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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@episcopalatlanta.org to have the listing removed. Thank you.


 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. 

HOURS AND COMPENSATION: 
The position requires an average of 14 hours per week which includes 5 hours on Sundays, playing two services, and accompanying a short choir rehearsal
2.5 hours accompanying Wednesday evening rehearsals
5 hours to select and practice preludes and postludes, and to practice anthems, solos, and hymns
1.5 hours for Admin/paperwork, emails, etc.
The position includes playing music for special services such as Ash Wednesday, the Triduum, and Christmas Eve.
The salary for this position is $15,000 per year.  The organist has right of first refusal for weddings and funerals for additional compensation.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Music is required, and five or more years of Anglican/Episcopal church experience is strongly preferred. The organist should be adept at playing in a variety of styles, and will be required to accompany occasional anthems and service music on the piano.  
The position reports to the Director of Music.  
The church’s musical instruments are a 2-manual digital Allen organ, and Kimball baby grand piano, and an electronic rehearsal piano.  

INTERESTED APPLICANTS 
Please send your resume and contact information to office@ccnorcross.org. For more information, click here.

Deadling to apply is September 30 or when the position is filled. 


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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

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 znyein@allsaintsatlanta.org.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

KEY DUTIES:

  • 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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS

Please contact Fr. Tim Watts at tjwatts@maryandmarthabuford.org or 770-271-4067.

Deadline to apply September 30


St. Nicholas Episcopal Church in Hamilton is seeking a Part-time Parish Administrator

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Office management and administrative duties.
Handle financial transactions, and maintain the records of the parish.
The Parish Administrator will be able to use Servant Keeper software for deposits and contributions management and QuickBooks for accounting and payroll.
Knowledge of Mac computers required.

HOURS AND COMPENSATION:

25 hours per week
Salary commensurate with experience and skills. 

TO APPLY: 
Send resume to Roxane Gwyn at rox6@mac.com

Deadline to apply: September 16, 2019


St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church is Seeking a Children's Formation Coordinator

The St. Benedict’s 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 Children’s Ministry is evolving.  We currently offer two Sunday School morning classes (ages 3-6 and 7-10) at 9:30 a.m. and a more well-attended Children’s Chapel during the first part of the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Both of these programs comprise the majority of children’s formation.  A group of keenly interested parents and parish staff hope to embark this Fall on using Godly Play in both Sunday School and Children’s Chapel, and using resources from Living the Good News for the Children’s Chapel time.  Parents are also eager to have activities which will bring families together to allow for additional opportunities to get to know one another better.  
We have additional children’s activities which are the Children’s Ministry Coordinator’s responsibility. These include an Easter Egg hunt, blessing of the backpacks, blessing of the Halloween costumes, a Christmas Pageant and a week-long summer Bible School (half day) which is open to the larger Smyrna community.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD

  • Build relationships with children, parents and other parishioners 
  • Recruit, train and collaborate with volunteers and a Christian Formation Team  who will support the program.
  • Model by word and example the love of Christ, sharing holy care with all
  • Be energetic, an excellent communicator, well-organized, and hard-working
  • Be mindful that Christian Formation occurs in all aspects of parish life, whether intentionally or not
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with staff and parishioners, using excellent people skills
  • Be an advocate for children’s and families’ participation in all aspects of parish life
  • Like having fun.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in children’s formation in a church setting
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Ability to coordinate other additional children activities
  • Ability to meet regularly with the parish staff
  • Completion (after employment) of two Safeguarding workshops required by our parish and diocese.
  • Open to connections with other parishes’ Christian Education leaders for mutual learning
  • Be actively renewed through prayer, study, worship and play
  • Be present for parish activities where families of young children are present, to include Sunday worship
  • Have experience in publicizing activities by various means
  • Submit to a criminal background check when requested

HOURS AND COMPENSATION:
The salary is $12,000 annually.
Hours per week will vary according to need. (An average of 10 hours weekly is anticipated.) Compensation includes two weeks’ paid vacation and time off for continuing education. 

TO APPLY: 
Please supply a cover letter sharing your approach to supporting children and families in a church community along with any relevant experience you have in this area.
Please include references with your submission.
These mailed be emailed or snail-mailed to: 
The Rev. E. Claiborne Jones
St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church
2160 Cooper Lake Road
Smyrna, GA 30088
678.279.4300
claiborne@mysaintb.org

Deadline to apply: mid-August 2019

For more information about St. Benedict’s, please go to click here and check us out on Facebook here


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. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• 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

REQUIREMENTS

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/ 

TO APPLY:
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
claiborne@mysaintb.org

The deadline is August 18, 2019.


Church of the Ascension is seeking a Part Time Youth Leader

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Cartersville, Georgia, seeks a part time (10 hours/week) youth leader with an outgoing personality and leadership skills. Familiarity with Episcopal liturgy and customs are strongly preferred, but not required. Candidates must be able to work with our Christian Formation committee, support youth with transitions from middle school to high school to college, and support youth involvement in diocesan events, especially summer camps. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a ministry focused parish. 

TO APPLY:
If interested in the position, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to the Very Reverend Mary Erickson, merickson@ascensioncartersville.org Application deadline is  September 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 

TO APPLY:
Interested applicants please email your resume with minimum of two professional references to Mr. Michael Lyons at runninglyons@gmail.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.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS
For more information, click here to view a website that describes the Choral Scholars program and the positions in further detail.


St. Michael and All Angels Stone Mountain, GA is seeking a Part Time Child Care/Teacher in the nursery/children's center

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Person must be an adult at least 18 years of age.
  • Have experience working with children who are in age toddler-4 years old for during the regular school year and toddler-9 years old for during the summer.

TIME COMMITMENT AND COMPENSATION
3 to 3 1/2 hours on Sunday mornings.
$20.00 per hour.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:
Contact Arlean R. Golden at arleangolden@hotmail.com. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2019


St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is seeking a Director of Music and Organist

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Organist to oversee the entire music program for a congregation with an active membership of over 500 members. St. Bartholomew’s was established just 65 years ago. The congregation is known for its deep commitment to social justice, meaningful worship opportunities, and glorious music. The major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as organist for all worship services, and rehearsing and conducting three adult choirs and a treble choir.

TIME COMMITMENT AND COMPENSATION

Full-Time

The salary range is $53,000 to $60,000 and benefits include health insurance for the employee, pension, 4 weeks annual vacation, continuing education and sabbatical.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the field of music and knowledge of Royal School of Church Music’s (RSCM’s) curriculum are required. 
  • Five or more years of Anglican/Episcopal church experience is strongly preferred with knowledge of and an ability to integrate other genres. 
  • Must be comfortable working with children as young as 8 years old, and be able to work with the Music Committee to organize and raise funds for choir tours for the treble choir (biennial) and the adult choirs (Gloucester Cathedral, Jul 2021).

TO APPLY:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to this email address, sanctus@stbartsatlanta.org.

For more information on St. Bartholomew's click here


Saint Michael & All Angels is seeking a Parish Administrator 

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 Parish Administrator’s role is to assist the Rector in managing the daily operations of the church office. SMAA is therefore seeking a highly organized and detailed-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate should be a fast learner, flexible and willing to collaborate with staff in his/her role as Parish Administrator to ensure that SMAA’s office exemplifies professionalism, hospitality and productivity.

Hours of work: Monday- Thursday 9am- 4:30pm
Annual Compensation: $36,855.00 with additional pension benefits; Paid Leave: Fifteen days annually; Compensation to be reviewed annually.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and print bulletins for Sunday worship services and for special services. Knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.
  • Prepare and circulate the weekly e-newsletter.
  • Prepare parish annual report, update parish directory (as needed) and external correspondence.
  • Maintain parish database, records, files and calendar. Knowledge of social media platforms would be a bonus.
  • Direct parishioners needing pastoral care to clergy.
  • Support the Vestry, Bookkeeper, Treasurer and other staff members as needed.
  • Coordinate building usage, access and maintenance.
  • Oversee incoming and outgoing parish mail and postage supplies.
  • Coordinate facility usage by outside groups in coordination with Rector.

To apply, please send letter of interest, resume, and list of references to:
Mr David Cutting, Parish Administrator Search Committee
dcutt1952@gmail.com

Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church
6780 James B Rivers Drive
Stone Mountain GA, 30083.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr David Cutting at (678) 332-4730. 

Please note: A full background check and completion of Safeguarding Training is required prior to commencement of employment.


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. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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
  • Administrative
    • 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

TO APPLY:

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 ecaparish@gmail.com. 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 applicants@yminstitute.com by August 4, 2019. 


St. Luke's is seeking a Liturgy Assistant

St. Luke’s is a thriving 2,000 member Episcopal Church in downtown Atlanta with a rich history of meaningful worship. We are looking for an energetic and detail-oriented soul to join our staff as a part-time liturgy shepherd. The ideal candidate is a well-organized self-starter with excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of Episcopal liturgy and Adobe InDesign in a PC setting. The assistant is responsible for the production of our service bulletins and all material related to weekly worship as well as  “special” services, such as funerals and weddings that come up throughout the year.  The assistant must be a planner -- able to work on “this” Sunday’s needs while looking down the road toward the next Sunday or season or feast day or wedding, and he/she must keep (and this is where the “shepherd” part comes in) all stakeholders (clergy, music department, etc.) likewise focused. Learn more here. 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Intermediate Adobe InDesign skills.
  • ATTENTION to DETAILS -- in par cular the small details to maintain consistency in bulle n look.
  • Team player -- we’re a small organiza on with a lot of work to get done. We need to help and support one another.
  • Knowledge of Episcopal liturgy. If you know a proper preface from a frac on, this might be for you.
  • Self-starter. No one is going to prod you along. You’ll know what you need to do - and we need someone who will
    show up and just do it. That doesn’t mean you can’t ask ques ons or seek advice.

The position is part me on an hourly basis at the church four days a week (including Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday). This position is collaborative and things can change. You will be required to a end a weekly liturgy meeting (and take notes re the bulle ns reviewed).

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience and why you’d like to work at St. Luke’s along with your resume to: Parish Administrator David Lowry david@stlukesatlanta.org.

St. Luke’s practices a radical inclusivity and believes that all are God’s creatures. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender iden ty or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.


The Cathedral of St Philip's is seeking a Book Store Manager

The Cathedral Book Store is accepting applications for a full time Manager position. Detailed job description available upon request. Please contact FaySwennes@yahoo.com or 404-237-2523.


St. David's is seeking a Digital Marketing Coordinator

St. David’s Episcopal Church in Roswell, Georgia is seeking a part-time (15-20 hrs/wk) Digital Marketing Coordinator to develop and maintain the content for a new mobile app.  To apply, please email your resume to Scott Lawrence at slawrence1111@gmail.com.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Digital Marketing Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining the content for the mobile app.  The Digital Marketing Coordinator will keep the app content current, the design fresh and the messaging relevant and aligned with the priorities of the leadership of St. David’s Church.  Responsibilities will also include monitoring app metrics to provide relevant performance data to the Clergy, Vestry and Staff and managing the Help Desk email.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • In collaboration with Clergy, Staff and Ministry Leaders, initiate, manage and publish creative content for the app to keep parishioners engaged and connected
  • Create and apply professional and visually appealing graphic design
  • Build and maintain dynamic multi-media content for ministries and groups
  • Frequently update content for home page, schedules, classes, upcoming events, media, etc.
  • Manage “push notifications” for priority messaging to parishioners, group leaders and participants.
  • Monitor and analyze app usage and other metrics to provide direction for communication strategy, content development, etc.
  • Collaborate with staff to integrate the app with Church Community Builder database to optimize the user experience.

OTHER:

  • This position is part-time (15 to 20 hours per week) and primarily works from home, however, will be required to come into the office for weekly staff meetings and other times as requested.
  • Must have an “entrepreneurial spirit” in the approach to job responsibilities. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in Digital Marketing.
  • Experience in content development, marketing and communications is preferred.
  • Graphic design experience preferred.
  • Familiar with social media.
  • Ability to develop web page format landing page using Word Press.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Works well in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign

St. Alban's Episcopal Church is seeking a Part-Time Organist/Choir Director 

St. Alban's in Monroe, Georgia is in need of a part-time Organist/Choir Director. If interested, please contact Stan Brassie at stanbrassie@gmail.com.


Trinity Presbyterian Church is seeking an Interim Director of Children and Family Ministries

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Interim Director (ID) of Children and Family Ministries has overall responsibility for programming, staff, and volunteer oversight in all activities of TPC that involve children age birth through 5th grade (with the exception of sports) as well as family and parent activities of children in this age range. Additionally, this ID has general duties such as teaching, small group facilitation, and program coordination across ministry areas.

Reports to: Executive Pastor

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Area of Responsibility: Education

  • Implement Church School Program (K through Grade 5)
  • Implement Worship Education Program (K through Grade 3)
  • Sustain, Enhance, and Lead Mission Program for Children and Families in collaboration with the Mission Ministry Team
  • Implement Stewardship Education Program for Children and Families in collaboration with the Stewardship Ministry Team
  • Empower and Equip Parents to be Faith Educators at Home
  • Cultivate a Program of Developmental Faith Milestones
  • Facilitate and Coordinate Baptism Preparation in collaboration with the Senior Pastor

Area of Responsibility: Program Leadership

  • Coordinate CFM seasonal events with Director of Preschool Ministries and Children’s Recreational Ministries and in collaboration with Congregational Events Ministry Team
  • Coordinate CFM Faith-Development Events with lay leaders
  • Perform Regular Program Evaluations

Area of Responsibility: Volunteer Management

  • Lead Efforts for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers, Leaders, and Volunteers
  • Conduct Teacher, Leader, and Volunteer Training
  • Serve as Staff liaison to the Children and Family Ministry Team and ensure two-way communication with Session.

Area of Responsibility: Staff Management

  • Supervise Director of Preschool Ministries and Children’s Recreational Ministries
  • Supervise Administrative Assistant (Shared Supervision)
  • Conduct Staff Training and Performance Evaluations

Area of Responsibility: Other

  • Administer Child Protection Policy, Training, and Procedures, and compliance with policy
  • Manage Annual Budget
  • Teach Adult Church School, Bible Study, and/or Officer Training Classes as assigned
  • Facilitate One or More Adult Spiritual Formation Groups as assigned
  • Develop collegial relationships with the staff

REQUIREMENTS

  • Our Interim Director of Children's Ministries must be a theologically grounded person of energy, enthusiasm and vision.
  • The ideal candidate must be well versed and experienced in children's ministry and education and have strong skills in both written and oral communication.
  • Experience in budgeting and administration is also desirable.
  • As with all positions at Trinity, the individual in this position must meet the requirements of and comply with Trinity’s Child Protection Policy.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is seeking an Assistant Chaplain

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a Chaplain with a commitment to boarding and day school education in an Episcopal environment that cultivates creativity, celebrates individuality, rejoices in the natural world, and values grace and forgiveness. This is 10 month, full-time position and reports to the Head of School.

The Assistant Chaplain’s primary responsibility is to partner with the Chaplain for the oversight of the spiritual life of the school.

The Assistant Chaplain will:
• Help lead the liturgical life of the community
• Provide pastoral care for students, faculty, staff, and parents
• Inspire and coordinate student participation in worship
• Be responsible for the care and use of the school’s historic St. Andrew’s Chapel
• Teach an academic religion course
• Help coordinate campus service program
• Orient new students and faculty to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church
• Participate in campus life
• Help guide the school in maintaining and communicating its Episcopal identity
• Perform additional duties as directed by the Head of School

As with all faculty members, the Assistant Chaplain serves as a student advisor, leads weekend activities, provides weekend and evening campus supervision, and helps plan and execute class trips, retreats, and special events throughout the year. Based on the individual’s talents, interests, and gifts, responsibilities may also include leading afternoon programs and/or sponsoring student clubs.

Qualifications – Applicants must be ordained as priests in the Episcopal Church. Candidates will be expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree and experience in working with adolescents. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in adolescent counseling, working or living in a boarding school, community service, and/or coaching.

Compensation – Salary is dependent on education and experience. Benefits include a tuition remission plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, participation in the Church Pension Fund, and eligibility for grants for professional enrichment and continuing education.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve located in Sewanee, Tenn. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundance of outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close applications when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:
Assistant Chaplain Search Committee
Attn: Andrea Booher, abooher@sasweb.org
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN  37375


The Cathedral of St. Philip is seeking an Assistant Youth Minister

The Cathedral of St. Philip is a vibrant parish in the heart of Atlanta, with an average engagement of over 100 youth per week. We are looking for someone who is excited to engage our youth, work as a team in our education department, and learn more about themselves, parish life, and the Episcopal Church. For more information and a full job description and instructions on applying, please see our link: https://www.stphilipscathedral.org/news/cathedral-seeks-assistant-youth-minister/


St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is seeking a part-time Youth Minister

St. Michael and All Angels is an Episcopal Church that is seeking a part-time Youth Minister who can mentor the youth of the church. He/she should be able to spread his/her love of Christ with the youth. The individual should be able to teach (or develop and teach) a curriculum in an engaging and encouraging manner. The Youth Minister should be able to establish a deep connection with the youth as well as foster a meaningful relationship with the parents of the youth and other adults in the church.

Some tasks he/she will be expected to perform include:
• Facilitate meaningful discussions during the Sunday School/Formation Hour
• Assist the youth committee in developing a program vision for approval by the Rector
• Spark a desire for a deeper, more meaningful relationship with Christ
• Expose youth to scripture for daily guidance
• Encourage and recruit adult volunteers for youth activities
• Attend all SMAA youth events
• Promote growth in the youth program
• Attend Sunday service with youth and take part in the fellowship of the church (when required)
• Willing to attend Safeguarding God’s Children Training and become a Safeguard Certified Trainer within the first year of employment
• Manage an annual youth budget
• Manage parish youth ministry communication by the following tools: electronic newsletter, text blasts, social media

Skills
• Be able to utilize technological tools such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Constant Contact
• Be reliable and accountable
• Demonstrate effective conflict management skills

Required Qualifications
• Safeguarding God’s Children Certification

Preferred Qualifications
Previous youth leadership experience
• Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of Anglican/Episcopal traditions and theology

To apply for this job, please send your resume and cover letter to the Rev. Winston Arthur at rector@stmichaelstonemountain.org.


St. Luke's Episcopal Church is seeking a Director of Education for Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

St. Luke’s seeks a Director of Education for Children, Youth and Family Ministries with creativity, energy and passion for the faith development of children throughout all stages of childhood: birth through the 12th grade. The Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries will oversee our programs that guide, mentor, and educate children with the objective of creating a solid faith foundation in the Episcopal tradition.

St. Luke's, founded in 1864 and located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, is a vibrant community of 2000 parishioners representing 1000 households from all over the greater Atlanta community – all brought together to live out Christ’s presence in the city. St. Luke’s celebrates a long history of inspiring worship, Christian education in a supportive and diverse community and years of commitment to a variety of outreach ministries.

The successful candidate is well-organized, adept at multi-tasking, and has exceptional communication skills. This is a position that requires relationship building with and among children, youth, their teachers, families, volunteers and newcomers. The candidate will execute goals set forth for children and youth ministry through programming, small-group ministry, planned events, and year-round activities. The position reports directly to the Associate Priest for Education. Please visit www.stlukesatlanta.org/careers for a detailed job description. Candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to careers@stlukesatlanta.org.


St. Peter & St. Paul, Marietta is seeking an experienced Director of Children’s Ministry

Our Mission is Growing Disciples of Jesus Christ. Come help us pursue this mission in ministry for and with our children and their families (from nursery through 5th grade). This part time position involves leading the Sunday School program, Children’s Chapel, Vacation Bible School, and helping lead multigenerational events during the year. Existing resources include an established program, a cadre of volunteers, a leadership team, a supportive staff and an excellent facility. Salary range will be $20,000 - $30,000 depending upon agreed hours, training, experience and demonstrated abilities. Benefits include four weeks paid vacation and retirement benefits.

Read the Vision for Ministry and position description here. Send a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Tom Pumphrey at tpumphrey@peterandpaul.org.


Rainbow Village is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant

Position Summary:

  • Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature, and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment

  • Independently manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines

  • Screen and prioritize communications and opportunities from external and internal sources

  • Ability to organize and maintain administrative processes

  • Responsible for preparing presentations as requested

  • Ability to work with and bring together cross-functional coordination between programs and departments

  • The ideal candidate will be dynamic, high-energy, organized, and able to support cross-functional coordination in a fast pace environment and possess excellent judgment

  • Business hours are 9 m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; and, on occasion, additional hours/weekends to provide support and assistance for events

  • Ability to supervise the receptionist

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 8-10 years or equivalent work-related experience supporting C-level Executives and experience working with Boards of Directors is helpful

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information appropriately

  • Highly proficient in the following software programs: Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Sales Force

  • Extensive experience in administrative preparation of presentations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Professional and personable demeanor  

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment

  • Proven ability to work independently to achieve goals

  • Non-profit experience a plus

  • Mature, energetic with a ‘let’s roll up our sleeves’ attitude which is especially important in a fast paced environment

  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with internal and cross-functional teams and external parties 

Please send cover letter and resume to nyancey@rainbowvillage.org with Administrative Assistant in the subject line.  (No phone calls or drop-ins, please.) 


St. Gregory Athens is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Youth Ministries

The Coordinator of Youth Ministries will create a loving, inclusive, and safe community for the youth of the parish; help them grow in love of God and neighbor; and facilitate learning to equip them for ministry, service, and leadership in the church and in the world. This is a part-time (8 hours a week) position.

QUALIFICATIONS
The Coordinator of Youth Ministries position requires an active Christian faith, high energy and enthusiasm, solid organizational and communication skills, the ability to work with both youth and adult volunteers, and emotional health and maturity. Knowledge of the Episcopal Church preferred but not required.

DUTIES
In collaboration with and assistance from the Youth Committee and parish leaders, the Coordinator of Youth Ministries has shared responsibility for the following:
• Youth Events and Gatherings--Plan and coordinate youth events for youth 6th-12th grade.
• Sunday School: Recruit and support teachers for middle school and high school youth.
• Parish Life and Ministries: Encourage and facilitate the involvement of youth in the life and worship of the parish.
• Service, Outreach and Mission: Plan and promote service projects and mission trips.
• Retreat or Pilgrimage: Plan and promote an event for spiritual growth once a year.
• Pastoral Care: Provide loving care and support for the youth of the parish.
• Youth Committee: Meet regularly with adult volunteers and leaders of the Youth Committee.
• Attend Sunday worship and participate in Sunday morning activities.

Interested applicants send resume via email to office@stgregoryathens.org or contact the Rev. Laura Bryant 706-546-7553 ext 2 for further information.


Rainbow Village is seeking a Chief Executive Officer

MISSION:
Rainbow Village is a faith based nonprofit that transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instill initiative, self-development and accountability for future generations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

LEADERSHIP
• Create and sustain collaborative working relationships with community partners, investors, businesses, faith based organizations, public officials, non-profit partners and others to help achieve the goals of Rainbow Village.
• Participate with the Board of Directors in the development of a vision and strategic planning to guide the organization’s growth.
• Act as a spokesperson for the organization.
• Oversee the day to day management of Rainbow Village.

FUNDRAISING / DEVELOPMENT
• Identify and cultivate prospects and maintain relationships with investors to fulfill philanthropic
funding goals. 

FINANCIAL PLANNING, ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
• Work with staff and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget for operations.
• Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization.
• Oversee the strategy, development and implementation of fundraising efforts for sustainable funding and reserves; participate in fundraising activities as appropriate.
• Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the organization.
• Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of Rainbow Village’s programs and services.
• Continuous assessment of organization and program efficiency and effectiveness; recommend and implement changes as needed. 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
• Recruit, interview and select staff that have the knowledge, skills and abilities to help further the organization’s mission.
• Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery.
• Oversee the implementation of the human resource policies, procedures and practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have a demonstrated commitment to the mission of breaking the cycle of homelessness, poverty and domestic violence.
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business management, social services or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
• Demonstrated capability as a strong community leader to work with multiple sectors in the community, including but not limited to: investors, businesses, faith based organizations, public officials, and non-profit partners.
• Demonstrated expertise in organization, personnel and financial management.
• Strong written, presentation, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
• Five years of management experience in the field of philanthropy or not-for-profit management.
• Demonstrated ability to attract and sustain philanthropic funding.
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a wide range of community stakeholders. The
individual must be comfortable with diversity and respect for the dignity of every human being. 

Status: Exempt. Full-time.
Reports to: Rainbow Village Inc. Board of Directors
Compensation range: $90,000-$125,000 with bonus opportunity

Applications go to CEOapplicants@rainbowvillage.org


St. Aidan’s is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry

In Seeking to Know Christ and Make Him known, the Director of Children’s Ministry oversees the general administrative and supervisory responsibilities for the Sunday school and other programs, as well as relating the educational ministry of Sunday school to the total ministry of the church. 

Responsibilities:

Sundays: Plan and coordinate ministry of the following:
• Nursery, works with nursery committee. Responsible for recruitment and training of volunteers, maintenance of toys and supplies; age-appropriate activities; scheduling paid caregivers and volunteers. Provide a warm, welcoming experience to new families bringing their children to the nursery and follow up with them afterwards.
• Pre-K to 5th grade Sunday school
• Children’s Chapel (direct participation, support and oversight)
• Eucharist/communion class at least once a year for young children
• Communication with parents to include upcoming lesson plans, topics covered in Sunday School, and suggestion for activities or resources that parents and families can do at home to promote Christian formation

Seasonal:

• Vacation Bible School (working with a team of parishioners in planning, recruiting of helpers, communications, registrations, and follow-up). VBS is usually in early June. Works with Director of Music to coordinate the music
components.
• Christmas Pageant: (working with a team of parishioners in planning, recruiting of helpers, communications, registrations, and follow-up). Works with the Director of Music to coordinate the program.

Support:

• Provide support and guidance as needed for the Jr. and Sr. High Sunday school program
• Coordinates with the Director of Music for support of the children’s choirs and music program.

Coordination includes:
• Working as a regular part of the St. Aidan’s Church Staff, including regular attendance at monthly staff meetings and weekly check-ins with the rector.
• Working with vestry liaison and Christian Education Committee to develop and implement curriculum for the Children’s Ministry
• Identifying, recruiting, orienting, supporting and scheduling teachers for Sunday school
• Ensuring that all teachers and assistants are in compliance with Safeguarding God’s Children – coordinates with the Director of Youth Ministries for those volunteers needing that training for older youth.
•  Planning and leading teacher commissioning (Aug or Sept) and teacher appreciation (May) – coordinates with the Director of Youth Ministry for older age group teachers
• Communications: keeping the parish up-to-date on children’s ministry activity through Parish Matters, enews, website, weekly bulletin announcements and bulletin boards
• Classroom and storage space care: ensuring maintenance, appearance, cleanliness of classrooms and organization of storage space
• Overseeing budget for Children’s Christian Education
• Managing and ordering supplies as needed and within the budget
• Assisting with shared space and shared ministry with St. Aidan’s Preschool
• Recruiting volunteers as needed
• Calling and following-up with parents as needed.

Youth Christian Education:

• Working with the Director of youth ministry to recruit, train, and support teachers for middle and high schoolers, including assisting with curriculum selection which builds on the previous year’s programming.
• Overseeing a Children’s Lenten Program for Wednesday nights in Lent that partners with the Adult program

Sunday mornings (8:15-12:45)
• Be a loving presence, responding to needs from parents, volunteers and children as they arrive.
• Help with the gathering of the children as Sunday school begins.
• Responsible for Children’s Chapel (second service), including the volunteer worship leaders and shepherds.
• Helping to welcome, include and track visitors and new members; focusing on those with children.

Position Criteria:
1. A growing knowledge and profession of scripture, Episcopal church traditions and liturgy
2. Interest in and awareness of educational needs for Christian development in a broad age range but focusing on children from infancy to pre-teen
3. Active participation in worship at St Aidan’s
4. Good organization skills and self-motivation
5. good communication skills, with they ability to relate well to children and adults (parents, clergy, vestry, and volunteers)
6. an openness to learn
7. Appropriate college level preparation

Hours and Compensation
• Average of 20 hours per week, including 4-5 hours on Sunday mornings & flexible office hours on weekdays
•  See St. Aidan’s Employee Handbook for benefits and employee policies. Position includes pension
•  Salary is hourly based on education and experience of the applicant

Position is open and available for immediate employment. Contact Fr. Reggie at 770-521- 0207 or email at Fr.Reginald@staidans.org


Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Greensboro, GA is seeking a part-time Organist  

Part-time organist needed to accompany one Sunday service at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Greensboro, GA. At this time there is no choir, although we would like to develop a choral program in the future.


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.

Schedule

  • 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.

Click here for the job description.Submit a cover letter and resume to Courtney Vaughn at courtney@mysaintb.org
Visit us online at www.mysaintb.org/stbn


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