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St. Martin's Episcopal School is seeking a Long Term Substitute Teacher in Religion

St. Martin’s Episcopal School seeks a qualified Religious Studies teacher for the 2018 Spring semester. Candidates should have earned a minimum of a B.A. in Religion, Christian Education, or a comparable degree. Qualified candidates will also have experience in teaching religion to young children in a church or school setting and knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its educational traditions, practices, and beliefs. Candidates must feel comfortable teaching a range of ages from early childhood through early adolescence, as this position includes weekly classes with students from 3 years old through 8th grade. Other responsibilities include leading two Early Childhood Chapel services each week. This position is mobile across the campus, so candidate must be comfortable with: switching classrooms throughout the day, moving teaching materials from class to class, and fast transitions. Candidates must be able to serve in the following capacity: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm from approximately January 22 – May 24, 2018.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates can email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2017. St. Martin’s Episcopal School, founded in 1959, is a coeducational day school serving students from 3 years old through 8th grade. For more information about the school, please visit our website at The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, applicants are considered only on the basis of merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, gender, age, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

Trinity Lutheran Church is seeking a Director of Family Ministries

TRINITY ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA,, a Christ-centered, traditional 3,300-member congregation in downtown Ft. Wayne, Indiana, is looking for a passionate and compassionate full-time Director of Family Ministries. Building on a current core group of about 75 active children and 60 active youth, the director will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive spiritual formation plan for infants through high school. The director will lead Trinity’s efforts to create a nurturing and welcoming faith community for children, youth, and their families that works together to change the world through Jesus.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of experience in children’s or youth ministry leadership, and a strong personal faith consistent with the Lutheran tradition. He or she will join a team of dedicated and enthusiastic program staff leading the church’s ministries and missions. Resumes and a cover letter can be sent to by 11/03. Learn more. 

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