Plans, directs, or coordinates programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
This career is part of the Human Services cluster Family and Community Services pathway.
A person in this career:
- Identifies and recruits potential volunteer workers.
- Develops or directs study courses or religious education programs within congregations.
- Publicizes programs through sources such as newsletters, bulletins, or mailings.
- Trains and supervises religious education instructional staff.
- Selects appropriate curricula or class structures for educational programs.
- Collaborates with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
- Implements program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, or handling other administrative details.
- Counsels individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, or religious problems.
- Confers with clergy members, congregational officials, or congregational organizations to encourage support of or participation in religious education activities.
- Schedules special events such as camps, conferences, meetings, seminars, or retreats.