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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. Our staff is vital to accomplishing the historic mission of the PECF: "to establish, maintain and operate within the District of Columbia a Cathedral Church in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, in accordance with the doctrine, discipline and worship of the Episcopal Church, together with affiliated schools and other institutions for the promotion of religion and education and charity.”  To achieve its mission the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation seeks results-oriented people who share the values of integrity, commitment, excellent customer service, cooperation, and compassion. PECF's commitment to staff members is that they will be treated with professionalism, dignity, respect, and courtesy. PECF is a diverse community of full- and part-time, talented individuals who work together on the beautiful grounds of Washington National Cathedral in NW Washington, DC.

The PECF values the rich diversity of its workforce and does not discriminate in its employment policies or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or marital status.Positions are listed until they are filled.  Links to information about employment opportunities at our affiliated institutions are listed below.

Positions are listed until they are filled. 

If you wish to apply for a position, please follow the application instructions noted in the job posting.  If you apply online you will receive a confirmation message by return e-mail.  If you apply by mail or fax you will receive a confirmation postcard in the mail within a few days.  Once you have applied for a specific position, Human Resources will review your information.  You will be contacted if the Foundation wishes to move forward with consideration of your application. 

Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to retain unsolicited resumes not linked to specific job openings.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation.

To explore other employment opportunities at the schools or the Cathedral, please click on the appropriate link below.

Washington National Cathedral
National Cathedral School
St. Albans School
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School

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To achieve it's mission the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation seeks results-oriented people who share the values of integrity, commitment, excellent customer service, cooperation, and compassion. PECF's commitment to staff members is that they will be treated with professionalism, dignity, respect, and courtesy. PECF is a diverse community of full- and part-time, talented individuals who work together on the beautiful grounds of Washington National Cathedral in NW Washington, DC.

The PECF values the rich diversity of its workforce and does not discriminate in its employment policies or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or marital status.

The Human Resources Department is committed to providing quality services and benefits to support the PECF. Should you have any questions regarding the services we provide, don't hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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This brief summary describes most of the benefit programs available to employees of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. A position’s full-time or part-time status and work location determines an employee’s eligibility for each of the following programs. Benefit programs are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Paid Time Off  

Annual/Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, and Paid Holidays.

Health Plans  

The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation offers 2 medical plan options, 3 dental plan options, and a vision plan.

Health & Dependant Care Flexible Spending Accounts  

Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses.

Free Parking  

Employees park free in their assigned area on the grounds or in the parking garage.

Commuter Rewards Program  

The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation provides financial incentives to encourage our employees to commute to work by methods which reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, and reduce the need for parking on the Close grounds.

Retirement Programs  

401(k) and 403(b) plans are available. Eligibility for a specific plan is determined by work location and full- or part-time status.

Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance  

Group term life insurance is provided at no cost to eligible employees.

Long-Term Disability Insurance  

Long-term disability coverage is provided at no cost to eligible employees.

Work-Life Balance Program  

This program offers 24-hour access to trained consultants and on-line resources to help employees balance work and family life.

Health Club Discount/Athletic Center Program  

Employees may participate in a gym membership discount program or use on-site athletic facilities.

Legal Resources  

Employees may participate in the program which provides legal coverage for themselves and eligible family members though payroll deduction.

Pastoral Assistance  

The Pastoral Care office is available to provide support and advice on personal problems.

Credit Union  

Employees and their family are eligible to join the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Federal Credit Union.

Program Tickets  

Employees can receive advance and/or free tickets to some Washington National Cathedral sponsored events.

Day Care  

The Beauvoir Childcare Program is offered to employees (subject to availability) with children 3 months – 4 years of age. Inquiries should be directed to Christine Edwards, Director of the Early Early Learning Center, at (202) 537-6501 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

St. Alban’s Early Childhood Center (at St. Albans Episcopal Church) offers childcare on a space-available basis. Please contact them for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (202) 363-7380.

Voluntary Term/Whole Life Insurance   

Employees may purchase additional coverage for themselves and their family members.

Workplace Banking  

Employees are eligible to participate in this program through PNC Bank, which offers various incentives and member benefits.

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To apply, send a cover letter and resume, and specify the job code of the position for which you are applying, or download our employment application (pdf). When filling out the employment application, please make sure to fill it out in its entirety with the exception of signature, which can be obtained if you come in for an interview.

For positions with Washington National Cathedral, the PECF Corporate Staff, or St. Albans School for Boys, please send your cover letter and resume or employment application to:

E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fax (202) 537-5661

Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation
Human Resources - Job Code _____
Massachusetts and Wisconsin Aves., NW
Washington, DC 20016

If you apply online, you will receive a confirmation message by return e-mail. If you apply by mail or fax, you will receive a confirmation postcard in the mail within a few days.

For positions at National Cathedral School for Girls or Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, please see the application instructions in the employment section of each school's website.

Once you have applied for a specific position, Human Resources will review your information and forward it to the appropriate hiring manager. If your skills and experience are a match for the position, we will contact you.

If you are interested in a retail position at the Museum Store at Washington National Cathedral please visit Event Network for a list of available openings.

Due to the volume of resumes received, the PECF is unable to retain unsolicited resumes not linked to specific job openings.

Should you be called in for an interview, you can visit Washington National Cathedral's visitors' page for directions.

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