1601 South 13th Road · Arlington, VA 22204

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Minister to Children and Youth

Mount Olive Baptist Church is seeking a Minister to Children and Youth to plan, direct, and administer a comprehensive youth ministry relevant to today’s youth. The successful candidate will execute the vision and ministry goals of the congregation through the design, development, and implementation of a comprehensive Christian youth-based Ministry for children and youth, up to the age of 18.  Resumes of interested candidates should be submitted to Rev. Sabra L. Jones, Assistant Pastor/Minister of Administration at  a fuller position description may be found here


Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support in carrying out the operational responsibilities of the Church Office. This individual is also the primary administrative assistant for two members of the Church ministerial staff. The successful candidate carries out these functions while providing a cheerful and organized atmosphere for all who enter or contact the Church, meeting the needs of staff, guests, volunteers, and congregants with care and discretion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Provide administrative support for assigned members of the Ministerial staff including scheduling appointments, meeting and travel requirements, preparing and mailing correspondence, and emails, handling messages and incoming mail; preparing reports, presentations, etc.

 Serve as receptionist screening and routing of incoming calls and visitors to the Church; warmly greeting persons with a friendly, courteous and helpful attitude; providing pertinent and appropriate information to callers and/or visitors

 Maintain Church Calendar; including scheduling of ministry meetings/events and posting events on the church website calendar; developing proficiency with electronic scheduling systems

 Provide Office coverage when the Church Secretary/Assistant to the Pastor is absent or unavailable.

 Monitor and maintain office supplies

 Check and distribute incoming mail

 Prepare Disbursement and Deposit voucher requests

 Assist ministry leaders as necessary with clerical, administrative or communication support

 Attend ministry events as necessary

 Attend Administrative Staff and Senior Staff meetings as required

 Other duties as assigned


 The successful applicant will have 2 to 3 years of experience and can provide evidence of ability to perform as a senior-level administrative assistant, preferably supporting two or more individuals. Knowledge of and experience working in a church or non-profit organization is a plus, as is some knowledge of Baptist polity.

 Outstanding interpersonal skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient in English. Spanish language skill is a plus.

 Must have strong clerical skills including Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook); Desktop publishing software (Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign)

 Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and handle requests from multiple sources.

 Must possess a caring attitude, excellent people skills, high integrity and exercise strict discretion and confidentiality.

 This is a part-time position and does not provide any benefits.

 Job Type: Part-time (20 hours per week on average)

 Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

 Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Additional hours may be assigned based on Church needs.

 Interested candidates should submit resumes to Rev. Sabra Jones, Assistant Pastor/Min. of Administration at The position will remain open until filled.


 Mount Olive Baptist Church is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as well as a background check, supporting references, and completion of The Mount Olive Baptist Church Child Safety training program.  All Mount Olive employees must provide proof of vaccination for Covid-19.





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Mount Olive Baptist Church

1601 South 13th Road
Arlington, VA 22204