St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Kitchener is looking for a Part Time Secretary for 24 hours per week, for the church office. Reporting to the Parish Priest, this position offers a competitive rate of pay and benefits package.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Greeting visitors, handling phone calls, directing inquiries to appropriate individuals.
  • Completion of Bulletin Board and updating it as needed.
  • Preparing Sunday’s Bulletin, flyers and other printed materials.
  • Recording Mass intentions, Sacramental registration information and issuing Sacramental certificates (Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage).
  • Weekly posting of funds generated through Sunday Offerings.
  • Completion of Schedules for Parish Priest as required.
  • Maintaining and updating Parish calendar of events including school masses.
  • Order supplies for the office and Parish as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Pastor when required.


  • Post Secondary education in a relevant field preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, and possibly some graphic design software e.g. Photoshop.
  • 2-3 years of prior secretarial/office experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, and ability to organize and prioritize efficiently.
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions.
  • A good understanding of and respect for Catholic Doctrine, Liturgy and practice.

To Apply:

Interested applicants, please apply here

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