Vibrant urban multicultural congregation is looking for a part-time Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper to work approximately 27 hours per week. This position is responsible for the coordination and maintenance of the detailed accounting records and all related supporting documentation, preparation of payroll and other financial data in the general books of The North Shore Baptist Church and the issuance of financial operating reports as required, in accordance with standard principles of accounting. Ideal candidate will possess an open, friendly personality and be comfortable interacting with a wide variety of people and situations. Must have excellent computer skills. Experience with Sage software and/or ACS Contributions computer financial programs a plus with working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs a must. Minimum of two years of college, preferably with focus in the accounting field and minimum of two years accounting/bookkeeping experience. Working knowledge of fund accounting a plus. Work hours flexible within standard workday week schedule.
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On Sunday, February 3, NSBC will be hosting an afternoon of conversation and reflection intended to stir our own members, reach our neighbors and revive all those in Chicago with eyes to see and ears to hear the call. We are honored to present the following speakers. A full schedule of the day follows below.
Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri has served for over ten years as a cross-cultural competency trainer in faith-based, educational, and professional settings, and brings to her engagements a lifetime of continual formation at the intersection of cultures. Marie’s relational and contextual leadership style and unique approach is carefully designed based on her expansive and integrated experiences in local church, denominational, ecumenical, residential community, and secular settings, along with her formal education, which includes a BS in Management, a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in multicultural ministries, and a Doctor of Ministry in Transformation Leadership, which culminated in her dissertation topic, “Cultural Self-knowing and Negotiation: A Spiritual Practice for Intercultural Leaders.” Marie is co-editor and chapter author of Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice (Nurturing Faith, 2017). Marie currently serves as Regional Executive Minister (REM) of the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin, holding the distinct honor of being the first female and first person of color in this position in the region and first Asian-American female REM in the denomination (American Baptist Churches USA).This privilege informs her gratefulness for the many people who have boldly paved the path before her and her call to shape spaces that welcome and give home to the voices and gifts of those too often discounted.
Rev. Dr. Janette Wilson currently serves as the Senior Advisor to Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., National President of RainbowPUSH Inc., Assistant Pastor of the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church and is employed Special Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer of the Chicago Public Schools.Janette is the co-founder of Wilson, Howard P.C. Attorneys at Law Inc., a firm she and her husband formed in 1980. She served as a criminal defense attorney for more than 15 years (1980-1995).
Janette is a member of the Cook County Bar Association. She was instrumental in forming the Interfaith Lawyers Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. She has lectured on a number of subjects in the area of civil rights, affirmative action and school law. She has been an adjunct professor at a number of seminaries and universities, teaching courses in Marketing, Business Law, Church Law, Ethics, and Church Administration.
Paw Say Ku is a former Karen refugee from Thailand/Myanmar. Paw received her undergraduate degree in Social Justice from Northeastern Illinois University and is pursuing her Master Degree in the Clinical Mental Health at Adler University. Currently, Paw works at the Heartland Human Cares Services with the Refugee and Immigrant Community Services as a Supervisor for Youth and Family Department after being chosen as a Hear Chicago and Heal Chicago Fellow through Heartland Alliance. Paw is passionate about advocating for human rights especially for refugee and immigrant, and community mental health. Paw believes that we can be empowered to connect and create healing from listening and sharing stories with one another.
12:00 Light lunch
12:30 "Hearing in Color and Seeing Clearly"
Keynote by Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri
-"Let's Talk about Race: Where to Begin" by Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri
-"Resurgence of White Supremacy in 21st Century America" by Rev. Janette Wilson, Rainbow/PUSH
-"Empowered to Connect & Heal" by Naw Paw Say Ku, Heartland Alliance's Refugee & Immigrant Community Services
North Shore Baptist Church is seeking a nursery worker to care for a wonderful and diverse group of children during the hours of 9:15 am-12:45 pm on Sundays. The pay is $13.00/hour. Qualified applicants will be aged 18 or over and have prior experience working with children.
The Church Nursery Worker/s shall:
1. Create and maintain a safe, nurturing environment for infants and young children and Sundays during the worship services and the education hour, demonstrating God’s love for each precious and unique child.
2. Work under the direction of Educational Ministry and its assigned pastor.
3. Communicate regularly with the Nursery Coordinator concerning the overall needs and progress of the Nursery program, including parent satisfaction, volunteer assistance, equipment needs, etc.
4. Welcome warmly all children and parents upon arrival, guiding them to use the sign-in sheets.
5. Foster a positive relationship with parents, communicating with them regarding any special needs, events during the morning, and their child’s adjustment to the nursery.
6. Attend promptly to children’s physical and emotional needs, i.e. runny nose, wet diapers, crying, etc.
7. Keep the children engaged in age-appropriate activities such as: coloring: listening to stories, playing with toys, and snack time.
8. Encourage children age 4 and over to go to the Beginner Class during the Adventures in Learning hour.
9. Watch for signs of illness (fever, vomiting, etc.) and notify parents to remove a sick child from the nursery.
10. Ensure that the nursery room is neat and clean (wash infant toys as necessary) at the end of each session.
11. Adhere to the guidelines of the NSBC Safe Church Policy at all times.
Please fill out this form to apply.