Sample Position Descriptions for Parishes
As part of implementing the Screening in Faith policy, each role in a parish (whether volunteer or employed) requires a position description outlining the responsibilities of the position, the qualifications or requirements needed to fulfill it and to whom the position reports or is accountable to. The position description will assist in the screening of volunteers or potential employees, to ensure that there is a good match of person to role and of mutual expectations.
To assist parishes, the Diocese has collected a number of sample position descriptions from parishes for volunteers and employees which can be downloaded and edited. This collection is not intended to be a prescriptive model for all positions. Reviewing the samples might stimulate ideas for content and language for your own parish context.