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Parish Pastoral Assistant (Full Time) – Holy Family Parish, St. Albert

22 September 2022

Appears in: Career Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a full-time (35 hours per week) Parish Pastoral Assistant/Administrative Assistant at Holy Family Parish in St. Albert, AB. This position has a regular Monday to Friday workday schedule but also has a flexible schedule to accommodate occasional evening or week-end work.

Key responsibilities include providing assistance to the Pastor and the parish team for the sacramental and parish programs and will be the initial parish contact and Coordinator for baptisms, marriages and funerals. In fulfilling these key responsibilities, the successful candidate must work collaboratively with the pastor, other parish team members and volunteers, and parishioners to ensure that the objectives for these programs are fully achieved.

Other responsibilities will include website content updating and social media outreach. This position will also provide coverage for reception and general administrative support. The successful candidate will be responsible, inclusive, well-organized and works well individually and in teams.


  • Certificate in Catholic Studies, Religious Studies or equivalent is required. Other education qualifications may be considered.
  • Proficiency with records management software, Microsoft Office and social media.
  • Must be personable, service oriented, a good communicator – both verbally and written – and be able to build and maintain harmonious relationships with the pastor, co-workers, volunteers, and parishioners.
  • Practise their Catholic faith and abide by the teachings of Church.
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.
  • Readiness occasional evening and weekend work for events and meetings.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume quoting the job title “Parish Pastoral Assistant HFP/St. Albert” in the subject line to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.