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Lewiston, Idaho

POSITION:  Director of Religious Education

APPOINTED BY:  Pastor/ Parish Administrator

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Pastor/ Parish AdministratorCOLLABORATES WITH:  Pastor; Parish Staff; and appropriate committee and individuals

  STATUS:  Full Time, Exempt

Vision: Rooted in the life of Jesus Christ and his call to discipleship, this minister provides for continuing formation in the Catholic faith by coordinating formation and religious education programs at the parish level. The Director of Religious Education is a professional minister who is entrusted by the pastor with the education of the faithful of the parish.

Primary Function: In collaboration with the pastor, the Director of Religious Education (DRE) has the responsibility of overseeing the formation and education of the adult population of All Saints. Additionally, the DRE supervises the Children's Religious Education Coordinator and provides oversight and direction for the Chile.hen's Religious Education program at All Saints; and collaborates with the Religious Education Program at Sacred Heart in Lapwai. Responsibilities of this position include: elements of catechesis, evangelization, spirituality, liturgy and guidance for youth and adult learners.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of four years of experience in parish based ministry is required. Experience must include leadership roles. Experience in formation and religious education programs at all levels prefeffed.
  • Degree in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Ministry or its equivalent preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill in administration of parish programs.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, including public speaking, teaching, and written communication.
  • Demonstrated skill in budget administration and record-keeping and reporting.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (cont.):

  • Demonstrated ability for long range planning and a vision for the future of parish educational programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team effort with all staff.
  • Ability to delegate tasks where appropriate.
  • Familiarity with the psychology of child and adult learners and effective teaching methods for various age groups.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Must be an active participant of the Catholic Church, a baptized and confirmed Catholic, and able to partake in the full sacramental life of the Church.
  • Demonstrated ease in dealing with people, problems and crises; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated emotional stability and self-confidence.
  • Recognized as organized, hard-working, responsible and careful.
  • Experiences with people must demonstrate cooperation, compassion and caring.
  • Recognized as imaginative, open, curious, creative and intelligent.
  • Aware of and sensitive to a multi-cultural environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Director of Religious Education has the following duties and responsibilities:

Adult Faith Formation

  • Plans overall Faith Development goals and objectives in collaboration with the Pastor.
  • Provides programs for the faith development of adult populations, including the RCIA program.
  • Ensures that guidelines and laws of the church, especially the General Directory ofCatechesis, Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us, and the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults are implemented in the formation programs.
  • Develops new educational programs where necessary.
  • Develops effective methods of encouraging enthusiasm, interest, participation, and learning suitable to the particular age of the learner involved.
  • Develops a committee for adult education in the parish. Directs the discernment of parish needs for adult education and evaluates the quality of these programs.

Pathways to Progress Service Coordinator II (Refugee Services Emphasis)

Boise, Idaho



The Pathways to Progress Service Coordinator II will provide a range of services in support of family self-sufficiency and resilience.  Service activities will include linking clients to community resources, short term intervention services, and facilitating specialized education services.



The Pathways to Progress Service Coordinator II has primary responsibility for the delivery of client services including, provision of information and referral and short-term intervention services, including intake, assessment, action plan, and after care services.  The Service Coordinator II will assist client to broker and access needed services and will offer appropriate advocacy and support interventions.  Specific duties include:

  • Provide work based financial wellness education, coaching and case management through the Bridges at Work program.
  • Coordinate and deliver comprehensive skill building and educational services to moderate to intensive, at-risk families both in the community and in client homes.
  • Provide support to the Mentoring Coordinator with adolescent youth mentoring services, including training, event planning, transportation, supervision and recruiting of volunteer mentors. 
  • Provide culturally competent and culturally specific intervention services to immigrant and refugee populations. 
  • Assist CCI’s Navigator in the welcoming and support services of walk in and phone in clients.
  • Utilize and maintain, according to agency standards, client information data for all case records and educational services.
  • Participate in agency quality assurance, including file review to ensure grant/program compliance.
  • Coordinate services with community partners.
  • Ensure that all assigned services are provided in accordance with applicable State and Local regulatory requirements, Catholic Charities Board Policies, Social Service Division Policies, and the Catholic Charities Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social service related field strongly preferred
  • Two years of experience providing services and support to at-risk populations, strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations.
  • Must possess strong work ethic and ability to work with flexibility and independence
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic Social Teaching preferred; commitment to Catholic Charities mission essential.
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and the ability to quickly assess needs and assist in locating resources and services in the community.
  • Commitment to life-long learning
  • Knowledge of, and ability to access, community resources.
  • Experience providing case management services.
  • Ability to provide strength based and client centered services.
  • Experience applying motivational interviewing and other best practice assessment strategies.
  • Experience with and desire to assist underserved populations essential.
  • Ability to appropriately value and integrate client religious and spiritual identity into services essential.
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain boundaries with clients
  • Ability to work, occasionally, on nights and weekends.
  • Possess a valid Idaho Driver’s License and proof of vehicle insurance at required levels.
  • Preference for candidates with bilingual language skills and broad cultural competency.


Standards & Protocol

  • Professional image in attitude and dress.
  • Loyalty, dependability, and punctuality.
  • Adherence to agency standards of practice.
  • Ability to drive and utilize agency or personal automobile for work purposes.
  • Possess a valid Idaho Driver’s License and proof of minimum standards of vehicle insurance.


Salary: (Range 3) - $14.43 - $17.43

To apply for this job, please complete our online application: https://ccidaho.formstack.com/forms/employment_application



Long Term Substitutes

St. Ignatius Meridian, Idaho


Job Opening:

St. Ignatius is looking for energetic educators to serve as long term substitutes beginning mid March and ending May 31st, 2020. Please find application materials on the careers tab of our website and submit completed application materials or use the attachments below.  

Long Term Substitute Application

Certified School Position

For questions about the position, please email employment@stignatiusmeridian.org.


Data Entry Specialist

Boise, Idaho


Job Opening:

The Diocese of Boise seeks to hire a full time (35hr/wk) Data Entry Specialist. This position supports the tasks of the development office by ensuring that donors receive the best service for their charitable gifts.

Essential Qualifications

  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge or the ability to learn
  • Familiarity with donor protocol and gift acceptance polices
  • Ability to work closely with parishes to maintain a centralized database
  • Ability to do datamining and pull reports from database


Interested person may complete the Diocesan Application for employment found HERE and submit along with resume and cover letter to:


or mail/deliver to 1501 S. Federal Way, Suite 400, Boise, ID 83705




Guest Services Manager, Nazareth Retreat Center

Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise


Nazareth Retreat Center seeks to hire a full time (35 hr/wk) Guest Services Manager. This position is primarily responsible for the support of the day-to-day operations and   coordination of the varied and on-going event activities of the retreat center following processes and procedures as assigned by the Director of Nazareth Retreat Center.  Experience working in a retreat center environment and/or office management environment preferred.


  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, Sexual Misconduct Orientation and other requirements of employment of the Diocese of Boise.
  • Must be in good health and able to lift 25 pound boxes of dry goods and/or tables.

Position is full time (35 hrs,/week) with flexible hours and days as determined by Director

Interested persons may complete Diocesan Application for Employment found on the diocesan website www.catholicidaho.org and submit along with resume and pertinent information to:

Nazareth Retreat Center Director, Sr. Susie Johnston at srsjohnston@rcdb.org

 or delivered to 4450 N Five Mile Rd. Boise, ID 83713.


 This position will remain open until filled.





APPOINTED BY:                                          Priest

RESPONSIBLE TO:                                     Priest; School Advisory Board; Superintendent of Schools

COLLABORATES WITH:                            Pastoral Staff; Other School Principals

STATUS:                                                      Full Time; Exempt


The School Principal serves to promote the operation of a Catholic school system which reflects the highest ideals of Catholic education.


The Principal provides spiritual leadership for the school community, preserving and promoting the School's mission as a Catholic school. The Principal also provides visionary and strategic leadership and personally promotes the success of all students and staff by participating in the development, articulation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the staff, students, parents, and parish as a whole. The Principal is also the instructional leader, promoting the academic success of all students, and the professional growth of all staff, by ensuring a unified vision and integration of the total school program. The Principal is the primary provider of management and organizational leadership.  In collaboration with the Priest and the School Advisory Board, and the Principal acts to promote a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment, and manages the organization, operations, and resources for the success of all students and staff.

Primary function:

The Principal is primarily responsible for the complete day to day operation of the Catholic school, including all approved functions and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure the faculty is consulted regarding curriculum issues, and is implementing all decisions concerning use of the curriculum.
  • Encourage innovation in the implementation of curriculum and teaching methods.
  • Oversee the following:
  1. Development, implementation, evaluation, and refinement of curriculum and assessment based on research, teacher expertise, student and community needs, Catholic Educational best practices, and state and national curriculum standards.
  2. Promotion of effective and innovative research-based instructional strategies.
  3. Promotion and implementation of a professional development plan that is focused on student learning and is consistent with the school vision and goals.
  4. Use and promotion of technology to advance faith formation, student learning, professional development, and overall school success.


  • Model the life of a believing and practicing Catholic.
  • Follow the teachings of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • Foster a Christian environment with the school setting.
  • Provide opportunities for religious growth for faculty and staff.
  • Oversee the implementation of liturgical and sacramental celebrations for students.
  • Work with campus ministry to ensure that students have opportunity for spiritual growth and community service experiences.
  • Exercise vigilance in guaranteeing that the program of religious education sponsored by the school-instruction and ministry-reflects the approved teaching and practices of the Catholic Church


  • In collaboration with the Priest and as requested by the School Advisory Board, develop measurable short and long-term goals and objectives for appropriate areas of school life, including staffing, curriculum development, and facilities.
  • Communicate short and long-range goals and objectives, as well as the mission statement, to the school community, most particularly within the faculty, staff and student body and parish community.
  • In collaboration with the Priest and School Advisory Board, is responsible to see that a clearly articulated educational strategic plan is implemented.


  • In collaboration with the School Advisory Board, develop measurable short and long-term financial goals and objectives for appropriate areas of school life, including the recruitment, admission and retention of students, appropriate staffing, curriculum development, facilities, finances, and institutional development.
  • Communicate short and long-range goals and objectives, as well as the mission statement, to the school and parish community.
  • In collaboration with the School Advisory Board, ensure that a clearly articulated strategic plan is developed, implemented, and constantly evaluated.
  • Use varied sources of information, data collection, and data analysis strategies for the purpose of planning school improvement, increasing student achievement, and ensuring financial stability.
  • Is responsible for the following:
  1. Supervision of the office staff, tuition assessment and collection and recordkeeping.
  2. Preparation of the annual school budget, with input from the Priest and staff, in alignment with annual strategic goals and objectives.
  3. Presentation of the annual school budget to the School Advisory Board for review and adoption.
  4. Management of approved annual school budget throughout the school year and reporting on the budget status monthly to the School Advisory Board.
  5. Creation of a vision for the physical plant that provides for growth and improvement in the school facility.
  6. Preparation and execution of capital campaigns where needed and directed by the Priest.

Financial- continued

  •   Oversee the following:
  1. All fundraising activities connected to the school.
  2. All advertising and marketing efforts.
  3. The functions of all alumni operations.
  4. All school-initiated news releases and press relationships.
  5. Serve as chief spokesperson for the school.
  6. Foster and maintain positive community relations and involvement.

Management and Leadership

  • Improve the quality of instruction through continuous supervision.
  • Develop policies required for the proper operations of the school.
  • Ensure the implementation of School Advisory Board-adopted policies in all areas.
  • Keep the parish and school community informed about school issues.
  • Provide a safe, effective learning facility.
  • Provide for the implementation of appropriate record management that meets all confidentiality and documentation requirements. 
  • Oversee the preparation of a master schedule, staff assignment, and student scheduling.
  • Use and actively promote problem-solving and conflict management skills and strategies that foster positive student and teacher performance.
  • Coordinate all accreditation compliance for Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA).
  • Facilitate the professional growth of staff by initiating, providing and participating in regular staff meetings, curriculum in-service days, educational and related conferences.
  • Foster collaboration with the parish leadership, pastoral council, and parish youth ministers, other ministries, Diocesan ministries, and with all religious communities of the Diocese of Boise. Participate as a member of the pastoral staff, and develop ways for the parish and school to collaborate in promoting the school and working with that parish on joint projects or goals. Promote parish events among staff and parents.
  • In collaboration with the Priest, and Diocesan School and Human Resources staff, oversee recruitment, selection, hiring, supervision, evaluation, retention or termination of academic, secretarial, and counseling staff and volunteers in accordance with the policies of the Diocese of Boise.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree and in keeping with the certification standards of the Idaho Department of Education, possess, or be capable of obtaining, within the period of certificate reciprocity, an Administrator Certificate with the principal endorsement, issued by the Idaho Department of Education.
  • Demonstrate successful experience as a classroom teacher or school counselor/building administrator.
  • Have previous school administration experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Catholic school philosophy
  • Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of long range planning techniques.
  • Knowledge of curriculum issues.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated exemplary skills written and oral communication in both private and public settings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with faculty, staff and students.
  • Ability to relate to, and work with, diverse groups with varying interests.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative management model.
  • Preferably bilingual in both English and Spanish and be aware of and sensitive to a multi-cultural environment.

Personal Characteristics:

  • In order to be an appropriate role model as a practicing Catholic, be a person of high moral standards with a reputation for integrity, vision and imagination, and a lifestyle in conformity with the philosophy and teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • A strong believer in the doctrines and teachings of the Catholic Church and the ideals and traditions of Catholic education.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, firmness and consistency in decision-making.



Catholic School Principal

Holy Spirit Catholic School, Pocatello, ID


Holy Spirit Catholic School in Pocatello, ID is seeking a principal to start in August 2020.  The principal provides spiritual leadership for the school community, preserving and promoting the school’s mission as a Catholic school, in particular promoting/enhancing Catholic Identity as outlined in the Western Catholic Education Association accreditation protocol.  The principal also provides visionary and strategic leadership and personally promotes the success of all students and staff by participating in the development, articulation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the staff, students, parents, and parish as a whole.  This includes implementation of the WCEA accreditation action plan and the school’s strategic plan.  The principal is also the instructional leader, promoting the academic success of all students, and the professional growth of all staff, by ensuring a unified vision and integration of the total school program.  The principal is the primary provider of management and organizational leadership.  In collaboration with the pastor and the school board, the principal acts to promotes a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment, and manages the organization, operation, and resources for the success of all students and staff.

            The selected candidate must have a Master’s Degree and possess, or be able to obtain, certification as an administrator through Idaho State Department of Education.  The candidate should be able to demonstrate successful experience as a classroom teacher or school counselor/building administrator.

            Review of the applications will begin on March 2, 2020. 

Instructions for Submitting Applications for Principal

The following documents should be completed and returned to the address listed below.

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in a principal position in the Diocese of Boise
  2. Current resume
  3. Copy of Idaho or out-of-state administrator license(s)
  4. Diocesan Application
  5. A short essay on each of the following:
    1. Pocatello, Idaho has several charter and other private/religious school options.  As principal, what would you do to differentiate Holy Spirit Catholic School from the other schools in the area and increase enrollment?
    2. Holy Spirit Catholic School went through a successful accreditation visit in 2018.  The school has an Action Plan, focused on student learning, from this visit.  The school needs to develop a long term (3-5 year) strategic plan that encompasses facilities and business aspects of the school.  How would you work to create this plan?
    3. With the current influx of Latinos in our Church, how would you reach out to Latinos in your area to encourage them to enroll in your school? How would you handle any questions from current staff and parents as you try to make the school more multicultural?
  6. Three letters of recommendation from:
    1. Pastor or religious superior
    2. Immediate past employer
    3. One other professional reference

Completed application packets should be emailed to:

Dr. Sarah Quilici

Superintendent of Catholic School





For inquiries please contact

Charles Lawrence

(208) 350-7510 phone
(208) 342-2368 fax


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