Human Resources

Human Resources

The Human Resources staff of the Diocese of Buffalo provides support to clergy, lay ministers, employees, and volunteers serving in parishes, schools, and other agencies of the Diocese of Buffalo

Our goal is to provide tools, policies, and resources to diocesan employees who lead, manage, and supervise, thus helping to insure that the Church is both a just and an effective employer. We serve the practical, legal, and procedural needs of human resource management within the Diocese and are committed to supporting employees and their supervisors in achieving harmony to promote effective work relationships that adhere to the values of a Catholic institution.

Employment Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Positions are available in parishes and Catholic schools across the Diocese. Click here to learn more. 

To post an open position at your parish or Catholic school please fill out the following form.


Payroll Administration

For questions regarding payroll or unemployment benefit please contact the Office of Payroll at (716) 847-5599 or



Documentation and forms for clergy, parishes, schools, and Catholic Center employees can be found here. 

The Diocese of Buffalo upholds and supports the following principles:

• Demonstrate and encourage respect for all person’s abilities, differences, and perspectives.

• Create and foster a cooperative, creative, and productive environment.

• Encourage open dialogue regarding diversity and inclusion issues.

• Demonstrate flexibility, and openness to change.

• Acknowledge and respond to controversial issues in the workplace.

That the Diocese of Buffalo represents a diverse group of people and operates consistently with Catholic teachings. The Diocese of Buffalo embraces and values the diversity of all of stakeholders and strives to be inclusive and mindful of this diversity in our employment policies and practices for non-ministerial roles.

Our aim is to foster a culture where every member of the Diocese feels valued, supported, and inspired to achieve individual and common goals with an uncommon will. This includes providing opportunity and access for all people across differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Contact HR

For general Human Resource questions please contact

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Additional documentation for parishes, schools, and the Catholic Center