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St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is seeking a Chaplain

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School ( 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 12 month, full-time position and reports to the Head of School.

The Chaplain’s primary responsibility is for the oversight of the spiritual life of the school.

The Chaplain will:
 • 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
 • Coordinate the calendar for Chapel gatherings
 • Teach an academic religion course and guide the religion curricula
 • Orient new students and faculty to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church
 • Live on campus, participate in campus life, and serve as a member of the residential faculty
 • Develop and monitor the Chaplain’s budget
 • Perform additional duties as directed by the Head of School

As with all faculty members, the 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 at least five years of experience in working with adolescents. A degree or experience in adolescent counseling is preferred as is experience in working or living in a boarding school setting.

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, a retirement plan, 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. Position is to begin July 2018.

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

Emmaus House is seeking a Part-Time Food Pantry Coordinator

The Muriel Lokey Center Mission
The Lokey Center strives to welcome and respect at-risk individuals and families, to provide them information and basic services and to collaborate with volunteers and other agencies for comprehensive assistance. The Lokey Center also acts in the public arena, advocating for the just provision of assistance by other governmental and non-profit agencies.

Food Pantry Coordinator:
The Food Pantry Coordinator is a grant funded position in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank. It will be the responsibility of the Food Pantry Coordinator to oversee and participate in the day to day operations of the Emmaus House Food Pantry. The Coordinator will supervise and assist interns, volunteers, and staff members in daily activities related to the food pantry and will be responsible for maintaining expected standards of client experiences and logistical operations. This position reports directly to the Director of Social Services.

The Food Pantry Coordinator is expected to:
 • Supervise the Road Fellow Intern and other food pantry volunteers
 • Coordinate all activities with the Atlanta Community Food Bank
 • Train staff and volunteers to utilize the Oasis database management system
 • Supervise and assist during all distribution hours of the Food Pantry
 • Assist with the purchasing, pick-up, and stocking of food for the pantry
 • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Social Services related to food pantry operations

 • Proficiency in computer skills such as email and Microsoft Office applications
 • Minimum high school education (preferred Bachelor’s Degree)
 • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
 • Must have a good driving record and be eligible to drive Emmaus House vehicles
 • Ability to learn and use on a daily basis data entry software
 • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 • Willingness to work with a diverse group of clients including but not limited to: racially diverse population, individuals suffering from mental illness and other disabilities, individuals with a criminal history, and sex offenders
 • Must have a positive attitude to create an optimal work and social environment

Resumes are to be sent to

St. Teresa's Episcopal Church is seeking a Youth and Children's Minister

Description​ ​of​ ​Youth​ ​Ministry​ ​at​ ​St.​ ​Teresa’s​:
Our youth and children matter - we love them, we feed them cookies and lemonade in the summer and hot chocolate and s’mores at other times. We listen to them. We encourage and empower them. They are valued. The future of not only our church, but “the church” is founded in our children. Our youth and children’s ministry exists to help them grow into their faith, and to help them understand who they are as children of God. We provide them with opportunities for worship, Christian formation, service and fellowship. Our youth and children’s ministries are well established and financially supported through our budget.

About​ ​St.​ ​Teresa’s​:
We are a program-sized parish located in Acworth, Georgia in West Cobb County. We have all ages in our parish - from infants to great grandparents. As an Episcopal Church, we welcome everyone into our pews, our hearts, and at our altar. We have dedicated volunteers, a flourishing outreach program, and a mission statement that is truthful and easily remembered: We are the hands and feet of Christ in the world.

Primary​ ​Responsibilities​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Youth​ ​and​ ​Children’s​ ​Minister:
 • Evaluate and shape the vision and goals of our youth and children’s ministries in coordination with the Rector
 • Build relationships with our youth, our children and their families, and help them build relationships with each other and with our parish
 • Plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth and children’s ministries, including Sunday School, worship, service, fun fellowship, and outreach
 • Work with the Rector in selecting or creating materials for Christian formation that support the theology and mission of St. Teresa’s
 • Identify and develop adult volunteers to work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry
 • Mentor youth in developing leadership skills
 • Encourage youth to engage in service through the many ministries offered at St. Teresa’s
 • In consultation with the Rector, coordinate and oversee confirmation classes and provide leadership for confirmands, mentors, and parents
 • Broadly communicate the vision and activities of youth ministry through a variety of media (e.g., email, social media, texts, newsletters, bulletin boards)
 • Plan and lead “Youth Sunday” liturgies
 • Plan and lead several trips throughout the year, including retreats and mission trips

Additional​ ​Duties​ ​and​ ​Responsibilities:
 • Produce annual report of youth and children’s ministry and provide regular updates to our Vestry and Rector
 • Plan and manage a balanced budget

Qualifications​ ​&​ ​Qualities​ ​Required:
 • 3+ years of experience in youth ministry
 • Bachelor’s degree
 • Deeply spiritual, creative, charismatic, energetic, and a model of Christian discipleship
 • Solid organizational and technical skills

This is a full-time position that reports to the Rector. Salary is commensurate with education and experience level.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to We also invite candidates to send an
optional one minute video introducing themselves.

Submission deadline is January 1, 2018.

Christ Church Episcopal, Norcross is seeking a Director of Christian Education for Children and Youth

We are a warm, caring, joyful community of faith whose membership reflects the rich diversity of our city. We seek an energetic, creative leader who to guide and facilitate ministries for children from birth to grade 12. The position requires a commitment to faith in Christ, high energy level and enthusiastic attitude, a sense of humor, solid organizational skills, and an ability to coordinate with volunteers to plan and execute events. The director must communicate effectively with children, youth, and parents. Requires flexible work hours. Knowledge of the theology of the Episcopal Church, training in Godly Play (or familiarity with Montessori) and some musical are preferred.

Salaried Position: Based on 40 hours/week, benefits, continuing education.  Anticipated start: Early 2018

The deadline for applicants is January 1, 2018. To apply, visit

St. David's Episcopal Church is seeking a Youth Minister

Description of Youth Ministry:
The youth ministry of St. David's exists to help young people understand who they are as children of God and how they function as part of the Body of Christ. Our youth minister's role is to help our youth grow into mature members of the church through providing opportunities for worship, Christian formation, service, and fellowship. Our youth ministry program is well established and financially supported in our budget.

About St. David's:
Saint David’s Episcopal Church is a thriving parish of 650 families and 2,100 baptized members located in Roswell, Georgia, 20 miles north of downtown Atlanta. Fifty-two percent of our households have children at home. Saint David’s is full of growing families, active in community participation, and full of volunteer spirit. We are an Episcopal Church, offering numerous ways to worship, serve, and grow spiritually.

Primary Responsibilities of Youth Minister:
 • Evaluate and shape the vision and goals of the youth ministry in coordination with the Family Ministry Team
 • Build relationships with youth and their families and help youth build relationships with each other and with the parish
 • Plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth ministry, including Sunday School, worship, service, fun fellowship, and outreach
 • Select and/or create materials for Christian formation that support the theology and focus of St. David's
 • Identify and develop adult volunteers to work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry
 • Mentor youth in developing leadership skills
 • Encourage youth to engage in service through the many ministries offered at St. David's
 • Coordinate and oversee confirmation classes and provide leadership for confirmands, mentors, and parents
 • Broadly communicate the vision and activities of youth ministry through a variety of media (e.g., email, social media, newsletters, bulletin boards)
 • Plan and lead "Youth Sunday" liturgies
 • Plan and lead several trips throughout the year, including a fall retreat and mission trips

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
 • Produce annual report of youth ministry and provide regular updates to vestry
 • Plan and manage a balanced budget

Qualifications & Qualities Required:
 • 3+ years of experience in youth ministry
 • Bachelor's degree
 • Deeply spiritual, creative, charismatic, energetic, and a model of Christian discipleship

This position reports to the Associate Rector for Family Ministry and collaborates with our Children's Ministry Director and Children's Music Director. Salary is commensurate with education and experience level.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to We also invite candidates to send an optional one minute video introducing themselves to our search committee.

Application deadline is November 30, 2017.

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 for a detailed job description. Candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to

St. Mary's-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries

St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church ( is a vibrant diverse, and multi-generational parish located in Birmingham, AL. St. Mary’s has developed ministries and ministry partnerships that are meeting the needs of people and families across Birmingham and the region. They are seeking to hire a full-time Director of Youth Ministries who will oversee all aspects of ministry to youth (grades 5th-12th) and serve as a model for young people with respect to personal lifestyle, spiritual well-being, and participation in parish life.  

Some of the responsibilities include: 

• Coordinate and implement weekly, monthly and annual programs and activities as well as supervise and support interns and volunteers
• Oversee and encourage communication between: students, parents, interns, parish and staff.  
• Develop a Youth Committee and participate in Youth Committee meetings; 
• Build relationships with youth and their families both in and out of church as well as help facilitate the ministry of interns to function in similar personal ways.
• Work closely with staff and other ministry teams to coordinate programs, scheduling, and planning.  
• Prepare annual budget for Youth Ministry for approval, and administer approved budget.
• Participate in programs that promote personal spiritual growth and continuing education to keep current on trends and methods in the youth ministry field. 

The Director of Youth Ministries will have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with coursework in child and adolescent development, as well as 2-3 years’ experience. The candidate must have excellent communication and administrative skills and be knowledgeable in the traditions and beliefs of the Episcopal Church.  

The deadline to apply is 11/3/2017. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

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

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


  • 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 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.

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.

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 or contact the Rev. Laura Bryant 706-546-7553 ext 2 for further information.

Rainbow Village is seeking a Chief Executive Officer

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.


• 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.

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

• 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. 

• 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.

• 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

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. 


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


• 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
• 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.


• 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

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.

Christ Church Macon seeking a full-time Youth Minister

We are a midsized Episcopal Church (approx. 600 people) in downtown Macon. The majority of our parishioners live outside of the downtown area and are middle to upper class, well educated, and many are professionals in the community. Our worship is traditional and liturgical but the youth (and some of the younger adults) are interested in a more contemporary worship experience on at least an occasional basis. We have a youth program now but the youth minister is very part time and the program is needing further development to grow. We have many families with children and youth of all ages active in the parish. There is also ample opportunity for outreach in the community and there is interest among the youth to expand their involvement in outreach and in mission. The high school group also is hungry for more opportunity for Bible study and discipleship.

We seek a full time youth minister who will address the needs mentioned above and develop thriving programs for junior high and for senior high youth. The youth minister would also be responsible for teaching (or arranging for a teacher for) Confirmation and Sunday School for the youth. We would like to see the development of a summer mission trip as well. Salary is competitive and dependent on experience and health insurance and pension are provided. We seek someone who is able to actively engage with the youth and be a strong spiritual leader among that community. A spirituality and theology consistent with the Nicene Creed is required as well as training and experience in youth ministry, an ability to lead active outdoor activities, a heart for developing the faith of young people, and an open and welcoming, nonjudgmental attitude. Salary competitive and health insurance provided.

For more information about the position contact the Rev. Cynthia Knapp (478)745-0427
Send applications with resume and references to

St. Benedict's Nursery Seeks an Infant/Toddler Teacher

St. Benedict’s Nursery in Smyrna, GA is seeking an exceptional infant/toddler teacher to join an amazing team of early childhood educators.
Our mission is to provide a high quality learning environment for children aged 3 months to 36 months old. We believe children are unique, complex human beings with an inherent desire to learn. We strive to know each child on an individual basis and develop a relationship with the children and parents to provide a loving yet motivated and developmentally appropriate learning environment.
We are a ministry of St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church.Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in ECE or related field; commensurate experience considered or  CDA

  • Current First-Aid and CPR certification

  •  Physical constraints required include the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a  hearing aid, the ability to see and read newsprint with or without corrective lenses, to speak and be understood under normal circumstances, to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds, and the use of arms, hands, legs, and feet with or without corrective devices to accomplish the job, including evacuation of the building during emergencies.


  • Work hours are 7:30am to 2:00pm, Monday – Friday.

  • This is a part-time position and does not include benefits.

  • These hours are subject to change based on our enrollment and staffing needs.

  • Compensation is currently $15/hour.

  • Our school year runs August – May and we offer summer camps for most of June and July.

  • Candidates must be able and willing to work throughout the summer.

  • We follow an academic calendar; we are closed for most holidays, including a one-week break at Thanksgiving and two weeks at Christmas as well as a week in March for Spring Break.

Click here for the job description.Submit a cover letter and resume to Courtney Vaughn at
Visit us online at

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 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
Phone: 770-536-0126