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Elementary & Junior High Coordinator (Full Time)

St. Bruno Catholic Church

Posted 6/10/2018 until 6/24/2018


The Elementary & Junior High Coordinator is responsible for the evangelization,  marketing, planning, and implementing of First Communion preparation for children, Club 345 (3rd-5th grade ministry), and Edge (6th-8th grade ministry) while fostering growth in all areas.


Evangelization & Marketing
Develop a comprehensive Evangelization and Marketing plan to foster growth in ministries.
Creatively advertise and promote ministries and events to ensure active participation.
Execute a varied media strategy for promotion (pre- and post- event) to build anticipation for upcoming events and highlight accomplishments from past events.
First Holy Communion Preparation
Develop, plan and implement a schedule for First Communion preparation that provide appropriate education, spiritual, worship, and evangelization for all children preparing for First Holy Communion.
Develop and implement a publicity program using various forms of media to transition children and families to the appropriate ministries beyond First Communion preparation.
Club 345
Develop, plan and implement a schedule for Club 345, a ministry for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade children.
As indicated in the “Archdiocesan Comprehensive Approach” document, provide engaging catechesis and activities in a non-classroom environment which create an exciting, age-appropriate experience.
Nurture a smooth transition for children and families into Edge.

Develop, plan and implement a schedule for Edge, a ministry for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade children.
Create opportunities to incorporate the eight key components in the “Archdiocesan Comprehensive Approach” document – advocacy, catechesis, community life, evangelization, justice and service, leadership development, pastoral care, and prayer and worship.
Provide creative opportunities, including off-site events, to catechize adolescents while capturing their enthusiasm and attention by providing them a social outlet.


  • Passionate about reaching youth, equipping parents, and developing volunteers.
  • Strong leadership, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Thrives in highly relational environment and works well on a team.
  • Decisive, responsive, and adaptable to change in an often fast paced environment.
  • Enjoys challenges and highly adaptive to new ideas.
  • Brings new ideas to ministry and adds value to existing programs.
  • Ability to plan, short and long term, while organizing workload.
  • Proactive and willing to seek out solutions.
  • Knowledge of: Microsoft Word, Excel, MailChimp, Event Registration Software, Database Management, Adobe Creative Suite (desirable).

Information/Application Contact:

St. Bruno Catholic Church
Attn: Aida Saldana
Whittier CA 90603
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