Employment opportunities throughout the Diocese of Southern Virginia.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com.
Organist/Choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal Church, Portsmouth (Posted April 22, 2015)
Trinity Episcopal Church in historic Old Towne Portsmouth is seeking a new organist/ choirmaster. The scope of the work includes: one Sunday liturgy, holy days, scheduling and supervision of four paid section leaders, a weekly choir rehearsal, and coordination with special musicians for feast day celebrations
We are looking for someone who will spend an average of 15 hours per week on this ministry. Pay follows AGO compensation guidelines. The principal work is organ and choir for our weekly 10:30 AM Sunday Eucharist. Our primary instrument is a 3-manual Austin/Walker organ consisting on 39 pipe ranks and 55 digital ranks distributed over 7 divisions along with a Steinway concert piano that is used in our worship. On principal feast days we do require coordination with local musicians. Music planning is collaborative with the rector.
Trinity is at a turning point in its life and has experienced 10% growth since July when our new rector arrived. We are currently in the middle of a complete restoration of our nave which will be completed in September and should set the stage for significant growth. We are in the middle of reenergizing our congregation and working to better include our families and children into all aspects of the life of the parish.
We have a strong tradition of music at Trinity that has enriched our worship and lives. Anglican and other liturgical music is what we most frequently use here. Our goal is for music to call people into a deeper relationship with God in Jesus Christ and into their own ministry. Our plan is to use the gifts of the person God sends us to help us in shaping our future. Might you be the person God is calling to Trinity?
If you think that you are the person God is calling to this ministry please send your resume to Fr. Charles Smith, Rector Time Certain at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of Christian Formation at Trinity Episcopal Church, Portsmouth (Posted April 20, 2015)
Position Summary: The Coordinator of Christian Formation is responsible for the planning, oversight and implementation of formation programs for adults and children at Trinity Church. This person will collaborate with the rector and the Christian Formation committee as an integral part of re-visioning Christian Formation at Trinity, and will report directly to the rector. The position requires some higher education or equivalent experience working with children; organizational skills; a friendly personality and the ability to communicate and get along 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 with current technology. This position is 15-19 hours per week, including Sunday mornings, with two weeks’ vacation per year. Salary will be determined by qualifications.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities (to be coordinated with the rector and the CF Committee): Design and implement Sunday morning Nursery Care with Biblical Storytelling for ages 0 – 3 years. The nursery is to be available from 9:20 – 11:50 on Sunday and for special services and events. The Coordinator will train and supervise nursery volunteers and part time workers. Implement Sunday morning Godly Play for ages 3-9 years. Implement and supervise a lectionary-based curriculum for ages 10-14 on Sunday morning. Implement two adult offers each “semester” with one being led by the rector. Design and Implement one family event every month from September through May. Train and supervise part time workers and volunteers connected with these programs. Coordinate an annual Vacation Bible School. Coordinate an annual Christmas pageant
Administration: Ensure that you, all volunteers, and part time workers have fulfilled the provisions of Safe Church Training as prescribed by the Diocese of Southern Virginia and that guidelines are followed. Attend scheduled staff meetings, CF Committee meetings and meet regularly with the rector at a time to be determined by him. Submit an annual Formation budget for vestry approval and manage the approved funds for the Christian Formation needs of the parish. Participate in a Mutual Ministry Review with a selected committee in consultation with the rector to evaluate the Formation ministry of the parish. Participate in a yearly job evaluation conducted by the rector and members of the Christian Formation Committee.
If you think God might be calling you to this ministry please send a copy of your resume to The Rev. Charles Smith, Rector Time Certain, at email@example.com.