St. Anne’s (Washougal, WA) Seeks Part-time Church Administrator

St. Anne’s (Washougal, WA) Seeks Part-time Church Administrator

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church

Washougal, Washington announces a

Part-time Church Administrator Position

For information or application, contact the Rev. Kathleen Patton, Vicar,

Basic Hours   

12 per week, including 6 scheduled office hours (currently 12-2, T,W,TH)


  • A welcoming and flexible attitude (thick skin is a plus.)  Must genuinely enjoy people with all their foibles.
  • Comfort, pride, and pleasure in producing documents, including willingness/ability to master Publisher (or comparable software).  
  • Self-starting and problem solving — able to work without immediate supervision, and alone in the office.
  • Flair for details and excellent organizational skills AND patience with those who lack them.
  • Familiarity with Episcopal liturgy, tradition, structure a plus.

Job Overview

Communicationknow what is happening and keep us all in the loop.

  • Keep parish calendar.
  • Oversee bulletin announcements, sign-ups, press releases, advertising, posters and flyers for parish activities.
  • Contribute to e-newsletter and update website.
  • Help parishioners contact vicar, parish leaders, and prayer team as needed.
  • Maintain prayer lists.
  • Be point of contact with diocese and facilitate their communication to parish leaders.

Publication get us on the same page.

  • Produce attractive, accurate and user-friendly weekly bulletins, wedding and funeral materials and publicity materials.
  • Update and publish parish directory.
  • Run and maintain copy machine and supplies and interface with office equipment people.

Coordination with volunteer groups help us work together.

  • Bishop’s Committee — keep official records, assist with communications.
  • Delegates to convention — assist with communications with diocese and clergy, registration, lodging and food arrangements.
  • Buildings and grounds — coordinate as needed with volunteers to schedule building repairs and maintenance.  
  • Order and maintain office supplies.
  • Worship leaders — produce and distribute worship leader schedule.
  • Manage Safeguarding, Background Check and Worship leader certification lists and  paperwork.
  • Be a friendly face of St. Anne’s to our Safe Stay Car Campers.

Organization be our collective memory.

  • Schedule and communicate building use with members and outside groups.
  • Keep personnel, insurance, and other important parish records in an orderly and accessible way.
  • Pick up and sort mail.
  • Answer phones, handle messages, return calls.
  • Monitor office email.
  • Maintain parish bulletin boards.

Clergy Wranglingsupport our Vicar.

  • Keep Vicar up to speed.
  • Communicate Vicars’ schedule and contact information to others as needed.
  • Be prepared to remind, and occasionally to cajole Vicar in regard to her administrative duties.

For information or application, contact The Rev. Kathleen Patton, Vicar,