Lay Staff Openings

Job listings for positions in churches and ministries of the Diocese of Atlanta may be submitted by here.

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The Church of the Incarnation is Seeking a Treasurer

General Summary
The Church of the Incarnation is seeking a Treasurer to manage funding accounting, financial statements, and business processes. A Bachelor’s degree in business or higher in accounting is preferred.

 

To Apply
Contact Jr. Warden Marian Cobb at kitcob@aol.com by December 31, 2021.

 

This opening was posted December 3, 2021.

The Church of the Incarnation is Seeking an Administrative Assistant/Book Keeper

General Summary
The Church of the Incarnation is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Book Keeper to manage the parish office and bookkeeping needs: greetings, newsletters, communications, scheduling and coordination of meetings and events, assisting the Priest, Vestry, Treasurer with needs.

 

To Apply
Contact Jr. Warden Marian Cobb at kitcob@aol.com by December 31, 2021.

 

This opening was posted December 3, 2021.

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is Seeking a Parish Administrator

In 1950, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church (“SMAA”) was formed to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the Stone Mountain community. Today, SMAA is a vibrant congregation known for its radical hospitality, diversity, and fellowship.

 

Position Summary:
A key aspect of the Parish Administrator’s role is to assist the Rector in managing the daily operations of the church office. SMAA is therefore seeking a highly organized and detailed-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate should be a fast learner, flexible, and willing to collaborate with staff in his/her role as Parish Administrator to ensure that SMAA’s office exemplifies professionalism, hospitality, and productivity.Hours of work: Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm

 

Primary areas of responsibility in consultation with the Rector (as needed):
– Hospitality: Establishing and maintaining a welcoming and joyful atmosphere in the office for all visitors.
– Administration: Serving as the first point of contact for administrative tasks that are assigned to the parish office.
– Communication: Facilitating the transmission of phone, email, and in-person correspondence and messages to the relevant individuals/groups. Preparing weekly E-blast and other virtual notifications that are shared with the congregation.
– Worship: Preparing weekly bulletin and disseminating all liturgical material for worship.
– Church events: Coordinating requests and scheduling special events that are held on the church premises.
– Ministry and vestry support- Helping to cultivate and empower volunteer support for the church infrastructure and ministries.

 

Minimum Qualifications:
– Lively and contagious faith.
– Proven ability to work creatively and responsibly with youth and young adults, including LGBTQIA+ youth and young adults.
– Knowledge of and delight in the liturgy, theology, and witness of The Episcopal Church.
– Safeguarding God’s Children, Safeguarding God’s People, and Dismantling Racism certification within two months of hire.
– Initiative, team worker, and leader with other adults.

 

Compensation and Benefits:
Annual Compensation and Paid Leave: Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience. Remuneration is to be reviewed annually.

 

To Apply
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and list of two references to The Reverend R. Winston Arthur at Rector@stmichaelstonemountain.org by January 7, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Winston Arthur at 404-386-8833.

 

Please note: A full background check and completion of Safeguarding Training is required prior to commencement of employment.

 

This opening was posted on December 1, 2021.

Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul is Seeking a Youth Minister

General Summary:
The Youth Minister is a full-time staff member who reports directly to the Rector (senior pastor) and leads the Youth Ministries of the parish, primarily for teens in 6th through 12th grades. The mission of the parish and of this ministry is Growing Disciples of Jesus Christ. The Youth Minister will collaborate with the Rector, staff and volunteer youth ministry leadership to pursue this mission and the attached vision for Youth Ministry.

 

St. Peter and St. Paul is an Episcopal parish in suburban Atlanta, with 950 active members, with average weekend attendance of 388 people (from three services). Our membership includes ~100 people in grades 6 through 12. Roughly 80 have some involvement with Sunday School or Youth Groups. We have an active Sunday School for all ages, weekly evening youth groups (middle school and high school), and annual mission trips, retreats and other activities. The average attendance for Sunday School in grades 6-12 is 35-40. The average attendance at Youth Group activities is 20-25. These are all pre-COVID numbers; we are eager to see greater engagement with youth.

 

Basic responsibilities:
– Oversee, organize and grow the Youth Ministry of the parish through shared leadership, collaborating with the Rector, staff and Adult leaders on the Youth Team.
– Support the ministry of the whole parish, and the integration of youth into parish life as full members of the church, including Acolytes and Youth Choir.
– Form pastoral connections with the youth and their families, primarily 6th through 12th graders; secondarily college age, and children (coordinating with Children’s Ministry).
– Develop the leadership team for Youth Ministry for a depth of effective leadership, discernment, accountability and connection to the parish.
– Organize and lead evening Youth Groups for relational and experiential growth in Christian discipleship.
– Work with the Youth Team to recruit and train Sunday School leaders and Youth Group leaders, and engage them in ongoing curriculum development.
– Organize and lead special activities in order to maintain and grow youth engagement, including monthly activities, service projects, youth retreats, and mission trips.
– Identify, recruit, train, support and motivate leaders and volunteers, including training in “Safeguarding God’s Children” and “Safeguarding God’s People” (for the prevention of abuse and sexual misconduct in the church). The Youth Minister will become qualified to lead this training, and hold regular training sessions for the parish.
– The Youth Minister, leaders and volunteers should teach, mentor, care pastorally (for kids and parents) and facilitate & empower teens to be disciples and grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.
– Work with the Rector and volunteers to address post-COVID regathering and growth.
– Prepare and manage the approved youth ministry program budget (for 2021: $15,600).

 

Qualifications:
– A Christian committed to Jesus Christ, and to the church as the body of Christ.
– Personal and professional character that demonstrates an authentic commitment to Christ and Christian standards, providing a good model for all ages.
– A passionate desire to help teens become disciples and grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.
– Demonstrated skills and attributes in:
– Christian maturity, grounded in a life of daily prayer, regular worship and Bible study.
– Building trusting relationships with teens and adults.
– Relational and experiential ministry.
– Responsibility, organization and effective, healthy communication.
– Initiative, solution-oriented problem solving, reliability and accountability.
– Proactive group/team leadership, mentoring, teaching, facilitation.
– A demonstrated ability to work with, learn from and motivate youth and their parents.
– A demonstrated ability to manage conflict with teens and parents.
– A demonstrated ability to recruit, raise up and support volunteer leaders.
– A understanding of and respect for the Anglican/Episcopal tradition.
– A demonstrated ability to work graciously with people of various backgrounds and views.
– Working knowledge of social media and standard office applications.
– Demonstrated skills in curriculum planning and development.
– Demonstrated good judgment in boundaries (personal and professional) and in the wise and responsible use of technology and social media.
– Skills with music are a plus.

 

Education and experience:
– An Undergraduate Degree
– At least two years of experience, demonstrating an ability to grow and sustain a vibrant youth ministry.

 

Physical demands:
The Youth Minister will engage in overnight retreats, outdoor games and activities, mission trips and other physically demanding tasks.

 

Background check: 
Employment is contingent on a successful completion of a criminal background check. Minimum three references are required, including at least one personal and one professional reference.

 

Compensation and benefits: 
The position is full-time (40+ hours per week), with salary and benefits. Benefits currently include medical & dental insurance with a modest cost share by the employee. The church makes a contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan equal to 5% of income; the church also matches up to 4% of employee contributions to the 403(b). The annual salary range is comparable to clergy salaries, commensurate with training, experience and demonstrated abilities.

 

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to The Rev. Tom Pumphrey at tpumphrey@peterandpaul.org.

 

This opening was posted November 5, 2021.