St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood, is hiring!

Parish Office Administration Assistant - St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood


Parish Office Administration Assistant – St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood


Position Title: Parish Office Administration Assistant

Reporting to: Parish Priest (Fr Paul Slyney)

Hours and Days per week: 12 hours per week (2 days per week)

Location: St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood.


Primary Objective: 

This role requires compassion, discretion, complete confidentiality, a “can do” attitude and a willingness to work autonomously. It requires a person who understands the nature of the frontline responsibility for “Sharing God’s Love”. This position does require an understanding and support of the ethos of the Catholic Church. 


Principal Duties: 

  • Answering all enquiries at the door and on the phone;
  • Maintenance of parish databases, and records, included baptismal and wedding records, parish websites;
  • Baptism bookings, confirmation email of details, preparing list of names for baptism preparation, and producing the baptism certificate;
  • Wedding bookings, confirmation email of details, preparation of wedding certificates;
  • Management of diaries and parish registers;
  • Assist with the preparation for the celebrations of Easter and Christmas in conjunction with the Parish Priest;
  • Ordering of the parish and church supplies;
  • Assisting Clergy as needed;
  • Taking bookings for all weekend Masses;
  • Photocopying of Parish Bulletin and other parish documents as required.


Skills and Experience: 

  • Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office programs e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Outlook;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Must have experience in an office environment;
  • Able to work autonomously, be accurate, and process work in a timely fashion. 


Other relevant requirements: 

  • Working with Children Check and Police Check;
  • Drivers Licence 


Join our team! 

Applications to include a cover letter, resume and names and contact details of at least two referees, one of whom includes your parish priest.

Please send your application to with the subject title: Office Administration Assistant.

Applications close Friday 9 April 2021. 


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