The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton is seeking a coordinator of Catholic-Aboriginal Relations
The Pastoral & Administration Offices of the Archdiocese has an opportunity for a dedicated and committed individual to lead in the development of an Aboriginal Relations program for the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton. With the guidance of an advisory council, the Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the Archbishop’s ministry with Aboriginal communities by developing a strategic plan that guides effective consultations, communications and responsive initiatives to foster a Catholic presence. Specific responsibilities will include serving as an intermediary bringing issues to the attention of the Archdiocese, provide for enculturation of pastors, archdiocesan and parish staff on aboriginal culture and undertake consultation with communities.
The Coordinator will have formal training in Theology or Catholic Studies or related education, possess personal experience with Aboriginal culture and spirituality, and extensive consultation and management experience. Equivalencies will be considered. The Coordinator must have strong leadership and communications skills, be a sound strategic thinker and have an active Catholic faith life.
Note: Initially, this is an on-going part-time (three days per week) employment opportunity with the potential to be full-time.
If you are interested in this new opportunity, please provide us a detailed resume with references to hrpastoral [at] caedm.ca
This position will remain available until a suitable candidate has been selected.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
For information about the Archdiocese please go to www.caedm.ca