Welcome Desk Staff

Christ Church Neighborhood House seeks welcome desk staff to greet and direct visitors, respond to phone calls, and help maintain a welcoming and safe environment for artists, audiences, and the multiple communities using the historic Christ Church campus.

Key Responsibilities

Assist with general building reception and visitor services; assist artists, audiences, and community groups using the building; create a welcoming and positive first impression.

Ensure building safety and security; communicate and enforce building guidelines and rules; safely close and secure building at end of shift.

Provide accurate information, on the phone and in person, about Neighborhood House performances/events, as well as the public activities and events of Christ Church Preservation Trust and the Christ Church parish.

Answer the telephone and field calls to appropriate staff members.

Assist with event setup and break down, e.g. setting and removing chairs, hanging/removing elevator pads; light cleaning and stocking of building lobby and bathrooms; salting of sidewalks in winter.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Energetic, friendly, and professional demeanor; enjoys customer service, working with the public, and meeting new people;
  • General multi-line phone and PC literacy; experience with Microsoft Office and Google apps;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Punctual, reliable; ability to work and make decisions independently with minimal supervision;
  • General arts background or knowledge of arts in Philadelphia helpful, but not required.

Hours

Up to 15 hours/week based on scheduled Neighborhood House program activities, primarily evenings and weekends. Standard building hours are 10:00am-11:00pm, but shifts may occasionally start earlier and end later.

Starting Wage

$14.00/hour

About Christ Church Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House is a performance venue and a catalyst for the arts on the historic Christ Church campus. We are a program of Christ Church Preservation Trust, a secular nonprofit that ensures the preservation of and strengthens the multiple communities that use historic Christ Church properties as a place for community building, personal growth, education, and artistic expression. For more information: www.neighborhood-house.com.

Christ Church Preservation Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Send a resume, three references, and brief cover letter to hello@neighborhood-house.com. No phone calls, please.