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Clergy Positions

Interim Rector, Atonement, D.C.

Church of the Atonement is a vibrant, historically African-American parish located in N.E. Washington, D.C.  The rector of 13 years will retire 6/30/2018, and the parish seeks an interim rector to lead the parish during the search process for its next rector.  Atonement Parish has strong lay leadership, and is committed to connecting with and serving the surrounding community.  The parish seeks a collaborative clergy leader who is able to flourish in a multicultural ministry  setting.  Compensation and benefits will be consistent with Diocesan guidelines. Email cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula Clark

Associate Priest (part-time), St. Matthew's/Iglesia San Mateo, Hyattsville

The associate priest's main responsibility is to conduct English services at 10:00 a.m., provide liturgical and pastoral care of the English speaking congregation, coordinate with/assist Father Rivas as needed, and act as chaplain for parish pre-school. Parish committees/meetings are often bilingual, conducted in English and Spanish. The candidate must be a good communicator, both as a preacher and a pastor, bilingual, flexible, embrace our multi-cultural parish and support our strong tradition of music. Work is 20-30 hours per week. compensation is negotiable, with health, dental and life insurance, pension, and vacation provided. Email applications to Karen Cassedy, senior warden.

Rector, Christ Church, Rockville

Christ Church, Rockville is searching for a full time rector who will interact directly with our parishioners as both counselor and spiritual leader. We are looking for a vibrant and caring individual who can help facilitate our many programs and ministries, including pastoral care. And ideal candidate would also have administrative skills to direct our staff and help strengthen the relationship between our church and day school. Please email resumes, cover letters and OTM Portfolios

Priest-in-Charge (part-time), Christ Church, Clinton

Christ Church, Clinton, MD is seeking a Priest-in-Charge to lead this suburban Washington, DC Parish, located in Prince George's County.  Christ Church is a diverse parish, with active ministries and outreach.  There is one Sunday worship service, with an ASA of 60+.  The parish seeks to build on the vibrant ministry of its current rector, who will retire at the end of May 2018. The salary is negotiable and commensurate with Diocese of Washington Guidelines. To apply, please send CV/Resume and OTM to the Rev. Canon Paula Clark

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

Office and Communications Assistant (part-time), St. John's, Norwood

St. John's, Norwood in Bethesda-Chevy Chase, MD is seeking to hire an Office & Communications Assistant to serve as a member of our support staff. Responsibilities include assisting parishioners and visitors, providing administrative assistance to the Rector and Director of Church Operations, managing and maintaining everyday office operations, and assisting with St. John's communications (including the bulletin, newsletter, website, and social media). This is a part-time, Monday-Thursday, front desk position and includes answering phones and assisting walk-in visitors, so people skills are a must. Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry

Operations Manager, St. Columba's, D.C.

St. Columba’s seeks an experienced full-time property management professional to maintain and improve our property as a vibrant community center for the congregation, nursery school, neighborhood, and city. Email cover letter and resume to the rector, The Rev. Ledlie Laughlin.

Director of Finance & Administration, St. Columba's, D.C.

St. Columba's seeks a talented and versatile full-time finance and human resources professional to be responsible for effective oversight of the financial, business, and administrative operations of St. Columba's Church to support and further the church's mission and ministries. Email cover letter and resume to the rector, The Rev. Ledlie Laughlin.

Communications Coordinator (bilingual English and Spanish) (part-time), St. Stephen and the Incarnation, D.C./Coordinador bilingüe de Comunicaciones (part-time), La Iglesia Episcopal San Esteban y la Encarnación, D.C.

St. Stephen and the Incarnation is 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. This is a temporary, 6-month position with the possibility of extension. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and two writing samples./La Iglesia Episcopal San Esteban y la Encarnación está buscando un Coordinador Bilingüe de Comunicación a tiempo parcial. El Coordindor/a trabajará entre 8-10 horas semanales con el objetivo de coordinar la comunicación para las tres congregaciones de la iglesia y apoyar el alcance de la amplia comunidad alrededor de la iglesia. El trabajo puede ser hecho remotamente. Esta es una posición temporal, de 6 meses, con la posibilidad de ser extendida. Para aplicar, por favor, envíe una carta de presentación, su resume y 2 pruebas de escritura aquí.

Sexton, Epiphany, D.C.

The Church of the Epiphany is hiring a full-time sexton. This person will be responsible for the care of Epiphany's building and grounds. See position description for details and application instructions. Submit resume.

Thrift Shop Manager (part-time), St. Alban's Church, D.C.

St. Alban's Opportunity Thrift Shop, the biggest outreach ministry of St. Alban's Church, seeks an experienced supervisor with retail background and a collegial managerial style to lead adult volunteers in selling donated items to raise funds for donations to area charities. 30 hours/week, this is a salaried position with benefits, a flexible schedule during the Shop's hours and Sundays off. Closed in August and the week between Christmas and New Year. Compensation is $15/hour plus potential quarterly bonus consideration based on the Shop's financial performance. Email cover note and resume.

Director of Administration, Christ Church, Georgetown

Christ Church, Georgetown seeks a full-time Director of Administration to be a key member of our Parish staff team. The Director of Administration manages the overall daily office operations and strategic planning of the Parish. Responsibilities include managing a small Parish staff, all ACS technology software, budget planning, and contracts/vendor relations. Ideal candidates will possess excellent administrative, written/oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, extensive accounting knowledge, and technologically/social media savvy. Bachelor's degree or Master of Business Administration preferred. Submit cover letter along with your resume to Sandra Gravina.

Sexton (part-time), St. Monica and St. James, D.C.

St. Monica and St. James' Church seeks a part-time (14 hrs/wk) Sexton to maintain its buildings and grounds. Applicants should be self-motivated, have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with the buildings manager and church staff. The Sexton must be knowledgeable in cleaning techniques and grounds maintenance, be able to operate interior and exterior maintenance equipment, and skillfully perform minor repairs on site. Additional duties include set-up and breakdown for meetings, coffee hour and parish functions. Applicants should send a resume or summary of experience along with references to the Parish Administrator, Michael Harazin

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Francis, Potomac

St. Francis' Church, a growing parish, seeks a self-directed, energetic, part-time parish administrator to be a key member of the church staff team! The position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and solid organizational techniques. Strong computer skills are essential, and experience with property management is preferred. B.A. or B.S. preferred as well as prior experience in office/non-profit adminsitration. Email cover letter, resume, and list of three references

Staff Accountant, St. Columba's, D.C.

St. Columba's is searching for a full-time staff accountant to assist with monthly financial statement closing, year-end audit and departmental operations, including balance sheet reconciliation, journal entry preparation, operational support, analytical review and special projects. Applicants should have a BS in accounting or equivalent degree. Experience in the non-profit sector is highly desirable. To apply, email resume and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Facilities Specialist, St. Barnabas', Leeland 

The Facilities Specialist is responsible for the day to day upkeep, maintenance, and repair of all parish-owned property and oversees the maintenance of rental properties to the extent specified by the terms and conditions of any rental agreements. Please mail resumes to St. Barnabas' Episcopal Church, 14111 Oak Grove Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. 

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Thomas', D.C.

St. Thomas' Church in Dupont Circle seeks a part-time parish administrator to oversee the efficient and effective operation of the administrative support functions at the parish while serving as the first-line representative of the parish through interactions with those who contact the parish. The PA works closely with the priest, bookkeeper, and parish leaders to manage business affairs of the parish including the areas of finance and accounting, risk management, human resources, facility management, staff management, strategic planning and communications. Submit cover letter that conveys what excites you about this career opportunity and why you'd be a great fit and resume highlighting your relevant experience to the Rev. Alex Dyer

Accountant, All Saints, Chevy Chase

All Saints Church is seeking an experienced accountant. Salary is commensurate with experience and full benefits are offered. The position has minimal supervisory responsibilities. Accountant reports to the Parish Administrator and Finance Committee. Please send cover letter and resume to Lois McDonald

Parish Administrator, Christ Church, Kensington

Christ Church Kensington, MD seeks a motivated, energetic full-time parish administrator to be a key member of the church staff team! Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, must have a sense of humor, basic accounting, property management experience, and be technologically and social media savvy. B.A. or B.S. preferred as well as prior experience in office/non-profit administration. Interested in this unique and challenging position? Please submit resume, cover letter, salary expectations and a list of three references to adminsearch@ccpk.org

Director of Stewardship and Development, St. Columba's

The Director of Stewardship and Development (DSD) will develop, coordinate, and implement processes to ensure that compelling stewardship teaching and practices are integral to all aspects of congregational life. The DSD reports to the rector and will work closely with clergy, staff, and parish leaders to establish and meet organizational goals. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Paul Barkett, Chief Operating Officer.

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.

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. 

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

Organist/Choir Director (part-time), St. Timothy's, D.C.

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Hillcrest, SE, D.C, seeks a part-time Organist/Choir Director to lead and nurture its music ministry. Strong ability to combine traditional hymns and masses with music in the Afrocentric style is welcomed. The individual will be responsible for coordinating music at one Sunday service, one weekly rehearsal, services during Christmas, Holy Week, parishioners’ funerals, other church special days and directing the 16-member volunteer choir. Persons unfamiliar with Episcopal liturgy will be considered. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to Gloria Clanton.

Organist and/or Choir Director (part-time), All Souls, D.C.

All Souls, a small, vibrant, neighborhood parish, embraces an ethos of "traditional worship, progressive thinking." An excellent music program has long been one of our hallmarks. We are currently accepting applications from musicians interested in serving as organist and/or choir director for our Sunday 11:00 a.m. Sung Mass. This can either be one half-time position or two quarter-time positions. Please submit a letter of introduction and resume by May 28.

Youth positions

Assistant for Children and Youth (part-time), St. John's, Lafayette Square, D.C.

This part-time lay assistant will plan, develop, and oversee Christian education programs for children from birth through high school. Responsibilities include directing the weekly Church School. This is a part-time, hourly position with no benefits. The Assistant will work an average of 10 to 20 hours a week, including Sunday mornings and Christmas Eve to direct the Nativity Pageant. Ideal requirements: bachelor's degree; prior experience in Christian education; organizational, communication, and group facilitation skills; be available to start the position in summer 2018. Knowledge of Episcopal liturgy is a plus. Email resume, cover letter and references to Kaye Edwards or mail to St. John's Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20005.

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

Saint Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church is seeking a Children's Christian Education Coordinator for its Spanish language service, Misa Alegria. The Coordinator oversees and provides spiritual education for children of all ages for a 5:30 PM Sunday evening service. The Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and overseeing volunteers to provide classroom instruction and communicating with the parish about children's education. Hours are approximately 5 per week, including service time of 5:30 – 7 PM noon on Sundays. The Children's Christian Education Coordinator will report to the Senior Priest. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to hiring@saintstephensdc.org by May 11, 2018.

La Iglesia Episcopal San Esteban y la Encarnación está buscando un/a Coordinador/a de Educación Cristiana para Niños/as para Misa Alegría, la congregación de habla hispana. El Coordinador supervisa y provee educación espiritual para niños de todas las edades para el servicio dominical de la 5:30 pm. 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. Las horas de trabajo son 5 horas a la semana aproximadamente, los domingos de 5:30 – 7:00 pm. El Coordinador de Educación Cristiana para niños reporta de su trabajo al Sacerdote Mayor. Para aplicar, por favor, envíe una carta de intención y su currículo a hiring@saintstephensdc.org, antes del 11 de mayo del 2018.


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.