Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Job Openings

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Clergy Positions

Priest-in-Charge, St Thomas, Dupont Circle

We are a progressive parish in the heart of Dupont Circle.  We have a brand new building to live and grow into.  Our parishioners are a diverse group in terms of age, gender, and sexual orientation with a small number of children. We are connected to neighboring parishes and enjoy spending time in fellowship with them through shared services and formation opportunities.  In our new Priest in Charge, we are seeking to call someone who is a dynamic preacher, well-organized administrator, and eager to support our growth and development as a phoenix that has risen from the ashes. Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 7/23)

Priest-in-Charge, St. Mark's, Fairland, Silver Spring

St. Mark's, Fairland, is Silver Spring, Maryland, seeks a compassionate, caring, cooperative full-time Priest-in-Charge with leadership skills to help us reinvigorate our commitment to our community, attract new worshipers, and expand our programs for youth and adults. Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 7/06)

Episcopal Chaplain of Knollwood Memorial Chapel (part-time), Washington, D.C.

Preside at Eucharistic service every first Sunday of each month. Provide 3 hymn titles for program, present a homily. Serve communion to assisted living residents following the service. Possibly preside at memorial services if available. That would entail helping organize the order of service. Stipend included, free parking on Sunday. Opportunity to provide spiritual wellness by ministering to retired Uniformed Services Officers and family members. Background check, letter of qualification and good standing from Diocese needed. Call Kathy Byus, the Staff Chapel Liaison to apply: (202) 541-0268. (listed 3/19)

Priest-in-Charge, All Faith, Charlotte Hall and Trinity, Hughesville/Newport

All Faith Parish, and Trinity Parish seek a Priest-in-Charge. The rector will be shared equally. The parishes are located in heavily populated areas in St. Mary's and Charles counties, 40 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. Sunday worship services are at 9:00 a.m. at Trinity and 11:00 a.m. at All Faith. Both congregations are family-sized parishes expecting to grow under the leadership of the Priest-in-Charge.  The Priest-in-Charge is expected to live in the community. Options include two parish rectories, or a housing allowance. Compensation will follow Diocesan guidelines not to exceed $90,000 annually. Email cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark.

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Campaign Manager, Washington National Cathedral

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Campaign Manager is responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the Cathedral's five-year comprehensive fundraising campaign. The Campaign Manager is a member of the Development Department and works closely with the Dean, Provost Senior Staff, Campaign Chairs, and other volunteer leaders to support and keep the campaign on schedule and progressing with a high level of momentum that engenders a sense of excitement, optimism, and confidence in achieving its goal.  See full position description for application information(listed 8/18)

Development Coordinator, Washington National Cathedral

The Development Coordinator provides administrative support to the Development department, including day-to-day services that support the team, and provides support for the Chief Development Officer.  The Development Coordinator will interact with donors, volunteers, and senior level staff, and is expected to exercise care, discretion, diplomacy and tact. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, and 2-3 years' experience in an administrative position, preferably in a nonprofit development office. This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, acute attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. See full position description for application information. (listed 8/18)

Development Director, Samaritan Ministry, D.C.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW) seeks a full-time Development Director (DD) to engage current and prospective donors to offer their time, talent and treasure, to support our shared mission of empowering our neighbors in need. The DD oversees all SMGW fundraising activities including individual giving, gift solicitation, corporate sponsorship, grant-writing, event planning, and publication. The DD reports to the Executive Director (ED). In partnership with the ED, the DD engages and recognizes individual and institutional donors as well as partner churches. The DD manages a 6-person team, co-manages the Development Committee and participates on the management team. To apply, email a resume and a cover letter to: Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington.  (listed 6/18)

Major Gifts Officer, Bishop Walker School, D.C.

The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The Officer will plan and sustain a high level of continuous contact and engagement with a portfolio of 150-200 major gift prospects ($1,000 - $10,000 annual donors); manage 300-350 substantive "moves" with prospects over the year, including scheduling meetings, in person meetings, substantive phone conversations and written correspondence; qualify for further engagement a strong and under-cultivated pool of donors who give annually $1,000 - $10,000; develop, market, and implement a creative, visible scholarship donor program. Email cover letter and resume to Brittany Phillips(listed 5/19)

Bilingual Communications Coordinator (part-time), St. Stephen and the Incarnation, D.C.

Está en la búsqueda de un Coordinador/a Bilingüe de Comunicaciones. El Coordinador/a trabajará entre 8 y 10 horas por semana coordinando las comunicaciones de las tres congregaciones que conforman la iglesia y ayudando con el alcance comunitario. El trabajo será realizado remotamente. Envíe una carta de intención, su resumé y 2 muestras de escritura antes del 1 de junio del 2019

Seeking a part-time Bilingual Communications Coordinator. The Coordinator will work up to 8-10 hours per week to assemble key communications for the church’s three congregations and to support outreach to the broader community. Work may be done remotely.  Send cover letter, resume and 2 writing samples by June 1, 2019. (listed 5/19)

Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement (part-time), St. George's, Glenn Dale

St. George's is looking for a part-time (15 hr/wk) Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement specifically focused on connecting with the wider community, helping us grow our ability to share our faith, and enhancing programs that engage new and established members. The three main components of the position are:  identifying opportunities to connect with the communities around us; developing small group ministry; and assisting in sustaining these new ministries. Familiarity with the Episcopal church is preferred, but an enthusiasm for evangelism and building connections inside and outside of the parish is the most important quality. Submit resume and cover letter by March 20 to the Rev. Connie Reinhardt(listed 2/19)

Program Director (part-time), Trinity Volunteer Corps, Trinity, D.C.

Trinity Volunteer Corps is seeking to hire a part-time Program Director. The services to be provided by the PD will facilitate TVC's relationships and enable program participants to serve the poor and disenfranchised directly by working to effect a positive change in their lives and to make the Christian faith evident through works. TVC seeks to provide young adults with an opportunity to live together in an intentional Christian Community while working full-time for justice and advocacy, peace and independence through service and simplicity with local social service agencies in the greater Washington, D.C. area.  (listed 1/19)

Music positions

Church Musician (part-time), St. Barnabas, Leeland, Upper Marlboro

St. Barnabas, Leeland, Upper Marlboro is seeking a part-time Church Musician to play various eclectic music for their 10:00 a.m. Sunday service, hold rehearsals, and be available for parish funerals, weddings and special occasions. Email The Rev. Robyn Franklin-Vaughn with cover letter and resume. 

Youth positions

Youth & Family Missioner (part-time), St. David's, D.C.

Saint David’s, a growing parish in the Palisades neighborhood, seeks an energetic and faithful Youth & Family Missioner to help develop a robust youth and family ministry to meet the needs and hunger of our increasingly hungry congregation. The Y&F Missioner will take lead on discerning, planning and guiding the Formation opportunities and ministries for our youth & young families, in collaboration with church leadership.  The position starts this summer, is p/t and super flexible. If you want to share & invite others into God’s story of abundance and love, please contact us! Send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to the Rev. Kristen Hawley


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. PLEASE NOTE: Lay positions will be listed for a maximum of three months before being removed but may be resubmitted for an additional three months as often as needed.

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