We are a vibrant parish and school in the Lakeside community of Richmond, Virginia looking for the right individuals to help our ministries flourish. We are hiring on an ongoing basis and will review applications as we receive them.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Current Opportunities at Our Lady of Lourdes:
Director of Music: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Henrico, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Music to lead the parish music ministries. The Director will lead choirs who sing in English and Spanish, and equip musicians for their involvement. Additionally, the Director plans music according to the liturgical calendar, oversees the Church sound systems, ensures copyright compliance and more. The ideal candidate will be bilingual; have a degree in music, liturgy or a related field; have previous experience in music ministry in the Catholic Church; and be proficient in playing the guitar, piano and/or organ. The Director must be available to serve at liturgies on weekends, holy days of obligation and other key moments, and to lead weeknight rehearsals. Please send a cover letter and resumé to Bradi Ertel at [email protected].
Director of Faith Formation: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Henrico (Richmond), Virginia, seeks a full-time Director of Faith Formation and Youth Ministry to oversee a comprehensive religious education, sacramental preparation and youth ministry program for parishioners of all ages. The director will be joining a team of staff and volunteers who are excited to communicate the vibrancy of our Catholic faith and are looking for leadership, guidance and innovation. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, be proficient in English and Spanish, have some exposure to formation processes in U.S. and Latin American paradigms, have a relevant degree, and have some experience in professional catechesis or youth ministry, but the parish leadership is open to conversations with any interested candidate. Please send a letter of introduction and resumé to Bradi Ertel at [email protected].
Coordinator of Facilities/Maintenance: Our Lady of Lourdes Church and School are seeking an individual for the full time position of Coordinator of Maintenance. The maintenance coordinator at Our Lady of Lourdes Church and School is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of all facilities for both the parish and the school. This position calls for coordination and collaboration with other members of the Parish and school staff in overseeing most aspects of maintenance and service to the facilities and grounds of the complex. The desired qualities include: Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent with technical or trade certificate preferred; Must have experience in maintenance positions and ability to perform physical requirements; Capacity to perform basic repairs; Experience with, and ability to monitor and maintain, HVAC systems; Experience in a school and/or Church environment is valuable; Time management, communication, problem-solving, independent worker, customer service, skills; some computer skills are necessary. This may involve some after hours/weekend time. This position is a physical position that involves standing, lifting, and carrying (up to 75 pounds), reaching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, and moving furniture may be required. Must be able to work within various degrees of noise and temperatures, not excluding inclement weather. Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, diocesan application, and resume to [email protected].
Regular Substitute, Our Lady of Lourdes School: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, a JK-8th grade school in Henrico County, is accepting applications for substitute teachers. Work hours would vary based on assignment. A substitute provides instruction to all students by following the lesson plans created by the full-time teacher. Our substitutes must be flexible and enjoy working with children. She/He will follow lesson plans which follow the Consensus Curriculum of the Diocese of Richmond. The substitute teacher reports to the Assistant Principal of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School. She/He will work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. Required Qualifications: Successful candidates for this position must complete background screening requirements, have a high school diploma, and be flexible and reliable. Experience working in an educational setting is highly preferred but not required Interested candidates should send a cover letter, diocesan application, and resume to [email protected].
Long Term Substitute: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, a JK-8th grade school in Henrico County, is currently seeking an enthusiastic and capable 5th grade long-term substitute teacher to join our dynamic team. This position involves providing instruction, managing the classroom, and ensuring a positive and engaging learning environment for our students. As the long term substitute, you will play a crucial role in maintaining continuity and supporting student growth during the absence of the regular classroom teacher. This is a temporary position with an expected start date of late November/Early December for approximately 3 months. Required Qualifications: Successful candidates for this position must complete background screening requirements, have a high school diploma, and be flexible and reliable. Experience working in an educational setting is highly preferred but not required Interested candidates should send a cover letter, diocesan application, and resume to [email protected].