Deaconesses serve in an amazing variety of Christian ministries. There is no "one" deaconess job. But the heart of all deaconess ministry is faith and service in Christ. Here are just a few examples of where a deaconess might work. 

Congregations  Church Offices  Hospital Chaplains
Counseling  College and Seminary
College Campuses
Hospices Medical Field
Nonprofit Organization
Overseas Missions  Spiritual Direction 

Social Service Agencies 

To see where deaconesses are located and find examples of servant ministry, see the map at Faces and Places of Ministry.