Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Philadelphia, PA
Type: Clergy or Lay
Posted Sep 6, 2023
Job Title
Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Name of church or organization
Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Philadelphia, PA
Job Description
The Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries is an essential role at St. Martin’s, actively involved with clergy, families, parishioners, visitors, and church staff in building a shared vision and implementing a range of faith formation programs that is hopeful, engaging, inclusive and expansive, reflecting and living out the parish’s values.  The main responsibilities include helping create, with the clergy and Parents’ Council, a missional vision; building and sustaining relationships with children, youth, parents, volunteers, and church staff; and developing and delivering age-appropriate,  and engaging worship and program opportunities.

This is a full-time position open to a baptized and confirmed layperson in the Episcopal Church. The Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries will report to the Interim Rector.  Please note that members and immediate family of members of St. Martin’s cannot be employees of the parish.

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Salary: $40,000-42,000 + benefits.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
To apply, please email Lorie Hershey, St. Martin’s Parish Administrator, at with your resume and a letter of application in which you briefly answer the following questions:
What is it about the Children and Family Minister role that made you want to apply? How does this opportunity fit into your career trajectory?
What elements of Children’s and Family ministry excite you most? What elements do you enjoy?
We are excited to learn about the diverse backgrounds and experiences candidates bring. Help us to understand the contribution your personal background would make to our team and the St. Martin’s community.
Individuals who apply by Friday, August 18th will be given priority; therefore, we encourage you to submit yours soon!The overall evaluation process will look to follow this anticipated timeline:
Early September: Multi-team member panel interview with volunteers and church staff.
Interview with Interim Rector and Rector’s Warden before offer is made.
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