Ministry Assistant

Calgary, AB

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is well known for the powerful evangelism and outreach ministry of our founder, Billy Graham. His mission is our mission: “Proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to all we can by every effective means available to us, and equipping others to do the same.”

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada is seeking an experienced Ministry Assistant who will perform administrative and organizational tasks to support and provide assistance to the Ministry Team as assigned. This role will be cross-trained to support other Ministry Assistants in the preparation and execution of events and will contribute to the department’s overall productivity and efficiency. As an integral member of the Ministry Team, this role will help The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada carry out its mission and objectives through participation in daily prayer ministry. The successful candidate will fulfill a full-time one year contract position in the Calgary head office. This position includes benefits of life insurance, medical/dental and short term/long term disability and 15 days of vacation per year to start.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Respond to inquiries from donors, staff and vendors in a professional and courteous manner
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping systems, handling sensitive information with care and confidentiality as per organizational policies and procedures
  • Work with the team to complete timely and accurate database functions, such as: database clean up, research, and verification of current data and coding; compiles statistics and produces reports as required
  • Support the proactive obtainment and entry of new and incomplete church and pastoral staff data; reaches out to potential partners to verify and update existing data
  • Compile and coordinate financial information for processing, including but not limited to purchase orders, invoices, payments, expense reports and travel authorizations
  • Assist with the processing of follow-up cards and materials, and volunteer applications, to ensure complete information for sufficient and effective communication
  • Support with other functions such as preparing outgoing communications and informational packages, facilitating and/or assisting with in-house mailings as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada’s Statement of Faith
  • Post-secondary certificate in an administrative field or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field
  • 2-3 years experience in an administrative role, with data processing experience or similar
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail oriented with an eye for accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, problem solving, and self-direction skills
  • Work effectively to serve, individually and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Excellent phone etiquette; pleasant and professional when communicating with people via phone and in person
  • Ability to travel occasionally within Canada and to the U.S.

 

Contact Information:

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment to:

Attention:  Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5
Email:
employment@bgea.ca

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is selected.