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The Minnesota Council of Churches is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to MCC Employment Application form

Minnesota Council of Churches


TITLE: ACCOUNTING CLERK (Regular, .5 FTE, non-exempt)


Provide support to the Controller with general accounting, accounts payable/receivable, disbursements, financial reporting and other related duties.


  • Prepare, record, and process accounts payable, and cash disbursements.
  • Prepare, record and process accounts receivables and cash receipts.
  • Prepare bank deposits and receipts and reconcile with accounts receivable records.
  • Maintain required records, reports and files in an organized manner.
  • Deliver bank deposits.
  • Prepare invoices.
  • Answer inquiries from vendors or employees.
  • Maintain inventory records and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Follow-up on any outstanding overdue balances.
  • Prepare and enter general ledger journal entries.
  • Maintain monthly counts for the copiers and postage meter. Add postage as necessary.
  • Post accounts to the General Ledger as needed.
  • Backup the controller: Prepare payroll and deductions for payroll service to process, and maintain payroll records.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation for general ledger accounts and financial statements.
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget.
  • Assist with annual audit.
  • Backup the controller: Prepare monthly and year-end financial reports.
  • To perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Controller.         


Reports to the Controller.


  • Four year degree in accounting or 2-year degree plus two years demonstrated experience required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of nonprofit accounting and financial management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Peachtree Accounting software.
  • Experience dealing with confidential information and cash control.
  • Accurate data entry and touch-key skills on the computer and calculator.
  • Ability to handle interruption to work flow.
  • Familiarity with and sensitivity to the constituency of the MCC including diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • Receive a qualified status on criminal background check.

Work Environment and Conditions:

Normal office conditions and office hours. This position works out of the MCC’s office at 122 West Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

Compensation: This is a regular, 20 hour/week, non-exempt position. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, and pro-rated medical insurance based on MCC’s personnel policies.



Minnesota Council of Churches * 122 West Franklin Ave #100 * Minneapolis MN 55404

Phone: 612-230-3204 * FAX: 612-870-3622 *

Link to MCC Employment Application form




TITLE: JRLC ORGANIZER (1.00 FTE; regular, exempt)

: To provide full-time organizing and interfaith social justice advocacy services to the constituents of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC), especially to the JRLC Legislative Network of volunteer leaders and advocates.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Specific responsibilities contained in a work plan developed with the JRLC Executive Director, including:

Network Development and Relationship Building

Build the infrastructure and political influence of our networks, providing needed organizing support to all volunteers, especially District Leaders and volunteer networkers.

Recruit new volunteer leaders and members, especially young adults and in strategic geographic areas.

Event Planning and Management

Manage our largest annual community gathering and legislative conference, Day on the Hill.

Help plan logistics of local training events, vigils, and forums.

Issue Campaigns

Increase the influence of JRLC at the Minnesota Legislature by calling our networks to prophetic actions, including vigils and prophetic communications.

Membership and Sponsorship Campaigns

Increase number of members, sponsors, donors and volunteers.

Improve earned income from members and sponsors through annual campaigns and renewals.

Network and Fundraising Communications

Assist in production of e-newsletters, social media content, and reports for all JRLC constituencies.

Editorial input on all documents and correspondence to further JRLC and iCAN programming and fundraising efforts.

Advancing Faithful Citizenship

Teach Christian, Jewish, and Islamic understandings of social justice and God’s call to participate in community and build just structures. Deepen understandings of prophetic advocacy for all JRLC leaders and volunteers.

Intern, Volunteer, and Contract Supervision

Work with executive director to recruit, train and supervise contracted staff, interns, and volunteers.


Accountable to the JRLC Executive Director.


Bachelor’s degree plus 1-3 years experience.

Ability to work independently and manage workplan and volunteers.

Proven ability to produce polished and persuasive materials and communications.

Commitment to interfaith social justice work.

High level of competence with word processing, emailing, social networking, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, database management, and web content interface.

Ability to work in a collegial style with flexibility, creativity, and good humor.

Familiarity with and sensitivity to the constituencies of JRLC.

Grounded in a faith tradition. Knowledge of congregational life and volunteerism.

Occasional weekend, evening hours and in-state travel. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle



Beginning salary range $37,500-$40,000. Health, dental, pension, disability, vacation, and holiday

benefits as provided by the JRLC/Minnesota Council of Churches human resources policy.



Pat Sample at / 122 W Franklin Ave Ste 100, Minneapolis MN 55404

Position open until filled. Check for application form and search status.


Minnesota Council of Churches

Position Description:  MNSure Faith Ambassador

MN Council of Churches (MCC) acknowledges that health is central to the well-being and the fulfillment of human potential and agrees that our democracy gives us, as Americans and Minnesotans, the ability to shape a health care system that honors human dignity, stewardship, and community.

MNSure is a unique Minnesotan place to find health insurance. It is a simple, easy-to-use marketplace that connects you to multiple insurers in a standard format so you can see plans and costs side-by-side that match the specific need of each member of a household.  

MCC’s goals are to raise awareness about MNSure coverage and its potential benefits to individuals and businesses and to encourage and facilitate enrollment into MNSure for eligible applicants.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:  MNSure Faith Ambassadors will conduct informational sessions on the MNSure Health Exchange in faith communities.  Priority communities include Hibbing, Mankato, Owatonna, Northwest Suburbs of the Twin Cities, St. Cloud, St. Paul, and Stillwater. Each MNSure Faith Ambassador will be responsible for presenting at least five informational sessions over a period of six months beginning November 2013. This is a volunteer position, but a $50 stipend is provided for each information session conducted. Training will be provided.   All training expenses will be paid and an additional $100 training stipend will be provided to MNSure Faith Ambassadors after presenting five informational sessions. 


  • Complete MCC MNSure Faith Ambassador training provided by MCC
  • Conduct at least 5 MNSure informational sessions using MCC presentation protocol.  (Presentation dates, locations, and logistics arranged by MCC staff).
  • Answer audience questions and make referrals to Consumer Assistance Partners, as appropriate. 
  • Ensure audience signs-in at presentation and collect evaluation data from event, and provide follow up information about information session to MCC staff.   


  • Health professionals and individuals with a strong interest in communicating health care coverage in their community are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills, be self- motivated, reliable, creative, and have a passion to make sure Minnesotans have access to healthcare. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexible availability.  Most presentations will be scheduled on evenings and weekends.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Participation in MCC MNSure Faith Ambassador training is required.


Link to application




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