5/25/17: Internship: Columba House (Diocese of Georgia)

What are you looking for?
Internship
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Columba House (Diocese of Georgia)
Where is the job site located?
Kents Hill, GA
What do you want this person to do?
Christian young adults (20-35) who want to deepen their spiritual lives in the Anglican tradition and build their resumes. Interns serve with a variety of parishes and non-profit organizations that train them for long term work and leadership in and out of Church circles.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Internship
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Submit an application and references (forms can both be found here: www.columbahouse.org/apply
When is the application deadline?
06/01/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.columbahouse.org/apply
Do you have a website?
www.columbahouse.org

5/25/17: Youth Leader (Carmel, IN)

What are you looking for?
Youth Leader
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Carmel, IN
What do you want this person to do?
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Carmel, Indiana is a group of over 900 parishioners who are united through the awareness of God’s presence in their lives. The parish has an outwardly focused commitment to serve others and invites all comers to share in the Christian life expressed through the Anglican & Episcopal tradition.

Currently St. Christopher’s has an active youth ministry with active adult volunteers. We are looking to reach youth in our community, grow our program, and serve the area around us.

St. Christopher’s is seeking a highly reliable, energetic, and experienced youth leader with excellent communications skills. This person must have a dynamic faith life of their own, and create and maintain a youth ministry that is fun, facilitates spiritual depth, and invites youth into community.

EXPECTATIONS:
Personal faith in Jesus and ability to articulate your own faith and journey
Have a knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its core beliefs.
Have a passion for youth and relational ministry
Actively engage in the St. Christopher’s community.
Understand that St. Christopher’s is an opening and affirming parish. The Youth Leader must be aligned with the Episcopalian theology and minister to all teens and their families.
Work with existing staff (Rector, other priests, music director, Christian Ed, etc) to create holistic and complementary programming for youth.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, and Google Mail and familiarity with all aspects of social media.

Office Hours and compensation
Church office hours are 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; however, this is a full time, salaried position and it is expected that hours will flex with supervisory approval due to weekend and evening youth events
10am worship service at St. Christopher’s and youth activities on weekends and some evenings are expected
Full time salaried position
Starting salary $28,000.
One week vacation after six months and two weeks vacation per annum after 12 months.
Benefit package including medical and retirement savings account.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please submit a resume to kzbenderland@gmail.com for review by the personnel committee. It there seems to be a good fit, there will be preliminary questions sent, then after review a potential interview.

5/23/17: Parish Administrator, part time (Pennington, NJ)

What are you looking for?
Parish Administrator
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Matthew’s
Where is the job site located?
Pennington, NJ
What do you want this person to do?
Position Summary
Parish Administrator— Part-Time, Non-Exempt, some irregular hours required seasonally.
Enthusiastic, motivated, self-starter with the ability to function effectively in both a team environment and independently with little or no supervision
25 hours, 5 days per week 9:30-2:30
Compensation: $20,000-$25,000
This position reports directly to the Rector and is employed at the Rector’s will.
Responsibilities
Daily
• Serve as first point of contact for visitors to the church, callers, and emailers
• Be the face of the church’s mission and vision
• Provide daily support to the Rector, staff, and wardens
• Maintain a warm, welcoming, and efficient working environment
• Answer phone, transfer calls, take messages
• Refer visitors to the Rector or wardens
• Maintain ministry schedules for parish volunteers (Fellowship One)
• pick up and distribute mail.
• read and respond to or forward e-mail communications.
• Update parish calendar on the shared folder or web-site
• Proofread
Weekly
• Recruit and manage volunteers
• Supervise custodial staff
• Attend weekly staff meeting
• Maintain office supply inventory
• Prepare and manage production of the parish’s weekly service bulletins, prayer lists and announcements and put them in the narthex
• Populate the Birthday and Anniversary prayers from the database (Fellowship One)
• Send weekly e-blasts (Fellowship One)
Monthly
• Publish monthly newsletter (Publisher)
• Produce a monthly metrics report
• Organize vestry documents in a binder each month prior to the meeting
As needed
• File Committee minutes, update and organize church records
• Maintain parishioner database (Fellowship One)
• prepare certificates for baptisms
• update parish baptismal, burial, confirmation, marriage records as they occur.
• Carefully record, file and send transfers between St. Matthew’s and other Episcopal parishes
• Request transfer information for new members
• Enter new members into the database (Fellowship One)
• Coordinate with the Rector, Property Chair and sexton for building and property improvement projects, repairs, safety updates, maintenance and testing.
• Review and update facility policies and procedures
• Communicate with vendors and contractors and renew or initiate contracts as appropriate
• Prepare and do mailings
• Record memorial donations as they arrive and prepare a thank-you note to be signed by the Rector
• Obtain appropriate authorizations prior to finalizing any contracts.
• Manage and schedule building use by internal and external groups
• prepare rental agreements and record donations.
• Maintain a rental binder and provide customer service for all single event and long term rentals.
Yearly
• Prepare the parochial report
• Prepare and publish the Annual report
o Invite ministry heads to prepare their report six weeks ahead of the Annual Meeting in January
o Send reminders
o Collate reports and design layout
o Print
• Attend the Annual Meeting and record
• Update Vestry handbooks

Requirements
• Enthusiastic, motivated, self-starter with the ability to function effectively in both a team environment and independently with little or no supervision
• A welcoming and respectful manner
• Good listener
• Solid knowledge of office software including, but not limited to: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher
• a demonstrated ability to learn, adapt, and integrate new software and technology, especially Fellowship One.
• Expert organizational, planning, problem solving, time management, and general supervisory skills.
• Facility in Maintaining confidentiality, discretion, cultural awareness, and sensitivity to others
• proficiency in proofreading and attention to detail
• Effective written and verbal communication skills,

Benefits
• 2 weeks of Paid Vacation, not to be carried from year to year.
• 9.5 paid holidays – Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and day after, Christmas Day and day after & New Year’s Day. 1/2 days on Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving Eve, and New Years Eve
• 5 sick days (accrued at a rate of 1.25 days per quarter) not to be carried from year to year.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please send resume and letter of intent to rector@stmatthewspennington.org
When is the application deadline?
06/09/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/st-matthews-episcopal-church-0293316c
Do you have a website?
http://www.stmatthewspennington.org/

5/23/17: Communications Specialist (Diocese of Rochester)

What are you looking for?
Communications Specialist
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, NY
Where is the job site located?
Henrietta, NY
What do you want this person to do?
May 22, 2017

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester consists of 48 churches located in 8 counties in Upstate NY. The Diocesan staff is located at 3825 E. Henrietta Rd. The staff works together to support the mission and ministry of the churches under the leadership of the Bishop. The Diocesan; vision “Joy in Christ, as a way of life” is expressed through radical hospitality, passionate spirituality and thoughtful engagement. We are focused on three areas of formation; building relationships, leadership development and thoughtful stewardship. The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester works for the equality and inclusion of all people.

CORE ROLES
The Communications Specialist, is responsible for planning and executing internal and external communication functions of the Bishop’s Office, in support of our Diocesan Mission statement, through effective engagement with leaders, parishes and the wider community.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please forward your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Kristy Estey – kristy@episcopaldioceseofrochester.orgJob Posting is open until June 15, 2017

We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries regarding this position. Only those invited to interview will receive a written response.

When is the application deadline?
06/15/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
http://www.episcopalrochester.org/sites/default/files/files/2017%20Communications
%20%20Specialist%20Job%20Description_0.pdf
Do you have a website?
http://www.episcopalrochester.org/

5/23/17: Director of Children and Family Ministries, part time (Cincinnati, OH)

What are you looking for?
Director of Children and Family Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Christ Church Cathedral Cincinnati
Where is the job site located?
Cincinnati, OH
What do you want this person to do?
Christ Church Cathedral, an active cathedral community in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, is currently seeking applicants for the position of Director of Children and Family Ministries. The successful candidate will be a disciple of Jesus, faithful in prayer and dedicated to Christian formation and community building, capable of building upon the strong community focus of her/his predecessor.

The incumbent’s primary responsibilities will be (1) to coordinate the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (Levels 1-3) or other formation program; (2) to form Christian disciples by focusing on the beauty of The Episcopal Church’s traditions; (3) to integrate children and families more fully into the life of our cathedral community; (4) to envision and coordinate the development of family ministry programs and (5) to work on a cathedral staff that emphasizes collaboration.

Our collegial cathedral staff will welcome the opportunity to work with the successful candidate to make programmatic dreams a reality in the context of our well-resourced cathedral –– a culturally diverse and social justice oriented community that holds creativity in various artistic forms in high value.

This is a part-time paid position. A competitive salary will include benefits and be based on experience.  Our Dean, the Very Rev. Gail Greenwell, anticipates announcing the appointment of the new Children’s and Family Minister by August 1, 2017.

For more details, contact the Rev. Canon Manoj Mathew Zacharia, Sub-Dean, by email or phone (513.842.2054).

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
When is the application deadline?
06/20/2017

5/22/17: Director of Youth Ministries (Birmingham, AL)

What are you looking for?
Director of Youth Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Mary’s on the Highlands Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Birmingham, AL
What do you want this person to do?
St. Mary’s on the Highlands Episcopal Church (http://www.stmarysoth.org) 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.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com.
When is the application deadline?
07/07/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
http://hireayouthpastor.com/churches/1534/jobs/2073
Do you have a website?
http://www.stmarysoth.org

5/19/17: Account Specialist – Western U.S. Region – Telecommuter

What are you looking for?
Account Specialist – Western U.S. – Telecommuter
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Church Pension Group
What do you want this person to do?
Position Description

Church Pension Group’s business plan includes an integrated benefits account management strategy that incorporates a “single point of contact” account executive relationship management structure and a strong consultative sales strategy with voluntary groups (Episcopal institutions – Camps/Conference Centers, Social Service Agencies, Retirement Communities, and other entities subject to the authority of the Episcopal Church).

CPG’s core values of Professionalism, Compassion, and Trustworthiness weave consistency throughout the organization and are essential qualities for its employees.

To that end, it is the responsibility of the Account Specialist – Western U.S. Region to build and maintain strong, trusting relationships and provide comprehensive high levels of service to Episcopal dioceses, parishes and institutions to:

Retain business;
Understand clients’ benefits needs;
Ensure a revenue base that drives economies of scale by driving business development in health, group life, disability, and pension products with non-mandated Episcopal entities; and
Continue CPG’s strategy to mandated organizations related to denominational health plan and lay employee pensions.

In addition, the incumbent will build and maintain strong, trusting relationships with CPG’s benefit businesses to ensure continued expanded participation in CPG’s benefit products and programs and fulfill General Convention mandates. The incumbent also has direct responsibility for working as an active member of the IBAMS team.

The incumbent will be required to travel up to 60% for corporate/collegial meetings, for marketing and promotional opportunities, and for meetings with clients.
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Results oriented individual who will focus on identifying customer needs in order to develop and deliver high level account management in the professional manner consistent with the our workplace core values of Professional, Compassionate, and Trustworthy.
Knowledge of the polity of the Episcopal Church and the ability to work with all levels of its hierarchy.
Detail oriented analyst capable of determining and executing actions to achieve results.
Ability to work independently when necessary while possessing a clear understanding of work-team dynamics and modeling high level team behavior.
Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) that convey competency, compassion and energy as well as highly developed listening skills.
Demonstrates an empathetic, proactive, creative response to business problems, client concerns and the needs of colleagues and staff.
Ability to plan and design sales proposals/financial analyses.
A collegial and collaborative working style is required to facilitate key working relationships with all clients:
External: All levels of the hierarchy of the Episcopal Church – bishops, diocesan administrators, group administrators, diocesan leadership, church leadership, voluntary group leadership
Internal: CPG Leadership, IBAMS Leadership/Team, Client Services, Benefits Policy, Benefits Delivery, Finance, Legal, ITS, and Human Resources, etc.
Must have reasonable access to major airport within Provinces 5,6,7 or 8 of the Episcopal Church.
Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

A minimum of eight years of experience in account management and customer relations required.
Administration of diocesan and/or group employee benefits desired.
An understanding of the Episcopal Church strongly desired.
BA\BS or combination of experience and education required. Concentration in Business Administration, Finance or Communications preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Professional office environment when in the CPG corporate office in New York City and with clients in their work environments or on sales calls.

Home office environment, with CPG provided equipment, including computer, printer, internet service, router, and telephone.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Apply online using the following link to access the job posting:
www.cpg.org/global/about-us/working-at-cpg/job-opportunities/view-careers
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.cpg.org/global/about-us/working-at-cpg/job-opportunities/view-careers
Do you have a website?
cpg.org

5/18/17: Facilities and Special Events Associate (Atlanta, GA)

What are you looking for?
Facilities and Special Events Associate
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Atlanta, GA
What do you want this person to do?
High-level administrative support, oversight, relationship building, and scheduling. In support of mission and ministry goals, direct and conduct financial, physical plant, and administrative services to support the ministries of the Church. Ensure that all operations functions are performing smoothly and efficiently. Plan, coordinate and staff parish special events.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please submit a cover letter and resume to HIECJobs@gmail.com
When is the application deadline?
05/26/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.holyinnocents.org/from-the-staff–hiec
Do you have a website?
www.holyinnocents.org

5/18/17: Director of Finance (Scarsdale, NY)

What are you looking for?
Director of Finance
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Church of St. James the Less
Where is the job site located?
Scarsdale, NY
What do you want this person to do?
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Title: Director of Finance
Name of Employer: The Church of St. James the Less, Scarsdale, NY
Date Open: May 18, 2017
Contact: The Rev. Astrid Joy Storm (rector@stjamesscarsdale.org)
10 Church Lane, Scarsdale NY 10583
Parish Website: www.stjamesscarsdale.orgThe Church of St. James the Less is searching for a financial management professional available immediately to serve as Director of Finance. We are located in the village of Scarsdale in lower Westchester County. A staff of eight oversees a vital suburban ministry of worship, Christian education, community outreach, and pastoral care. The core of the parish consists of some 130 families, of which 105 are pledging households. Our annual budget is approximately $1.2 million. Business operations include a nursery school and summer camp, three houses, one of which is a rental property, and a cemetery.

The Director of Finance will report directly to the Rector, and manage the church’s financial affairs.

Core Responsibilities
Prepare monthly budget reports and assist external auditors with the annual audited financial reports on the church’s financial position.
Manage church’s cash flow, and report on the investment portfolio and monthly reports to the Investment Committee and investment consultants.
Provide oversight of accounts receivables and payables, timely payment of invoices, monthly review of bank and investment statements.
Manage the chart of accounts with focus on long-term application.
Provide accounting support to the nursery school including posting payments and generating regular statements, reimbursements, payroll support, reconciliation of accounts, and bill paying.
Ensure adherence to state and federal regulations applicable to human resource issues.
Produce annual budget, provide financial input for the annual campaign and annual meeting. Be prepared to present when needed.
Work with stewardship chair during stewardship promotion by preparing weekly updates of pledges received.
Oversee weekly or monthly parishioner pledges, pledge change requests, manage online gifts and online pledges.
Assist the stewardship chair in educating parishioners about planned giving, bequests, etc. Handling such gifts when they are made.
Process quarterly and year end contribution statements.
Prepare the annual Parochial Report for the Diocese of New York.
Manage the finances of the rental property including tracking rental payments and all relevant rights and obligations under the lease.
Negotiate leases for office equipment (photocopier, postage meter, internal telephone system) and contract with vendors for IT and other services.
Interact with city, state and federal agencies as required for the church and related entities.
Provide support for church groups, assisting with development and fundraising efforts as needed
Work with outside vendors to ensure proper care and maintenance of the church’s computer network and telephone system.
Respond to memorial and honorarium donors by sending thank you and acknowledgement cards in a timely manner.

Skills & Experience
Must possess strong computer skills and a working knowledge of QuickBooks. Experience with QuickBooks Online a plus.
An ability to work collegially with a diverse staff, church volunteers and the Nursery School office.
Working knowledge of and experience with office operations, finance, accounting, and computer systems.
Working knowledge of insurance policies and renewals, ensuring no gaps in coverage.
Working knowledge of not-for-profit accounting and payroll management.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Non-profit Management.
Experience working in nonprofit accounting preferred.
Familiarity with the Episcopal Church, its traditions and beliefs, or similar Protestant mainline denomination preferred.

Compensation and Benefits Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/0c4d60f2024d4d138ba77882416378de-director-of-finance-st-james-the-less-episcopal-church-scarsdale
Do you have a website?
stjamesscarsdale.org

5/18/17: Director of Children’s Ministries (Birmingham, AL)

What are you looking for?
Director of Children’s Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Birmingham, AL
What do you want this person to do?
Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church of Birmingham, AL (www.saint-lukes.com) is a welcoming, community minded congregation where you can connect with one another, and encounter God. Saint Luke’s is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries who will serve the congregation by providing Christian formation programing for children infant to 6th grade. The Director of Children’s Ministries will encourage and equip parents to develop a Biblical worldview in their children, and provide direction and leadership to all staff and volunteers serving children’s ministry.

Some of the responsibilities include:

• Directing and implementing a vision and mission for the children’s ministry
• Ensuring relationships are being built between children’s ministry volunteers, children and their families
• Creating and maintaining a calendar of events that coordinates with Saint Luke’s master calendar
• Recruiting, training and supervising paid staff and volunteers
• Coordinating communications between departments as well as with families and volunteers

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree as well as previous experience in Children’s ministry. Must have strong organizational and leadership skills and fully embrace the mission, vision, and value of Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Children.Search@saint-lukes.com
When is the application deadline?
06/30/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.saint-lukes.com/about/employment-opportunites
Do you have a website?
www.saint-lukes.com