Lay Staff Openings
Job listings for positions in the churches and various other ministries of the Diocese of Atlanta may be submitted by clicking here. When the position has been filled please notify communications@episcopa
St. 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 4th 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.
Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church Atlanta, GA is seeking a part-time Youth Director
The Youth Director will work closely with and be supervised by the Director of Formation for Children and Youth.
St. Bartholomew’s leaders of Christian Education for children, youth and adults develop learning experiences that respond to the questions, challenges and needs that each person brings from their particular faith stage and circumstance in life. Youth Ministry at St. Bartholomew’s supports teens, seventh through twelfth grades, as they grow from children (experienced in Godly Play) to adults through an intentional process of spiritual formation and education. That process makes use of a loving community of peers & adult mentors who together undertake programs designed to celebrate the transitions of adolescence as gifts from God while preparing them on their Christian journey to adulthood.
Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in Christian formation and worship on Sunday mornings.
Participate in Wednesday night dinners.
Participate in staff meetings on Monday from noon - 2:00 p.m.
Engage in consistent communication with the congregation, especially youth, parents and staff, concerning youth related activities.
Work with youth, parents, and staff to coordinate regular youth activities including ministry opportunities, community building, fundraising, and learning opportunities.
Support liturgical ministries involving youth, especially acolytes and lectors.
Plan and coordinate youth participation in diocesan activities.
Plan and coordinate youth activities for Parish Weekend.
Working with the Director of Formation, Children and Youth, plan biennial pilgrimage.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in youth ministry or a related field.
This position requires a strong Christian faith, high energy level and enthusiastic attitude, solid organizational skills and ability to coordinate with volunteers in planning a full range of programs for our youth.
Experience with Godly Play and Journey to Adulthood desirable.
Hours and Compensation
• Average of 15 hours per week, including 4-5 hours on Sunday mornings and flexible office hours on weekdays. Salary is based on education and experience of the applicant. Please send letter of interest and resume to the Rev. Allan Sandlin, Interim Rector at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rainbow Village is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
FUNDRAISING / DEVELOPMENT
• Identify and cultivate prospects and maintain relationships with investors to fulfill philanthropic
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.
• 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.
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.
• 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.
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
St. John’s Church in Tampa, FL is seeking a full-time Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
St. John’s Church of Tampa, FL (www.stjohnstampa.org) is seeking a full-time Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. St. John’s is a vibrant, growing parish in South Tampa. The Director facilitates the operation of the children, middle school, high school and family ministries which foster a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment where all may experience the love of God and be spiritually nurtured. These ministries are a key component of the spiritual formation offered at St. John’s.
Essential functions for this position include:
● Building and maintaining relationships with children, youth and families
● Providing leadership and direct oversight for all faith formation opportunities for children and youth including Sunday School, children’s programming and middle school and high school youth groups
● Building and overseeing the team of volunteer adults responsible for children and youth programming in the church
● Developing and evaluating the short term (1 year) and the long term (3-5 years) vision for the children and youth ministries
● Coordinating communications to families of children and youth
Qualifications for this position are:
● A growing and personal relationship with Christ
● A bachelor's degree or higher
● Three+ years’ experience in children’s, youth or family ministry
● Excellent communicator through all media (oral, written, digital, etc.)
● Understanding and empathy for children, youth and their families.
● Organized, pro-active, self-starter
● Creative, collaborative spirit
● A desire to always be learning
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Learn more here.
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 Office@Christchurchmacon.com
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.
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.
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