Job Opening: Church Administrator (Interim)


First Presbyterian Church of Easton

Easton, PA

Categories:  Administration - Secretarial/Office

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Church Size: 100-150

Job Type: Part-Time, Interim
(With potential of becoming permanent and expanding hrs.)

$12-$15 an hour (commensurate with experience)

Job Description:

The role of the Church Administrator is to support the mission and ministry of the Church by assisting the Pastor, volunteer treasurer and the church’s lay leaders to manage the day-to-day operations of the Church, which shall include, but are not limited to the following responsibilities:

• Office management and administration

• Communications with the congregation, church staff and the local community, including the creation of print material (weekly bulletin) and use of automated communications (social media, email, etc.)

• Assisting with financial management of the Church

• Coordinating the use of church grounds and property 

Expectations and Qualifications:

To be qualified, candidates will need proven organizational, financial, communication and interpersonal skills, including that he or she must:

• Have 5 years in office and/or business administration, preferably for a *church

• Have excellent organizational and communication skills

• Be very comfortable with technology, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and with social media communication tools ( Website, Facebook, Dropbox) , as well as a readiness to learn new communications technologies

• Have financial/accounting skills, including familiarity with QuickBooks

• Have a caring attitude and excellent people skills

• Be able to work independently and pro-actively

• Be accessible, responsive, and flexible to handle the changing needs of the church

• Be able to properly handle confidential information in a careful and secure manner

• Enthusiastically support the mission, values and goals of the First Presbyterian Church

*Knowledge of Presbyterian worship, structures and polity is an asset.

Accountability: To the Session through the Pastor and Personnel Team

Qualified candidates can submit their resume via email:

Summer 2019 Mission Projects

“Cover The Piggies” Shoe Collection

Once again, we will be helping First UCC on Third Street collect sneakers for school age children in Easton. The sneakers (gently used shoes and new sneakers all sizes) collection will take place until July 29th.

The Mission Team will place a collection box in Legacy Hall for donations and will deliver them to First UCC.

If you know of a family that is in need of this program, please click here to download this flyer to give them. Registration (a must) needs to be done between July 11 and July 19th. Once registered, an appointment time will be given to the recipient (who must be able to pick-up their own sneakers) for Saturday, August 17th.

Support the Troops Collection

Traveling this summer? Please take the small soaps, shampoos, creams, etc. that you do not use. Please bring them to church and leave them in the Mission Team Mailbox. We will be mailing donations to the troops.

Safe Harbor Dinner Sign-Ups

The sign-up sheet for 1st Monday Dinners at Safe Harbor is posted on the upstairs Mission Bulletin Board.

What is Safe Harbor? It’s an Easton Facility for helping those that are unable to temporarily provide for themselves. Lunch and dinner are provided daily by area communities, which includes our congregation.

Questions? Contact Nancy Udut or the church office.

Volunteer Needed: ARK Luncheon

Coordinator Needed for ARK Luncheon
(Saturday, August 10th)

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting volunteers for the luncheon (a line or two in Sunday Bulletin works)

  • Collecting donations for luncheon (menu is already planned and sign-up sheet is put in the Sunday Bulletins)

  • Transporting food from church on day of luncheon (appoint a volunteer to help)

  • Reminding servers time to arrive at Trinity Episcopal Church, Spring Garden St, between 2nd & 3rd, Easton (10:30 am)

  • Length of commitment: 2-2 ½ hours day of lunch, an hour a week to coordinate donations and volunteers

No resume is required, just email or with your name and contact information.

If you are unable to commit to this position, please consider assisting with the food donations.
The menu and quantities needed will be in July’s Sunday Bulletins.