Job Description

Area Representative

RESPONSIBLE TO: Spiritual Guardian

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Committed Maltfriscans

 

ROLE PURPOSE

To support the Spiritual Guardian in maintaining the good order of the community, acting as a point of contact for committed Maltfriscans and Enquirers within an agreed geographical area, together with the Novitiate Coordinator.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Spiritual Guardian in maintaining the good order of the community

  • Attend management committee meetings (ARM)

  • Ensure the community abides by its policies and priorities

  • Ensure effective communication with committed members from their area and feed back local views

  • Ensure appropriate representation of the community at a local and national level, when required

  • Coordinate dates for local meetings

  • Take an active role in the planning and organisation of CoM.

PASTORAL CARE AND FORMATION

  • Be available to support local activities

  • Ensure to reflect the views of local concern accurately

  • Ensure appropriate formation within the local area, especially for Enquirers in conjunction with the Novitiate Coordinator

 

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

  • Cooperate with the Maltfriscan Community Safeguarding Officer

  • Be familiar with and comply with Safeguarding policies and procedures and promote good practice

  • Ensure all local activities operate within Safeguarding principles.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church

  • A committed Maltfriscan

  • A willingness and ability to give suitable time to the responsibilities of the role

  • The ability to communicate and relate with respect and ease to children and adults.