Job Opportunities

Please contact Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph for information on transitions and vocational opportunities for clergy. Also included below are job listings for laity within the Diocese. Please contact Canon Jen Tucker to have yours listed.

Clergy Positions

Associate Rector - Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli

Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli

Full or Part Time

The Rev. Richard Morgan, richard.morgan@good-samaritan.org

Description

Job Title: Associate Rector (full or part time – closing date for applications – 19th February 2021)
Location: Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli, Pennsylvania (suburbs of Philadelphia in the Diocese of Pennsylvania)
About the Church:
Good Sam is a ‘corporate size’ church with four Sunday services - from Rite I, Rite II, blended Rite II to Contemporary. We seek to build strong community within the church, as we worship together, are transformed by Christ to better love our neighbors and grow in the knowledge of God with various small groups, Bible study groups, Biblical classes, and Sunday School classes. The church is committed to being a transformative presence in our community. We have evangelistic programs such as Alpha, our Food Closet ministry and many other partnerships with local, national and international missions groups. Additionally, we offer prayer with laying on of hands by lay prayer teams at every Sunday service, have monthly healing services, and quarterly invite every parishioner to receive healing prayer at Sunday Services immediately following receiving communion. To find out more about us, please visit: www.good-samaritan.org
The person we are looking for:
• Has a high view of scripture and of the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.
• Is able to identify, recruit, train, equip and empower lay leadership within the congregation.
• Has a proven track record of enabling and seeing lay people grow in spiritual maturity, in gifting and in ministry capacity.
• Is comfortable connecting with a wide diversity of people.
• Is a capable preacher and teacher and has excellent communication skills.
Job Description:
Along with sharing in regular clergy responsibilities, we are looking for someone who will help us connect members within the life of the church. You will have a concern for the health of our congregation and the processes by which people integrate into the life of the parish and grow in service, faith and love. The Jesus-followers you help develop will be known for their love of one another and for their attitude of service towards their families, fellow church members and wider community.
We are open to a new or a seasoned priest. The particular division of responsibilities with which you will help shape our culture and fulfil the mission described here are flexible and will depend on your skills, disposition and humility.
To Apply:
Email your resume or CDO form or both along with a cover email explaining why you feel that God may be calling you to serve at the Church of the Good Samaritan. Please also attach a sermon link we can listen to (or mail us a cd of a recorded sermon).
Email to: richard.morgan@good-samaritan.org

Rector - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill

Philadelphia

Full Time

abenoitjoseph@diopa.org

Description

St. Paul’s Chestnut Hill seeks a rector with meaningful parish leadership experience, a spiritual leader grounded in faith, who will help us find within ourselves the inspiration to live into our baptismal covenant. Our campus is located in Chestnut Hill, a section of northwest Philadelphia which has been described as “a suburb in the city.” We are prepared to welcome a priest who is strongly committed to helping us realize what it means to be a caring faith community in the post-COVID world. We are looking for a spiritual leader who is an excellent communicator and whose attributes include compassion, candor, and humor. Our new rector will bring the skills needed to help us marry our treasured traditions with creativity, align our ministries with our mission, and help us make difficult decisions about the careful management of our resources. We look forward to welcoming a co-traveler on our faith journey. More here: https://stpaulschestnuthill.org/about-us/rector-search/

The parish profile is located at www.stpaulschestnuthill.org

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Laity Positions

Bookkeeper - St. Thomas', Whitemarsh

St. Thomas Church, 7020 Camp Hill Road Fort Washington, PA 19034

Part Time

Tamika Rodriquez, tamika@stthomaswhitemarsh.org

Description

Position: Bookkeeper

FLSA: Nonexempt Administrative Professional

Reports to: Parish Administrator

Position Description:
The bookkeeper is responsible for establishing accounts and posting financial transactions to ensure the financial records of the organization are accurate and in compliance with legal requirements. The bookkeeper also performs routine financial calculations and general ledger duties utilizing ACS Technologies Software General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Parochial Reports modules. The bookkeeper may also check the accuracy of calculations performed by other employees.
Qualifications:
Education:
• High school diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree in Accounting preferred.
Experience:
• 3-5 years general accounting and finance experience
• Familiarity with ACS Technologies Software a plus
• Data entry with attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
• Developing and maintaining records in compliance with Statements of Finance and Accounting Standards
• Conducting research and analyzing information
• Maintaining confidentiality
Specific Duties:
• Operates computer programs with accounting software to create and maintain a chart of accounts, record, store and analyze information.
• Checks figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.
• Classifies, records and summarizes numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.
• Debits, credits and totals accounts in computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.
• Records bank deposits.
• Complies with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations.
• Compiles statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.
• Codes documents according to procedures.
• Reconciles or notes and reports discrepancies found in records
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
• Performs other duties as directed by supervisor

Knowledge and Skills
• Financial Management
• Excel, Word, Data Base Management
• Ethical Conduct
• Thoroughness, Attention to Detail
• Performance Management
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment
This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time position of 24 hrs per week. Retirement Savings Program offered. Vacation & holidays would be paid on a pro-rata basis.

Sexton - Church of St. John the Evangelist, Essington

16 W 3rd St, Essington, PA 19029

Part Time

The Rev. Jessie Thompson, revjessiethompson@gmail.com

Description

Sexton Job Duties and Expectations
• Salary: $12 per hour, maximum 8 hours per week. Sexton receives 1099 for tax purposes. Paid on 15th of the month by check.
• Timesheet: Sexton to provide timesheet and checklist ensuring all tasks are complete to Senior Warden Weekly.

Weekly duties: (To be completed after Sunday Service and after any weekly service or event during COVID-19)
Nave:
• Wipe with disinfecting wipe or spray all frequently touched surfaces including doorknobs, light switch plates, door handles, flat door metal pieces, recycling bins, microphone/speaker input switches.
• Check all open pews for any trash and wipe down with disinfecting wipe or spray including kneelers
• Empty trash bins
• Refill pump hand sanitizers as needed
• Sweep and mop wood floor
• Vacuum carpet

Sacristy:
• Wipe with disinfecting wipe or spray all frequently touched surfaces in Sacristy including doorknobs, light switch plates, door handles, flat door metal pieces, recycling bins, microphone/speaker input switches.
• Empty trash bins
• Refill pump hand sanitizers as needed
• Vacuum carpet

Hallway and stairs:
• Wipe with disinfecting wipe or spray all frequently touched surfaces in hallway and stairs including doorknobs, light switch plates, door handles, flat door metal pieces, recycling bins.
• Wipe with disinfecting wipe or spray chair for chair lift and switches
• Empty trash bins
• Refill pump hand sanitizers as needed
• Vacuum carpet

Bathrooms between the nave and Sunday School room:
• wipe with disinfecting wipe or spray door handle, lock, toilet flusher, light switch/plate, sink handles, etc.
• Ensure bathrooms are stocked with toilet paper, paper towels, soap and Clorox wipes
• Empty trash bins
• Sweep and mop floors
Trash Collection
• Put out trash on designated days. Trash collection is Monday and Thursday. Except for weekday services, trash can be put out Sunday evening or Monday morning. Trash pickup can be as early as 7:30am. Trash is to be put on Wanamaker side of church.
• Large trash pickup, if needed, is the first Wednesday of the month
• At this time, Tinicum does not recycle, but recycling may need to be put out in the future
Weddings/Funerals
• Responsible for opening church 2 hours prior to service and ensuring all doors are locked following service
• All of the above tasks apply
• $75 payment to Sexton
COVID-19 Expectations
• The health and safety of our staff and parishioners is our primary focus.
• Current job duties reflect limited use of Nave and hallway only. In the future, additional duties pertaining to use of other spaces may be added, as well as additional hours to perform duties. These may include, but are not limited to cleaning of all vestibules, undercroft, additional bathrooms, kitchen, Sunday School room, hall rentals, opening and securing building, and cleaning after events.
• Additional seasonal cleaning may be needed.

Ministry Associate - St. Martin’s in Field, Chestnut Hill

St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St Martins Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Full Time

The Very Rev. Jarrett Kerbel at jkerbel@stmartinec.org

Description

The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields is seeking a lay or ordained person to lead our Children, Family, Youth and Young Adult programming. We are looking for someone with a passion for sharing the Good News with children, families, youth and young adults. Do you wake up in the morning eager to do ministry with children, youth, families and young adults? Then this job is for you.

The successful candidate will be heartfelt in their faith, highly relational in their approach to ministry, an effective organizer and a proven developer of programming. At St. Martins we follow a collaborative approach to ministry; successful ministries are developed through mutual cooperation between staff and our highly engaged and talented lay ministers. We are looking for a team member who builds up leaders and teams for effective ministry.
While the focus of the position is children, youth, families and young adults, the job may be tailored to match other gifts for ministry held by the applicant. For example, we would love to branch out into campus ministry with three local colleges. Or, if liturgy is your passion, liturgy planning and supervision of liturgical ministries could also be included in the job description. Lay or ordained applicants may expect to preach, lead liturgies, teach, welcome newcomers and engage in our Becoming Beloved Community work.

The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields is an equal opportunity employer with a special interest in developing leadership which better reflects our growing neighborhood and congregational diversity. We affirm and celebrate LGBTQI+ people at St. Martins. We welcome all applicants.
Interested applicants should cover letter and resume to The Very Rev. Jarrett Kerbel at jkerbel@stmartinec.org.

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