Employment opportunities
Monday June 26, 2017
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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Diocese of Yakima. The men and women employed by the Diocese of Yakima are dedicated professionals who endeavor to support the mission of the Diocese in many diverse areas including spiritual ministry, formation, social work, education and administrative services. We are an equal opportunity employer who continually seeks qualified, dedicated and passionate individuals to support the mission and services of the Diocese of Yakima.

To view employment opportunities within the Diocese of Yakima, see below or click here.

Employment opportunities are updated regularly. If you have unanswered questions concerning a position after reviewing a posted vacancy announcement, contact Diana Aparicio, Vice Chancellor, at (509) 965-7117.

Program Manager

St. Joseph’s Children’s Center is accepting applications for the position of Program Manager. The Program Manager will report to the St. Joseph’s Catholic School Principal and be responsible for all aspects of operating the Children’s Center, including program operations, staffing, budgeting, policies, and ongoing development. The Program Manager will ensure the Center meets all minimum licensing standards for a Licensed Child Care Center in Washington. Apply at


or Call (509) 378-0873 for information. Position is open until filled.


YOUTH MINISTER – St. Andrew Parish, Ellensburg, WA

St. Andrew Parish in Ellensburg, WA is seeking a full-time youth minister to lead our enthusiastic, faith-filled team of volunteers in developing a dynamic and engaging youth program.You will work under the direction of our Pastor and parish administrator with some expectations including organizing the confirmation program, several retreats, and attending a youth convention. As this is a new position, you will also have the latitude and support to use your own experience and creativity for our youth program. Must be an active Catholic, at least 21 years of age, and have youth ministry education or comparable experience, as well as a passion for reaching teens and lighting a fire in their hearts that will lead them to becoming active Catholic adults.

For information contact the parish at (509) 962-9819.

Applications and related information can be obtained at: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Full-time position with great benefits!
Please submit your application by April 30, 2017.

Bookkeeper/secretary Position-Holy Spirit Parish in Kennewick, Washington

Holy Spirit Parish in Kennewick, WA is seeking a bookkeeper/secretary to perform the weekly duties of finances, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax preparation and administration. The qualifying candidate must have knowledge of Quick books, Excel, and have an accounting background.

The successful candidate will possess at least 2 years of bookkeeping training (i.e. Business college degree or A.A. with emphasis in accounting).

The bookkeeper is a part-time, hourly position.  Compensation is DOE.

For information contact the school Sue Schoolcraft (509) 965-7117.  Applications and related information can be obtained at: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Position is currently open:  resumes and letters of intent will be accepted until the position is filled.

Bilingual Administrative Assistant

The Diocese of Yakima has a full time position available for a Bilingual Administrative Assistant. The candidate will provide administrative support to the Development Office processing donations, and resolve parish and donor inquiries, will provide support to ministry directors and for special events, and will serve as a resource for diocesan parishes. The candidate must have at least 2-4 years of previous administrative support. Entry level applicants are encouraged to apply.

For information contact Alma Benitez at (509) 367-5299.

Applications and related information can be obtained at: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Full-time position with great benefits!

Please submit your application by June 1, 2017.

St. Paul Cathedral School – Elementary Teacher Positions

St. Paul Cathedral School
Yakima, WA

St. Paul Cathedral School, a PreK- 8th grade Catholic school located in Yakima, WA seeks a Kinder Teacher and a First Grade Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. 

If you have a desire to support St. Paul’s educational community by the pursuit of truth, cultivation of religious values and ideals, and development of academic skills, you are encouraged to apply!

Applications and related information can be obtained at:http://www.applitrack.com/stpaul/onlineapp.

Positions are open until filled.

Paraprofessional Position opening at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Kennewick


St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Kennewick is seeking a paraprofessional aide for First Grade classroom in the mornings, Monday through Friday. The paraprofessional instructional aide will work alongside the classroom teacher to support student learning, working one-on-one with students as well as with groups of students, under the direction of the classroom teacher. Additional duties include clerical, lunch and recess supervisory, and management tasks. The Position is for 18.75 Hours per week.  The start date is scheduled for August 24th, 2017. 


The successful candidate possesses these characteristics:

  • Passion for working with children and commitment to Catholic education
  • Enjoys the physical activity and developmental level 1st grade students
  • The physical ability to work with young energetic students
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents
  • Understanding of professional boundaries and commitment to confidentiality
  • Willingness to participate in professional development related to co-teaching and differentiated instruction
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for learning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative skills; eagerness to work as part of a team

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is supported by St. Joseph’s Parish and Parish of the Holy Spirit and has a strong Catholic identity, academic programs, and a commitment to on-going improvement.


Candidates should complete Applitrack application and send resume and letter of interest to;

Perry Kelly (Principal Elect)

901 W. 4th Avenue

St. Joseph’s Catholic School

Kennewick, Wa. 99336


The Applitrack application may be found on the Yakima Diocese website at - http://www.yakimadiocese.org/offices/employment

PREPARES Area Coordinator for Yakima and Wenatchee


Looking for a job where you can make a difference? Walk the journey with pregnant and parenting families as the PREPARES Area Coordinator!

PREPARES is an initiative of the Catholic Bishops of Washington State, devoted to the development of parish-based support to families from pregnancy to age 5. Through a collaborative network of volunteers, PREPARES addresses essential needs for families and develops supportive, nurturing relationships that walk the journey with families within the community.

To view the full job description, visit the employment page at www.ccyakima.org or send an inquiry to Syndee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2nd GRADE Teacher Aide
Saint Joseph Catholic School in Wenatchee, WA has a teacher position and teacher aide position for the 2017-2018 school year. We require a Catholic, enthusiastic and committed candidates.
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume
by Friday July 7, 2017 to:
Sister Olga Cano, Principal

600 Saint Joseph Place
Wenatchee, WA 98801
or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Assumption Early Learning Center Director:  The Assumption ELC director is responsible for the Childcare and Pre-School programs.  Four year degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or Elementary Education preferred.  If you are interested in the position send a letter of interest and resume to John Lesko at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (509) 525-9283. 

Catholic Charities Job Opportunities


Contact information:
Diana Aparicio, Vice Chancellor for Personnel & Policies

Human Resources 
5301-A Tieton Drive

Yakima, WA 98908
Phone: (509) 965-7117
Fax: (509) 966-8334
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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