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.

CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Administrative Accounting Assistant
Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. (VUMPI), located in Glen Allen, VA, is seeking an Administrative Accounting Assistant. The primary responsibilities of the position include providing general administrative support and performing general accounting duties. Specific accounting duties include maintenance of the corporate accounts and related documents, producing periodic financial reports, and maintaining an adequate system of accounting records. This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary, generous benefits package and advancement potential. The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received and until the position has been filled. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest along with a current resume via email to jobs@vaumc.org. (Posted on 7/20/17)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Full-Time Director of Youth Ministries
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. Leading worship is a plus. To apply for this position, please see the job description, fill out an application and send it with your resume and cover letter to Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Tom Hulse at Thomas.Hulse@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail to Culpeper United Methodist Church 1233 Oaklawn Dr. Culpeper, VA 22701. To apply go to http://www.culpeperumc.org/cumcemployment. (Posted on 9/19/17)

Teacher's Aide
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking a Teacher's Aide. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Minimum of 3 months' experience working with young children. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send all resumes and cover letters to: Timberlake United Methodist Church, Attn: Amanda Smith, Director of Communications, amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org (Posted on 9/19/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry and Discipleship
Wright’s Chapel UMC, Ruther Glen, puts a high priority on children’s ministries. We take seriously Jesus’ command to let the children come to him as well as the vows the congregation takes at baptism to provide opportunities for children to grow in their faith. The Director of Children’s Ministry and Discipleship will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with children and families and a strong ability to recruit, direct, and delegate to a group of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, church staff, church members and the community. S/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families. S/he will also have the skills necessary to develop and implement a plan for adult discipleship and nurture in consultation with other church staff. This is a full-time position that includes regular Sunday morning responsibilities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume to Charles Tillapaugh, charles@wrightschapel.org or P.O. Box 193, Ladysmith, VA 22501. (Posted on 9/19/17)

Music Director
Highland United Methodist Church located in Colonial Heights, VA is seeking a part-time Music Director. A partial description (click here for a detailed job description) of duties and responsibilities include: Select and provide suitable organ and piano music for the 8:30 am and 11:00 am Sunday Classic Worship services, coordinate music selections with the Lead Pastor to select offerings that are compatible with the type of service, sermon topic, and the season of the church year. Conduct the Sanctuary Choir, including evening practices as necessary, to provide meaningful, worshipful music which complements the worship service. To apply or for additional information please send a resume and letter of interest to Highland United Methodist Church, 125 East Westover Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 (attention: Lois Spencer) or e-mail to: office@highlandumchurch.net (Posted on 9/19/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
River Road United Methodist Church (RRUMC), Richmond, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (20 hours per week). The Director of Youth Ministries supports RRUMC missional objectives by inviting young persons into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and nurturing them in their spiritual growth and service to others. Must possess relational and leadership skills for working with volunteers and being a part of team ministry. This person must have an affinity with youth and the ability to connect with young people, have a deep commitment for furthering the Gospel, and seek to ensure relevant faith formation with youth. For more information and to receive a job description, please contact Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 9/18/17)

Office Assistant
St. Matthew's UMC in Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the Office Assistant position. We're seeking someone with initiative, great interpersonal skills and excellent attention to detail to support the administrative work carried out by the church office.  More information can be found on the website at www.stmatthewsumc.org/employment-opportunities/ or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew's UMC at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com . (Posted on 9/18/17)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Main Street United Methodist Church, Suffolk VA, is seeking a Worship Leader for a new non-traditional worship service. The position is part time, 15-25 hours per week.  Interested persons, please submit a letter of interest and resume to: Rev. Myrtle F. Hatcher, pastor@mainstumc.org.  A video recording which demonstrates musical skills and leadership during a worship service is preferred but not required.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted on 9/15/17)

Children’s Ministry Director
Asbury UMC, a vibrant downtown church in Harrisonburg, Va., is seeking a full-time Children’s Ministry Director. Responsible for strengthening and growing our children’s ministries to develop the faith life of children and their families. Approximately 40 hours a week. Salary $33,880, with pension and insurance available at full cost to the employee. See our website for details www.asburyumc.cc. Submit cover letter and resume to secretary@asburyumc.cc (Posted on 9/15/17)

Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts
Mt Pisgah UMC in Midlothian, VA, is seeking a Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts.  Position is part-time (less than 30 hours per week).  Requirements for this position include but are not limited to the following:  (1) minimum of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music, Master’s preferred; (2) professional training and musical experience in a variety of Christian music selections; (3) proven and demonstrable abilities in directing, rehearsing, and leading musical groups; and, (4) proficiency playing piano and organ.  We prefer someone with proven and demonstrable experience in the automatic integration of music and media in worship, as well as proficiency playing other musical instruments, e.g., hand bells.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further details visit Mt. Pisgah’s website at www.mtpisgahva.org.  Submit cover letter and resumé electronically to jobs@mtpisgahva.org. (Posted on 9/14/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Blair Road UMC, Mint Hill, NC, is searching for the right candidate 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 outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model for youth grades 6 through 12. Our educational requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years experience in leading a youth group. The position also requires the candidate to be a self-starter, able to work collaboratively with other staff members to execute the BRUMC mission, able to communicate youth activities to the congregation, and able to work with volunteers to plan a holistic youth program. If you have not taken these classes, within the first year of employment you would complete a class on John Wesley and Methodism. Traits desired: Dependable, Consistent, Creative, Good Character, Flexible, Organized, Enthusiastic, Honest, Loving, Levelheaded, Punctual. General Responsibilities: • Coordinate and develop age-appropriate Sunday am Small group curriculum for ages 6-12. • Plan, coordinate and participate in Wednesday evening Youth small groups, Bible Study, discussions or other programming supporting the BRUMC mid-week activities. • Plan, coordinate and participate in Youth Fellowship activities on Sunday evenings. • Provide up-to-date calendar of youth activities. • Support individual youth by attending outside of church activities. . • Follow all Safe Sanctuary requirements. • Serve as a resource for the Confirmation program. • Work in partnership with the staff and Connection Team to effectively reach unchurched youth in the community. • Design, recruit and direct a Summer Mission Week for rising 5th and 6th graders. • Occasionally participate in worship service leadership. • Prepare and administer the Youth budget. This is a full-time job with benefits. Salary range is $30,000-$40,000 For a more detailed job description, contact the Staff Parrish Committee at brumc-sprc@windstream.net. (Posted on 9/14/17)

Church Office Assistant
Gainesville UMC, a growing congregation in Prince William County, is seeking a Church Office Assistant. The position is part-time, 18-20 hours per week. Duties include greeting visitors, answering and directing calls and emails, filing and bulletin preparation.  Organizational skills, Microsoft Word and Excel experience necessary.  For more information contact Gainesville UMC at 703-754-4511 or churchoffice@gumchurch.com. (Posted on 9/12/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Vale United Methodist Church, located in Oakton, Virginia, is a vibrant congregation looking for a leader who possesses a calling to work with youth combined with a love for God to direct a growing youth ministry at Vale. Located 22 miles west of Washington, D.C., our mission is to live united in faith, while seeking to: 1) align our lives with the way of Jesus Christ, 2) invite others to join with us, and 3) move beyond our walls to create a more just and loving world. The youth of Vale are vital members of our congregation, and we place great emphasis on nourishing their spiritual development and commitment to this mission. We seek a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (15 hrs. per week) who will engage, inspire and motivate the Junior and Senior High youth of our congregation, helping them to grow in their personal faith and evolution into responsible and caring young adults. This job would also include coordinating our youth-oriented “Parallel” Sunday morning worship service. Our need is for a person of spiritual maturity, integrity, creativity, and humor who can direct and support the Junior High and Senior High Youth Groups in: • Planning fun and creative weekly group activities to build relationships among the youth of the congregation. • Coordinating and providing leadership with youth and adults for the “Parallel” (nontraditional) worship. • Regular activities that encourage our youth to experience the joy of Christian service by engaging in outreach and service projects within the church and greater community. • Summer mission projects that broaden the horizons of our youth and work to instill in them a lifelong commitment to service to others. • Non-church activities (i.e., sporting events, plays, concerts, graduation events) that build friendships. The Director of Youth Ministries will work collaboratively with our Pastor and other staff members. The position enjoys the support of church leadership, parents and the congregation. A college degree is preferred; however youth program experience a MUST! Vale Church is committed to ministry with the diversity of God’s people, and will consider all candidates based solely on their qualifications for this ministry. We offer a competitive compensation package. Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to: Jobs@ValeChurch.org . (Posted on 9/12/17)

Administrative Assistant
St. John's UMC, Norfolk, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who will serve as Secretary to the Pastor with the responsibility of performing administrative and clerical duties in the day-to-day operation of the church office as well as serve as the Financial Secretary. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Anyone interested should send a resume to christaspringstead@vaumc.org (Posted on 9/11/17)

Communications Specialist
Burke United Methodist Church is currently looking for a Communications Specialist to create and maintain a consistent and appealing image of the church across all media. The position is part time, 10 hours per week, some of which may be worked off site. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To be considered, please send a resume and letter of interest to Susie Street at susiestreet@burkeumc.org. (Posted on 9/5/17)

Director of Music Ministries
Blacksburg United Methodist Church (BUMC), an active and vibrant church in a university town, is seeking a Director of Music Ministries for the purpose of directing, administering, and expanding a strong music program for the total church. The director will be responsible for coordinating and supporting music opportunities in the community and for expanding and developing community connections with the church music ministry. The director will coordinate, oversee, recruit, and supervise the music staff and volunteers. The spiritual role of ministry through the music program is of strong value to the staff and members of BUMC. The Director of Music Ministries reports directly to the senior pastor. A Master of Music degree or its equivalent is preferred, experience in church music, conducting, and working with choirs are necessary. Also computer skills in word processing and music software are important. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest and a resume to: Lou Talbutt, SPPRC Chair, P. O. Box 775, Blacksburg, VA. 24063 or to: lpt.3@warmhearthva.org (Posted on 9/1/17)

Nursery Position
Chester United Methodist Church (12132 Percival Street, Chester, VA  23831) seeks an Assistant Nursery Worker (Sundays, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM) and additional special occasions. Duties include assisting with caring for children in a group setting during Sunday school and church services and assisting families with secure check-in procedures. Must be dependable, trustworthy, and exhibit Christian loyalty and dedication. Salary based on experience. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and pass a background screening and drug tests. This is a part-time position with no benefits.  Send resume to cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org. (Posted on 8/31/17)
 
Financial Administrator
Chester United Methodist Church (12132 Percival Street, Chester, VA  23831) seeks a Financial Administrator (Monday through Thursday for 24-28 hours per week, hours flexible). This is a rewarding and stimulating position in a cohesive church environment. The position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the finance office. Tasks include, but are not limited to, paying church bills, keeping track of cash flow, creating necessary monthly reports, keeping track of the annual budget, and working with the Finance Committee. The position is supervised by the Pastor. Must have a minimum of a 2-year accounting degree or equal work experience and be proficient in Excel and financial software (preferably Church Windows). Salary based on experience. Must be 18 years of age or older. This is a part-time position with no benefits. Must pass background screening and drug tests. Send resume to cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org. (Posted on 8/31/17)

Director of Music Ministries
Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica, Saint Simons Island, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries.  Our church, located in Coastal Georgia, has 1000+ members and an average attendance of 450 weekly.  Wesley UMC presents two traditional services and one contemporary service each Sunday and provides other seasonal worship services, concerts, and special events throughout the year. Wesley UMC has a strong, vibrant music program that it well known in our local community.  It includes the Chancel Choir, youth and children’s choirs, 5-octave handbell choir, and men’s and women’s vocal ensembles.  The church organ is a 41-rank Zimmer pipe organ in our main sanctuary with marvelous acoustics. We are looking for someone who feels called by God to the ministry of music, has demonstrated choir experience, exceptional enthusiasm, and brings a creative, innovative spirit to our church and music programs.  We seek someone who is a natural communicator, embraces collaboration, and will effectively challenge and grow our choir members and music participants.  Our successful candidate must create an atmosphere where the worship service and the music ministry work together to glorify Jesus Christ and expand the faith of our congregation, as well as the larger community. For a detailed description of the position, requirements, and contact information, please click here (pdf) (Posted on 8/30/17)

Church Bookkeeper
The Brandermill Church, a union church of the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church USA , where engaged disciples worship, study and serve in Midlothian VA, is seeking a church bookkeeper . This is a part time position working 18 to 20 hours a week that reports to the senior pastor. All candidates need to be very familiar with QuickBooks. A working knowledge of ICON Systems Church Management Software would be desirable. The bookkeeper will handle all aspect of the church and preschool’s finances. Duties will include: • Coordinate bi-monthly payroll processing with our external payroll service. • Receive, summarize and make deposits of all contributions and fees. • Pay all vendors in a timely manner. • Prepare month end close journal entries and prepare financial statements for the finance committee. • Work with staff on their respective budgets throughout the year. • Oversee contributions to the church’s capital campaign. • Prepare contribution statements throughout the year and at year end. • Work with the stewardship team on the yearly pledge campaign. • Work with the finance committee and staff on the yearly budget. • Attend finance committee meetings throughout the year. • Perform other financial duties as they arise. Annual salary will range from $ 20,000 to $28,000 per year, based on experience. Please submit resumes to StaffParishChair@gmail.com (Posted on 8/24/17)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Fredericksburg UMC is seeking a Contemporary Worship Leader to oversee the ministry of the church as it relates to leading and organizing the music for contemporary worship (part-time, 20 hours per week). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested parties, please submit to David Kirven, davidkirven@fumcva.org the following: Letter of interest, resume and a video recording which demonstrates leadership in worship service. (Posted on 8/24/17)

Director of Youth Ministries – Full-time Position (40 hours/week)
Woodlake United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, VA (a suburb of Richmond) is seeking an experienced and resourceful Director of Youth Ministries to oversee the details of our vibrant and on-going programs and special events and to coordinate our active and committed group of volunteers. The focus of our youth ministry is discipling sixth-twelfth grade students so they can love God, know God and live out their faith in this church, community and the world. All interested applicants should submit their resume, references and cover letter via email to: SPRC@woodlakeumc.org, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 6601 Woodlake Village Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23112. (Posted on 8/23/17)

1) Minister of Music & Worship Arts
2) Music Ministry Assistant
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history, seeks to fill two music positions. 
The Minister of Music & Worship Arts will provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional), oversee seven choral and instrumental ensembles, dance, drama and visual arts; provide worship leadership in weekly contemporary worship using paid and volunteer musicians and artists; The Minister will plan, in collaboration with the senior pastor, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events. Experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), using a diverse set of musical styles is required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The Music Ministry Assistant will provide leadership, direction, and maintenance in all areas of fine arts as assigned by the Minister of Music & Worship Arts, including rehearsals/warm-ups of ensembles, accompany on piano, organ and/or guitar. The Music Ministry Assistant will participate in leading worship as singer, instrumentalist and leader on Sundays as well as special services. Will bring a diverse set of musical styles to collaborate with the Minister of Music & Worship Arts and the senior pastor in worship planning and music selection. Ability to sight-read music for singing, keyboard and bells. Experience as an organist required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Applicants may send a resume and cover letter to Pastor Terry Clark at terry@frumc.org or call me Susan Schall at 540-636-1418 for more information. (Posted on 8/21/17)

Youth Pastor
Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church in Yorktown, VA. is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor to minister to, and with, our middle and high school aged youth. The ideal candidate will possess a college degree, and have at least five years' experience working with middle and high school youth. Deacon’s orders are preferred, but not essential. Saint Luke’s is a very active and growing 2,000-member church with a heart for mission. The Youth Pastor will report directly to the senior pastor while working collegially with the other staff. We offer competitive salary and benefits as well as a generous insurance package. Send resume and salary expectation to Saint Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692, attn: Senior Pastor. Or email to douggestwick@vaumc.org. No phone calls please. (Posted on 8/21/17)

Director of Music Ministry
Crooks Memorial UMC in Yorktown, VA is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministry for its well established music ministry. This position is responsible for providing leadership and oversight, in cooperation with the pastor, to the entire music ministry. This position encompasses both the role of choir director and organist/pianist for our one weekly worship service, as well as special services including weddings and funerals. Click here for a detailed job description with qualifications (PDF). Interest and resumes can be emailed to office@crooksmemorialumc.org or sent to: The Leadership Board, Crooks Memorial UMC, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, VA 23690. (Posted on 8/21/17)   

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC – 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a new part-time 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; church@powhatanumc.us; (804) 598-4438 (Posted on 8/18/17)

Student Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Director. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Student Ministries Program Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Student Ministries, the activities involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The Floris UMC Student Ministry serves to bring students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the Student Ministries Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries’ and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. The Program Director ensures that Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, email employment@florisumc.org or contact Karen Heier at kheier@florisumc.org (Posted on 8/17/17)

Church Organist
Jamieson Memorial United Methodist Church, Clarksville, is seeking an organist/musician. Please send resumes by email to jmumc219@gmail.com or by mail to 219 Fifth St., Clarksville, VA 23927, Attn: Rev. Bright. (Posted on 8/17/17)

Pianist/Choir Director
Hopewell United Methodist Church, a small church in Chesterfield, Va., is looking for a pianist/choir director. For more information, interested persons may call (804) 745-8773, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. (Posted on 8/16/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Youth Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the Church’s ministry teams to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for youth (grades 6-12) and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with youth in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid (kathrynbreid@gmail.com) or Pat Daniel (jfd0740@embarqmail.com). (Posted on 8/14/17) 

Director of Children’s Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Children’s Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Children’s Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the church’s ministry teams, especially the Children’s Ministry Team, to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for children (infant through elementary school-age)  and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with children in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid (kathrynbreid@gmail.com) or Pat Daniel (jfd0740@embarqmail.com). (Posted on 8/14/17)

Children and Family Ministry Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian, VA, is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and creative Christian to drive our Children and Family Ministry program to the next level. Individual must have relevant experience in: teaching and/or working with children; engaging parents and families; and working with others as a team at a professional level. The Children and Family Ministry Director is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and is responsible for developing, leading and growing an engaging family ministry that fits the needs of families today. This includes Christian discipleship, mission opportunities for children and their families and relationship building activities for families at New Life. The Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, provide enthusiastic leadership and recruit, train and support volunteers. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to https://www.newlifeumc.org/jobs. Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 8/14/17)

Childcare Workers
Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, Monday and Thursday evenings, some Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and evenings. During the summer, hours are available Sunday mornings and Monday and Thursday evenings, 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 contact Tammy Tipton-Nay, director of children's ministries, at children@reveilleumc.org (Posted on 8/14/17)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
The Gathering at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church - Virginia Beach, VA 23454, is seeking a part-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Degree in Education or Community Development is preferred. Estimated work week is 25-30 hours a week. Flexibility of scheduling is required as there are frequent events on weeknights and weekends. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send a resume to office@gatheratscott.com by the 17th of August. (Posted on 8/14/17)

Pianist/Keyboardist
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking a Pianist/Keyboardist for 8:30 Traditional Worship and 11:00 Contemporary Service on Sundays and special events, Holiday worship. Attend practices on Thursday evenings. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in life experience. Work directly with Choir Director, Worship Leader and Praise Band. See attached job description for more details (pdf). If interested, email mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Director of Chancel Choir
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking a Director of Chancel Choir – meeting weekly with the Worship Committee in planning weekly services and special services and events.  Selection of music to highlight worship theme, direct rehearsals for Chancel Choir, recruit and train volunteers for worship ministry, embrace a theology of worship that promotes OGUMC and the United Methodist Church. See attached job description for more details (pdf). If interested, email mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Accompanist/Organist
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a large church strategically located in the heart of Warrenton, VA. We are searching for a part time Accompanist/Organist. The position will perform as accompanist/organist/pianist at traditional Sunday worship services and special worship programs. The full job description and required application form are posted at our website: warrentonumc.org. Click on the “Join Our Team” link. Please download the application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org. Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Finance Administrator
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland, VA has an opening for Finance Administrator. This is a key position as the Accounts Payable and payroll support of DMUMC. The Finance Administrator provides accounting support to the Senior Pastor, Staff, Treasurer, Finance Team Chair and congregation, as needed. The successful candidates will possess strong technical proficiency in the use of QuickBooks and the QuickBooks payroll module. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. This is a part time position, up to 3-6 hours per week. Interested individuals should submit resume and cover letter via email to office@duncanmemorialumc.org. DMUMC is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. We envision Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church as a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured, and transformed to be Christ in the world.  (Posted on 8/4/17)

Director of Technology and Worship Arts
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, has a part time (20hrs) position for Director of Technology and Worship Arts. The Director of Technology and Worship Arts is expected to: Articulate the worship vision and experience for those who provide primary leadership and management for all weekly worship services with their varying formats; Serve as technical producer/director for worship services, ensuring that worship runs smoothly and that all aspects of worship can be seen, heard, and experienced comfortably. Technical directing/production will include, but is not limited to: Set-up, take-down and securing of sound/visual equipment in both the sanctuary and OG Whitehurst Hall; providing adjustments to sound levels in real time during the service; providing appropriate screen graphics and multi-media; alerting Trustees to needs in order to maintain equipment; editing and downloading worship experiences for audio/video Webcasting. Work with the worship committee in the selection of, music and other worship arts weekly to ensure a seamless and thematic flow Ensure the dissemination of information and DVDs to musicians, vocalists, and worship support ministries so that they can be prepared for rehearsals and worship services. Provide programmatic oversight for teams in preparation for worship experiences. Ensure that the sermon from the 11:00 AM service is recorded and placed online in the appropriate format. Approve purchase of click tracts and music to provide a wide selection for vocalists and musicians. Ensure volunteer or paid technical team is in place for non-worship events held in OG Whitehurst Hall. Coordinate the production of promotional or informational videos for OG ministries by volunteer or paid staff. Work with the Administrative Assistant to ensure that the OGUMC webpage is up to date with current information. Actively attend/participate in OG’s worship experiences, ministries and events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send interest and resume to ffice@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/4/17)

Choir Director
Elkton United Methodist Church, located in Elkton, VA is seeking a part-time Choir Director. Duties include conducting the choir and handbells at the 11:00 AM traditional worship service and facilitating weekly evening practices. Experience with handbells is preferred but not required.  Compensation is commensurate with experience. For additional information please contact Ditman Flory at 540-421-6997. (Posted on 8/2/17)

Organist/Pianist
Bethany UMC in Hampton, VA is seeking an Organist and/or Pianist for its music ministry. Primary responsibilities include playing for the one worship service on Sundays and accompanying the choir during weekly rehearsals on Thursday evenings and special services during the Church Year. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary to be discussed at time of interview. Résumés can be emailed to José Inchausti, S/PPRC Chair, at inchaustij@cox.net or mailed to: Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, Bethany United Methodist Church, 1509 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666. (Posted on 8/2/17)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on loving God, loving our neighbors and serving the world. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry. 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, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other children activities and special events. 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, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families in support of the ministry of AUMC. 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, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at www.annandale-umc.org. 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 8/1/17)

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries (full time)
Bethlehem UMC in Moneta, VA is searching for a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain Christ-centered ministries that serve Children (birth to 12), Youth (Middle & High School), and Families within the church who have children in those age-groups. This is a full-time, salaried position with paid vacation and holidays that is coming open in August 2017. If interested, please contact Bethlehem UMC by email at jobs.bumcmoneta@gmail.com or call the church office at (540) 297-7957 and we will send you more details and a job application. (Posted on 7/28/17)

Childcare Provider
Wesley United Methodist Church in Hampton is seeking an experienced Childcare Provider for the Mother’s Day Out Program. This program is a mission of Wesley UMC committed to provide day care for preschool aged 2.5 - 5 years children of the community, where they can grow in a safe Christian environment. Each half day, 9 - 12:30, is filled with educational and interactive activities to help them develop socially and learn through play. Experience required, degree a plus. Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Wesley UMC Mother’s Day Out wesleyumcmdo@gmail.com or call (757) 838-3044 for more details. (Posted on 7/28/17)

Director of Student and Family Ministries - Full Time
Pinehurst United Methodist Church, Pinehurst, NC, is looking for an energetic full-time Director of Student and Family Ministries who delights in deepening the faith journey of children, teens, and families. Come join our vibrant ministry and help youth and families learn more about God and each other, through weekly gatherings, seasonal getaways, and leading in mission to the world. Bring out the gifts in each individual and equip them to use those gifts to build others up. Recruit, train and support adult volunteers to educate young Christians of all ages and stages. Highlight the diversity of God’s people by fostering cross-cultural, cross-generational friendships. And best of all, have fun! For a complete job description or to submit your resume email pumc@pinehurstumc.org or fax 910 295-0669 or call 910 215-4559. Attention: SPRC. Website: http://pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 7/27/17) 

Assistant Preschool Teachers
St. Luke's UMC, Yorktown, is seeking  Assistant Teachers for its preschool who will work under the guidance of the classroom teachers to provide a Christian atmosphere for children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 5 years to grow socially, emotionally, and spiritually. The Assistant Teachers will help present activities that center on academics and Bible stories in an age-appropriate manner. The Assistant Teachers will help ensure that the program provides a loving, caring environment for social interaction for children with emphasis on Christian morals, principles, and values. Assistant Teachers at St. Luke's Preschool are responsible to the Program Director and work under the guidance of the teachers and supervision of the St. Luke's Preschool Board of Directors. Please send your Letter of Interest and Resume to the Director of Children’s Ministries at pre-k@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 7/25/17)

Administrative Assistant
Highland Springs United Methodist Church, Richmond District, is seeking applicants for the position of permanent part-time secretary for 20 hours per week at $10/hour. We are seeking a person with at least a high school education and some experience. Applicants should highly value diversity and confidentiality and be highly skilled in interpersonal communication, attention to detail, and problem solving. Applicants should possess poise, teamwork mentality, pleasant disposition, excellent skills in writing/proofreading, typing/keyboarding, filing systems, computer software operation, and use of other office equipment. To apply please send a resume to the Pastor and Staff Relations Committee Chair, Highland Springs United Methodist Church, 22 N. Holly Avenue, Highland Springs, VA 23075 or highlandspringsumc@gmail.com by August 10, 2017. A job description can be viewed at www.highlandspringsumc/. (Posted on 7/25/17)

Kid’s Care Coordinator
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Coordinator to oversee and coordinate all Kid’s Care workers and staff the nursery for all worship services and church-related events that occur outside of our regularly scheduled worship services. General responsibilities include creating the regular work schedule for Kid’s Care workers, overseeing the process for scheduling Kid’s Care workers and finding substitutes if workers cannot fulfill their scheduled time, assist in the recruitment, hiring and training of all Kid’s Care workers, coordinate with all church leaders to provide information and processes for requesting childcare for church events and ensuring the building is open as needed, and maintaining a safe, clean, caring and constructive nursery environment. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, high energy, leadership capabilities, a highly collaborative style, and a sincere commitment to work with staff and volunteers. Click here for application instructions and full job description (pdf). Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Kid’s Care Coordinator, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Kid’s Care Coordinator” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Receptionist (Afternoon)
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a part-time (22 hours per week) Afternoon Receptionist to create an inviting and gracious environment in the main office for guests and visitors to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, and assist with general office tasks. General responsibilities include answering phones, directing questions, handling mail, organizing volunteers, maintaining supplies, assisting with data entry, and preparing correspondence. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology, knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, experience performing for people or dealing directly with the public, a highly collaborative style, and a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Click here for application instructions and detailed job description (pdf). Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Afternoon Receptionist, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Afternoon Receptionist” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Director of Connections
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Director to oversee and coordinate people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Ebenezer Church’s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. General responsibilities include developing a means of connecting people with existing opportunities, giving special attention to helping people serve in their areas of giftedness; providing experiences and environments for learning about spiritual gifts; providing experiences and environments for people interested in membership to learn about membership and join the church; developing invitation opportunities, experiences and environments (both internal and external) to engage individuals not currently part of the Ebenezer family; staffing the First Impressions team, fully, with volunteers and provide the necessary resources to support Sunday worship services. The ideal candidate will have a highly collaborative leadership style, a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers, experience in evaluating individuals’ abilities, interests and personality characteristics and matching them with suitable opportunities, knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, knowledge of human behavior and performance, and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; and experience managing projects or the ability to demonstrate project management skills. Click here for application instructions and full 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 Director of Connections, and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Director of Connections” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Coordinator of Youth and Children's Ministries
Beulah United Methodist Church, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Coordinator of Youth and Children's Ministries who will serve to bring children and youth into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the strategic vision of the church. This shall be accomplished by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Beulah and to grow in their relationship with God. Other duties include coordinating all aspects of the children's and youth weekly Sunday School program; providing leadership and direction for children's and youth special events; planning and implementing all aspects of a balanced youth ministry; Collaborating with the Education Committee to plan and design Vacation Bible School. The ideal candidate must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. A Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience is required. Salary range is $20,000 - $23,000 per year, depending on experience. All interested applicants should send a letter of interest, a resume, and references to the attention of Senior Pastor Donald Gibson at the following email address: DonGibson@vaumc.org. They can also be mailed to him directly at Beulah UMC, 6930 Hopkins Rd., N. Chesterfield, VA 23234. To apply online, please visit our website at http://beulahumc.org/staff/employment/. Applications will be accepted through August 11, 2017. (Posted on 7/19/17)

Bell Choir Director
Sterling United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Bell Choir Director. The director would be responsible for two bell choirs, one adult choir and one children's choir, through weekly rehearsals and monthly performances. In addition, they would work closely with the Director of Music Ministries to coordinate bell choir participation in special services such as Christmas and Easter. Click here to see a full job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
St. Mark's UMC in the Roanoke District is a vibrant, growing church in search of a part-time (15 hours per week) Youth Director. The qualified candidate will enhance and grow our current youth program to Junior and Senior High students. Energy and enthusiasm for sharing God's love with teens is a must! Experience with youth ministry is preferred. This position has the potential for additional hours as the ministry grows. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes and direct questions to Pastor Justin White, justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/18/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a growing mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Youth Ministries. This position reports to the Pastor and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for our 6th through 12th graders. The principal function is to help make and grow young disciples of Christ by a comprehensive approach to discipleship, mission, relationship building, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader, mentor, and role model. The Director of Youth Ministries encourages youth in developing their relationship with Christ, provides them with opportunities for spiritual nurture and growth, and challenges them to respond to God’s call to serve in their church, community, and the world. Experience in leading small groups, mission trips, skills in communication and administration, and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and parents are essential. This is a part-time staff position averaging 20 hours a week; salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Click here for a detailed position description (pdf). Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dave Nefzger, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, at sumcsprc2@gmail.com,with a copy to admin@sydenstrickerumc.org. or mail it to Sydenstricker UMC, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield, VA 22153. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 7/18/17)

 

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