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Employment

Parish business manager -St. Ann Church in Prairie Village is seeking a full-time business manager to oversee all financial, human resource and other administrative aspects of the parish. This position will have responsibilities for budgeting, financial reporting and cash flow management, as well as managing the human resource and IT functions. This individual will work closely with the pastor, school principal and young child care director regarding financial, human resource and other administrative matters, and positively interact with volunteers and parishioners to support the parish mission. The successful candidate will have a business-related or human resource degree with a working knowledge of accounting principles and practices. The ideal candidate will also be a proactive, team-oriented leader and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. The position should have at least five years of demonstrated supervisory experience. A complete job description can be found at: www.stannpv.org. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Father Craig Maxim at: frcraig@stannpv.org.

Full- and part-time policy support center representatives –  Americo is seeking full- and part-time support representatives. The policy support center department is the primary point of contact for policy holders calling Americo regarding their life insurance and annuity policies. Full-time hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Training in-office 6 weeks and hybrid option 3 days in, 2 days remote). Compensation starts at $19-$20/hour (more for bilingual) and semiannual bonuses. Part-time hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in-office. Compensation starts at $20/hour. To apply or learn more, go to: https://www.americocareers.com/ and click on “Open Positions” and then click on “Open Positions” again.

Rough-in/finish carpenter and cabinet installer KCBR is the premier remodeling company in the Kansas City metro area. We offer exceptional job opportunities for exceptional people! Some of our benefits include company-sponsored insurance medical, dental and vision. 15 days of annual PTO, 4 paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a 5% match, tool allowance and the possibility to drive a company vehicle. You can make your career with KCBR! We are looking for someone that takes pride in the work they do, is able to talk to clients in a professional manner and has a basic overall knowledge of rough-in and finish carpentry. We are incredibly busy doing an average of 10-12 large remodeling jobs per month. The majority of our work is in Kansas City and surrounding areas. Must be available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pay is based on experience; overtime work is available. Must be able to pass a background check. Job requirements: must be self-motivated, follow direction and communicate efficiently with project managers. Must be able to work in a team environment; must have experience with crown molding and cabinetry; must have a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience; must own all your own hand tools. Larger tools and saws will be provided; must have a reliable attendance record. Must also be on time and dependable as well as have a reliable vehicle and respectfully leave job site clean at end of each day. This job is full time with a salary of $21 – $30 per hour. Benefits include: 401(k); 401(k) matching; dental, vision and health insurance; paid time off; and a referral program. Schedule: eight-hour-day shift, Monday through Friday. Must be licensed/have certification and have a driver’s license (required). To apply, email Katy at: katy@remodelkc.com.

Administrative assistant – The Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant in the office of stewardship and development. The duties include support across the entire office in the areas of communication, data entry, organization, record keeping and general office tasks. This position is full time and benefits-eligible. For more information or to apply, visit: www.kcsjcatholic.org, scroll down to “Job Openings” and click on “View all.”

Development director  – Come be a part of the mission of Catholic Charities as a director of major and planned gifts. Drive major, monthly and planned gift strategies. Prospect, cultivate and engage major supporters of the agency, drive initiatives to engage volunteers and supporters in all fundraising events and in all 21 counties served by the agency. To apply, go online to: catholiccharitiesks.org/careers, scroll down to “Job Openings” and then scroll down to: “Director of major and planned gifts.”

Music director – Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Overland Park, a parish of close to 1200 families, is seeking a music director and organist. The director is responsible for a range of ministries including volunteer recruitment and support; musical direction of the choir; hand-bell choir; and accompanist responsibilities. The director will collaborate and coordinate with families on music for weddings and funerals. The director must be flexible and demonstrate good collaborative skills with staff and music volunteers. Hours are negotiable. Contact Paul Coquillette for more information or to apply. Email: qhradmin@qhr-opks.org or call (913) 432-4616.

Children’s ministry coordinator with CGA certification -Seeking organized and caring individual with administrative skills who enjoys working with both adults and children. If hired, applicant would be responsible for both 1) recruiting, organizing and managing adult and teen volunteers/staff on Sunday mornings and during special church events (e.g. book study, workshops, classes) to expand our hospitality network; and 2) teaching Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (levels 1 or higher) weekly on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Full time, 32 – 35 hours per week. Must be flexible and able to create a positive environment for children and staff in the spaces available. Eager to work as a team with parish and school staff.  Important to have good communication skills with both staff team members and parents. Applicant sees coordinating children’s support as their ministry and as a way to make the church a more welcoming place for young families. Interested applicants, please contact Suzy Meinzenbach, coordinator of religious education, at (913) 338-4367 and/or send resume and cover letter to: Suzy Meinzenbach, Church of the Nativity, 3800 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209.

Assistant director – Prince of Peace Early Education Center is seeking a highly qualified, flexible, resourceful, self-starter for our assistant director. The ideal candidate has previous teaching/administrative experience and demonstrates excellent communication skills with staff and parents. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in supervision and operation of the center; staff schedules; assisting with facilitation of staff and program events; ordering and purchasing supplies as needed; opening and/or closing the center; acting as director when the director is not present; and assisting with marketing and tours. Job requirements: All applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for hire: a minimum of six months or more teaching in a licensed child care center with proof of work; have a BA/BS or higher in early childhood education or related field with 12 or more college credit hours in early childhood education. We offer competitive pay. Benefits include: paid vacation and sick time; paid holidays; 401(k)  match, and health, vision, dental, life, as well as short- and long-term disability insurance. To apply or for more information, call Jamie at (913) 829-2718 or email: jwessel@popolathe.org.

Director of liturgy and music – St. Ann Church in Prairie Village is seeking a director of liturgy and music to facilitate worship experiences that celebrate and strengthen our parishioners’ faith journey. This position serves as the principal musician and choir director for the parish and assists the pastor in liturgy planning. The director is responsible for: playing the organ and/or piano at weekend, school and holy day Masses; recruiting and directing adult, children and hand-bell choirs; training cantors; and providing art and environment direction. The director will also assist the pastor and families in planning funerals and weddings. The director must be flexible and work well with staff and parishioners. Hours are negotiable. The qualified candidate should be a practicing Catholic; have a bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent program of study; and have prior experience as a music director. Please email your resume with cover letter to: bschafer@stannpv.org.

Administrative assistant – Bishop Miege is seeking an administrative assistant for the campus ministry office to assist the campus minister in coordinating and facilitating the mission of the program. This is a full-time position that works August through May when classes are in session. Send letter of interest and resume to: mjaksa@bishopmiege.com.

Faculty and adjunct faculty job openings – Donnelly College, Kansas City, Kansas, a Catholic college offering higher education for those who may not otherwise be served. Adjunct faculty job openings include: biology; clinical nursing, math; information systems coordinator. Faculty job opening available for the nursing school. Find job descriptions and details at: www.donnelly.edu/careers.

Staff job openings – Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas, has the following staff job openings available: chief vice-president of business affairs/chief financial officer; curriculum coordinator; financial aid counselor; admission counselor; advancement officer. Find job descriptions and details at: www.donnelly.edu/careers.

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

Part-time aide – St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Preschool in Leawood is seeking a part-time aide for our 4’s classroom for the 2022-23 school year.  This position is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00-3:30. Teacher aides assist the lead teacher in conducting daily activities, carrying out licensure rules and regulations, and maintaining principles of sound Catholic education.  See a  full job description at: stmichaelcp.org/employment.  Send cover letter and resume to the Preschool Director at: jennie.wente@stmichaelcp.org.

Maintenance technician – Curé of Ars Parish in Leawood is looking for a full-time maintenance technician with a strong work ethic. We prefer a candidate with general knowledge in electrical, plumbing, maintenance and grounds keeping. This position also includes setting up for events. A maintenance technician is a thorough professional with attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work autonomously and responsibly. The candidate needs to be able to lift 50 pounds and work on a ladder or lift. All employees are required to  be Virtus trained and background checked. This position may include some weekend and evenings as needed. Competitive pay, including benefits, vacation/sick time and 401(k) match. Interested candidates should send a resume  to the facilities director at: matt.rocca@cureofars.com.

Part-time accounting position – Christ the King Church in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking a part-time employee to handle the accounting functions for the parish. The primary responsibilities will be accounts payable, daily deposits, payroll, and monthly financial statements as well as other accounting functions. Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite is preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. For a job description and application, go to: www.ctkkcks.org or contact the pastor, Father Nick Blaha, at: nblaha@archkck.org or (913) 336-1550 (call or text).

Minster of infant/nursery care – Seeking organized and caring individual with administrative skills who enjoys working with people and children between the ages of 3 months and 4 years. Responsible for organizing and managing nursery teen and adult staff on Sunday. Flexible and able to create a positive environment for children and staff in the spaces available. Eager to work as a team with parish and school staff. Important to have good communication skills with both staff team members and parents. Applicant must be trained in Virtus and pass a background check before being hired. Part time: 4 hours per week, Sunday mornings 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Required: high school diploma or equivalent; able to lift at least 30 pounds; Virtus trained. Interested applicants, contact Suzy Meinzenbach, coordinator of religious education, at (913) 338-4367 and/or send resume and cover letter to: Suzy Meinzenbach, Church of the Nativity, 3800 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209.

Extended daycare position – Holy Spirit Catholic School in Overland Park is seeking an enthusiastic person to be the group leader in our after-school care program. This well-established program runs from 3 – 5:45 p.m. each school day. We are looking for a faith-filled, responsible, organized and creative person. Applicants should have knowledge of child development and be able to implement age-appropriate activities. The ability to communicate clearly with children, colleagues and parents is most important in order to foster positive relationships. Applicants  must attend Virtus training, ongoing childcare training and be at least 18 years old. Contact Tessa Piscitello at (913) 492-2582 or email: tpiscitello@hscatholic.org for more information.

Custodian – The Church of Nativity Catholic Parish School has an immediate opening for a full-time hourly custodian. Qualified applicants should have prior custodial experience, specifically in a school environment, and must be able to work 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. shift with some holiday work expected. Applicants must have compatible work history, references, dependable transportation and be willing to participate in a background check. Compensation of $17 to $19 per hour will depend on experience, negotiable with the right qualifications. The Church of Nativity is located just west of 119th and State Line in Leawood. Nativity offers a comprehensive benefit program including medical, dental, vision, vacation and 401(k). Interested applicants should email resumes and work history to: jobapplication@kcnativity.org. Resumes welcome by fax or mail. No phone calls please. Fax: (913) 491-5065; mail to: Church of the Nativity, Attn: Custodial Position, 3800 W. 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209.

Part-time receptionist – St. Michael the Archangel  Parish, Leawood, is seeking a part-time receptionist to work two to three days per week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The position is flexible to arrange specific workdays with another receptionist. Duties include: routing incoming calls; welcoming guests; scheduling Mass intentions; data entry; database upkeep; and other office duties. The preferred candidate will be a practicing Catholic; compassionate; possess excellent communication skills; proficient with Microsoft Office; and comfortable learning new computer skills. This position represents St. Michael the Archangel to parishioners and guests. The receptionist reports to the parish administrator. Pay is based on skills and experience. Additional details at: stmichaelcp.org/employment. Send resume and cover letter to Denise Greene at: denise.greene@stmichaelcp.org.

Volunteer Engagement coordinator – Are you compassionate, motivated, mission-driven and desire to empower others? Do you have experience with volunteer coordination? Catholic Charities is seeking a volunteer engagement coordinator to serve on our volunteer engagement team and assist with our recruiting and on-boarding initiatives for the 21+ programs at Catholic Charities. To learn more or apply, Visit: catholiccharitiesks.org/careers/

Part-time center coordinator – Regina Caeli Academy Home-school Hybrid is hiring a part-time center coordinator. The center coordinator is the local administrator who oversees the day-to-day quality of the classroom instruction, promotes admissions, provides ongoing coaching of the local staff and provides Christian leadership for the local families in Overland Park. Regina Caeli is a private, independent, classical home-school academy operating in the Catholic tradition. Preschool – 12th grade students attend classical academic and extracurricular classes two days a week, and home-school the remaining days following lesson plans provided by Regina Caeli. Apply online at: https://rcahybrid.isolvedhire.com/jobs/.

Part-time director of catechesis – Christ the King Parish in Kansas City, KS is seeking a part-time director of sacramental formation. Basic Spanish skills preferred. The role is responsible for the Catholic faith formation of families through regular catechesis. The goal of this catechesis is to form catechists and parish leaders to share their faith and knowledge in a way that offers people an encounter with the risen Lord Jesus. Compensation negotiable. Experience with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a plus. For a job description and application go to: www.ctkkcks.org or contact the pastor, Father Nick Blaha, at: nblaha@archkck.org or (913) 336-1550 (call or text).

Early childhood position – Wonderful opportunity for adults interested in working with young children! Catholic  preschool seeks caring individuals to work with children in our three-year-olds classes. Position is part time. Great working conditions and immediate benefits. Call Ms. Theresa, director, at (913) 248-4589, or email: tgavila@stjoeshawnee.org.

Teacher – Teacher needed to fill a position in St. Joseph, Shawnee, Early Education Center with the three-and-a-half year olds. Related experience is preferred, and candidate must meet state and local requirements. Submit resume to: tgavila@stjoeshawnee.org. Questions? Call (913) 248-4589, ext. 4589.

Bilingual counselor needed  – The Keeler Women’s Center, located at 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking a Spanish-speaking counselor. Please contact Sister Bridget Dickason, OSB, at (913) 689-9375 or email: kwc@mountosb.org.

Early childhood educators – With multiple locations in Johnson County, Special Beginnings Early Learning Center provides high quality child care in a safe, loving Christian environment. Our classrooms are full, and we are looking to add to our amazing team. We are looking for both full-time and part-time teachers for all ages of children. If you have an excellent work ethic, a heart for children and a willingness to learn more about early childhood education, we would love to meet you. For more information or to apply, call Carolyn Andruss at (913) 894-0131, ext. 102.

DSPs needed – Direct care professionals needed in Overland Park in an intentional living community for adults with intellectual disabilities. Training provided. Live-in or live-out options. Weekends, evenings and overnight shifts available now. $13 – $15 per hour. Email: heartland@larcheks.org.

Stylists needed – Are you addicted to the TV show “Say Yes to the Dress”? Are you self-motivated, love fashion and enjoy helping people look their best? If so, we want to talk to you! Sincerely Susan, a unique destination shop boutique is a warehouse environment where clients come in by appointment only. You must have a sense of style and a great personality to be able to interact with our “moms.” Hours are flexible. Must be willing to work a minimum of one evening per week and weekends. Must be able to stand and walk on concrete for long periods of time and reach overhead to pull gowns. Previous retail experience preferred, but not necessary. Hourly rate is based on experience. If interested, call (913) 730-8840.

Caregivers – Daughters & Company is looking for several compassionate caregivers to provide assistance to 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 up hours desired. Contact Gary or Laurie at (913) 341-2500 if you want to become part of an excellent caregiving team.

Home Improvement

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.

Interior painting – Wall repair and painting. Serving Johnson County for 30 years. Insured. Call Jerry at (913) 206-1144.

Popcorn ceiling texture removal
Call Jerry at (913) 206-1144. 30 years’ experience.
Member St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.

Gearing up for spring! We now offer financing on all your home improvement projects with approved credit.Here is a list of the construction services I offer: flooring; tile; interior/exterior painting, as well as deck and fence staining; ceiling scraping/re-texturing; bathroom, kitchen and basement remodeling; siding; decks and covered porches. We also do cabinet refinishing! Look me up on Facebook at “Father & Son Home Exteriors & Remodeling.” I work on all jobs, no subcontractors. Thank you to all my clients!  (913) 709-7230.

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., wood rot, masonry (chimney repair), gutter cleaning (gutter covers), dryer vent cleaning, sump pump (replace, add new), windows, doors (interior and exterior) honey-do list, window cleaning and more! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913) 927-4118.

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.

Services

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) 271-0362.

Catholic counseling – For individuals, couples, families, adolescents  and young adults. Sam Meier, MA, LPC. Call (913) 952-2267 or book an appointment at: StillwatersKC.com, in-person or Telehealth.

ACT Prep -Founded by a Bishop Miege graduate, Pathway Prep has helped over 250 students during the last four years improve their scores. In-person or virtual sessions available. For more information, visit: pathwayprepkc.com and contact Alex Pint at (913) 991-8217 or: alex@pathwayprepkc.com.

 EL SOL Y LA TIERRA
*Commercial & residential
*Lawn renovation
*Mowing
*Cleanup and hauling
*Dirt grading/installation
*Landscape design
*Free estimates
Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!
Call Lupe at (816) 252-1391

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.

Garage Door Repair
New Garage Doors
A Total Door – KC family owned since ‘83.
www.ATotalDoor.com or (913) 236-6440
A Total Door  (913) 236-6440.
(913) 205-0926 cell

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.

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

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

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.

Thinking about downsizing? – Just want to get some stuff gone? I am always buying: old jewelry; old coins; pocket watches; pocketknives; old trains; crocks; oil lamps; old toys; glassware; old clocks; old fans; Coca Cola items and spool cabinets. Most old items considered. Call Patricia at (913) 515-2950.

Wanted to buy – Do you have a car or truck that you need to get rid of? If you do, CALL ME! I’m a cash buyer. We’re Holy Trinity parishioners. My name is Mark. (913) 980-4905.

Real estate

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 has never felt so good. Jon & Stacy Bichelmeyer (913) 599-5000.

WE WANT TO BUY YOUR HOUSE – There are so many new companies in town advertising to buy houses. But we’re the only ones that have been here and we’re local Holy Trinity parishioners. I will give you a fair price on any conditions you are up against. Call Mark Edmondson. (913) 980-4905.

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 – Double niche located at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka. The glass-fronted niche is located on the main level, high on the right side of the main aisle heading toward the chapel. Urns are included. Asking $8100. Contact Alissa at (316) 304-2839.

Caregiving

Family member with dementia or need help at home? – We specialize in helping seniors live SAFELY at home, where they want to live! We also offer free dementia training and resources for families and caregivers. Benefits of Home – Senior Care, www.Benefitsofhome.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 & Company at (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Pat or Gary.

Private duty nursing/companion care – Are you searching for in-home care for you or your loved one? Our agency consists of experienced nurses, CNAs and caregivers who provide affordable, high quality in-home individualized care. We take pride in providing compassionate and individualized  care for every client. We strive to restore dignity and independence to you or your loved one’s life, while providing support to family members. We can assist with medication management, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship and more. Please contact Amanda for questions at (913) 499-9719.

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje – March 14 – 22, 2023. The cost is $2500 per person, which includes airfare, bus transportation, accommodations, two meals per day and daily local guides. Hosted by visionary Mirjana Soldo. For details, call Grace Legaspi at (913) 449-1806.