NOW HIRING! Maintenance Worker & Food Pantry Admin Assistant

Maintenance Worker Position:

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church is actively seeking a 30-34 hours a week Maintenance Worker with benefits who provides services for the maintenance and security of the parish grounds, Church, Chapel, Rectory, office and other parish buildings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in maintaining the security of buildings and equipment.
  • Performs required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, bulb and filter changes and maintains the baptismal font.
  • Grounds work may include minor mowing, tree trimming, hedging, and weed eating.
  • Cleans exterior entrances to the church and assists in grounds work. 
  • Operates the audio/visual system.
  • Orders supplies and stores them when received, and maintains and updates the inventory tracking system.
  • Assists in maintaining all parish buildings so that they are clean and ready for parish activities.
  • Sets up rooms for special activities, religious education classes, and other parish functions.
  • Makes minor plumbing, electrical, and air conditioning repairs. 
  • Availability to work nights or weekends as may be required by the job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff members, parishioners, service companies, public companies (Police Fire, EMS) and the general public.

Requirements

Individual must be experienced in building and grounds maintenance work; have knowledge of and skill in using tools and equipment; and maintain confidentiality in all matters. Requires up to one year working in a similar situation. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers’ license.

Food Pantry Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

The Food Pantry Administrative Assistant is responsible for the coordination of volunteers for the Food Pantry Ministry at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. In this capacity, the position is responsible for coordinating new volunteers, maintaining communications with existing volunteers, and coordinating activities and scheduling volunteers for all Pantry Coordination Teams. This person will also be responsible for administrative activities related to the success of the Food Pantry operations.    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships and effective communications with all existing volunteers.
  • Schedules volunteers and teams.
  • Processes and trains new volunteers.
  • Orders food for distribution and provides set-up information for distribution.
  • Creates and maintains pantry calendar. 
  • Coordinates with volunteers to organize and develop schedules for the Food Pantry.
  • Sets up workstations for each Open Pantry day.
  • Closes work stations and collects paperwork after each Open Pantry day.
  • Maintains client records.
  • Maintains a filing system for pantry records.
  • Processes donations of food, cash, and other items.
  • Receives telephone calls and answers inquiries in a prompt manner. 
  • Compiles food pantry statistics and prepares reports. 
  • Works with and oversees the work of Pantry teams, monitoring team compliance with Pantry Standard Operating Procedures and retrains volunteers, as necessary.
  • Knowledgeable of all organizational structures, policies, procedures, and forms that allow the Pantry teams, leaders, and volunteers to fulfill their responsibilities.
  • Knowledgeable regarding Food Pantry operations and would be able to step in and perform any Food Pantry duty; would be able to substitute for the Leader of any Pantry Team. 
  • Ensures all Diocesan, Parish, USDA, and other regulations are followed.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Requirements

  • Associates degree preferred, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. 
  • Basic mathematical abilities, including the ability to add, subtract, divide, multiply and tabulate.
  • Requires an appreciation and respect for the Catholic Church and its teachings. 
  • Employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the church. Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the polices of the Diocese.