Employment Opportunities in Boston, New Jersey, New York

Maria Hayes Around the Province

The Provincial Office has become aware of several job opportunities at HNP ministries.

In Western New York, St. Bonaventure University is looking for a minister-in-residence. This part-time, 20-hour a week, live-in position will provide assistance to students in crisis and pastoral care when appropriate. The minister-in-residence will create an environment to help students explore the intersection of faith, reason and action.

A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with one or two years of related experience in ministry and leadership. An understanding of Catholic and Franciscan traditions, ethics and values is also expected. Additional information about the position is available online. To apply, forward a cover letter, résumé and three references to jzimmer@sbu.edu.

In New York City, St. Francis of Assisi Parish is offering assistance with job hunting. Renew, the younger retiree program at the parish on West 31st Street, is sponsoring a day of free, private sessions on May 20 to assist unemployed persons, as well as others facing possible layoffs or career transitions. Volunteers will assist individuals in finalizing their résumés. To schedule an appointment, call 212-736-8500 ext. 357. Participants are asked to email their draft resumes to resume@stfrancisnyc.org.

In Boston, St. Anthony Shrine is looking for a volunteer electrical engineer to provide advice on how and where to install an emergency generator. The ministry is currently undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of the operation of the heating, cooling, ventilation, exhaust, lighting and plumbing systems. Thomas Conway, OFM, executive director of the Shrine, asks those who are interested to contact him at tconway@stanthonyshrine.org or 617-426-0590.

In New Jersey, St. Francis of Assisi Parish on Long Beach Island is hiring a counselor for kindergarten to sixth graders, as well as summer preschool teacher assistants. The positions will last from June 16 to Aug. 28. Résumés should be submitted to rtonnesen@stfrancislbi.org. The parish is also seeking a full-time maintenance staff member. Candidates are asked to send their résumés to Angelo Sammartano at asammartano@stfrancislbi.org.

Newsletter readers who would like to share employment opportunities at Provincial ministries or at schools, parishes and organizations affiliated with HNP are welcomed to provide job information to the communications office.

 Compiled by Maria Hayes