Employment Opportunities

Parish Positions

Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper – St. Patrick Church, Clear Lake – Resumes are now being accepted for the position of Administrative Assistant/ Bookkeeper at St. Patrick Church in Clear Lake and bookkeeper at Sacred Heart in Rockwell. A job description can be found online at stpatrick.weconnect.com, or by contacting the St. Patrick office at saintpatrick@cltel.net or (641) 357-3214. (Posted 6/27/18)


Administrative Assistant – St. Edward Parish – Applicants are being sought for the position of St. Edward Church Administrative Assistant. The individual in this role serves  as the initial contact with the parish, fostering goodwill and positive relations with parishioners and public; provides administrative support to the Pastor and Parish staff; and facilitates effective internal and external communications. Applications will be accepted through noon on Friday, July 6.  A copy of the job description and application instructions are available on our website at sted.org  (Posted 6/27/18)


Children’s Ministry Position – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish in Hiawatha, IA is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Children’s Ministry. The ideal candidate will have a love for Jesus Christ, children and the Catholic faith; a heart for teaching and sharing faith, ability to work collaboratively with parents and adult leaders. This position will involve overseeing the PRAYground, PRAYZkids, Children’s Liturgy of the Word and all children’s programming offered during the weekend experience at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and/or experience with children in an educational or faith setting preferred. Position can begin as soon as July 1, 2018. Job description is available on the parish website, www.seasp.org. To apply, send cover letter, resume and application to Trish Lokmer at 1350 Lyndhurst Dr. Hiawatha, IA 52233 or scan through email tlokmer@seasp.org. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. (posted 6/15/18)


Faith Formation Leader – The parishes of Waterloo, Iowa are seeking a full-time Faith Formation Leader whose primary responsibility will be religious education programs for children and youth. This will be someone to administer and grow the programs offered while supporting parents in their role as primary catechists of their children. (More information found at www.waterloocatholics.org)  BA and experience in faith formation, pastoral ministry, education or a related field is preferred. Send resumé to Becky McElroy at beckymcelroyff@gmail.com or Waterloo Catholic Faith Formation Office (Attn: Becky), 600 Stephan Ave., Waterloo, IA  50701. (posted 5/30/18)


Coordinator of Religious Education – St. Pius X Parish, Cedar Rapids, is seeking applicants for a Part-time Coordinator of Religious Education.
Visit the parish website (www.crpiusx.org) to view the job descriptions.  Send resumes to Rev. Philip Thompson, St. Pius X Parish, 4949 Council St., NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 or email to pastor@crpiusx.org. (reposted 5/30/18)


Youth Minister / Pastoral Associate – Epiphany Parish, Mason City has a job opening for a full-time Youth Minister/Pastoral Associate.  This position is of great importance to our parish. It is a full-time position with benefits addressing youth ministry needs AND broader parish initiatives being implemented with our ongoing parish planning. This role is not solely involved with youth ministry. It offers some exciting possibilities to grow our involvement as a parish of more deeply committed disciples with youth and adults. Check out our parish website, www.epiphanyparish.org, for the job description & application form for this position.  Applications should be sent to Carol Bruns, Business Manager, at the Parish Office, 300 5th Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401 or c.bruns@dbqarch.org (Posted 5/1/18)


Director of Faith Formation – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, a 1,000 family parish in Charles City, IA, is seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation, starting July 1, 2018.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination and oversight of parish/school faith formation, family ministry, and adult faith formation.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Application form and job description found atwww.iccharlescity.com . Please send application and resume with references to Fr. Gary Mayer, 106 Chapel Lane, Charles City, IA 50616, Fax: 641-228-1072, E-mail: G.Mayer@dbqarch.org   (Posted 4/2/18)

Catholic School Positions
Pastoral Center Positions

Community Outreach Coordinator – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque is seeking a full-time Community Outreach Coordinator in the Cedar Rapids or Waterloo office. This position educates the public about Catholic Charities and engages in community outreach events and committees to support the mission of reducing poverty, strengthening families and empowering communities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to volunteer services coordination, building relationships and collaborating with community organizations and parishes, providing presentations, event planning, reporting data and engaging in marketing activities for the agency. Should have a Bachelor’s degree and experience in human services or marketing/communications background. Competitive salary and benefits, especially paid time off program included. Email their resume and cover letter to dbqchr@dbqarch.org.

(posted 6/27/18)



Immigration Attorney – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque has immediate openings for Cedar Rapids Office. The Immigration Attorney will provide legal services, educational presentations and advocacy on behalf of immigrants.  This position requires a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Iowa.  Not required but prefer 1-3 years of immigration law experience, fluency in Spanish/English and of Catholic faith. Competitive salary and benefits, especially paid time off program included. Email their resume and cover letter to dbqchr@dbqarch.org. (reposted 6/28/18)


Legal Assistant – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque has immediate openings for Cedar Rapids Office. The Legal Assistant will support the Immigration Legal Services (ILS) program by scheduling appointments, maintaining client files, research and case preparation, coordinate immigration clinics, and interpret or translate documents. Should have a Bachelor’s degree or work experience equivalency. Not required but prefer fluency in Spanish bilingual candidates. Competitive salary and benefits, especially paid time off program included. Email their resume and cover letter to dbqchr@dbqarch.org. (posted 6/28/18)


Mental Health Counselor – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque has an immediate opening for a full-time Mental Health Counselor in our Mason City, Decorah and Waterloo (must be bilingual) offices. Successful candidate should be licensed in Iowa as a Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Counselor or Independent Social Worker and preferably of Catholic faith. Position includes competitive salary and benefits. Email resume and cover letter to Human Resources at dbqchr@dbqarch.org

(reposted 4/16/18)