Employment at Northwoods Church

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Northwoods Community Church. Please take a few minutes to review the current job openings, then complete the application form below.

Contact jobs@northwoods.church with any questions.

Current Openings

Bookkeeper

Part time, Non-exempt

Maintains accounts payable, contributions and performs other general office procedures by completing the following duties.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administration
    • Contributions/Receipts: Verifies and posts details of contributions and “in house” receipts. Prepares statistical data of contributions and church attendance on a weekly basis. Deposits contribution checks and “in house” receipts in bank.
    • Accounts Payable: Posts invoices and processes accounts payable checks weekly, verifying documentation. Follows up on statements indicating unpaid invoices. Obtains W-9s for Independent Contractors, maintains files for 1099s.
    • Payroll: Calculates employee wages from records or time cards and prepares direct deposit and/or checks for payment of wages. Submits employment tax payments for withdrawal. Submits 401k contributions. Keeps track of part-time employees’ budgeted hours.
    • Credit Cards: Checks submitted reports for accuracy and posts charges to financial software.
    • Safe Pull: Assist another staff member in the processing of weekly gifts or other weekly income as needed.
    • Journals: Posts journal entries requested by supervisor and Northwoods ministries.
    • Projects: Other projects as assigned by supervisor.
    • Meetings: Attend monthly Operations Department meetings for fellowship.
    • Staff Meetings: Attend staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters.
    • Budgets: Helps in the yearly budget process.

Interaction With Others

The Bookkeeper will have interaction with lay leaders, staff, church attendees, and the general public on a regular basis.

Desired Skills and Abilities

A familiarity with Accounting Systems, the ability to work independently and accurately. Strong oral communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word. Complete confidentiality required.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Administration, Service, Wisdom

Educational and Experience Required

Two years related experience and/or training

Life Help Ministries Administrative Assistant

Part time, Non-exempt

The Life Help Ministries Administrative Assistant is to provide support to each ministry in the department.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administration
    • Phone: Handle incoming phone calls for weddings, funerals, benevolence, prayer, recovery, Equip, and Freedom ministry.
    • Communication: Communicate events for each Life Help Ministries Director. i.e.: event requests, registration, website information, Enews information, facility usage, and prepare announcements.
    • Proofread: Proof documents for accuracy and clarity.
    • Filing: Maintain filling cabinet contents in Life Help Ministries Administrative office. Manage the contents in storage area.
    • Supplies: Keep supplies and forms updated as needed. Stock supplies needed by all Life Help Ministries Staff.
    • Scheduling: Handle scheduling and appointments for the department, including calendar updates.
    • Meetings
      • Staff Meetings: Attend staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters as schedule allows.
      • Life Help Ministries: Team Meetings as needed for coordination and communication for group initiatives.
      • Administrative: Any administrative specific meetings or training.
    • Ministry Coordination Assist in coordination of groups, events, classes, and seminars. (i.e.: event requests, registration, website information, ENews information.)
    • Pastor On Call: Call the hospitals for daily updates, update patient information when received, and forward to POC and related distribution lists, who may have a connection to that person through volunteer ministries. Update POC rotation and track changes as needed.
    • Availability: Available Monday-Friday, with an occasional night or weekend to support various ministry initiatives.
    • Other Responsibilities: Special projects assigned by the Life Help Pastor and other Life Help Directors as time allows.
    • Benevolence: Receive incoming calls, send out Benevolence Assessment Forms, and make copies of returned forms to give to the Benevolence Team for review. Manage all logistical details for benevolence. (i.e.: inquiries, communications, food vouchers, gas vouchers, check requests.)
    • Weddings: Receive incoming calls, send out wedding packets, track incoming packets, and finalize paperwork/contracts that need to be signed by the pastor doing the wedding. Prepare and keep wedding packets available at all times. Fill out event request forms and let staff know via email of the event date and time.
    • Funerals:
      • Services: Administrate the logistical details and coordinate with the Officiating Pastor and Pastoral Care Director. (i.e.: receive incoming calls; communicate information, fill out event request forms, and let staff know via email of the event date and time.)
      • Luncheons: Administrate the logistical details and coordinate with Luncheon Facilitator and Pastoral Care Director. (i.e.: receive incoming calls, communicate information, fill out event request forms, and let staff know via email of the event date and time.)
    • Volunteers: Develop relationships with volunteers; assist with requests; and problem solve, etc.
  • Director Support
    • Support: Work closely with the Directors in the Life Help ministries to ensure adequate coordination and communication of tasks as needed.
    • Director Meetings: Support Leadership Meetings: Meet with Directors regularly as needed for coordination, communication, and training.

Interaction With Others

The Life Help Ministries Administrative Assistant will work closely with each director within the department, as well as with other departments such as Facilities and Communications as related to coordination of activities.

Desired Skills and Abilities

Good administration and organizational skills, a compassionate heart, and appropriate telephone etiquette. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Effective time management, organizational, leadership, proofreading, and multi-tasking skills. Must be confidential, flexible, accurate, and have good follow-up skills. Basic aptitude for database and other portal applications as well as receiving tech training for event support.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Administration, Discernment, Helps, Encouragement, Creative Communication, and Leadership

Educational and Experience Required

Skills to fulfill the position.

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