St. Helen Catholic Church
  • Georgetown, TX, USA
  • Full Time

PTO, Health Insurance and 403(b)


Adult Faith Formation Minister
Faith Formation Office
St. Helen Catholic Church Georgetown, Texas

Ministerial Character
The Pastor is the visible principle and foundation of unity in the Parish (St. Helen Catholic Church - Georgetown, Texas) which the Bishop has entrusted to him.  He makes Christ's mission present and enduring in the parish.  In order to fulfill his mission, the Pastor employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people).  He shares with them his mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.

Positions employed at St. Helen Catholic Church - Georgetown, Texas help to extend the ministry of the Pastor in particular ways as outlined in the job description.  Therefore, the employee in this position is closely connected to and assists the Pastor in the performance of his ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the Church.

Job Summary:
The Adult Faith Formation Minister is responsible for assisting in teaching classes, ministry training and working directly with ministries and apostolates, with emphasis on the Spanish speaking community.  The position reports to the Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation and operates under some supervision with latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.  

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assist the Director in mentoring, coaching, and forming leaders for St. Helen's ministries and apostolates, with emphasis on the Spanish speaking groups.
  • Teach classes to adults, in Spanish and English, to grow in the Catholic faith and the community.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of sacramental process for adults.
  • Collect and process forms regarding sacramental process.
  • Prepare print, electronic, and other media to keep ministries engaged and informed.
  • Ensure Diocesan policy is followed and executed in all areas of adult ministry especially as applies to EIM.
  • Start every workday with 30 minutes in the Eucharistic Adoration chapel.
  • Maintain a work schedule and full time attendance according to established Parish business hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Roman Catholic teachings, parish and diocesan structure.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural parish serving various cultures and a wide range of age groups.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and work effectively with staff, clergy, and laity.
  • Ability to build authentic relationships with adults rooted in Christ.
  • Ability to operate various word-processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and utilize effective time management techniques.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and implement creative solutions.
  • Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
  • Ability to proficiently communicate in English and Spanish (writing, reading and conversing). 

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:

  • Bachelor Degree in Theology, Religious Education, Pastoral Ministry, or a related field of study from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of full time wage earning experience working in a parish and working with adults.

Language:

  • Bilingual English-Spanish (proficient in writing, reading and conversing).

Catholic Requirement:

  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid Texas driver's license.
  • Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.

Working Conditions:

  • All employees of the Parish are engaged in ministry and closely tied to the Pastor in the exercise of his ministry and obligations to the church.
  • The Parish is an at-will employer.
  • All buildings and vehicles owned by the Parish are tobacco free.
  • Working in a fast paced environment with priorities and plans that may change rapidly.
  • Working on weekends, evenings and some holidays is required.
  • Will be exposed to religious ceremonies, conduct and speech including Catholic Christian prayer and liturgical celebrations.  
  • Will be required to adhere to established dress codes and conduct standards.
  • May be required to use personal vehicle to drive off-site locations.
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