Parish Secretary Resume Samples

The main job purpose of a Parish Secretary is to provide secretarial and administrative support to the Parish Priest. A well-drafted Parish Secretary Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – processing emails, telephone calls, correspondence and ensuring all matters are handled on time; managing diaries of the Parish Priest, maintaining documentation and record-keeping of Baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and funerals; meeting and greeting visitors in a friendly manner; providing assistance to various inquiries such as weddings, funerals and Baptisms; and liaising with service providers for repairs and maintenance of Parish facilities.

The Secretary should possess the following skills and qualities – a commitment to the missions and values of the Catholic Church, experience in dealing with people, professional mannerism and presentation skills, public speaking skills, and strong networking skills. A degree is considered the minimum requirement for this role.

Parish Secretary Resume example

Parish Secretary Resume

Summary : Responsible for providing skilled secretarial services and maintain accurate parish records. Experienced processor with more than 15 years coordinating, maintaining and retrieving resource files in a consistent manner using different software packages. Efficiently and experienced administrator, qualified to research, maintain, compile, and report to clients and staff the essential information.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Ten Key, Scanning, Laminating, Copying.

Description :

    1. Provided secretarial and clerical services to the pastor including establishing an effective filing system, processing incoming and outgoing mail, typing, information research, mailing labels, and filing (soft and hard copy alike).
    2. Provided receptionist services for the parish office including the recording of clear and accurate messages, handling of routine questions about policies, procedures, events, as well as greeting visitors.
    3. Scheduled and performed word processing activities; format, revise and print out final copies of complex documents for the Pastor and other parish employees and volunteers as directed by the Pastor.
    4. Maintained wedding, baptismal, and funeral Mass schedules.
    5. Accurately recorded all parish marriages, baptisms, and deaths in the Christ the King Register of Registrums and file accordingly.
    6. Maintained accurate record of Christ the King parishioners' contact information (names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses, if applicable).
    7. Prepared and conduct an annual census of Christ the King parishioners.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Management


Sr. Parish Secretary Resume

Headline : Passionate behavioral health worker with special interest in working with children with mental health issues.

Skills : Proficient In: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Power Point, Google Products.

Description :

    1. Distributed and collect census information (names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses, if applicable).
    2. Provided daily support to Pastor and Business Manager.
    3. Responsible for daily functions in the Pastoral Office.
    4. Scheduled and managed weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
    5. Assumed Event Manager Role for rentals of Church, Reception Hall, meeting rooms, etc.
    6. Managed Parish Calendar on regular basis.
    7. Communicated and collaborated with area churches for local church events.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Jr. Parish Secretary Resume

Summary : College graduate with a track record of success and adaptation to different work environments including settings that range from sales, academia, clerical, and general business.

Skills : MS Office, MS Office, Apple Products, ICloud, MS Powerpoint,.

Description :

    1. Managed incoming and outgoing calls for busy parish office.
    2. Recorded and distribute information in regards to social outreach ministries.
    3. Provided administrative support to Pastoral Council.
    4. Recorded and complete all records of sacraments.
    5. Prepared and oversaw distribution of the Sunday bulletin and parish newsletter.
    6. Prepared and distributed correspondence for the pastor, parish staff and parish committees.
    7. Maintained and provided accurate sacramental records, notifications and certificates.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Office Management

Asst. Parish Secretary Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a Receptionist where can use skills and abilities to benefit employer and be of service to others.

Skills : Windows, Accounts Payable.

Description :

    1. Scheduled the use of parish facilities.
    2. Answered telephone, screened calls and took messages.
    3. Welcomed and assisted visitors in the parish office.
    4. Responsible for the maintenance of office machines and equipment.
    5. Maintained an inventory of office supplies.
    6. Processed mail items and maintained postage supplies.
    7. Provided administrative support to The Rector+, clergy and staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Veterinary

Associate Parish Secretary Resume

Headline : Seeking to acquire a position, that bestows extensive experience, working in active environment and requiring strong organizational skills. In addition a position where can use Advanced Microsoft Office skills.

Skills : Typing: 60wpm. Excellent Phone Manner And Office Etiquette.

Description :

    1. Required knowledge of the Parish works and scheduling.
    2. Prepared, edited, composed, updated and copy weekly "Parish Bulletin".
    3. Answeedr all incoming calls.
    4. Scheduled weekly Community Assistance Appointments, Screen Outreach appointments for Committee.
    5. Updated Community Assistance notebooks.
    6. Maintained registered members in ParishSoft.
    7. Entered weekly contribution envelopes into ParishSoft.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Accounting

Parish Secretary III Resume

Summary : Granted Security Clearance from the State of Maryland and FBI Allowed Permissible Access to Building Security Codes Key holder with Safe Combinations Competent in Estimating, Bidding and Government Contract Procedures.

Skills : Customer Service, Basic Computer, Office Equipment, Office Assistant.

Description :

    1. Processed all certificates requests and marriage notifications.
    2. Maintained and updated all sacramental records.
    3. Updated parish website weekly with bulletin and Religious Education Parent Letter.
    4. Arranged all mass intentions and funerals.
    5. Compiled and created weekly bulletin.
    6. Translated and prepared Prayers of the Faithful weekly.
    7. Maintained Yearly Event Calendar.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Parish Secretary II Resume

Summary : Desire to work in a great atmosphere for a business where can be proud of the company's mission. highly committed to providing accurate information and services on a continual basis. motivated by challenging opportunities. Take pride in work, enjoy being a team player, and strive for others to be their best in the work environment.

Skills : Multi-Tasking, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Performed all Administrative duties.
    2. Maintained Appointment Calendar for Clergy.
    3. Responsible for Preservation of Holy Books and all Archived information.
    4. Ordered all Church and Office related supplies Produced Weekly Bulletin Issued Mass Cards.
    5. Maintained data base/computer input Accounts Receivable Drafted/typed correspondence.
    6. Prepared spreadsheets Planned the receiving of Sacraments, Weddings, All Church related Events/Activities.
    7. Coordinated all Funeral Arrangements: Scheduling of Last Rites, the visitation of the Parish priest to residence after death including scheduling of the clergy to serve at the Funeral Mass and Funeral Home Services.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Veterinary

Parish Secretary III Resume

Summary : Be able to apply knowledge and experience, helping people, working and growing in an environment where people work as a team.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Altaedr servers, Cantor, organist, flowers and church preparation and hall set-up for reception.
    2. Coordinated with Funeral Home the entire service.
    3. Assisted families in choosing; readings, responsorial responses, music and person/family members directly involved in the service.
    4. Maintained all files pertaining to the cemetery.
    5. Handled the purchasing and /or transferring of grave plots.
    6. Entered all Information into our Parish Funeral Book Archives.
    7. Responsible for the daily functions of the Parish such as greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in- person requests for information.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Vocational

Lead Parish Secretary Resume

Headline : Seasoned Administrative Assistant with 20 years of experience reporting to the Company Executives and Managers. Works well with office team and managers.

Skills : Sales, Leasing, Prospecting, Contact Management, Property Showings, Negotiation, Tutoring, MS Office Suite,.

Description :

    1. Maintained flow of office communications, including Outlook Calendar and Email, Website, all church publications, mailings, telephone needs, and .
    2. Handled all media and public relations inquiries.
    3. Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
    4. Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
    5. Accountable for dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout the office.
    6. Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed and scanned documents.
    7. Managed the day-to-day calendar for the parish.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Veterinary

Parish Secretary Resume

Objective : Over 17 years of experience working in an office with the accounting profession, with the ability to communicate effectively. 17 years of doing Personal and Small Business Taxes with a strong ethical commitment. More than 7 years of project management, with strong leadership skills, & hands-on experience Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, & Excel.

Skills : Dedicated and technically skilled business professional.

Description :

    1. Assisted the Pastor with clerical secretarial duties.
    2. Assisted the Religious Education department.
    3. Enrolled new parishioners, keep data base.
    4. Updated Parishioners list and calling trees.
    5. Responsible for the daily functions of the Parish such as greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in- person requests for information.
    6. Handled all media and public relations inquiries.
    7. Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts