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Administrative Assistant – Diocesan Finance Office

The Diocesan Finance Office ensures the sound financial management of the Archdiocese of Montreal and its associated organizations. We are looking for an administrative assistant who will have the primary responsibility of assisting the Diocesan Financial Administrator in administrative functions and the management of the Diocesan Finance Office. This position reports directly to the Financial Administrator.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Receive visitors and handle phone calls for the department;
  • Update and maintain records and filing systems, including electronic document management;
  • Take notes, prepare minutes of meetings, send meeting notices, update member information and prepare for meetings of several committees and corporations;
  • Prepare various correspondence;
  • Sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Perform accounting tasks, such as entering accounting data, preparing reports, managing petty cash, etc.;
  • Perform duties related to administrative services for fabriques (parishes);
  • Perform any other duties required by the Financial Administrator.
Qualifications required:
  • College diploma in office administration and at least 3 years of relevant secretarial experience;
  • Experience in accounting is an asset;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required;
  • Good ability to set changing priorities and a desire to work in a constantly evolving context;
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and tolerate pressure;
  • Focused on results, quality, service, teamwork, and respect;
  • Excellent written and spoken French and good knowledge of written and spoken English.
Working Conditions:
  • Full time 32.5 hours a week (5 days);
  • Salary and benefits according to the norms established by the Archdiocese of Montreal.
Candidates interested in this position should submit their resume and an accompanying cover letter to Anastasia Charasidis, Human Resources, at before August 1, 2018.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Associate Director for the Office for English Pastoral Services (OEPS)

Job Role

The job purpose is to support and assist the Director and Episcopal Vicar in the planning and implementation of initiatives that will support the English-speaking Catholic community of the Archdiocese of Montreal. This position reports to the Director of the Office for English Pastoral Services and Episcopal Vicar for the English Speaking Faithful.

Key Responsabilities

  • Maintain a leadership role in the OEPS
  • Manage staff and coordinate OEPS activities
  • Collaborate with the coordinators of OEPS in the implementation of pastoral programs
  • Develop and implement formation programs and projects for English-speaking lay pastoral personnel
  • Coordinate formation programs, workshops, retreats for the ongoing formation of adults
  • Assist in pastoral or evangelization initiatives for the English community
  • Represent the OEPS on various diocesan committees
  • Maintain links with lay pastoral personnel in the parishes
  • Support lay pastoral personnel in times of difficulty
  • Respond to and follow up inquiries that are brought to the OEPS
  • Serve as ombudsperson in support of the complaints procedure

Key Competencies

  • University Degree in Administration or Theology
  • A solid background in Theology, preferably pastoral theology
  • Minimum five (5) years management/leadership experience
  • Project management skills an asset
  • Strong people skills - able to collaborate well with others on different types of projects across different teams
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Fluently bilingual
  • Strong computer skills particularly in the MS Office suite of programs

Working Conditions

  • Salary according to the standards established by the Archdiocese of Montreal
  • Full time (32.5 hrs / week)
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
Interested parties should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to Anastasia Charasidis, Coordinator of Human Resources, at no later than Friday, July 27, 2018.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Assistant Manager, Cathedral Management and Administration

Mary Queen of the World Cathedral is a religious organization, and serves as a place of worship in the Roman Catholic Rite. The Cathedral also comprises a residence for clergy members. We are looking for a manager in administration and management whose primary responsibility will be to provide support to the pastor and his management team. This position will respond directly to the pastor and the cathedral's management.

Duties and Responsabilities

  • Human Resources Management: to recruit, train, supervise and evaluate employees, working under the direction of the pastor.
  • Property Management: to support the pastor in developing a solution plan and funding options to meet the needs of property maintenance and management.
  • Management of Internal Operations: with the pastor's authorization, to follow up on contracts and deadlines, to supervise monetary transactions, and to place orders and purchases on required materials.
  • Bookkeeping: to maintain the books and records, and help prepare the annual budget.
  • To carry out other related tasks.

Key Competencies

  • University degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum five (5) years management and administration experience, including budget management and  human resources
  • Ability to adapt, particularly in a framework of transition or change
  • Possess a good sense of time management, organization and prioritization
  • Should be results-oriented and value quality, service, teamwork and respect
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • High proficiency in French (oral and written) obligatory, strong fluency in English (oral and written)

Working Conditions

  • Full Time: 35 hours/week (five days)
  • Availability to work evenings/weekends (on occasion)
  • Salary and benefits according to the standards established by the Archdiocese of Montreal

Interested parties should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to Anastasia Charasidis, Coordinator of Human Resources, at no later than August 1, 2018.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Assistant to the Diocesan Coordinator of Responsible Pastoral Ministry (Part-time)

The Archdiocese of Montreal has set up the diocesan service of Responsible Pastoral Ministry to support parishes and diocesan organizations in the implementation of the Responsible Pastoral Ministry Policy. In this context, the Archdiocese of Montreal is recruiting an assistant to the Diocesan Coordinator of Responsible Pastoral Ministry.

Main position tasks

In collaboration with the diocesan coordinator of Responsible Pastoral Ministry, and within the team of the General Coordination Office, the assistant will have to:
  • Understand the Responsible Pastoral Ministry Policy, its procedures and its implementation strategy;
  • Proceed with the implementation of the policy in all parishes and organizations of the Catholic Church in Montreal;
  • Prepare and deliver the necessary awareness and training sessions;
  • Write and produce the necessary tools to meet the needs of the beneficiaries and their various activities;
  • Support parishes in their implementation efforts;
  • Maintain contact with parochial coordinators;
  • Ensure compliance of procedures with those negotiated with the police services.

Key Competencies

The assistant should demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:
  • Familiarity with the ecclesial environment and culture;
  • Good knowledge of parish reality;
  • Training and communication skills;
  • Highly proficient in French and English (oral and written), Spanish or Italian would be an asset;
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in pastoral activities;
  • Knowledge of human resources management;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Computer proficiency using MS Office suite of applications (PowerPoint in particular);
  • Ability to work flexible hours;
  • Ability to travel and use his/her car with a valid license;
  • Availability to invest in this project for the next two (2) years;
  • Enthusiasm for the work.

Working Conditions

Salary according to the standards established by the Archdiocese of Montreal
Two-year fixed term contract
Part time: 20h / week
Availability to work evenings and weekends
Start date: September 4, 2018

Interested parties should submit their application no later than Friday, July 27, 2018 by sending a curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to the Diocesan Coordinator of Responsible Pastoral Ministry:  

Only chosen applicants will be contacted for an interview. Please note that the selected applicant will have to go through a police record check.


Associate Director JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation)

The CRC seeks an Associate Director to assist the Executive Director in service to its members, in respect to the area of JPIC. This includes both the theological reflection on these matters and the link with religious communities.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support of CRC regional JPIC networks
  • Planning of meetings and workshops across Canada
  • Assisting theological reflection on JPIC matters and their implementation in religious communities
  • Collaboration with regional and national, ecumenical and inter-faith social justice organisations
  • Organization of major, national events

Key Competencies

  • Bilingual with excellent written and oral skills
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Capacity for teamwork

Education and Experience

  • Masters or equivalent in Theology or related discipline
  • Experience in and commitment towards social justice issues
  • Knowledge of social teachings of the Church
  • Familiarity with areas of concern to religious communities in Canada

Heures de travail et avantages sociaux

  • 35 hours per week plus regular travel
  • Competitive package of benefits and pension

Additional information

Working location: Montreal

Start date: as soon as possible 


Interested parties should please send a CV and cover letter to or by mail to:

Canadian Religious Conference
2715 Ch. de la Côte Ste-Catherine
Montreal QC  H3T 1B6

Only shortlisted persons will be contacted. The CRC encourages applications from women, First nations, visible minorities as well as individuals with physical disabilities.