Drivers – Ready for the summers off? Join our school transportation division and live like a kid again! Our drivers have the opportunity to serve our community and still get those precious summer breaks. Assisted Transportation seeks caring and reliable drivers to transport K – 12 students in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in our minivans. CDL not required. $12 per hour. Retirees encouraged to apply. Learn more or apply online at: or call (913) 262-5190 for more information. EOE.

Lead and assistant teachers – The Goddard School located at 21820 W. 115th Terr., Olathe, is looking for qualified lead teachers and assistant teachers — both full- and part- time positions are available. In our warm, loving atmosphere, our highly qualified teachers support the healthy development of children from 6 weeks to 6 years. Our teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on our FLEX program, Goddard Developmental Guidelines and our monthly school theme. Lead teachers also complete other duties such as electronic daily attendance reports, progress reports and parent conferences. The hands-on efforts of the school owner and directors allow our teachers to focus on their children, their lesson plans and teaching to ensure a fun-filled day of learning. Full-time benefits include: competitive pay; paid time off; opportunities for professional development and career growth; and a great working environment. Qualified candidates must meet or exceed Kansas regulations, have strong communication skills and desire to learn and implement the Goddard School programs. Lead teachers should have an early childhood education degree or a CDA or a degree in a related field with an emphasis in early childhood education. Prior experience in a child care setting is preferred. To apply, email your resume to: or mail to: The Goddard School, 21820 W. 115th Terr., Olathe, KS 66061, Attention: Mandy Ellis, director.

Asphalt workers – Local asphalt paving and chip-seal contractor with 65 years’ experience is looking for dependable, professional workers. We need equipment operators experienced with distributors, pavers, rollers, skid steers and loaders. A Class A CDL with a current medical card is a plus. Call (913) 441-2555. EOE.

Do you enjoy driving? – The Kansas City Transportation Group is looking for chauffeurs to drive our guests to events, airport, dinner, etc. Business is growing and we are in need of workers with flexible hours, those who are retired, etc. Great pay and benefits. Send resume to: or in person at Carey, 1300 Lydia Ave., Kansas City, MO 64106.

Teachers – Infant/toddler teachers needed for our growing child care needs at St. Joseph, Shawnee, Early Education Center. Good benefits, great environment. Call (913) 248-4589.

Financial controller – Hayden Catholic High School in Topeka is accepting applications for a part-time financial controller. The job description can be found on the archdiocesan website at:; click on “Employment,” then click on “Job Openings.”

Stewardship and engagement lead – St. John Paul II Parish in Olathe is seeking a full-time stewardship and engagement lead. This position is responsible for promoting and cultivating parishioner engagement and stewardship, coordinating stewardship appeals and volunteer opportunities, and assisting with capital campaigns. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a passion for missionary discipleship. A college degree and church or non-profit work experience preferred. A complete job description is available at Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to: or by mail to St. John Paul II Parish, 16680 S. Lind Road, Olathe, KS 66062 by June 30.

Preschool teaching positions – St. Ann Young Child Center in Prairie Village is looking to fill staff positions for the 2018-19 school year. Seeking a part-time 3-year-olds preschool teaching position for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 a.m. – noon. A degree in education is required. Also seeking a part-time preschool aide for Monday – Friday from 8:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Experience preferred but not necessary. Finally, seeking an extended-day aide for Monday through Friday from 3 – 6 p.m. If you love working with children and are looking for part-time work at our distinguished Young Child Center, call Tati at (913) 362-4660.

Clinic manager – Olathe Pregnancy Center (part of the Wyandotte Pregnancy Clinic network) is seeking a full-time clinic manager to provide Christ-centered leadership to our new pregnancy center opening late this summer. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. For a complete job summary and application, send an email to:

Lay counselor – Wyandotte Pregnancy Clinic is seeking a full-time lay counselor to serve clients and their families in our Kansas City, Kansas pregnancy clinic. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. For a full job summary and application, send an email to Mary Mason at:

Special education teacher – Do you love children and desire to work with unique learners in an elementary school setting? Holy Cross School in Overland Park is searching for a dynamic special education teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Contact Karen Hoopson at: khopson@holy or (913) 381-7408.

Technology director – Church of the Nativity, Leawood, is seeking a full-time director of information technology. Applicants will be responsible for the management and reliable operation of network devices; Microsoft servers (including Exchange and SQL); student information system; Mitel telecom system; 4th-8th 1:1 Chromebook using Google apps; Apple devices; staff laptops and end user training and support for all these functions. The Director will have responsibility for all IT operations. Qualified applicants will have knowledge of Microsoft Server domain environment; demonstrated trouble shooting and problem-solving skills; experience providing “hands-on” IT support; experience managing external partners and vendors; excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with students and staff. This is a full-time position with medical, dental, vision, etc., benefits. Qualified applicants may submit a resume and work history to:

Executive director – The Johnson and Wyandotte Counties Catholic Youth Organization of Kansas is seeking a faith-filled, proven leader and administrator to become executive director for the Johnson and Wyandotte counties pastoral region of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. Responsibilities include providing strategic and energetic leadership for all grade school and high school athletic program offerings. The new director must also be skilled in financial management, strategic planning and development. The executive director will also be expected to be a registered and active member of his or her Catholic parish. Complete job description, application and benefits information available online at: Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume and application to: JWACYO Executive Board, c/o Human Resources Department, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109. Documents may be emailed to: Position open until filled.

Cafeteria worker – Nativity Parish in Leawood has an opening for a part-time cafeteria worker, approximately 15 – 20 hours per week for the 2018-19 school year. Prior experience working in a school cafeteria is preferred, but not required. Compensation is based on experience. Applicants must have dependable transportation, be Virtus trained and pass a background check. Interested applicants should contact Patti Post, cafeteria director, at: with resume and work history.

Youth ministry lead – St. John Paul II Parish in Olathe, is seeking a full-time youth ministry lead. This position will oversee and coordinate all aspects of youth ministry for middle school and high school parishioners and their families. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a passion for forming adults and youth to be missionary disciples. A college degree and church or missionary work experience are preferred. A complete job description is available online at:, and interested parties should send cover letters and resumes to: or by mail to St. John Paul II Parish, 16680 S. Lind Road, Olathe, KS 66062 by June 30.

Language arts teacher – St. Ann School in Prairie Village is seeking a seventh/eighth-grade ELA/reading teacher for the 2018-19 academic year. Qualified candidates should possess a passion for Catholic education, enthusiasm for literature and language arts and hold a current teaching license. The preferred candidate would have a minimum of three to four years teaching ELA in a middle school or high school. Teachers who are interested in joining an innovative and faith-filled team of educators should email a cover letter and resume to Mr. Michael Riley at:

Extended day care assistant – Holy Spirit School is seeking an enthusiastic person to be the assistant in our after-school care program. This well-established program runs from 3 – 5:45 p.m. each school day. Applicants should be responsible and creative and enjoy working with children. The ability to communicate clearly with children, colleagues and parents is most important in order to foster positive relationships. The applicant must attend a Virtus training and be at least 16 years old. Interested persons should contact Eileen Colling at (913) 492-2582 or send an email to: for more information.

Science teacher substitute – Saint James Academy is seeking a long-term substitute for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year in science. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics who are certified teachers with experience at the high school level. Depending on candidate availability, the position could run the length of the semester. Interested candidates should complete the substitute application process online at: www.arch and send a resume and cover letter to the principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at:

Preschool teaching positions – Holy Spirit School is seeking a preschool teacher for the Tuesday/Thursday morning 3-year-olds class and a teacher for the M – F afternoon 4-year-olds class. Qualified applicants must have an early childhood education degree, a CDA or a degree in a related field with an emphasis in early childhood education. Prior experience in a child care facility is preferred but not required. If you love working with children, are faith-filled, enthusiastic, energetic an seeking part-time work, email your interest and resume to:

Custodian – St. Francis de Sales Parish in Lansing is seeking a custodian, maintenance person. The ideal candidate will have at least a high school education, extensive cleaning experience and computer proficiency. A practicing Catholic is preferred but not required. The job requires cleaning; maintaining and repair of building areas; some groundskeeping; and cleaning of equipment. Performing minor repairs and maintenance tasks include, but are not limited to, carpentry; masonry; painting and plumbing; basic electronics; and mechanical work. This is a full-time position with some evening, weekend and holiday requirements. For more information, call (913) 727-3742 or send resume and/or references to Father William McEvoy at:

Director of advancement – St. Benedict’s Abbey is seeking a director of advancement. This position is responsible for recruiting potential benefactors and maintaining a portfolio of benefactors; overseeing gift solicitations, annual giving and other appeals; and sharing the mission of the abbey. The ideal candidate will be passionate about supporting religious life and the abbey; have at least three years of experience in development; excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills; and have a knowledge of grant-writing and research skills. Some travel involved. For a complete job description and to apply, go online to:

Counselor – Keeler Women’s Center is seeking a full-time clinical mental health counselor. Duties include supporting the mission of Keeler Women’s Center (empowering women in the urban core); supervising master-level interns; facilitating support groups and/or classes; scheduling approximately 20 clients per week; maintaining records; coordinating other volunteer counselors; and other duties as needed. Qualified candidates must have an LCPC license; experience working with women and men of all ages and life experiences; prefer bilingual (Spanish); strong interpersonal skills; being hospitable to a diverse population; self-starter; able to multitask, problem solve, detail oriented, compassionate and empathetic; guided by principles of Catholic social teaching and the NASW code of ethics; and able to meet a background check. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Sister Bridget Dickason at:

Lead pre-kindergarten teacher – St. Patrick Early Education Center in Kansas City, Kan., is accepting applications for a lead pre-kindergarten teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The hours for the position will be 6:45 a.m. – noon, M – F, August – May. The applicant should be a practicing Catholic who loves working with preschool-age children. Primary responsibilities include supervision of children, lesson plan implementation, parent communication, and cleanliness and organization of the classroom. The applicant must have an AA or BA in early childhood education, child development or elementary education. Experience is a plus. For more information or to request an application, send an email to: stpatearlyed


Handyman/Remodeler – Quality service with references. Kitchens, baths, tile, painting, garage doors and openers, decks and wood rot repair. Call Jeff at (913) 915-4738.

Helping Hand Handy Man – Semi-retired handyman can help with your ‘to do list,’ small and medium projects around your house. Also electrical; ceiling fans, light fixtures, outlet and switches. Most deck and shed repairs, power washing restaining and painting. No yard work. Member of Prince of Peace, Olathe. Call Mark Coleman at (913) 526-4490.

Swalms organizing – downsizing – cleanout service – Reduce clutter – Any space organized. Shelving built on-site. Items hauled for recycling and donations. 20 years exp.; insured. Call Tillar at (913) 375-9115. WWW.SWALMSORGANIZING.COM.

Decked Out In KC – We fix decks. We repair, power wash and stain wood decks and fences. We power wash and seal concrete drives, walkways, pool decks and more. Call Brian at (913) 952-5965. Member of Holy Trinity Parish.

Father-and-son home exteriors and remodeling – Celebrating my 15th year in The Leaven as a small business owner! We do decks, siding, windows, doors, tile work, floors, wood rot, and interior and exterior painting. We can remodel bathrooms, kitchens or basements. We also reface cabinets and redo pesky popcorn ceilings. Call Josh at (913) 709-7230.

*Commercial & residential
* Lawn renovation
* Mowing
* Clean-up and hauling
* Dirt grading/installation
* Landscape design
* Free estimates

Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!

Call Lupe at (816) 935-0176

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: Member of Holy Trinity, Lenexa.

Water damage restoration – Framing, insulation, painting, Sheetrock, mold treatment and lead-safe certified. Insurance claims welcome. Serving Wyandotte and Johnson counties for 25 years. Call Jerry at (913) 206-1144. 

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:

Home makeovers, kitchen, bath. All interior and exterior remodeling and repairs.
Family owned, experienced, licensed and insured. Member St. Joseph, Shawnee. Kirk Nelson.
(913) 927-5240;

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

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., staining, wood rot, power wash, decks, doors and windows, masonry, hardwood floors, gutter cleaning, water heaters, toilets, faucets, garbage disposals, ceiling fans, mowing and more!! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913) 927-4118.

Masonry work – Quality new or repair work. Brick, block and chimney/fireplace repair. Insured; second-generation bricklayer. Member of St. Paul Parish, Olathe. Call (913) 829-4336.

HARCO Exteriors LLC
Your Kansas City fencing specialists
Family owned and operated
(913) 815-4817

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.


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.

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:

Speedy Guzman
Moving and delivery
Licensed and insured
(816) 935-0176

Faith-based counseling to cope with life concerns – Kansas City area. Call Mary Vorsten, licensed clinical professional counselor, at (913) 909-2002.

Ceilings – Renew your old textured, yellowed ceilings! Interior painting. No mess. Call Jerry at (913) 201-1144.

Senior hairstyling – Haircuts, perms, roller sets.
Savvy Salon, 5910 W. 59th Terrace
Mission, KS, one block south of Johnson Dr.
$5 off any service on 1st visit. Bonnie (816) 769-8511.

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: or visit

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

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:; or visit the website at: Please do not wait until life seems hopeless before getting good quality legal advice that may solve your financial stress.

8 to Your IdealWeight
Get Real, Get Healthy, Get Empowered.
Release your weight and restore your power in 8 weeks! Certified coach:

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

Quilted memories – Your Kansas City Longarm shop Nolting Longarm machines, quilting supplies and machine quilting services. We specialize in memorial quilts – custom designed memory quilts from your T-shirt collections, photos, baby clothes, college memorabilia, neckties, etc. For information or to schedule a free consultation, call (913) 649-2704. Visit the website at:

Tree Trimming
Tree Trimming/Landscaping
Free Estimates/Local Parishioner
Tony (913) 620-6063

Professional window cleaner – Residential only. Fully insured. Over 40 years experience. Free estimates. Contact Gene Jackson at (913) 593-1495.

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 Insured. References.


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.

Act now! – Companion, caregiver, will give superior personalized care for you or your loved one. Retired nurse; cosmetology and massage therapy training. Will take to Mass, doctor, hospital, traveling, movies, out to eat, etc. Will do light housekeeping and grocery shopping. Call (913) 701-6381.

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.benefits or call (913) 422-1591

CNA – Professional background in caregiving, provides quality private home care assistance for the elderly in the comfort of you home. Part-time or full-time assignments. Will consider live-in arrangements. 20 years’ seasoned experience. Dedicated to clients. Call (816) 806-8104

Child care services
707 Liberty St.
M – S, 6 a.m. – midnight.
Now registering!

Just like family – Let us care for your loved ones in their homes. Two ladies with over 50 years’ combined experience. Looking for night shift coverage, some days. Great price, great references. Both experienced with hospice care. Call Kara at (913) 343-1602 or Ophelia at (913) 570-7276.

Companion – Has experience helping seniors and enjoys helping and spending time with seniors. Call Patty at (913) 499-1469.


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


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 – Double lawn crypt at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa, Garden of Hope section, double lawn crypt, lot 78 C, space 4. Conveyance fee included. $7500. Call Lou at (512) 294-2869.

For sale – Two internal side-by-side crypts in the Mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery. Call (913) 631-4348 for pricing.

For sale – Two plots at Resurrection Cemetery, Ascension Garden. $2000 each. Call Dick at (913) 384-5833.


Wants to rent – Elderly couple looking to rent either a villa or patio home with two bedrooms and a garage in the Olathe area. Call (843) 295-0584.

For rent – Share rent and utilities beginning Aug. 1st.Private, spacious bedroom, bath and study in lovely home on Mass street in Lawrence. Garage, kitchen and laundry privileges. Law/grad student preferred. Text 7852508528.

For Rent – Three bedroom, single-family home in Prairie Village near 80th and Metcalf. $1650 per month, utilities not included. Call Chip at St. Joseph Realty, Inc., at (913) 724-4010.


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:

I NEED HOUSES! – We are members of Holy Trinity Parish and we pay cash for any real estate without any realtor commissions or fees. If you would like an easy, no-hassle sale at a fair price, please call me. We have 13 years of experience. Mark Edmondson, (913) 980-4905.


Branson condo – Newly updated. Perfect for couples or families. Sleeps six; fully furnished; WiFi; no stairs; close to entertainment; pools; exercise room, tennis and golf available. Call (913) 515-3044.


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