Pastoral Assistant Resume Samples

A Pastoral Assistant assists the ordained clergy in conducting worship services and provides spiritual guidance to church members. A well-drafted Pastoral Assistant Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – planning and arranging educational, social and recreational programs for the congregation; assisting the clergy member in conducting worship, wedding, funeral and other services; coordinating activities of lay participants such as choir, and ushers; writing and delivering sermons; teaching history and doctrine of the church to church members, and overseeing social and recreational programs.

Skills and abilities that can highlight a resume include the following – cordial and professional conduct and interpersonal skills; a commitment to confidentiality of personal information of the congregation; knowledge of computer hardware and software; the ability to follow through with details; and familiarity with church management software. Formal education includes a degree in religious education.

Pastoral Assistant Resume example

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Summary : To provide spiritual care to patients/caregivers of all age groups and perform spiritual assessments, provide spiritual/pastoral support and make referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

Skills : Public Speaking, Strategy, Administration,  Communication Skills

Description :

    1. Responsible for: Recruitment, training, and formation of volunteers (200+) for parish services, education, and outreach efforts.
    2. Recruited, trained, supervised, and managed volunteer leaders and teachers (over 20) and paid staff (3).
    3. Managed several calendars, communicating with internal and external stakeholders, and preparation of reports.
    4. Assured the advertising of programs and offerings throughout Deanery and Diocese through bulletins, print media, press releases, web pages, and Catholic radio.
    5. Collaborated with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
    6. Prepared and administer an annual budget for Liturgy, Faith Formation, and Outreach.
    7. Assisted in updating/managing the database of volunteers and parishioners.
    8. Performed Collection of all required paperwork and documentation for the reception of sacraments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Pastoral Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking employment in a field where one can utilize knowledge, experiences, and skills to take the business and its team to the next level. To provide exceptional leadership, and dedicated service to an institution that will grant the growing opportunities.

Skills : Scheduling Appointments, Spiritual Care, People Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted in making & preparing appts. for meetings ranging from in the church with committees to associational meetings outside the church.
    2. Provided preparations for these meetings and mission trips.
    3. Typed church bulletins, minutes of meetings, correspondence as needed.
    4. Went on visitations in community, hospitals, & nursing facilities.
    5. Hosted dinners in our home or at a restaurant.
    6. Assisted in planning activities, Kept pastor apprised of commitments.
    7. Did shopping for materials needed for studies on Wednesday or Sunday nights.
    8. Resourced background scriptures, illustrations for sermons and typed them in preparation for services.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA


Pastoral Assistant Resume

Objective : A competent and eager worker, capable of handling increased responsibilities. Take great pride in being a disciplined and hard worker, willing to give one hundred percent to the task assigned.Seeking the position of a Pastoral Assistant.

Skills : Public Speaking, Christian Education, Worship Services.

Description :

    1. Assisted the Pastor of the church with his daily assignments.
    2. Scheduled meetings and appointments for the Pastor.
    3. Communicated daily with those who are lost and want a spiritual home.
    4. Assisted those who needed problems resolved.
    5. Typed important documents as well as organizing and filing them away.
    6. Edited and assisted in the Publishing of Christian Books and Novels.
    7. Carried out light building maintenance.
    8. Attended many important communities as well as Clergy meetings as an assistant to the Pastor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Christian Ministries

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Objective : Pastoral Assistant is looking to find employment where talents and skills will be an asset to the employer. Assessed the need for organizational change resulting in strategic initiatives geared towards growth and sustainability and executed in accordance with the systems development life cycle.

Skills : Time Management Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Lead religious services.
    2. Delivered communion and other sacraments to patients.
    3. Counseled patients and staff concerning spiritual matters.
    4. Administrative tasks in the Chaplain's office.
    5. Completed one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education.
    6. Organized and led several different forms or religious services.
    7. Completed and received a Master of Divinity degree.
    8. Counseling of individuals and groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Theological Study

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a competitive and challenging environment where one can serve your organization and establish an enjoyable career. Strong ability to organize work processes to more efficiently complete work tasks. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Skills : Spiritual Development, Administrative Tasks, Pastoral Care.

Description :

    1. Helped with event setups.
    2. Coordinated educational, social, and recreational programs for the congregation and the community.
    3. Visited sick, assisted the poor, and comforted the bereaved.
    4. Designed brochures, bulletins, and other informational material using Microsoft Publisher.
    5. Organized Sunday school lesson plans and taught children ages 4 to 12.
    6. Prepared all aspects of the weekly Worship Services. 
    7. Organized and maintained rehearsal schedules, calendar meetings for Senior Staff Design, and produce.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking the position of Pastoral Assistant, responsible for conducting services of prayer, worship, and ritual for patients/families, as appropriate, offering different philosophies and belief opportunities to discuss and share.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversaw daily activities, supervised, and hired staff for housebound seniors with anxiety and dementia.
    2. Demonstrated initiative, while dependable, reliable, and hardworking.
    3. Coordinated client's daily activities to promote overall wellness, mental stimulation, fine and gross motor skills.
    4. Analyzed the needs of clients, established appropriate priorities and goals to best meet the care plan.
    5. Assisted with children's ministries while providing support to volunteers ministering to special needs participants.
    6. Researched, created, and facilitated autism informational session with children's ministry volunteers.
    7. Provided confidential child care for families in crisis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Urban Studies

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Summary : NACC board-certified Chaplain with a solid record of multi-disciplinary teamwork in trauma centers providing consistent, compassionate spiritual care to patients, family members, and staff. Works well with people of all faiths and levels of spirituality as well as age groups from neonatal to geriatric.

Skills : Self-Motivated, Leadership Development, Building Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Talked with individuals to see if there is anything they might need from the pastoral care office.
    2. Do take-in visits assessing their needs.
    3. Pray with the patients and family members.
    4. Took communion with the patients.
    5. Sat and listened to whatever they need to share.
    6. Offered encouragement to the patient or just be there with them.
    7. Applied professional methods and attitudes to facilitate effective ministry by supporting the ministerial staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position in which one can exercise interpersonal, administrative, technical, and communication skills in a professional environment. High aptitude to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment.

Skills : Public Speaking, Communications, Strategy, Administration, Leadership, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Prepared the chapel facilities for religious services and programs.
    2. Prepared schedules and religious materials.
    3. Operated audiovisual equipment, and maintained equipment and supplies.
    4. Acted as a receptionist, answered routine inquiries.
    5. Prepared correspondence and maintained the office filing system.
    6. Assisted the clergy with counseling sessions.
    7. Designed and maintained the website, social media, and weekly bulletin for the parish.
    8. Designed event material for parish such as wedding booklets, and parish gatherings.
    9. Answered all communicative correspondence for the parish in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA in Accounting

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Summary : Gain full-time employment in a reputable organization that will combine education, extensive experience, and skill set. To become a loyal and dedicated contributor to a reputable organization, that encourages and supports administrative background and creativity.

Skills : Leadership, Team Building, Discipline, Adaptability, Independent, Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Co-directed the Evangel Community Celebration, leading approximately 40 volunteers and trimming the budget by 20% for this annual, family-oriented event.
    2. Facilitated the installation of a new sign that increases church visibility among the community.
    3. Instituted the use of contemporary worship music in the Wednesday night prayer service.
    4. Coordinated a youth service retreat with the senior pastor.
    5. Visited hospitals and assisted in pastoral visits.
    6. Spoke on various occasions, including Sunday school classes, mid-week prayer meetings.
    7. Assisted with the everyday operation of a Catholic church office.
    8. Scheduled lay ministers for their various positions every week.
    9. Coordinated with the pastor on special church events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Research Assistant

Pastoral Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as a Pastoral Assistant. Able to  Communicate and work regularly with senior leaders across the organization to help implement and communicate organizational goals and objectives.

Skills : Attention-to-Detail, problem-solving Skills, Professional Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the Christian education of all middle school, senior high & young adult parishioners.
    2. Biblical & catechetical instruction, sacramental preparation, along with the planning, implementation & promotion of a variety of religious, social & community service programming.
    3. Coordinated volunteers, managed budgets, and developed funding sources.
    4. Conducted two separate years of "3O-Hour Famine" (overnight) experiences with high school students.
    5. Served as the "recreation director" for two summers (day) Bible Camps which involved youth from pre-school to the Fifth Grade.
    6. Served as a counselor for a week-long "Neighbors in Action" camp and two shut-in weekend experiences for junior & senior high youth.
    7. Escorted high school youth to the two-day annual youth convention.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Marketing