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June 17, 2022

Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer Position

O’Hanlon Funeral Homes – Boston & North of Providence (Massachusetts)


Multi Firm company seeking in Boston and North of Providence (in MA) to fill one or two roles for an Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer to add to our staff, our funeral home's continue to grow and expand. Our team is looking for someone who is willing and wanting to learn all aspects of the business, this will be a very hands on position that will not consist of only busy work, cleaning, and errands.

This position will support all aspects of our firm’s operations including, but not limited to, transfers, learning how to complete arrangements with our directors, learning how to complete death certificates and permits, how to write and submit obituaries, stationery work, on call status, assisting with funerals, calling hours, and with care center operations.

The funeral apprentice will work between two locations and be exposed to a diverse work setting, candidate must be comfortable with working within the care centers and performing transfers. Our firm is privately owned, and owner operated with an excellent staff, our firm's use the most updated technologies' on the funeral market, updated facilities, vehicles, and equipment. We are a progressive and modern firm with younger ownership that seeks to continue growing in the future.


Our ideal candidate is someone who is professional in conduct and caring in nature. A good work ethic and ability to work with a team is a must. Night and weekend hours are required. We provide flexible scheduling options that can work around most school attendance requirements. full training and mentorship will be offered by our directors to develop a high level of funeral service understanding.


  • Currently attending or have attended mortuary school
  • 1+ years of experience in the funeral industry preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license in good standing with acceptable driving record Ability to lift 50 pounds or more Professional attitude and willingness to work Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with families during time of need and create and maintain a premier level of client family satisfaction.
  • Proficient with computers and technology Maintain the general office Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance Excellent interpersonal skills Punctual with strong attendance history Willingness to go the extra mile to serve our families

Contact Name: Tom James, Managing Director
Phone: 781-579-1752