Cranaleith Spiritual Center Seeks Program Director
Principal Duties and Responsibilities The Program Director is responsible for developing and operationalizing the program activity in faithfulness to the mission of Cranaleith, intentionally attending to the spirituality and mission of Mercy, its critical concerns and core values of compassion and justice. Organize, coordinate and as necessary participate in a variety of retreats, workshops, programs and services in consultation with the program staff, for a variety of participants; Develop annual program calendar in collaboration with the entire team; Manage the program calendar and process program registrations in conjunction with Director of Finance; Determine with the Executive Director which programs should be run/not run based on interest, financial viability and other considerations; Recruit and contract with adjunct Program Consultants, to provide retreats, programs and services; Manage the hosted group process from initial customer contact through the date of rental in conjunction with the Finance Director and Reservation Specialist; Coordinate the hospitality volunteers; Assess and evaluate existing programs and utilize resulting information to modify and grow program offerings; Other related duties and responsibilities. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Demonstrated previous experience in programs regarding spiritual and religious development, retreat ministry and/or spiritual direction; group dynamics and team building; management/administration; knowledge of creating the environment conducive to the Prayer Center. Highly organized and capable of handling a variety of responsibilities related to program development and operations. Creativity, flexibility, capacity to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant. Ability to network and interact with a broad base of individuals/organizations. Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite Excellent verbal and written communication skills Education & Experience Minimum of master’s degree with at least three years of previous retreat/spiritual direction and administrative experience with current continuing education. Ability to work evenings, weekend daytime in a flex schedule Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements Physical: Perform moderately difficult motor skills such as operating computer keyboard. Frequently walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time. Sensory: Able to read fine print in written documents and use visual discrimination in reading documents, including color discrimination. Distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering telephones, pagers, etc. Able to speak clearly and make self-understood while also understanding others using the English language. Reasoning/Cognitive Ability: Frequent need to understand and communicate concepts behind specific ideas and the theories behind several related concepts. Must be able to frequently remember multiple tasks/assignments given to self and others over long periods of time with frequent interruptions. Must be able to continue work started by another individual. Environmental Conditions: Functions in a general office environment under normal conditions. Equipment: Ability to operate personal computers and standard office equipment. Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and to apply concepts of basic math. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Email resume and cover letter to Charlene Flaherty

POSTED: July 26, 2018

Administrative Assistant- Full Time
Ad Text: St. Mary of the Lakes in Medford, a growing parish of 4,200 families with a school of 275 students seeks two full-time dynamic Administrative Assistants for the parish office. Associate’s Degree preferred and a minimum of three years experience. Candidates must have strong telephone, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: setting up and maintaining web based office calendar, ordering supplies and materials, producing reports with church specific software, church mailings, along with other administrative responsibilities. Provides assistance to parishioners and church ministries. Supports Pastor and staff in their roles. The qualified candidate must have exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher). Knowledge of data base systems is a plus. Benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Submit salary requirements. No telephone calls will be accepted. Qualified candidates should submit their letter of interest and resume by October 31, 2017, to: Ms. Susan Kraemer, Business Administrator, St. Mary of the Lakes at Please include SML#2193 on the email subject line for your resume to be considered.

POSTED: October 19, 2017

Minister of Evangelization and Marketing (MEM)- Full Time Position
St. Mary of the Lakes in Medford, a parish of 4,200 families with a school of 275 students, is seeking a full time Minister of Evangelization and Marketing (MEM). The MEM oversees all aspects of marketing and communication for St. Mary of the Lakes Church and School (SMLCCS), including web, publications, media and video. The successful candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years experience. Must be creative, organized, pay attention to detail, and able to complete assignments with reasonable turnaround. The MEM’s objective is to increase, through effective evangelization and marketing, the number of practicing Catholics registered at St. Mary of the Lakes, increase the number of those who register at St. Mary of the Lakes, and to improve enrollment in St. Mary of the Lakes School. Benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Submit salary requirements. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and portfolio no later than October 31, 2017 to Rev. Daniel F. Swift, Pastor, 40 Jackson Rd., Medford, NJ 08055, at the Parish Office, or email

POSTED: October 19, 2017