WATERSPIRIT is seeking a Program Manager, see description below.

WATERSPIRIT’s Mission Statement

WATERSPIRIT is a center of ecology and spirituality that informs, inspires, and enables all people to deepen their consciousness of the sacredness and interdependence of all creation with a focus on water as critical in sustaining all life.  WATERSPIRIT is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.

Core Values

  •  WATERSPIRIT values education, advocacy, and collaboration in promoting the individual transformation and systemic change needed to sustain water and all life on Earth.
  • WATERSPIRIT values the inclusion of all who seek to pursue a spirituality that deepens their connection with Earth and all her systems.
  • WATERSPIRIT, rooted in the Gospel and Catholic Social Teaching, stresses the importance of the right to clean, safe water for the poor and disadvantaged.

WATERSPIRIT is a Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace

If interested in applying for the Program Manager position, please send a cover letter and resume to waterspirit981@gmail.com or in regular mail to:  Suzanne Golas, csjp, Director, WATERSPIRIT, 4 East River Road, Rumson, NJ  07760.   Any questions please call 732-923-9788 or email us at waterspirit981@gmail.com.

Program Manager

WATERSPIRIT is seeking a Program Manager with a history of program development, marketing and implementation in the ecology and spirituality community.  As the Program Manager, you will lead and be working with a team to create, develop, market, and lead and implement new programs for WATERSPIRIT, as well as co-creating, leading, marketing and implementing existing programs and events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create new programs within the context of WATERSPIRIT’s mission and spirituality.  Research,          develop, market and implement programs with the WATERSPIRIT team.
  • Partner with other organizations, groups and individuals to create and implement programs.
  • Participate in fundraising events and help staff and volunteers co-create the fundraising events.
  • Develop and write articles for the WATERSPIRIT newsletter, media and advocacy efforts.
  • Create, develop and write letters, flyers, marketing materials for WATERSPIRIT (e.g. the Annual          Appeal, thank you letters, brochures, etc.)
  • Create and develop outreach initiative and education programs for schools and youth groups.
  • Create, research and develop the WATERSPIRIT programs for Equinox and Solstice celebrations.
  • Attend meetings and events as needed.  Create agendas and take minutes as needed.
  • Speak at education and advocacy events as needed.
  • Create, research, develop and write educational statements and prayers for the website and other      WATERSPIRIT educational materials, as well as other online media applications.

Skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and in creating and marketing programs and events.
  • Self starter who can multi-task and help where needed.
  • Commitment to the Care of Creation and the WATERSPIRIT Mission.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well with others.
  • Basic word processing skills to develop programs, letters, marketing materials, prayers, and rituals. 
  • Enjoy working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
  • Can take the initiative on program development from the start to implementation and scheduling        the programs on the WATERSPIRIT calendar.
  • Ability to look at issues from a local perspective, as well as national and international.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Knowledge of Earth spirituality and ecology, evolutionary faith and the new cosmology.
  • Experience developing and marketing Earth spirituality programs preferred.
  • Experience working in a team environment and with volunteers.
  • Experience with outreach and marketing to different communities.
  • Knowledge of environmental issues and specifically water issues.
  • Basic word processing skills.
  • Collaborative and creative spirit.