The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Part Time Bookkeeper - Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford CT

OPEN POSITION – Part Time Bookkeeper

November 2019

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The Bookkeeper will work directly under the supervision of the Rector, and will work in cooperation with the Treasurer, the Parish Administrator, the Wardens of the parish, and other church staff.

The Bookkeeper will perform the duties stated in the attached list of bookkeeping functions, accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.

The bookkeeping function requires five to ten hours per week on average. The exact days and times of work will be worked out in advance with the Rector and the Treasurer in accordance with the workflow.

No benefits will be paid by the church for this position, but the bookkeeper may wish to enroll in the lay pension plan administered by the Church Pension Fund.

Up to three weeks of vacation per year may be taken without pay. The Bookkeeper will schedule time away in advance with-the Rector and the Treasurer.

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in church bookkeeping in an Episcopal church, specifically using Power Church.  Fluency in Spanish is desirable.

To apply for this position: Interested parties should send a letter of application and resume to the parish administrator at, or by mail to:

Parish Administrator

Church of the Good Shepherd

155 Wyllys Street

Hartford, CT 06106


This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified, but applicants are encouraged to apply soon.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is a historic church built by Elizabeth Colt in 1869 as a memorial to her husband, Sam.  It is located just south of downtown Hartford and will be part of the soon to be developed Coltsville National Historical Park.  It has a small, diverse congregation, many of whose members speak Spanish as their primary language.


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