Director of Faith and Family Ministries

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Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

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Altoona, PA


2713 W. Chestnut Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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Job Description: Director of Faith and Family Ministries Office
Department: Faith and Family Ministries
Reports To: Vicar General
Supervises: Office Staff

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

 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
 Able to work collaboratively with lay and religious population in order to lead by
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

How to apply :

Contact Lynette McEvoy at

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