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Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry that will oversee, direct and deliver a comprehensive program of services that formulate and communicate the vision of youth and young adult ministry within the Diocese. The leadership of the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry should flow from their own evident and engaged faith as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Act as a principal advocate for ministry to and with youth & young adults in parishes, on campuses, and within all diocesan agencies/institutions.
  • Develop and implement creative comprehensive programs and services that provide formation for youth and young adults in the spirit of the new evangelization.
  • Develop creative and innovative workshops, seminars, retreats and meetings that support faith development and discipleship.
  • Establish programs and initiatives aimed at the ongoing formation of youth leaders, adult volunteers and professional youth ministers; Develop comprehensive youth ministry to address the needs of young people of all ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with pastors, parish leaders, Catholic Campus Chaplains, the Office of Catholic Schools, Catechesis, Family Life/Respect Life, Ethnic Ministries and other diocesan organizations; Act as a resource for youth ministry to parishes across the Diocese, including those looking to revitalize their current program(s); Educate clergy, lay leaders, parents and youth in the Diocese about youth ministry.
  • Continuously interact with Parish Coordinators of Youth Ministry throughout the Diocese supporting and providing reference materials for their parish programs.
  • Communicate the mission of the office effectively through various publications and types of meetings.
  • Utilize social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as a communication tool for events and outreach.
  • Perform other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be highly proficient in the use of technology. Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Must be a Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Bachelors Degree in Pastoral Ministry/Religious Studies, Applied Theology, or Ministry or related course of study 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in youth/young adult ministry

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirements via e-mail to:  HR@diometuchen.org  

** Please note that due to the anticipated high volume of responses, only those candidates who we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Accounts Receivable Clerk, Piscataway, NJ - Office of Finance 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking an Accounts Receivable Clerk who will be responsible for computing, classifying, recording and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records. This position reports to the Controller; primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Sorts, copies and enters online deposits and all incoming checks and cash and bank deposits on a daily basis.
  • Prepares invoices and issues monthly statements for diocesan assessments, school subsidy, insurance property/liability/auto, clergy pension, etc.
  • Maintains accurate files of cash received from parishes and daily transaction register and journal entries.
  • Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.
  • Assists external auditors with Parishes annual audit by providing requested schedules, payments history reports and support documentation and answering questions.
  • Sort, reconcile and online check deposits and bank cash deposits and enters all account receivables data for all cemeteries and crematory.
  • Performs other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be highly proficient in the use of technology (Word, Excel, Outlook and accounting software), and demonstrate a high degree of accuracy with respect to recordkeeping. Additional qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance or 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirements via e-mail to HR@diometuchen.org.

** Please note that due to the anticipated high volume of responses, only those candidates who we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Parish Catechetical Leader - St. John the Evangelist - Dunellen, NJ 

St. John the Evangelist in Dunellen, NJ, a dynamic welcoming parish, is seeking a part time Parish Catechetical Leader for its programs, serving 750 families and 200+ children in Grades 1-8. In addition to administrative duties and keeping in compliance with Diocesan policies, the PCL is the primary Catechist, presenter and comprehensive lesson planner for the Adult Faith Formation, both inside and outside,  of our Family Catechesis Program. The PCL creates and implements family activities for Grade 1 through adult, and evaluates the existing Catechesis program for all age levels. Our PCL will also plan, oversee, update and implement lesson plans for all grade levels. The PCL, in addition, will oversee RCIA, Youth Ministry, and the Safe Environment Background Coordinator. The PCL also oversees and teaches Sacramental Prep.

The ideal candidate must have strong verbal and oral communication skills, leadership and interpersonal skills. The right candidate must be well organized, creative, and able to multi task. The PCL works closely with and reports directly to the Pastor. 

A degree in theology, as well as a Diocesan PCL certification is preferred, combined with 3-5 years’ experience leading a Catechetical program. Salary is negotiable. Please apply by email to: Stjev@verizon.net. No phone calls please. 


Part-Time Cemetery Worker 

Holy Redeemer Cemetery and Mausoleum, South Plainfield, owned and operated by The Church of the Sacred Heart, is seeking a part-time cemetery worker, 25 hours weekly, including Saturdays. Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Work includes digging cremation graves, digging and framing monument foundations, assisting vault company with set-up and take-down for in-ground burials, operating hydraulic lift for mausoleum burials, daily maintenance tasks and grounds-keeping. Candidate needs to be compassionate and sensitive to the needs of grieving families and visitors to the cemetery. Full benefits package. If interested, please contact Lynda Yelenovsky at 908-822- 5892 or email resume to shcemetery@comcast.net.


Part Time Art Teacher - St. Matthew School - Edison, NJ 

St. Matthew School in Edison, NJ, is looking for a Part-Time Art Teacher for the 2017 - 2018 School Year.

The Part-Time Art Teacher will be responsible for teaching and helping young students grade PK3 – 8 appreciate art and develop their own artistic expression. Art teachers can teach any art related topic ranging from mixing basic colors to art history and encourage the inner artists of students to help build skills and self-confidence.

An art teacher needs to be able to display his or her own work and allow students to do the same. He or she must be encouraging and able to inspire students to practice and develop their skills in the field of art. The candidate should be well-versed in visual and graphic arts to allow students to explore different mediums.

Basic Requirement:

  • One to two years’ work experience as an Art Teacher
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts

Please send application/resume via email to:

Mr. Thomas Welsh – principal.stmatthew@diometuchen.org


Parish Bookkeeper (PT) - St. John the Evangelist - Lambertville, NJ 

Part-Time – approximately 16 – 18 hours per week within regular office hours Monday through Friday. However, it is recognized that this is a dedicated service and may be necessary to spend time in attendance at various meetings outside of normal hours. The bookkeeper may be allowed to maintain a flexible schedule. Attendance at monthly Finance Council meetings is required.

Accounting background with 3 years of experience. Solid understanding of creating financial statements, general ledger coding, journal entries and bank reconciliations. Strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and a willingness of further developing skills as opportunities arise. Confidentiality and personal discretion concerning information related to the Church and its members. Understanding fund accounting is desired. Knowledge and experience with Quickbooks software required.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to: office@parishofsaintjohn.org


Part-Time Art Teacher - St. Helena School - Edison, NJ 

Part-Time Art Teacher will be responsible for teaching and helping young students grade Prek 3 – 8 appreciate art and develop their own artistic expression. Art teachers can teach any art related topic ranging from mixing basic colors to art history and encourage the inner artists of students to help build skills and self-confidence.

An art teacher needs to be able to display his or her own work and allow students to do the same. He or she must be encouraging and able to inspire students to practice and develop their skills in the field of art. The candidate should be well-versed in visual and graphic arts to allow students to explore different mediums.

Basic Requirement:

  • One to two years’ work experience as an Art Teacher
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts

Please send application/resume via email to:

Sister Mary Charles Wienckoski – cwienckoski@diometuchen.org
and/or Febe Chua – fchua@sthelenaedison.org


Technology Coordinator/Teacher - St. Helena School - Edison, NJ 

St. Helena School in Edison, New Jersey is a PreK-3 – 8 Grade school.

Candidate will teach courses to the students in grades PK-8. Content includes basic terminology, computer care and use, Internet safety, computer ethics, Google Apps for Education, media literacy, online research and simple programming.

This full-time position requires someone who can manage all devices in the school (30 iPads, 200+ Chromebooks, 15 SmartBoards and approximately 100 desktops/laptops) and is responsible for maintaining the school and church website. Qualified candidate needs minimal IT skills, but MUST have knowledge of Active Directory, Chromebook/GAFE Management, iOS (iPad Management) and HTML/Web management skills. Candidate is also expected to provide Technology Professional Development to the faculty when needed and advise administration on technology purchasing. Knowledge of Google Apps for Education, 3D Printing and SMARTBoards is a plus.  

Please send Application/Resume via email to:

Sister Mary Charles Wienckoski – cwienckoski@diometuchen.org
And/or Febe Chua – fchua@sthelenaedison.org


President - Nazareth Academy High School, Philadelphia, PA 

Nazareth Academy High School (NAHS), located in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for a newly created President position for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Educating approximately 350 students, Nazareth Academy exemplifies the charism and mission of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (CSFN) as a college preparatory school instructing young women.

The President will provide executive leadership and oversight for school operations as well as those of advancement, admissions, marketing, finance, facilities, and institutional policy. The President will report to the Board of Trustees in matters pertaining to the administration of the school.  The President will be an innovative thinker who inspires and motivates students, faculty and staff and promotes Nazareth Academy’s Catholic identity and mission.  Additionally, the President will serve as a role model and will be an agent for innovation and change related to the challenges and opportunities facing Nazareth Academy presently and in the future.  Working closely with the Principal and groups within the school community, the President will provide leadership to ensure the institution’s Catholic and CSFN identity, strategic decision making and mission effectiveness.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate for the position of President is a qualified professional who has a commitment to the mission of Catholic education and significant experience in administration, management and/or leadership in a faith-based organization.  The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic and have experience in education, public relations, marketing, finance or related fields.  The successful candidate will have the skills necessary for building important relationships for institutional advancement, as well as proven success in leading fundraising efforts within a non-profit organization. In addition, the candidate should exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the educational market and have experience in strategic planning and enrollment management. A graduate degree in business, education or related field is strongly preferred. The President must have unquestionable integrity, exceptional oral and written communication skills and a commitment to the mission, vision and values of Nazareth Academy High School and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. 

Information regarding the search, including the Presidential position description and the application process, can be found on the Nazareth Academy High School website: www.nazarethacademyhs.org

Interested candidates should submit electronically by April 10, 2017 a letter of intent, resume, professional references, documentation of Virtus training as well as federal and PA clearances, and salary requirements to: PresidentialSearch@nazarethacademyhs.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017

Email your completed application as an attached PDF to Father Greg Gebbia: ggebbia@ctkprep.org