Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Northridge seeks a full-time, bi-lingual receptionist/office assistant. The successful applicant will be expected to:
Greet and receive parishioners and visitors at the parish office, in a welcoming and friendly manner.
Respond to inquiries on a wide variety of topics, both on the telephone and in person.
Answer the telephone in a professional and courteous manner, relaying telephone messages promptly and accurately, transferring telephone calls appropriately.
Assist in setting up and confirming appointments between clergy and visitors.
Schedule mass intentions, completing appropriate paperwork.
Maintain requests for issuance of room keys to ministry leaders and checks the calendar to ensure the room key is given to an authorized person.
Enjoy ease of fluency for translation (verbal and written) between English and Spanish.
Perform other office duties such as filing, ordering supplies, copying, collating, sorting mail, etc. as necessary.
Engage in and supports the parish mission of embracing God’s people, equipping disciples, and accompanying believers.
Assist with special projects as requested by Supervisor.
Perform other general reception and clerical duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Bilingual – strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish languages – including correct grammar, spelling and clarity.
Two years’ office assistant/receptionist experience.
Courteous, friendly, and professional manner with strong communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrates confidentiality, tact, patience, and diplomacy with ability to handle sensitive calls and situations and refer them appropriately.
Proficient with Microsoft Office & Google Workspace Apps
Knowledge of Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions.
Detail-oriented, with the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines, work harmoniously and cooperatively with other staff.
Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications and availability for this position via email to pastor (at) ollnr.org
Our Lady of Lourdes (Northridge)
18405 Superior Street
Northridge, CA firstname.lastname@example.org