Parish Openings

Director of Faith Formation

St. Michael's Catholic Church, Harlan, IA

St. Michaels Catholic Church is seeking a Director of Faith Formation for grades K-12. St. Michael's is a parish of approximately 500 families with over 100 students in the Faith Formation program.  The Director of Faith Formation should have strong communication skills as well as a commitment to the importance of good catechesis in developing the faith of our youth. 

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Applicants must be a practicing Catholic and live a life that is compatible with all Church teachings.  A degree in education or theology or related field is preferred or religious education experience. 

Applicants should also be familiar with social media and have strong computer skills and be willing to collaborate with pastor and parish staff.   Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Fr. Clement Owusu, 1912 18th St., Harlan, Iowa 51537, or email to
Applications will be taken until the position is filled. EOE


Director of Music & Liturgy

Saint Ambrose Cathedral

Would you like to use your skills in music and coordination to keep our St. Ambrose Cathedral liturgies beautiful, meaningful, and high quality? Would you embrace our unique opportunities to involve parishioners and music of many cultures in our liturgy? 

For more information, please visit our website at:   Parish Life Tab-Community News.



EDGE Coordinator

St. Francis of Assisi, West Des Moines

St. Francis of Assisi is looking for an EDGE Coordinator to serve our 6th-8th grade youth! The EDGE Coordinator oversees formation for 6th-8th graders utilizing, in part, the EDGE curriculum published by Life Teen. Hours are negotiable; full-time or part-time will be considered based on availability and qualifications. Some evenings and weekends required. If interested, please see the full job posting and application instructions here: The application deadline is August 3, 2023. The start date is negotiable but ideally no later than the end of August.


Music Director

St. Pius X Urbandale, IA 

St. Pius X Parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministry. The ideal candidate will work closely with the priests and Liturgical Coordinator to assist parishioners in strengthening their relationship with Christ through the musical element of the liturgy. As a large and diverse Catholic community with a long-standing tradition of beautiful liturgical music, the candidate must be able to sustain and improve the music in the parish.

Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest and resume to

For a full job description visit:



Director of Family Faith Formation

St. Ambrose Cathedral

St. Ambrose Cathedral is seeking a full-time Director of Family Faith Formation. This person is a key figure in the dynamic, multi-cultural community of St. Ambrose Cathedral. This role involves engaging with diverse families, individuals preparing for sacraments, teenagers transitioning to adulthood, and parents fostering their families as domestic Churches.

For a full job description see our website


Business Manager and Facilities Manager

St. Joseph Catholic Church and School, Des Moines

St. Joseph Catholic Church and School is seeking a FT Business Manager and a FT Facilities Maintenance Manager. The Business Manager will be responsible for business and financial management of the parish including accounting, development, fundraising, and communications. The Facilities Maintenance Manager is responsible for routine maintenance and repairs for facility equipment, ordering supplies and scheduling service for major repairs. For more info or to apply for either job, send resume to David Ortega at


Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Ss. John and Paul Parish, Altoona, Iowa

Ss. John and Paul Parish, Altoona, Iowa, a parish of intergenerational faith formation, seeks full-time coordinator of youth ministry.

The coordinator’s focus of junior- and senior-high youth ministry and Confirmation preparation with freshmen and sophomores includes: collaborate for monthly intergenerational faith formation, plan for twice-monthly youth ministry groups, coordinate volunteers. Salary based upon education and experience. For inquiries or job description, visit parish website. 


To apply, submit cover letter, resumé, references at