Jobs

Current church and institutional opportunities in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee are posted here as available. Please check back for details on postings coming up.

To inquire about submitting a job listing, please contact Emily Austin: eaustin@episwtn.org

Current Diocesan Opportunities

The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee currently seeks a Canon to the Ordinary. The primary role of the Canon to the Ordinary is to serve as the Bishop’s advisor and counselor in pastoral, administrative, and canonical matters related to clergy, congregations, and staff. They must be able to build trust with the Bishop and understand the Bishop’s needs, while forming effective working relationships with diocesan staff as well as clergy and laity. They will work to establish and maintain effective systems to carry out the vision and programs initiated by diocesan leadership.

To view the full job description as well as application instructions, please click here

Clergy/ Lay Ministry Transition Opportunities

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dyersburg is actively seeking a full-time rector. We invite you to prayerfully consider joining us as your next parish home. We seek a visionary leader to guide our growth and enthusiasm for the future.

As rector, you will play a pivotal role in strengthening our community bonds, fostering faith growth, and cultivating a spirit of love. St. Mary’s is a welcoming spiritual family, embracing all seeking God. Our church is a home where God’s love is celebrated and generously shared.

St. Mary’s operates under The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee. Financially stable, our income consistently meets or exceeds expenses, and we have an endowment supporting outreach. Our parishioners actively engage in community leadership.

We invite you to prayerfully consider joining our spiritual journey. We look forward to welcoming a new rector contributing to the vibrancy and growth of our faith community.

Please click here to view the 2023 Parish Profile. 

To apply, please contact the Office of the Bishop of the Diocese of West Tennessee: diocese@episwtn.org.

Lay Staff Opportunities

The Facility Maintenance and Events Coordinator of The Barth House Episcopal Center is responsible for preparing the building for recurring and one-off events, as well as for the maintenance and care of the facility’s infrastructure, utility systems, and applicable equipment. The goal of this position is to ensure the multipurpose spaces of the Barth House remain problem-free, operate in compliance with applicable regulations and diocesan standards and procedures, and remain safe and functional for all of our guests. 

Please click here for the complete job description: https://edwtn.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Barth-House-Facility-Maintenance-and-Events-Coordinator-Job-Description.pdf

Interested applicants may send their resume and references to Mrs. Maggie Schaumleffel (she/her) at BarthHouse@episwtn.org.

Calvary Episcopal Church seeks a Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry will be primarily responsible for overseeing and building programs for Calvary’s youth, working directly with youth and their families. She or he will need to be grounded in the ethos and worship of the Episcopal Church, spiritually mature, emotionally grounded, and able to love and mentor young people in their Christian life, regardless of race, class, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any of the categories or identities that can tend to divide us. For complete information and application instructions, go to calvarymemphis.org/connect/career-opportunities/.

Come work at Memphis’ Ultimate Day Camp and have the experience of a lifetime!

Staffing opportunities are available for anyone rising 9th grade and up.

Any former counselor who is interested in taking on a leadership role at camp, please contact Adam Cruthirds after turning in your application. In the email, include which of the roles from the list below you would be interested in working.

  • Arts and Crafts Director / Assistant Arts and Craft Director

  • Overnight Camp Cabin Leader

  • Senior Staff (Overnight Camp Staff) *Must be 18 or older

    • Senior staff is also asked to be lifeguard certified and trained to facilitate the ASCEND Adventure Course.

  • Adventure Director – Over see all training and events that take place at the ASCEND Adventure Course

  • Program Leader – Someone to oversee a specific program area at camp

  • Adventure Staff – Adventure Staff are trained on the Ropes and are certified Lifeguards during day camp.

To apply, go to saintcolumba.campbrainstaff.com

Holy Communion seeks to fill one part-time receptionist position of a two-person model. For complete information on this opportunity, please click here. Interested applicants may submit a letter of introduction and resume to Director of Operations Mary Beth Darrow: mdarrow@holycommunion.org. Please contact via email or phone for more information: 901-767-6987. 

Trezevant Retirement Community (Memphis) desires organist/ music director. For complete information on this opportunity, as well as applicant instructions, please click here