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 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)

Administrative Assistant to the Pastor
Grace United Methodist Church, Hartwood, VA, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to the Pastor. Hours are Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. The purpose is to provide secretarial support for the pastor, serve as receptionist for phone calls and visitors, and administer functions of the church office. If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: pastorbrenda.grace@gmail.com or mail to the Rev. Brenda Pusso, 13056 ElK Ridge Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22406.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). A full job description is available upon request.  Position is open until filled. (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)

Music Director
Powhatan UMC – a congregation 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a part-time music director. Powhatan Church is a faithful and growing body of Christ seeking someone who can: play piano, play organ, direct a choir, help plan worship, work with children, and actively engage with the congregation and staff. If you have the gifts and graces to share with this growing congregation, please contact us. For more information about the church, visit our website: www.powhatanumc.us Please submit inquiries and resumes to church@powhatanumc.us. (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 Youth Ministry
Tabernacle UMC in Fredericksburg, VA seeks a part-time Director of Youth. Resumes may be emailed to admin.assistant@tabumc.org or mailed to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 7310-A Old Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. A detailed job description is available at www.tabumc.org\jobopenings. (Posted on 4/7/16)

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)

Director of Christian Education
Tabernacle UMC in Fredericksburg, VA seeks a part-time Director of Christian Education. Resumes may be emailed to admin.assistant@tabumc.org or mailed to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 7310-A Old Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. A detailed job description is available at www.tabumc.org\jobopenings. (Posted on 4/5/16)

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)

Administrative/Financial Assistant (Part-time: 20-25 hours per week)
St. Matthias United Methodist Church, Stafford County, seeks a Christ-centered individual to serve as Administrative/Financial Assistant. Administrative/financial duties include greeting visitors and church members in person, on the phone and through electronic methods; preparing church correspondence, weekly bulletins and other written and electronic documents; maintaining and tracking church usage calendar, attendance statistics and financial/donation records; assists with the church financial assistance programs and community outreach; prepares financial, statistical, and administrative reports as needed. Position is supervised by the Pastor. Job qualifications include computer proficiency, flexibility, excellent communication and organizational skills, being a team player, confidentiality and willingness to learn tasks necessary to perform the duties of this position. Training is provided. Familiarity with desktop publishing, graphic and web design is beneficial. Administrative/Financial Assistant work hours are predominantly Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., not to exceed 25 hours per week. Successful candidate will be a self-starter with a joyful disposition who loves the Lord. Salary is commensurate with experience. St. Matthias UMC is a Christ-centered community of faith, reaching, teaching, loving and serving, located at 426 Deacon Road in the southern area of Stafford County, Virginia. Click here for a more detailed job description (pdf). For more information please contact Staff Pastor Parish Chairperson Tim Ware at thewares545@cox.net or call the church office 540-373-8759. To apply, please send your resume and salary history along with three (3) work references to office@stmatthiasumc.org.  (Posted on 3/31/16)

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)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bon Air UMC (Richmond District) seeks a part-time 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.  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, North Chesterfield, VA 23235 (Posted on 3/24/16)

Director of Christian Education
Walker Chapel, Arlington, is currently seeking a Director of Christian Education to provide leadership within the United Methodist tradition for the creation and implementation of a diverse program of Christian formation and mission across all age groups with a special focus on children and youth. Responsibilities will include planning, communicating, researching, administering and recruiting for the youth and Sunday School ministries. Work hours are flexible, with some exceptions, i.e., Sunday mornings and a minimum average of four hours weekly (between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, Monday through Thursday) in the church office for communication, coordination, and planning with office staff and pastor. To apply and/or for more information, please contact Rev. Mark Burgess at maburg07@gmail.com or call 703-538-5200. A full job description may be found at walkerchapel.org. (Posted on 3/23/16)

Guitarist
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, a growing congregation in Daleville, VA, seeks a rhythm guitarist for its Sunday morning contemporary worship service. The position entails participation in one Monday night rehearsal and one 9am Sunday worship service - approximately 2 - 3 hours of on-campus time each week - with practice time at home as needed to ensure quality participation in worship services and rehearsal. Compensation for this position to be commensurate with experience; we are looking for someone who can begin right away. If you are interested in this position, or have questions, please contact Michele Richardson at stmarksdcmm@gmail.com or 540-992-3030 on Tuesday or Wednedsay mornings. You may also leave a message with the church secretary, Becky Arthur, at the same phone number. (Posted on 3/22/16)

Part-time Nursery Worker
Haymarket Church is hiring for a part-time Nursery Worker to provide care to infants and toddlers during our Sunday worship service. Hours: We will guarantee 3 hours of pay even if a particular Sunday requires you to work less. Rate: $12 an hour. Desired Skills: Previous child care experience preferred. Candidates must have a passion, patience, and love for children. Engage children with activities and floor play. Provide age-appropriate care to children while ensuring a safe and clean nursery environment. Maintain open and trusting relationships with parents, children, volunteers, and staff. Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age, provide references, complete satisfactory background check, and adhere to Safe Sanctuary training and requirements (upon hire). Company Description: Haymarket Church is Campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church and is a faith community that worships at Gravely Elementary School in Haymarket, VA. To learn more about us, please visit our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/haymarketchurch. Please email resumes to haymarket@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 3/17/16)

Community Outreach and Children/Youth Ministries
Andrews United Methodist Church is developing a full-time position at a competitive salary for community outreach and children/youth ministries.  AUMC is located in Andrews, NC, a small town in the beautiful mountains of far western North Carolina.  Those interested should contact Rev. Mary Brown at marywbrown@gmail.com for more information.  Anticipated start date is 7/1/2016.  (Posted on 3/17/16)

Director of Contemporary Music and Worship
River Road UMC in Richmond, Virginia is currently seeking a part time Director of Contemporary Music and Worship. The Director of Contemporary Music and Worship will establish, administer, and direct the 9:30am Contemporary Service’s music and worship leadership so that it is creatively patterned to grow, maximizing participation, and encouraging individuals to grow closer in their relationship to Jesus Christ as their Savior. This person will have training and experience as an instrumentalist and singer and possess both administrative and relational skills. This is a 14 hour per week position. For more information and a full job description, please contact Pastor Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 3/17/16)

Administrative Assistant
First United Methodist Church in Hopewell, VA is an active, mission-oriented church seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (Mon-Fri 9-2). Working under the direction of the Senior Pastor, this person will perform and coordinate administrative and communication functions for the church and be accountable to the Pastor and Staff-Parish Relations Committee. Responsibilities include receptionist duties during church office hours, produce weekly bulletins, monthly newsletters, reports and correspondence as requested by the pastor, maintain membership database and member contact information, order supplies, operate office equipment, manage mail, maintain the outside LED sign and handle financial giving of members. This person must have the ability to work well with people, be accountable and guard confidentiality, have a positive attitude, be dependable, self-motivated and hospitable. Interested applicants should send a cover letter with a resume and 3 references to fumc1office@verizon.net no later than April 6th. (Posted on 3/14/16)

Minister of Music
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 Minister of Music. We seek an individual who has a passion for music, including the use of traditional hymns, while also embracing newer, contemporary Christian music. The position is salaried, commensurate with skills and experience. This position requires exceptional people and leadership skills. The Minister of Music will be responsible for playing the piano and/or organ, directing the chancel choir, and coordinating with the Hand Bell Choir 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. 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 to join our team to assist in leading vibrant worship services while continuing to develop a strong music program at Magnolia.Please send requests for information to admin@magnoliaumc.net (Posted on 3/14/16)

Junior Children’s Church Leader
Del Ray United Methodist Church, a growing, vibrant community in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking an experienced Junior Children’s Church leader. The Junior Children’s Church Leader is responsible for the care and Christian education of Children from ages 3-12 during our Sunday morning worship. The ideal candidate would have a committed Christian faith, a heart for children, previous experience working with children, and excellent references. CPR and First Aid training preferred, but not required. For more information or to apply, please e-mail: office@delrayumc.org, or call 703-549-2088. (Posted on 3/11/16)

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 part-time 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 2-18 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 30 hours per week including a minimum of 4 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 3/10/16)


Coordinator of Children and Family Life Ministry
Haygood UMC on the Elizabeth River District is hiring a part-time Coordinator of Children and Family Life Ministry.  Anyone interested in applying, please send a letter and resume to Ms. Ruth Page, Haygood UMC, 4713 Haygood Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. If you would like more information, you can call the church at 757-499-1269. (Posted on 3/9/16)

Director of Student Ministries (Full-Time)
Gainesville UMC, a rapidly growing congregation in Northern Virginia with a passion for reaching new people and being the hands and feet of Jesus Christ in our community, is looking for full-time Director of Student Ministries.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for connecting with our current students, as well as for reaching out into our local communities to connect with new students. We are looking for someone who not only has a genuine desire to minister to students, but someone who is energized by the multitude of service and outreach opportunities available in this position. The position is full-time, with a competitive salary commensurate with the applicant’s experience and education. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least three references to associate@gumchurch.com with "Youth Job" in the subject line. For questions or more information, please see the full job description (PDF) or contact our Associate Pastor, Sean Gundry by email (associate@gumchurch.com). (Posted on 3/8/16)

Contemporary Worship Director (Full-Time)
Gainesville UMC, a rapidly growing congregation in Northern Virginia with a passion for reaching new people and being the hands and feet of Jesus Christ in our community, is looking for full-time Contemporary Worship Director. The ideal candidate will have a passion for reaching a wide variety of new people for Jesus Christ. They will also excel in planning and developing modern worship, as well as have the ability to effectively lead meaningful, authentic worship for our congregation. The position is full-time, with a competitive salary commensurate with the applicant’s experience and education. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least three references to pastor@gumchurch.com with "Worship Job" in the subject line. For questions or more information, please see the full job description (PDF) or contact our Senior Pastor, John Patterson by email (associate@gumchurch.com). (Posted on 3/8/16)

Child Care Director 
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, is currently looking for a full-time Director to develop and lead their new Infant Care Ministry. Job Requirements: CDA or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education. Management experience with child care or preschool. Experience in working with groups of infants and toddlers. Able to supervise staff with various experience levels. Able to create a sense of community among staff, children, and families. Job Responsibilities: Develop and implement policies and objectives of the program. Maintain a healthy and safe atmosphere for children and teachers. Prepare and maintain an operating budget that meets the needs of the ministry and supports future growth of the program. Develop and execute an on-going program of activities which contributes to the care, growth and development of the children and each child as an individual. Hire and develop qualified teachers and substitutes. Build a team that is well-trained and has a genuine love for the children and establishes a relationship with the families. Supervise general condition and upkeep of the building and grounds. Work with the church and community to establish nurturing, Christian relationships. Serve as a mentor and model to the staff on professional conduct, including confidentiality, best practice, and quality service to children and families. Partner with church leadership and the other children’s programs and ministries in providing outreach and support to children and families. Please send all resumes to Amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org (Posted on 3/7/16)

Director of Student Ministries
Simpsonville UMC (Simpsonvilleumc.org) in Simpsonville, SC is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries. This person is responsible for guiding the Student Ministry Program (6 grade through college-age) that seeks to make disciples of Jesus Christ. The Director is charged with directing, facilitating, and coordinating student ministries in areas of Nurture, Outreach, Missions, and Witness. The Director is responsible for maintaining and further developing a comprehensive and holistic program that seeks to foster growth in love and service of Jesus Christ through study and worship; in love of one another through missions; church involvement outside of the student ministry; and social justice. The Director will also oversee the SUMC sports program for children and youth. Full job description including specific responsibilities is available upon request. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Rodney Cummings (rcummings@scrllc.net), chair SPRC. (Posted on 3/4/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
First UMC, Salem, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries (DYM). The DYM is expected to be a person of high moral character who has an appreciation and love of the task of the church as an extension of Christ’s ministry in the world. A minimum of a Bachelor degree.  Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills, be knowledgeable in conflict resolution/management and possess computer skills. Professional Certification in Youth Ministry (or equivalent) is desirable.  Within the parameters of the United Methodist Church (UMC), must be able to plan, develop, coordinate, implement, and manage a Youth Ministry with a current population of approximately 100 students, Grades 6-12.  Click here to download a job description (Word). Click here to download an application form (Word). Posted on 3/3/16)

Youth Ministry
 Coordinator
Christ Crossman UMC, Falls Church, VA, is seeking a Youth Ministry Coordinator (quarter-time). Seeking a person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team, able to work well and communicate with others, act as a role model in and outside of the church. The purpose of the Youth Ministry Coordinator (YMC) is to work with the youth and members of Christ Crossman United Methodist Church to develop, nurture, and guide an engaging, comprehensive, intergenerational, and holistic ministry for the youth of Christ Crossman United Methodist Church and the community. The YMC advocates for youth, helping them grow in their faith in Jesus Christ and strengthen their commitment to the church, as well as strengthen the relationship between youth and the congregation. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply email a cover letter and resume, including youth ministry philosophy, to jobs@christcrossman.org (Posted on 3/3/16)

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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)

Business Office Manager
Center for Pastoral Counseling of Virginia (CPC) is seeking to hire a Business Office Manager (BOM) whose role is to support the sound business and fiscal operation and program of (CPC). The BOM coordinates with and supports the functions of an outside accountant and website master and reports to the Chair of the Board/ Council and Admin./Finance Workgroup, as well as to the full Board/Council. CPC’s business office is in McLean, VA. Desired Start Date: May 1. Persons interested in applying should mail a cover letter and hard-copy resume to: Search Committee, Center for Pastoral Counseling of VA, P.O. Box QQ, McLean VA 22101-0700. Please also provide an electronic copy of your application by e-mail to: Rev. Kevin L. Ogle, D.Min, at docrevklo@gmail.com. You may request the full job description at the same email address or click here. (Posted on 3/18/16)

Executive Director
Just Neighbors (www.justneighbors.org), a nonprofit organization providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants in Northern Virginia, is seeking an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be a mission-driven and compassionate individual with a strong passion for serving immigrants and refugees of all faiths and nationalities. We are seeking a person who is committed to the values of helping others, hospitality, integrity and inclusiveness. We are also seeking a person who is -- or is on the way to becoming -- an accomplished nonprofit manager, with skills in managing people, finances and operations, fundraising from individuals and institutional donors, and representing the organization in a wide range of public settings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary is commensurate with experience. Position will remain open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to: edsearch@justneighbors.org. (Posted on 3/14/16)

Writer/Editor
The Florida Conference, located in Lakeland, FL, is a regional unit of the United Methodist Church and comprises more than 670 local churches and missions. Our progressive religious organization is seeking a fulltime Writer/Editor with creative writing and editing experience to join the Connectional Relations team. This role provides publishing leadership for the Florida Conference and demands excellent editorial judgment, with a sound understanding of writing for the web and engaging online audiences. Familiarity with The United Methodist Church is an advantage but not required. Major Accountabilities: Manage freelance staff and all levels of writing assignments. Publish material to web pages in a timely manner. Support organization projects and activity through writing assignments. Assist the Connectional Relations director with communication strategies. Contribute to the Conference social media strategy. Financial management of freelance budget. Job Standards: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, Marketing, or Journalism required. Minimum four (4) years writing experience including solid feature writing. Minimum two (2) years writing experience. Critical attention to detail and accuracy. Creative and effective communications skills. Ability to adjust writing styles and topics on short notice. Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle a high volume of work and short term deadlines. We offer an extremely generous benefits package: health, life, LTD, paid leave, 13 paid holidays, and 403b. To apply, send resume, salary requirements and letter of interest to FL Conference of The United Methodist Church at employment@flumc.org by no later than April 4, 2016. EOE. (Posted on 3/9/16)

 

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