Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Our full-time benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Medical Expense Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 403(b) Retirement Plan (with 6% company match after 1 year), Paid Vacation (3 weeks to start), Paid Sick Leave (8days each year), and Paid Holidays (9.5 days per year).

Catholic Charities is searching for a Program Coordinator to support our Respite Care Team Ministry! This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the program which consists of congregational based teams of volunteers who support the needs of clients in the rural and metropolitan communities within Dane County. If you enjoy working with faith communities and working with amazing teams of volunteers, this position may be for you! This unique role requires availability on evenings and some weekends to accommodate team meeting schedules, presentations at congregations, and training. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  •         Developing up to date informational materials to market the program throughout the county to congregations of all denominations.
  •         Working collaboratively with Dane County congregations to support the Respite Care Team Ministry model, and to assist with team formation and provide ongoing support as needed.
  •         Develop and maintain program training manuals and documentation.
  •         Act as a mentor to new team members/leaders to gain skills and confidence in their volunteer position by offering training opportunities and support as needed.
  •         Support the holistic approach by addressing physical, emotional/intellectual, and spiritual components of the program to team members, leaders, and clients.


  •          Bachelor's Degree of Social Work or other human services field and one year of experience in the field is preferred, OR Associate's degree with 3 years of experience working with the aging population is required.
  •          Working experience with or knowledge of Dane County aging services is preferred.
  •          Excellent communication, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  •          Experience with coordinating large numbers of volunteers.
  •          Comfortable, confident, and capable of working with congregations of all denominations is required.
  •          Strong computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Publisher are preferred.
  •          Skilled in data collection, tracking, and reporting.


Changing Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable. 

Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.

We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.

Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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