Director, Deaconess Anne House

Deaconess Anne House Director
Position Description


The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri comprises the eastern half of the state of the Missouri.  Its jurisdiction is comprised of over 54 counties and includes 42 congregations. The Rt. Reverend George Wayne Smith was elected in 2001 and serves as the current bishop.

The Episcopal Service Corps is a national network of intentional communities for young adults ages 21-30. All ESC communities all are marked by serving others in solidarity, promoting justice in community, deepening spiritual awareness and vocational discernment, and living simply. Deaconess Anne House (DAH) is the St. Louis branch of the Episcopal Service Corps (ESC). DAH is located in Old North St. Louis (ONSL) and houses approximately 4-7 corps members for an 11 month term.

Position Summary:  The DAH Director serves as a leader and mentor to the corps members living in the community. The Director also serves as a point of contact to the ONSL neighborhood and the Diocese of Missouri. By engaging with variety of non-profits, congregations, and justice movements, the Director helps to spread the Gospel, as well as build relationships and network for the benefit of the corps members and the communities in which they serve.


Employment Classification: Full-time, flexible hours, including travel.

Accountability:  The DAH Director is a member of the Bishop’s staff and reports to and is responsible to the Bishop through the Canon to the Ordinary.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)

Building Christian Community with Young Adults and Facilitating Program:


Providing Executive Leadership:


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This position is full-time with salary and benefits.


Please send a resume and cover letter, or general inquiries to:
The Rev. Canon Joe Chambers
Canon to the Ordinary

Application deadline: July 25th, 2019