FOCUS Share Priest Speaker  

Mission Development Department

Department: Mission Development
Location: Golden, CO (Denver) but flexible

Position Overview:

FOCUS Share is made up of priests who are friends of FOCUS who celebrate Mass at parishes across the country, bringing more awareness to the work of FOCUS. FOCUS Share exists to engage parishioners in the New Evangelization and Christ’s Great Commission and to inspire hope as they hear about Catholic missionary activity.
 FOCUS is seeking Roman Catholic priests in good standing to serve as FOCUS Share priest speakers in the FOCUS Share speakers’ bureau. The main responsibility will be to complete FOCUS Share parish talks as they are assigned and to participate in other aspects of the FOCUS Share speakers’ bureau.

Position Responsibilities:

Priest speakers are responsible for completing assigned FOCUS Share parish talks. This includes traveling to/from the assigned parishes (FOCUS covers the cost), covering all sacramental needs at the parish for the weekend as needed, speaking about FOCUS and the New Evangelization during the homily (suggested script provided), and collecting contact cards and returning them to FOCUS. Speaker priests are responsible for distributing brochures in the pew before each Mass for the purpose of gathering prayer requests, contact information, and offering free evangelization resources. There is no financial ask. Priest speakers will work diligently for the success of each FOCUS Share Talk. More information and a video on the FOCUS Share program can be found at www.focus.org/share.

Compensation:

  • Stipend provided for talks completed

Position Requirements:

  • Roman Catholic priest in good standing
  • Committed to the FOCUS mission
  • Ability to complete a few or more FOCUS Share weekends a year. We’re glad if you can do 1 or 2 a year, but availability to do 10-40 weekends a year is most welcome.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to complete the FOCUS Share homily in 12 minutes.
  • Excellent communicator with pastors, parish staff, and FOCUS staff
  • Ability to manage details, organized, and efficient
  • Diligent in completing tasks and following up with others
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Outlook and Word)
  • Spanish speaker a plus

If interested, please contact Evelyn Jurczak:  954.806.7513 / [email protected]