunch break
Other: Evening and week-end hours, as necessary. Timecards must be submitted according to payroll schedule. Must have prior approval from facilities director before working hours over 40. This position is not considered to be remote working 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 Office Coordinator functions under the direction of the Executive Director to manage and organize the daily functions of the office while providing administrative support and implementing and overseeing best practices and procedures

Key Responsibilities

• Providing guidance to office staff in the absence of Executive Director
• Ensuring that all visitors are receiving professional and compassionate customer service and having their needs addressed appropriately
• Collaborating with Executive Director to create and implement best practices and procedures to ensure efficient office functionality
• Performing basic financial tasks to include making bank deposits, managing petty cash, supporting the Accountant, etc.
• Answering phone calls and greeting visitors/clients and directing them to the associated resources
• Assisting with intake and organization of supplies and donations
• Supporting outreach events and special projects, as needed
• Ensuring that the office is kept in a clean, presentable, and safe condition
• Coordinating and providing administrative support
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Required

• Supportive of the mission of the Roman Catholic Church
• Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements
• Associate degree in Business Management field and five years of experience or ten years of experience
• Two years of leadership experience
• Experience with serving the needs of the vulnerable population
• Experience with creating and organizing best business practices
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
• Excellent communication skills
• High level of time management and organizational skills
• Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity and present a professional appearance

Working Conditions

FLSA Status: Hourly non-exempt

Work Status: Full-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: 40

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm with 30-minute unpaid
lunch period

Other: Must complete and submit a time sheet according to payroll schedule

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: Lifting up to 25 pounds; sitting and/or 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 with 30 minute unpaid lunch           

Other: Must complete and submit a time sheet according to payroll schedule

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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