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Part-time Weekend Custodian, First Presbyterian Church, Evanston, Illinois

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Non-Exempt, Hourly, 20 hours/ week

INTENDED HOURS: Saturday and Sunday:  7:30 am – 5:30 pm

POSITION OBJECTIVE: To serve the church by providing custodial services and light maintenance and groundskeeping work.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Opening the Church
  2. Room/ Event Set Up as scheduled
  3. Cleaning as scheduled
  4. Buildings and Grounds clean up, snow removal and grounds keeping as needed
  5. Maintenance as assigned
  6. Other – cover other custodian’s shifts as needed and mandatory overtime as needed
  7. Closing the Building

QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES:

  • Self-starter
  • Ability to perform duties without supervision
  • Reliability
  • Able to take direction
  • Good people skills
  • English language speaking proficiency
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Prior custodial experience strongly preferred.

COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary based upon experience

CONTACT:  If interested, please send resume to jdobschuetz@firspresevanston.org with “Weekend custodian position” in subject line.


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Full-Time Custodian, First Presbyterian Church, Evanston, Illinois

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Non-Exempt, Hourly, 40 hours/ week; Full Benefits

INTENDED HOURS:  Monday- Friday:  7 am – 3 pm

POSITION OBJECTIVE: To serve the church by providing custodial services and light maintenance and groundskeeping work.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Opening the Church
  2. Room/ Event Set Up
  3. Cleaning as scheduled on a daily or regular basis
  4. Buildings and Grounds clean-up, snow removal, groundskeeping
  5. Light maintenance, including, but not limited to, painting, carpentry, replacing light bulbs
  6. Other – cover other custodian’s shifts as needed; mandatory overtime when needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES:

  • Self-starter
  • Ability to perform duties without supervision
  • Reliability
  • Able to take direction
  • Good people skills
  • English language speaking proficiency
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Prior custodial experience strongly preferred.

SALARY:  Competitive salary based upon experience

Contact:  If interested, please send resume to jdobschuetz@firspresevanston.org with “Full-time custodian position” in subject line.


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Communications Administrator (PT), First United Church of Oak Park, Illinois

Summary of Position

The Communications Administrator has the responsibility to develop print and electronic communication materials, to promote the Church through external publications and social media platforms, to coordinate the Church’s calendar of events, and to assist with general administrative tasks as needed.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Internal Communications

· Create and edit content for the Church’s publications (such as monthly newsletters and weekly e-blasts)

· Design and lay out content for publications

· Create bulletins for Sunday worship and special services

· Manage Cloud-based calendar for Church-related meetings and publicity submissions

· Update the Church’s calendar of events

· Partner with staff and teams on communications fostering the congregational community of care

· Assist with administrative tasks as needed

 

External Communications

· Create press releases and other communications for print media

· Develop and implement strategy for creative use of social media platforms (such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)

· Update website with Church publications, sermons, and bulletins

· Partner with staff and teams on development of strategies for outreach to the community

 

Job Skills and Requirements

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong organizational and time management skills

· Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computer software and social media platforms

· Conceptualizes work as a ministry and verbalizes the function of the job as ministry

· Self-starter who uses excellent judgment and functions with a high level of independence

· Skillful collaborator and communicator who practices and fosters effective communication throughout the Church

 

Hours and Compensation

· The Communications Administrator is a part-time (20 hours per week), non-exempt position subject to the guidelines in the Personnel Handbook and other Church policies.

· The rate of pay is negotiable.

 

Cover letter required; maximum 300 words. To apply, send cover letter and resumé to: jobs@firstunitedoakpark.com


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Half-Time Pastor, Morton Grove Community Church, Morton Grove, Illinois

Expectations/Duties

 Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Teaching the Bible with clarity and relevance so that believers will be strengthened in the faith, and individuals who are new to the Christian faith will want to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
  • Collaborating with ministry teams and helping to find fresh ways of worshipping that will allow congregants as well as people in the community to participate in meaningful ways.
  • Leadership in worship services and administering the Sacraments.
  • General pastoral duties including, but not limited to, Counseling and Spiritual Guidance/Support especially during life events such as weddings, hospitalization/home confinement, and funerals.
  • Exemplifying Christ-like character and assisting with conflict resolution.
  • Helping us to reach new people by helping to organize community-based events, and preparing interested attendees for Membership in MGCC.
  • Assist us as we discern the future of Morton Grove Community Church and seek God’s will for our congregation, especially during this period of transition.
A link to the CLC Church Information Form will be available soon.
For more information, please contact Joyce Sienkowski, jsienkowski@yahoo.com, 847.922.2773

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Office Manager – The Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook, Illinois

Job Purpose
The Office Manager recruits, trains, develops ministry teams, and manages both the administrative and volunteer staff to accomplish all office procedures, processes and functions. Special focus on developing ministry teams to promote the efficient and effective operation of the church campus to join in God’s mission.
 
Requirements for all positions at The Village Church include:
A love and deep commitment to The Village Church Mission
A love of the local church.
An appreciation of Missional Theology
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Self-motivated and ability to work in fast-paced team environment where multi-tasking is the norm
Proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Office 365 programs and database management.
Key Authorizations of this Position
A. Oversees Church Office and Administrative Tasks
1. Provides direct clerical and administrative support to Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor by managing calendars and assist with assigned projects and weekly tasks.
2. Oversees report preparation and distribution, including annual report, Session and staff manuals, Session meeting packet, monthly statistical reports, worship attendance, annual Session Retreat.
3. Recruits and Trains Volunteers for Welcome Center and acts as the primary receptionist for church campus and pastors.
4. Prepares PCRs for the Administrative expenses of the church.
5. Oversees Human Resource Documentation of the Church:
a. Maintains all confidential personnel files; maintains Paid Time Off (PTO) records and Study Leave/Continuing Education for all staff, Background Checks.
b. Oversees payroll.
B. Congregational Events
1. Facilitates and coordinates church staff and families for details regarding weddings, funerals and baptisms so the events run smoothly including bulletins for memorials and weddings.
2. Coordinates memorial wall leases, works with Memorial Garden Committee as needed, and makes sure the slabs for the garden are done in a timely manner.
C. Communication
1. Creates all bulletins and announcement slides for worship services.
2. Assist in compiling and distribution of church mailings, newsletter, and other correspondence including confidential financial giving and quarterly thank you mailings.
3. Assembles and distributes Monthly Budget Reports to council chairs.
D. IT and Database Management
1. Works with Blue Data regarding computer upkeep.
2. Manage church calendar, room reservations and exterior door scheduling.
3. Oversees and trains staff for Microsoft 365.
4. Acts as administrator for ACS database and implements regular maintenance of database (People Suite), updating member records, address changes, and assists rolls committee when necessary.
E. General Office Support
1. Turns on Communication Monitors.
2. Secures campus and locks all doors at night.
F. Perform other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications:
• A joyful personal faith in Christ Jesus that can be expressed in an engaging manner.
• Personal integrity, sensitivity and caring that inspire confidence in our members and visitors with the ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters and specifically financial.
• Excellent telephone and interpersonal skills.
• Proven track record of recruiting and managing volunteers and employees in a variety of settings.
• Ability to express and maintain clear goals and boundaries in working relationship.
• Creates structure and accountability with an attitude of grace.
• Desired Skills: ACS/Database Management, Microsoft Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher) Mail Merge, Adobe.
• College Degree: (Preferred Business Administration)
FULL-TIME POSITION
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
PAY SCALE: Salary
BENEFITS: Yes
NORMAL WORKING HOURS: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday 8-4.
Reports To:
1. The Senior Pastor for general supervision and to the Personnel Committee for any concerns related to the position. He/She will be evaluated per the performance appraisal policies and procedures of The Village Presbyterian Church.
SUPERVISES: Part-time Administrator-Office Manager will have the ability to influence the responsibilities of this position in coordination with the Senior Pastor and Personnel.
 
To Apply: Contact Rev. Dr. Spencer L. Lundgaard, Senior Pastor, The Village Church, 1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, slundgaard@tvpchurch.org

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Temporary Supply Pastor, Community Presbyterian Church, Broadview, Illinois

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the congregation on revitalization issues
  • Provide spiritual and administrative leadership for the congregation
  • Be committed to the life and ministry of the congregation
  • Lead worship on Sundays and liturgical holidays
  • Administer the sacraments
  • Officiate at weddings and funerals
  • Provide pastoral care for the congregation and for all who seek comfort and guidance through the church
  • Serve as moderator of the session and special called meetings by Presbytery appointment
  • Serve as head of staff
  • Assist boards and committees in their ministry
  • Train newly elected officers and assist in preparing persons for membership
  • Attend assembly meetings and participate in the life of the Presbytery of Chicago

Terms of Call

  • Term: .5 FTE / 20 hours per week (on average)
  • Salary: $26,000 annually
  • Benefits: Presbytery of Chicago requirements
  • Travel Expenses: $.575 per mile   
  • Duration: One year, renewable

Contact 

Joyce R. Perry, Elder, jrbp@kwom.com, 708-544-5074


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