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Employment

Middle school science teacher – Prince of Peace Catholic School is seeking a full-time middle school science/STEM teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Candidates must hold a valid Kansas teaching certificate and be licensed to teach 7-8 science. Candidates must be faith-filled, student centered, and work well with colleagues. For more information, please contact Jane Shriver at: jshriver@popolathe.org or (913) 764-0650.

Campus minister – A full-time position of leadership within our Good Company campus ministry charged with overseeing the success of our Good Company campus ministry; management of the lead and team positions; student leadership development; assisting in the effective implementation of the St. Lawrence playbook; and responsibility for making sure any Good Company initiatives fall in line with our core values; daring to stand out; forming fullness in each person;  living the art of relationship; and building a culture of home. This individual will provide leadership, coordination and talents in the area of leadership within Good Company with the goal of creating a culture of home at St. Lawrence and equipping student leaders with the tools necessary for evangelization. Specific responsibilities include overseeing the Good Company mission and vision; creatively implementing Good Company outreach events; writing content and leading an effective structure of all Good Company team meetings; creating a seeker-oriented retreat; mentoring and discipling students; and is a strong relational presence in and outside of the St. Lawrence Center. Qualifications for the campus minister are a strong desire and natural ability to evangelize on a secular university campus; an ability to relate to different types of people; and at least two years’ ministry experience. The Good Company campus minister at St. Lawrence must work well on a team and must be comfortable having courageous conversations that contribute to staff unity and team development. She/he must be a strong witness of the Catholic faith and committed to discipleship in their own life. Email inquires and resumes to Stacy Cretors at: scretors@kucatholic.org.

Social media and digital communications manager – The Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica are looking for a creative, energetic individual to be responsible for the planning, creation and execution of Mount St. Scholastica’s digital communications. This position is responsible for updating, maintaining and creating content for our organization’s website. This role will work to ensure that messages and brand are consistent across all online and social platforms while building and measuring engagement with our audience on social media. This position will work closely with the communications team to produce fresh and engaging content, including video, that tells Mount St. Scholastica’s story within the scope of an integrated communications strategy. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related business area; 3+ years of experience in social media/digital communications, using industry standard software products for web design, word processing and video editing. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to Sister Helen Mueting at: hmueting@mountosb.org.

Catholic Community Hospice – Come work for Catholic Community Hospice. We are a loving, compassionate and not-for-profit hospice agency. Visit us at: https://catholiccharitiesks.org/careers/.

Career positions at Ryan Lawn – Full-time career positions at Ryan Lawn & Tree for people who have a passion for plants, working outdoors and customer service. Put your degree to work in the outdoors. We are faith-based and 100% employee-owned. We offer careers in forestry (both plant healthy and pruning), turf, pest and landscaping. With 350 associates in five branches, we have growth careers for the right people. We expect a lot. We can teach you our industry if you want to learn and are willing to work hard. If you or someone you know is interested, apply online at: RyanLawn.com.

Lead preschool teacher – St. Ann Young Child Center is currently seeking a lead teacher for a full-time three-years-old classroom. The lead teacher is responsible for creating lesson plans and teaching a classroom of 12 students with an aide, M – F. The lead preschool teacher is also responsible for maintaining proper qualifications for licensure through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and for maintaining the principles of Catholic education. If you are interested, please contact Cara Schwarz, preschool director, at (913) 362-4660 and/or send resume and cover letter to: cschwarz@stannpv.org.

Language arts teacher – St. Michael the Archangel School is seeking a faith-filled, eighth-grade language arts teacher willing to also sponsor student council and/or yearbook. Interested applicants should complete the teacher application process at: archkckcs. Please contact the principal, Dr. Lorenzo Rizzi, at: lorenzo.rizzi@stmichaelcp.org for more information.

Associate director, catechesis and faith formation – The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is seeking to fill the associate director, catechesis and faith formation job opening. This position provides catechetical and discipleship leader training and mentoring services that equip parishes to evangelize/form parishioners and increase ministerial leadership capacity. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. The diocese offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental and vision plans, STD/LTD fully paid by the employer, retirement plans including a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit pension plan. Paid time off includes generous paid holidays, vacation and sick leaves. Note: All diocesan employees are required to consent to a background check and sign and acknowledge the ethics and integrity in ministry code of conduct prior to hire. Completion of Protecting God’s Children training is required within 30 days of hire. Go online to: www.kcsjcatholic.org and click on “Get Started” and scroll down to “Job Openings” for more information and to apply.

Director of marketing/advertisement – Donnelly College is looking for a creative, flexible and organized director of marketing and communications to increase awareness of the Donnelly College brand with a particular focus on advancing enrollment and philanthropy. As a position that is both strategic and tactical, and housed within the advancement division, the director of marketing and communications is a critical driver of developing and implementing strategy to help the college achieve its mission and vision by reaching key target audiences such as prospective students and families, alumni, institutional partners, media investors and the public. The candidate should have the following qualifications: a bachelor’s degree required, preference given to persons with degrees in marketing, communications or journalism or to persons with a related master’s degree; working knowledge of social media platforms required; working knowledge of web design platforms required; preference given to those with bilingual skills and those with experience at an academic institution working with people of diverse backgrounds; committed to diversity and serving a diverse population. Please email your cover letter, resume and transcripts to: hr@donnelly.edu with “Director of Marketing Advertising” in the subject line.

Accountant – The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has a full-time, benefits-eligible position open for an accountant. This position performs professional accounting activities, including analysis and reconciliation of general ledger and subsidiary accounts, revenue and expenditure accounts, and the preparation and distribution of monthly reports to departments. The incumbent maintains the deposit and loan system records; prepares monthly statements for account holders; and prepares financial reports, budgets and year-end audit schedules. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least two years’ relevant accounting work including: experience maintaining accurate financial records; preparing reports; preparing financial or auditor statements; schedules and reports. Qualified individuals must submit a cover letter, resume and application.  Please visit: www.archkck.org/jobs to apply. Deadline is May 17.

Social mission and outreach coordinator – St. Michael the Archangel Parish is seeking a proactive, organized and approachable professional to serve as the social mission and outreach coordinator. This role is responsible for coordinating activities of various parish ministries, committees, volunteers and projects while assuring a high degree of outreach to the local community. The position is approximately 25 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities. Go online to: stmichaelcp.org/employment-opportunities for a full job description. Submit cover letter and resume to: Denise.Greene@stmichaelcp.org.

Financial coach – Living paycheck to paycheck? Little or no savings? If you’re struggling with your finances and feeling overwhelmed but don’t know where to turn, I would love to help guide you out of financial stress and into a life of abundance. Free consultation. Call or text Julie at (913) 617-5409 or email: juliekolichbarron@gmail.com. Dave Ramsey-certified.

High School principal – Cristo Rey Kansas City High School, Kansas City, Missouri, is seeking a school principal effective on/around July 1, 2021. CRKC provides a Catholic, college and career prep education enhanced by an innovative corporate work study program to culturally diverse, ambitious students with economic need. Founded in 2006 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, CRKC serves approximately 300 students in grades 9 – 12, drawing students of diverse backgrounds from 64 unique feeder schools across the Greater KC metropolitan area. This position is a 12-month position and is benefits eligible. The complete job description and application process are available at: www.cristoreykc.org, click on “About,” then scroll down and click on “Job Opportunities.”

Administrative assistant for evangelization, formation and outreach – This position provides front office administrative support to two department directors as well as other staff, including, but not limited to, RE, youth sacrament preparation, adult education, youth ministry, VBS and CGS. This is a year-round, part-time position that normally works Monday through Friday with occasional, infrequent evening and weekend duties. For additional details, a comprehensive job description or to apply, please visit the website at: stmichaelcp.org/employment-opportunities or contact Denise Greene at: denise.greene@stmichaelcp.org or (913) 402-3984.

Food service – St. Joseph School in Shawnee has a job opening in food service for the 2021-22 school year. The hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. when lunch is offered. Perfect job for a mom. Call Kathy Hirt at (913) 631-7730.

Office manager – St. Lawrence, the Catholic Church at the University of Kansas, seeks a part-time office manager for 20 hours a week. The manager must be personable, faithful and must be excellent at working with volunteers, church business and routine office tasks. Full information can be found at: kucatholic.org/jobs.

Full-time elementary teacher – Sacred Heart School in Ottawa is seeking a full-time elementary teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Candidates must hold a current Kansas teaching license and be certified to teach K – 5. Interested applicants should complete the teacher application process at: www.archkckcs.org. For more information, please contact Lisa Blaes at: lblaes@sacredheartottawa.eduk12.net.

School cafeteria director – Nativity Parish is seeking a director of food service for the 2021-22 school year. The director must be knowledgeable in all aspects of running a school lunch program: planning menus within the guidelines of KSDE, ordering food and other supplies, processing accounts payable, filing reports with the KSDE/Wellness programs, and supervising employees and volunteers. Competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants should send a letter of application and resume to the attention of David Kearney at: david.kearney@kcnativity.org or Nativity Parish School, 3700 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209. 

Direct support professional – Goodlife Innovations in Lawrence and in Johnson County is urgently hiring direct support professionals to help provide care, teach skills and hang out with adults with disabilities. Full- and part-time shifts available. Average pay of $12 – $15.17 per hour. Apply today at: https://mygoodlife.org/careers/.

Community live-in assistants – L’Arche Heartland of Overland Park serves adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in day program support services and in residential services. We are seeking assistants who are looking for a unique opportunity in a faith-based organization. We are in immediate need of live-in assistants and potential live-out assistants to work in our day program serving 30 adults. We have a recycling program and community activities. Our core members participate in distributing for Meals on Wheels and Rise Against Hunger. They also attend community events such as the library, movies, bowling and going to parks. We also have a need for live-in and live-out assistants in our five residential homes. If interested, contact Jamie Henderson, community leader, by email at: jamie@larcheks.org.

Part-time servers – Santa Marta is recognized as a premier senior living community in Olathe. You will make a positive difference when you join the Santa Marta team as a server. Responsibilities include: serve  meals to residents in a professional and hospitable manner in either independent living or health care neighborhoods; respectful interaction and communication with residents and co-workers as required; work with a team in a professional manner within dining and other departments; use proper food handling and cleaning techniques; set-up and clean the dining rooms after each dining session. Part-time servers are normally scheduled   3 – 5 shifts per week (evenings 4 – 8 p.m. and weekend breakfast, lunch and dinner shifts). $10 – $11 hourly rate, depending on relevant experience. Part-time associates earn paid time off for hours worked. To apply, go online to: santamartaretirement.com, then go to “More,” then scroll down and click on “Careers.” Then scroll down to the bottom of that page and download the application form.

Small equipment technician – Do you enjoy tinkering and working with your hands? Then this is the job for you! We are a small, family-owned local company looking for someone who is handy with small equipment and enjoys traveling every now and then. We need team members with a positive attitude who are flexible, dependable, self-motivated, mechanically inclined, customer-service oriented and have great time management skills. Mostly on the job training.  Electrical knowledge is a plus. Please send your resume to: Yourcareer101@gmail.com.

Career opportunity – Due to the growth of the Knights of Columbus, we are looking for professional men who are interested in helping fellow Catholics with their faith, family and finances. This is a full-time career opportunity that will allow you to be your own boss and a respected professional member of the community. If you or someone you know is self-motivated, good with time management and has a desire to succeed, this might be the opening you’ve been looking for. Benefits include unlimited professional income potential, flexibility, quality training program and incentive award trips such as Rome, Hawaii and Ireland. There are openings in northeast Kansas and western Missouri. If you want to serve your community, strengthen the church and change the world, call John Mahon at our regional office at (785) 408-8800 or toll free at (855) 356-4849.

Drivers and aides – Assisted Transportation is now hiring safe drivers and aides to transport students with special needs in Johnson, Wyandotte and Clay County, Missouri, in company vans. Drivers earn $14 – $16 per hour. Aides earn $12 per hour. Part-time and full-time schedules available. CDL not required. Retirees encouraged to apply. Make a difference in your community by helping those in need. Call (913) 521-4955 for more information. EEO

Assistants – Assistants needed to provide support for developmentally disabled adults in a day program setting. Hours are 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. five days a week. Health, dental and vision premiums paid in full after two months of employment. Join us for meaningful, fulfilling relationships with our community. Larcheks.org.

Membership director – St. Lawrence, the church at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, seeks a membership director who invites new students, parents, alumni and friends to become members and supporters. Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in communication, event coordination and fundraising preferred. The director must be a strong and engaging communicator. For more information, go online to: kucatholic.org/jobs.

Doll dresses – First Communion dresses for American Girl dolls or any 18” dolls. To include dress, veil, shoes, tights, and cross necklace for $35. Call (913) 345-9498 or send an email to: wwelch4@kc.rr.com to order. The dress is on display at Trinity House, 6731 W. 119th St., Overland Park.

Communications director – Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish in Overland Park is creating the position of communications director. The successful candidate will work directly with Father Bill Bruning and the parishioner chairs of the communications committee, the evangelization committee and will coordinate the volunteers who will be responsible for our livestreaming and online presence. The job will also require marketing skills in the form of branding and marketing communications. Interested persons are invited to review the job description and send their resume to: qhradmin@qhr-opks.org.

Full-time assistant teachers – With multiple locations in Johnson County, Special Beginnings Early Learning Center provides high quality child care in a safe, loving Christian environment. With a balanced curriculum of pre-academics and the right environment, we believe we are providing the children the foundation to e successful in life. We are looking for full-time assistant teachers for all ages who have an excellent work ethic, a heart for children and a willingness to learn more about early childhood education. Experience and/or education is a plus, but we will train the right candidate. Duties include supervising and ensuring the safely and well-being of the children at all times; following predetermined curriculum and daily schedule; decorating the class and keeping classrooms clean and orderly; creating and filling out daily reports for each child; communicating with parent; meeting children’s basic needs (diapers, bottles, etc.). Must be patient and able to respond to difficult situations calmly; have good interpersonal skills with coworkers, parents and children; and be able to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis. There are opportunities for career advancement. For more information or to apply, call Carolyn Andruss at (913) 894-0131, option 3.

Teacher opening – Bishop Miege High School has a teacher opening for family and consumer science for the 2021-22 school year. Send letter of interest and resume to Mariann Jaksa at: mjaksa@bishopmiege.com.

Part-time office assistant – Looking for a job where you can make a difference and you’re not just a nameless face? Come join our family-owned small company that’s been established locally in the medical instruments field for almost 40 years. We are looking for a full-time candidate who is detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, dependable, customer-service oriented, friendly and has excellent communication skills. Job tasks include invoicing, vendor relations, product ordering and receiving/shipping. Computer skills are a must and QuickBooks a plus! Please send your resume to: Yourcareer101@gmail.com.

Bookkeeping position – Christ the King Church in Kansas City, Kansas, is searching for a candidate to serve the parish and school in accounting. This part-time position will require 20-25 hours per week, with compensation reflecting the candidate’s level of competence and education. The ideal candidate will be competent in Quick Books and Microsoft Office, have the ability to oversee the administration of employee benefits and have the bearing of a servant leader in dealing with parish employees, parishioners and school families. Interested applicants should contact the pastor of Christ the King, Father Blaha, at: revnb@pm.me for application information, or view the job description at: ctkkcks.org.

Instructor, faculty faith formation – Holy Family School of Faith is looking for a tenacious, innovative and courageous missionary heart to help run our school faculty formation sessions. Expectations include leading faculty formation sessions, regular team meetings, curriculum design and planning, collaboration with our team and a commitment to live the movement of friendship, good conversation and the rosary. The ideal candidate will be in good standing with the church, have teaching experience and be well formed in the faith. If you are interested, contact Chris Hillyer at: Chris@SchoolOfFaith.com.

Elementary and middle school teachers – Christ the King School in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking elementary and middle school teachers for the 2021-22 school year. Partnering with parents in their role as primary educators, Christ the King School extends the mission of the church in forming true disciples of Jesus Christ. Through a Catholic classic liberal arts education centered on Christ, we provide an integrated approach, fostering a love for truth, beauty and goodness. We seek to instill a natural desire for wisdom and virtue in all students. We seek candidates who will provide engaging and active instruction and also exhibit a love of lifelong learning. The ideal teacher at Christ the King has not only developed a level of mastery in the discipline/grade level that they teach, but also understands how that discipline belongs within the context of a strong liberal arts education. The candidate should understand how a Catholic worldview permeates the curriculum and the instruction, understand the role of poetic imagination in education and be a disciple of Christ committed to providing a Gospel witness. Qualifications:  bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred and reflected in compensation; mastery of subject matters to be taught as demonstrated by references and education; two years of teaching experience preferred, with exceptions granted for outstanding candidates who demonstrate a record of effective leadership in a relevant field of work. The applicant must also possess a love of teaching, a passion for mentoring and a desire to continue in their own learning. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and CV to Cathy Fithian, principal, at: cfithian@ctkkck.org or by mail to Christ the King School, Cathy Fithian, Principal, 3027 N. 54th St., Kansas City, KS 66104.

Services

Handyman – I wanted to let you all know that we do basement finishes, deck building, bathroom and kitchen remodeling. This includes tile work, cabinet refinishing, and any sheetrock work. We also do all things flooring, siding, windows, doors, covered porches, sheds and much more. I really appreciate all your support. Please call Joshua Doherty at (913) 709-7230.

Senior Care Authority – Navigating senior care options can be overwhelming. We’ll help you sort through and understand all your care and living options and point you to vetted resources. Placement assistance is FREE. We do a thorough assessment, do all the research and walk with you as you make these big decisions for you or your loved one. Call (913) 359-8580.

ACT Prep – Founded by a Bishop Miege graduate, Pathway  Prep has helped over 250 students during the last four years improve their scores. In-person or virtual sessions available. For more information, visit: pathway prepkc.com and contact Alex Pint at (913) 991-8217 or: alex@pathwayprepkc.com.

Bankruptcy consultation – If debts are overwhelming you, seek hope and help from compassionate, experienced Catholic attorney, Teresa Kidd. For a free consultation, call (913) 422-0610; send an email to: tkidd@kc.rr.com; or visit the website at: www.teresakiddlaw.com. Please do not wait until life seems hopeless before getting good quality legal advice that may solve your financial stress.

FREE LIFE INSURANCE QUOTE IN LESS THAN A MINUTE – For your free, no obligation life insurance or final expense quote from a dozen highly rated carriers, visit: www.mcevoyins.com or call (913) 481-2896. Sean McEvoy, Donnelly College graduate, and Bill McEvoy, Ascension parishioner.

Mike Hammer local moving – A full-service mover. Packing, pianos, rental truck load/unload, storage container load/unload and in-home moving. No job too small. Serving JoCo since 1987. St. Joseph, Shawnee, parishioner. Call Mike at (913) 927-4347 or send an email to: mike@mikehammermoving.com.

Cleaning lady – Reasonable rates; references provided. Call (913) 209-9234.

Win disability benefits – Disabled and no longer able to work? Get help winning Social Security disability benefits. Free consultation. Eight years’ experience. No fee unless you win. Call (785) 331-6452 or send an email to: montemace2000@yahoo.com or visit http://www.montemacedisability.org.

Memory quilts – Preserve your memories in a keepsake quality quilt, pillows, etc. Custom designed from your T-shirt collection, baby clothes, sports memorabilia, neckties . . . Quilted Memories. (913) 649-2704.

Custom countertops – Laminates installed within 5 days. Cambria, granite, and solid surface. Competitive prices, dependable work. Call the Top Shop, Inc., at (913) 962-5058. Members of St. Joseph, Shawnee.

For Sale

Residential lifts – New and recycled. Stair lifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts and elevators. St. Michael’s parishioners. KC Lift & Elevator at (913) 327-5557. (Formerly Silver Cross – KC)

Home Improvement

STA (Sure Thing Always) Home Repair – Basement finish, bathrooms and kitchens; interior & exterior repairs: painting, roofing, siding, wood replacement and window glazing. Free estimates. Call (913) 579-1835. Email: smokeycabin@hotmail.com. Member of Holy Trinity, Lenexa.

Local Handyman – Painting int. and ext., wood rot, masonry (chimney repair), gutter cleaning (gutter covers), dryer vent cleaning, sump pump (replace, add new), windows, doors (interior and exterior) honey-do list and more! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913) 927-4118.

Concrete construction – Tear out and replace stamped, stained or colored patios and drives. Retaining walls, footings, poured-in-place safe rooms, excavation and hauling. Asphalt drives and lots. Fully insured; references. Call Dan at (913) 207-4371 or send an email to: dandeeconst@aol.com.

Popcorn ceiling texture removal
Cracks repaired and wall painting available.
Call Jerry at (913) 206-1144. 30 years’ experience.
Call with questions

DRC Construction
We’ll get the job done right the first time.
Windows – Doors – Decks – Siding
Repair or replace, we will work with you to solve your problems. Choose us for any window, door, siding or deck project and be glad you did.
Everything is guaranteed 100%
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drcconswindows@gmail.com

Painting – Diamond Painting, (913) 648-4933, Residential/Commercial, Exterior/interior, Free Estimate, Affordable, Decks, DiamondPaintKc.com, Kcmo/Overland Park Metropolitan area.

Caregiving

Looking for assisted living at home? –  Before you move, call us and explore our in-home care options. We specialize in helping families live safely at home while saving thousands of dollars per year. Call today for more information or to request a FREE home care planning guide. Benefits of Home – Senior Care, www.benefitsofhome.com or call (913) 422-1591.

Caregiving – We provide personal assistance, companionship, care management, and transportation for seniors in their home, assisted living or nursing facilities. We also provide respite care for main caregivers needing some personal time. Call Daughters & Company at (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Pat or Gary.

Caring companion – I am a certified nursing assistant with 10-plus years experience with stroke, Alzheimer’s dementia patients. I assist with personal care services and offer non-emergency, medical transportation. Call (816) 859-2252.

Wanted to Buy

Wanted to buy -Do you have a car or truck that you need to get rid of? If you do, CALL ME! I’m a cash buyer. We’re Holy Trinity parishioners. My name is Mark. (913) 980-4905.

Will buy firearms and related accessories – One or a whole collection. Honest evaluation and top prices paid. Contact Tom at (913) 238-2473. Member of Sacred Heart Parish, Shawnee.

Wanted to buy – Old cars or hot rods. Uncompleted project cars in any condition, with or without titles. Cash buyer. Call (913) 980-3559.

Wanted to buy – Antique/vintage jewelry, paintings,  pottery, sterling, etc. Single pieces or estate. Renee  Maderak, (913) 475-7393. St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.

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Whole Estates
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We buy houses and whole estates –  We are local and family owned, and will make you a fair cash offer. We buy houses in any condition. No fees or commissions and can close on the date of your choice. Selling your house as is never felt so good. Jon & Stacy Bichelmeyer (913) 599-5000

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(913) 980-4905
Any condition in the metro area
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