Posted on 01/07/2024Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren - Elgin, IL 60123

Full Time

Company Description

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren is a Protestant church, which is welcoming to all God's people.  It is a place to deepen faith, proclaim peace, embrace community, welcome others, and serve our neighbor in the compassionate spirit of Jesus.

Position Description

The primary function is to perform administrative duties and bookkeeping tasks.  A detailed position description is available upon request.


The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent office work experience. This position requires a person who enjoys working with people; has a professional, positive mannerism; has an understanding of office administration and bookkeeping; has exceptional organizational skills; is very detail oriented and has the ability to prioritize workloads; and is proficient with and/or adept at learning computer systems and applications. Impeccable follow-up abilities are a must. 


We are seeking candidates with strong English verbal and written communications skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge with Google Docs and with the PowerChurch software is a plus, but not a requirement. Experience with a faith community is preferred.  Respect for all individuals regardless of background or affiliation is required.


Bilingual English and Spanish is a plus.  A willingness to learn basic Spanish phrases and a fluency in English is required.


We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, which includes salary, PTO, pension, and qualified health cost reimbursement.  This position is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.


Please send a letter of interest, résumé, three professional references, and salary-range expectation to Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren, ATTN:  Donna March, 783 West Highland Avenue, Elgin, IL  60120, or at  If you are a member of HACOB, you are not eligible to apply due to a conflict of interest.  For more information about Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren, visit


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