Jul 09, 2021

Coordinator of Family Ministry

  • Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church
  • 438 St Antoine, Detroit, MI, USA
Part time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

The parish is seeking a part-time team player to join the parish staff, providing support to parishioners and guests of Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church through the administration of family programs. 



  • Greet parishioners and visitors by answering, screening, and routing incoming requests.
  • Communicate, interact, and consult with couples, families, priests, parishioners and staff regarding scheduling, preparation, planning and celebration of sacraments and funerals.
  • Implement and maintain sacramental files: correspondence, necessary forms and paperwork required by Canon Law and the Archdiocese of Detroit.
  • Maintain all sacramental records for the parish in accordance with Archdiocesan protocols including registering sacraments in parish records and making necessary notifications and notations.
  • Maintain parish database content: entering new and updating current parishioner and visitor personal account information.
  • Coordinate parish volunteers for and staff liaison for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, the Prayground and other family programs.
  • Conduct wedding rehearsals and be present for weddings on rare occasions when regular rehearsal staff are unavailable.



  1. Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • Collaborate with others: leadership, other staff members, parishioners.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Exhibit good organizational, relational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines timely.
  • Be familiar with the teachings, beliefs, liturgies, and liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of parish and office functions.
  • The selected candidate must attend a Protecting God's Children workshop or be certified.
  • The selected candidate must complete a background check.
  1. Education, Training and Experience
  • Must be proficient in software programs; i.e. Google, email, Microsoft products, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to learn ParishSoft and eTapestry database programs.
  • Must hold a high school diploma; associates degree is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in an office setting. Prior experience in working in a church office is preferred.


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