Parish Positions

Parish and Campus Ministry Openings in the Diocese of Youngstown

7345 Westview Drive
Boardman, OH  44512
Phone 330 758-2325    

Saint Charles Parish in Boardman seeks a part time secretary to join
the staff on Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Thursdays
from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Ideal applicants will demonstrate a
welcoming presence in receiving visitors in person, and phone calls,
proficiencies in basic computer programs, and a strong aptitude for
detail. Major areas of responsibility include receptionist, general
typing, and Mass stipend records. Further information is available
upon request.

Applications to Dan Landers, dlanders@youngstowndiocese.org

 

Part-time, or possible full-time Director of Music needed at Immaculate Conception Parish, Ravenna, Ohio.  The position will be open as of September 30, 2022.  Qualifications needed include a basic understanding of Catholic Liturgy and musical presentation.  Keyboard and/or organ talents required, as well as knowledge of choir conducting and training.  Some musical training or degreed work would be expected. 

Contact Fr. Bill Kraynak at 330-296-6434 (parish) or send resume to 409 West Main St., Ravenna, OH 44266 or wkraynak@youngstowndiocese.org.

935 East State Street
Salem, Ohio 44460
Phone: 330 332-0336

Monsignor Peter Polando, JCL
ppolando@youngstowndiocese.org

Parish size: Large
Catholic School: K-6

St. Paul Parish in Salem seeks a part-time Pastoral Minister for the growing Hispanic population of Salem.  Applicants should be bilingual, experienced in ministry with the diverse needs of the Hispanic families, and enthusiastic about providing sacramental preparation, social services and ESL sessions.  The Parish based Centro San Pablo is open two days each week and the parish has a weekly Sunday Spanish Mass.  St. Paul Parish continues to provide social ministry to those in need regardless of their church membership or status.  A complete position description is available upon request.

Guidelines for Application for Diocese of Youngstown Ministry Positions

Persons currently employed as a Parish Minister in the Diocese of Youngstown may send a cover letter and a resume directly to the pastor, and are asked to notify Barbara Walko, Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry, of any applications or for consultation services. 

Interested persons not currently employed in a parish of the Diocese of Youngstown are asked to:

  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and references to the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry to initiate selection and to receive information regarding positions available.
  • Set an appointment with the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry or the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for orientation to diocesan guidelines for certification and employment procedures.
  • Send a letter of interest and resume directly to parishes and notify Barbara Walko of any application.

For more information about qualifications and formation, please click here.

7345 Westview Drive
Boardman, OH  44512
Phone 330 758-2325    

Monsignor John Zuraw
Parish size: Large
School: K-8
jzuraw@youngstowndiocese.org

REPORTS TO:    Pastor/Director of Finance

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Maintenance Coordinator/Facility Manager will ensure that all St. Charles buildings and grounds are maintained appropriately so that all ministries of St. Charles can function effectively.

The candidate should be a self-starter, able to do general custodial cleaning, repairing, set up and tear down for church and school events and seasonal work.

The individual should be able to work effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.  The physical demands are as follows:  Balancing, carrying, climbing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, sitting, standing, reaching, crawling, stooping, bending, shoveling, walking and moving objects.  The employee is required to lift up to 25 pounds, climb step-stools or ladders and complete “heavy work”.

MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR/FACILITY MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate, direct and participate in the ongoing maintenance program for the entire plant.
  • Assist in developing and coordinating an annual, monthly and weekly preventive maintenance program.
  • Coordinate Maintenance Staff.
  • Work with the Pastor, Director of Finance and the School Principal to determine specific short and long-range maintenance and capital improvement projects.
  • Oversee and approve the purchase of all cleaning and maintenance supplies, paper products and other staples that committees and organizations use.
  • Oversee a system of work orders for the sake of responsible use of Maintenance Staff time and accountability and a timely completion of projects.
  • Assist the Pastor and/or Director of Finance in securing bids for outside contractors for the sake of continuing contracts or special capital programs.
  • Assist the Office Manager with coordinating and maintaining the parish facilities.
  • Possess ability to prioritize, be flexible and maintain confidentiality.
  • Attend meetings to discuss pertinent maintenance/housekeeping issues as needed/requested.
  • Background clearances and Safe Environment Policy training required

To apply, please contact:

Monsignor Zuraw, Pastor,  jzuraw@youngstowndiocese.org

726 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44702
330 453-8493

Reverend John Sheridan
Parish size: Medium
St. Peter School Grades PK-5
jsheridan@youngstowndiocese.org

The Parish Communities of the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist and Saint Peter Church seek a qualified full time Parish Director of Religious Education to oversee the catechetical needs of the families.  These Downtown Canton Parishes work together in a friendly collaboration to serve the needs of the Church and the broader community.  Primary responsibilities include administration of the combined programs of elementary CCD, Youth Ministry, RCIA, and adult faith formation, in collaboration with the Pastor.  Candidates must have knowledge and practice of the Catholic Faith.  Preference will be given to those holding a Master degree in Theology or working towards the proper qualifications. Background clearances and Safe Environment Policy training required

To apply, please contact:

Reverend John Sheridan
jsheridan@youngstowndiocese.org      

Guidelines for Application for Diocese of Youngstown Ministry Positions

Persons currently employed as a Parish Minister in the Diocese of Youngstown may send a cover letter and a resume directly to the pastor, and are asked to notify Barbara Walko, Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry, of any applications for consultation services. 

Interested persons not currently employed in a parish of the Diocese of Youngstown are asked to:

  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and references to the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry to initiate selection and to receive information regarding positions available.
  • Set an appointment with the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry or the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for orientation to diocesan guidelines for certification and employment procedures.
  • Send a letter of interest and resume directly to parishes and notify Barbara Walko of any application.

For more information about qualifications and formation, please click here.

The Catholic Newman Center at YSU

Job Title: Development Director

Responsible to: Newman Center Chaplain

Description: The Development Director reports directly to the Chaplain and is responsible for leading and managing the fund development program, raising funds for the ministry and programs of the institution, and managing all committees involved in fund development activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares annual plans for all fund development activities.  Develop and maintain a three-year plan for the development program which is updated annually.
  • Oversees all matters related to the execution, management, and support of the fund development program.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and closes gifts.  Maintains an active pool of prospective benefactors who can support the organization
  • Continually increases the number of constituents in the fundraising database.
  • Maintains relationships with staff at the YSU Alumni Office, the YSU Foundation, the
    Diocesan Development Office, and local Catholic high schools to facilitate information sharing.
  • Works closely with the Administrative Assistant to implement the Newman Center Data Policy, maintain database health, and revise the Policy annually.
  • Conducts a minimum of twenty (20) face-to-face visits monthly with potential. benefactors in the form of Discovery, Cultivation, Solicitation, or Stewardship meetings.
  • Submits weekly and monthly personal activity tracking reports.
  • Keeps the Administrative Assistant informed of all constituent relationship milestones and personal data.
  • Assists in scheduling, coordination, and follow-up of face-to-face visits for the Chaplain or other staff and volunteers as appropriate.
  • Supervises the stewardship process, including prompt gift acknowledgement, for all benefactors.
  • Prepares progress reports regularly and submits to the Chaplain and Executive Council.
  • Participates in Advisory Council meetings and maintains relationships with them.
  • Plans and supervises direct mail, phone-a-thon, special event, and other solicitation activities as needed.
  • Plans and supervises the production and distribution of newsletters, brochures, emails, and other marketing materials in support of the organization.
  • Supervises activities of volunteers and other development staff.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Chaplain to include special projects to assist in the overall fund-raising efforts.
  • Participates in weekly office meetings and uses a shared goal tracking system.
  • Stays informed on latest development standards, practices, and ethics.
  • Participates in semi-annual performance reviews assessing fulfillment of duties and effectiveness according to Key Performance Indicators, with the possibility of bonuses or raises.

 

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing who upholds all Church teachings, loves the Church, and sees development work as an essential component of Catholic campus ministry.
  • Baccalaureate degree or higher.
  • Preferable involvement in a campus ministry program as a student or three years’ demonstrated success in managing a fund development program.
  • Thorough knowledge of fundraising principles or a willingness to learn them.
  • Enthusiasm and excellent people skills.  The successful candidate must have the flexibility to handle the needs of a fast-paced office and the special needs of benefactors.
  • Perseverance in difficult tasks and resilience in the face of setbacks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and to lead and motivate others, especially volunteers.
  • Thoroughness in planning and implementing work, including goals, budget, timetables, and action steps to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with the Chaplain, other staff members, a development consultant, campus representatives, and volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
  • Ability to learn new software, take advantage of existing features, and continually improve workflows.
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn about the charism of the Dominican Order.
  • Affinity with, and passion for, the overall mission of the organization.
  • Background clearance required prior to hiring

 

To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to Dan Moraczewski at dan@petrusdevelopment.com






Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish                                           
381 Robbins Avenue                                                                      Niles, OH 44446                                                                                 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish seeks a full time Parish Director of Religious Education to provide lifelong faith formation for this multigenerational, family centered community.  The person selected will be invited to recruit teams of persons to design and implement effective adult faith opportunities for parish missions as well as develop small faith sharing groups, with attention to all adults, and a welcoming approach to invite young adults to share their gifts with the community.   He or she will oversee elementary catechesis, serve as compliance officer, prepare young people and their families for reception of sacraments, promote active youth ministry, and facilitate the RCIA process.  An M.A. in theology, or willing to work toward an M.A. is preferred.

Background clearances and Safe Environment Policy training required

To apply, please contact:

Very Reverend Monsignor John A. Zuraw                                    jzuraw@youngstowndiocese.org                                                      Phone 330 652-5825

Guidelines for Application for Diocese of Youngstown Ministry Positions

Persons currently employed as a Parish Minister in the Diocese of Youngstown may send a cover letter and a resume directly to the pastor, and are asked to notify Barbara Walko, Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry, of any applications for consultation services. 

Interested persons not currently employed in a parish of the Diocese of Youngstown are asked to:

  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and references to the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry to initiate selection and to receive information regarding positions available.
  • Set an appointment with the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry or the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for orientation to diocesan guidelines for certification and employment procedures.
  • Send a letter of interest and resume directly to parishes and notify Barbara Walko of any application.

For more information about qualifications and formation, please click here.

Saint Dominic Parish and the Dominican friars in Youngstown seek a part time cook. This position is a great way to support the Dominican presence in the Youngstown Diocese.

Hours: 16-19 hours per week, Monday-Thursday 2-6pm. Some Fridays as requested.

Compensation: $18/hour

Responsibilities: Shop, prepare, serve, tidy up for evening meals. Meals include 6 friars, plus guests. In the summer, the community includes seminarians, for a total of 10 or 11 friars.

To Apply: Please contact Father Vincent DeLucia, Pastor: pastor@saintdominic.org or (330) 783-1900. Please note relevant experience in meal preparation, with references.

Background check and participation in the diocese’s child protection training will be required of the successful candidate. 

Guidelines for Application for Diocese of Youngstown Ministry Positions

Persons currently employed as a Parish Minister in the Diocese of Youngstown may send a cover letter and a resume directly to the pastor, and are asked to notify Barbara Walko, Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry, of any applications or for consultation services. 

Interested persons not currently employed in a parish of the Diocese of Youngstown are asked to:

  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and references to the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry to initiate selection and to receive information regarding positions available.
  • Set an appointment with the Diocesan Director of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry or the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for orientation to diocesan guidelines for certification and employment procedures.
  • Send a letter of interest and resume directly to parishes and notify Barbara Walko of any application.

For more information about qualifications and formation, please click here.

Additional Positions

Are you passionate about helping teens grow in their faith? Do you have experience developing and executing content, curriculum, and program plans for high school ministry? Would you like to be part of a dynamic and faith-filled team? Apply to be St. Gertrude Church’s high school youth ministry coordinator. 

In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and leading formation offerings for teens in grades 9-12. You will also recruit and form all necessary adult catechists and volunteers, manage our high school youth ministry social accounts, assist the coordinator of youth formation in developing and leading offerings for those in grades 7-8, and more. 

If you are interested in this full-time role, please view the full job description and submit your cover letter and resume to kristen@stgertrude.org
 
St. Gertrude Church is a Dominican parish located in Madeira, OH. 

Saints Martha and Mary Parish is seeking to hire a full time Director of Evangelization. The Director of Evangelization will oversee the parish’s efforts to form missionary disciples as they encounter and are transformed by the living Jesus Christ. The Director is responsible for developing a strategic plan to grow the parish community of the Hampton and Richland areas as a member of the Pastoral Team. This position advances the catechetical and evangelical programs that draw all to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and a more intimate understanding of the Catholic faith, wherever they are on their faith journey.

If you are interested in this full-time role, please view the full job description and submit your cover letter and resume to Mary Jordan at mjordan@stsmarthaandmaryparish.org

 
Saints Martha and Mary Parish is located in Allison Park/Gibsonia, PA. 

Catholic Charities Regional Agency is looking for a BSW/ LSW for the Mahoning County Senior Levy position, working with seniors in a home based supportive service case management role. Interested persons should send a resume to sburnett@ccregional.org with a cover letter.

Shenango Valley Catholic School System, Inc., a private educational institution of the Diocese of Erie for students in Pre-K through 12th grade, is seeking to fill the position of president to lead and direct operations of the school system, fulfill the educational needs of students in accordance with the mission of the school, implement its philosophy and meet its objectives.

 

The ideal candidate is:

 

  • Able to articulate the intellectual and moral traditions of the Catholic Faith.
  • Committed to the mission of Catholic Schools.
  • Focused on Faith formation and Catholic Identity.
  • Focused on student achievement.
  • Able to engage in positive relationships with parents, students, and the community.
  • An excellent communicator exhibiting strong organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written abilities.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
  • Master’s degree in education or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years in education, including school administration (Catholic school administration strongly preferred), and demonstrated ability to function in this arena.
  • Required clearances.
  • Familiarity with budgeting and financial reporting.

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

  • History of effective fundraising, fiscal responsibility, and public relations initiatives.
  • Collaborative and social competence in managerial and supervisory tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change processes in complex situations.
  • Demonstrated record of developing educational programs.

 

A complete job description may be viewed at www.eriercd.org/employment.html

 

For Consideration:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and other information as required by the Diocese of Erie

https://www.eriercd.org/schools/teachingforms.html  by Friday, November 4, 2022 to:

Laura Blake, Assistant Superintendent, 429 East Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16514 (lblake@eriercd.org) and Elizabeth Shreckengost, Board Chair, (yanelli36@gmail.com)

 

The application packet should include the following fifteen items:

 

  1.          A letter of interest that includes desired compensation
  2.          Completed application form*
  3.         Current résumé
  4.          Official university transcripts
  5.          Three current letters of reference
  6.          Pastor recommendation form*
  7.          Current Pennsylvania health report*
  8.          Copy of all active PDE certifications
  9.          The following clearances:
    1. Diocesan Statement of Intent of Compliance
    2. Current Act 34 PA State Police criminal record check
    3. Current Act 151 PA Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Certification
    4. Federal Criminal History Record Clearance
    5. PDE Form 6004 (Arrest Conviction Report) *
    6. Diocesan Mandated Reporter Compliance Document
    7. Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release*

 

* Application form, PA Health Form, Pastoral Recommendation Form and Act 168 Release may be found at: www.eriercd.org/schools/teachingforms.html