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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CONFERENCE POSITIONS

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-time Contemporary Worship Leader
The Brandermill Church, Midlothian, VA, is seeking an experienced Worship Leader to help develop and then lead the music and other aspects of our new praise and worship gathering. A degree in music, worship, or related field is preferred along with proficiency in voice and piano or guitar. Please submit your resume to info@brandermillchurch.org. Attn. John Chamberlain, Staff Parish Relations Chairman or mail to The Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian VA 23112. (Posted on 30/30/15)

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

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

Youth Ministry Interns
Gainesville UMC is seeking two youth ministry interns for the 2015-16 school year. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about leading and relating to students in our growing church family. GUMC is a suburban congregation of more than 1,000 members in one of the fastest growing areas of Virginia. Among other opportunities, our Youth Ministry Interns will assist the Youth Pastor in development of curriculum, activities and events for our student ministry, you may click here for a full a job description (pdf). If you’re considering a career in the ministry or in youth ministries, this is a great learning opportunity for you. Interns will be paid a stipend for the school year, with additional stipend money available for assisting with our summer mission trips. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to our office at churchoffice@gumchurch.com with “Youth Intern Position” in the subject line, or by mail to Gainesville UMC, Attn: Youth Intern Search, 13710 Milestone Court, Gainesville, VA 20155 (Posted on 3/24/15)

Administrative Assistant
Calvary United Methodist, Richmond, Va., is currently looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Work hours are 9am.-1pm. Monday - Friday for a total of 20 hours per week. Must have computer and typing skills. Will be responsible for answering phones, maintain website, and all other office duties. Must be able to work closely with the Pastor and confidentiality is a must. Please forward references and resume to: felicia_nelson@aol.com. Training in church protocol and procedures will be provided if needed. (Posted on 3/23/15)

Web and Media Specialist
Mount Olivet UMC, Arlington, is seeking a Web and Media Specialist responsible for communicating the vision and mission of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church to members of the congregation and to the larger Arlington Community by means of the internet, audio/visual and print forms of communication. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to mtraynham@mtolivet-umc.org. (Posted on 3/20/15)

Director of Music
St. George’s United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA, is seeking a dedicated Christian who will oversee all aspects of our church music programs and grow our energetic music ministry. Duties include selection, direction and preparation of music for adult Chancel and Bell Choirs, youth choir and children’s choirs. Passion for and experience working with and developing children’s and youth choirs is required. This position provides oversight and administration of all choirs and coordination with volunteer directors of the children’s and youth choirs. Past experience directing vocal groups is required. Piano skills and/or organ skills are also required. Candidate must be available for Sunday, Monday and Thursday evening rehearsals, one Sunday morning service, along with other scheduled worship services and staff and committee meetings throughout the year. This is a part-time, salaried position and will require approximately 20 - 24 hrs/wk. Additional time may be required during special church seasons and events. Ability to obtain ChildSafe clearance will be required. Send resume, salary expectations and professional references to jobs@stgumc.org by April 30, 2015. (Posted on 3/19/15)

Youth Director
Rustburg United Methodist Church (RUMC) is seeking qualified and interested candidates to apply for a part-time role as the Church’s Youth Director. The primary responsibility of the Youth Director is to work in coordination with the Church’s pastor to facilitate programs and activities for children and adolescents grades 5th through 12th that foster spiritual development, respect and love for each other as well as emotional and social growth through faith in Jesus Christ and God our Creator. Hours and days worked vary with planned activities and the Church’s schedule of events; however, it is generally expected that the Youth Director attend RUMC regularly and coordinate Youth activities on a weekly basis throughout the school year and monthly activities during the summer. Candidates should have strong organizational, planning and communication skills as well as the ability to deliver and teach God’s word in a creative and engaging manner that captivates young people while deepening their Christian faith.Individuals wishing to apply should submit a resume and appropriate cover letter to Pastor Sung Woon Yoo, care of Rustburg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 336, Rustburg, VA 24588 or e-mail the information to Pastor Sung at rustmethodist@embarqmail.com Note: Candidates considered will be required to consent to an appropriate background investigation. (Posted on 3/19/15)

Director of Adult Missions and Community Outreach
The Director of Adult Missions and Community Outreach has a vital role in the life of Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, and is expected to provide active leadership and hands on involvement in the many existing community outreach programs and missions activities of the church. In addition, he/she is responsible for discerning mission needs in the community, regionally and internationally, identifying ones in which Oak Grove UMC should be involved in. He/she is also responsible for recruiting and equipping adults to participate in and run mission opportunities. The Director is a part-time position of 20 hours per week. Please send inquires to jane@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 3/18/15)

Part-time Administrative Assistant
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia, is looking for someone to fill an Administrative Assistant position. This person would serve as receptionist and answer the phone as well as typing and filing. Computer skills are a must. Experience with church database software is preferred. This is a part-time position of twenty hours per week, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday to Friday. Send resumes to pastor@roundhillum.org or call 540-877-2317. Salary commensurate with experience. (Posted on 3/18/15)

Part-time Worship Leader
Culpeper UMC, Culpeper, VA, is seeking a part-time Modern Worship Leader. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Worship Leader for Culpeper UMC’s continually growing modern worship service. The Worship Leader will coordinate with the worship team to implement the pastoral vision of the church. The successful candidate will have significant expertise in leading and performing (instrumental and vocals) in a praise team, including development/production and/or research of creative audio/video elements. The successful candidate will also be a team player who is willing to capture and participate in the overarching vision of Culpeper UMC. Organization, communication and flexibility skills will be very important to this. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.culpeperumc.org/employment. (Posted on 3/18/15)

Part-Time Director of Children’s Ministries
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond District, has an opening for a Part-Time Children’s Director (18-19 hours per week) River Road UMC is seeking a spiritually-mature individual with demonstrated relational and leadership skills to work with and direct volunteers. This individual is responsible for working with church leadership to develop and direct children’s ministries (nursery through grade 5) that encourage and enable spiritual growth in the lives of children. Ability to develop and foster safe and age-appropriate learning environments that encourage children to grow closer in their relationship with Jesus Christ is important. Must have gifts for recruiting, training, directing, and shepherding volunteers to support Children’s ministries. A working and growing knowledge of resources in children’s ministries and the ability and willingness to delegate and supervise others by sharing leadership is also necessary. Previous training and experience in educating/ministering to children is required, as well as demonstrated strong administrative and relational skills. For a full job description, Application, and all other inquiries, contact Rev. Fran Cooper at fran@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 3/16/15)

Director of Missional Discipleship
(Apex Campus) Full-time – Rolling Applications; Apex UMC Campus – Apex, NC. The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve full-time as a member of our Apex UMC team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for recruiting and developing leaders, connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and helping persons in the Apex faith community grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will work with the Apex Pastor and Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world. Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of April 2, 2015. The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is May 1, 2015. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Apex UMC Missional Discipleship.” (Posted on 3/16/15)

Director of Christian Education
Foundry United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia is seeking a part-time Director of Christian Education. Foundry leadership and members have identified children, youth, and adult ministries as a critical component to our continued growth. We are in a time of redevelopment and would like to provide vibrant children, youth and adults programs to attract, retain, and serve families with or without children. The position is based on 20 hours per week and shall include the coordination of all educational programs within the church, recruiting volunteers to support these programs, and growing disciples within the church. See full job description on the church website (http://foundryumcvb.org/). Please send cover letter and resume with references to FoundryUMC@FoundryUMCVB.org by April 6, 2015. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Little Hands Teacher
Foundry United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Little Hands teacher for the 10:00am Sunday morning worship service (approximately one and one-half hours each Sunday), and availability for special programs at other times when needed. Responsibilities include: provide quality care and instruction to preschoolers from three to five years of age with Christian based activities (i.e., story, songs, crafts, etc.); have completed Foundry Child Protection Policy training; and, adhere to all other responsibilities listed in formal job description. See full job description on the church website (http://foundryumcvb.org/). Please send cover letter and resume to FoundryUMC@FoundryUMCVB.org. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Director Primary Christian Education
Ebenezer UMC – Suffolk. This is a part time interim (25 hours per week) position. The director will direct the 3 years - 5th grade education programs of the church with some emphasis on Family Ministry. Must have the ability to work cohesively with pastors, youth directors, families and volunteers to weave the Word of God into our children’s hearts and minds. Must have an acceptance and understanding of all children and family situations.  The director is also responsible for programs such as Vacation Bible School, summer Art Camp, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday school, Tweens, family outreach events, children’s sermons and Children’s Learning Garden Ministry. Please send resume to Cheryl Lee, SPPR (vleeandclee@gmail.com) by April 15. See ebumc.net for complete job description. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Organist and Assistant Director of Music
Haymount UMC in Fayetteville, NC, is looking for a full-time organist (50+ rank pipe organ) and Assistant Director of Music. We want our organist to be passionate about creating beautiful music, and to enjoy interacting with the people in our choirs. The responsibilities of this position are negotiable, but they could include: playing the organ at two traditional services of worship; accompanying the choirs on the organ or piano; and oversight of youth choir, children's choir, hand bells, and orchestra. The salary we will offer corresponds with the experience and responsibilities of the candidate. Please send resumes and 2 letters of recommendation to Dennis Goodwin (dgoodwin@nccumc.org) by April 1. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Seaside Administrative Assistant
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Administrative Assistant for our Seaside School. The administrative assistant is responsible to help with the day to day running of the school. Duties include scheduling meetings, coordinating program wide events, purchasing materials, working with teachers on curriculum, and coordinating staff development. A college degree is preferred. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: hbeauchaine@vbumc.org. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Director of Youth Ministry
Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry who provides oversight and support for all youth activities for 6th through 12th graders. This includes planning and implementation of youth programs and activities from Sunday night programs to overnight trips. This person is responsible for recruiting and training adult volunteers to carry out the objectives of the youth program (i.e. fund raising, publishing a youth newsletter and visiting homes of the youth to encourage participation). This is a part time position (approx. 25 hours a week) to include attending weekly Sunday morning worship service, weekly evening youth programs, occasional trips and monthly Youth Council meetings. Please forward resumes with references to mzanks@lockwoodbrothers.com. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
An established and growing youth ministry is seeking an energetic, faith-filled youth ministry professional to serve as Director of Youth Ministries. Great Bridge United Methodist Church (GBUMC) is a large, suburban congregation located in Chesapeake, Virginia - only 30 minutes from the beach! The youth program currently includes over 100 youth with a regular youth group attendance of over 50 middle and high school students. Our Director of Youth Ministries will lead a strongly relational youth ministry that builds and emphasizes a relationship with Christ, relationships among the youth, and relationships between the youth, parents and other members of GBUMC. The Director should be able to present the needs and issues of teenagers in a theological framework, with a relational focus of ministry that crosses into the daily lives of our teens. Salary and full benefits commensurate with experience. Please send your resume or make inquiries to Rev. Tim Craig at gbumcpastor@verizon.net or call 757-482-1049. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Director of Christian Education
Great Bridge United Methodist Church (GBUMC) in Chesapeake, VA, is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Education to guide and lead our growing Christian educational ministries. We are looking for someone who is energetic, passionate and loves Christ and telling others about Christ. This position will provide direct oversight of all areas and aspects of Christian Education ranging from children to adult. The Director of Christian Education will provide supervision over the Director of Youth Ministries as well as oversight of GBUMC’s Learning Team. Salary and full benefits commensurate with experience. Please send your resume or make inquiries to Rev. Tim Craig at gbumcpastor@verizon.net or call 757-482-1049. (Posted on 3/11/15)

Part-time Discipleship Director (Director of Christian Education)
New Life UMC in Midlothian is seeking Christian leadership for a 25-hour position to help children, youth, and adults grow deeper in a relationship with Jesus Christ. Experience in organizing and facilitating church ministries is expected. Please send resumes and inquires to office@newlifeumc.org. (Posted on 3/9/15)

Director of Christian Education
Foundry United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Director of Christian Education. Foundry leadership and members have identified children, youth, and adult ministries as a critical component to our continued growth. We are in a time of redevelopment and would like to provide vibrant children, youth and adults programs to attract, retain, and serve families with or without children. The position is based on 20 hours per week and shall include the coordination of all educational programs within the church, recruiting volunteers to support these programs, and growing disciples within the church.   See full job description on the church website - http://foundryumcvb.org/   Please send cover letter, resume and references to FoundryUMC@FoundryUMCVB.org. Interested applicants should apply by April 6, 2015. (Posted on 3/6/15)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Contemporary Worship Leader. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Worship Leader for Floris UMC’s contemporary worship services. This position reports to the Director of Worship. The Contemporary Worship Leader is responsible for executing the Pastoral Staff’s strategic vision by participating in the weekly development and execution of worship at the contemporary services, promoting and encouraging Christian spiritual formation in volunteers, and delivering a consistent, spiritual worship experience for parishioners who attend these services. The Contemporary Worship Leader ensures that staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly, and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Grow and Serve). The Contemporary Worship Leader makes assignments and reviews work in such areas as scoring, arranging, copying music, and vocal coaching. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 3/4/15)

Youth Ministry Leader
Centenary UMC, Portsmouth is seeking a Youth Ministry Leader who will serve as a spiritual leader and role model to help build young disciples for Christ. Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience with youth work is preferred. Position is part time. Applicants may call or email the church at (757) 484-5051 or centenaryumc@verizon.net or Pam Kelly at (757) 484-7158 or pamkelly1@verizon.net. (Posted on 3/4/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
University United Methodist Church (UMC), located on the edge of the University of North Carolina campus in downtown Chapel Hill, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. University UMC, (http://www.chapelhilluumc.org/) with an average weekly attendance of 600, considers the youth a priority and seeks a Director to mentor students to grow in Christ-likeness and fulfill the mission of the church, which is to transform lives for loving God, serving people, and building Christian community. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com (Posted on 2/27/15)

Director of Music Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, an 880 member congregation located in the beautiful coastal town of Southport, North Carolina, seeks a part-time (30 hours/ week) experienced Director of Music Ministries to plan, organize, direct, and implement its traditional music ministries, including supervision of the assistant director, pianist, and organist. The Director shall report to the Senior Pastor and provide vision and leadership for the entire Trinity traditional music program, while glorifying and worshiping God through music and nurturing and enriching the congregation.  The Director shall have primary conducting responsibility for two adult choirs (65 members total) and two adult hand bell groups (23 ringers) and shall provide oversight of the assistant director who directs children and youth choirs and bell groups and an orchestra. The Director shall plan, develop, and implement weekly worship services and special seasonal worship services and performances. The Director shall have a thorough knowledge of worship and sacred music and all genres of Christian music and demonstrate deep Christian faith and nurture an atmosphere of serving God as well as fostering excellence. A Bachelors Degree in Music or Music Education, and/or equivalent knowledge and a minimum of 4 years experience in a leadership role in a similar church setting is required. An understanding of Wesleyan theology is desired. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. A complete application will include a cover letter, resume, and a statement (not more than one page) of the candidates’ philosophy regarding church music ministry. Applications will be received through March 31, 2015. For more information, visit www.southporttrinityumc.org. or contact Diane Kulp at phone 910-523-1769, or dkulp@ec.rr.com. Send applications electronically to office@southporttrinity.org, orTrinity United Methodist Church, 209 E. Nash St., Southport, NC, 28461. (Posted on 2//27/15)

Westover Hills Preschool Teachers
Westover Hills United Methodist Church, Richmond, seeks Lead and Assistant Teachers to work in its NEW Westover Hills Preschool program which is scheduled to open to students ages 2.5 to 5 years old in the fall of 2015. Ideal teaching candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic individuals who enjoy working with young children, possess experience in early childhood education, and demonstrate leadership though a collaborative, consensus, team-building work style. Lead Teachers are responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, communication with parents, and direct student supervision. Assistant Teachers will support the Director and Lead Teacher to administer, plan, and evaluate instructional preschool activities as well provide supervision to students. All teaching staff will demonstrate a willingness to promote developmentally appropriate learning according to established guidelines and the mission/philosophy of the school. Applications and cover letters may be mailed to the church c/o SPRC at 1705 Westover Hills Blvd., Richmond, VA 23225 or visit our website at www.westoverhillspreschool.org. There you will find a fillable form and job descriptions.  Deadline for receipt of applications is March 9th, 2015. If you need more information Call Michele Zipperer at (804) 232-1769. (Posted on 2/25/15)

Church Secretary
Community UMC Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking a part-time Church Secretary. This 20-hour per week position provides administrative support to the Pastors and staff. Applicant should be proficient in computer usage to include website management. Resumes may be mailed to Community UMC, Attn: SPR Committee, 1072 Old Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach VA 23464, or e-mailed to cumc@cumcvb.org. (Posted on 2/23/15)

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

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

Associate Director of Pastoral Counseling, Holston Annual Conference
The Holston Conference is seeking a qualified candidate who will hold a master's degree in pastoral counseling, marriage and family therapy, community counseling or a related clinical field from an accredited institution of higher learning, having curriculum so as to fulfill requirements for state licensure or meet requirements of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors for certification. As well, the candidate will hold a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent. The candidate will have experience of at least three years of supervised clinical experience in pastoral counseling, two units of CPE or equivalent supervised clinical work with licensed or credentialed supervisors in one’s clinical field. It is desirable that the candidate be an ordained United Methodist clergy person with a commitment to parish ministry and the local church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Compensation package includes salary and benefits. Please submit resume and a letter of your interest in this position, along with three professional references with specific contact information to: Search Committee, attn. Rev. Laura Shearer at laurashearer@holston.org. (Posted on 3/16/15)

 

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