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Arise Ministry Coordinator

Job Title:                   Arise Ministry Coordinator

Status:                        Part-Time

Accountable to:        Executive Director  

Date Update:            12/14/2021     

Business Hours – Normal Weekdays – Must be able work nights and some weekends


Arise MKE Mission Statement:

We exist to inspire people to fall in love with Christ in the Catholic Church. As a community, we live to share the joy of the Gospel and wish to see it bear transformative fruit in the world around us.

Arise Milwaukee, Inc. is a Catholic 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization encouraging and facilitating transformative encounter experiences with Christ in the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. While many lay, not-for-profit evangelization organizations exist around the country, Arise Milwaukee is unique. Arise Milwaukee has a solid foundation of leadership guiding the organization, a track record of success, and an expanding group of committed and capable, professional volunteers.


Position Summary:

The Ministry Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and supporting our existing encounter events and helping implement new encounter events, as directed by the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Discernment Committee.


Below are some of the current Encounters:

  • Wisconsin Catholic Youth Rallies: A Catholic Youth Rally for Catholic and Public school students ranging from 6th-12th grade.

  • Arise Worship Nights: Large group events at local parishes, including Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and Praise & Worship music

  • Spark Youth Leadership: Our mission is to form young Catholic missionary disciples in prayer, wisdom, and leadership.

  • Cor Jesu: a weekly ministry providing an opportunity for Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and daily mass

  • Arise Family Day: To help build a strong catholic identify in the family through fun and the sacraments.

  • Programming Expansion: Arise Milwaukee is looking to expand its ministry footprint into additional ministry opportunities for all ages.


Key Duties and Management Responsibilities:

Ministry Leadership

  • Reports to the Executive Director.

  • Collaborate with and take direction from Discernment Committee and Executive Director

  • Partner with Event Coordinators, Volunteers and Discernment Committee to identify new programming needs

  • Administer daily and weekly tasks as directed by Board of Directors and Executive Director

  • Direct Event Coordinators and serve as liaison amongst them

  • Responsible for supporting and promoting current encounters and events.

  • Development of new evangelistic encounters and events

  • Increase awareness of Arise MKE throughout the Archdiocese to increase attendance at Arise MKE events.

  • Build relationships with parish staff, clergy, and lay Catholic leader

  • Work with discernment team to help create encounters, events and programs

    • Sustain existing programs

    • Strategically implement new events as interest shows

  • Attend all Arise MKE events, manage logistics with coordinators and practical elements

  • Re-engage past and present volunteer base and grow a new base of reliable volunteers and assist event staff in coordinating volunteers at events

  • Time permitting, direct and/or assist with marketing efforts either internally or through collaboration with an independent marketing contractor.

  • Help in driving the vision and strategy in all aspects of ministry programming

  • Ensure quality and excellence in our encounter events

  • Maintain a sense of professionalism and Catholic orthodoxy in every aspect of the ministry

  • Build a healthy Christian community among volunteers, supporters, etc.

  • Identify and implement best practices of Catholic non-profit ministries, with a focus on promoting evangelization, relational ministry, and discipleship


Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience/Education:

  • Passionate Catholic in good standing with the Church, faithful to the Magisterium and engaged in a life of daily prayer and frequent reception of the sacraments

  • Knowledge of Catholic organizational structures and current ecclesiastical context

  • Bachelor’s degree or experience in relevant ministry field preferred but not 100% necessary

  • Passionate in both ministry and faith formation and business and operations

  • Goal oriented, driven, critical thinker – takes initiative, works independently, develops creative ideas, while having a high level of personal energy and enthusiasm

  • Superior communication skills including speaking, writing, and presentation. Ideal candidate could serve as a speaker for ministry or fundraising events.

  • Must present well-groomed, professional experience.

  • Committed to maintaining and living Arise Milwaukee Mission and our core values.

  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to drive measurable, sustainable results.

  • Must have a record of reliability and personal integrity

  • Ability to communicate well with coworkers and clients.

  • Proficient computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Have a strong work ethic, be a motivated team player with good people skills

  • Must present a well-groomed, professional appearance. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions include, working with minimal direction and supervision; communicating with volunteers, event coordinators, Board of Directors and committees, vendors, and Arise team members through email and phone; clearly verbally communicating details effectively in personal and group settings; completing multiple sales activities using a variety of databases, maintaining accurate and timely records; ensuring confidentiality of all proprietary information; and being able to travel locally and out-of-town, when necessary.  Must have full speech, vision, hearing, and mobility, with or without reasonable accommodations, and meet all the requirements of Arise Milwaukee, Inc, including passing a physical, criminal background check, Safe environment, and drug test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. This list of essential functions may be supplemented as necessary.


This job description is not all-inclusive. The employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned. Arise Milwaukee reserves the right to revise job duties. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. EOE


Please submit resume and references via email to:
Brian Magliocco; Executive Director,

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