July 2020
Supplying Services Amidst Change
While there are new, exciting changes happening here at Catholic Charities, we know this season is bringing many unwelcome changes, too. New CEO Karen Noel shares how our services is something to depend on.

Dignity-Filled Senior Care
Leviticus 19 tells us to "Stand up in the presence of the elderly and show respect for the aged. " Be sure to read up on how our Welcome Center is doing just that.
Life for Children & Families in the Pandemic
Between school, work, and feeding the family, the past five months have posed a myriad of challenges for the vulnerable in our community. Our Director of Children & Family Services explains how her team is helping clients through it all.
A New Lease on Life
Wesley walked into Catholic Charities a broken man, but left with a new lease on life and a desire to champion others. His life-changing story and more is inside.
Housing is Foundational
Just how foundational is housing to our community? Our Housing Services expert Jan Motl has the details on the current housing crisis and how you can help.
It Starts with a Little Grace
The day someone walks through our doors is the day things can change for the better - and it all starts with a little grace.

Song Feature: "Brother" by NeedToBreathe
In this season, let's aim to be a source of comfort and strength for one another. Click for music to inspire your love of neighbor.
Additional Agency News
Low-Income Senior Living
in St. Joseph

Saint Charles Place is currently receiving applications, with move-in dates starting in September. For more information, call (816) 298-4673.
Financial Literacy Classes Available Online

Starting Tuesday, August 4 at 2:00 PM, we will be hosting free Financial Literacy classes on Facebook Live. Recurs weekly. Click here to view.
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph has several opportunities for employment. 

At Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, we're always searching for employees who seek to share their God-given talents and open their hearts to those less fortunate. We currently have several positions available to candidates with a passion for our mission “To Serve & To Lift.”

To view open positions or apply, visit  www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org . For more information, contact Lynn Lichte, Human Resource Manager, at  llichte@ccharities.com  or 816-659-8220.

BONUS: CCKCSJ works on a compressed work week
(Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm, with Fridays off!)

Annual Appeal Manager (Full Time)  Kansas City, MO
Position Objective  —  The Annual Appeal Manager is in charge of planning and implementing regular appeals to solicit private charitable support for the agency. Ideal candidate is an individual with excellent written/verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, comfortable meeting fast-paced deadlines, and is committed to helping individuals and families achieve dignity, stability, and wellbeing. Must have a BA in business, communications or related field. ( Click here for more information )

Communications Manager (Full Time) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — T he Communications Manager is responsible for promoting and supporting the mission of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph as guided by Catholic Social Teaching. This role includes developing and executing marketing/media programs, channel management strategies and communication plans that help promote, protect and enhance Catholic Charities’ brand reputation, drive revenue, and promote all programs. Bachelor's and minimum 5-year's experience in non-profit marketing required. ( Click here for more information)

IT Support Technician (Part Time)  Kansas City, MO
Position Objective  — The IT Support Technician is responsible for providing local and remote end user support. This role is responsible for documenting procedures and managing incidents to resolution or escalation to a more senior team member. This role is also responsible for keeping current on technologies to provide effective support for the desktop environment. High school degree or equivalent required. ( Click here for more information )

Supportive Services Coordinator (Full Time)  St. Joseph, MO
Position Objective  — This position is split between our Housing and Children & Family Services programs, working in Saint Charles Place, a low-income senior housing unit in St. Joseph. The Supportive Services Coordinator is responsible for providing case management and parenting education to pregnant and new moms. Candidate must have a BC in Social Work or related human services field with a minimum of three years’ experience. ( Click here for more information )

CNA In-Home Coordinator (Full Time)  Kansas City, MO
Position Objective  — In-Home Care Coordinator is responsible for providing basic homemaker services (i.e., vacuuming, dusting, preparing meals), conducts wellness clinics in the community where client’s sugar/oxygen levels and blood pressure checks are performed, and also works in the Welcome Center. Must have Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant certification with three years experiencing with senior citizens.

Administrative Assistant, Welcome Center (Full Time)  Kansas City, MO
Position Objective  — The Administrative Assistant in the Welcome Center assists with creating and monitoring budget, grant paperwork and research, and managing office supply, purchasing, etc. Must have a high school diploma or GED with minimum three years’ experience in administrative assistance. ( Click here for more information )

Executive Administrative Assistant (Full Time)  Kansas City, MO
Position Objective  — The Executive Administrative Assistant manages a variety of administrative duties for the CEO and other members of the leadership team that include preparing confidential correspondence, completing expense reports, preparing check requests, and coordinating travel plans. Must possess a high school diploma and minimum three years’ experience supporting C-level executives. ( Click here for more information )
4001 Blue Parkway, Suite 250 Kansas City, MO 64130 816.221.4377
1123 S. 10th St. St. Joseph, MO 64503 816.232.2885