Employment Opportunities

The Cathedral of Christ the King (CTK) is a thriving parish serving close to 6,000 families in Atlanta, GA. The Cathedral, founded in 1936, became the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Atlanta in 1956. Currently, CTK serves the parish celebrating three daily masses Monday – Friday, ten weekend masses, and offers over 100 ministries.

High School Youth Ministry and Confirmation Coordinator

The High School Youth Ministry and Confirmation Coordinator is a full time position that supports the High School Ministry program (grades 9th – 12th grade). This position reports to the Director of Religious Education. CTK’s High School Ministry program typically operates on Sunday evenings following the 4:00 PM Life Teen Mass. Programming starts after Labor Day and ends early to mid-May. Sacramental meetings, events, and summer camps, missions, and leadership conferences round out the current offering.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement Confirmation and High School Ministry (HSM):
    • Programs and curriculum,
    • Retreats, missions, Bible study and events,
    • Special events (Lock-ins, socials, etc.), and
    • Service projects.
  • Manage the High School Ministry program and Confirmation Core volunteer team – recruit, manage and mentor this team.
  • Maintain open and regular communications with volunteers, Core team, families and program participants.
  • Implementation of initiation sacraments for teens (Confirmation, as well as catch-up sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist as needed).
  • Work collaboratively with youth ministry and faith formation staff on communications, calendaring, and scheduling of space.
  • Ensure compliance of youth ministry team with Archdiocesan policies regarding background screening and safe environment.
  • Execute programs in compliance with Archdiocesan safe environment policies.
  • Implement VIRTUS Child Safety training for Confirmation and High School Ministry.
  • Seek opportunities for personal educational and spiritual growth. Stay current on trends regarding teens today.
  • Support other parish- and family-centered activities as required
  • Relational ministry with teens
  • Attend teens’ non-church activities/extracurricular events, such as sporting events, band concerts, drama shows, etc.
  • Administrative responsibilities for Confirmation and High School programs and events (including High School retreats and High School Summer Retreats):
    • Maintain, update and use all relevant databases/parish tools, FlockNote, Raisers Edge, ESpace, Learning Stream, website, etc. in a timely manner.
    • Contribute to the annual budgeting process and track expenditures against budget.
    • Book buses and venues for events and camps.
    • Manage Event and program registration, including management of registrations.
    • Maintain necessary office and program records for Confirmation and HSM (rosters, student and volunteer participation, Raisers Edge, sacramental records, sacramental follow up with other churches, student records for sacrament and program participation.
    • Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings and department meetings.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Baptized, confirmed and active member of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Faithful to the teachings of the Magisterium
  • Youth ministry experience in a Catholic parish
  • Experience with and basic understanding of high school youth and Confirmation models of catechesis
  • Possessing of, or working toward, catechist certification in Life Teen or Youth Ministry from the Archdiocese of Atlanta
  • Possessing or working towards Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, email platform and database management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills

Other Notes

  • Frequency of roles and duties listed above varies depending upon events and needs as they arise.
  • Travel required during summer months for mission trips, leadership conferences, and other youth events.
  • Nights and weekend hours are required for this position

Interested candidates should send their resume, along with a letter of interest, to jobopening@ctking.com.

Coordinator of Hispanic Religious Education

The Hispanic Ministry at CTK serves approximately 300 families through religious education for children, teens and adults, men’s & women’s study groups, sacramental prep, workshops and classes. The Coordinator of Hispanic Religious Education is a part time position (up to 26 hours/week on average across the year) that reports to the Hispanic Priest and Director of Religious Education and oversees the education and pastoral programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning for Hispanic Faith Formation in cooperation with Hispanic Clergy and Pastor.
  • Support the Religious Education Program for the Hispanic Community
    • Oversee Religious Education Classes (PSR) for children within the community including, but not limited to, ordering books & materials, recruiting and training of Catechists, and creating and tracking registrations.
    • Coordinate with Anglo Community PSR to ensure coordination in the use/sharing of spaces. Ensuring spaces are returned to the condition they were found at the conclusion of programming and all resource/materials are returned/stored/secured in storage allotted.
    • Oversee RCIA classes for older children (up to and including the sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation).
    • Oversee Sacrament Formation for children receiving sacraments for the first time (Reconciliation and Eucharist); Plan and deliver Sacramental Prep retreats, request priest support for sacramental celebrations (including stipend payment), organize and deliver parent meetings, rehearsals and celebrations.
    • Track individual program participation (electronically/paper) and coordinate with HM administrative assistant to ensure that participation is reflected in Parish database (Raiser’s Edge). Maintain electronic and paper student records/files of program participants for select programs in accordance with Cathedral/ Archdiocese guidelines
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process; evaluate programming and prepare budgets to support programs, oversee ongoing expenses to ensure they fall within approved budgets, and approve ongoing expenses in support of the budget/programs for all of HM department.
  • Establish annual calendars for the program year, and leverage Parish tools to reserve spaces (eSpace) needed to support programming
  • Attend staff meetings and support Hispanic office as needed.
  • Coordinate with Young Church to ensure proper communication to HM parents within their programs (High School Ministry, Middle School Ministry, and Confirmation.) This includes attending parent meetings, communicating to parents on upcoming events, etc.
  • Work with HM administrative assistant and Parish Coordinator to ensure volunteers are in compliance with Archdiocese Safe Environment.
  • Build relationships with and support the Hispanic Community with support as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and fully committed to Catholic moral teachings and tradition.
  • Must be able to work on Sundays.
  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree with a focus in business, theology, or education.
  • As an Adult, have a  minimum of 4 years of ministry/catechetical experience at a parish level, with an understanding of appropriate catechetical methods across all age groups (preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, and adult learners)
  • Spanish and English speaker – fluent in both.
  • Strong knowledge of Hispanic culture.
  • Strong computer skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, email platform (flocknote) and database management.
  • Must be a self-starter who is willing to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.

Interested candidates should send their resume, along with a letter of interest, to jobopening@ctking.com.

Parish School of Religion Administrative Assistant

The PSR Administrative Assistant is a full-time (40 hours/week) position that requires Sunday hours during the school year and some evening/Saturday hours. This position assists the Associate Director of Family and Children’s ministries with all aspects of administrative management and program coordination/execution (PSR, Sacrament Preparation, Vacation Bible School (VBS), Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Gospel Dramas, Baptism Classes, Life of the Parish Events, and Sunday morning Nursery). This position reports to the Associate Director, Family and Children’s ministries.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for communicating with families regarding sacramental records, scheduling of baptism classes, student make up work and other topics as needed.
  • Collaborates on and creates materials, lesson plans, activities, resources, crafts and communications with volunteers regarding resources in support of ongoing programming.
  • Collaborates and compiles materials and participant packets in support of parent and volunteer classes, meetings and sacramental celebrations.
  • Responsible for communicating with Priests/Other Parishes regarding Sacramental celebrations.
  • Responsible for organizing of student and catechist supplies, books and materials for various programs including PSR and VBS.
  • Responsible for data input and reporting into and out of various systems including Excel, MS Access, Learning Stream, ESpace, Raiser’s Edge, and Google docs.
  • Able to step in to teach classes and lead program modules when necessary.
  • Assist in volunteer recruitment to support programs.
  • Respond to in person, phone call and email inquiries regarding programming (PSR/VBS/Baptisms, other).
  • Provide visitors with accurate information about ministry activities.
  • Manage inventories of office supplies and reorders to support Religious Education programming.
  • Attend department and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Assist other CTK personnel and clergy as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Active member of Cathedral of Christ the King.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Prior Catechist experience strongly encouraged.
  • Familiarity with age appropriate techniques, tools and resources.
  • Experience in managing volunteers.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Access, Word & Excel), email platform and database management.

Interested candidates should send their resume, along with a letter of interest, to jobopening@ctking.com.

The Cathedral Nursery is in need of part-time help to care for our children and their families during Sunday 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM Masses. If you have a love and children and are interested in this paid position, or as a ministry volunteer, please contact Elaine McCollum at (404) 267-3692. Background check and Safe Environment training are required.

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