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.

DISTRICT POSITION

Alexandria District Administrative Assistant
The Alexandria District of the UMC, with offices located in Fairfax VA, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The qualified candidate must have outstanding people skills and be able to work with clergy, senior church leaders, and staff while maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity as needed. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in modern office practices, be proficient in office related procedures, be able to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to dispose of minor business without reference to a supervisor. Knowledge of basic software programs (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) is essential, as is the willingness to quickly learn other automated systems used in a church-related office setting. They must be a Christian with a mature faith, and a knowledge of the UMC would be a definite plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Artabia Campbell-Marshall, arlingtondistrict@novaumc.org, Alex./Arl. Bi-District Personnel – Search Committee. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 1/27/17)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

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 3/27/17)

Administrative Assistant
Central United Methodist Church in Staunton, Virginia, is seeking a part time, 24 - 30 hours per week, Administrative Assistant. Central UMC is a diverse and mission-minded faith community located in the heart of Staunton since 1797. We seek a candidate with: • Outstanding people skills including confidentiality and discretion. • Demonstrated work resourcefulness and initiative. • Updated office technology skills and methods. • Good communication essential. • Ability to review, proofread and edit written material. • Working knowledge of software programs (MS Word, Publisher, Servant Keeper, WordPress, One Call Now). • Willingness to quickly learn other automated systems used in a church-related office setting, and • Familiarity with faith communities and especially the United Methodist Church. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dr. Ed Pickett at edpickett@verizon.net. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 3/27/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry and Christian Education
Farmville United Methodist Church is hiring for a 15 hour a week position. The successful applicant will have a heart for children and a strong sense of Christian theology, with emphasis on Methodist doctrine. An undergraduate degree in Christian education, religion or related field is preferred. Strong organizational and human relation skills required. Must be proficient in MS Office or its equivalent. Self-directed team player with a creative ability to empower laity, solve problems, generate new programs, and revitalize and improve ongoing programs. 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 3/27/17)

Director of Family Ministry
Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, VA is seeking a Director of Family Ministry. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is negotiable based on education level, experience, and skills presented. A full job description is available from and resumes may be submitted to the church office at 601 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or by e-mail at mymsumc@ntelos.net . (Posted on 3/24/17)

Preschool Director
Lead Teacher
St. Matthew’s UMC (Richmond District) is searching for a part-time Preschool Director (20 hours/week) and a lead teacher (16 hours a week) to teach a mixed class of 3- and 4-year-olds four days a week. Click here for the Preschool Director description (pdf). Click here for the Lead Teacher description (pdf). To apply please send cover letter and resume to, Donna Coffey, info@mystmatthews.org. (Posted on 3/23/17)

Office Manager
Christ Crossman UMC in Falls Church, VA is looking for a talented Office Manager with skills, experience, and savvy to be the backbone of day-to-day office operations. The Office Manager is an integral team member for achieving the church mission. The Officer Manager should be a person who enjoys a variety of activities, works independently, communicates well, and successfully manages many details. The Office Manager serves as the face and voice of Christ Crossman UMC to both parishioners and the public. The Office Manager's primary duties and responsibilities are the successful operations and logistics of the church, bookkeeping, and communications and marketing activities. The successful candidate will enjoy having work that requires creative and analytical approaches. The Office Manager must be customer service-oriented, fluent in Microsoft Office, have bookkeeping experience, have experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) database, updating websites, and using social media, capable of multitasking, and detail-oriented. Position requires strict adherence to confidentiality guidelines, in light of access to financial records and visitations with Pastor. The Office Manager is a part-time, salaried position. Position hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., for a total of 30 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 10 paid days of leave per calendar year. Access to a group medical plan is negotiable. Please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. (Posted on 3/21/17)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader)
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is seeking a Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader). The Worship Leader will lead congregational music in worship at the 9:45 worship service, a service that utilizes the contemporary music model but also incorporates hymns and ancient texts. The Worship Leader will be a faithful Christian who has a passion for worship and is open to working in a team environment. The Worship Leader will have vocal and instrumental proficiency and be able to recruit members for the praise band when needed.  Knowledge of worship songs and hymns and the ability to incorporate both in services are critical. 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 in Annandale at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com (Posted on 3/20/17)

High School Program Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a High School Program Director to provide ministry to high school students. Student Ministries, the activities that are 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 the students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the High School Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. The program director ensures that the Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). BA/BS degree or equivalent; experience in Student Ministries with a theological education from a seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church is strongly preferred. Visit www.florisumc.org/employment or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 3/20/17)

Youth Director
New Life Church, Midlothian, VA, is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. From its inception, New Life was intended to be at the heart of the community and is compelled to serve the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond. Our passion is to reach and engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This part-time position (50 hours/month) is responsible for leading a growing Youth Ministry, providing Christian-based, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. The Youth Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, and provide leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Communication with youth and parents is essential to the success and growth of the ministry. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to https://www.newlifeumc.org/job-opportunities/2017/3/14/youth-director. Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 3/17/17)

Congregational Visitation Pastor
Bon Air United Methodist Church, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Congregational Visitation Pastor whose primary duty is the care of and ministry to those in hospitals, short and long-term care facilities and the homebound.    The work will be a combination of personal, telephone and e-mail contacts throughout the week.  The preferred candidate will worship regularly with Bon Air United Methodist Church and be ordained with authority to administer the sacraments in the United Methodist Church.    E-mail letter of interest and brief resume to Burt Brooks at bbrooks@bonairumc.org or mail to Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Rd.,  North Chesterfield, VA  23235.  A complete job description is available upon request. (Posted on 3/17/17)

Youth Director
Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, a vibrant and intentional church with 2,200 active participants, needs a full-time youth director to run and grow programming for 100-150 youth and their families. Reporting to the Associate Pastor, the youth director must be a person of faith who holds a Bachelor’s degree and has experience working in/with youth ministries. A competitive salary and benefits are available. Send your resume to youthsearch@aldersgate.net by April 30. (Posted on 3/16/17)

Accompanist
Immediate opening for Part-Time Accompanist at Franktown United Methodist Church, Eastern Shore. The accompanist is responsible for choir rehearsal, choir accompaniment, and providing music for all church services. For more information call (757) 442-3481. Please send resume to: Franktown United Methodist Church , P.O. Box 130, Franktown, VA 23354. (Posted on 2/27/17)

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries
Epiphany UMC in Vienna is looking for a P/T Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM) to plan and organize activities for Epiphany UMC youth and children and to bring our families together in fellowship so that they grow in their relationships with God and each other. The DYCM plans, coordinates, and leads programs and activities for children of all ages through high school. The position reports directly to the church Pastor, and works closely with other church ministries including Education, Worship, Mission, Music, Church Social Activities, and Epiphany Preschool. Contact either Brett Isernhagen, Pastor, at 912-674-4935, or Walter Cook at 703-268-8611. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted 3/15/17)

Communications Coordinator
Sterling UMC, a church 35 miles west of the Washington, DC area is seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator to manage and direct internal and external communications. This position would support the mission and vision of Sterling UMC through various media and communications strategies and serve as the key staff member on matters related to information technology.The position is part-time (20-25 hours a week) with some flexibility in work hours. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons may email their resume and a cover letter to jobs@sterlingumc.org and put "Communications Coordinator" in the subject line. (Posted on 3/15/17)

Communications Assistant
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, VA, seeks a part-time (24 hours per week) Print/Graphics specialist to convey the mission of the church both internally and externally. Candidates will be proficient in using Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office suite in the design of posters, flyers, cards, and other items to support the ministries of the church. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $17 per hour. A full position description can be found on www.messiahumc.org. Resumes may be sent to sprc@messiahumc.org. (Posted on 3/15/17)

Social Media/Technology Specialist     
Messiah UMC, a large church in Springfield, VA, seeks a part-time (24 hours per week) Social Media/Technology Specialist. Qualified candidates must be proficient with Office 365, Windows Server 2008, and the Microsoft Office suite. Candidates should also have experience with database design technology and be able to troubleshoot hardware and software issues in an office setting. Candidates should also have experience with website maintenance and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This is a 24-hours per week position – 6 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Compensation is set at $17 per hour. A full position description can be found on www.messiahumc.org. Resumes may be sent to sprc@messiahumc.org. (Posted on 3/15/17)

Music Director
Rehoboth UMC, a vibrant historic, family-oriented, cross-generational country church located in Caroline County Va. seeks a part time Music Director. Music ministry is an integral part of worship and we are seeking a Music Director who is seeking to bring this alive. This includes both adult and youth music ministries. We are seeking a high-energy person with the experience and musical abilities necessary to successfully manage a weekly congregational worship service. This includes working closely with the Pastor and Worship Committee. Please send questions and resume to Rev. Chris Watson at chriswatson@vaumc.org (Posted on 3/9/17) 

Administrative Assistant
Rehoboth UMC, a vibrant historic, family-oriented, cross-generational country church located in Caroline County Va., seeks a part-time (12 hours per week) administrative assistant to provide support for the Pastor and Church Committee members as an enabler of the church’s ministry and mission in the community. Applicant should be familiar with the Christian Church and seeking to work in a Christian work setting. Primary duties include maintaining a modern office. Applicant should have the following soft skills: strong organizational skills, flexibility, discretion and ability to keep confidentiality, patience, creativity, team oriented, ability to collaborate, as well as the ability to work independently. Technical skills: proficiency in Microsoft Office, Gmail and Google Calendar, the ability to use or learn online tools like Dropbox, Evernote, and updating the website and online database entry. Please send questions and resume to Rev. Chris Watson at chriswatson@vaumc.org (Posted on 3/9/17)

Director of Youth Ministries (full time)
Reveille UMC, Richmond, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to join its staff.  If you are youth ministry leader who has an authentic trust in God, a strong background in scripture and United Methodist theology, and a desire to build disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission, we would like to learn more about you. The Director of Youth Ministries at Reveille UMC leads, manages, and nurtures ministries that support the spiritual growth of youth in grades six through 12. The director partners with our Youth Council of adults and youth from the congregation, clergy, and other staff, to create opportunities for youth to connect and engage with each other, the congregation, and the community, as they grow their faith, participate fully in worship, and serve their neighbors and God. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to relate to youth and be skilled in leading discussions with young people with emphasis on where God fits into their lives. He or she will be dedicated to developing Christian youth leaders and incorporating youth fully into the life of the congregation. The qualified candidate will have a commitment to Jesus Christ and to the church as his body performing God’s work, with experience in youth ministry leadership. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and demonstrated strong knowledge of Wesleyan/United Methodist theology are required.  An advanced theological degree is preferred. 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. Visit www.reveilleumc.org/jobs for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is April 14, 2017. (Posted on 3/9/2017)

Director of Youth and Family Ministries
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries. The Director of Youth and Family Ministries is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs for youth (middle school and high school) and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit their resume and interest letter to sprc@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 3/9/2017)

Handbell Director
Galilee UMC, Sterling, is seeking a part-time Handbell Director to select music and provide musical direction to the Chapel Chimers at the Lansdowne Woods campus and Wesley Ringers at the main campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email sprc@galileeumc.org with your resume and letter of interest. (Posted on 3//8/17)

Worship Music Leader
Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, VA is seeking an 8:30 a.m. Worship Music Leader. This is a part-time position. Salary is negotiable based on education level, experience, and skills presented. A full job description is available from and resumes may be submitted to the church office at 601 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4303 or by e-mail at mymsumc@ntelos.net . (Posted on 3/7/17)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
New Town UMC, Williamsburg, is looking for a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries to join the staff.  If you love youth and young people, are interested in  equipping people to live Christ-centered and Spirit-filled lives, and are passionate, called, and gifted in building relationships in a full-time Christian ministry, we’re glad you’re still reading and we want to speak with you!  This position is full-time, year-round, salaried, and exempt status.  We offer competitive compensation. We know that applying for and taking on a new position with a church requires a leap of faith.  To help you feel comfortable and enthused about serving the Lord with us, here are a few resources that can give you an inside look at what life is like here.  Click here for more details (pdf). Click here for  job description (pdf). Resumes’ can be sent to pastormike@newtownumc.org. (Posted on 3/3/17)

Director of Contemporary Worship and Technology
Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, Albany, Georgia, is seeking a Director of Contemporary Worship and Technology. We have a vibrant Contemporary Worship service and are seeking a person who will be responsible for the worship and technology aspects of that service, and the technology aspects of the Traditional Services. This person must be able to effectively lead and mentor an established team of musicians and technology volunteers, and maintain and enhance the quality of worship. Experience with the latest technology is a must. Direct cover letter and resume to info@pmumc.net. (Posted on 2/23/17)

Organist
Organist needed for part- time position for a vital and varied music program that includes children’s choirs, hand bells, and an adult choir at Centenary UMC, Lynchburg. Responsibilities include playing for Sunday and seasonal services, accompanying the adult choir during weekly rehearsals and other choirs on a seasonal basis. Competitive salary. The Organist works in conjunction with the Director of Music and reports to the Pastor. Please send letter of interest, resume, and inquires to centenary1806@comcast.net or Centenary United Methodist Church, 1501 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503, phone 434-846-4601. (Posted on 1/31/17)

Family Ministry Director
New Life United Methodist Church, Midlothian, VA, is seeking a Family Ministry Director. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. From its inception, New Life was intended to be at the heart of the community and is compelled to serve the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond. Our passion is to reach and engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. The Family Ministry Director is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and is responsible for developing an engaging Family Ministry that fits the needs of families today. This includes Christian discipleship, mission opportunities for children and their families and relationship building activities for families at New Life. The Family Ministry Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, provide enthusiastic leadership and recruit, train and support volunteers. To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to https://www.newlifeumc.org/job-opportunities/2017/2/16/zdwqz2kyztu8j8hqs8w6pirvwn8tob.  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 2/21/17)

Youth Director
Deep Creek United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is searching for a Youth Director. This position is to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to our youth ministry in the areas of discipleship, mission, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model for our youth (6th - 12th grade). This person must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology in execution of the duties and responsibilities of this position. For a full job description contact pastor@deepcreekumc.org. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and the names and numbers of three references to Pastor Mike Plasters. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. (Posted on 2/21/17)

Outreach Coordinator
IGNITE Norfolk is seeking a full-time Outreach Coordinator to do exciting and innovative ministry at Old Dominion University (ODU) and throughout the city of Norfolk. The position entails the following responsibilities: - Plan and run IGNITE's mission and service events. - Develop and oversee leaders for mission and service events. - Oversee follow-up process for all guests and volunteers. - Plan and implement marketing strategy for all IGNITE events and opportunities. - Establish and maintain relationships with community partners. - Seek and maintain grants and other funding opportunities. - Assist in developing future vision and strategy for IGNITE and its ministries. - Etc. Applicants should have experience with outreach and service opportunities, as well as effectiveness in working with students and other volunteers. Applicants should also have a passion for growing God's Kingdom, and an openness to new ways of practicing and experiencing church. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and other basic productivity software is recommended. Experience with Adobe Illustrator and other graphic design programs is desirable, but not required. For more information, and to apply, contact Brandon Robbins at brandon@ignitenorfolk.org. (Posted on 2/21/17)

Administrative Assistant
Salem United Methodist church on the Elizabeth River District, a warm and welcoming faith community along the Virginia Beach/Chesapeake city line, seeks a part time Administrative Assistant. We are seeking a person with strong administrative skills to assist the pastor and church with its growing ministries. The job commitment is three days a week 9 a.m. until 12 noon. We are located at 2057 Salem Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 A detailed job description is available by emailing the church office at salemumcvb@gmail.com . Or you may call the church office at 757.471.2406 (Posted on 2/16/17)

Child Care Attendant
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland, VA has multiple openings for part time Child Care Attendant. The Child Care Attendant is responsible for the care of infants and pre‐school children during the Sunday morning worship/meeting time. The Child Care Attendant will be the primary contact with the parents and will provide a safe and nurturing environment for children. This role will share the teachings of the United Methodist Church and the Vision Statement of Duncan Memorial UMC with our youngest members and guests.  The hours are Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and as needed for special occasion. See the attachment for a listing of job responsibilities (pdf). Interested individuals should submit resume electronically to: office@duncanmemorialumc.org. DMUMC is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. (Posted on 2/14/17)

Youth Director
Tabernacle United Methodist Church (tabernacleumc.org) of Poquoson, VA, is searching for a part-time (12-15 hours/week plus summer mission trip) Youth Director to oversee Grades 6-12 youth ministry. The director will implement youth programs to retain existing and recruit new members and solicit parental support for youth programs. The director will organize and participate in a week-long summer mission trip to help our youth grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. The director will help organize, develop and enhance new and existing youth Sunday school classes and programs. The applicant must exemplify a personal Christian commitment and an earnest desire to grow in the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Bachelor’s degree, Associate degree, progressing towards a degree, or suitable experience is required.  Resume and letter of intent should be submitted to tumc-youth@cox.net (Posted on 2/14/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a 30 hour per week Director of Children’s Ministry. This person will be eligible for employment benefits including vacation leave, sick leave, and medical and dental insurance. The Director of Children’s Ministry provides staff leadership in the spiritual foundation of children (Birth – 5th Grade) to meet the VBUMC mission and vision, recruits and resources volunteer children teams, monitors budget expenditures, and works with the ministry director team to create and coordinate church-wide ministries for children including oversight of the teams that lead our Seaside School and Vacation Bible School. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: jobs@vbumc.org (Posted on 2/13/17)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Raleigh Court UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Contemporary Worship Leader. Our “First Light” service is a growing, vital, contemporary worship service that seeks to transform people into fully committed followers of Christ. The Contemporary Worship Leader will envision and organize this service, including planning and directing the adult and youth Praise Band musicians. This person will have the organizational, communication, experience, and musical abilities required to successfully manage a weekly congregational worship service. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor, Director of Music Ministries, and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministry of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at saraholstephens@gmail.com. (Posted on 2/13/17)
 
Director of Youth Ministries
Raleigh Court UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with young people and a strong ability to direct and delegate a corps of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education (minimum: Bachelor’s degree), and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, the youth ministry, and church members. Furthermore, s/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee the youth program for grades 6-12 in support of the ministry of RCUMC. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor, Director of Music Ministries, and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministries of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at saraholstephens@gmail.com. (Posted on 2/13/17)

Assistant Nursery Worker
Chester United Methodist Church seeks an Assistant Nursery Worker (Sundays, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM) at $10.00/ hour. Duties include assisting with caring for children in a group setting during Sunday school and church services and assisting families with secure check-in procedures. Must be dependable, trustworthy, and exhibit Christian loyalty and dedication. Must be 18 years of age or older. Part-time position with no benefits. Must pass background screening and drug tests. Send resume to cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org. (Posted on 2/10/17)

Preschool Director
Founded in 1971, Mount Olivet Preschool is a “Best of Arlington” award-winning half-day preschool in the Arlington, Virginia community. A ministry of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, our classes range from a one-day program for infants as young as 3 months to a five-day Pre-K program for 5-year-olds. Working with the Church’s Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Preschool Committee, the director will create a learning environment that will prepare children for the years to come. This is a year round, full time position with benefits. Core responsibilities, qualifications and skills are described on our website http://mountolivetumc.com/jobs/. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linnea Carlson at Lcarlson@mtolivet-umc.org. (Postedon 1/10/17)

Organist/Accompanist
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland, VA has an opening for an Organist/Accompanist. This is a key position for the traditional worship service music ministries, and strengthens the connection between music and the spiritual life of the church. The successful candidates will possess strong technical proficiency in organ technique and performance, as well as piano and keyboard. Our organ is a 35 rank three manual Schantz pipe organ. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The salary range for this position is $16,625 to $19,625 per year, commensurate with experience. This is a part time position, up to 12 hours per week. Interested individuals should submit resume and cover letter via email to office@duncanmemorialumc.org. DMUMC is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. We envision Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church as a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured, and transformed to be Christ in the world. (Posted on 2/9/17)

Communications Administrative Assistant
Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church is seeking a 30 hours/week Communications Administrative Assistant. Saint Andrew's is a thriving church in the west end of Richmond VA. This position would help to coordinate all of the communications needs of the church and assist with a variety of administrative tasks. The qualified candidate will have a working knowledge of software for publishing and word processing; have graphic design experience; and be a forward planner with responsible follow-through and strong organizational and time-management skills. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Reibel at pastor@saumcva.org. View the job description and apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/i8N7Z5NmBYqgR2bk2 (Posted on 2/6/17) 

Director of Youth Ministries
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (North Carolina) is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. Gifts and Roles: -A faithful disciple of Jesus Christ who is passionate about discipling 6th-12th grade students. -Articulates a Wesleyan perspective of faith clearly and with vigor. -Gifted in leading and engaging a group of 50-150 students. -Works with the Pastor of Christian Formation in co-leading the youth ministry. This includes, teaching at Sunday Night Youth Ministry “Lifeline,” developing curriculum and direction for Wednesday Night “Life Groups,” weekly leadership of Sunday School, and planning events and retreat opportunities. -Gifts for teaching: the Director of Youth Ministries will be engaged with teaching middle and high school students, developing and writing curriculum, planning retreats, etc. -Skills in administration and communication including event planning, email marketing, social media, etc. -Trains and equips adult leaders and parents as the primary faith developers for students; creates programs and opportunities to equip parents and families to disciple their students at home. -Initiative to take on projects, implement new ideas, and set long-term and short-term goals. -Collaborates and assists in the implementation of Children & Family Ministry programs and events; works closely with the Director of Children’s Ministry to develop programs and activities to ensure a smooth transition from group-to-group. -Cultivates a missional culture among our youth and their families. -Schedule flexibility for Sunday morning, Sunday nights, Wednesday nights, weekend retreats, mission trips, etc. Professional Expectations: -A full-time position with benefits. -Education in Ministry preferred (including M.Div.). -Experience leading and developing youth ministry preferred. Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to jobs@fvumc.org with “Youth Ministry” in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted through March 3, 2017. (Posted on 2/6/17)

Choir Director
Hopewell UMC, Chesterfield, is seeking a choir director. Must be proficient on piano, ability to teach vocal parts to choir (SATB). Willing to play piano solos, and accompaniments. Should have music degree or working toward completing their degree in music. Must be voice training qualified and able to be flexible. Applicant should be faith based individual, and willing to work with a small church to provide sacred music for church services, programs and special functions. Interested parties, please call church office: 804-745-8773 (Posted on 2/2/17)

Director for Youth and Young Adults
Thrasher United Methodist Church, Vinton, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director for Youth and Young Adults. Thrasher United Methodist Church (www.thrasherumc.org) is a growing church with a dynamic Youth program and a developing Young Adult Ministry. The church is seeking a Director for Youth and Young Adults to lead a comprehensive ministry embracing United Methodist theology and doctrine with Youth in grades 6 through 12 and Young Adults 18-30. This person will provide leadership for all aspects of the student ministry. Applications can be sent in the form of a cover letter and resume to PastorB@thrasherumc.org by March 15, 2017. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred, and experience in youth and/or young adults is required. (Posted on 2/2/17)

Director of Serve Ministries
Centreville United Methodist Church (CUMC), Arlington District, has a part-time opening for a Director of Serve Ministries. This is a part time position with an average of 20 hours a week. The director will be responsible for overseeing the serve ministries that engage people locally, nationally and globally. The director will also work with Mission Council and CUMC staff in helping the congregation reach out to others in a variety of ways: mission trips, food and clothes distribution, hypothermia shelter and ESL classes. Qualified applicants should submit their job application and their resume to careerswithcumc@gmail.com by March 1, 2017. (Posted on 2/2/17)

Preschool Director
Ghent United Methodist Preschool (GUMP) in Norfolk, VA is a preschool known for the value it places on the development of each child based on sound educational practices and Christian values. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for educating young children and for helping children and their families grow in faith together. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send cover letters and resumes to pastor@ghentumc.org. (Posted on 2/1/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Broadmoor United Methodist Church (www.broadmoormethodist.org) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to join the team in the church’s mission to invite, equip, send, and serve. Broadmoor’s membership of 3900+, with 687 in worship, is in a time of reinvigoration and hope and has a strong financial base. The congregation has a broad spectrum of theologies present and is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for all people to come, worship and dialog together. The church’s greatest desire is to help the youth build a strong faith foundation that will guide them now and into adulthood. While the Youth Director is the only paid staff working directly with youth (grades 6-12), Broadmoor has a strong group of consistent adult volunteers, who have a deep commitment to serve with the youth and the new Director. The Director will serve by implementing weekly, monthly and annual youth ministry programs, recruit, develop and equip a network of spiritually gifted coaches, leaders, mentors, and apprentices who can disciple people toward Christ-likeness, and form Christian relationships with youth and youth families. Successful candidates will possess: 1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. A degree in religious studies or communication is preferred as well as a certification in youth ministry (or working toward one). 2. At least two years paid experience as program director of youth ministry in the local church. 3. Physically able to lead high energy events and travel for extended trips. S/he will join the whole staff in living out the core competencies of mission, ownership, spiritual maturity, leadership development, initiative, interpersonal skills, creativity and innovation, self-development, and personal resilience. Salary and benefits are competitive. Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Kristina at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com. (Posted on 1/30/17)

OTHER

Executive Director
Project Salud y Paz seeks a dedicated and energetic full-time Executive Director to lead its service programs among the indigenous Mayan people of the impoverished Guatemala highlands. The Executive Director oversees the work of 30 full-time employees, full-time volunteers from the US and part-time volunteers from the US who serve in short-term mission teams. The work of United Methodist-related Proejct Salud y Paz has touched over 150,000 lives since its inception in 2001, providing medical, dental and surgical services as well as health education to adults and basic education to children through the second grade. We seek an experienced and mature leader with leadership skills, administrative experience, fundraising and board development skills, and the ability to speak or quickly learn the Spanish language. Please see a full posting and job description at http://www.saludypaz.org/executive-director-job-posting/. To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to saludypazsearch@gmail.com or by mail to Salud y Paz Search Committee, ℅ Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds WA 98020. (Posted on 3/20/17)

Part-Time Associate Credit Union
The United Methodist Credit Union is currently seeking a Part-Time Associate at our office at the Virginia United Methodist Conference Center (10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen).  We expect this position to average 15-20 hours per week, with occasional full days of work (8:30 – 4:30). Job Description: Working with our Members: • Complete all types of member transactions relating to existing accounts as well as new accounts in an accurate and timely manner; • Address member’s questions and concerns; • Recognizes opportunities for other services that could benefit the member. Working with our Loan Manager: • Sending out collection letters to members; • Making occasional calls to members; • Filing / Archiving loan and collection documents. Perform other projects or duties as assigned. Qualifications: • High School graduate or GED; • Basic computer skills; • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally; • Prior experience in a credit union or bank is a plus. Interested applicants may email their resume and cover letter to Jim Eads at jeads@tumcu.org. (Posted on 3/7/17)

Administrative Assistant
The Community Life Department of Union Presbyterian Seminary is seeking an organized, friendly, computer-savvy, administrative assistant. As the first person many applicants and visitors come into contact with, this person sets the tone for their interactions with the seminary. Therefore we are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize based on goals and high traffic periods. In addition to being a welcoming presence, the successful candidate will process applications, maintain our database, update the Community Life sections of the website, order office supplies, and perform other clerical duties. Two to four years clerical experience preferred. Microsoft Office required; Access and PowerCampus a plus. This full-time position supports the Admissions Officers, Chaplain, and Dean of Students. Hours are normally 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. To view a complete job description, visit https://www.upsem.edu/employment/. Interested applicants may apply by sending a cover letter detailing how your skills will enhance our work with a recent resume to admissions@upsem.edu. Position open until filled. (Posted on 3/3/17)

Communications & Marketing Coordinator
The Virginia United Methodist Foundation, Glen Allen, is seeking communications manager to effectively brand and communicate the organization’s mission and program through management of websites, social media, email marketing, media relations, print material and general marketing initiatives. The Virginia United Methodist Foundation and its wholly owned subsidiary, Virginia United Methodist Development Co, LLC, provide stewardship education, asset management, investment opportunities, and loans for local churches, districts and agencies of the Virginia Conference. Currently the Foundation and its subsidiary jointly manage approximately $80 million assets and loans. Deadline: Friday, 24 March, 2017, 12pm. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit, cover letter, resume, references, design and writing samples or online portfolio (PDFs and links are fine) to: foundation@vaumc.org (Posted on 3/1/17)

Program Coordinator
Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, is seeking a Program Coordinator for its Leadership Institute. Responsibilities include: supporting existing and emerging programs, in coordination with the dean and director of program development through a diversity of functions; coordinating facility and guest housing needs; managing the day-to-day work of the Leadership Institute; working collaboratively with personnel from other offices on the UPSem campus who share responsibility for particular events and initiatives, such as the Global Mission Center for Christian Education; and handling other tasks that further the work of the Leadership Institute, or of the seminary, as requested by the dean. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Anyone who is interested in receiving more information or who would like to apply should contact Ken McFayden, Academic Dean, at kmcfayden@upsem.edu.  The new person in this position will begin on April 1. (Posted on 2/23/17)

 

 

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