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 Music Ministry
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia is seeking to hire a person for the position of Director of Music Ministry.  Round Hill is a growing church with a vibrant ministry and a strong music ministry emphasis. Position will require a 20 hour work week. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: This person will work closely with the  Pastor and the church worship committee to plan for and provide meaningful weekly Sunday worship experiences for a traditional worship service and a contemporary worship service; Must possess the organizational skills to build the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of Round Hill UMC; Will direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate worship in services; Plan ways to use music to enhance weekly worship and to reach out to the community evangelistically; Understand and work within the church budget for worship and music; Build contacts with local musicians for both evangelistic and staffing purposes. Interested candidates may submit their cover letter and resume by email to  Pastor Penny Wilson at pastor@roundhillum.org. (Posted on 7/7/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia is seeking to hire a person for the position of Director of Youth Ministries.  General Purpose of Position: To grow young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Accountability: The Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) reports to the Pastor for spiritual and ministry guidance. The Pastor, in cooperation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee, provides an annual evaluation of the DYM’s performance. The DYM will be responsible and subject to United Methodist polity and doctrine, informed by the United Methodist Guidelines for Youth Ministries, local church policy as determined by the Charge Conference, Pastor, and Staff Parish Relations Committee. This is a 12 month position. The Primary Task: There shall be a comprehensive approach to the development and implementation of the youth ministry at all levels in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church and in all ministry areas of the local church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates may submit their cover letter and resume by email to  Pastor Penny Wilson at pastor@roundhillum.org.

Nursery and Childcare Coordinator
Round Hill United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia is seeking a Nursery and Childcare Coordinator.  The Church Nursery and Childcare Coordinator is responsible for the care of infants and toddlers from birth to 3 years of age during the 8:30 a.m. non-traditional and 11:00 p.m. traditional worship services each Sunday.  Child care opportunities during meetings and special events may be negotiated.  The focus of the position involves loving children and modeling Christ to them.  The employee will supervise and help schedule volunteers to assist with the nursery and report any problems to the Nursery Coordinator.  This person will make sure the nursery is properly cleaned and sanitized after each use and ensure the nursery is a safe environment for children.  The candidate should have experience in childcare, Christian character including patience, love, care, hospitality, and teaching, and CPR Certification and First Aid Training (recommended American Red Cross Course). If you or someone you know are interested in the position, please contact Pastor Penny Wilson at 877-2317 or office@roundhillum.org.  (Posted on 7/7/15) 

Director of Christian Education 
Trinity United Methodist Church, a historic mid-sized church in the City of Alexandria, is seeking applicants for the new position of the Director of Christian Education (DCE). This is a part-time position with an expected commitment of 20 to 25 hours per week. Total annual compensation is $25,000 to $35,000, commensurate with experience and the schedule agreed upon by the Staff Parish Relations Committee and the candidate. The position requires demonstrated experience, initiative, and vision in the development and implementation of Christian education programs for all ages. A passion for working with children and youth—and abundant energy and enthusiasm—is a must. A bachelor’s degree with relevant major is preferred, but not required. Three years of documented experience in Christian education is preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to David Torborg, SPRC Chair, by email at sprc@trinityalexandria.org. Please also send a copy of the email to office@trinityalexandria.org. Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening phone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 7/6/15)

Church Accompanist
Organist/Pianist sought United Christian Parish, Reston, VA, with equally diverse music traditions and vibrant music ministry. Permanent part-time position (15 hrs/wk average) to begin in August 2015. Salary $19K+, commensurate with education, experience. •Provide suitable organ and piano music for Sunday morning worship services, special services, including but not limited to: preludes, postludes, and communion music. •Accompany choral rehearsals and performances of adult choir, solos, and congregational hymns. Please reply to parishadmin@ucpreston with the following; •a current resume, •names of three references (with contact information) to include a professor or last employer, music ability reference, and personal reference. Background check will be performed. Resumes and references must be received by July 20, 2015. (Posted on 7/6/15)

Nursery Assistant
The Spirit & Life Church, a thriving top-ten church plant in Northern Virginia, is looking for the right person to fill its part-time Nursery Assistant (NA) vacancy. The Nursery Assistant (NA) assists the Nursery Supervisor (NS) in providing nursery services for infants and toddlers through three years of age on Sunday mornings and during special occasions/events. Normal working hours are from 8:30AM to 12:30PM, but on special event occasions working hours may fluctuate. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may request the full position description and direct any questions they may have by emailing Mr. Thorstad, Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee Lead, at sprc.spiritandlifechurch@verizon.net. (Posted on 7/6/15)

Director of Worship Arts and Music
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Staunton, Virginia is seeking to hire a person for the position of Director of Worship Arts and Music. St. Paul’s is a growing church with a vibrant ministry and a strong music ministry emphasis. Position will require a 20 hour work week. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: This person will work closely with the Senior Pastor and the church worship committee to plan for and provide meaningful weekly Sunday worship experiences for a traditional worship service and a contemporary worship service; Must have the ability to direct and lead choral and instrumental musical groups; Must possess the organizational skills to build the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of St. Paul’s UMC; Will direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate worship in services; Plan ways to use music, multimedia, and drama to enhance weekly worship and to reach out to the community evangelistically; Understand and work within the church budget for worship and music; Build contacts with local musicians for both evangelistic and staffing purposes. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in music or music related field. Ability to play the piano and/or organ. Training/experience in choral direction and church music group performance. Experience in traditional and contemporary church music. Basic understanding of Methodist Wesleyan theology. APPLICATION PROCESS: Application deadline is July 24, 2015. Please send a Letter of Interest and a Resume to James H. Irving, Chairman of Staff Parish Relations Committee c/o St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2000 Shutterlee Mill Road, Staunton, Va. 24401. Please direct any inquiries to Senior Pastor Bryson Smith or James H. Irving at 540-886-2317 / Fax 540-886-9259 / e-mail: stpaulumc2@gmail.com (Posted on 7/1/15)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
The Spirit & Life Church, a thriving top-ten church plant in Northern Virginia, is looking for the right person to fill its part-time Children’s Ministry Coordinator (CMC) vacancy. The expected commitment is 20 hours/week, including support of Sunday children’s ministry activities and special events. The ideal person for this job will show evidence of passion for children’s ministry; genuine interest in responding to the hopes and concerns of children and families in the Spirit and Life community; prior effective ministry leadership; a basic understanding of child development; and evidence of active and growing discipleship. This person must listen well and communicate effectively with people of all ages; be able to work well with others; delegate responsibility, and follow up getting the job done. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may request the full position description and direct any questions they may have by emailing Mr. Thorstad, Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee Lead, at prc.spiritandlifechurch@verizon.net. (Posted on 7/1/15)

Director of Music
Oakton United Methodist Church in Oakton VA is seeking a Director of Music. This is a part-time position. The ideal candidate will be a spirit-filled, seasoned musician and leader. Duties include: responsibility for the adult Sanctuary Choir, beginner and advanced bell choirs, youth and children’s music programs. Preference for those experienced in growing participation. A full position description is available at http://www.oaktonumc.org/ministry-opportunities/. Applicants should forward a current resume to oumc@oaktonumc.org by Friday, July 10. (Posted on 6/26/15)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader)
St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the Director of Worship for our Modern Worship Service. This 10-15 hour per week part-time position will be responsible for worship planning, leading band and vocal rehearsals, coordinating volunteers and paid musicians, and leading Sunday morning worship. Requirements include that the applicant must have a strong vocal presence and experience in a Modern (Contemporary Music setting). The applicant must be a practicing Christian that can express their faith in groups and worship. Ability to play guitar, piano or keyboard is preferred but, not a requirement. Those interested in applying or for any questions, please contact Terry Moran, SPRC Chair at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com or by calling the church office at 703-978-3500. Interviews being scheduled. Resumes can also be mailed to: St. Matthew’s UMC, Attn: SPRC, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 6/26/15)

Administrative Secretary
Wesley United Methodist Church in Hopewell is searching for an Administrative Secretary. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9 am until 2:30 pm. Salary $12,000 to $15,000 depending on experience. Interested candidates may email their resume to: Steve Vornov at stevevornov@vaumc.org. Job description is available upon request at the church office. Familiarity with the internet is important. Expertise with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Publisher is a plus.  Please apply by as soon as possible. The SPRC must fill the position by the end of July. (Posted on 6/26/15)

Program Director
Deep Creek UMC, a growing congregation in Chesapeake, is currently looking for a Program Director. The Program Director is responsible for the administrating, coordinating, planning, promoting, and conducting of church programs that will guide the families of DCUMC in developing a deeper Christian understanding and lifestyle through fun, fellowship, and learning. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should contact Rev. Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org (Posted on 6/24/15)

Youth Director
Deep Creek UMC, a growing congregation in Chesapeake, is currently looking for a Youth Director to grow young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of discipleship, mission, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model for youth ages 6th-12th grade. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should contact Rev. Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org (Posted on 6/24/15)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries (DoCYM)
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church (Springfield, VA) is seeking a Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This is a part-time (25 hours per week) salaried position ($28,000 per year). The DoCYM is responsible for the development, guidance and oversight of Children and Youth Christian Education and activities under the guidance of the Pastoral staff. The level of effort throughout a year will vary according to the season and activities involved. The DoCYM is responsible for review, development, implementation and maintenance of programs for children and youth in grades preK - 12 in all ministry areas of the church. The DoCYM will provide curriculum selection guidance, oversight and tracking of Christian Education classes. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email a cover letter, résumé and 3 references to sprc@sydenstrickerumc.org. Or mail to Sydenstricker UMC, Attn: SPRC; 8508 Hooes Road, Springfield, VA 22153. (Posted on 6/24/15)

Financial Administrator
Reveille UMC, a large congregation in the west end of Richmond, is seeking a Financial Administrator. The Financial Administrator is responsible for the financial and business management of Reveille United Methodist Church, including maintaining all financial and stewardship records, compliance, accounting and payroll functions, and assisting with budget development and reporting. The position is a full-time, exempt position with benefits.  Interested candidates should contact Rev. Doug Forrester at seniorpastor@reveilleumc.org.  (Posted on 6/24/15)

Administrative Assistant
Reveille UMC, a large congregation in the west end of Richmond, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for managing the main church office, providing administrative support to staff members, maintaining the church calendar, keeping the church membership database and church attendance records, and all other clerical and administrative tasks that may be required of this position. The position is a full-time, non-exempt, with benefits. Interested candidates should contact Rev. Doug Forrester at seniorpastor@reveilleumc.org. (Posted on 6/24/15)

Administrative Assistant
Clarendon United Methodist Church (Arlington, VA) is seeking a caring, independent self-starter for a part-time Administrative Assistant position of 25 hours per week. (Monday-Friday) The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Senior Pastor, but also supports other staff members and committee chairpersons. The Candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision, and to multi-task and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, and verbal and written communication skills are needed. Clarendon UMC is a vibrant, Metro accessible neighborhood church. The Administrative Assistant is the face of the Church during working hours and must maintain a compassionate and calm demeanor in all situations. Spanish language skills a plus. For a more detailed position description go to http://www.morefaith.org/sites/local.morefaith.org/files/pdf/ChurchAdministrativeAssistant.pdf. Please email a cover letter and resume to SPRC@morefaith.org. (Posted on 6/23/15) 

Children, Youth, Families: Director of Christian Formation (20 hours/w (Alexandria, VA))
Del Ray United Methodist Church, a growing, vibrant community in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Director of Christian Formation to creatively develop ministries that will reach out to children, youth, and families, and foster faith development in all. The ideal candidate will have a committed Christian faith, a heart for children, previous experience working with children, is comfortable in front of large groups of people, and possesses excellent organizational skills. For more information or to apply, please email: drumcprograms@gmail.com or call: 703-549-2088. (Posted on 6/23/15)

Director of Christian Education
Tabernacle United Methodist Church (Chancellor, VA) is seeking a Director of Christian Education, a part-time position requiring 28 hours a week, including 3-4 hours on Sunday mornings. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the education ministry programs for our Church.  This includes planning and coordinating education, fellowship and worship opportunities for various children's, youth and adult ministry programs at Tabernacle UMC.  The selected applicant will be required to successfully complete the Child CPR Certification course of instruction and a Criminal Background Check (Church pays for both) and comply with the Child Protection Policy, which the successful candidate then administers for the Church.  The Director of Christian Education has a major influence in the spiritual growth in this congregation.  Candidates should have a bachelor's degree, preferably in Christian Education, experience in related jobs, a desire to teach and a willingness to learn and grow.  Interested persons should review the job description and complete the Church Job Application (both found on the Church web site, www.tabumc.org/jobopenings) and provide it and a brief resume to the Church by July 7, 2015. For questions, contact Staff/Parish Relations Committee member Mike Stafford at graciecarson2012@gmail.com or Leon Anderson at ipanders@msn.com. (Posted on 6/17/15)

Children’s Ministries Director
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, is seeking a part-time Children’s Ministries Director to be responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities and educational aspects related to Children’s Ministry.  Specifically, the Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for Sunday School (Nursery – 5th grade), VBS, and Childcare. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to: Timberlake United Methodist Church, ATTN:  SPPR, 21649 Timberlake Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 6/17/15)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Pleasant Valley UMC, Chantilly, VA, is seeking a part-time (10 hours per week) Director of Children’s Ministries to lead the children’s ministry team. The Director will provide leadership, support, and resourcing to all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. While starting small, this position has significant opportunity for growth. Previous children's ministry experience preferred, but not necessary. For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please email office@pleasantvalleyumc.net or call 703-327-4461. (Posted on 6/16/15)

Church Secretary
Peace United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg is seeking a church secretary. The ideal candidate will be people friendly, have excellent Microsoft computer skills, and be an active member in a faith based community. The hours are Monday through Thursday 9 until 2. Salary is commensurate with experience. A full job description is available. Persons interested in the position should contact Brad Phillips at pastor@passthepeace.org or 540-786-8585.   (Posted on 6/12/15)

Part-Time Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Raleigh Court United Methodist Church in Roanoke, VA is seeking a Part-Time Children’s Ministry Coordinator. This position leads the church's ministry to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to children’s ministry while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. The CMC will work in concert with other church leaders and staff to address the needs and opportunities of children to fulfill the ministry vision and mission of the congregation. Qualifications include embracing Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology, a vision and demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a children’s ministry, and proven ability to work effectively with children, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers. Please contact Sarah Stephens at saraholstephens@gmail.com for more information and to send cover letters/resumes. (Posted on 6/11/15)

Pianist/Organist
Pianist/Organist for Dahlgren United Methodist Church. Part time salaried position under the direct supervision of the pastor. Duties primarily include playing for Sunday worship services and associated rehearsals. Must be a Christian and a member in good standing with her/his chosen church. Submit resume to (540) 663-3004 (fax) or office@dahlgrenumc.org. (Posted on 6/11/15)

Director of Youth Ministry
Wilderness Community UMC, Spotsylvania, is seeking a Part-Time (20 hours/week) Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry will work with our existing youth ministry teams working in partnership with the lay servants who are part of those teams. This person will provide training and encouragement for our existing lay servants, work to expand our existing youth ministries and reach young people that we are not currently reaching, be actively involved in hands-on ministry with both our youth and adults who are working with our youth, and be instrumental in developing new ministries to reach the youth of our community and their families. A job description (pdf) and application (pdf) may also be obtained at http://wildernesschurch.org/community-whats-happening/2103-youthminister. Salary will be established commensurate with experience and abilities. Send application, resume or requests for information to pastor@wildernesschurch.org or contact Keith Boyette at 540-972-8808, ext. 102. (Posted on 6/10/15)

Director of Children and Youth Ministry
Full time ministry position at First United Methodist Church, Rutherfordton, NC which is located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We seek a person with a deep and growing faith, comfortable in the Methodist theological tradition, who is passionate about reaching out to young people and their families and leading the congregation in ministries that build faith and relationships. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and work well with groups. Experience preferred. Please send a resume, statement of faith and salary expectations to: Jack Knoespel, First UMC, 264 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139, jack@fumcrutherfordton.org (Posted on 6/10/15)

Director of Children's Ministries
Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join their children’s ministry team. The position will provide innovative, executive leadership over the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. 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 6/10/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
Belmont United Methodist Church (http://www.belmontumc.org) in Nashville, Tennessee, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries will work as a part of the overall ministry team in helping to bring the vision of Belmont into reality. The Youth Director will engage youth 7-12th in spiritual formation and fellowship by designing relevant programming and developing relationships with youth, involve parents in education, and connect the youth with the Belmont congregation, the city and the United Methodist Church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Brooxie at brooxie@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/10/15)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, 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. For a more detailed job description and to apply, please visit: http://www.newlifeumc.org/job-opportunities/2015/3/7/discipleship-director-director-of-christian-education. Click here to download a detailed job description (pdf) (Posted on 6/10/15)

Director of Spiritual Formation (Full-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, located in beautiful Hanover County, Virginia is offering a full-time opportunity to lead a Christ-centered multi-dimensional Spiritual Formation program. We are seeking a self-starting, Spirit-driven person with a demonstrated ability to envisage, develop, coordinate and lead a comprehensive program of spiritual formation, which includes education, nurture and small group ministry across all age groups. The successful candidate will have knowledge of United Methodist polity with a clear understanding of Wesleyan theology and thought. A degree in Christian education or equivalent is highly preferred, but ministry experience may be a suitable substitute. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, recruit, teach, coach and lead lay-leadership while developing all age groups in their spirituality – skills generally acquired through 5-7 years of experience. Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite software and other job related applications and social media. Organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate through a broad variety of channels to children, youth and adults is a must. Supervisory experience is preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary, including benefits, will be commensurate with education and experience. Send your resume to: Jay Kelchner, Lead Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia, 23111; Email jaykelchner@vaumc.org (Posted on 6/9/15)

Contemporary Worship/Music Leader
Contemporary Worship/Music Leader needed for Christ UMC, a large, active church in Southern Village, south of Chapel Hill, NC. Primary responsibility is to lead music for two weekly contemporary worship services, Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., plus other special services throughout the year. Qualifications: Education and/or experience in leading worship. Ability to play piano and/or guitar, and lead singing. Ability to gather and lead volunteer musicians. 1. Select music for worship – pre-worship gathering music, offering music, special music (e.g. Communion, Reflection), congregational hymns/songs, post-worship music. 2. Choose songs with an emphasis on theme each Sunday, in collaboration with the preacher. 3. Recruit and equip volunteers for the bands, and maintain regular communication with musicians. 4. Lead weekly rehearsals with bands. 5. Set-up prior to worship on Sundays. 6. Participate in worship planning with other staff and visioning teams. 6. Coordinate with sound and video volunteers for 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. services. 7. Coordinate substitute coverage when needed. 8. Find and learn new songs. 8. Pray for the band. This position is 20 hours per week, including Sunday rehearsals and worship services, and weekday evening rehearsals. If you are interested in this position please send your resume to office@christmethodist.org. (Posted on 6/5/15) 

Church Piano Accompanist
The Brandermill Church, Midlothian, VA is seeking an accomplished pianist to provide accompaniment for two Sunday morning services as well as weddings and funerals. The ideal candidate will have a solid musical background including classical, religious and choral music and have the ability to sight-read. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience. To apply, please submit your resume including references to: info@brandermillchurch.org Attn: John Chamberlain, Staff Parish Relations Chair. (Posted on 5/4/15)

Handbell Director
Bethlehem UMC is seeking a paid part time Handbell Director. Main responsibilities include: direction over the church’s handbell ministry, including practices, recruitment, and maintenance of 4 octaves of Malmark handbells and 4 octaves of Schulmerich choir chimes. Bethlehem is located in Moneta, VA near beautiful Smith Mountain Lake. Please email bumcmoneta@gmail.com or call the church office for an application at 540-297-7957. (Posted on 6/3/15)    

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant, part time 20-25 hours a week. This position is at Ramsey Memorial UMC, in Richmond, a vital mid-size congregation. The duties involve preparation of the weekly bulletins, monthly newsletters, scheduling events on the calendar, answering telephones, church communications, working with volunteers and the general public. Spanish language skills not required, but would be considered a plus. Please send cover letter and resume to dkoontz@ramseymemorial.org No phone calls please. (Posted on 6/2/15)

Church Custodian 
Westover Hills United Methodist Church, located at 1705 Westover Hills Blvd in Richmond, is seeking a part-time custodian. The position will require 15-20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with potential flexibility as to specific schedule. The position requires daily cleaning of designated church rooms, offices and facilities, additional scheduled cleaning and waxing, light interior and exterior maintenance, and minor repair work. Additional work on weekends and nights in support church activities may also be required. The successful candidate must have relevant knowledge, skills and experience; possess a self-motivated, responsive and reliable work ethic; and be prepared to interact positively with the Church congregation, leadership, guests, pastor and other members of the Church staff. The candidate must also pass a pre-employment background check. Compensation will be set on an hourly basis, depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. The Church anticipates filling this position on or before August 1, 2015 and applications should be submitted by July 1, 2015. Interested persons should forward a resume and current contact information to the Church Secretary by email to westoverhillsumc@verizon.net or by U.S. Mail to Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia, 23225. (Posted on 6/1/15)

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 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. (We would consider Part-Time for the right person.) Send cover letter, resume with references (and demo if available) to Worship Leader Search Comm. at worshipleadersearch@trinityumc.net by June 30, 2015.  (Posted on 6/1/15)

Director of Communications
Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a Director of Communications. Job Description: Provides strategic communications direction and support to implement the church’s communications policies and procedures. Takes creative initiative to inform the congregation as well as to promote participation and financial giving. Designs, develops and ensures the quality of written and electronic communications. Develops strategies to maintain a positive church image and continued visibility in the community for the purpose of attracting potential participants and new members. Serves as staff lead for the Connections Council coordinating the activities of over 200 volunteers in the areas of welcoming, membership, and member retention. Qualifications: -A member of the Christian faith;-Bachelor's degree in Communications or a related field; -3 to 5 years communications experience, managing projects and volunteers and/or staff; -Excellent writing, editing and verbal skills; -Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, Adobe and Wordpress (Macintosh familiarity is a plus); -Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks, along with the ability to work in a collaborative environment; -A self-starter requiring minimal supervision; -Some training in social media. Position is part-time (32 hours/week), with opportunity for growth. Reports to the Senior Pastor. Starting salary $45,000. For the complete job description, visit www.Aldersgate.net/jobs. Please submit interest/resume to the attention of the Search Committee at staffsearch@aldersgate.net by June 30.  (Posted on 6/1/15)

Lead Teachers and Assistant Teacher Position in Preschool 
Bethlehem Preschool in Moneta, VA, has openings for a Lead Teacher in the three-year old class, a Lead Teacher in the four-year old class, and an Assistant Teacher in the two-year old class. The three-year old position is for two mornings a week; the four-year old position is for three mornings a week; and the assistant for the two-year old class is for two mornings a week. An Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Child Development or significant class hours in one of these curriculums is preferred for the Head Teacher position. Alternatively, the Head Teacher must possess significant, relevant job experience. The Assistant Teacher must be above the age of 18, possess a High School Diploma or GED and some experience working with young children. If interested, e-mail bumcmoneta@gmail.com  or call the church office at 540-297-7957 to obtain an application. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Administrative Assistant
The Center for Creative Arts at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059 is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for a busy, nurturing Music and Arts school. Duties include registering new students, bookkeeping, scheduling, maintaining student files, and creating fliers for programs. Candidate should be a self-starter, able to multi-task and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including bookkeeping, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, and verbal and written communication skills are needed. Hours are approximately 27 hours/week Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday 11:45 – 8. Additional hours may be available during the summer. Please send your resume, including references, to sbrowncca@comcast.net. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Director of Youth Ministries
First United Methodist Church (www.fumcmontgomery.org) of Montgomery, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to oversee the junior and senior high youth ministry. Worship is the heart of the identity of this beautiful church, which has two traditional worship services averaging 1,200 attendees.  Currently, there are 50-75 youth participating in youth programs with the potential for growth. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Teresa Sippel at teresa.sippel@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Director of Children's Ministry
First UMC, Salisbury, NC, is seeking a passionate, creative, and nurturing full-time Director of Children's Ministry. The role of the Director of Children’s Ministry is to provide dynamic leadership and innovative Christian education for children (ages birth through 5th grade) as it relates to our mission, "To make and nurture Christian disciples through the presence and power of God." The ideal candidate will have a love of children, a thorough Biblical understanding, and a passion to create a positive, nurturing, educational environment by assuming a role of Christian leadership, while functioning as part of a larger church team. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to: amykfoote@gmail.com or First United Methodist Church, attn: Mrs. Barbara Langford, 217 South Church St, Salisbury, NC 28144. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Youth Director
Grace United Methodist Church in Newport News, VA is seeking a part-time youth director (8 hours per week). The youth director will lead weekly youth group meetings and organize youth activities and mission trips. The youth meet weekly during the school year. During the summer, the youth go on a one-week mission trip and assist with Vacation Bible School. Please send a resume and cover letter to Grace United Methodist Church, Attn Robert Hill, 1209 Country Club Road, Newport News, VA 23606. For further information contact Robert Hill at bandbhill41@verizon.net. (Posted on 5/26/15)

Church Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Dranesville United Methodist Church in Herndon, VA is seeking a part-time, 20 hours/week, Church Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities will include coordinating internal administrative functions for the pastor, maintenance of the church master calendar, producing a variety of correspondence and materials to include orders of worship, and maintaining the church membership database and directory. Candidates should be able to interact with the public tactfully, courteously and accurately, have knowledge of office procedures, have knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment and Microsoft Office and Publisher SW tools, and have a working knowledge of church activities, preferably United Methodist.  Click here for the detailed position description (pdf). Applications should be sent to SPRC@dranesvilleumc.org. (Posted on 5/20/15)

Worship Leader
Community United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, VA. This full-time position provides oversight to all music, worship design and technology for a growing contemporary/modern worship service with an average attendance of 80-100 persons per week.  The music is in the style of Hillsong, Bethel Music, Chris Tomlin, and Kari Jobe. The ideal candidate will have experience in leading contemporary worship with a praise band, sound systems and multi-media, and working with volunteers. CUMC offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and a benefit package that includes insurance, retirement and earned time off. For more information on Community United Methodist Church or see a job description, please visit our website at cumcvb.org. Interested candidates should submit a resume and a recent video (file or link) of the applicant leading worship to rpfeil@cumcvb.org. Please include “Worship Leader Search” in the subject line of your email. (Posted on 5/19/15)

Nursery Worker
St. Luke’s UMC in Yorktown, 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 and CPR training as requested (costs covered by the church); adherence to St. Luke’s Child Protection Policy. For a full job description or to submit a resume, please contact pre-k@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 5/19/15)

Youth Director
Trinity UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a youth director to disciple and prepare the youth at Trinity UMC to follow Christ for their entire life in the context of the United Methodist Church. The youth director will oversee weekly youth group meetings throughout the year, organize youth retreats and mission trips, create open communication with parents and students, and work with the associate pastor to coordinator all activities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send resume and cover letter to Trinity UMC at trinityumcsmithfield@MyTrinity.org Attention: Drew Ensz, Associate Pastor (Posted on 5/19/15)

Organist, Pianist, Musical Accompanist 
Trinity UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a person proficient in both the piano and church organ. Minimum job requirements are musical talent, scheduling ability, practice and preparation. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Annual salary range (for full-time position as listed) is $9,500 to $11,000, experience, and skill dependent. Will consider part-time applicants as well. Send resume/cover letter to Organist App/Music Department, Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street, Smithfield, VA 23430. (Posted on 5/19/15) 

Director of Music
Bermuda Hundred UMC in Chester, VA is seeking a Director of Music of the 11am Traditional Worship Service. This position is part time and requires availability on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. The purpose of the Director of Music for the Traditional Service is to lead, organize, and equip the choir so that inspiring music and singing encourages and invites the congregation in participatory worship which glorifies God.  Applicants should submit interest and resume by mail, email or phone to: Bermuda Hundred UMC, SPRC, 2025 Florence Ave. Chester, VA. 23836. Email: bhumcsprc@gmail.com (Posted on 5/18/15)

Director of Student Ministries
Asbury UMC in 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 5/13/15)

Director of Traditional Worship Music/Organist
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, has an opening for a part time (approximately 20 hours a week) Organist/Music Director. Responsibilities include designing and organizing a music ministry for the traditional venues of the church, primarily for the 11am worship hour but also including an 8:30 service. Organ competency, choral direction, incorporation of instrumental and vocal specials, and worship music collaboration with pastors are all required. The organ at River Road UMC is a Wicks, rebuilt by Lewis and Hitchcock with 3 manuals. Salary is commensurate with experience at a range of $18,000 - $24,000, dependent upon education, skill, experience, and position suitability. Entitled to four Sundays and four rehearsal nights of vacation. Pay for substitute during vacation dates comes from the music budget. Applications close May 31, 2015. Applicants should submit interest and resume by mail, email or phone to: River Road United Methodist Church, Search Committee Chairman, David Morris, 8800 River Road,Richmond, VA. 23229. Email: dave.b.morris@gmail.com Phone: 804-212-5772. (Posted on 5/12/15)

Director of Children's Ministries
Position available for a Director of Children's Ministries for Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, a 2800 member congregation in the South Georgia Annual Conference (Albany, Georgia). The children’s director is responsible for planning and implementing all programming for children ages two years through 5th grade. The various programs and job responsibilities are available by clicking here (pdf). This is a full-time position. Deadline to submit resume and cover letter: Monday, June 15, 2015. Please send resume/cover letter to jwillcox@mcdr-law.com with “Porterfield Director of Children’s Ministries” in the subject line. (Posted on 5/7/15)

Church Office Administrator (part-time)
Oakton United Methodist Church in Oakton VA, is seeking a Church Office Administrator. The Administrator provides support and communication among the pastor, preschool, church members, visitors and facility users. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week. Duties include document production, light bookkeeping, phone and email communication, calendar management, social media coordination, and extending hospitality to church visitors. Candidates should have strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills (oral and written), proficiency with Microsoft Office, and a calm, compassionate spirit. A full position description is available at http://www.oaktonumc.org/ministry-opportunities/. Applicants should forward a current resume to oumc@oaktonumc.org by Monday, May 25. (Posted on 5/6/15)

Church Part time Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
St. George’s United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to work 28 hours per week. Required hours are Monday - Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Strong word processing and document production skills are required (including MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) to produce flyers, announcements, weekly church bulletins, and newsletters. Excellent command of the English language is expected. Previous experience with Church Windows or Logos software is preferred. Office management skills include ordering office supplies, processing bills and payments, managing the church calendar, and coordinating the building use. The successful applicant will be the face of the church during weekday working hours. Duties include supporting the Senior Pastor, staff and other volunteer leaders as needed; greeting and directing visitors, vendors and others with church business, coordinating weddings and community organizations utilizing church space, in person or on the phone. Minimum High School diploma required. Send cover letter and resume’s to kebruck@aol.com.  (Posted on 5/4/15)

Accountant
Fairfax United Methodist Church, Fairfax, VA is seeking a part-time high level accountant to handle the financial accounting for Fairfax UMC. The applicant is expected to have a degree in accounting or equivalent financial experience along with good communication skills. Experience with church finances and fund accounting are a plus. Knowledge of Shelby, EXCEL and Word software is preferred. The accountant reports directly to the Director of Administration. Duties will include the following; • Day to day bookkeeping including supervision of volunteer assistants; • Preparation of semi-monthly payroll and related quarterly and annual payroll tax reporting; • Preparation of monthly reports, reconciliations, and schedules for various funds, restricted funds and endowment funds; • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget; • Interact and assist with outside accountants performing their Review Engagement in preparation of GAAP financial statements. This position has flexible hours of either 2 days (9am-5pm) per week or 3 mornings (9am-1pm) per week. Pay is commensurate with experience and very competitive. This is a perfect position for a retired accountant or an accountant seeking limited hours because of young children or other at home responsibilities or preferences. Interested applicants will send their resumes to: Libby Barricks at lbarricks@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 5/4/15)

Contemporary Worship Music Leader—Part-time
Providence United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA, is seeking a Contemporary Worship Music Leader who would be responsible for planning and leading the music team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. Candidates must have experience with diverse music, able to work with volunteer musicians, be proficient in keyboard and/or guitar and have skills in leading a worship service. Please submit your resume to PUMCstaff@gmail.com Attn: Kathleen White, Staff Parish Relations or mail to Providence United Methodist Church, 901 S. Providence Road, Richmond, VA 23236. (Posted on 5/4/15)

Director of Children & Youth
Westhampton UMC (Richmond, VA) announces an opening for a Director of Children & Youth to help build young disciples for Christ. Presently, Westhampton UMC is a small, intergenerational congregation with a dynamic group of volunteers committed to faithfully nurturing our children and youth. This position is 15 hrs/wk, including Sundays. Responsibilities include providing oversight and implementation of all Christian education programming for children and youth. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must be a team player and have a passion for working with children and youth. The ability to connect with persons of all ages and communicate effectively with them is essential. Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to create and manage online sign-ups as well as recruit and coordinate volunteers, are required. A mature and well-articulated relationship with Jesus Christ is essential, along with a commitment to practicing Christian discipline and embracing United Methodist doctrine and theology. A thorough background check is required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to SPRC@westhamptonumc.org. Or mail to: Westhampton UMC, Attn: SPRC; 6100 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA 23226.  (Posted on 5/4/15)

SEEKING POSITION

Frido N. Kinkolenge
Frido N. Kinkolenge, a Wesley Theological Seminary Graduate Student, is seeking a position in the Virginia Conference. Please click here to download a resume with Academic Background and Work Experience (pdf). Previous work experience includes: 2007 – 2013: General Board of Global Ministries /United Methodist Church Missionary assigned to Liberia as Director of War Affected Children and Youth Ministries; 2003 – 2013: Emkweltmission – Wuppertal based Organization, Germany: Children Projects Manager in Liberia; Language Interpreter/Translator: (General Conference UMC 2008 – 2012)/(GBCS Board meetings)/UMW; 2003 – 2010: AGAPE (Americans with God for African People Education in Minnesota-USA) Coordinator for Liberia. Frido may be reached at Carroll Residence Hall Apt 201, Mail Box 137, Washington, DC 20016; (202) 258-2306; Email: kfrido@gmail.com (Posted on 5/4/15)

OTHER

Graduate Program Director, College of Theology, South University Division, Glen Allen
The Program Director is a member of the faculty (rank commensurate with experience) who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing a specific program or programs. Responsibilities include: classroom instruction, day-to-day program operations, assisting students toward successful program completion and staffing the classroom with instructors who support the mission of the University. The Program Director is co-responsible with the Campus Dean of Academic Affairs for the fiscal well being of the program as it relates to education and helping to maintain/grow enrollment. The Program Director also participates in activities that promote the stature of the department and the campus and abides by the mandates set by Education Management Corporation, the South University Board of Trustees, University Chancellor, University Vice President – Academic Affairs, Campus President, and the local Executive Committee. For detailed information and instructions on how to apply, visit https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=30888 (Posted on 6/11/15) 

Campus Minister
United Campus Ministries at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, seeks an energetic and inspired individual to invite and equip students to explore, engage, and embody an active faith in God in an atmosphere of positive, accepting Christian love. The primary responsibility of the Campus Minister is to be a visible ecumenical leader in a rapidly growing and changing university community, working to accomplish the following goals: address faith needs of the campus community, provide spiritual counsel and care for the campus community, and support and encourage cooperation among religious groups on campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to Personnel Committee Chair, Suzanne Howell at bsh-887@verizon.net by no later than 11:59 pm on June 15, 2015. Any additional inquires about the position may also be directed to Suzanne Howell. (Posted on 5/12/15) 

Registered Nurse
Camp Westview on the James is looking for a Registered Nurse to serve the campers and staff during our 9 weeks of Summer Camp. Set on 780 acres of beautiful Virginia land on the Historic James River in Goochland, Westview is “A Place Set Apart.” Room and Board provided in private comfortable housing. Nurses are a vital part of the camp community and a valuable asset. Feel free to enjoy camp facilities during down time. The Nurse's Primary Responsibilities include: • Caring for sick or injured campers on a daily basis, dispensing medications, and responding to emergencies. • Communicating with camper parents and Camp Program Director. • Maintaining State and ACA regulations pertaining to youth camp health care and medication dispensation, as well as required reports, daily health logs and other required paperwork. •  Performing routine health checks on campers and staff •   Overseeing camper and staff health and wellness. Qualifications and Experience: We are looking for an RN or LPN Virginia State Licensing in good standing with the ability to dispense prescribed medications. Hiring is dependent on passing Federal and State Background Checks. Camp Nurse experience preferred but not necessary. Team building skills, plenty of patience and ability to establish and maintain health clinic operations. For those interested in more information, please contact Anna Muller, Program Director, Westview on the James, (804) 457-4210; wvsummercamp@gmail.com (Posted on 5/5/15)

 

 

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