Employment Opportunities

Looking to join a great team?

Our employees are considered to be among our most valuable resources. We regard our employees as some of our most treasured friends and partners in our mission to offer God’s hospitality to the world and serve the poor, always going, “one pace beyond.” We hope that you will consider joining the Sisters of the Presentation as you explore your next adventure.

We have more than 60 staff members serving in various capacities including nursing, housekeeping, maintenance, food service, administration and much more.

We offer full-time and part-time positions throughout the year and are currently welcoming applicants for the following positions:

Co-Director of Associate Partnership

Position(s) Available: Part-Time

The Sisters of the Presentation are looking for a co-director of associate partnership to join our team. This is an incredible opportunity to work with a talented and committed team of associates and sisters. You would work closely with the other co-directors to build relationships with associates and sisters and provide leadership in developing, promoting and coordinating associate activities, events, and service opportunities. This is a part time position with a flexible work schedule.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Nurse Aide (Non-certified)

Position(s) Available: Part-Time 2nd Shift (2-10pm)

  • Promote well-being through meaningful relationship building while providing support, friendship and kindness to each of the community members.
  • Provide maintenance and restorative care services in an appropriate, competent, compassionate manner to assist and empower sisters.  
  • In order to assist sisters with daily living, health and wellness, this position requires a positive, caring, relational disposition; an interest in the well-being of others; the ability to organize work, establish priorities and perform tasks accurately, neatly and thoroughly while managing time effectively.
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy and dignity of sisters in caregiving responsibilities.

Justice Promoter

Position(s) Available: Full-time

The Sisters of the Presentation in Dubuque, IA are looking for a Justice Promoter to join our team and help advance the mission and priorities related to justice, peace and care of Earth.

Who We Are:

We are a community of women religious and associates committed to living our charism of radical hospitality in response to the cry of women and children made poor, our wounded Earth and all creation. We are part of the International Presentation Association (IPA) whose mission is “to speak and act in partnership with others for global justice from a contemplative stance in a spirit of oneness with the whole of creation”.


The primary responsibility of the Promoter of Justice Office is to educate and animate sisters and associates on issues of justice, peace and care of Earth. The promoter will be guided by the call of the Gospel, Catholic Social Teaching and the justice commitments of the 2022 Chapter.


  • Facilitate the work of the Justice Promoter Committee and the Laudato Si Committee, serving as a resource as they discern and prioritize justice issues
  • Collaborate and support sisters, associates and other like-minded individuals and organizations in activities promoting justice, peace and integrity of creation
  • Develop educational materials on current issues of justice, peace, and care of creation and effectively communicate these materials to internal and external audiences
  • Provide training and guidance in advocacy
  • Serve as IPA Justice Contact
  • Cooperate with IPA and translate IPA goals to doable actions
  • Work internally with associates and other community-focused groups such as vocation/formation
  • Be available for networking and collaboration with other inter-congregational organizations, locally and regionally
  • Develop timely statements according to congregational justice concerns
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Report to the leadership quarterly or as requested


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree and/or experience in a field pertinent to the responsibilities of the position
  • Must be grounded in non-violence and have a passion for justice, peace and care of the Earth
  • Able to guide study programs toward the development of corporate stances and other areas of justice focus such as Laudato Si
  • Willingness to know and understand the community’s charism of radical hospitality
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal, social media) required in order to articulate and promote the justice agenda
  • Experience in utilizing social media platforms in order to support the mission of the community
  • A team player who is able to collaborate and engage others to implement impactful justice, peace and care of creation initiatives
  • Skills in social analysis, facilitation and advocacy
  • Organizational skills

Apply Today!

Qualified applicants are encouraged to complete the on-line application or fill-in the PRINTABLE APPLICATION FORM and mail it to:

Human Resources Office
Sisters of the Presentation
2360 Carter Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

The Sisters of the Presentation is an equal opportunity employer

Employment Application Form

To apply, please fill out the following application form.
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