Part-Time | Gift Shop Assistant

Description

The Gift Shop Assistant is responsible for supporting with the procedures on a part-time basis. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  include the following. Other duties as assigned. 

  • Opens the Gift Shop.
  • Welcomes customers and volunteers.
  • Cleans and organizes shelves.
  • Removes trash by emptying trash containers.
  • Maintains a clean floor.
  • Logs into the system and completes the register total form with a volunteer/employee present.
  • Runs the cash register (as needed).
  • Completes the register total form confirming the cash in the register.
  • Prints the day end report, counts cash, reconciles the day’s sales using the register total form.
  • Uses the tamper evident cash bag to deposit the sales proceeds (cash/check/credit card) and the register total form.
  • Follow the closing procedures.
  • Assists with the inventory system to include ordering, merchandising, receiving, pricing and storage.

Requirements

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, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree required in business management or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in retail sales.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Basic mathematical abilities, including the ability to add, subtract, divide, multiply, and tabulate figures.

Organizational Interpersonal Skills:

Excellent organizational skills are required. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Strong teamwork skills required. Excellent time management skills required.

Language/Communication Skills:

The ability to communicate, listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing and maps. Good verbal communication skills and excellent active listening skills. Strong English language skills in both spoken and written word.

Physical Requirements:

  • This position frequently requires moving stock, stocking shelves, and keeping the store in customer-ready condition.

This position also requires the ability to:

  • Process information and merchandise through computer system and POS register system.
  • Freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.
  • Climb ladders.
  • Move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.
  • Work varied hours/days to oversee store operations.

Catholic Faith:

  • Requires an appreciation and respect for the Catholic Church and its teachings.
  • Employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the church.
  • Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the polices of the Diocese.

Part-Time | Food Pantry Administrative Assistant

Description

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church is actively seeking a part time Food Pantry Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for the coordination of volunteers for the Food Pantry Ministry . In this capacity, the position is responsible for coordinating new volunteers, maintaining communications with existing volunteers, and coordinating activities and scheduling volunteers for all Pantry Coordination Teams. This person will also be responsible for administrative activities related to the success of the Food Pantry operations for 20-24 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships and effective communications with all existing volunteers.
  • Schedules volunteers and teams.
  • Processes and trains new volunteers.
  • Orders food for distribution and provides set-up information for distribution.
  • Creates and maintains pantry calendar.
  • Coordinates with volunteers to organize and develop schedules for the Food Pantry.
  • Sets up workstations for each Open Pantry day.
  • Closes work stations and collects paperwork after each Open Pantry day.
  • Maintains client records.
  • Maintains a filing system for pantry records.
  • Processes donations of food, cash, and other items.
  • Receives telephone calls and answers inquiries in a prompt manner.
  • Compiles food pantry statistics and prepares reports.
  • Works with and oversees the work of Pantry teams, monitoring team compliance with Pantry Standard Operating Procedures and retrains volunteers, as necessary.
  • Knowledgeable of all organizational structures, policies, procedures, and forms that allow the Pantry teams, leaders, and volunteers to fulfill their responsibilities.
  • Knowledgeable regarding Food Pantry operations and would be able to step in and perform any Food Pantry duty; would be able to substitute for the Leader of any Pantry Team.
  • Ensures all Diocesan, Parish, USDA, and other regulations are followed.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and possess a heighted sense of confidentiality and a strong sense of respect for the Roman Catholic Church. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Catholic Faith

Requires an appreciation and respect for the Catholic Church and its teachings. Employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the church. Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the polices of the Diocese.

Education and Experience 

· Associates degree preferred, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Basic mathematical abilities, including the ability to add, subtract, divide, multiply and tabulate.

Skills and Abilities

· Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills characterized by an ability to effectively interact with the general public in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills with an ability to read and analyze routine correspondence and compose appropriate responses.
  • Excellent analytical skills with an ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Excellent organization skills and time management skills.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Meticulous, showing extreme care with minute details.
  • Extremely positive, joyful, friendly and loving personality.
  • Computer skills including use of spreadsheets and email applications.

Working Conditions

Must be able to work flexible hours to complete various tasks when required. Must be willing to work in conditions of repeated stress and function well under pressure.

Physical Requirements

The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach, grasp, feel, and see up close and from afar. Must be able to use basic office computer hardware and peripherals, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form. Must be able to climb a ladder and lift up to 40 pounds.

Part-Time | Outreach Receptionist

Job Description:

The Outreach Receptionist serves visitors by greeting, welcoming and directing them; notifies company personnel of visitors’ arrival; maintains security and telephone system; performs routine administrative and office support services and basic accounts and recordkeeping duties on a part time basis. Proficient with computer skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs clerical duties.
  • Assists with program coordination, including telephone and personal contact with the community.
  • Performs data entry tasks, billing and generates monthly reports. 
  • Provides welcoming atmosphere for clients, visitors and volunteers and maintains an orderly waiting area.
Catholic Faith
  • Requires an appreciation and respect for the Catholic Church and its teachings. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the policies of the diocese.
Education & Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with proficiency in computer skills. 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an office setting with emphasis on receptionist/secretarial work. 
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written. 
  • Demonstrate experience with Microsoft Office Professional including Word and Excel. 
  • Operate standard office equipment including a multiple line telephone system, copy machine fax and scanner.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Language/Communication Skills

Ability to read and interpret basic correspondence. Excellent interpersonal and organizations skills. Must have a pleasant telephone manner and good communication skills.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Physical Requirements

The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach, grasp, feel, and see up close and from afar. Must be able to use basic office computer hardware and peripherals, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form. 

Full-Time | Parish Catechetical Leader

Job Description:

The Parish Catechetical Leader (DRE), under direction of the pastor, is responsible for the overall direction of the parish’s total catechetical ministry. Envisions, plans, develops, and then organizes and evaluates all facets of the parish’s formation programming (adult, young adult, adolescent/youth, children, infants, and family as well as sacramental preparation for initiation –including the catechumenate– and proximate preparation for marriage). Coordinates, recruits, facilitates training for, and evaluates catechists and volunteers involved in catechetical programming. Researches and selects appropriate materials and media for parish use. Communicates with parishioners, parish staff, and diocesan representatives on relevant matters. Stays current with regard to developments or trends in the field of catechetics, education, and ministry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops goals, objectives, and implements strategies for a comprehensive catechetical program that serves adults through Pre-K, including preparation for Sacraments of Initiation, Reconciliation, and Marriage.
  • Develops and implements a coherent and unified curriculum and catechetical plan for the parish, in conjunction with the pastor, parish staff, formation team, ad-hoc advisory committees, and others.
  • Directs and oversees various catechetical programs that support a comprehensive, systematic, lifelong, and ongoing discipleship in the Catholic faith for all parishioners in accordance with Church teaching and practice as outlined by Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), the General Directory for Catechesis (GDC), the National Directory for Catechesis (NDC), church law diocesan guidelines, and parish needs.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and training of catechists/volunteers and assures that they fulfill diocesan Safe Environment and certification requirements.
  • Oversees and directs the work of the formation team; works with them on the development of a yearly schedule for all programs.
  • Responsible for administrative functions such as maintenance of all Sacramental records, program registrations, evaluations, and other pertinent data or information.
  • Evaluates the parish formation programming and makes recommendations to the pastor.
  • Researches, evaluates, and recommends primary and supplemental catechetical resources and materials.
  • Utilizes the parish bulletin, weekly update, website, social media and other media to communicate and market catechetical programming, best practices, and milestones.
  • Provides support to the formation team in the areas of training, resources, and programs.
  • Keeps current in developments/changes with diocesan policy.
  • Acts as a resource person in the area of catechetics for the formation team, parish staff, pastor, and parish community.
  • Prepares annual budget for review by the pastor and parish finance council and oversees expenditures to maintain budget within parameters.
  • Develops an accurate and reliable statistical metric of the parish’s catechetical efforts and submits reports to the pastor, pastoral council, diocese, or other as required.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Attends and facilitates formation staff and/or committee meetings.
  • Attends meetings/events convened by the diocese as related to catechetical ministry or job-responsibilities.
  • Participates in local and regional professional organizations related to catechetics; gives priority to professional development and to keeping credentials current as a parish catechetical leader serving in the Diocese of Orlando.
  • Performs any other job-related duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Parish Catechetical Leader has supervisory responsibility for the parish faith formation team, which includes catechetical professionals and a Faith Formation Administrative Assistant.

Education & Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Theology, pastoral studies, religious education or a related field (or equivalent) preferred.
  • At least five (5) years of ministry experience in a parish or diocesan position (related degrees and comparable experience will be considered) and a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel as required.
  • Must pass diocesan Safe Environment Requirements and background screening.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Catholic doctrine and beliefs as presented in the documents of the Second Vatican Council, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other relevant ecclesial documents and publications.
  • Knowledge of the catechumenate process and a thorough understanding of the Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults.
  • Knowledge of the multi-cultural dimensions of catechesis and the ability to work across cultures.
  • Ability to assess needs and desired results to develop catechetical processes and programs.
  • Leadership and teambuilding abilities to direct all elements of catechetical programming.
  • Possess excellent planning, organizational and collaborative skills.
  • Practicing Catholic with sufficient knowledge and training in Theology, liturgy, and ministry in the Roman Catholic Tradition.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Computer literacy; excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills required (bilingual English/Spanish or another language in addition to English is a plus).
  • Ability to assess parish needs and resources and perform against objectives and goals to fulfill these needs; an updated knowledge of educational and catechetical trends and practices.
  • Ability to work under pressure; to initiate, be creative, and to anticipate solutions to problems; to exercise good judgment in emergency situations and when working with varied personalities and cultures; must be able to work with frequent interruptions and to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain accurate fiscal records, to monitor budgets, and to correlate statistical data.
  • Ability to interact with individuals and groups and to maintain appointments or meetings on parish grounds.
  • Is expected to work no less than 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends in order to fulfill requirements of job.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common journals, articles, and periodicals.
  • Must have good problem-solving skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to apply routine mathematical concepts such as addition, multiplication, and division.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach, grasp, feel, and see up close and from afar.
  • Must be able to use basic office computer hardware and peripherals, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form.