Wake Attendant - Part-Time

  • Matz Funeral Home
  • Matz Funeral Home, 3440 N. Central Avenue, Chicago, IL
  • Jun 29, 2020
Part time Other

Job Description


  • Greet customers, patrons, or visitors at the funeral home.
  • Perform a variety of tasks during funerals to assist funeral directors and to ensure that services run smoothly and as planned.
  • Check restrooms throughout the wake.
  • May need to assist in receiving payments.
  • Check chapel register stands for prayer card supply, pens, pages in register book, etc.
  • Check garage for flower arrangements for wake. Deliver items.
  • Perform various administrative or clerical tasks, such as typing documents or answering telephone calls.
  • Arrange floral offerings or lights around caskets. Arrange items for use or display.
  • Clean funeral chapels and/or family lounges. Clean work areas or facilities.
  • Provide advice to mourners on how to make charitable donations in honor of the deceased. Provide counsel, comfort, or encouragement to individuals or families.
  • Close up funeral home after the wake.