Coordinator of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC)

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are searching for a partner to lead our Social Justice ministry for impact and influence. Reading the signs of the times calls for a courageous and consistent response to injustice and a steady commitment to transforming unjust social systems. Would you like to join our team of Sisters, Associates and collaborators? 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports and encourages the participation of Sisters of Charity and Associates in the wider efforts to bring about justice and peace through vibrant, active Justice Circles.
  • Works as a resource for the Justice Circles as they discern and prioritize issues to be addressed.
  • Promotes and participates in the initiatives of the Congregation resulting from the SC Chapter Directions, Congregational Stands, and the Laudato Si Action Platform Plan.
  • Collaborates with the Justice Circle facilitators to deepen the Congregation’s commitment to working for systemic change.
  • Collaborates with the Justice Circles and the SC Communications Office to communicate with internal and external audiences.
  • Participates in coalitions and other collaborative learning and action opportunities, in partnership with Justice Circle members and Congregational Leadership.
  • Regularly convenes and meets with facilitators of the Justice Circles.
  • Meets regularly with the SC Leadership Council liaison to this ministry.
  • Plans and convenes an annual gathering of all the Justice Circles, in collaboration with the Justice Circle facilitators.
  • Participates in and collaborates with the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center in Cincinnati, as is possible.
  • Assists Justice Circles as they widen their tents to engage with younger justice promoters for education and action.
  • Prepares, submits and monitors the JPIC program budget.
  • Works with the Justice Circle Facilitators and the Visioning Task Force to create a permanent advisory group for the ministry of JPIC by spring of 2023.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development.
  • Participates and collaborates with the SC Federation justice ministers.
  • Travels locally, regionally, and nationally, as requested or agreed to by the Leadership Council.

EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ministry, religious studies, theology, diversity and equity or related field.
  • A team player able to work collaboratively with SC Justice Circles to implement impactful justice and peace ministry of the Congregation.
  • Works with the Visioning Task Force to continue evolving the key elements of this ministry: Justice Circles, developing relationships with collaborators—especially younger justice advocates.
  • Embodies the core values of nonviolent activism.
  • Values the mission and charism of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.
  • Possesses practical knowledge and experience of Catholic Social Teaching as one “thought model” for framing justice advocacy in light of the signs of the times.
  • Demonstrates strong oral, social media, on-line meeting technology, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Preferred: Master degree in social justice, diversity and equity, human rights, religious studies, ministry, community organizing or a related field.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Cross-cultural experience and intercultural competency.

To inquire about or apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 513-347-1000. If you are interested in this position, please complete the Online Application for Employment that can be found at https://www.srcharitycinti.org/contact-us/employment-opportunities/ and email it with your resume to [email protected] or fax to 513-347-5373.

 

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