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Ministry Assistant for Missions and Pastoral Care

Mount Vernon Baptist Church

Glen Allen, Virginia

Full-Time Ministry Position




Ministry Assistant for Missions and Pastoral Care

Hours Requirement: 40 hours/week, salaried, exempt

M – 9am – 5pm
T – 9am – 5pm
W – 9am – 5pm
Th – 9am – 5pm
Fri – 9am – 5pm

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Supervised by: Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care

Job Description:


  • Support the Associate Pastor for Missions and Evangelism to help accomplish the ministries of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.
  • Administrator of the Benevolence Ministry: interview individuals who need financial assistance and receive intake questionnaire; consult with Associate Pastor for Missions and Evangelism and process payments following established policy guidelines; keep timely and accurate records of financial gifts provided to recipients.
  • Support the Food Pantry in various tasks; overseeing the proper organization of the food pantry items and distribution.
  • Support Missions Saturdays in various ways.
  • Support mission trips in coordination with the Associate Pastor for Missions and Evangelism.
  • Support media content transfer (video and photography) from teams and/or individuals to the website, social media platforms, and print, in coordination with the Director of Communications.
  • Facility/room reservation for various ministry events or meetings.
  • Order of materials for various ministries.
  • Provide office support by answering incoming phone calls and greeting guests in the office in the absence of the receptionist.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Pastoral Care

  • Provide daily assistance to the Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care.
  • Receive an email prayer needs to staff, deacons, and members as needed.
  • Update Ministers on the pastoral needs of the congregation and staff.
  • Advise the Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care on illnesses and deaths within the congregation.
  • Prepare and mail first-year anniversary cards for grieving families.
  • Maintain and update the Hospital and Nursing Facilities lists.
  • Assist the Pastoral Care Visitation Team with names and information needed for visits.
  • Meet with the Pastoral Care Visitation Team monthly to assist them as needed with information.
  • Maintain records of deaths in the congregation and prepare grief materials to send to the families.
  • Mail weekly Connecting Points to the Shut-Ins as requested.
  • Prepare correspondence sent out from the Pastoral Care Office.
  • Prepare weekly Prayer Need document for Connecting Point.
  • Serve as a backup to the front office by receiving incoming calls, greeting and assisting visitors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Ideal Candidate: • Demonstrates the ability to manage and complete multiple tasks accurately and by the deadline. • Displays a working knowledge of standard computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher. • Willingness and aptitude to learn Community Church Builder, EventU, and other software/applications that are used at MVBC. • Has effective verbal and written communication skills. • Demonstrates excellent planning, organizing, and time management skills. • Understands customer-service principles and practices. • Maintains confidentiality and practices discretion in carrying out the duties of the position. • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills including sensitivity, courtesy, and sound judgment. • Inter-relational skills to recruit, train, supervise, and lead volunteers on various teams. • Ability to relate compassionately and objectively to guests seeking benevolence assistance. • Passion for extending the Kingdom of God through the mission of the church and the church on mission.


Competitive and Commensurate to Education and Experience


March 1, 2023


Rev. Jerry Parker
11220 Nuckols Road