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Employment opportunities in Southern Virginia

If your church has a job opening you would like included here, please contact the Diocesan Office ( Postings remain for 60 days, unless otherwise notified.

Director of Communications

Posted: September 27, 2023

The Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. The Director of Communications is expected to create and implement a comprehensive communications strategy to support the diocesan mission of being a dynamic faith community engaged in the work of God and sharing this work with the wider church and with ecumenical and interfaith partners. This strategy will advance and promote diocesan goals, build community, share information, resources, and news of general interest. Click here for more information and how to apply for this position. Complete applications must be submitted by October 27, 2023.

Parish Administrator

Posted: September 20, 2023

Old Donation Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach (ODEC) is seeking a part time Parish Administrator. The ODEC core team of Clergy and Employees is a small group with diverse responsibilities; within this group the Parish Office is the focal point for the successful day-to-day operations of the Parish. Join our vibrant community at Old Donation and help us continue our mission of serving and growing in faith together. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Parish Administrator to our team. For full information click here. Resume and cover letter should be sent to

Director of Formation Ministries

Posted: September 18, 2023

St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church in Midlothian is seeking a Director of Formation Ministries, to be responsible for oversight of the Christian Education and Formation programs for all age ranges of parishioners, working in tandem with the Rector and other members of the staff. This is a three-quarter-time position, maintaining office hours of 30 hours per week. The position includes pension, medical and dental benefits, and an allowance to help cover moving expenses is also offered. This position is open to both clergy and lay members. St. Matthias’ is a vital congregation that values faith formation, community service, and tolerance, where “all are welcome.” Those applicants with an interest in the position can find information about the church on our website, Please email your CV and Resume to the Rev. Brenda S. Overfield, Rector, at no later than October 15, 2023.

Nursery Coordinator

Posted: September 10, 2023

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk is seeking a part-time Nursery Coordinator to care for the youngest members of this active, growing congregation in Norfolk’s West Ghent neighborhood. This job offers the opportunity to work with our kids and families in a fun and nurturing environment. The commitment is three to four hours on Sunday mornings, with support from paid and volunteer assistants and time off when needed. Offering a competitive wage in a friendly atmosphere. The starting wage for this job is $16-$18/hour. Cover letters, resumes, and three references may be submitted to Harper Bathel at, or via mail to 1009 W. Princess Anne, Norfolk, VA 23507. Please submit by Monday, September 25. *We request that you are at least eighteen years old to apply.

Children and Family Minister

Posted: September 1, 2023

Old Donation Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach seeks a part-time Children and Family Minister. Primary goals are: build a sense of welcoming and inclusive Christian community among young children and families, and educate and form young children and families to be followers of Jesus. A successful candidate enjoys making connections with children and families and thinks outside the box to provide events and formation. Strength in organizational skills, communication skills, and children’s curricula is a must. The position is 18 hours, inclusive of Sunday mornings and one Saturday per month. Read the complete job description here. Please submit a resume and cover letter to The Rev. Lissie Rhoton at


Posted: August 14, 2023

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newport News is seeking a part-time Sexton to keep the church buildings and grounds clean and orderly. Click here for more information about this position and how to apply.

Nursery Workers

Posted: August 14, 2023

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newport News is seeking two part-time Nursery Workers to provide dependable, safe, secure, and nurturing care to children from ages 0-4 years old on Sunday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Click here for more information and how to apply.

Office Manager

Posted: July 26, 2023

Church of the Holy Apostles in Virginia Beach is seeking a professional who has good interpersonal, organizational, and general office skills, that includes working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (familiarity with Constant Contact is a plus). This is a 24-hour per week position. The office manager works with clergy and lay staff members to support the Christian Unity mission of this unique ecumenical community. For more information and a full job description, please contact Deacon Gary Harmeyer at