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COMPLIANCE CO-ORDINATOR

The Compliance Co-Ordinator will ensure that processes, transactions and other functions in parishes and the Diocese are carried out in a legal and ethical manner adhering to the internal policies and procedures of the Diocese. He or she will develop, implement and maintain new and relevant policies and procedures for the Diocesan Offices and Parishes; and develop and/or update existing policies and procedures to reflect any changes that are being introduce either through legislative changes or best practice recommendations.

Download the full job description as a PDF here. 

Applications should be made to Tim Conway at Adare HR at tconway@adarehrm.ie.

 

FAITH DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR FOR ADULT FAITH AND PASTORAL COUNCILS

EMPLOYER Archdiocese of Dublin
Period of Tenure Three years
Main Tasks ·         To accompany parishioners in the development of approaches to develop adult faith

·         To develop new approaches to adult faith

·         To develop resources for adult faith development and Pastoral Councils

·         To provide regular training and resources for adults to grow in faith, for Pastoral Councils and those in lay ministries

Scope of the Role ·         To develop a vision document for adult faith development based on the Archdiocesan Statement of Mission and Building Hope responses.

·         To develop a catechesis programme for adults based on new practises arising from Building Hope responses.

·         To develop core adult faith modules based upon the following:

o   Images of God, of Jesus and of Church

o   Integrating Catholic Social Teaching into everyday life

o   Skills for prayer and reflection, including developing in discernment

o   Ways of praying

o   Leading others in prayer

o   The gift of Scripture

o   The Universal Call to Holiness

o   The teaching of Pope Francis

o   What synodality means

o   The care of Creation

·         To identify key bases where engagement with adults can take place in the five pastoral areas of the Archdiocese in collaboration with the Area Vicars

·         To encourage parishes to sponsor adults to take part in training

·         To liaise with groups who are working in the area of adult faith development.

·         To organise a yearly conference for Adult Faith, in conjunction with the Director for Mission and Ministry

·         To develop a Certificate in Adult Faith for the Archdiocese

·         To develop new ministries, in conjunction with the Director for Mission and Ministry

·         To organise reflection days for ministry training, including readers and Eucharistic ministers

·         To develop the role of voluntary catechist, in conjunction with the Director for Mission and Ministry

·         To further develop Parish Pastoral Council training opportunities

·         To provide ongoing support and coaching of Parish Pastoral Councils

·         To develop a retreat process for Parish Pastoral Councils that makes use of parish or other centres within the five pastoral areas of the Archdiocese

·         To develop resources for adult faith development and Pastoral Councils

·         To develop outreach capacity through social media and online means

 

Reporting to The Director of Mission and Ministry
Contract Type 35 hours for a fixed term of three years
Pay scale Depends on experience
Location of work Centre for Mission and Ministry, St. Paul’s Arran Quay

Also required to do outreach fieldwork in parishes and deaneries of the Archdiocese

Essential qualifications ·         Must have a Masters’ degree in a  pastoral theological discipline

·         Experience of parish catechesis

·         Ability to communicate and relate well

·         IT skills and able to use social media platforms

·         Good organisational skills

·         Full Drivers Licence

Desirable qualifications ·         Experience of training teams

·         Experience of training Pastoral Councils

·         Training in prayer skills and or spiritual accompaniment

·         Awareness of adult education methodology

·         Awareness of Faith for Life programme

·         Awareness of the Synodal Process

·         Awareness of the New Directory for Catechesis

·         Awareness of the new lay ministries of catechist, reader and acolyte

Experience ·         Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Church setting

·         At least one year of pastoral training

Skills ·         Ability to communicate well to a range of people in a parish setting

·         Good interpersonal and networking skills

·         Strong presentation and writing skills

·         Ability to lead groups and animate them

·         Good project management skill

·         Good knowledge of sacramental preparation resources

·         Good IT skills

Other ·         Ability to work flexible hours within the framework of 35 hours

Click here to download this role description as a PDF

Applications should be made to Tim Conway at Adare HR at tconway@adarehrm.ie.

 

FAITH DEVELOPMENT CO-ORDINATOR FOR YOUTH and YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES

EMPLOYER Archdiocese of Dublin
Period of Tenure Three years
Main Tasks ·         To develop an integrated approach to the development of youth and young adult ministries informed by the vision of Christus Vivit

·         To develop a vision document for the Archdiocese of Dublin based on Christus Vivit and the Archdiocesan Statement of Mission.

·         To develop a Youth Ministry Leadership catechesis programme based on new practises arising from Christus Vivit

Scope of the Role ·         Animating and working with others will be crucial, in particular significant work in team building with a view to building new local capacities to accompany young people on their journey of faith

·         To identify key bases where engagement with young people can take place in the five pastoral areas of the Archdiocese in collaboration with the Area Vicars

·         To collaborate with a newly formed Archdiocesan Youth Council

·         To organise pilgrimage experiences, including World Youth Day (WYD)

·         To form a support team for WYD from existing Youth Leaders in the Archdiocese

·         To identify existing Youth Leaders in the Archdiocese network with them and supporting them

·         To encourage parishes to sponsor young people to train for youth ministries and take part in courses such as the Shekinah Diploma

·         To enable parishes to help young people engage in social action

·         To further develop the Laudato Si Award for parishes, in conjunction with Mission and Ministry team members

·         To develop a retreat programme that makes use of parish or other centres within the five pastoral areas of the Archdiocese

·         To liaise with movements such as Youth 2000, Net Ministries, Young Christian Workers, Jesus Youth and also ethnic chaplaincies and groups.

·         To develop outreach capacity through social media and online means.

·         To organise a yearly liturgical celebration of Youth Sunday on the feast of Christ the King

Reporting to The Director of Mission and Ministry.
Contract Type 35 hours for a fixed term of three years
Pay scale Depends on experience
Location of work Centre for Mission and Ministry, St. Paul’s Arran Quay

Also required to do outreach fieldwork in parishes of the Archdiocese

Essential qualifications ·         Must have a Masters’ degree in  relevant pastoral theology

·         Experience of pastoral accompaniment of young people

·         Ability to communicate and relate well

·         IT skills and able to use social media platforms

·         Good organisational skills

·         Clean Driving Licence

·         Garda vetted

Desirable qualifications ·         Experience of training  teams

·         Post graduate Diploma in Youth Ministry

·         Training in prayer skills and or spiritual accompaniment

·         Familiar with the vision of Christus Vivit

·         Familiar with the Building Hope process and the Archdiocesan Statement of Mission

Experience ·         Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Church setting

·         At least one year of pastoral training

Skills ·         Ability to communicate well to a range of people in a parish setting

·         Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

·         Strong presentation and writing skills

·         Ability to lead groups and animate them

·         Good project management skills

·         Good knowledge of youth ministry resources

·         Good IT skills

Other ·         Ability to work flexible hours within the framework of 35 hours

Click here to download this role description as a PDF

Applications should be made to Tim Conway at Adare HR at tconway@adarehrm.ie.

 

PARISH PASTORAL CENTRE LEADER.

Location:

Balally Parish Pastoral Centre,
The Church of the Ascension of the Lord,
Cedar Road, Wedgewood, Dublin 16 D16 E032

Job description:

  • Work with the Parish Priest and the Parish Pastoral Council to help create a sanctuary of Meditation and Service, a place of Welcome, a Monastery without walls
  • Promotion of Christian Meditation by creating a space where it can be taught and practised
  • Encourage the engagement of service in the parish community by working on initiatives with the youth and elders including outreach to the poor
  • Engage with the Parish Pastoral Council to update on centre projects enabling the mission of the parish
  • Organise speakers and retreats in liaison with the Parish Priest
  • Collaborate with places of meditation, service, contemplation & action particularly with World Community for Christian Meditation, local groups and parishes
  • Implement a Green environmental programme for parish operations
  • Manage the bookings for the centre
  • Oversee the management of the parish bookshop
  • Provide administrative support to the Parish Priest

Skills:

  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team
  • Understanding of Christianity, Catholic faith and other world faiths
  • Familiarity with Christian Meditation
  • Excellent people and communication skills to interact with a wide diversity of groups and ability to nurture supportive relationships with the parish groups
  • An understanding of the volunteer character of community work
  • Experience of running a pastoral or similar community centre is desirable
  • Basic ability to deal with the financial aspects of the centre working with the parish bookkeeper
  • Good computer skills – proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Practical ability to organise and coordinate maintenance issues in the centre
  • Awareness of safeguarding requirements
  • Aware of Health & Safety regulations

Terms and Conditions:

 20 hours per week Fixed Term Contract which will be reviewed annually from the employment start date

  • Flexibility of work hours will be periodically required in agreement with the Parish Priest based on events
  • Reports directly to the Parish Priest

Renumeration will be detailed in the letter of offer to the successful candidate.

Please send your application with cover letter and CV which should include two referees to:

Fr. Jim Caffrey PP,
The Church of the Ascension of the Lord,
Cedar Road, Wedgewood, Dublin 16 D16 E032

or by email to:

jcaffrey73@gmail.com

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th October, 2022.