Ways To Help

St. Bonaventure Indian Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and entirely dependent on donations from people who care about our Navajo brothers and sisters. It is only through the compassion and financial generosity of our benefactors like YOU that the ministry of St. Bonaventure Mission began more than 40 years ago and continues today. We pledge that for every dollar spent, good value is received by the Diné.


Offer a one-time gift:

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Offer regular support as a member of our Good Shepherd Circle:

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Mail your check or money order to: St. Bonaventure Indian Mission & School Post Office Box 610 Thoreau, NM 87323-0610.

If your donation is in memory or honor of someone, please note that on your check/money order.


Call us at (505) 862-7847 or toll free at (877) 989-4100. We accept Visa and Mastercard.


  • Remember the Mission in your Will or estate plans
  • Make a donation of appreciated stock
  • Establish a gift annuity with St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School
  • To request information about these options, please contact our Development Office at (505) 862-7847 or toll free at (877) 989-4100.
  • Visit http://plannedgiving.stbonaventuremission.org


Learn more about how to donate goods. To inquire about donating goods and services, please call the Mission directly at (505) 862-7847.

We are a Catholic mission and ask for your continued prayers. Without them, our efforts have little meaning. God bless you.

St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID 85-0326009. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


General Statement OF Duties:

Under general supervision, performs highly skilled tasks of the master mechanic level in the repair and maintenance of a variety of service equipment. Does related work as required.


Inspection, maintenance, and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment; Replaces, repairs, and maintains operating parts of automobiles, trucks, and service equipment; Maintains and repairs electrical and other complex components of equipment requiring specialized knowledge and experience. Uses welding equipment for modification/repair of equipment/parts; part fabrication; Maintains records on repairs; Performs related duties.

Desired Knowledge, Skills AND Abilities:

Knowledge of gasoline and diesel motors, methods, practices and procedures of repairing and overhauling automobiles, trucks, buses, and mission equipment, braking systems, hydraulic systems, pumping systems, safety practices; skill in mechanical techniques, use of hand and power tools, welding techniques and practices; ability to detect mechanical problems with automotive equipment, interpret technical manuals, observe and recognize emergency repair problems and take the appropriate actions, work independently, follow written and verbal instructions.

Acceptable Experience AND Training:

Completion of a standard high school course (or GED in lieu of a high school diploma). General shop, auto repair work, general mechanics, auto electronics training highly desirable. Considerable journeyman level experience as an Automotive Mechanic, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licensed OR YOU MUST Obtain CDL License With-in (9) Months OF YOUR HIRE DATE.


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