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  • Director of Music

    The Parish of Saint Francis of Assisi is looking for a Part-time Director of Music. The primary responsibility of the Director of Music is to plan and conduct music programs in support of liturgies and parish programs, in accordance with the Pastoral Plan. The Director of Music must also function as an accompanist and cantor, as required. Position requires working Saturdays and Sundays, in support of weekend Masses. The Director of Music serves both Parishes of the Collaborative although his or her role will often require focus on a particular Parish.
    We are looking for an individual who possesses a cheerful and enthusiastic personality, good leadership qualities, strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in music ministry, with a BA in Music preferred; Good Cantoring skills and experience in Directing choral groups and instrumentalists; Must have a comprehensive knowledge of Catholic Church teachings with particular emphasis in areas of liturgies and ceremonies.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Consult the Pastor in determining the goals of the overall music program.
    Provide music recommendations for liturgies in a timely manner and have them approved by the Pastor, if required.
    Coordinate the music program with the liturgical calendar and be knowledgeable of the Archdiocese of Boston's guidelines for appropriate music during liturgies.
    Schedule and conduct regular rehearsals for the Adult and Family Choirs.
    Expand and enhance the breadth and depth of the choir's range of music using an ever-increasing number of genres of music employed for Masses.
    Encourage formation of Cantors from within the members of the choir and work with the Cantors to develop their skills and presentation.
    Invite and encourage parishioners to participate in the music ministry of the Parish.
    Work with Music Ministers of the Collaborative in preparing holiday liturgies and concerts.
    Regularly attend meetings of the collaborative, such as Staff and Liturgy Committee meetings.
    Assist in the Development of an annual budget for the Parish Music Program.
    Receive approval of the Pastor for any expenses of the music program beyond the approved annual budget.
    Supervise maintenance of equipment i.e. grand piano, organ and audio equipment and music library, as determined by the Pastor.
    Coordinate the performance schedules of music groups and individuals within the church.
    Provide music for funerals and weddings, as required.

    This is a Part-time, hourly, non-exempt, non-benefits eligible position. Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience. All interested applicants are asked to submit a resume with a letter of interest by mail to: Laura Powers, Director of Finance and Operations, Medford Catholic Collaborative, 114 High Street, Medford, MA 02155 or submit by e-mail to: lpowers.stjoseph.stfrancis@gmail.com.

  • Youth Minister

    Saint Rose of Lima Parish, a young and vibrant faith community in Northborough, MA*, is seeking an energetic and innovative Youth Minister to bring the Gospel message of Jesus Christ to life for our middle and high school students. By organizing and encouraging youth to participate in a variety of parish activities, including retreats, social events, service opportunities and the celebration of the Sunday Eucharist, the Youth Minister will be directly responsible for promoting a faith based approach to life for Saint Rose's youth. This individual will also be responsible for overseeing the existing catechetical formation and sacramental programs for youth in grades 9-12, along with the recruitment and training of adult volunteers. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a solid knowledge of Catholic doctrine. Strong written, verbal, organizational and facilitation skills are required. Full-time candidate preferred though will consider part time. Most importantly, the candidate must love working with children and love sharing his/her faith in a creative and collaborative manner. Interested candidates please send resume to: Saint Rose of Lima, P.O. Box 685, Northborough, MA 01532.
    For further information, please call 508-393-2413, between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F.
    *easily accessible from Routes 495, 20 and Mass Pike.

  • Youth Minister

    Saint Eulalia Parish in Winchester is seeking a PT Youth Minister who will provide vision and oversee and execute the parish's efforts in ministry to young people from 6th through 12th grades. The Youth Minister will perform these duties in conjunction with the Director of Teen and Adult Faith Formation, but not overlapping their responsibilities. For a full description of the position, please visit Saint Eulalia Youth Minister. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to bdoherty@sainteulalia.org.

  • Faith Formation Minister

    Holy Family Parish, Duxbury, MA seeks a part-time Faith Formation Minister who will be responsible for Faith Formation for children in grades 3-6 including some intergenerational components and family outreach programs. This position is an average of 10-15 hours per week. The ideal candidate will be willing and able to work independently and as part of a team, and a desire to help families on the journey of discipleship. For more information please visit www.holyfamilyduxbury.org or contact Jeanne Cregan at jcregan@holyfamilyduxbury.org.

  • Youth Minister and Coordinator of Confirmation Program

    Saint Mary of the Annunciation Parish in Danvers has an immediate opening for a part time (15-19 hours) youth minster to establish an effective youth ministry program for grades 6-12. Duties include coordination of our Confirmation program, as well as spiritual enrichment, service and social activities for our parish's youth. The ideal candidate must have a passion for engaging young people and an understanding of their spiritual needs and real life experiences. Candidates should have a background in and knowledge of Catholic theology and ministry, as well as organizational, computer, and interpersonal skills.
    For more information or to submit a cover letter and resume, please contact: Youth Ministry Search Committee, Saint Mary of the Annunciation Parish, 24 Conant Street, Danvers, MA 01923, or stmarydanvers@comcast.net.

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  • Director of Faith Formation K-8

    Holy Family Parish in Concord is seeking an experienced Director of Faith Formation K-8 to direct a program of 350 students in grades K to 8. We seek an experienced person who: works best in a team environment; enjoys being present to the community; is a person of prayer; has the flexibility needed to work with volunteers; and is proficient in Microsoft Office and Parish Soft.
    He/she will be responsible to:
    -- Manage the registration process of 300+ hundred families.
    -- Recruit, train and manage 50+ volunteers.
    -- Facilitate the Protecting God's Children program.
    -- Review and develop curriculum and programs as a team leader.
    -- Work with the parish Faith Formation Commission, parish staff and volunteers to continue to develop the program.
    -- Implement programs for sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist.
    -- Implement the Archdiocesan chastity program.
    -- Develop training and formation for catechists and volunteers.
    We see the position as half or three-quarter time, with the possibility of a 10-month agreement, open to negotiation.
    Our hope is to fill this position as soon as possible. If you meet the archdiocesan academic expectations for such a position please send your resume to Office@HolyFamilyConcord.org.

  • Director of Music

    Saint Bridget Parish, Framingham, seeks a part-time Director of Music (4-5 hours/week) familiar with Catholic Mass and liturgy. Saint Bridget Parish is committed to excellence in music and inspirational liturgies. Improvisational skills and keen sense of timing are vital.
    The position requires playing at weekend Masses, designated Holy Day Masses and other special occasions, such as weddings and funerals which are paid by the wedding party or funeral home, as well as all rehearsals. Instruments include a Rodgers 3-manual electronic organ and a Rivers piano.
    Adult Choir of approximately 15 singers.
    Organist/pianist will work closely with Pastor, Msgr. Francis V. Strahan.
    As well, there will be an additional night of Christmas Festival Choir practice with Msgr. Strahan and that choir from September until the Concert in December.
    Position open until filled. Salary: Hourly/Competitive -- based on a 5 hour work week.
    Send letter of interest and resume to: Maria S. Sebastian, Finance and Operation Manager, Saint Bridget Parish, 15 Wheeler Ave, Framingham, MA 01702 or email: mssebastian@stbridgetparish.org.

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