Optimize the efficiency of your church staff with this tried-and-tested tool! Includes position profiles and hiring expectations; questionnaires to help determine work style, personality, and spiritual gifts; guidelines for accomplishing daily tasks; tips for working with volunteers; policies and procedures; event planning; a CD-ROM with reproducible adaptable forms, checklists, and templates; and more. 176 pages, 3-ring binder from Beacon Hill.
The church administrative assistant is a key part of effective ministry. Greeting weekday visitors, taking phone messages, managing paperwork, and keeping the pastor and staff organized are just a few of the daily tasks of an assistant’s role. This myriad of duties and responsibilities, which are often unique to each individual church, makes training new assistants an often difficult and daunting task for pastors and staff.The Church Administrative Assistant’s Handbook is a valuable training tool to help church administrators and assistants work together to achieve efficiency and maximize their church’s ministry. It includes a variety of useful forms and information for the pastor and assistant to use together as they set up their requirements and expectations for a successful team.Resources include:Design expectations and qualifications to use when selecting an executive assistantQuestionnaires to help determine work style, personality, and spiritual gifts Practical tips, guidelines, and tools for accomplishing daily tasks A CD with reproducible files of policies, templates, forms, checklists, and procedures, which can be adapted to fit a person’s various needs
ROSE GRAHAM has served as business administrator and administrative assistant to the district superintendent for the Canada West District of the Church of the Nazarene for ten years. Prior to this position she served as a church secretary in a variety of ministry settings. In her spare time, Rose enjoys mentoring church secretaries and facilitating workshops. She has four children and four grandchildren and lives in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada.