DIRECTOR OF DISCERNMENT MINISTRY FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS

DIRECTOR OF DISCERNMENT MINISTRY FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS.- The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement seeks a Director of Discernment Ministry for Youth/Young Adults. Reports to the Minister General and Council.  JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  • “To discern” means to separate, to distinguish, to shift. Discernment is a journey and a process lived through relationships. This program we are implementing is based on “listening love” which is in a relationship with God and with the Friars guided by a leader who promotes:  • On-site and off-site Retreats;  • A “discernment band” to visit our ministries or schools/entities which invite us; • Scriptural and religious educational courses; • Regular prayer including: Ecumenical, inter-religious, Atonement devotional; • Evenings of discernment, local and community wide.  JOB SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: • Demonstrate positive rapport with youth and/or young adults exhibiting a mature nature in collaborative behavior. • Awareness and sensitivity in multi-cultural environments, relating respectfully with a diversity of persons, age groups and cultures. • Maintains strictest confidentiality in accord with Safe Environment mandates and the highest standard in professional ethics. • Lives and models the Catholic faith and conducts one’s life in accord with Catholic moral beliefs. • Demonstrates experience working with youth/young adults in a retreat setting. • Demonstrates experience in planning and organizing events. • Proficient in Microsoft Office and in other computer programs to prepare promotional materials such as brochures and newsletters. We are more than just an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically celebrate the powerful and profound diversity of our team. Interested candidates may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: [email protected] Please indicate “Director of Discernment Ministry” in the subject line
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