ministry assistant position available

The Poplar Springs Personnel Committee is currently accepting resumes for the position of Ministry Assistant.  Please see below for the job description.  Resumes may be emailed to

job description: ministry assistant

Part-time: 24 hours per week // Hourly Rate to commensurate with experience

Current Office Hours (Mon., Tues., Thurs. 8:00am-1:00pm, and Wed. 8:00am-4:30pm)


Primary Function


Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Ministry Assistant is responsible for performing administrative duties that support the ministry of the local church.


Principle Responsibilities

  • Handle all incoming calls to the church office. Check voicemails. Maintain answering system and update weekly with on-call info.
  • Monitor church office email daily.
  • Maintain Church Membership Software- update weekly
  • Prepare bulletin for weekly distribution. Prepare inserts for bulletin. Prepare weekly prayer planner.
  • Format and print/email letters from the Pastor to congregation or community.
  • Inventory Office Supplies and manage corresponding budget line items.
  • Sort mail for staff and leaders. Communicate Baptist Association information to leadership.
  • Organize and prepare materials for different ministries within the church.
  • Pull reports from membership software as needed.
  • Communicate pertinent information to staff/congregation (births, deaths, illnesses, etc.)
  • Perform duties that frequently involve confidential and/or highly sensitive information.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must acknowledge Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
  • Must demonstrate skills such as typing, filing, planning, organizing. Should also be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Word, Publisher).
  • Any experience with design software (e.g. Adobe) is a plus.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills necessary to work with a diverse group of members, employees, and guests.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to perform responsibilities without close supervision. Must handle the stress of being involved in a church environment.
  • Must be professional and have the ability to investigate and resolve a variety of unusual conditions, problems, or questions.
  • Must be attentive to details and have comprehension and research skills.


Working Environment

  • Normal office environment.
  • Work includes some walking, standing, bending, and carrying or moving some moderately heavy items.
  • Work schedule could be slightly modified during the year to help Pastor with leadership trainings for local church.