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

Part-time Church Office Assistant
Gainesville UMC, Alexandria District, is seeking a part-time Church Office Assistant.  Duties include greeting visitors, answering and directing calls, filing, weekly email and bulletin preparation.  Organizational skills, Microsoft Word experience necessary, Constant Contact and Excel experience helpful.  For more information contact Karla DelGenis at Gainesville UMC:  703-754-4511 or churchoffice@gumchurch.com.  (Posted on 5/27/16)

Office Assistant
Clarendon United Methodist Church (Arlington, VA) is seeking a caring, independent self-starter for a part-time Office Assistant position of 25 hours per week. (Monday-Friday) The Office Assistant reports directly to the Senior Pastor, but also supports other staff members and committee chairpersons. The Candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision, and to multi-task and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, and verbal and written communication skills are needed. Clarendon UMC is a vibrant, Metro accessible neighborhood church. The Administrative Assistant is the face of the Church during working hours and must maintain a compassionate and calm demeanor in all situations. Spanish language skills a plus. For a more detailed position description go to http://www.morefaith.org. Please email a cover letter and resume to mailto:SPRC@ClarendonUMC.org. (Posted on 5/27/16)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Summary of position:  Franconia United Methodist Church, a growing and vibrant family focused church in Northern Virginia, is currently looking for a full-time (40 hour/week) Director of Children and Youth Ministries (DCYM). The DCYM is responsible for developing a meaningful program of discipleship, mission outreach, and fellowship for children and youth from preschool to 18 years of age in coordination with the Pastor; and for recruiting, selecting, mentoring, and supporting volunteers as teachers, teacher assistants, and special event volunteers. The position includes individual medical benefits. For questions, full job description, and to submit resumes please contact Brian James at BDJinVA@gmail.com (Posted on 5/26/16)

Director of Music Ministries/Choir Director
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, located at 19 Cedar Ridge Drive in Daleville, is seeking a qualified part-time Director of Music Ministries/Choir Director to assist in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. St. Mark’s is a growing, vital congregation averaging over 300 people in regular weekly worship services. Our 12 person staff, comprised of both full and part time members, prizes collaboration and values a commitment to excellence in worship and ministry. The Director of Music Ministries/Choir Director’s primary role is to coordinate and lead the adult choir for our 11:00 service, both to present a weekly choral anthem as well as direct bi-annual choral cantatas. Currently our choir is in session ten months out of the year with a two month Summer break. Please go to stmarksmethodist.com for more information. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience. Please submit your resume no later than July 1, 2016 to:  Rev. Rob Lough, 19 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. For additional information or to solicit answers to questions please contact St. Mark’s UMC at (540) 992-3030. Please note: resumes received after July 1, 2016 will not be considered. (Posted on 5/25/16)
 

Nursery Worker
Peakland United Methodist in Lynchburg VA is seeking a Nursery Worker for Sunday mornings (4 hours). This person should have experience in caring for children in a Christian environment. They should show evidence of love and nurturing for children and have a willingness to work with volunteers. Nursery ages will vary from infant to five-years old and additional opportunities may be available for special gatherings. The position is available August 7 with training provided during July. Letters of inquiry and a completed application (found at peaklandumc.org) should be sent to: Peakland United Methodist Church, 4434 Boonsboro Rd. Lynchburg Va 24503 Atten: Jason Stanley or to jasonstanley@vaumc.org. (Posted on 5/25/16)

Toddler Care Teacher - Full Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, is searching for a Toddler Care Teacher for our new infant and toddler program. This teacher will be responsible for supporting the team leader who designs, creates and implements a developmentally appropriate high quality of standards classroom for toddlers. We are looking for someone with experience as a teacher with a background in early childhood education, wonderful team leadership building, exceptional classroom management, organizational and communication skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume to Amanda Smith, Communications, at amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org (Posted on 5/25/16)

Toddler Care Teacher - Part Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, is searching for a Toddler Care Teacher for our new infant and toddler program. This teacher will be responsible for supporting the team leader who designs, creates and implements a developmentally appropriate high quality of standards classroom for toddlers. We are looking for someone with experience as a teacher with a background in early childhood education, wonderful team leadership building, exceptional classroom management, organizational and communication skills. This position will also need to be very flexable, as hours wil vary daily and weekly. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume to Amanda Smith, Communications, at amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org (Posted on 5/25/16)

Director of Contemporary Music Ministries
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Director to oversee and coordinate the contemporary music ministry to meet our strategic vision by participating in the weekly development and execution of worship at the contemporary services, and delivering an authentic, spiritual music experience for parishioners who attend those services. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes formal music training with experience with contemporary Christian musical performance and the ability to play more than one musical instrument. This person will also have experience with technical aspects of musical worship services (i.e. soundboards, lights, etc.). A solid grounding in Scripture and evidence of a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ is a must. Applicants to this positions must have knowledge of the importance of music in worship and Christian spiritual development and must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Software and have the ability to become proficient in church management software (Shelby), and other software systems, in the areas required by the position; proficiency in a music notation system is a plus. Budget preparation and implementation experience required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply via email or pick up an application in the office. Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Director of Contemporary Music Ministries and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Also include a video sample of music performance/worship leading. This may be completed through a DVD, website link or YouTube link. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by June 17 at 12:00 PM and indicate “Director of Contemporary Music Ministries” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 5/25/16) 

Administrative Assistant
Haymarket Church, a campus of St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant.  Must be a passionate, enthusiastic, and authentic follower of Jesus with successful experience administration. Have excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Be reliable and able to work independently after receiving direction. Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database software, and social media/communication platforms. Understand the importance of the interaction of technology and work processes and be willing to learn and adapt to new programs as required for task completion and efficiency. Have demonstrated creativity, adaptability, and resourcefulness. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications can be sent to info@haymarketchurch.org. (Posted on 5/24/16)

Children & Student Ministries Intern
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a children & Student Ministries Intern. Part-time (10hrs/week in addition to mandatory Sunday mornings // 10 weeks or regularly part-time). Pay: $12/hr. Background: St. Thomas UMC’s mission is to reach the communities of Manassas and the surrounding areas with the Gospel, the goal being to create, develop, & nurture committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Our vision is to create vibrant & relevant programs where children & students are welcomed, loved, & challenged to explore their faith in a safe place. Education/Experience: Currently pursuing a degree in ministry (or related field) or has been active in ministry for at least one year. Experience in working with children & students. Must be committed to a biblical Christian faith and maintains a lifestyle that is worthy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications can be sent to samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 5/24/16)

Music Director
Magnolia United Methodist Church, 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 and the many gifted musicians who call Magnolia home. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). 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 5/23/16)

Director of Discipleship
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, is seeking a full-time Director of Discipleship. This position is responsible for a comprehensive program of discipleship for all ages and oversees the Welcome and Outreach.  The Director will coordinate all adult discipleship activities, supervise the Director of Children’s Ministries and the Director of Youth Ministries, and coordinate outreach to people in the community who have no church home. An undergraduate degree in Christian education, religion, or a related field is required.  Experience working in a church setting is a plus.  Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to empower laity are a must.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Chair, Staff-Parish Relations Committee at secretary@humclynchburg.org or mail to: Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 5/23/16)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, is seeking a worship director for its contemporary service.  This is a part-time position requiring 12-15 hours per week.  The director will provide dynamic leadership to the Discovery Worship Service utilizing teams of singers and musicians who will offer music for the Discovery Service and for special events.  The Director must demonstrate faith in Christ and a love for God, be at least 21 years of age, be proficient at the keyboard and a good vocalist, have the ability to relate well to all kinds of people as a team player.  A degree in music or worship arts is preferred along with familiarity with the United Methodist Church and experience in leading choral and instrumentalists in a local church setting. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Chair, Staff-Parish Relations Committee at secretary@humclynchburg.org or mail to: Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 5/23/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries.  This is a part-time position requiring 15-20 hours per week.  The Director endeavors to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.  The Director must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology, hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field, possess excellent skills in written and verbal communication skills, conflict management, computing, and social media.  Must have a proven ability to work effectively with youth, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Chair, Staff-Parish Relations Committee at secretary@humclynchburg.org or mail to: Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 5/23/16)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Shady Grove UMC – Short Pump is seeking a Director of Contemporary Worship to serve as the primary worship leader for the contemporary worship service. Duties include directing the Praise Team and serving alongside the Associate Pastor on the Contemporary Worship Planning Team.  This is a part-time, salaried position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit resume to jobs@shadygroveumc.net by June 15, 2016. (Posted on 5/19/16)

Preschool Teacher
Trinity Christian Preschool, Poquoson, is seeking to fill an open teaching position for our 2016-2017 school year. This opening is in our Young 5's Class. Qualified applicants will possess a B.S. in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. Current VA certification is not required but applicant must have teaching experience and enjoy working with young children. This is a great opportunity for candidates looking for a fun and exciting position with a family-friendly work schedule in a supportive environment. Please send resume to Director, Trinity Christian Preschool located at 1294 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson VA 23662 or forward to tcpadmin@trinitypoquoson.org. No phone calls please. (Posted on 5/16/16)

Part-time Director of Music
Wesley Memorial UMC in Charlottesville is seeking an experienced Director of Music to begin mid-August.  The position requires directing an adult choir of 10 – 15 members for rehearsal on Wednesday nights and one service on Sunday mornings, and a handbell choir that rehearses Monday evenings and rings monthly for Sunday worship. Please send inquiries and resumes to: office@wesleymumc.org. (Posted on 5/13/16)

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
Bethlehem UMC, Moneta, is seeking a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Your main focus is to develop, plan for, and supervise the Children, Youth and Family ministries to strengthen everyone’s commitment to the church and grow in faith in Jesus Christ. Developing new ideas, expanding current programs, networking within the church family and into the community is expected, as well as interfacing and coordinating with all staff and volunteers. For further information and an application, please contact Bethlehem UMC, 540-297-7957 or www.bethlehemunitedmethodist.org (Posted on 5/13/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
The mission of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury, NC, is to make and nurture Christian disciples through the presence and power of God. The Director of Youth Ministries will help the congregation live into its mission through discipleship ministries for our youth (6th grade to 12th grade).  Please refer to the description for the Director of Youth Ministries position and submit a cover letter and resume to teamanc@carolina.rr.com or mail to: First United Methodist Church, Attn: SPRC, 217 S. Church St, Salisbury, NC 28144​ (Posted on 5/12/16)

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. Must be available Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings during the school year, some Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and evenings. Must be able to work holidays, and of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Childcare Coordinator Amy Brown, albrown580@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/11/16)

Director of Instrumental Music
First United Methodist Church, Newport News, is seeking a Director of Instrumental Music. The Director of Instrumental Music is expected to: • Select and obtain appropriate instrumental music to perform in Sunday Services. • Accompany weekly choir rehearsals held on Wednesday evening. • Direct and rehearse two handbell choirs (adult and teenage/young adult). • Be an accomplished musician able to play a 3 man, 42 rank Schantz pipe organ and the piano. • Play at special services such as funerals and if unable to do so because of a conflict, work with the church to obtain a suitable substitute musician for that service. • Attend and report to the Council of Ministries at its regular monthly meeting. • Work effectively with all church committees. • Work and interact professionally and harmoniously with the Director of Choral Music, the Pastor and church members. Please provide a resume to Lehan Crane, Search Committee Chairperson, at rockhound54@icloud.com. (Salary depends on experience of the applicant and will be discussed during the interview.) (Posted on 5/11/16)

Director of Choral Music
First United Methodist Church (Newport News) has 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. traditional worship services. Rehearsals are scheduled for Wednesday evening. The Director of Choral Music is expected to: • Select and obtain appropriate choral music for Sunday Services. The Director is provided a budget for ordering music and is expected to prudently use these funds and not exceed the amount budgeted for sheet music and other choir expenses. • Direct three (3) choirs: Chancel Choir (adults), Wesley Choir (children) and Epworth Choir (teenagers). The Chancel Choir regularly performs on Sunday. The other two choirs perform on special Sundays. • Perform a solo or arrange for musical performances at the 8:30 a.m. service. • Conduct weekly choir rehearsals on Wednesday evening. • Assist in the development of the choirs through recruitment of new choir members. • Attend and report to the Council of Ministries at its regular monthly meeting. • Work effectively with all church committees. • Work and interact professionally with the Director of Instrumental Music, the Pastor and church members. Please provide a resume and salary requirement to Lehan Crane, Search Committee Chairperson, at rockhound54@icloud.com. (Posted on 5/11/16)

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Fieldstone United Methodist Church, a growing, vibrant community in Virginia's New River Valley, is seeking a part-time Director of Children and Family Ministries. Successful candidates will have a passion for sharing the good news of God's love with children and families, will be able to communicate and lead with clarity and vision, and will find joy in serving alongside a team of awesome folks! For more information or to submit a resumé, please e-mail fieldstoneumc@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/11/16)

Church Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Friendship United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for 16 hours/week (Monday-Thursday). Responsibilities include: receiving and responding to phone calls, preparing worship bulletin and inserts, maintaining the church calendar, ordering supplies, maintaining office and membership records, updating the church website, and providing administrative support to the Pastor. Candidates should be able to interact with the public tactfully, courteously and accurately, have knowledge of office procedures, be familiar with the operation of standard office equipment, and have working experience with Microsoft Office applications. A full position description is available upon request. Email cover letter and resume to jimharrington@vaumc.org. (Posted on 5/11/16)

Administrative Assistant (part time afternoons)
Lincolnia United Methodist Church located at 6335 Little River Turnpike in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Administrative Assistant for afternoons. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for general clerical and secretarial duties, preparation and completion of the order of service with Pastor, ordering and maintaining supplies for staff and church and coordinating with the vendors, the Sexton, and the Trustees on the sanitary state and use of church property, collecting all bills, invoices, and time cards every two weeks for submission to the church accountant for payments. The Administrative Assistant will also receive all unsigned checks, coordinate with the Treasurer and or other authorized entities for signing the checks and will then distribute or mail the signed checks to the correct parties. The qualifications for this position include: Three or more years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, proficiency in MS Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, experience in the use of current office technologies such as fax machines, copiers, scanners, excellent command of both written and verbal English, strong organizational skills, and awareness of the need for confidentiality in all matters. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please respond with resume and cover letter to Moseray511@cox.net. Please note that this position is not open to members of the Lincolnia United Methodist Church. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience. (Posted on 5/10/16)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Full-Time, with benefits)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a vibrant, growing, large church located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond, is offering a full-time opportunity to lead a Christ-centered ministry with Youth and Young Adults. Primarily focusing on youth in grades 6-12, the director will lead, develop and implement comprehensive ministries to help youth grow into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ while promoting Christian service in the world. The young adult focus will include outreach to the community to build a young adult ministry that mentors young adults in their Christian walk. The successful candidate will be a creative, spiritually mature, and energetic ministry leader with strong relational skills, a passion and vision for ministry with youth in a large church setting, knowledge of adolescent development and youth culture, experience in developing youth and adult leaders, excellent organizational and administrative abilities, and a desire to work as part of a team of staff, parents, and lay leaders in ministry with youth and young adults. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required. Additional studies or certification in Youth Ministry, or like focus, is preferred. Basic understanding and appreciation of United Methodist theology is a must, as is demonstrated effective leadership experience in a church youth ministry setting. Please send resume and letter of intent to the Rev. Sandra Bottoms, Associate Pastor, at sandrabottoms@shadygroveumc.org. (Posted on 5/9/16)

Children and Family Ministries Coordinator (Part-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Mechanicsville, Virginia near Richmond is offering a part-time opportunity to grow and oversee Christian Faith Formation and Discipleship development with Children and their families. Focusing on Sunday morning church school, Wednesday evening small groups, and individual events throughout the year (i.e., Vacation Bible School), this Coordinator will be in direct ministry with children from age birth to fifth grade and their families, with an overall goal of providing opportunities for children and families to grow closer to God and become more like Jesus. Collaborative work with other staff and ministry teams engaged in spiritual faith formation will be crucial as well. Experience in Christian spiritual formation of children in a church environment is required. An Associate’s Degree with relevant coursework in education is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certification in Christian Education optimal, or willingness to be certified. Demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills a must. Send resume to the Rev. Sandra Bottoms, Associate Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111; sandrabottoms@shadygroveumc.org (Posted on 5/9/16)

Pianist
Bethany United Methodist Church, located in Rustburg, (outside of Lynchburg) is seeking and praying for a pianist for our 11:00 Sunday worship service to accompany congregational singing and our adult choir. This part-time position is available immediately. Salary will be discussed during interview. All interested persons may contact the Rev. Jennifer Vestal Moore, 434-609-7373 (Posted on 5/9/16)

Pianist and/or Organist
Bethel United Methodist Church, located in Alberta is seeking a pianist and/or organist for our 11:00 Sunday worship service to accompany congregational singing and our adult choir. This part-time position will be available immediately. Salary will be discussed during interview. All interested persons may contact Virginia Crane at 434-949-7792 or 434-321-9022 or vcrane88@yahoo.com. (Posted on 5/9/16)

Youth Ministry Director
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church in New Market, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries. Working under the primary direction of the pastor, this person will provide leadership in developing and strengthening a youth ministry that forms disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission. Hours (10-12 per week) are flexible and include four hours on Sunday mornings. The applicant must demonstrate a personal commitment to Christian discipleship, compatibility with United Methodist doctrine and discipline as specified in the UM Book of Discipline, and a passion for mentoring young disciples of Jesus Christ. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. Experience in youth ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. Submit resumes by May 23, 2016 to manormemorial@yahoo.com or mail to Selection Committee/Youth, PO Box 340 New Market, VA 22844. Direct phone inquiries to 540-740-8959. (Posted on 5/6/16)

Minister of Music
Central UMC in Staunton is seeking a permanent part-time Minister of Music to plan and coordinate the music ministries of the church. The church is blessed to have a pipe organ, piano, Chancel Choir, Children’s Choir, and 3 octave Handbell Choir. Please contact Pastor Won Un at pastor@centralumcstaunton.org or SPRC Chairperson, Ed. Pickett at edpickett@verizon.net for more information or to express your interest in this Christian service opportunity. Send your resume to Central UMC, P O Box 953, Staunton, VA. 24402 or email to centralumc@centralumcstaunton.org. (Posted on 5/6/16)

Youth Minister
First UMC in Salem, Virginia has a growing youth ministry. So we are in need of a full-time youth minister. With over 100 youth, we have an opportunity here to do some pretty special things in and through these youth. We have a great team of volunteers and a quality program on which to build. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please forward this email to them. For a job description and application go here: http://www.fumcsalemva.org/hp_wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/YouthJobDescriptionr022516.doc For more information, call (540) 389-5459. (Posted on 5/5/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bon Air UMC (Richmond District) seeks a part-time (20 hours) Director of Youth Ministries who can partner with a team of youth, parents, adults, and staff in developing and implementing a new vision for youth discipleship. The Director will oversee the Sunday, Wednesday, and ongoing ministries for youth, as well as, equipping and engaging parents and volunteers in the discipleship process. The preferred candidate will have a proven track record in working with youth in grades 6-12 in a church ministry setting. Bon Air UMC is committed to team ministry and the Director will work closely with the Director of Children’s Ministries and the Director of Adult Ministries in the ministry planning process. Bachelor’s Degree and experience and training in Youth Ministry is desirable. Salary, cell phone allowance, and benefit stipend is commensurate with experience. A Job description is available upon request. E-mail a letter of interest highlighting experience and training along with resume to Burt Brooks (bbrooks@bonairumc.org) or mail to Search Committee, c/o Burt Brooks, Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Road, N. Chesterfield, VA 23235 (Posted on 5/3/16)

Director of Music Ministry and Organist
Asbury United Methodist Church, Harrisonburg, VA is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Director of Music Ministry and Organist. We seek a person who can contribute to a dynamic music program that helps our church attract and welcome a diverse congregation for Christian worship. The Director of Music Ministry and Organist will be responsible for leading and providing direction for the music ministries of the church in a full-time position. Primary responsibilities of this position include coordinating music with the Senior Pastor, ideally by participation in weekly worship planning meetings, leading weekly bell and choral choir rehearsals, and playing and directing the music for the Sunday worship services, as well as special services. Additionally, the Director of Music Ministry is responsible for supervising the maintenance of the music library and instruments. Responsibility will include coordination of our Sacred Arts programming and other outreach opportunities. Asbury is a diverse United Methodist congregation meeting in a beautiful and recently renovated church. The church has a Moller-Letourneau organ with 37 ranks, 2,133 pipes that is in excellent condition. The music program is a vital part of the worship at this historic church, which emphasizes a traditional worship format. The church values diversity and seeks to represent it in our music through a balanced program of classical to contemporary church music in order to enhance our worship experience.  Asbury has a high profile in its music ministry that involves all ages, experience, and backgrounds. The Director of Music Ministry and Organist is a member of the staff of the church, and is supervised by the Lead Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee. The Director of Music Ministry will receive an annual salary commensurate with skills and experience. To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and references to: Hannah ‎[secretary@asburyumc.cc]‎‎ We will begin reviewing applications on July 1, 2016 until the position is filled. The anticipated date of assuming the position of Director of Music Ministry is January 1, 2017. (Posted on 5/2/16)

Accompanist
Central United Methodist Church in Salem, Virginia is seeking applicants for a full-time accompanist for the 11:00 traditional Sunday service, Wednesday practice and other special occasions, including Christian holidays, will also be required. Qualifications for employment shall include being an accomplished pianist with proficient sight reading skills. Organist skills are preferred but are not required. In addition, candidates shall also be familiar with traditional Christian music. Salary is negotiable based on experience, skill level and training as well as commensurate with church population and geographic area. Please send cover letter and resume to the Rev. Bryan Buckles, Central United Methodist Church, 428 S. College Avenue, Salem, VA 24153; or by submitting via e-mail to BryanBuckles@vaumc.org or office@central-umc.org. Additional details available upon submission of resume and request. The position will be considered open until filled. (Posted on 5/2/16)


Director of Music
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a Director of Music for Traditional Blended Worship. This position involves empowering leadership, building relationships within the music program and connecting with the congregation through a variety of music. Part-time; approximately 20-25 hours per week. Musical training and 3-5 years of experience directing a choir or choral group required. College Graduate preferred. Experience directing choir(s), skilled on keyboards as well as other instruments preferred. Leadership ability. Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team when necessary. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Serious inquiries only, please. Interested parties may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to sprc@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 5/2/16)

Director of Mother’s Day Out Program
Wesley UMC in Hampton, VA is seeking a part-time Director for our Mother’s Day Out Program. The director is responsible for the operations of the program, ensuring the safety of the children, and communicating with parents and families. We are seeking individuals with a love of children and a passion to help children grow in knowledge, love and faith. For details or job description, call the church office at 757-838-3044. Please send resumes and three references to wumchampton@gmail.com by May 20th. (Posted on 5/2/16)

Associate Minister of Youth and Discipleship 
Peakland United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA is currently seeking an Associate Minister of Youth and Discipleship to serve a thriving, mid-size church, within a staff setting. Although not required, candidates with Deacon Credentials or on a Deacon track are preferred. Responsibilities include direction of a year-round youth group program, coordination of church/youth mission opportunities, and implementation of a diverse Disciple-making program that emphasizes various small group opportunities for discovery, learning, and growth. This is a full-time position that requires a presence on Sunday, routine preaching (12-14 times a year), with a start date of July 1 although flexibility is available for a smooth transition. Please send a letter of inquiry and resume to the Rev. John Vest at peaklandpastor@gmail.com. A ministry (job) description may be found at www.peaklandumc.org. (Posted on 5/2/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries, Full Time
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, is hiring a Director of Children's Ministries. Join a dynamic team of lay and clergy staff and an empowered and resourced congregation in our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Responsibilities include overseeing all ministries to children and supervising a part-time childcare coordinator. The director of children’s ministries will work closely with Reveille’s minister of adult ministries and director of youth ministries to facilitate and vision for our intergenerational and age-group related worship, grow, and serve team ministries. Some of our current ministries to children include Vacation Bible School, KIDz C.A.M.P., Sunday school, and seasonal ministry events (Trunk or Treat, Easter Egg Hunt, etc.). The successful candidate will have experience in church work, demonstrate strong organizational skills, and be a team player. The minimum education requirements are a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Graduate studies in education or theology are a plus. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send all resumes to Rev. Doug Forrester, Lead Pastor, at seniorpastor@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2016. (Posted on 4/29/16)

Children’s Coordinator
Haymarket Church, a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church, is seeking a Children’s Coordinator to work with the Campus Pastor, other staff, and volunteers to: • Invite, Connect, Equip, and Sustain volunteers as related to the children’s and family ministries of Haymarket Church. • Create, implement, and manage opportunities for children to begin to learn and understand their place in God’s story. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications or questions about this position can be sent to info@haymarketchurch.org (Posted on 4/26/16)

Student Pastor
Asbury UMC, Raleigh, NC, has a passion for engaging people in relationships where Christ transforms. Our church family values serving compassionately, growing Biblically, supporting family, connecting authentically, welcoming unconditionally, and giving generously. We are seeking a creative, energetic, engaging pastor to lead our student ministry. The primary focus of this position centers on a desire to disciple students and their families as Christ followers. The student pastor will lead and direct middle and high school programs and invest relationally with students, parents, and volunteers. *A SIGNING BONUS is available to the qualified candidate. The qualified candidate will possess the following: • Related undergraduate degree as well as seminary or equivalent training. • Minimum of 3 years experience successfully leading student ministry in a medium to large size church. • Knowledge of adolescent development, family systems, and youth culture. • Familiarity with the Orange strategy of family-based ministry and empowering ministry strategies like those in Sustainable Youth Ministry. To find out more, visit us at http://www.asburyraleigh.org/armc/employment to view the job description and download and application. Please send cover letter, resume, and application to Sharon Hensley, Business Administrator, Asbury UMC, 6612 Creedmoor Rd. Raleigh, NC. 27613. (Posted on 4/20/16) 

Director of Children’s Ministry
Harrison United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC invites applications for the positon of Director of Children’s Ministry.  The Director oversees ministry activities to children (infant through 5th grade) and their families.  The director will recruit, train, organize and motivate ministry servants to develop, implement and lead a vibrant and growing Children’s Ministry.  The position has overall responsibility for teaching, caring, fellowship and fun within a safe and secure Christian environment.  We are seeking an experienced and proven leader for a growing 1000+ member congregation.  The ability to hire, develop and supervise a staff of paid childcare workers is an integral part of the job.  Harrison UMC is dedicated to biblical study and spiritual health for the next generation, developing relationships with God and others.  We are located in a thriving and high growth area outside of Charlotte NC. Applicants are invited to forward a letter of intent and resume to the attention of Drew Moorman at SPPRC@Harrisonchurch.org. (Posted on 4/19/16)

Children’s Ministries Coordinator
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, Richmond District, is seeking a Children's Ministries Coordinator to develop and coordinate opportunities for children (0-11 years of age) and their families to belong at Providence Church, 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 Providence Church.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Candidates should send their resume with cover letter the attention of Noelle Holland at pumcstaff@gmail.com (Posted on 4/18/16)

Praise and Worship Leader
Franconia United Methodist Church (FUMC), a growing and vibrant family focused church in Northern Virginia, is currently looking for a part-time Praise and Worship Leader of the Contemporary service. This is a paid staff position under the responsibility of the FUMC Pastor and will work in conjunction with the Pastor in developing weekly worship, nurture further development of the praise and worship team – both vocalists and instrumentalists, lead the congregation on Sunday morning into an attitude of worship and prayer through connections between song sets, and participate in church sponsored special events as required. This position requires 8-10 hours per week including at least 2 hours of practice per week with the team. For questions, full job description, and to submit resumes contact: Pat Hobbs at Pathobbs06@gmail.com Or call the church office at 703-971-5151 (Posted on 4/18/16)

Director of Children Ministries
Franconia United Methodist Church, a growing and vibrant family focused church in Northern Virginia, is currently looking for a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries (DCM). The DCM is responsible for developing a meaningful program of discipleship, mission outreach and fellowship for children and youth from preschool to 12 years of age in coordination with the Pastor and for recruiting, selecting, mentoring and supporting volunteers as teachers, teacher assistants and special event volunteers. The position requires 15 hours per week including a minimum of 2 hours per week on-site other than Sundays for availability to parents, volunteers, and other staff members. For questions, full job description, and to submit resumes contact: Pat Hobbs at Pathobbs06@gmail.com (Posted on 4/18/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Franconia United Methodist Church, a growing and vibrant family focused church in Northern Virginia, is currently looking for a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (DYM). The DYM is responsible for developing a meaningful program of discipleship, mission outreach and fellowship for youth from 12-18 years of age in coordination with the Pastor and for recruiting, selecting, mentoring and supporting volunteers as teachers, teacher assistants and special event volunteers. The position requires 15 hours per week including a minimum of 2 hours per week on-site other than Sundays for availability to parents, volunteers, and other staff members. For questions, full job description, and to submit resumes contact: Pat Hobbs at Pathobbs06@gmail.com (Posted on 4/18/16) 

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
New Creation United Methodist Church is a mid-sized multi-site United Methodist congregation, evangelical in emphasis with a robust local mission effort, located in the Western Branch area of Chesapeake, VA. Important skill sets include ability to envision and implement ministry strategies as well as creatively recruit & equip volunteers. Education/Training: Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Christian Education, Theology or related fields preferred. Experience working with children and youth required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with a strong Christian faith and dedication to living a life worthy of Christ. Background: The goal of the Director of Children, Youth, and Young Adult Ministries for New Creation UMC is to develop committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Besides a commitment to Christ, an appreciation of the Biblical faith as expressed through the United Methodist Church and a love for children and youth--enthusiasm, good time management skills, and leadership are essential in this position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send your resume to aldersgate@ncum.org by April 30th, 2016. (Posted on 4/14/16)

Food Pantry Coordinator
St Thomas UMC, Manassas, is looking for a part-time (20hr per week) Food Pantry Coordinator. Applicants must be outgoing and have problem solving, good communication, and strong interpersonal skills. Have basic knowledge of Word and Excel programs; high school graduate or GED required. Grocery store experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to react to change productively and handle other essential task as assigned; lift between 30-45lbs, be able to stand for long periods of time and stoop. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be sent to samantha.jones@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 4/14/16)

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 church school and children’s worship, 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 required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. We offer a flexible work schedule, with opportunity to work some hours from home. Send resume to: SPRC, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd, Richmond, VA 23225 or email resume to westoverhillsumc@verizon.net . Deadline for applications Friday, May 6. (Posted on 4/13/16)

Director of Early Childhood Music School
Williamsburg UMC has a position open for Director of Early Childhood Music School using Musikgarten philosophy/curriculum, responsible for overall management and operation of school and staff, as well as teaching a minimum of four classes. Students' ages range from 2 months. to 10 years + group piano for adults. The school is a week-day outreach program of Williamsburg United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, VA. For a job description and application, visit http://www.williamsburgumc.org/#/about-us/employment-opportunities. Applications accepted through close of business on April 29. Interviews will be conducted after that date, with the selected candidate to begin in June. To apply:Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to ecmssearch@gmail.com (Posted on 4/12/16)

Director of Children's Ministries
River Road UMC, a midsize congregation in the west end of Richmond, is searching for a part-time Director of Children's Ministries. This position will organize and implement a dynamic discipleship program that encourages spiritual maturity in the lives of children through safe and age-appropriate learning environments. This includes recruiting volunteers to serve in the children's ministry and programming year long ministries that grow young people in their commitment to Jesus Christ and provide opportunities to do good in the world. If you are interested in the full job description or would like additional information, please email the Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 4/11/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries, Full-Time
Leesburg UMC, an historic United Methodist church that is multi-generational, traditional and contemporary worship, strong youth and children ministries, active in missions; seeking, and praying for, a new Children's Ministry Coordinator. Goals: To lead children to a relationship with Jesus Christ and to help them grow to be life-long disciples of Jesus Christ through discipleship, fellowship, praise and worship, and mission. To support and encourage families with children in their task of parenting and discipling their children. To help lead the entire congregation of LUMC in its commitment to influence the next generation (our children & grandchildren) in becoming disciples of Jesus Christ. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To Apply: Please send A) cover letter with 1) what interests you about this position, and 2) why you sense God calling you to work with children; B) Resume (please include MBTI preferences, DISC profile, etc. if applicable); and, C) one page describing 1) call to ministry, and 2) spiritually significant events/moments/experiences in your life. Email: office@leesburgumc.org - Attn: SPRC. Mail: Leesburg UMC, 107 W. Market St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 (Posted on 4/6/16)

Facilities Manager
Sterling UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a part-time Facilities Manager who is responsible for the maintenance and repair of church facilities and grounds. Essentials include ● Manage and perform all work related to the maintenance of church facilities including, but not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and security. ● Maintain equipment on church grounds by closely monitoring equipment and completing necessary testing as required. Maintain accurate records of all maintenance and repairs. Perform repairs and general carpentry as needed. ● Oversee the custodial needs of the church. ● Regularly inspect church facilities for areas of concern. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested people should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org (Posted on 4/4/16)

Church Coordinator (Part-Time: 22 - 28 hours per week)
Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson, is looking for a highly skilled individual to fill our part-time Church Coordinator position. Duties to include: • Communicating to members in person, over the phone and through electronic methods. • Preparing church correspondence: weekly bulletins, announcements, newsletters, reports, distribute meeting reminders to members. • Maintain church calendar, membership database and financial records. • Order supplies, manage incoming and outgoing mail. Job Qualifications include: • Computer proficiency with MS Office, and desktop publishing knowledge preferable. • Use of office equipment, excellent communication skills and guard confidentiality. The ideal candidate would have prior church administrator experience with some financial experience. Work hours are predominantly Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Salary is based on experience and abilities. To apply, please send your resume, salary history along with three (3) work references to Jim Lindberg at jiml@lindbergins.com. (Posted on 4/4/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Bon Air UMC (Richmond District) seeks a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries. The Director will oversee the Sunday, Wednesday, and ongoing ministries for children (through 5th grade), as well as, equipping and engaging parents and volunteers in the discipleship process. The preferred candidate will have a proven track record in organizing and overseeing Children’s Sunday School, and ongoing and seasonal ministries.  Bachelor’s Degree and experience in Children’s Ministries is desirable.  A job description is available upon request. E-mail a letter of interest highlighting experience and training along with resume to Burt Brooks (bbrooks@bonairumc.org) or mail to Search Committee, c/o Burt Brooks, Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Road, N. Chesterfield, VA 23235 (Posted on 3/31/16)

Pipe Organist/Pianist
Urbanna Methodist Church (Middlesex County, VA) is seeking a Pipe Organist/Pianist for traditional worship services starting May 2016. The position requires performance in the Sunday service and occasional special events. Participation in weekly music ministry practices with the adult choir and bells group, held on Wednesday evenings, are included in the position requirements. Please send resumes to: Urbanna United Methodist Church, 221 Marston Ave, Urbanna, VA 23175, Attn: Jeanette Sharp, Staff Parish Relations Committee. (Posted on 3/31/16)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville, Kentucky is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries who will provide primary leadership for an exciting and growing ministry to children and their families from birth through fifth grade. Supervising two part-time staff coordinators, developing teams of volunteers and empowering parents are the core responsibilities to help children become living proof of God’s love, one person at a time. Average worship attendance is 1,300/week with a children’s ministry involvement 275/week with potential to reach over 600 children. The Director of Children’s Ministry must have a passion and a vision for ministry in a large church setting; experience in developing adult volunteer leaders; excellent organization and administrative abilities; and skills in building teamwork among fellow staff and volunteers. Visit the church’s website at www.ccum.net/jobs for more information. For questions and to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to sara@ymarchitects.com. (Posted on 3/30/2016)

Children and Family Ministries Coordinator (Part-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Mechanicsville, Virginia, near Richmond, is offering a part-time opportunity to grow and oversee Christian faith formation and discipleship development with children and their families. Focusing on Sunday morning church school, Wednesday evening small groups, and individual events throughout the year (i.e., Vacation Bible School), this coordinator will be in direct ministry with children from age birth to fifth grade and their families, with an overall goal of providing opportunities for children and families to grow closer to God and become more like Jesus. Collaborative work with other staff and ministry teams engaged in spiritual faith formation will be crucial as well. Experience in Christian spiritual formation of children in a church environment is required. An Associate’s Degree with relevant coursework in education is required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Certification in Christian Education optimal, or willingness to be certified. Demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills a must. Send resume to: Sandra Bottoms, Associate Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111 sandrabottoms@shadygroveumc.org (Posted on 3/29/16)

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Office Administrator
GraceInside (Virginia’s Prison Chaplain Service located in Richmond, VA) seeks a full-time Office Administrator. Duties and responsibilities: include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Support managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Includes communicating via phone and email, ensuring that all administrative assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. Organizes and schedules meetings and appointments; maintains contact lists; produces and distributes memos, letters, faxes and forms; does data entry and prepares reports and invoices; keeps track of deadlines for grants/reports. Purchases and maintains office equipment and supplies. Requirements: proven admin or assistant experience; knowledge of office management systems and procedures; excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work; attention to detail and problem solving skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and planning skills; proficiency in MS Office. To apply: Send current resume’ to johnvance@graceinside.org. Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2016. (Posted on 5/24/16)

Part-time Campus Minister
United Campus Ministries (UCM) of Christopher Newport University (CNU), located in Newport News in the heart of historic Hampton Roads, Virginia, wishes to hire a campus minister (ordination preferred) to serve the university students and the university community. UCM is specifically seeking someone who is motivated, energetic, and exemplifies Christian values and love so that they can guide, support, and encourage the students to explore and grow their Christian faith. This is a part time position and involves meeting with and developing relationships with the students and the rest of the university community, planning activities, providing spiritual counsel, service and outreach opportunities and enjoying fun fellowship with the students and the university community. If you feel called to apply for this rewarding position, email your resume and cover letter to the Personnel Committee Chair, Suzanne Howell at bsh-887@verizon.net, no later than 11:59 PM on June 15th, 2016. Please use “UCM Position” in the Subject line. A detailed job description will be sent to you. (Posted on 5/2/16)

Summer Internship 
Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA has one Summer Internship position available and we are seeking interested candidates. The Randolph-Macon College Summer Internship is a paid, live-in position. Candidates should be registered in a Master’s program in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or related field and should have completed at least one semester of study. He/she will be working in the Office of Residence Life on the many projects that occur over the summer. His/Her major responsibility will be to oversee the residence hall community of R-MC summer programs, including Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) research students, summer school students, and the supervision of student workers and Resident Assistants. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). This position is approximately from May 23, 2016, and ends August 15, 2016. Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of at least three references to the Office of Residence Life, Attention Patrick Reape, Director of Residence Life at patreape@rmc.edu You can send them via email or mail: PO Box 5005, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA, 23005. (Posted on 4/22/16) 

Senior Director of Finance
The General Board of Global Ministries located in Atlanta, GA, is seeking a full-time Senior Director of Finance. Global Ministries is the largest agency of The United Methodist Church. It is moving its US headquarters to Atlanta after nearly 200 years in New York City. Given its worldwide scope, which includes missionaries and other personnel, all focusing on some of the world's major social and global health challenges, plus an international humanitarian aid organization providing relief from hunger and disasters, known as UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), Global Ministries offers an exciting opportunity for a senior Finance professional. BASIC PURPOSE: Manage, direct and implement performance excellence strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of Global Ministries goals in the areas of Financial Services. Responsible for the company's financial plans and policies, accounting practices, the maintenance of fiscal records, safeguarding of assets, the preparation of financial reports and relating to various constituencies on financial matters. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please apply through this link http://www.umcmission.org/Learn-About-Us/About-Global-Ministries/Careers/Careers. (Posted on 4/19/16)

 

 

 

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