Job Opportunities

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

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Accompanist
Christ United Methodist Church in Staunton is seeking an accompanist for music ministry for 2 Sunday morning services and one weekday evening choir rehearsal as well as other special music presentations to include Advent and Holy Week.  Salary is negotiable. Opportunities for weddings and funerals are compensated separately. If interested, please call Steve Henderson (540) 271-7555. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Connections Worship Leader
Providence UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Connections Worship Leader (potential full-time if combined with Director of Music Ministries position). The Connections Worship Leader is responsible for planning and leading themusic team at the Connections Worship Service. Connections is an informal, weekly creative worship service that includes visuals and participation by the congregation. This position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email pumcstaff@gmail.com. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Providence UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries (potential full-time if combined with Connections Worship Leader position). The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for developing, nurturing, andsustaining church music ministries and programs by encouraging, educating, and enabling people of all ages. In partnership with other worship leaders, this position is a shared ministry to create a community where all persons are invited to belong, be transformed by God’s love and make a difference in the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit your résumé, email pumcstaff@gmail.com. (Posted on 2/21/18)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian VA, is seeking a Discipleship Director who will lead in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ of New Life’s children, youth and adults through the intentional creation of ministries that help individuals grow in faith.  Applicants should exhibit a deep faith, have experience in casting vision, organizing ministries, supervising volunteers, and a passion for facilitating ongoing spiritual growth. Previous professional experience on a church staff and in successfully working on a team is desired. Responsibilities include planning programs and creating environments conducive to learning. The Discipleship Director will develop intentional pathways that build meaningful relationships and create opportunities to learn, serve and grow. In addition, this position will include developing opportunities based on age and stage of life and Christian maturity for individual, small group and large group learning, service and witness. 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. This is a part time position (20 hours/week) to include Sunday worship times.  To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry opportunity, go to  https://www.newlifeumc.org/jobs.  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume.  (Posted on 2/20/18)

Administrative Assistant
Cherryvale UMC, Staunton, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (12 hours per week). Must be familiar with Word/Excel/Publisher and have good communication skills. Preferably have basic bookkeeping skills. Contact cherryvaleumc@gmail.com with resume or questions. (Posted on 2/20/18)

Director of Music
First UMC, Martinsville, is seeking a full-time Director of Music. First Church is a 750-member congregation, averaging 150 during Sunday worship. We are searching for leadership in the area of music ministries to join our staff in Fall 2018. This person will coordinate and be in charge of the total music program of the church including planning, developing, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive music program at various levels. This includes the Chancel Choir (adults) and Children’s Choir (K-5) with a particular emphasis on the vibrant children’s program. The Director of Music will provide music for the 8:45 and 11 am Sunday services and any special services the congregation is expected to attend, including solos and instrumental music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send (in pdf or Word), a letter of interest, resume, and references. Please email all responses to office@fumcmartinsville.net. (Posted on 2/20/18)

Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries
St. Andrew's UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries. The position requires an individual to plan, coordinate, launch, and manage activities and projects that focus on the interests of children and youth (K through 12th grade). The position also requires the recruitment and training of parents and adult volunteers for children and youth committees. This employee reports directly to the Pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested please send resume and contact information to: The Reverend Jeffrey A. Witt, Saint Andrew’s VB UMC, 717 Tucson Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462. (Posted on 2/19/18)

Church Accompanist 
Shady Grove UMC - Short Pump is seeking a part-time (12 hours per week) Church Accompanist. This position serves under the Minister of Music and Arts and its primary function is to provide music for three Sunday morning worship service, accompany the sanctuary choir and the children and youth choirs, as well as play for special worship services during the year. Visit www.shadygroveumc.net/jobs to read job description. To apply, please email your resume to jobs@shadygroveumc.net. Deadline for submission of resumes is April 15, 2018. Please direct all inquiries to jobs@shadygroveumc.net with "Church Accompanist" in the subject line. (Posted on 2/16/18)

Audio/Visual Media Technician (Part-Time)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church, a growing and vibrant congregation located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is seeking a part-time Audio/Visual Media Technician to support our Worship, Communication, and Program Ministries.  Primary responsibilities include organizing and overseeing the quality and maintenance/reliability of the audio/visual system needs of the church.  Experience is required with digital and analog audio mixing consoles, operation of multimedia and sound equipment, and live stream/video production.  The successful candidate will be a problem solver who is organized, detail-oriented, and has the ability to effectively communicate and work well with others, including a team of volunteers.  Regular weekly time requirements are approximately ten hours per week (including three Sunday morning worship services) with up to twenty-five hours per week needed for special occasions such as Christmas and Easter. A full job description can be found at: www.shadygroveumc.org/employment.  Hourly wage will be commensurate with education and experience. Send your resume to: Jay Kelchner, Lead Pastor, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, Virginia, 23111; jaykelchner@vaumc.org (Posted on 2/15/18) 

Part-time Coordinator of Music Ministries 
Del Ray United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is seeking a Coordinator of Music Ministries. Must be musically gifted in any instrument applicable to hymn style worship, and demonstrate a faithful Christian life. This position requires teamwork with two other musicians. Responsibilities include selecting the music, practicing and performing for all services, directing the vocal and hand bell choirs (preferable), arranging special musicians, and attending staff and worship planning meetings once a week. For a full job description click here (pdf). For more information or to apply, contact Pastor David McWilliams at dmcwilliams@delrayumc.org.  Applications require a resume and short bio.  (Posted on 1/13/18)

Director of Youth Ministries
Basic UMC, Waynesboro, is seeking a part0time Youth Director/Leader. The Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) will be passionate about loving and nurturing young disciples of Jesus Christ in our life-affirming, multicultural, multigenerational church. The DYM will be expected to: • Love our youth where they are. • Encourage youth in developing their relationship with God. • Teach the Holy Scriptures, the Christian faith, and life application. • Give emotional and spiritual support. • Affirm and show sensitivity to multicultural backgrounds (Latino/a, African-American, Anglo). • Cultivate relationships and connect the youth to the body of Christ in our local church and our district. • Challenge our youth to respond to God’s call to serve in our church, community, and world. • Serve as a mature spiritual leader and Christian role model. • May come from any denominational background, but open to learning and teaching United Methodist doctrine and theology. • Not required but helpful are Spanish fluency and experience with Latino/a cultures. • Not required but helpful is a music background or willingness to encourage our youth’s engagement with Christian music. • Devote 10 hours per week for $513/month. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information, full job description, or to apply, please contact Pastor Chad Beck, chadbeck@vaumc.org, (540) 949-8947, https://basicumc.org/ (Posted on 2/12/18)

Music Director
PALS Church (Presbyterian and Lutheran Services) in Bealeton, VA, is seeking a part-time Music Director. The primary responsibilities are selecting music for services (working with the pastor), directing the small choir, and providing organ/piano accompaniment for Sunday morning worship (one service) and seasonal mid-week services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings. For more information or to apply, contact Jo Ann Staebler at mallonxaris@verizon.net (Posted 2/12/18)

Administrative Assistant
Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced part time Administrative Assistant. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or three years equivalent is preferred. Applicant must be multi-task oriented, proficient in Word/Excel and willing to learn other software programs. The applicant must also be willing to work as part of a team under the supervision of the Pastor. Send resume and letter of interest to SPRC Chairperson, Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church. P.O. Box 326 Tappahannock, VA 22560. (Posted on 2/12/18)

Music Director
Fox Hill Central United Methodist Church, Hampton, has a job opening for a Music Director.  The primary responsibilities are selecting and purchasing music for services, directing the choir and providing organ/piano or keyboard accompaniment for church services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings. QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read music. Proficient at playing piano, organ and keyboard. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (will need to show leadership ability). Strong work ethic. Requires an acceptable background check (Procurement of a Criminal Records Screening). HOURS AND SALARY: Part-time position. Requires leading an 8:30 am Praise and Worship service and an 11:00am traditional service on Sundays. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications with a base range around $18,000-$18,700 yearly. BEGIN DATE:  Approximately June 1, 2018. CLOSING DATE: Application and other required paperwork must be submitted by April 30, 2018. To request an application please contact the church office at 757-851-2040 or by email at fhcumc@gmail.com.  Church office hours are Monday-Thursday 9 am-1 pm. (Posted on 2/9/18)

Minister of Next Generation Discipleship
First United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is searching for a forward-thinking, collaborative leader who is mature and can engage our diverse community and church in indigenous family-based discipleship. Our vision is bold and is based on God’s call as processed by considerable discernment and prayer. The congregation and Church Council have set Family Ministry as the church’s primary goal this year. The intergenerational excitement for this endeavor is revealed in support and volunteers. We are growing to become a church that appeals to families with children and partners with them to grow disciples of Jesus Christ. The primary roles of this position are leading the family ministry team, building up the existing children’s ministry, partnering with parents on their children’s faith journey, and overseeing the administrative and financial aspects of family ministry. A position description may be found at http://fumcrm.org/welcome/employment Send a letter of interest, resume and three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Lead Pastor, jbell@fumcrm.org. (Posted on 2/8/18)

Youth Director
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 is negotiable. Please send resumes and direct questions to Pastor Justin White, justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 2/8/18)

Administrative Assistant
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant for our congregation. It is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week) in a busy church office setting. Windsor Hills is a thriving congregation in a pleasant atmosphere. The job requires both technical and interpersonal skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The position is available immediately, with salary commensurate to training and experience. Send a resume and cover letter to the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org or mail to Windsor Hills UMC, 3591 Windsor Road, Roanoke, VA 24018. (Posted on 2/7/18)

Youth Director
Providence UMC in Chesterfield County is looking for part-time youth director. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade. 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. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to pumcstaff@gmail.com. (Posted on 2/6/18)

Kids’ Morning Out Director
Williamsburg United Methodist Church has an opening for a part time Director of Kids’ Morning Out (KMO), a program for children ages 12 months – 2 years. This is a week-day, half-day, outreach program of the church. Applicants should have at minimum an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related fields and two years’ experience in a day care/pre-school setting. The position description and employment application may be found  at http://www.williamsburgumc.org/#/about-us/employment-opportunities.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and completed application to kmosearch@gmail.com no later than February 28. Interviews will be conducted after that date with the selected candidate to begin employment May 1, 2018. (Posted on 2/1/18)

Youth Ministries Director
Corinth United Methodist Church in Goochland VA, has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Youth Ministries Director. We are offering $15.00 an hour for Sunday mornings and bi-weekly youth group meetings Sunday afternoons. Candidates for this position must be: at least 18 with a high school degree, and with current certifications in CPR and First Aid. Prior youth ministries experience is preferred. Submit your resume with “Youth” in subject line to Pastor Bob at Bobjennings@vaumc.org or mail to: PO Box 896, Goochland, VA 23063 (Posted on 2/1/18)

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area is seeking a part-time (25 hours a week) Director of Children and Family Ministries. The position oversees all children's curriculum for Sterling United Methodist Church's children and youth from age 2 (preschool) through grade 5, including the Sunday School, special programs, and Summer Sunday School. The position oversees the Nursery, Summer Camp programs, and Vacation Bible School. For more information, please go to www.sterlingumc.org and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. Or click here to download a pdf. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 1/31/18)

Nursery Coordinator
St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Goochland County, VA, is seeking a part-time (up to 6 hours per week) Nursery Coordinator to oversee the nursery on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings (during the school year), and during special church services. Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe and caring environment for children ages 0-5 and scheduling nursery volunteers. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age with CPR and First Aid certifications. Email cover letter and resume to children@mystmatthews.org with Nursery Coordinator in the subject line. (Posted on 1/31/18) 

Director of Connections
Sterling UMC, Sterling, VA is searching for a part-time Director of Connections. This position oversees and coordinates people's introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow in discipleship in line with our 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 part of the SUMC family; staffing the First Impressions team, fully with volunteers and provide the necessary resources to support Sunday worship services. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested persons should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@sterlingumc.org. Please put "Director of Connections" in subject line. (Posted on 1/29/18)

Administrative Assistant
Haymarket Church (a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church) is seeking an Administrative Assistant. Must be a passionate, enthusiastic, and authentic follower of Jesus with successful experience administration. Have excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Be reliable and able to work independently after receiving direction. Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database software, and social media/communication platforms. Understand the importance of the interaction of technology and work processes and be willing to learn and adapt to new programs as required for task completion and efficiency. Have demonstrated creativity, adaptability, and resourcefulness. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may submit their resumes to the Rev. Brian Johnson at BrianJohnson@vaumc.org (Posted on 1/26/17) 

Project SPY Summer Intern
Project SPY is a ministry of Fieldstone UMC that runs a youth summer camp. Each week up to 100 youth come to be the hands and feet of God in the New River Valley. We are looking for college aged staff who love God and are passionate about working with youth. Staff are responsible for supporting the youth volunteers as the preform emergency construction. Open positions include Kitchen Intern, Construction Intern, Worship Leader, and Construction Director. Click here for more information (pdf). Contact fieldstoneumc@gmail.com or call 540-260-3402 to apply. (Posted on 1/23/18)

Minister of Youth and Worship
River Road United Methodist Church (RRUMC) 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 1//22/18)
                                                
 
Preschool Director
Open Arms Christian Preschool, a ministry of River Road United Methodist Church, seeks a full-time, year-round Preschool Director.  Open Arms is a nationally accredited, early childhood development center for 2 to 5 year olds, with morning, full-day, and summer programs.  Our mission is to provide a positive and inclusive learning environment, which allows children to develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically, and spiritually. The Director’s responsibilities include: overseeing curriculum, instruction, and day-to-day operations (including finances and budgeting); managing staff and ensuring compliance with laws and policies; promoting the school in the community and recruiting students; maintaining a cooperative relationship with parents; and working closely with the church and Preschool Board. Applicants must have a minimum of a B.A. or B.S. in Early Childhood Development or related field and coursework in Business Administration and Program Management.  Applicants must also meet or exceed National Accreditation Commission for the Association for Early Learning Leaders (NAC) minimum director qualifications. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Open Arms Christian Preschool Board of Directors at OACP@riverroadumc.org  no later than February 28, 2018.  Preferred starting date is between May 1, 2018 and June 1, 2018. (Posted on 1/22/18)

Administrative Assistant – Part Time (20 hours/week)
Bethany United Methodist Church, Hampton, Va. has an immediate opening for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position serves under the direct supervision of the Pastor in cooperation with the Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee. The person we are seeking will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency with computers, office equipment and be attentive to details. Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office software required.  Knowledge of PowerChurch 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.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter in .pdf format by email to inchaustij@cox.net. (Posted on 1/22/18)

Organist/Pianist
Central UMC in Downtown Staunton, VA, is seeking a part-time Organist (preferred)/Pianist. This person will be responsible for providing music for one Sunday worship service, choir rehearsals and special worship services of the church. Central Church is blessed to have a pipe organ, piano, Chancel Choir, Children’s Choir, and 3 octave Hand bell Choir. Salary negotiable. Click here to download a flyer (pdf). Please contact Pastor Won Un at pastor@centralumcstaunton.org or SPRC Chairperson, Sybille Jobin at sjobin@assateague.org for more information. Send your resume to Central, PO Box 953, Staunton, VA 24402-0953 or email to centralumc@centralumcstaunton.org. (Posted on 1/22/18)

Director of Children's Ministries
Harmony UMC, Hamilton, is seeking a Director of Children's Ministries. This is a part time 20-hour per week paid position. Additional hours may be required during the summer and with special events. The Director of Children’s Ministries is committed to the children of Harmony United Methodist Church by providing them a safe and nurturing place to learn and grow surrounded by God's love. This position is supervised by the Lead Pastor and the Staff Parish Relations Committee. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons may contact the Rev. Dave Drinkard at ddrinkard@harmonyva.org or 540-338-2937. (Posted on 1/19/18)

Wellness and Recovery Ministry Leader
Christ Church, Fairfax Station, is seeking a Wellness and Recovery Ministry Leader. This role is responsible for developing a “recovery-minded” culture of doing and being “church” that aligns with the vision set by the pastoral leadership for discipleship and Christian transformation. The leader of this ministry is tasked with creating groups and forming a network of leaders who are dedicated and committed to meeting individuals and families along a diverse spectrum of recovery. This position is called to oversee the day-to-day functions of our recovery ministry, which includes groups, workshops, coaching, and other community care related functions as determined by the Associate Pastor.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send a cover letter and copy of your resume to Ryan LaRock, rlarock@christchurchva.org to apply. (Posted on 1/18/18)

Worship Leader and Coordinator
Haymarket Church (a campus of St. Thomas United Methodist Church) is seeking a worship leader for its modern worship service. This position is responsible for leading music, organizing volunteer musicians, set design, and coordinating Sunday morning worship logistics for a mobile church. This is a part-time position, with responsibilities for Sunday morning worship leadership, planning during the week, working with the staff team, leading a weekly rehearsal, and being available for special events. A successful applicant for the part-time position will need to exhibit musical skills (leading congregational worship instrumentally and vocally), gifts for leadership and organization, and will need to commit to being present on Sundays and on major church holidays (Christmas Eve, Easter, Good Friday, etc.). A successful candidate will also need to exhibit a deep faith and a passion for engaging in the local community. For more information about this position or to apply, contact Brian Johnson, pastor of Haymarket Church, at BrianJohnson@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/18/18)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area, is seeking a part-time (25 hours a week) Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries.This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade and connecting with post high school and 20 plus young adults. The principle function is to help make, grow and nurture 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 and Young Adult Ministries will be responsible for planning and leading a Sunday night program, leading small groups and planning additional events throughout the year. 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 1/18/18) 

Pianist/Accompanist
First United Methodist Church Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Road, Hampton, VA has an opening for a part-time (10 hours per week) Pianist/Accompanist. The principle function of this job is to provide keyboard accompaniment for both worship services on Sunday morning, special services, and for weekly Chancel Choir and Praise Team rehearsals. This position will include regular collaboration with the Director of Music in preparation for all choral music, seasonal programs and special church events. To apply email your resume to: working@firstumcfoxhill.org (Posted on 1/16/18)

After School Worker/Driver
Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen, VA is searching for a part-time after school worker/driver for its After School Ministry. Must be good with children and able to help with homework. Background check & clean driving record required. Hours are Monday-Friday 1:30-4:30 p.m. Starts January 2, 2018. Pay is negotiable. Please send a resume to Greenwood United Methodist Church, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or email admin@gumcva.org or call 804-266-5341. For further details, please contact Adamarye Patteson at 804-266-6364. (Posted on 1/16/18)

Children's Ministry Director
Vine Church - Graham Road, a one-year-old United Methodist church plant in Northern Virginia, is looking for a creative and passionate children's director. We are looking for someone who can plan, schedule, lead, and grow Sunday morning ministries for nursery through 5th grade. This team-player will help our church planter/pastor with outreach events such as movie nights, Eggstravaganza, stay-and-plays, and arts experiences to connect unchurched families to the new church and to Christ. Applicants must have experience working in a children's ministry setting, be proficient with Microsoft Office, and have an excitement and understanding of kids who have never been in church. This is a part-time position (negotiable 10-20 hours per week). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a resume with cover letter to krisbeckert@thevineva.org. (Posted on 1/16/18)

Pianist
Hopewell United Methodist Church in Chesterfield Va. seeking pianist for small church. For information call 804-745-8773, between hours of 9:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m., Monday through Friday. (Posted on 1/12/18)

Youth Director
Burnt Factory United Methodist Church, Stephenson, has an opening for a part-time youth director to join our team. This position would be a part-time, paid position, averaging 20 hours per week, which would report to the pastor. The youth director would be responsible for planning, coordinating and executing youth activities as well as mentoring and counseling our youth. This position would require the candidate to have a vision and creativity for building and leading a strong youth program by encouraging the youth to respond to God’s call to serve. Experience in leading small groups, mission trips, skills in communication and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and parents are essential. If interested, please send a copy of your resume to: Burnt Factory United Methodist Church, Attn: Becky Dennis/PPRC Chair, P.O. Box 399, Stephenson, VA 22656 (Posted on 1/11/18)

Music Director
Willis United Methodist Church, 8360 Willis Church Road, Henrico, VA 23231, is seeking a part-time Music Director with knowledge of church music who can play for the congregation and direct the adult choir and occasionally play for special children’s programs. The salary range is $8,000 to $11,000 per year depending on experience. Please contact Pastor Art Thomas at (804) 264-6746 and email your resume or C.V. to artthomas@vaumc.org.  (Posted on 1/10/18)

Custodian
Boulevard UMC, Richmond is seeking a church custodian. Do you know of a church or school custodian or who would appreciate ten additional hours per week? $14 hourly. 2:30 - 6:00 every Sunday (3.5 hours). Remaining 6.5 hours can be worked anytime, Monday - Saturday. Your referrals or leads would be most appreciated! This is an immediate need. Please e-mail or call us: boulevardumc@gmail.com or (804) 358-8993. (Posted on 1/8/18)

Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary
Lakeside United Methodist Church, Richmond, Va. has an immediate opening for the position of Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary. This position serves under the direct supervision of the Pastor in cooperation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee. The person we are seeking will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency with computers, office equipment and be attentive to details. Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office software required.  Knowledge of Logos Accounting and People Management software is a plus. Duties include everything from answering the phone, greeting guests, preparing worship bulletins, writing correspondence, maintaining confidential giving information, and handling basic financial accounting functions to ordering supplies and various other office tasks as needed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter in .pdf format by email to MarkRooks@lakesideum.org. (Posted on 1/5/17)

Church Executive
Pender United Methodist Church, a vibrant mid-size church in Fairfax, Virginia is seeking a Church Executive to resource and give leadership to our administrative committees and staff. A successful candidate will be called to this ministry and can demonstrate training and experience with church administrative procedures, policies, goal execution, staff supervision, and data base management. This is a full-time position as a member of a talented ministry staff. Please contact church.office@Penderumc.org. (Posted on 1/4/17)

Preschool Teacher / Day Care Aide:
Laurel Hill Weekday School has an immediate opening for a Lead Teacher in our 2-year old preschool class two days a week (Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:45am - 12:15pm). Some teaching experience is required. There's opportunity for more hours as Aide in our All-Day program, as well. Interested persons please call Margo Keeles at (804) 795-2772. The Weekday School is located at Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, 1919 New Market Road in the community of Varina, 10 minutes from Downtown Richmond, VA. (Posted on 12/20/17)

OTHER

Conference Treasurer and Director of Administration
The Alabama-West Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church, headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is currently seeking a Conference Treasurer and Director of Administration. This role is responsible for managing the overall function of the fiscal office as well as the fiscal office staff. They will work as liaison and member of a variety of committees and strategic teams and will consult with local church congregations regarding best practices and financial strategies. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience providing financial oversight to organizations. Click here for the job posting. The deadline for receiving applications is Sunday, March 11, 2018. The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is working with the Alabama-West Florida Conference to recruit for this position.  If you know of someone who might be interested, please have them email their resume and cover letter to Human Resources via email at jobs@gcfa.org.  (Posted on 2/12/18)

Youth Mission Camp Coordinator
The Heartwood Center, a mission of the Rappahannock River District, located in Hartwood, VA is seeking a Youth Mission Camp Coordinator for 2018. The camp will be held July 16-20 and August 13-17, 12 noon to 8pm Monday through Friday. For a copy of the position description, please email Rev. Gayle Porias at heartwoodcenterfredericksburg@gmail.com or visit www.theheartwoodcenter.org. This position includes a paid stipend. (Posted on 2/5/18)

Camp Counselors 
Alta Mons is a rustic camp owned by the Roanoke District of the United Methodist Church, located in Shawsville, VA. The camp is looking for summer camp counselors. Who wouldn't want to spend their summer with kids teaching them about the love of Jesus Christ as you hang out in the beautiful mountains of Alta Mons? The camp runs from June 11 to July 21, with lodging and food provided. The camp experience will strengthen your faith in the Lord and give you a chance to share with younger kids what Jesus has done in your life. There are many different positions available, and all are paid positions. Positions include Ropes Coordinator, Trips Coordinator, Camp Counselor, Cookout Coordinator, Worship Coordinator, Kitchen Staff, Business Intern.  For details visit the camps website for job descriptions and staff applications: www.altamons.org/summer-staff. (Posted on 2-3-18)

General Minister
The Virginia Council of Churches, Richmond, Va., is seeking a General Minister. General qualifications include • Ordained minister (with certificate) with the minimum degree of Master of Divinity or equivalent. • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, team build and evaluate. • Demonstrated ability to lead in visioning and mission development. • Demonstrated ability to do the work of development, fundraising and grant writing. • Have knowledge of the ecumenical movement and committed to Christian unity. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The final date to receive resumes will be March 1, 2018. The selection of a new general minister will be made ini May. All interested parties should send a letter of interest and their resume to: Rev. Larry Thompson, chair of the search committee at: WinchesterDS@vaumc.org  (Posted on 1/5/18)

Executive Director 
Lake Junaluska is a conference and retreat center located in the mountains of western North Carolina. The Executive Director oversees the organization as Chief Executive Officer; maintains and refines the vision as Chief Strategic Officer; builds and maintains strong staff teams, advancement, and communications; and exhibits entrepreneurial and adaptive leadership through economic, ecclesial, and organizational shifts. The mission of Lake Junaluska is to be a place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through renewal of soul, mind, and body. The Board of Trustees of Lake Junaluska Assembly, Inc. welcomes nominations and applications for Executive Director through January 31, 2018. Applicants should describe in a cover letter how their experience and skill sets will further the mission. Click here for full job description (pdf). Please submit cover letter and resume to Rachel Watkins at rwatkins@lakejunaluska.com.  (Posted on 1/3/18)

SEEKING POSITION

Food and Beverage Services
Mark Hinkle is a highpowered, dedicated, and quality focused professional with more than 30 years of experience in food and beverage services, culinary arts, kitchen operations, and large scale catering operations; Extensive experience in establishing firstclass service and food quality standards to increase sales, exceed target volume, and optimize efficiency while significantly reducing costs; Proven track record as a proactive leader with expertise in staff training and development and in attaining corporate objectives; Proven capability to multitask within a competitive, challenging, and fast paced environment; Accustomed to establishing long-term quality relationships with clients by addressing and meeting their diverse needs. Click here for a detailed resume (pdf). He may be contacted at 5300 Holmesrun Pkwy #102, Alexandria VA 22304; (703) 587-9887. (Posted on 1/10/18)

 

 

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10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
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