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Director of Lay Ministry Formation  

Camden Diocese    

Camden, New Jersey


Job Description

The Camden Diocese is seeking a full-time Director of Lay Ministry Formation

Responsibilities: Position available immediately for diocesan director of Lay Ministry and Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation. The director actualizes the Vision, resources and initiatives for all facets of parish lay ministry in the Diocese of Camden. This includes the development of formation programs with institutions of higher learning, as well as continuing education for parish lay ministers, both salaried and volunteers. The director must have a clear grasp of the USCCB document on lay ministry/lay ecclesial ministry, Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, the Vision of the Diocese, its Pastoral Priorities, and how this particular office serves as a resource for the parishes of South Jersey. The director will be dedicated to engaging, challenging and energizing parishioners and pastoral staffs to a deeper relationship with Christ and to living out their baptismal responsibilities through multiple formational and ministerial opportunities.

Requirements: Candidates must hold a master's degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field; must be a practicing Roman Catholic; have 5 years of formation experience at the parish or diocesan level; and possess an understanding of lay ministry in its human, spiritual, intellectual and pastoral dimensions; be experienced in working with pastors, parish staff, parishioners, diocesan administrators and co-workers. The ability to read and speak Spanish is preferred. Must possess strong leadership, organization, communication and collaboration skills; must also possess bilingual and/or multicultural sensitivity; have experience with creating and monitoring budgets; be proficient with Microsoft Office.

Status: Full-time (35 hours) with benefits

Please send a letter of interest, a detailed resume, three (3) letters of recommendation with phone numbers, and salary requirements or needs to:

Diocese of Camden
Office of Lifelong Faith Formation
631 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Roseann Quinn, SSJ, D.Min.
Delegate for Lifelong Faith Formation
FAX: 856-225-0096

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We, the Catholic Church of South Jersey, envision growing ever more into a dynamic community of faith, hope, and love wherein we reveal the mind and heart of Jesus through our actions and worship.

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