Parish Receptionist Position Available:

St Joseph Catholic Church is seeking a parish receptionist. The position is 35 hours full time with benefits.

This position can be a job share position with 18 hours part time. Office hours are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM,

Monday through Friday, with holidays.

 

We are looking to hire someone who is friendly, professional and who is a practicing Catholic in good standing. The position requires greeting and receiving parishioners and visitors at the parish office, in a welcoming and friendly manner, responding to inquiries on a wide variety of topics, both on the telephone and in person. Answering the telephone in a professional and courteous manner, relaying telephone messages promptly and accurately, transferring telephone calls appropriately. Duties includes scheduling mass intentions, completing appropriate paperwork, sorting mail, copying the bulletin and other communications as needed, entering sacramental records and other office duties as necessary.
 

Qualifications include:

  • College degree

  • Two years’ office assistant/receptionist experience

  • Courteous, friendly, and professional manner with strong communication and interpersonal skills including confidentiality, tact, patience, and diplomacy to handle sensitive calls and situations and refer them appropriately

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and ability to learn Church Office and Flock Notes

  • Knowledge of Catholic faith

  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines, work harmoniously and cooperatively with other staff.

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications and availability for this position via email to adrienne@stjosephcolumbia.org.