Job Opportunities

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

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

Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts
Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, Virginia, is seeking a Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts. The Director works closely with the Lead Pastor to provide a unified and positive worship experience to the congregation. The Director is responsible for directing and coordinating the adults’ traditional music programs and serves the church as a professional staff person and an integral part of the church's worship design, planning, and implementation team. The Director, working with the Lead Pastor, is the primary liaison with altar guild and Scripture readers--including training, coordination, and providing supplies--for both traditional worship experiences. The Director is a sincere follower of Jesus Christ and has a heart for worship. The Director collaborates and works as a team player with other church staff members to facilitate the overall work of the church in its mission to bring Christ to the world. Membership in the United Methodist Church is preferred but not required. It is expected that the Director will be supportive of and function in accordance with the policies of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@mtpisgahva.org (Posted on 3/14/19)

Director of Congregational Excellence (Part-time) 
Discovery United Methodist Church is growing and in need of team members to help us resource our vision of helping people experience new beginnings and new life through worship, relationships, and community.  The church is celebrating 35 years of ministry in the West End and Short Pump area of Richmond.  Discovery is hiring a part-time Director of Congregational Excellence.   Full details of the position are available via this link:  http://discoverymethodist.org/jobs/  To apply for this position, send your resume and letter of interest to: dumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/7/19)

Director of Youth Ministries (Part-time) 
Discovery United Methodist Church is growing and in need of team members to help us resource our vision of helping people experience new beginnings and new life through worship, relationships, and community.  The church is celebrating 35 years of ministry in the West End and Short Pump area of Richmond.  Discovery is hiring a part-time Director of Youth Ministries.   Full details of the position are available via this link:   http://discoverymethodist.org/jobs/  To apply for this position, send your resume and letter of interest to: dumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/7/19)

Director of Children’s Ministries (Part-time) 
Discovery United Methodist Church is growing and in need of team members to help us resource our vision of helping people experience new beginnings and new life through worship, relationships, and community.  The church is celebrating 35 years of ministry in the West End and Short Pump area of Richmond.  Discovery is hiring a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries.   Full details of the position are available via this link:   http://discoverymethodist.org/jobs/  To apply for this position, send your resume and letter of interest to: dumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/7/19)

Youth Minister
Good News UMC is a fast growing United Methodist church located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. According to a recent US Census Bureau report Walton County is the 6th fastest growing county in the nation. Our church is experiencing a great season of growth and we are looking forward to transitioning our youth ministry position from part time to full time. This position will oversee 5th-12th grade. Last year we launched a new 5th and 6th grade Ministry that is thriving. We are looking for someone who is ready to be a part of our community and help build this program to last long into the future. Interested applicants can apply by emailing Rev. Brad Goode, studentministry@goodnewsumc.net. If after receiving your application and we are interested in discussing further we will reach out to you to schedule an initial phone interview. Cover letter, resume and references are greatly appreciated. (Posted on 3/7/19)

Director of Children and Youth Ministry (Full-time) 
Franconia United Methodist Church (FUMC) is a multi-generational, Christ-centered community called to reach out to the young adults and families in the Franconia/Kingstowne area.  We welcome all and together respond to the challenges of daily life through worship, study, and fellowship.  As led by the Holy Spirit, through dynamic and innovative ministries, we will make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. FUMC has an open position for a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministry.  Full details of the position are available via this link:   https://www.franconiaumc.org/jobs/  To apply for this position, please send your Resume, Letter of Interest including Salary Expectations, Statement of Personal Faith to: Jobs@FranconiaUMC.org (Posted on 3/6/19)

Praise and Worship Leader (Part-time)
Franconia United Methodist Church (FUMC) is a multi-generational, Christ-centered community called to reach out to the young adults and families in the Franconia/Kingstowne area.  We welcome all and together respond to the challenges of daily life through worship, study, and fellowship.  As led by the Holy Spirit, through dynamic and innovative ministries, we will make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. FUMC has an open position for a part-time Praise and Worship Leader.  Full details of the position are available via this link:   https://www.franconiaumc.org/jobs/  To apply for this position, please send your Resume, Letter of Interest including Salary Expectations, Statement of Personal Faith to: Jobs@FranconiaUMC.org (Posted on 3/6/19)

AV Technician
Wellspring United Methodist Church, in Williamsburg, VA, is seeking a dynamic and engaged individual to join our staff as an AV Technician. This professional, part-time (9 hours per week) position will provide technical expertise and team leadership for the church’s sound, media, and video related to the Worship Ministry. The environment is one of fun, creativity, and teamwork with a passion for excellence in serving and worshiping God. The position reports to the Director of Worship Arts. Ideal candidates must possess strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, & PowerPoint). Proficient in MAC operating systems and have broad experience working with a variety of audio, video, and media. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Interested candidates should submit resumes to WellspringUMC.SPRC@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/5/19)

Director of Worship Arts
Wellspring United Methodist Church in Williamsburg, VA, is seeking a passionate and dynamic individual to fulfill its Director of Worship Arts position. This professional, part-time (20 hours/week) position will provide worship arts expertise and team leadership for the church’s Worship Arts Ministry. The environment is one of fun, creativity, and teamwork with a passion for excellence in serving and worshiping God. The position reports to the Pastor. Ideal candidates must have a College degree or equivalent professional music performance experience and two to three years’ experience in directing, coordinating, and coaching worship arts groups. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Interested candidates should submit resumes to WellspringUMC.SPRC@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/5/19)

Childcare Workers
Reveille UMC, Richmond, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are typically 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, and Wednesday evenings, with other weekday morning hours occasionally available. During the summer, hours are available Sunday mornings with some weekday hours (schedule varies). Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Director of Children's Ministries Tammy Tipton-Nay, children@reveilleumc.org. (Posted on 3/4/19)

Food Pantry Assistant Coordinator
St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is seeking a Food Pantry Assistant Coordinator who plays a vital part in helping the church accomplish its overall vision to become a community of Christ-followers by ensuring that the broader community beyond its walls has its basic food needs met and giving members and non-members alike the opportunity to build community by being the hands and feet of Christ when volunteering at the Food Pantry. This staff position works closely with the Food Pantry Director and volunteers to accomplish this vision and must value working collaboratively as a team player. Ideal candidate must be outgoing, problem solver, have good communication and strong interpersonal skills; being bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus but not required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be sent to Samantha Bouquet, samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org (Posted on 2/28/19)

Director of Music Ministry
Mt. Olivet UMC, Lovettsville, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry to direct and play for scheduled worship services and other events in support of the music ministry of the church. The position is responsible for music as appropriate for one blended Sunday Worship Service (traditional and contemporary music). The Director will provide musical direction which includes selecting music, directing one Contemporary Worship Team rehearsal a week and direct the music at special services to include, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume to secretary@mtolivetumc.org. For additional information: 540-822-9117. (Posted on 2/28/19)

Administrative Assistant
Central UMC, 1211 Porter Street, long time church in an urban growing area of Richmond, is looking for an administrative assistant, 16 hours a week, Monday-Thursday; please spread the word. Looking to begin end of March. Call the Rev. Amy Johnson if you are interested at 757-717-8719. (Posted on 2/28/19)

Children's Ministry Leader
Regester Chapel United Methodist Church, Stafford, Va. is seeking applications for a part-time Children's Ministry Leader. It is our desire at Regester Chapel UMC to develop and grow ministry programs that partner with parents in order to raise up children that know Jesus as both savior and friend. The Regester Chapel Children's leader is responsible for the organization, development and execution of childhood education programs at Regester Chapel. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Contact Regester Chapel United Methodist Church, 85 Bells Hill Rd, PO Box 697, Stafford, VA 22554; Phone: 540-659-2642; Email: regesterchapel@juno.com, Attn: Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee (Posted on 2/28/19)

Music Accompanist
Regester Chapel United Methodist Church, Stafford, Va., is seeking applications for a Music Accompanist. The Music Accompanist shall be qualified to play both the organ and piano for worship. The Music Accompanist shall be skilled in music, including performance and interpretation. This shall include a good knowledge of the function of music in the church service and ability to demonstrate its suitable interpretation. The Music Accompanist should be willing to keep abreast of modern trends in church music and participate in workshops and training events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Anticipate start date of mid-May, 2019. If interested please submit Resume with references to office@regesterchapel.org attn: SPRC and Director of Music Ministry. (Posted on 2/28/19)

Director of a Church-Affiliated Preschool & Before-and-After School Program
Covenant UMC, Chesapeake is seeking a Director of a Church-Affiliated Preschool & Before-and-After School Program. To fill this position available starting May 2019, applicant must have experience working with children in preschool through fifth grade, be able to provide leadership and coordinate responsibilities for multiple staff members, ability to effectively communicate with students, staff and parents is essential. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background check is required. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to: Dr. Peggy Thomas, chairperson, Covenant Child Care Board, Covenant United Methodist Church, 2004 Dock Landing Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23321. For additional information call Dr. Thomas (757) 477-4004. (Posted on 2/27/19)  

Administrative Assistant
First United Methodist Church in Newport News is seeking a part-time Church Administrative Assistant. The Church Administrative Assistant works independently to ensure the organization and operations of the Church Office are handled properly and in a timely manner; assists the Pastor in ministry to the congregation and community, and facilitates the work of the mission of the Church. Must have experience in general office procedures. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is needed. The best candidate for this position will possess excellent communication skills. Full job description is posted on our website, www.firstumcnewportnews.com. Please call Barbara Swiatek (757) 596-4029 or Dianne Harwood (757) 288-8230 for more information and job application. Resumes may be sent to Barbara.Swiatek@verizon.net or dianne.harwood4@verizon.net. (Posted on 2/27/19)

Music Director
Wright’s Chapel UMC, Ruther Glen, is looking for a part-time Music Director. Key duties include leading two Sunday morning traditional services and one contemporary service. To recruit, develop and engage members and musicians to be involved in the worship experience. Piano (Keyboard) and Singing skills are required. Be a skilled musician with experience leading traditional and contemporary worship. Starting salary at $20,000 and negotiated based on experience and skill level. Email resume to Charles Tillapaugh at charles@wrightschapel.org. For full job description go here: http://www.wrightschapel.org/?page_id=3036 (Posted on 2/25/19)

Manager of Fund Development and Outreach Communications
Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church, Alexandria (www.risinghopeumc.org) seeks an experienced manager for two related areas: fund development and outreach communications. The manager will develop and implement strategies that reflect the goals and priorities of the church in order to increase donations from individuals, organizations, and foundations in order to support the church’s overall work. The manager will also design and produce external communications, such as newsletters, social media postings, and press releases, as required to support the church’s missions. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter describing your interest in this position. Send them through email to mward@risinghopeumc.org. NO PHONE CALLS. No agencies or recruiters. (Posted on 2/20/19)

Student Ministries Assistant – Part Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for a Student Ministries Assistant part-time position (10-12 hours per week), at a salary of $10,000 annually, to support the Associate Pastor in youth ministries and programs. The assistant will aid the Associate Pastor in the discipleship, teaching, and training of our students to be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ and help administer and implement the vision for student ministries and the church. The successful candidate will assist in leading student ministry groups, working with staff, parents, and adult volunteers, and in completing youth administrative duties, including scheduling, communications, and record keeping. The successful candidate will have: • A mature and faithful relationship with Jesus Christ, showing an evident and genuine love for God, and bearing the fruit of the Holy Spirit. • Minimum: High School Diploma (or GED or High School equivalence Certificate). • 3 years plus experience in children’s/youth-related ministries. Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to March 20 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship.  As the Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship you’ll develop, implement, and administer the Music and Arts Ministry for traditional worship services at Crozet UMC to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence in harmony with the church’s vision statement. The Director oversees all aspects of the music and arts program for traditional worship. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y2d6aydk. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin no later than 15 June 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship.  As the Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship you’ll develop, implement, and administer the Music and Arts Ministry for contemporary worship services at Crozet UMC to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence in harmony with the church’s vision statement. The Director oversees all aspects of the music and arts program for contemporary worship. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y4ndqv5r. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin no later than 15 June 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Kingswood Christian Preschool Director
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Kingswood Christian Preschool (KCP) Director.  As the Director KCP, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the daily administration and operation of the preschool. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y3pyeayb. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin in May 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Nursery Manager
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Nursery Manager. As the Nursery Manager you’ll oversee all aspects of the Nursery Care program, including scheduling and supervision of paid and volunteer nursery workers, compliance with all established standards and guidelines for the church’s nursery program, and working regularly in the nursery. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y7x7x8y4. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765. The position remains open until filled. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry for grades 6-12. This position is designed to build young disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, worship and other teams to effectively design and effect engaging, participatory youth activities. A successful applicant for the position must have a deep faith, a knowledge of the Scriptures, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly evening youth meetings, ability to be available to youth, and support other special events to include weekly coordination meetings and up to quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to youth ministry – experience is necessary. This is a full-time job with a salary range of $26 - 36,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Brian Sorenson, SPRC, or email applications to sorensonmb@aol.com by March 15, 2019. (Posted on 2/18/19)

Preschool Director
Centreville United Methodist Church is looking for a full-time director for their preschool, Centreville Day School. Applicants are expected to provide a secure, child focused Christian learning environment designed to foster cognitive, spiritual, social, and physical growth. Applicants must meet requirements from Standards for Licensing Child Day Centers of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and references may be submitted to Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette at elfillette@centreville-umc.org (Posted on 2/14/19)

Church Office Manager
Asbury United Methodist Church in downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia, is looking for a financial administrator and master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills, an upbeat attitude, and vital Christian faith. Candidates should be able to assist pastors, staff, church members, and the community by handling office tasks, providing gracious and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, and generally being a helpful and positive leader in the workplace. This position is full time with benefits. Requirements: •Finance and accounting experience. •Excellent computer skills, especially Word and Excel. Send cover letter and résumé to Amanda Poole, Communications Director, at Amanda@AsburyDowntown.org. Review of applications will begin March 11, 2019. (Posted on 2/12/19)

P/T Youth Ministry Leader- Dulles Area
New Youth Space opens this fall!! Can create your own engaging program or continue current program. Growing church in Northern Virginia seeks enthusiastic individual or team with a passion for youth, a demonstrated commitment to Christ and a sound progressive theology. Qualified applicants will be experienced, will understand how youth learn and develop, and will have connecting skills appropriate for both youth and parents. Leader(s) will involve 6-12th graders in discipleship, worship, outreach, and fellowship while providing spiritual leadership. 15 hours/ week. To apply for this position please send a heartfelt cover letter and resume to BetsyH@ArcolaChurch.org including Youth RESUME in the subject line. (Posted on 2/12/19)

Youth Director 
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Arlington, - a large-membership, theologically progressive leaning congregation in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church - is looking at ways to strengthen, enhance, and grow its Youth Ministry in its next chapter.  A key element of growing this ministry is recruiting a full-time youth director to join Mount Olivet’s staff. This youth director will address the spiritual needs of middle and high school students and their families and college-age adults living in a Washington, DC, suburb routinely named a “best place to live.” Please go to https://mountolivetumc.com/jobs to see the Position Description and application instructions. (Posted on 2/12/19)

After School Ministry Worker
If you love children and enjoy working with them, this is the job for you! Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen is searching for a part-time worker for its After School Ministry. Must be good with children, be able to help with homework. Background check required. Hours are 1:45 – 5:45 p.m. Mon. through Fri. For additional information, please call our After School superintendent, Adamarye Patteson at 804-266-6364. To apply, please send a resume to Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; or email admin@gumcva.org or call the church office at 804-266-5341. Visit our website at www.gumcva.org or see us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gumcva/. (Posted on 2/11/19)

Custodial Team Member
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a full-time Custodial Team Member to provide assistance to the staff and congregation ensuring that the church facilities and its surrounding areas are safe, clean and well maintained and ready for use when scheduled. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send your resume to Steve Shaiko, Director of Facilities at sshaiko@centreville-umc.org  (Posted on 2/7/19)

Infant/Toddler Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Summer Camp Counselor
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an Infant/Toddler Teacher, Preschool Teacher, and Summer Camp Counselor. High school diploma or equivalent required. College courses in child development or education a plus. CDA or equivalent credential preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with children in a group setting preferred. Must relate well to children, have a warm and friendly personality. Must be flexible and able to handle stressful situations. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be organized. Must be a team player and able to build strong relationships with other staff and families. Must be able to lift 20 lbs+ and sit down on the floor. Must be of Christian faith with a heart for Timberlake’s vision of ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to the program director for desired age group. Darlene Crockett, Darlene.crockett@timberlakeumc.org (Preschool Age Program Director), Christina Tilley, Christina.tilley@timberlakeumc.org (Infant Toddler Program Director). Tiana Schiferl, tschiferl.timberlake@gmail.com (School Age Program Director). (Posted on 2/6/19)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Covenant United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, is seeking a person of faith who is organized, innovative, and energetic to be Director of Children’s Ministries. This is a part-time position, consisting of 10 to 20 hours per week at the rate of $15.00 per hour. In this position, the Director is responsible for planning and implementing Bible-based curriculum and/or activities for children who are newborn through 5th grade. The applicant’s resume should include evidence of the following: Educational background; Work experience with children; Work or family situations that show your love for children and their view of you; Use of the Bible and applications of Scripture; Willingness to work and grow with fellow staff and church members; Knowledge and use of Computer skills. The full job description is posted on Covenant’s website at www.cumc-va.com. Please e-mail your resume with references to covenantumc@verizon.net or mail to Covenant UMC, 2004 Dock Landing Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321, Attn: Earl Scott, Lay Leader. (Posted on 2/5/19)

Youth and Families Pastor (Full time)
Jamestown United Methodist Church (located in Jamestown, North Carolina) is searching for an experienced and passionate youth leader who will partner with parents and adult volunteers to lead middle and high school students to grow into deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ. This full-time position includes visioning, planning, implementing, and supporting youth ministry under the broader vision, mission and guidelines of the church. The primary focus of the Youth and Families Pastor is to lead youth and their families to develop a strong Christian faith in the United Methodist tradition by building and supporting teams to vision, teach, mentor and sustain ministry activities. These activities include weekly Sunday School, Sunday evening fellowship and small and large group faith development time as well as local community service and missions, Bible studies, fun events and maintaining a presence in the lives of students and families outside of the church. Please send a letter of interest, a resume and a five to ten-minute video answering the following three questions to Lee Barnes at lee@leebarnesconsulting.com: 1) Please tell us a little about yourself and your faith journey. 2) What is your philosophy of ministry? 3) What do you love the most about working with youth and their families? (Posted on 2/4/19)

Adult Ministries Director
Lynnhaven United Methodist Church, located in Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking an Adult Ministries Director. This is a 20 hour per week position. Pay is commensurate based on skill level and experience. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating the small groups system, organizing and coordinating volunteer ministries, assisting with hospitality and mission services, and assisting other church staff when needed. Please contact Bob Sterling at 5sterlings@cox.net for more details. Resumes can be mailed to Lynnhaven UMC, ATTN: Bob Sterling, Chair Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 1033 Little Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 or emailed to 5sterlings@cox.net. (Posted on 1/29/19)

Coordinator for Children and Young Family Ministry Project 
Coordinator for Children and Young Family Ministry Project (part time, 10 - 15 hours a week, Sept-May), compensation $1,000 a month during the school year. St. Luke's United Methodist Church in North Chesterfield, Virginia, seeks an innovative and outgoing Christian to cultivate our ongoing "Wednesday Nite Bible Study Ministry" which offers children a station-based, story-telling curriculum and families an informal 30-minute worship experience. This program, recipient of a 5 Talent Grant, seeks to bring young families from the community of a vibrant, award-winning preschool and our neighborhood into worshipful, meaningful participation in the church. Ability to relate to children and families essential, as well as an ability to coordinate with church and preschool staff and volunteers. A deep conviction for inviting children into the faith of Jesus Christ and spiritually supporting their families is central to the position. Previous teaching experience with children essential; a degree in Education or Christian Education preferred. All applicants must complete and agree to abide by St. Luke's UMC Child Protective Policy. Interested parties may send a resume to Rev. Lisa K. Sykes at stlukespastor@verizon.net or St. Luke's UMC, 4101 Fordham Road, Chesterfield, VA 23236. Phone: 804-276-7000. (Posted on 1/28/19)

Age-Level Ministries Coordinator
Blacksburg United Methodist Church (BUMC) of Blacksburg, VA, has an immediate opening for a full time Coordinator of Age Level Ministries. The coordinator shall have primary responsibility for planning and implementing the spiritual formation opportunities for the children at BUMC, and for overseeing various youth outreach ministries in the Blacksburg community. The Coordinator is a member of the Ministry team that assists children to grow in faith and develop Christian service in the church and society. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: attending weekly staff meetings, serving as the staff liaison for the Children’s Council, the Older Adult Committee, the Preschool Board, participates and reports to Church Council. In addition the Coordinator supervises a summer intern who assists with children’s ministry. The successful candidate will have a strong Christian faith, knowledge of United Methodism, the demonstrated ability to relate well to kids, their parents and family, and the ability to work in other team members. Prior experience in children’s ministry or Christian education and a background check is required before hiring. A college degree is required and a Master’s Degree is preferred with emphasis in education, early childhood, Christian education, or related fields. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. Resume and cover letter to officeadmin@blacksburgumc.org. (Posted on 1/25/19)

Director of Music/Organist
Christ United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Music. We are seeking a musician with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with leading an adult choir. Duties include: Provide organ and/or piano accompaniment for the congregation and choir during Sunday morning traditional worship. Musical offerings on Sunday may include hymns, anthems, special music, solos, prelude, offertory, postlude, recessional, response, communion music. Work with the pastor to choose music for worship. Be available to work with the Worship Team regarding the role of music in the ministry of the church. Schedule and lead weekly choir rehearsals. Tasks associated with the part-time Director of Music position are expected to require 6 to 8 hours per week, to include selecting music, providing music and choir direction for the Traditional Worship, Choir Rehearsal and personal practice time. Salary is competitive within the Richmond Area. Send Cover letter, Resume, and three references (two must be work or skill related, i.e., music positions held or teacher/professor references): to Christ United Methodist Church - Attn: Larry Harris, 6818 W. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23226 or email same to Larry.Harris@dom.com. (Posted on 1/23/19)

Director of Music 
Church of the Good Shepherd, UMC, in Vienna, VA is seeking a part-time Director of Music to lead all aspects of our music ministry, to include opportunities for participants of all ages, talent, and interest. Specific duties include working with the Pastor in planning and leading the music for all Sunday morning worship services and seasonal programs; scheduling and leading regular “as necessary” rehearsals for the chancel choir and other potential music ensembles (handbell choir, brass ensemble/orchestra).and participating in monthly meetings of the worship team. Music rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings and one-half hour prior to the Sunday worship service, which commences at 10:15 AM. The position requires approximately 15 to 20 hours per week (including personal practice and preparatory time), which is flexible according to the church calendar. The candidate should have an educational background in music, experience in conducting choral groups, and basic keyboarding knowledge. Compensation determined based on qualifications and experience.  To apply, please send your resume to Harry Elanko in the church office at office@goodshepherdva.com. (Posted on 1/23/19)

Minister of Music
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a full-time Minister of Music for both traditional and contemporary services with the person or persons that God is calling to serve. Responsibilities for this full-time position include directing our choir in our traditional services and leading our praise band in our contemporary service. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Choir Director
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a full-time Choir Director. Responsibilities for this full-time position include providing leadership and direction for our church choir, recruiting and training worship volunteers, and developing our music ministries in conjunction with our contemporary worship staff and lay team. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Contemporary Music Director
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a Contemporary Music Director. Responsibilities for this part-time position include: providing leadership and direction over our 9:40 am Sunday morning contemporary worship service (“Connections”), giving direction to and participating in the Connections Band, and developing our music ministries in conjunction with our traditional worship staff and lay team. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Director of Music
Fort Hill UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking a Director of Music. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours a week, and carries with it the following responsibilities: •Be the Director of all musical ensembles, plan and execute all Service music. •Be the Organist/Pianist for Sunday Morning Services, Weddings, Funerals and other Special Services relevant to the Liturgical Year. •Be responsible for the purchase, organization and care of all music and choir supplies under the restriction of the Church Budget. The Director of Music should have knowledge of media communication, computer hardware and music software, as well as basic clerical skills. The Director should have good communication and time management skills. Educational requirements include possessing a degree in music, or comparable experience as a Church musician. The Director is a member of the Church Staff, and as such is required to attend all Administrative Council Meetings, which at this time are scheduled for every other month in the evening. The position has a salary range, at present, of $22,000 to $28,000 annually, which is paid monthly. Please send resume to: Fort Hill UMC, Attn: SPRC, 106 Oakridge Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 or via email to: resume@forthillumc.com.(Posted on 1/22/19)

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Facilities Manager
Westview on the James is a Christian camp located in Goochland, VA (about 30 minutes west of Richmond). We are searching for a Facilities Manager to lead our maintenance department. Successful candidates will have several years of maintenance and supervisory experience. The salary range is $32,000 - $38,000 with benefits. To view the full job description go to https://www.westviewonthejames.org/employment. Submit resumes to Bobby Boyd at bobby@westviewonthejames.org. (Posted on 2/15/19)

Office and Building Manager
The Pace Center, which is the United Methodist Campus Ministry at Virginia Commonwealth University,  Richmond, is seeking an Office and Building Manager. The position is part-time (25 hours a week) and non-exempt, reporting to the Director of The Pace Center (Campus Minister). This position manages The Pace Center facilities and provides administrative support for the Director. Exceptional interpersonal skills and organizational and technical skills are required. For more information, please find the entire Job Description here: https://www.connectva.org/job/office-and-building-manager-2/ For questions, please email director@thepacecenter.com. (Posted on 2/13/19)

Co-Pastoral Director, Richmond Hill, Richmond
Richmond Hill seeks a full-time residential Co-Pastoral Director to serve a dynamic ecumenical Christian community focused on the restoration and healing of Metropolitan Richmond. Richmond Hill exists to transform metropolitan Richmond through daily prayer, hospitality, racial reconciliation, and spiritual development. Richmond Hill is dedicated to a co-pastoral model representing its commitment to racial healing and justice. The new Co-Pastoral Director will work in cooperation with and collaboratively alongside the existing Co-Pastoral Director to lead a balanced ministry of prayer and community engagement. The incoming Co-Pastoral Director’s primary responsibilities will focus on outreach to communities, churches, governments, and people of the Metropolitan Richmond region. Qualifications: •Sense a calling to residential community life at Richmond Hill. •Have a desire to focus outward on social justice and racial reconciliation issues in the greater Richmond community. •Demonstrate a passion for the ministries and programs of Richmond Hill. •Model diversity and inclusiveness in keeping with Richmond Hill’s commitment to racial reconciliation. •Ordination as a minister in the Christian faith preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply go to www.richmondhillva.org/applynow/ (Posted on 2/11/19)

President, Virginia United Methodist Foundation
Glen Allen, VA (Greater Richmond)
The Virginia United Methodist Foundation (VUMF) provides stewardship education and manages assets for local churches, districts and agencies of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. Through its Grants Fund, the Foundation makes strategic awards to support projects, ministries and initiatives throughout the Conference that have the capacity or potential to enrich ministries in local churches and/or affiliated agencies, expand the outreach and ministry into the community, and enhance the ministry impact of United Methodist churches throughout the Virginia Conference.
In addition to the Foundation, the President will oversee the Virginia United Methodist Development Company (DevCo) and the Virginia United Methodist Real Estate Management Company (REMCO). DevCo was established as a financial service ministry of the Foundation to provide a funding source for loans to United Methodist churches, institutions and other related organizations within the Virginia Conference, which may include retirement communities, colleges and other affiliates of the United Methodist Church. These loans may include, but are not solely limited to, mortgage loans, renovation and construction loans, building and land acquisition loans, and other capital investment loans. REMCO assists donors with transferring personal assets or real estate to Methodist churches and affiliations of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. In addition, REMCO can manage the transfer of properties on behalf of owners and maintain consistent requirements in accordance with owners’ desires.
VUMF seeks a proven nonprofit leader with at least five years of progressive leadership experience and a passion for the Foundation’s mission.  The selected candidate will be a visionary with strong strategic planning experience and skills.  Experience in foundation work/philanthropy and fundraising is preferable, though not a requirement. The selected candidate will have deep management experience and be a battletested leader. Strong financial acumen is a must.
The successful candidate will serve as the primary external representative of the Virginia United Methodist Foundation and will be a relationship-based leader, comfortable with being the face of the organization, skilled in coalition building and working with diverse stakeholders, practiced at public speaking, and able to understand the nuances of the United Methodist church and a faith-based organization. An ability to build on the Foundation’s reputation as a responsive, accessible, and trusted partner is a necessity. 
Personal qualifications include the interest and ability to build a strong, supportive culture and to both manage and lead within the organization.  A creative, intuitive thinker with high emotional intelligence, flexible personality, and strong resiliency will serve the organization well.  The selected candidate will be self-confident but also authentic and a person who exhibits servant leadership. The ability to foster transparent, honest communication, internally and externally, will be required and highly valued.
A bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university; a master’s degree is desirable.
Click here to view the full Position Guide (pdf)
To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://www.kittlemansearch.com/news/current-searches/virginia-united-methodist-foundation/
For information about Virginia United Methodist Foundation, visit https://vaumfoundation.org/  (Posted on 1/30/19)

 

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