Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Job Openings

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Clergy Positions

Associate for Children, Youth & Families, St. John's, Norwood

St. John's is a thriving, progressive Episcopal Church with a culture of radical inclusion. A large portion of our church community includes families with children. With an attendance of between 130-160 each week, our church school provides a nurturing Christian environment and spiritual education during the program year. In addition to serving as clergy, the Associate for CYF is responsible for supporting the health and spiritual formation of our young people and their families. This staff member will work closely with the Rector and will be supported by a part-time assistant who will also serve as the Children's Chapel Minister. Email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry.

Rector (part-time), St. Paul's, Brandywine

Parish in Brandywine/Baden, MD seeks part-time rector, 20hrs/wk. A community that feels like family. ASA 27 and one Sunday service. Two locations. Historic church buildings. Total compensation package is $36,600 with breakdown itemized on OTM. Housing available for 5. Read the parish's answers to portfolio questions online. To apply, send resume and full OTM to the search committee by Oct. 13.

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Missioner for Communications, Diocese of Washington

The Missioner for Communications uses electronic and social media to further the mission of faith-based organizations, integrates technology, imagery and writing to create compelling stories, seeks to help others enhance online presence and social media utilization, shares a passion for the vision of the Diocese and Episcopal Church. This position works strategically with key leaders building awareness and understanding of the diocese and its mission, managing a range of topics that advance diocesan strategic direction and position of the organization and senior staff. The Communications Missioner works with Technology Director to train faith communities in best practices.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Kathleen Hall.

Parish Administrator, Ascension and St. Agnes, D.C. 

Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes seeks a friendly, organized, full-time parish administrator to be a welcoming presence to our church and the wider community. Ideal candidates will possess excellent administrative, written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, basic accounting knowledge, and be technologically and social media savvy. Occasional telework or a part-time role (4 days a week) may be considered. Benefits available for full-time candidates. B.A. or B.S. strongly preferred as well as prior experience in office/non-profit administration. Submit resume, cover letter, salary expectations and a list of three references to Father Dominique Peridans.

Communications Assistant, All Saints, Chevy Chase

All Saints' Church seeks a Communications Assistant to support the Communications Manager with parish communications. The Communications Assistant will help implement communications strategies, provide administrative and design support, assist in the maintenance of web content, update the church database, ensure that office communications equipment is maintained, order supplies and paper, and maintain the staff workroom. The Communications Assistant may have the opportunity to assume the Communications Manager position in late summer 2018. Send resume and cover letter to Lois McDonald

Coordinador de Educación Critiana para Niños/Children's Christian Education Coordinator (part-time), San Esteban y la Encarnación/St. Stephen and the Incarnation

Estámos buscando un/a Coordinador/a de Educación Cristiana para Niños/as. Esta persona será responsable de coordinar el programa para niños y jóvenes de las dos congregaciones de San Esteban, incluyendo la misa dominical de la mañana y Misa Alegría, la congregación de habla hispana. El Coordinador supervisa y provee educación espiritual para niños de todas las edades. El Coordinador es responsable de reclutar y supervisar a los voluntarios que proveen instrucción en la clase, así como de estar en comunicación con la parroquia sobre la educación infantil. Coordinador supervisa también el trabajo de la cuidadora para niños menores de 3 años. Para aplicar, por favor, envíe una carta de intención y su currículo antes del 6 de abril del 2018. / We are seeking a Children's Christian Education Coordinator. This person would be responsible for managing children and youth programming for two services at SSI, including a Sunday morning service in English and Misa Alegria, the Spanish-speaking congregation. The Coordinator oversees and provides spiritual education for children of all ages. The Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and overseeing volunteers to provide classroom instruction and communicating with the parish about children’s education. The Coordinator supervises the caretaker for children ages infant to 3 years. Hours are approximately 10 per week, ideally including service times: 10am – noon and 5:30 – 7pm Sundays. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume by April 6, 2018

Director/Chief Operating Officer: Community Support Systems, Incarnation Chapel, Brandywine

CSS (a mission of St. Thomas Parish located at Incarnation Chapel, and community-based non-profit) provides social service programs to low-income residents of southern Prince George's and northern Charles Counties, is in search of Director. Management, administrative, and direct service responsibilities include: program oversight and vision, supervise assistants/volunteers, manage Advocacy Program & Assistance Fund, work directly with clients, be a consultant to the Board, write and manage grant funding and fundraising, outreach, and public relations. Bachelor's degree in social work/related field, Masters preferred. Experience working in social services/related field preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Cover letter & resume to Claudia Raskin.

Parish Secretary (part-time), St. John's, Olney

St. John's, Olney is looking for a part-time (10 hours/week, M-F) Parish Secretary to handle a variety of administrative duties to keep our church office organized and efficient. This position reports to the Parish Administrator. Submit brief cover letter and resume and please reference job code PS.STJEC in subject line of your email. 

Parish Coordinator, Christ Church, Georgetown, DC

Christ Church Georgetown is a vibrant parish in the heart of historic Georgetown. The parish has a staff of 11, averages 500 Sunday attendees, and has a budget of $2.0 million. The Parish Coordinator will report to the Director of Administration to ensure the accuracy of financial and other Parish databases, thereby facilitating optimal decision-making and planning for the Parish. S/he will also assist the Communications Manager in targeting parishioner and non-parishioner communications and, often, be the first person that parishioners and visitors meet when communicating with or visiting the church. Applications should be emailed to Glenn A. Metzdorf.

Trinity Volunteer Corps Program Director (part-time), Trinity Church, DC

Trinity Church seeks Program Director to coordinate, support, and manage day-to-day operation of Trinity Volunteer Corps. Responsible for recruitment, leading program curriculum, community gatherings, and maintenance of covenant relationships with partner agencies. TVC offers young adults an experience of living in an intentional Christian community while working for social justice. Send cover letter at resume to The Rev. John Harmon

African Palms USA Office Manager (part-time), St. John's, Olney

St. John's, Olney seeks part-time Office Manager to head up the African Palms USA outreach ministry. Job requires office management and analytic and strategic marketing experience. 20-25 hours/week, flexible hours, casual dress, benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. Submit resume to job@stjec.org

Events and Development Coordinator, Bishop Walker School, Washington, DC

The Events and Development Coordinator provides staff support and leadership to Annual Dinner (Gala) event chairs and related committees; assists with planning, implementation, and production of all fundraising events; manages event attendees and payments through The Raiser’s Edge® fundraising database; assists with weekly gift processing and provides general administrative support to the Development team. For more information and application instructions, email Kathleen Hall.

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Nicholas', Darnestown,

The part-time Parish Administrator will provide administrative support to the Rector and ensure efficient and effective functioning of the parish office and parish. They will also coordinate all internal and external print, audio and social media communications, and will be responsible for maintaining parish records. Read a full position description online. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to the parish office.

Sexton (part-time), St. Augustine's DC

 St. Augustine's is seeking a dependable part-time (15 hours a week) sexton to keep its buildings and grounds clean, well-maintained and accessible. Must have strong interpersonal skills, be service-oriented and be able to work with a wide range of people. Work may be physically demanding, so must be physically fit, able to lift up to 50 lb., as well as maintain and handle power tools and equipment. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems a plus. To apply, please send a resume or summary of experience along with references to the Rev. Martha Clark.

Overnight Security Officers (both full and part-time), St. Barnabas', Leeland

St. Barnabas' Church is seeking both full and part-time security officers for overnight and weekend hours.  Persons must be able to pass a background check and drug test. To apply, please call 301-249-5001.

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Barnabas’, Temple Hills

Seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant, Tuesday-Thursday, approx. 12-15 hrs/week. Responsibilities include: preparing bulletins and newsletters, updating website, managing the parish office, maintaining church calendar, and welcoming persons from all walks of life. Bachelor's degree or equivalent skill level preferred, as is knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its liturgy. Strong people skills, organizational skills, and a high degree of computer fluency (Microsoft Office Suite) required. Send resume and cover letter to the Rev. Shell Kimble.

Music positions

We have no current listings for open music positions.

Youth positions

We have no current listings for open youth positions.


Please note, only lay and clergy positions in Episcopal churches and affiliated organizations in the diocese will be posted. Please contact us when a position has been filled and we will remove it from the page. 

To view additional openings in the region, please refer to the Diocese of Maryland or Diocese of Virginia employment listings.