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Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities in Southern Virginia and beyond.

If your church has a job opening you would like included here, please contact Ann Turner, aturner@diosova.org. Postings remain for 60 days, unless otherwise notified.

Director, Children and Youth Christian Faith Formation Program (Posted April 20, 2020)
Grace Episcopal Church is a vibrant parish located in historic Yorktown, VA.  Located on a bluff above the York River, the church maintains three buildings: the historic church, founded in 1697; the parish hall, which houses a preschool; and a newly renovated retreat house.  For more information about the Grace community, visit www.gracechurchyorktown.org. The Director of Faith Formation for Children and Youth leads a vibrant ministry with and for the children and youth of Grace Church.  Responsibilities include inspiring youth to a life of faith; nurturing a community of mutual support; developing and overseeing Christian Formation programs for children and youth; recruiting and training volunteers; and collaborating with church leadership. We seek a candidate who is not afraid to innovate, and who will help Grace Church develop a thriving ministry which helps families connect with God and with the Grace community. The DCYM is an energetic, adventurous individual who is equipped to teach and inspire the children and youth of Grace Church and to help young people grow in their faith. The DCYM has an obvious heart for children and a sincere desire to build relationships with the children and their families.  The individual we seek is a creative thinker and teacher who can help children and youth connect to and find God in their everyday lives. In addition to a creative and joyful spirit, qualified candidates possess abilities and strengths in: Team building; Communicating and teaching; Program planning and scheduling; Social media and current technology; Leadership development, strategy, and outreach. This position is full-time with benefits.  Interested applicants should send resume and a cover letter to jsoltys@gracechurchyorktown.org.

Part-time Godly Play/Sunday School Coordinator (Posted March 10, 2020)
Trinity Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, VA seeks a part-time Godly Play/Sunday School Coordinator to manage and teach in our Godly Play room. The position is Sunday Mornings during the regular church services, and approximately 5 hours per week.  Teaching Experience is required. Please contact Gizelle Moran (gizelle@trinity-portsmouth.org) for more information and a full job description. 

Nursery Attendants (Posted March 9, 2020)
Two Positions for Nursery Attendants Needed for Christ Episcopal Church in Smithfield. 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, four Sundays per month. $13.00/hr.  Must be at least 18 years of age. If interested, contact the church office cecadmin@christchurchsmithfield.org or call 757-357-2826.

Positions in other dioceses

Part-time Organist & Choir Director (Posted March 9, 2020)
Pastoral size Episcopal parish in Middleburg, VA seeks part-time organist/choir director to provide music for worship services, rehearse and direct a 10 member choir, and work with the rector to plan music for the liturgical year. Rieger Tracker organ. For full job description and information on applying, go to emmanuelmiddleburg.org/music

Minister of Music (Posted March 9, 2020)
Trinity Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, VA, is searching for a new Minister of Music. The Minister of Music (MM) shall be responsible for the planning and implementation of the music program for the church and be responsive to the rhythms of the church’s Liturgical year. As such, the MM should have a knowledge of Episcopal liturgy and hymnody. The MM is to have artistic and technical skills on both the organ and piano. He/she should possess sufficient vocal and instrumental conducting skills. The ability to support and encourage both beginning and experienced musicians and other participants is highly desired. This position is part-time, approximately 15-20 hours per week, yet requires the MM be available during the busiest times of the year (Christmas, Holy Week, Easter, etc.). The MM will be a reliable individual possessing enthusiasm, a sense of humor, and the ability to pass a background check. The position is open in June 2020. If you are interested, please send your resume to trinityfxbg@gmail.com.



Last Published: April 24, 2020 1:54 PM