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 brendacapen@vaumc.org
Scroll down to see "Local Church Positions," "Seeking Employment" and "Other" positions available outside the local church.

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Nursery Worker
Trinity United Methodist Church, Chester, is looking for a nursery worker to be available in October. Duties include maintaining a welcoming and safe atmosphere for babies to 1st graders. Eight children is the average attendance. The church average attendance is 139.  Church members are always present to help during the services and Sunday School. There is an 8:30 service, Sunday School, and an 11:00 service. Hours are approximately 8:15 to 12:15. The nursery is operated within the Child Protection Policy guidelines. Interested persons can address an email or a letter the Staff Parish Chair, Trinity UMC, 6600 Greenyard Road, Chester, VA 23831. Email Trinity@trinity-umc.com or telephone the church at 804-748-2439. Trinity UMC is located next to Kroger on Iron Bridge Road. Website: www.trinity-umc.com (Posted on 9/13/19)

Children’s and Family Ministry Coordinator
Restoration UMC in Reston, a campus of Floris UMC, is seeking a Children’s and Family Ministry Coordinator. 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). Applicants may submit a resume to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 9/11/19)

Student Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a  Student Ministries Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Following the direction and guidance of the Director of Grow Ministries, coordinates the Student Ministries by performing day-to-day assignments that ensure the operability of the Student Ministries and removes the Director of Grow Ministries from the administrative burdens of the program. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinates and organizes Sunday morning and evening programs, develops and attends weekly student small groups, communicates, schedules, and provides logistical support of parents and other volunteers for weekly student programs, coordinates and leads trips and special events, mentors and cares for students and student adult leaders, manages the Confirmation Program, and works within an operational budget for Student Ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may submit a resume to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 9/11/19)

Director of Music
Messiah United Methodist Church located in Chesapeake, Virginia is seeking a part-time Director of Music. The Director of Music has the primary responsibility of directing the church choir and other musical ensembles. The Director of Music will assist in the coordination of the music for morning worship services. He/she must have a good knowledge of the functions of music in the church and an ability to demonstrate various musical interpretations. Individual must be an experienced pianist, know how to play the keyboard and have experience in traditional as well as contemporary praise music and in leading choirs or similar vocal groups. Letters of interest along with resume may be sent to Messiah United Methodist Church, 408 Dominion Commons Way, Chesapeake, Virginia, 23322 or may be emailed to messiahumc1989@gmail.com. (Posted on 9/10/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Harmony United Methodist Church in Hamilton, Virginia, on the Winchester District, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for overseeing the youth ministry and education to spiritually prepare the youth for adulthood by building their relationship with Christ and nurturing a sense of Christian identity. The ideal candidate will be passionate about bringing young people to Christ, spiritually mature, upbeat, organized, and tech-savvy. She or he will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related church activities. For a complete job description or to apply for this position, contact Rev. Debra Lucas, Pastor, Harmony UMC, at debralucas@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/10/19)

Office Administrator
Centreville United Methodist Church is seeking an Office Administrator. Reports to: Lead Pastor. Directly Supervises: Volunteer receptionists. Status: Full time FLSA: Exempt. Job Summary: The Church Office Administrator manages the church office, maintains the church program and building use calendars, and offers a welcoming and hospitable presence to those who contact or come to the church office and responds appropriately to the various needs and situations as they arise. Essential Functions: • Manages the program calendar working with staff and church leaders to ensure events and programs support the mission of the church. • Manages building use to ensure the ministries of Centreville and Korean UMC-Koinonia take priority but also meets the needs of community groups that use the church building. • Maintains the congregational data base. • Supervises the volunteer receptionists utilizing the gifts and skills to help in the office. • Provides administrative and clerical support to members of the professional staff. Other Responsibilities: • Participates in all staff meetings and works with lead pastor in setting the agenda for staff meetings. • Works with the congregational leaders in setting up volunteer schedules (lay readers, acolyte, greeters) • Communicates the room set up and needs with Facilities Manager and Custodians. • Manages church van calendar. • Ensures proper accounting of funds received during the week. • Submits weekly statistics to Virginia Annual Conference through the conference’s website. • Works with Lead Pastor in preparing reports for the annual Church/Charge Conference. • Submits budget requests for Local Church Administration. • Communicates with computer support services (Virasec) and communication services as needs arise and assists in troubleshooting as necessary. Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree preferred • Previous administrative experience with working in a church preferred • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Ability to multitask • Good organization skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent • Excellent interpersonal skills Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Be able to lift 25 pounds. • Sit for periods of time as well as stand for periods of time in copy room. Core Competencies: • Mission Ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of the mission, vision, values and beliefs of Centreville UMC. Can demonstrate those values to others; consistently behaves in a manner congruent with the mission, vision, values and beliefs. • Interpersonal skills: Establishes good working relationships with all others who are relevant to the completion of work; works well with people at all levels of the congregation; builds appropriate rapport; considers the impact of his/her actions on others; uses diplomacy and tact; is approachable; avoids communication triangles. • Conflict Management: Understands the dynamics of human negotiations among conflicting interest groups and how to achieve mutual agreement; embraces constructive conflict as a means to promote growth; reads situations quickly; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimal anxiety. • People/Volunteer Management: Provides direction, gains commitment, facilitates change and achieves results through the efficient, creative and responsible deployment of volunteers; engages people in their areas of giftedness and passion. • Process Management Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration; can simplify complex processes and create policy for repetitive processes. Point of Contact is Pastor Will Montgomery at wmontgomery@centreville-umc.org (Posted on 9/9/19)

Ministry Program Director
The Church Leadership Team (CLT) at Fairfax United Methodist Church is seeking to hire a Ministry Program Director. This is a part-time position with the responsibility of overseeing program staff and providing staff support and coordination with the three Ministry Pillars—Worship, Learning and Missions. Please contact Rev. David Bonney, dbonney@fairfaxumc.org or Melissa Osborne, melissaosborne1@verizon.net for further information or to apply. (Posted on 9/3/19)

Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Greene Memorial United Methodist Church in downtown Roanoke, seeks organized, independent, "people person" to work 9am-2pm Mon-Thurs. Perform administrative duties, including: receptionist, communications, financial oversight and overall church office management. Must be competent with technology, software and social media. Send resume and references to Greene Memorial United Methodist Church/SPRC, 402 2nd St., Roanoke, VA 24011. (Posted on 9/3/19)

Van Driver
Central UMC, Richmond, is seeking a van driver to pick up community children in the Oak Grove/ Bell Meade area, as part of the Kids Club and Youth ministry and Scouting program at Central UMC, Richmond, Va. Paid $30 round trip. Needed for Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings. Background check required; valid driver's license and proof of insurance required; must be 21 years of age. Contact Central UMC office at 804-232-0334 if interested. (Posted on 9/3/19)

Band Leader (Vocalist) 
First UMC, Charlottesville, is seeking a band leader to help fulfill the vision and mission of First United Methodist Church through singing in weekly worship services and providing musical leadership to the church band. Reports to: The Music Director & Pastors. Responsibilities: The Band Leader will serve as a primary voice during the 9:45 worship service and provide oversight in preparing the full band for leading the congregation in worshipful singing. This person should be comfortable in the role of song leader and exhibit great passion for building teams and empowering others to bring creative and technical excellence to the on-stage and backstage elements of a multi-venue, multi-style environment. With a little input from the pastors, this person will also be responsible for choosing music for worship and recruiting, rehearsing, and preparing musicians to create and authentic worship experience. This person will also participate collegially with directors of other musical ensembles within the church in planning and presentation of combined worship services and special musical programs and/or services. Interested persons may apply through Indeed.com (Posted on 9/3/19)

Director of Discipleship and Engagement
Crooks Memorial UMC, Yorktown, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Discipleship and Engagement. This is an exciting and potential rich time in the life of Crooks as we concentrate on our intentional discipleship to grow both inwards and outwards. Our Job Title and Description (available upon request) are a starting point for this new role. We desire to tailor a job description around the unique gifts of the staff person, while also ensuring a ministry position that will assist us in taking the next faithful step in fulfilling God’s purposes for Crooks. Most importantly, we seek someone not to do ministry for Crooks but rather with Crooks. This position requires someone who is highly collaborative yet able to function under an accountable leadership structure rather than heavy supervision. We desire someone who can implement an idea from beginning to end; doing so through leadership and delegation to individuals and teams whom this staff person will empower and equip for ministry. This position will be part-time with the potential for increased hours. Our immediate attention is on our intentional discipleship process, as well as the ministry areas of children and family, welcoming/connecting, and community engagement. Do you see we are casting the net far and wide to see what God may bring? If this speaks to your passions and gifts, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact Pastor Lisa at lisabarbery@vaumc.org. (Posted on 8/29/19)

Assistant Treasurer
Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Moneta, VA, is seeking a part-time Assistant Treasurer. This person will help the Church Treasurer with various accounting and bookkeeping tasks. A working knowledge of QuickBooks is required. If interested, please submit a resume to jobs.bumcmoneta@gmail.com. Email responses only, please. (Posted on 8/29/19)

Minister of Music
Christ UMC, Newport News, is seeking a Minister of Music. The Minister of Music is responsible for planning, developing, overseeing, coordinating, and directing a blended (traditional and contemporary) music program to include a Bell Choir (desired but not required). Qualifications are a degree in music, related field or equivalent; ability to work with amateur musicians of all ages and skill levels; a minimum of four (4) years experience leading worship and directing a choir and musicians preferred, mastery of at least one accompanying instrument (piano, guitar, etc.); ability to work within many musical genres (traditional, contemporary, taizé, etc.); knowledge of what music/multimedia resources are available for churches and how to use them; and knowledge of theology, worship and liturgical year. Specific duties will be discussed with the Pastor and the CUMC Leadership Board Review Committee. This is a part-time position. Salary is negotiable. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email Office@christumc.org or mail your resume to Christ UMC, Attention Minister of Music Position, 133 Deep Creek Road, Newport News, Virginia 23606. (Posted on 8/29/19)

Custodial Team Member
Centreville UMC is seeking a Custodial Team Member to provide assistance to the staff and congregation ensuring that the church facilities and its surrounding areas are safe, clean and well maintained and ready for use when scheduled.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested person may contact Steve Shaiko at sshaiko@centreville-umc.org (Posted on 8/26/19)

Communications Administrative Assistant
St. Andrews UMC, Henrico, is seeking a Communications Administrative Assistant. Talents & Abilities needed: •Knowledge of software for publishing and word processing; •Knowledge of web-based project management software tools; •Graphic design; •Projects; •Conceptualize long range goals for marketing and advertising. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to sprc@saumcva.org. (Posted on 8/22/19)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Centreville United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry to provide dynamic leadership and oversight of the children’s ministry (age birth-6th Grade) of Centreville Church, including planning and implementing a program that will encourage faith formation through Christian education, fellowship, service and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The point of contact is: Ellen LaCroix Fillette at elfillette@centreville-umc.org or 703-830-2684. (Posted on 8/21/19)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Kenwood UMC, Ashland, is seeking a Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This new position is responsible for children’s and youth ministry at Kenwood as well as other areas. This person will work as a staff team member in empowering laity to live out the congregation’s tasks of loving, learning and serving in the community and the world. As this is a new position, there is flexibility in responsibilities based on the strengths of individual applicants. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested, please send your resume with an introductory email to Pastor Lisa Nordan at: lisanordan@vaumc.org (Posted on 8/20/19)

Children’s Ministries Leader
Pender UMC, Fairfax, is seeking a Children's Ministries Leader. The Children’s Ministries Leader is a person with an essential growing relationship with Christ. This position is passionate about and called by God for specialized ministry with children. The individual displays evidence of a heartfelt and genuine, enthusiastic desire to work with children and to develop their spiritual growth. This position helps children to come to know and have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, nurtures them and their families in faith, and guides them through meaningful studies, activities and worship. Click here for a detailed job description (Word). If interested please send resume and cover letter to: childrensministerpenderumc@gmail.com (Posted on 8/19/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Bethlehem UMC, Climax, NC, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This person would work to oversee a ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth grades 6-12 who attend BUMC. The Director will oversee weekly programming, special events and build relationships with youth. This person should have strong communication skills and have the ability to create a loving and inclusive environment for youth across varied backgrounds. Primary responsibilities include the direction, coordination and implementation of youth programs at BUMC, such as: weekly youth meetings, Bible study, CCC, mission trips and activities, retreats, fundraising, VBS, Youth Sunday and youth night at camp meeting. The Director will also be expected to manage the youth budget and implement Safe Sanctuary policies. Requirements: Experience working with youth, a valid drivers license, meet qualifications for Workers with Children and Youth Safe Sanctuaries, and be willing to submit to criminal background checks. References required. Address: 6103 Appomattox Rd, Climax, NC 27233. Phone: 336-674-0155 Email: 1pastorandy@gmail.com or andrew.coward@haeco.aero (Posted on 8/19/19)

Administrative Assistant
A part-time office position is available at the Arlington Forest United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA. The church is looking for someone who is skilled with Microsoft Office programs, along with Power Point and Publisher. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also important. The person in this job reports directly to the church pastor but interacts with a variety of other church members and staff, as well as the general public. This position requires 10-12 hours/week. Salary is based on experience. If interested, please contact the church at 703-525-0961 and provide your name and contact details. (Posted on 8/16/19)

Executive Director
New Song UMC (Mechanicsville, VA) is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the Church’s operations, leading all functional areas to accomplish the Church’s mission and ministry. This role oversees and manages business operations (to include strategic planning, communications, stewardship, staffing, finance, property, administration, operations, etc.). Working cooperatively with the Lead Pastor, Church Staff and Leadership, the Executive Director will coordinate the administrative and directorial needs of the Church. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate is one who has received positive feedback as possessing a strong work ethic, who is engaging, detail-oriented, resourceful and is one who has the experience necessary to fulfill the tasks of this position. The Executive Director position is full-time (40 hours/week); compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Click here a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to employment@newsongumc.org. (Posted on 8/14/19) 

Liaison for Chinese School
Saint Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a Liaison for Chinese School. This position is responsible for the set up and the take down of tables and other preparation for the Chinese School that meets on Sunday afternoons at the church during the school year. Pay is $50 per Sunday. This is a great opportunity for a college student or someone who wants to earn some extra money! Required Talents & Abilities: •Effective communication with Director of Chinese School. •Dependability. •Able to lift and move tables. If you hold these talents and abilities, please submit your resume with a cover letter to sprc@saumcva.org (Posted on 8/14/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Greensboro First United Methodist Church (Georgia) – one church with two campuses located in the heart of Georgia’s lake country – is making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We are currently looking for our next Director of Youth Ministries to join our pastors, staff, volunteers and congregation in this ministry of making disciples specifically for youth and their families. Responsibilities of this new staff person will include but are not limited to being an active member in the life of the congregation; building working relationships with youth, parents of youth, staff, and the congregation; recruiting adult volunteers; working with parents, youth, and volunteers in planning and promoting ministry opportunities; providing general oversight of all ministries involving youth including specifically planning teaching opportunities (including planning and conducting the Confirmation experience) using United Methodist curriculum, leading retreats, promoting United Methodist camps, planning opportunities of mission outreach, growing the number of youth our ministry reaches by providing outreach to the surrounding community and schools; and planning and managing a financial budget for youth ministry. This position is full-time with 32 hours expected weekly. Salary is dependent upon applicable experience, education, and other qualifications. All interested persons are asked to please submit their resume and a statement of faith to gfumcsearch@gmail.com. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Director of Music
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Music for its traditional worship service. This position is responsible for: selection and arrangement of music for the traditional worship services and special worship services. The job includes: selecting anthems, cantatas, hymns, and special music; preparing electronic media presentations; recruiting, organizing and leading volunteer choir members and sound and video projection assistants. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, as well as with worship and other teams. A successful applicant for the part-time position must have a deep Christian faith, a knowledge of scriptures, musical skill, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly rehearsals and other special events, plus weekly coordinating meetings and quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in music is helpful; experience necessary. This is a part-time job with a salary range of $12,000 to $19,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Ms. Sherry White, or email application and cover letter to staffparish@baylakeumc.org by August 21, 2019. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Contemporary Christian Music Leader
Baylake United Methodist Church, Viriginia Beach, is seeking a Contemporary Christian Music Leader for its contemporary worship service, Water’s Edge. This position is responsible for: selection and arrangement of congregationally sing-able, scripturally sound, contemporary music appropriate for worship; recruiting, organizing and training volunteer musicians and singers, sound technicians, video projection assistants, and preparation of electronic media presentations, as well as leading the musical aspects of worship. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, as well as with worship and other teams. A successful applicant for the part-time position must have a deep Christian faith, a knowledge of scriptures, musical skill, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly rehearsals and other special events, plus weekly coordinating meetings and quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in music is helpful; experience necessary. This is a part-time job with a salary range of $12,000 to $19,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Ms. Carissa Calhoun, or email application and cover letter to staffparish@baylakeumc.org by August 21, 2019. (Posted on 8/12/19)

Assistant to Pastor/Youth Minister
Macedonia UMC, White Post, Va., is seeking an Assistant to Pastor/Youth Minister to provide support to Pastor and serve as the minister to the youth of the congregation and local area. The Pastor’s Assistant will design and organize as part of a worship team a weekly non-traditional worship service. This may include effective use of congregational singing. This may be with live instrumentation and/or with musical videos that the worship leader will coordinate and lead. As Youth Ministries leader the person will serve as minister to the youth of the congregation, guiding them on their faith journey and helping them grow spiritually and model for youth how to follow Christ and trust in the church, the Bible, and God. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be of strong Christian faith, United Methodist experience preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply email resume to office@macedonia-umc.org or mail to: 1941 Macedonia Church Road, white Post, VA 22663. (Posted on 8/8/19)

Youth Minister
St. Andrews UMC in Portsmouth, Virginia is seeking a part time youth minister who is motivated to develop a vibrant youth ministry. Outreach to youth in a racially diverse community and flexibility to work with a traditional church looking to experience a congregational turnaround will be important. Opportunity to share in leadership with a skilled pastoral mentor is a benefit of this position. For more information, contact Dr. James Bowers at jamesbowers@vaumc.org. or call 423-774-6664. (Posted on 8/6/19)

Minister of Worship and Music
Round Hill United Methodist Church, Loudoun County, is searching for a Minister of Worship and Music. The position is a part-time, salaried position for 20 hours per week and would report directly to the Pastor. The annual salary for this position is $20,000, with potential for bonuses. Sunday and evening hours are required and the candidate will need to be available for planning meetings, committee meetings, rehearsals and Sunday worship service. The ideal candidate will have experience and education in Worship Direction, or Music Education or Performance. This position’s responsibilities include: working with the Pastor to plan and implement weekly worship, collaborating with other ministries, recruiting lay people to participate in music for worship, leading vocal choirs and praise bands, establishing a long range vision for the Worship and Music program, providing supervision for additional music and worship support, and working with the Pastor to provide music for weddings, funerals and other special events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For questions please contact the church office at (540) 338-4445. To apply for the position please submit a resume to office@roundhillumc.org. (Posted on 8/5/19)

Accompanist
Arcola United Methodist Church in the Dulles, VA area is seeking a part-time accompanist for worship as well as to accompany the adult choir ministry. This position is 10-12 hours per week with additional hours during Christmas and Easter seasons. The accompanist would primarily serve two worship services on Sunday morning and attend choir rehearsal once per week. Likewise, this position would also serve Christmas and Easter Worship services. Weekly worship encompasses a variety of sacred music to include both traditional and contemporary hymns. A degree in music is recommended for this position as well as prior experience in worship and choral accompanying. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Please send a resume to TiannaD@arcolachurch.org. (Posted on 8/2/19)

Administrative Assistant
First UMC Hampton is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant.  We are looking for an experienced person to be the face and voice of the church in initial interactions with church members, leaders, guests, and vendors. The successful candidate will function as the primary clerical administrative support to the Pastor, church staff, and lay volunteers of First Church. He or she will create regular church publications and communications including weekly bulletins, social media updates, and announcements.  The Administrative Assistant will also receive initial inquiries for community assistance, maintain a centralized online church calendar of events and room assignments, and update the membership database. This twenty hour per week position requires a "people person” who is passionate, detail-oriented, resourceful, and possesses the education and experience necessary to coordinate and schedule volunteers in the administration and ministerial needs of daily church operations.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to office@firstumchampton.org (Posted on 7/31/19)

Bus Driver
The Child Development Center at Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for a Bus Driver with a valid CDL license to drive a 36 passenger bus for the After School Care program from August 14, 2019 – May 29, 2020. This part-time position will be responsible for transporting children from New London Academy Elementary School, Monday through Friday, from 2:00 – 3:00, when Bedford County Schools are open. Visit our website for more details: https://www.timberlakeumc.org/Employment-Opportunities (Posted on 7/30/19)

Worship Video Arts Technician
Braddock Street United Methodist Church in Winchester, VA, is hiring a Worship Video Arts Technician, Part-Time: Opening is for about 6 hours per week, 4 of these on Sunday morning. Knowledge of MediaShout required. Responsible for preparing and projecting worship media, sound, and livestream, recruiting and supervising volunteer assistants. Forward a cover letter and resume to bsumcjobopening@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/30/19)

Director of Modern Worship and Evangelism
Lynnhaven United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking a full-time Director of Modern Worship and Evangelism. We are seeking a dynamic, inspirational self-starter, who will be responsible for the development and expansion of modern worship, fostering a culture of evangelism, overseeing the evangelistic outreach of the church, etc. The ideal candidate will have both extensive experience leading worship, as well as passion for and experience in evangelism. This is a full time position. For a complete list of job responsibilities, and to apply, please email Bob Sterling, Chair of SPRC, at bsterling@mawcva.com. (Posted on 7/30/19)

Church Custodian
River Road United Methodist Church, Henrico, seeks a full-time Church Custodian to perform daily cleaning of the church and preschool, light maintenance work, and periodic larger cleaning projects such as cleaning carpets and waxing floors. This position necessitates the ability to work congenially with people in a team setting and initiative that translates into the ability to carry out a large variety of jobs on a timely basis with minimum supervision. The position requires the ability to be consistent in on-going needs and also flexible in response to changes in priorities or requests. This is a full-time salaried position with a benefit stipend. If you are interested, please email Pastor Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverrroadumc.org for more information and/or to submit a cover letter and resume. (Posted on 7/29/19)

Director of Music Ministries
Dulin United Methodist Church, a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, midsize church of 475 disciples church in Falls Church, located in northern Virginia, seeks a Director of Music Ministries. This is a full-time lay position that will focus on casting the mission and vision of Dulin Church by developing, coordinating, and administering the music ministry with adults, youth and children. This position will support congregational worship that is vibrant and transformative, drawing from a variety of musical skills. The position incorporates combined skills on keyboard (piano, organ) and in choral directing for two worship services on Sunday morning. Musical groups include children, adult, handbells, and ensembles. Responsibilities include planning weekly and seasonal worship services, providing vocal leadership and musical participation experiences for all ages. Proficiency in organ/piano and choral directing skills essential. Collaborate with pastor, staff, and church leadership in a team effort to develop music ministry, and lead recruitment of music participants. Qualifications: minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Music. Experience preferable. Compensation is in the range of $47,500 commensurate with experience and training. Send resume and three names of recommendation to Pastor Dave Kirkland at pastor@dulinchurch.org. Visit our website at https://dulinchurch.org/job-opportunities for a detailed job description. Closing date is August 23, 2019. (Posted on 7/24/19)

Part-time Choir Master
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Choir Master with choral experience and a desire to be an integral part of a team to support and maintain the Adult Choir and develop the Children's Choir at GWUMC. The successful candidate should be an accomplished organist with expertise in teaching songs and must be familiar with the United Methodical liturgy and be open to different styles and genres of music. This position requires attending weekly choir practices, weekly Sunday worship services, and occasionally travelling with the choir for outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Part-time Musician
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Musician with a passion for worship and a strong knowledge of a broad range of genres to develop and support the Youth Ministry Band and direct the Praise Band at GWUMC. The successful candidate must be an accomplished contemporary instrumentalist and must be able to play either a lead guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, drum, or an organ. Ability to play more than one of these instruments would be beneficial but not required. This position requires weekly rehearsals with other musicians in an ensemble. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Director of Youth Ministries 
Deep Creek United Methodist Church, a vibrant midsize church in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will work with the church and community to continue to grow youth programming that welcomes young people and their families into Deep Creek UMC. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related activities for all age levels of the church. Currently there are over 45 active youth in grades 6-12 with an adult volunteer base of 10. Our vibrant youth group just sent 30 youth and 10 adults on a mission trip to Roanoke, VA. As a church we are excited about what God is doing in the lives of our youth and are seeking an individual to help us grow our youth program. Those interested in applying should send an email to Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org to request a full job description. We hope to have an individual in place by September to work with our current youth director until she departs in October. (Posted on 7/22/19)

Early Childhood and Special Education Director
Old Bridge Church and Preschool, Woodbridge, are seeking an Early Childhood and Special Education Director. Old Bridge Preschool is a ministry of the church and maintains a child-centered program, open to all children between the ages of two and five years old, and proudly serves special needs children and families in the early stages of childhood development. The Preschool Director will be responsible for continuing to provide a whole-child curriculum that meets the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional needs of each child in a developmentally appropriate way. The Director will establish positive, effective communications and supportive ties with staff, Prince William County Schools, students and families. Must have managerial and supervisory experience. Must have Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field OR at least seven years early childhood education experience which includes a minimum of two years supervisory experience in a similar early childhood setting. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19)

Office Administrator
Old Bridge Church, Woodbridge, is seeking a Church Office Administrator whose mission it will be to be the face and voice of the church in initial interactions with church members, leaders, guests, vendors, and ministerial interactions and inquiries. The incumbent will function as the primary clerical administrative support to the Pastor, Executive Director, church staff, and to lay personnel of Old Bridge Church. They will manage initial inquiries for community assistance, maintain a centralized online church calendar of events and room assignments, create regular church publications and communications including weekly bulletin, email newsletter, prayer requests, social media updates, and announcements. The ideal candidate will be engaging, a people person, passionate, detail-oriented, resourceful, and will possess the education and experience necessary to coordinate and schedule volunteers in the administration and ministerial needs of daily church operations. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19) 

Children's Ministry Aide
Scottsville United Methodist Church is seeking a Children’s Ministry Aide for Sunday mornings. Primary functions include assisting with multi-grade Children’s Sunday School and multi-grade Children’s Church. Interested candidates should visit sumc-va.org/job-openings to download an application and job description. Application and Resume can be emailed to brianlamb@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/18/19)


Director of Youth Ministries
Williamsburg United Methodist Church in the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with the church and community to develop and grow robust youth programming that welcomes young persons and their families into Williamsburg United Methodist Church. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related church activities. Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter that includes at least 3 professional references to Jeremy Forrest, Williamsburg UMC SPRC Chair, at jeremydforrest@gmail.com no later than September 17, 2019. (Posted on 7/15/19)

OTHER

Executive Director                     
Henry Fork Service Center, Rocky Mount, VA, is seeking an executive director. The position of executive director is unique in that she/he has expectations from both the Virginia Annual Conference and the Henry Fork Service Center. The executive director should be sensitive to the needs of the constituency served by the Center and the staff involved in the ministry. General Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the executive director to supervise the overall program, mission, and activities of the Center. The executive director, using strong leadership and training skills, should provide recommendations for improved programming, staffing, facilities, communications, and public relations. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes with cover letter may be sent to annitanelson47@gmail.com. Deadline to apply is October 11. (Posted on 8/29/19)

Maintenance Coordinator
Alta Mons, the outdoor ministry of the Roanoke District, Shawsville, Va., is seeking to hire a full-time Maintenance Coordinator. General Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all property, facilities, equipment, and grounds are maintained at a high level of safety, appearance, cleanliness, and functionality that supports our goal of engaging churches, campers, guests and our community in the programs and services we provide. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For questions or to submit a resume contact Ronda WImmer, Executive Director, at 540-268-2409 or office@altamons.org (Posted on 8/22/19)

 

 

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