Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months for United Methodist local churches or United Methodist-related agencies/institutions. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at
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Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours) Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our youth. This will include, but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services and leading youth Sunday School, holding weekly meetings with both middle and high school youth, organizing and attending a once yearly mission trip and youth retreat, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. This person must be a passionate and dynamic leader with a vital and growing relationship with Christ and the ability to share God’s love and bring God’s teachings to our youth. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience to include work in Christian education, counseling, or social work or be accredited as a youth leader. Additionally, this person must undergo a background check, submit DMV record, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. Salary $15,600 to $19,000 commensurate with experience. Application deadline is August 5th. To apply submit resume to (Posted on 6/24/19)

Organist /Associate Minister of Music (Part-Time)
Braddock Street United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia, has a vibrant and extensive music ministry serving all ages. Included in our ministry are 2 adult choirs (each including a quartet of scholarship singers from Shenandoah University), an adult handbell ensemble, praise band, small orchestra, youth and children’s choirs. Our instrument is a Létourneau Pipe Organ, 40 ranks, 3 manuals, installation completed in 2014. Specifications are listed on the website below. The primary duties of this position include playing the organ for two traditional Sunday worship services each week, accompanying choirs and attending weekly choir rehearsals. Additional responsibilities will include regular collaboration with the Minister of Music and Pastors. You will also work closely with the leaders of all musical groups to schedule participation in the worship experience and assist in developing a music program to serve all ages. This is a part-time position (about 20 hours/week) and reports to the Minister of Music. The salary is in the range of $33 - $40,000 depending on skill, experience, and education, with extra remuneration for weddings, funerals, and private lessons. A Masters degree in Organ Performance/Church Music with strong keyboard and conducting skills are preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with extensive study in organ, significant experience in church music, and strong keyboard skills will also be considered. The starting date is September 1. To begin the process of joining us in Winchester, Virginia, please e-mail your resume to or send it to Braddock Street UMC, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601, ATTN: SPRC. To learn more about Braddock Street UMC and the opportunities available to you, please visit our website at (Posted on 6/19/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is a unique, growing church located one block from the Atlantic Ocean. We have just constructed a modern space for youth including classrooms, kitchen café, and a large gathering center. The successful candidate will implement programming such as Bible studies, retreats, missions, Sunday School classes, fellowship events, and outreach. A Bachelor’s Degree, experience working in a faith-based community, as well as Biblical and Theological knowledge are required. The Director should have the ability to recruit, train, and inspire a lay team. Strong communication skills are essential for working with parents and collaborating with staff. Please submit resume to (Posted on 6/17/19)

Director of Student Ministries
Collierville UMC, Collierville, TN, is a 3,000+ member church with two worship styles in two locations on Sunday morning, averaging 750 in attendance.  The Town of Collierville (population 50,000) is well known for its great school system, small town atmosphere, award winning parks and recreation facilities, first rate office and retail developments and beautiful neighborhoods. The person in this position should be a committed Christian Disciple.  Under direct supervision, this position provides guidance for programming and ministry activities that meet the spiritual needs and help the middle school, high school, and college students of Collierville UMC grow in their discipleship of Jesus Christ.  All Student Ministry efforts will be developed and guided by our vision, “Reaching out to transform lives by extending God’s love to all,” and consistent with the core values of CUMC. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and cover letters may be sent to the Rev. Dr. Deborah Suddarth, executive pastor, at (Posted on 6/10/19)

Youth Coordinator
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a part-time Youth Coordinator, approximately 20 hours per week. Primary responsibilities include (1) plan and conduct Sunday evening Middle and High School Youth Group meetings; (2) support Youth Sunday School class; (3) support for Confirmation classes; (4) coordinate and/or plan off-site events, youth retreats and mission opportunities which may involve collaboration with other youth coordinators; (5) attend Sunday worship services; (6) attend church ministry team meetings as needed); (7) support existing Acolyte program; (8) encourage other adults to assist with Youth programs; (9) provide guidance for youth fund-raising activities (such as Christmas wreath sales) to help cover the cost of non-budgeted activities. Qualifications: Applicants must be of strong Christian faith, United Methodist experience preferred; bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; good leadership skills and ability to relate well to middle and high school age youth; good communication skills; possess the motivation, initiative, and creativity necessary to develop interesting programs and weekly meeting agendas; good organization and administrative skills. Eligibility is also contingent on a satisfactory criminal background check (ordered and paid for by Aldersgate Church). Please direct inquiries to Patricia Daniel at or Greg Brown at (Posted on 6/10/19)

Preschool Director & Lead Teacher
Scottsville United Methodist Church is seeking a Preschool Director and Lead Teacher for the Scottsville United Methodist Preschool (SUMP). SUMP is a new school, offering half-day education for 3-year-old to 5-year-olds for the Fluvanna, Southern Albemarle and Buckingham communities from September through May. The ideal candidate will have a degree in early childhood development (or related field), be a VA Licenced Teacher (or related experience), and have experience using the Highscope preschool curriculum (or similar research-based curriculum). Interested candidates should submit their application and completed employment application to For complete job description and employment application go to (Posted on 6/6/19)

Director of Next Generation Ministry and Community Engagement
Beulah UMC in North Chesterfield, Virginia is looking to hire a Director of Next Generation Ministry and Community Engagement. In this full-time position (40 hours per week), the primary responsibilities would include overseeing the Youth Ministry, planning Outreach events, and connecting with our Soccer Ministry. If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description (pdf). Applicants can submit their resume to or contact 804-275-2325 for more information. (Posted on 6/6/19)

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 (Posted on 6/5/19) 

Director of High School Youth Ministry
Chester United Methodist Church (Chester, VA) is seeking a highly motivated individual for the part-time position (10 hours per week) of Director of High School Youth Ministry, beginning in June 2019. The position is responsible for the planning and coordination of all youth activities—including spiritual growth, fellowship, and mission/outreach opportunities. In addition, the director will mentor individual youth, as needed, and be involved with budget decisions for youth activities. The director must work well with youth, parents, and other church staff members. Qualified applicants must be organized, enthusiastic, and, most importantly, dedicated to God and Chester United Methodist Church. POC: Terry Wisegarver ( (Posted on 6/4/19)

Youth Leader
Thalia UMC, a mid-sized church in Town Center of Virginia Beach, is seeking a part-time youth leader to work with our Director of Discipleship for the purpose of helping middle and high school students grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. We are looking for someone with a heart for youth, who is maturing in their Christian faith, and committed to building relationships between people of all ages and backgrounds within our community. The Youth Leader will be expected to recruit and train adult volunteers to lead weekly youth gatherings, in addition to collaborating with the Director of Discipleship to plan activities throughout the year such as retreats and service work. Please submit a resume with at least two references to (posted 6/4/19).

Director of Worship Ministries
New Town United Methodist Church in Williamsburg, VA is seeking a Director of Worship Ministries. This is a part time 20 hour/week position. This position would be responsible for directing our praise band and leading worship (either with keyboard or guitar) for our 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. contemporary worship services. For complete job description go to Applicants should send letter of interest and resume to (Posted on 6/4/19)

Part-Time Accountant
Culpeper UMC, Culpeper, is seeking a part-time accountant. This position works a flexible 20 hours per week. Duties include maintaining accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, maintaining financial records, preparing budget reports, and entering data to the Vital Congregations website. If you are interested, please view the full job description and complete an application on our website, or contact Executive Director Kelly Weiss at (Posted on 6/4/19) 

Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Culpeper UMC, Culpeper, is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. This position works a flexible 20 hours per week. Duties include answering and routing phone calls, preparing the weekly bulletin for Sunday services, assisting in data entry to the membership database, and collecting, sorting and typing prayer requests. If you are interested, please view the full job description and complete an application on our website, or contact Executive Director Kelly Weiss at (Posted on 6/4/19

Children’s and Family Ministry Coordinator
Floris UMC, Reston Campus, is seeking a Children’s and Family Ministry Coordinator. The primary purpose of the position is to bring the kids and students of Restoration Church into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ by providing fun and faith growing opportunities for kids. This position works under the direction of the Reston Campus pastor to develop, communicate and implement kid’s discipleship opportunities. This position is responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of faith growing opportunities for kids and students. This position recruits and equips volunteer and volunteer leaders, determines requirements for, and ensures availability of facilities, supplies and equipment to support Sunday Kids’ Programming. In addition this position is responsible for community events like Santa Breakfast, Trunk or Treat, Back to School Bash, Popsicles on the Playground and the Easter Festival. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). You may apply by sending resumes to Questions may be directed to Karen Heier at (Posted on 6/4/19)

Connections Ministry Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Connections Ministry Coordinator. The primary purpose of the Connections Ministry Coordinator is to identify, recruit, equip and oversee the teams of servant leaders and volunteers and to create an atmosphere and environment of radical hospitality for all at Floris UMC, with a focus on new guests. The Coordinator is responsible for managing ministry teams and volunteers that support weekly worship, church events, programs and hosted events at Floris UMC. The Connections Ministry Coordinator also develops and implements a strategic plan to invite and encourage guests toward next steps for connection and spiritual growth. The ideal candidate for this position will be professional and have a passion for hospitality, service and community events. With a servant’s heart and team spirit, this individual will need a can do attitude, be creative and love working with people. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may apply at Questions may be directed to Karen Heier at (Posted on 6/4/19)

Music Ministry Positions
St. Mark's UMC on the Roanoke District is seeking to grow and expand our music ministry. The following positions would begin in July/August and could be combined based on applicants' qualifications and interests. Contact Pastor Justin at for more information or to apply.
-Director of Traditional Worship - This part time position would be responsible for directing our adult vocal choir and planning music for our two traditional worship services. This would include weekly rehearsals during the school year, as well as planning for Christmas and Easter season cantatas. Opportunities for children's music and hand bells are also possible, and piano proficiency preferred. 
-Director of Contemporary Worship - This part time position would be responsible for directing our praise band and leading worship (either with keyboard or guitar) for our 9:15am contemporary worship service. This would include weekly rehearsals. Opportunities for children's music are also possible. (Posted on 5/30/19)

Director of Youth Ministry
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry who will provide dynamic leadership and oversight of the youth ministry of the church, including planning and implementing a program that will encourage youth to become disciples of Jesus Christ and leaders in the church. Some essential functions include: •Plan and organize the youth program to include spiritual formation and fostering of relationships through fellowship and service. •Recruit, train and supervise adult volunteers. •Develop youth to be leaders within the youth program and in the life of the church. •Encourage youth to be active participants in designing the youth program through the Youth Council. Bachelor's degree preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Point of contact is Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette @ (Posted on 5/28/19)

Director of Christian Discipleship
Wesley Memorial UMC, Charlottesville, is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Discipleship. For a full job description, please see Please send applications to Rev. Isaac Collins, Lead Pastor, by June 23, 2019. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and two references. Email materials to (Posted on 5/24/19)

Communications Director 
Wesley Memorial UMC, Charlottesville, is seeking an energetic individual, who will professionally and accurately communicate the message of the church in all relevant formats: print, electronic, internet and social media, and in using creative abilities, guide the church in new and effective ways of communicating. Part-time position. Benefits include paid holidays and vacation. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in some area of communications (journalism, marketing, electronic media) or the equivalent. 2. Professional or volunteer experience with a non-profit or service organization is highly desired. 3. Possess strong written and verbal communications skills. 4. Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Adobe Suite Products (especially InDesign). Internet proficiency including web site and social media. Basic knowledge of publication schedules and budget preparation. Please submit a letter of application with resume, a portfolio, 1-2 writing samples and references to: Rev. Isaac Collins, Lead Pastor. by June 30, 2019. Position begins August 1, 2019. (Posted on 5/24/19)

Youth Director
St. Stephen UMC, a 1,200-member United Methodist church in suburban south Charlotte, NC, seeks full-time Youth Director for middle school and high school youth ministries. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting directly to the Senior Pastor and administratively to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. With approximately 60 active youth, we have a long history of a very strong youth ministry program with active, committed adult volunteers, as well as modern, dedicated facilities for our youth program including classrooms, kitchen café and a large youth ministry center. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may send their resume to Christy Stephens at (Posted on 5/24/2/19)

Music Accompanist
Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford, is seeking applications for a Music Accompanist. The Music Accompanist shall be qualified to play both the piano and organ (desired to play both, piano is a must) 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. Salary range is $10-12k. Contact for more information, a copy of Position Description and for any questions. POC is SPRC, Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford, Virginia. (Posted on 5/23/19)

Preschool Assistant Director
Westhampton UMC, Richmond, is seeking FT Assistant Director for nationally accredited, well-established, year-round, church-based preschool with approximately 200 students and programs for students 2-years through Kindergarten, an after-school program for school-aged children, and a satellite campus which partners with The Faison Center near Willow Lawn. Responsible for assisting the Director in executing the school's mission as a ministry of the church. Other responsibilities may include the management of teaching and support staff; administering daily school operations including adherence to state licensing regulations and national accreditation standards; and assisting with financial/budget management. Qualifications include bachelor's degree in early childhood development, education, or related field; teaching and administrative experience in preschool or related setting; ability to communicate with varied audiences; strong background in business practices; and willingness to continue church's mission within the school. Benefits available. For consideration, please submit a resume with cover letter describing your vision and philosophy of preschool education to Westhampton Day School Assistant Director Search, 6100 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23226 or email (Posted on 5/23/19)

Childcare Worker
Miles Memorial UMC, Norfolk currently has an opening for a part-time childcare worker. This position includes hours on Sunday mornings with some weekday hours (schedule varies). Must be available to work special events as needed, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact for application. (Posted on 5/21/19)

Youth Director
First UMC, Hopewell, is seeking a Youth Director who is responsible for guiding, directing and supporting the youth ministry program. The Youth Director will serve as lead participant in the church’s youth program. The Youth Director bears the responsibility for the facilitation, planning, coordination, implementation, and execution of the entire youth program. This is a part-time, monthly salaried ministry position. The position shall include every Sunday morning and evening along with 10 other hours during the course of each week. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested parties may call the office at 804-458-8076. (Posted on 5/21/19)

Chancel Choir Director/Organist
Tabernacle UMC, Poquoson, is seeking a part-time Chancel Choir Director with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with leading an adult choir. We are a mid-size church with a very active congregation of all ages. The Choir Director will direct the chancel choir at a weeknight rehearsal (Wednesdays) and direct/provide music at the 11:00 AM Sunday traditional worship service and special services throughout the year. Preferably, the choir director will also be able to play the organ in the event of the organist’s absence. 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. This is a part-time salaried position, salary commensurate with experience and education. Interested candidates may send a letter of intent and resume to (Posted on 5/20/19)

Technology and Media Coordinator
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a part time (14 hours weekly) Technology and Media Coordinator. This position will manage and oversee the sound, visuals, and lighting at the rehearsal for and Sunday offering of the 9:30 contemporary service. This includes preparing for the worship using ProPresenter. The Technology and Media Coordinator will manage and update the church website, keep the church social media presence current, and monitor all tech equipment. Please send your resume to Rev. Darcey Johnson at (Posted on 5/16/19)

Business Manager
Peakland United Methodist Church, a mid-size congregation in Lynchburg, VA is seeking a part-time, 21-hour a week Business Manager to begin work July 1, 2019. Work hours may be a combination of on-site and off-site if desired. Responsibilities involve overseeing the financial operations of the church, managing payroll and benefits, overseeing policies and fees for facility usage, maintaining Policies and Procedures Manual, assist with stewardship and financial emphases, and the other business/financial tasks of a church. Possession of an appropriate degree is preferred; however, a candidate with at least 5 years’ experience in the financial management of a business or church will be considered. The successful candidate will already be proficient in a QuickBooks environment. A complete Position Description may be found at Training will be provided. Please email a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 5/16/19)

Director of Youth Discipleship
Central United Methodist Church, Shelby, NC has an opening for the position of Director of Youth Discipleship. The Director of Youth Discipleship will build strong disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of relationship-building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Including coordination of children’s ministry is an option that may be considered if appropriate. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: being available for youth at functions beyond the local church setting, being an advocate for the youth, coordinating curriculum and volunteers for all youth programming, providing caring support to youth and their families, communicating effectively using available media, serving as a liaison with community organizations related to youth, working with the Youth Council in visioning and planning, developing youth leadership, completing general administrative and budgeting tasks, and assisting the pastor with confirmation.Qualified applicants should have a deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Christian faith within the Wesleyan tradition, being comfortable with United Methodist polity and structure, a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and an understanding of faith development for adolescents and youth. Applicants should send a resume and contact information for three references to: Central UMC Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 200 E. Marion St, Shelby, NC 28150. (Posted on 5/16/19)

Minister of Music
Wesley Memorial, Charlottesville, is looking for a part-time Minister of Music. Please see job description here: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to by June 5, 2019. (Posted on 5/15/19)

Youth Coordinator
St. Matthew's UMC, Annandale, is currently seeking to hire a Youth Coordinator for a part-time (20 hours/week) position. The candidate must have a passion for Youth ministry, a commitment to Christ, and an inviting and collaborative spirit. The detailed job description and application instructions can be found at (Posted on 5/14/19)

Audio / Video Technician – Part Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for an Audio/Video Technician parttime position (15 hours per week), at a salary of $15,000 annually, to support the Pastor, Associate Pastor and the Minister of Connections in all Church Services. The Audio/Video Technician works with the staff members and volunteers to utilize AV equipment to create an enjoyable and seamless worship experience for all attendees. Additional responsibilities include the recruitment, training and management of church volunteers for the AV team, troubleshooting current AV equipment, and researching and installing new AV equipment to increase the excellence within our worship experiences. The successful candidate will have: *Exhibit a growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and as Lord. *Excellent working knowledge of AV equipment and technology. *Technical proficiency in troubleshooting AV related issues. *Ability to manage own time, and execute tasks within guidelines set by supervisor. *Ability to effectively communicate with staff, volunteers, and church attendees. *Associate Degree preferred. *2-5 years plus experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to June 1, 2019 to Tim Blanks c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24502. (Posted on 5/14/19)

Director of Discipleship
Sterling United Methodist Church, Arlington District is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Discipleship. The Director of Discipleship oversees and coordinates people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Sterling UMC ‘s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, and guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. For more information, please go to and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 5/14/19)

Drummer: Worship Team Member
The contemporary worship band at River Road UMC, Richmond, is looking to hire a part-time drummer. The 9:30 contemporary service is a modern, energetic worship experience and we are in need of a drummer who can facilitate our praise and worship through his/her musical talents in percussion. This position is responsible to the Minister of Contemporary Worship. Our drummer is expected to attend weekly practices on Thursday evenings at 6:00pm and Sunday morning at 8:00am. We prefer applicants have prior experience and familiarity playing in a contemporary church setting, the ability to work well with other team members, and the ability to reflect worshipful playing. To submit your resume or to ask any questions, please email (Posted on 5/13/19)

Part-Time Property Manager
Main Street United Methodist Church in Suffolk, VA is seeking a part-time property manager who is a self-motivated, qualified individual to join its staff. The position requires the ability to perform preventive maintenance, to troubleshoot and perform needed repairs/services as qualified, and to document and oversee contracted labor. For a complete job description, visit or pick up copies from the church office. Resumes, with references, should be submitted to or via mail to Richard Meiser, 202 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434 on or before Tuesday, May 28. (Posted on 5/13/19)

Administrative Assistant
Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone, Virginia is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant with great office skills; answering the phone, managing church calendar, proficiency with Microsoft Office, excellent communication skills are a must as well confidentiality. Very pleasant working environment with great co-workers. Working hours are flexible but need to be discussed based on Church’s needs. You may apply by sending your resume to: You may also request a complete job description. (Posted on 5/6/19)

Part-time Organist/Pianist
Grace UMC, Middletown VA, seeks a part-time organist/pianist to play for all weekly choir rehearsals and two Sunday services (8:30 and 11 am), as well as for Cantatas, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, etc. Also accompany soloists and vocal ensembles, and select preludes, offertories, postludes, communion music to fit with each service theme. May also assist with such groups as Children’s Choir and Chimes. This is a part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation to be determined based on experience and qualifications. Benefits package includes 2 weeks paid vacation after 6 months. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to attention Dr. Ryan Keebaugh and the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). (Posted on 5/6/19)

Director of Youth Ministry
Tabernacle UMC, Fredericksburg, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry. Resumes will be accepted through May 20. Resumes should be emailed to or mailed to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 7310A Old Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. For a complete job description, please visit our website at (Posted on 5/2/19)

Vocal Choir Director(s)
St. Matthew’s (Annandale, VA) is currently seeking to hire choir directors for three vocal choirs: Sanctuary Choir (adults), Chapel Choir (Youth, 7th-12th grade), and Altar Choir (Children, 3rd-6th grade). The positions would start this summer and may be combined. Information about St. Matthew’s, descriptions of each position, and application instructions may be found on our website (Posted on 5/2/19)

Cranford UMC, Lorton, is seeking a part-time secretary with general office skills (word processing, filing, taking phone messages, managing a calendar, etc.) to manage the daily activities of the church office. Well-qualified candidates will regularly demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work independently with minimal guidance; enjoy working with people and possesses excellent interpersonal skills; have an accomplished organizational and administrative skill set; and will be internet savvy. Duties include but are not limited to managing the administration of the church office under the guidance of the Pastor; preparing the weekly worship service bulletin and bulletins for special services and events; preparing the church's quarterly newsletter; helping to coordinate church programs; preparing a variety of administrative reports for the District Office; editing and uploading content on the Church's website; and purchasing office and communion supplies. The position is for 19 hours per week, 9:00 am. to I:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday; and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Friday. Exact work hours are flexible but subject to discussion and church needs. If interested, please contact Cranford United Methodist Church, 9912 Old Colchester Road, Lorton, VA, (703) 339-5382. (Posted on 5/1/19)

Director of Kids Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in Richmond, VA, has an opening for a full time Director of Kids Ministries. This position requires the visioning, design, and implementation of a comprehensive ministry for discipling the next generation, ages birth through fifth grade. Ministry with our kids will include spiritual formation, worship, mission and fun. Our Director must have a passion for kids and for introducing and leading them into the transformative grace of Jesus Christ. He or she must also have a sensitivity to kids’ world, be able to fully incorporate them into the life of the Church, and excite them about being disciples. The successful candidate will have a vibrant and self-evident faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to relate well to both kids, their parents and families, and be a team player on the church staff. Prior experience in Children’s Ministry or Christian Education is beneficial and a background check is required before hiring. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. All resumes will be reviewed May 20. Resume and cover letter to (Posted on 4/30/19)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on spreading the good news of God’s grace and nurturing discipleship for all ages in God’s Kingdom. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry and its volunteers. 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, motivate, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other ongoing programs and more than 10 other children activities and special events throughout the year. 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, lead, and oversee engaging programs for children and families as a vital part of the ministry of AUMC, relying on an evolving pool of volunteers for their implementation. Strong planning and assessment skills are required to lead an ongoing critical evaluation of successful efforts to shape future programming. 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, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of multiple children’s curriculums including Frolic, Group, and Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 4/30/19)

Childcare Workers
Reveille UMC, Richmond, currently has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are typically 10-12 hours per week. 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 email (Posted on 4/30/19)

Modern Worship Leader
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in the West End of Richmond, Va. ( has an opening for a Modern Worship Leader. The Worship Leader will lead and coordinate our Worship Team to implement the pastoral vision for our Modern Service and the church.  Our Worship Leader must have expertise in leading and performing (instrumental and vocal) in a Praise Band, including development/production and/or research of creative audio/visual elements. The successful candidate will have a strong and demonstrable faith in Jesus Christ.  He/she will also be a team player who is able to capture the vision of our church and is willing to share in our mission and ministry.  Organization, communication and flexibility will be essential attributes. This is a full time position with benefits.  (We would consider Part-Time for the right person.) Send cover letter, resume with references (demo strongly encouraged) to Worship Leader Search Committee at We will begin reviewing applications on May 20; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted on 4/29/19)

Administrative Assistant
West Point United Methodist Church, West Point, Va. has an immediate opening for the position of a part-time Administrative Assistant. The person we are seeking will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency with computers, databases, websites, office equipment, and be attentive to details. Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office software required. Knowledge of website management, CVD, and CDM software is a plus. Duties include everything from answering the phone, greeting guests, preparing worship bulletins and newsletters, writing correspondence, maintaining confidentiality, ordering supplies, and various other office tasks as needed. The deadline to apply is May 15. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Persons may apply by apply by sending their resume to (Posted on 4/29/19) 

Minister/Director of Youth Ministries
St. Luke's UMC, Hickory, NC, is seeking a full-time Minister/Director of Youth Ministries to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and community outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. There shall be a comprehensive approach to the development and implementation of the youth ministry at all levels in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church and in all ministry areas of the local church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information contact Lisa Lail at, 828-327-9837. (Posted on 4/29/19)

Director of Christian Education
Ardmore United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem, NC, is looking for someone who is interested in an integrated approach to community evangelism & lifelong Christian discipleship, and who is willing to partner closely with other ministry areas of the church. This position involves an active ministry with children and their families, coordinating intergenerational events with the larger church calendar, and recruiting, equipping, and motivating volunteer servants to lead in various ministries that reach and teach children and adults. Current job description is available by clicking here (pdf). Ardmore is a thriving congregation in the heart of Winston Salem. At Ardmore we seek to be the hands and feet of Christ for the world around us. Ardmore is the place where connect to God, others and the world as we seek to love God and love our neighbor in all we do. We are nearing our 100th year anniversary and we are as passionate about God and caring for others as we ever have been. Applicants must have a degree in Christian Education. Please send your resume, references and a letter of calling to (Posted on 4/25/19)


Administrative Assistant/Office Manager with Communications Experience (F/T) 
Admin/office manager for NY Conference church looking to relocate to Virginia (not looking for relocation expenses). Preference is for position with health insurance benefits. Preference is also for the greater Fredericksburg, Richmond or Virginia Beach areas. Strong administrative support skills plus professional writing experience. Wear-many-hats/can-do personality. I've done everything at my church except preach and play the organ (have even facilitated Bible study when pastor called away suddenly). Facilities management experience, specializing in older buildings. I can update the church website and write a decent press release to publicize events and programs. Click here to view resume. Ellen Rozsa,, call or text 203-768-5869. (Posted on 5/22/19)


Program Coordinator, Randolph-Macon College
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, invites applications for a Program Coordinator, to support the Valuing the Voices in our Church program. Reporting to the Chaplain & Director of Church Relations, this position is a part-time, 10-hours per week role that is grant funded for one year with the possibility of funding for additional years. The Program Coordinator will be a key leader in helping Randolph-Macon College fulfill our responsibility to the Young Clergy Initiative of the United Methodist Church through the Valuing the Voices in our Church grant initiative. The Program Coordinator is responsible for recruiting high school participants and organizing registration for the Fall 2019 event on campus. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will create, plan, and moderate an online community. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and experience working with high school youth is required. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and possess excellent written and oral communication skills for interactions with church staff members, denominational offices, parents, high school students, and college mentors. Applicants will require the ability to facilitate discussion on the topic of Vocation, knowledge of the United Methodist Church structure and an active interest and participation in topics and groups affirming diversity. Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. (Posted on 6/4/19)

Positions at Westview on the James
Westview on the James, a camp in Goochland, has openings for the following positions:
Head cook/chef: -Experienced cook wanted for summer camp to organize and stock kitchen, plan and prepare meals, and supervise staff. Camp runs May 20-August 23rd with additional part-time work available year round. Commercial kitchen experience is desired. Please submit your resume to or call 804-457-4210 with questions.
Camp Nurse/EMT: -Westview on the James is looking for a nurse or an EMT to serve during the summer (June 1st-Aug 9th). The position takes care of sick campers and administers medication to the campers as needed. Housing is provided at camp for the duration of the position. Please submit resume's to or call 804-457-4210 with questions.
Maintenance Assistant (Full time position): Westview on the James is seeking a full time maintenance assistant. This position pays $26,000 per year plus benefits such as health insurance, vacation, holidays, and more. Please submit resume's to or call 804-457-4210 with questions. (Posted on 4/30/19)


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