Lay Staff Openings
Under the supervision of the Rector, the Parish Administrator manages the daily operations and business of the parish and provides collaborative support to the clergy, staff, congregation, and committees to support the ministries and mission of St. Bartholomew’s. This work includes, but is not limited to data and records management, phone, mail, and email support, supplies and inventory management, communications, managing use of church space by parish and outside groups, (the church is not currently open to outside groups) supporting church ministries and committees and collaborating with volunteers. The Parish Administrator will be a resource person for both members and non-members, and a welcoming and responsive presence while engaging others. The Parish Administrator is a self-starter, detail-oriented, capable of working across generations, and able to maintain healthy boundaries and practice confidentiality.
Rector, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta
32 hours a week.
Monday to Friday.
Schedule to be determined in collaboration with the Rector. Requires occasional evening and weekend work.
Salary $37,000-$47,000 annually based on experience.
Two weeks’ vacation, sick leave, medical benefits for one person, contribution to denominational pension plan. Professional development.
Observance of National Holidays; time off granted following the busiest times of the church year.
Health and safety are paramount.
All persons entering the building are required to wear a mask and sign in. Hand sanitizer and masks are readily available. The church building and worship space is not open on a regular basis. Protocols and schedules have been established. Most office staff work remotely. The Parish Administrator will need to retrieve and sort mail, make copies and prepare weekly mailings from the church. A desktop computer is available in the office. A schedule for remote and onsite work will be established and coordinated with the Rector.
20 hours per week
Required: Tuesdays 9 AM – 1 PM; Thursdays 9 AM – 1 PM
Remaining hours to be worked on flex time with notice given to fellow staff members of general working hours.
Mail: check and sort mail
Voicemail: Respond to calls
E-mail: check and respond
Input weekly contributions to Realm (by ACS).
Wednesday night supper (WNS): send reminder e-mails to the WNS groups at least two weeks ahead of their scheduled date to provide supper.
Realm, weekly data entry as needed.
Attend weekly staff meetings.
Send weekly email to church mailing list.
Building and Property management:
Contact service providers and schedule necessary building maintenance/repairs:
Plumbing, electrical, HVAC, elevator, etc…
File vendor/maintenance paperwork after work has been completed
Website: fill in content and update as needed (especially the Google Calendar and the upcoming events)
Acknowledgment letters: immediately after receiving donations, write, print on letterhead, and have Vicar sign acknowledgment letters to persons who have donated either to the Church and/or the Friendship Center.
Parish life: prepare and submit the appropriate paperwork for baptisms, confirmations, transfers, marriages, burials, etc…
Fire extinguishers inspections. Should be scheduled for every 6 months.
Stove hood cleaning. Once a year. Preferably during the August break.
Backflow preventer inspection. The city will notify the church by mail of when the inspection is due. The plumber will submit the report to the city.
Draft and confirm new yearly schedule of Wednesday Night Supper providers.
Ideally, a Master of Music in Choral Conducting, or equivalent degree, is preferred but consideration will be given to those without terminal degrees, as well as those in the process of attaining an undergraduate degree, if able to present letters of recommendation from a chair of a music department or from a comparable professional source. The candidate will have keyboard skills sufficient to rehearse vocal parts.
This is a part-time position
Performing preventive and needed maintenance and repairs and reporting malfunctions or damage of buildings and grounds and equipment to the Facilities Manager and Parish Administrator.
Set up and break down and moving all signage and materials for church events.
Supporting the church and the staff, as needed.
Waxing floors, cleaning carpet.
Packing and/or moving to relocate items from one room to the next.
The individual in this position must possess the physical and sensory ability necessary to safely and successfully perform all essential job functions and responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to: the ability to safely work with power tools such as drills, saws, floor buffer, and blower. The ability to climb steps and ladders as well as to bend, pull and push. The ability to move and carry objects. The ability to carry and lift up to 35 lbs.
This position will start at 22-25 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours as needed. The Employee will be required to work a minimum of 8 hours per week or as many hours as it may take to perform the above job duties. The schedule will include Sundays. Holidays such as Easter and Christmas are required workdays and the week leading up to these holidays should be considered unavailable for personal vacation. Schedule may vary based on event demands and may require a combination of office hours as well as work performed after hours and/or weekends if necessary. Vacation time must be approved in advance by the Parish Administrator. This position includes a pension option and other benefits subject to the terms in the employee handbook.
Fr 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (3 hrs)
Sat 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (5 hrs)
Sun 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. (8 hrs)
Mon 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (3 hrs)
Total: 22 hrs/week
St. Mary and St. Martha of Bethany seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to assist with running the daily affairs of our church. We want you to be excited about the work you do and conscientious about your performance. You need to be a people person, able to multi-task and have a good telephone demeanor.
We want someone who thinks clearly and writes well because you will be responsible for our weekly newsletter, Sunday Bulletins, some parish communications, scheduling appointments with vendors, coordinating parish activities, and keeping the parish calendar current. Proficiency in ACS, Outlook, MS Excel and Word are necessary. Knowledge of developing/maintaining web sites and posting on social media would be a plus. Some understanding of the Episcopal Church would be beneficial.
The position is for 20 hours per week.
Direct Report: Director of Communications; Canon for Community & Education
Employment Classification: Full-time, Exempt, Regular 40-hour workweek.
The position will assist the Director of Communications in weekly, seasonal, annual, and ad hoc communications of the Cathedral parish, distributing content and information to particular ministries, the parish at large, and the broader community.
• Cathedral Times weekly newsletter
– Gathering of content in conjunction with communications director and ministry leaders
– Layout of printed format in InDesign according to Cathedral design standards
• Mailchimp emails
– Layout and distribution of weekly and ad hoc parish and ministry emails (eTimes, parish notices, pastoral notices, Old Fashioned Sunday School, outreach) according to Cathedral design standards
• Updating cathedralATL.org website content related to weekly content
• Social media
– Posting weekly content (sermons and articles) on Facebook
– Posting regularly to Instagram, including sermons, event news, and format-specific content
– Social media monitoring and analytics
• Content editing
• Event photography
• Graphic design
The position will assist the Canon for Community & Education in the daily and long-term outreach efforts of the Cathedral of St. Philip.
• Support for existing ministry groups in coordinating volunteers (Homeless Requiem, Prison Ministry, Habitat, Church of Common Ground, Etc.)
• Assisting ministry groups in communicating volunteer needs to the parish and community at large
Liaison with Community Partners
• Relationship-building with existing community partners (attend webinars, connect with staff, learn the ropes)
• Communication of the needs of these partners to assist the Cathedral in a timely and meaningful response
Administrative support for grants
• Ricks Wheeler Grants for HIV/AIDS
• Higher Education Scholarship Fund
• Assistance with collecting applications, compiling data, and mailing out reward letters
• Adobe Creative Cloud (especially InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Mailchimp or similar email marketing platform
• Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• TouchPoint or other CRM
• web design and basic coding
• Facebook and Instagram as business platforms
• Knowledge of the Episcopal Church
The ideal candidate will possess both a passion for the mission of the Church and a keen aesthetic sense, with strong attention to detail. They should be familiar with print and digital media, be excellent communicators, and show a willingness to learn new skills on the fly. Teamwork is a key concept they must thrive on, though they should also be a motivated self-starter. The candidate should also be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be available to work from 8:30 AM-5:30 PM and the ability to work the occasional odd hours such as Sundays.
Develop effective Sunday School leaders and curricula for grades pre-K through 5th grade.
Develop an effective Children’s Chapel program and leaders.
Coordinate the Nursery and supervise nursery staff (primarily on Sundays).
Collaborate with a leadership team for Children’s Ministry to periodically assess the church’s ministry to children, discern next steps, and provide ongoing accountability and connection with the parish.
Form pastoral connections with children and their families, (and coordinate with Youth Ministry and Adult Education for family support).
Organize and help to lead special activities during significant times in the church year (August backpack blessing, Advent wreath making, January Christmas pageant, One week long Summer Vacation Bible School, etc).
Identify, recruit, train, and support 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).
Prepare and manage the approved Children’s ministry program budget.
Attend worship on Sundays and Holy Days, attend Staff meetings, and maintain regular hours on site.
A passionate desire to help children discover the love of God and grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.
Demonstrated skills and experience as a creative and effective teacher of young children, including skills in using various modes of learning.
A demonstrated ability to recruit, train and support volunteers.
A demonstrated ability to abide with conflict.
A Certified Godly Play teacher or a willingness to become one.
An understanding of and respect for the Anglican / Episcopal tradition and a commitment to incorporating this tradition into the children’s ministry.
A good listener and demonstrated ability to work graciously with people of various backgrounds and views. Completion of all required trainings: Safe Guarding God’s Children, Safe Guarding God’s People, Transgender Inclusion, and Dismantling Racism.
Demonstrated good judgment in boundaries (personal and professional) and in the wise and responsible use of technology and social media.
Three references are required, including at least one personal and one professional reference.
St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers, Georgia is Looking for a Part Time Parish Administrator
St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to assist with running the daily affairs of our church. We want you to be excited about the work you do and conscientious about your performance. It helps if you love our people, because our people will love you. They can’t help themselves.
We want someone who thinks clearly and writes well because you’ll be responsible for our bulletin and some parish communications. Proficiency in ACS, MS Excel and Word are necessary. Knowledge of maintaining web sites, making Facebook posts, sending notices through MailChimp, and making telephone blasts sure would help. Some understanding of the Episcopal Church would shorten your learning curve.
Hours and Compensation
The position is for 19 hours per week. Unfortunately, there are no benefits at this time.
Please send your resume with references to firstname.lastname@example.org.