Employment opportunities
Sunday April 30, 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.

Part-Time Bilingual Receptionist/Secretary at Our Lady of Fatima Parish

We are hiring a part-time Bilingual Receptionist/Secretary for the parish office. This is a job-share position, working approximately 17 hours per week Monday through Friday.

We are looking for a receptionist who is a hospitality specialist and who naturally lives the charism of joy. Simply put, we want every visitor to feel welcomed, valued, and attracted to the Gospel and to our church through the joy they have experienced. We are looking for someone who is in love with Christ and their Catholic faith and would express their love through a spirit of service.

For information contact the parish at (509) 765-6729.
Applications and related information can be obtained at: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp
Part-time position with no benefits
Please submit your application by April 14, 2017.

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.



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. 

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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
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