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Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church seeks talented people to offer their gifts and abilities to the glory of God and to fulfill our mission of being a worshiping, caring, equipping and witnessing community.
- Requirements for all positions include:A growing relationship with Jesus Christ
- A servant’s heart
- Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
- Proficiency in computers including Microsoft Office programs
LOPC is a dynamic place to work. Our staff shares a vision and call to serve Jesus Christ as adults and disciples, in a spirit of respect, cooperation and communication. We believe we all are doing ministry, whether with adults or children, songs or spreadsheets, congregational visits or computers. We seek to glorify God together, to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and through the power of the Holy Spirit to support and encourage each other, our congregation and our many neighbors here in the Lamorinda area. LOPC is an equal opportunity employer.
Listed below are current openings. Please click on the job title for more information and to apply. Know somebody who might be interested in joining our team? Please direct them here.
Job Title: Receptionist
Reports to: Administrative Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: 37.5 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (open to some flexibility with start time)
Job Summary: Responsible for professionally answering telephones, greeting visitors, serving as a resource to the congregation, and providing administrative assistance to the Pastors, Administrative Manager and other Ministry teams as needed.
Essential Functions of the Job:
This position must be highly responsive to the many incoming telephone calls received daily. The questions posed by these callers must be answered, or referred to other resources. In the absence of the incumbent, there must always be a qualified backup available to handle the reception duties. It is this position’s responsibility to arrange all backup activity, whether for short stints, or for absences of a day or longer.
It is the responsibility of this position to cordially and professionally greet visitors to LOPC. The incumbent will strive to answer visitors’ questions or direct them to a resource that may be of assistance.
This position provides broad administrative support to the Administrative Manager, Pastors, and other Ministry teams as directed by the Administrative Manager. This position will assist teams with event/meeting registrations and preparation (nametags, handouts, signs). The position is responsible for distribution of incoming mail, ensuring sufficient postage is available to handle all mailings, delivery of U.S. Postal Mail to the post office when needed, and for overnight deliveries. The position is responsible for documenting church attendance. The position is also responsible for maintenance coordination on copiers and other office equipment, and ordering supplies for the office, as well as ensuring copiers are stocked with paper. This position also ensures various publications are available in the reception area and throughout the campus. This position is asked to proofread various LOPC publications on a weekly basis. This position is responsible for coordination of annual sales such as Christmas concert ticket ordering and distribution, ordering Christmas poinsettias and Easter Azaleas.
Education:High School Diploma or GED
Experience: 5+ years in a professional office setting
Skills: Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Outlook.
Ability to work with a lot of different personalities while demonstrating care and compassion.
Stellar customer service skills.
Demonstrate LOPC Core Values
Support LOPC’s Mission, Vision and Objectives
Good communication skills with all people
Friendly and welcoming demeanor
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.