Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org
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LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Technology and Media Coordinator
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a part time (14 hours weekly) Technology and Media Coordinator. This position will manage and oversee the sound, visuals, and lighting at the rehearsal for and Sunday offering of the 9:30 contemporary service. This includes preparing for the worship using ProPresenter. The Technology and Media Coordinator will manage and update the church website, keep the church social media presence current, and monitor all tech equipment. Please send your resume to Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 5/16/19)

Business Manager
Peakland United Methodist Church, a mid-size congregation in Lynchburg, VA is seeking a part-time, 21-hour a week Business Manager to begin work July 1, 2019. Work hours may be a combination of on-site and off-site if desired. Responsibilities involve overseeing the financial operations of the church, managing payroll and benefits, overseeing policies and fees for facility usage, maintaining Policies and Procedures Manual, assist with stewardship and financial emphases, and the other business/financial tasks of a church. Possession of an appropriate degree is preferred; however, a candidate with at least 5 years’ experience in the financial management of a business or church will be considered. The successful candidate will already be proficient in a QuickBooks environment. A complete Position Description may be found at www.peaklandumc.org. Training will be provided. Please email a cover letter and resume to peaklandoffice@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/16/19)

Director of Youth Discipleship
Central United Methodist Church, Shelby, NC has an opening for the position of Director of Youth Discipleship. The Director of Youth Discipleship will build strong disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of relationship-building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Including coordination of children’s ministry is an option that may be considered if appropriate. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: being available for youth at functions beyond the local church setting, being an advocate for the youth, coordinating curriculum and volunteers for all youth programming, providing caring support to youth and their families, communicating effectively using available media, serving as a liaison with community organizations related to youth, working with the Youth Council in visioning and planning, developing youth leadership, completing general administrative and budgeting tasks, and assisting the pastor with confirmation.Qualified applicants should have a deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Christian faith within the Wesleyan tradition, being comfortable with United Methodist polity and structure, a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and an understanding of faith development for adolescents and youth. Applicants should send a resume and contact information for three references to: Central UMC Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 200 E. Marion St, Shelby, NC 28150. (Posted on 5/16/19)

Minister of Music
Wesley Memorial, Charlottesville, is looking for a part-time Minister of Music. Please see job description here: https://wesleymumc.org/position-vacancies/. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to pastorisaac@wesleymumc.org by June 5, 2019. (Posted on 5/15/19)

Office and Program Coordinator
Calvary United Methodist Church, a vibrant church of 1,000 members located in Stuarts Draft, VA, is seeking a full-time Office and Program Coordinator to provide administrative support, facilitate communication, and offer programming ministry leadership. For a full job description and other information, contact calvarydraftspr@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/15/19)

Youth Coordinator
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is currently seeking to hire a Youth Coordinator for a part-time (20 hours/week) position. The candidate must have a passion for Youth ministry, a commitment to Christ, and an inviting and collaborative spirit. The detailed job description and application instructions can be found at http://www.stmatthewsumc.org/serve/employment-opportunities/. (Posted on 5/14/19)

Audio / Video Technician – Part Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for an Audio/Video Technician parttime position (15 hours per week), at a salary of $15,000 annually, to support the Pastor, Associate Pastor and the Minister of Connections in all Church Services. The Audio/Video Technician works with the staff members and volunteers to utilize AV equipment to create an enjoyable and seamless worship experience for all attendees. Additional responsibilities include the recruitment, training and management of church volunteers for the AV team, troubleshooting current AV equipment, and researching and installing new AV equipment to increase the excellence within our worship experiences. The successful candidate will have: *Exhibit a growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and as Lord. *Excellent working knowledge of AV equipment and technology. *Technical proficiency in troubleshooting AV related issues. *Ability to manage own time, and execute tasks within guidelines set by supervisor. *Ability to effectively communicate with staff, volunteers, and church attendees. *Associate Degree preferred. *2-5 years plus experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to June 1, 2019 to Tim Blanks c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24502. (Posted on 5/14/19)

Director of Discipleship
Sterling United Methodist Church, Arlington District is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Discipleship. The Director of Discipleship oversees and coordinates people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Sterling UMC ‘s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, and guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. For more information, please go to www.sterlingumc.org and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 5/14/19)

Drummer: Worship Team Member
The contemporary worship band at River Road UMC, Richmond, is looking to hire a part-time drummer. The 9:30 contemporary service is a modern, energetic worship experience and we are in need of a drummer who can facilitate our praise and worship through his/her musical talents in percussion. This position is responsible to the Minister of Contemporary Worship. Our drummer is expected to attend weekly practices on Thursday evenings at 6:00pm and Sunday morning at 8:00am. We prefer applicants have prior experience and familiarity playing in a contemporary church setting, the ability to work well with other team members, and the ability to reflect worshipful playing. To submit your resume or to ask any questions, please email youth@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 5/13/19)

Part-Time Property Manager
Main Street United Methodist Church in Suffolk, VA is seeking a part-time property manager who is a self-motivated, qualified individual to join its staff. The position requires the ability to perform preventive maintenance, to troubleshoot and perform needed repairs/services as qualified, and to document and oversee contracted labor. For a complete job description, visit www.mainstumc.org or pick up copies from the church office. Resumes, with references, should be submitted to richmeiser@vaumc.org or via mail to Richard Meiser, 202 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434 on or before Tuesday, May 28. (Posted on 5/13/19)

Administrative Assistant
Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone, Virginia is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant with great office skills; answering the phone, managing church calendar, proficiency with Microsoft Office, excellent communication skills are a must as well confidentiality. Very pleasant working environment with great co-workers. Working hours are flexible but need to be discussed based on Church’s needs. You may apply by sending your resume to: pprosise@hotmail.com. You may also request a complete job description. (Posted on 5/6/19)

Part-time Organist/Pianist
Grace UMC, Middletown VA, seeks a part-time organist/pianist to play for all weekly choir rehearsals and two Sunday services (8:30 and 11 am), as well as for Cantatas, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, etc. Also accompany soloists and vocal ensembles, and select preludes, offertories, postludes, communion music to fit with each service theme. May also assist with such groups as Children’s Choir and Chimes. This is a part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation to be determined based on experience and qualifications. Benefits package includes 2 weeks paid vacation after 6 months. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to graceumc2@comcast.net attention Dr. Ryan Keebaugh and the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). (Posted on 5/6/19)

Youth Coordinator
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a part-time Youth Coordinator, approximately 20 hours per week. Primary responsibilities include (1) plan and conduct Sunday evening Middle and High School Youth Group meetings; (2) support for Youth Sunday School class, including review of study materials; (3) support for Confirmation classes; (4) coordinate and/or plan Youth retreats, off-site events, and mission opportunities which may involve collaboration with other local, District, and Conference youth coordinators; (5) attend Sunday worship services; (6) attend church ministry team meetings as needed); (7) maintain existing Acolyte program; (8) recruit and train other adults to assist with Youth programs; (9) provide guidance for youth fund-raising activities (such as Christmas wreath sales) to help cover the cost of non-budgeted activities. Qualifications: Applicants must be of strong Christian faith, United Methodist experience preferred; bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; good leadership skills and ability to relate well to middle and high school age youth; good communication skills; possess the motivation, initiative, and creativity necessary to develop interesting programs and weekly meeting agendas; good organization and administrative skills. Eligibility is also contingent on a satisfactory criminal background check (ordered and paid for by Aldersgate Church). Please direct inquiries to Patricia Daniel at jfd0740@embarqmail.com or Greg Brown at gabrown2926@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/3/19)

Director of Youth Ministry
Tabernacle UMC, Fredericksburg, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry. Resumes will be accepted through May 20. Resumes should be emailed to admin.assistant@tabumc.org or mailed to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 7310A Old Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.tabumc.org. (Posted on 5/2/19)

Vocal Choir Director(s)
St. Matthew’s (Annandale, VA) is currently seeking to hire choir directors for three vocal choirs: Sanctuary Choir (adults), Chapel Choir (Youth, 7th-12th grade), and Altar Choir (Children, 3rd-6th grade). The positions would start this summer and may be combined. Information about St. Matthew’s, descriptions of each position, and application instructions may be found on our website http://www.stmatthewsumc.org/serve/employment-opportunities/ (Posted on 5/2/19)

Youth Ministry Leader P/T
Community of Faith UMC (Herndon, VA) is seeking a spiritual leader and guide for nurturing faith in middle through senior high youth. Seeking persons who are committed to Christ with an understanding of ministry with youth. 10 hours / week. Community of Faith is a larger, small church in Fairfax County. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to robvaughn@vaumc.org (Posted on 5/2/19)

Secretary
Cranford UMC, Lorton, is seeking a part-time secretary with general office skills (word processing, filing, taking phone messages, managing a calendar, etc.) to manage the daily activities of the church office. Well-qualified candidates will regularly demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work independently with minimal guidance; enjoy working with people and possesses excellent interpersonal skills; have an accomplished organizational and administrative skill set; and will be internet savvy. Duties include but are not limited to managing the administration of the church office under the guidance of the Pastor; preparing the weekly worship service bulletin and bulletins for special services and events; preparing the church's quarterly newsletter; helping to coordinate church programs; preparing a variety of administrative reports for the District Office; editing and uploading content on the Church's website; and purchasing office and communion supplies. The position is for 19 hours per week, 9:00 am. to I:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday; and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Friday. Exact work hours are flexible but subject to discussion and church needs. If interested, please contact Cranford United Methodist Church, 9912 Old Colchester Road, Lorton, VA, (703) 339-5382. (Posted on 5/1/19)

Contemporary Worship Leader
The Worship Leader at Thalia UMC, Virginia Beach, will work with the Pastor and Launch Team to lead, build, and cultivate an authentic, modern worship environment where our community can experience God in a deeper, more intimate way. Our Worship Leader will be a visionary who depends on prayer and listening to the Holy Spirit for what God will do through this ministry as we reach people from various backgrounds in a Town Center environment. Our Worship Leader must have the expertise in leading and performing instrumentally and vocally in a Worship Team, including development, coordination, production, and research of creative audio and visual elements. The Worship Leader will provide music, charts, and lyrics for each song as needed to the members of the Worship Team. The successful candidate will oversee recruiting, scheduling, rehearsing, and developing of instrumentalists, vocalists, sound technicians, and computer technicians. The Worship Leader will meet weekly with the Pastor for planning worship services and provide worship leadership at other church events in addition to Sunday mornings, and work within the annual worship budget parameters and provide input annually. This is a part-time position with a competitive compensation package. Send cover letter, resume with references, and a demo with worship leading to Launch Team at gvonmosch@version.net and pastor@thaliaumc.org. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Director of Kids Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in Richmond, VA, has an opening for a full time Director of Kids Ministries. This position requires the visioning, design, and implementation of a comprehensive ministry for discipling the next generation, ages birth through fifth grade. Ministry with our kids will include spiritual formation, worship, mission and fun. Our Director must have a passion for kids and for introducing and leading them into the transformative grace of Jesus Christ. He or she must also have a sensitivity to kids’ world, be able to fully incorporate them into the life of the Church, and excite them about being disciples. The successful candidate will have a vibrant and self-evident faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to relate well to both kids, their parents and families, and be a team player on the church staff. Prior experience in Children’s Ministry or Christian Education is beneficial and a background check is required before hiring. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. All resumes will be reviewed May 20. Resume and cover letter to kidsministry@trinityumc.net (Posted on 4/30/19)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on spreading the good news of God’s grace and nurturing discipleship for all ages in God’s Kingdom. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry and its volunteers. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for helping children and their families grow in faith together and will have the skills necessary to recruit, motivate, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other ongoing programs and more than 10 other children activities and special events throughout the year. This person will have the skills, education, and experience required to collaborate successfully with church leadership, church staff, and church members. This individual will be able to develop, lead, and oversee engaging programs for children and families as a vital part of the ministry of AUMC, relying on an evolving pool of volunteers for their implementation. Strong planning and assessment skills are required to lead an ongoing critical evaluation of successful efforts to shape future programming. This is a full time position that includes Sunday morning responsibilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Christian Education or a related field, with a minimum of two years experience in Children’s Ministry; Commitment to the church’s total ministry and mission; Proven organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of multiple children’s curriculums including Frolic, Group, and Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at http://annandalechurch.com/employment/. Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at office@annandale-umc.org or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Childcare Workers
Reveille UMC, Richmond, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are typically 10-12 hours per week. Hours are available Sunday mornings with some weekday hours (schedule varies). Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should email children@reveilleumc.org. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Administrative Assistant
Ivey Memorial UMC, South Chesterfield, has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Duties include: providing administrative support for pastor, staff, and volunteers; responding to calls and emails; welcoming guests; preparing weekly bulletins and online newsletters, and bi-monthly newsletters; maintaining records, the online church calendar, building use schedule, and the church website; and maintaining office equipment and supplies. Qualifications include: pleasant personality and congenial public image; ability to work well with other staff members and congregants; ability to maintain strict confidences; competency with basic secretarial skills such as grammar, spelling and composition, as well as attention to detail; familiarity with operation of modern office equipment including computer, copiers, and phone systems; competent skills with Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher), digital communication tools (email, websites, social media), and data entry (Church Windows experience a plus). The position is 25 hours per week. Check the church website for a more detailed job description: http://www.iveymemorial.org/contact-us/employment-opportunity/. To apply send an email expressing interest in the position along with a resume and names of at least two references to pastor@iveymemorial.org. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Modern Worship Leader
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in the West End of Richmond, Va. (trinityumc.net) has an opening for a Modern Worship Leader. The Worship Leader will lead and coordinate our Worship Team to implement the pastoral vision for our Modern Service and the church.  Our Worship Leader must have expertise in leading and performing (instrumental and vocal) in a Praise Band, including development/production and/or research of creative audio/visual elements. The successful candidate will have a strong and demonstrable faith in Jesus Christ.  He/she will also be a team player who is able to capture the vision of our church and is willing to share in our mission and ministry.  Organization, communication and flexibility will be essential attributes. This is a full time position with benefits.  (We would consider Part-Time for the right person.) Send cover letter, resume with references (demo strongly encouraged) to Worship Leader Search Committee at worshipleadersearch@trinityumc.net. We will begin reviewing applications on May 20; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted on 4/29/19)

Connections Ministry Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Connections Ministry Coordinator. The primary purpose of the Connections Ministry Coordinator is to identify, recruit, equip and oversee the teams of servant leaders and volunteers and to create an atmosphere and environment of radical hospitality for all at Floris UMC, with a focus on new guests. The Coordinator is responsible for managing ministry teams and volunteers that support weekly worship, church events, programs and hosted events at Floris UMC. The Connections Ministry Coordinator also develops and implements a strategic plan to invite and encourage guests toward next steps for connection and spiritual growth. The ideal candidate for this position will be professional and have a passion 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). Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 4/29/19)

Administrative Assistant
West Point United Methodist Church, West Point, Va. has an immediate opening for the position of a part-time Administrative Assistant. The person we are seeking will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency with computers, databases, websites, office equipment, and be attentive to details. Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office software required. Knowledge of website management, CVD, and CDM software is a plus. Duties include everything from answering the phone, greeting guests, preparing worship bulletins and newsletters, writing correspondence, maintaining confidentiality, ordering supplies, and various other office tasks as needed. The deadline to apply is May 15. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Persons may apply by apply by sending their resume to wpumcjobs@gmail.com (Posted on 4/29/19) 

Minister/Director of Youth Ministries
St. Luke's UMC, Hickory, NC, is seeking a full-time Minister/Director of Youth Ministries to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and community outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. There shall be a comprehensive approach to the development and implementation of the youth ministry at all levels in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church and in all ministry areas of the local church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information contact Lisa Lail at lisa@slumc.org, 828-327-9837. (Posted on 4/29/19)

Director of Christian Education
Ardmore United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem, NC, is looking for someone who is interested in an integrated approach to community evangelism & lifelong Christian discipleship, and who is willing to partner closely with other ministry areas of the church. This position involves an active ministry with children and their families, coordinating intergenerational events with the larger church calendar, and recruiting, equipping, and motivating volunteer servants to lead in various ministries that reach and teach children and adults. Current job description is available by clicking here (pdf). Ardmore is a thriving congregation in the heart of Winston Salem. At Ardmore we seek to be the hands and feet of Christ for the world around us. Ardmore is the place where connect to God, others and the world as we seek to love God and love our neighbor in all we do. We are nearing our 100th year anniversary and we are as passionate about God and caring for others as we ever have been. Applicants must have a degree in Christian Education. Please send your resume, references and a letter of calling to SPRC@ardmoreumc.org. (Posted on 4/25/19)

Out of the Box Musician
Portlock UMC, in the wonderfully diverse borough of Chesapeake, VA known as Historic South Norfolk, is hoping to find a paid, part-time musician to serve on the staff of the church who is willing and interested in creatively and courageously exploring the edges of the Wesleyan Christian worship experience while also blending more traditional styles and elements. Interested candidates: send resume to Pastor Andrew Schwartz at andrewschwartz@vaumc.org. (Posted on 4/24/19)

Child Care Worker
Portlock UMC, in the Historic South Norfolk borough of Chesapeake, VA is seeking a professional, experienced Child Care Worker for our Sunday morning worship services. Applicants must be Safe Sanctuary and CPR/First Aid Certified. Please send resume, with 3 references to Pastor Andrew Schwartz at andrewschwartz@vaumc.org (Posted on 4/24/19)

P/T Youth Ministry Leader- Dulles Area
New Youth Space opens this fall at Arcola UMC, Dulles area!! Can create your own engaging program or continue current program. Growing church seeks enthusiastic individual or team with a passion for youth, a demonstrated commitment to Christ and a sound progressive theology. Qualified applicants will be experienced, will understand how youth learn and develop, and will have connecting skills appropriate for both youth and parents. Leader(s) will involve 6-12th graders in discipleship, worship, outreach, and fellowship while providing spiritual leadership. 15-20 hours/ week. To apply for this position please send a heartfelt cover letter and resume to BetsyH@ArcolaChurch.org including Youth RESUME in the subject line. (Posted on 4/22/19)

Communications and Office Support Personnel 
Chester United Methodist Church (Chester, VA) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our staff for the part-time position (16 hours per week) of Communications and Office Support Personnel beginning June 1, 2019. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a social media presence to include the CUMC website and Facebook, as well as other media outlets. The position is also responsible for publishing a monthly newsletter as well as assisting the office staff in various administrative needs. Qualified applicants must have good organizational skills, be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and dedicated to God and Chester United Methodist Church. POC: Terry Wisegarver (cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org / 804.748.6006) (Posted on 4/17/19)

Director of High School Youth Ministry
Chester United Methodist Church (Chester, VA) is seeking a highly motivated individual for the part-time position (10 hours per week) of Director of High School Youth Ministry, beginning in June 2019. The position is responsible for the planning and coordination of all youth activities—including spiritual growth, fellowship, and mission/outreach opportunities. In addition, the director will mentor individual youth, as needed, and be involved with budget decisions for youth activities. The director must work well with youth, parents, and other church staff members. Qualified applicants must be organized, enthusiastic, and, most importantly, dedicated to God and Chester United Methodist Church. POC: Terry Wisegarver (cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org/804.748.6006) (Posted on 4/11/19)

Director of Youth & Family Ministry
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church, Fuquay-Varina, NC, is seeking a Director of Youth & Family Ministry to plan, lead, and manage all aspects of the youth ministry for students in 6th-12th grade. Responsibilities include: *Lead, engage, and disciple a group of 50-100 students from 6th-12th grade. *Create/select and implement curriculum for three weekly youth programs. *Plan, coordinate, promote, and facilitate special events for students throughout the year including weekend retreats and summer mission trips. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@fvumc.org. (Posted on 4/11/19)

Administrative Assistant
Thrasher UMC, a United Methodist Church in Vinton, VA, has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Duties include: providing administrative support for pastor, staff, and volunteers; responding to calls and emails; welcoming guests; preparing weekly bulletins and correspondence; maintaining records, the online church calendar, and building use schedule; and maintaining office equipment and supplies. Persons with administrative or office management experience, including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software (including Publisher) and other digital communication tools (i.e. email, web sites, social media), are encouraged to apply. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with the ability to organize and coordinate activities involving both staff and volunteers. The hours are normally 9:00 am to 4 pm, M-T (28 hours). Some responsibilities may occasionally require evening or weekend hours. To apply to send an email expressing interest in the position along with a resume and names of at least two references to Bfailes@vaumc.org by 4/19/19. (Posted on 4/10/19)

Preschool Director
Westhampton UMC, Richmond, is seeking FT Director for nationally accredited, well-established, year-round, church-based preschool with 160 students and programs for students 2-years through Kindergarten, an after-school program for school-aged children, and a satellite campus which partners with The Faison Center near Willow Lawn. Responsible for executing the school's mission as a ministry of the church. Other responsibilities include the management of teaching and support staff; administering daily school operations including adherence to state licensing regulations and national accreditation standards; and supervising financial/budget management. Qualifications include bachelor's degree in early childhood development, education, or related field; teaching and administrative experience in preschool or related setting; ability to communicate with varied audiences; strong background in business practices; and willingness to continue church's mission within the school. Benefits available. For consideration, please submit a resume with cover letter describing your vision and philosophy of preschool education by April 22, 2019 to Westhampton UMC, Attn: Day School Director Search, 6100 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23226 or email sprc@westhamptonumc.org. (Posted on 4/9/19)

Accompanist
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Accompanist. As the Accompanist you’ll play organ, piano or keyboard as needed for Sunday worship services and other special services. The position is part time (approximately 6-8 hours) and will require attendance at weekly rehearsals. The Accompanist will also be given first right of refusal to play at weddings and funerals at Crozet UMC.Interested? A complete job description with associated requirements is available at http://tinyurl.com/y23rzsx3. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org. Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765. The position will begin no later than 15 June 2019. (Posted on 4/8/19)

Office Administrator (Full-Time)
Thalia UMC, a mid-sized United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA, has an opening for a full-time Office Administrator.  Duties include: providing administrative support for pastor, staff, and volunteers; responding to calls and emails; welcoming guests; preparing weekly bulletins and monthly newsletters; maintaining records, the online church calendar, and building use schedule; and maintaining office equipment and supplies. Persons with administrative or office management experience, including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software (including Publisher) and other digital communication tools (i.e. email, web sites, social media), are encouraged to apply. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with the ability to organize and coordinate activities involving both staff and volunteers. The hours are normally 8:30 am to 4 pm, M-F (32 hours). Some responsibilities may occasionally require evening or weekend hours. To apply send an email expressing interest in the position along with a resume and names of at least two references to pastor@thaliaumc.org by 4/19/19. (Posted on 4/4/19)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Old Bridge Church (OBUMC), Woodbridge, Va., is seeking a Director of Children and Youth Ministries (C&Y Director) whose mission it will be to develop and encourage the social and spiritual growth of children and youth (0-18 yrs.) by providing guidance and opportunities to explore their beliefs in Godly relationship and in Christian Community. The C&Y Director will be responsible for the overall vision, management, and growth of Children and Youth programs and ministries through a working partnership with Young Adult, Family, Adult and Aging Adult ministry leaders toward the creation, development, execution, and progressive update of a unified Christian Discipleship model (cradle-to-grave) specific to the OBUMC environment and surrounding communities. The C&Y Director will be responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising Children and Youth Ministry volunteers to ensure healthy partnerships with students, parents, and ministry leaders to maintain a safe and nurturing environment for spiritual education, community, fellowship, fun, and excitement. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 4/3/19) 

Youth Director
St. Stephen UMC, a 1,200-member United Methodist church in suburban south Charlotte, NC, seeks full-time Youth Director for middle school and high school youth ministries. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting directly to the Senior Pastor and administratively to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. With approximately 60 active youth, we have a long history of a very strong youth ministry program with active, committed adult volunteers, as well as modern, dedicated facilities for our youth program including classrooms, kitchen café and a large youth ministry center. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may send their resume to Christy Stephens at christystephens@juno.com (Posted on 4/2/19)

Director of Youth & Missions
Grace, a United Methodist congregation, is an active, Christ-centered church in the Vestavia Hills area of Birmingham, Alabama. We are a medium-sized, progressive church serving people from all over the greater Birmingham area. The Director of Youth & Missions (DYM) will join our ministry teams to further develop and implement a robust discipleship program for students in 6th grade through 12th grade. The purpose of this role is to encourage youth to cultivate a personal relationship with Christ and to understand the role of community in living out their faith journey. The DYM will work with youth to enhance their understanding of the communal nature of faith, inspire students to recognize the importance of studying Scripture, and to convey what it means to be a Christ-like servant. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Applicants may apply via: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Grace,-A-United-Methodist-Congregation/jobs/Director-Youth-Mission-4a7a86e449c21b90?q=director+of+youth+26+missions&vjs=3 Please direct questions regarding this role to gracebhmjobs@gmail.com. No phones calls please. (Posted on 4/2/19)

Facilities Manager
Sterling United Methodist Church, Arlington District, is seeking a part-time Facilities Manager. Flexible ten hour per week schedule performing maintenance, minor plumbing, carpentry, HVAC service, grounds maintenance; and working with contractors for more technical repairs. For a complete job description visit Sterling's website at https://sterlingumc.org/about-us/job-openings/ Resumes may be submitted to Jim Gallihugh at bslnrking@aol.com Questions? Contact Joan Talbert, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, at 703-282-1153. (Posted on 4/2/19)

Accompanist/Pianist/Organist 
Church of the Good Shepherd UMC, in Vienna, VA is seeking a part-time keyboard (organ too, if possible) accompanist to join our music ministry. Specific duties include working with the Director of Music to accompany the chancel choir during Wednesday evening rehearsal, one Sunday worship service (10:15 AM), and other expected services during the Christmas and Easter seasons. Applicants can respond to our Director of Music, Andrew Kerper: akerper18@gmail.com (Posted on 4/1/19)

Communications Specialist 
Burke United Methodist Church is seeking a communications specialist. Primary responsibilities include supporting each ministry area with appropriate publicity, advertising and promotion within the congregation and community to include web site, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), brochures, postcards, signs and banners and creating and maintaining the bulletin and media for worship. For a full job description, please visit the BUMC web site (https://www.burkeumc.org/job-openings). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/29/19)  

Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Community Engagement Ministries
Bon Air UMC, North Chesterfield, seeks a FULL-TIME "Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Community Engagement Ministries." The ideal candidate would have a proven track record in youth and young adult ministries, along with the ability and desire to connect all ages to the mission and community outreach of Bon Air United Methodist Church. A complete job description is available at http://www.bonairumc.org/job-openings. Email or mail letter of introduction and resume to Search Committee, c/o Burt Brooks at bbrooks@bonairumc.org or Bon Air UMC, 1645 Buford Rd, North Chesterfield, VA 23235. (Posted on 3/26/19) 

Director of Youth Ministries (Full Time)
Reveille United Methodist Church, a large congregation in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to lead, manage, and nurture the programs that support the spiritual growth of our youth in grades 6-12. If you are youth ministry leader who has an authentic trust in God, a strong background in scripture and United Methodist theology, and a desire to build disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission, we would like to learn more about you. For more information including a complete job description, visit www.reveilleumc.org/jobs. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is April 22, 2019. Reveille UMC is located at 4200 Cary Street Road, Richmond. (Posted on 3/25/19)

Bookkeeper
Burke United Methodist Church, Alexandria District, is seeking a part time bookkeeper. Primary responsibilities include maintaining church financial accounts and records, preparing reports and supporting annual audits. For a full job description, please visit the BUMC web site (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/25/19)

Office Manager
Burke United Methodist Church, Alexandria District, is seeking an office manager. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the daily operation of the church office, including serving as the first point of contact during office hours, managing payroll and maintaining the church calendar. For a full job description, please visit the BUMC web site (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/25/19)

Minister of Youth and Worship
River Road United Methodist Church in Henrico, Virginia seeks a full-time Minister of Youth and Worship to oversee the youth ministry and contemporary music program. The Minister of Youth and Worship supports RRUMC missional objectives by inviting middle and high school age students into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and nurturing them in their discipleship and service to others. The Minister of Youth and Worship also establishes, administers, and directs the Contemporary Service’s music and worship leadership so that it maximizes participation, and encourages individuals to grow closer in their relationship to Jesus Christ. Responsibilities include initiating and organizing a wide-ranging student ministry program for middle and high school age youth. This includes organizing a variety of small groups, service opportunities, and mission trips. The ability to relate well with students and parents, strong communication and organizational skills, and a passion to grow youth in discipleship are all required. The Minister of Youth and Worship will also design and organize a music ministry for the 9:30 contemporary worship service and provide leadership to the praise band and AV ministries. Playing a musical instrument, worship leadership skills, strong vocals, and worship music collaboration with the Lead Pastor are all required. Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree and some experience in both student ministry and worship leadership. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume by email to River Road United Methodist Church (8800 River Road, Richmond, VA. 23229), attention Pastor Darcey Johnson, at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 3/25/19)

Accompanist 
Accompanist needed: St. Mark's UMC (Roanoke District) is a growing church in need of an enthusiastic musician to accompany our 8:30 worship service, and our Adult Choir at 11:00 worship. This is a part time position, but does require attendance at choir rehearsal during the week. For questions or to submit an application, please contact Rev. Justin White, justinwhite@vaumc.org or call the church office at 540-992-3030 (Posted on 3/25/19)

Director of Next Generation and Outreach Ministries
Sudley United Methodist Church in Manassas, Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Next Generation and Outreach Ministries. This leader would oversee the discipleship of middle school, high school, and college-aged persons along with coordinating all outreach connections for the church. Primary responsibilities for the position include:be the primary minister, advocate, and ambassador for the middle school and high school youth and college-aged young adults; work with an established volunteer team to continue to create engaging opportunities where the next generation encounter mission, worship, learning, and fellowship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 3/25/19)

Administrative Assistant/Communications 
Administrative Assistant/Communications part-time position (12-15 hours weekly) available at Zion UMC, in the Zion Crossroads/I64 area (Charlottesville District). Main responsibilities include receptionist duties; weekly worship bulletin; maintaining church calendar. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Publisher, website calendar and email communications. Monday through Thursday 9AM-12PM. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send resume and note of interest to jdivine96@yahoo.com (Posted on 3/22/19)

Director of Music/Organist
Christ United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Music. We are seeking a musician with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with leading an adult choir. Duties include: Provide organ and/or piano accompaniment for the congregation and choir during Sunday morning traditional worship. Musical offerings on Sunday may include hymns, anthems, special music, solos, prelude, offertory, postlude, recessional, response, communion music. Work with the pastor to choose music for worship. Be available to work with the Worship Team regarding the role of music in the ministry of the church. Schedule and lead weekly choir rehearsals. Tasks associated with the part-time Director of Music position are expected to require 6 to 8 hours per week, to include selecting music, providing music and choir direction for the Traditional Worship, Choir Rehearsal and personal practice time. Salary is competitive within the Richmond Area. Send Cover letter, Resume, and three references (two must be work or skill related, i.e., music positions held or teacher/professor references): to Christ United Methodist Church - Attn: Larry Harris, 6818 W. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23226 or email same to Larry.Harris@dom.com. (Posted on 3/22/19)

Director of Youth and Family Ministry (Part-time) 
Galilee United Methodist Church, Sterling, is hiring a part-time Director of Youth and Family Ministry to enrich and grow our outreach and foster our ministry to families and youth. Galilee is a mid-sized church with a contemporary facility that serves many community needs, in the fastest growing, most economically dynamic county in the region. Full details of the position are available via this link: www.galileeumc.org/staff To apply for this position, send your resume, an employment application (found with full position description), and letter of interest to: sprc@galileeumc.org. The start date is negotiable but will be during Summer 2019. The application deadline is April 18, 2019. (Posted on 3/21/19) 

Music Director
St. George’s United Methodist Church of Fairfax, VA, is seeking a dedicated Christian to oversee all aspects of our church music program and grow our energetic music ministry. Duties include selection, direction, and preparation of music for the Adult Chancel Choir and the Hand Bell Choir. This position provides oversight and administration of both choirs, and additional choirs as future circumstances and ministry needs may warrant.  Past experience directing vocal groups is required. Piano skills are required. The candidate must be available for Sunday and Thursday evening rehearsals, one Sunday morning service each week, along with other scheduled worship services, and staff and committee meetings throughout the year. This is a part-time, salaried position and will require approximately 12-15 hrs/wk.  Additional time may be required during special church seasons and events. Ability to obtain ChildSafe clearance will be required.  Please send your resume, a variety of service and performance samples (videos preferred), together with salary expectations and professional references to jobs@stgumc.org by March 22, 2019. (Posted on 3/20/19)

Church Accompanist
Jolliff United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is an active and vibrant mid-size church seeking a part time accompanist for its 11 a.m. traditional worship service. In addition to Sunday duties, the accompanist would play for choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7: 15 p.m., as well as be available for special services as needed. The accompanist will utilize a church keyboard that has both piano and organ settings. Salary will be based on experience and ability. To apply, please mail resumes and references to 1900 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 Attn. Annette Kelley SPRC Chair or email secretary@jolliffumc.org. (Posted on 3/19/19)

 
Director of Youth Ministries
Jolliff United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is seeking a part time Youth Director to grow and develop its current youth program for grades 6 - 12. We are seeking a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ with a passion for discipleship and creative learning. The ideal applicant will have a deep knowledge of Scripture and the ability to communicate scriptural truth and practical application to our youth, as well as serve as a spiritual mentor and relatable presence for youth on their faith journeys. Commitments include, but are not limited to: planning and leading the weekly Youth gathering from 12: 30 – 2: 30 pm on Sunday, regular attendance at Sunday worship, developing and implementing a youth Bible Study program, chaperoning lock-ins, outings and other periodic events, planning an annual “Youth Week,” and leading an annual Youth Mission Trip. Compensation will be based upon experience and qualifications. To apply, please mail resumes and references to 1900 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 Attn. Annette Kelley SPRC Chair or email secretary@jolliffumc.org. (Posted on 3/19/19)

Pianist
Benn’s UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a part-time Pianist to join our music staff in our God-centered, friendly congregation. The Pianist serves as one of two primary keyboard musicians. Our church home has two baby grand pianos. The successful candidate will accompany all Chancel Choir rehearsals as well as rehearsals for our Praise Band Crossroads (contemporary) Service, and two (2) Sunday morning services (Crossroads in the Family Life Center at 9am and Traditional in our Sanctuary at 11am). Additional support is expected for occasional services (Cantatas, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, etc.). Contractual arrangements for wedding services and rehearsals and funerals are understood to be over and beyond the scope of expected responsibilities and, for this reason, to be entered into at the Pianist’s discretion. This is a part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, and some continuing education support. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to Dr. Peter Carlson, Chair - Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, e-mail bennsumc@yahoo.com (Posted on 3/18/19)

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Positions at Westview on the James
Westview on the James, a camp in Goochland, has openings for the following positions:
Head cook/chef: -Experienced cook wanted for summer camp to organize and stock kitchen, plan and prepare meals, and supervise staff. Camp runs May 20-August 23rd with additional part-time work available year round. Commercial kitchen experience is desired. Please submit your resume to Bobby@westviewonthejames.org or call 804-457-4210 with questions.
Camp Nurse/EMT: -Westview on the James is looking for a nurse or an EMT to serve during the summer (June 1st-Aug 9th). The position takes care of sick campers and administers medication to the campers as needed. Housing is provided at camp for the duration of the position. Please submit resume's to Anna@westviewonthejames.org or call 804-457-4210 with questions.
Maintenance Assistant (Full time position): Westview on the James is seeking a full time maintenance assistant. This position pays $26,000 per year plus benefits such as health insurance, vacation, holidays, and more. Please submit resume's to Bobby@westviewonthejames.org or call 804-457-4210 with questions. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Campus Minister
The Campus Christian Community (CCC) at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va., seeks a Christ-centered spiritual leader who serves as pastor to the student community. The CCC Minister provides ongoing preaching and teaching, mentoring and discipleship, care and counseling, and relational leadership to grow and equip students for a life of faith and servant leadership. The CCC is an ecumencial organization and is supported by the Virginia Conference of the UMC, the Presbytery of the James, and local Lutheran and Episcopal congregations. Candidates are being considered on an ongoing basis. Please submit your resume and cover letter to paulolopes@vaumc.org with copy to mikegould10@gmail.com. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Guest Services Coordinator
Alta Mons, the outdoor ministry of the Roanoke District, is seeking to hire a full time Guest Services Coordinator. Please see the job description below and contact Ronda Wimmer, Executive Director, with any questions or to submit a resume. Contact Info: 540-268-2409; office@altamons.org. Physical Location: 2842 Crockett Springs Rd, Shawsville, VA 24162. Come work with a team that cares. Work in a team-oriented, summer camp, retreat-guest environment to deliver hospitality to all guests. Experience preferred but not required. Must demonstrate a positive attitude and be dependable.
Guest Services Coordinator - Primary Functions:
• Act in accord with Alta Mons' mission and its relationship with the Roanoke District of the United Methodist Church.
• Assist with building strong relationships with guests and communities.
• Manages the staff (part time or volunteer) working in Guest Services,
• General office management - Handling or delegating day to day tasks as they arise.
• Meal Services - Manages the staff (part time or volunteer) working in Meal Services
Skills/Experience:
• A positive commitment to the Christian faith.
• Passion, enthusiasm, flexibility, common sense, and commitment to Alta Mons' mission.
• Demonstrate ability to exercise initiative and self-motivation.
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Demonstrate computer skills and working knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and QuickBooks.
• Never convicted of a felony.
• Clean driving record. 
(Posted on 4/18/19)

Part-Time Teller/Member Services Associate
The United Methodist Credit Union is currently seeking a Part-Time Teller/Member Services Associate at its office at the Virginia United Methodist Conference Center (10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen). We expect this position to average 30 hours per week, with occasional full days of work (8:30 – 4:30) when needed. The job includes performing teller transactions, working with our members and staff and performing other duties as assigned. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to acummings@tumcu.org. (Posted on 4/9/19)

Photographers, General Counselors, Clinic and Kitchen Staff
Camp Highroad Christian Adventure Camp near Leesburg, VA, is hiring summer staff! We are hiring photographers, general counselors, clinic and kitchen staff. Training begins around June 5; the summer ends on August 2. We ask for only a three-week commitment and we pay $240/week for first-year staff (bonuses available based on experience and certifications). We are looking for practicing Christians with a hard work ethic, teachable spirit, good interpersonal skills and an enthusiastically positive attitude. If interested, text or call Chrissy at 571-302-2617 or apply online at http://employment.camphighroad.org. (Posted on 4/1/19)

 

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