Employment Opportunity with Faith Connections

At work at Faith Connections

Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt, Faith Connections Program Director, will be taking an eight-month leave of absence to pursue studies at Regis College, University of Toronto. We wish Vanessa all the best in her studies. We are currently conducting a search for a temporary replacement for her position. We invite you to tell others about the job posting below.

— Leanne Kloppenborg, Fontbonne Ministries Administrator


(September 2010 – April 2011)


To assist in the management and implementation of all aspects of Faith Connections, a young adult (18-39 years) ministry of Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, Toronto.


  1. In collaboration with the Faith Connections team, manage and run the day to day operations including the following areas:
    • Young Adults – identify spiritual needs of young adults and respond to these needs by one-on-one meetings, providing resources, supporting other young adult ministries, and keeping Faith Connections programming current and relevant
    • Programs & Events - preparation, implementation, and evaluation
    • Volunteers - recruitment, training, and communication
    • Network & Collaboration – keep appraised of networks with and for young adults, maintain Faith Connections network, and identify opportunities for collaboration
    • Resources – explore and develop resources
  2. Be a supportive member of the team for the ministry
  3. Meet regularly with the Faith Connections staff,  administrator and ministry director
  4. Assist the ministry director in developing and implementing ways Sisters can participate in the ministry
  5. Other duties as assigned


  1. University degree; relevant graduate studies an asset
  2. Be comfortable working in a faith-based environment
  3. Experience working with young adults (18-39 year olds) an asset
  4. Efficient with Microsoft software
  5. Valid driver’s license & have ready access to a car
  6. Able to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends)

REPORTING TO:   Leanne Kloppenborg, Fontbonne Ministries Administrator

APPLICATION DUE:  June 21, 2010

Christina Kilgour
E-mail: ckilgour@csj-to.ca
Mail: 3377 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M2M 3S4