Peace, Justice and Ecology Coordinator position announcement

Position Summary
Promotes the Mission of the Sisters of the Precious Blood “to be a life-giving, reconciling presence in our fractured world” through education, advocacy and action on issues of justice according to the circumstances of our time. Represents the Sisters of the Precious Blood by networking and participating with local, state, and national organizations relevant to social justice and ecological issues in keeping with the priorities of the Congregation.
As a passionate advocate for systemic change, the Peace, Justice and Ecology Coordinator will work closely and collaborate with other CPPS congregations and not-for-profit organizations to address systemic change.

Compensation and Benefits
Full-time employment with competitive pay and great benefits.
♦ 100% employer paid health insurance premiums
♦ Generous paid time off including 12 annual holidays, 10 days of annual vacation for new hires, sick leave, paid parental leave
♦ 401(k) retirement plan with employer discretionary contributions

Primary Responsibilities
1. Serves as a resource person to educate and provide opportunities that will lead the Congregation to a deeper understanding of the root causes of injustice that undermines peace and environmental sustainability.
2. Sets annual goals, in consultation with the leadership team, to advance Congregational initiatives as established by the Assembly directives.
3. Stays abreast of and as possible, actively collaborates with other women religious congregations and organizations e.g. (LCWR, NBCC, UISG, GV, AHMLA etc.).
4. Stays abreast of current national and state legislative actions that address the Congregation’s interests and communicates to appropriate audiences any opportunities to engage with legislators at the local/state/national level.
5. Works closely with the leadership liaison and participates with internal committees/teams involved in peace and justice efforts.
6. Prepares and monitors an annual budget and provides a monthly report to the leadership team for justice and peace efforts.
7. In collaboration with the Communications Office, promotes internal and external awareness of prominent issues and actions being taken on them. Prepares public statements on matters of social justice.

Requirements and Qualifications
1. Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a passion for social justice.
2. Minimum of three years’ experience in social justice advocacy or direct service to the poor, marginalized and the excluded.
3. Direct working understanding of Catholic Social Teaching.

Please respond with a cover letter and resume by December 10 to Phil Hartke, Director of Finance,

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