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Minister of Music (Part Time)
637 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Grace Place Episcopal Church in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood seeks a part-time Minister of Music to facilitate the church’s music program and the musical expression of the worshipping congregation. The Minister of Music is less a performer than a teacher and leader of worship, who understands this position as a platform to build up the community through music. She or he will select the music for each service in consultation with the Rector, play the musical portions of the service on the church’s grand piano and/or other musical instruments, and hire additional musicians for special services and events. The Minister of Music is also responsible for all technological needs related to music in online and online/in-person hybrid worship. When the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago enters Phase 5 of recovery from COVID-19, the Music Minister will additionally be responsible for leading regular congregational singing and occasional small choral ensembles. View the complete job description.
Hours: average 6-10 hours per week
Salary: $13-15K, depending on experience
Duration: One year, possibly permanent
We are asking for a shorter commitment because our needs have changed due to COVID-19. Ideally, our next Minister of Music will have the skill set and desire to transition out of COVID recovery and remain with us long term.
To apply, submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 24. In your cover letter, please include your response to the question: “How would you create an interactive musical experience that engages both an in-person and online congregation at the same time?”
Bookkeeper (Part Time)
637 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Grace Place Episcopal Church in Chicago’s South Loop seeks a part-time bookkeeper to perform the day to day financial operations, including AP, A/R, GL, payroll and pledge income record keeping, a task that is estimated to average 3-6 hours per week. Experience with QuickBooks Online a must. Experience in performing reconciliations, identifying and implementing adjusting entries, making payroll tax deposits, and maintaining chart of accounts, and financial reporting are required. View a complete job description. A background check is required. To apply for the position, please send a resume and cover letter by email.
Hours: Offsite: average 3-6 hours per week, 12-15 per month (low 9 hours – high 26 hours)
Onsite: average 1 hour per week, negotiable
Program Coordinator (Part Time)
550 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, IL 60093
In a vibrant parish with a vision to serve and invite neighbors into creating a healthier more loving society we need organizational support. Assisting the Rector and joining a strong part time staff, the Program Coordinator will excel at event planning and community organization. Understanding that spiritual formation is the goal of all parish programming, this new position will be highly collaborative with parishioners to coordinate existing programming and establish new programming in the areas of Outreach and Community Events.
Inquiries regarding necessary qualifications, further information about current programs, and list of responsibilities contact the Rev. Lisa Senuta.
Director of Children and Youth Formation
550 Sunset Ridge Road Northfield, IL 60093
In a suburban, vibrant, pastoral size parish we seek an experienced, creative, and organized individual with a passion for Christian Formation in young people. This individual would join the Rector and volunteers in organizing and implementing programs for a variety of ages to learn the stories of Christ’s love and form spiritual practices that support faith development. Understanding of liturgical year, sacraments, valuing the significance for outreach as formation, and a desire to form community of love and acceptance would support this individual as they bring new ideas and also sustain continuity in programs. Working closely with the Rector this individual would join a strong part time staff together enjoying the dynamic work of parish ministry.
For information regarding needed qualifications and a list responsibilities inquire to the Rev. Lisa Senuta.
Minister of Music (Part Time)
4370 Woodland Ave, Western Springs IL
All Saints, Western Springs, seeks a part-time (10-12 hours per week) Minister of Music. We are a small but exciting church with an average Sunday attendance in the mid-50s. We love our music program and enjoy singing as a congregation. A volunteer choir rehearses weekly, as available, and the congregation is supportive of new musical efforts. Worship at All Saints is fairly casual, but we celebrate the Eucharist weekly and adhere to a “Broad Church” tradition.
The ideal candidate would be a skilled organist (preferably with some background in the Anglican or similar liturgical tradition), who is excited about learning and sharing new skills. Proficiency with other instruments a plus, but not required. The Minister of Music will be responsible for the selection, rehearsal and performance of all musical pieces for services, and encouraged to pursue other opportunities to enrich the musical experience of the congregation in and out of worship. Hours are flexible most weeks, with the clear exception of Christmas and Holy Week. Three weeks (including Sundays) are provided as paid time off, with another week (including Sunday) for continuing education (a small budget is also provided to pay conference or material fees for continuing ed). A full position description may be seen at www.allsaintsws.org/hiring
For more information or to submit materials, please contact the Rev. Bill Nesbit by email or phone (708-246-0030).