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Administrative Assistant

Greater Sydney Conference

Are you a skilled administrative assistant with an incredible eye for detail? Can you listen well to instructions and implement them? Are you very organised? This may be the perfect role for you!

Seventh-day Adventist Church (Greater Sydney Conference) Ltd, based in Wahroonga, is seeking a part-time Administration Assistant (3 days a week). You will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and passionate team that helps to facilitate growth in discipleship by providing administrative support to our Children and Family Ministry Department as well as our Health Ministry Department

Who we are

The urban population of the Adventist Church in Sydney is diverse. The church alone is made up of nearly 10,000 members of various backgrounds who are enthusiastic about sharing, connecting, serving, and worshipping. We are comprised of:

  • 102 churches, companies and groups
    14 food banks
    6 schools
    3 aged-care residences
    3 community centres
    1 campground and convention centre

What are the benefits of working for us?

  • Flexible working arrangements
    Half-day Friday
    Career progression planning
    Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
    Regular social opportunities
    Strong Adventist ethos
    Fun culture
    Employee discounts for Adventist Education school fees
    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Access to ASA Health Insurance
    Opportunities to participate and contribute to community focused projects

The role

This role will provide high level administrative support to the Family and Children’s Ministry Director by:

  • Preparation and maintenance of data bases  
  • Editing and updating resource booklets 
  • Helping create, package and distribute resources  
  • Managing resource collection  
  • Managing Diary, appointments and preaching plan   
  • Responding to enquiries  
  • Event management


This role will provide high level administrative support to the Health Ministry Director by:

  • Assisting in event management – preparation towards annual health networking events, committee meetings and training events
    Secretarial work and support for committee meetings
    Communicating with church members to support them in the health activities
    Record-keeping for members database from training and events
    Social media communication and marketing coordination of events and training
    Assisting in promoting the Adventist healthy lifestyle in the conference
    Assisting in operation and logistics for day to day work and events

The successful applicant will:

  • Model and nurture an active relationship with Jesus and have the ability to support the ethos of the Church.
    Hold appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience in a similar role.
    Be computer literate and possess working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite. Some knowledge of Adobe suite would be helpful.
    Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Have understanding and interest in the Adventist health message and lifestyle medicine
    Ability to develop professional relationships with local church, office team and board members.
    Be able to work to deadlines and under pressure.
    Demonstrate a good work ethic and be able to pay attention to detail.

The successful applicant will be required to provide their WWCC. 

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply, and the appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

Expressions of interest or position description requests can be sent to Dani Dawson, People and Culture Manager [email protected]  Please provide a supporting statement addressing the essential and desirable criteria as detailed in the position description, a CV listing qualifications and experience, and the contact details of three referees.


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