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Compassion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for The Co-op Funeral Home of People's Memorial. We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

We're Hiring!

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

THE DETAILS

Part-Time, Non-Exempt
$19/Hour during the first 90 day probationary period, then $20/hr
24 hours/week
High probability of become a full time position within the next year
Monday - Friday (no weekends!)

WHO WE ARE

Have you been thinking about a career in funeral service, but not ready for the commitment of mortuary school or an apprenticeship? Are you a Death Doula who would like a greater understanding of what your client families experience once they are in the care of a funeral home? If so, this job may be for you!

The Co-op Funeral Home of People's Memorial is a unique not-for-profit, cooperative funeral home located in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle. We are looking for part-time admin support to help our funeral directors. 

In this job you will be responsible for

  • Participating in general office assignments, including but not limited to: meetings, answering incoming phone calls, responding to emails, and housekeeping
  • Updating communications and case notes 
  • Respond to initial phone calls about death and dispatch transportation team
  • Release cremated or aquamated remains to families
  • Offer emotional support to grieving families as needed
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and merchandise in the office
  • Work as part of a team, and offer ongoing emotional and practical support to fellow team members
  • and other duties as assigned.

You will be successful in this job if

  • You possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Can provide compassionate communication with people who are grieving and experiencing big emotions, practicing de-escalation skills when necessary
  • Can follow written and verbal instructions
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Have basic computer skills, specifically able to operate MS Office products and able to navigate and learn new databases
  • Can stay calm under pressure
  • Can multi-task, adapting to new situations and can change focus unexpectedly, sometimes several times during a day
  • Maintain strict confidentiality protocols
  • Physically able to lift boxes or office equipment (50lbs or less), and climb stairs multiple times a day.
  • COVID-19 Considerations
  • Proof of vaccination required for employment. Common surfaces are sanitized regularly. PPE supplied.


TO APPLY

Please submit a resume AND cover letter using the form field below.

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