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Position Available at OMPH Catholic School: Kindergarten Teacher Aide and Lunchroom Monitor – 5 days per week; 6 hours per day, when school is in session. Responsibilities include assisting the Kindergarten teacher with classroom activities (singing included) as needed, support the teacher with routine classroom tasks as needed, assist individual children as needed, and supervise all OMPH students in the lunchroom during all lunch periods. It is expected that the successful applicant will abide by all that is set forth in the teacher contract, the Diocesan Policy Book, the Faculty Handbook, assigned duties and classroom responsibilities, and will review the Parent Handbook and Emergency Operations Plan. Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma; a Bachelor or Associates degree is preferable; strict confidentiality working in a school environment is required; strong management & discipline skills with Kindergarten through 8th grade students; must enjoy children of all ages. If interested, please submit a letter of interest along with a resume by Wednesday July 10th to OMPH School office (office@omph.org), 330 Church Ave., Ephrata, PA 17522, Attention: Principal.

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Welcome to the Development Office!

Contact us at development@omph.org

We are grateful to the alumni, parents, friends, and businesses who support our efforts.  Together we are working to secure the future financial security of our school.

What does the future hold for Catholic Education?

We envision a future in which Catholic Education is an option for every child.  We envision a future in which Catholic schools remain affordable, in spite of rising expenses.  We envision a future in which we continue to be blessed by extraordinary faculty members who are dedicated to high standards of education in a Christian environment.  For generations to come, we envision a future in which Catholic schools are never threatened by financial uncertainties.  Shouldn’t tomorrow’s children be given the same opportunity to receive a Catholic education as preceding generations?

How Can I Help?

  • Make a tax-deductible contribution to the Annual Appeal.
  • Ask your employer about matching funds.
  • Join us for our Treasure Island Auction in November and/or our Golf Tournament held in May.
  • Participate in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).
  • Keep us in mind when your business is updating technology and donating or selling what you currently use.

The 2018-19 Development Advisory Team members are:

  • Theresa Chanko, Teacher Representative, and Chairperson
  • Patricia Foltz, School Principal
  • Jeanne McAleer, Development Director
  • Margaret Gardner, Public Relations Director
  • Annie Davis, Treasurer
  • Micole Hoover, Secretary
  • Lauren Caramenico
  • Kelly Cassidy
  • Abigail Critchfield
  • Veronica Dube
  • Mitch Hackman
  • Sean McAleer
  • Lisa Sheaffer


Development Fundraising Events

Development Activities

Fundraising and “development” are not synonymous, although, fundraising is a component of development.  Activities are held throughout the year to raise money to be invested in an endowment fund for the future of our school and to raise money for tuition assistance.

Annual Appeal

The Annual Appeal consists of the Appeal Letter and the Phonathon.  Appeal Letters are mailed in the fall after the start of school.  The Phonathon takes place during the first week of October where phone calls are made to the parents, friends, and alumni of the school as well as the parishioners of the three supporting parishes.  Starting 2017, we have Online Giving which allows you to make contributions to OMPH School without writing checks or worrying about cash donations.  Please go to Online Giving and click on “Sign Up for Your New Account” and complete your initial account registration or click on “Quick Give” for a one time donation.

Treasure Island Auction

The Treasure Island Auction is held on the first weekend of November.  This is a mix of various auction styles – live, silent, and raffle.  The variety of items grows every year.  In past years we have had gourmet dinners, various kinds of gift baskets, theatre tickets, restaurant gift certificates, and beach houses.  This year the auction was held on November 3, 2018.

Golf Tournament

The OMPH Annual Golf Tournament will be held on May 8, 2019, at the Honeybrook Golf Club.  The day starts with a light breakfast followed by the tournament and then concludes with lunch and prizes. For Mail In Registration form click HERE. For Online Registration click HERE.