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Parish Positions

Posted 6/1/17

Adult Faith Formation Director – St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marion, IA, a two thousand family parish, is seeking an Adult Faith Formation Director.  The candidate must be a practicing Catholic with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Theology or a related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.  The Director will work as a team member with pastor and staff, direct the RCIA process, administer and develop adult faith formation programs and materials, teach and meet the ongoing adult educational needs of the parish.  A familiarity with digital technology would be beneficial.  Please go to stjoesmarion.org/employment to review the job description , to retrieve the application and send completed application for employment with cover letter and resume to jobs@stjoesmarion.org or Search Committee, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1790 14th Street, Marion, IA, 52302.


Posted 5/18/17

Youth Minister – St. Mary Parish in Waverly, Iowa, a vibrant parish with 800 families, is seeking a 35-hr per week, 11 month per year Youth Minister. The candidate will provide leadership, vision, and administration for a 5th-12thgrade ministry. Responsibilities include training and support of adult leaders who implement middle and high school sessions, integration of youth into parish ministries, and coordination of the confirmation process. The candidate needs to be able to work collaboratively with the pastoral staff and demonstrate the ability to coordinate and facilitate multiple ministries. Prefer post secondary education and prior experience. Position begins July 1, 2017. Job description is available by request. Send cover letter and resume to Search Committee at 2700 Horton Road, Waverly, IA 50677 or e-mail Michelle Stone at  michelle@stmarysfamily.com


Posted 5/2/17

Director of Music – Epiphany Parish, Mason City, has an opening for a part-time Director of Music.  Check out the parish website, www.epiphanyparish.org, for the job description and application form for this position.  Applications should be sent to Carol Bruns, Business Manager, at the Parish Office, 300 5th Street SE, Mason City or dbq130bm@dbqarch.org by Wednesday, May 17th.


Youth Minister – Queen of Saints Cluster (Van Horne, Blairstown, Newhall and Norway) is looking for a person to coordinate our high school Youth Ministry program. Requirements include directing our high school Youth Ministry program, which includes participation at the National Catholic Youth Conference. The Youth Minister position is a 10 hour per week position. Qualifications include:

  1. Catholic in good standing.
  2. Minimum of three years working with teenagers.
  3. Preferred but not required Certification in Youth Ministry.
  4. Completion of Virtus Training.
  5. Be familiar and aware of availability of resources, i.e., “The National Catechetical Directory,” “Sharing the Light of Faith,” “A Vision of Youth Ministry” and “The Challenge of Adolescent Catechesis.”
  6. Need to possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License.

If you are interested, please contact Rev. Craig E. Steimel at (319) 228-8131 or email at DBQ150@dbqarch.org.


Director of Music & Liturgy – St. Matthew’s Catholic Parish in Cedar Rapids is seeking a liturgist/musician who understands the importance of liturgy in the life of the parish and is committed to enabling the spiritual formation and full, active, and conscious participation of the our parish families in the Liturgy.  This is a full-time position. Some responsibilities would be coordinating liturgical planning, training and scheduling ministers and assisting the parish staff to carry out our parish mission.  For a full job description, including salary range and benefits, can be found on our website at:



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