The Director of the Passionist Solidarity Network facilitates justice, peace, and integrity of creation (JPIC) commitments for the Passionists of North America – Holy Cross Province and St. Paul of the Cross Province.
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Classification and Compensation
- Part-time; 12-months; 10-19 hours per week (negotiable)
- Work hours are flexible
- Work from anywhere
- Starting wage is commensurate with experience, education and geographical location
- Computer is supplied
- Appointed by the provincials of the two provinces upon recommendation by the PSN Board
- Supervised by the Chair of the PSN Board
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develops JPIC-related programs for the Passionist Family.
- Motivates and resources Passionists (vowed and lay), Passionist organizations and ministries to act on JPIC issues.
- Networks with Passionist organizations involved in JPIC concerns, such as Passionist International at United Nations, Thomas Berry Place and Passionist Earth & Spirit Center.
- Acts as JPIC liaison to both provincial councils.
- Advocates on behalf of JPIC issues with province and congregational committees and entities, such as province assemblies, province chapters, retreat center boards, and other Passionist ministry sites.
- Networks and collaborates with national JPIC organizations such as the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) and Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR).
- Works with PSN Board.
- Schedules and meets semi-monthly with the PSN Board to develop strategic and mission-based goals.
- Manages and reports the PSN budget as approved by the provincial councils.
- Manages communication for PSN.
- Creates content and works with the province communication office to produce and distribute monthly e-newsletters.
- Creates content and works with the province communication office to maintain PSN website.
- Develops digital social media presence.
Education and Experience
- Experience and commitment to the range of JPIC issues
- Experience in delivering formation programs
- Experience facilitating groups and formation activities
Qualities, Skills and Knowledge
- Resonance with and commitment to the Passionist charism (see below)
- Strong work ethic, ability to self-motivate, manage time well, work independently, and meet deadlines
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Ability to relate well and enjoys collaborative work
- General understanding of budgets and the ability to steward PSN financial resources prudently
- Experience with website maintenance and content posting
- Experience with the publication of e-newsletters (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.)
- Experience working with Google Drive and document editing
- Application for the position is open from May 1, 2022, until filled.
- Submit a resume and one-page cover letter expressing your interest in the position via email to Patty Gillis at [email protected].
- All applications will be acknowledged and reviewed.
- Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview via Zoom.
Passionist Charism and Mission
Passionists proclaim God’s love for the world revealed through the Passion of Jesus Christ.
The Passionists – a family of priests and brothers, sisters and nuns, lay women and men – reach out with compassion to the crucified of today. We keep alive the memory of Christ’s Passion through our commitment to community, prayer, ministries of the Word, and service to those who suffer. We welcome all who seek renewed life through the power of the Cross and the hope of the Resurrection.
Passionist Solidarity Network of North America
- Promotes — The Passionist Solidarity Network communicates and promotes the existing social ministries of the Passionist Community in North America.
- Advocates — The Passionist Solidarity Network advocates on a variety of social issues that are of concern to our local and international community as well as to those with whom we minister.
- Educates — The Passionist Solidarity Network develops resources and programs to educate ourselves and the broader community on issues that concern our wounded world and ways to address them with compassion and hope.