Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org
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LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Lead Teachers and Assistant Teacher Position in Preschool 
Bethlehem Preschool in Moneta, VA, has openings for a Lead Teacher in the three-year old class, a Lead Teacher in the four-year old class, and an Assistant Teacher in the two-year old class. The three-year old position is for two mornings a week; the four-year old position is for three mornings a week; and the assistant for the two-year old class is for two mornings a week. An Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Child Development or significant class hours in one of these curriculums is preferred for the Head Teacher position. Alternatively, the Head Teacher must possess significant, relevant job experience. The Assistant Teacher must be above the age of 18, possess a High School Diploma or GED and some experience working with young children. If interested, e-mail bumcmoneta@gmail.com  or call the church office at 540-297-7957 to obtain an application. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Administrative Assistant
The Center for Creative Arts at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059 is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for a busy, nurturing Music and Arts school. Duties include registering new students, bookkeeping, scheduling, maintaining student files, and creating fliers for programs. Candidate should be a self-starter, able to multi-task and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including bookkeeping, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, and verbal and written communication skills are needed. Hours are approximately 27 hours/week Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday 11:45 – 8. Additional hours may be available during the summer. Please send your resume, including references, to sbrowncca@comcast.net. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
First United Methodist Church (www.fumcmontgomery.org) of Montgomery, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to oversee the junior and senior high youth ministry. Worship is the heart of the identity of this beautiful church, which has two traditional worship services averaging 1,200 attendees.  Currently, there are 50-75 youth participating in youth programs with the potential for growth. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Teresa Sippel at teresa.sippel@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Director of Children's Ministry
First UMC, Salisbury, NC, is seeking a passionate, creative, and nurturing full-time Director of Children's Ministry. The role of the Director of Children’s Ministry is to provide dynamic leadership and innovative Christian education for children (ages birth through 5th grade) as it relates to our mission, "To make and nurture Christian disciples through the presence and power of God." The ideal candidate will have a love of children, a thorough Biblical understanding, and a passion to create a positive, nurturing, educational environment by assuming a role of Christian leadership, while functioning as part of a larger church team. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to: amykfoote@gmail.com or First United Methodist Church, attn: Mrs. Barbara Langford, 217 South Church St, Salisbury, NC 28144. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Worship Leader
New Song UMC, Mechanicsville, is looking for a full-time, dynamic, innovative Worship Leader to conceive, develop, plan, and execute weekly worship services and other events. The candidate will have the freedom to develop a faith-filled, inspiring, relevant and impactful worship experience for both fully-devoted believers and those just beginning to discern faith in God. The Worship Leader will balance the importance of ministering to, recruiting, and training a team of vocalists, instrumentalists, and technical support to create a cohesive, spiritually-significant worship service that makes an impact for Christ. The candidate will help lead, shape and oversee the worship and connectional culture of the church in conjunction with the church’s leadership; he/she will work to “bring alive” the Church’s mission, vision and core values. New Song desires a likeable, easy-going person with the ability to both motivate and mobilize people. Other responsibilities include: oversight of weekly rehearsals, development of media presentations for worship, insure the schedules for each part of the team are in order, and attend weekly staff meetings. Additional tasks also include to research and select music, possess an ability to recognize musical talent from within the congregation and encourage development of these graces, and to compile an annual budget for the purchase of music, equipment and supplies (within purchasing guidelines). Candidate is expected to continue developing both personally and professionally on all levels and be humble in character, spiritual growth, leadership, and musical/technical skills. Candidate will have a mature, strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ who possesses a servant’s heart, along with being gifted in music as an expression of faith and creative artistic discernment. Technical skills are preferred, to include visual/media illustration software and related needs for instrumental, vocal and audio-visual equipment. Instrumental qualities and vocal gifts are desired. Other qualifications include being a strong visionary; have leadership and teaching gifts and an ability to lead teams; skills in brainstorming and creativity, planning and organizational; be dependable; have extensive familiarity in contemporary worship; be self-disciplined and self-motivated; have effective team building skills; be a competent communicator (both interpersonally and publicly). This position is full-time; a minimum of 40 hours each week is expected. Personal/Professional references requested. Compensation commensurate with experience; compensation expectations requested in cover letter. Transition expense allowance of $1,500 available to successfully-hired candidate. Church Membership at New Song UMC is expected, along with affirmation of New Song’s leadership structure, direction, and system of denominational governance as part of the United Methodist Church. Please email cover letter, resumé, references, compensation expectations and web links to: searchteam@newsongumc.org. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Youth Director
Grace United Methodist Church in Newport News, VA is seeking a part-time youth director (8 hours per week). The youth director will lead weekly youth group meetings and organize youth activities and mission trips. The youth meet weekly during the school year. During the summer, the youth go on a one-week mission trip and assist with Vacation Bible School. Please send a resume and cover letter to Grace United Methodist Church, Attn Robert Hill, 1209 Country Club Road, Newport News, VA 23606. For further information contact Robert Hill at bandbhill41@verizon.net. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Part-Time Director of Youth Ministries
River Road UMC, Richmond, is seeking a spiritually mature individual with demonstrated relational and leadership skills to serve with youth and youth ministry volunteers. This individual is responsible for working with youth leadership to develop and direct youth ministries (6th – 12th grade) that cultivate spiritual growth, discipleship and service in the lives of young people. The ability to develop and foster relationships with young people that encourage youth to grow closer in their relationship with Jesus Christ is essential. Must have gifts for recruiting, training, directing, and shepherding student leaders and adult volunteers to support youth ministries. A working and growing knowledge of resources in youth ministry and the ability and willingness to delegate and supervise others by sharing leadership is also necessary. Previous training and experience in youth ministry is required, as well as demonstrated strong administrative and relational skills. Please click HERE for a full job description and application. Resumes and applications should be submitted to Angie Williams, member of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee and chair of the Search Committee (4aswilliams@gmail.com). (Posted on 5/21/15)

Part-Time Director of Discipleship and Program Ministries
River Road UMC, Richmond, is seeking a spiritually mature individual with demonstrated relational and leadership skills to direct discipleship ministries and programming through equipping volunteers. This individual is responsible for working with church leadership to develop and direct small group adult ministries that encourage and enable spiritual growth. Must have gifts for recruiting, training, directing, and shepherding volunteers to support all the adult ministries of the church and Sunday worship services. A working and growing knowledge of resources in adult ministries and the ability and willingness to delegate and supervise others by sharing leadership is also necessary. Previous training and experience in ministry is a plus, but demonstrated strong administrative and relational skills are required. Please click HERE for a full job description and application. Resumes and applications should be submitted to Jeff Williams, member of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee and chair of the Search Committee (4jswilliams@gmail.com). (Posted on 5/21/15)

Director of Youth Ministry
Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg, VA is seeking a gifted Director of Youth Ministry. This is a part time 12 to 16 hours/week position. The primary task for this employee is to plan, coordinate and prepare for youth (junior/senior high school, ages 12 to 18) activities with and through youth ministry volunteers, the participating youth and the church staff and lay leaders. The successful candidate will first and foremost have a passion to serve Christ and a vision to enrich the lives of TUMC youth. He or she will be a motivated self-starter with a professional demeanor, and will possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal communication skills. He or she must be able to remain productive with minimal supervision, and be able to work as part of a team. The selected applicant will be required to successfully complete the Child CPR Certification course of instruction and a Criminal Background Check (Church pays for both) as well as comply with the Child Protection Policy. For details, visit www.tabumc.org/JobOpenings or call Mike Stafford at 540-729-1314. (Posted on 5/21/15)

Church Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Dranesville United Methodist Church in Herndon, VA is seeking a part-time, 20 hours/week, Church Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities will include coordinating internal administrative functions for the pastor, maintenance of the church master calendar, producing a variety of correspondence and materials to include orders of worship, and maintaining the church membership database and directory. Candidates should be able to interact with the public tactfully, courteously and accurately, have knowledge of office procedures, have knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment and Microsoft Office and Publisher SW tools, and have a working knowledge of church activities, preferably United Methodist.  Click here for the detailed position description (pdf). Applications should be sent to SPRC@dranesvilleumc.org. (Posted on 5/20/15)

Worship Leader
Community United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, VA. This full-time position provides oversight to all music, worship design and technology for a growing contemporary/modern worship service with an average attendance of 80-100 persons per week.  The music is in the style of Hillsong, Bethel Music, Chris Tomlin, and Kari Jobe. The ideal candidate will have experience in leading contemporary worship with a praise band, sound systems and multi-media, and working with volunteers. CUMC offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and a benefit package that includes insurance, retirement and earned time off. For more information on Community United Methodist Church or see a job description, please visit our website at cumcvb.org. Interested candidates should submit a resume and a recent video (file or link) of the applicant leading worship to rpfeil@cumcvb.org. Please include “Worship Leader Search” in the subject line of your email. (Posted on 5/19/15)

Nursery Worker
St. Luke’s UMC in Yorktown, Virginia is seeking a part-time Nursery Worker to care for children on Sunday mornings, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., as well as various other occasions as needed. Responsibilities include: Providing age-appropriate care to children, insuring a safe and clean nursery environment and interacting with parents, children and volunteers. Requirements include: Must be at least 18 years of age; completion of background check and CPR training as requested (costs covered by the church); adherence to St. Luke’s Child Protection Policy. For a full job description or to submit a resume, please contact pre-k@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 5/19/15)

Youth Director
Trinity UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a youth director to disciple and prepare the youth at Trinity UMC to follow Christ for their entire life in the context of the United Methodist Church. The youth director will oversee weekly youth group meetings throughout the year, organize youth retreats and mission trips, create open communication with parents and students, and work with the associate pastor to coordinator all activities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send resume and cover letter to Trinity UMC at trinityumcsmithfield@MyTrinity.org Attention: Drew Ensz, Associate Pastor (Posted on 5/19/15)

Organist, Pianist, Musical Accompanist 
Trinity UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a person proficient in both the piano and church organ. Minimum job requirements are musical talent, scheduling ability, practice and preparation. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Annual salary range (for full-time position as listed) is $9,500 to $11,000, experience, and skill dependent. Will consider part-time applicants as well. Send resume/cover letter to Organist App/Music Department, Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street, Smithfield, VA 23430. (Posted on 5/19/15) 

Director of Music
Bermuda Hundred UMC in Chester, VA is seeking a Director of Music of the 11am Traditional Worship Service. This position is part time and requires availability on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. The purpose of the Director of Music for the Traditional Service is to lead, organize, and equip the choir so that inspiring music and singing encourages and invites the congregation in participatory worship which glorifies God.  Applicants should submit interest and resume by mail, email or phone to: Bermuda Hundred UMC, SPRC, 2025 Florence Ave. Chester, VA. 23836. Email: bhumcsprc@gmail.com (Posted on 5/18/15)

Director of Student Ministries
Asbury UMC in Greeneville, TN, seeks full-time Director of Student Ministries. Successful candidate will have bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years local church ministry experience, and a desire to develop, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive discipleship program to include scope and sequence for students grades 6-college. Candidate must agree to live in Greene County, TN. Send resume with personal and professional references to Rev. Shannon Marie L. Berry, Pastor, at search@asburyumconline.com. (Posted on 5/13/15)

Director of Traditional Worship Music/Organist
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, has an opening for a part time (approximately 20 hours a week) Organist/Music Director. Responsibilities include designing and organizing a music ministry for the traditional venues of the church, primarily for the 11am worship hour but also including an 8:30 service. Organ competency, choral direction, incorporation of instrumental and vocal specials, and worship music collaboration with pastors are all required. The organ at River Road UMC is a Wicks, rebuilt by Lewis and Hitchcock with 3 manuals. Salary is commensurate with experience at a range of $18,000 - $24,000, dependent upon education, skill, experience, and position suitability. Entitled to four Sundays and four rehearsal nights of vacation. Pay for substitute during vacation dates comes from the music budget. Applications close May 31, 2015. Applicants should submit interest and resume by mail, email or phone to: River Road United Methodist Church, Search Committee Chairman, David Morris, 8800 River Road,Richmond, VA. 23229. Email: dave.b.morris@gmail.com Phone: 804-212-5772. (Posted on 5/12/15)

Director of Missional Discipleship (Adults and Youth) - Peak Campus
Part-Time (30 hours) – Rolling Applications; The Peak Campus – Apex, NC: The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Director of Missional Discipleship to serve 30 hours per week as a member of our Peak team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for helping both youth and adults become well-rounded disciples who seek to love God, love others, and deepen their engagement with the world around them For adults, our Peak Groups are the primary vehicle by which we seek to accomplish this mission. The MD Director will be responsible for both supporting ongoing groups and creating new groups for individuals to connect. For youth, our regular Sunday and Wednesday night gatherings are the primary vehicle whereby we seek to accomplish this mission. The MD Director will help lead these ministries, as well as invest and equip youth and adult leaders in this effort. This person will work with the Peak Pastor, Missional Discipleship team (cross-campus), and Family Ministries team (cross-campus) to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission, “to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world.” Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of May 15th. The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is mid to late June, 2015. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Peak Missional Discipleship.” (Posted on 5/7/15)

Director of Children's Ministries
Position available for a Director of Children's Ministries for Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, a 2800 member congregation in the South Georgia Annual Conference (Albany, Georgia). The children’s director is responsible for planning and implementing all programming for children ages two years through 5th grade. The various programs and job responsibilities are available by clicking here (pdf). This is a full-time position. Deadline to submit resume and cover letter: Monday, June 15, 2015. Please send resume/cover letter to jwillcox@mcdr-law.com with “Porterfield Director of Children’s Ministries” in the subject line. (Posted on 5/7/15)

Church Office Administrator (part-time)
Oakton United Methodist Church in Oakton VA, is seeking a Church Office Administrator. The Administrator provides support and communication among the pastor, preschool, church members, visitors and facility users. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week. Duties include document production, light bookkeeping, phone and email communication, calendar management, social media coordination, and extending hospitality to church visitors. Candidates should have strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills (oral and written), proficiency with Microsoft Office, and a calm, compassionate spirit. A full position description is available at http://www.oaktonumc.org/ministry-opportunities/. Applicants should forward a current resume to oumc@oaktonumc.org by Monday, May 25. (Posted on 5/6/15)

Church Part time Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
St. George’s United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to work 28 hours per week. Required hours are Monday - Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Strong word processing and document production skills are required (including MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) to produce flyers, announcements, weekly church bulletins, and newsletters. Excellent command of the English language is expected. Previous experience with Church Windows or Logos software is preferred. Office management skills include ordering office supplies, processing bills and payments, managing the church calendar, and coordinating the building use. The successful applicant will be the face of the church during weekday working hours. Duties include supporting the Senior Pastor, staff and other volunteer leaders as needed; greeting and directing visitors, vendors and others with church business, coordinating weddings and community organizations utilizing church space, in person or on the phone. Minimum High School diploma required. Send cover letter and resume’s to kebruck@aol.com.  (Posted on 5/4/15)

Accountant
Fairfax United Methodist Church, Fairfax, VA is seeking a part-time high level accountant to handle the financial accounting for Fairfax UMC. The applicant is expected to have a degree in accounting or equivalent financial experience along with good communication skills. Experience with church finances and fund accounting are a plus. Knowledge of Shelby, EXCEL and Word software is preferred. The accountant reports directly to the Director of Administration. Duties will include the following; • Day to day bookkeeping including supervision of volunteer assistants; • Preparation of semi-monthly payroll and related quarterly and annual payroll tax reporting; • Preparation of monthly reports, reconciliations, and schedules for various funds, restricted funds and endowment funds; • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget; • Interact and assist with outside accountants performing their Review Engagement in preparation of GAAP financial statements. This position has flexible hours of either 2 days (9am-5pm) per week or 3 mornings (9am-1pm) per week. Pay is commensurate with experience and very competitive. This is a perfect position for a retired accountant or an accountant seeking limited hours because of young children or other at home responsibilities or preferences. Interested applicants will send their resumes to: Libby Barricks at lbarricks@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 5/4/15)

Contemporary Worship Music Leader—Part-time
Providence United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA, is seeking a Contemporary Worship Music Leader who would be responsible for planning and leading the music team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. Candidates must have experience with diverse music, able to work with volunteer musicians, be proficient in keyboard and/or guitar and have skills in leading a worship service. Please submit your resume to PUMCstaff@gmail.com Attn: Kathleen White, Staff Parish Relations or mail to Providence United Methodist Church, 901 S. Providence Road, Richmond, VA 23236. (Posted on 5/4/15)

Director of Children & Youth
Westhampton UMC (Richmond, VA) announces an opening for a Director of Children & Youth to help build young disciples for Christ. Presently, Westhampton UMC is a small, intergenerational congregation with a dynamic group of volunteers committed to faithfully nurturing our children and youth. This position is 15 hrs/wk, including Sundays. Responsibilities include providing oversight and implementation of all Christian education programming for children and youth. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must be a team player and have a passion for working with children and youth. The ability to connect with persons of all ages and communicate effectively with them is essential. Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to create and manage online sign-ups as well as recruit and coordinate volunteers, are required. A mature and well-articulated relationship with Jesus Christ is essential, along with a commitment to practicing Christian discipline and embracing United Methodist doctrine and theology. A thorough background check is required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to SPRC@westhamptonumc.org. Or mail to: Westhampton UMC, Attn: SPRC; 6100 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA 23226.  (Posted on 5/4/15)

Minister/Director of Youth
St. Luke’s UMC, Yorktown, VA , a growing and very active 1900+ member church, is seeking a fulltime Minister/Director of Youth.  Deacon’s Orders are preferred.  Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, the planning and implementation of Bible study and program for middle school and high school groups, servant recruitment for Sunday school and guidance for mission/service opportunities.  Creativity is desired.  Applicants must have a deep love for God as it’s manifested in love for youth and their families.  Applicants must be a team player yet have the ability to be productive with minimal supervision.  Please send resume and references to Rev. Clara Gestwick at claragestwick@vaumc.org. (Posted on 4/30/15)

Director of Children's Ministries
Providence UMC, Chesterfield County, is seeking a Director of Children's Ministries to develop and coordinator opportunities for children and their families to belong at Providence UMC, so they can be transformed to make a difference in the world; and to encourage the growth of our children's ministry by attracting and retaining children and their families to the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Candidates can email their resume to pumcstaff@gmail.com.   (Posted on 4/30/15)

Director of Christian Education
Trinity UMC, 706 14TH Ave South, North Myrtle Beach SC 29582, is seeking a full-time employee, responsible for children, youth, family, and adult programming. Spiritual development, fellowship opportunities, special events, training, and other activities related to these age groups will be critical. A major emphasis will be on the children of the church and working on programs to enhance their spiritual walk. Degree in Christian education preferred, along with experience in educational ministries. For more information on the job, email Rev. Michael Ritter at pastor@trinitynmb.com.  Candidates may send their resumes to that same address.  (Posted on 4/30/15)

Nursery Worker
St Tom in the Hay is a United Methodist faith community that worships at Gravely Elementary School in Haymarket, VA. To learn more about us, please visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/sttominthehay. We are seeking Nursery Workers to engage children three and under with activities and floor play. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, provide references, complete satisfactory background check, and adhere to Safe Sanctuary training and requirements (upon hire). Previous child care experience preferred. Hours required are Sundays from 9:30 - 11:30 am; rate is $10-12 / hour commensurate with experience. Job description available upon request. Please email resumes to info@sttominthehay.org (Posted on 4/30/15)

Director of Youth Ministries 
Vale United Methodist Church, located in Oakton, VA, is a vibrant congregation with over 300 members looking for a leader who possesses a calling to work with youth combined with a love for God to direct a growing youth ministry at Vale. We seek a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (flex time, 20 hrs/week with opportunity to expand to full time with other responsibilities) who will engage, inspire and motivate the Junior and Senior High youth of our congregation, helping them to grow in their personal faith and evolution into responsible and caring young adults. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to: SPRC.valeumc@verizon.net. (Posted on 4/30/15)

Organist/Music Director
Washington Street United Methodist Church, a small urban congregation in Petersburg, VA, seeks a part-time year-round Organist/Music Director. Position averages 4-6 hours a week. Traditional Sunday 11 AM service. Compensation will be negotiated with candidate. Qualifying candidates will have a commitment to Christ, a knowledge of worship a knowledge of sacred and all genres of Christian music, and faith to nurture an atmosphere of service to God and excellence in music ministry. A degree or equivalent knowledge in music and experience in a leadership role in church setting is beneficial. The Director will work with the worship team and pastoral leadership to create passionate worship to honor God and transform lives of the people. Responsibilities include: weekly choir rehearsals in preparation for Sunday worship and occasional special service; accompany the worship service; select appropriate music that connects with the weekly theme including Choral Introit, Anthem, and special pieces; maintain the music library. Interested candidates call Ann Harvill, Chair of PPR at WSUMC, (804) 733-7041 or email Washingtonstreetumc@hotmail.com. Application will include cover letter, resume, two professional references, and a one page statement of faith regarding your understanding of church music ministry. ORGAN information: Casavant Freres Ltee., Opus 2439, 1958; Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 27 registers. 32 ranks. 2010 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes. (Posted on 4/03/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg, VA is seeking a gifted Director of Youth Ministry. This is a part time 12 to 16 hours/week position. The primary task for this employee is to plan, coordinate and prepare for youth (junior/senior high school, ages 12 to 18) activities with and through youth ministry volunteers, the participating youth and the church staff and lay leaders. The successful candidate will first and foremost have a passion to serve Christ and a vision to enrich the lives of TUMC youth. He or she will be a motivated self-starter with a professional demeanor, and will possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal communication skills. He or she must be able to remain productive with minimal supervision, and be able to work as part of a team. The selected applicant will be required to successfully complete the Child CPR Certification course of instruction and a Criminal Background Check (Church pays for both) as well as comply with the Child Protection Policy. For details, visit www.tabumc.org/JobOpenings or call Mike Stafford at 540-729-1314. (Posted on 4/28/15) 

IMPACT After-School Coordinator
Redland United Methodist Church, Cross Junction, VA, is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Coordinator for our new middle school after-school program, IMPACT (Individuals Making Positive Actions and Choices Today). This individual is responsible for working with church leadership to develop and direct an after school program that will encourage and enable the spiritual growth in the lives of youth. Responsibilities include program planning, volunteer coordination, and daily administrative of the program. Candidates should have a passion for serving youth and their families, knowledge and experience of working with middle school youth, and familiarity of working in a faith-based organization. For a full job description, visit our website at www.redland-umc.org or click here (pdf). Please mail or email your resume with references to: Redland United Methodist Church, Attn: Staff Parish Chair, P.O. Box 605, Cross Junction, VA 22625. Email apply@redland-umc.org. Application deadline: May 15, 2015. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Nursery Supervisor
The Spirit & Life Church, a thriving new church plant, is soliciting applicants for its Nursery Supervisor position. The Nursery Supervisor reports to the Children’s Ministry Coordinator. Click here to download a summary of the position, a list of qualifications and skills sought, and a description of the duties and responsibilities of the position (pdf). Interested applicants may request the full position description by emailing the Staff Parish Relations Committee lead at the email address shown below. This position is a part-time position with an expected weekly commitment of 5 hours per week. The salary is $3,120.00 annually; no health or contributory retirement benefits are provided. Interested applicants should email cover letters, resumes (to include prior childcare experience), and last two employment references to: sprc@spiritandlifechurch.org Applicants may also email resumes and cover letters to: Staff Parish Relations Committee Lead, 4223 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge, VA 22193. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Congregational Care Coordinator
Farmville UMC is seeking a Congregational Care Coordinator. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or comparable training, experience preferred. Purpose of this Position: To provide the church’s primary, direct care for persons at point-of-need, and to coordinate the resources of the church to support people through various care situations. Foster mutually supportive relationships within the body. Recruit, organize, and resource care teams for various needs, and maintain the care network to hold each person in love, offer help and promote healing. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested Candidates can email resumes to fumc@farmvilleumc.org or mail them to Farmville UMC, PO Box 64, Farmville VA 23901. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Director of Music Ministry
Westminster United Methodist Church, (average weekly attendance 200-250) located in Kinston North Carolina, seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) experienced Director of Music Ministry to serve as the organist and pianist, and organize, direct, and implement its music ministries, including directing all choirs/groups (Chancel Choir, Praise Band, and Handbell Choir) in worship services. The Director shall report to the Senior Pastor and provide vision and leadership for the entire Westminster music program. Other than the congregational hymns selected by the Senior Pastor, the Director shall select the music for all weekly worship services and special seasonal services and shall have a thorough knowledge of United Methodist worship services, sacred music, and all genres of Christian music. A Bachelor’s Degree in Music or 10 years of equivalent experience is required.  Westminster offers competitive compensation for the Director. A complete application will include a cover letter and résumé. Please direct all inquiries to SPRC Search Committee and submit your application by one of the following methods: (fax): (252) 522-0143; (mail): P.O. Box 1007, Kinston, NC 28503; or (email): westminsterumc@embarqmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed beginning Wednesday, May 13, 2015. For more information, including viewing the entire Position Description, please visit http://westminsterumc.net/ or contact the Church office: (252) 522-3334. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Associate Director of Children’s Ministry – new position
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Associate Director of Children’s Ministry to lead activities and programs related to children ages zero through fifth grade, including Sunday morning KidzQuest and Wednesday evening KidzServe.  The position is also responsible for special events and missions-related programming as well as administrative tasks to include communication with parents, recruiting adult volunteers, development of curriculum, and maintaining necessary materials and supplies. Successful candidates should possess Christian character, United Methodist background preferred, as well as strong organizational, administrative and computer skills.  A BS degree in Education or Early Childhood Education is desired as well as experience in developing and leading Christian children’s programs.  A complete job description is available on our website.  Interested parties should submit a resume e-mail to SPRC@woodlakeumc.org, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Communications Coordinator 
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Communications Coordinator to be responsible for the preparation of all church media, including but not limited to, weekly email blasts, worship bulletins, social media posts, special notices, internal advertising via posters, postcards, PowerPoint announcement slides in worship, etc., as well as advertising to expand our connection to the wider community through banners, fliers and mailings.  Extensive knowledge of a variety of computer software programs needed to produce quality products, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office products (in particular Publisher and PowerPoint), Adobe suite, web-based products, familiarity of website content management, graphics software, etc.  Successful candidates should possess Christian character,  as well as strong organizational, administrative and computer skills, including creativity in design and format of publications and the ability to operate hardware (printer copier, folder, cutter).  In addition strong skills in ad copy/editing, grammar and punctuation are essential as well as the ability to coordinate and manage volunteers.  A degree from a college or technical school in a related field or commensurate experience is desired.  A complete job description is available on our website.  Interested parties should submit a resume e-mail to SPRC@woodlakeumc.org, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 4/27/15)

Director of Music Ministries (Part-Time)
Southview United Methodist Church in Roanoke seeks an experienced, part-time Director of Music Ministries. The purpose of the position is to lead, expand and develop the music ministries of our contemporary and traditional worship services. A degree in music is preferred. Experience in the music field is required. Candidate must be proficient in at least one musical instrument (keyboard or guitar preferred) and proficient in singing. This position will work with volunteers that direct the music program for children and youth. Candidates must demonstrate ability to recruit musicians, singers and new talent to participate in the music ministries of the church.Please submit your resume by 5/25/15 to DavidFord@vaumc.org. Or mail to: Attn. Pastor David V. Ford, Southview United Methodist Church, 3539 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24019. (Posted on 4/23/15)

Organist/Choir Director
Bethany United Methodist Church, Weyers Cave, seeks a part-time organist/choir director for our growing mid-size church. The organist/choir director will work with the ministry team to create passionate worship that honors God and transforms the lives of people at our Sunday 11:00am traditional worship service and at other occasional services. Applicants should be: proficient in organ and piano, able to rehearse and conduct children’s and adult choirs and special musical productions, willing to rehearse and schedule ‘special music,’ knowledgeable of church music, and able to work effectively with our team. Salary commensurate with experience. For a position description, visit www.mybethanyumc.org. Send resume and cover letter to Bethany United Methodist Church, 3700 Lee Hwy, Weyers Cave, VA, 24486, attn. Rev. Brad McMullen, or e-mail pastorbrad.bethany@gmail.com. (Posted on 4/21/15)

School Substitute Positions
Laurel Hill Weekday School located at 1919 New Market Road, Henrico, Virginia, is looking for persons to work as Substitutes in our Preschool and After-school Programs. Candidates should have at least a high school diploma, previous work history in childcare, and able to work flexible hours. Background checks will be done on chosen candidate(s). This position involves constant supervision of students from ages 2 years to 12 years old. For more information or to apply, please call Margo Keeles at (804) 795-2772 or e-mail her at lhumcschool@verizon.net. (Posted on 4/20/15)

Permanent Floater Aide
Laurel Hill Weekday School located at 1919 New Market Road, Henrico, Virginia, seeks a permanent floater aide to assist in the day to day childcare supervision. This position requires the candidate to work a flexible schedule as well as other duties given by the Director. Background checks will be done on chosen candidate. All interested candidates please contact the Director, Margo Keeles, at (804) 795-2772 or e-mail her at lhumcschool@verizon.net. (Posted on 4/20/15)

Bus Drivers
Laurel Hill Weekday School, located at 1919 New Market Road, Henrico, Virginia, seeks eligible persons to drive the church bus. Duties involve picking up school-age students from the public school and transporting them to our school for after-school care. This position is perfect for candidates looking for 2 to 3 hours per day of part-time work. Prospective candidates must have a good driving record with no more than 3 traffic violations. Background checks will be done on chosen candidate(s). For more information or to apply, please call Margo Keeles at (804) 795-2772 or e-mail her at lhumcschool@verizon.net. (Posted on 4/20/15)

Part-Time Director of Children’s Ministries
River Road United Methodist Church has an opening for a Part-Time Children’s Director (18-19 hours per week). River Road UMC, Richmond, is seeking a spiritually-mature individual with demonstrated relational and leadership skills to work with and direct volunteers. This individual is responsible for working with church leadership to develop and direct children’s ministries (nursery through grade 5) that encourage and enable spiritual growth in the lives of children. Ability to develop and foster safe and age-appropriate learning environments that encourage children to grow closer in their relationship with Jesus Christ is important. Must have gifts for recruiting, training, directing, and shepherding volunteers to support Children’s ministries. A working and growing knowledge of resources in children’s ministries and the ability and willingness to delegate and supervise others by sharing leadership is also necessary. Previous training and experience in educating/ministering to children is required, as well as demonstrated strong administrative and relational skills. For a full job description, application, and all other inquiries, contact SPRC Chair Dave Johnson at djohnson@adm.idc.virginia.gov. (Posted on 4/17/15)

Congregational Care Coordinator
Fredericksburg UMC has an opening for a Congregational Care Coordinator. This is a part-time (25-30 hrs. per week) position. Job responsibilities include visitation, training laity for visitation ministry and oversight of supportive care ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Preferred applicants are clergy in good standing in The United Methodist Church. Forward resume to fumc@fumcva.org or FUMC, 308 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, attn.: Congregational Care Coordinator. No phone calls or drop-offs, please. (Posted on 4/15/15)

Receptionist
St. Thomas United Methodist Church in Manassas, VA, is seeking an experienced office receptionist. This is a 30-hour/week position that includes benefits. The receptionist serves as the church's first point of contact with church members and the public. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a professional demeanor, and will possess a positive attitude and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. He or she must be able to remain productive with minimal supervision, and be able to work as part of a team. He or she must have experience with the Windows operating system and be proficient with Microsoft Office and Publisher. Experience with Helpmate church management software is a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be sent to info@stthomasumc.org. (Posted on 4/15/15)

Director of Music
Wesley UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a part-time, year-round Director of Music, averaging 14 hours per week. Wesley United Methodist Church is a small-to-medium size suburban church in the Alexandria District, located near Mount Vernon; with an active congregation and growing children’s and youth ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The average annual salary is in the $16,000.00 - $18,000.00 range depending upon experience and qualifications. We offer two weeks annual paid vacation. Interested candidates should submit a resume with a cover letter to the Wesley UMC, Attention SPRC, 8412 Richmond Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22309 or by e-mail to the SPRC chair, connie.lorentzen@gmail.com (Posted on 4/15/15)

Nursery Worker
Wesley Chapel UMC in South Chesterfield, Virginia is seeking a part-time Nursery Worker to care for children on Sunday mornings, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., as well as various other occasions as needed. Responsibilities include: Providing age-appropriate care to children, insuring a safe and clean nursery environment and interacting with parents, children and volunteers. Requirements include: Must be at least 18 years of age; completion of background check, drug screening and CPR training as requested (costs covered by the church); adherence to Wesley Chapel’s Child Protection Policy. For a full job description or to submit a resume, please contact wesleychapelumc.va@gmail.com. (Posted on 4/14/15)

Pianist/Choir Director
Hopewell United Methodist Church is a small community church located on Courthouse Road near Route 288 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. We are searching for an individual with a background in music capable of performing the functions listed below. The Pianist/Choir Director is a part-time position requiring 4-6 hours per week, including an 11:00 A.M. worship service on Sunday morning, a one-hour choir rehearsal during the week and a few special services throughout the year. The Pianist/Choir Director will: • direct weekly choir rehearsals for approximately 1 hour during the week in preparation for Sunday worship services and occasional special services. • accompany the choir on the piano during the worship service. • select appropriate music that engages with the weekly theme, which includes Choral Introit’s and Anthems, and occasional special choral pieces. If you love God, love music, and are interested in this important position in our church, please contact us for an interview. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 6200 Courthouse Rd, Chesterfield, VA  23832; Phone  (804) 745-8773 (Posted on 4/14/15)

Full-Time Youth Director
Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC, is seeking a faith-filled individual to foster the spiritual growth of the youth of our congregation and community. This is a growing and multi-faceted ministry that includes weekly fellowship, summer mission trips, community service, Sunday school, bible study, drama, music and lots of fun. We desire an experienced candidate who exhibits spiritual leadership and maturity, an ability to relate well to middle and high school aged youth, and who possesses good communication and organizational skills. Candidate should have an understanding of United Methodist faith and practice. Please visit our church website, fairfaxumc.org, to learn more about our ministries and download the job description. For more information or to apply, please submit your resume to Pastor Lindsey Baynham, lbaynham@fairfaxumc.org or call 703-591-3120 x 103. (Posted on 4/13/15)

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM)
Epiphany United Methodist Church in Vienna, Virginia, is seeking a Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM). The DYCM plans, coordinates, and leads programs and activities for children of all ages through high school. The position reports directly to the church Pastor, and works closely with other church ministries including Education, Worship, Mission, Music, Church Social Activities, and Epiphany Preschool. This is a part time position, up to 20 hours per week for regular monthly activities and attendance at all Sunday services. Additional hours may be required for seasonal activities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Inquiries and/or resumes (e-mail encouraged) may be referred to any of the following:  Chuck Rushing, Chair, Staff Parish Committee (ECRushing@aol.com; ph 703-242-2563); Greg DeKramer, Member, Staff Parish Committee (GregDeKramer@washgas.com);  Vicki Domin, Epiphany UMC Church Secretary (office@epiphanyumc.com; ph 703-938-3494). (Posted on 4/8/15)

Associate Director of Music Ministries – Youth
Williamsburg UMC is seeking an Associate Director of Music Ministries for Children and Youth. This person develops programs for and directs and supervises the music activities of the children’s vocal choirs (kindergarten-grade 5) and youth vocal choir (grades 6-12). The goal is to involve as many children and youth as possible and to make music a medium of spiritual nurture and Christian development. The position includes responsibility to provide leadership for Bell choirs for children and youth, youth Praise Band, Messy Church, Summer Music Camp and Vacation Bible School. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please visit http://www.williamsburgumc.org/#/about-us/employment-opportunities for an employment application. Please return the completed Employment Application and a copy of your resume to: Lou-Anne Smith, 500 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185. (Posted on 4/7/15)

Outreach Coordinator
St Paul UMC, Christiansburg, is seeking part-time person for Outreach Coordinator. An Outreach Coordinator is a personal evangelism leader who is not only passionate about soul winning, but for equipping and training the youth, and empowering the church families to reach the community for Christ. Visit our web site stpaulvaumc.org to see complete job description, responsibilities and qualifications. Interested candidates submit resume to St Paul UMC. 220 West Main St., Christiansburg, VA 24073 (Posted on 4/6/15)

Modern Worship Leader (Full Time)
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3000-member church in the West End of Richmond, Va. (trinityumc.net) has an immediate full-time opening for a Modern Worship Leader. The Worship Leader will lead and coordinate our Worship Team to implement the pastoral vision for our Contemporary Service and the church. Our Worship Leader must have expertise in leading and performing (instrumental and vocal) in a Praise Band, including development/production and /or research of creative audio/visual elements. The successful candidate will have a strong and demonstrable faith in Jesus Christ. He/she will also be a team player who is able to capture the vision of our church and is willing to share in our mission and ministry. Organization, communication and flexibility will be essential attributes. This is a full-time position with benefits. Send cover letter, resume with references (and demo if available) to worshipleadersearch@trinityumc.net by April 30, 2015.(Posted on 4/2/15)

Organist
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland, VA, has an opening for an Organist. This is a key position for the traditional worship service music ministries, and strengthens the connection between music and the spiritual life of the church. The successful candidate will possess strong technical proficiency in organ technique and performance; our instrument is a 35-rank, three manual Schantz pipe organ. Interested individuals should submit resume electronically to: recruitment@duncanmemorialumc.org. DMUMC is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. (Posted on 4/2/15)

Coordinator, Circles® Local Chapter
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Ashland, VA, is recruiting for a part-time (20-hr/week), community-based position, with flexible hours to lead the Circles® initiative in the Ashland, VA area. The position, Coordinator, Circles® Local Chapter is the key facilitator of a community-based Circles initiative (www.circlesusa.org). The primary role this position will be to engage the community in convening a Guiding Coalition (GC) to take responsibility for maintaining and growing the Circles® Initiative to include facilitating development of solutions to systemic barriers that make it difficult for people to transition and stay out of poverty. Responsibilities: recruitment, training and retention of low-income Circle Leaders and community Allies; bridging relationships with community members across all socio-economic groups to work collaboratively with Circle Leaders. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent verbal/written communication skills and possess strong organizational skills in managing complex tasks with autonomy. Four year degree required, preferably in human services field; 2-years experience in community organizing or community development, preferred; experience working with low-income families and community services, required. Interested individuals should submit resume electronically to recruitment@duncanmemorialumc.org. Deadline for all submissions: April 24, 2015. Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. (Posted on 4/2/15)

Director of Student Ministries
Asbury UMC, Greeneville, TN, seeks full-time Director of Student Ministries. Successful candidate will have bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years local church ministry experience, and a desire to develop, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive discipleship program to include scope and sequence for students grades 6-college. Candidate must agree to live in Greene County, TN. Send resume with personal and professional references to Rev. Shannon Marie L. Berry, Pastor, at search@asburyumconline.com. (Posted on 4/1/15)

Director of Children & Youth Ministries (FT)
Redwood United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, Virginia, seeks a full-time Director of Children & Youth Ministries. The purpose of the position is to lead the continued growth and expansion of our children and youth ministries so that more unconnected people in our community might connect with the transforming grace of God through our community of faith. Qualifying candidates will have a maturing faith in Jesus Christ, an undergraduate degree, experience working with children and youth, a desire to work in The United Methodist Church, strong initiative and organizational skills, as well as abilities to reach and form new disciples. Please visit http://redwoodumc.org/#/im-new/employment-opportunities or call (540) 483-9090 for a complete job description and application instructions. (Posted on 3/30/15)

Director of Music Ministries (PT)
Redwood United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, Virginia, seeks a part-time Director of Music Ministries. The purpose of the position is to lead the continued growth and expansion of our music ministry, which currently includes a Praise Band and Chancel Choir leading in three different worship services. Qualifying candidates will have a commitment to Christ, an undergraduate degree, experience working with choirs and bands, a desire to work in The United Methodist Church, a reliable work ethic, and an ability to work well with teams. Keyboard skills are preferred. Please visit http://redwoodumc.org/#/im-new/employment-opportunities or call (540) 483-9090 for a complete job description and application instructions. (Posted on 3/30/15)

Music Director
Riverton UMC in Front Royal, VA, has opening for Music Director. Person will be responsible for direction, planning and leadership of adult choir, praise band and oversight of children's choir. Will lead main worship services every Sunday and on holidays. Answers directly to the pastor. Part time with possibility of full time. Full description and details available, please call church office (540) 635-3878. (Posted on 3/30/15)

Interim Director of Christian Education
The United Christian Parish (UCP) in Reston, Virginia, is seeking a full-time interim Director Of Christian Education to begin ministry on June 1, 2015, or as soon as feasible thereafter. UCP is an intentionally ecumenical parish weaving together mission and ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ, and the United Methodist Church. The DCE will be a full member of the Ministry Team on account of UCP’s unique Co-Pastor and Ministry Team model. The Interim DCE will join a Team that now includes a Co-Pastor (DoC) and an Interim Co-Pastor (PCUSA) serving as Team Leader. Expected duration: 18 months to 2 years. UCP intends to encourage the Interim DCE to apply for the permanent position should he or she so choose. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please direct inquiries and applications to UCP Team Leader: Interim DCE Search, c/o Dr. D. Jay Losher, 11508 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190; email: jay@ucpreston.org (Posted on 3/30/15)

SEEKING POSITION

Frido N. Kinkolenge
Frido N. Kinkolenge, a Wesley Theological Seminary Graduate Student, is seeking a position in the Virginia Conference. Please click here to download a resume with Academic Background and Work Experience (pdf). Previous work experience includes: 2007 – 2013: General Board of Global Ministries /United Methodist Church Missionary assigned to Liberia as Director of War Affected Children and Youth Ministries; 2003 – 2013: Emkweltmission – Wuppertal based Organization, Germany: Children Projects Manager in Liberia; Language Interpreter/Translator: (General Conference UMC 2008 – 2012)/(GBCS Board meetings)/UMW; 2003 – 2010: AGAPE (Americans with God for African People Education in Minnesota-USA) Coordinator for Liberia. Frido may be reached at Carroll Residence Hall Apt 201, Mail Box 137, Washington, DC 20016; (202) 258-2306; Email: kfrido@gmail.com (Posted on 5/4/15)

OTHER

Campus Minister
United Campus Ministries at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, seeks an energetic and inspired individual to invite and equip students to explore, engage, and embody an active faith in God in an atmosphere of positive, accepting Christian love. The primary responsibility of the Campus Minister is to be a visible ecumenical leader in a rapidly growing and changing university community, working to accomplish the following goals: address faith needs of the campus community, provide spiritual counsel and care for the campus community, and support and encourage cooperation among religious groups on campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to Personnel Committee Chair, Suzanne Howell at bsh-887@verizon.net by no later than 11:59 pm on June 15, 2015. Any additional inquires about the position may also be directed to Suzanne Howell. (Posted on 5/12/15) 

Registered Nurse
Camp Westview on the James is looking for a Registered Nurse to serve the campers and staff during our 9 weeks of Summer Camp. Set on 780 acres of beautiful Virginia land on the Historic James River in Goochland, Westview is “A Place Set Apart.” Room and Board provided in private comfortable housing. Nurses are a vital part of the camp community and a valuable asset. Feel free to enjoy camp facilities during down time. The Nurse's Primary Responsibilities include: • Caring for sick or injured campers on a daily basis, dispensing medications, and responding to emergencies. • Communicating with camper parents and Camp Program Director. • Maintaining State and ACA regulations pertaining to youth camp health care and medication dispensation, as well as required reports, daily health logs and other required paperwork. •  Performing routine health checks on campers and staff •   Overseeing camper and staff health and wellness. Qualifications and Experience: We are looking for an RN or LPN Virginia State Licensing in good standing with the ability to dispense prescribed medications. Hiring is dependent on passing Federal and State Background Checks. Camp Nurse experience preferred but not necessary. Team building skills, plenty of patience and ability to establish and maintain health clinic operations. For those interested in more information, please contact Anna Muller, Program Director, Westview on the James, (804) 457-4210; wvsummercamp@gmail.com (Posted on 5/5/15)

Campus Minister and Executive Director - The Wesley Fellowship at Duke University
The Wesley Fellowship at Duke University seeks a visionary and dynamic leader for its collegiate ministry program. Duke Wesley engages students in Christian formation through worship, service, social justice awareness, small group discipleship, and residential community life. The successful candidate will be passionate about ministry with undergraduate students and will bring a deep pastoral presence to the community. The candidate should possess a positive team spirit and a proven ability to recruit, empower, and listen to student leaders. The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in managing and directing staff and interns, crafting vision, fundraising, administering finances, and relating to diverse constituencies. The candidate should be well grounded in Wesleyan theology and tradition, with an emphasis on intentional community, sacrament, and social justice. Candidates must have a Master of Divinity degree, be an ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church, and have a successful track record of leading collegiate ministry. The position is an extension ministry appointment within the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Campus Minister works with the Board of Directors and student leaders to chart and implement the vision and strategic plan for the ministry. For more information about Duke Wesley, visit dukewesley.org. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a resume, 3 references with email and phone contact, and a link to a 3-5 minute video articulating your vision for campus ministry. Materials should be submitted to DukeWesleyBoard@gmail.com no later than May 15, 2015. This position will be filled no later than August 1, 2015. (Posted on 4/20/15)

Prison Chaplain
GraceInside (Virginia’s Prison Chaplain Service) seeks a Prison Chaplain for Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women (FCCW), the state’s largest women’s prison facility. The chaplain serves as a Christian pastor and also as the coordinator for all religious services and programs for inmates of all faiths at this state prison facility. Qualifications: (1) Formal Education: An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent degree from an accredited theological seminary. (Equivalent educational degrees and/or ministry experience may be considered.) (2) Ordination: Fully ordained and currently in full connection and in good standing with his/her denominational body, church, etc. (3) Endorsement: Where applicable, endorsed by his/her responsible denominational agency as to current good standing and confirmation of abilities to perform the duties related to chaplaincy. (4) Preferred, but not required: 12 months of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and three to five years of pastoral ministry or other ministerial experience; experience in jails/prisons or criminal justice system a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume as email attachments to kateshelton@graceinside.org by the deadline of April 30, 2015. For more information about our ministry, please visit our website at www.graceinside.org. (Posted on 4/16/15)

 

 

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