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 local church.

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Director of Children & Youth Ministries
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a full-time Director of Children & Youth Ministries. The goal of the Children and Youth Ministry of St. Thomas UMC is to develop committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Besides a commitment to Christ, an appreciation of the Biblical faith as expressed through the United Methodist Church, and a love for children and youth--enthusiasm, good time management skills, and leadership are essential in this position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be sent to samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 7/25/16)

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

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Full-Time, with benefits)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a vibrant, growing, large church located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond, is offering a full-time opportunity to lead a Christ-centered ministry with youth and young adults. Primarily focusing on youth in grades 6-12, the director will lead, develop and implement comprehensive ministries to help youth grow into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ while promoting Christian service in the world. The young adult focus will include outreach to the community to build a young adult ministry that mentors young adults in their Christian walk. The successful candidate will be a creative, spiritually mature, and energetic ministry leader with strong relational skills, a passion and vision for ministry with youth in a large church setting, knowledge of adolescent development and youth culture, experience in developing youth and adult leaders, excellent organizational and administrative abilities, and a desire to work as part of a team of staff, parents, and lay leaders in ministry with youth and young adults. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required. Additional studies or certification in youth ministry, or like focus, is preferred. Basic understanding and appreciation of United Methodist theology is a must, as is demonstrated effective leadership experience in a church youth ministry setting. Please send resume and letter of intent to the Rev. Sandra Bottoms, Associate Pastor, at sandrabottoms@shadygroveumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/16)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Office Receptionist
St. Thomas United Methodist Church in Manassas, VA is seeking a part-time experienced office receptionist. This is a 30 hour/week position that includes benefits. The receptionist serves as the church's first point of contact with church members and the public. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a professional demeanor, and will possess a positive attitude and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. He or she must be able to remain productive with minimal supervision, and be able to work as part of a team. He or she must have experience with the Windows operating system and be proficient with Microsoft Office and Publisher. Experience with church management software is a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes may be sent to samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 7/8/16) 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Office Manager
Fairlington UMC, Alexandria, VA, seeks a full time office manager. Major responsibilities include monitoring and updating church database and financial accounting, for which experience is required.  The office manager oversees all aspects of the daily routine of the church office, including schedules for two part-time administrative assistants. Benefits include paid vacation, health insurance and pension contribution. Send letter of interest and resume to office@fairlingtonumc.org. (Posted on 6/30/16)

Director of Music
Fairview UMC, located in Danville in south central Virginia, seeks a 25-30 hour per week Director of Music to provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional). Responsibilities will include planning with the pastor and staff, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events, rehearsals and directing performances of musical groups including praise teams, adult and children’s choirs, hand bells, as well as accompanying vocalists on piano or organ. The Music Director will participate in leading worship as singer, instrumentalist and leader on Sundays as well as special services. A Bachelor’s Degree in music and experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), is preferred. Applicants should have experience in a diverse set of musical styles to collaborate with the pastor in worship planning and music selection, as well as to work effectively with volunteers with varied musical interests and abilities. Ability to sight-read music for singing, keyboard and hand bells and act as accompanist on piano/organ is required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a music ministry. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A detailed job description may be found at www.fairviewumcdanville.org/employment . Contact Bettye Parker, SPRC, at bettye.parker@comcast.net (Posted on 6/30/16)

Church Accountant
Culpeper UMC is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Church Accountant with minimum 3 years of current not-for-profit accounting experience. Primary tasks include maintaining a computerized accounting program, providing timely financial reports to various church committees and ministries regarding YTD budget activities. Knowledge of payroll withholdings and all state and federal tax reporting, A working knowledge of PowerChurch or other Church Accounting Programs and Fund Accounting would be desirable. Experience with Databases and Microsoft Office programs (especially Excel) necessary. Must be able to work with many different types of personalities and work both independently and in a group dynamic. A detailed job description and application is available at www.culpeperumc.org/employment. Applications and resumes can be emailed to Pam Wyke –SPRC Chair at sprc.cumc@comcast.net (Posted on 6/21/16)

Technical Producer
Sterling UMC, a church 35 miles west in the Washington, DC area, is seeking a part-time Technical Producer to direct and maintain the highest quality of live production for three Sunday morning worship services and other special events. The Technical producer is expected to know audio boards, lighting boards, switchers, cameras and live streaming software. The Technical Producer must be able to work with a team and assist others in performing their duties. For more information or to apply, please email jobs@sterlingumc.org and list “Technical Producer” in the subject line. (Posted on 6/17/16)

Director of Discipleship
New Song UMC (Mechanicsville, VA; Richmond District) announces a staff opening for a Director of Discipleship to guide and champion our emphasis on small groups and spiritual formation in the congregation and wider community. This position is part-time, 25-hours per week. More information is available by clicking here (pdf), as well as at the following webpage: www.newsongumc.org/employment-opportunities Please email cover letter, resumé, references, compensation expectations and web links to: searchteam@newsongumc.org.  (Posted on 6/16/16)

Director of Contemporary Worship and Technology
Porterfield United Methodist Church is a 2550 member church in South Georgia. We have a vibrant Contemporary Worship service and are seeking a person who will be responsible for the worship and technology aspects of that service, and the technology aspects of the Traditional Services. This person must be able to effectively lead and mentor an established team of musicians and technology volunteers, and maintain and enhance the quality of worship. Experience with the latest technology is a must. Direct cover letter and resume to Jason Willcox at jwillcox@mcdr-law.com, and copy to Leigh Ann Raynor at lraynor@pmumc.net. (Posted on 6/16/16)

Centreville Day School (CDS) Preschool Lead Teacher
CDS, a program of Centreville United Methodist Church, is currently seeking to fill an open 3-day teaching position. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development/elementary education, classroom teaching experience, and enjoy working with young children. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the preschool director, Patricia Granberg, by emailing dayschool@centreville-umc.org by June 30, 2016 for consideration. (Posted on 6/16/16)

Executive Pastor/Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking an Executive Pastor/Director. The primary purpose of the position is to relieve the administrative burdens being placed on the Lead Pastor and to ensure that s/he is able to focus on the pastoral duties of preaching, teaching, and growing the congregation. The Executive Pastor/Director is responsible for executing the Lead Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by directing the overall programmatic and operational aspects of the church, ensuring that focus areas of church (Worship, Serve, Grow, Share, and Give) are fully integrated across all ministries, staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly, and that the administrative operations (finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology and communication) of the church are run effectively and support programs. This position may be filled by an ordained minister or by a person with the appropriate managerial and executive experience to manage a large church and its office functions. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply: http://tinyurl.com/z9zpw9k (Posted on 6/15/16)

Minister of Music & Worship Arts
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history, seeks a full-time Minister of Music & Worship Arts to provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional). The Minister of Music & Worship Arts will lead seven choral and instrumental ensembles, dance, drama and visual arts; provide worship leadership in weekly contemporary worship: supervise paid and volunteer musicians and artists; and plan, in collaboration with the senior pastor, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events. A Master’s degree in music and experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), using a diverse set of musical styles is required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A detailed job description may be found at www.frumc.org/about-2/jobs. Contact: Rev Alan Combs at alancombs@vaumc.org or 540-635-2935 (Posted on 6/14/16)

Music Ministry Assistant
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history, seeks a Music Ministry Assistant to provide leadership, direction, and maintenance in all areas of fine arts as assigned by the Minister of Music & Worship Arts, including rehearsals/warm-ups of ensembles, accompany on piano, organ and/or guitar. The Music Ministry Assistant will participate in leading worship as singer, instrumentalist and leader on Sundays as well as special services. Will bring a diverse set of musical styles to collaborate with the Minister of Music & Worship Arts and the senior pastor in worship planning and music selection. Ability to sight-read music for singing, keyboard and bells and act as accompanist on piano/organ preferred. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A detailed job description may be found at www.frumc.org. Contact: Rev Alan Combs at alancombs@vaumc.org or 540-635-2935. (Posted on 6/14/16)

Coordinator of Children and Family Life Ministry
Haygood UMC on the Elizabeth River District is hiring a part-time Coordinator of Children and Family Life Ministry. Anyone interested in applying, please send a letter and resume to Ms. Ruth Page, Haygood UMC, 4713 Haygood Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. If you would like more information, you can call the church at 757-499-1269. (Posted on 6/13/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
Middletown United Methodist Church, Louisville, KY, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a full time, salaried position, with benefits. This position will be charged with the responsibility of building young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. The director shall foster 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. This comprehensive approach is based on the understanding of the primary task of youth ministry to: -love youth where they are; -encourage youth in developing their relationship to God; -provide them with opportunities for nurture and growth; -challenge them to respond to God’s call to serve in their communities and world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Résumés including salary history should be sent to Rev. Scott Woodburn swoodburn@middletownumc.org by July 1, 2016 (Posted on 6/10/16)

Director of Administration
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an opening for a Director of Administration. The successful candidate will follow the strategic guidance of the Lead Pastor in directing and managing the administrative staff, ensuring administrative staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly and that the administrative operations of the church are run effectively. This position directly oversees the business operations of the church, to include finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology, and communications. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Interested parties should apply by email to Lead Pastor Doug Forrester at seniorpastor@reveilleumc.org. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2016. (Posted on 6/9/16)

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Office Manager who enjoys multi-tasking to coordinate the church calendar, train volunteer receptionists, serve as personal secretary to the senior pastor and care for day-to-day needs of a large, active congregation; 30-40 hours per week. Go to fumcva.org for a job description and application. Send your resume, application and letter of interest to sscooley@aol.com No phone calls, please. (Posted on 6/9/16)

Full-Time Custodial Team Member
Centreville United Methodist Church has a job opening for Thursday- Monday Custodian. Must be 18 or older; be able to perform strenuous physical tasks for extended periods of time, able to lift 50lbs and possess the ability to climb ladders and stairs without assistance. Must have some experience in commercial janitorial services. Ability to do minor repairs, electrical, carpentry, and plumbing. A description and job application are available on the church website at http://centreville-umc.org/. Qualified applicants should submit their job applicant and their resume to careerswithcumc@gmail.com by Sunday, June 26. (Posted on 6/8/16)

 
Part-Time Night Lock-Up Team
Centreville United Methodist Church is looking for someone who is interested in the evening lock up position. Applicants must be 18 or older, be able to walk up and down stairs and be on their feet for extended periods of time. Applicants would be required to work Monday thru Friday and/or Saturday and Sunday from 9:45 PM – 10:45 PM (either shifts or 7 days a week). No experience is necessary. All training will be provided. A full job description and job application are available on the church website at http://centreville-umc.org/. Applications should be submitted to Francis Murray at fmurray@centreville-umc.org. (Posted on 6/8/16)

Financial Administrator
Trinity United Methodist Church is a 3,000-member church congregation, located in the West End of Richmond Virginia. The Church is seeking a full-time Financial Administrator to manage financial operations, including accounting, reporting, and payroll functions. The position reports to the Director of Operations. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To Apply: Forward a resume with cover letter, salary requirements, and a list of references via email to: financialadministratorsearch@trinityumc.net (Posted on 6/7/16)

Director of Music Ministries/Worship Leader
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA is looking for a Director of Music Ministries/Worship Leader to develop and lead the worship music ministry. Our small, well-established church seeks to grow our ministry by reaching the unchurched in our community. The Director of Music Ministries/Worship Leader will have solid music skills and the ability to direct, produce, and arrange as needed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. Videos and/or recordings of a recent performance or leading worship are optional but strongly encouraged. Candidates selected for an interview must provide video of a recent performance or leading worship. (Posted on 6/7/16)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA is looking for a Children’s Ministry Coordinator to develop, nurture, and guide an engaging, comprehensive, and holistic ministry for the children of Christ Crossman United Methodist Church and the community. Our small, well-established church has an active and growing children’s ministry program that we continue to grow by reaching our community’s unchurched.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. (Posted on 6/7/16)

Contemporary Worship Director
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Contemporary Worship Director who is responsible for planning for 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. This position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. (PUMC Mission Statement). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information, contact providenceumc@providenceumc.net. (Posted on 6/7/16)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (potential full-time if combined with Connections Worship Leader position). The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for developing, nurturing, and sustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. In partnership with other worship leaders, this position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. (PUMC Mission Statement) Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For additional information, contact providenceumc@providenceumc.net. (Posted on 6/7/16)

Director of Worship (Part-Time)
Herndon United Methodist Church, a healthy, vibrant multi-generational church across from Herndon High School, is seeking a part-time Director of Worship for its Sunday morning “Connection” service. The casual, contemporary-style service draws upon words, music, images, and interactive activities to reach across generations and provide a relaxed, Christ-centered worship experience that speaks to youth, young adults, and families in the idioms of everyday life. The director must be a strong vocalist who is (a) proficient at the guitar or keyboard, (b) familiar with a wide range of contemporary worship music, (c) comfortable leading and arranging music for the Connection Band, and (d) familiar with media presentation software. He or she must have a relaxed, comfortable style that creates a positive environment in which to work and learn and, in addition, have the ability to think broadly and creatively about the worship experience, working with the Pastor and Director of Music Ministries to design a worship that is fresh, meaningful, and engaging. Duties include planning and executing music selections for the service and managing, rehearsing, and recruiting members of the Connection Band. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, mail an email resume and letter of interest to sprc@herndonumc.org or mail a resume and letter of interest to Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Herndon United Methodist Church, 701 Bennett Street, Herndon, VA 20170. All inquiries and resumes due by June 30, 2016. (Posted on 6/3/16)

Director of Music and the Arts
Greene Memorial United Methodist Church, located in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, seeks a Christian Director of Music and the Arts to lead and direct the planning, preparation and execution of music in a variety of worship settings, both traditional and contemporary. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: work with the pastor, worship committee and volunteers to organize and deliver weekly worship services; develop, lead, and train new groups, ensembles and choirs for all ages; empower, encourage and inspire congregational involvement in worship; lead music during two worship services, using organ/piano and directing the adult choir. This person should have a solid musical background with a bachelor’s degree in Music, preferably some focus on sacred music, and a minimum of five years of experience in a church setting. A willingness and enthusiasm for working with all ages and the interpersonal and communication skills that accompany this is a must. Knowledge regarding sound systems and technology for worship (audio, video, recording, lighting, visual aids, etc.) is required. For more information about our church and the position of Director of Music and the Arts, please visit our website: www.gmumc.org . Inquiries and resumes may be submitted to: info@gmumc.org. (Posted on 6/3/16) 

Administrative Assistant
The Gathering at Scott Memorial UMC located in Virginia Beach is hiring a part-time administrative assistant and a part-time director of youth ministries. Full job descriptions can be found at http://www.thegatheringatscottmemorialumc.com/employment-opportunities/. Please send resumes to office@gatheratscott.com by June 10. (Posted on 6/3/16)

Worship Leader
Community United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, VA/cumcvb.org is seeking a full-time (with benefits) Worship Leader to begin in August 2016. This person oversees music, worship design and technology for growing contemporary/modern worship service. Music includes Hillsong, Bethel Music, Chris Tomlin, and Kari Jobe. Qualifications: •  Growing disciple of Jesus Christ. • Experience leading contemporary worship with a praise band, sound systems (Ableton Live, etc), and multi-media, and recruiting/working with volunteers. • Familiar with UM theology/doctrine or willing to learn and lead from UM perspective. • Proficient vocally and with lead guitar(preferred)/keyboards. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit resume and recent video of applicant leading worship to rpfeil@cumcvb.org with “Worship Leader Search” as e-mail subject. (Posted on 6/2/16)

Director of Communications
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Director of Communications. The primary responsibility of the position is the planning, development and implementation of all Floris communication strategies, both internal and external. The Director is responsible for directing the efforts of the communications staff and coordinating both strategic and tactical levels with other departments. Responsibilities: Following the strategic guidance of the Executive Director and the Lead Pastor, develops and implements communications policy and process and manages and mentors all Communication Ministry staff members. Works closely with the Floris management team as the communications partner to deliver communications projects in line with Floris strategic initiatives. Works with both internal and external constituencies to create and communicate the organization’s messages and ensure overall continuity of institutional brand consistency and image as well as manage all media contacts. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 6/1/16)

Administrative Assistant
South Hill United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (32 hours, Monday-Friday). Salary based on experience. Please send resume to Cammie Puckett, Chairperson Staff-Parish Committee, South Hill United Methodist Church, 105 Franklin St, South Hill, VA 23970 or E-mail resume to pastor@southhillumc.com. Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 24, 2016. (Posted on 5/31/16)

Part-time Church Office Assistant
Gainesville UMC, Alexandria District, is seeking a part-time Church Office Assistant.  Duties include greeting visitors, answering and directing calls, filing, weekly email and bulletin preparation.  Organizational skills, Microsoft Word experience necessary, Constant Contact and Excel experience helpful.  For more information contact Karla DelGenis at Gainesville UMC:  703-754-4511 or churchoffice@gumchurch.com.  (Posted on 5/27/16)

Office Assistant
Clarendon United Methodist Church (Arlington, VA) is seeking a caring, independent self-starter for a part-time Office Assistant position of 25 hours per week. (Monday-Friday) The Office 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. Please email a cover letter and resume to mailto:SPRC@ClarendonUMC.org. (Posted on 5/27/16)

SEEKING A POSITION

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

OTHER

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

Part-time Chaplain
The Hermitage at Cedarfield a community of Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., (VUMH) located in the far west end of Richmond off Three Chopt Road, is seeking a part-time professional chaplain to deliver spiritual support and care to our residents as an essential dimension of our Pathways to Wellness plan. Through ministries of pastoral care, worship and programming the chaplain facilitates spiritual care of residents, residents’ families and employees. The ideal candidate will be ordained with a Master’s degree in Divinity and/or counseling from an accredited institution, be experienced in preaching and worship planning and have skill in dealing with the spiritual dynamics of aging, illness, loss, and death. Key responsibilities include leading a weekly Health Care service, planning and preaching for Sunday morning worship (2x.month), maintaining a regular call rotation (including alternating weekends), providing end of life care, and providing support and leadership for in-house memorial services. Religious Life professionals at the Hermitage at Cedarfield work with a multi-disciplinary staff of health care professionals. Email resume with cover letter to CDRcareers@vumh.org or mail to Human Resource Department, The Hermitage at Cedarfield, 2300 Cedarfield Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233. https://vumh.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=16458&tzi=Eastern%20Standard%20Time (Posted on 6/6/16)

 

 

 

 

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