First Presbyterian Church - Receptionist (Part-Time)

First Presbyterian Church LogoJob Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt
Work Schedule: Afternoon, Monday through Friday
Reporting Relationship: Office Manager

Primary Accountabilities:
The Receptionist serves the body of First Presbyterian Church (“Church”) by answering phone calls and greeting visitors. This position works closely with each ministry area.


Major Duties:

  • Exhibits a passion for God and a Christ-like spirit.
  • Organizes and maintains Church supplies.
  • Manages the phone system.
  • Greets callers and visitors in a warm and gracious way.
  • Provides a brief orientation to those visitors who come to see our Tiffany Windows.
  • Helps with any special mailings.
  • Makes copies for various Church staff.
  • Performs general office duties, such as ordering supplies, data entry, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Performs additional duties, as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • One (1) year of experience in an office setting is required.
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally through both verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work on a variety of tasks and to perform a variety of administrative duties, such as typing, word processing, filling, faxing, and processing paperwork.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Demonstrates initiative to complete tasks efficiently.
  • Demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
  • Uphold and work within the policies and procedures of the First Presbyterian Church of Topeka, KS, which is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to read computer screens and email, mail and talk on the phone.
  • Ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Work Environment:

  • Professional environment in the Church office, sanctuary, classroom and/or outdoor setting.
  • Interaction with staff, members and visitors.

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