Job Opportunity - Director of Faith Formation

The Diocese of Nelson
Welcomes Applications for the Position of
Diocesan Director of Faith Formation

The Director of Faith Formation is responsible to the Bishop in designing and implementing programs for adult faith formation, children’s catechetics and sacramental preparation for use in the diocese and in supporting the ministry of the laity.  The Office is based in Kelowna but will require travel to the various regions of the diocese.

The Director works in collaboration with:

  • The Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the faith development of staff.
  • Parish pastoral teams.
  • The Diocesan Religious Education and Adult Faith Formation Committees.
  • The Diocesan Finance Office (Budgeting).


  • A Master’s Degree in Religious Education or Theology or equivalent
  • A demonstrated commitment to the Church, her teachings and authority.
  • Familiarity with children’s catechetics and adult models of faith formation.
  • Steeped in the principles of The General Directory for Catechesis and On Good Soil.
  • Evidence of effective leadership, communication and facilitation skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively for a common vision.
  • Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office.

Contact Fr. Bart van Roijen, Turn on JavaScript! for further information.

Please submit resume with three letters of reference (one from your Pastor) by March 31, 2018.  The position will commence July 1, 2018.