New Director Needed
ORGANIZATION: Trinity House Catholic Worker
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overview: Trinity House Catholic Worker (TH) is an Albuquerque-based intentional community of guests, resident staff, and affiliate volunteers endeavoring to perform and live out the works of mercy prescribed by the Catholic Worker movement. To that end, staff and volunteers engage a number of ministries which currently include: food rescue and distribution to the city’s underserved; meal preparation and service to the under-housed of the city; shelter and support of refugees and asylum seekers; and a variety of social justice and advocacy initiatives. In its 20-year history, TH has realized a number of iterations, each embodying the ideals and principles of the Catholic Worker. It is a vibrant, ever-evolving, occasionally challenging - though never dull - place to live and work. It’s current Director has been called elsewhere, but is departing with some reluctance ...
principal Director responsibilities: comprise an eclectic mix of communication, management, human relations, networking and organizing skills, including: a) in collaboration with staff and volunteers, direct and maintain the spirit of the TH community, as well as its physical structure; b) initiate and participate in collaborations with other community-based service, social justice, and spiritual organizations; c) fund-raising, including grant writing; d) volunteer recruitment and support; e) outreach, including website, social media and a quarterly newsletter; e) promoting the house as a meeting place for community groups, pilgrims of all sorts, and other interesting folks; f) hospitality to guests, be they asylum seekers or spiritual seekers; and g) enthusiasm for the work leavened with humor and camaraderie ... note: this list is illustrative, not exhaustive;
pertinent skills: bilingual (optional but useful); experience with and/or interest in living intentionally with a core of 6 or so fellow residents; pro-active in anticipating and meeting challenges both within the house and in the outer community; adept at conflict resolution; enthusiasm for the work ...
terms: the position is unsalaried, though room and board are provided. The Director is expected to devote most of his or her time undertaking the TH ministries and in facilitating house activities and community-building opportunities.
other: valid drivers’ license; covid-vaccinated; willingness to commit to a multi-year tenure as Director. Additionally, we prefer the Director have a spiritual grounding that inspires and directs the work. Trinity House is ecumenical, curious, contemplative, religiously diverse in belief and practice (or non-practice), and motivated - religiously or secularly - to serving and being with our neighbors.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Trinity House Catholic Worker
POB 4099, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87196, US
We are a House of Hospitality based in the tradition of the Catholic Worker movement. We seek to imitate Jesus Christ by living a particular lifestyle with three priorities:
First, to co-create with God a community that is built on faith, love, hope, prayer, compassion, gratitude, joy peace and justice;
Second, to express the Love of God by helping to alleviate the pains of those in need, primarily those of the Poor and Homeless in New Mexico;
Third, to peacefully challenge and change those social structures which create division, alienation, isolation, domination, exploitation, and involuntary poverty.
Trinity House is a welcoming community of hospitality, where the fundamental spirit of a healthy family is encouraged and created, in order to become alive and well. We offer an open table fellowship and a safe haven for the poor, including the physically, intellectually, and spiritually homeless.
Our intentional community is grounded in the humanity and teachings of Jesus Christ, especially as manifest in Jesus' mission statement of liberation [Luke 4:16-19]; his new world view, love of enemies, Sermon on the Mount [Matthew: 5-7] and Sermon on the Plain [Luke 6: 17-49]; and the joy and unity of a community of compassion [Matthew 25: 31-46].
1925 Five Points Rd SWALBUQUERQUE, NM 87105
January 23, 2023
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 35
- This is a full time position with opportunities to take time to recharge your batteries.