Classifieds

EMPLOYMENT

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: assistedtransportation.com or call (913) 262-5190 for more information. EOE.

Catholic elementary school principal – St. Patrick School in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking an individual with demonstrated skill in spiritual and instructional leadership, as well as advancement in Catholic schools, for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants for principal must be practicing Catholics; understand the mission of Catholic schools; and have or be eligible for Kansas licensure in educational leadership. Apply online at: www.archkckcs.org and mail resume and credentials to: Superintendent Dr. Kathleen A. O’Hara, Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or email to: kohara@archkckcs.org. Deadline for applications is Feb. 22.

Director of tax credit scholarship program – The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) is seeking a director of the tax credit scholarship program.  The director will be responsible for the daily management, oversight and vision for CEF’s participation in the Kansas Tax Credit for Low-Income Students Scholarship Program, which is separate from the foundation’s traditional scholarship program. This individual is responsible for cultivating and securing contributions from eligible donors, as well as oversight of scholarship and financial operations.  Applicants must be a practicing Catholic in good standing; be able to speak authentically about Catholic education and school choice; have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five successful years in fundraising or corporate sales; and be able to facilitate public relations to increase awareness of this program. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate at the executive level; have polished donor development, marketing and presentation skills; be highly organized and detail-oriented; and be able to communicate effectively and compassionately with a variety of constituencies. The director will manage a Tax Credit Process Manager. Interested individuals should send an email with cover letter and resume to:  tcl@archkck.org.

HR systems analyst – The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has an immediate opening for an HR systems analyst position. The individual will assist human resources by providing ongoing maintenance and optimization of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and processes. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience supporting systems/technology (HR, payroll or benefits preferred). Must have demonstrated reporting and analytical skills, confidentiality, attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Project management experience a plus. The position requires a bachelor’s degree and two years’ related work experience or six years’ related work experience post-high school. A complete job description, application and benefits information are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Qualified individuals should submit cover letter, resume and application to: www.jobs@archkck.org. Open until Feb. 22. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received.

Do you enjoy driving? – The Kansas City Transportation Group is looking for chauffeurs to drive our guests to events, the 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: jkalbert@kctg.com or in person at Kansas City Transportation Group, Kansas City, MO 64106.

Catholic elementary school vice principal – Holy Trinity School in Lenexa is seeking an individual with demonstrated skill in spiritual and instructional leadership, as well as advancement in Catholic schools for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants for vice principal must be practicing Catholics, understand the mission of Catholic schools and have or be eligible for Kansas licensure in educational leadership. Complete the vice principal application process online at: www.archkckcs.org. Questions should be directed to principal Scott Merfen at: smerfen@htslenexa.org. The deadline for applications is Feb. 8.

Executive director – Wyandotte Pregnancy Clinic is currently seeking a full-time executive director to provide Christ-centered leadership for our clinic that has been open 12-plus years. The director will be under the supervision of the governing board and responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic, including: community networking; marketing; employee leadership and fiscal oversight. If you feel called to lead this ministry that is changing lives and saving lives, email your resume to: Dkelsey@wpcnetwork.org.

Director of major gifts and fundraising – St. James Academy’s director of major gifts and fundraising fosters relationships with constituents, manages fundraising, and conveys the philosophy and mission of St. James Academy in their professionalism. This position reports to the vice president of admissions and advancement as well as the president, coordinating and integrating activities throughout the school community and infusing Catholic faith and culture into all programs. General responsibilities include designing, developing and implementing all fundraising activities. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree and (preferred) three – five years of professional experience in major gifts, campaigns, planned/annual giving, special events or philanthropy; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and Mac platform.  For a complete position description and to apply, go to: sjakeepingfaith.org/about/careers.

Cafeteria director – Nativity Parish School is seeking a director of food service for the 2019-20 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 KSDE/Wellness programs; and supervising employees and volunteers. Competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a resume to the attention of David Kearney at: david.kearney@kcnativity.org or mail to: Nativity Parish School, 3700 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209.

Executive assistant to the archbishop – The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is seeking an experienced administrative professional to fill the position of executive assistant to Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann. Duties include: assisting callers to the archbishop’s office; maintaining the archbishop’s calendar and scheduling appointments; developing written communications; and coordinating travel arrangements. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing and have a minimum of five years’ professional office experience. Support of senior management preferred. College degree or equivalent relevant experience to the position required. Catholic education and strong technology skills preferred. A complete job description, application and benefits information are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Qualified individuals should submit cover letter, resume and application to: www.jobs@archkck.org. Open until March 1.

Catholic elementary school principal – St. John School in Lawrence is seeking a principal for the 2019-20 academic year to continue the tradition of excellence and lead St. John School to fulfill its mission of educating students to bring Christ’s message of faith, hope and love into the world. In recent years, the school has added middle school grades, new classrooms, a new gym and a performing arts center. Applicants should be a practicing Catholic and have a master’s degree in school administration. Interested applicants should complete the principal application process at: www.archkckcs.org and send a resume to: Dr. Kathleen A. O’Hara, Superintendent, Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or email to: kohara@arch kckcs.org. Application review will begin March 1.

Physical education/recreation coordinator – The special- needs ministry of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is seeking a physical education/recreation coordinator who is a motivated, creative and enthusiastic individual to serve in our BREATHE respite care program. Respite is the gift of time. Respite care events provide parents or caregivers a temporary relief from the responsibilities of caring for individuals with physical or intellectual/developmental disabilities. A physical education or related degree is preferred. The candidate must be VIRTUS trained. The position requires attendance one Saturday evening per month for approximately six hours with up to four additional hours per month for planning and preparation. The position is paid by stipend. For more information or to apply, contact Tom Racunas, lead consultant, special-needs ministry, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, at: tracunas@archkck.org or call (913) 647-3054.

Director of special events and development – The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) is seeking a dynamic director of special events and development. The director will develop and implement strategies to ensure that agency fundraising events succeed in achieving goals. The director will be responsible for securing sponsorships from businesses and individuals; recruiting and managing volunteer committees; and be highly organized with exceptional communication skills. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of direct fundraising or sales experience; have proven ability to recruit and lead volunteers; work well in a team environment; and be able to speak passionately about the impact of Catholic education. CEF raises funds to provide scholarships for children from low-income families so they can attend high-quality Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. Individuals interested in this full-time position should send a cover letter and resume to: CEFAdmin@archkck.org.

Catholic elementary school principal – St. Benedict School in Atchison is seeking an individual with demonstrated skill in spiritual and instructional leadership, as well as advancement in Catholic schools, for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants for principal must be practicing Catholics; understand the mission of Catholic schools; and have or be eligible for Kansas licensure in educational leadership. Apply online at: www.archkckcs.org and mail resume and credentials to: Superintendent Dr. Kathleen A. O’Hara, Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or email to: kohara@archkckcs.org. Application review will begin March 1.

Registrar – St. Teresa’s Academy is seeking a registrar to begin work in the summer of 2019. This is a full-time position whose primary responsibility is maintenance of all student records, and building and managing the school’s master schedule. The full job description and link to apply may be found at:  jobs@stteresasacademy.org.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

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

Sheetrock repaired– We can repair your ceilings and walls and can retexture with popcorn or knockdown ceilings. We can repaint old yellowed ceilings. Interior painting for 25 years with no mess!! Call Jerry at (913) 206-1144.

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.

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 montemacedisability.com.

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.

 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. 

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

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.

MEDICARE – Just starting the process? Or would you like to review your current coverage? Local, licensed, independent and experienced Medicare adviser. Holy Cross parishioner. Will shop your current rate or answer your Medicare questions. Contact Rhonda at (913) 579-3349.

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.

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.

NELSON CREATION’S L.L.C.
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; nelsport@everestkc.net

SERVICES

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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: mike@mikehammermoving.com.

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

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.

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.benefits ofhome.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 & Companyat (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Pat or Gary.

Senior CNA – Has extensive nursing training. Will do private care, Johnson County area. Available Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Call (913) 701-6381. Fee negotiable.

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 side-by-side crypts; tier B, 13 and 15, located in the St. Joseph Chapel at Mount Calvary Cemetery, the only two left in the chapel. Call (913) 269-6176 for pricing.

For sale– Two spaces at Resurrection Cemetery in Mausoleum, St. John Corridor. Reasonable rate. Call (913) 894-2448.

For sale– Two internal crypts at Prince of Peace Mausoleum, Nativity Cove, Resurrection Cemetery. For more information, call (913) 631-4348.

REAL ESTATE

CASH FOR YOUR HOME
(913) 980-4905
Any condition in the metro area
Mark Edmondson – local parishioner
http://www.buykcproperty.com

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

WANTED TO BUY

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.

PILGRIMAGE

Retreat and pilgrimage – There will be a retreat given by Father Sudac and a pilgrimage to Medjugorje from March 20 – April 3,  2019. The cost is $3100 per person. For more information, call Grace at (913) 449-1806 or send an email to: mgracelegaspi@gmail.com.

BUYING AN AD

To purchase a Leaven classified ad, email The Leaven at: beth.blankenship@theleaven.org. Cost is $20 for the first five lines, $1.50 per line thereafter. Ad deadline is 10 days before the desired publication date.