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Summary

Please see below for the following job opportunities:

  • Diocese: Human Resources Specialist
  • Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Randolph: Administrative Assistant
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Williston: Administrative Assistant
  • Vermont Catholic Charities, South Burlington: Senior Accountant
  • Diocese: Senior Accountant
  • St. John the Baptist, Bennington: Keyboardist/Choir Director
  • The Loretto Home, Rutland: Residential Care Positions
  • St. Joseph Residential Care Home, Burlington: LPN

Diocese: Human Resources Specialist

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to join our team! This position requires a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism in person, via email and phone. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and relationship management skills, possess a high level of integrity and ethical practice, and be a practicing Catholic.  

Essential Functions

Benefits function

  1. Manages the Priest’s Benefit Fund (PBF) and provides support to the PBF Board of Advisors.
  2. Maintains updates for the TD Bank pension. Provides data for the Finance Department for completion of the actuary review process.
  3. Manages priest healthcare regarding parish transfers.
  4. Manages parish/schools/offices health benefits, vision, dental, STD, LTD, and life insurance and communicates with service providers concerning routine administration of programs.
  5. Maintains census data and activates benefits for priests, diocese and VCCI
  6. Maintains records on health care vendor invoices and payments.
  7. Assists with annual benefits open enrollment; reviews enrollment forms for accuracy and coordinates enrollment with third-party administrator.

Human resource function

  1. Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
  2. Keeps employee records up to date by processing employee status changes in timely fashion.
  3. Assists in hiring process by coordinating job posting on the website, reviewing resumes, and performing telephone interviews and reference checks.
  4. Answers calls professionally. Acts as first contact for priests, parishes, and employee questions/requests.
  5. Compiles data and prepares monthly statistical reports for the EDHR, which serves as updates for the Vicar General and Bishop on the PBF. Prepares additional reports or analysis and database upkeep as requested.
  6. Prepares and takes minutes for the PBF Board meetings
  7. Coordinates the annual Jubilarians’ Mass.
  8. Provides general administrative support to the EDHR.
  9. Monthly review of budgets for PBF and HR.
  10. Assists with the implementation and updating of the online form process for all new hire paperwork, policies and procedures, job descriptions, database maintenance, and creation of forms.
  11. Abides by HIPAA regulations and all state and federal employment and labor laws.
  12. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned according to policy and procedure.

Travel

Minimal travel is expected for this position. Company pool cars are available.

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent, with some college or technical school course work and minimum of three years of job-related experience, preferably in a human resource department; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Associates degree preferred.

To apply: please send your resume to mfoster@vermontcatholic.org.

Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Randolph: Administrative Assistant

This position offers clerical support and assistance for the parish office.  The individual is expected to maintain a welcoming and helpful atmosphere by providing exceptional customer service to the pastor, priest(s), employees, board members, departments and visitors.  The individual frequently works with sensitive or confidential material; which requires an individual with tact, integrity and the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.  The parish administrative assistant must exercise appropriate initiative and judgment in working independently and with a team. 

DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This list is meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed during the average day.  It is not an exhaustive list, and the parish secretary may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

  1. Ensure GabrielSoft is up to date and data is accurate. Integrity of data is imperative.
  2. Greet visitors—handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  3. Answer telephones—give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  4. Operate office equipment—fax machines, copiers, and phone systems.  (Become the “expert”)
  5. Learn to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
  6. Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information both internally and with other organizations.
  7. Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material.
  8. Locate and attach appropriate files to incoming correspondence requiring replies and prepare answers to routine letters.
  9. Make copies of correspondence and other printed material.
  10. Review work done by others to check for correct spelling and grammar, ensure that church format policies are followed, and recommend revisions.
  11. Conduct research to find needed information (online and print sources).   
  12. Compose, type, and distribute meeting notes, routine correspondence and reports.
  13. Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  14. Schedule and confirm appointments/meetings.
  15. Complete forms in accordance with church procedures.
  16. Ensure Bulletin is done on time, information is accurate and distribution of Bulletin is completed.
  17. Order and dispense supplies.
  18. Provide training and orientation to new staff.
  19. Schedule and collect funds for mass requests.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3◦, 4◦ of the Code of Canon Law.
  • Associates degree preferred.

Please submit your resume to: astrong@vermontcatholic.org

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Williston: Administrative Assistant

This position offers clerical support and assistance for the parish office.  The individual is expected to maintain a welcoming and helpful atmosphere by providing exceptional customer service to the pastor, priest(s), employees, board members, departments and visitors.  The individual frequently works with sensitive or confidential material; which requires an individual with tact, integrity and the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.  The parish administrative assistant must exercise appropriate initiative and judgment in working independently and with a team. 

DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This list is meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed during the average day.  It is not an exhaustive list, and the parish secretary may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

  1. Ensure GabrielSoft is up to date and data is accurate. Integrity of data is imperative.
  2. Greet visitors—handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  3. Answer telephones—give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  4. Operate office equipment—fax machines, copiers, and phone systems.  (Become the “expert”)
  5. Learn to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
  6. Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information both internally and with other organizations.
  7. Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material.
  8. Locate and attach appropriate files to incoming correspondence requiring replies and prepare answers to routine letters.
  9. Make copies of correspondence and other printed material.
  10. Review work done by others to check for correct spelling and grammar, ensure that church format policies are followed, and recommend revisions.
  11. Conduct research to find needed information (online and print sources).   
  12. Compose, type, and distribute meeting notes, routine correspondence and reports.
  13. Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  14. Schedule and confirm appointments/meetings.
  15. Complete forms in accordance with church procedures.
  16. Ensure Bulletin is done on time, information is accurate and distribution of Bulletin is completed.
  17. Order and dispense supplies.
  18. Provide training and orientation to new staff.
  19. Schedule and collect funds for mass requests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3◦, 4◦ of the Code of Canon Law.
  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree (preferred): an equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Please submit your resume to: astrong@vermontcatholic.org

Vermont Catholic Charities, South Burlington: Senior Accountant

Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc. (VCCI) has an opening for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our team! 

We’re looking for an individual who will provide a wide range of accounting functions for VCCI and our Residential Care Homes.  As our Senior Accountant, you will provide financial reporting and analysis; general ledger accounting; accounts receivable and billing; accounts payable and purchasing. You will have opportunity to fully utilize your financial and accounting skills to support and enhance the overall operations of the agency. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years related work experience.
  • Proficiency with accounting systems and Microsoft Excel. 

Benefits Offered:

VCCI offers an attractive benefits package that includes: vacation and discretionary leave; paid parental leave, flexible hours, medical, dental and vision insurance; life, STD/LTD and retirement planning. If you want more than just a job, make a difference in your career by joining our team at Vermont Catholic Charities! If interested, please forward your resume to:  mfoster@vermontcatholic.org

Diocese: Senior Accountant

The Roman Catholic Diocese (RCD) is looking for an experienced Accountant to join our team!

Summary of Responsibilities:

As our Staff Accountant, you will work closely with pastors and the Finance Office of RCD to manage the finance and accounting functions for parishes and/or school(s). You will need a solid background in accounting. Responsibilities will include handling cash disbursements, cash receipts, payroll, general ledger entries, bank reconciliations, healthcare, 403(b), etc. You will be responsible for all financial reporting. This position will support the accounting function for a minimum of two area parishes. Attendance at monthly parish finance council meetings is required. Travel within Chittenden County is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, math or business administration
  • Three years of general accounting experience
  • Proficiency in Excel, Access, Quick Books, and ADP

Benefits Offered:

RCD offers its employees an attractive benefits package to include: vacation and discretionary leave; paid parental leave, flexible hours, medical, dental and vision insurance; life, STD/LTD and retirement planning. Late model fleet cars for company travel. If interested, please forward your resume to: mfoster@vermontcatholic.org

St. John the Baptist, Bennington: Keyboardist/Choir Director

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

3-5 Houghton Street

P.O. Box 219

North Bennington, VT 05257

(802) 447-7504

Email:  saintjohnchurch1@gmail.com

Website:  www.sjtbcc-vt.org

Purpose:  To encourage and enable the singing of the assembly by providing appropriate music for regular and special Masses; present leadership/accompaniment for afternoon choir rehearsals

Accountability:  Keyboardist/Choir Director is accountable to Pastor and works with choir

Responsibilities

  • Direct the weekly afternoon choir rehearsals; provide accompaniment for weekly Masses, including for choir and other musicians as appropriate
  • Play for (or have first right of refusal for) additional services, such as weddings and funerals, when possible. In addition to weekend Masses, Masses are held on Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Holy Days.  (Leadership for these services is done in conjunction with the Gospel Group)
  • Work with Pastor, choir, and Faith Formation classes as requested to develop productions/programs, (such as Christmas pageant, etc.)
  • Assure that appropriate substitutes are secured or arrange alternative music coverage in negotiation with choir
  • Oversee maintenance of keyboard, organ, and piano
  • Attend periodic Liturgy Committee meetings

Compensation:  Salary will be reviewed annually and set by Pastor in consultation with Finance Council.  Planned absences shall be negotiated with Pastor and choir as far in advance as possible.  Substitutes working during such times will be paid directly by church.

Qualifications:  Education and experience commensurate with the tasks outlined above.  Knowledge of and comfort with a broad spectrum of music styles is desirable.  Ability to be flexible and a sense of humor are most welcome.

Evaluation:  Annual evaluation will be conducted with Keyboardist/Choir Director by Pastor and choir

To Apply:  Please send resume with at least two references to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, P.O. Box 219, North Bennington, VT 05257.

The Loretto Home, Rutland: Residential Care Positions

The Loretto Home in Rutland has several job opportunities available for caring, compassionate individuals who enjoy working with an older population. Positions include: LPN, RN, LNAs and nursing aides for evening and overnight shifts. Competitive wages and benefits. If interested, please contact Erin Barry-Fenton at ebarryfenton@vermontcatholic.org, 802-773-8840

St. Joseph Residential Care Home, Burlington: LPN

Full and Part-Time Available

St. Joseph Residential Care Home, operated by Vermont Catholic Charities, seeks to hire an LPN to help care for our residents at our Level III Residential Care Home.  This position requires a high level of care and compassion to provide direct patient care, a high level of communication, exceptional attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. Our residents and staff are wonderful to work with and provide a fun and energetic, yet professional working atmosphere! 

Candidates must have a willingness to promote the vision, mission and values of our home. We offer a competitive wage and benefits!

If interested, please send resumes to Christopher Starace LPN, DON at cstarace@vermontcatholic.org