The First Congregational-Christian Church of New Gloucester, Maine is seeking a part-time Church Secretary. The church secretary works closely with the pastor. Regular tasks include answering incoming calls and taking messages, bookkeeping, scheduling the use of the building, maintaining the church calendar and website and developing and distributing bulletins and newsletters. The successful candidate needs excellent communication and organization skills, strong word processing skills, basic computer knowledge, and experience with QuickBooks online. Empathy and discretion are required.
The church secretary reports to the Board of Trustees. The regular working hours are 9 AM to 1 PM, Tuesday through Friday, with occasional nights or weekends as requested for event support. The hourly rate is dependent upon skills and experience, with a minimum of $13.50 per hour. The church secretary is entitled to 8 days per year of paid time off.