Assistant Director for New Membership

Assistant Director for New Membership

The Sisters of the Divine Savior (Salvatorians) is an international congregation of 1,100 women religious ministering in 28 countries on five continents. We make known the goodness and kindness of Jesus, Savior of the world, and foster awareness of a loving God among people in whatever place and by whatever means the Spirit of God inspires. As women of faith striving to be given over to the Father and open to all peoples, we collaborate to promote justice and improve the quality of life in our world with a preferential option for the poor.

Job Description:

To work with the director of New Membership to seek out, respond to, and stay in contact with young woman who are prospective candidates for the Sisters of the Divine Savior. This would include involvement in programs at local schools and organizations where these young women would be involved, providing content about vocations and Salvatorian life for print and digital publications, and collaboration with other branches of the Salvatorian family to promote vocations. This is a full-time, salaried position.

Qualifications

  • BA in Religious Studies, Theology or similar field
  • Ministerial experience in the Catholic Church, preferably with young adults
  • Enthusiasm for and familiarity with religious life in the Catholic Church
  • Ability to work with others as part of a Team
  • Possesses strong social media skills
  • Be in good standing in the Catholic Church

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists the New Membership Director in visiting prospective candidates and arranging for visits by the prospective candidate to Salvatorian communities, especially in¬† the Milwaukee area
  • Is energetic and provides a welcoming presence for all prospective candidates
  • Visits Salvatorian and non-Salvatorian institutions, schools and parishes to present talks, media presentations etc. about Salvatorian religious life. Spends time on college campuses to interact with young women and offer presentations related to spirituality and religious life; builds and strengthens relationships with colleges, parishes and other Catholic entities
  • Pursues actively and participates in programs, places etc. where young adults gather for spiritual input, e.g. ARISE, Theology on Tap, FOCUS, SPIRITUS, Catholics on Call and other groups
  • Assists in the creation of content about Salvatorian religious life for SDS website, social media accounts, Salvatorian Family online needs and printed material where needed
  • Collaborates with the other branches of the Salvatorian Family in promoting vocations
  • Has membership in the National Religious Vocation Conference and Religious Life Wisconsin and attends meetings as discussed with the New Membership Director

Desired Skills

  • Possesses social media skills to interact effectively with young women
  • Possesses excellent communication skills in the following areas
    • One on one communication
    • Interaction with various publics, both internally and externally
    • Through use of social media
  • Possesses the ability to creatively communicate across generations

Please send a letter of interest, resume and references to employment@salvatoriansisters.org