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

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 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 7/2717) 

Nursery Coordinator
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Goochland, VA, is seeking a part-time (6 hours per week) nursery coordinator to oversee the nursery on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings (during the school year), and special church services. Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe and caring environment for children ages 0-5, scheduling nursery volunteers and sending reminders. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age with CPR and First Aid certifications. Email cover letter and resume to info@mystmatthews.org with Nursery Coordinator in the subject line. (Posted on 7/27/17)

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) 

Director of Music Ministries (full time)
Reveille UMC, Richmond, is seeking a Director of Music Ministries to join its staff.  If you have a genuine calling to music ministry, we would like to learn more about you. The Director of Music Ministries is responsible for the overall growth, quality, and direction of all music ministries at Reveille UMC, including: selecting music for our traditional Sunday worship services; leading the chancel, youth, and adult handbell choirs; overseeing the care and maintenance of the organ, pianos, and bells; maintaining the music library; and overseeing the production of special music programs for all ages. The Director of Music Ministries supervises the part-time Assistant Director of Music Ministries and part-time Organist. The qualified candidate will have five or more years of experience directing choirs and musical groups and demonstrated proficiency in playing the piano and organ. A bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited college or university required; a master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have specialized training in sacred music; a basic understanding of Wesleyan theology; familiarity with United Methodist liturgy; experience with various kinds of sacred music, from classical to contemporary; and broad experience in music education, preferably vocal music. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with benefits.  Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 6% match, generous paid leave, and continuing education support. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards. The deadline to apply is August 11, 2017. (Posted on 7/26/17)

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)

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 7/18/17)

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 7/13/17)

Director of Children & Youth Music Ministries
Mt Pisgah UMC in Midlothian, VA, is seeking a Director of Children & Youth Music Ministries. Position is part-time (10-12 hours per week).  Requirements for this position include the following:  (1) professional training and musical experience in a variety of Christian music selections; (2) proven and demonstrable abilities in directing, rehearsing, and leading musical groups; and, (3) strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, working with all ages. We prefer someone with a minimum of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music; however, experience equal to this may be considered.  Additionally, proficiency playing musical instruments (e.g., piano, hand bells), coupled with the ability to work with and have a general knowledge of the developmental characteristics of children and middle- and high-school-aged youth are highly desired.  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 7/13/17)

Youth Director
Ebenezer UMC, Suffolk, seeks a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week, with potential growth with the expanded responsibilities including Family and Life Group ministries. A passion for and relevant experience working with youth are important qualifiers. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Essential responsibilities are to plan and lead United Methodist Youth Fellowship for Junior and Senior High students; coordinate the Youth Sunday School curriculum, plan and execute an annual Mission Trip; plan and develop additional events and programs that engage youth throughout the year; and recruit, train, and direct volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry. For a detailed job description, go to www.ebumc.net. Please email all résumés to: Bob Patton, SPRC Chair at Basspikker@verizon.net (Posted on 7/13/17)

Pianist
Halifax United Methodist Church, in Halifax, VA, seeks a pianist to play for our traditional worship service every Sunday at 11 am and at choir practices Wednesdays at 7 pm. We are a small church with a strong voice and a love of music. We seek a dynamic and energetic player who wishes to serve God by helping us lift our voices in praise to the Almighty. If you are interested please send your resume to thaddecker@vaumc.org.  (Posted on 7/12/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Corinth United Methodist Church in Sandston, Virginia seeks a part-time (12 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries. As a member of Corinth’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, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. 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 Pastor Joe Winfree at pastor@corinthumchurch.org. (Posted on 7/12/17)

Director of Next Generation Ministries
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, is seeking a person to serve full-time as the Director of Next Generation Ministries. The Director supports fruitful ministry to children, youth, and college students through logistical support, volunteer management, and hands-on leadership and relationship with children, youth, and their families. Education/Experience/Skills: • A bachelor’s degree in Christian education, religion, or a related field is required. Professional Certification in Children and/or Youth Ministry in the United Methodist Church is desired. • Passionate, gifted, effective, and experienced in working with children and students (youth and college) in creative and engaging ways that encourage spiritual and relational growth. • Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, and manage ministries to children, youth, and college students, including effectiveness in recruiting lay volunteers. • Excellent human relations skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, experience working with volunteers, good communications skills (oral, written and electronic), and the ability to work in a team environment with staff and laity. • Spiritually mature with a theological stance compatible with United Methodist teaching and doctrine. Interested persons should forward a letter of interest along with a resume to Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. Review of candidates will begin immediately. (Posted on 7/12/17)

Children's Coordinator
Wesley United Methodist Church in Colonial Heights, VA is looking for a part time children’s coordinator to oversee church programming, work with our day care and after school program and other church staff to provide outreach and ministry support to our children in a growing church. Hours are flexible with Mondays for children’s chapel and Sunday mornings for worship most important. Coordinator will also work with the Sunday School Superintendent but will report to Senior Pastor. Experience and an educational background in working with children is necessary. Inquiries may be made at wesley.srpastor@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/11/17)

Youth Pastor
Southern Pines United Methodist Church (North Carolina) seeks full-time Youth Pastor with a passion for discipling youth. Responsibilities include planning and leading Sunday youth fellowship for middle and high school, coordinating youth activities/trips, and working collaboratively with SPUMC staff and parents to implement an engaging youth program. Weekend and after hours work is required. Benefits include health insurance and pension. Preferred requirements: BA degree in Christian Education, Wesleyan background, and at least 2 years experience. Email resume and two letters of reference to: amyn@aosnc.com. (Posted on 7/10/17)

Administrative Assistant - Worship
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking at Administrative Assistant - Worship. The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Associate Pastor/Director of Worship for Floris UMC. The Administrative Assistant – Worship oversees and manages the office tasks and other administrative duties as directed by the Director of Worship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further information, please contact Karen Heier. (Posted on 7/7/17)

Kid's Ministries Coordinator
The Restoration Campus of Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a part-time Ministry Coordinator. The primary purpose of the position is to bring the kids of Restoration Church into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ by providing fun and faith growing opportunities for kids. This position works under the direction of the Restoration Campus Pastor to develop, communicate and implement kid’s discipleship opportunities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further information, please contact Karen Heier. (Posted on 7/7/17)

Children’s Ministries Coordinator-Preschool
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a part-time Children’s Ministries Coordinator-Preschool. The primary purpose of the position is to bring preschool children into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ by providing fun and faith growing opportunities for children. This position works under the direction of and in collaboration with the Children’s Ministries Director to implement preschool curriculum and faith-filled activities. In addition, this position will be responsible for collaborating, communicating and implementing preschool events and other children’s discipleship opportunities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further information, please contact Karen Heier. (Posted on 7/7/17)

Administrative Assistant
Evangelical United Methodist Church, a vibrant and growing congregation located in Elkton, VA, is seeking a new administrative assistant to provide support for our pastors and staff, prepare worship bulletins and other church communication, and provide a welcoming office atmosphere. This is a part-time (20 hours per week), salaried position, with paid holidays and 2 weeks of paid vacation/personal time per year. The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to the faith and teachings of The United Methodist Church, strong organization skills, and versatile computer experience, as well as flexibility, compassion, and kindness.  A complete job description and application are available by emailing evangelicalunitedmethodist@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/30/17)

Pianist/Organist
Blandford UMC on South Crater Road in Prince George, VA is searching for a pianist and/or organist to play for worship services at their 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. No choir through the summer, potential choir in the fall with choir practice one week night.  Additional services will include Advent season and Holy Week services; first right of refusal for weddings and/or funerals. Wage depending on skill, experience, and job performance. Please send your experience and interest to Liz Astin at beachea@yahoo.com AND Debbie Baugham at debbiebaugham@vaumc.org (Posted on 6/30/17) 

Children’s Music Director (Davidson, NC)
Davidson United Methodist Church, in Davidson, NC, is seeking Director of Children’s Music to direct, develop, and lead our children’s music ministry. Davidson UMC is a 4,100 member regional congregation located north of Charlotte in the college town of Davidson, NC. We seek an energetic, outgoing, director with developed leadership and administrative skills, a calling to children’s music ministry, experience in recruiting, developing, training, and supporting volunteers, and a forward-thinking vision for a dynamic music ministry with children ages 4 through 12 to include vocal, handchime, and handbell choirs. This is a full-time position with benefits. Requirements: • Three to five years of music education or children’s choir experience is preferred. • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is minimum requirement. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills. • Must posses a proven ability to work effectively with children, parents, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers. To obtain a job description, please go to www.davidsonumc.org/welcome/current-job-openings. To submit a apply please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Reverend Kevin Turner, Minister of Music and Worship, Kturner@davidsonumc.org. (Posted on 6/29/17)

Administrative Assistant
Toms Brook United Methodist Church seeks a part-time (25 hours-per-week) administrative assistant/bookkeeper to staff our office Monday – Friday. The ideal candidate shall possess: A friendly and welcoming personality; faith in our Lord, strong organizational skills and multi-tasking skills; strong computer and Internet skills; experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent; experience in database management, basic bookkeeping, financial management and payroll; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and an ability to honor and maintain confidentiality. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to Admin. Assist. at tbumc@shentel.net by July 10th. Disclosure: All members, attendees, and family members thereof are ineligible to be employed by Toms Brook UMC effective 2017. (Posted on 6/28/17) 

Administrator/Treasurer
Central United Methodist Church in Salem, VA has an immediate need for a part time (25 hours a week) administrator/treasurer.  Applicant should have training in and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.  They must have a working knowledge of office operations and equipment and possess the personal characteristics necessary for working with the church staff and members of the congregation.  Experience in general bookkeeping, computer based financial processing and payroll procedures are desired.  Salary is negotiable.  Anyone interested should contact Rev. Bryan Buckles at bryanbuckles@vaumc.org or (540) 389-2933. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Herndon United Methodist Church, a healthy, vibrant, multi-generational church in Herndon, Virginia, is seeking a creative and energetic Director of Children’s Ministries to lead and grow its children’s ministry. As a leader, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work directly with parents, staff, and volunteers to create a welcoming and loving faith community where infant through sixth-grade children and their families experience God’s love and grow together in their faith in Jesus Christ. The program will be a holistic program, offering opportunities for fellowship, growth, and service. But far from being a place where parents outsource the spiritual growth of their children, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work to strengthen parents’ role as spiritual mentors and help parents build upon the insight and learning that is taking place in church settings. As a way of growing the church, the Director of Children’s Ministries will (a) reach out and build relationships with the families connected with Herndon UMC’s Preschool and Upward Basketball program and (b) work collegially with a corps of volunteers to create meaningful programming for community children and their families. Although the position is presently envisioned as a 25-hour-a-week, part-time position, the position could be expanded to a 30-hour-a-week, full-time position if there were a candidate with the right skills and right passion for children’s ministry. Total annual compensation and benefits would be commensurate with experience and work schedule. Please see the detailed job description for more details. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to SPRC@herndonumc.org. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or relevant children’s ministry experience. • Rich spiritual life and commitment to United Methodist theology and practice. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use social media as an effective outreach tool. • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, talent in recruiting and engaging volunteers, attention to detail, self-motivation, and the ability work effectively in a team setting. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Pianist or Organist
Trinity UMC in Smithfield, VA is searching for a pianist or organist to play for a traditional 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. This person will also accompany choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM with occasional extra duties. This job requires approximately 10 hours a week. Annual salary offering of up to $15,000 depending on skill, experience, and job performance. Please contact the director of music at music@mytrinity.org or 757-814-7108. (Posted on 6/26/17)

Office Manager
Farmville United Methodist Church is hiring for a 30 hour a week position. Salary range is $18,750 to $23,400, based on experience. The successful applicant will have exceptional public relations skills, provide a consistent welcoming and supportive attitude, and be adaptable and resilient in the face of a fluid work environment. Strong organizational and human relation skills required. Must be proficient in MS Office. Will be using numerous computer programs, including QuickBooks, ServantKeeper database, Facebook, and GoogleDocs. Be a self-directed team player with a creative ability to empower laity and to develop innovative solutions for ministry. Be resourceful in the assimilation of new members into the life of the congregation while continuing to value the contributions of current members. Applications should be sent to Farmville UMC, PO Box 64, Farmville, Virginia 23901. Contact the church at 434-392-4686 for more information. (Posted on 6/23/17)

Worship Leader
Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, VA, is seeking a skilled instrumental and vocal musician to serve as a worship leader. The leader must be passionate about their faith and excited about leading God's people in worship, exhibit leadership in worship planning and leader for Sunday contemporary, Grace Point mid-week and other special services. Take worship to a new level of innovation and excellence. Recruit, coordinate, train, schedule, direct, and lead spiritual formation of a team of staff and volunteers in music, audio-visual and logistical support. Lead rehearsals, select vocalists and meet with Worship Planning Committee on a weekly basis. This is a 25 hour/wk position. See resume, letter and sample of worship leading for further information. See attached job description (pdf). Send info to mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 6/22/17)

Director of Next Generation Ministry
Cave Spring UMC, a vibrant, growing church family in SW Roanoke, is boldly doing a “new thing” in ministry to young people. The purpose of the Director of Next Generation Ministry is to support the ongoing, fruitful ministry to children and youth and college students through logistical support, volunteer management, and hands-on leadership and relationship with children, youth and their families. This will be accomplished by building Next Generation disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive and seamless approach to children and students (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. If you are a proven leader in ministry to the next generation and have energy and passion for serving Christ by influencing young people in their discipleship, please submit your resume to pastordenise@cavespringumc.org by Jul 10. We anticipate the start date to be mid August.  A detailed position description, including qualifications, is available at www.cavespringumc.org. (Posted on 6/21/17)

Preschool Director
Preschool Director for Oak Grove United Methodist Preschool, Chesapeake, working with the Director of Children's Ministries and the Preschool Board, to implement a weekday preschool program of approximately 140 students that is creative, strongly interactive and age appropriate that helps children develop spiritually, emotionally, socially, physically and cognitively. Experience in directing a staff of teachers and assistants, state accreditation, curriculum duties, training and development, interfacing with families and students, promoting the preschool program, oversight of finances, registration/enrollment, etc. Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field. Full time. $30,000.00. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org or mail to Oak Grove UMC, 472 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23320. (Posted on 6/21/17)

Elementary & Tweens Ministries Pastor
Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Elementary (K-3rd grade) and Tweens (4th-6th grade) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee - wilsonjkim@yahoo.com (Posted on 6/15/17)

Nursery & Pre-K Ministries Director or Pastor
Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Nursery (infant to 2 years old) and Pre-K (2 years old to 5 years old) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee - wilsonjkim@yahoo.com (Posted on 6/15/17)

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant needed at Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Virginia.  The person in this position manages a large church database and church records, resource calendar, various administrative support roles, prepares large mailings and serves as the primary point of contact for social media updates.  The ideal candidate should be experienced with Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of computers and office equipment.  Specialized church software is the Shelby Software System for which training is provided.  This part-time position (26 hours/week) is Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm and offers a friendly working environment with a 3-day weekend every week!  Resumes may be submitted to Libby Barricks at lbarricks@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 6/15/17)

Student Ministries Program Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Program 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. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply go to https://tinyurl.com/yb3gp7kd (Posted on 6/14/17)

Director of Children's Ministry
Director of Children's Ministry for Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, by providing spiritual formation and discipleship for children: develop, coordinate all aspects of education, worship, Vacation Bible School, recreation programs; recruit and train volunteers; participate in large church events; supervise nursery staff; provide oversight of OG Preschool, its Director, Staff, parents and students, serve on multiple boards, etc. Bachelor's Degree, prefer experience in a multi-staff church setting. Previous experience in elementary education and/or other children's ministries programs. Exhibit a call to children's ministry in the local church setting. This is a part time position. Job Description attached (pdf).  Please send resume and letter of interest to office@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 6/13/17)

Accompanist / Choir Director
Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA seeks a part-time accompanist/music director to lead our music ministry, including adult choir and (optionally) handbells. Hinton Avenue has one Sunday service and one weekday choir rehearsal; extra services at Christmas and holy week. Right of first refusal for weddings and funerals. 2 manual Rodgers organ, sanctuary grand piano (Steinway) + several other practice pianos. Send resume to Hinton Ave UMC, 750 Hinton Ave. Charlottesville, VA 22902, c/o SPRC Chair, or email church@hintonavenueumc.org. (Posted on 6/13/17)

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. 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 or mail to Culpeper United Methodist Church 1233 Oaklawn Dr. Culpeper, VA 22701. (Posted on 6/12/17)

Church Secretary
Salem-Olive Branch United Methodist Charge is seeking a part-time church secretary for 25 hours per week, flexible. Must have excellent computer, communication, and organizational skills. Send resume to Salem-Olive Branch Charge, 11408 Salem Church Rd, Gloucester, VA 23061 (Posted on 6/12/17)

Custodian
Courthouse Community UMC, Virignia Beach, currently has an opening for a facility custodian. Please click here to see the job description. Resumes may be emailed to Donn Lee at donnlee@ccumc.net. (Posted on 6/12/17)

Worship and Music Director
Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA is hiring a part time Worship and Music Director. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music. We are looking for a faithful, energetic leader of Sunday worship celebrations that focus on God, help people of all ages grow in their understanding of the Gospel, and become better equipped for daily living as faithful disciples. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music. The Worship and Music Director develops and leads the worship music ministry with the pastor, must have solid music skills, and ideally has the ability to direct, produce, and arrange as needed. We have a blended worship style that includes a praise band and a small choir. While familiar with piano accompaniment, we are open to primary accompaniment by other instruments such as guitar. The full job description is on our website at www.christcrossman.org/category/job-volunteer. To apply, please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. Videos and/or recordings of a recent performance or leading worship are optional but strongly encouraged. (Posted on 6/9/17)

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 6/9/17)
 
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 6/9/17)

Connections Minister
Enon UMC in Studley, Va, Richmond District, is accepting resumes for the position of Connections Minister. This person will work 10 hours per week in the church office. Responsibilities will include coordination of the church calendar, sending out the church email, copying and folding bulletins and newsletters, entering EVC data and being a positive presence connecting Enon with the community. A complete job description is available at http://enonumc.org. Resumes will be received through June 19 at office@enonumc.org (Posted on 6/8/17)

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 6/8/17)

Assistant Director of Weekday Preschool
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking applicants for the Assistant Director of the weekday preschool. We're seeking someone with experience in children's education and administration to work with the Weekday School Director to plan and implement curriculum as well as manage the preschool's finances. St. Matthew’s Weekday School is an outreach of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church.  The Weekday School provides a part-day educational program that cultivates school preparedness, social and emotional intelligence, and Christian faith enrichment for children between the ages of two and five.  The Weekday School believes that children of all backgrounds and faith are precious to God, and as such all children deserve a safe environment in which to learn and grow. 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 6/8/17)

Director of Youth Ministry
Wesley United Methodist Church, Arlington District, a family-like, vibrant congregation with approximately 130 in worship attendance in Vienna, VA, is currently seeking a part-time Youth Director. The major responsibilities of this position are: To propose, plan, and create new events and activities for youth, improve existing ones, to build bridges to the community and wider church, and to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implanting 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. It is a part-time position with the 20-30 hours of weekly working hours, and salary is TBD and will be commensurate with experiences. The youth group usually has 15-25 students for its meeting on Sunday. For more information, including a detailed job description, please contact Pastor Kyungsuk Cho at kcho@wesleyvienna.org. Interested candidates may also apply by sending an email to the pastor, including a letter of interest, current resume with two references. (Posted on 6/8/17)

Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6th grades and their families). Ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in children’s or youth music and/or arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and arts programs available to them. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills, and a strong Christian faith. The individual will work very closely with the Associate Pastor for Children and First Impressions, the Director, Music and Ministries and the Children and Youth Family Council to provide overall coordination of the children’s music and arts programs. Sunday morning hours required. For a full job description, visit our website at www.ststephensfairfax.org. Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email: office@ststephensfairfax.org.  (Posted on 6/6/17)

Office Manager
Dulin Church, a mid-size United Methodist congregation located in the city of Falls Church, has an opening for a full time Office Manager effective July 1, 2017. The Office Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the church office, works independently, and needs to be a self-starter and effective time manager. The Office Manager is under the supervision of the Pastor and supports the Dulin Staff Team. This position has a broad array of responsibilities including clerical, financial, reports, and publishing. 70% is Office Manager, 15% is paying bills and keeping accounts, and 15% is maintaining and updating the website. This position includes full benefits: vacation, holidays, sick leave, continuing education, health insurance, and pension. This is a salaried position with salary depending on experience and qualifications. Click here for a detailed job description. A resume including three references and letter of interest should be sent to Pastor Dave Kirkland at pastor@dulinchurch.org. This position closes June 30, 2017. (Posted on 6/5/17)

Worship Leader
Foundry United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, VA   http://FoundryUMCVB.org is seeking a part-time Worship Leader to begin July 2017. This person oversees music, worship design, and technology for growing contemporary modern worship service. Qualifications: *Growing disciple of Jesus Christ. * Experience leading contemporary worship with a praise band, sound system, multi-media, and recruiting/working with volunteers. * Familiar with United Methodist theology/doctrine or willing to learn and lead from United Methodist perspective. *Proficient vocally and instrumentally-- keyboard experience preferred. * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Go to Foundry UMC website for a detailed job description. A letter of interest, current resume, and names (3) and contact information for references should be submitted to FoundryUMC@FoundryUMCVB.org (Posted on 6/2/17)

Preschool Director
Trinity Christian Preschool and Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson , VA are searching for a Preschool Director to begin July 1, 2017. The director of Trinity Christian Preschool will ensure a safe environment for children ages 2.5-5, Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Director hours are from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., extra hours as needed for school programs, registration, professional development and summer hours. Job requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree with Education Certification, experience with young children and teaching in a classroom environment, basic record-keeping skills, familiarity with age appropriate materials, and planning skills. Trinity Christian Preschool Director will attend regular Church staff meetings and Preschool Board meetings. Please see attached job description for more information. All resumes should be e-mailed to jobs@trinitypoquoson.org no later than June 16th, 2017. (Posted on 6/1/17)

Director of Music Ministries
Chamberlayne Heights UMC located in Richmond, Virginia, has an opening for a part-time Director of Music Ministries (20 hours per week). We are seeking a person with a passion for God, music, and worship. Working with the Pastor, this person will direct and coordinate the music program of the church which is a traditional/blended style of worship and music. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Sunday worship services (two), seasonal programs, funerals, weekly rehearsals of choirs – Joy Ringers, Glory Singers and Hand Bell Class. Be competent in playing the piano and organ. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Job description and salary figures are available upon request. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to: office@chamberlayneheightsumc.org. (Posted on 5/31/17)

SEEKING A POSITION

Pianist/Organist
Serena Lloyd, who resides in Broadway, VA, has been the pianist/organist at Mt. Zion UMC in Mt. Solon,  for four years.   Due to the long commute, she is seeking a position closer to home. She is hoping to find a position in Broadway,  Timberville, New Market, or Fulks Run. If you know of an available position,  please contact her at  nena48bal@gmail.com,  or text or call 540-282-1582. (Posted on 7/5/17)

OTHER

Family Support Partners
UMFS is hiring Family Support Partners in Northern Virginia. Do you have a child with emotional, behavioral or mental health needs? Do you want to help other families in similar situations? Do you enjoy empowering others to succeed? What makes a great Family Support Partner? • Experience navigating the behavioral health system. • Ability to share your own story to help others. • Preferably bilingual, not required. • Flexible schedule. Interested in applying? Please visit www.umfs.org or contact Laura Giunta at lgiunta@umfs.org or (703) 941-9008 ext. 302. (Posted on 7/7/17)

 

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