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Hispanic Ministry Pastoral Associate (St. Joseph Catholic Church, Woodlawn, VA)

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Woodlawn, VA, is seeking  a Hispanic Ministry Pastoral Associate to animate liturgy, coordinate different ministries at the parish, and propose new programs that benefit parishioners. This position would be the go to person in all matters related to Hispanic ministry in the parish, and requires one to have good command of both English and Spanish.

Duties include: Organizing, scheduling and monitoring programs of the following ministries: Catechists, Facilitator groups and Liturgy groups; preparing an annual budget for the ministries related to the Hispanic community; preparing an annual calendar of events; communicating with members of the Hispanic community about parish events and programs; facilitating Advent and Lent retreats for the parish community and volunteer leaders; identifying, recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to form new groups of coordinators in the various ministries; facilitating and coordinating catechesis to the parents of children preparing for the sacraments such as baptism and preparing the facilitator of these ministries; working with the parish secretary to propose and organize summer activities for adults, young adults and the youth; and coordinating the choirs both for adults and for the children, participating in the choir of the masses when necessary.

Interested candidates should sent a cover letter, resume, and Diocesan application ( to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Attn: Fr. David Ssentamu, 3579 Carrollton Pike, Woodlawn, VA 24381.