PatHeuerEmployeePicWEBThe Sisters of St. Francis is an equal opportunity employer with more than 200 staff members serving in various capacities including nursing, maintenance, professional administration, food services, finance, and much more. We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and caring individuals who will assist in our mission.


MSFC Employee Mission Statement

As employees of the Sisters of St. Francis community we are called to provide a life of quality for all residents and staff. We agree to model these four core values:

  • Welcoming community: We welcome others with respect, concern, and acceptance as a way of creating a caring community and treat ourselves and one another with kindness and dignity.
  • Peaceful environment: We accept and respect the differences and needs of others and foster shared decision-making. We support and encourage residents and staff to freely pursue personal, professional, communal, and spiritual development.
  • Respectful service: We graciously respond to the needs of others with respect and humility, which nurtures and values others’ integrity, dignity, and differences. We assure that the basic needs of life are met through quality care.
  • Care of the Earth: We strive to be aware and respectful of the environment by carefully using the Earth’s resources and reducing waste.

“I feel that it is an amazing experience to work at Mount St. Francis. I feel inspired and encouraged as I walk with these strong women who are aging so beautifully and gracefully. They take the time to care for us, to pray for us, and to appreciate and laugh with us! They have included us, their staff, to join them as they lead us in this dance called life.”

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Available Positions

To apply for a position at the Sisters of St. Francis, fill out an online job application.     Online Job Application

Marketing and Public Relations Specialist at Shalom Spirituality Center

Shalom Spirituality Center is hiring a Marketing and Public Relations Specialist to:

•Direct Shalom’s marketing/public relations program including print and social media components.

•Update website content, online program registration and donation processes.

•Evaluate effectiveness of marketing/PR activities and update plans accordingly.

Qualifications: College degree and one to two years’ experience in marketing or public relations. Experience with InDesign and WordPress preferred as well as experience with a Mac and PC environment.

Please submit resume with letter of application to or mail to: Human Resources, Sisters of St. Francis, 3390 Windsor Ave., Dubuque, IA 52001.

Dietary Assistant at Shalom Spirituality Center

Duties include assisting in all aspects of food preparation, dining room service, and housekeeping.  This position is 30 hours a week with excellent benefits and includes days, evenings, and weekends.

Maintenance Worker

The Sisters of St. Francis are hiring a full-time maintenance worker with 3-5 years of experience preferred. Duties include: painting, minor plumbing, building and equipment repair, snow removal, etc.  Must be a self-starter, available for rotating on-call schedule, have a valid driver license and be able to lift 50 lbs.  Full benefit package. Apply in person or click here to apply online.


Accepting applications for a full-time HVACR.  State of Iowa mechanical license required or the ability to obtain in one year of employment; 3-5 years’ experience in commercial and industrial service work with a background in water to air geothermal preferred; must be a self-starter, available for on-call schedule, have a valid driver license, and able to lift 50 lbs.  Full benefit package.


Accepting applications for full and part-time nurses.  Applicants are required to be a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse and will be providing and supervising all medical care given to sisters.


Accepting applications for FT/PT/PRN, with possible weekend package options. (Must be 18 years of age to apply.) The caregiver provides physical care to the sisters to meet their daily needs and to enable them to function at the highest possible level.  Caregivers assist at meal times; change bed linens; exercise and walk sisters; take and record vitals; help with a sister’s personal care such as positioning, dressing, bathing and grooming; and other duties as assigned.