Opportunities

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Full-Time Director of Music: St. Jerome Catholic Church, Newport News, is a diverse, engaged parish in need of a full-time director of music. The right individual will have a master’s degree in music (or equivalent education/experience), knowledge of the Roman Catholic Liturgy and at least three to five years’ related experience. The position includes planning and directing a comprehensive musical program for the parish, with an adult and youth choir. The individual would also be responsible for planning, rehearsing and coordinating music for weddings, funerals and faith formation events. Position would be 35 hours per week and compensation would be according to diocesan scale. Please send a résumé to stjerome@stjeromennva.org.

St. Gabriel Catholic Church is seeking applicants for the position of children’s formation coordinator. This position is responsible for overseeing the faith formation program for pre-school through grade 5, and children’s preparation for first reconciliation and first Eucharist.

Qualifications: Candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Undergraduate degree in theology, ministry, religious education or equivalent preferred. Excellent people skills, outstanding computer skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

This is a 25-hour-per-week, part-time position with regular weekend events and occasional evening meetings. To apply: Please send a résumé and diocesan application to Therese Venti, 8901 Winterpock Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832 or thereseventi@saintgabriel.org.


The Office of the Bishop and the Office of Worship seek a full-time Coordinator, Bishop’s Visitations and Office Support and Coordinator, Office of Worship to provide scheduling and travel coordination support and general coordination and administrative support.

The Coordinator will assist with Bishop’s Visitations and Pastor Installations, to include parish or school staff surveys, preparing location support materials, arranging follow-up visits, and attending Visitations, Installations, or other diocesan liturgies as requested. The Coordinator assists with Confirmation schedules and coordinates on-going calendar and travel requests.

The Coordinator designs and implements liturgical formation programs and events and designs any pamphlets and audio visuals sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Worship.

Minimum of three to five years’ administrative and coordination support experience, preferably working and collaborating with multiple offices and staff in a parish or diocesan environment.  An associate degree is desired.  Requirements include initiative, strong interpersonal skills, strong professional writing skills, customer service orientation, confidentiality, strong planning and organizational abilities, detail orientation, and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).  Some travel is required.

A practicing Catholic with working knowledge of Church hierarchy and Catholic Church Teaching is required. Knowledge of liturgical planning and liturgical music is desired.

Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, resume, and completed Diocese of Richmond Employment Application to jobs@richmonddiocese.org


St. Pius X Catholic Church (parish) and St. Pius X Catholic School in Norfolk are seeking a full-time Director of Development and Parish Stewardship.

The Director serves as a member of the administrative staff of the parish and school. The Director is responsible for all aspects of stewardship and fundraising for the parish, assisting the pastor in collaboration with the pastor’s advisory councils. In addition, the Director establishes, implements, oversees, and maintains the Development program for St. Pius X Catholic School, assisting the pastor and principal in collaboration with the School Board.

The Director is scheduled to dedicate approximately 40% of weekly hours to the parish and 60% to the school. The hours of dedication may shift each week due to parish and/or school events occurring at the time.

The ideal candidate should have seven to ten years of experience in business, management, or church administration; initiative, self-direction, and ability to work with a variety of constituencies; and knowledge of the Church’s teaching and mission.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and diocesan application to Fr. Prince at the parish mailing address or via email to pastor@piusxparish.org.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Salem, is seeking a full-time business manager.

Responsibilities: The overall management of the facilities, human resources and finances for the parish. This includes managing payroll, implementing budget processes, bookkeeping, preparing financial reports, interfacing with vendors and contractors, maintaining access information and personnel fi les. The business manager reports to the pastor.

Qualifications: At least a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field, or equivalent experience is required. Required skills include strong interpersonal and communication skills, organization, knowledge of accounting principles and budget preparation.

To apply: Please send a résumé and diocesan application to Father Danny Cogut (Pastor) at dcogut@richmonddiocese.org or 314 Turner Road, Salem, VA 24153.


Director of Music, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Norfolk. The director of music should have excellent competence with piano, voice and organ. The director of music regularly offers solos in addition to accompanying cantors and choir. Typically, the director will lead the choir for one Mass each Sunday and accompany cantors at the other two. The director will regularly offer both traditional and contemporary vocal solos for meditation and worship. The director of music is responsible for all liturgical music in the parish, including the planning and providing of music for three weekend Masses, one weeknight Mass and additional prayer services and all holy day Masses. Rehearsal and conducting of one parish choir and training and accompanying cantors is essential. The parish staff functions as a very close team, and the director of music is often involved in other programs in the parish, especially the Life Teen and Edge programs, prayer services and evangelization and outreach. There are three Sunday Masses (one anticipated). There is a small choir which sings at one Sunday Mass. Most of the worship is led by cantor and director of music. The position is open immediately. Position requires applicant to be a practicing Roman Catholic in full union with the Church. Please email your résumé to Erika Erickson: e.erickson@trinitynorfolk.org.


St. Mary Star of the Sea School, Hampton, is seeking applications for teaching and staff positions for the 2021-2022 academic year. Our mission is to educate and form the whole child in virtue and intellect.

Teacher qualifications are: 1) Be an enthusiastic and creative teacher with a minimum of two years of teaching experience; 2) Preference is given to active, practicing Catholics committed to joyfully witnessing the faith to young people; 3) Possess excellent speaking and writing skills and have the same high expectations of students; 4) Have an up-to-date/in-process teaching license.

Spanish Teacher — Part-Time (70%). Grades K-5: one class/week; Grades 6 & 7: two classes/week; Grade 8: three classes/week for High School Credit.

Music Teacher — Part-Time (40%). Grades K-5: one class/week, 16 hours/2 days a week.

For application: https://www.saintmarystarofthesea.com/about/join-the-mission-employment-opport.cfm.

Send résumé and cover letter to: admin@saintmarystarofthesea.com.


St. Matthew Catholic Church, in Virginia Beach is seeking a full-time youth minister that will develop and implement a comprehensive ministry to the youth (grades 6-12) of the parish community. This includes faith formation programs, evangelization and community building activities for the youth and young adults. The youth minister will plan and implement Edge for middle school youth as well as LifeTeen for high school students. They will prepare and teach confirmation. The youth minister will be responsible to recruit, train and supervise program volunteers. They will also create and facilitate leadership opportunities for the post-confirmation discipleship team. In addition, the youth minister will update and schedule all social media posts, maintain the parish website and app.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in theology, ministry or religious education and one to three years of experience in youth ministry is preferred. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. They must also adhere to Catholic teaching and demonstrate a commitment to the Church. This position is full-time and exempt from the overtime/timekeeping provisions of the FLSA and will include weekend hours. Pay is commensurate with experience and in keeping with classifications and guidance from the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. Interested candidates should send a résumé to Bobbi Lane via email: blane@saintmatts.net.


The Benedictine Schools of Richmond are looking for a self-motivated, energetic person to work in our reception area as a full-time employee. Duties will include, but are not limited to, greeting parents, students and vendors; answering phones on a multi-line phone system; organizing online medical records; managing clinic supplies and documentation and ordering office supplies. The ideal applicant will have excellent communication skills, be well organized and enjoy working in a team atmosphere. Helpful skills include proficiency in Google and Office platforms.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, a completed application and an essay titled “My View of America” to the human resources manager: Jaime Harmeyer at jharmeyer@benedictineschools.org. You may find our application on our websites at: https://www.saintgertrude.org/about-us/careers/ or https://www.benedictinecollegeprep.org/aboutbcp/employment.


Incarnation Catholic Church, Charlottesville, seeks a full-time music coordinator. Responsibilities include three English Masses; parish choir; providing and/or scheduling music for other liturgical services; and works with Spanish language ensembles for three Spanish Masses. Required proficiency on piano or organ. Knowledge of Spanish helpful but not required. Please see our website incarnationparish.org for more information.


Immaculate Conception Church, Hampton, invites candidates to apply for the pastoral musician opportunity, a full-time benefits eligible position. The pastoral musician will support the Gospel message and develop a prayerful, singing assembly through organization, preparation and evaluation of liturgical celebrations and through education and personal ministry. The person will oversee the preparation of choir, instrumentalists and cantors for all liturgies, including funerals, weddings, baptisms and special celebrations. All inquiries should be directed to searchcommittee@icchampton.org.


The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond, is looking for a full-time (40 hours/week) maintenance technician. Some duties required are cleaning and sanitizing the church and office area, assist director of facilities and staff members as needed and perform scheduled preventative maintenance and general repairs when needed. Physical requirements include the ability to lift 50 pounds, the ability to work flexible hours, to walk extensively throughout the workday and to climb ladders and navigate heights such as the roof areas. This position requires a successful clearance by Social Services, criminal background check and certificate of VIRTUS training, all of which are provided through the parish. Salary is based on diocesan scale and demonstrated experience in the maintenance field. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to tbaham@richmondcathedral.org.


St. Bridget Catholic Church, Richmond, has the following openings:

Director of social ministry (DSM) to respond to the needs of St. Bridget parishioners and its surrounding communities. Will be empowered to discern and promote the dignity of all human persons through direct service, legislative advocacy, parish and community organizing. The director of social ministry will interface with clergy, staff, parishioners, outside communities and charitable organizations on a daily basis. This is a full-time position.

Coordinator of youth ministry (CYM) to coordinate middle and high school youth groups and confirmation formation (10th grade) as part of a team approach to forming lifelong disciples. Successful candidates will have a commitment and passion for working with teenagers and their families. This position will develop and implement a comprehensive ministry to the youth of the parish community encompassing faith formation programs, evangelization and community building activities. The youth leader will report to the pastor and the director of faith formation, and will be responsible to recruit, train and supervise program volunteers. This is a full-time position and combines weekday office hours with regular evening and weekend ministry work.

Custodian/janitor to perform janitorial work in our church and rectory. Basic job duties include, but are not limited to, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, surface cleaning, trash removal, cleaning bathrooms, restocking (soap dispenser/hand sanitizer/ toilet paper rolls) and window cleaning.

Interested candidates should email Joyce Romito with a diocesan application to jromito@saintbridgetchurch.org.


St. Mary Star of the Sea School is seeking applications for teaching and staff positions. Our mission is to educate and form the whole child — body, mind and soul — developing their talents with Christian virtues. Teacher qualifi cations are: 1) Be an enthusiastic and creative teacher with a minimum of two years of experience teaching; 2) preference is given to active, practicing Catholics committed to joyfully witnessing the faith to young people; 3) possess excellent speaking and writing skills and have the same high expectations of students; 4) have an up-to-date/ in-process teaching license.

Openings: Kindergarten Teacher (full time); Middle School History and Language Arts Teacher (full time); Cafeteria Manager (part time); Custodian Assistant (part time); Substitute Teachers

Application: http://www.saintmarystarofthesea.com/about/employment-opportunites.cfm. Send résumé to: admin@saintmarystarofthesea.com.


St. Ann, Colonial Heights, is seeking a part-time (28 hours per week) coordinator of elementary Christian formation (CECF).

The CECF coordinates Christian formation for children Pre-K to fifth grade. Duties include establishing curricula and calendars, recruiting and training volunteer catechists, implementing first reconciliation and first Eucharist preparation and recruiting and training Vacation Bible School and Children’s Liturgy of the Word coordinators. The CECF reports to the director of religious education and the pastor.

Candidate must be a practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of parish experience preferred, experience working with preschool and elementary-aged children highly recommended. Must have basic technology skills, interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well orally and in writing.

Please send a résumé and diocesan application to Linda Mingos, 17111 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 or lmingos@stanncc.com.


St. Ann Catholic Church, Colonial Heights, is seeking a social ministry coordinator (SMC). This is a part-time, 20-hour per week position. The SMC coordinates outreach efforts by the parish to those in need in our area and beyond. Duties include responding to inquiries for family assistance, serving as staff liaison to the parish food pantry, coordinating holiday food and gift drives, and coordinating volunteers. The SMC reports to the pastoral associate and the pastor.

Candidate must be a practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s degree in theology, social work or related fi eld required; master’s degree preferred. One to three years of experience working with underserved populations. Must have an understanding of Catholic Social Teaching, compassion and excellent people skills, especially toward those in need, ability to keep organized and accurate records and budgets, ability to handle several projects at once, ability to maintain confidentiality.

To apply: Please send a résumé and diocesan application to Katie Johnson, 17111 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 or kjohnson@stanncc.com.


Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Newport News has the following openings:

Full-time Resource teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually.  Must have a current VA teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education.  Candidates should have organizational skills, as well as effective classroom management skills.

Part-time K-7th grade Spanish teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.  Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.

Full-time Middle School Science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.  Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.

Full-time Elementary School teachers for the 2021-2022 school year.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics, who are enthusiastic about educating students, both academically and spiritually in the Catholic tradition.

Candidates must have a current Virginia teaching license.Please submit a resume and a diocesan application to sajoseph@olmc-school.com.  All inquiries should be directed to Sr. Anna Joseph at 757-596-2754.

Also, Elementary substitute teachers for the remainder of the 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 school year.  Please submit a resume and a diocesan application to ctucker@olmc-school.com.  All inquiries should be directed to Christine Tucker at 757-596-2754.

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