Church Office

Office Administration Assistant

Church Office Administration Assistant

Islington United Church believes that good administration is an integral part of our mission, vision and values.  Staff in the church office are usually the first person contacted whether for a general inquiry or for help in a sensitive or difficult situation.  They are expected to give their best always, to be responsible in the discharge of their duties, to have respect for the congregation and its expressions of faith, and to participate fully in the work for which they are engaged.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is a paid contract position of up to 13.5 hours per week ( $18-$20 per hour)under the oversight of the Lead Minister and direction from the Office Administrator.  The successful candidate may also be offered periodic appointments at other times of the year.
Office administration duties include answering telephone and email queries, greeting visitors, receiving packages, filing, monitoring, photocopying as required.
Provide support to the office administrator in booking space for members and the community
Assist with Baptism, Wedding and Funeral administration
Deal effectively with sensitive or emergency situations and benevolence response
Good proficiency with MS Office software, Power Church knowledge an asset
Good office administration skills
Excellent organizational skills
Effective communication skills with people of all ages
Skilled and compassionate listener who shows respects for others
Flexible and open-minded; friendly, patient with good interpersonal relational skills
Adheres to proper boundaries and confidentiality
Good working knowledge of a church environment an asset
Flexible for vacation coverage
Demonstrated and relevant experience in a small office environment
Contact Islington United Church for more information or to send a résumé with cover letter to


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