Parish Office Receptionist – LONG TERM TEMP

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Employment Type
Cary, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40

Position Summary:

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Cary, NC is seeking a bilingual, long-term temporary receptionist to serve in a full-time capacity serving visitors and parishioners by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately. The position will act as the face of the parish for community members.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage front desk.
  • Maintains security by following procedures for visitors and monitoring logbook.
  • Answer phone, take messages, and forward all messages to appropriate department by email.
  • Answer “office” email and distribute emails to appropriate department.
  • Monitors and distributes “Ministry Interest” requests to appropriate staff.
  • Assist with New Member registration and management via Realm at the front desk.
  • Assist with Mass Intention and Altar Flower management via Mass Intentions Online.
  • Updates parish website calendar of events.
  • Assist parishioners with Event Registration.
  • Assists with SET paperwork and follow-up.
  • Works with SHARES Coordinator; assists with scheduling appointments and ensuring appointments are completed on time.
  • Responsible for hospitality – offering guests water, coffee, and snacks when appropriate.
  • Responsible for 1st floor conference room stocking of hospitality items (pens, notebooks, etc.)
  • Organize and distribute items left by staff for pick-up in mailroom.
  • Responsible for the 1st floor mailroom upkeep, organization and stocking.
  • Receive mail and remove from unwanted mailing lists.
  • Other Duties and responsibilities
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1 or more years of related work experience relating to Office or Secretarial Support
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and body language.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, knowledge of or ability to learn Realm and Mass Intentions Online.
  • Interpersonal skills; ability to work with volunteers, staff and parishioners.  
  • Bilingual (Spanish English).
  • Strong customer relation skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training

Position Start Date: 7/15/2024