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Parish Administrator (part-time) - St. James', Ridgefield

  • Parish Administrator will assist the Rector with all general office support.
  • Maintain parish records, including membership and operational data.
  • Produce reports, directories, monthly newsletter, maintain online programs, write vestry minutes and other correspondence.
  • Prepare and send mailings. Sort through incoming mail.
  • Place orders for supplies and equipment as authorized.
  • Coordinate with vendors as delegated by the Rector, Wardens and Building & Grounds Committee.
  • Coordinate parish calendar to facilitate building use by internal and authorized external groups as directed by the Rector.
  • Write minutes from monthly vestry meetings that are recorded.
  • Prepare copies for annually meeting once a year and once a month vestry meetings.
  • Have knowledge of PC programs such as Windows Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher), Gmail, Google, Facebook and Zoom. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working in a ministry office environment setting is a plus.
  • Utmost confidentiality on all business conducted is a must.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Full job description available from St. James’ Church if interested.
  • Applicant agrees to submit to a background check.
  • Submit cover letter and resume.  
  • Submit letter and resume by email to or by regular mail. No phone calls or in person visits will be accepted.  If considered we will contact candidates.
  • Part time 16 hours a week – 4 days a week. No weekends. Days to be discussed with the Rector and Recruitment Committee.
  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • See more about St. James’ Church at
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