July 26, 2016
The Archdiocese of New York
Holy Name of Jesus Parish
Full-Time Position | Tuesday - Saturday
Church of the Holy Name of Jesus is located on the upper west side of New York City. The Parish is a vibrant urban ministry with a rich diversity of cultures and languages. We seek to grow as one; and as instruments of God’s peace, we reach out to and welcome all people. We do this through worship, education, and outreach in fulfilling our dream that all might be served in the spirit of St. Francis.
Primary Objective of Position
The Sacristan role is highly visible and is responsible for providing a wide range of general support in a professional manner; overseeing day-to-day operations and procedures such as welcoming presence, preparation for liturgical services (e.g., mass, communion, baptism, funerals, etc.); and building operations for an orderly and clean environment.
- Provide a welcoming presence in and around the church, being especially attentive to the safety and security needs of those who come to worship and pray.
- Manage the total operation of the vesting and work sacristies and supervise those who volunteer there--set up for services, care and cleaning of all sacred vessels, objects, and sacristy linens, inventory of alter supplies, etc.
- Maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the main body of the church, the vesting and work sacristies and assist in attending to the upkeep of the grounds surrounding the church.
The correct candidate must be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, able to interact and work well with others, available to work flexible hours as needed, able to meet physical demands required for the position and bilingual (English/Spanish).
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: