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
Scroll down to see "Local Church Positions," "Seeking Employment" and "Other" positions available outside the Virginia Conference.

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Organist/Pianist/Accompanist
Foundry United Methodist Church, a medium-sized suburban church in Virginia Beach, is seeking a qualified musician to serve as Organist/Pianist/Accompanist. As a part-time, professional staff member, the Organist/Pianist/Accompanist serves under the supervision of the Pastor and Music Director in keyboard support of all worship services, special programs and all music ensembles within the church, such as the Adult Choir and Children’s Choir. The organist/pianist/accompanist will play worship service music at two Sunday morning worship services per week and at special worship services during the year along with Thursday evening choir rehearsals. Additionally, the Organist/Pianist/Accompanist will be available for extra rehearsals as deemed necessary by the Music Director in support of soloists and in preparation for the presentation of major choral works. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 7-10 hours per week. A Bachelor’s degree in piano/organ is preferred and familiarity with church music styles and liturgy are encouraged. The ability to work respectfully with volunteers is essential. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please send a resume, references, cover letter, along with telephone and email contact information to: FoundryUMC@FoundryUMCVB.org, subject Organist/Pianist/Accompanist or mail to Foundry United Methodist Church, 2801 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, Attn: SPPRC. Deadline to submit applications is October 31, 2014.  (Posted on 9/30/14)

Business Manager
Crozet United Methodist Church is looking for a part-time Business Manager to work approximately 12-15 hours a week. This person will work closely with the Church Administrator to ensure smooth financial operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, entering and paying bills, processing payroll, reconciling bank statements and expense reports, and budget management for the church. Working knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to CUMC, PO Box 70, Crozet, VA 22932, office@crozetumc.org, or call (434) 823-4420. (Posted on 9/26/14)

Church Secretary/Office Manager
Ruth Thompson will be retiring from her position as the church secretary/office manager of Franktown United Methodist Church, Franktown, Virginia, (Eastern Shore District) on December 31, 2014. The church is currently accepting applicants. If you are interested in a job description they are available from the church office. 757-442-3481. Email: franktownumc@gmail.com. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the church by Friday, October 17th: Franktown UMC, P.O. Box 130, Franktown, VA 23354. (Posted on 6/26/14)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Full-time Children’s Director—Courthouse Community United Methodist Church (CCUMC) in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking a person to direct an active and mission focused team of children and adult volunteers as well as paid children’s ministry staff to help children birth-5th grade grow deeper in relationship with Christ. This ministry actively supports the vision and goals of CCUMC to “transform the world” and impact the community with the love of Jesus Christ. This is accomplished through innovative and creative programming and ministries. Candidate should have experience in a multi-staff church and be gifted in recruiting and training of children and adult volunteers. Undergraduate degree/certification in children’s ministry or related field is preferable. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range $40,000-$50,000. For further information, job description and to forward a resume contact Randy McMillen at randym@ccumc.net.  (Posted on 9/26/14)

Seaside School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Teachers for our Seaside School. The teacher is responsible for the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include planning individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, getting along with others, and using play equipment. 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 9/25/14)

Seaside Assistant School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Assistant Teachers for our Seaside School. The assistant teacher is responsible to help with the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include assisting the lead teacher in implementing individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills. 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 9/25/14)

Student Ministry Coordinator
Galilee UMC, located in Sterling, VA (30 miles west of Washington, DC) is seeking a part-time Student Ministry Coordinator to assist in carrying out the vision and program development for our students, grades 4th through 12th. This person will be responsible for coordinating, scheduling and administering programing for the youth of the church. Education and Experience Requirements: • 3+ years demonstrated experience in managing a youth ministry, camps or other youth-related activities. • Experience coordinating/organizing events and trips. • Excellent organization and computer skills. • Strong communication skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). This position will typically require a maximum of 15-20 hours per week (including some evenings and Sunday). Weekly hours will vary depending on season or upcoming events. Salary is $20.00 per hour. Interested candidates should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at jeff.kimmel@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 9/24/14)

Keyboard Support for Music Ministry Team
Remington United Methodist Church is seeking a keyboardist/pianist to join its music ministry team under the leadership of the music director. Music is a vital part of worship at Remington and the church is looking for a dedicated musician who enjoys the expression of faith through music. Preferred qualifications: Experience accompanying four-part choir, excellent sight-reading capability, and familiarity with United Methodist liturgy. The keyboardist/pianist will provide musical support at the Sunday morning classic worship service at 11 a.m. and at weekly choir rehearsals on Tuesday evenings. Salary commensurate with experience. For more information, please call music director Kaye Rich at 540-439-8298. E-mail resume to Adminassistant@remingtonchurch.org. (Posted on 9/23/14)

Music Director/Organist
Lebanon UMC, Hanover, is a mid-size church with a very active congregation of all ages. There is an opening for a part-time Music Director/Organist, primarily to direct the chancel choir at a weeknight rehearsal and direct/provide music a the 11:00 AM Sunday worship service and special services throughout the year. This position oversees a part-time pianist and may serve a resource to volunteer music programming. Lebanon UMC has a Rodgers 2 manual organ and Baldwin baby grand piano. The Thursday night rehearsal time and Sunday morning worship service are required time frames, however further schedule and duties may be arranged by mutual agreement. For further information see the church website at www.lebanonumc.org. Interested candidates may send a letter of intent and resume to SPRC@lebanonumc.org. (Posted on 9/23/14)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Galilee UMC, located in Sterling, VA (30 miles west of Washington, DC) is seeking a part-time Children’s Ministry Coordinator to assist in carrying out the vision and program development for our children, ages infant through third grade. This person will be responsible for coordinating, scheduling and administering programing for the children of the church. Education and Experience Requirements: • 5+ years demonstrated experience in managing a children’s ministry, camps or other child-related activities. • Experience coordinating/organizing events and trips. • Excellent organization and computer skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). This position will typically require a maximum of 15-20 hours per week (including Wednesday and Sunday). Weekly hours will vary depending on season or upcoming events. Salary is $18.00 per hour. Interested candidates should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at jeff.kimmel@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 9/23/14)

Nursery Workers
Community UMC, Virginia Beach VA is looking for part time Nursery workers. Please send all inquiries to Ruth Pfeil at rpfeil@cumcvb.org. (Posted on 9/18/14)

Associate Minister for Contemporary Music
North Raleigh United Methodist Church is a large, vibrant community in North Raleigh, NC, and seeks a ministry team member to provide contemporary-music direction for youth and adults within various services. Primary responsibilities of the Associate Minister for Contemporary Music will include direction of two contemporary worship bands (one with orchestral elements) and a mixed-voice youth choir. Strong candidates will possess: • Identification with the Christian faith and basic theological tenets of the United Methodist Church; • Ability to work collaboratively with ministers and other staff/volunteers; • Personal musical excellence, and the ability to develop such skills in others; • Proficiency in a worship-appropriate musical instrument (piano skills preferred); • Working knowledge of audio/video hardware and software technologies; • Exemplary organizational and communication skills. While a single 20-hour-per-week employee would be ideal, we acknowledge that all candidates are uniquely gifted, and we are willing to consider breaking the duties into multiple positions based on the applicants’ strengths. Each applicant should submit a resume with job and education history, professional and personal references, and an interest letter including a statement of faith and theological approach to music ministry. PDF files are preferred. Please apply by October 10 to jobs@nrumc.org. Direct questions to Parish Administrator Jo Hardy, at 919-341-7378 x101. (Posted on 9/17/14)

 

 

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Full time)
Westhampton Day School (WDS), Richmond, is interviewing qualified candidates for a lead teacher role on our4-year-old team. WDS is a full day, year round program, and this position works the hours of 8:30-4:30. Candidates should have a degree in early childhood education or education, experience in a preschool setting, and experience in lesson planning and curriculum implementation. Interested candidates should respond with their resume to: danielletodd@westhamptondayschool.org (Posted on 9/16/14)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church (www.saumcvb.org), a mid-size church connected to the growing Town Center and Kempsville neighborhoods of Virginia Beach, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. A successful applicant will be a person with a deep faith and connection to Methodist theology and doctrine, a passion for young people, and an ability to lead and coordinate teams. A full job description can be found by clicking here (pdf). Resumes will be accepted by the SPRC Chair through Oct. 15, 2014. For more information, please contact Rusty Bishop, SPRC Chair, at rustybishop2001@cox.net (Posted on 9/15/14)

Contemporary Music Leader (4 hours/week to include Sundays)
Harmony United Methodist Church (Hamilton, VA) has an opening for a Music Leader for our 8:30 and 11:00 services and to start a new Sunday morning worship service. Harmony UMC is located in beautiful western Loudoun County, about 45 minutes west of Washington, DC. We are looking for someone with excellent vocal skills and the ability to play the guitar. A keyboard player would be considered. The ideal candidate will have a strong leadership presence to guide the congregation in worship. Harmony UMC has a large and diverse pool of music talent. The Contemporary Music leader will empower and equip these persons to use their gifts to lead the congregation in worshipping God. This person would support the pastor and the Director of Music in designing worship and selecting music. We are looking for an individual with a United Methodist background who can help lead our congregation with inspiring music. Job description posted at http://www.harmonyva.org/news-2/employment-opportunities/ . Please email a cover letter, resumé and three references to biz.tandy@gmail.com. Background checks will be required. (Posted on 9/15/14)

Administrative Assistant
Gum Spring UMC in Gum Spring, Virginia is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This part-time position includes managing communications with the congregation and community, overseeing the church's web presence, supporting the pastor and staff, running the church office, and creating publications. This is a salaried position of approximately 25 hours per week, salary commensurate with experience. If interested, please look at the attached position description (pdf), then send a resume and cover letter to Jobs@GumSpringUMC.org. Questions? Contact the church office at (804)556-3494. (Posted on 9/15/14)

Minister of Music and Worship Arts  
Front Royal UMC is seeking a Minister of Music and Worship Arts to provide music leadership for high quality, creative worship opportunities by planning, coordinating and directing all aspects of the fine arts in collaboration with Senior Pastor and other staff; and to develop and implement music and fine arts ministry opportunities for the congregation that engages and develops both musical and fine arts skill and discipleship, encouraging active participation in the worship and fine arts of the church and community. Please visit www.frumc.org for the full position description or click here (pdf). Please submit resumes electronically to pastordenise@frumc.org. (Posted on 9/15/14) 

Director of Children’s Ministry, part-time (12-20 hr/wk)
Front Royal United Methodist Church, a faith community committed to sharing God's love and serving God's people, is seeking an experienced and dedicated person to provide staff leadership for Children’s Ministry. The successful candidate for this outstanding opportunity will be a creative, relational, spiritually-mature person who is experienced in hands-on Children’s Ministry including mission, spiritual formation and worship. This person must be gifted, graced and passionate about children’s discipleship and who can engage parents and volunteers. Please visit www.frumc.org for the full position description. Please submit resumes electronically to pastordenise@frumc.org . (Posted on 9/15/14)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Verona United Methodist Church (Verona, Va.) is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries (DCM) to help build young disciples for Christ. Verona UMC is a mid-size congregation with 260 in worship each Sunday. The position of DCM requires 20 hours per week including Sundays. Responsibilities include providing oversight and implementation of all educational, fellowship, and mission programs for children pre-K through 5th grade. A bachelor’s degree is preferred and experience working with children essential. Candidate must be a team player and have a passion for children’s ministry and discipleship, excellent communication skills, and strong planning and organizational skills. A mature and well-articulated relationship with Jesus Christ is essential, along with a commitment to practicing Christian discipline and embracing theology from a United Methodist perspective. A thorough background check is required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to shiner@veronaumc.com. Or mail to: Verona UMC, Attn: SPRC; P.O. Box 47. Verona, VA 24482. (Posted on 9/10/14)

Audio-Visual Coordinator
Providence UMC, Chesterfield County, Richmond District, is seeking an Audio-Visual Coordinator (part-time, five hours per week). Description: To prepare for and oversee the audio-visual ministry of the church at two weekly worship services and other special events. Qualifications: Be knowledgeable of Media Shout and Windows 7, know how to operate a sound board, one to three years paid or volunteer sound board experience in audio-visual work. Responsibilities: Prepare Media Shout for Sunday Services and other special services, recruit and train volunteers, collaborate with other PUMC staff. Submit resume, cover letter, and audio portfolio to PUMCStaff@gmail.com (Posted on 9/10/14)

Praise Team Leader
Franconia UMC in Alexandria, Virginia is looking for a part-time Praise Team Leader to develop and lead a newly forming Praise and Worship service. The Praise Team Leader would recruit both vocalists and instrumentalists, develop the worship service in conjunction with the pastor, lead practice each week and lead the musical component of the service on Sunday mornings. For a full job description please go to: http://www.franconiaumc.org/2014/09/02/pawl-job-opening/ To set up an interview, please contact Dr. Charles Dankwah at cdankwah@hawknad.com (Posted on 9/5/14)

Contemporary Service Worship Leader 
Tabernacle UMC in Poquoson is seeking a Contemporary Service Worship Leader for our established Side Door service. This position is responsible for providing dynamic leadership for the praise band and worship team, and is a part-time, salaried position. Please submit resume to tabernacleumc@verizon.net. See website at: www.tabernacleumc.org (Posted on 9/5/14)

Technical Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Technical Director. The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the utilization of Audio/Visual technologies (A/V) for the congregational ministries of Floris UMC in worship services, meetings, weekly events and special events. This position will also be responsible for the recruitment, development and management of A/V volunteers and staff members who require training in A/V technologies. The A/V Coordinator will relieve the Director of Worship of all administrative burdens associated with A/V technologies at Floris UMC. This position will also be involved in the acquisition and inclusion of video production into the worship services as directed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf) or visit the Floris Web site at http://www.florisumc.org/employmentopps Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 9/4/14/)

Associate Director of Worship Arts
Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA is looking for a Spirit-filled music educator to help lead a vibrant and well-established music ministry program. This is a part-time, 20 hour/week position. The person in this role works very closely with the Director of Worship Arts, the Organist/Choirmaster, and the Pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). There are eleven ensembles at CUMC with opportunities for children, youth and adults who are seeking to draw closer to God, share the gospel, learn new skills and fellowship with one another. If you are interested in immediate employment with an energetic and passionate team of staff and lay musicians, please submit cover letter and resumé to secretary@morefaith.org, or mail to Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving Street, Arlington, VA 22201, Attention: SPRC. (Posted on 9/2/14)

Director of Youth Ministries
Harbor United Methodist Church, a vibrant, growing, thousand-member congregation in coastal Wilmington, NC is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. The Director will be responsible for the discipleship of youth Grades 6-12 while working within the United Methodist tradition and the transitioning of Youth Ministries into Harbor’s new facility in 2015. For the job description with responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here: http://harboronline.org//files/56/PDFs/Director%20of%20Youth%20Ministries%20Job%20Description.pdf  Interested candidates should submit a resume and three references to Elizabeth Smith at elizabeth@harboronline.org by October 8, 2014. (Posted on 9/2/14)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Franconia United Methodist Church in Northern Virginia (Alexandria), is looking for a part-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Please click http://www.franconiaumc.org/2014/08/29/dcym-job-opening/  for the complete job description. The deadline for applications is September 16, 2014. Interested candidates should send their resumes and references by e-mail to cdankwah@hawknad.com. (Posted on 9/2/14)

Director of Youth Ministries (Full Time)
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in Richmond, VA, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position requires the visioning, designing and implementing of a comprehensive youth ministry for students, grades 6-12. Ministry with our youth will include spiritual formation, worship, mission and fun. Our Youth Director must have a passion for youth and for leading them into the transformative grace of Jesus Christ. He/she must also have the ability to incorporate our young people fully into the life of the Church and to take their faith into the world. The successful candidate will have a vibrant and self-evident faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to relate well to both youth and youth families, and be a team player on the church staff. Prior experience in Youth Ministry is expected and a background check is required before hiring. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. Resume and cover letter to youthsearch@trinityumc.net. (Posted on 8/27/14)

Assistant Director of Youth Ministries
Shady Grove (Mechanicsville) UMC is seeking an Assistant Director of Youth Ministries, to work part time (approximately 15 hours weekly). SGUMC is a vibrant and rapidly growing church in Mechanicsville, VA, a suburb of Richmond.  This dynamic and creative leader will work in partnership with youth (grades 6-12), their parents, church staff and volunteers to nurture and lead multiple youth ministries. These include weekly youth events, mission trips, retreats and other activities. This will be an amazing, unique opportunity to work collaboratively with a diverse and creative ministry team. Candidates should have at least 2 years of college education with emphasis in Christian leadership and management, effective communications skills to include social media, the ability to work collaboratively and connect with youth with energy and joy that promotes their faith development. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates can apply by emailing personnel@shadygroveumc.org.  (Posted on 8/27/14)

Director of Music Ministry
St. John's UMC in Edinburg is a small town church with less than 100 in attendance. Looking for a Music Director with training and experience to lead and grow emerging music ministry. We have Traditional Choir as well as Men’s, Women’ and Praise Choirs emerging. Director needs to discern ability levels, select music, and develop potential. Lead Choirs in Sunday Worship and weekly practice. 4-5 hours per week. Salary approx $400 per month. Submit resume and cover letter to St. John’s UMC, P.O. Box 310, Edinburg, VA 22824 or pastor@edinburgUM.org (Posted on 8/21/14)

Preschool Director
Galilee UMC, located in Sterling, VA, is looking for a passionate individual who is interested and qualified to help us initiate the opening and overall management of our new preschool set to open in September 2015. The main responsibilities of the director include handling the daily operations of the business-finances, staffing, children in care, and state licensing standards. The director needs to be a strong Christian leader and able to communicate clearly to staff and families as well as generate new business. Flexibility, patience, professionalism and organizational skills are essential in this role. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The position will begin immediately in order to effectively prepare for the 2015 opening.  Interested candidates should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at jeff.kimmel@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 8/21/14)

Director of Worship
The Chapel at Leisure World, a ministry of Galilee UMC in Sterling, VA is looking for a part-time Director of Worship. Working at the campus site located at Leisure World, an active older adult community located in Lansdowne, VA, this position will work with the Campus Pastor to provide leadership for the music ministry of the church through creative worship planning, leading music in the worship service, and recruiting, leading and guiding the gifts of the congregation as they serve God through music. This is a part-time, salaried position. Click here for the job description (pdf). Applicants should contact Jeff Kimmel, Executive Director, at jeff.kimmel@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 8/21/14)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries (Alexandria, VA)
Franconia United Methodist Church in Northern Virginia, is looking for a part-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Please click link: http://www.franconiaumc.org/index.php/2014/08/19/dcym-job-opening/ for the complete job description. The deadline for applications is September 2, 2014. Interested candidates should send their resumes and references by e-mail to cdankwah@hawknad.com. (Posted on 8/20/14)

Vocal Ministry Leader: Part Time
Christ Church, 8285 Glen Eagles Ln, Fairfax Station, VA 22039, is seeking a Vocal Ministry Leader. Position Overview: The Vocal Ministry Leader serves as a vital support to the music ministry at Christ Church. The position is designed to provide leadership, coaching & support to vocalists within the music ministry to sing with confidence and passion as they lead the congregation in singing praise and worship of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The vocal ministry leader will lead both front line singers (vocal team) and the worship choir. Recommended Qualifications: •Demonstrated experience and references in leading vocal performance music; •Working knowledge of music theory; •Basic vocal arrangement understanding; •Fluently read sheet music; •Keyboard skills; •Ability to teach hearing harmony by ear; •Experience with Finale or other comparable scoring software; •Servants heart. Please apply at: http://www.christchurchva.org/jobs (Posted on 8/19/14)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Shady Grove UMC – Short Pump is seeking a Director of Contemporary Worship to serve as the primary worship leader for the contemporary worship service.  Duties include directing the Genesis Praise Team and serving alongside the Associate Pastor on the Contemporary Worship Planning Team. This is a part-time, salaried position.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Please submit resume to jobs@shadygroveumc.net by September 15, 2014. (Posted on 8/18/14)

Connections and Events Manager
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Connections and Events Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to manage Connections Ministry for the church. Connections Ministry is comprised of two major areas: Guest and Member Services, and Event Support and Management. Through Connections Ministry, Floris hopes to engage members and guests into the life of the church. The manager is responsible for the recruitment and management of volunteers, the development and implementation of programs and events, and the overall hospitality experience at Floris UMC. This position will also be the point of contact for outside organizations looking to host events at Floris UMC and will lead volunteers in the management of community related events. Working with other ministry areas within the church, the manager will work to develop a standardized approach to Guest and Member Services and Event Support and Management. The ideal candidate for this position will be professional, independent, and have a love for hospitality, service and community events. With a servant’s heart and team spirit, this individual will need a can do attitude, be creative and love working with people. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Cover letters and resumes should be submitted by e-mail to: employment@florisumc.org (Posted on 8/18/14)

Part-Time Director of Music
Westhampton United Methodist Church is a small-to-medium size suburban church in the near west end of Richmond with an active congregation and growing children’s and youth ministries. Westhampton UMC is seeking a part-time (10-12 hours/wk) Director of Music who will serve under the general direction of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee, in consultation with the Pastor and the Worship Design Team. This musician must be an experienced organist for our Allen (ADC-7300) 3-manual digital organ which is in excellent condition. Additionally we have a Yamaha grand piano and a three octave set of Malmark handbells. Choral accompanying and directing for all ages is expected, and handbell directing is preferred. Westhampton UMC has one traditional worship service each week and other special services during the year. The average annual salary is $16,000 depending upon experience and qualifications. There are two weeks of paid vacation, annually. Interested candidates should submit a resume with a cover letter to the Music Search Committee, Westhampton UMC, 6100 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226 or by email to sprc@westhamptonumc.org. (Posted on 8/15/14)

Pianist
Dunns Chapel UMC, Montpelier, is a small country Church that averages between 10-15 people a Sunday.  The pianist would play for the 11 a.m. worship service - prelude, hymns, offertory, and postlude. No choir. The starting pay is $250/month. Interested persons may contact Greg Dean at 804-651-8331 or e-mail him at gdeanfarmers@gmail.com Start date is Sept. 7 (Posted on 8/14/14)

Assistant Director of Children's Ministry
Centreville United Methodist Church is seeking an Assistant Director, Children’s Ministry, to assist the Director in facilitating faith formation in children (birth – 6th grade) and provide support and nurturing for both children and their parents. The children’s ministry will work to build children’s faith in the areas of spiritual formation, fellowship, service, and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf) or visit the church's Web site at www.centreville-umc.org.  Application (from Web site) along with a resume should be submitted by Sunday, August 31 to the CUMC SPRC at Centrevilleumcsearch@gmail.com.

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Nimmo United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently accepting applications for a Director of Children and Youth Ministries to serve a full time position (40 hour per week). This position requires an energetic, flexible, and mature Christian candidate with strong organizational and communication skills, proven leadership abilities to empower children, middle and high school youth, and volunteers to grow in their Christian faith. Qualified applicants please send your resume and a cover letter to Nimmo United Methodist Church, 2200 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, Attn: Search Committee or email pastor@nimmoumc.hrcoxmail.com by August 31st. For more information call Rev. Clark Cundiff at 757-427-1765 or visit our website at www.Nimmochurch.org. (Posted on 8/13/14)

Choir Director
Forest Road United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA. is seeking an experienced choir director/worship leader. This is a part-time position with initial responsibilities for working with pastor to plan music and leading the small adult choir. Must have excellent keyboard skills. Knowledge of contemporary worship music helpful. Send resume to Ray Buchanan at raybuchanan007@gmail.com or Forest Road UMC 2895 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, VA 24504, attn: Ray Buchanan. (Posted on 8/12/14)

Director of Youth Ministries
Full time position available, First UMC, Martinsville. Position involves planning, coordinating, and conducting weekly youth meetings. Director is to develop comprehensive Youth Ministry reaching youth from grades 6 – 12. Director is responsible for recruiting, counseling, teaching, as well as coordinating youth small group ministries. Will serve as staff liaison to Church Council, as well as plan and implement mission activities for youth. Responsible for other duties as assigned. Contact Keith at srpastor@fumcmartinsville.net. (Posted on 8/11/14)

Youth Director
Toms Brook United Methodist Church is accepting resumes for the position of Youth Director. The position requires 15 hours per week, and the annual salary range is $8,000 to $11,000. A full ministry description is available upon request. Send resume to Toms Brook UMC, P.O. Box 99, Toms Brook, VA 22660 or email to: tbumc@shentel.net, or fax to: 540-436-3428. (Posted on 8/11/14)

Part-time Music Director
Grace United Methodist Church, Parksley, VA is seeking a committed, experienced individual for a salaried position that is currently part-time. Responsibilities include working closely with the pastor in worship planning, preparation of chancel, bell, youth, and children’s choirs, and supervision of other music staff. Resume can be sent to: Grace UMC, Atten: Pastor, PO Box 1042, Parksley, VA 23421. No Phone calls please. (Posted on 8/11/14) 

Permanent Organist/Accompanist
Messiah United Methodist Church, Springfield, Va. 22152. Part-time/permanent: 16-20 hours per week. Three Sunday services: 8:15, 9:30 & 11 am. Choir Rehearsals: Thu 7:45-9:15 pm & Sun 7:45-8:15 am. Education and experience: minimum BM, prefer MM, and 5+ years service playing. Essential skills: sight reading and accompanying; flexibility and versatility. Monarke custom digital organ (2011): 4 manuals, 102 stops and 118 virtual ranks. Salary within AGO guidelines. Closing date: We expect to fill the position by 1 October. Submit recordings: one hymn and one piece of your choice. Send resume and audio examples/web links to: Ms. Cathi Eifert, Director, Church Administration, Messiah UMC, 6215 Rolling Rd., Springfield, VA 22152. For more information, phone Cathi Eifert at (703) 569-9862, ext. 121, or e-mail: cathieifert@messiahumc.org. (Posted on 8/8/14)

Director of Congregational Care and Education
Porterfield United Methodist Church, a 2,800-member congregation in the South Georgia Annual Conference, seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to develop, equip, and direct the areas of Congregational Care and Education. This person will work with Porterfield’s ministry team in the development and implementation of a new model for Congregational Care. This position is a full-time position. The person who fills this position will report to the Senior Pastor, but must be able to work effectively in a ministry team. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Deadline to submit resume: Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Please send resume to jwillcox@mcdr-law.com with “Porterfield Director of Congregational Care/Education” in the subject line. (Posted on 8/7/14)

Director of Contemporary Worship
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of Contemporary Worship. Responsibilities include worship planning, leading rehearsals, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and leading the Sunday morning and other contemporary worship services. This position is estimated at 8-10 hours per week. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Those interested in applying can send their resume and letter of interest to: office@roundhillum.org, or Round Hill UMC, 2993 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, VA 22603. (540) 877-2317. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant
First UMC Fox Hill, Hampton, is seeking a full-time secretary/administrator at a medium-size United Methodist church. Experience is required. Principle Function: Manage and/or perform all of the administrative tasks and secretarial functions of the church office in support of the church's mission and staff; reporting directly to and working principally for the Senior Pastor. Duties include acting as receptionist, typing and producing bulletins and newsletters, maintaining membership rolls, administrating a small discretionary fund, purchasing church supplies, maintaining the church calendar and coordinating activities. Maintain online/web calendar, maintain general church social media presence, and ensure that church web-links are up-to-date. Must be competent in word processing, general office procedures, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications, and the operation of standard office equipment. Should have a working knowledge of computer networks, be able to troubleshoot, and provide technical support on computer equipment and software for staff. Should be friendly and willing to assist church members in times of need. This is a full-time position (35 hours/week) with some benefits. Please respond no later than August 22, 2014 and email resume to tom.ardern@cox.net or mail resume to First United Methodist Church Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Road, Hampton, Virginia 23664. (Posted on 8/6/14)

Receptionists
Ebenezer United Methodist Church (EUMC) is seeking two part-time receptionists. The ideal candidates will have a strong faith, be warm and friendly, compassionate, calm and professional with an excellent phone manner, strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook), and have some familiarity with social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Excellent time management skills, organizational ability, detail oriented and the ability to multi-task in a busy office environment are a must. Morning Position will work 8:45-1:00, Monday, 8:45-12:45 Tuesday through Thursday, 8:45-4:15 every other Friday and 8:30-12:30 every other alternating Sunday morning. Afternoon Position will work 12:00-4:15, Monday, 12:15-4:15 Tuesday through Thursday, 8:45-4:15 every other Friday and 8:30-12:30 every other alternating Sunday morning. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, August 15, 2014 at 12 noon. You should include the following when submitting your application packet: your resume, a completed application and a cover letter. Please indicate which position you are interested in (morning, afternoon or either). You may submit your application packet in one of three ways: Application and information is available at http://ebenezerumc.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/193-receptionist (Posted on 8/5/14)

Music Director (Part-Time)
Bethany United Methodist Church in Purcellville, VA is taking applications for an experienced, part-time Music Director. Part-time will entail each Sunday morning, one evening choir rehearsal per week and special services such as Christmas Eve and Holy Week, etc. Ability to play piano preferred but not required. Send resumes, attention: SPRC Chair, to info@bethumc.org or by mail to Bethany UMC, 100 West Main Street, PO Box 487, Purcellville, VA 20134. For more information or to request a job description, e-mail info@bethumc.org or call the church office at 540-338-7648. (Posted on 8/5/14)

Administrative Assistant
Vale United Methodist Church in Oakton, VA is seeking an enthusiastic and engaging part-time Administrative Assistant (avg. 20-25 hrs weekly). The qualified candidate should enjoy working with people and have strong administrative and receptionist skills to assist the pastor and staff in the daily needs of the active congregation. Salary is commensurate with experience. Vale is a vibrant and mission-driven congregation seeking to align their lives with the way of Jesus Christ; to invite others to journey together and; to move beyond its walls to create a more just and loving world. The complete position description and qualifications are available at www.valechurch.org. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to SPRC.valeumc@verizon.net. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Vale is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. (Posted on 8/5/14)

Music Director/Accompanist (Organ and Piano)
Lebanon UMC in Hanover is a mid-size church with a very active and committed congregation. LUMC holds 2 services each Sunday, at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The Music director/accompanist will lead and rehearse with the choir weekly and direct the choir at the 11:00 service, as well as holiday services such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday , and rotating involvement in community-wide celebration of Thanksgiving and Easter Sunrise. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary is commensurate with experience. For more detailed information see the church website at: http://www.lebanonumc.org or call 804 746-0980 for the church office. Email letter of interest and resume to Jan Simpson Staff/Parish Chairman at simpson8893@gmail.com (Posted on 8/5/14)

Assistant Director of Youth Ministries
Shady Grove (Mechanicsville) UMC is seeking an Assistant Director of Youth Ministries, to work part time (approximately 15 hours weekly). SGUMC is a vibrant and rapidly growing church in Mechanicsville, VA, a suburb of Richmond. This dynamic and creative leader will work in partnership with youth (grades 6-12), their parents, church staff and volunteers to nurture and lead multiple youth ministries. These include weekly youth events, mission trips, retreats and other activities. This will be an amazing, unique opportunity to work collaboratively with a diverse and creative ministry team. Candidates should have at least 2 years of college education with emphasis in Christian leadership and management, effective communications skills to include social media, the ability to work collaboratively and connect with youth with energy and joy that promotes their faith development. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates can apply by emailing personnel@shadygroveumc.org. Application deadline is August 20, 2014. (Posted on 8/1/14)

 

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