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Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities throughout the Diocese of Southern Virginia.

If your church has a job opening you would like included here, please contact Ann Turner, aturner@diosova.org.


Part-time Bookkeeper (Posted June 29, 2015)

Eastern Shore Chapel, Virginia Beach, is seeking a part-time bookkeeper. The position is 16 hours per week. Strong accounting and computer skills required.  Experience with RDS accounting software would be beneficial. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must. Parish bookkeeper work includes regular contact with members of the parish as well as coordination with other staff members. Duties and Responsibilities: Utilizing RDS Accounting software for churches; Counting cash donations – working with volunteers; Entering the pledges in RDS, either manually or via check scanner; Bank deposits – preparation and taking to bank
Prepare documents to be scanned with G/L codes; Scan and verify the invoices; Oversee the work from outsourcing firm – journal entries into the General Ledger; ACH transfers and Visa reconciliation assistance is required in-house; Prepare the payroll hours for ADP to process the payroll; Verify the accuracy of the payroll from ADP; Tracks donations for named ministries from Sunday collections; Prepare computer checks as needed. Reports to Parish Administrator. All inquiries – please send resume and references to cwyman@easternshorechapel.org.


Parish Secretary (Posted June 15, 2015)

Old Donation Church in Virginia Beach is seeking a Parish Secretary. The position is 16 hours per week. Strong office and computer skills required, with hopefully some experience with desktop publishing which we use liberally for bulletins and newsletters. There is also a large amount of interface with the outside world and parishioners. A job description is available here. If you are interested, please contact the Rev. Bob Randall at brandall@olddonation.org, and include a resume. We will receive resumes for the remainder of June and do interviews in July.


Director of Children and Youth Education (Posted June 10, 2015)

St. Matthias Church in Midlothian, VA, a vibrant community of faith, is seeking a Director of Children and Youth Education.  The Director of Children and Youth Education is responsible for the Christian Education and Formation of the Children and Youth at St. Matthias Episcopal Church.  The position reports to the Rector and works closely with the Director of Children and Youth Activities, teachers, children, parents and parishioners.  The Director of Children and Youth Education will create, acquire, and execute Children and Youth educational programs which include the Sunday School curriculum for ages 2-18, grades K-12. This is a 28 hour per week position with flexibility in scheduling those hours.   If you are interested in this position and have questions, please contact either The Rev. Brenda S. Overfield, Rector, or Brother Mark Jenkins, Parish Administrator at St. Matthias Episcopal Church 804-272-8588. Otherwise, please send your Resume to Welcome@stmatmidlo.com.


Director of Christian Formation (Posted June 9, 2015)

Director of Christian Formation at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Position Summary: The Director of Christian Formation (DCF) is responsible for oversight, visioning, planning, implementation, and execution of Emmanuel's recurring and special religious formation programs.  These programs rely on volunteer coordinators, teachers, and leaders and the DCF is responsible for overseeing their recruitment, training, and empowerment.  The DCF will report directly to the rector. The position requires an Associate's degree or equivalent experience working with children, organizational skills, a friendly personality, and the ability to communicate and work with colleagues, a heart for sharing the Christian faith with children and their parents, and a willingness to affirm and support the worship of the Episcopal Church. The successful candidate should have basic computer skills and be able to communicate effectively using current technology. The DCF is a 20-hour/week, year-around position that includes two weeks’ vacation, with an intended average allocation of 15 hours/week for children and youth programs and 5 hours/week for adult programs. Salary will be determined by qualifications. If you think God might be calling you to this ministry please send a copy of your resume to The Rev. Kathleen Bobbitt, Interim Rector, at interimrector@emmanuelvb.org


Christian Education Director - Children's Ministries (Posted June 9, 2015)

All Saints Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia is seeking 2015 Christian Education Director – Children’s Ministries. Position Summary: All Saints Episcopal Church seeks to hire a Christian Education Director – Children’s Ministries (year round position, working 15 hours/week), with a preferred start date before August 1, 2015. The Director will work to nurture the spiritual growth of the children of All Saints Church through Christian education.  Working alongside the church’s Christian Education Committee, he or she will coordinate all programs for children from the nursery level through the fifth grade to ensure that Christian education remains a vital part of the life of the church. For more information regarding the position and the application process click here, or contact CEDallsaints@gmail.com.


Director of Music/Organist (Posted April 27, 2015)

Church of  Ascension, Norfolk is seeking a Director of Music/Organist. The position requires playing two services a week, directing a medium-sized volunteer choir, (September – May), developing a children’s choir program, and planning with Liturgy committee and Rector.  We are looking for a professional who has demonstrated choral directing experience and who is familiar with Episcopal liturgy.  Approximately 15 hours per week.  Salary range:  $20,000 – $28,000.  For a detailed job description, please email Emily Dale: riverview20@yahoo.com.






Last Published: July 22, 2015 2:46 PM