Position Openings

Office Manager Position
Our Lady of the Valley Parish (Helena)

Our Lady of the Valley Parish is currently seeking a full-time Parish Office Manager. This person represents the parish community both within and outside the office and is often the first person encountered by those seeking parish services.

The Office Manager is involved in all aspects of parish administration. Duties include liturgy planning and preparation, clerical work and staff supervision, and building oversight.

Position requirements:

  • Three years office/administrative experience with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Demonstrated high-level writing and communication skills
  • Practicing Catholic with general knowledge of the Catholic Faith
  • Complete Protecting God’s Children Training and Virtus on-line training

The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic who is enthusiastic, friendly, and approachable. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to:

Fr. Daniel Shea, Our Lady of the Valley Parish
1502 Shirley Road, Helena, MT  59602

or email to: olvoffice@olvmt.org.

This position will remain open until filled. For more information call the parish office at 458-6114.

Summer Temporary Position
Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is currently seeking a summer temporary Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for the Chancery office.  The administrative assistant/receptionist acts as the Chancery’s minister of hospitality and welcome visitors and guests. Responsible for addressing all in-coming calls to the Chancery offices, greeting visitors and processing Chancery building mail.  Will project a professional image through in-person and phone interaction. Provides advanced level of administrative and clerical support.  Assignments require interpretation, judgment and a general knowledge of office and Chancery policies and practices.  Maintains confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.  To qualify for this position, you must possess good public relation skills, strong communication and organizational skills and be self-initiating.

Previous administrative and clerical experience is preferred as well as experience with Microsoft Office Suite of tools.  The hourly pay rate for this position is $8.75 to $11.97 depending upon experience.   This position may vary between 32 and 40 hours per week.

Click on the following link for an application:  Application for Employment with the Diocese of Helena* (also available under “Diocesan Employment Applications” at the top of Diocese of Helena Employment Opportunities page Diocese of Helena).  Complete the application form and send to:

Diocese of Helena
Attn:  Michael Seipp
P.O. Box 1729
Helena, MT 59624

Or email to mseipp@diocesehelena.org
or fax to: (406) 442-5191

You may also include your resume. For more information or a more detailed position description, please contact Michael Seipp at (406) 442-5820.

This position will remain open until filled.

Office Coordinator
Catholic Cemeteries, Diocese of Helena, Location – Butte, MT
Holy Cross/St. Patrick’s Cemeteries, Butte, MT

Do you have special insight when dealing with people in difficult situations?  Are you service-oriented and self-motivated?  We are seeking a self-motivating individual to provide an advanced level of administrative support including general office management and clerical support for our Diocesan Cemeteries in Butte.  The successful candidate will also establish and maintain departmental records, coordinate assigned projects and act as a liaison between the Cemetery staff and the general public

We offer an excellent compensation package for a motivated individuals. This position is a part-time, hourly position that is also benefit-eligible.

Qualifications should include, but are not limited to:

  • Associates degree with a minimum of 2 years of office work experience or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience using computers, databases, and online applications
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to appropriately prioritize work responsibilities
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • A positive and supportive attitude towards the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings
  • Ability to serve families in a professional, respectful and timely manner
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work with personnel at funeral homes, crematories, and memorial works
  • Good listener/excellent communication skills, both on the phone and in person
  • Comfortable working in a cemetery environment
  • Must possess a current and valid Montana driver’s license

About the Employer
Catholic Cemeteries serve the living in life’s most precious moments. Providing cemetery services, Catholic Cemeteries assist in sharing this meaningful experience with family and friends. The Catholic Cemeteries of The Diocese of Helena, Montana is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end-of-life services.

Job Type: Part-time (30 hours per week), Hourly rate dependent on experience
Job Location:  Butte, MT
Required Education:  Associate Degree
Required Experience:  2 years office work
Required License or Certification:  Montana driver’s license

Please send resume and letter of interest to:
Michael Seipp, Human Resources Director, mseipp@diocesehelena.org 406.389.7070.

This position is open until filled.

Maintenance Engineer/Groundskeeper
Cathedral of St. Helena

The Cathedral of St Helena Parish has a position opening for a Maintenance Engineer/Groundskeeper. This position is full-time with full benefit package. The position is responsible for performing semi-skilled maintenance for the Cathedral facilities, the Cathedral rectory and maintaining the Cathedral grounds, (lawns, walks, steps and parking lots) all year. The position also provides Cathedral facilities furniture set-ups as needed. If interested please provide a letter of interest and current resume to:

“Job Opening”
Cathedral of St. Helena
530 N. Ewing St., Helena, Mt 59601.

Youth Minister
St. Matthew, Kalispell

St Matthew’s Catholic Church located in beautiful Northwest Montana, minutes away from Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park, has a job opening for Youth Minister.  This person will work actively to engage our youth, K-12, and to inspire and instill a love for our Catholic faith. This is an exempt position with a competitive salary and great benefits.  To obtain an application and a complete job description email parish@stmattsaints.org.