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Part-Time Adminstrative Assistance

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (Santa Barbara)






Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church is seeking an enthusiastic person for a part-time position working in our parish office. The successful candidate, who will also be the first contact in our office, will work directly with the Parish Business Manager and needs to be outgoing, self-motivated and have a willingness to assist parishioners and visitors to the church and parish office 

The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving parishioners and visitors at the front door
  • Answering incoming phone calls/taking messages for staff
  • Answering the parish general email
  • Bulletin Editor
  • Assisting Pastor as needed (with parishioner correspondence, parish reports, ministry/parish events)
  • Completing weekly Prayer of the Faithful and announcements
  • Website coordinator – making sure website information is always current
  • Creating website postings/parish event posters/flyers
  • Maintaining parish registry, master calendar and Flocknotes
  • Assisting with data entry of weekly parish donations in Parish Soft
  • Assisting with special parish mailings – Easter, Christmas, and Together in Mission
  • Responding to Sacramental inquires and scheduling Baptisms as needed
  • Overseeing special collection tasks
  • Processing payments (for donations, candles, and all Sacraments, etc.)
  • Performing general office duties such as filing, copying, distributing mail, ordering supplies, and organizing year-end record retention
  • Assisting with setting up for funerals and/or other services


  • Has a friendly, helpful, and positive attitude
  • Team player, willing to always collaborate
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task, utilizing time managements skills, with the ability to prioritize daily and incoming tasks
  • Performs job as required and willing to assist with parish special projects as needed
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and Power Point)
  • Active member of a Roman Catholic community is a plus


  • Available to work 25-28 hours per week (Actual daily hours to be determined upon hiring)


  • Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Dori Macias, Parish Business Manager at or mail to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 1300 East Valley Rd. Santa Barbara, 93108 (Attn: Dori Macias)

Information/Application Contact

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (Santa Barbara)

1300 East Valley Rd

Santa Barbara, CA 93108