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 Youth Ministries
Peakland UMC is hiring! We are located in Lynchburg, VA and are a midsize congregation that is growing! We are looking for a part-time Director of Youth Ministries to join our team. This person will work directly with our Associate Minister of Discipleship. The position requires someone who has a passion for youth in grades 6-12. The primary responsibilities of this position include Sunday evening youth group program, as well as organizing and attending a summer service learning experience, as well as local mission days throughout the school year. Experience in leading small groups, mission, and ability to work with our staff team are a must. Skills in worship, communication and volunteer recruitment are desired. A schedule of activities/calendar of events can be shared upon request. This is a year round position with summer responsibilities. We are looking for an average of 10/hours per week; $500/month with ministry related expenses paid for (retreats/mission trip etc). We look forward to hearing from you. Please send a resume to our Associate Minister, Emma Johnston at peaklandassociate@gmail.com or please call 434-384-2791. (Posted on 8/25/16)

Director of Communications
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Communications. The Director of Communications develops, guides, and manages the overall communications strategy at Reveille UMC, providing a creative spark to communicate the ministries of the church as engaging, inspiring, and integral for the congregation and the community. The successful candidate will: work with clergy and other staff to develop theologically-sound, relevant themes and messaging for church communications; direct website content; continually evaluate and update the church website to keep it fresh, engaging, robust, and user-friendly; design, write, and edit print and digital materials such as newsletters, email, and brochures; manage advertising and public relations for the church through professional relationships with appropriate news media; continue to develop the church’s social media presence while maintaining Reveille’s privacy and protection policies. The qualified candidate will have three plus years of experience with web maintenance and design, excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated ability to lead, work well with others, and think strategically. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in communications or a related field is preferred. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. Deadline to apply is September 9, 2016. (Posted on 8/25/16)

Director of Music Ministry
Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone, VA is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated Christian to serve as Director of Music Ministry.  Located in rural, Southside Virginia, our church family is seeking someone who enjoys working with groups of all ages – children, youth, and adults, and who is willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team, and help develop a strong music program that supports our mission of making Disciples for Jesus Christ. The desired skills and attributes we believe will meet our goals include, but are not limited to: - possesses a strong faith in and relationship with Jesus Christ; - has the ability to play the organ and piano, providing musical leadership for worship; - has training as a conductor of choral and instrumental ensembles; - possesses a strong knowledge of church music, both traditional and contemporary; - has formal training in music, including education in worship and church music. A complete job description can be found at our website: www.crenshawumc.net or click here for a pdf copy. Salary commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled. If you feel called to join our family at Crenshaw, please email a letter of introduction and interest, along with your resume’ to Nancy Moody (chairman of personnel committee) at crenshawumc@embarqmail.com, or mail to Crenshaw UMC, 200 Church St., Blackstone, VA 23824. Telephone (434) 292-7711. (Posted on 8/22/16)

Director of Contemporary and Children's Music Ministry
Fairview UMC, located in Danville in south central Virginia, seeks a 15-20 hour per week Director of Contemporary and Children's Music Ministry to provide music and worship leadership on a weekly basis. Responsibilities will include planning with the pastor and staff, weekly and special worship services, recruit musicians and vocalists, conduct rehearsals and lead praise teams and children’s choirs in worship. A Bachelor’s Degree in music and experience in a congregational setting with contemporary and children's music is preferred. Applicants should have a deep love of God, be energetic and passionate, have experience in worship planning and music selection, as well as to work effectively with volunteers with varied musical interests and abilities. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a music ministry. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. For more details contact Pastor Jennifer Coffey at jennifercoffey@vaumc.org. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to fairviewumc@comcast.net. (Posted on 8/17/16)

Director of Traditional Music Ministry
Fairview UMC, located in Danville in south central Virginia, seeks a 15-20 hour per week Director of Traditional Music Ministry to provide music and worship leadership on a weekly basis. Responsibilities will include planning with the pastor and staff, weekly and special worship services, recruit musicians and vocalists, conduct rehearsals and lead adult vocal and hand bell choirs. A Bachelor’s Degree in music and experience in a congregational setting with traditional music and choirs is preferred. Applicants should have a deep love of God, be energetic and passionate, have experience in worship planning and music selection, as well as to work effectively with volunteers with varied musical interests and abilities. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a music ministry. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. For more details contact Pastor Jennifer Coffey at jennifercoffey@vaumc.org. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to fairviewumc@comcast.net. (Posted on 8/17/16)

Youth Director
Culpeper United Methodist Church in Culpeper Virginia is seeking a full-time Youth Director (40 hours a week) to lead our 6-12th graders into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. The primary responsibilities of this large church position include oversight of the mid-week youth small group program, and planning and leading the Sunday evening large group program, as well as organizing and attending three summer mission trips and various additional events throughout the year. Experience in leading small groups, mission trips, skills in communication and administration, and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and parents are a must. To apply send resume and cover letter to Pastor Jessie Colwell at pastorjessie@culpeperumc.org. (Posted on 8/16/16)

Director of Music Ministries and Accompanist
Northview United Methodist Church in Roanoke, VA is seeking a  young adult Director of Music Ministries and Accompanist. All candidates must be able to play keyboard (organ is optional).  The Director of music will be an entry level position for someone willing to develop their directing skills and help develop music with multimedia for all generations.  For details, contact Rev. Joe Klotz, Jr. at joeklotz@vaumc.org  (Posted on 8/16/16)

Worship and Music Director
Christ Crossman UMC, Arlington District, is looking for a faithful, energetic leader of Sunday worship celebrations that focus on God, help people of all ages grow in their understanding of the Gospel, and become better equipped for daily living as faithful disciples. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music. We believe Sunday worship should be welcoming and accessible to those in the community not already connected to a faith home. The Worship and Music Director develops and leads the worship music ministry for Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in consultation with the pastor and other team members, helping musicians and the congregation grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. S/He will be committed to an authentic worship style and will have experience in worship planning. S/He will have solid music skills, and ideally will have the ability to direct, produce, and arrange as needed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. Videos and/or recordings of a recent performance or leading worship are optional but strongly encouraged. Candidates selected for an interview must provide video of a recent performance or leading worship. (Posted on 8/16/16)

Assistant Teacher (Special Needs)
Sterling UMC, a church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area, is seeking a part-time (10 hours a week, $15.00 an hour) Assistant Teacher to work in regular church classrooms during Sunday mornings (8:30am-12:30pm) and Wednesday evenings. This position co-teachers with other teacher/volunteers and specifically attends to the needs of children with unique sensibilities which arise in the classroom setting. The goal of the Sterling United Methodist's Children's Ministry program is to provide a safe and secure environment for young children from ages 2 to 12 years of age while bringing them into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ.  For more information or to apply, please email jobs@sterlingumc.org and list "Assistant Teacher" in the subject line. (Posted on 8/16/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bethany United Methodist Church in Weyers Cave. VA seeks a part- time director of youth ministries for a growing mid-size church. The youth director will be responsible for planning and implementing activity programs for the Junior and Senior High youth groups. This responsibility includes teaching a Sunday school class and organizing a summer youth mission trip. Applicants should have experience in leading youth activities, be able to organize programs and activities with minimal supervision, and be able to work effectively with church staff and parents. Annual salary – $6,500 (8 hours average per week). For more information about the Youth at Bethany and 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: Randy Roller; or email to the church office, office.bethany@gmail.com. (Posted on 8/14/16)

Director of Music Ministries
Monumental United Methodist Church in Portsmouth, VA is seeking a Director of Music Ministries. The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for implementing the overall vision of the church through choral direction, playing the organ, and worship involvement. Our ideal candidate possesses exemplary organ, piano and choral directing skills. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in connecting with our community through music. A job description can be found at monumentalumc.org Resumes can be sent to Monumental United Methodist Church, 450 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 Attn: Rev. Megan Saucier or megansaucier@vaumc.org (Posted on 8/14/16)

Church Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Friendship United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for 16 hours/week (Monday-Thursday). Responsibilities include: receiving and responding to phone calls, preparing worship bulletin and inserts, maintaining the church calendar, ordering supplies, maintaining office and membership records, updating the church website, and providing administrative support to the Pastor. Candidates should be able to interact with the public tactfully, courteously and accurately, have knowledge of office procedures, be familiar with the operation of standard office equipment, and have working experience with Microsoft Office applications. A full position description is available upon request. Email cover letter and resume to jimharrington@vaumc.org. (Posted on 8/12/16)

Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant
Opening for part-time Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant at Central UMC in Richmond VA. Contact: umcentral@verizon.net (Posted on 8/11/16)

Nursery Worker
Monumental United Methodist Church in Portsmouth, VA is seeking a Nursery Worker for Sunday mornings 10:30-12:30. This person should have experience in caring for children in a Christian environment. They should show evidence of love and nurturing for children and have a willingness to work with volunteers. Nursery ages will vary from infant to five-years old and additional opportunities may be available for special gatherings. First aid and CPR certification are also needed. Letters of inquiry and a completed application (found at monumentalumc.org) should be sent to: Monumental United Methodist Church, 450 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 Attn: Megan Saucier or megansaucier@vaumc.org (Posted on 8/10/16) 

Director of Youth and Family Ministries
Great Falls United Methodist Church, Great Falls, VA is seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries.  This is a part time salaried position with a range of up to 30k. The position is responsible for vision, Christian Education, administration, and leadership of programs directed to youth in grades 6-12, and young families with children.  See detailed job description (pdf).  Send cover letter and resume to Rev. Livingstone Dore at jobs@greatfallsumc.org.  (Posted on 8/2/16)

Pianist
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Blairs, Virginia, is a small rural congregation seeking a pianist for Sunday morning services and weekly choir practices. We sing mainly traditional hymnody and are willing to work with an individual if they require time to develop familiarity with our Methodist hymnal. Sunday worship begins at 11am and a suitable candidate would be able to perform a prelude, 3-4 hymns through the service, play offertory music and close with a postlude. Choir practice times are flexible. Compensation is per diem- $50 for Sunday played and $50 for choir practice led. Please contact Rev. Tobias Lutz at 434-203-3510 or tobiaslutz@vaumc.org for more information. (Posted on 8/2/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to guide and manage the programs that support the spiritual growth of our youth in grades 6-12. We are seeking a dynamic individual to support the continued growth of our program of 80+ youth and with a strong desire to build disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission. The successful candidate will work with families of youth to provide resources and support for parents; will develop Christian youth leaders; and will incorporate the youth fully into the life of the congregation. The Director of Youth Ministries will work closely with the Minister of Adult Ministries, the Director of Children’s Ministries, and the youth music staff to coordinate programming, as well as with our youth council of adults and youth from the congregation. The qualified candidate will have: a commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to the church as the body performing God’s work; a minimum of five years of experience with youth ministry leadership in a large or mid-sized church; a desire to work with youth; and a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent knowledge in United Methodist theology. A commissioned or ordained deacon designation in the United Methodist Church is highly desirable. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Lead Pastor Doug Forrester, leadpastor@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2016. (Posted on 8/2/16) 

Director of Youth Ministries
The Brandermill Church in Midlothian, Virginia is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and committed individual to participate with us in the formation of Christian disciples, at home and in the world. The Director of Youth Ministries creates and implements weekly programs for our middle school and high school students. We seek to cultivate the spiritual growth of the students leading to a lifelong commitment to Jesus Christ. A 4- year college degree with a minor in education is preferred but not required. This is a part time position. The successful candidate will have exceptional skills as an educator and strongly relate to youth. We are seeking a person who is both innovative and creative, and who thrives on planning activities and events that will both motivate and impact youth. We will provide the successful candidate not only with an opportunity to grow in faith but an opportunity to empower your love of discipleship in our youth. We will consider candidates with backgrounds in a wide variety of fields. The Brandermill Church is an ecumenical church with ties to both the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church USA. Our church is located on the shores of Swift Creek Reservoir in Chesterfield County Virginia. The Brandermill Church is a loving faith community driven by discipleship where all are sought, welcomed and nurtured to be Christ in the world. Come join us and make a difference in the world. Applicants should respond with their resume to jobs@brandermillchurch.org (Posted on 8/1/16)

Director of Youth and Family Ministries
The Brandermill Church in Midlothian, Virginia is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and committed Christian educator to participate with us in the formation of Christian disciples, at home and in the world. We will consider candidates with backgrounds in a wide variety of fields. A 4-year college degree with a minor in Christian education is strongly preferred. This is a full time position. The Director of Youth and Family Ministry will design and implement ministry vision for children, youth, and their families to foster and develop a deep and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. The successful candidate will have a passion to help God’s children of all ages grow in faith and discipleship. The director will guide, mentor, and educate our children and youth in Jesus’ teachings and Christian discipleship. The end objective is to create a solid faith foundation to sustain them through high school, college, and their adult lives. The director will oversee all facets of Christian education for children and youth from birth -12th grade by creating innovative programming, overseeing all family and children’s Christian education including Sunday school programs, leading family/children’s activities, selecting Sunday school curriculum, and leading local and regional youth and family mission opportunities. Other responsibilities will include: annual Vacation Bible School, children’s Christmas pageant, youth confirmation classes, and working closely with the preschool director to design programs for the preschoolers to engage with the congregation. The director is also responsible for implementation of the overall church policy regarding Safe Sanctuary/Child Protection Policy guidelines. We will provide the successful candidate not only with an opportunity to grow in faith but also an opportunity to empower the love of discipleship in our families, children and youth. The successful candidate must be an educator who works well with volunteers who will be the implementing Christian education programs, as well as someone who has a gift to connect with children and families. The Brandermill Church is an ecumenical church with ties to both the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church USA. Our church is located on the shores of the Swift Creek Reservoir in Chesterfield County Virginia. The Brandermill Church is a loving faith community driven by discipleship where all are sought, welcomed and, nurtured to be Christ in the world. Come join us and make a difference in the world! Applicants should respond with their resume to jobs@brandermillchurch.org (Posted on 8/1/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Middletown United Methodist Church (Louisville, KY) is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a full time, salaried position, with benefits. This position will be charged with the responsibility of building young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Résumés including salary history should be sent to Rev. Dr. Tom Smith at tsmith@middletownumc.org (Posted on Aug. 1, 2016)

Director of Children & Youth Ministries
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a full-time Director of Children & Youth Ministries. The goal of the Children and Youth Ministry of St. Thomas 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). Resumes may be sent to samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 7/25/16)

Contemporary Service Worship and Music Leader
Tabernacle UMC, Poquoson, is seeking a worship and music leader for its 11:00 Sunday Morning Contemporary Worship Service. This person will lead portions of the service and work with the Pastors. This is a part-time, salaried position. An exciting opportunity to: • provide leadership for the Praise Band and Worship Team, • use that band and team to creatively engage the congregation, and help bring them into a closer relationship with Christ, • help develop an image-rich presentation. For a complete job description, email a request to tabernacleumc@verizon.net. Send resumes to: Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Attn: SPRC Chair, 831 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson, VA 23662. Or email resumes to: tabernacleumc@verizon.net. The position will begin after August 15, 2016. (Posted on 7/22/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bonsack UMC, 4493 Bonsack Rd, NE, Roanoke, VA 24012, an active and vibrant multi-staff church with a huge focus on community outreach, seeks person of faith to work with youth and young adults of the church and in the community. Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years experience working with youth required. Certification and/or degree in youth ministry preferred. Full time position. Salary range $38,000-45,000. Send resumes and references to Randy McMillen, RandyMcMillen@vaumc.org. Postion is open until filled. (Posted on 7/18/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in line with our mission to help young people belong, be transformed and make a difference in the world while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. The DYM will provide a Christ centered program for the youth (5th-12th grades) of Providence United Methodist Church and the youth in the community that will help them individually and as a group to grow in their Christian faith. Click here for a detailed job  description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email pumcstaff@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/18/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
New Town United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, VA is seeking a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. This is a full time, salaried position 25k-30k, with no other benefits. There is no relocation package offered with this position. This position will be charged with the responsibility of building young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. The director shall foster a comprehensive approach to the development and implementation of the youth ministry at all levels (middle school, high school, and college age) in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church and in all ministry areas of the local church. This comprehensive approach is based on the understanding of the primary task of youth ministry to: -love youth where they are; -encourage youth in developing their relationship to God; -provide them with opportunities for nurture and growth; -challenge them to respond to God’s call to serve in their communities and world. NTUMC Director of Youth and Young Adults Job Description (pdf). Cover letter, résumé, and letter describing your personal relationship with Christ should be sent to Allen Stephenson at youthsearch@newtownumc.org  by July 31, 2016 (Posted on 7/15/16)

Part-time Ministry Associate 
A non-profit indoor skatepark ministry in Newport News, VA is seeking a part-time Ministry Associate with experience in bookkeeping, retail sales, fundraising and event planning. Preferred experience with skateboards, youth, program planning, grant writing. Must be able to work unsupervised and pass background check. Degree or 3-years experience and references required. Hourly rate with possible commission. Interested candidates can send resume to revritasr@aol.com. (Posted on 7/14/16)

Church Office Manager
Culpeper United Methodist Church, Culpeper, Virginia is seeking a full-time Office Manger with minimum 3 years of current experience. Applicant must have computer experience with Microsoft Office software programs to include Excel and Publisher, use of database systems and the Internet. Preferred but not required experience with Powerchurch database. Required are excellent skills in written and oral communications and interpersonal relationships and the ability to maintain confidential information. A detailed job description and application is available at www.culpeperumc.org/employment. Applications and resumes can be emailed to Pam Wyke –SPRC Chair at sprc.cumc@comcast.net or sent to the church at 1233 Oaklawn Drive, Culpeper, Va. 22071 Attention: Pam Wyke SPRC Chair. (Posted on 7/13/16)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Centreville United Methodist Church in northern Virginia is looking for a worship leader for our contemporary worship service. We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of what constitutes worship, and is able to glorify God and express faith through music. This person will provide dynamic leadership to the 11:02 Contemporary Service utilizing teams of singers and musicians who will offer music for the regular Sunday morning worship and for special seasonal services during the year. This salaried position requires 10-12 hours per week. This includes working with and developing volunteer musicians, preparing and leading a weekly rehearsal, reviewing material for the service, leading worship on Sunday mornings, meeting with staff and pastors to discuss the service. Click here for a full job description (pdf). Applicants please send a resume and cover letter to Pam Winkeler at pwinkeler@centreville-umc.org (Posted on 7/11/16)

Director of Contemporary Music Ministries
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Director to oversee and coordinate the contemporary music ministry to meet our strategic vision by participating in the weekly development and execution of worship at the contemporary services, and delivering an authentic, spiritual music experience for parishioners who attend those services. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes formal music training with experience with contemporary Christian musical performance and the ability to play more than one musical instrument. This person will also have experience with technical aspects of musical worship services (i.e. soundboards, lights, etc.). A solid grounding in Scripture and evidence of a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ is a must. Applicants to this positions must have knowledge of the importance of music in worship and Christian spiritual development and must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Software and have the ability to become proficient in church management software (Shelby), and other software systems, in the areas required by the position; proficiency in a music notation system is a plus. Budget preparation and implementation experience required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply via email or pick up an application in the office. Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Director of Contemporary Music Ministries and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Also include a video sample of music performance/worship leading. This may be completed through a DVD, website link or YouTube link. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 5 at 12:00 PM and indicate “Director of Contemporary Music Ministries” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/11/16) 

Director of Education and Mission
First United Methodist Church in Conway, SC, is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and committed individual to participate with us in the formation of Christian discipleship and mission. The Director of Education and Mission creates and implements programs to cultivate the spiritual growth of the congregation and community, with a particular focus on youth and children. The successful candidate will have strong 'people skills,' as well as 'planning skills.' Successful candidates should possess a bachelor or equivalent degree; preferred Masters in related field to ministry; proven experience of comparable ministry responsibilities. Send letter of interest with resume to jobs@fumcconway.org (Posted on 7/11/16)

Office Receptionist
St. Thomas United Methodist Church in Manassas, VA is seeking a part-time 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 church management software is a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be sent to samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 7/8/16) 

Director of Family Ministries
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a Director of Family Ministries who is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs for children, youth and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Serious inquiries only, please. Interested parties may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to sprc@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 7/8/16)

Music Director
Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen, VA (Richmond suburb) is seeking to hire a qualified individual to join the music ministry. The successful candidate will be an organist or pianist that will lead the choir and congregation in worship Sunday mornings and will rehearse with the chancel choir once a week. The successful candidate will also rehearse and perform at special services (e.g. Easter, Christmas) and will have right of first refusal at other services (e.g. weddings, funerals). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons may call Greenwood at 804-262-5341 for information, mail resumes to 10040 Greenwood Rd Glen Allen Va 23060, or email them to BarbaraLewis@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/7/16)

Business Administrator
St. Matthew’s UMC Weekday School, Annandale, is seeking a part-time Business Administrator who manages all business operations associated with the St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church Weekday School. Supervised directly by the Director of the Weekday School and overseen by the Weekday School Board of St. Matthew’s UMC. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew's UMC at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com (Posted on 7/7/16)

Director of Youth and College-Age Ministries
Emmanuel United Methodist Church, in Memphis, Tennessee, is searching for their next full-time Director of Youth and College-Age Ministries. Some of the responsibilities include: • Equipping a phenomenal staff of passionate and dedicated volunteer adult counselors. • Planning and overseeing youth and young adult programming. • Providing equipping opportunities to and caring for parents of youth. • Helping youth and young adults grow in relationship with one another and God. The Director of High School Ministries has the opportunity to join a transitioning youth and young adult ministry as Emmanuel strives to build a sustainable ministry model. The Director will work with a part-time associate director of youth and young adult ministries. The successful candidate will have a strong faith and theology consistent with the United Methodist Church. He or she should have five years of prior experience and proven success in youth ministry. Salary and benefits are competitive. Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com, and direct any questions to Melissa Rau at 215-872-7532. (Posted on 7/6/16)

Minister of Nurturing, Visitation, and Witnessing
Wesley United Methodist Church of Dover, Delaware, is hiring a part-time Minister of Nurturing, Visitation, and Witnessing. This position is located in the historic district of Dover, and is for 25-30 hours a week. The position is to provide leadership for members and guests in our programs that create a welcoming and caring atmosphere for members and guests at all phases of their spiritual journey. A Masters of Divinity is strongly preferred, with experience in pastoral care visitation, connecting with new people in the church through education and conversation, and leading groups in these areas being very helpful. Duties include working with volunteer visitors, visiting members in hospitals, nursing homes, and homes, communicating prayer team information, occasional preaching at services and consulting with the senior pastor on support, reaching out to absent members, conducting new member classes, and sharing in the conducting of Services of Death and Resurrection, and marriage. Interested candidates are welcome to apply, or request further information by emailing Wesley Church at doverwesleyumc@gmail.com. The interview process is scheduled to be completed by September, with the position being filled by October 1st, 2016. (Posted on 7/5/16)

Director of Discipleship and Youth Ministries
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland, VA, is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and committed individual to participate with us in the formation of Christian discipleship, at home and in the world.  The Director of Discipleship and Youth Ministries (DDYM) creates and implements programs to cultivate the spiritual growth of the congregation and community, with a particular focus on youth and children. The successful candidate will have strong 'people skills,' as well as 'planning skills.'  We will consider candidates with backgrounds in a wide variety of fields.  A four-year college degree is required. Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church is a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured and transformed to be Christ in the World. Send letter of interest with resume to office@duncanmemorialumc.org. (Posted on 7/1/16)

SEEKING A POSITION

Audio Engineer or Pianist/Music Director
Recent college graduate seeking full/part time position in either audio engineer or pianist/music director positions in the Winchester/Northern Virginia area. Has audio experience from a bachelors degree, a summer music festival, and three theatre productions. Has piano/music director experience from subbing at local churches and having a part-time interim music director/pianist position at a Lutheran church for 9 months. Click here for a detailed resume and contact information (pdf).

Pianist Seeking Part-Time Position
Jazz Pianist, looking for a position as a part-time accompanist in the Midlothian/Richmond area.  Experience in worship and choral accompaniment in the United Methodist Church. See resume attached (pdf).

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Chaplain
WindsorMeade of Williamsburg, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, is looking for a Full Time or Part Time Chaplain (approximately 20 hours per week).  The Chaplain provides for the religious and spiritual needs of residents while building rapport through pastoral visitation.  Responsibilities for the position include: prepare and lead regularly scheduled religious activities including services, bible study, devotions, caregiver support group, grief support group and similar rituals to support the spiritual needs of residents and their families in good times and difficult times.  The Chaplain may be called upon to preside over Memorial Services.  The ideal candidate for this position has a Master’s of Divinity from an accredited seminary or school of theology, a Chaplaincy certification, and two years of pastoral care experience, preferably with a senior adult population. Chaplain must be able to serve communion. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, computer skills and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position. To apply submit your information and resume at www.windsormeade.org.  (Posted on 8/17/16)

Media and Donor Relations Coordinator
Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. a premier not-for-profit senior living provider, located in Glen Allen, VA, seeks a dynamic individual to fill the newly created position of New Media and Donor Relations Coordinator. The selected candidate will possess strong written and verbal communications skills with proven experience in developing innovative and creative media content across digital marketing platforms to support our seven senior living communities in coordination with the Corporate Director of Marketing. This individual will also work with the Director of Church and Community Relations to develop and maintain a donor recognition program to further the mission of Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, english, communications or a related area. Please forward a cover letter, resume and a 100 word sample of a blog post that exemplifies your professional passion to: Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., 5101 Cox Road, Suite 225, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or send an electronic copy to HR@vumh.org. (Posted on 8/5/16)

Director, Church Relations
The Society of St. Andrew in Big Island, VA is seeking a Director of Church Relations. Basic Function: Promote Society of St. Andrew among congregations of all faith traditions and develop fundraising efforts among congregations and higher church governing bodies. As a prominent national faith-based nonprofit Society of St. Andrew (SoSA), intentionally seeks to develop relationships with faith communities across the country. This position is centrally focused on cultivating new and existing relationships with thousands of churches across the country. Starting Salary: $41,000. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Email resumes to sosausa@endhunger.org (Posted on 8/5/16)

Office Manager
Office Manager for campus ministry (Wesley Foundation at UVA in Charlottesville), part time. Excellent opportunity for parents, retirees, or others interested in getting back into the work force. 20 hours/week. Position includes financial record-keeping, data entry, mailings and staff support, property and maintenance oversight. Experience in non-profit or church work a plus. Must have ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Microsoft Office skills required. QuickBooks familiarity and data entry preferred. Full job description at: wesleyatuva.org/about-us/staff Resume, cover letter, references required by 8/8/16: drtjcarroll@gmail.com No phone calls. (Posted on 7/22/16)

 

 

 

 

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10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
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