Cedars Unitarian Universalist Church

Position Description

Supervised By: Minister (Rev. Zackrie Vinczen)
Status: Part time, non-exempt (15 hrs. per week)
Start Date: TBD
Salary: $16-18 per hour depending on experience (DOE)

This position has a degree of flexibility in terms of scheduling and includes some possibilities for remote work.  Our office is mostly closed right now so that we can provide a safe working environment.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Administrative Support

  • Handle incoming mail. 
  • Answer the office phone and greet visitors (when office reopens)
  • Maintain office files.
  • Prepare Order of Service for Sunday Services (Microsoft Publisher). 
  • Enter data into church directory as needed (Breeze).
  • Manage church email, answering or forwarding messages as appropriate.
  • Schedule the use of physical and virtual spaces (Zoom).
  • Support Staff and Lay Leaders with Special Projects as requested.

Communications and Congregation Relations

  • Regularly update the Cedars website with current program information (WordPress).
  • Maintain Cedars calendar of events to avoid conflicts.
  • Track links to be included in publications for virtual events.
  • Publish regularly scheduled communications such as the newsletter, email blasts, social media posts, and mailers. Assist in the production of materials (Flyers, Brochures, Post Cards, and other materials for distribution).

Operations Assistance

  • Order and maintain supplies for the office and Sunday service.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of Cedars Center and schedule monthly cleaning services.
  • Mail accounts payable checks and monthly special collection donations to community partners.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to manage computer programs software and hardware.
  • Familiarity with MS Outlook, MS Publisher, MS Word, Google Calendar, Google Docs, WordPress, Zoom, and PDF creation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Reliable attendance.
  • Good people skills.
  • Organizational skills.

Additional desired qualifications

  • Desktop publishing/graphic skills.
  • Familiarity with social media and other online communications tools.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Ability to do simple diagnostics and fixes for office equipment and software.
  • Experience working in a professional office setting.

Physical requirements:

Must be able to read, write, keyboard, lift boxes and move tables and chairs. 

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to President@Cedarsuuchurch.org. This position will remain open until filled.