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Interim Director of Music (Part-time)

Annunciation of Our Lady
5725 Stearns School Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031

Annunciation seeks an Interim Director of Music to lead its small but faithful adult choir, to play organ and piano for its strong-singing congregation, and to work with the staff to select music. Why an interim? Annunciation is currently searching for its next Rector, and so a search for a permanent music director will begin once that person arrives. The Interim Director of Music will be hired for one year; they will also be eligible to apply for the permanent position. For more details, view the full job description. Application deadline is August 5. 



Manager of Communications & Community Engagement

St. David's Episcopal Church
2410 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025

St. David’s in Glenview seeks a very part-time (10 hours per week) Manager of Communications and Community Engagement. Primary responsibilities include engagement through website, social media, local suburban paper(s), and the like; as well as coordinating communications platforms to maximize message coherence both within the congregation and in the community. Your predecessor in this position did an amazing job in creating a roadmap; a communications audit is complete, and a refreshed website is ready to be launched. We need a communications  professional to continue and to enhance the good work begun. Flexible hours; off-site work encouraged.  For a complete job description, contact the Rev. Sue Sommer by email. Deadline for submitting a resume is August 19, 2019.




Church of the Holy Spirit
400 East Westminster Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

The Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest seeks a full-time Sexton to serve as the caretaker of church buildings, furniture and grounds. The Sexton is responsible for the operation and maintenance of building systems and equipment; executing daily work requests and preventative maintenance as scheduled; and ensures the overall facility cleanliness and maintenance needed to welcome and encourage parish life. 

Qualified candidates will be able to lift 50 pounds frequently, demonstrate initiative and the ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision, be reliable and courteous, and have a genuine passion to help others. 

View a complete job description. The Sexton reports to the Facilities Manager.  Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time, salaried position with vacation, health and retirement benefits. Send applications and inquiries by email.  Applications should include a cover letter, resume and a list of three references. Priority will be given to applications received on or before July 22, 2019.




Director of Youth Formation (Part Time)

Church of St. Paul & the Redeemer (Hyde Park)
4945 S. Dorchester Avenue,  Chicago, IL

The Church of St. Paul & the Redeemer in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago seeks a Director of Youth Formation, 12-14 hours per week, who will nurture the spiritual growth of middle and high school youth in a progressive Christian context. Primary responsibilities include leading Sunday youth formation and youth group, planning special youth events, organizing volunteers, and running a summer mission/learning trip.

Qualifications: Previous experience with youth in grades 6-12 and commitment to progressive Christian mission, vision, and values. Previous experience in youth ministry or volunteer supervision a plus. Candidates need not be Episcopalian, but should be comfortable in an Episcopal context. View a complete position description. Submit a PDF cover letter and résumé to with the subject line “Director of Youth Formation” by Wednesday, July 31.



Nursery Staff (Part Time)

Church of Our Saviour
530 West Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Church of Our Saviour in Lincoln Park seeks a part-time nursery staff member to help care for children ages 0-3 during our Sunday services. Position is 4 hours/week on Sunday morning, approximately 2-4 Sundays a month. The rate is $15/hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a background check. Please email with your resume to apply or with any questions. 




Coordinator of Children and Youth Programs (Part time)
St. John's Episcopal Church
3857 N. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641

The parish of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chicago, Illinois seeks a Coordinator of Children and Youth Programs to guide and support our intellectual and spiritual growth. We are seeking a joyful, organized, and creative team player to lead our Youth Group and coordinate with the Rector and lay leaders to manage our Christian Formation programs. An ideal candidate will have experience with children and youth, be invested in their own learning and growth, and be comfortable both delegating and working independently once goals and vision are established by the team. This is a part-time, 20 hours per month position from September through May, with shorter hours in the summer. The majority of hours will be on Sunday mornings. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to The Rev. Kara Wagner Sherer via email or hard copy (3857 N. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641) by July 21, 2019. Position begins in early August.



Director of Music (Part Time)

St. John the Evangelist (Flossmoor)
2640 Park Dr.
Flossmoor, IL 60422 

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist is a progressive parish that worships in a traditional manner, recognizing that music unites us together as a community and draws our hearts and souls closer to God. 

We are seeking a talented Director of Music who is well versed in a variety of musical genres to lead our congregation and volunteer choir in sung worship.  The successful candidate will be familiar with the Episcopal liturgical tradition, will be a strong choral director, will be self-motivated and will work collaboratively with the Rector to grow and enhance the music ministry of St. John’s. Preference is given to those who are proficient organists, however, consideration will be given to those who are talented pianists and are willing to train as organists.

This position is currently a quarter-time ministry staff position (approximately 10-15 hours per week), with opportunity for expansion commensurate with the growth of the music program.

Applications will be received until the position is filled. View a full job description. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Fr. Jeremy Froyen

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do no discriminate on the basis of race, faith tradition, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other applicable characteristics.


Office Coordinator (Part Time)

St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
500 Depot Street
Antioch, IL  60002

St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church seeks a part-time Office Coordinator to work approximately 16 hours per week:  Mon – Thurs, 8:30 – 12:30.   The hourly rate is $15.00.  The Office Coordinator will support the Priest-in-Charge, Vestry, and parish in all administrative work pertaining to the various ministries at St. Ignatius, including but not limited to, commissions, bulletin creation, community counseling service, buildings and grounds, fund-raising events, God’s Will Resale Shop, marketing and promotional materials, and weekly/monthly newsletters.  The Office Coordinator will also work as the receptionist and phone contact person in the church office.  Qualifications include good communication and organization skills, working knowledge of standard office equipment, and proficiency in office software. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter by email to the Rev. Brian Beno and the Vestry of St. Ignatius. Applications will be accepted through April 17, 2019.



Music Director and Organist (Part Time)

Church of the Holy Family
102 Marquette Street
Park Forest, IL 60446

Church of the Holy Family seeks a gifted, skilled, and fun part-time Music Director. We are a welcoming and inclusive Episcopal church, with great diversity in ethnicity and age. We have a talented volunteer adult choir. The music director will encourage the congregation’s love of traditional Anglican music and expose them to a wide variety of musical expression, particularly that which reflects the traditions of members of our congregation. Candidates should be experienced in liturgical music and willing to learn Episcopal/Anglican liturgy if s/he is unfamiliar with it.

This part-time position requires approximately ten to fifteen hours per week. This includes working with the rector to choose hymnody and playing the organ and piano at our 10 a.m. service on Sundays and other important church holidays. View a complete job description.

Please send resume or curriculum vitae to the Rev. Johnnette Shane by email. We will continue interviewing candidates until the position is filled.