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Summer Groundskeeper (Temporary) - Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries

Summer Groundskeeper (Temporary)

Reports To:     Field Foreman

Hours: 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Trim grass around flat markers and upright monuments
  • Lay and water sod
  • Assist with indoor and outdoor interments
  • Install flat markers and foundations
  • Assist with other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Steel toed boots
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Flexible to work occasional Saturday or overtime hours during the week
  • Able to work in various weather conditions
  • Call To Protect/Abuse Prevention Training
  • Police Information Check

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Summer Groundskeeper ECC” in the subject line to Darryl.Tymchuk@caedm.ca

For more information about Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries please visit our website at ecc.caedm.ca

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Groundskeeper / Labourer - Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries

We have an opportunity for a full time Groundskeeper / Labourer at Holy Cross Cemetery located in Edmonton.

The responsibilities include support to maintain the gravesites, lawns, flowerbeds, shrubbery and trees; assist in opening and closing graves; prepare monument foundations; maintain all buildings in a clean and organized condition and operate groundskeeping equipment in a safe manner.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in groundskeeping and/landscaping
  • Experience in operation and maintenance groundskeeping equipment
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Good verbal communication skills; good teamwork skills
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
  • Adequate strength and endurance to do manual work required
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • An attitude of service
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Groundskeeper ECC” in the subject line to Darryl.Tymchuk@caedm.ca

For more information about Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries please visit our website at ecc.caedm.ca

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Spring and Summer Maintenance – Our Lady of Victory Camp

Our Lady of Victory Camp, located near Bentley, Alberta, on the Shore of Gull Lake, has an opportunity for a spring and summer Maintenance person to aid the Camp Director with programming for campers in the summer session.  The general responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic facility safety, maintenance and repairs as needed
  • Mowing and upkeep of grounds
  • Upkeep of vehicles, mowers, tools etc.
  • Cleaning
  • Assisting with basic carpentry, plumbing and painting

 Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old, have a driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Has experience with general maintenance.
  • Knows how to operate a ride-on lawn tractor, power tools etc. and is comfortable using them.
  • Can work well with volunteers and is friendly, well organized, and motivated.
  • Must relate well to children, youth, and adults.
  • Works well under supervision but able to take the initiative to plan and keep busy.
  • Must have a lifestyle that reflects Catholic values, ethics and principles.

Assets

Experience or training in:

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Operation of tractors / chainsaw
  • Painting
  • First aid / CPR
  • WHIMIS

This temporary seasonal position will begin May 6, 2024, and is expected to continue until August 23, 2024. There is only one maintenance position available.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume including contact information for 3 references to by January 26, 2024 to Cody Parr (Camp Director) by email at cody.parr@caedm.ca. The opportunity will remain available until the successful applicant is selected.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Kitchen Coordinator – Our Lady of Victory Camp

Our Lady of Victory Camp, located near Bentley, Alberta, on the Shore of Gull Lake, has an opportunity for a Kitchen Coordinator. The general responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the kitchen team in preparing meals for campers and camp staff
  • Ensuring the kitchen facility is operated in a safe and hygienic fashion
  • Setting and managing high standards of food and meal control
  • Prepare food orders and manage food inventory control
  • Ensure food supplies are properly stored
  • Teach food preparation and supervise kitchen staff and volunteers

 Qualifications

  • Experience in cooking well-balanced meals for large groups, institutions or catering is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of food services, health and safety regulations, WHMIS, and standards as well as sanitizing procedures and materials.
  • The working conditions include standing of long periods of time and some heavy lifting (20-40lbs) on occasion.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to work well with children and possess and attitude of service
  • An appreciation of the Catholic faith and the nature of a Catholic camp

This temporary seasonal position will begin July 1, and is expected to continue until August 16, 2024, with a break from July 21st to July 27th, 2024. There is only one Kitchen Coordinator position available.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume including contact information for 3 references to by January 26, 2024 to Cody Parr (Camp Director) by email at cody.parr@caedm.ca. The opportunity will remain available until the successful applicant is selected.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Parish Pastoral Assistant - Good Shepherd

We have an opportunity for a full time Pastoral Assistant at Good Shepherd Parish located in Edmonton. This position has a variable schedule that includes some evenings and weekends.

The responsibilities include support for the Pastor of a comprehensive pastoral program for the parish. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Pastor, other parish staff, parish pastoral council and liturgy committees in the overall pastoral care of the parish.

Focus areas include Worship, Sacramental Preparation, Faith Formation, Pastoral Care and School Liaison in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and procedures. Included in this role are responsibilities to assist the Pastor in providing professional operational and administrative support for the parish.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Catholic Studies or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in Theology or Masters in Divinity is preferred.
  • Training in specific programs such as RCIA, pastoral care, sacramental preparation and other specialties.
  • Training in specific programs such as sacramental preparation, pastoral care and other specialties
  • Conflict management, problem solving training
  • Effective public speaker
  • Knowledge of community resources is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Active Catholic faith life and abides by the teachings of Catholicism in his/her personal life
  • Requires some weekend and evening work for events and meetings

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Pastoral Assistant” in the subject line to leo.hofmann@caedm.ca.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

 


Executive Director – Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre, Cochrane, AB

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre and the Franciscan Friars are looking for a charismatic faith leader with strong business acumen who will guide the implementation of the mandate to adapt, build and continue to develop one of the most attended retreat centres in Western Canada as it continues to grow as a Franciscan Spiritual Centre.

In this redesigned role, the Executive Director will be responsible for the effective administration of the Retreat Centre. They will support the Franciscan Holy Spirit Province Saint-Esprit of Canada and its Board of Trustees in fulfilling its governance and strategic functions, and will be responsible to implement the agreed plan ensuring the strategic priorities of The Mount are accomplished in alignment with the mission statement and the basic principles of the Franciscan way of life. Additionally, they are empowered to fundraise while building relationships within the communities served.

The successful candidate will have a vivid track record of fostering teamwork, building trusting relationships, and achieving strategic goals.

Strong communication skills are essential. The Executive Director will work closely with the Franciscan Provincial Council and its Board of Trustees, the Franciscan Friars, and the administrative team; experience in governance is an asset.

The office and staff are based at the Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre in Cochrane, Alberta.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that is commensurate with experience and aligned with similar roles in similar organizations.

A more detailed role description is available upon request.

We invite qualified people who are interested in this leadership position and embrace the principles of the Franciscans to apply by sending their résumé to mstfapplications@gmail.com by February 22, 2024. All applications will be held in confidence.


Catholic Health Care Opportunities - Covenant Health

A partner in our Catholic community is looking for individuals to join its teams and be part of its mission-driven culture.

Covenant Health, which supports acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities, is hiring for its 17 locations across Alberta. With 15,000 staff, physicians and volunteers, Covenant Health is a valued part of Alberta’s integrated health system.

For full details on current opportunities to join the Covenant Health team and “find your calling,” please visit https://www.covenanthealth.ca/careers/.