Church Administrative Assistant Resume Sample 2

Updated on: October 3, 2016

Which of your skills and experiences as a church administrative assistant are most impressive in the eyes of an impartial viewer? A skill in scheduling may be your strongest one but will bear very little fruit if a prospective employer is not on the lookout for something like that. They may be looking for exceptional communication skills instead. So how does one figure out which skills to put down in a resume for church administrative assistant position? Read through the job advertisement! The much sought after skills are almost always listed under requirements. That, perhaps, would be the perfect place to start.

Provide valid details of your duties and undertakings. Make sure you look through the section that mentions minimum education requirements. You may end up being over qualified for the job.

There is always more than one way to write a resume. Styles can be different. However, below is a sample of what a decent resume for a church administrative assistant should look like:

 

Church Administrative Assistant Resume Sample

 

Douglas Michael

136 Vernon Ave ● Louisville, KY 40206 ● (000) 962-6358 ● douglasmichael @ email . com


 CHURCH ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Performance Summary: Dependable and honest Church Administrative professional with a track record of attaining high standards of excellence while teaming with the pastor to manage critical functions of the church. Open to work within a diverse environment and is capable of performing all kinds of secretarial work.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Hands-on experience in expertly operating standard office equipment and machines including fax machines, copiers and scanners
• Proven ability to work with culturally varied communities by keeping in mind religious and cultural sentiments
• Adept at handling confidential information regarding member relationships and records
• Skilled at typing weekly bulletins, newsletters, communication cards and green reimbursements

CORE CHURCH ADMINISTRATION SKILLS

• Bulletin Design • Correspondence Management
• Appointment Scheduling • First Contact Services
• Master Calendar Maintenance • Call Logging
• Staff Scheduling • Event Management
• Cash Handling • Filing and Recordkeeping
• Database Management • Office Supplies Management

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Completed facility maintenance and expansion 3 months earlier than the stipulated time, owing to constant supervision of maintenance staff, vendors and contractors
• Played a pivotal role in cutting costs by 25% by calculating and comparing costs for required goods/services to get highest value for money
• Computerized all parish records and updated the filing system, after having maintained all office files manually
• Earned a position of trust and respect within the first 6 months and was made to work directly with the Church Council to manage special projects

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UMC, Louisville, KY (6/2014 to Present)
Church Administrative Assistant

• Oversee building/grounds maintenance as well as cleanliness maintenance of the reception area
• Coordinate building maintenance and repairs on a periodic basis
• Organize people to ensure that all work related to plumbing/electrical/custodial/security of the parish is handled properly
• Order office supplies and equipment and ensure maintenance of meaningful liaison with vendors and suppliers

CITY CHURCH, Louisville, KY (5/2012 – 6/2014)
Administrative Assistant

• Greeted church members and provided them with information regarding services and events
• Ensured that pew racks were dusted and kept in good repair and made comfortable for elderly members
• Answered phone calls and provided information regarding open event spaces and timeslots
• Assisted in planning and executing the details of events including catering services, parish involvement and space allocation

ST. LUIS’S CHURCH, Louisville, KY (1/2010 to 5/2012)
Receptionist

• Responded to inquiries over the telephone and took and relayed messages for church staff members
• Coordinated the activities of custodial staff to ensure that church building and surroundings were kept clean and maintained
• Received and sorted incoming mail and ensured that it is routed to intended recipients
• Provided support in handling event management duties

EDUCATION
LOUISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, Louisville, KY – 2009
High School Diploma