Events Support and Facilities Associate
The person serving as Events Support and Facilities Associate works closely with and under the supervision of the Cathedral Facilities Manager to ensure the campus of Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral serves our mission of being a house of prayer for all people and as a venue for community groups to meet. We strive to maintain a clean, hospitable and safe environment in service to that mission. The Associate plays a vital role in the maintenance and security of the Cathedral buildings and grounds as well as providing hospitality and support for a variety of services and events. The Associate represents the Cathedral and interacts with parishioners, ministries, staff and outside user groups. This position is part-time, 15 hours per week, usually serving three evenings each week.
Service and Event Hospitality and Management
- Ensure the cathedral campus and buildings are prepared for worship services, diocesan and community events, including receptions following worship
- Set up and store tables, chairs, various electronic and media equipment, coffee and tea service, etc. Provide support, as required, during services and events
- Ensure that the set-up meets the user’s requirements and that the space is clean and ready for the next user
General Hospitality Duties
- Ensure the campus is clean and litter-free and assist/support teams of volunteers in maintaining the landscaping
- Ensure campus buildings and parking lots are maintained according to protocols and in ways that promote safety
- As needed, and in coordination with the Facilities Manager and outside cleaning service, provide general facilities care functions including vacuuming, mopping, cleaning restrooms, snow removal, furniture moving, replacing light bulbs, etc.
- Assist in the coordination of outside services as requested by the Facilities Manager
- Monitor Boiler/HVAC and other systems as needed and as directed by the Facilities Manager
- Must have one or more years of experience in facility maintenance work
- Motivated, self-starter and accepting of other duties as assigned
- Works well independently and with others; strong communication skills
- Proven experience providing hospitality and welcome
- Required knowledge and skills: Experience with Microsoft Outlook and Office suites for communication with staff and group leaders,
- Preferred but not required: Experience with or basic knowledge of sound systems, lighting, Grade 5 Boiler license, work experience in congregations.
- Must be able to read, write and speak English in an understandable manner (a literacy and language requirement may not be necessary in every situation, however handling chemicals or operating machinery requires the ability to read and understand instructions of use)
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Dean Steve Thomason.
Child Care Center Team Member
Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral seeks warm, enthusiastic and faithful staff members to join our Children and Family Ministries team, and to support the Cathedral's mission to welcome all people to God's table, wherever they are on their journey of faith.
Successful candidates will work closely with the Director of Children's and Family Ministries as well as the Canon for Faith Formation to ensure that children are loved and cared for, child care spaces are inviting, hospitable, and clean, and parents are encouraged in their roles as primary pastors of children's spiritual lives. The Children's Ministry staff plays a critical role in welcoming, greeting, and orienting newcomers to the Cathedral, and thus should be sufficiently familiar with the campus and community to offer direction.
Specific duties include:
- working 2-3 shifts/ per month in the Cathedral child care center, which is open from 8:30-12:30 each Sunday morning, and is staffed by two ministry members at a time.
- providing assistance with set-up, check-in, and clean up in Sunday Program spaces.
- providing occasional child care for evening worship services and special events such as Christmas Eve, Holy Week, Cathedral Day, and summer camp (paid at a higher hourly wage).
- Safeguarding God's Children Certification (completed upon hiring through The Episcopal Church);
- Basic CPR for infants and Children;
- Satisfactory Background Check;
- understanding and compliance with Diocesan and Cathedral Handbooks for employees and staff working with children and youth;
- one or two references from non-related adults who know the candidate well, or who have employed the candidate for care of children.
- Ability to work and communicate well with people of multiple generations;
- Communication of needed supplies and equipment to CFM director in a timely manner;
- General Interest in Christian faith formation and the sacred stories of the Church;
- Prompt arrival and attendance for scheduled shifts;
- Evidence of maturity and independence sufficient to keep children safe and make sound decisions;
- Demonstrated understanding of emergency procedures and policies for the protection of children with vulnerable conditions including food allergies, developmental differences, and emotional dysregulation.
*a higher wage may be available to those candidates who demonstrate the leadership skills to take on additional responsibilities.
Send cover letter and 3 references to Kelly Moody, Director of Children's & Family Ministries .