Aug 23, 2019

Part Time Catholic Church Receptionist

  • St James Parish
  • St James Parish Office 820 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Part time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

As a Catholic Parish that is rooted in our Mission “to be disciples and make disciples,” We are looking for a part time staff Receptionist to be ‘The Face of St James” at all times. Candidates play an integral role in the smooth operation of a fast-paced parish office.   This person is first to welcome visitors or newcomers over the phone or in person.   A positive, giving and welcoming personality are essential for this position.  Rooted in their faith, Strong applicants embrace a job where they can share their love for service in the Lord with their co-workers and the community of believers at St James and beyond.  

Responsibilities Includes but are not limited to:

Answer telephone and direct calls appropriately

Welcome and direct visitors to meetings and appointments with staff

Schedule Funerals, baptisms, mass remembrances, anointing, etc…

Welcome and register New parishioners

Sacramental Record Requests

Mail, copies, deliveries

Record and maintain all Sacramental Record Books

Special Projects as assigned by Office Manager


Characteristics and abilities:

Excellent interpersonal skills

Motivated self-starter able to effectively prioritize and take initiative

Strong organizational skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Strong verbal and written communication sills

Team player who is resourceful and creative

Must be able to respect confidentiality and discretion



Working Knowledge of the Catholic Church preferred 

Bachelors degree preferred

2+ years front desk reception experience

Highly Proficient in using Microsoft Office software 9Word, Excel, publisher)

Working knowledge of PDS (Parish Database System ) a plus

Demonstrated experience with all social media

Demonstrated experience with editing and proofreading

Strong faith life rooted in deepening your personal relationship with our Lord


Qualified Candidates please send resume to

Flo Trunk –

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