Job Description for the Lay Director

Diocese of San Jose Cursillo Secretariat (English Branch)

The Lay Director will:

1.       Review the National Guidelines for the Lay Director as described in the Leaders' Manual.

2.       Responsible for the Cursillo Pastoral Plan, which is to be updated annually, and is to include achievable plans for the following items:

a.  Where should the San Jose Diocese Movement be in 5 years (or 2 years minimum) from now?

b. What things are necessary to achieve that goal?

c.   Who will do it?

d. Generate a plan based on maximizing Community input. The Plan shall have total support of the Secretariat and the     community. Items of serious contention shall be resolved by the discernment process.

3.       Preside at Secretariat meetings.

4.       Prepare agenda for Secretariat meetings.

5.       Recommend the number and type of Cursillo weekends to be held in the San Jose Diocese, working with the Secretariat and the Chair of the School of Leaders.

6.       Actively serve on the Secretariat for at least one year immediately prior to assuming the office.

7.       Vote only in case of a tie.

8.       Maintain unity with all cultural groups of the Movement in the Diocese of San Jose. Encourage unity of purpose and of structure within all cultures.

9.       Participate in Regional and National Cursillo activities as the authorized representative for the English-speaking Secretariat of the Diocese of San Jose Cursillo Movement.

10.    Work with the other Secretariat positions to ensure the success of the weekend and the Movement.

11.    Provide articles or communication for the Cursillo Update.

12.    Attend and participate in all Secretariat meetings and activities of the Movement which includes:

                           i.      Thursday night registration for weekends.

                          ii.      Weekend clausura and potlucks

                        iii.      Commissioning of Teams at their Day of Away

                        iv.      Ultreyas

                          v.      School of Leaders

                        vi.      Other Secretariat activities