The Diocese of Des Moines

Parish openings


Youth Ministry Position

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Des Moines

Summary

Holy Trinity is seeking a part-time, twelve month director of youth ministry. This position is responsible for coordinating and directing Confirmation preparation for our 9th & 10th grade candidates and families. Other responsibilities of the position include providing service and social opportunities for parish youth, leading our biennial pilgrimage to the National Catholic Youth Conference, and developing and leading an annual high school mission trip. This position also requires maintaining a regular office presence. Candidates must be Catholic, faith filled, self-motivated, imaginative, energetic, and well organized. Good communication skills are essential to this position along with an ability to work collaboratively with the pastoral staff. Theology or Youth Ministry education or experience are preferred. Interested applicants can contact either Father Michael Amadeo, Pastor, at the parish office (515-255-3162, extension 1126) or by email at mdeo@holytrinitydm.org, or John Mertes, Director of Faith Formation at (515-255-3162, extension 1124) or by email at johnm@holytrinitydm.org. 


Director of Faith Formation

St. John the Apostle Church - Norwalk, IA

Summary

St. John the Apostle Church in Norwalk, IA is seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation.  The Director of Faith Formation will be responsible for the Adult RCIA and the youth P.R.E.P. programs in addition to developing additional faith formation opportunities to meet the needs of both the adults and youth of our growing parish.  Pastoral Planning, Basic Theology, Adult and Child Catechetical Theory and Formation Practice, and Program Development experience is required.  Evangelization education and training along with Certification as a Catechetical Leader is preferred. 

 

To apply, send a letter of application and resume to Joni Swedenhjelm, Human Resources Chair, c/o St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 720 Orchard Hills Dr., Norwalk, IA  50211. 


Director of Parish Operations

St. Francis of Assisi - West Des Moines, IA

Summary

St. Francis of Assisi of West Des Moines, IA seeks a full-time Operations Director.  Reporting to the Pastor, this position will provide overall planning, coordination and management of financial affairs, facilities and human resources for the parish, to be conducted either directly or through the management/supervision of staff, contractors and volunteers.  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources, or other business related major is required.  MBA with relevant experience may also be considered.  The candidate needs 5 to 10 years of progressive leadership and management experience.  Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing.  Now accepting resumes and cover letter for confidential consideration, please submit to Fr. Ray McHenry at  rmchenry@saintfrancischurch.org or mail to 7075 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines, IA 50266.


 

Youth Faith Formation Director

St. Anthony Catholic Church - Des Moines, IA

Summary

St. Anthony Catholic Church in Des Moines, IA is seeking a full time Director of Youth Faith Formation.  The Director of Youth Faith Formation will be responsible for the Sunday PRE program, Sacramental Preparation, Youth Ministry (grades 9-12).  This position works collaboratively with the Pastor, Parish and School Staff and volunteers to provide a dynamic faith formation program for the youth of St. Anthony.

 

The successful candidate should be a practicing Catholic in good standing and fluent in English and Spanish to support St. Anthony’s growing Hispanic membership, hold a degree in Theology, Catechesis or related field, and have experience in managing and developing a Youth Formation Program.

 

To apply, send a letter of application, resume and references to Msgr. Frank Chiodo, Pastor, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 15 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA  50315 or info@stanthonydsm.org.

 

Adult Faith Formation Director

St. Anthony Catholic Church - Des Moines, IA

Summary

St. Anthony Catholic Church in Des Moines, IA is seeking a part time Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation.  The Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation will be responsible for developing a dynamic, ongoing program for the development of the faith life of parishioners.  This includes, but is not limited to, classes on developing, understating, and living the Catholic faith, Bible study, Prayer Groups, Book reviews and maintaining the parish library.  This position works collaboratively with the Pastor, parish staff, volunteers and diocesan resources. Evening and weekend hours required.

 

The successful candidate should be a practicing Catholic in good standing and have a deep understanding of the Catholic Faith and experience in planning, developing and managing Adult Faith Formation Programs.  Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus, but not required.

 

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and references to Msgr. Frank Chiodo, Pastor, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 15 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA  50315 or info@stanthonydsm.org.

 

Communication Manager

St. Anthony Catholic Church - Des Moines, IA

Summary

St. Anthony Catholic Church in Des Moines, IA is seeking a part time Communications Manager.  This position will be responsible for developing and managing communications in the parish using different platforms.  This includes, but is not limited to, bulletin, website, parish app, e-newsletter and social media.  This position works collaboratively with the Pastor, parish staff, and parish organizations.  Work hours are flexible.

 

The successful candidate should have a working knowledge developing and managing communications over different platforms in a parish and soliciting information from various parish organizations. Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.

 

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and references to Msgr. Frank Chiodo, Pastor, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 15 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA  50315 or info@stanthonydsm.org.