Employment Opportunities

Are you ready to partner in mission?

FSPA is dedicated to relationship-centered care and service. For our staff—our partners in mission—this means quality time working with sisters and quality time advancing our Franciscan mission. We are a socially responsible organization--members of the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility--and offer a PTO plan that starts immediately, 403(b) match, tuition assistance and a wellness program, including access to an Employee Assistance Center, an onsite wellness advocate and discounted spirituality center programming. 


St. Rose Convent

St. Rose Convent is a home for sisters and corporate office for Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. We share space with the Franciscan Spirituality Center. St. Rose Convent is located at 912 Market Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin. 

Part Time Receptionist
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In this position you would graciously receive all persons who come to the reception desk and assist them as needed, answer the telephone and respond to inquiries, monitor cameras and door systems and provide administrative support as needed.  This is satisfying and challenging work that allows you to assist a wide variety of people.  Every other weekend is required.  

We are looking for someone who believes in hospitality.  You should

-be reliable and able to work independently,
-be able to work with frequent interruptions,
-have excellent verbal and written communication/customer service skills and intermediate level computer skills.

Previous reception experience is preferred. 

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Day/PM Registered Nurse

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In this part-time position (two to three shifts/week, day and PM, plus an occasional weekend and holiday), you will provide nursing services to the Sisters.

If you have:

  •    a passion for fostering the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of others
  •    a love of working with seniors
  •    excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •    a nursing license to work in Wisconsin —

We’d like to meet you!  

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Liturgist

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In this full-time (30 – 40 hours/week) position you will oversee all aspects of the Eucharistic Liturgies and other sacramental and prayer services in a Franciscan community. This position will include some evening and weekend hours.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate music/liturgy for one weekend liturgy
  • Prepare worship aides for Sundays, feast days and other special days
  • Schedule Sunday/weekday Liturgies, train liturgical ministers, direct the Schola, and prepare cantors

We are looking for an energetic, caring individual who has:

  • Three to five years of experience with Roman Catholic liturgy
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Music and/or Liturgy
  • Strong music skills and the ability to play the organ/piano preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

We offer competitive compensation and relocation assistance.  Benefit package includes health, dental, life, LTD, retirement plan and paid time off.  

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Administrative Assistant

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In this full-time position (30 hours/week), you will provide administrative support for the Directors of Affiliation and Integral Ecology.   

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • The ability to organize and handle multiple tasks

Previous administrative experience is preferred.  Includes full-time benefits package.  

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Part time Food Service Aide

This is a great position for anyone looking for 6-10 hours per week. Hours during the week are 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.; Sundays and holidays are 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Schedules are flexible with opportunities to pick up additional/longer shifts. 

Duties include:

  • Preparing the cafeteria line for meal service
  • Carrying trays for sisters
  • Cleaning up after meal service, including wiping down counters, washing dishes, etc. 

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Resumes may also be sent to: Deb Scoville, HR/Support Services Coordinator, St. Rose Convent, 912 Market St., La Crosse, WI  54601-8808. Phone: 608-791-5261 / Fax:  608-782-6301. Email: dscoville@fspa.org

 

Villa St. Joseph 

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration staff working at Villa St. Joseph, our skilled-care retirement home, provide relationship-centered care to retired sisters. Villa St. Joseph is located on St. Joseph Ridge, 11 miles east of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Our staff here are involved in the project to renovate St. Rose Convent which will eventually become home for all sisters and the primary location for all staff. 

Registered Nurse or Liscensed Practical Nurse:  

Full-time: 1st shift - 62 hours every 2 weeks - full benefits package

PHILOSOPHY:
In executing all duties and responsibilities of the job description, the employee shall be expected to advocate and foster the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of all individuals in accordance with the healing ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration at Villa St. Joseph.

JOB SUMMARY:
The nursing process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating is the basis for all care delivered by the registered nurse. The registered nurse is accountable for the delivery of direct care and for supervising the nursing care provided by professional and ancillary nursing personnel.  The registered nurse assesses and plans in collaboration with the patient/support person and the interdisciplinary health care team to meet the educational and discharge needs. The registered nurse provides care for the elderly residents of the Villa St. Joseph.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

  • Must have current registration to practice professional nursing in Wisconsin.
  • Must have at least 1 year of related work experience and possess basic leadership skills. May negotiate if previously employed as a licensed practical nurse in a geriatric setting.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Certified Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant:   

Certified or non-Certified welcome to apply.  Full-time and part-time opportunities available which includes working every other weekend and holiday. Starting wage is $15 for CNA and $14 for NA with no prior experience.  

Day shift is 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
PM shift is 2:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Night shift is 10:30 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.

Full-time: 1st shift, 2nd shift
Part-time: 1st shift - includes every other weekend

PHILOSOPHY:
In executing all duties and responsibilities of the job description, the employee shall be expected to advocate and foster the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of all individuals in accordance with the healing ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and Villa St. Joseph Retirement Home.

JOB SUMMARY:
A member of the health care team who, under the direct supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse assists residents with daily cares in order to maintain the highest degree of dignity, safety and independence.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

  • Nursing experience desired.  On the job training can be provided.
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

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Dietary Aide/cook: Full-time

Full-time 30-37.50 hrs/week. Every other weekend. Shift is 10:30am-6:30pm. Will train, but previous kitchen/dietary/cooking in a healthcare environment experience preferred. 

JOB SUMMARY:

A member of the health care team who plans and organizes time, material and staff to enable the preparation and serving of nutritious, wholesome food which adheres to diet therapy requirements, as well as being appealing to the eye and palate.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

  • One to two years of commercial cooking experience preferred. On the job training may be substituted.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Contact Villa Human Resources office with any questions or to get additional info: 608-791-9333

Opportunities at our sponsored ministries:

Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center

We are the Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, located on the shores of Trout Lake in the beautiful Wisconsin Northwoods near Arbor Vitae. Our mission is to engage persons seeking greater meaning in life and a deeper relationship with God, others. Self and all creation by providing space for inspiration, reflection and solitude. We are a ministry of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.

            There are no opportunities at this time.

Franciscan Spirituality Center
Franciscan Spirituality Center, located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, provides a peaceful space where people of all faiths can find opportunities for growth in body, mind and spirit through prayer, reflection, retreats and programs. The center is a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.

Development Coordinator
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We are looking for someone to help us support others. In this full-time position (30 – 40 hours per week), you will plan, coordinate and implement funding strategies, cultivate donor relationships and research grant opportunities. This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives.  

We’re not looking for just anyone—you must be passionate about helping others grow, you should enjoy meeting people and coordinating fundraising activities and you should have at least one year of related experience.  

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Resumes may also be sent to: Deb Scoville, HR/Support Services Coordinator, St. Rose Convent, 912 Market St., La Crosse, WI  54601-8808. Phone: 608-791-5261 / Fax:  608-782-6301. Email: dscoville@fspa.org

           

Prairiewoods Spirituality Center
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center is a sacred space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to explore and nurture their relationships with the Source of all Being, Earth, Self and Others, with an increasing awareness of the story of the Universe.

There are no opportunities at this time. 

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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