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Purpose of this Ministry:
To ensure that the Gospel values, mission and purpose of the Church and Parish are consistently practiced in the Parish through the daily dealings with parishioners, volunteers, vendors, and all others who visit the Parish office.  Further, the Parish Receptionist assists with the efficient execution of all parish tasks.

Average Hours Devoted to this Ministry Each Week: 14 hours per week

Position Reports to Parish Office Manager
Position Supervises: None


  • Must be a person committed to the purpose of this ministry, as outlined above, and value the organization. Must be capable of maintaining confidentiality at all times, under all circumstances. 
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to successfully resolve conflicts and solve problems for all who come to or phone into the Parish office. 

Education: Requires a high school degree and proven work experience and ability to handle the diverse duties as assigned.

Experience:  Entry level, no prior experience required

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Answering phones, screening calls as necessary, directing to appropriate staff member and taking clear, concise, accurate messages in a professional manner, greeting each visitor and providing assistance as needed.
  • Collecting, sorting and distributing all mail; checking-in packages and ensuring timely delivery to staff member
  • Assisting office staff and volunteers with clerical support including copying, letter folding, filing and other duties as assigned.
  • Registering families for Parish events.
  • Welcoming and registering new parishioners; creating and distributing all newcomer welcome packets.
  • Scheduling Mass Intentions.
  • Opening up Parish Office (lights on, doors unlocked as needed). 
  • Placing inserts into the Weekly Bulletin as needed
  • Maintaining inventory of all supplies needed for Parish Office, Kitchen, Seton Hall and Bayley’s Cellar; ordering as needed and maintaining record keeping to ensure accurate payment by the Parish

Other duties as assigned by Office Manager

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