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Funeral Assistants provide support to funeral directors and complete various tasks required to organize a funeral. Essential duties of a Funeral Assistant are comforting the families and friends of the deceased, collecting remains from various locations, arranging caskets, preparing the room for guests, replenishing restroom supplies, and greeting visitors. Skills seen on a Funeral Assistant resume sample are appropriate appearance and decorum, organization, problem solving, customer service, good communication and interpersonal skills, and time management. Resumes displaying an Associate’s Degree in mortuary science are preferred.

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1

Funeral Assistant

  • Greeted funeral attendees
  • Maintained chapel/viewing area
  • Directed funeral services
  • General office duties
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
2

Funeral Assistant

  • Assisted Funeral Directors with all phases of service preparation
  • Took on the role of Funeral Director when location was short staffed - Handled multiple cases from start to finish
  • Handled Ship-ins and Ship Outs
  • Death Certificate processing
  • Memorial material creation
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Social Work
3

Funeral Assistant

  • Assistance with Funeral and morgue duties
  • Translation of services to our Spanish speaking families
  • Assistance with preparing the bodies
  • Assistance with transportation and picking up of the bodies
  • Assistance in arranging ceremonies for families
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Communications
BA
Linguistics
Continuing Education
4

Funeral Assistant

  • Maintaining of all vehicle maintenance.
  • Removals and Transportation.
  • Dressing and casketing remains.
  • Funeral services, working visitations, answering phones.
  • Providing assistance to families.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Student Worker/funeral Assistant

Receive and document first calls and appointments

  • Prepare chapels and supervise visitations
  • Demonstrate ability to organize traffic and parking
  • Assist licensee and trade embalmer in prep room
  • Dress, cosmetize, fix hair and casket individuals
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Funeral Assistant/receptionist

  • Set up for: visitations, services, rosary's
  • Transfer cremated remains from temporary urn to permanent urn, release cremated remains to families
  • Printing: memorials folders, bookmarks, signs for services, prayer cards, clergy records, obituaries
  • Take first calls/ make initial calls
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Certified Nursing Assistant License
AS
Mortuary Science
7

Funeral Assistant

Assist with embalming process

  • Assisted with funeral planning
  • Driving company vehicles
  • Cleaning funeral home, chapel and vehicles
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Heavy Equipment Operations
Medical Technician
8

Funeral Assistant

  • Greet
  • Carry arrangements
  • Answer phones
  • Customer service
  • Assist Funeral Director on calls
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Criminal Justice
9

Funeral Assistant/ Office Assistant

  • Office Assistant for busy Fremont funeral home.
  • General office duties that include answering multi-phone lines, entering data into SRS system, responding to bereaved questions and concerns via email or in person, contacting KCME, Washington State Health Department, and hospitals about deceased information. Corresponding with Catholic parishes confirming funeral arrangements as well.
  • Assisting funeral director with receiving deceased, caskets, and setting up for private family visitation with deceased.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BFA
Art

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