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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Celebrant in Portland, Oregon

Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

A Celebrant works with client families to develop a meaningful ceremony which is personalized to reflect the life-style of the deceased, to recognize the life of the deceased and provide those attending with a meaningful end-of-life ceremony. Provides an alternative to traditional, religious or clergy driven ceremonies.


  • Personally meets with the family to discuss Celebrant alternatives

  • Listens to family of deceased regarding final wishes of deceased

  • Gains thorough understanding of the personality of the deceased

  • Interviews other friends and family, as appropriate

  • Recommends appropriate ceremony options for family to consider and obtains decision

  • Formulates personalized ceremony/service which may include one or more of the following:

  • Readings

  • Poems

  • Music

  • Songs

  • Pictures or video

  • Will generally officiate at the ceremony/service

  • Coordinate with funeral director and other service providers, as necessary

  • Prepare keepsake copy of ceremony for family

MINIMUM Requirements


  • High school education


  • Familiar with company guidelines, procedures and policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to work independently and as an effective team member

  • Keen sense of judgment and tact

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to recognize and respond to the differing management needs of individuals

Work Conditions

Work Environment

  • Work indoors and outdoors during all seasons and weather conditions

  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required

  • Professional Dress is required when in contact with families.

Work Postures

  • Frequent, continuous periods of time standing, up 6 hours per day

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

  • Climbing stairs to access buildings frequently

Physical Demands

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

Work Hours

  • Working beyond “standard” hours as the need arises

Postal Code: 97232

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-OR - Portland

Job Profile ID: F00006

Time Type: Part time

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