Civil celebrants design, plan and perform civil (non-religious) marriage ceremonies, funerals, commitment ceremonies, namings and other ceremonies, in consultation with individuals, couples and families.
Duties & Tasks
Civil celebrants may perform the following tasks:work with individuals, couples, families or other groups to create a ceremony meeting their requirementsdesign and organise personalised ceremonies and deliver these ceremonies to a wide range of audiences in a variety of settingsperform marriages and ensure legal paperwork is correct and submitted on timecommunicate with people dealing with significant life changes, including loss and griefuse computer and internet systems for research, marketing, communication and support via professional organisations and the Attorney-General's Department.
Funerals, memorials and other loss ceremonies can be emotionally demanding for both celebrants and their clients.
- enjoy working with a variety of different people good oral and written communication skills confident in public-speaking situations creative, flexible, tactful and empathetic mature, ethical, responsible, dedicated and conscientious socially and psychologically insightful good organisation skills.