Job Description

Background on Ebenezer:

Ebenezer Wesleyan Methodist Church has been a haven of spiritual worship and evangelism for 100 years in the Crown Heights, Brooklyn community. The pastor is Reverend Edward L. Jenkins, who has served for over twenty years. Ebenezer’s current ministries include the Youth Ministry, Women’s League, Food Pantry, Usher Board, The Ebenezer Singers, and the Sunday School.


Job Description:

Ebenezer is seeking an Administrative Assistant to oversee the administrative and logistical operations of the Church. Reporting jointly to the Church’s Official Board and the Pastor, the Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Aiding Ebenezer’s Pastor in developing the bulletin/agenda for each Sunday Service;
  • Supporting the Ebenezer Board of Trustees with their fiduciary and fiscal management of the Church;
  • Supporting the Board of Stewards with their oversight of ministerial and evangelical affairs of the Church;
  • Recording minutes for official board meetings;
  • Designing and producing various publications and administrative services for the Pastor and Official Board;
  • Ordering and maintaining office supplies and equipment;
  • Preparing, distributing and disseminating mail and e-mail correspondence as needed;
  • Screening and routing of all incoming calls and visitors;
  • Scheduling counseling meetings and other appointments;
  • Maintaining the Church’s membership list and notify relevant stakeholders of updates with members (e.g. hospitalizations, deaths, etc.);
  • Maintaining and updating all standard forms and ministry literature;
  • Assisting the Pastor in areas such as coordinating weddings, baptisms, funerals and other special events
  • Preparing and filing marriage certificates/licenses, membership certificates, and other miscellaneous documents as needed;
  • Preparing other reports as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

The successful candidate should be an ambitious professional with excellent communication and organizational skills; be technologically proficient; strong interpersonal skills; relate well to others; be a professed Christian and a team player.


Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Some college
Job Type
Part-time

Location
Brooklyn, New York
Denomination
Wesleyan
Church Size
75-125