Job Openings

Parish Openings:
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Onsite Events Monitor

St. Joseph Catholic Church currently has an opening for an Onsite Event Monitor.  This position assures that users of parish facilities comply with the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Seattle, St. Joseph Parish and local government agencies.  This is a part-time as needed position.  Average number of hours per event is 8 to 10.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide access to assigned space(s)
  • Monitor event from beginning to Exit time determined by “User Agreement Contract”
  • Assist as needed to operate Audio/Visual equipment
  • Enforce Saint Joseph Catholic Church user guideline policies, (i.e. Decorations guideline, Alcohol policy and conduct of guest)
  • Monitor re-setting of used space back to Standard set-up of assigned space
  • Inventory all equipment used by User at end of event (Microphone, AV cabinet, AV cords)
  • Final check out process/check list of used space (Assigned)
  • Secure Space at the end of Event (lock all access doors, kitchen equipment is properly cleaned and gas access valve turned off, all personal items removed from kitchen area/used space at end of event).

Completed applications can be submitted by email or by mail to:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
Attn: HR Dept
6600 Highland Drive
Vancouver WA  98661


Part-Time School Cafeteria/Custodial Position – Hiring two positions

Summary: Prepares, presents and serves food as needed in a school cafeteria setting.  Performs cleaning and custodial tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
  • Utilizes approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
  • Prepares food according to proper preparation methods in a cafeteria.
  • Works in one or more areas of the kitchen such as food preparation, dish and pot washing, dry and refrigerated storage, and the serving line.
  • Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Distributes supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
  • Serves in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Performs deep cleaning tasks throughout the food service and related areas.
  • Collect and empty garbage, recycle and compost containers.
  • Assure compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Has adequate computer skills to operate the MealTime program used for tracking meals/money.
  • Maintain a current food handler card.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Keeps all information regarding students, families and staff confidential.

Physical Requirements: Performs work requiring moderate physical effort. May be required to perform heavy work, such as scouring and scrubbing large size cooking utensils and pushing heavy carts, storing, and delivering supplies. Subject to continuous standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 pounds.

St. Joseph Catholic School follows all COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for K–12 School Employees, Washington State Department of Health and CDC Guidelines and Protocols for educational facilities.

Completed applications can be submitted by email or by mail to:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
Attn: HR Dept

6600 Highland Drive
Vancouver WA  98661


St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

St. John the Evangelist (8701 NE 119th Street in Vancouver) is seeking an experienced person to serve as full-time Pastoral Assistant for Administration (PAA). This varied position directs several administrative and operational functions for the parish and parish cemetery.  Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in administration, with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.  Candidate must be a practicing Catholic, proficient with various computer programs. A successful pre-employment background check will be required.  Excellent benefits, salary dependent on qualifications. For a full job description and application, please check the parish website: hover over the Quick Link tab at the top, and click on the Job Opportunity drop down. Completed applications may be emailed or mailed to:

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Attn: Diane
8701 NE 119th St
Vancouver WA  98662

Position open until filled.


Regional Pastoral Assistant for Administration (PAA) 

This position is in Cowlitz County and encompasses St. Catherine Mission in Cathlamet, St. Mary Church in Castle Rock, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Kelso, and St. Rose Church and School in Longview. The successful candidate will be an active, practicing Catholic with a degree in accounting, business administration, or related field along with 5+ years of experience.  The PAA works closely with the pastor and principal and is responsible for the areas of: human resources, finances, and facilities including technology. This position assures compliance with Archdiocesan policies, and local, state & federal laws. This is a full-time benefit eligible position with full benefits.  Salary is in accordance with Archdiocese of Seattle salary scales. For a complete job description and application information please send an email here.


Pastoral Assistant for Liturgy and Music

St. Rose Catholic Church in Longview, Washington is seeking a Pastoral Assistant for Liturgy and Music to help all in attendance encounter Christ through the beauty of the Catholic Church’s liturgical life. As we restart our music ministry after the COVID pandemic, this position provides an opportunity to build a program from the ground up. The person in this role will recruit musicians and provide opportunities for musicians of varying levels to serve in this ministry. The ideal candidate is patient, has strong organizational skills, and is flexible yet passionate for sacred liturgy. This is a full time position with benefits.  Please contact for more information or to request an application packet.


UPDATED: Coordinator of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and Sacramental Preparation for Children

The parishes of Northern Cowlitz County in Washington State are hoping to bring Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to our parishes. We are looking for an energetic, personable, passionate, and organized person to coordinate these efforts and to make this project fruitful. The person in this role must not only be passionate for children’s faith formation, but for Catechesis of the good shepherd itself.  This person will also oversee our sacramental preparation for children, including RCIA adapted for children. This position is 30-40 hours per week and includes full benefits. Past Experience with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is preferred. Please contact or call 360-425-4660.