Parish Secretary, St Thomas More Parish

Mount Eliza

St Thomas More Parish, Mount Eliza is a welcoming Catholic community located on the Mornington Peninsula. We are looking for a Parish Secretary who can help support the outreach of the Parish to the Catholic community in Mt Eliza and beyond. The successful applicant will possess a strong commitment to the Church's practices and values. They will be able recognise and respect the pastoral aspect of the Parish and this position, and an understanding of liturgy and the sacraments would be highly advantageous.

This permanent part-time position is based at the Parish Office in Mount Eliza. The role is required to work 10 hours per week between Wednesday and Friday. This role offers flexibility with hours. The successful applicant will work with the Parish Priest and volunteers.

Key Requirements

  • Strong PC skills, in particular Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Be familiar with the Archdiocese operating system, Parish on Line (PACS) would be an advantage, however, training can be provided.
  • Initiative and a capacity to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Maintain records in a tidy and readily accessible manner
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of all records
  • Experience in providing a range of secretarial and office management services
  • Ability to work to timeframes with attention to detail and priorities
  • Good communication skills with ability to relate to a variety of people

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide secretarial and office support services to the Parish Priest and the Parish community.
  • Maintain all Parish Registries for Baptism, Marriage and deaths and respond to enquiries on these matters and refer families to the appropriate Parish team member.
  • Prepare the weekly bulletin for distribution each weekend. (which includes Liturgical responses and rosters).
  • Assist with the parish website updates.
  • Maintain orderly digital files and archives as appropriate
  • Attain a general understanding of duties of other staff members or volunteers to support him/her during annual leave or sickness.
  • Assist when required the Parish Finance Officer in the maintenance of the Stewardship Program and other programs Assist with the training of new employees and volunteers in the office.

Other Relevant Requirements

  • Vaccinations
  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check (new Check required)
  • Valid Driver Licence

Additional Information

Applications are to be sent to 8th July 2022 Please submit a cover letter along with a current resume. For further information, contact Suzette Diaz, HR Partner on (03) 9926 2525. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.

Application closing date: 08 July, 2022 Contact person Suzette Diaz Apply Now