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Associate for Administration & Registrar for the Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program

Bishop Anderson House
707 S. Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612

Bishop Anderson House seeks an Associate for Administration & Registrar for its Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in customer service, communication, critical thinking, computers and data entry, and a high attention to detail. In the Associate for Administration role, tasks include maintaining the office's budget and expenses, updating records and administering guidelines; overall organization, including keeping the master calendar for Bishop Anderson House and assisting the Executive Director in maintaining his calendar; keeping database (DonorPerfect) and website up-to-date; and serving as a hub for communication with other staff.

As registrar, the candidate will manage applications and records for the Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program (SCVTP); manage the community-based CPE program in partnership with Rush; coordinate SCVTP training sites, including travel, catering and lodging; manage Atrixware, the learning management system; and represent Bishop Anderson House at diocesan and churchwide events. View a complete job description.

In all areas, the ability to maintain confidentiality, as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. 

To apply, resumes with cover letter may be sent to the Rev. Thomas S. Rogers, III, executive director, by email.  






Music Director (Part Time)

Grace Episcopal Church
637 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605

Grace Episcopal Church in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood seeks a part-time Music Director to facilitate the music program of the Church and the musical expression of the worshipping congregation. The Music Director is less a performer than a teacher and leader of worship, who understands this position as a ministry. She or he will typically select the music for each service in consultation with the Rector, play the musical portions of the service on a musical instrument, lead congregational and ensemble singing, initiate the formation and continuance of a choir, and procure additional music and musicians for congregational services and events. View a complete job description.  A background check will be required. To apply for the position, please send a resume and cover letter by email. No phone calls please. Hours: average 6-9 hours per week. Salary: $10-12K, depending on experience




Sunday Musician (Part Time)

Montgomery Place
5550 Ss Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637

Montgomery Place, a retirement community in Hyde Park, seeks a very part-time (2-4 hours per week) musician for their 11 am Sunday service.  A  keyboard and small console organ are available for use, and time is allotted for advance music preparation. In most cases, the priest will choose the hymns and the musician may select the prelude, postlude and other instrumental music. Pay is competitive, no benefits. To apply or learn more contact the Rev. Laura Gottardi-Littell by email or phone (773- 753-4118).




Nursery Supervisor (Part Time)

The Episcopal Church of St. James the Less
550 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, IL 60093

The Episcopal Church of St. James the Less, Northfield is looking for a Nursery Supervisor to create a safe and welcoming space for children during our 10 am service. Our nursery can fluctuate from 1 to 8 children under age three, depending on the day. Additional supervision is provided on busy days.  

Our ideal Nursery Supervisor is organized, compassionate, and thoughtful, with an ability to communicate clearly to parents and children.  Must have reliable transportation to and from Northfield. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work on floor with children. Our Nursery Supervisor will be nationally background checked and required to hold and maintain CPR/First Aid certification and training in Keeping God’s People Safe, our church’s Mandated Reporter Training (provided, if needed).

 Please contact kClare McKellaston for more information.




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. 




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.



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.