PARISH: St John the Evangelist TITLE: Pastoral Assistant for
Faith Formation Level I
NAME: REPORTS TO: Priest Administrator
I. POSITION PURPOSE
Develops, implements and directs Faith Formation Programs for preschool, elementary, junior high and senior high students. Plans and facilitates Sacramental Preparation Program in collaboration with appropriate groups or individuals in the parish and/or region.
II. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Collaborates with the pastoral leader, staff, and consultative bodies in implementing the mission of the parish.
B. Assures the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for faith formation for children and youth as delegated by the pastoral leader and works with volunteers and part time staff to ensure implementation of plans.
C. Directs the Sacramental Preparation programs for children and youth. (Confirmation, Eucharist, and Reconciliation)
D. Plans for and implements programs in support of faith formation school programs (special events, workshops etc.).
E. Leads or attends planning meetings related to faith formation events, objectives, strategies and goals.
F. Plans and organizes course work, and prepares for and teaches classes in specified areas.
G. Manages the faith formation office: supervises youth minister and other staff members performing faith formation activities or offering administrative support for activities.
H. Recruits, trains, motivates and provides general and specific direction to volunteers involved with faith formation activities and programs.
I. Develops and administers budget for faith formation.
J. Assures collaboration with the Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation and Liturgy on faith formation activities.
K. Assures purchase and allocation of equipment and materials for faith formation programs.
L. Oversees accurate maintenance of program records to be submitted to appropriate staff person for recording of Sacramental records.
III. SECONDARY FUNCTIONS
A. Prepares correspondence related to faith formation
B. Attends community and parish meetings to promote faith formation objectives
C. Performs other duties as assigned.