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.

Faith Formation Director Position – Diocese of Yakima

The Diocese of Yakima is seeking an Evangelization and Faith Formation Director. The goal is to develop Hispanic Catholic parishioners as leaders and be a liaison to share the work of PREPARES en español across the Yakima and Spokane Dioceses.  This position will reside in the Yakima Diocesan office under the direction of Msgr. Robert Siler, Chancellor. Through this position, life and justice issues will be brought together, anchored in the works of mercy, with a natural faith formation structure that engages Catholic parishes and schools. The Evangelization and Faith Formation Director will build on Hispanic ministries already embedded in parishes and migrant ministries in Central and Eastern Washington. 

If you are interested in the Evangelization and Faith Formation Director position, please contact Msgr. Robert Siler at 509-965-7117 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For a complete job description and for instructions on how to apply, please visit the link to Applitrack: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Position is open until filled.

Administrative Assistant – Pastoral Center

The Diocese of Yakima seeks a highly motivated, energetic individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant. The person who fills this position will perform administrative and secretarial assignments utilizing in-depth knowledge of the operations and procedures of the Diocese of Yakima.  In addition, the Administrative Associate will provide support and assist with projects and diocesan events. The position will require the individual to be self-directed, organized and detail oriented, have a professional demeanor and understand the Catholic Church and its teachings. If you are enthusiastic about supporting Diocesan programs and events, you are encouraged to apply!

Applications and related information can be obtained at the Diocese of Yakima website at           

http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp. If you have questions, please contact Diana Aparicio, Vice Chancellor, Diocese of Yakima, 5301-A Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA ID 98908, (509) 367-5296. Position is open until filled.

Development Office Bookkeeper and Database Specialist – Yakima, WA

The Diocese of Yakima is seeking a Development Office Bookkeeper and Database Specialist. The primary duties are to provide data entry and management reporting support. This will require using software such as Raisers Edge and banking software for fundraising efforts such as Annual Catholic Appeal, Bishop Founders Circle, Capital campaign and other fundraising programs. The bookkeeper will provide administrative support and prepare billing statements for fundraising efforts and reports of progress and comparative analysis for the Stewardship and Development Director. In addition, this position will require working collaboratively with other Diocesan offices providing administrative tasks and support for events, and attend meetings organized by the Chief Finance Officer.  

If you are in interested in the Development Office Bookkeeper and Database Specialist position, please contact Alma Benitez at 509-367-5299 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For a complete job description and for instructions on how to apply, please visit the link to Applitrack: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Position is open until filled.

Preschool Lead Teacher – Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Moses Lake, WA

Our Lady of Fatima Parish currently has a part-time position available for a Preschool Lead Teacher. The responsibility of a Lead Teacher includes providing a safe and educationally rich environment to all children enrolled in the program and supporting the mission of our parish.

The Lead Teacher is responsible for working with a team of pre-school assistant, parents, pastor and parish administrator to establishing policies, following procedures, performance, developing curriculum, and staff development. The Preschool Lead Teacher must have a calling and a passion for ministry with preschool age children and their families that are grounded in an understanding and appreciation of the Catholic faith.

If you have a desire to support Our Lady of Fatima preschool educational program by the pursuit of truth, cultivation of religious values and ideals, and development of academic skills, you are encouraged to apply!

For a complete job description and for instructions on how to apply, please visit the link to Applitrack: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

2nd Grade Teacher – Christ the King School Richland, WA

Christ the King School, in Richland,Washington is hiring a full time 2nd grade teacher for 2019-2020 school year. The teacher is responsible for creating a positive and educational classroom experience, along with fulfilling the requirements for students sacramental preparation for Reconciliation. It is also important for the applicant to be a practicing Catholic who attends Sunday mass weekly and desires to follow the teachings of the church. Candidate must be able to pass criminal background check.  

Interested candidates must also apply at: http://www.applitrack.com/yakimadiocese/onlineapp

Position is open until filled.

High School Principal for Tri-Cities Prep
Tri-Cities Prep, a Catholic college-prep high school, is accepting applications for the position of Principal of this extraordinary school.  All interested candidates should visit our website: tcprep.org for more information about our school and the application process.  Please visit our Employment page for a link to the application.  The application deadline is March 8, 2019.   Please contact Lisa Jacobs at 509-546-2465 for any questions

Catholic Charities has job openings for 4 PREPARES Bilingual Coordinators
Full-time or Part-time
Wenatchee – serving Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties
Moses Lake or Quincy – serving Grant and Adams Counties
Yakima or Sunnyside – serving Lower Yakima County
Pasco – serving Franklin and Walla Walla Counties
Position Summary:
PREPARES is an initiative of the Bishops of Washington state that is focused on developing support for families through the faith community. This position is responsible for the recruitment, and training of parish and community-based volunteers for PREPARES for the purpose of supporting pregnant and parenting women, families and their children up to age five. The position will coordinate with the Evangelization and Faith Formation Director with the Diocese of Yakima and Catholic Charities Parish Outreach Coordinator and other Catholic Charities programs for client referrals and resources.

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