Religious Formation Conference

The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is a national Roman Catholic organization serving religious institutes of women and men with programs and services for those in the ministry of initial and lifelong formation, and general congregational membership.

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Together Program Seeks Part-time Coordinator

Together Program

Position:          Together Program Coordinator

Reports to:       Executive Director

Location:          RFC National Office (Chicago, IL)

Status:              Part-time (20 hours/week)

Travel:              Local


The Together Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the formation component and the logistics of this collaborative between the Religious Formation Conference and Catholic Theological Union.

The RFC seeks a Together Program Coordinator, a vowed member of a religious community, who is able to:

  1. Coordinate the formation component of the Together program in conjunction with a local advisory committee and the participants.
  2. Manage the various logistics of the Together program, including housing needs, calendar management, and follow up with RFC, CTU and participants in the program start up.
  3. Serve as a liaison between the RFC Office and Catholic Theological Union for the implementation needs of the program and its participants.
  4. Develop and coordinate an orientation for Together and support the ongoing life of its community.
  5. Communicate periodically with formation directors of the participants through a newsletter, annual visits, and other times as needed.
  6. Serve on the portfolio team for those participants whose degree requires one.
  7. Assist in the marketing and ongoing development of the Together program.
  8. Attend monthly meetings of the CTU Formation Council.


  1. Demonstrates passion for the mission of religious life
  2. Supports the mission of RFC and CTU through the coordination of the formation program and logistics of Together, a joint program of RFC and CTU
  3. Possesses the capacity to be flexible and creative in the continued development of Together
  4. Promotes the Together program in conjunction with the Associate Director of RFC


Master’s Degree in Theology, Counseling, or equivalent credential and experience

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Experience collaborating with others in program development and/or implementation

Familiarity with initial formation ministry


To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and two reference letters to Sister Ellen Dauwer, SC, Executive Director, at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received before June 8, 2018.


5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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