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Job listings for positions in the churches and various other ministries of the Diocese of Atlanta may be submitted to communications@episcopalatlanta.org. If you wish to post a job description, please place it  on official parish or other letterhead and send as PDF. Then, write to the same address to have the listing removed. Thank you.


The Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Seeks a Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager is a full time employee (40 hours per week), reporting to the Parish Administrator. This person will regularly clean and maintain our buildings and grounds, and set-up and prepare the buildings and grounds for use by our parish ministries. The Mission of St. Peter & St. Paul is Growing Disciples of Jesus Christ.

Basic Responsibilities include:

  • 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. Communicates positively with the parish and our guests
  • Reports to the Parish Administrator, under the oversight of the Rector (senior pastor).
  • Works with lay leaders including the Junior Warden and the Chair of the Buildings and Grounds Forum to plan and coordinate how to address the needs of the buildings and grounds.
  • Typical work hours are on site, Sunday 7AM – 3:30 PM and Monday – Thursday, 8AM – 4:30 PM (with 30 minute lunch). Occasionally works special services (funerals, etc). Responds to emergency maintenance requests as needed. Flexibility is key.
  • Regularly cleans our buildings and grounds, including bathrooms (daily and as needed), and kitchen, vacuuming carpets, mopping floors, managing trash, and clearing walks as needed
  • Maintenance includes basic plumbing, electrical, dry-wall, painting, and other repair work. Works with vendors, as approved, for more complex repairs and services, including obtaining estimates for services, parts, repairs and supplies,
  • Sets up, cleans up and helps with coffee hours on Sunday mornings,
  • Prepares rooms as requested on the church calendar for ministry use,
  • Maintains inventory of paper products, lighting, kitchen and maintenance supplies, as approved,
  • Coordinates and documents repairs and planned maintenance of building’s mechanical equipment, locks and security systems
  • Practices safety in all applications and follows authorized procedures for all purchases
  • Uses personal vehicle for short supply errands as needed
  • Attends weekly staff meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Dependability, organization, trustworthiness, positive communication skills
  • Effective at cleaning, skilled in basic maintenance, painting, plumbing, electrical, and dry-wall work
  • Attention to detail, good at collaboration with others, able to self-organize and take initiative
  • Physically able to lift heavy objects such as tables and chairs, trash and other items
  • Completes a criminal background check and training in Safeguarding God’s Children and
  • Safeguarding God’s people (provided by the church);
  • Minimum three professional references are required.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The position is full time (40 hours per week), with salary and benefits.
  • Benefits currently include medical & dental insurance with premiums fully paid by the church. Spouse may be covered if the spouse does not have other coverage available. Dependents are covered as required by law.
  • The church makes a contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan equal to 5% of income; the church also matches up to 4% of employee contributions to the 403(b). Annual salary range is $35,000 – $43,000, depending upon training, experience and demonstrated abilities.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Suzy Bristow at Sbristow@peterandpaul.org.
We are not considering members of St. Peter & St. Paul for this position.
Visit us online at www.peterandpaul.org


Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church Seeks a Director of Formation for Children, Youth, and Family Ministry

Holy Innocents is an embracing and engaging community of faith, living into our baptismal covenant. We are looking for a full-time director for our children, youth, and family ministry willing to share knowledge and love of Jesus Christ. This person will work directly with the Rector and other clergy and staff. The director will work to develop and facilitate our children and youth ministries, coordinating with adult formation activities, and will serve as a representative for our parish’s youngest members.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Full time position with benefits reporting to the Rector
  • Position will evolve organically and help children grow in faith while empowering connections made among the families of our parish
  • Ability to guide, mentor and educate children with the objective of creating a solid faith foundation in the Episcopal tradition.
  • Creative, engaging and collaborative program development and implementation with youth ministry, adult formation, and other programs within the parish, keeping a primary focus on children’s ministry.
  • Lead planned children’s programming on Sundays.
  • Maintain an inviting presence inside and outside of the church and help provide pastoral support for children and their families.
  • Execute goals, through action items, set forth for children’s ministry through programming, development of small group ministry, mid-week formation for children and families, planned events, and year-round activities including, but not limited to VBS during the summer months.  These goals include:
    • Relationship/Community Connection
    • Outreach
    • Growth
    • Retention
  • Advocate for children and families.
  • Make an energetic and enthusiastic effort to connect with children, ages pre-school through 5th grade.
  • Build relationships with and cultivate relationships among volunteers.
  • Continue to develop and incorporate relationships with families into the children’s ministry network during preparation for, participation in, and after the baptism of their children
  • Long-term commitment to develop and expand the children’s ministry.
  • Work collaboratively with all clergy, staff, and Children’s Ministry Committee to promote positive and healthy working relationships.
  • Maintain ministry communications, publicity via mail, brochures, email and bulletins to the parish.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with young children.
  • Evidence of remarkable and extraordinary creativity and strong organizational skills.
  • Confirmed Episcopalian preferred, however not required.

The search committee is asking candidates to submit a cover letter and resume to: 
cjohns@holyinnocents.org
Carol Johns, Executive Assistant to the Rector. 

The stated deadline for submissions is May 1st


The Saint Philip Cathedral Book Store Seeks an Assistant Manager/Offsite Coordinator

The Assistant Manager is a part time (up to 20 hours a week) position that involves assisting the Manager with the entire range of duties in the operation of the Cathedral Book Store at the Cathedral of Saint Philip. The offsite coordinator also manages our offsite event sales: scheduling, packing, traveling to other churches, selling and bringing back inventory.

Prerequisites for the position include:

  • Computer skills (and ability and willingness to learn new computer programs)
  • People skills (ability to get along well with a variety of volunteers; to deal courteously and patiently with telephone inquiries and orders, as well as assisting visitors/shoppers in the Book Store, which often includes clergy from other churches & denominations.)
  • Organizational skills (assisting with the implementation of existing systems of operation & record-keeping, and the ability to help develop new systems as the need arises.)
  •  Knowledge of the Episcopal Church, or willingness to learn.
  • Flexibility & the ability to work some weekend days, typically Sunday, when we take the store to other churches/Diocesan events, etc. Frequency throughout the year will vary.
  • Ability to speak to groups and individuals about the Book Store and its components.
  • Must be able to pack & move boxes weighing approx. 35 pounds for offsite sales visits.
  • Must be able to provide transportation, when scheduled for offsites
  • Prior retail experience a plus

Other responsibilities include:

  • Communication and outreach to churches
  • Some buying responsibilities possible – to be determined.
  • Inventory management of aforesaid buying categories.
  • Opening & closing the store, helping customers in person and on the phone, managing the volunteers on duty, receiving shipments, ordering stock, and other daily tasks.

To apply, please send resume to cbs3@mindspring.com.


Episcopal Service Corps Fellowship

The Road Episcopal Service Corp is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 service year. The Road offers young adults the opportunity to make connections between faith and social change, commit to community and simplicity, and grow in capacity for compassionate, courageous, and imaginative leadership. Road fellows work 32 hours per week in non-profits addressing issues around homelessness, unemployment, education, immigration, addiction, refugee resettlement, the environment and much more. The Road offers young adults the opportunity to put their beliefs into action having an impact on Peoplestown, the local community in which they live and the greater metropolitan Atlanta community. One day a week is devoted to spiritual discernment and reflection, leadership development, and community action in the neighborhoods of urban Atlanta.

Road fellows receive a monthly stipend. In addition room and board as well as public transportation to and from worksites, is also provided at no cost to the Road fellow.

Applications are available on our website https://www.theroadatl.org/. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until June 15, 2017


Grace Church Seeks a Director of Youth Ministries

This part-time position is an integral part of an enthusiastic staff, working to develop and support the vital ministries with the youth of Grace Church in Gainesville, Georgia. More information about Grace Church can be found at www.gracechurchgainesville.org.

General Responsibilities:

Developing, promoting, coordinating and maintaining a vibrant youth ministry of Grace Church by providing specific, focused and comprehensive programs and activities for youth in grades 6-12. The DYM is expected to work closely with the Director of Christian Formation (or their equivalent who focuses on children and adults) and the wider staff under the guidance and direction of the Rector of Grace Church. The DYM is expected to be a proactive member of a dynamic ministry team who works to enrich and nurture the lives of youth within the broader parish community.

Specific Responsibilities and Expectations: (including but not limited to)

  • Curriculum Development and Implementation
    • Develop, promote, and oversee formation programs for grades 6-12.
    • Recruit, communicate, provide, and encourage opportunities for training all mentors, teachers, and leaders of the youth.
    • Organize regular meetings/communication to support leaders and teachers in the preparation of curriculum, management of resources, and youth events.
  • Youth Activities Planning and Development
    • Build relationships with Grace Church youth, their families, and the wider community. Special attention should be paid to nurturing involvement and support from families, as a means of encouraging both participation and spiritual development.
    • Coordinate a calendar of events for Youth to participate in Diocesan and Grace events.
    • Maintain communication with all stakeholders and seek their input as appropriate.
    • Encourage ideas for programs, activities, etc. from youth and help them become leaders. Promote and empower youth leadership and accountability within the program and wider parish community..
    • Foster the involvement of youth in the life of the parish.
    • Recruit Grace Church Youth, their friends, and youth from the Gainesville area to participate in program.
  • Education and Experience
    • Education- a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is needed, with that study pertaining to education, organizational management, human resources, or an applicable field. As well, proficiency in theological education is expected, whether in specific programs of study or in experience.
    • Experience- it is expected that the candidate will have experience working with youth, with a preference for three to five years.
    • Skills and knowledge
      • Trustworthiness, accountability for commitments to the program.
      • Ability to engage effectively with youth, mentors, families, and parish.
      • Listen to Youth needs, desires and goals.
      • Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships collaboratively.
      • Good technology aptitude. Knowledge of and ability to navigate social media.
      • Strong leadership, time management, communication and organizational skills.
    • Compensation
      • The position of Director of Youth Ministries at Grace Church is a part-time position, consisting of 20 hours per week. The hours are flexible, with expectations to be present at staff meetings, Staff mornings, and scheduled youth events.
      • There are two weeks of vacation time available for each year.
      • Sick days accrue at the rate of one day per month of employment.
      • Because this is a part-time position, there are no health insurance or pension benefits offered.
      • The total compensation is $20,000.00 per year.

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:

Fr. Stuart Higginbotham, Rector
Grace Episcopal Church
422 Brenau Avenue
Gainesville, GA 30501
Email: stuart@gracechurchgainesville.org
Phone: 770-536-0126


The Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Seeks Choir Section Leaders

The Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul in Marietta seeks one soprano, one alto, one tenor, and one bass.

Summary:

Choir Section Leaders rehearse and sing weekly and at special services. The purpose of Choir Section
Leaders is to provide vocal strength for the ensemble singing of our volunteer singers, and for the singing of the whole
congregation. Choir Section Leaders report directly to the Director of Music, under the authority of the Rector (senior
pastor). The primary weekly service (in which the choir sings) is Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM.

Basic responsibilities:

  • Timely attendance at all rehearsals: Wednesday nights, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
    and Sunday Mornings at 9:30 AM
  • Participation in the 10:30 AM Sunday worship service with the choir
  • Rehearse and sing with the choir on Holy Days and special occasions, including:
    • Ash Wednesday
    • Maundy Thursday
    • Good Friday
    • The Great Vigil of Easter (the night before Easter)
    • Two services on Easter Sunday morning
    • Three services on Christmas Eve
    • Choral Evensong, Sunday afternoon (currently two planned each year)
    • Advent Lessons & Carols (usually the second Sunday in Advent)
  • Help fellow singers learn music effectively, grow in their vocal abilities, and sing with confidence
  • Sing solo/cantor parts on occasion
  • Interact respectfully with the clergy, the Director, and all the singers
  • Respect and support the dignity of the worship service with appropriate dress, decorum, and participation

Qualifications:

  • A voice that is easy to follow and blend into an ensemble
  • Demonstrated vocal excellence and sight-reading skill
  • Positive and pleasant interpersonal skills, direct and healthy communication habits
  • Reliability and accountability
  • Experience as an ensemble singer in a church choir is desirable
  • A willingness to learn and participate in the worship practices of the Episcopal Church

Compensation: $45 per call as an independent contractor
Employment is contingent on a successful completion of criminal background check.
Two references are required, including at least one reference from a previous director or music professor.

Contact George Chesnut, Director of Music at gchesnut@peterandpaul.org.

Visit us online at www.peterandpaul.org


St. Martin's Episcopal School Seeks a Religious Studies Teacher

St. Martin’s Episcopal School seeks a highly qualified Religious Studies teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.  Candidates should have earned a minimum of a B.A. in Religion, Christian Education, or a comparable degree.  A Master of Divinity is preferred. 

Qualified candidates will also have experience in teaching religion to young children in a church or school setting and knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its educational traditions, practices, and beliefs.  Candidates must feel comfortable teaching a range of ages from early childhood through early adolescents, as this position includes weekly classes with students from 3 years old through 8th grade.  Other responsibilities include assisting with weekly Chapel services and other duties of a full time faculty position.  The ideal candidate will actively seek to be involved outside of the classroom in areas such as coaching, sponsoring a club, and/or being active on committees.  Other valuable experience includes:  leading worship, experience with pastoral care, and Godly Play training a plus.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can email a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy, and list of references to careers@stmartinschool.org.  No phone calls, please.

St. Martin’s Episcopal School, founded in 1959, is a coeducational day school serving students from 3 years old through 8th grade.  For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.stmartinschool.org.

The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, applicants are considered only on the basis of merit, qualifications and abilities.  Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, gender, age, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Episcopal Church of the Ascension Seeks a Part-Time Director of Youth Ministries

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Cartersville GA is seeking a part-time (10 hrs/week) director of youth ministries for a thriving, active program. This position will help to maintain and develop youth ministry programs and events for grades 6-12.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in youth ministry or a related field. Position requires a strong Christian faith, high energy level and enthusiastic attitude, solid organizational skills and ability to coordinate with volunteers to plan and execute various events. Flexible work hours are needed. Knowledge of the Episcopal Church and music talent is preferred.

Deadline to Apply: March 12, 2017

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to:
Jim Owens, Vestry Liaison to Christian Formation
Youth Search Committee
Email: jdowens@jdowens.net


The Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Seeks a Part-Time Administrative Assistant

We seek a qualified person to serve as Administrative Assistant, part time (20 hours
per week). This person will use interpersonal and administrative skills to support the staff (lay and
clergy) and lay leaders of the church in their exercise of ministry, primarily in handling paperwork
and parish communication, including answering phones, preparing weekly bulletins, updating
websites, preparing parish email newsletters, maintaining records and supporting the staff in
other administrative needs.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Reports to the Parish Administrator, under the oversight of the Rector (Senior
    Pastor).
  • Performs daily office tasks, maintains records, communicates with parish through all
    forms of media.
  • As receptionist meets the public tactfully and courteously – directs calls or inquiries
    to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains the church website and updates with the church’s weekly sermons,
    events. Prepares weekly worship bulletin.
  • Keeps appropriate confidentiality about parish business and others’ personal.
    information. Engages staff, parishioners and public with courtesy, direct
    communication, and healthy boundaries.
  • Requires a certain degree of creativity and latitude for these and other tasks as
    assigned.
  • All work to be completed on site.
  • Acts as a good steward of SPSP finances.
  • Performance to be reviewed annually.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of administrative front office experience and at least a high
    school diploma.
  • Demonstrates high standards of professionalism, discretion, confidentiality and
    courtesy.
  • Is flexible and 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, Weebly,
    Constant Contact, Photoshop and ACS.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • All new employees must be cleared through the Rector and appropriate background
    checks completed.
  • Due to the desired safety culture throughout SPSP, employee children shall not
    accompany SPSP staff at work.
  • Includes physical tasks such as storing boxes of paper and running copy
    machine.

Compensation and Benefits:
This position is part time, working 20 hours per week and is eligible for
participation in a 403(b) retirement benefit. Hourly pay will range from $15.00 -
$17.00, depending upon training, experience and demonstrated abilities.

Professional references requested.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Suzy Bristow at sbristow@peterandpaul.org.
We are not considering members of St. Peter & St. Paul for this position.

Visit us online at www.peterandpaul.org


St. Mark's Episcopal Church Seeks a Full-Time Director of Family Ministries 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Shreveport, LA, is seeking a full-time Director of Family Ministries. St. Mark’s is an exciting 1300 member congregation with a rich history full of great energy and excitement for the future of family ministry. The Director of Family Ministries oversees and directs the children’s and youth ministries by developing a comprehensive vision for the ministries, supervising the Director of Children’s Formation, and ministering directly to youth (grades 6-12) and their families through Christ centered programs, activities and relationship building.

Key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Developing and evaluating the short and long term vision for children’s and youth ministries.
  • Recruitment and training of dedicated and faithful teachers and leaders
  • Faith development and growth of children, youth and families through: fellowship, mission, Bible study, relationships, and church involvement.
  • Building and enriching relationships with children, youth, and parents of St. Mark’s.
  • Fostering relationships between children, youth and the congregation as a whole.
  • Taking the ministries out of the church and into the community.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7-10 years experience in youth ministry, at least a Bachelor’s degree and an exceptional understanding of adolescents and families.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Laura Addis search@ymarchitects.com.


Holy Trinity Parish seeks a Director of Youth Ministries

Director will help our youth form a loving community, understand and deepen their Christian faith, and live out that faith through service, worship, and fellowship.

This is a 1/2 to 3/4-time position (20 to 30 hours per week, variable by week). It can be shaped to fit the needs of the right candidate. Benefits available based on 1/2-time or 3/4-time employment.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An active Christian faith and an ability to share that faith with our youth
  • Trustworthiness as a director of youth ministries, as a pastor to the youth, and as a colleague
  • Emotional health and maturity
  • Basic organizational and communication skills
  • Episcopal background and theological training is preferred, but opportunities for theological education can be provided through continuing education budget

DUTIES

  • Calendar of Activities - Create a calendar of regular community and service events for the year, including diocesan youth events, and promote them to the youth and their families.
  • Pastoral Care - Be a supportive pastoral presence in crisis and non-crisis times, and work with the adult volunteers and clergy to provide good care for our youth.
  • Sunday School - Recruit and support teachers for our junior and senior high classes. Review and refine the curriculum from time to time.
  • Worship - Encourage attendance and participation in Sunday worship and help organize youth Sunday in the spring.
  • Acolytes - Lend support and occasional help to existing long-time acolyte volunteer and vergers in recruiting youth from the parish.
  • Pilgrimage & Mission Trip - Plan and lead a youth pilgrimage every other year, and a mission trip on the alternate years.
  • Fundraising - Xmas wreath sales for general funds, and 1 fundraiser yearly for the pilgrimage/mission trip.
  • Support Team - Organize a support team of youth and adults to support you both personally and programatically.

Interested Applicants Please send a resume via email or mail by January 15 to:

The Rev. Greg Tallant
Holy Trinity Parish
515 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
tallant@htparish.com


St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is seeking to find an individual who will care for the administrative needs of its staff and congregation.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is seeking to find an individual who will care for the administrative needs of its staff and congregation. This individual will understand the position to be part of the larger ministry of the parish and not as a job. The parish administrator will be accountable to the Rector or Priest in Charge. Job Purpose: This position performs daily administrative duties and necessary tasks that allow the clergy to concentrate on pastoral care and worship/liturgical duties.

Click here to see duties and skills/requirements

Candidates should have experience in complex operations or in other management positions. Ideally, the candidate would have three to five years of experience in an ecclesiastical setting. The Committee will also consider candidates with equivalent and applicable experience outside of a church setting. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and a M.Div., or similar, is ideal.

Interested Candidates should submit a completed resume and cover letter to: St. Paul's Episcopal Church Attn: The Rev. Charles L Fischer III, Priest in Charge (cfischer@stpaulsatl.org) 294 Peyton Rd., SW Atlanta, GA 30311


St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a full‐time Music Associate.

The Music Associate is principal organ accompanist for the St. Luke's Choir, shares service playing with the Music Director and has primary responsibility for directing and further developing the Junior Choristers (grades 3‐5). The successful candidate will: be an accomplished organist with choral conducting experience be effective through highly developed interpersonal skills, creativity and enthusiasm work closely in a collegial relationship with the Director of Music participate in the full range of responsibilities associated with running a music program in a large, active parish.  A bachelor's degree in organ, choral, or sacred music and strong organ accompaniment skills are required, with a master's degree highly desirable.   Full job description: http://www.stlukesatlanta.org/music‐associate‐search Apply to: careers@stlukesatlanta.org.


Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church is seeking a Children’s Ministry Director; position beginning January 1, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Guide, mentor and educate our children with the objective of creating a solid faith foundation in the Episcopal tradition
  • Part time, possibly growing to full time, position dedicated holistically to help children grow in faith while empowering the love of discipleship in our families with the families of our parish.
  • Able to be present on Sundays and during weekday activities surrounding children events
  • Maintains an inviting presence inside and outside of the church.
  • Execute goals, through action items, set forth for the Children’s Ministry through programming, planning events, and year round activities including, but not limited to, VBS during the summer months. These goals include:
    • Relationship/Community Connection
    • Outreach
    • Growth
    • Retention
  • Incorporate relationships with families and infants into the Children’s Ministry network following baptism
  • Coordinating programing into the curriculum tree congruent with youth programing
  • Oversight and support of children’s Chapel on Sunday mornings.
  • Commitment for three to five years

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Administrative experience
  • Experience working with young children
  • Works well with, clergy, staff, lay volunteers and parents
  • Confirmed Episcopalian preferred

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Provide an energetic and enthusiastic presence to connect with children, ages pre-school through 5th grade, and their parents
  • Communicate effectively with parents, volunteers and children
  • Proven ability to organize

Please direct replies to:
Carol Johns at cjohns@holyinnocents.org or 404.751.2908.


St. Paul's Episcopal Church is seeking a Part Time Church Finance Manager

Responsible for budgeting and oversight of church funds. Must have hands on experience in accounting and the entire financial statement process.

  • Process Invoices for payment
  • Ensure authorized persons approve all invoices.
  • Process checks using ACS
  • Maintain files of all invoices and payments along with any other A/P pertinent information.
  • Provide data support for the monthly financial reports and other parish reports
  • Monitor operating budget
  • Comply with all established procedures of the Church’s financial procedures.
  • Monitor the employment policies to be certain that it complies with all laws concerning health and safety standards with diocesan employment policies regarding employee benefits.
  • Administer salary and benefits programs.
  • Preparation of payroll, associated taxes and reports.
  • Provide assistance and insight in preparation of Audit.
  • Create journal entries, prepare schedules and financial reports, and be responsible for accounts payable/accounts receivable, general ledger and payroll.

The Finance Manager will create journal entries, prepare schedules and financial reports, and be responsible for accounts payable/accounts receivable, general ledger and payroll. Experience with insurance and retirement plans a plus.
Bookkeeping candidates with 5+ years experience are preferred. Candidate will be responsible for some administrative duties; must have strong attention to detail.

Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general accounting practices, bookkeeping
  • Some Microsoft office proficiency
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving
    ** Automated Church System (ACS Technologies) experience a must
All resumes can be forwarded to treasurer@stpaulsatl.org

St. Martin in the Fields Church is seeking Director of Children and Youth Ministries

St. Martin in the Fields Church in Brookhaven seeks a part-time person to lead and supervise all of our Children and Youth Educational Ministries. We are a resource sized parish with active programs for all age groups. This person will work under the supervision of our clergy and as part of our ministry team to provide excellence in our Children and Youth programs. For a position description and further information, please contact our Parish Administrator, Julianna Cox at jcox@stmartins.org.


All Saints’ Episcopal Church is seeking Church Nursery Workers

The church is located directly across the street for the North Avenue MARTA Station, and has a well equipped nursery facility. Individuals must be 18 years or older; enjoy working with children ages 0-4 years, have their own transportation, be a reliable worker, work regular Sunday hours from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, be willing to occasionally work flexible hours, and be a team player.

A personal interview on a Sunday morning is required, and background checks will be conducted. Experience working with infants is a plus. Will be certified in CPR, AED and Safeguarding God’s Children. If you are interested or know of someone who may be, please contact Kathy Roberts, Director of Children’s Ministries at 404-267- 4272 or kroberts@allsaintsatlanta.org.


All Saints’ Episcopal Church is seeking a Nursery Coordinator

All Saints’ Episcopal Church is looking for a Nursery Coordinator to run our Sunday nursery/Little Saints’ ministry. The position requires 4 ½ hours per week, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during the school year and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for summer schedule. Will report to the Director of Children’s Ministries.

Responsibilities include supervising the nursery staff, establishing relationships with the parents and children, handling employee records, recruiting and assisting parent volunteers, and providing a loving and nurturing environment for our youngest saints.

Experience with 0-4 year olds is required. Will be certified in CPR, AED, and Safeguarding God’s Children. If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Kathy Roberts, Director of Children’s Ministries, All Saint’ Episcopal Church at kroberts@allsaintsatlanta.org.


Emmaus House is seeking Volunteers

Youth on the Move, an Emmaus House after school program for youth in grades 6-12, seeks volunteers. We need homework tutors and career presenters. If you are interested in providing students with academic support and motivation or encouraging students to explore careers by talking with them about your profession, please contact Kenya Smith, Program Consultant, via email: Kenyasmith@emmaushouse.org 

Homework Tutor

Responsibilities: Assist students with daily homework assignments and projects. Provide constructive feedback and guidance. 

Qualifications: HS Diploma. Patience and high expectations of all students. Must be encouraging and a good listener.

Career Speakers

Responsibilities: Talk with students about current profession. Talk should include required preparation as well as current responsibilities. Speaker should also be willing to address challenges they have overcome. Interactive, engaging formats are encouraged.

Qualifications: Currently (or recently) working in field. Must be encouraging and positive


Church of the Incarnation is seeking a Director of Worship and Community Music Ministry

A creative choral director/organist wanted to enhance a church music ministry and establish a new community choral program. Responsibilities consist of two major components: providing overall musical direction and leadership in the worship of the congregation and establishing a community choral program. The primary worship emphasis will be to take responsibility for providing a music ministry that will help set the atmosphere for congregation worship. The community component will consist of working with the Rector and Vestry to establish a new community choral program. The position is supervised by the Rector. The organist/choir director will work with the Rector’s sermon topics, the selection of biblical readings, and in accordance with the Liturgical Church calendar. The Rector will have the final decision on the hymns, anthems and service music selection.

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Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church of Atlanta is seeking a Director of Music Ministries

The ideal candidate is an organist with choral conducting experience. This position is full time and can be structured in a number of ways. Duties include: selecting and rehearsing hymns, anthems and service music in consultation with the rector, rehearsing and leading the Adult Choirs (Men, Women, Sanctuary) and working with the leadership of the contemporary choir, Voices of Praise, and the Children &Youth Choirs.
 
Organ and piano are our primary instruments. Congregational singing is strongly promoted and encouraged. Collegiality, excellent administrative skills, and good musical hospitality to the community are top priorities. We are committed to a broad Episcopal Church worship experience.
 
Compensation will adhere to American Guild of Organist guidelines.
More information about St. Paul’s can be found on the website, www.stpaulsatl.org.
 
Qualified persons should submit the following items:
• A formal letter of interest
• A current resume or vitae
• Three (3) letters of recommendation
• Any supportive materials such as video excerpts, compact discs, DVDs, news
articles, etc., that illustrate evidence of ability and achievement
• And concise answers to the following questions:
- What is your training in keyboard proficiency?
- What experiences have you had in training and leading music ensembles?
- What administrative experiences have you had?
 
All materials should be postmarked or emailed to admin@stpaulsatl.org, no later than Monday August 1, 2016
 
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Attn: Director of Music Ministries Search Committee
294 Peyton Road SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30311

Trinity Episcopal Church Seeking: Director of Youth Ministy

Trinity Episcopal Church, Columbus GA

We are seeking a youth leader with energy, passion and enthusiasm for leading youth in our faith community.  Our youth leader should help us enthusiastically and creatively connect with the youth of our church, both those already involved and others not yet involved. We hope to find someone who will help us expand the scope of our youth ministry beyond our current model.  We want someone to lead our youth ministry who shares the love of Jesus Christ in an exciting way.

Expectations:

  • Demonstrate a deep faith in Jesus Christ, and a willingness to share that with all youth.
  • Musical ability a plus!  
  • We would expect our youth minister to be actively involved in Sunday worship and also support the leadership of our acolyte program.
  • Craft a vision for youth ministry that is consistent with the vision of the parish.
  • Be involved and support youth activities outside of church (visit youth in their schools, sport activities: where our youth are, you should be).
  • Maintain the schedule of parish-based youth activities on Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evenings.  Understanding that these meeting times may change seasonally, but there is the expectation that we will keep the momentum of offering more than a weekly youth event throughout the year.
  • Comply with all policies of our parish and diocese, such as Safeguarding God’s Children and Dismantling Racism.
  • Create and coordinate youth programs that extend beyond the regular weekly cycle. We would expect coordination of an annual mission trip, retreats, participation and leadership of convocational and diocesan youth gatherings.
  • Network with local youth leaders, both religious and secular, as well as other youth ministers in our diocese.
  • Create an environment where youth leadership blossoms. We want our youth to be involved in the development of our programs.
  • Work with our Director of Children’s Ministry to introduce them to the next level of youth engagement.
  • Create opportunities for youth outreach, and be involved in already established parish outreach ministries (such as Sunday morning prayer breakfast, clothes closet).
  • Engage in the full life of our parish. We want our youth minister to be known by everyone in our parish, both young and old.
  • Recruit and train adult youth leaders.
  • Prepare our youth for confirmation annually, and take them on retreat.
  • Must have a willingness to learn and teach our youth the Anglican Church traditions.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly to youth and parents through social media and other outlets.
  • Encourage parental support of youth and meet periodically with parents.
  • Get to know, and reach out consistently, to all youth members of our parish, even those not involved in youth activities.
  • Passionate, enthusiastic, fun loving, good sense of humor, and a joy for working with youth; we want someone who can relate and connect with youth in fun ways.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in boundaries, both personal and professional, and responsible use of technology and social media.
  • This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.  A competitive salary is based upon education and experience.  A bachelor’s degree is required, and previous work with youth is required.

Contact:

The Rev. Timothy H. Graham
Rector
Trinity Episcopal Church
1130 1st Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

www.trinityepiscopalchurch.com


CVEM seeking Bookkeeper/Office Manager

The Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry, Inc. seeks a part-time Bookkeeper / Office Manager. This position is essential to providing continuity of financial management, maintenance of office environment, building and grounds, and overall administrative support of all operations. The 16-hour per week position requires strong bookkeeping skills including experience with QuickBooks, a working knowledge of nonprofit accounting and administration, and effective communication and organizational skills. The hourly rate is $12 - $15 per hour depending on experience; the position includes Paid Time Off benefits. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Martha Robert atMartha@cvemjubilee.org.

CVEM is also hiring for a House & Grounds Maintenance Worker and Infusion Director. Job descriptions and how to apply can be found here


CVEM Seeking: Infusion Director

Program Description

Infusion was founded in 2005 by the Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry (CVEM) to engage high school teens from diverse backgrounds in study, reflection and direct interaction around social justice issues.  Using servant leadership characteristics, the teens interact with community, decide each year’s theme (focus), examine the beliefs of various religions, and implement strategies for service.
Infusion accepts 15 high school students each year into this ten-month program.  The application process includes written references and a personal interview.  Local schools accept community service hours earned through participation in Infusion. The program is free of charge to the students.
Infusion is sponsored by an Episcopal organization, Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry, which encourages the spiritual development of young people inclusive of individual’s religious belief. CVEM is a social ministry working to improve the lives of underserved and marginalized people throughout the region and works to promote tolerance of the racial, religious, gender, and cultural diversity present in our communities to the benefit of all citizens and the common good.
 
Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the program year-round, at an average of 10-12 hours weekly
  • Recruit, interview, and select high school teens representative of the diversity present in the Columbus area
  • Actively nurture mutual relationships with teen participants and their families
  • Actively nurture mutual relationships with community contacts and partners to provide religious perspectives, in-depth study of various social issues, hands-on projects that engage with persons in need, mentoring opportunities, and opportunities for personal growth
  • Manage monthly meetings, community activities, retreats, service trips, and end-of-year celebration
  • Organize an annual fundraiser to support the program
  • Work with and utilize the resources of the program’s Advisory Council
  • Coordinate publicity with CVEM Communications Director including all media exposure, social media, website, and program collateral
  • Manage program budget in compliance with CVEM Financial Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain all records including student applications, parental forms, curriculum, measuring tools, evaluations, program resources, communications and correspondences

 Candidate Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work successfully with teenagers and their parents including but not limited to:
    • Establishing and maintaining effective communications
    • Facilitating leadership development in teen-agers
    • Facilitating spiritual development in teen-agers
    • Facilitating synthesis of teens’ experiences of both contemplation and action
  • Passion for building mutual relationships with impoverished and otherwise at-risk populations
  • Commitment to community service
  • Embodiment of Servant Leadership characteristics
  • Creativity in developing collaborative partnerships
  • Ability to effectively manage time and program budget

 Requirements of Candidates

  • Experience leading youth required
  • Formal training in Servant Leadership preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must satisfactorily pass a criminal background check
  • Maintain certification in Safeguarding God’s Children training

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Martha Robert at Martha@cvemjubilee.org.


CVEM Seeking: House & Grounds Maintenance Person

Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry is presently seeking a part-time maintenance person.  The ministry is seeking an honest, reliable person with general handyman skills and experience who will perform a monthly maintenance check of the CVEM house and grounds including routine preventative maintenance tasks (e.g., changing A/C filters).  Additionally, the maintenance person will be responsible for making all reasonable repairs according to his/her skill level and advise the House & Grounds Manager of the need for other repairs.  A monthly compensation of $50 will be paid for the completion and verification of the checklist.  The ministry will also pay $15.00/hour for additional time spent doing repairs plus reimbursement for all monies spent on supplies with submission of receipts and other documentation as needed.
 
Job Duties:

  • Perform monthly maintenance inspection using standard checklist
  • Repair/replace damaged/broken items found through monthly inspection insofar as abilities and knowledge allow
  • Notify House & Grounds Manager of additional needed repairs
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation of hours worked, supplies purchased, and repairs made
  • Notify House & Grounds Manager of any repairs over $100 or beyond personal scope of repair.
  • Purchase items needed for repair (will be reimbursed by ministry)

Skills required: 

  • General handyman skills - knowledge of plumbing, electrical, painting, etc.
  • Honest and reliable

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Martha Robert at Martha@cvemjubilee.org.


St. George’s Episcopal School Part-Time Chaplain Position

St. George’s Episcopal School is looking to fill a Part-Time Chaplain PositionThe Rector of St. George's Episcopal Church has the responsibility for the religious life of St. George’s Episcopal School, but delegates a portion of this responsibility to the Chaplain. The Chaplain works two days a week at the school, reporting to both the Head of School and Rector. The Chaplain teaches six religious study classes, leads chapel services, and (if ordained) celebrates the Eucharist on designated days. In conjunction with the Rector and Head of School, the Chaplain plans special services, and maintains and supervises the continuing development of religious studies curriculum for the third through eighth grades. For more information, click here


St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church, Smyrna, Seeks Nursery Caregivers

St. Benedict’s, Smyrna is looking for experienced, energetic, and dependable nursery caregivers to provide care for children ages infant - 3 years during worship services on Sunday mornings, monthly Parents’ Night Out, and for other occasional events.   For more information, click here for a job description.  Contact Courtney Vaughn, Director of Children’s Ministries, at  courtney@mysaintb.org.  


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, Dahlonega, GA.

St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church Dahlonega is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant approximately 12 hours per week. Familiar with a liturgical church, must be proficient in book keeping procedures, Microsoft Office programs and other types of office equipment. Salary $9,000. To apply forward your resume with a cover letter to wilmabammer@gmail.com.


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC  (part-time)  for St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, McDonough, GA.

St. Joseph's Episcopal Church in McDonough seeks a part-time organist and music director. Responsibilities include leading a blended-worship Sunday morning service at 10:30 AM, a Wednesday evening rehearsal with the choir, and other special services throughout the year. Ability to work collaboratively with the rector and choir is an essential skill for this position. A full position description is available upon request. Résumés, including references, should be sent to The Rev. Scott Harding at fatherscott@me.com.


DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL SERVICES—Canterbury Court, Atlanta, Georgia

Canterbury Court is seeking an ordained Episcopal priest with at least 5 years experience, to serve as Director of Pastoral Care for a dynamic life-care community of 70, 80 and 90 year olds in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.  Canterbury Court is directly sponsored by two Episcopal parishes in the Diocese of Atlanta and the position requires the priest to be, or become, a canonical resident of the Diocese.  Successful candidates must have CPE training, preferably advanced, and have demonstrated competence as well as comfort working with residents at various levels of abilities and disabilities: from those residents in residential living to those in licensed nursing care beds.  Candidates must coordinate spiritual resources from a wide perspective of religious backgrounds, represented by residents. Key opportunities for spiritual leadership are sought for both residents and staff, particularly through programs, small groups and liturgy, in addition to personal visitation, counseling and crisis care.  Creativity sought!  The Director position reports to the CEO.  Please submit inquiries to:  Dr. James Wells, NHA, D.Min., President & CEO, Canterbury Court: jameswells@canterburyccrc.org


FULL TIME YOUTH MINISTER at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro, TN

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (http://stpaulsmboro.org) in Murfreesboro, TN, is seeking a full time Youth Minister with “passion, patience, and faithfulness – pointing out the sacred in the midst of the chaos of adolescence and walking faithfully with young people as they transition from child to young adult.” 

St. Paul’s is a congregation of 250+ families with 13 active committed adult volunteers serving a youth ministry of 30+ active youth, utilizing the Journey to Adulthood Curriculum. The Youth Minister directs a ministry that seeks to help every 6th grade through 12th grade student in the church youth directory make steps toward a deeper maturity in Christ, by building a youth ministry that fulfills our mission and values.

The qualified candidate will have a college degree and youth ministry experience is preferred. If you are called to join our collaborative and thoughtfully renovated youth ministry, rich with volunteers and parent participation, please send your cover letter and resume to StPaulsMboroYouth@gmail.com.

For more info visit: http://stpaulsmboro.org/Websites/stpaulsmboro/images/YouthMinister.pdf


PARISH ADMINISTRATOR at SAINT JULIAN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 

Saint Julian’s parish, a part of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta in Middle and North Georgia (is a pastoral-sized church that serves Douglasville, and the surrounding area. Because Saint Julian’s is vibrant and growing, an additional staff member is needed to aid the priest-in-charge, The Rev. Brandon Duke, with the day-to-day administrative duties required to continue the trend of vital, vibrant ministry to the people of Saint Julian’s parish and beyond. Hours: 9 - 12 hours per week | $6,000 annually. Submit your resume and cover letter to The Rev. Brandon Duke at frbrandon@stjulians.org.  For additional details, go to www.episcopalatlanta.org.