JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Community Life, Membership and Leadership Development will provide coordination, organization, and structural support to facilitate and further develop volunteer-driven ministries at the Spirit of St. Stephen's Catholic Community. This role focuses on driving community growth and leadership development, leading to a stronger, more engaged membership base and empowered volunteers.


HOURS: Full-time, exempt position. Significant evening and weekend responsibilities.



●      $65,000-$70,000 depending on experience

●      Reimbursement for qualified medical expenses up to $4,300 per year

●      Three weeks of paid time off per year

●      Professional development resources







Because we want to talk with a broad range of candidates, there is no educational requirement for this job. We are looking for candidates that have lived experience with:

●      Identifying, recruiting, developing, and supporting volunteer leaders prioritizing liturgy and education and formation program areas

●      Building membership programs meant to recruit new members and put them on a path toward taking responsibility for the work of the community

●      Collaborative work in partnership with teams, committees, etc.

●      Work that involves prioritizing multiple significant priorities

●      Demonstrates flexibility, creativity, diplomacy, and patience

●      Ability to plan and organize work to meet weekly priorities

●      Social justice work (advocacy, community organizing, grassroots lobbying, etc.)

●      Work that involves prioritizing multiple significant priorities

●      Leadership development


Other qualities a strong candidate might have include:

●      Previous experience with Church ministry, especially in the Catholic context

●      Familiarity with Spirit as a congregation

●      Advanced degree in divinity, religion, or related field

●      Understanding of Catholic social teaching

●      Knowledge of or curiosity about the teachings of Vatican II

●      Experience putting the teachings of Vatican II into practice as it relates to lay engagement in leadership

●      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Successful candidates will be required to complete a Children and Vulnerable Adult training and successfully complete a background check.  If you are interested in the role, please send a letter of interest and a resume to