The Receptionist is responsible for the Church front office, ensuring the parishioners, visitors and callers are attended to promptly, efficiently, professionally.  Payments and collections are handled in accordance with established guidelines. Provides administrative support to the office manager, pastor, other priests and pastoral staff. Confidentiality is a must.


(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Tends to all incoming calls, parishioners and visitors. Warmly greets persons with a friendly, courteous and helpful attitude, providing pertinent and appropriate information to callers and parishioners and/or visitors. Takes/transfers calls and disseminate messages to concerned staff.
  • Collects fees, receives payments and donations, issues receipts, prepares Sales Report at the end of the day and drops the money collected into the safe.
  • Prints and issues sacramental certificates requested by parishioners.
  • Distributes incoming mails and other related materials received.
  • Assists with the management and scheduling of facility reservations, baptisms, weddings, Quinceañeras and funerals and coordinates with the concerned parties/persons.
  • Records sacramental information in record books.
  • Provides administrative support to the office manager, pastor and other priests and pastoral staff.
  • Ensures compliance and implementation of policies put in place by the Diocese of San Jose and parish leadership.
  • Performs all other functions and duties as required by immediate supervisor and the Pastor.



QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School graduate, college graduate preferred.
  • Have a minimum of 3 year experience as Receptionist, preferably supporting multiple departments.

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

Computer Skills:

  • Have strong clerical skills to include proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and ParishSoft.


Other Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a Catholic in good standing with a love for the faith and an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and handle requests from multiple resources.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to meet deadlines, persistent, helpful, team player and personable.
  • Have effective verbal and writing skills (proficient in English and Spanish).
  • Have excellent customer service skills, caring attitude, high integrity and exercise strict discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with both volunteers and staff.

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