Director of Religious Education

Location:
St. Isaac Jogues Church21100 Madison St.St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Category:
Parish Ministry
Apply To:
Fr David Cybulski, Pastor
25001 Chippendale
Roseville, MI  48066

Position Description

  • Development and oversight of the parish faith formation program for grades K-8.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training,  supporting  and evaluation of volunteer catechists in accordance with parish and Archdiocese of Detroit policies and guidelines
  • Responsible for the formation of catechists in accordance with the Archdiocese of Detroit policies and guidelines, and maintenance of current certification files on each catechist and religion teacher of the Catholic School
  • Responsible for the preparation and coordination of  the Sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation
  • Responsible for selection of the parish and/or school catechetical texts and resources as approved for use by the Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Coordinate the RCIA
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of the Christian Education section of the parish budget with the approval of the Pastor
  • Responsible for overseeing and implementation of Safe Environments policies and programs as required by the Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for parish programs in the areas of evangelization and catechesis
  • Organize and facilitate regularly scheduled meetings with faith formation staff and volunteers
  • Participates in parish, vicariate, and archdiocesan meetings and functions
  • Participates in  archdiocesan catechetical organizations
  • Point person for Nightfire events

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Certified DRE or in the process of certification through the Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Practicing Catholic and in full communion with the Church
  • A person of faith with a heart for evangelization
  • Able to maintain all information as highly confidential
  • Compliance with criminal background checks and Safe Environment’s Policies
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:105942