Employment Opportunities

Would you like to join our Mission Vision & Values of working towards brother and sisterhood in our world?  Employment opportunites will be posted here as they come available. Currently we have three positions available.

Youth Program Assistant / Full Time - Detroit
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world.  We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order, is currently seeking a Youth Program Assistant  to assist in the coordination and administration of the tutoring program at our Conner Soup Kitchen location.

  • Experience motivating youth to read
  • Experience working in multi-cultural settings
  • Experience supervising groups of children
  • Must have demonstrated good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office and Outlook, as well as internet savvy
  • Must be willing to attend trainings and workshops to improve tutoring and library programs
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

Qualifications:  The desired education and experience level for this position are Associate’s degree in education, sociology, psychology, pre-social work or a related field.  Experience tutoring, teaching and/or mentoring youth is essential. Proficiency in computers, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.  The successful candidate will be able to supervise children in a learning environment while also being able to assist in administrative work for the program.

Resume deadline is September 5th, 2014.

Please send letter of interest and resume to: employment@thecapuchins.org . Please include Youth Program Assistant in the subject line.   

Or mail to:     
Attention: Human Resources
Youth Program Assistant
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, MI 48207

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Receptionist/part time – Milwaukee, WI
House of Peace, a ministry of The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world.  We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The House of Peace is currently seeking a part time Receptionist.  The primary purpose of this position is responsible to greet and assist guests and to perform administrative support functions.     

 Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • •Two years’ experience in an office environment with demonstrated effective  customer service skills.
  • Develop and distribute monthly and annual statistical report. 
  • •Develop and maintain a list of contact people for community organizations working with the House of Peace.
  • "Handles telephone calls and requests for information from guests and community organizations. 
  • Provide secretarial support to employees.   •         
  • Coordinates mail handling and distribution. 
  • •Assist in House of Peace services, programs and activities.
  • •Work with Capuchins, employees and volunteers to develop a comfortable, hospitable and supportive environment for guests of the House of Peace.    
  • •Some periodic local travel may be required.  

The work schedule is generally Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with evening and weekend work related to ministry needs.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to:

employment@thecapuchins.org   Include Receptionist/part time in the subject line

OR

Attention: Human Resources
Receptionist/part time
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan  48207

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Kitchen Manager – St. Ben’s Community Meal, Milwaukee, WI
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world.  We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

St. Ben’s Community Meal, a ministry of The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Kitchen Manager.  The primary purpose of this position is the oversight and supervision of the daily activity of the Community Meal.  The Kitchen Manager assures that a nutritious meal is served in an atmosphere of hospitality and respect.           

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrate, exemplify and support the Capuchin Charism throughout all professional responsibilities and activities. 
  • Minimum one year previous supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated interest in or involvement with Charitable or social justice issues
  • Oversees and supervises the daily operation of the meal through on-site presence and guidance.
  • Ensure proper sanitation procedures are observed and maintained in all aspects of food preparation, serving and storage.
  • Oversee cleanliness and safety of kitchen equipment and facility
  • Coordinate the activities of meal employees, volunteers, sponsorship groups and guests to achieve the Community Meal’s mission.
  • Oversee the bookkeeping and payroll for the Meal. 
  • Ability to function in a collaborative environment while also working independently and managing several tasks simultaneously. 
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point
  • Some periodic local travel may be required. 

Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
employment@thecapuchins.org   Include Kitchen Manager in the subject line

OR

Attention: Human Resources
Kitchen Manager
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan  48207

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