Job Openings

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.

 

FOR CLERGY

Full Time Searches in Process

Washington Memorial Chapel Valley Forge – contact Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph, abenoitjoseph@diopa.org

Part Time Openings

St. Stephen’s, Norwood
St. James’, Prospect Park
Grace and the Incarnation
Holy Innocents/St. Paul’s, Tacony
St. Stephen’s Clifton Heights
St. James Kingsessing
St. Mark’s Honey Brook
Church of the Ascension Parkesburg

Supply Only Searches
St. Simon the Cyrenian

FOR LAITY

The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
Position: Facilities and Grounds Manager for Wapiti
Contact: jmustered@diopa.org

The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania is seeking a Facilities and Grounds Manager for its 437 acre retreat property known as Wapiti. This part-time, exempt position is responsible for the care, maintenance and management of the Wapiti property. He or she must be self-motivated, well organized, with good people skills, and the capacity to use independent, sound judgment when the need arises. She or he must also be physically capable of performing maintenance work including the operation of machinery. As Facilities and Ground Manager, the person who fills this role is the point of contact for all guests at Wapiti. The Facilities and Grounds Manager responsible for assessing and prioritizing any work that needs to be done at the property and ensuring that all issues are addressed, including being able to respond in person on an emergency basis. Please note that housing is not provided or available at the retreat center.

For the full position description please see the linked document.

The position offers a salary of $30,000 and paid vacation time. If interested please submit resume and cover letter by September 15th to Mr. Jeremiah Mustered at jmustered@diopa.org or via mail at The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, 3717 Chestnut Street, Suite 300 Philadelphia, PA 19104

Church of the Incarnation (Episcopal), Morrisville
Position: Music Director, Part-time
Contact: Please send resume electronically to harrietkollin@comcast.net, or by regular mail to The Rev. Harriet Kollin, Church of the Incarnation, 1505 Makefield Road, Morrisville, PA 19067
Description: The Church of the Incarnation, Yardley/Morrisville, PA is a small and hospitable congregation seeking a part time organist and choir director. Our choir consists of committed volunteers who are eager to sing. We have a twelve rank pipe organ fully rebuilt in the 1990’s with 855 pipes and a fully renovated and restored 1905 Steinway baby grand piano.

The music director is responsible for overseeing a weekly choir rehearsal and a rehearsal before the Sunday service and other special church services. The successful candidate will coordinate with the Priest in general planning and leadership of the music program. Applications are now being accepted.
Please send resume electronically to harrietkollin@comcast.net, or by regular mail to The Rev. Harriet Kollin, Church of the Incarnation, 1505 Makefield Road, Morrisville, PA 19067.

 

St. James’ Church, Downingtown
Position: Organist and Choir Director
Contact:
Rev. John Symonds, Rector, (610) 314-5482, john@stjameschurchdowningtown.com
Description: 
We seek a part-time (approximately 12 hrs/week) organist and choir director thoroughly versed in Episcopal liturgy and the Anglican music repertoire. He/she will sustain and develop a strong musical offering within an active and large pastoral-sized parish, in an historic church (175th Anniversary Year) still in its original building. St. James’ offers three Sunday services during the programmatic year. The Traditional Rite II Eucharistic service at 11:00 a.m. requires the successful candidate to oversee a 12-member adult choir, and who is able to re-build a periodic chorister program for youth. Additionally the successful candidate will also be able to offer periodic blended services with a 7-member light-rock/classic-rock worship band, Forever Endeavor, which performs at 9:00 a.m. The organ is an Allen Two Manual Digital Computer Organ with AGO specifications. 35 rank, 52 stop organ plus 11 second voice ranks; full moving stop piston capture system w/ multiple memories; has full MIDI w/ 100 voice MIDI sound module and record and playback sequencer; installed in the mid-1990s. We seek applicants with demonstrated ability to conduct volunteer singers and who can oversee once-a-week evening rehearsals (presently Thursdays) as well as shortened Sunday-morning rehearsals at 10:30 a.m., as well as lead and incorporate periodic instrumentalists and congregants in the services. For application details and full position description, including information about compensation, contact the rector. Candidates are asked to reply by September 15, 2018. Anticipated start date: Fall 2018.

 

Church of Saint Asaph, Bala Cynwyd
Position:
Part-Time Children’s Formation Person

Contact: office@saintasaphs.org to the attention of Rector
Description: The Church of Saint Asaph, Bala Cynwyd is seeking a Part-Time Children’s Formation Person to work with a creative staff. The program is small and flexible with several committed families. Approximately 10 hours a week. Please send a resume to office@saintasaphs.org to the attention of Rector.

 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Honey Brook
Position:
Organist / Music Director
Contact:
Lois Schultz, 610-286-1790, Lasrws23@gmail.com.
Description: 
St. Mark’s is a beautiful historic Episcopal church on a scenic rural road and has a wonderful, loving congregation who are seeking an enthusiastic organist / music director. The parish is small but very active and the position would include directing and choosing music for the choir, working with the children to involve them in periodic family worship Sundays, and playing the historic Haskell organ, with the option for piano as needed. There are also congregation members who are accomplished instrumentalists and welcome being included periodically, and appreciate a director who can find ways to incorporate them. There is one service on Sunday at 10:30 with choir rehearsal at 9:30, and additional rehearsals can be planned with choir members according to availability and need. Position also includes services for seasonal special services (Holy Week, Christmas, etc.) Salary negotiable.

 

St. Peter’s Church, Philadelphia

Position:  Children’s Musician and Singer
Contact: the Rev. Sean Lanigan, Associate Rector: lanigan@stpetersphila.org
Position: St. Peter’s Church is currently seeking an experienced singer and musician (acoustic guitar or electric piano preferred, but any portable instrument would be considered) for our one-hour weekly Children & Family Worship Service. Our Service gathers very informally in a large, bright, open space, with between 20-40 children and family members attending on average. Most of our children are very young (birth-age 6), so much of our worship happens in a circle on a large rug. At each worship service, one of our clergy members leads the group in a bible story, prayers and Holy Communion. Throughout the service, we sing a wide range of songs, some with dances and motions to get us on our feet! Music is an important part of how we learn about God’s love for us, so our Children’s Musician is a very significant person in our community. Salary negotiable.  Hours:   8:45 AM-10:15 AM on Sundays, plus preparation time.

 

Trinity Church, Buckingham
Position:
Full-Time Director
Contact:
 email office@trinitybuckingham.org or call 215-794-7920
Description: 
The Trinity Buckingham Academy (http://www.trinitybuckinghamacademy.org), a Department of Education licensed preschool and kindergarten in the care of Trinity Episcopal Church in Buckingham, PA, is looking for a creative, energetic person to become its full-time director beginning in September 2018.  Teacher certification required, teaching experience and a background in early education preferred. For more information or to apply please send an email to office@trinitybuckingham.org or call 215-794-7920.

 

Redemption Episcopal Church
Position:
Part-Time Cleaning Person

Contact: Fr. Emmanuel Williamson at 215-357-0303 or redemptionepiscopalchurch@gmail.com
Description: Cleaning Person Needed. Redemption Episcopal Church is hiring a part-time cleaning person. Max 20 hours per week – flexible schedule. $10-$11/hr., depending on experience. Please contact Fr. Emmanuel Williamson at 215-357-0303 or redemptionepiscopalchurch@gmail.com. The church is located at 1101 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Seamen’s Church of Philadelphia and South Jersey
Position:
Volunteer Ship Visitors
Contact:
hpierson@sciphiladelphia.org

Description: Whether you are an ordained chaplain, or just someone that loves people and has a kind, listening ear, becoming a Ship Visitors is a unique volunteer opportunity.

Seafarers on cargo ships are key to our local economy. While they bring us our goods, they are isolated at sea for many months, away from family and are very grateful to be greeted at our ports with a welcoming smile and a listening ear.

Ship Visitor volunteers love the outdoors in all weather conditions, and must be willing to climb gangways and be comfortable with heights and with driving a passenger van in and around the Philadelphia area. A driver’s license is necessary, and the ability to use an “app” on a smart phone. We offer safety equipment, training, and assistance with obtaining the necessary TWIC (port entrance authorization) card.

We are looking for volunteers who can commit to at least one weekday morning to early afternoon per month scheduled a month in advance, and welcome as many weekday shifts as you desire. We serve 30 terminals on both the Pennsylvania and South Jersey side of the Delaware River.

Applications are continually accepted.

 

Church of the Advocate
Position:
Driver
Contact:
Marcia White at 215-978-8000
Description: 
The George W. South Memorial Church of the Advocate, a historic church at 1801 Diamond Street, is a beacon and a source of activism and community uplift for the North Philadelphia community. For more than a century, the Gothic Revival style cathedral has been a gathering place for worship and a wide variety community services.We are in need of a committed volunteer to assist with food pickup for the daily lunch we provide to over 100 people. If you are interested, have a valid driver’s license, and are available on Tuesday and Friday morning, call Marcia White for further details.

 

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
Position:
Cathedral Food Pantry Volunteers

Contact: Archdeacon Pam Nesbit – PamelaMNesbit@gmail.com. or 267-374-6952.
Description:
Volunteers needed at the Cathedral Food Pantry. Every Monday the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Food Pantry distributes nourishing food to 150 households. We need help with food distribution on Mondays and help with receiving the food on alternate Wednesdays.