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Parish Engagement Specialist

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Job Details
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Company Name
Catholic Charities Of Maine
Physical Address
307 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101
Job Description

Parish Engagement Specialist

Portland, ME


Catholic Charities Maine Parish Social Ministry has a Part-time opening in the Portland area for a Parish Engagement Specialist. The Parish Engagement Specialist is responsible for forming collaborative relationships with parishes by being a resource in developing, implementing and evaluating their social ministries.

This person is responsible for promoting the parish services in a particular county or counties and will work with parishes in other parts of the state as needed to form collaborative relationships and promote ongoing social ministries. The candidate must work within this community to achieve the desired goals. Shall be responsible for understanding the emergency assistance and social safety net resources in their assigned counties.

This position requires computer literacy and working in an office setting. Some travel and evening or weekend hours are required as needed. Familiarity using Microsoft Windows computer applications is required.

The Parish Engagement Specialist shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in a helping profession: e.g. pastoral ministry, social work, theology or other relevant course work and experience.

Preference will be given to a candidate with a minimum of two (2) years related direct service experience or experience within a parish setting, particularly with groups.

The person shall possess a solid understanding, working knowledge and respect for Catholic Church/parish structures, Catholic Tradition, and all Catholic Social Teaching principles.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

You may submit your cover letter and resume (via our website ( or email (, fax (207-523-2789), or mail to Human Resources Office, Catholic Charities Maine P.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104.

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Catholic Charities Maine does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, ancestry or national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected status in its hiring or employment practices.

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