Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org
Scroll down to see "Local Church Positions," "Seeking Employment" and "Other" positions available outside the Virginia Conference.

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Music Ministries Director
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church, a growing 425 member congregation located in New Market, VA, is seeking a Director of Music Ministries. Working under the primary direction of the pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music programs of the church. Hours are flexible and include Sunday worship and weekly rehearsals for adult, children, and hand-bell choirs, plus seasonal programs. The applicant must demonstrate a personal commitment to Christian discipleship, compatibility with United Methodist doctrine and discipline as specified in the United Methodist Book of Discipline, and enthusiasm for Christian worship and music. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. Experience in music ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. Submit resumes by November 5, 2014 to manormemorial@yahoo.com or mail to Selection Committee/Music, P.O. Box 340 New Market, VA 22844. Direct phone inquiries to 540-740-8959. (Posted on 10/23/14)

Youth Ministry Director
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church, a growing 425 member congregation located in New Market, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries. Working under the primary direction of the pastor, this person will provide the vision to develop and strengthen a youth ministry that builds disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission. Hours (10-12 per week) are flexible and include four hours on Sunday mornings. The applicant must demonstrate a personal commitment to Christian discipleship, compatibility with United Methodist doctrine and discipline as specified in the UM Book of Discipline, and a passion for mentoring young disciples of Jesus Christ. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. Experience in youth ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. Submit resumes by November 5, 2014 to manormemorial@yahoo.com or mail to Selection Committee/Youth, PO Box 340 New Market, VA 22844. Direct phone inquiries to 540-740-8959. (Posted on 10/23/14) 

Pianist/Choir Accompanist
Bethlehem UMC, Moneta, is seeking a Pianist/Choir Accompanist. The Pianist/Choir Accompanist is responsible to the Staff, Parish Relations committee (PSPR) to provide the piano accompaniment for all music rehearsals, Sunday Worship Services, and special services of Bethlehem United Methodist church (BUMC) under the direct supervision of the Choir Director. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be emailed to whit2inva@gmail.com . The church phone number is 540-297-7957 to request an application. (Posted on 10/22/14)

Director of Youth and Children's Ministries  
Bethlehem UMC, Moneta, is seeking a Director of Youth and Children's Ministries. The Director will establish contact and rapport with the youth in the congregation and community and encourage participation in the youth programs of the church on Sundays and during the week. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be emailed to whit2inva@gmail.com . The church phone number is 540-297-7957 to request an application. (Posted on 10/22/14)

 Accompanist (Organ and Piano)/ Choir Director
Magnolia UMC, an active, mission oriented congregation locaed in Suffolk, VA is seeking qualified applicants to support the music ministries of the church. Applicants should be able to play both piano and organ and direct the choir. Familiarity with sacred music, including United Methodist music and worship liturgy is preferred. Magnolia holds one service each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. This person will play during worship, lead and rehearse with the choir weekly, and direct the choir during the 10:30 service, as well as provide music during other seasonal services including Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, etc. Magnolia also sponsors a local Choral group known as the Prime Time Singers and the availability to rehearse and to play for this ministry is highly desirable. A detailed position description is available upon request. For more information contact SPPRC chair Betty Armstrong via email at betty12205@charter.net (757) 214-2187. Interested persons may also email a letter of interest and resume addressed to her c/o Magnolia church at 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. (Posted on 10/20/14)

Childcare Aide
Timberlake UMC Early Learning Center is looking for a childcare aide with flexible hours Monday –Friday between the hours of 12:00-5:45 PM. We would like someone with a willingness to supervise and interact with children two through five years old. Duties include but not limited to supervising lunch, nap time, diaper and bathroom duty, interaction with children individually and in a group through crafts and play time. Cleanliness is a must. You will be responsible for a friendly, cooperative, nurturing relationship with children, parents, and other staff members. Must have a high energy, positive attitude while showing the love of Jesus through action and example. Send resumes to Amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org (Posted on 10/16/14)

Communications Director
Reveille United Methodist Church, a caring Christian community of all ages, located in Richmond Virginia has an immediate opening for a full time Communications Director. The qualified person will develop, guide and manage the overall communications approach at Reveille United Methodist Church. They will develop relevant, inspiring, and comprehensive themes/campaigns/messages and coordinate efforts to carry out initiatives adhering to deadlines. The incumbent will direct the content for the website, enhance the website platform, and make it more engaging, robust, interactive and user-friendly. The Communications Director will explore ways to reach out to the community and develop professional relationships with appropriate news media in the Richmond area and Virginia Conference. The selected person will establish a social media presence for the church while maintaining Reveille privacy and protection policies. The qualified candidate will have three plus years experience with web maintenance and design, excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to lead and work well with others and to think strategically. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in communications or a related field is preferred. This position is full time with benefits and the incumbent is expected to perform all duties of the position on-site at Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond VA. Salary range is $40k-$50k and will be determined based on experience and qualifications. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. Please apply by email only to communicationsreveille@gmail.com (Posted on 10/16/14)

Temporary Administrative Assistant  (Part-time)
Ramsey Memorial UMC (Richmond District) seeks a temporary part time Administrative Assistant to fill in while an employee takes maternity leave. This position works in cooperation with Pastor/s and leaders of the church to administer and coordinate church ministry through the church office. The major emphasis is to facilitate communication within the church community, keeping informed of church ministries and community resources. Responsibility exists for providing an effective and hospitable environment for the support and contact with church membership and the general public through the church office. As the initial contact for many into the church, this person acts as a liaison, sharing information between community and church. Primary responsibilities include: answering telephones, production of weekly bulletins and monthly newsletter, and scheduling church calendar. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Requirements include: Must be proficient in Word and Publisher. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Pleasant, personable demeanor. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred but not required. Cross training will be provided prior to employee's departure for maternity leave. This position is estimated to run from December 3-March 1; 20-25 hours per week. Applicants MUST be available to work for entire the contract period. Serious inquires only please. Deadline for resume submission: October 24, 2014. Submit resumes to sprcramseymemorialumc@gmail.com. Attention: Rev. Deborah Koontz. No phone calls please. (Posted on 10/18/14)

Administrative Assistant
St. Matthias UMC, South Stafford County (Fredericksburg), VA, is seeking a part-time administrative assistant, 20 hours per week (not to exceed 25 hours), 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Qualified candidate will act as support to pastor, staff and congregation managing administrative tasks and functions of the church office such as: bulletin preparation, assisting newsletter editor, maintaining membership and financial records, administering a discretionary fund and ordering church supplies. Ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills as well as proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with social media is a plus. A background check is required and salary is commensurate with experience. St. Matthias UMC is a Christ centered community of faith, reaching teaching, loving and serving as a mission-focused, vital congregation seeking to live in the way of Jesus. If you are interested in applying, the deadline for submission is October 20, 2014. Submit resume with 3 references to office@stmatthiasumc.org or 426 Deacon Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22405. (Posted on 10/10/14)

Financial Administrator
Fredericksburg UMC has an opening for a Financial Administrator. This is a 30-35 hours per week position. Knowledge of General Ledger operation, payroll preparation, accounts payable and general accounting principles is required. If you are interested, send your resume to Paul Prewitt, SPRC Chair at prewitt5@cox.net. (Posted on 10/9/14)

Director of Youth
Community UMC, Virginia Beach has an opening for a full time Director of Youth. This position is vital to the continued growth of Community UMC and would work with the other members of the church staff in all facets of the church youth program . The director is responsible for entire spectrum of youth activities to include weekly youth meetings, youth Bible studies and activities outside of the church proper to include at least annual mission trips. Please submit resumes and inquires to Ruth Pfeil at rpfeil@cumcvb.org (Posted on 10/6/14)

Day Care Teacher (Colonial Heights)
Licensed Child Care Facility in Colonial Heights (Ivey Memorial UMC) is looking to hiring a School Age teacher who would work Monday- Friday's from 2-6 pm. Extra hours available in the morning but the PM hours are the primary shift. Prefer to be available some Sundays from 8-12. Responsibilities include: -sight and sound supervision children; -monitoring of a classroom; -able to assist with homework help; -able to follow lesson plans as directed. Applicants should have a minimum of 6 months of child care experience, preferably in a licensed facility and be flexible and energetic. Pay is based on experience starting at 7.50 an hour. • High school diploma or GED required. • Minimum age is 18. FORWARD RESUME AND COVER LETTER to director@cdc.iveymemorial.org . The following certifications are highly desirable but not required: • CPR/AED Certification appropriate to age group • First Aid Certification • MAT Certification (Posted on 10/2/14)


Day Care Sub/Floater (Colonial Heights)
Licensed Child Care Facility in Colonial Heights (Ivey Memorial UMC) is looking to hiring a School Age teacher who would work as needed, weekdays from 3-6pm with children ages 5-12. You would be able to earn extra hours serving as a Sub/Floater for preschool children ages 2-5 old during the weekday mornings- Candidate should be available on short notice/on-call status. Responsibilities include: -sight and sound supervision children; -monitoring of a classroom; - able to assist with homework help; -able to follow lesson plans as directed. Applicants should have a minimum of 6 months of child care experience, preferably in a licensed facility and be flexible and energetic. Pay is based on experience starting at $7.50 an hour. • High school diploma or GED required. • Minimum age is 18. FORWARD RESUME AND COVER LETTER to director@cdc.iveymemorial.org. The following certifications are highly desirable but not required: • CPR/AED Certification appropriate to age group; • First Aid Certification; • MAT Certification (Posted on 10/2/14)


Sunday Nursery Worker
Ivey Memorial UMC, Colonial Heights, is looking for someone to play, worship, and supervise children on Sunday mornings during worship and Sunday School times (8:15 am – 12:20 pm). Responsibilities include: -sight and sound supervision children; - monitoring of a classroom; - able to lead children in prepared lessons, songs, and activities about God. • High school diploma or GED required. • Minimum age is 18. • Background check is required. Forward resume and cover letter to director@cdc.iveymemorial.org The following certifications are highly desirable but not required: • CPR/AED Certification appropriate to age group. • First Aid Certification. (Posted on 10/2/14)

Director of Adult Choirs (Part-time)
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA, a dynamic and diversified congregation with over 2,000 members, seeks a part-time Director to oversee three adult choirs. The choirs perform at the two Traditional services on Sunday mornings and are an adult choir of 30-40 voices, a men’s choir of 20-25 voices, and a select chorale of 15-20 voices. For additional information, email staffsearch@aldersgate.net. Resumes must be submitted by October 26, 2014 to staffsearch@aldersgate.net. (Posted on 10/2/14) 

Pianist/Accompanist
First UMC Fox Hill, a medium-sized church in Hampton VA, seeks a qualified Pianist/Accompanist. The part-time staff member will serve under the supervision of and work closely with the Director of Music. The Pianist/Accompanist will play for two Sunday morning worship services, all Wednesday night Chancel Choir rehearsals and special church events during the year. Responsibilities also include accompanying soloists, Children's and Youth choirs. Five years minimum experience in choral accompaniment is desired; Organ skills would also be a plus. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please submit resume, references and e-mail and telephone contact information to Tom Ardern, Chair PPSRC at tom.ardern@cox.net, or mail resume to First UMC Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Road, Hampton, VA 23664. Interested applicants please apply no later than October 31, 2014. (Posted on 10/2/14) 

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

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

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

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

Seaside School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Teachers for our Seaside School. The teacher is responsible for the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include planning individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, getting along with others, and using play equipment. A college degree is preferred. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: hbeauchaine@vbumc.org . (Posted on 9/25/14)

Seaside Assistant School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Assistant Teachers for our Seaside School. The assistant teacher is responsible to help with the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include assisting the lead teacher in implementing individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills. A college degree is preferred. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: hbeauchaine@vbumc.org . (Posted on 9/25/14)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Chaplain
Cedarfield, a community of Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., located in Richmond, is seeking a full time Chaplain. The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and be an ordained minister with training in Christian Education and Pastoral Care. The position is responsible for conducting religious worship and performing other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provides spiritual guidance and assistance to residents, residents’ families and employees. Experience and/or training in ministry with older adults preferred. Send resume to CDRcareers@vumh.org; Fax: 804-968-5541; or mail to Cedarfield 2300 Cedarfield Parkway Richmond VA 23233. / Attention HR (Posted on 10/9/14)

 

 

 

 

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