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

Associate Rector, Church of the Redeemer Bryn Mawr.
Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, is seeking a full-time Associate Rector who, with the clergy and support staff, will share in the comprehensive ministry of the parish, including liturgical leadership and pastoral care. A chief responsibility of this position will be the development and administrative oversight of all programs within the parish’s Arc of Formation, which outlines basic Christian proficiencies ranging from early childhood through late adulthood. This will be done in collaboration with the Director of Children’s Ministries, the youth group leaders, the Organist and Director of Music, and the other clergy.

Church of the Redeemer is a dynamic parish in the broad church tradition. We are looking for energetic and creative applicants who are able to work with persons of all ages and are committed to the centrality of worship, the nurturing of habits of thoughtfulness and prayer, and the integration of faith and life.

Of note, the church is just completing a $12M capital campaign. Construction of a new parish house will possibly begin in July 2019, and it is expected to take 14 months. The next two years will involve significant transition.

A fuller job description will be posted on The Redeemer’s website (www.theredeemer.org) after 1/20/19.

should be mailed to The Rev. Peter Vanderveen, 230 Pennswood Rd, Bryn Mawr, 19010, or they may be forwarded to pvanderveen@theredeemer.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

Summer City Camp, Counselor

(contact bivey@diopa.org for more information.)

City Camp is a summer day camp program and vacation Bible School sponsored and run by the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. City Camp seeks to help children, youth, and communities encounter God and connect with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We do this by providing high-quality camp programs for Episcopal parishes in the greater Philadelphia area. The Counselor supports City Camp programming by leading and supervising campers during the day camp program.
The Counselor’s duties include:
1. Working with day camp team to implement and evaluate camp programming.
2. Leading small and large group activities with campers.
3. Providing supervision and care for campers, they will:
4. Implementing safety and risk management guidelines, they will:
5. Attending all required team trainings, meetings, and gatherings.
6. Serving as a role model to team members, campers, and other community members in the areas of professionalism and ministry.
7. Developing and maintaining healthy relationships with fellow team members, campers, parents, parish contacts, volunteers, and the host community.
8. Serving as a leader within the staff community.
9. Performing other duties as assigned by the Site Directors, for the good of the ministry.
10. Traveling independently to work sites.
Skills/Qualifications:
 Age 18 years or older.
 Have a passion and heart for working with children and youth.
 Be sympathetic to basic Christian teachings and have a working knowledge of the Episcopal Church.
 Have flexibility to work in various locations and environments.
 Possess strong creativity, communication, and organizational skills.
 Must have (or be willing to obtain) first aid and CPR certification.
 Have Child Welfare and PA State Police clearances.
 Musical talent is not required, but a plus.
 Desire to learn and grow physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Physical Requirements:
 Ability to stand, sit, and kneel for long periods.
 Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid.
 Ability to lift and carry boxes, crates, and other program supplies.
 Endurance to work irregular hours and long days while constantly providing care for and supervising campers.
Salary: $300.00/week

Summer City Camp, Camp Director

(Contact bivey@diopa.org for more information.)

City Camp is a summer day camp program and vacation Bible School sponsored and run by the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. City Camp seeks to help children, youth, and communities encounter God and connect with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We do this by providing high-quality camp programs for Episcopal parishes in the Greater Philadelphia area. The Site Director manages City Camp programming by leading and supervising City Camp Counselors, and coordinating with the Host Site Administrator and volunteers during the day camp program.
The Site Director’s duties include:
1. Assisting camp leadership with the planning and implementation of team training.
2. Working with day camp team to implement and evaluate camp programming.
3. Working with host site administrators and volunteers.
4. Implementing safety and risk management guidelines and procedures.
5. Leading supervision and management of day camp team.
6. Attending all required trainings and meetings.
7. Serving as a role model to fellow team members, campers, and other community members in the
areas of professionalism and ministry.
8. Developing and maintaining healthy relationships with fellow team members, campers, parents,
parish contacts, volunteers, and the host community.
9. Serving as a leader within the staff community.
Skills/Qualifications:
 Age 21 years or older.
 Hold a valid driver’s license.
 Have a passion and heart for working with children and youth in an urban context.
 Have experience working on camp staff or in youth ministry, with leadership experience preferred.
 Have Child Welfare and PA State Police clearances
 Have (or be willing to obtain) First Aid/CPR certification.
 Be sympathetic to basic Christian teachings and have a working knowledge of the Episcopal Church.
 Have flexibility to work in various locations and environments.
 Strong organizational skills.
 Ability to creatively develop programs and activities.
 Good character, judgment, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
 Musical talent is not required, but a plus.
 Desire to learn and grow physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
 Strong communication skills.
 Physical Requirements:
 Ability to stand, sit, and kneel for long periods of time.
 Ability to lift and carry boxes, crates, and other program supplies.
 Endurance to work irregular hours and long days while constantly providing care for and supervising
campers.
Salary: $500.00/week

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

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.

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: Evan Jones a
t 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/or 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.