Community Engagement Coordinator

The Community Engagement Coordinator works as part of a three-person team in the Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC). The position’s primary responsibility is to implement the Laudato Si’ Action Platform (LSAP) and help the community live its mission of doing justice through the lens of integral ecology. This position will lead the Congregation’s response to the LSAP through coordination and collaboration with Sisters, Associates, Staff, partners in ministry, and the local community.


Job Duties:

  • Coordinate the Congregations LSAP response by serving as a central resource for sisters, staff, associates, and partners in ministry on the development and implementation of responses to the seven platform goals
  • Manage and monitor projects related to the Laudato Si’ Action Platform
  • Develop educational materials and opportunities regarding LSAP and integral ecology
  • Engage relevant internal stakeholders in the development and implementation of the platform
  • Network with external organizations and individuals doing activities/projects to build partnerships
  • Share outcomes of projects internally and externally, and seek, where beneficial to mission advancement, outside partnerships and funding to implement projects
  • In collaboration with the rest of the JPIC Office, develop workshop materials and facilitate workshops on Laudato Si’ and best practices in integral ecology
  • Participate in conferences, webinars, and other informational opportunities
  • Serve as the liaison for the Congregation to the LSAP Religious Orders working group
  • Manage LSAP reporting requirements through the platform website
  • Work to ensure that the goals and journey to integral ecology extend beyond the platform’s life
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Associates (Bachelor’s preferred) degree in Political Science, Sociology, Theology, or similar
  • A team player and good communicator who is open to new ideas and eager to learn
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Integral Ecology
  • Strong commitment to and demonstrated passion for justice
  • Strong project management skills
  • Willingness to learn or understands the Congregation’s charism
  • Knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching
  • Ability to:
    • Analyze and effectively articulate the justice agenda
    • Motivate others on behalf of justice issues and concerns
    • Engage others in active dialogue and reflective thinking
    • Present effectively to diverse populations
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication, and technology skills (Zoom, Microsoft)
  • Openness to varied points of view and cultures
  • Sensitivity to language as it impacts race, gender, and culture
  • Limited travel to conferences and local meetings (10%)
  • Strong self-motivation and decision-making ability; ability to manage flexible hours


Physical Requirements:

  • Carrying, bending, stooping, grasping, standing, twisting, sitting, lifting, walking, filing
  • Communicating with Sisters, associates, and co-workers via face-to-face, phone, and other technological means
  • Push, pull, lift, or carry up to 20 pounds occasionally; generally sedentary


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