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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:

Caregivers needed – Daughters & Company, a non- medical, companion care provider is looking for several compassionate caregivers to provide assistance to ambulatory seniors in their home at this time. We provide light housekeeping, light meal preparation, organizational assistance, care management and occasional transportation services for our clients. Caregivers need to have reliable transportation and a cellphone for communication. We typically employ on a part-time basis, but will strive to match up hours desired per week. Please contact Laurie or Gary at (913) 341-2500, or send resume to: if you would like to become part of an excellent caregiving team.

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

We love our teachers – Come see why you want to work here! The Goddard School Olathe Northwest is looking for dynamic, energetic, professional teachers to add to our faculty. The Goddard School is a premiere preschool for children from 6 weeks to 6 years who are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. We are hiring for the following positions: full-time preschool teacher; full-time young toddler or infant teacher; and full- and part-time assistant teachers to multiple classrooms.

Custodian – Bishop Miege has an immediate opening for a full-time, evening shift custodian. Hours are M – F, 3:30 p.m. – midnight, with occasional days and weekends. The custodian will maintain cleanliness of school building and grounds and ensure a safe and pleasant learning environment for students, staff and the public. Duties include, but are not limited to, general housekeeping and sanitation duties, event setup and light maintenance. The candidate must be able to navigate stairs, stand for extended periods and lift 50 lbs. regularly. Must have good communication skills and be able to relate positively and cooperatively with staff, students and the community. Send resume to: Ryan Wrigley, 5041 Reinhardt Dr., Shawnee Mission KS 66205, or email: rwrigley

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 be 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 safety 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 parents; meeting children’s basic needs (diapers, bottles, etc). Must be patient and able to respond to difficult situations calmly; have good interpersonal skills with co-workers, parents and children; and be able to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis. There are opportunities for career advancement. Salary range is $9.50 – 11.50 per hour. For more information or to apply, call Carolyn Andruss at (913) 894-0131, option 3.

Art teacher – Holy Trinity School in Lenexa is seeking a full-time K – 8 art teacher starting as early as December 2020. Semester graduates awaiting licensure are eligible. Please contact Scott Merfen, principal, at: or call (913) 895-0610 to inquire further and apply.

Service technician – Are you a retiree who is looking for part-time work? We are looking for someone who is mechanically skilled and is handy with small equipment. Our local, small, family-owned company needs technicians with a positive attitude, time management skills, dependable, self-motivated, results-oriented  and, above all, adaptable. This team member would be trainable with exceptional relationship building skills. Electrical knowledge is a plus. Some regional travel is required so dependable transportation is a must. Please send your resume to:


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:

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.

Handyman – Furloughed railroader just trying to keep the bills paid for my little family. I advertised here as Father and Son Home Exteriors and Remodeling for 13 years before working for the railroad last year. I can do all carpentry, windows, doors, trim, siding and decks. I can paint, sheetrock and love to do tile. Just about any project you have around your home, I can do. No project too big or too small. Just give me a call at (913) 709-7230  and ask for Josh.

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

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.

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

Long Term Care Insurance – Planning your financial future can be overwhelming when it comes to providing protection to you and your family. I would like to help you get started with understanding an important piece of your financial strategy: Long Term Care Insurance. To arrange for a virtual meeting consultation without leaving the safety of your home, please contact me at:

8 to Your IdealWeight 
Get Real, Get Healthy, Get Empowered
Take back your power and release weight, fatigue and joint pain without hunger or cravings!
Call or text Kathi at (816) 809-7739

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.

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.


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.

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, or call (913) 422-1591.

Home Improvement

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.

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:

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

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

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

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.

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., wood rot, power washing, staining, masonry (chimney repair, patios) 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.

* 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

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.

For Sale

Religious items and church supplies
Made in Italy

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 – Handicap-accessible van. 2018 Toyota Sienna van with in-floor ramp and passengers’ transfer seat. 8000 miles and well taken care of. Please call (785) 273-4160.

Real Estate

Rental properties – Getting into this kind of investment can be scary. How about if you could have access to a seasoned investor after the sale as a consultant? I am selling some of my investments that are in the KCMO area that you might be interested in. I am not a realtor, but I have owned these properties for a long time. Call (785) 883-2936, leave me your contact information and I will return your call within 24 hours.

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:

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

(913) 980-4905
Any condition in the metro area
Mark Edmondson – local parishioner