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

Rector - St. Matthew's, Maple Glen

919 Tennis Avenue, Maple Glen, PA 19002

Full Time

Interested applicants should send cover, resume and OTM profile to the Rev. Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph, abenoitjoseph@diopa.org

Description

Saint Matthew's, Maple Glen seeks a new Rector who is approachable with high energy and enthusiasm. They are a congregation of 600 members established in 1967 and nestled on a beautiful 10-acre campus in Horsham Township, a vibrant middle-class suburban community located about 10 miles north of Philadelphia. Saint Matthew's offers three diverse worship services every Sunday, and serves their community with a highly-regarded Nursery School and an innovative Sunday School program. They are blessed to be a parish with no debt, well-kept buildings and grounds, and substantial investments.
Saint Matthew's seeks a compelling preacher who calls, inspires, educates, and challenges them with sermons that are scripture-based and relevant to their daily lives. This individual will be someone who will support them in their spiritual growth in love and service to God our Father, our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit, and will help them identify areas of opportunity as they look for new ways to minister to their community and the world.
The parish profile is located at https://saintmattsec.org/

Rector - The Church of St. Luke and the Epiphany, Phila.

Philadelphia

Full Time

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and OTM profile to the Rev. Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph, abenoitjoseph@diopa.org.
 

Description

The Church of St. Luke & The Epiphany, Philadelphia, PA

Rector
The Church of St. Luke & The Epiphany is a vibrant parish community in Center City Philadelphia that has been connecting people and the transformative spirit for over 120 years. It is a varied and unified congregation characterized by a culture of healing & support, a place where all may offer their weaknesses & strengths, and where there is deep respect for each person. We are a welcoming parish family of 250 members who have found support, solace, and connection in this place. Worship is central to our collective life as we reach out to each other, to organizations that share our space, and to our larger neighborhood community.

As a congregation, we are seeking an engaging and gifted priest who will be a spiritual guide, a community builder, and a collaborative partner who will help us identify skills that we may not know we have, who can awaken abilities that may have been resting, and work with us in discern God’s call.

This church has been blessed with wonderful, long-term leadership and looks forward to its next chapter. The new rector will consider the tenure of the prior rector as a bright light instead of a long shadow. As affirmed in their Parish Profile: “We treasured him, and we will treasure you, too.”

The parish profile is located at www.slatechurch.org.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and OTM profile to the Rev. Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph, abenoitjoseph@diopa.org.

Rector - Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge

Valley Forge National Historic Park

Full Time

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and OTM profile to the Rev. Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph, abenoitjoseph@diopa.org.

Description

Poised to enter into an exciting new chapter in the life of the parish, Washington Memorial Chapel is seeking a Rector uniquely qualified to partner with and lead the chapel as it continues to grow in its dual missions of worshiping God and honoring the legacy of George Washington.
Located in historic Valley Forge National Historical Park, the chapel sits on over 40 acres and hosts tens of thousands of visitors to its campus each year. Tourists and parishioners alike are captivated by the 115 year-old Gothic revival chapel, the 58-bell carillon tower, and the tree-lined serenity of the churchyard. All are welcome at one of the Chapel’s three weekend worship services, each grounded in the liturgical traditions of the Episcopal Church. An active and dedicated community of laity and staff supports a wide range of ministries, caring for those both within the parish walls and beyond.
The next rector will serve as pastor, spiritual leader, a key partner for the capital campaign, and engaging preacher with the ability to inspire all to live as followers of Jesus Christ, proclaiming the Gospel to the world.

The parish profile can be found at: http://wmchapel.org/

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Laity Positions

PT Office Assistant - St. Martin-in-the-Fields

St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St. Martin's Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Part Time

Natalee Hill, Associate for Communications and Administration

Description

The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields seeks a part-time Office Assistant to start this fall. Work for a thriving parish in the beautiful Philadelphia neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, with a diverse population that comes not only from the surrounding community but also the nearby neighborhoods of Mt. Airy and Germantown, and local suburbs. St. Martin’s is deeply invested in welcome, worship, formation, social justice, and service. Learn more about our community.

The job calls for a person with meticulous attention to detail and strong time management and people skills. The position includes answering phones, scheduling and supporting programs and events, and creating publications, so strong communications and computer skills are essential. The ideal candidate can adapt and respond to a variety of situations and needs, and address inquiries equally well via phone, email, and in person. Must understand and honor confidentiality. On-the-job training will be offered for specific software, but graphic design and membership database experience are a plus. Responsibilities are carried out on site. Position reports to the Associate for Communications & Administration.

Qualifications:
Strong reading, writing, and communication skills in English.
Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with publication and design programs such as Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop preferred. Other common software and web-based programs used include: Google Suite, Zoom,
Familiar with and supportive of The Episcopal Church’s teachings, theology, and liturgy regardless of personal faith tradition.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience, is preferred.

Please read the full description and apply at this link: https://www.stmartinec.org/blog/now-hiring-office-assistant/

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.

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