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Church Admin Assistant / Secretary

Church Admin Assistant / Secretary

Company: Southgate Alliance Church Edmonton
Contact Person: Pastor Terry Stauffer
3916 107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta , T6J 2L4
Phone: 780 438 1713
Position Description

Administrative Assistant, Southgate Alliance Church (SAC)

Overall Responsibility.

The Administrative Assistant has the responsibility to serve Christ by providing administrative support for the SAC staff, Elders and volunteer ministry leaders. This is a full-time position.

Personal Qualifications

  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ, His church, and the stewardship of the gospel.
  • Adhere to sound doctrine,  learn and follow the Statement of Faith of the Christian and Missionary Alliance of Canada (C&MA) and the distinctive positions of SAC..
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, “…eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:3).  
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and technology skills.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and functions.


  • Serve as the receptionist for the church during regular office hours, Monday to Friday.
  • Receive and direct phone calls
  • Filter and direct emails
  • Field questions about SAC, as the Administrative Assistant will often be the first point of contact for the church.
  • Coordinate the internet presence for SAC
  • Management of content for the website and social media.
  • Online calendars and announcements
  • Participation in the deployment of new tools and platforms.


  • Prepare and produce printed and electronic materials for the church staff, Elders and church ministries.
  • Record keeping, including paper and electronic files and preservation of documents.
  • Facilitate communication within the church, including coordinating calendars and scheduling with staff and volunteers.
  • Purchase and organize office and general church supplies.
  • Prepare Communion.
  • Oversee the distribution of church keys and security codes for the alarm system.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings

Skills and Qualifications

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with basic website content management and social media platforms.
An aptitude for financial administration and office management would be an asset.


The Administrative Assistant / Secretary is accountable to the Senior Pastor.
The Senior Pastor and the Personnel Committee of the Board of Elders shall conduct a review of the Administrative Assistant's ministry annually.

About Us

Southgate Alliance Church is located in South Edmonton. Our vision is to build disciples and share Christ. We currently have an average attendance of about 200. We will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2017.  Southgate is a multigenerational, multicultural congregation with a vibrant children’s and youth program.

We  are a conservative body  with a complementarian view of ministry.  The preaching and teaching is Christ-centered and rooted in the exposition of God’s eternal Word.

Application Process

If you feel you are qualified for this position, please contact Pastor Terry Stauffer at and include the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. A brief testimony of how you came to faith in Christ and why you are interested in this position
3. A resume which includes a description of your training, experience, skills and abilities. 

Posted: May 3, 2017  |  Expires: November 3, 2017
Posted Under: Administration
Career ID: [ 3986 ]