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

Children’s Ministries Coordinator
White Plains UMC, Cary, NC, is seeking a Children’s Ministries Coordinator who interfaces, coordinates, and collaborates with the senior pastor, laity, and staff in developing and providing discipleship ministries for children from birth through fifth grade. This person shall seek to foster Christian discipleship through relationships with children and their families to strengthen their commitment to Christ and to the church. This position will work in collaboration with the Youth Ministries Coordinator and the Nursery Coordinator under the direction of the Minister of Discipleship. Also, this position will be responsible for recruiting, coaching, and coordinating volunteers to work in Children’s Ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Full informationabout the church and an application can be found on the church website, http://wpumc.com.  Resumes, applications and cover letters can be sent to sprc@wpumc.com.  (Posted on 9/23/16)

Head of Preschool
The Children’s Ministry Team of Trinity United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is in search of a person to serve as the Head of Trinity Preschool. This position requires excellent leadership and management skills. The Head of School also should possess a passion for communicating and growing our vision of providing our preschool children with the very best environment through excellent teachers, physical environment, professional development, and supporting and leading parents as they enhance the school. Trinity Preschool is one of the largest preschools in the Alexandria, Virginia area, and currently is undertaking a self-study process with The United Methodist Church as it serves young children during the week. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who seeks to connect the school, church, and larger community. This is a full-time and full-year position. Trinity Preschool is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Qualifications – Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with training and experience in business administration, personnel, supervision of adults, and experience in teaching toddler and preschool children. Please send your resume to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 2911 Cameron Mills Rd, Alexandria, VA 22302, Attention: Pastor Bill Davis, or pastor@trinityalexandria.org (Posted on 9/22/16)

Director of Youth Ministries
A well-established United Methodist church committed to discipleship and growth is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. Apex United Methodist Church is a large, multi-site congregation located in Apex, N.C., and is committed to its students and families. We are seeking a leader who can lead our youth to experience a depth of faith in Jesus, as well as lead and equip a team of parents, volunteers, and paid staff to create an exciting and welcoming faith community. Interested candidates should lean towards the Wesleyan tradition. The successful candidate will have a strong personal faith, a college degree, experience in youth ministry leadership, and an understanding of the Wesleyan tradition. He or she will join a team that includes two associate youth directors, part-time staff across multiple campuses, a great volunteer base, and will be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic staff team leading the church’s ministries and missions. All inquiries and resumes can be sent to amanda.dean@apexumc.org. Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt and the job will remain open until filled. Priority will be given to resumes received by Oct. 10, 2016. (Posted on 9/21/16)

Floater Aide
Laurel Hill Weekday School, a ministry of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church located in the Varina area of Henrico County, VA, is seeking applicant(s) for the position(s) of Floater Aide. Duties include, but not limited to, monitoring children throughout the day on the playground, in the classroom, and at nap time. Prospective applicant(s) will also assist with lunch and snack preparation and driving the church bus. Ability to be flexible in work schedule is important factor. If interested, please contact Margo Keeles atlhumcschool@verizon.net or call (804) 795-2772. Please attach a copy of your resume or mail it to 1919 New Market Road, Henrico, VA 23231. (Posted on 9/21/16)

Communications Director
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Communications Director to plan, develop and implement all communication strategies that support the vision of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes experience in communications, marketing, graphic design and project management. This individual will exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on editing. A sincere commitment to working with others in a highly collaborative manner is a must. Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Software and have the ability to become proficient in other software systems in the areas required by the position. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Send resume, completed application {click here for PDF}, and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Communications Director and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Applications are due by Monday, October 10, 2016 at 12 noon. Email to staff-parish@ebenezerumc.org and indicate “Communications Director” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 9/20/16)

Worship Media Director
Good Shepherd UMC, Richmond District, is seeking a Worship Media Director who is responsible for the preparation, operation and maintenance of all media related to worship. We are seeking a person with a heart for God and committed to strong worship that engages the congregation in experiencing the presence of God. This is a part-time position (10 hours per week) and requires experience in computer graphics, sound systems and training. Click here for a detailed job desription (pdf).  Interested applicants may submit resumes via email to administrator@gsumcrva.org (Posted on 9/19/16)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Baylake UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Children’s Ministry Coordinator to lead and coordinate all aspects of ministry for children (preschool – 5th grade) so that they can grow in their personal relationship with God through Christ, and discover a rich life of discipleship that is fruitful and transformative. This position is a part-time with an expected commitment of up to 20 hours per week. The salary range is $19,000 to $23,000 depending upon qualifications. Successful candidate will demonstrate the following Qualifications: 1. Embrace Christian discipline, United Methodist doctrine and theology. 2. Lay ministry certification or equivalent training preferred. 3. Experience in and ability to effectively teach and coach others in teaching and facilitation of development opportunities for children. 4. Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with children as well as manage teams of adult volunteers. 5. A bachelor’s degree in related Religious studies or equivalent experience is preferred. 6. Must have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement ministry in partnership with laity. 7. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, computer skills necessary for organization and communication, including use of internet and web-based tools. Immediate areas of focus will be: 1. Children’s Church Program –conducting 2. Sunday School Program 3. Seasonal Activities,. Interested applicants should send their resumes and cover letters by emailing the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Ben Proto at StaffParishChair@baylakeumc.org Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. Direct any questions you may have to the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair at the email address above. Interested applicants may request the full position description. (Posted on 9/15/16)

Music Director
Magnolia United Methodist Church located in Suffolk, VA is currently seeking an energetic, committed Christian to assume a part-time (approx. 15-20 hours/week) position as Music Director. We seek an individual who has a passion for music and worship, including the use of traditional hymns, while also embracing new contemporary Christian music. The position is salaried, commensurate with skills and experience. This position requires exceptional people and leadership skills. The Music Director will be responsible for playing the piano, organ, directing the Chancel Choir, and coordinating with the Hand Bell Choir and the many gifted musicians who call Magnolia home. Also, Magnolia currently sponsors a group of volunteers called “The Prime Time Singers,” Availability to practice and to lead/coordinate this group is desirable. One week during the summer, the Music Director leads music for the children for VBS. This individual will work closely with the Worship Committee, under the leadership of the Pastor and Staff Parish committee to organize and to promote Faith Formation for the congregation across the church calendar. In summary, we are looking for a person of genuine and deepening Christian character willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team to assist in leading vibrant worship services while continuing to develop a strong music program at Magnolia. This person is expected to join in the spiritual life of the church and work actively to support our ministry and vision. If you feel God calling you to join our Magnolia family in ministry and mission, please email a letter of interest and resume’ to admin@magnoliaumc.net or mail to Magnolia UMC, 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk VA 23434. Also use email for requests for information. (Posted on 9/15/16)

Program Director for Christian Education and Spiritual Formation
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Berryville, VA is seeking a 15-20 hours per week Program Director for Christian Education and Spiritual Formation. Applicants should have a passion for children, youth and older adult ministries and possess strong organizational skills.  Experience in teaching and promoting Sunday school and other programs in Christian education required.  Musical ability an asset.  Position could be served by a couple.  Contact Len Lawson, Chair of SPPRC, at 1970lawson@comcast.net or Rev. Jeff Butcher at jeffbutcher@vaumc.org.  (Posted on 9/14/16)

Facilities Care Supervisor
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a vibrant, growing, large church located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is offering a full-time opportunity as a Facilities Care Supervisor to manage all custodial needs of the facility. As a working supervisor, the successful candidate will perform custodial work as well as supervise facility maintenance staff and/or contractors. As the primary liaison between church leadership and the facility’s custodial needs, this person will be responsible for maintaining a high level of quality and satisfaction throughout the facility. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma and five years of work experience in facility/grounds maintenance or custodial services. In addition, a minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. The supervisor must be able to work variable shifts and schedules, including days, nights, and weekends. A full job description and application can be found at our website http://www.shadygroveumc.org/employment . Completed applications and optional resume and cover letter can be sent to Vicky Traylor at vicky@shadygroveumc.org. Documentation may also be mailed to: Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, Attention: Vicky Traylor (Posted on 9/13/16) 

Pianist or Organist
Trinity UMC in Smithfield, VA is searching for a pianist or organist to play for a traditional 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. This person will also accompany choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM. Annual salary offering of up to $16,000 depending on skill and experience. Please contact the director of music at music@mytrinity.org or 757-508-4989. (Posted on 9/10/16)

Director of Music Ministries
Manor Memorial United Methodist Church, a 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. Responsibilities include Sunday worship and weekly rehearsals for adult choir and praise band, in addition to leadership for children and hand-bell choirs, plus seasonal programs. The applicant must demonstrate facility in musical direction, enthusiasm for Christian worship, a personal commitment to Christian discipleship, and compatibility with United Methodist faith and practice as specified in the United Methodist Book of Discipline. 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 October 3, 2016 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 9/9/16)

Music Staff Position(s)
God has richly blessed Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA with a vibrant ministry of music. The music program has grown significantly over the years, and it is clear that God is continuing to use music as a primary vehicle to lead people to CUMC. Our Worship Arts staff has a heart for Christ and a passion for the vision that God has revealed for this church. Recently, our Organist/Choirmaster of 45 years, Dr. J. Reilly Lewis, passed away. We are now seeking God’s direction as we look to add a person, or persons, to our Worship team. Primary responsibilities are Organist and Adult Choir Director with other duties to be worked out according to the gifts and desires of the applicant(s). Click here for the complete job description(s) and duties:   To apply, please email your cover letter and resumé to: SPRC@ClarendonUMC.org. (Posted on 9/7/16)

Associate Pastor
Aldersgate United Methodist Church (Charlottesville District), a mid-sized church, located at 1500 Rio Road East, Charlottesville, VA 22901, is seeking an Associate Pastor. The Associate Pastor will serve as the primary pastoral care provider for seniors, homebound, and hospitalized members. The position is for 15 hours per week, including Sunday mornings. Qualifications include training and experience in direct pastoral care and familiarity and adherence to United Methodist theology and traditions. Ordination or certification in the United Methodist Church is preferred. Compensation: $14,000-$16,000 annually, depending on experience, mileage allowance provided, and four weeks of paid leave / vacation. A more detailed ministry description can be found in pdf file format at www.cvaumc.org/job-opportunities/. Please send your resume to our Lead Pastor, Rob Robertson at robrobertson@cvaumc.org or please call 434-973-5806. Applications will begin to be reviewed on September 14. (Posted on 9/7/16)

Director of Music
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland, VA is seeking a Director of Music. This role guides the musical life of the church and enhances the worship experience of the congregation. The Director of Music works in partnership with the Senior Pastor and plans, coordinates, and leads music for worship for adults, youth and children. Applicants must embrace Christian Discipline and theology; have already earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution, with at least a minor in music and a strong knowledge of religious music; and be a skilled musician with experience leading traditional worship and/or contemporary worship. Piano and keyboard skills are required. Experience in leading a handbell choir is preferred. This is a part time position with an average of 25-30 hours per week, starting salary range up to $40,000, commensurate with experience. The position leads a chancel choir, a handbell choir, works with musicians for our contemporary service, and leads a children’s and youth choir on Sunday evenings, with rehearsals for each ensemble once per week. 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 9/6/16)

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking an Executive Assistant/ Office Manager. Duties include: •Administrative Assistant to Senior pastor; •Clerical and administrative duties as needed; •Answer Phones and greet visitors and members; •Provide supervisory oversight to administrative staff/volunteers;•Maintain main church calendar, ensuring calendar items are communicated to the Trustees and custodians; •Enter all Contributions, send out statements; •Update Digital Sign and Internal Monitors; •Maintain all membership records; •Maintain the Website; •Produce weekly bulletins, email blasts and other print material as necessary; •Maintain online volunteer schedule. Hours are M-F from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. •Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Publisher; •Experience in updating a Website and maintaining a database; •Be able to meet deadlines, remember important details and multitask; •Be able to exercise discretion in dealing with the public and have the ability to handle confidential information. The church is located at 472 N Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Please send resume to jane@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/31/16)

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC - 30 miles west of Richmond, VA - is actively praying for a new Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office. www.powhatanumc.us or email church@powhatanumc.us (Posted on 8/31/16)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Director of Youth Ministries
Bethany United Methodist Church in Weyers Cave. VA seeks a part- time director of youth ministries for a growing mid-size church. The youth director will be responsible for planning and implementing activity programs for the Junior and Senior High youth groups. This responsibility includes teaching a Sunday school class and organizing a summer youth mission trip. Applicants should have experience in leading youth activities, be able to organize programs and activities with minimal supervision, and be able to work effectively with church staff and parents. Annual salary – $6,500 (8 hours average per week). For more information about the Youth at Bethany and a position description visit www.mybethanyumc.org. Send resume and cover letter to Bethany United Methodist Church, 3700 Lee Hwy., Weyers Cave, VA 24486, attn: Randy Roller; or email to the church office, office.bethany@gmail.com. (Posted on 8/14/16)

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

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

Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant
Opening for part-time Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant at Central UMC in Richmond VA. Contact: stacyswagger88@gmail.com (Posted on 8/11/16)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SEEKING A POSITION

Director of Christian Education, Children's or Youth Ministry
College graduate seeking full-time position in Christian education, children’s or youth ministry, located in the Hampton Roads/Peninsula area or Richmond. Would also be interested in Northern Virginia if located convenient to commuter rail. Special interests include curriculum design, liturgical engagement with children/youth, and teaching Methodist heritage. Would be open to shared employment among two or more smaller churches if this added up to full time. Willing to relocate. Click here for resume (pdf). (Posted on 9/8/16)

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

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

OTHER

Communications Coordinator
Alexandria and Arlington District Office in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Communications Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to work across the organization to develop and implement communications strategies for the District Conferences of Alexandria and Arlington. This position will collaborate with others in the organization to achieve consistency, coordination of message and the highest standards of external communications. This position is responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message and content generation including electronic and print communications. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications will begin being reviewed September 30. To apply, please send resumes to: cynthialopynski@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/21/16)

Human Resources/Office Manager
Position available in a Christian, non-profit Organization in rural Kentucky. Minimum 2-year degree in business-related field and HR experience. For more information and job description, see www.hendersonsettlement.com. To apply, send resume and cover letter to accountant@hsumc.org. (Posted on 9/20/16)

Chief Executive Officer
The Henderson Settlement located in Frakes, KY (hendersonsettlement.com) is searching for a well-qualified candidate for the role of Chief Executive Officer. Responsibilities include leadership of a multi-ministry Appalachian outreach with a budget in excess of $2 million and a staff of approximately 50 regular and seasonal employees. We are searching for a visionary leader who also excels in personnel development and program management. A detailed job description and skills inventory is available at (http://hendersonsettlement.com/library.php?category=Jobs ).  This position is expected to be filled between Sept to Dec, 2016. To apply, send resume and cover letter to hr@hsumc.org. (Posted on 9/20/16)

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

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