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Youth Minister – Christ the King Parish, Pleasant Hill

Christ the King Church is in seeking a Youth Minister for our Faith Formation Team. The Youth Minister must lead by example, i.e., must be a practicing Catholic living in accord with the teachings of the Church and be committed to their personal growth in the faith.  The Youth Minister will assist with other sacramental and catechetical functions at the parish. He or she will be directly responsible for Youth Ministry activities that advance the mission of the church, such as:

  • Developing, implementing and overseeing Youth Group Activities
  • Coordinating youth liturgies, especially the Sunday youth mass
  • Developing and managing the digital presence of youth and young adult formation programs
  • Leading Confirmation catechesis and formation program for parish youth
  • Organizing and leading core team and youth peer leadership group 
  • Coordinating and developing  youth music ministry
  • Leading summer work camp activities
  • Fundraising
  • Participating in staff meetings and activities

The candidate will be part of a cross functioning Faith Formation team, giving to and receiving assistance from other Formation Team members. This is a full time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

This is a full-time position which includes health benefits. Classification is M-1 according to the diocesan salary guidelines.

Please submit letter of interest and resume by July 7, 2019 to: Deacon John Ashmore at [email protected]



Pastoral Associate - St. Callistus Parish, El Sobrante

As a member of the parish staff, the Pastoral Associate participates in the pastoral care of the parish community. In addition to general responsibilities, the Pastoral Associate performs the various ministries assigned, and supports other staff members as they strive to make adult faith formation an integral focus of parish life. For a complete job description click here.

This is a full-time, exempt position which includes full benefits. Classification is M-3 according to the Parish Classification System.

Please submit resume and letter of intent no later than June 29, 2019 to:

Rev. James Thottapally

St. Callistus Parish

3580 San Pablo Dam Road

El Sobrante, Ca 94803



Director of Music Ministry - St. Patrick Parish, Oakland

St. Patrick in Oakland, CA is seeking for a Director of Music. This position, classified as M1.  St. Patrick is seeking for a talented music professional with excellent communication and organization skills, strong keyboard skills, vocal technique and choral conducting skills, knowledge of Catholic liturgy and familiarity with the Roman Missal and Lectionary. Bachelor’s Degree in Music or the equivalent in education and experience. The Music Director will develop and direct adult choir, utilizing volunteer singers. The Candidate will also be responsible for scheduling volunteer cantors. Participation is one Sunday Mass at 10:30 a.m., one weekly rehearsal, holy days, prayer services, funerals/weddings as needed. 2-4 hours per week or more as needed. The Candidate would be a member of the parish staff.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Position is available beginning from 6/01/2019. Please submit your application to Fr. David Masikini S.J. at [email protected] or fax to 510-350-7902

Director of Music Ministries – St. Raymond Parish, Dublin

St. Raymond Parish in Dublin is seeking a Director of Music Ministries to serve our dynamic parish. Qualified candidates should have 3 years or more experience directing Catholic music ministry in a parish setting. A bachelor or master’s degree in music and the ability to cantor and proficiency in piano are a plus. For a complete job description go to the parish website at www.st-raymond-dublin.org.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours/week, which includes health benefits. Please submit letter of intent, resume and application by June 7, 2019 to: Fr. Lawrence D’Anjou, Pastor of St. Raymond parish at [email protected]. Classification: M-5


Advancement Director – Lumen Christi Academies

 Lumen Christi Academies (LCA) is a network of seven Catholic Elementary Schools in the Diocese of Oakland. LCA seeks to offer a faith-based environment that reflects the diversity of our communities and ignites students to be the light of Christ in the world. We attract, support and holistically form students, families and teachers. We are building a firm financial foundation to innovate our programs and facilities to ensure equitable access to excellence for all.

LCA’s Advancement Director is responsible for development and for implementing an annual fundraising plan, major gift solicitation strategy, and for overseeing the organization’s foundation relationships and grant submission process. This is a full time, senior level position with benefits and a salary range of $90,000 – $120,000, depending on depth of experience and sustained, demonstrable record of raising annual funds of at least $1.5 million. The Advancement Director will report directly to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Board of Directors.

We are seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial philanthropic leader with 5+ years of experience in fundraising and major gift solicitation.  Our annual fundraising goal is $2 million. For a complete job description click here.

This full-time position includes full health benefits. Please submit letter of intent and resume to [email protected] or mail to:

Diocese of Oakland

Department of Human Resources

 2121 Harrison Street, Suite 100

Oakland, Ca 94612


Religious Education Secretary I – St. Michael Parish, Livermore

St. Michael Parish, located in the Livermore Valley, is seeking a part-time Secreatary I who will be responsible for providing a full range of clerical and administrative functions for the Religious Education Department.  This position will be responsible for greeting and referring visitors, scheduling facilities and database management.  Will be responsible for maintaining all sacramental records associated with children in the program.  Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.  Must be a practicing Roman Catholic who is detail oriented, deadline aware with great communication skills.  The Secretary I position will report directly to the Religious Education Coordinator/DRE.  View the full job description here.

This non-exempt position is part-time, 22.5 hours per week and will not include benefits.  Classification for this position is S-4.  Salary is based upon the Diocesan scale and will depend on qualifications and experience. 

All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Eric Hom, Business Manager at [email protected] by May 8, 2019. 


Secretary - Catholic Community of Pleasanton

CCOP is looking to fill a part-time secretary position. The Secretary is responsible for assisting with all church office activity. Working directly with the entire office and pastoral staff, the Secretary effectively communicates and manages incoming visitors, phone calls, mail and other items as necessary. This position requires a person who will responsibly manage church resources and help the ministries of the church meet the needs of the parish.

This is a part-time, 20 hour/week position and is not eligible for benefits. Classification is S-2 based on diocesan salary guidelines.For a complete job description click here.

To apply, please submit letter of interest and resume to: [email protected].


Facilities Coordinator – Divine Mercy Parish, Oakland

Divine Mercy Parish is seeking a Facilities Coordinator to be responsible for developing and executing short-term and long-term Facilities plans that meet the needs of a merged parish with two campuses. The primary role of the Facilities Coordinator will be to assist the pastor/parochial administrator in effectively managing the needs of multiple facilities that the parish owns and rents at both sites. The Facilities Coordinator will engage and supervise outside contractors and will personally perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance duties related to the physical operations of the parish’s facilities.  This position requires a working knowledge of facilities concepts and terms, as well as excellent project management and communication skills. For a complete job description click here.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position of 22.5 hours per week and is classified as S-5 according to the Salary Classification Guidelines for parishes.

Please submit letter of intent and resume to:

Fr. Brandon Macadaeg at [email protected]

Deadline to apply: continuous


Office Helper / Receptionist - Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont

Gift Shop Manager - Holy Spirit Parish, Fremont


 Maintenance Support Staff - St. Bonaventure, Concord

St. Bonaventure Parish is looking to hire a part-time Maintenance Support Staff person. This is a 16-24 hour a week position, 2-3 days a week including nights and weekends.  The responsibilities include routine custodial work and event set-up and clean-up. This is a S-4 classification. For more information and a full job description visit: https://www.stbonaventure.net/director-childrenaposs-faith-formation or contact Christa Fairfield [email protected]





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