This position, under the supervision of the Director for Education and Outreach, provides outreach and education on the mission and activities of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), on the Church's teaching about poverty, and the reality of poverty in the U.S.
The Poverty Education and Outreach Coordinator have the lead role in building CCHD diocesan director capacity and contributes to the department's general efforts to share Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and develop the ability of the Church to act on it. This includes contributions to the office's communications and outreach under the guidance of the Communications Manager for Social Mission. It also provides relationship building, formation, and outreach to growing populations within the Church, such as Hispanic Catholics, under the direction of the CST Education Manager. Contributes to the Bishops' strategic plan for the Conference. Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect, and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties following its Catholic identity.
Bachelor's Degree Major Field/Specialty: Theology, social work, political science, or related field. Proficiency in Spanish preferred. Requires knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church and its social teachings. Excellent written and oral bilingual (English and Spanish) communication skills and relational abilities are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, social media, e-mail, and other communication tools. Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills. Five years of experience in national, diocesan, or parish social ministry, or a combination of church and expertise in community organizing, social work, or related field totaling at least five years.
USCCB offers a fantastic suite of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation/sick leave, tuition assistance, 403(b) contributions, and free parking, and is accessible by Brookland Metro red line. USCCB offers the ability to work remotely two days a week.
To apply, please visit https://www.usccb.org/careers