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Church of the Advent is an open and affirming community of Christians who welcomes anyone seeking companionship, spiritual nourishment, and opportunity for worship. Located in the Westshore since 1862, and in our current location since 1986, we strive to be an inclusive congregation believing there is always room for more and there is room for all colors of the rainbow.

Who We Are Looking For

Church of the Advent is seeking a part-time Parish Administrator to join our friendly and welcoming parish.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED; a certificate or diploma in business administration would be an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Ability to provide a warm and welcoming environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and multi-task
  • Intermediate to advanced level competency in MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

The primary responsibility for this position is to be the first point of contact for any church enquiries either by phone, email or in person. In addition, other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing electronic newsletter and maintaining the Parish website
  • Preparing weekly church service bulletins and information booklets
  • Maintaining parish member lists and preparing mailings
  • Supporting the needs of the Rector, the Wardens, and Parish Council
  • Administration of facility rentals

What we offer

  • Flexibility
  • Autonomy
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Pension plan

This is a part-time position requiring 16 hours per week, Monday to Friday. On the 3rd Tuesday evening of each month, the Parish Administrator must be available to join Parish Council meetings.

If this position is of interest to you, please submit a resume and cover letter to explaining why you believe you would be a good candidate, and give examples of similar experience.

We look forward to hearing from you!