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Job Openings

The Diocesan Office of Human Resources posts available parish, school, and diocesan positions on this page. Additionally, submitted openings from other Catholic entities in Maine are also listed. Thank you for your interest and please check back frequently!

Updated: October 19, 2021 

Parish Openings 

Custodian
Good Shepherd Parish, Saco 

Good Shepherd Parish (with locations in Biddeford, Lyman, Old Orchard Beach, and Saco) seeks a person for a full-time maintenance position to work with a team to care for the parish properties. The position is 40 hours per week, benefit eligible, and includes the cleaning and upkeep of parish buildings and grounds (not including the cemeteries) throughout the entire year to support the pastoral needs of the parish in her mission. To apply, send a resume to goodshepherd@portlanddiocese.org. Call (207) 282-3321 with any questions. The parish would consider hiring two part-time employees for under 20 hours per week as well.


Pastoral Life Coordinator
St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Bangor

St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor has an immediate opening for a pastoral life coordinator to collaborate with the pastor in the day-to-day operations of the parish and oversee the parish’s evangelization, education, and engagement. Responsibilities include ensuring that the pastoral and administrative mission of the parish are aligned and accomplished; assessing the pastoral needs of the parish; recommending and assisting in the development of pastoral vision and programs; providing a pastoral presence and advice to parishioners, staff, and volunteers; and overseeing staff and volunteers who coordinate specific pastoral ministries. Successful candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in parish ministry, and strong leadership and supervisory skills. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Organist/Choir Director
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Boothbay Harbor

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Boothbay Harbor seeks a part-time year-round organist, keyboardist, and choir director with vision and enthusiasm to accompany weekend Masses, direct the choir, and play for weddings and funerals as needed. The appointed person will also play for weekly choir practice,  on holy days, and at seasonal services throughout the Church year. Opportunities for additional services and positions are possible.  The successful candidate will have experience at accompanying congregations and familiarity with the Catholic faith. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Charleen Foley at charleen.foley@portlanddiocese.org. Interested parties can also mail their materials to:  All Saints Parish, Attn:  Charleen Foley, 144 Lincoln Street, Bath, ME 04543.  If you have questions, please call (207) 725-2624.


Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry
All Saints Parish, Brunswick

All Saints Parish in Brunswick seeks a coordinator of high school youth ministry to recruit and train leaders as well as supervise all high school youth ministry activities at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brunswick.  The successful candidate will have strong people skills, excel in communication and organization, and be a practicing Catholic. Priority is given to a candidate with a background in pastoral ministry, but all candidates must be willing to engage in ongoing training and formation. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Charleen Foley at  charleen.foley@portlanddiocese.org. Interested parties can also mail their materials to: All Saints Parish, Attn: Charleen Foley, 144 Lincoln Street, Bath, ME 04530. If you have any questions, feel free to call (207) 443-3423.


Sexton
Parish of the Holy Eucharist, Falmouth

The Parish of the Holy Eucharist seeks a full-time sexton (can also be offered as part-time position) to oversee cleaning, setup, and maintenance for parish buildings and equipment. Requirements include at least two years of facilities and grounds maintenance experience, a clean driving record, knowledge and experience with cleaning and maintenance equipment, and the ability to perform minor repairs. This is a benefit-eligible position. For a full job description, further details, or to learn how to apply, visit www.portlanddiocese.org/sites/default/files/files/POTHESexton.pdf.


Parish Catechetical Leader
Our Lady of Hope Parish, Portland

Our Lady of Hope Parish in Portland seeks a part-time parish catechetical leader to coordinate and implement faith formation for all ages. The successful candidate will work well with others and have strong organizational, administrative and communication skills. Experience in family-focused programs, virtual teaching, and PCL certification a plus. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Business Coordinator Mary Cafazzo at ourladyofhope@portlanddiocese.org.


Communications Coordinator
Portland Peninsula & Island Parishes

The Portland Peninsula & Island Parishes (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland; Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Parish, Portland; St. Louis Parish, Portland; St. Peter Parish, Portland; and St. Christopher Parish, Peaks Island) seek a pastoral communications coordinator. This is a new position created to enhance and strengthen the communications efforts of the five parishes. In collaboration with parish clergy, staff, and volunteers, the coordinator will pursue opportunities to update and enhance the printed bulletin, the website, livestreaming operations, social media outreach, and other parish communications. This is a full-time position and includes full benefits. Experience in website design and maintenance, livestreaming, social media outreach, and graphic design required.  Proficiency in and/or ability to learn Microsoft Office software, Photoshop, and Adobe Design Suite required. The successful candidate should be a skilled writer, creative thinker, have a sharp eye for aesthetics, and enjoy connecting with other people in meaningful and collaborative ways. He or she must also be a practicing Roman Catholic who understands and enthusiastically supports the mission and teachings of the Catholic Church in word and deed. To apply, send a focused cover letter addressing the above requirements, a resume, and three professional references to seamus.griesbach@portlanddiocese.org.


Sexton
Holy Savior Parish, Rumford

Holy Savior Parish in Rumford seeks a full-time, benefit-eligible sexton to mow, plow, shovel/sand, prepare graves for burials at the parish-owned cemetery, and oversee maintenance for all parish buildings and equipment. The sexton also coordinates the setting up and cleaning up of a variety of events and provides supervision to one maintenance assistant. Must have two or more years of facilities and grounds maintenance experience, the ability to use a tractor/backhoe, a clean driving record, a working knowledge of equipment maintenance, and the ability to perform minor building and equipment repairs. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: holysaviorparish@portlanddiocese.org.


Administrative Assistant
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Sanford

St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford seeks an administrative assistant to answer phones, greet parishioners, keep records, and complete various other tasks. This position is also responsible for all parish communication, including the production of a weekly bulletin, the updating and maintenance of the parish website and social media sites, and the maintenance of the electronic sign. This position is benefit-eligible. To apply, send your resume to hr@portlanddiocese.org.


Custodial/Facilities
St. John Paul II Parish, Scarborough

St. John Paul II Parish (St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Scarborough, Holy Cross Church in South Portland, and St. Bartholomew Church in Cape Elizabeth) seeks a facilities worker to join its team. The position is part time or full time.  Work hours would be Monday through Friday with some flexibility and occasionally some weekend hours. Duties include cleaning, ordering supplies, scheduling, and overseeing outside maintenance contracts and inspections.  Opportunity for reduced hours in the summer. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Business Manager Katie Benedict at katie.benedict@portlanddiocese.org. Interested parties can also mail their materials to: Katie Benedict, St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.


Part-Time Bookkeeper
St. John Paul II Parish, Scarborough

St. John Paul II Parish (St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Scarborough, Holy Cross Church in South Portland, and St. Bartholomew Church in Cape Elizabeth) seeks a part-time bookkeeper. Duties include accounts payable, payroll, cash receipts/deposits, preparing journal entries, and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.  Position is for 15-20 hours per week.  Prior bookkeeping experience required. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business preferred. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Business Manager Katie Benedict at katie.benedict@portlanddiocese.org. Interested parties can also mail their materials to: Katie Benedict, St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.


Assistant Faith Formation Director
St. John Paul II Parish, Scarborough

St. John Paul II Parish is seeking a dynamic, inviting, and enthusiastic individual to join our pastoral staff as an assistant faith formation director with an emphasis on youth ministry to oversee planning and providing leadership to the parish’s comprehensive youth ministry program. Responsibilities include organizing middle and high school youth events, including service opportunities and social activities within the parish; assisting and encouraging participation in diocesan and other youth events; recruiting and engaging adult volunteers to participate in events; supervising volunteers including program leaders and support staff; and leading sacramental preparation programming for middle school and high school youth which includes facilitating and monitoring retreats. Applicants should be practicing Catholics in good standing. Must be willing to work nights and weekends.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Katie Benedict, Business Manager, St. John Paul II Parish, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074. Interested parties can also email their materials to katie.benedict@portlanddiocese.org.


Music Minister/Choir Director
St. John Paul II Parish, Scarborough

St. John Paul II Parish (Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth, South Portland) seeks a part-time music minister/choir director. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and interact well with people, the ability to develop musical gifts within the parish to enhance all liturgical celebrations, and the desire to foster full, conscious, and active participation in the liturgy by all parishioners. Responsibilities also include selecting music for and leading the two choirs, providing music for parish-wide celebrations and events, 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. John Paul II Parish, Attention: Katie Benedict, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074. Interested parties can also email their materials to katie.benedict@portlanddiocese.org.

School Openings

English Teacher (Grades 9-12)
Saint Dominic Academy, Auburn

Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn seeks a passionate, caring, and student-centered professional to teach English to ninth through twelfth graders. The teacher will work in a faith-filled, dynamic, and collaborative environment. The ideal candidate is a practicing Roman Catholic who is passionate about teaching English. Maine Certification (or eligibility) in Secondary Education English required. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Saint Dominic Academy, Attn.: Principal Alanna Stevenson, 121 Gracelawn Road, Auburn, ME 04210. Interested parties can also email their materials to alanna.stevenson@portlanddiocese.org.


Math Teacher (Grades 6-8) 
St. Michael School, Augusta 

St. Michael School (PK through Grade 8) in Augusta has an immediate opening for a math teacher. Following the guidance of the Hartford Curriculum and using a blended learning model, the teacher will be responsible for teaching math to grades 6-8 (Pre-Algebra-Algebra). The successful candidate will possess a passion for instruction and understand how to run an inquiry-based classroom. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, three current references, and proof of certification to: Mr. Kevin Cullen, Principal, St. Michael School, 56 Sewall St., Augusta, ME 04330. Applicants can also email their materials to: kevin.cullen@portlanddiocese.org.


Ed Tech III
All Saints Catholic School, Bangor

Do you enjoy working with students and helping them to reach their fullest potential? All Saints Catholic School in Bangor seeks an Ed Tech III who is comfortable and confident teaching reading, writing, and math in a small group setting. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Principal Matthew Houghton at matthew.houghton@portlanddiocese.org.


Music Teacher
St. Brigid School, Portland

St. Brigid School in Portland seeks a music teacher for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. In addition to teaching general music classes, the instructor is responsible for organizing the liturgical music ministry at weekly school Masses, providing guidance on instruments, and overseeing special events such as the annual Christmas concert and Fine Arts Night. Must have Maine Teacher Certification or be certification eligible. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check, fingerprinting, and completing the Protecting God’s Children training program. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Principal William Burke, St. Brigid School, 695 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04013. Interested parties can also email their materials to william.burke@portlanddiocese.org.


After School Program Director
St. Brigid School, Portland

St. Brigid School seek an after school program director starting with the 2021-22 academic year. Ideal candidates will be able to effectively manage this program, supervise the teachers in the program, and communicate well with students and families. The chief responsibilities of this position include planning and providing a high quality after school enrichment program for children; researching and implementing new program offerings; ensuring that employees create a safe and joyful learning environment; communicating effectively with parents and teachers; interacting and communicating with children in a calm, kind, and nurturing manner; and understanding and supporting the unique strengths of each child and staff member. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Principal William Burke, St. Brigid School, 695 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04013. Interested parties can also email their materials to william.burke@portlanddiocese.org.


After Care Associates
St. Brigid School, Portland

St. Brigid School in Portland seeks after care associates (Monday through Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) to supervise and ensure the safety of students within the after care program, provide a fun and nurturing environment for children, assist with homework, facilitating engaging activities, and being alert to the needs of students as individuals. Must be at least 18 years old. All candidates are subject to background checks, fingerprinting, and will be required to complete a Protecting God’s Children training program. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Principal William Burke, St. Brigid School, 695 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04013. Interested parties can also email their materials to william.burke@portlanddiocese.org.


Spanish Teacher
St. Thomas School, Sanford

St. Thomas School seeks a part-time Spanish Teacher beginning in the 2021-22 school year. Applicants should be practicing Catholics with a vision for how Catholic education dually assists students in building a relationship with Jesus Christ while fostering their academic success. The individual should have a current (or be eligible to earn) World Language K-12 Certificate in Spanish. A background in Restorative Practice is also a plus. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a current copy of certification(s) to Principal Jessica Rice at jessica.rice@portlanddiocese.org.

Diocese/External Openings

House Manager
St. Catherine of Siena Residence, Lewiston

For 30 years, St. Martin de Porres Residence, Inc. has answered the call of Jesus to love others through the Corporal Works of Mercy. The residence is now seeking a house manager for the St. Catherine of Siena Residence for Women. This position essentially oversees the entire house environment including taking referrals, admitting new guests through the intake process, preparing meals, overseeing guests, ensuring expectations/rules are followed, and providing support for guests on their road to finding housing. Intake calls for guests begin at 4 p.m. Guests arrive at 5 p.m. and stay until 8 a.m. The house manager does not have to stay at the residence during the day but is expected to maintain effective communication with referral sources. This position includes sleeping hours during the evening and early morning. The position is responsible for overseeing house staff and currently has Wednesday evening/Thursday Mornings off along with every other weekend off. This is a live-in position where all room, internet, cable, and board are included. There is also weekly stipend of approximately $300. This position is not only a career but a calling to help women in need. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to stmdeporres@outlook.com or call (207) 786-4690 for more information.


Advertising Sales Representative
Harvest

Harvest, the bimonthly magazine of the Diocese of Portland, seeks a sales representative to secure businesses and organizations for advertising in the magazine, helping them to realize their potential by reaching readers across Maine. The central office for Harvest is located in Portland, but sales can be done from any location in the state. The position is part-time and pay is commission-based. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with sales experience looking for additional income and the chance to work in a friendly, collaborative environment in support of the Church and its mission. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Lois Czerniak, Editor, Harvest, 510 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-4936. Interested parties can also email their materials or questions to lois.czerniak@portlanddiocese.org.


Retreat Center Director
Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford Pool

The Marie Joseph Spiritual Center has an immediate opening for a retreat center director who can provide prayerful, compassionate leadership, with a passion for hospitality in the context of spiritual nurturance. The director will oversee the center’s staff, programs, and facilities. The ideal candidate will be a committed relationship-builder who can nurture staff and community relationships to further both the mission and financial needs of the retreat center.  The director also creates balanced budgets and employs sound financial practices. Three or more years of retreat/conference center managerial experience is preferred. A full benefits package includes health and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and more. We seek a visionary leader and an excellent communicator who is well grounded in the Roman Catholic faith. The center is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in beautiful Biddeford Pool. Established in 1978, it is operated by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, a Roman Catholic religious organization. The center is open year-round, welcoming individuals and groups of women and men of all faith traditions who value time and space for reflection and a deeper relationship with their God in the peaceful presence of a praying community. The center offers private and directed retreats and various sponsored and hosted day and overnight programs. To apply, kindly submit a cover letter describing your interest and sense of fit with the qualifications of the position plus a current resume to: Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Attn: Human Resources, 209 Lawrence Street, Methuen, MA 01844. Interested parties can also email their materials to presmaryresumes@gmail.com.