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

Director of Music Ministries (20 Hours Per Week)
Chamberlayne Heights UMC located in Richmond, Virginia, has an opening for a part-time Director of Music Ministries. We are seeking a person with a passion for God, music, and worship. Working with the Pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music program of the church which is a traditional/blended style of worship and music. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Sunday worship services (two), seasonal programs, funerals, weekly rehearsals of choirs – Joy ringers, Glory Singers and Hand Bell Class. Be competent in playing the piano and organ.  Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Job description and salary figures are available upon request. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to: office@chamberlayneheightsumc.org. (Posted on 12/7/16)

Director of Music
Culpeper United Methodist Church, located in Culpeper, Virginia, has an opening for a full-time Director of Music. This position will start on January 16, 2017. We are seeking a person with a passion for God, music, and worship. Working under the direction of the Lead Pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music program of the church which is a traditional/blended worship style of music. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Sunday worship services, seasonal programs, weekly rehearsals of our choirs - children, youth, adult and handbells.  Be competent in playing the piano and organ. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. Please include with your application/resume your salary requirements. The job description and employment application can be obtained on the church website www.culpeperumc.org/employment or at SPRC.cumc@comcast.net. (Posted on 12/6/16)

Music Director
Magnolia United Methodist Church located in Suffolk, VA is currently seeking an energetic, committed Christian to assume a part-time (approx. 15-20 hours/week) position as Music Director. We seek an individual who has a passion for music and worship, including the use of traditional hymns, while also embracing new contemporary Christian music. The position is salaried, commensurate with skills and experience. This position requires exceptional people and leadership skills. The Music Director will be responsible for playing the piano, organ, directing the Chancel Choir, and coordinating with the Hand Bell Choir Director and the many gifted musicians who call Magnolia home. Also, Magnolia currently sponsors a group of volunteers called “The Prime Time Singers”. Availability to practice and to lead/coordinate this group is desirable. One week during the summer, the Music Director leads music for the children for VBS. This individual will work closely with the Worship Committee, under the leadership of the Pastor and Staff Parish committee to organize and to promote Faith Formation for the congregation across the church calendar. In summary, we are looking for a person of genuine and deepening Christian character willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team to assist in leading vibrant worship services while continuing to develop a strong music program at Magnolia. This person is expected to join in the spiritual life of the church and work actively to support our ministry and vision. If you feel God calling you to join our Magnolia family in ministry and mission, please email a letter of interest and resume’ to admin@magnoliaumc.net or mail to Magnolia UMC, 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk VA 23434. Also use email for requests for information. (Posted on 12/5/16)

Director of Youth Ministries (Part-Time)
Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church, a friendly and active congregation in Newport News, Virginia, has an opening for a part-time Director of Youth Ministries beginning January 1, 2017. Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated to guide and expand our 30+ youth program in the discipleship of Jesus Christ. The successful candidate will plan and lead a weekly Sunday evening youth program that provides worship, study, fellowship, and ministry; actively engage members and visiting youth families on Sunday mornings; provide support for Youth Sunday School; coordinate and lead youth on service and mission projects; develop and mentor a Youth Council to foster youth leadership; and manage the scheduling, communication, budget, and volunteer support for the youth program, including occasional fundraisers. The Director of Youth Ministries will work closely with our Senior Pastor (Spiritual Leader), Director of Children’s Ministries, Director of Music Ministries, and Contemporary Worship Leader to involve youth throughout the church. The qualified candidate will have experience in ministry with 12-18 year olds and education in adolescent development, as well as a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of and experience with United Methodist theology is strongly preferred, and the understanding and use of social media is highly desired. A required background check will be conducted per safe sanctuaries policy. The annual base salary is $15,000 for an average of 20/hours week (mission trips and special programs may require additional time). To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee Chair, Maureen Archer, at sprc.cmumc@gmail.com. We will begin interviewing in early January, with the position remaining open until filled. (Posted on 12/2/16)

Youth Director
Providence United Methodist Church in Yorktown, Va. is seeking a part-time Youth Director. Applicants must be at least 23 years old, and be a person of compassionate Christian convictions. Previous experience with youth is a plus. This person will need to work closely with the pastor and other church staff as well as volunteers and parents. Ten to15 hours per week will be required, as well as being at PUMC on most Sundays. Salary will range from $4,000 to $6,000. To submit résumé, the church address is: 113 Old Dare Rd., Yorktown, VA 23692. Telephone 757-898-9160 or fax 757-898-0051. Email: office@providenceumc.hrcoxmail.com (Posted on 12/1/16)

Director of Chancel Choir
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a part-time Director of the Chancel Choir who will select anthems for the chancel choir and conduct rehearsals. The successful applicant will handle administrative tasks, maintain a calendar of events for performances, and recruit new members and work with the pastor in planning worship services. The Chancel Choir Director shall be able to read music and be familiar with conducting techniques. Proficiency in technology and social media is required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send cover letter, resume and references (PDF format preferred) to: samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org. Or mail to: Samantha Bouquet, 8899 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20110 (Posted on 11/30/16)

Handbell Choir Director
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a Handbell Choir Director to provide leadership and direction for the Handbell Choir as part of St. Thomas’s Music Ministries Team and to promote an integrated, balanced music program for the purpose of giving praise and honor to God. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send cover letter, resume and references (PDF format preferred) to: samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org. Or mail to: Samantha Bouquet, 8899 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20110 (Posted on 11/30/16)

Director of Youth Music
St. Thomas, Manassas, is seeking a Youth Music Director who is a strong and competent leader. It is preferred that they play the piano. A formal education in music and demonstrated experience working with choral music, choirs or musicians is preferred for this job. This individual must be a Christian and must consider the job a ministry as well as a profession and have a love and passion for glorifying God through music and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send cover letter, resume and references (PDF format preferred) to: samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org. Or mail to: Samantha Bouquet, 8899 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20110 (Posted on 11/30/16)

Director of Music and/or Church Organist
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time organist and music minister at a large multiple service church. Responsibilities include planning and overseeing and strengthening the overall music ministry as well as playing our pipe organ at our two traditional services. In addition, our music minister will have other musicians as staff and volunteers and will oversee vocal and instrumental groups. Click here fora detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Larry Davies at LarryDavies@vaumc.org. (Posted on 11/22/16)

Janitor
Warrenton United Methodist Church is seeking a permanent, part-time (approximately 20+ hours a week) Janitor to perform routine cleaning duties in our church facility. Applicants must be physically able to lift and carry 50 pounds, climb stairs, and carry out assigned tasks. The full job description and application form are posted on our website at warrentonumc.org. Please download application on our website, and send to SPRC@WarrentonUMC.org. Warrenton UMC is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA 20186. (Posted on 11/21/16)

Outreach Pastor (Full-Time)
Ardmore UMC, 630 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, an active congregation in the heart of Winston-Salem’s historic Ardmore neighborhood and medical/academic community, seeks a full-time Outreach Pastor. This position is part of an integrated approach to community evangelism and lifelong Christian discipleship, and it will partner closely with other ministry areas in the church. Responsibilities include staff support of contemporary worship, youth ministries, and community/neighborhood outreach. The qualified candidate will be a team player who shares a love for the mission of the United Methodist Church and is passionate about the training and care of servant leaders. The candidate must be proficient in the use of media in ministry, as well as possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Salary and other benefits are negotiable depending upon experience and ministry credentials. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required for this position, and both ordained and non-ordained applicants will be considered. You may e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references by December 9, 2016 to Barbie Brown at sprc@ardmoreumc.org. (Posted on 11/18/16)
 
Discipleship Pastor (Full-time)
Ardmore UMC, 630 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, an active congregation in the heart of Winston-Salem’s historic Ardmore neighborhood and medical/academic community, seeks a full-time Discipleship Pastor. This position is part of an integrated approach to community evangelism and lifelong Christian discipleship, and it will partner closely with other ministry areas in the church. Responsibilities include staff support of traditional worship, missions and justice ministries, and adult discipleship. This position will also include some visitation and pastoral care. The qualified candidate will be a team player who shares a love for the mission of the United Methodist Church and is passionate about the training and care of servant leaders. Teaching and coaching capacities are required for this work, as are excellent interpersonal skills. Salary and other benefits are negotiable depending upon experience and ministry credentials. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required for this position, and both ordained and non-ordained applicants will be considered. You may e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references by December 9, 2016 to Barbie Brown at sprc@ardmoreumc.org.  (Posted on 11/18/16)

Transitions Music Director
Bon Air United Methodist Church, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time alternative/non-traditional music leader. The Director is responsible for creative worship planning and leadership of the music team at the “Transitions” 8:45 am Worship Service in partnership with the senior pastor. The ideal candidate will have a proven record in leading an alternative worship experience, possess vocal and instrumental skills, and demonstrate the ability to lead and manage a diverse group of musicians and vocalists. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your resume, email senior pastor Burt Brooks at bbrooks@bonairumc.org. or mail to Bon Air United Methodist Church, c/o Burt Brooks, 1645 Buford Rd. N. Chesterfield, VA 23235. (Posted on 11/18/16)

Executive Secretary 
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a large church strategically located in the heart of Warrenton, VA.  We are searching for a full-time Executive Secretary (40 hours a week) to provide general administrative support to the Pastors, staff, and volunteers.  The position is responsible for the weekday operation of the church office and is responsible for the both online and offline church publications.  Effective oral and written communication skills are a must.  Applicants must also be proficient with computer systems, including electronic email, social media, updating website, and general office equipment.  The full job description and application are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Please download the application and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 11/17/16)

Director of Congregational Care
Warrenton United Methodist Church, located in Warrenton, VA, is seeking a Director of Congregational Care.  This is a permanent, part-time position (approximately 16 hours a week).  The position is responsible for coordinating and providing care to our congregants, including assimilation of our new members, conducting or coordinating home visits, hospital/nursing home visits, and phone calls.  We are seeking a person who has excellent listening and communication skills and who is able to move freely in and out of the office and in various settings such as hospitals and nursing homes.  The full job description and application are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Please download the application and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 11/17/16)

Worship Leader - Part Time
IGNITE, Norfolk, is seeking a part-time Worship Leader. Responsibilities: Hours--10 hours/month. Lead one monthly worship service. Participate in worship rehearsal night. Prepare materials (e.g. worship slides) for worship. Recruit and lead worship team. Assist in planning worship. Expectations: Love of Jesus, passion for the gospel, and desire to grow God's kingdom. Experience leading worship. Ability to lead energetic and passionate worship. Familiarity and comfort with modern worship music (e.g. Hillsong Young & Free, Elevation Church, etc.) Knowledge of music and sound equipment. Friendly personality. Ability to lead others. Ability to recruit volunteers and leaders. Comfort with praying publicly. Punctuality. Preparedness. Future Potential: There is the expectation that this position will grow in the future, eventually leading to weekly worship and increased hours as attendance grows. To apply, please contact Brandon Robbins at brandon@ignitenorfolk.org. (Posted on 11/17/16)

Child Care Worker (Part Time)
St. Peter’s UMC in Montpelier, Virginia, has an opening for a Sunday morning Child Care worker.  This position is three hours weekly between the hours of 8:30 and 11:30.  A background check is required.  Those interested should contact the church business office at 804-883-5596. (Posted on 11/15/16)
 
Director of Music Ministries (Part Time)
St. Peter’s UMC in Montpelier, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries.  St. Peter’s UMC offers Sunday morning worship that includes choirs and a variety of talented vocalists and instrumentalists.  This position includes activities such as weekly choir or ensemble rehearsals, preparing or guiding the preparation of the weekly worship music, and coordinating the musical talents of our faith community for worship.  The Director of Music Ministries is expected to work cooperatively with teams and volunteers as a leader and guide and have good people and communication skills. The Director of Music Ministries must be available to work a flexible schedule which includes Sunday mornings and additional services throughout the church liturgical year. For more information, contact the church business office at 804-883-5596.  (Posted on 11/15/16)

Full Time Custodial Team Member
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, has a job opening for Thursday- Monday Custodian. Must be 18 or older; be able to perform strenuous physical tasks for extended periods of time, able to lift 50lbs and possess the ability to climb ladders and stairs without assistance. Must have some experience in commercial janitorial services. Ability to do minor repairs, electrical, carpentry, and plumbing. A description and job application are available on the church website. Qualified applicants should submit their job applicant and their resume to careerswithcumc@gmail.com by Wednesday, November 30. (Posted on 11/14/16)

Director of Ministries to Children and Youth (Part-Time)
Westover Hills United Methodist Church (WHUMC) in Richmond, Virginia seeks a person of strong Christian character with experience in ministry with children, youth and their families to serve as Director of Ministries to Children and Youth. WHUMC is a growing congregation in a community full of children. Responsibilities for this 20-hour per week position will include Sunday morning children’s worship/Sunday School, infant and toddler nursery staff supervision, recruitment and training of volunteers, development of after-school children’s arts center, and individual events throughout the year (i.e., Vacation Bible School). Communication with congregation and community using a variety of tools will be expected. The ability to work collaboratively with staff, lay leaders, and community organizations is needed. Experience in Christian spiritual formation of children in a church environment is required.  An Associate’s Degree with relevant coursework in education is desired; Bachelor’s degree preferred. We offer a flexible work schedule, with opportunity to work some hours from home. Send resume and letter of interest to: SPRC, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd, Richmond, VA 23225, or westoverhillsumc@verizon.net. Position will be open until filled, but interviews will begin December 12th.  (Posted on 11/9/16)

Worship Leader and Coordinator
Haymarket Church (a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church) is seeking a worship leader for its modern worship service. This position is responsible for leading music, organizing volunteer musicians, set design, and coordinating Sunday morning worship logistics for a mobile church. We are currently considering full-time and part-time applicants. A successful applicant for the part-time position will need to exhibit musical skills (leading congregational worship instrumentally and vocally), gifts for leadership and organization, and will need to commit to being present on Sundays and on major church holidays (Christmas Eve, Easter, Good Friday, etc.). In addition to those requirements, a successful applicant for the full-time position will also need to display gifts and be able to contribute in other areas (such as the creative arts, video and graphic design, community engagement etc.). For more information about this position or to apply, contact Brian Johnson, Pastor of Haymarket Church, at BrianJohnson@vaumc.org. (Posted on 11/7/16)

Director of Children's Ministry
Bonsack UMC on the Roanoke District, in a suburban setting, is seeking a full-time Director of Children's Ministry. This staff person will develop ministries for children (birth-5th grade), in the church and to the wider community, to help children experience the love of Christ. The Director of Children's Ministry will provide oversight for paid staff and a volunteer team to help each to live out her/his passion in working with children while aligning with the BUMC vision which provides ministry in its suburban context as well as extensive ministry to the inner city. Applicants should have at least three year's experience in a multi-staff church, a degree in Children's Ministry or an equivalent, and gifts of creativity and curriculum writing/development. Salary range is $35,000-$40,000 based on experience. For a full ministry description please submit resumes to RandyMcMillen@vaumc.org. (Posted on 11/7/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia. Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. We are seeking a part-time (approximately 20-25 hours/week) Director of Children’s Ministries to plan, develop, oversee and direct our children’s programs (preschool through 5th grade). The Director will lead the development, implementation and operation of a variety of opportunities for the nurturing and faith development of our children. Salary commensurate with experience. The full job description and application form are posted at our website: warrentonumc.org. Please download application on our website, and send to SPRC@WarrentonUMC.org. (Posted on 11/7/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia. Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. We are seeking a part-time (approximately 20-25 hours/week) Director of Youth Ministries to plan, develop, oversee and direct both Middle School and High School Ministries. The Director will serve in community/mission ministry events and will lead the development, implementation and operation of a variety of opportunities for the nurturing and faith development of our youth. Salary commensurate with experience. The full job description and application form are posted at our website: warrentonumc.org. Please download application on our website, and send to SPRC@WarrentonUMC.org. (Posted on 11/7/16)

Organist
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time church organist. The organist will play on Sundays for our two traditional worship services, as the accompanist to our adult choirs, and as part of the church orchestra. The organist will also attend various rehearsals and play at times for funerals and weddings. Our organ is a Casavant Opus 3587, three manual, fifty rank pipe organ installed in 1985. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please contact our Director of Music, Tina Gimlin at tgimlin@vbumc.org (Posted on 11/3/16)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on loving God, loving our neighbors and serving the world. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for helping children and their families grow in faith together and will have the skills necessary to recruit, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other children activities and special events. This person will have the skills, education, and experience required to collaborate successfully with church leadership, church staff, and church members. This individual will be able to develop, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families in support of the ministry of AUMC. This is a full time position that includes regular evening and weekend responsibilities. Requirements: A Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Christian Education or a 4-year degree and Certification in Christian Education, emphasis on children preferred; A minimum of three years experience in Children’s and Christian Education program ministries; Commitment to the church’s total ministry and mission; Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of the Godly Play curriculum is preferred. A detailed job description can be found at www.annandale-umc.org. Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at office@annandale-umc.org or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 11/2/16)

Praise and Worship Leader – Part-time
The Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee of Franconia United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is currently looking for a part-time leader for the Contemporary Praise and Worship Service. We seek to have a service of worship that emphasizes a variety of elements and styles that focuses on giving glory to God and inspiring our church community to full participation in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply for this position, please send you resume, statement of faith, personal testimony, and recording of you leading worship (video preferable) to: Brian James, Chairperson, FUMC SPPRC, 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA, 22310 ; email FUMCSPPRC2016@gmail.com (Posted on 11/2/16)

P/T Facilities Manager / Custodian
Washington Street UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a 15-hour/week Facilities Manager / Custodian to support the life and ministry of the church in Old Town, Alexandria. Working under the direct supervision of the Lead Pastor, the Facilities Manager / Custodian will perform all custodial responsibilities as well as maintaining the building year-round. The Facilities Manager / Custodian will work alongside the Property Committee to communicate and coordinate necessary work with contractors, and will work with members, guests, and staff of the church to coordinate and ensure the church is kept in proper and safe operating condition. Successful candidates must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including safe operation of tools and heavy lifting. A copy of the Job Description can be found at bit.ly/WSUMC-Facilities. Resumes and references should be sent by November 11 to HR@WSUMC.COM or can be mailed to: Washington Street UMC, attn: Human Resources, 109 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Posted on 11/2/16)

Church Custodian (Part-Time)
Friendship United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA, is seeking a part-time Custodian for 20 hours/week (Mon-Fri, 3-7 PM). Responsibilities include: daily cleaning of classrooms, meeting spaces, kitchen, entrances and restrooms; period tasks (e.g., cleaning windows, lightbulb replacement); seasonal tasks (e.g., floor stripping and waxing); and management of cleaning supplies. A full position description is available upon request. Email cover letter and resume to jimharrington@vaumc.org. (Posted on 11/2/16)

Administrative Assistant
Deep Creek United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is searching for an Administrative Assistant.  This position assists the Pastor in the administration of the office to include instructing and managing functions performed by office volunteers, and performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties.  This person must be able to multi-task and trouble shoot issues as they arise for our church, congregation and guests.  For a full job description contact pastor@deepcreekumc.org.  To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and the names and numbers of three references to Pastor Mike Plasters to pastor@deepcreekumc.org.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. (Posted on 11/2/16)

Youth Director
Deep Creek United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is searching for a Youth Director.  This position is to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to our youth ministry in the areas of discipleship, mission, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model for our youth (6th - 12th grade).  This person must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology in execution of the duties and responsibilities of this position.  For a full job description contact pastor@deepcreekumc.org  To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and the names and numbers of three references to Pastor Mike Plasters to pastor@deepcreekumc.org.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. (Posted on 11/2/16)

Childcare Workers (part time)
Reveille UMC in Richmond, Virginia, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, some Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and evenings. During the summer, hours are typically Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Director of Children's Ministries Tammy Tipton-Nay, children@reveilleumc.org. (Posted on 10/28/16)

Director of Youth Ministries (Full Time)
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to guide and manage the programs that support the spiritual growth of our youth in grades 6-12. We are seeking a dynamic individual to support the continued growth of our program of 80+ youth and with a strong desire to build disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission. The successful candidate will work with families of youth to provide resources and support for parents; will develop Christian youth leaders; and will incorporate the youth fully into the life of the congregation. The Director of Youth Ministries will work closely with the Minister of Adult Ministries, the Director of Children’s Ministries, and the youth music staff to coordinate programming, as well as with our youth council of adults and youth from the congregation. The qualified candidate will have a commitment to Jesus Christ and to the church as the body performing God’s work, and experience with youth ministry leadership in a large or mid-sized church. A seminary or theology degree or equivalent knowledge in United Methodist theology is preferred. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Lead Pastor Doug Forrester, leadpastor@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2016. (Posted on 10/26/16)

Minster/ Director of Youth Ministries
Davidson United Methodist Church, a 4,000-member congregation in the Charlotte, NC, area, is seeking an experienced, proven professional for the position of Youth Minister/ Youth Director. We desire a leader to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. A full job description can be found on our website via http://www.davidsonumc.org/welcome/dumc-jobs/. Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Dr. Glenn Kinken, Executive Pastor at Gkinken@davidsonumc.org. (Posted on 10/25/16)

Director of Ministries with Young People
Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke, VA, a vibrant medium-sized congregation, is seeking a Director of Ministries with Young People who will help us to vision, develop and grow our ministries with children, youth, and young adults.  The director will oversee all aspects of our ministry and discipleship formation in these areas, working with staff and volunteers, and will be responsible for direct ministry with our children, in particular. The successful candidate will be an individual who is a strong communicator, team-builder, and a vision-caster for ministry with young people in the 21st century.  Experience in young people’s ministry, a Bachelor’s degree and a deep, abiding faith in Christ are required. We are willing to consider candidates who are laity or deacons. Certifications in age-level ministry are helpful, but not required. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Send resumes, with a cover letter, to Windsor Hills UMC, 3591 Windsor Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018 or electronically to DougPaysour@vaumc.org, with “Director of Ministries with Young People” in the subject line. (Posted on 10/21/16)

Director of Family Ministries
Larchmont United Methodist Church (LUMC), Norfolk, VA is seeking a full-time Director of Family Ministries (DFM) to start work on February 1st, 2017.  The LUMC DFM is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs, across all ages, in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach.  The ideal candidate will (1) consider this position as a life ministry, (2) is knowledgeable in use of social media, (3) proficient with Microsoft Office products, (4) practices team-based leadership, (5) has demonstrated the ability to plan, organize, recruit, teach, coach, and lead youth and lay leaders-skills, (6) thinks strategically, (7) works creatively, and (8) possesses a Bachelor’s Degree (Required.  Bachelor or Masters degree in Christian Education preferred).   Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  The DFM Position Description may be obtained on the LUMC web page, http://www.larchmontumc.org/index/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Director-of-Family-Ministries-10-21-2015.pdf, or from the LUMC office (757-489-8168).  Submit resumes, with cover letter, to larchmontumcjobs@gmail.com or directly to the LUMC church office, 1101 Jamestown Cres., Norfolk, VA  23508 no later than December 15th. (Posted on 10/21/16)

Administrative Assistant/ Secretary
Central UMC in downtown Richmond has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant/Secretary. The main task of the employee is communication, using the most modern electronic methods. The church is in a neighborhood which is experiencing rebirth. This is a part-time position at the present time, 4 half days. Send a resume with references to lmikevess@yahoo.com (Posted on 10/19/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Fairfax UMC, Fairfax VA, is seeking a part-time (approximately 25 hours/week) Director of Children’s Ministries that will lead the development, implementation and operation of a variety of opportunities for the nurturing and faith development of children. These opportunities include faith development for children through the sixth grade that provides for integration with the worship program at Fairfax United Methodist Church and fellowship and mission activities. New initiatives are under consideration as the church revisions for ministry. The Job Description is posted at our website: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/contact/job-opportunities-at-fairfax-umc. Resumes should be submitted to Rev. David Bonney at dbonney@fairfaxumc.org. (Posted on 10/17/16)

Contemporary Music Worship Leader
The Contemporary Music Worship Leader (CMWL) is a part-time position (approx. 20 hours a week) that will directly oversee and provide spiritual leadership and creative support to leading the music and worship aspect of the Contemporary Worship experience at White Plains United Methodist Church in Cary, NC. This position requires planning and executing all music components of contemporary worship including, but not limited to selection and arranging of music, developing and training volunteer worship leaders, recruiting and training volunteers for the Praise band, assisting in the weekly planning process and working collaboratively in a team setting. In addition to leading worship, the Contemporary Music Worship Leader will be responsible for casting vision around bringing creative expression into the worship experience. The Contemporary Music/Worship Leader shall have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and demonstrate Christian maturity, love for God, and a passion for worship. Candidates for this position are asked to send their resume and a media file (audio and/or visual) to White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 S. E. Maynard Rd., Cary, NC, 27511. Resumes may be emailed to SPRC@wpumc.com (Posted on 10/17/16)

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC – 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a new Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office. www.powhatanumc.us; church@powhatanumc.us; 804-598-4438 (Posted on 10/13/16)

Maintenance Technician
Burke United Methodist Church, located in Northern Virginia, is seeking a Maintenance Technician to maintain in good operation and appearance all church property, equipment, and facilities. Responsibilities of the position include daily maintenance and upkeep of grounds and property, as well identifying and trouble-shooting larger repairs as they arise. As the main point of contact for maintenance, the successful candidate will communicate with contractors, and with members, guests, and staff of the church to coordinate to ensure that the church is kept in proper and safe operating condition. Successful candidate must also be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including safe operation of tools and heavy lifting. A full job description can be found at our website (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to Susie Street at susiestreet@burkeumc.org or can be mailed to Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Parkway, Burke, VA, 22015, attention Susie Street. (Posted on 10/13/16)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (potential full-time if combined with Connections Worship Leader position). The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for developing, nurturing, and sustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. Responsibilities: • Direct, coordinate, assist, and/or supervise weekly rehearsals and musical offerings of the church’s vocal choirs (4-5), handbell choirs (2) and occasional small instrumental groups for one weekly traditional Sunday service and seasonal worship services. • Work cooperatively with other PUMC staff (attending weekly staff meetings), the worship committee, and church leadership. • Prepare the music budget for approval. • Make recommendations for the care and maintenance of the organ and pianos of the church. • Provide music for weddings and funerals as requested with remuneration by the individuals involved. • Recruit, train and rehearse with instrumentalists and vocalists. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information or to submit your résumé, email pumcstaff@gmail.com (Posted on 10/13/16)

Connections Worship Leader
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Connections Worship Leader (potential full-time if combined with Director of Music Ministries position). The Connections Worship Leader is 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. Responsibilities: • Participate in planning worship through regular Connections planning meetings and with the pastor. • Select music for Connections worship considering input from others and the theme for each service. • Recruit, train, and rehearse instrumentalists and vocalists for Ministry in Motion. • Lead music at Connections worship service. • Share in spoken worship leadership. • Help lead the congregation in singing so that they become participants in the worship experience rather than observers. • Encourage high standards of spiritual commitment and musical excellence for those involved in the music ministry including instrumentalists and vocalists. • Manage and develop contemporary worship budget needs. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more information or to submit your résumé, email pumcstaff@gmail.com (Posted on 10/13/16)

Director of Youth Ministries (Fulltime)
St. Stephen United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC, seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic, and spirit-led individual to be Director of Youth Ministries. This is a fulltime, salaried, exempt position. We are seeking a candidate who has a love for youth, and is a creative program planner. Director should be a proven leader who enthusiastically shares the Gospel and has a desire to grow disciples of Jesus Christ. Primary responsibilities are nurturing students, their families, and volunteer youth counselors to grow as committed followers of Jesus Christ. Position requires program planning, development, oversight and active participation in all youth related groups and activities (i.e. retreats, summer service projects, Sunday School, small groups, Bible studies, etc.). Director will seek creative opportunities to grow and enhance our youth ministry consisting of 75+ active Confirmation, Middle School and High School youth and 40 adult volunteers. Click here for detailed job descriptions and church information (pdf). Send resume with cover letter along with other supportive materials: video examples are strongly encouraged (i.e. leading programs, small groups, retreats, etc.). Please include written samples of retreat programming materials, regular youth program outlines, curriculum plans, tweets and other communications tools for youth, families, college students, etc. Submit to: keithbingham@ststephen.net by November 15, 2016. Questions? Call Rev. Keith Bingham, Senior Pastor, (704) 364-1824. (Posted on 10/11/16)

Director of Worship and Music
St. John's United Methodist Church in Winter Haven, FL is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Director of Worship and Music. Responsibilities include developing an engaging worship experience through a variety of methods including multimedia as well as offering support and supervision to the worship leaders. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in worship arts or music. Three (3) years experience in a church or related setting preferred. Upon hiring, Candidate will be expected to pass a background check, have satisfactory references, and become a member at St. John's United Methodist Church. All applications will be held in confidence. Job description available through St. John's website at the following link: http://pdfsr.com/pdf/director-of-worship-arts-ministry-10-6-16.pdf Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. Email resume and cover letter to job@sjum.org ATTN: Staff Parish Relations Committee. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Director of Children’s Ministry
The Gathering at Scott Memorial UMC in Virginia Beach is hiring a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can email resumes at office@gatheratscott.com by October 18. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Minister of Music & Worship Arts
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history and community involvement, seeks a Minister of Music & Worship Arts to provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional). The Minister of Music & Worship Arts will lead seven choral and instrumental ensembles, dance, drama and visual arts; provide worship leadership in weekly contemporary worship: supervise paid and volunteer musicians and artists; and plan, in collaboration with the senior pastor, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events. Experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), using a diverse set of musical styles is required; a Master’s degree in Music is preferred. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A detailed job description may be found at www.frumc.org. Contact: the Rev Alan Combs at alancombs@vaumc.org; 540-635-2935. (Posted on 10/10/16)

Accountant for Financial Services
St Thomas United Methodist Church (STUMC), Manassas, has requirement for Financial Services. St. Thomas consists of two campuses -- one in Manassas, VA and one in Haymarket, VA -- and the Sunbeam Children's Center (SCC) which is a preschool and day care. The administrative offices and SCC are located at 8899 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20110. STUMC has a requirement for financial services in support of operations. Requirement is for all phases of financial services to include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Financial Reports generation for STUMC staff and committees, Credit Card and Bank management services, submission of tax information to state and federal agencies, generation of W-2s and 1099s for employees, and quarterly and annual reports of giving for congregational members. It is expected that the vendor will use Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the execution of the contract. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be sent to Samantha Bouquet at samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 10/10/16)

Part-time Nursery Assistant
The Nursery is a vital ministry for our Church. It creates a critical first impression to visiting families and demonstrates our commitment to children. Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia is seeking a Part-time Nursery Assistant. The position requires four/five hours each Sunday morning. The selectee will be required to care for the physical and social needs of children from infant to three years of age, and engage in interactive, age appropriate play, as well as maintain a safe and clean environment according to established procedures, policies and guidelines. The job description can be found on the church website, www.tabumc.org. Interested persons should forward their resumes to the Administrative Assistant, Michelle Pinheiro at admin.assistant@tabumc.org. All resumes will be given to the Staff Parish Relations Committee. (Posted on 10/7/16) 

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Bookkeeper
The Virginia Institute of Pastoral Care has an immediate opening for a bookkeeper to work 25-30 hours a week. Candidates for the position should support the mission of VIPCare and have an associate's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the QuickBooks Pro accounting software package. Candidate should have broad knowledge of Microsoft Office products. A detailed job description and compensation information is available on request. Anyone interested in this position should contact VIPCare’s Executive Director, Dr. Douglas Thorpe, at 804.282.8332 or by email at dthorpe@vipcare.org (Posted on 11/21/16)

Program Manager - Development
Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C., is seeking a Program Manager - Development. This position manages administrative functions to support the overall work of the Development Office and serves as the tactical hub for Development initiatives. The successful candidate will have experience in planning, budget management, general office work and strong computer skills, especially a strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of the Raiser’s Edge and Datatel Colleague software preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with contact information to: Director of Human Resources Email: hr@wesleyseminary.edu  Website: www.wesleyseminary.edu (Posted on 11/2/16)

Development Officer
Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, is seeking a Development Officer who will build and maintain a caseload of 150-200 donors with the capacity and interest to support the annual fund and other seminary endeavors with gifts from $250-$2500 annually (but with the possibility of working with prospects with higher potential). Building relationships through prospecting, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, the Development Officer will be responsible for an assigned fundraising revenue goal annually. The Development Officer will work closely with members of Wesley's development team to engage Wesley friends in annual giving, campaign giving, and in the consideration of a wide range of planned giving opportunities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with contact information to: Director of Human Resources at hr@wesleyseminary.edu Website: www.wesleyseminary.edu (Posted on 10/21/16)
 

 

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