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EMPLOYMENT

 Teachers and assistant teacher – The Goddard School in Olathe is seeking a preschool teacher, a pre-kindergarten teacher and a toddler teacher – all full-time positions – as well as an assistant teacher for multiple classrooms. Lead and assistant teachers work together. Daily responsibilities are: developing lesson plans; meeting the individual needs of the children; communicating with parents; participation in staff and training meetings; designing appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and development level of the children in the classroom; interacting with the children to support play, exploration and learning; presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level; plan and implement activities that develop self-esteem and social skills; communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff; building teamwork; use assessment tools; and commit to continuing education. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to: olathe2ks@goddardschools.com.

Live–in positionSanctuary of Hope in Kansas City, Kansas, has an opening for an individual interested in a live-in position. Benefits and duties include: being committed to prayer and serving others; committed to their on-going formation and growth in knowledge and faith, and being open to all spiritual paths, faiths and ethnic groups; being committed to living a community life of sharing with other at Sanctuary of Hope and House of Peace, and taking on certain areas of responsibility, such as attending set prayer times and, when needed, helping with tasks inside and outside of the buildings. There would be time for vacations and visiting family and friends. Must provide own health insurance and be of reasonably good health. To apply, complete an application form, have three references of recommendation and meet with Father Dennis Wait. If interested, contact Father Dennis Wait at (913) 321-3827 or send an email to: frwait@aol.com.

Web managerThe Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is accepting applications for a full-time web manager. Duties include managing and maintaining internal websites and managing the digital media center. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing. Position requires bachelor’s degree in related field, and the candidate must have past experience in web design and management. Knowledge of Blackbaud Net Community a plus. A complete job description and required application are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Interested individuals should mail cover letter, resume and application by Feb. 20 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, Webmaster, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.

Campus minister – The St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center at the University of Kansas is now accepting applications for a campus minister. The campus minister reports to the director of mission focus and ensures that all activities of St. Lawrence that affect students are effective in achieving the center’s strategic plan. Essential functions: collaborates fully and effectively in the center’s mentor and discipleship initiatives; manages activity and contributes to the formation of St. Lawrence volunteers and student ministry council members to ensure their alignment with the center’s mission and vision; organizes outreach events and coordinates new initiatives to engage all KU students; manages the student ministry council committees and their events; communicates the vision and mission of St. Lawrence both internally and externally. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree; practicing Catholic who upholds all church teachings by manner of life; able to throw great parties; original thinker and conversation starter; fearlessly relishes encounters with new people; enthusiasm and great people skills; excellent communication skills; ability to organize and prioritize; team player. Salary commensurate with ability and experience. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Stacy Cretors at: scretors@kucatholic.org. 

Teacher assistant – Special Beginnings, Lenexa, is seeking full- or part-time after school teacher assistants at all locations. We are looking for a teacher assistant candidate who has an excellent work ethic, 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. Teacher assistants will work with the lead teacher to care for and educate the children. Primary responsibilities include assisting the lead teacher with: care and supervision of children, lesson plan implementation, parent communication, and cleanliness and organization of classroom. Starting hourly pay ranges based on experience and education. Pay increases are based on job performance. Opportunities for advancement are available, as the company prefers to promote from within. Apply by sending an email to: chris@specialbeginningsonline.com or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215. 

Administrative assistantApplications are being accepted for an administrative assistant at Hayden Catholic High School. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; eligible for benefits. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, customer- oriented and capable of handling multiple projects in a busy environment. This job requires the operation of a computer and related software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Previous secretarial experience is preferred. Qualified applicants should email a resume to James Sandstrom at: sandstromj@hayden catholic.net.

PrincipalCo-cathedral Parish of St. Joseph seeks a principal committed to Catholic education with strong leadership, communication and motivational skills. Co-cathedral School is a parish school in a vibrant parish community with growing enrollment serving K to 8th-grade students. Cathedral School is located in downtown St. Joseph, Missouri. 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/thecatholicdioceseofkansas citystjoseph.

Assistant to ReachKCK coordinatorThe Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is accepting applications for a part-time administrative position in the ReachKCK youth ministry outreach of the office of evangelization and Catholic formation of youth. This position is approximately 15 hours per week. Duties include supporting youth programs and events, creating publicity materials, data entry, managing social media and handling various logistics. Ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing and have a minimum of three years’ work experience, including at least one year of administrative experience. Knowledge of youth ministry in an urban setting and Spanish preferred. A complete job description and required application are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Interested individuals should mail cover letter, resume and application by Feb. 14 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, Youth Search, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.

Faith formation director St. John Paul II Parish in Olathe is seeking a director of parish faith formation that is passionate about catechesis and the new evangelization. Responsibilities will include forming a robust “Domestic Church First” faith formation program for youth and adults, coordinating sacramental preparation and RCIA, and creating and delivering digital content. JP2 was founded in September 2016 and is rapidly growing. Send cover letter and resume to: office@JP2KC.org; visit the website at: www.JP2KC.org; or call (913) 747-9636 for more information.

Drivers – Special Beginnings Early Learning Center is seeking part-time drivers for its school-age program located in Lenexa. Candidates must be able to drive a 13-passenger minibus, similar to a 15-passenger van. CDL not required, but must have an excellent driving record. Candidates would pick up children from area schools and then work directly with them when arriving back at the center. Experience preferred. Must have strong work ethic and the ability to work with children. Insurance provided. Background check will be conducted. Great opportunity for retired persons or those seeking a second job. Job responsibilities include: ensuring safety and well-being of children who are being transported at all times, including loading and unloading. Driving short, round-trip routes to elementary schools in Lenexa/Olathe area. Summer only: Driving short, round- trip routes to two Lenexa city pools. Maintaining mileage log. Keeping interior of vehicle clean. Apply by sending an email to: chris@specialbeginningsonline.com or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215

Custodian/maintenance – Applications are being accepted for a custodial/maintenance position at Hayden Catholic High School. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., eligible for benefits. The maintenance/custodial staff is responsible to maintain all school buildings, grounds and related equipment. The ideal candidate will possess at least a high school diploma or equivalent and will have prior maintenance/custodial experience. Qualified applicants should email a resume to: haydencatholic@haydencatholic.net.

Drivers neededMedi Coach Transportation is looking for caring and reliable drivers for nonemergency transportation. CDL is not required. Contact Jeff at (913) 825-1921.

Teachers – St. James Academy is seeking several teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship who are licensed and experienced in their content areas. Current openings include English, math and Spanish teachers, as well as a campus minister. Interested candidates should apply to the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas at: www.archkckcs.org.

Career opportunitiesCatholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is offering rewarding career opportunities to individuals interested in working in their finance department. There are two full-time positions: director of finance and senior accountant. To learn more about these opportunities, visit our website at: www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org or forward your resume to: hr@ccharities.com.

DriversAssisted 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.

Commercial construction accounting/bookkeeper – We need a person who can leap tall buildings with a single bound! Must be faster than a plane and be very accurate. Our well-established company needs a “company-minded person” with great experience who can begin the New Year with us. We use Peachtree Accounting for our midsize (4-6m per year) company. Must be adaptable to our way of doing business, but bring some new ideas and solutions. Proficiency in Excel, knowledge of Expesite Client software a bonus. Must be able to produce monthly financials and monthly project cost reports and work within clients’ programs for invoicing and project closeout. Salary based on experience and abilities. Must have 7-10 years construction accounting experience. ALL others NEED NOT APPLY!! Send an email to: GDAccountant87@yahoo.com.

Child care providersPrince of Peace Early Ed Center, Olathe, has openings for part time (M/W/F, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Aug.-May) and full time (M-F, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. — year-round starting May) employment working with 4-year-olds. Competitive wages and benefits package are offered to candidates who have at least one year experience in this or a related field. College degree is preferred but not required. Staff member will be responsible for planning and implementing weekly lesson plans; working one-on-one in small and large groups to prepare students for kindergarten through a variety of activities including academic skills; evaluate students twice a year and meet with parents twice a year; maintain an inviting, creative classroom and caring, loving environment; teach Bible stories, basic Catholic prayers and ideals. Also, full-time opening for school age care provider during summer. One-year experience required in a licensed center and minimum of 18 years old. Must be able to attend field trips and create lesson plans including cooking, science, writing, math, etc. Contact Amanda Khemfaj at (913) 829-2728. 

Basketball coachSt. James Academy is seeking a head girls basketball coach for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic with a passion for evangelization and discipleship with experience coaching at the high school or college level. Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letters to the activities and athletic director, Mr. Mark Huppe, at: mhuppe@sjakeepingfaith.org. 

Groundskeeping position – $30K. Catholic Cemeteries is seeking an individual for a full-time groundskeeping position, hours Monday through Saturday. This position requires heavy lifting. Must be physically fit and experience operating construction equipment would be a plus. Must be a fast learner and flexible on hours. Interested individuals should contact Matt Wirtz at (913) 371-4040 or you may email a resume to: svallejo@cathcemks.org.

Social media specialist – Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas is looking for a permanent part-time position to be filled for the social media management efforts of this important ministry. The right person for this position will work from home 10-15 hours a week and be well versed in the implementation of most social media platforms currently available. Initial development and monitoring priorities will include Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, etc. The ability to stay abreast of social media platforms as they emerge and solid communication skills with the ability to interface with all department heads within our organization (weekly if needed and when requested) is a must. Biweekly meetings at our offices may be needed initially to jumpstart our efforts and in the training of staff to utilize and perfect the use of these important communication tools. Please send resume to : dvanthullenar@cathcemks.org.

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.

Machine quilting – by Jenell Noeth, Basehor. Also, quilts made to order. Call (913) 724-1837.

Tree Trimming
Licensed and insured
Free estimates/10 years experience
Call Tony at (913) 620-6063

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 kev@koatindustries.com. Insured. References.

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

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.

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: www.quiltedmemoriesllc.com.

Agua Fina Irrigation and Landscape
The one-stop location for your project!
Landscape and irrigation design,
Installation and maintenance.
Cleanup and grading services
It’s time to repair your lawn. 20% discount on lawn renovations with mention of this ad.
Visit the website at: www.goaguafina.com
Call (913) 530-7260 or (913) 530-5661

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

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

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.SWALMS ORGANIZING.COM.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

Thank you for another great year – Through your support, my family has been blessed and my business has grown. We do windows, trim, siding, doors, decks, interior and exterior painting, wood rot, bathroom renovations, tile and sheetrock. If you need work done around your home, we can do it. Josh (913) 709-7230.

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

NELSON CREATIONS L.L.C.
Home remodeling, design/build, kitchens, baths, all interior and exterior work. Family owned and operated; over 25 years experience. Licensed and insured; commercial and residential. Kirk and Diane Nelson.
(913) 927-5240; 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) 491-5837 or (913) 579-1835. Email: smokeycabin@hotmail.com. Member of Holy Trinity, Lenexa.

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.

CAREGIVING

Looking for high quality home care? – Whether you’re looking to introduce care for your family or simply looking to improve your current home care quality, we can help. Our unique approach to home care has earned us a 99% client satisfaction rating among the 1,000-plus families we have assisted. We are family-owned, with offices in Lenexa and Lawrence. Call Benefits of Home – Senior Care, Lenexa: (913) 422-1591 or Lawrence: (785) 727-1816 or www.benefitsofhome.com.

Senior care and helper – I am a registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Virginia and the University of Mary. I am also a husband and father of two young children. I enjoy working with, learning from and exchanging stories with the senior population and America’s Greatest Generation. This may include, but not be limited to, nursing care, grocery shopping, yard work, medical appointments, companionship and helping around the home. Parishioner of Holy Trinity Parish. Call Matt at (913) 721-6543 to set up a no-obligation meeting to see if we are a good fit for one another.

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.

FOR SALE

Residential lifts – Buy/sell/trade. Stair lifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts and elevators. Recycled and new equipment. Member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Leawood. Call Silver Cross KC at (913) 327-5557.

For sale – Young Chang grand piano, ebony polish finish with automatic player. Model PG-208, length 6’10” in excellent condition. $8000. Call (913) 634-8593.

For sale – Maintenance free home. Backs up to Ascension Catholic Church. Two bedroom, 2.5 bath, study, open floor plan. Great for entertaining. Call for appointment. (913) 669-8178.

FOR RENT

House for rent – Long Street in Shawnee, close to St. Joseph Church. One entry-level bedroom, one large loft bedroom. Kitchen with dishwasher, basement garage with opener. House is clean and well taken care of. Large yard, quiet, secure neighborhood. No smoking/no pets. Available Feb. 1. Call (913) 238-2470. Serious interest only. Shawnee Sacred Heart member/owner.

House for rent – Home for rent near downtown Lawrence. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom plus bonus attic room. Fenced yard and carport. Great family home. Available March 1st. Serious interest only. St. John the Evangelist member/owner. Call Sarah at (913) 219-5487.

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 – I’m Mark Edmondson, a local parishioner at Holy Trinity, and I buy and sell houses in any condition. If you have a house “situation,” call me. I might have a solution for you. (913) 980-4905.

Wanted to buy – Antique/vintage jewelry, lighters, fountain pens, post card collections, paintings/prints, pottery, sterling, china dinnerware.
Renee Maderak, (913) 631-7179.
St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee

ROOMMATE

Roommate wanted – Female seeking female roommate in Overland Park home. $400 per month plus one-third of the utilities. Furnished three-bedroom home. Six minutes from Oak Park Mall. No pets. Call (913) 599-5574.