Intern, Marriage & Family Ministries

Family Life Office - Omaha

Catechesis
Internship
POSITION TITLE: Intern, Marriage & Family Ministries
DEPARTMENT: Center for Family Life Formation (CFLF)
REPORTS TO: Office Manager
EFFECTIVE DATE: May 2020
POSITION STATUS: Non-Exempt, Temporary
HOURS PER WEEK: 40

POSITION SUMMARY
Intern will assist the office in planning, implementation, and analysis of ongoing programs and events in the Center for Family Life Formation. Potential areas of focus are: Baptism & Marriage Preparation, Natural Family Planning, Family Life Ministry, and Family Leadership Formation. Specific goals and objectives will be communicated to the intern at the beginning of employment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Meet with the supervisor to determine the scope and time table for specific projects as they are assigned
• Actively collaborate with supervisor and the CFLF staff on assigned responsibilities
• Keep a log of work performed and provide regular progress updates to supervisor
• Maintain ongoing and open communication with supervisor about assigned responsibilities
• On-site preparation, set-up/clean-up, and coordination of project-related events
• Support the projects and department through in-person contact, phone, mail, or e-mail communications.
• Assist with documentation and maintaining of records and databases in keeping with CFLF and Archdiocesan standards, particularly those related to sacramental preparation.
• Assist with CFLF communication related to internship projects; both in-house and to the public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Committed to ongoing training and professional development; regularly explore methods to improve quality and efficiency of work.
• Intellectual and experiential knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church required, particularly as it relates to teaching on family, the domestic church, and lay ministry.
• Knowledge of and/or desire to learn principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
• Committed to building a Culture of Life and promoting the sacredness of life from conception until natural death.
• Develops actions and plans in relation to others; share knowledge and information with others as helpful and appropriate; and contribute in team efforts.
• Positively and accurately represent the department and the Archdiocese; respond to information requests promptly.
• Proficient in computer and keyboard skills as well as an ability to learn and effectively use software relevant to job duties (i.e. Microsoft office suite, RegOnline, Formstack).
• Make sound decisions based on available information; inspire other’s involvement in problem solving and implementing solutions.
• Effective at written and oral communication.
• Ability to establish strong, positive, interpersonal relations with a variety of personalities and work styles; understanding of the need for situational confidentiality and attention to business ethics.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and full assent to all magisterial teaching.
• College level education or comparable coursework in education, business, theology, philosophy, or ministry required.

WORKING CONDITIONS: PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS




• Routine office environment; ADA-accessible building.
• Requires sitting for the majority of work duration; involves typing and other repetitive movement.
• Maintains regular office hours with flexibility to meet the needs of ministry partners and co-workers.