Dietary Cook and Housekeeper-Speltz House – St. Cloud, Posted 2/23/17

Dietary Cook and Housekeeper
Diocese of St. Cloud
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Part-Time, 15-18 hours/week

Job Summary
Supports the Mission, values and vision of the Diocese of Saint Cloud and the facility. Knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment. Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs. Supports and participates in common teamwork.

The Speltz House is a community of retired priests of the Diocese of St. Cloud. In keeping with our organization’s tradition, we seek to enhance the quality of life and holistic growth of older persons by providing high quality service in a cheerful, timely manner and by communication, coordinating, and cooperating with others to attain goals. The main responsibility is to provide nourishing food at the noon meal to residents and guests of the Speltz House under sanitary conditions as directed and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for the purchase of food items, preparation of food, serving food, and the cleanup dishes, appliances, etc.

Essential Functions
– Food preparation and clean up for noon meal Monday-Friday.
– Maintains a clean, safe, and healthy kitchen.
– Preparation of food that is withing dietary needs and is tasty and appealing.
– Planning and purchasing of food for preparation withing given budget.
– Maintaining cleanliness of kitchen area.
– Providing friendly and courteous environment for residents.
– Ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications
– High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
– Food Serve Safe certification preferred.
– Previous experience of up to one (1) year in food preparation and serving required.
– Physical Effort: Stairs; push and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less; ability to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb

Immigration Community Organizer – Catholic Charities- St. Cloud, Posted 4/5/17

Immigration Community Organizer
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud
Part Time
St. Cloud

Job Summary:
This position is primarily responsible for bringing people together to work on the social problems of economically distressed rural areas, immigrant populations, and refugee communities. The work is completed through three different roles: the (1) Rural Life, (2) Immigrant, and (3) Refugee Community Organizer. Some issues (i.e. isolation, exclusion, racism, language barriers, securing employment, housing, etc.) may be common to all communities this position serves, while others will be isolated to a particular community. The individual in this position will work towards empowering the vulnerable or marginalized in these communities to achieve social and economic change.

Key Skill Sets:
• High level of competency in identifying tactics & strategies to organize people and communities
• Strong passion for advocacy on behalf of others
• Commitment to equality, social justice and economic inclusion for rural populations in Central MN
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Good persuasion & negotiation skills
• Successful agency driver to travel to variety of locations

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years post high school required

Any combination of training and/or related work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties as described-requires 3 plus years of this training/work experience.

Other Requirements:
Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Part-Time: 19 hours/week. Flexible hours, days and evenings and occasional weekends.

More information and application here
Apply online at or send a resume to Rebecca @

Rural Life Coordinator- Eastern Region-Catholic Charities, Posted 3/16/17

Rural Life Coordinator for Eastern Region of the St. Cloud Diocese
Catholic Charities of  the Diocese of St. Cloud
Part Time
Eastern Region of Diocese of St. Cloud

Job Summary:
The Rural Life Coordinator will carry out Catholic Charities’ mission to families, individuals, and communities in the rural area of the eastern region of the Diocese. This position will assist the Director of Social Concerns in providing support, training and resources to farm families, parishes and rural communities. The duties will be carried out by first identifying & analyzing the rural issues/concerns and then coordinating/convening gatherings and facilitating dialogue and corrective actions around these issues/concerns. Individual will also establish and maintain a network of faith and secular relationships, and individual and corporate/organizational relationships, in order to best support & accomplish these efforts. Individual will also be collaborating with parish/church Social Ministry committees/programs.
This position requires the ability to communicate orally and in written form. Travel is required on a regular basis. Moderate lifting is required when preparing for presentations, meetings, etc. This position also requires the ability to walk up and down steps in a number of churches in the Diocese.

Job Requirements:
2 years post High School (Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or Theology degree/curriculum preferred)
Job Related Experience:
Two years of work experience in a rural setting is required.

Other Requirements:
Must have lived and/or worked in a rural environment and must have a background connected to a farm setting.
Hours: Part time- 24 hours/pp

Apply online at or send resume to Rebecca Fonss at; telephone: 320-650-1539


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