Musician, St Joseph's Parish


Position: Musician for Sunday Mass (organist OR a keyboard player OR a guitarist)

Reports to: Parish Priest

Conditions: Part-time employment, 2hrs per week


  • To prepare the liturgical music program for the parishes Sunday Masses.
  • Lead the congregation in singing
  • Work with the choir volunteers, including parents and children
  • To be available to play or support musicians each Sunday
  • Other duties as directed by the Parish Priest.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A competent keyboard musician and singer
  • Ability to plan music programs
  • Able to work with parish volunteers
  • Knowledge of Catholic liturgical music.
  • Experience in leading a congregation in singing
  • A thorough understanding of the celebration of the Eucharist
  • An energy, passion and vision that has the capacity to ensure that the music/musicians/
  • singers enrich the prayer life of the worshipping community
  • Proven ability to promote, train and coordinate liturgical musicians from within a broad cross section of liturgical music.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the Child Safety Standards of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.

Other Relevant Requirements:

· Working with Children Check

· Police Check (new Check required)

· Valid Driver Licence

Applications are to be sent to by 14 May 2021. Please submit a cover letter along with a current resume. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best.

Application closing date: 14 May, 2021

Contact person Suzette Diaz

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