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We are seeking an Associate for Youth (Half-time)
Associate for Youth (Half-time)

St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Medina, WA is seeking an Associate for Youth (50% FTE) who will work alongside ministry colleagues and volunteers to envision, implement, grow, and maintain faith formation programs and activities for St. Thomas youth. St. Thomas is a dynamic, multi-generational church in the heart of the Eastside; a welcoming, loving, and faith-seeking church made up of thoughtful parishioners who come together to create an authentic community while seeking God’s presence by serving friends, neighbors, and the world. While the church is in Medina (adjacent to west Bellevue), people living all over the greater Seattle area call this church home.

The successful candidate for this non-ordained position is gifted in relational ministry. They have a proven track record of leading a dynamic program shown to developmentally foster faith, deepen spirituality, provide opportunities to be the hands of God in the wider world, and build Christian community. In a church that embraces connections between children, youth, and adults, the Associate for Youth will continue to find innovative ways to champion intergenerational activities, build teamwork, and inspire volunteers. They will join an enthusiastic pastoral, staff, and administrative team wholeheartedly committed to children, youth, and the congregation.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates will have professional experience in youth or children’s programming, project management, a relevant graduate or undergraduate degree, or an appropriate combination. Additionally, they must have solid communication and interpersonal skills (relational and empathic), and technological savvy. St. Thomas is looking for a flexible team player who is ready to be engaged in the life and mission of the church and community. This person is a dependable self-starter, skilled in managing their own time, and are reliably deadline oriented. The successful applicant will possess a mature and growing Christian faith that can be communicated authentically, and a deep appreciation for the importance of the sacraments to the life of St Thomas.

Position Details

  • Position is 50% FTE (Half-time: 20 hours/week)
  • Salary range: $29,000 - $34,000/DOE
  • This position is required to work on the St. Thomas church campus on Sundays, as well as some nights and weekends. For remaining hours, remote/flexible options may be available.

It is the policy of St. Thomas Episcopal Church to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees without discrimination because of race, religion, gender, disability, age, marital status, and sexual orientation.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume via email to: Greg Murray, Chief Operating Officer at This position is open for applications and will remain open until filled. (Updated August 2, 2021)  No phone calls please.