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Faith Formation Assistant

St. Christopher Church (West Covina)






The Assistant for Faith Formation supports the Director of Faith Formation, to help meet the needs to faith formation for our parishioners. This position is a part time, 20-24 hours per week. Official schedule will be formalized by the Director of Faith Formation.


The Faith Formation Assistant has responsibilities which include (but are not limited to):

Administrative Support:
• Serves as front desk office personnel
• Answers phone calls, emails, assists parents, students and parishioners with inquires and concerns
• Provides support to catechists by helping with teaching materials and supplies
• Perform general office duties and assists with mailings, flyers, reminders and programs
• Responsible for safekeeping and handling of cash/checks from tuition, retreats, special events…
• Provides support to the Director on day to day operation.

Data Entry and Reports:
• Responsible for data entry using Microsoft Office and/ or Parish Soft and generating reports such as class rosters, attendance, worksheets, emergency names, student records, tuition reports…
• Responsible for entering registration, tuition, and scholarship information into the Excel or Assess or Parish Soft.
• Prepare office reports on but not limit to: Children Faith Formation, Confirmation, Adult Faith Formation, RCIA, Adult Confirmation…
• Close out one year and set up the new catechetical year.

Record Keeping:
• Responsible for recording Sacramental Records: First Communion, Confirmation, RCIA, Adult…in Parish Soft, Sacrament Register, Faith Formation Sacramental Records…
• Maintain Catechist and Volunteer Database and Files. Prepare report for Catechists Requirements, Parish Report and Diocesan Census.
• Faithfully represent the teachings of the Catholic Church with integrity in word and action
• A fully initiated and practicing Catholic at least 21 years old with 1-2 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting and environment
• Ability to multi-task while paying attention to detail
• Strong organizational skills; verbal/written/computer skills;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher); website editing
• Ability to operate technology used in FF: computer, LCD projectors, sound equipment, copier…
• Have Catechist Certified Certificate (or be working toward it)
• Participate in ongoing education and the formation opportunities to fulfill the ministry
• Bilingual – English/Vietnamese/Spanish
• Able to lift a box of 50 pounds

Information/Application Contact

St. Christopher Church (West Covina)

629 S Glendora Ave

West Covina, CA 91790