Family Faith Formation Administrative Assistant

St. Patrick Catholic Church - Elkhorn

Admin & Clerical


Name of Facility: St. Patrick's Church of Elkhorn
20500 W Maple Rd
Elkhorn, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Vicki Payton


Department: Faith Formation
Reports to: Faith Formation Director

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

General Description: Provides administrative and organizational support to the Family Faith Formation Office, including sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation. Full-time position that will include Wednesday evenings during FFF sessions and additional evenings and/or weekends for retreats and sacraments.
Essential Job Functions
• Assists the Director of Faith Formation and Family Faith Formation Coordinator in the assessment of needs, setting of priorities, goals, and objectives, and the implementation of plans related to programs and sacraments managed by the Family Faith Formation Office
• Collaborates with Faith Formation Director and Family Faith Formation Coordinator in determining curriculum for Family Faith Formation, as well as Sacramental Preparation
• Executes registration of all Family Faith Formation programs; create class lists, rosters
• Executes registration of all Sacramental Prep Classes and Retreats
• Maintains parish database, office records and/or files related to Family Faith Formation and associated programs participants, catechists and financials
• Maintains Family Faith Formation and associated programs finances in regard to registration fees, preparation of deposits, processing of invoices, etc. needed for the Business Office
• Assists Family Faith Formation Coordinator with establishment of annual budget
• Assists Faith Formation Coordinator with recruiting and development of catechists and volunteers; provides ongoing support
• Ensures catechists and volunteers have completed Safe Environment Training
• Maintain calendar of events, including classes, retreats, sacrament celebrations, and related functions, and related scheduling, facility requests, etc.
• Handles Family Faith Formation and associated program inquiries
• Orders supplies and materials for students and catechists
• Prepare materials for events, classes, workshops, Sacraments, etc.
• Assists in any special events, as needed
• Performs other relat


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Practicing Catholic with an understanding of the Catholic faith, liturgy, sacraments, and teachings of the Church
• Commitment to personal spiritual growth
• Passion for helping children, youth, and adults know the love of Christ
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, effective listener
• Outstanding organizational skills, attentive to details
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively
• Proficient with MS Office Suite, competence working with technology
• Safe Environment Training certification. Must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
• Must be available to work when classes are in session; able to work weekends and evenings, as needed

Education and Experience
Education and Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent required; undergraduate degree preferred, theological education a plus
• Three to five years administrative experience required
• Three to five years of experience in parish catechesis or evangelization preferred

Application Instructions

Please submit resumes to Vicki Payton


Mail: 20500 W Maple Rd
Elkhorn, NE 68022