West River United Church

Job Opportunity - Caretaker


About the Position

West River United Church located in Cornwall Prince Edward Island is seeking a Caretaker for a two-year term position working part-time hours to a maximum of 13.5 hours per week.  Reporting to the Ministry & Personnel Committee, the Caretaker is responsible for the overall cleaning, maintenance and security of the West River United Church building and property.  

Responsibilities

Sweep, wet mop and scrub hard surface floors and stairways
Dust and wash various surfaces including walls, woodwork, windows, shelves, and cupboards
Clean and disinfect washroom areas and fixtures
Replenish supplies including paper towels, toilet paper and liquid soap in washrooms
Empty compost, waste and recyclable containers and set out bins for pickup
Contact tradespersons for major repairs
Clean snow and ice from steps/walkways and spread salt
General grounds maintenance such as raking leaves and keeping the Church property neat and tidy
Other related duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED
Working knowledge of different cleaning products and tools
Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Possess an excellent work ethic, proven ability to multi-task and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Physical requirements:  standing/walking for extended periods of time; repetitive movements; lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds

How to Apply

Individuals interested in applying to this position should submit a resume and covering letter detailing their interest, experience and qualifications to Liz Farrar at lizwestriver@gmail.com by Friday, August 21st, 2020.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


West River United Church

Job Opportunity - Office Administrator


About the Position

West River United Church located in Cornwall, Prince Edward Island is seeking a part-time Office Administrator to work 22.5 hours per week.  Reporting to the Ministry & Personnel Committee, the Office Administrator is responsible for providing reception, office management and administration services to the West River Pastoral Charge.  The day-to-day workload, in part, will be determined through consultation with the ministerial staff and/or committee chairs.

Responsibilities

Greet and assist visitors and volunteers to the Pastoral Charge office
Manage and maintain the West River United Church website, online calendars and various social media platforms
Screen and direct phone calls, voicemail messages and emails
Pick-up, sort and distribute incoming mail.  Prepare and send outgoing mail
Maintain petty cash and cash for various funds (e.g. Benevolent fund)
Prepare for Sunday worships which includes, but is not limited to, preparing, formatting, proofreading, assembling and copying weekly bulletins, newsletters and PowerPoint presentation
Assist funeral directors, as necessary, by providing access and familiarizing them with the facility, as well as, preparing and distributing receipts for donations made through the funeral home
Maintain various records, statistics and lists such as baptisms, confirmations, weddings, deaths, memberships, etc.  Research and respond to requests for information related to such records
Prepare for distribution various documents including letters, minutes, reports, mailing lists, envelopes, flyers, posters, tickets, sign-up sheets, etc. as requested
Participate in on-going professional development in office processes, equipment, church administration, computer programs, etc. 
Other related duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications

Graduate from an Office Administration program 
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an office administrator with progressive related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Outstanding verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
Possess an excellent work ethic, proven ability to multi-task and meticulous attention to detail
Possess critical judgement skills when handling confidential issues
Ability to work with minimal supervision



How to Apply

Individuals interested in applying to this position should submit a resume and covering letter detailing their interest, experience and qualifications to Liz Farrar at lizwestriver@gmail.com by Friday, August 20th, 2020.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.