Employment Opportunities 


Part-time Cook, Saint Patrick Villa

Saint Patrick Villa, a 20-room residence for Sisters of Charity in Nanuet, NY are seeking a temporary (May to August 2022) part-time Cook, Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3pm – 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays 9am-3pm. 

The Cook is responsible to ensure the residents’ nutritional needs are met and meals are served in an enjoyable, respectful manner. The Cook must also ensure that safe service standards are successfully met.


  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Prepare monthly menus for approval of Administrator
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Collect all items used at meal time from dining room and wash / sanitize all items
  • Monitor inventory and inform appropriate person when there are shortages
  • Clean food preparation and production areas to ensure equipment is ready for the next meal
  • Ability to work on at various special occasions and/or holidays are requested by Administrator
  • Greet Sisters as they enter the dining room and serve meals in an enjoyable and respectful manner.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • General knowledge and understanding of nutrition
  • Considerable knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures
  • High School Diploma or GED required, and a minimum of two years related work experience required
  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other employees
  • Commitment to the Mission and values of the Sisters of Charity.

Please send resumes to hrinfo@scny.org

May 2022

Coordinator of Administrative Services at Mount Saint Vincent Convent

The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking a Coordinator of Administrative Services at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, NY.  The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the congregation.

The coordinator provides secretarial, organizational, and administrative support to the Administrative Team at the Mount Saint Vincent Convent. The Assistant also ensures that all requests are executed accurately and in a timely manner. 

General Responsibilities:  

  • Creates and maintains accurate merged calendar of all events at convent including pastoral, recreation, congregation, and physical therapy events and ensures no conflicts and communicate these events to residents.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date MSV Convent Handbook, Resident Extension List, Resident Room List, Weekend Coverage Schedule and prepare correspondence and other documents as requested.
  • Creates daily transportation schedule, communicates schedule to Driver and sisters. If Driver is unavailable, coordinate volunteer driving schedule to transport sisters.
  • Reviews for accuracy and submits for payment convent’s pharmacy invoice.
  • Oversees registration, inspection and maintenance and repair of cars.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date calendar for sister’s visitors.
  • Covers reception desk, when requested.
  • Prepares and post daily meal menus.
  • Maintains signup sheets and coordinates regularly scheduled volunteers who assist sisters with shopping and technology.
  • Assists with preparation and distribution of materials as well as arrangements for meetings and celebrations.
  • Acts as a resource for Sisters to solve minor computer, printer, and internet problems.
  • Arranges for food for special events, when required.
  • Maintains office equipment, including but not limited to printers, fax machines and copiers and ensure availability of office supplies
  • Maintain schedule of Mass Intentions, collect payment, and inform Director of Pastoral Services, as needed.
  • Establishes and maintain cordial relations with visitors and callers, and staff of other departments.
  • Occasionally shop for household or specialty items.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Commitment to and understanding of the Mission, history and values of the Sisters of Charity and working with the elderly.
    • HS Diploma or GED required, appropriate bachelor’s degree preferred and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in administrative services required.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information.
    • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite as well as technical skills to successfully organize virtual meetings and program Smart TV’s.
    • Use time efficiently; organize work effectively and systematically and establish routines where appropriate. 
    • Valid NYS Driver’s License and successfully pass the SCNY Driving Test.

    Working Conditions:

    Must be able to sit, stand and walk around building frequently for up to 8 hours per day in a busy environment. Be able to perform with numerous interruptions and be able to withstand the pressure of time and responsibility. Deal with a variety of personalities in a tactful and professional manner while meeting deadlines and other assignments.

    Please send resumes to hrinfo@scny.org

    Director of Nursing at Mount Saint Vincent Convent

    The Sisters of Charity of New York is seeking a Director of Nursing at Mount Saint Vincent Convent, a 60-room retirement home in Bronx, NY.  The Convent provides assisted living services to retired sisters of the congregation.

    General Duties: Director of Nursing is responsible to plan, organize, direct, develop and evaluate the care given by the members of the nursing staff to the sisters at Mount Saint Vincent Convent.  The Director of Nursing, working as a team with the Administrator, oversees and coordinates the appropriate level of care for each sister and ensures the highest quality of care.  The Director creates an atmosphere that provides for continuity of care and quality of life for all sisters. This is accomplished by providing clear direction and expectations to all employees about the philosophy and continued support of the Mission of the Sisters of Charity.

    • Oversee and supervise the nursing staff.
    • Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the daily operations of the nursing staff.
    • Communicate on a regular basis with Administrator and as needed, Nurse Manager and Leadership concerning the well-being of sisters.
    • Demonstrate consistent ability to manage nursing problems and emergency situations.
    • Develop an on-call system with RN at Convent to ensure consistent coverage after hours and weekends.
    • In conjunction with RN, arrange medical appointments and transportation through Assistant Administrator.
    • Interact with sisters who are at various levels of cognition and continually assess needs of sisters to move to another level of care to enhance quality of life for the sisters.
    • Maintain accurate payroll records via ADP with regards to time and attendance for reporting personnel and approve paid time off requests.
    • Ensure a written plan of care for each sister, as needed.
    • Plan, evaluate and takes responsibility for providing consistent and sufficient staffing, as needed.
    • In coordination with Administrator, make daily rounds to observe sisters and ensure all personnel are performing work assignments in accordance with job descriptions.
    • Conduct staff meetings with all shifts for purposes of planning, coordinating and implementing nursing policies and procedures, to assist in identifying and correcting problems, and/or for improvement of services.
    • Participate in smooth transition of sisters admitted to MSVC, including receiving information relative to nursing needs.
    • Visit sisters in hospitals, rehabilitation centers on a regular basis.
    • Attend Care Plan Meetings in rehabilitation centers, as necessary.
    • Collaborate with attending physicians in reviewing the nursing requirements of each sister.
    • Monitor medication and treatment schedules to ensure that medications are being administered as ordered, and treatments provided as scheduled.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Commitment to the Mission of the Sisters of Charity and to the elderly.
    • Leadership and management skills to oversee the operations of the department.
    • Ability to work a rotating work schedule that may include weekends; ability to respond to Convent at any time of day in case of emergency.
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
    • Master’s Degree in Nursing required.
    • Current license to practice professional nursing in New York State; must maintain mandated continuing education requirements.
    • Five years of experience in geriatric care and 3 years of management experience.  
    • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License and successfully pass SCNY driving test.
    • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

    Please send requests for further information and/or resumes to Sharon Dosin, Director of Human Resources, sdosin@scny.org or contact her by phone at 718-549-8156.

    Maintenance Technician

    The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician. 

    The Maintenance Technician will perform routine repair and general maintenance work at properties owned by the Sisters of Charity, upkeep of grounds and special projects as needed. The Technician must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and travel between various properties owned by the Sisters of Charity. 

    General Duties:

    • Perform repair or general maintenance work at various buildings and grounds including but not limited to heating and boiler maintenance, basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, plaster, and painting tasks.
    • Respond to a variety of service requests and work orders from the residents.
    • General cleaning of all common areas in the building including but limited to, front, rear, and trash storage areas.
    • Move and assist in the transportation of furniture and equipment.
    • Install and remove air conditioning units from each apartment, as requested.
    • Practice preventative maintenance measures by conducting frequent inspections of the interior and exterior of facility, including the roofs.
    • Keep appropriate service and repair records and keep inventory of required parts and maintenance supplies.
    • Prioritize projects that protect the daily function of the building and its residents.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Ability to use efficiently various power and hand tools.
    • Follow oral and/or written instructions.
    • Communicate efficiently and fluently in English in both written and oral form.
    • Respond in a timely fashion to emergency calls and requests after regular work hours.
    • Valid NYS Driver’s License and successfully pass the SCNY road test.
    • Ability to drive to various work locations.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
    • High School Diploma or GED required.

     Please send resumes to hrinfo@scny.org

    Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation

    The Sisters of Charity of New York are seeking an Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation.

    General Duties: The Assistant Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation (PJIC), assists the Director in planning, implementing and coordinating PJIC initiatives and programs of the Sisters of Charity of New York. The Assistant Director will advance the work of the Congregation in issues of social justice, peace and integral ecology.

    • Assists in keeping PJIC section of SCNY website updated and getting current issues and events on designated social media such as Facebook, Twitter.
    • Assists in writing PJIC material such as monthly update to Congregation, monthly report to Council Liaison, and special reports on specific issues.
    • Coordinates, keeps communication open between, and attends designated committee meetings and events.
    • Represents SCNY at designated events, vigils and meetings depending on issues that she/he is responsible for.
    • Plans, coordinates and implements programs, in collaboration with appropriate groups, on issues that she/he is responsible for.
    • Oversees setting up meetings, preparing material for meetings and taking minutes when necessary.
    • Assists Chief Financial Officer, by participating in ICCR, Tri-CRI and other corporate responsibility conference calls; and, attending meetings and dialogues in NY area.
    • Takes responsibility for public witness sign-on and maintain updated list to be published to Congregation annually.
    • Assists in outreach to high schools and parishes around PJIC issues.
    • Participates in identified local, regional and national groups that SCNY PJIC Office collaborates with and as determined by PJIC Director.
    • Takes responsibility for education, raising awareness, advocacy and systemic change on issues that PJIC Director and Leadership Team have identified. i.e. human trafficking, immigration, environment, etc.
    • Responsible for networking, collaborating and working with colleagues and outside groups and organizations on specific initiatives and issues.
    • Learns about Federation and Vincentian Family history/charism/mission and participates in related activities such as UN events, etc.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of and passion for peace, justice and the integrity of creation.
    • Master’s Degree in related field, preferred.
    • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, prioritization, planning, organization, and communication.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and take initiative.
    • Ability to impart information on issues in a manner that motivates Sisters and Associates to prophetic action and witness through prayer, presence, marches, vigils, public stance etc.
    • Ability to attend day and evening meetings, events, rallies and vigils etc.
    • Ability to travel to various meetings and navigate public transportation system, when required.

    Please send resume to hrinfo@scny.org.


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