St. Helen Catholic Church
  • Georgetown, TX, USA
  • Full Time

PTO, Health Insurance, and 403(b)

Ministerial Character

The Pastor is the visible principle and foundation of unity in the Parish (St. Helen Catholic Church - Georgetown, Texas) which the Bishop has entrusted to him.  He makes Christ's mission present and enduring in the parish.  In order to fulfill his mission, the Pastor employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people).  He shares with them his mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.


Positions employed at St. Helen Catholic Church - Georgetown, Texas help to extend the ministry of the Pastor in particular ways as outlined in the job description.  Therefore, the employee in this position is closely connected to and assists the Pastor in the performance of his ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the Church.


Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant of the Faith Formation Office is responsible for records maintenance and performing general administrative and clerical duties. The position reports to the Coordinator of the Faith Formation Office and operates under close supervision with little latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide general administrative support by preparing correspondence, emails, and forms; planning and arranging for meetings, classes, liturgical celebrations, trainings and social events; processing reports and documents (electronic and hard copy), tracking deadlines, responding to electronic and phone inquiries.
  • Create, maintain, and update records, documents, files, databases, and logs.
  • Prepare and submit on a timely manner the information for the parish weekly bulletin.
  • Assist Catechists with research, attendance records, acquiring substitute Catechists, and providing materials for classroom projects.
  • Spend every workday 30 minutes in the Eucharistic Adoration chapel.
  • Maintain a work schedule and full time attendance according to established Parish business hours.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Roman Catholic teachings, parish and diocesan structure.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural parish serving various cultures and a wide range of age groups.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and work effectively with staff, clergy, and laity.
  • Ability to operate various word-processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and utilize effective time management techniques.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and implement creative solutions.
  • Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
  • Ability to proficiently communicate in English and Spanish (writing, reading and conversing).


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Trainings:

  • High School Diploma or GED acceptable to Texas Education Agency.


  • One (1) year of full time wage earning related work experience is required.


  • Bilingual English-Spanish (proficient in writing, reading and conversing).

Catholic Requirement:

  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing.


  • Valid Texas driver's license.
  • Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.

Working Conditions:

  • All employees of the Parish are engaged in ministry and closely tied to the Pastor in the exercise of his ministry and obligations to the church.
  • The Parish is an at-will employer.
  • All buildings and vehicles owned by the Parish are tobacco free.
  • Working in a fast paced environment with priorities and plans that may change rapidly.
  • Working on weekends, evenings and some holidays will be required.
  • Will be exposed to religious ceremonies, conduct and speech including Catholic Christian prayer and liturgical celebrations.
  • Will be required to adhere to established dress codes and conduct standards.
  • May be required to use personal vehicle to drive off-site locations. 
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