Job Openings at Centennial

Are you seeking part-time employment in a community-based organization where you can interface with people (from a safe distance), exercise your creative spirit, and help grow the church's digital social profile? If so, Centennial United Methodist Church is looking for you. 

Our current job openings are listed below.

Office Manager / Administrative Assistant

We are seeking an Office Manager to work part-time as a receptionist and administrative assistant to handle the day-to-day office administration and other responsibilities (listed below).

If you are interested and have the experience described, please apply at Indeed

We are located at 5401 Freeport Blvd at Fruitridge Road in the Hollywood Park neighborhood of Sacramento. The current schedule is 4 days per week, from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM but is somewhat flexible. This is a part-time position, at approximately 20-24 hours per week. Wage range is $13-16 per hour, based on experience. As this is a part-time position, benefits are not available.

Job Duties

  • Answer phones, route phone messages, and greet visitors
  • Route phone and email messages to church leaders and staff as appropriate
  • Prepare and send correspondence on behalf of the pastor and other staff
  • Assist with preparation of program and slideshow for worship service. Generate weekly memos, Friday email messages, in-house publications and member communications
  • Edit and publish a monthly newsletter. Update website. Manage digital sign messages.
  • Manage church calendar including appointments, facilities use and custodial needs

  • Maintain a proprietary database (REALM) with congregation membership data
  • When appropriate, manage and provide training to other office staff
  • Request services and refer visitors to other agencies for support and service as needed
  • Additional duties may include assisting Church Treasurer with submitting payroll and preparing member giving statements
  • Serve as Financial Secretary:
  • Record and maintain any financial offerings, rental fees, payments, all incoming revenue in general
  • Record member pledges and non-pledges for tax purposes and distribute quarterly reports
  • Input contributions into individual accounts in REALM, checking for accuracy against bank deposits.
  • Once accounts have been completed, email and or copy reports to designated church committee officials, lay leaders, Pastor, Treasurer, and bookkeeper.    

Job Requirements

  • High School graduate and some college coursework required; Associate‚Äôs degree or higher is a plus
  • Experienced administrative professional preferably in a service-related and/or church environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel)
  • Experience in database entry and management, REALM preferred
  • High level of IT skill is desired to update the church website and use social media and to also trouble shoot basic computer, internet and copy machine issues.
  • Ability to work proactively and positively with staff and church members
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Accuracy when dealing with numbers for data entry and financial duties
  • Strong attention to detail & ability to multi-task
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality when required as well as ability to escalate matters when a church member is in crisis
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and establish good rapport at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and independent judgment
  • Bookkeeping and accounting skills are needed to assist Treasurer with payroll and other accounting functions. Consideration will be made in the wages paid for experience and skills with bookkeeping and accounting functions
  • Can work safely in an office environment with social distancing protocols in place

CUMC is an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate diversity.