Special Needs Ministry Administrative Assistant


This individual will be part of a team with the common goal of providing support and connection to the special needs community of DRCC and surrounding areas, by supporting director in the areas of both administration and team collaboration.


Reports to: Special Needs Ministry Director
Spiritual Gifts: To include Administration, Serving, Hospitality, Helps

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Data management

  • Manage Haven attendance and update records as needed using FellowshipOne 

  • Manage ServiceU calendar of events and communicate advertising needs to the communication team

  • Manage people database for Haven, and update regularly, as needed

•    Manage Haven Ministry calendar, in ongoing communication with director
•    Manage ministry inquiries
•    Construct emails for volunteers/Haven family as needed
•    Create media for family events and for training purposes  (maintain updates as policies change)
•    Support “Haven Friends!” (Saturday program, online or in-person) curriculum prep
•    Volunteer recruitment and assistance in training
•    Manage Haven volunteer calendar and communication; assist in volunteer substitution as needed
•    Create internal advertising for ministry events; newsletters, online media, flyers

Hands-On Ministry Assistance
•    Occasionally facilitate “Haven Friends!” (Saturday program, online or in-person – training provided for this role)
•    Support director and team in volunteer training/family events


Ten hours a week including one hour/ week with the director for coordination of tasks. This position will require occasional evenings and weekends, including two Saturdays / a month (for approximately 2-4 hours), as needed.

•    A solid personal relationship with and a mature commitment to Jesus Christ evidenced by daily spending time with Him and His Word and observable fruit of the Spirit
•    Can embrace DRCC’s statement of faith

•    Good communication skills – written and verbal
•    Computer proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel, and web-based applications
•    Accurate; attentive to details
•    Ability to meet deadlines
•    Good organizational skills

•    Creative, with an eye for aesthetics in creating media
•    Energetic, pro-active, patient, kind, encouraging, and positive
•    Exercises good judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality
•    Demonstrates a history of using principles in Matthew 18 to deal with conflict

•    Relates well to those of all ages, abilities, and levels of spiritual maturity
•    Ability to work in a participative, collaborative, team-oriented culture

Experience / Accomplishments:
•    Proven track record of being able to handle responsibilities in a workplace environment
•    Experience with the special needs community is helpful

How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to Kim Coakley (Director of Haven Ministry) at  no later than Tuesday, March 16.

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