Job Opening - Office Manager

Please do not contact our office directly; click HERE to apply

Neighborhood Congregational Church in Laguna Beach, CA has an immediate opening for an Office Manager. This person will interact with all levels of internal staff, church attendees, visitors, and external church relationships and must exhibit a friendly and compassionate demeanor, have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, the ability to protect the confidentiality of information, and must be extremely well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a church office with diverse, progressive people and programs.

Essential Functions:

• Present a friendly and compassionate face to all who may come on campus.

• Facilitate access to the Pastor on behalf of Congregation members and visitors who require pastoral care.

• Manage facilities rental requests/inquiries and contracts.

• Facilitate communication coordination between Pastor, staff and lay leaders.

• Participate in regular meetings including but not limited to worship planning and executive committee.

• Supervise and schedule work assignments of administrative and maintenance staff. Track employee work and leave hours. Coordinate schedules for staff.

• Assist church officers to coordinate and communicate event dates and plans.

• Maintain membership, attendance and giving database.

• Process invoices and pay bills as authorized. Post all receipts and payments to secure bookkeeping application.

• Perform some Web Administration functions.


Required Qualifications & Skills:

Friendly and compassionate demeanor.

Good knowledge of office and administrative procedures, bookkeeping functions and public relations tools.

Experience in and familiarity with church organizations.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong basic computing and keyboarding skills.

Outstanding communication skills.


Must have Reliable transportation.

Some night and weekend work required.



Please attach Cover Letter and Resume.

Please do not contact our office directly; click HERE to apply

Author of this post

Phil Garrison Church Moderator "I’ve lived in Laguna Beach and have been a member of NCC for 20 years. I worked as an engineer and manager in industry and the national labs for some 44 years in the areas of space exploration and energy research. I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with the NCC leadership team to take our church to where it needs to be to serve the spiritual needs of our congregation and the community in this brave new world."