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EMPLOYMENT

High school principal – Bishop LeBlond Catholic High School is accepting applications for the position of principal. The principal leads school programs that ensure not only academic excellence, but also the spiritual, moral, physical and emotional development of the school community. Regular duties include: lead and facilitate the church’s teaching mission and provide for religious development of the school community members; identifies, implements and monitors annual goals and strategies to ensure the overall quality of the academic program; and supervise students and faculty, financial processes and maintenance programs. Candidate must have a master’s degree, state certification and previous experience, be a practicing member of the Catholic Church, have a minimum of three years’ teaching experience in a Catholic school, and have state certification/license in administration. To apply, go to: careers.hireology.com/the catholicdioceseofkansascitystjoseph and click on “Jobs for the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph” then scroll down and click on “Principal – Bishop LeBlond High School.”

Bus drivers – With multiple locations in Johnson County, Special Beginnings Early Learning Center provides high quality early childhood education in a safe, loving, Christian environment. With a balanced curriculum of pre-academics and social-emotional development, children grow with us, build confidence, and a strong self-esteem. At Special Beginnings, we believe providing the right environment will give children the foundation to be successful in life. Special Beginnings Early Learning Center is seeking a part-time bus driver (15-20 hrs/week; no weekend hours) of a 15-passenger bus to drive children to school and/or pick them up after school. Duties include: safely transport children to and/or from school following ALL safety & security procedures; safely transport children to and from field trips and other off-site activities; follow a planned route on a time schedule; help children get on and off the bus; ensure children stay in their seat at all times; follow traffic laws and state and federal transit regulations; carefully navigate roads and watch for ice, debris or slippery spots; report accidents immediately; maintain “clean” driving record during off hours. We require the following: driver must be at least 25 years old (due to insurance requirements) with a “clean” driving record for at least 2 years; pass a background check; must maintain and practice safe driving and have a “clean” driving record; have patience and understanding when working with children ages 5-12 years old; enjoy working in a child friendly environment. Benefits: competitive benefit package; excellent support and training from an experienced leadership/management team; pay: $11-15/hour depending on experience.

Principal – Xavier Elementary School in Leavenworth is seeking an innovative school principal to assume responsibility for the spiritual and academic leadership of the school. The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic and hold a master’s degree in building leadership (or be in the process of obtaining the same), possess or be eligible for PK-12 building leadership licensure and have a minimum of five years’ teaching experience on a professional license. The successful candidate will be able to: lead ongoing professional development and school improvement; be a team-builder, able to lead an innovative and academically rigorous 21st-century curriculum that assures success for all students; employ collaborative practices to engage all stakeholders in the mission of the school; have an accessible and approachable leadership style; and have a willingness to relate to all constituencies while being extremely visible and interactive at school and parish events. Xavier Elementary is an accredited school located in the Kansas City metro area in Leavenworth. Apply online at: www.archkckcs.org and send resume and credentials to: Superintendent Dr. Vince Cascone, Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or email to: vcascone@arch kckcs.org. Deadline for applications is March 13.

Marketing and communications manager – The Catholic Education Foundation is seeking a creative, highly organized marketing and communications manager to be responsible for planning and executing integrated marketing and communications efforts for our growing Catholic nonprofit organization. This new position is responsible for planning, executing and optimizing communications in a variety of media and developing marketing materials for special events and other agency campaigns. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience; a bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or journalism, with graphic design experience; be a practicing Catholic; have strong written and verbal skills; and experience in managing content development and publishing in digital and print media. The manager will collaborate with school, parish and key constituencies; develop and publish content; and manage production and performance of web, digital and direct response marketing to benefit fundraising and public relations efforts. This position offers competitive salary and benefits, growth and professional development opportunities, and the benefits of a faith-based working environment. To apply, send a letter of interest and a resume to Vince Anch at: vanch@archkck.org.

Drivers – Assisted Transportation is now hiring caring and reliable drivers to transport K-12 students to and from school and other activities in company minivans. Positions are now available in Olathe, Overland Park and Kansas City, Kansas. Competitive wages and flexible schedules. CDL not required. Retirees encouraged to apply. Call (913) 262-3100 or apply online at: AssistedTransportation.com. EEO.

School secretary – Full-time secretarial position in the early childhood center. The candidate should have good interpersonal skills, computer skills necessary for office work and a record of reliability. A background check and CPR/first-aid training required by state; child care workshop required by the school. If interested, please contact Ms. Theresa at (913) 248-4589.

Director of communications – The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has an opening for a full-time director of communications. This position comes with great responsibility for managing communications of the bishop and the entire diocese, as well as serving in the role of official spokesperson. This position is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy for the diocese and will oversee all public relations activities. An undergraduate degree in communications, public relations or related field is required. A minimum of seven years’ experience in nonprofit and/or corporate communication/marketing that includes electronic, social and print media work, with a minimum of five years’ managing a communications/marketing staff and function are also required. The diocese offers a comprehensive benefits program, generous paid time off and a defined benefit pension plan. For a full job description and to apply, visit the “Job Openings” page at: www.kcsjcatholic.org.

Chief executive officer – Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is recruiting a new chief executive officer. The 140-year-old nonprofit is a multiservice organization dedicated to serving and lifting the poor and vulnerable in the 27 counties within the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Together with the board, the chief executive officer is responsible for the organization’s overall success and will lead the staff, engage the board of directors and expand the financial resources to help the organization lift people out of poverty. We seek a dedicated and practicing Catholic, master’s, prepared with 10+ years’ successful high-level leadership experience in a senior management position. Qualified candidates should send a resume to Dan Heiman, Cornerstone Executive Search, at: danh@cornerstone-kc.com or call (913) 341-7655 for more information.

Community 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 day service 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.

Equestrian manager and laborer – Prairie Star Ranch, the archdiocesan retreat center, has an immediate opening for the position of equestrian manager and laborer. This permanent, full-time position oversees all areas of our equestrian program, herd management and serves as a part of our facilities improvement team. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Christian; have a strong foundation in horse care and management; demonstrated skills in instructing youth and adults; a practitioner of safety awareness; and a commitment to detail and professionalism. Interested individuals should submit a resume and application, which can be found at: www.archkck.org/ranch/jobs, as soon as possible, to: Prairie Star Ranch, 1124 California Road, Williamsburg, KS 66095, or via email to: psr@archkck.org.

Director of pastoral care ministry – Our Lady of the Presentation, a dynamic and growing parish in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, seeks a full-time director for its extensive pastoral care ministry. The areas of responsibility for the director of pastoral care include: ministry to the sick and homebound; bereavement ministry; BeFriender ministry; widows group; transportation and meal ministry; and emergency assistance liaison. Qualified candidates must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of the sacramental life of the church. A bachelor’s degree as well as direct experience training and overseeing volunteers, coordinating programs and supporting those in need of pastoral care are preferred. Please submit resume to Father Tom Holder at: frtom@olpls.org.

Assistant principal – St. Joseph School in Shawnee is accepting applications for a new assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year. The preferred applicant is a practicing Catholic; has a strong desire to help others foster a relationship with Christ; has demonstrated experience in spiritual and instructional leadership within Catholic schools; and holds or is working toward Kansas licensure in educational leadership. The assistant principal works directly with the principal to uphold the mission of the school and to provide ongoing support in a variety of ways for teachers, students and parents. The assistant principal is responsible for specific tasks related to discipline; school-wide assessments; scheduling; technology; classroom support for teachers; supervision; as well as other duties. Interested applicants should apply online at: www.archkckcs.org., select “Employment” to access the online application. Once the online application is submitted, email resume and cover letter to: Jodie Maddox, principal, St. Joseph School, at: jmaddox@stjoeshawnee.org.

Principal – Nativity of Mary Parish in Independence, Missouri, seeks a principal committed to Catholic education with strong leadership, communication and motivational skills. Nativity School is a parish school in a vibrant parish community. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic; should have a master’s degree in educational administration; teaching experience; and preferably three years’ administrative experience. This position leads school programs that ensure not only academic excellence but also the spiritual, moral, physical and emotional development of the school community. This person is supervised by the pastor of the parish and the assigned superintendent of schools. Apply at the Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph website or use this link: careers.hireology.com/thecatholicdioceseofkansascityst joseph and click on “Jobs for the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph,” then scroll down and click on “Principal Nativity of Mary School.”

Career opportunity – Due to the success and growth of the Knights of Columbus, we are adding a financial representative in the Kansas City, Kansas, and Missouri metro areas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maryville, Mo. This is ideal for a determined, high energy, high expectation, professional, self-disciplined, independent individual, who desires to serve others yet earn a better than average income. We provide top-rated financial products to our members and their families, and will provide excellent benefits and training. This is a full-time position. For more information or an interview, please contact John A. Mahon, General Agent, 1275 S.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66612; call (855) 356-4849; or email: mahonagencymail2@kofc.org.

Administrative assistant – Looking for something new? Use your administrative skills to help a developmental optometrist change people’s lives. The hours are: T/W/TH from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; summer hours vary. No health benefits. Need to know basic bookkeeping skills. Background needed in Work, Excel and QuickBooks. Customer service and medical office experience helpful. Send resume to: Dr. Beth Bazin, 13600 Washington, Kansas City, MO 64145 or send via email to: bbazin@visiondevelop.com.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

NELSON CREATION’S
Affordable home remodeling: Kitchens, baths, basements and room additions.
All interior and exterior work.
Honest, dependable, experienced and family owned.
Licensed and insured. Member St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.
(913) 927-5240 or nelsport@everestkc.net

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.

Popcorn texture removed and apply knockdown texture.
Renew your walls with a fresh coat of quality paint!
Sheetrock and plaster repair
Fully insured, serving Kansas for 27 years
Call or text Jerry at (913) 206-1144.

The Drywall Doctor, Inc. – A unique solution to your drywall problems! We fix all types of ceiling and wall damage — from water stains and stress cracks to texture repairs and skim coating. We provide professional, timely repairs and leave the job site clean! Lead-certified and insured! Serving the metro since 1997. Call (913) 768-6655.

Rusty Dandy Painting, Inc. – We have been coloring your world for 40 years. Your home will be treated as if it were our own. Old cabinets will be made to look like new. Dingy walls and ceilings will be made beautiful. Woodwork will glow. Lead-certified and insured. Call (913) 341-9125.

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%
(913) 461-4052 www.windowservicesoverlandpark.com
drcconswindows@gmail.com

Concrete construction – Tear out and replace amped, 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.

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., wood rot, power washing, staining, masonry (chimney repair, patio’s) gutter cleaning, water heaters, junk removal, lawn mowing, window cleaning, honey – do list and more!! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913)927-4118.

EL SOL Y LA TIERRA
*Commercial & residential
* Lawn renovation
* Mowing
* Clean-up and hauling
* Dirt grading/installation
* Landscape design
* Free estimates
Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!
www.elsolylatierra.com
Call Lupe at (816) 935-0176

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.

SERVICES

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

Tree trimming/landscaping
Free estimates
Licensed/insured/references
(913) 620-6063

Handyman – Furloughed railroader trying to keep the bills paid for my family. I advertised here as Father and Son Home Exteriors and Remodeling for 13 years previously. I can do carpentry, windows, doors, trim, siding and decks. Also paint, sheetrock and tiling. No project too big or too small. Give me a call and ask for Josh at (913) 709-7230.

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.teresakiddlawyer.com. Please do not wait until life seems hopeless before getting good quality legal advice that may solve your financial stress.

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.

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.

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Rodman Lawn Care
Lawn mowing, aeration, verticutting, mulching,
Hedge trimming, leaf removal, gutter cleaning
Fully insured and free estimates
John Rodman (913) 548-3002

Cleaning lady – Reasonable rates; references provided. Call (913) 940-2959.

Clutter getting you down? – Organize, fix, assemble, install! “Kevin of all trades” your professional organizer and “Honey-do” specialist. Call or email me today for a free consultation at (913) 271-5055 or KOATorganizing@gmail.com. Insured. References.

REAL ESTATE

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.

Whole Estates
Need to sell a home and everything in it?
We buy it all at once in as-is condition.
Call (816) 444-1950 or send an email to:
www.wholeestates.com.

WE SELL HOMES – Looking to sell? This is a seller’s market. Call for a free consultation detailing the steps to selling your home. Ask about our 39-day sales guarantee. Mention this ad for a special offer. Call Jim Blaufuss, Re/Max Realty Suburban, at (913) 226-7442. Jimblau fuss@remax.net.

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)

For sale – Two single crypts at Mount Calvary in the patio mausoleum, tier C. Valued at $14,950; will sell for $9500 Call Pam at (913) 631-4911.

WANTED TO BUY

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

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.