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Positions Vacant in the Diocese of Broken Bay 

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Vacancies in Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Broken Bay  




The Parish of Lower North Shore comprising St Thomas' (Willoughby), St Leonard's (Naremburn) and St Philip Neri (Northbridge) has a vacancy for a Parish Co-ordinator. This is a part-time role, 24 hours per week, 8.30am to 3.00pm Monday to Thursday.

The Parish Co-ordinator works as part of a team consisting of the Parish Priest, Assistant Priests, pastoral and other workers. The Parish Co-ordinator is accountable to the Parish Priest. The role involves the provision of a range of duties to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the parish office.

Responsibilities include:
• Welcoming visitors and responding to enquiries:
• Maintaining effective relationships with parishioners, Parish school/s, parish groups, other parish and faith communities of the Diocese;
• Supervising the parish office team on behalf of the Parish Priest;
• Producing Parish directories and other parish information, oversee the production of the parish bulletin and information around special events;
• Ensuring effective record keeping, especially for financial contributions, Working With Children Checks, National Police Criminal History Checks, and sacramental programs;
• Liaising with tradesmen, cleaners, gardeners and other contracted employees to ensure that repairs and maintenance are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner;
• Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of parish property and ensure the functionality of meeting rooms etc;
• Ensuring Parish workers have been trained in and the Parish complies with the Diocesan policies including Work Health and Safety.

• A comprehensive knowledge of office administration processes and procedures;
• Some knowledge of book-keeping or accounting procedures;
• Liaising with parish volunteers to effectively coordinate parish events i.e. Christmas, Easter, Guest Speakers
• Proficient skills in contemporary computer applications including the Microsoft Office suite;
• Excellent organisational skills and an ability to set priorities;
• Excellent word processing, telephone and diary management skills;
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to work autonomously and be responsible and accountable for own work and the work of the Parish office team.
• Driver’s licence;
• A working knowledge of, or a willingness to learn Parish Administration & Communication Software (PACS) data base.

Applications can be forwarded to the Parish Priest by email office@lns.org.au Enquiries may be directed to Tel: (02) 9958 8846.

Applications close on Friday, 6 July 2018.


Catholic Diocese of
Broken Bay

Building 2, 423 Pennant Hills Road
Pennant Hills NSW 2120

PO Box 340
Pennant Hills NSW 1715

Phone 02 9847 0000
Fax 02 9847 0001

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