Legislative assistant – The legislative position has a wide variety of responsibilities. Primary is the advocacy on behalf of the Kansas Catholic Conference (the public policy arm of the Catholic Church in Kansas). Other responsibilities: meeting with senators, state representatives, submitting written testimony and delivering spoken testimony at committee hearings. Public speaking is an important part of this position. This position also involves clerical and administrative responsibilities. The person must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a robust understanding of the Catholic faith and social teaching; strong interest in public policy and the legislative process; flexibility in many situations; willingness to work sometimes long hours; skilled in Microsoft Office; undergraduate degree. For complete information about this position and the requirements, go to the website at: To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to:

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.

Career opportunities – Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is offering rewarding career opportunities to individuals interested in full-time positions as an AmeriCorps Veteran Peer Navigator member or staff accountant in our Kansas City office. In our St. Joseph office, we are offering a part-time employment specialist position. To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, please visit our website at:

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.

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@ or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215.

Sales professional – We respect your many years of experience; we value and need your wisdom. We only ask if you are “coachable”? If so, Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas has openings for sales trainees in our Johnson, Shawnee and Wyandotte counties area cemeteries. An excellent earning of $40K to $50K+ in commissions is legitimate income potential for the first year. Training allowance your first 30 days, then draw commission with bonus opportunities. Medical, life, dental, optical, prescription, 401(k) plans, etc., are some of the many perks our employees receive. Excellent opportunities for women and men interested in a sales career and in helping people. Advancement opportunities are available for hard-working and focused individuals. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends when our client families are available to see us in their homes. Once you learn our formula for success, your schedule is determined by you. Please email your resume and contact information to: or fax to (913) 353-1413.

Caregivers – Daughters & Company is looking for several compassionate caregivers to provide assistance to ambulatory seniors in their home, assisted living or in a skilled nursing facility. We provide light housekeeping/light meal preparation, organizational assistance, care management and occasional transportation services for our clients. We need caregivers with reliable transportation and a cellphone for communication. A CNA background is helpful, though not mandatory. We typically employ on a part-time basis, but will strive to match hours desired. Contact Pat or Murray at (913) 341-2500 to become part of an excellent caregiving team.

Teachers – 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 where children from 6 weeks to 6 years 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 TODDLER TEACHER; FULL-TIME ASSISTANT TEACHER; PART-TIME AFTERNOONS ASSISTANT TEACHER. To apply, send an email and resume to:

Softball coach – St. James Academy is seeking a head girls softball coach for the 2017-18 spring season. If interested, contact athletic director Mark Huppe at (913) 254-4284 or send an email to:

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: or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215.

Assistant coaches – Bishop Miege High School is in need of assistant coaches for the 2017-18 school year in the sports of wrestling, baseball and track and field. Persons interested in any of these positions should contact athletic director Mike Hubka at (913) 222-5802 or send an email to: mhubka@bishopmiege for further information.

Praise and worship music leader – St. John the Evangelist Church in Lawrence is currently looking for someone to be responsible for planning and leading music for the Sunday 5 p.m. Mass. Music is largely contemporary praise and worship style, but also includes traditional hymns. The leader coordinates a group of 5 – 10 singers and instrumentalists. Piano playing and singing capabilities are preferred. Other opportunities for leading worship will also be available throughout the year. Monthly stipend. Send an email to Lisa Roush, director of liturgy and music, at:

International student coordinator – This is a work-from-home opportunity. Twinn Palms is seeking a part-time international student coordinator to manage local host families and international high school students. Qualifications: must be personable, detail-oriented; must have valid driver’s license; must be willing to host student(s) until host family is found. Additional compensation will be awarded. If interested, send an email to Erin Martinez at:

Administrative assistant – St. Michael the Archangel Parish has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant in the parish office. Job duties include: maintaining the parish membership database; scheduling rooms and managing the parish calendar for parish ministries and rentals; coordinating the parish’s Virtus compliance; and assisting with a variety of clerical tasks. This is a year-round, full-time position and is eligible for the archdiocesan benefits package. A complete position description is available at:; click on the “About Us” tab, scroll down to “Employment Opportunities” and click on “Administrative Assistant.”

Host a student – Open your home to an international student attending St. Thomas Aquinas High School and receive a monthly stipend. Requirements include: providing a safe and loving home, a private bedroom, all meals and transportation to and from school. Twinn Palms is seeking families from all backgrounds, including those with and without their own children. If you are interested, fill out the inquiry form at: or call (424) 239-6367.

Part-time administrative assistant – Divine Mercy in Gardner is seeking a part-time, 24 hours per week, administrative assistant. This position provides administrative support to the pastor and other staff; sacramental record keeping; maintenance of the parish database; will also answer phones and greet visitors. Candidates must possess exceptional communications and organizational skill and proficiency in Microsoft Office systems. Interested applicants should email a resume to:


All Souls’ Day Memorials
We will place a candle, rosary and holy card
at the grave of your loved one – $25
Personalized grave-care services available for all occasions
(785) 816-0054

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

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

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

Sparkle Plenty Cleaning Service – Deep cleaning, light cleaning, move-out cleaning, organizing clutter, construction cleaning. 33 years’ experience. Great references. Call Sarah at (913) 449-8348.

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:
Call (913) 530-7260 or (913) 530-5661.

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. 

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

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

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

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@mikehammer


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.

*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

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.

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: 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

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.

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;

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: dan

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

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.

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

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.


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)

Home for lease – Brick ranch in Lenexa; completely renovated three BR, one BA (marble), granite kitchen. New hardwood floors throughout, full basement, one-car garage, stainless steel appliances, washer and dryer; lawn care included. $1500/month. Call Matt, Holy Trinity parishioner, at (913) 721-6543.


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, prints, sterling, etc.
Renee Maderak (913) 475-7393
St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee


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


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.

“Lynn at Heart” – 24 years’ experience in all types of private care. Excellent references. 24/7, shift or respite care. In-home, assisted living, nursing home, companionship, light housekeeping, meal prep, transportation, ADLs, care management, hospice. Greater KC area. Ask for Stephanie. (816) 299-6465.

Caregiver – Available days or nights, M – F. Can do nursing care, hospice care, housekeeping, cooking or whatever needs to be done. 30 years’ experience. Call Pam at (913) 579-5276.

Situation wanted – Retired nurse will do private care. Experience with hospice, Swedish massage and cosmetology. $20 per hour. Superior personalized care. Call (913) 938-4765.

Medication support – Need help filling weekly pill boxes? Need daily medication reminders? We can provide these services in your home with daily or weekly visits. Call to learn about our exciting new medication solutions that allow you to continue living safely at home. Call Home Connect Health at (913) 627- 9222.

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.


Branson condo – Great for couples or families. Enjoy fall colors, Christmas lights and entertainment. No stairs, fully furnished; no cleaning fee. Free WiFi, indoor pool; on the golf course. Call (913) 515-3044.


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