Nelson Congregational Church

Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Hours: Flexible: 6-8 hours per week
Pay Rate: $15 per hour

Required skills:

Pleasant, discreet, tactful, and capable of honoring confidential communications.
General knowledge of all office equipment and supplies and a willingness to further their training.
Solid computer skills, including database / mailing list management.
A willing attitude of Christian service to their position and its responsibility.
Observe an awareness and sensitivity to The Nelson Church’s values, customs, traditions and theology.
Good telephone and communication skills.
Ability to deal with various types of personalities, both on the phone and in person, in a professional manner.
Perform general office work, under the supervision of the Pastor and cooperation with the church members


Perform general office work; answer the phone, maintain supplies and various files; keep records and compile these into periodic or occasional reports. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
File sermons, reports, correspondence and other assigned materials.
Exercise tact, courtesy, confidentiality and diplomacy in receiving callers, in person or by telephone; keep calendar of appointments.
Type letters or other documents as needed; use word processing equipment as required.
Edit and prepare weekly bulletins and other documents
Make outgoing calls such as ordering materials or supplies; pick up supplies as needed.
Prepare and maintain mailing lists.
Update information on Church website and social media.
Photocopy documents and assemble as needed.
Do routine letters and documents as needed / requested.
Keep accurate church records, (e.g. church members, prospects, calendar, etc), working in cooperation with the
Church Clerk.
Scheduling and following church policy regarding building usage.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Pastor.
Be accountable to the Pastor for satisfactory job performance.

Qualifications / Experience:

Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Basic accounting / bookkeeping procedures and good organizational skills.
Good typing and writing skills, comfortable with social media.

Contact Pastor Eliot Fay