Lay Staff Openings
Job listings for positions in the churches and various other ministries of the Diocese of Atlanta may be submitted by clicking here. When the position has been filled please notify communications@episcopa
St. David's Episcopal Church in Roswell, Georgia is seeking a Parish Administrator
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
Part-time position for 25 hours per week, competitive salary commensurate with the experience and education of the applicant; the position includes retirement and vacation benefits.
Director of Children's Ministry - Jacksonville, FL
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, known to many in the Jacksonville, Florida, community because of the 50 year-old Day School, is looking for their next full-time Director of Children’s Ministry. Located in a historic neighborhood, canopied by oak trees, one block from the St. Johns River and blessed with a beautiful campus, committed adult volunteers and friendly parishioners, this church maintains a healthy balance of long-time generational members combined with those who are new to the Jacksonville community. Only 10 minutes away, from downtown the best of all worlds meet here. Great restaurants, professional sports, cultural opportunities, recreation and the Atlantic Ocean are all close by. St. Mark’s is one of the largest churches in the Diocese of Florida and offers traditional and contemporary worship experiences on Sunday mornings. This is a church people choose to come back to after they have been away at college or relocated to another town. St. Mark’s has a solid strategic plan for the children’s ministry, developed with input from congregants and clergy, and is excited to find the right person to help implement it.
Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is March 20, 2020.
The Parish Administrator is a full-time, lay staff member who reports directly to the Rector
(senior pastor). The Parish Administrator acts as executive assistant to the Rector, handling
administrative follow-through, managing the clerical and logistical needs of the parish, and
supervising staff for communications, facilities management and accounting.
- Supports the Rector (who is the head of staff) in implementing ministry with follow-through for
logistics, organization and communication. Keeps the Rector’s calendar. Requires a high degree
of commitment to the parish mission and the Rector’s leadership, with confidentiality,
discretion and effective interpersonal skills.
- Supports our Mission, ministry, staff (clergy and lay) and lay leaders in all interactions and
favorably represents our ministries to the parish and the public.
- Coordinates the administrative support functions for the parish, primarily through staff, also
through lay volunteers and leaders.
o Full-time Facilities Manager: cleaning and property maintenance & repair
o Part-time Administrative Assistant (clerical and communications, in print and electronic
o Part-time Financial Administrator (accounting and benefits documentation).
o Participates in weekly staff meetings.
o Coordinates the parish calendar and room assignments, assures smooth logistics for
parish events, and backs-up volunteer coordination.
o Prepares and oversees the administrative budget for the parish (approved by lay
leaders), acting as a good steward of parish resources.
o Performs daily office tasks, maintains records & databases, communicates with parish
- Performs daily office tasks, maintains records & databases, communicates with parish
through all forms of media.
- Backs-up the administrative staff, especially in bulletins, E-news, website, mailings, and
greeting the public on the phone and in person.
- Engages staff, parishioners and public with courtesy, direct communication, and healthy
- Requires a certain degree of creativity and latitude for these and other tasks as assigned.
- All work to be completed on site.
- A commitment to our Mission: Growing disciples of Jesus Christ.
- Personal and professional character that demonstrates an authentic commitment to Christ.
and Christian standards, and a commitment to the church as the body of Christ.
- Demonstrated skills and attributes in:
o Christian maturity and integrity
o Excellent organizational skills,
o Excellent interpersonal and relational skills
o Responsibility, and effective, healthy communication
o Initiative, solution-oriented problem solving, reliability and accountability.
- Demonstrated good judgment in boundaries (personal and professional) and in the wise and
responsible use of technology and social media.
- Demonstrated skills in effectively supervising and leading a staff team
- A demonstrated ability to work graciously with people of various backgrounds and views.
- Preferred candidates will have knowledge and experience in:
o Communications (web, email, social media, and print publications)
o Facilities Management (problem solving, vendor selection and coordination)
o Accounting (procedures, reporting and financial management)
o Liturgical church environment (Episcopal, Catholic, Lutheran, or similar).
- Flexibility, able to plan, organize and complete assignments with a minimum of direction,
often juggling more than one project and task at a time.
- Highly proficient and effective with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Preferred candidates will also have working knowledge of WordPress (Avada), Constant.
Contact and ACS.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- An Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience.
- At least five years of experience in office management, including staff supervision.
- Employment is contingent on a successful completion of criminal background check.
- Minimum three references are required, including at least one personal and two professional
- All staff are required to complete Safeguarding God’s Children and Safeguarding God’s
People (prevention of sexual misconduct and child abuse in a church setting).
Compensation and Benefits
The position is full-time: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8-5, with occasional
extra hours required,
- Annual salary is $55,000 – 62,000 depending on qualifications and experience,
Benefits currently include:
o Four weeks of paid vacation and 12 paid holidays.
o Retirement: the church makes a contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan equal.
to 5% of income; the church also matches employee contributions up to 4% of income.
o Medical, dental & vision insurance. Currently, individual coverage is fully paidfor; employee + 1 and family plans are available with a modest cost-share by the employee.
Contact The Rev. Tom Pumphrey at email@example.com.
Note that we are not considering members of St. Peter & St. Paul for this position.
Visit us online at www.peterandpaul.org. Application deadline is Feb. 20.
Church of the Ascension is currently seeking a part-time Bookkeeper
We offer a pleasant work environment with a friendly team and flexible schedule. The candidate should be highly organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task and meet deadlines. This position reports directly to the Rector.
- Interact with parishioners and visitors with a pleasant attitude and willingness to help.
- Answer the phone and joyfully assist callers.
- Prepare and issue checks according to church policy.
- Process payroll with ADP semi-monthly.
- Post receipts and disbursements from all accounts.
- Post creditable weekly offerings to individual accounts in Church Windows and produce quarterly statements of giving for parishioners.
- Review all vendor invoices and reimbursement requests for accuracy and proper documentation.
- Maintain records with an organized filing system.
- Produce financial reports for Finance Committee.
- Prepare annual Parochial Report for the Diocese.
- Prepare all reports and assist in annual audit by an outside CPA firm.
- Interview suppliants, responding according to church protocol.
- Prefer someone with a college background in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
- Associates Degree in Bookkeeping or at least 5 years experience in church accounting/bookkeeping required.
- Familiar with generally accepted accounting standards.
- Proficient in Quickbooks.
- Experience with Church Windows preferred.
- Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word.
- Undergo a background check and provide references.
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee may be required to:
- Employee is regularly required to sit, talk and listen.
- Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Employee is required to use hands to type, handle, or feel objects, tools and computer controls.
- Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision and distance vision.
This is a list of the major responsibilities, duties, and physical demands required of this position and my not be all-inclusive.
Hours and Compensation
- Part time working 19 hours a week (Monday-Wednesday).
- 19 hours of paid vacation after one year.
- Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please submit resume and list of references to Abby North Call Abby or Mary with any questions at 770-382-2626.
Deadline to apply: February 28th
St. John's Episcopal Church in College Park is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant
Assist with routine office matters (phones, emails, filing, greeting parishioners and visitors, etc.) plus assisting with the production of worship bulletins and uploading/downloading financial information via Dropbox to our off-site bookkeeper.
The position is expected to be about 16 hours per week and hours can be flexible, as negotiated.
Proficiency with the MSOffice suite of products is essential.
Please contact Rev. Terri Brice, Priest in charge, at 404-761-8402 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information or to submit your resume for consideration.
The parish hopes to fill it with the right candidate as soon as possible.
Saint Bart’s is seeking a a Part-Time Bookkeeper
Saint Bart’s is a welcoming, medium sized Episcopal parish in need of a part-time bookkeeper. We offer a friendly, close-knit team, flexible working arrangements and a pleasant work environment.
- Prepare and issue checks for payment according to church policy including A/P, payroll, and retirement payments
- Post receipts to and disbursements from all accounts according to established procedure using ACS accounting data system
- Post creditable offerings weekly to individual accounts, including preparation for ACH transactions
- Check all received vendor invoices and reimbursement requests for accuracy, completeness and authorization
- Support quality archived records by filing documents
- Produce financial reports for the Finance Committee by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information
- Manage a well-organized system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts
- Refine bookkeeping policies and procedures
- Receive and answer inquiries concerning financial matters
- Assist in audits as necessary
- BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred
- Associate’s Degree in Bookkeeping required or
- A combination of at least 5 years accounting/bookkeeping experience and other post high school education may qualify
- ACS accounting software skills
- Familiarity with generally accepted accounting standards
- Strong computer and Microsoft Office Suite skills
- Undergo and complete a background investigation and drug screen
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Work schedule to be determined by Rector and successful candidate.
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to:
Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church
1790 Lavista Rd Atlanta, GA 30329
Deadline to apply: December 16
Saint Michael & All Angels (SMAA) is seeking a Part-time Bookkeeper
In 1950, SMAA was formed to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the Stone Mountain community. Today, SMAA is a vibrant congregation known for its radical hospitality, diversity and fellowship.
A key aspect of the Bookkeeper is to maintain proper financial records of SMAA by the posting of financial transactions of the church. SMAA is therefore seeking a highly organized and detailed-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of ACS, Microsoft Excel be and willing to collaborate with staff in his/her role as Bookkeeper to ensure that SMAA’s office exemplifies professionalism, hospitality and productivity.
- To obtain and record pledges made during the New Consecration Stewardship Program.
- To prepare quarterly giving or contribution statements.
- To enter weekly contributions to general fund, building fund, special funds, and donor designated funds.
- To keep confidential all financial contribution information.
- To enter all invoices submitted for payment, cut checks, submit to treasurer for signature, and prepare for mailing.
- To balance checking account and investment accounts and submit reconciliation to treasurer for signature.
- To submit to the church treasurer and church administrator a listing of all checks written during the month.
- To prepare monthly reports for the Vestry.
- To process payroll on a biweekly basis.
- To prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly payroll tax forms and make necessary deposits, and prepare W-2s at year-end.
- To prepare for and cooperate with those appointed to perform a yearly audit of financial records.
- To prepare year-end financial reports for annual meeting.
- To perform other necessary and related work as may be assigned.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Work Schedule: to be determined by Rector and successful candidate.
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to:
The Reverend R Winston Arthur, Rector
Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church
6780 James B Rivers Drive
Stone Mountain GA, 30083
Deadline to apply: November 30
If you have any questions, please contact Fr Winston at 404-386-8833.
St. Teresa’s Episcopal Church, Acworth, is seeking a Part-Time Parish Administrator
The Parish Administrator for St. Teresa’s will function as the initial and primary contact for church business and daily operations.
- Provide administrative support to the Priest, vestry, and other church staff as assigned.
- Work with the Priest and others to prepare content for Sunday and special service bulletins; prepare parish announcements.
- Maintain membership input and data in REALM, our database; maintain parish directory
- Coordinate with Communications Liaison to manage the church calendar for all scheduled meetings, social activities, and other uses of buildings and property; coordinate facility use for internal and external groups.
- Provide a welcoming atmosphere for all who contact or visit the parish office.
- Function as initial contact for building concerns and needed repairs and address concerns with appropriate staff or vestry.
- Work with parish groups as needed to coordinate and document requirements related to Safeguarding Children and other compliance policies.
- Prepare reports for vestry and diocese as needed.
- Maintain office equipment/contracts and inventory.
- Order supplies for office and church programs as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Must not be a member of St. Teresa’s Episcopal church.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent; prefer some technical college or college.
- Proficiency with Windows 10, Microsoft Office.
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and confidentially.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines.
- Proficiency with Constant Contact or Mailchimp, REALM or similar databases, and social media platforms.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
Part-time position for 16 hours per week; 8:30 am-12:30 pm, M-Th, competitive salary commensurate with the experience and education of the applicant; the position does not include benefits.
Interested applicants please email your resume and two professional references to Pat Holloway, Sr. Warden at email@example.com.
Application Deadline: November 20
St. Dunstan's is seeking a Part-Time Organist/Choir Director
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta is looking for a part-time (18-20 hours per week) organist/choir director. Primary responsibilities are to help plan, prepare, and play music for weekly Sunday worship (one service), and other services, including Holy Week, Christmas, funerals, and weddings. The 15-member volunteer choir practices weekly. The choir director also works with interested youth and children. The position reports to the rector.
The church’s instruments are a two-manual division and pedal organ with 19 stops and six ranks, a Steinway Model M grand piano, and a Neupert harpsichord.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in music (master’s preferred) and experience with and knowledge of Episcopal hymnal and liturgy.
Salary and benefits commensurate with education, skills, and experience beginning at $22,000.
Send resume and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: December 8
For more information about St. Dunstan’s go to www.stdunstan.net.
St. Martin's Episcopal School is seeking an Infant Teacher
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is looking for experienced Infant Teachers to work in our new Infant Program starting January 2020. We seek candidates who support our mission and are culturally competent and responsive. We are welcoming of all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, age, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected characteristic.
The ideal candidate will have already completed the State of Georgia (Bright from the Start) Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Infant Caregivers, and have two years of experience working with infants (ages 8 weeks – 24 months). A Bachelor or Associates degree is preferred but not required.
The candidate could also be a high school graduate, at least 19 years of age, working towards a degree in early education, or holds the CDA credential for Infants, and has two years of experience in an early childhood program. CPR and First Aid a plus, other trainings and background checks will be required upon hire.
Candidates should be professionals who embrace working in a highly collaborative and collegial environment and are comfortable incorporating the use of various technologies to support student learning. St. Martin’s believes in life-long learning and offers teachers extraordinary opportunities for professional growth and benefits packages.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY DUTIES
Early Childhood Infant Teachers operate the classroom in compliance with all Georgia child care licensing standards. S/He ensures that child care routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with good child development principles. This includes routines related to diapering, hand washing, eating, napping and transitioning between activities and co-curricular classes. The position also ensures that parents receive adequate information about their child's experiences at the school through daily contacts and regularly scheduled parent conferences. The Teacher provides daily care individually to each infant, including but not limited to diapering every 2 hours and feeding on demand. The Teacher also observes children to detect signs of illness, injury, emotional distress, or other special needs and report these signs immediately to the Early Childhood Principal.
- Provide a safe and loving environment for the infants in his/her care
- Be the primary caregiver for children in the classroom
- Give bottles to infants as provided by parents
- Feed infants' solid foods as age appropriate and provided by parents
- Change diapers as needed
- Soothe infants by singing to and cuddling them
- Supervise infants on the floor as they play with age appropriate toys
- Put infants in cribs for nap time
- Ensure play, sleep and changing areas are kept clean
- Appropriately supervise children while keeping them safe at all times
- Engage children in activities and play that stimulates their development
- Ensure the safety and well-being of each child by responding to their emotional, social, and physical needs as well as their educational needs
- Utilize developmentally appropriate practice and best practice methods at all times
- Assist children with activities of daily life (restroom use, diapering, hand washing)
- Approach parents daily and speak with them about their child(ren)
- Caring individual who enjoys teaching young children
- Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences
- Be mentally and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a classroom
- Great customer service skills to communicate effectively with parents
- Have an awareness of the unique needs of young children and have appropriate expectations
- Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry children up to 70lbs
- Be available for full time employment and available to work as early as 7:15 am and as late as 6:15 pm
- Have dependable transportation
- Completion of the Early Childhood courses as designed by the state
- Meet annual professional development requirements as required by the school
- Ability to pass a background check
- Extended periods of time sitting on the floor
- Ability to work year-round
- Must be able to work well together on a team with other teachers
- Create and maintain an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children
- Establish a professional level of rapport with each family in order to provide quality care and friendly service
- Lead Teacher may train and supervise teacher aides in the classroom, ensure they are following program policy and expectations, and direct them as to what duties need to be carried out throughout the day
- Plan daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for young children
- Conduct child assessments and facilitate parent-teacher conferences
- Attend and engage in occasional parent participation events and other events that may be on nights and/or weekends
- Maintain a professional self-image and project the values of the organization at all times
We are accepting applications through October 15th and have already begun interviews. Candidates must be available for 1-2 days of paperwork and orientation in early-mid December.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School, founded in 1959, is a coeducational day school serving students from 8 weeks old through 8th grade. For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.stmartinschool.org
Christ Church Episcopal Norcross is seeking a part-time Organist/Pianist
Christ Church Episcopal, Norcross is seeking, for long-term employment, a part-time organist for its 300-member parish.
The Organist’s primary responsibilities are playing liturgically appropriate preludes and postludes, providing keyboard leadership for congregational singing, and being an attentive accompanist to the music director and choir. Anglican/Episcopal church experience is preferred and a bachelor’s degree in music is desired. The position reports to the Director of Music.
The church’s musical instruments are a 2-manual digital Allen organ, a Kimball baby grand piano, and an electronic rehearsal piano. The organist has right of first refusal for weddings and funerals for additional compensation.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION:
The position requires an average of 14 hours per week which includes 7 to 9 hours playing one service and accompanying rehearsals, and 5 or more hours of personal preparation and practice for rehearsals and services. The position’s salary includes playing music for special services such as Ash Wednesday, the Triduum, Christmas Eve, and up to three evening choir concerts of a cantata or masterwork with preparation including up to four non-Wednesday 2-hour rehearsals.
The salary for this position is $15,000 per year.
All Saints' Atlanta is seeking a Limited Term Administrative Assistant for Children and Youth
This position is designed to bring organization, professionalism, and excellence to enhance the Children and Youth Ministries of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, which include more than 500 children and teens in close to 300 families. This position will assist in executing and implementing the work of the Children’s and Youth Task Force for the 2019-2020 school year.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION:
Part Time. Approximately 10 - 15 hours per week through May 2020. Hours are flexible as workload demands. Compensation commensurate with experience. No benefits are available at this time. Reports to the Director of Children’s Ministries.
- Procuring and preparing materials for weekly programming (i.e. making copies, gathering supplies and snacks, creating bulletin boards, organizing craft materials and printouts, assembling safeguarding course binders, etc…) (4 Hours)
- Processing attendance and registration information for Sundays, Wednesdays, and special events, and assisting the children’s and youth staff in the organization and maintenance of our youth, children, and volunteer rolls and databases, in conjunction with the parish Membership Coordinator. (3 Hours)
- Assist in volunteer coordination and parent communications. (3 Hours)
- Assist in preparation, planning, and logistics for special events and activities as assigned, and coordinate with outside groups seeking to use the youth ministry center. (3 Hours)
- Take an active role in organizing the children’s and youth ministry spaces (1 Hour)
- Attend and collaborate on weekly area team meetings, currently on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. during the school year. (1 Hour)
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Ability to drive as needed to run errands such as picking up supplies
- Basic computer skills, including competency basic applications such a Microsoft Office and Google Suite
- Ability to organize events and meetings
- Ability to honor and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to professionally and communicate with staff, volunteers, and parishioners
- Ability to work as a team player
- Bachelor’s or Associates degree (or in progress) preferred
For more information, click here to view a website that describes the position in further detail. Please direct inquiries to the Rev. Zack Nyein, Associate Rector for Community Engagement and Children and Youth Formation at email@example.com.
The deadline to apply is August 28.
Part time Organist/Choirmaster needed for a vibrant Parish in Buford, GA
The Episcopal Parish of St. Mary & St. Martha is committed to a comprehensive music ministry, involving adults and youth. The Organist/Choirmaster is responsible for the oversight and the administration of all music with St. Mary & St. Martha. The primary function of this position is to provide organ and piano music for worship services and other church functions, including weddings and funerals. The Organist/Choirmaster will lead and build the adult church choir, youth choir, handbell choir, lead congregational singing, and support the worship service with appropriate musical offerings. This position is part time (15 hours) and reports to the Rector of the church.
- Plan and provide music and musical leadership at the regular Sunday services of St. Mary & St. Martha, and special scheduled worship services, as well as funerals and weddings as needed/requested.
- Participate in planning these services in conjunction with the rector and other such staff as may be included in liturgical planning activities.
- Lead the choir and other musicians, both vocal and instrumental.
- Provide accompanist skills for both choral and congregational singing.
- Recruit choir members, rehearse, train and arrange participation in worship services on a weekly basis.
- Select and purchase music within the music budget that is appropriate for use in the liturgical service and within the abilities of the choir members.
- Provide suitable replacement organist (at church expense) if unavailable for playing or practice.
- Make any necessary arrangements for the care and maintenance of the instruments in the
- Parish at the expense of the Parish.
- Music Planning & Worship
- Participate with Rector and/or worship committee in planning of worship services and selection of music appropriate for services. Service music is to be planned in a timely manner and submitted to the rector for approval. (7 hours preparation, practice, and planning)
- Play the organ and/or piano at all regularly scheduled and special services as directed. Organ is an Allen 44 stop Renaissance Digital Organ (WT-25) purchased and installed in 2002. (5 hours each Sunday)
- Prepare appropriate music for all services, to include Holy Week and Christmas, and provide special music as needed.
- Lead the choir and congregation in different genres of music, that includes both Anglican and
- Gospel musical selections.
- Responsible for the employment, at Parish expense, of such other musicians as may be required to meet the musical needs of the Parish. Costs are to be approved prior to securing talent.
- Attend staff meetings, worship meetings and special worship planning sessions throughout the year as may be necessary for the conduct of the parish music program.
- Provide music information to the Parish Administrator for the weekly bulletins in a timely fashion. o Provide consultation and guidance to wedding couples on selection of appropriate music.
- Choir Direction & Preparation
- Train and rehearse the choirs weekly and at additional times for special occasions. (3 hours per week)
- Develop a schedule of choir rehearsals and musical selections well in advance of rehearsals/performances.
- Assist in recruitment efforts for choir members.
- Serve as choral and instrumental accompanist for rehearsals and performances.
- Instruct and familiarize choir members on musical materials being used for worship services.
- Ensure, at Parish expense, a suitable number of copies of musical pieces to enable performance by the Parish choir of those pieces.
- Provide regular communications (via email) to the choir members regarding rehearsal times, music selections, expectations and any special instructions prior to choir rehearsals.
- Work with choir officers to maintain a spiritual environment and spirit-filled experiencesin which the musical abilities of those in the music ministry are cultivated to their highest potential in glory to God.
- Bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent experience/Masters preferred
- Ability to read music and musical talent with demonstrated proficiency on organ and piano
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills;computer literacy
- Ability to work effectively and in a cooperative manner with other staff and choir members of various age groups
- Ability to teach new concepts and music to choir members and parish
- Ability to direct choirs during services, enhancing the overall service offering
- Experience in choral singing and directing
- Ability to teach and accompany different genres of worship music, including gospel, Anglican and negro spirituals
- Has a good ear for pitch and rhythm, with a working knowledge of conducting
- Experience recruiting and working with volunteers.
- Ability to teach vocal techniques at all levels.
- Experience performing & Conducting in a “high” liturgical setting is preferred, although a demonstrated interest may be acceptable.
Please contact Fr. Tim Watts at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-271-4067.
Deadline to apply September 30
St. Benedict's Episcopal Church is seeking a Part Time Youth Minister
Our parish is a welcoming community sharing and spreading Christ’s love. We are grounded in the Episcopal expression of the Christian faith, seeking to respect the dignity of every human being.
Our Youth Ministry is a strong and vibrant group, eager to grow and develop even further. We currently have two Sunday morning education classes (middle school 6th-8th grades, and high school 9th-12th grades) at 9:30 a.m. During the week, we have a well-attended youth group gathering on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:00. The youth group participates in Diocesan-wide youth events, as well as our own extracurricular activities.
The Part-Time Youth Minister works with clergy at St. Benedict’s to lead the youth in faith formation, service work, and fellowship. The Youth Minister reports to and is supervised by the Rector.
• Develop and maintain personal relationships with all young people in the parish, and their families, serving as an advocate for youth issues and interests
• Work with clergy to plan, organize and implement a youth ministry program that includes: Christian formation; Episcopal Youth Community (EYC); Social and recreational activities; Outreach; Participation in worship; and Emphasis on other special events, such as retreats, outings and service projects
• Recruit and train volunteers and advisors to execute the ins and outs of the program
• Lead with energy and enthusiasm for their work, and the work that God calls us to do
• Plan curriculum and help lead Sunday school with volunteer help
• Enjoy working collaboratively with staff and parishioners, using excellent people skills
• Attend Tuesday night EYC
1. Experience in youth formation, preferably in a church setting.
2. Experience working with volunteers
3. Ability to coordinate other activities.
4. Capacity to meet regularly with the parish staff.
5. Completion of the two Safeguarding workshops required in our parish and diocese.
6. Open to connections with other youth leaders for mutual learning
7. Be actively renewed through prayer, study, worship and play.
8. Be present for other parish activities where youth and families are present including Sunday worship.
9. Coordinate publicizing all youth formation offerings through existing and new channels.
THE PARTICULARS: 10 hours per week (average) $12,000 annually. Paid vacation and time off for continuing education. For more information about St. Benedict’s, please go to http://www.mysaintb.org/
Please supply a cover letter addressing the following experiences: working successfully with differences; a significant part of your spiritual journey, your approach to children and families.
Please include references with your submission.
These may be mailed or emailed to:
The Rev. E. Claiborne Jones
St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church
2160 Cooper Lake Road
Smyrna, GA 30088
The deadline is August 18, 2019.
St. Edward’s Episcopal Church is seeking a Full Time Parish Administrator
The Parish Administrator for St. Edward’s will manage the church office and function as the initial and primary contact for church business and daily operations.
- Provide a welcoming atmosphere for all who contact or visit the parish office
- Effectively manage all functions of the office with volunteers’ assistance
- Provide administrative support to the Priest(s), vestry, and other church staff as needed
- Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to accomplish various duties needed to effectively manage the office
- Work with Priest(s) and others to manage content for Sunday and special service bulletins; prepare parish announcements
- Manage and maintain membership input and data in ACS; maintain parish directory
- Maintain church calendar for all scheduled meetings, social activities, and other uses of buildings and property; coordinate paperwork related to facilities’ use for internal and external groups
- Function as initial contact for building concerns and needed repairs and address concerns with appropriate staff or vestry
- Work with parish groups as needed to coordinate and document requirements related to Safeguarding Children and other compliance policies
- Prepare reports for vestry and diocese as needed
- Maintain keys and key logs
- Maintain office equipment/contracts and inventory
- Order supplies for office and church programs as needed; reconcile purchasing card
- Attend weekly staff meetings
- Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Three to five years of relevant experience in a church office or other administrative environment
- High school diploma or GED equivalent; prefer some technical college or college
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, ACS or similar databases, and social media platforms
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information appropriately
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines
- Willingness to learn new technological tools and/or programs
- Ability to speak Spanish
- Not a member of St. Edward’s Episcopal church
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
Full-time position; competitive salary commensurate with the experience and education of the applicant; includes benefits package with health, life, and disability insurance and pension
Interested applicants please email your resume with minimum of two professional references to Mr. Michael Lyons at email@example.com by August 20, 2019 in order to receive full consideration.
St. John's Episcopal Church is seeking Choral Scholars For Adult Choir
St. John's has three openings for Choral Scholars to sing in its Adult Choir starting in September and running through May of 2020.
The positions are designed to support music students attending area universities, but singers who are not students are invited to apply and serve on interim basis until the permanent positions are filled.
For more information, click here to view a website that describes the Choral Scholars program and the positions in further detail.
Episcopal Church of the Annunciation (Marietta) is seeking a Youth Leader
Support and lead the ongoing youth ministries at Episcopal Church of the Annunciation (ECA) by building deep and meaningful relationships, modeling a Christ-like lifestyle and faith, assisting and leading ministry events, and becoming actively involved in the life of ECA.
- A Christian committed to Christ and the church as the Body of Christ.
- A respect and appreciation for the Episcopal Church’s expression of faith.
- A lifestyle that reflects an authentic commitment to Christ and on that can be modeled for youth.
- An enthusiastic desire to engage with and learn from young people and parents alike.
- Ability to manage time, complete assignments, and initiate new and creative ideas.
- A valid driver’s license.
- Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) of ECA
- Lead and nurture 6th – 12th grade youth in faith formation and active participation in parish life and hold events for younger children & youth as applicable.
- Build relationships with middle and high school youth and their families
- Plan and implement regularly-scheduled activities for the EYC throughout the fall and spring semesters, as well as periodic activities during the summer
- Coordinate occasional activities with other groups within ECA’s (REACH, C.Ed), as required
- Recruit adult assistants as needed
- Maintain regular communication through social electronic media with EYC members and their parents, including providing updates for ECA’s website, Facebook page, & ECA’s EYC Facebook page
- Prepare EYC info for church bulletins, newsletter, & website
- The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta
- Serve as the contact person for Diocesan Youth Community (DYC) events
- Encourage youth participation and ECA’s representation in DYC events
- Build and maintain relationship with Rector and Vestry person regarding all EYC activities
- Periodically report to the Vestry regarding EYC activities (Done through Vestry person)
- Provide a written annual report of EYC activities for the Annual Parish Report
- Submit an annual budget for EYC activities
- Be knowledgeable of and comply with all policies regarding contact with youth as established by ECA, the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, and The Episcopal Church
Please send letter of interest, resume, and list of references to Sandi Harden, Senior Warden, Episcopal Church of the Annunciation (1673 Jamerson Rd. Marietta, GA 30066) at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please reach Sandi Harden at 770-928-7916.
Please note: A full background check and completion of Safeguarding training is required prior to employment.
St. Mark's is seeking a Director of Children's Ministry
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, known to many in the Jacksonville, Florida, community because of the nearly fifty-year-old Day School (currently 325 students, age 1 through 6th grade) is looking for their next Director of Children’s Ministry. Located in an historic neighborhood, canopied by oak trees, one block from the St. John’s River and blessed with a beautiful campus, committed adult volunteers and friendly parishioners, this church maintains a healthy balance of long-time generational members combined with those who are new to the Jacksonville community. Only 10 minutes away from downtown the best of all worlds meet here. Great restaurants, professional sports, cultural opportunities, recreation and the Atlantic Ocean are all close by. St. Mark’s is one of the largest churches in the Diocese of Florida and offers traditional and contemporary worship experiences on Sunday mornings. This is a church people choose to come back to after they have been away at college or relocated to another town. St. Mark’s has spent the past year evaluating and developing a strategic plan for building a sustainable children’s ministry and is excited to find the right person to help implement it.
Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to email@example.com by August 4, 2019.
St. Benedict's Nursery Seeks an Infant/Toddler Teacher
St. Benedict’s Nursery in Smyrna, GA is seeking an exceptional infant/toddler teacher to join an amazing team of early childhood educators.
Our mission is to provide a high quality learning environment for children aged 3 months to 36 months old. We believe children are unique, complex human beings with an inherent desire to learn. We strive to know each child on an individual basis and develop a relationship with the children and parents to provide a loving yet motivated and developmentally appropriate learning environment.
We are a ministry of St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church.Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in ECE or related field; commensurate experience considered or CDA
Current First-Aid and CPR certification
Physical constraints required include the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, the ability to see and read newsprint with or without corrective lenses, to speak and be understood under normal circumstances, to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds, and the use of arms, hands, legs, and feet with or without corrective devices to accomplish the job, including evacuation of the building during emergencies.
Work hours are 7:30am to 2:00pm, Monday – Friday.
This is a part-time position and does not include benefits.
These hours are subject to change based on our enrollment and staffing needs.
Compensation is currently $15/hour.
Our school year runs August – May and we offer summer camps for most of June and July.
Candidates must be able and willing to work throughout the summer.
We follow an academic calendar; we are closed for most holidays, including a one-week break at Thanksgiving and two weeks at Christmas as well as a week in March for Spring Break.