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Mission Educator – Promoter

Mission Educator – Promoter

Seattle, WA and Houston/El Paso, TX

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers share the Good News of God’s love by accompanying and serving people on the margins throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. Maryknoll serves the Roman Catholic Church locally in the U.S. by fostering a “culture of mission” and supporting “communities of missionary disciples” through its mission education programs.  Maryknoll is seeking a Mission Educator – Promoter to work primarily with the teams and projects focused on Young Adults, Hispanic Leaders, Catechists and Teachers.

There are currently two positions open.  One will be based primarily in Seattle and the other will be located in either Houston or El Paso.  Both require occasional travel and allow for some remote work.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with strategic partners to promote mission and foster communities of missionary disciples both locally and nationally
  • Develop, promote and provide mission formation/education events. opportunities and resources
  • Participate in and coordinate mission immersion trips
  • Participate in Maryknoll’s fundraising efforts, including Mission Appeals, as needed
  • Promote a culture for missionary vocations including the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
  • Collaborate with other Maryknoll Mission Promoters in the U.S.to support mission education initiatives

Qualifications:

  • A. or B.S. required, graduate work preferred or equivalent experience
  • A passion for God’s mission as shown by Jesus and a drive to be part of and help create “communities of missionary disciples” in the local U.S. Church
  • Familiarity with and acceptance of social teaching and contemporary theology and in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church, with the ability to meet the criteria for working within local dioceses
  • Ability to work independently AND work collaboratively on a team, with a strong sense of flexibility, creativity, and adaptability
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally; evening and weekend work required
  • Good public and interpersonal communication skills and particularly presentation and facilitation ability and skills, as well as promotion, organizational and community building skills
  • Strong ability and skills to write clearly and concisely
  • Previous mission-focused, Hispanic ministry, young adult ministry and/or teaching/catechetical experience preferred
  • Motor vehicle, good driving record and automobile insurance or other means of transportation necessary for the job; satisfactory credit report, drug and criminal records screening
  • Ability to use technology including Microsoft Office, Google products, Hubspot, Basecamp, video conferencing and social media, etc.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required and in Spanish preferred.

 

This is a Full Time Exempt Position with paid vacation, medical, dental and other benefits.  Compensation is commensurate with experience. Target start date:  September, 2022.

 

To apply please send ONE email containing both a cover letter and resume with the subject heading “2022 MEP Position” to resume@maryknoll.us AND indicate for which location you are applying.  For more information, visit: www.maryknoll.us

 

ABOUT MARYKNOLL

We are a Catholic Society of priests and brothers based in the United States. We are dedicated to missionary work overseas in over 20 countries. Additionally, we animate Catholics in the United States to follow their own baptismal call to share God’s compassion and love with the poor, the sick, and all those in need.

OUR GENERAL COUNCIL

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Fr. James M. Lynch, Fr. Lam M. Hua, Fr. Lance P. Nadeau, Fr. Timothy O. Kilkelly)

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is overseen by our General Council, led by Superior General Rev. Lance P. Nadeau, M.M.

OUR FOUNDERS

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Our Co-Founders Father Price and Father Walsh)

PLACES WE SERVE

EVANGELIZATION, PARISHES, AND PROJECTS

USA

STORIES OF MISSION

(Africa) Education and Formation of African Clergy

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Africa Region will provide tuition assistance to African clergy, male and female religious at institutes of higher education or specialized training. Read More

Stories of Our Global Mission

The calling of a lifetime
The life of a Maryknoll missioner is challenging, fulfilling, and deeply rewarding. Follow your baptismal call to mission by sharing God’s compassion with the poor, the sick, and people most in need.