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The Diocesan Office of Human Resources posts available positions on this page. 

Most recently updated on June 23, 2018. Thank you for your interest and please check back frequently!


Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland seeks a coordinator of youth ministry who will help to bring young people into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and live as his active and faithful disciples in the world today. The coordinator will be responsible for developing a long-range vision to meet the spiritual and formation needs of youth throughout the diocese, supporting youth ministers and providing them with ongoing formation opportunities, and organizing diocesan youth events and programs. A bachelor’s degree in youth ministry, theology, pastoral studies or a related field is preferred, as is a minimum of 5-8 years of full-time youth ministry experience. The successful candidate will be an active, practicing Catholic and possess excellent communication skills. The ability to travel and work some weekends is required. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Coordinator of Ongoing Formation
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland seeks a coordinator of ongoing formation. The coordinator provides resources, formation, and services for ongoing formation to parishes, including the areas of marriage preparation, family ministry, young adult ministry, and adult faith formation. This position works collaboratively with other members of the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation in the planning, oversight, and implementation of programs. A bachelor’s degree in religious education, theology, pastoral studies, or a related field is preferred, as is a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in catechetical ministry. The successful candidate will be an active, practicing Catholic and possess excellent communication skills. The ability to travel and work some weekends is required. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Administrative Assistant
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland seeks to hire a full-time administrative assistant dedicated to the human resources and finance departments. Responsibilities include filing, scanning, data entry, assisting with the flow of information and communication, and processing deposits. The successful candidate will have at least three years of administrative assistant experience, the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, and familiarity with Microsoft Office. Preference given to active, practicing Catholics. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Human Resources, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Development Associate
Diocese of Portland

The Diocese of Portland’s Office of Development has an opening for a development associate. This is a full-time position responsible for managing the Raiser’s Edge database, preparing queries and reports, overseeing relations with donors, responding to inquiries and issues, and providing support for all development activities. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, exceptional computer skills, and possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Portland, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also send their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Cemetery Groundskeeper
St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston

 

The Diocese of Portland has an immediate need for a full-time cemetery groundskeeper. Responsibilities include lawn care, snow removal, and assisting with burials and visitors. Qualified candidates will have some experience with lawn care and maintenance and a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: Mr. Bob LeBlanc, St. Peter’s Cemetery, 217 Switzerland Road, Lewiston, ME 04240. Interested parties can also email their materials to hr@portlanddiocese.org.

 


Parish Social Ministry Coordinator
St. Joseph Parish, Farmington, and St. Rose of Lima Parish, Jay

St. Joseph Parish, Farmington, and St. Rose of Lima Parish, Jay, seek one parish social ministry coordinator (PSMC) to establish collaborative relationships within the parish and community to develop, evaluate, and implement the corporal works of mercy in the parish and wider community. The PSMC must be compassionate, communicate well, and possess the enthusiasm to promote the principles of Catholic social teaching. Responsibilities will include fostering parishioner involvement in efforts for action, reflection, and transformation in response to local, national, or global events; supporting parish and community activities that provide services to those in need; developing educational opportunities (e.g. small group programs and parish and community events) that provide formation in Catholic social teaching; and coordinating direct service and networks with community organizations to help people in need of food, housing, heating assistance and other basic necessities. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Fr. Paul Dumais, Pastor, St. Rose of Lima Parish, 1 Church Street, Jay, ME 04239. Interested parties can also send their materials to paul.dumais@portlanddiocese.org.


Coordinator of Youth & College Ministry
Good Shepherd Parish, Saco

Good Shepherd Parish in Saco seeks a coordinator of youth & college ministry (CYCM) to invite youth (Grades 6-12) as well as college students at the University of New England into growing relationships with Jesus Christ and His Church. The CYCM is responsible for evaluating program resources, scheduling programs, developing curricula, and evaluating program resources for youth and college students. The successful candidate will possess diocesan catechetical training and the ability to convey the official teaching of the Church effectively. To see the full job description, click here. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Liz Williams, Good Shepherd Parish, 271 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072. Interested parties can also email their materials to Elizabeth.Williams@portlanddiocese.org.


Music Minister/Choir Director
St. Bartholomew Parish, Cape Elizabeth

Cluster 22 (St. Bartholomew Parish, Cape Elizabeth; St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Scarborough; St. John and Holy Cross Parish, South Portland) seeks a part-time music minister/choir director with primary duties in Cape Elizabeth.  The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and interact well with people; develop musical gifts within the parish to enhance all liturgical celebrations; and foster full, conscious and active participation in the liturgy by all parishioners. Responsibilities also include selecting music, accompanying and leading the choir, mentoring cantors, developing volunteers, and playing for funerals, holy days, and other parish events as needed. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Attention: Katie Benedict, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074. Interested parties can also email their materials to katie.benedict@portlanddiocese.org.


Custodian
Our Lady of Hope Parish, Portland

Our Lady of Hope Parish in Portland seeks a full-time custodian to provide cleaning services, basic maintenance for the parish buildings and properties, and setup assistance of the parish hall for events. The custodian is responsible for arranging inspections of fire systems, heating systems, elevators, and kitchen in order to meet state and city requirements. The successful candidate should have 2-3 years of experience, the ability to work with minimal supervision, familiarity with janitorial equipment and supplies, and an understanding and application of recording chemical logs (MSDS's). The custodian must have a valid driver’s license and their own vehicle. Interested parties are asked to send their resume to mary.cafazzo@portlanddiocese.org.


Middle School Math Teacher
All Saints Catholic School, Bangor

All Saints Catholic School in Bangor seeks a middle school math teacher. The successful candidate must be able to teach pre-algebra and algebra. A practicing Catholic is preferred as part of the teaching responsibility may include religion. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to: Principal Matthew Houghton, All Saints Catholic School, P.O. Box 1749, Bangor, ME 04402. Interested parties can also email their materials to matthew.houghton@portlanddiocese.org.


Receptionist/Secretary
Holy Cross School, South Portland

 

Holy Cross School in South Portland seeks a main office receptionist/secretary for the 2018-19 school year to work. Some summer hours are needed. The candidate must be outgoing, helpful, and upbeat as well as able to stay calm in a busy environment. Typing and computer skills using Apple products are necessary. If you are interested in the position, please complete the application at this link and return to: Holy Cross School, 436 Broadway, South Portland, ME 04106. If you have any questions, please call the school at (207) 799-6661.


General Music Teacher/Choir Teacher (One Position)  
Holy Cross School, South Portland

Holy Cross School in South Portland seeks a general music teacher for pre-kindergarteners through eighth graders and a choir teacher for third, fourth, and fifth graders. Candidates must have or be eligible for Maine Department of Education Endorsement K-12 (614). The individual must be proficient on piano or guitar in order to accompany and teach the choir for weekly services. Familiarity with the teaching of hand chimes is preferred. To apply, please send completed applications (link to application below) to: Holy Cross School, 436 Broadway, South Portland, ME 04106. For more information, email Principal Chris L'Abbé at chris.labbe@portlanddiocese.org or call the school at (207) 799-6661. Here is a link to the application form: www.portlanddiocese.org/sites/default/files/files/HCSApplication.pdf.


Before and After Care Helpers
Holy Cross School, South Portland

Holy Cross School in South Portland seeks before care (7:15 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.) and after care (3 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.) helpers. If you are interested, call the school at (207) 799-6661.


Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Saint Dominic Academy, Auburn

Saint Dominic Academy seeks a middle school social studies teacher to work in a faith-filled, dynamic, and collaborative environment with other middle school instructors. The ideal candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who is passionate about social studies including world geography, American History, and Maine studies. Requirements include Maine certification (or eligibility) in secondary education social studies, a bachelor’s degree in history or secondary education with a history concentration/equivalent, and experience teaching in a classroom. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Principal Shelly Wheeler at shelly.wheeler@portlanddiocese.org.


Physical Science Teacher
Saint Dominic Academy, Auburn

Saint Dominic Academy seeks a high school chemistry and physics teacher to work in a faith-filled, dynamic, and collaborative environment with other quality faculty. The ideal candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who is passionate about science. This position will include high school chemistry and physics classes. Final assignments will be determined after a quality candidate is selected.  Preference will be given to candidates with high school teaching experience. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, physics, or secondary education with a physical science concentration; a positive, creative, solution-oriented temperament; and Maine certification (or eligibility) in secondary education physical science. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Principal Shelly Wheeler at shelly.wheeler@portlanddiocese.org.


First-Grade Teacher
St. Michael School, Augusta

St. Michael School in Augusta seeks a dynamic first-grade teacher. The successful candidate will have strong classroom management skills, the ability to continue curriculum as outlined in the Hartford Curriculum for first grade, experience at the elementary grade level, and knowledge of how to construct and follow a lesson plan. Qualifications include Maine DOE Teacher Certification, CHRC fingerprinting, and the completion of Protecting God’s Children training prior to the first day of school. A practicing Catholic is preferred. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, copies of certifications, and three current letters of recommendation to: Mr. Kevin Cullen, Principal, St. Michael School, 56 Sewall Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Interested parties can also email their materials to kevin.cullen@portlanddiocese.org.


Aftercare Workers
St. Michael School, Augusta

St. Michael School in Augusta seeks caring and compassionate individuals to assist in the staffing of its aftercare program. The aftercare program runs from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Protecting God’s Children training needs to be either scheduled or completed before the first day of work. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three current letters of recommendation to: Mr. Kevin Cullen, Principal, St. Michael School, 56 Sewall Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Interested parties can also email their materials to kevin.cullen@portlanddiocese.org.


Cook and Kitchen Helper
Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford

The Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford has immediate openings for a cook and kitchen helper. To apply, call Sister Sue Bourret at (207) 284-5671.