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Our Team

Open Positions

MCP is hiring for the position below. Please, contact Will F. Peterson at to learn more.

Director of Pilgrimage Programming


Modern Catholic Pilgrim is looking for a recent college graduate to oversee its pilgrimage programming as the non-profit organization manages its growth. The Director would work on MCP's multi-day pilgrimages for young adults, one-day pilgrimages, school pilgrimages, and Walking Together and Pilgrims for Mary projects.



  • Lead MCP’s collaboration with dioceses, parishes, and ministries for pilgrimages, especially in developing the Hospitality Network for multi-day pilgrimages for young adults

  • Manage relationships with local government and public safety officials regarding any necessary permits, etc., for the pilgrimages

  • Assist in the recruitment of pilgrims and volunteer pilgrimage leaders

  • Lead the development of MCP's school pilgrimage programming

  • Expand the reach of MCP's Pilgrims for Mary and Walking Together projects

  • Travel to lead pilgrimages frequently around the U.S.

  • Communicate effectively with MCP’s partners by providing regular reports on the work MCP is doing

  • Proactively and regularly communicate and collaborate with diverse groups of individuals about pilgrimage in the Catholic tradition and its importance

  • Collect evaluation data; document event outcomes and lessons learned



  • Commitment to the tenets of Catholic doctrine and Catholic social teaching

  • Strong ability to communicate with people across diverse backgrounds and interests

  • Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience serving in leadership positions

  • Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of event planning

  • Highly organized and possessing effective time, budget, and risk management skills

  • Adeptness with digital tools such as Zoom, Google Drive, etc.


Pay Range: $30,000+


Job Type: Full-time, in-person work in the Twin Cities, Minnesota


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience by sending a cover letter and resume to

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