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May 23, 2016 | Volume 91 Number 15

OPPORTUNITIES

Accompanist

St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, Ladysmith Road in Caroline County, seeks an Accompanist for Sunday morning Masses at 8:30 and 11:00, with no scheduled weekday rehearsals. Location is 2 miles east of exit 10 on I-95N. Candidate will be comfortable on piano and organ, and will be versed in diverse musical repertory, from chant to classical hymnody to gospel to contemporary. Familiarity with the Catholic liturgy is a plus. Could evolve into a Music Minister/Choir Director/Accompanist position. To apply: Please contact Fr. Jay Biber, the pastor, at biberj@saintmarycc.org.

 

Part-time Business Manager

Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in West Point, Va. is seeking a part-time Business Manager (approximately 18 hours per week). This person will manage the parish office and maintain the parish finances. The Business Manager also conducts clerical, administrative and bookkeeping functions and serves as a liaison between the pastor, parish and the Diocese of Richmond. Other responsibilities include: greeting guests, responding to phone messages, maintains supplies, and schedules, trains and manages all parish volunteers.

This position requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (preferably in a business manager role); Microsoft Office proficiency; database experience; proficiency with standard office equipment, including computers, copier and fax machines; the ability to work independently, and proficiency in business correspondence/communications. To apply, please complete a diocesan application, which is available on the diocesan website (www.richmonddiocese.org), along with a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

 

Business Manager

The Cluster parishes of St. Theresa, Sacred Heart, Immaculate Heart of Mary and Church of the Nativity are seeking a Business Manager. This position will be based in Farmville, Va. and the manager may be required to travel to Meherrin, Blackstone and Buckingham. This person will manage the parish office and maintain the parish finances. The Business Manager also conducts bookkeeping, accounting and clerical/administrative functions for the Cluster parishes. This position requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (preferably in a bookkeeper or office manager role); formal education in accounting or business administration; knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting methodologies; knowledge of general ledger and reconciliation practices; Microsoft Office proficiency; and reliable transportation. Preferred Qualifications: Associates degree in accounting or equivalent; experience working with a nonprofit or religious institution; familiarity with the Roman Catholic Church. To apply, please complete a diocesan application, which is available on the diocesan website (www.richmonddiocese.org), along with a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

 

Coordinator of Music Ministry

Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Christiansburg, Virginia is looking for a Part-time Coordinator for the Music Ministry Program (5-10 hours per week). This individual should be familiar with the Catholic Mass and how the music ministry enhances and involves members of the parish. The Coordinator will promote and encourage participation in both the 5 p.m. Saturday evening Mass choir and the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass choir with practices as needed, and accompany on piano or organ for the 11am Sunday Masses and special Masses as necessary. The Coordinator will work alongside our priest and the Spanish Music Ministry in planning of all holy days and special Masses throughout the Liturgical year. Please reply to Fr. Anthony Senyah at asenyah@richmonddiocese.org.

 

Minister of Youth Formation

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Va. is seeking a Minister of Youth Formation (MYF). The MYF is responsible for the development, coordination, supervision and execution of parish programs designed to engage and educate the youth of the parish. The Minister of Youth Formation will act as an advocate and link for the youth and their families to the pastoral team, the parish family and the surrounding community. The MYF is expected to collaborate closely with the pastor, volunteers and the pastoral team to foster and develop youth formation programs. Bachelor’s degree in Theology/Religious Education or related field, must be a faithful and practicing Catholic, demonstrate a love for the needs of young people, good communication and relationship skills, superior multi-tasking and organizational skills, computer proficiency, including social media. This position entails frequent evening and weekend work. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and Diocesan application to: bbrennan@bsccva.com.

 

Teaching Positions

Peninsula Catholic High School is accepting applications for the following positions: Math Teacher (full-time), Biology Teacher (part-time). Applicants must have bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and hold current Virginia teaching licensure. Please send resume and cover letter to: Janine Franklin, Principal, Peninsula Catholic High School, 600 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 or jfranklin@peninsulacatholic.com.

 

Varsity Wrestling Coach

Roanoke Catholic School in Roanoke, Va., is now accepting applications for a Varsity Head Wrestling Coach for the 2016-2017 school year. To apply or to get more information, contact Matt Peck at mpeck@roanokecatholic.com or call 540-293-3791.

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