Parish Kitchen Associate

The Parish Kitchen ministry of the Diocese of Covington’s Catholic Charities is seeking a full-time Associate. The normal work week is Monday through Friday from 7:00 am-2:00 pm but some evening or weekend coverage will occasionally be necessary. Parish Kitchen is a Catholic ministry in a welcoming environment, feeding a nutritious mid-day meal seven days a week to everyone who comes through our door, including the poor and homeless in our area. The Associate serves a key support role for an effective and well run operation for all our guests and volunteers. Responsibilities include assisting with meal preparation, which may involve purchasing, planning, preparing, and cooking; maintaining cleanliness of the facilities, involving sweeping, mopping, and storage and freezer organization; receiving and recording donations; assisting with ordering, recording, and reporting government commodities inventory; and coordinating and communicating with weekend staff, cooks, and volunteers. The work environment requires the ability to lift up to fifty pounds, to stand for extended periods of time, and to work both independently and collaboratively. Other desirable requirements include at least an Associate’s Degree in a human service field and prior experience, especially working with the poor and homeless, including those with addiction or mental health issues. Interested individuals should email a brief letter of interest, along with a resume that includes compensation history and at least three references with contact email addresses, to Stephen Koplyay at [email protected], or mail to 1125 Madison Avenue, Covington KY 41011-3115, or fax to 859/392-1589.

Clinical Director of Counseling Programs

The Diocese of Covington’s Catholic Charities is seeking to hire a Clinical Director for our faith- based Counseling Programs. The position is full-time, Monday through Friday, with some evening hours. The Director is responsible for the administrative and clinical supervision of Counseling Program staff, including, but not limited to coaching, training, accountability, evaluation, and some direct counseling service. Approximately 75% of time is spent on management and administrative duties in roles such as Clinical Director of Counseling Services, Agency/Pregnancy/Adoption Programs Supervisor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor, and Clinical Supervisor of independently-licensed staff. The remaining 25% of time is spent providing direct individual and family counseling services. Required qualifications include being a practicing Roman Catholic with a Master’s degree, five years of clinical counseling experience, Kentucky LCSW-S certification (preferred) or supervisor certification-eligible, a minimum of three years of management or supervisory experience, and experience with DSM 5. Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest by email, along with a resume or C-V including compensation history, and at least five references with contact email addresses to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR, at [email protected], or mail to 1125 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011-3115, or fax to 859/392-1589. EOE

Parish Kitchen Weekend Manager

The Diocese of Covington’s Catholic Charities is accepting applications from qualified candidates to help manage and serve at Parish Kitchen on the weekends,  as part of a two person team.  Depending on your availability, you could be scheduled as little as once a month, or up to 4 or 5 times per month on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Saturday and Sunday hours for Weekend Managers are 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., as scheduled. Serving hours are 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Weekend Managers oversee all aspects of this operation from opening to closing, including food preparation, dining room setup, offering hospitality and creating a welcoming environment, maintaining order in the dining room and respecting all guests, and clean up. Prior experience in food service, ministry, and/or social work would be a strong plus.

Specific responsibilities include dining room setup, cooking, and meal preparation before guests arrive; following all sanitation and safety guidelines as required by Public Health Department; supervising 5 to 6 volunteers, and assisting in the serving of food during serving hours; setting a welcoming environment and maintaining an orderly flow, while respecting all guests and volunteers; overseeing and assisting with final clean up; and communicating with the Parish Kitchen Director whenever issues or concerns arise.

To apply, contact Stephen Koplyay, SPHR by email or by phone: [email protected], 859/392-1534. Questions may be addressed to Maria Meyer, the Director of Parish Kitchen, at 859-581-7745 or [email protected].