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Career Opportunities

Assistant Mission Director

Are you passionate about evangelizing young adults (age 18-30s) and forming them into missionary disciples in order to build up the Church and transform the world?

The Assistant Mission Director works with the Mission Director to form a community of young adults in the South Bend area. Together, you spearhead our efforts as full-time missionaries to local young men and women. You witness and proclaim the Good News to young adults in order to set their hearts ablaze, guide and journey with them as disciples, and equip them to become missionaries to their peers. All programs are accomplished through developing leaders from within the community.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (shared with Mission Director)

  • Activities must engage English-speakers and bilingual Spanish-speakers in ways that are culturally relevant to the young adult community.

  • Pre-evangelization: lead community activities that reach the unevangelized in order to provide a Christian witness that opens their hearts to the Gospel.

  • Evangelization: lead activities that explicitly proclaim the Gospel.

  • Discipleship: lead activities that provide spiritual, intellectual, and human formation for disciples, such as small-group bible studies and large-group talks, pilgrimages, and retreats.

  • Apostleship: lead activities that provide apostolic formation to turn disciples outward to become missionary.

  • Community: spend time building close relationships with local young adults, both individually and in group settings, in order to apprentice them in the faith and provide pastoral care as situations arise.

  • Peer Leaders: recruit and train young adults to form leadership teams that plan and implement the above activities.

  • Communications: create email newsletters and post to digital media channels.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in both English and Spanish, with strong intercultural competence, is preferred

  • Catholic and passionate about evangelization and making disciples

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize responsibilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Skilled in managing digital media accounts and basic graphic design

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Master of Divinity or Master of Theology

  • Two years of experience in mission or ministry with young adults

  • Familiarity or experience with common evangelization programs/organizations

MISSION LOCATION

  • South Bend, Indiana (must live within 10 miles)

  • In-person activities & remote prep/planning

  • Schedule includes most weekday evenings & weekends

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Competitive salary

  • Healthcare policy reimbursement

  • Paid time off bundle (PTO: vacation & sick leave)

  • Career advancement to higher positions

SALARY RANGE

$45,000-$55,000 commensurate with experience

START DATE

June 3 / July 29, 2024

APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sean Allen at sallen@ablazemission.org

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